A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema has operation in about 50 countries, some 19 000 employees and research centers in North America, France and Asia. The Group generates pro forma annual revenue of some €7.6 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands. The Group organized its activities into 3 business segments:
- High Performance Materials: Technical polymers (Specialty polyamides and Fluoropolymers), Filtration and Adsorption (CECA), Organic Peroxydes, Specialty Adhesives (Bostik).
- Industrial Specialties: Thiochemicals, Fluorochemicals, PMMA (Altuglas International), Hydrogen Peroxides.
- Coating Solutions: Acrylics, Coating resins, Photocure resins (Sartomer) Rheology Additives (Coatex)
Jean-Luc Dubois, Scientific Director