Arkema Group at a glance

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and designed materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and performance and home insulation.

A global manufacturer in specialty chemicals and advanced materials, with 3 business segmentsHigh Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions – and globally recognized brands, Arkema reports annual sales of 8.7 billion euros. Buoyed by the collective energy of its 20,500 employees, the Group operates in close to 55 countries.

Arkema fosters interaction with its stakeholders, and innovates around 6 solution-oriented research platforms which shape the Group's R&D to address the major global trends today and in the future.

Arkema key figures

Arkema at the heart of your daily life!

Our materials and innovations are subtly present everywhere in your daily life: vehicles, cosmetics, aeronautics, packaging, electrics, sporting goods, etc.


Watch the video or download the booklet to see examples of everyday applications with Arkema products and materials.


3 complementary business segments

High Performance Materials

Adhesives (Bostik)

Advanced Materials

    • Specialty Polyamides
    • PVDF
    • Organic Peroxides
    • Surfactant and Additives
    • Molecularsieves and Phosphorous derivatives (FEBEX)
      • UV Curing Resins (Sartomer)
Industrial Specialties


PMMA (Altuglas International)


Hydrogen Peroxides

Coating Solutions

Acrylics (upstream)

Performance Coatings (downstream)

      • Coating Resins
      • Rheology Additives (Coatex)

World no.1 to no.3 on 90% of the portfolio

High Performance Materials
High Performance Materials

Specialty Polyamides #1


Photocure Resins #1

Specialty Adhesives #3

Industrial Specialties
Industrial Specialties

Thiochemicals #1


Fluorogases #3

Hydrogen Peroxide #3

Coating Solutions
Coating Solutions

Acrylic Monomers #2

Coating Resins #3

Find out more about the Arkema Group

Organized in three business segments, Arkema is focused on targeted acquisitionsinnovation and emerging markets in order to fulfil its aim to become a global leader in specialty chemicals.