About aRkema

A world player in speciality chemicals – and a smart fit with Bostik

A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema has 137 production sites and 13 research centers across some 50 countries and employs around 19,200 people.

The Arkema group generates annual revenues of €7.5 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

Building the future of the chemical industry

With the acquisition of Bostik in February 2015, Arkema has taken significant steps in completing a project fully in line with its strategy to:

  • strengthen its position in speciality chemicals
  • continue developing its High Performance Materials segment

By 2020, the Arkema group is aiming to become one of the global leaders in speciality chemicals and to generate sales of €10 billion.

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