Aligned with the Group’s unique strategy to leverage its three synergistic Specialty Materials segments, this broad product range combines our technological expertise in the adhesives market, strengthened by the recent acquisition of Ashland Performance Adhesives, and Arkema’s leading acrylic value chain solutions. In a market growing at an estimated 4–6% p.a., the comprehensive offering, marketed under the Bostik brand, will consolidate Arkema’s market leading position.
This offering provides the customers with unique access to the most sustainable high-performance solutions for the fast-growing pressure sensitive adhesives market and for a wide variety of demanding applications such as tapes, labels and specialty films.
Through strategic acquisitions and organic growth, we are building the strongest and most reliable offering, expertise and customer support to the fast-growing pressure sensitive adhesives market worldwide.
Committed to this industry, we will partner across the value chain to advance innovation, address global megatrends and explore ways to offer customers new, more sustainable solutions.
The new, global offering
- provides pressure sensitive adhesives solutions spanning all of the predominate technologies in the industry, including hot melt, waterborne, UV and specialty solution acrylics;
- leverages Arkema’s strong market knowledge and organization for adhesives, as well as its pioneering approach to materials science and expertise from its leading integrated specialty monomers, resins and additives businesses. This leading position is supported by an extensive global manufacturing footprint and strong R&D capabilities across the globe;
- is empowered by Arkema’s strengths in sustainability, which include research and development in renewable products, its unique bio-acrylics value chain, recyclability solutions and low volatile organic compound technologies.