Websites and locations

Our innovation

Arkema fosters interaction with its stakeholders, and innovates around 5 solution-oriented research platforms:

These platforms shape the Group's R&D to address the major global trends today and in the future.

Our innovation

A culture of innovation, closeness to customers and a willingness to continually adapt to a changing world are part of Arkema's DNA."

2023 key figures


Four business segments:

Arkema’s organization is the product of in-depth transformations conducted over recent years to optimize the Group’s positioning as a leader of specialty materials.

Each business segment draws its strength from the following: 

  • Leading market positions on most of its activity.
  • A great capacity for innovation focused on sustainable development and the protection of the environment. 
  • Worldwide geographical coverage, evenly balanced between North America, Europe and Asia.

Adhesive Solutions

Advanced Materials

Coating Solutions


  • Construction & Consumer
  • Industrial Assembly
  • High Performance Polymers
  • Performance Additives
  • Coating Resins
  • Coating Additives


of these activities fall under “Specialty Materials

(Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, Coating Solutions segments)

In 2022, Specialty Materials represent 91% of Arkema sales. In details, Adhesive Solutions represent 25%, Advanced Materials represent 38%, Coating Solutions represent 28% and Intermediates represent 9%.

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

Adhesive Solutions

Advanced Materials

Coating Solutions


  • Specialty Adhesives #3
  • Specialty Polyamides #3 
  • PVDF #1
  • Thiochemicals #1
  • Hydrogen Peroxide #3 
  • Acrylic Monomers #2
  • Coating Resins #3
  • Photocure Resins #1
  • Fluorogases #3

Find out more about the Arkema Group

Organized in four business segments, Arkema is focused on being a Specialty Materials leader offering the most innovative and sustainable solutions to address our customers’ current and future challenges.

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