Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a world-leading technology portfolio to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials -Adhesive solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions- accounting for some 82% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, inter alia, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders.
2020 key figures
Arkema fosters interaction with its stakeholders, and innovates around 5 solution-oriented research platforms:
- Lightweight and designed materials
- New energies
- Natural resources management
- Electronics solutions
- Home efficiency and insulation
These platforms shape the Group's R&D to address the major global trends today and in the future.
Four business segments
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.
A culture of innovation, closeness to customers and a willingness to continually adapt to a changing world are part of Arkema's DNA.
Examples in everyday 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.