Keyword: Arkema


Arkema Increases Global Pebax Elastomers Production Capactiy 40%

01.02.2024 -

Arkema has increased its global manufacturing capacity for Pebax elastomers by 40% at its Serquigny plant in France, which is utilized in particular in the sports and...

Markets & Companies

Tougher Times for China’s Chemical Industry

24.01.2024 -

The profits of large Chinese chemical companies fell by 47% between January and September 2023. Despite this current weakness, however, it would be wrong to be very...


Arkema Acquires a Stake in Battery Start-up Tiamat

12.01.2024 -

French chemical producer Arkema announced that it will become a shareholder of Tiamat, a start-up that designs, develops, industrializes and markets sodium-ion batteries...


Arkema Closes Acquisition of 54% Stake in PI Advanced Materials

01.12.2023 -

On Dec. 1, 2023, French chemicals and materials company Arkema has finalized the acquisition of Glenwood Private Equity’s 54% – based on a €728 million enterprise value –...


Arkema to Extend Thierry Le Hénaff’s Contract as Chairman and CEO

09.11.2023 -

Arkema board of directors has unanimously expressed its confidence in the company’s chairman and CEO Thierry Le Hénaff to execute the strategy announced during Arkema’s...


Arkema Expands Specialty UV/LED Curing Resin Capacity in China

27.10.2023 -

Arkema starts Sartomer UV/LED resin production at its Nansha, China facility, doubling capacity to fuel sustainable solutions for emerging Asian markets like advanced...


Arkema to Expand Capacity for Organic Peroxides in China

27.09.2023 -

Arkema plans a two-and-a-half-fold increase of its organic peroxide production capacities at the Changshu site in China. This investment of around €50 million, the...


Arkema Takes Majority Stake in PI Advanced Materials

30.06.2023 -

French specialty chemicals company Arkema plans to acquire the 54% majority stake held by Glenwood Private Equity in South Korea-listed PI Advanced Materials (PIAM) for...