COLOMBES, France, June 27, 2016 (Press Release) -To support its growth in Asia, Arkema is strengthening its research network by opening an Innovation Center in Korea. Based within the highly reputable HanYang University in Seoul, this new laboratory embodies a partnership spanning many years between Arkema and the University.Read more
One of Heike Faulhammer's missions in particular will be to continue Arkema's excellence approach in terms of Corporate social responsibility (CSR).Read more
The objective of this price increase is to continue restoring the profitability of this business, in order to allow Arkema to continue satisfying the market's growing requirements.
Arkema's markets hydrogen peroxide under the brands Albone®, Peroxal® and Valsterane® as oxidizing agents in a variety of applications, and primarily as bleaching agent for pulp and paper.Read more
GENAY, France, April 30, 2015 (Press Release) -The Paper and Board team of Coatex introduces its last development, RheocoatTM27. This new rheology modifier has been specifically designed to enhance the water retention and the viscosity control of coating colors.
RheocoatTM27 shows the best water retention in coating colors especially when it is used in precoats where it's mainly needed but also in topcoats.Read more
COLOMBES, France, May 29, 2015 (Press Release) -
Effective 1st July 2015, Arkema has named Richard Rowe as CEO of Arkema Inc., the group's operations in North America. Rowe succeeds Bernard Roche, CEO since 2008, who is retiring after 42 years with the Arkema organization.Read more
COLOMBES, France, Feb 3, 2015 (Press Release) - Effective 3 February 2015, Bernard Pinatel, currently CEO of Bostik, is being appointed a member of Arkema's Executive Committee. He will succeed Pierre Chanoine who is retiring. Meanwhile, the structure of Arkema's business segments is changing in the wake of the acquisition of Bostik.
Bostik constitutes a new Business Unit (Specialty Adhesives) within the High Performance Materials segment.
COLOMBES, France, Jan. 13, 2015 (Press Release) -Arkema today successfully completed a bond issue with a 10-year maturity and a 1.50% coupon. Taking advantage of favourable market conditions and supported by a strong oversubscription level the amount of the issue has been fixed at 700 million euros.
This operation represents the last phase in the financing of the project to acquire 1 Bostik following the 700 million euro hybrid bond issue completed in October and the 350 million euro share capital increase conducted in December.Read more