Designer of materials and innovative solutions; shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and home insulation. A global manufacturer in specialty chemicals and advanced materials, with three business segments—High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions—and globally recognized brands.
Poliplas is a key player in the Brazilian adhesives market with a strong presence in different distribution channels.
February 24, 2021
Arkema recently announced that Bostik will reinforce its presence in the fast-growing Brazilian construction adhesives market with the planned acquisition of Poliplas Ltda., a producer of hybrid technology sealants and adhesives.
The Start-up Connect initiative will combine the dynamism of small, agile, and innovative organizations with Arkema’s expertise in specialty materials to develop the innovations of tomorrow.
February 16, 2021
Start-up Connect, a new Arkema program, invites start-ups specializing in advanced materials from around the world to join forces with Arkema to establish a research collaboration and benefit from the group's support and technological experience.
CMC, which will be 51% owned by Bostik for an investment of around $11 million, will produce specialty cyanoacrylate monomers on an industrial scale at a competitive cost.
January 21, 2021
Arkema recently announced an investment in Crackless Monomer Co. (CMC), a joint venture between Bostik and Taiwanese company Cartell Chemical Co., to accelerate the development and production of high-value-added engineering adhesives.
Our annual ASI Top 20 details the leading worldwide manufacturers of adhesives and sealants. We targeted sales figures (and other details) for finished adhesives and sealants, as well as related products such as tapes, to develop the ranking.
Tariffs, trade deals, and acquisitions—oh, my! In response to continued uncertainties resulting from ongoing political tensions and changing market dynamics, raw materials and chemicals suppliers are undertaking a number of strategic initiatives.
The product lines include over 45 waterborne resins that are often used in adhesives, caulks and sealants, construction products, architectural paints, traffic coatings, and industrial coatings applications.
January 30, 2020
Brenntag recently announced that it will become the primary distributor for Arkema Inc. waterborne resins in Canada.