Arkema is a France-based major player in specialty materials. It focuses on three complementary segments – Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials and Coating Solutions, apart from a presence in Intermediates segment. Its adhesive solutions find application in construction, consumer, and industrial assembly. Arkema’s adhesive materials include high-performance polymers and performance additives. The group also offers coating resins and coating additives. The group boasts of a significant impact on industrial and commercial sectors and generates significant sales from Europe, North America and Asia. Arkema R&D focus is on lightweight materials and design, new energies, electronic solutions, sustainable construction, and management of natural resources.