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Arkema is a producer of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, and coating solutions. It offers acrylic monomers, adhesives, emulsion systems, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, functional additives, hydrogen peroxide, specialty polyamides, thiochemicals, and other products. The company caters to agriculture and food, packaging, 3D printing, chemical and plastic, pulp and paper, building and construction, automotive, transportation, aerospace, and other markets.
TypePublic
Founded2006
HQColombe, FR
Websitearkema.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)20,576
Job Openings303
Revenue (FY, 2020)€7.9 B(-9%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)€107.6
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Arkema

Thierry le Hénaff

Thierry le Hénaff

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Luc Benoit-Cattin

Luc Benoit-Cattin

Executive Vice President, Industry and CSR
Bernard Boyer

Bernard Boyer

Executive Vice President, Strategy
Marie-Pierre Chevallier

Marie-Pierre Chevallier

Senior Vice President, Performance Additives
Marie-José Donsion

Marie-José Donsion

Chief Financial Officer
Richard Jenkins

Richard Jenkins

Senior Vice President, Coating Solutions
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Arkema Office Locations

Arkema has offices in Colombe, Balan, Châteauroux, Honfleur and in 100 other locations
Colombe, FR (HQ)
420 rue d'Estiennes d'Orves
Balan, FR
Usine de Balan, 258 Route de Saint-Maurice de Gourdans
Châteauroux, FR
3 Allée de Chandaire
Honfleur, FR
Avenue du Président Duchesne
Jarrie, FR
291 Rue de l'Électrochimie
La Chambre, FR
usine BP 10, Route de l'Aura
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Arkema Financials and Metrics

Arkema Revenue

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Arkema's revenue was reported to be €7.88 b in FY, 2020 which is a 9.8% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

2.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

457.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

20.5%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

125.0m

EBITDA (Q1, 2021)

358.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

223.0m

Market capitalization (9-Jun-2021)

8.2b

Closing stock price (9-Jun-2021)

107.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

1.5b

EV

9.5b
Arkema's current market capitalization is €8.2 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

7.5b8.3b8.8b8.7b7.9b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)10%6%(1%)(10%)

Cost of goods sold

5.9b6.5b6.8b6.8b6.3b

Gross profit

1.6b1.9b2.0b1.9b1.5b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

2.2b2.2b2.0b2.0b2.2b2.3b2.2b2.2b2.2b2.3b2.2b2.1b1.9b1.9b2.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.7b1.7b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.5b1.5b1.8b

Gross profit

494.0m528.0m473.0m398.0m516.0m549.0m498.0m412.0m490.0m523.0m495.0m416.0m363.0m391.0m457.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

23%24%23%20%24%24%23%19%22%23%22%20%19%20%21%
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

623.0m1.4b1.4b1.4b1.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.1b

Prepaid Expenses

197.0m181.0m173.0m184.0m163.0m

Inventories

1.1b1.1b1.1b1.0b881.0m
Quarterly
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

429.0m581.0m715.0m551.0m335.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

530.0m501.0m508.0m650.0m748.0m

Inventories

46.0m(90.0m)23.0m1.0b881.0m

Accounts Payable

50.0m74.0m7.0m905.0m835.0m
EURFY, 2016

EV/EBITDA

7.2 x

EV/EBIT

11.9 x

EV/CFO

10.4 x

EV/FCF

22.6 x

Revenue/Employee

383.7k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Arkema Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Production Sites

133136136144147

Patents Issued

7.68 k8.71 k8.96 k10.27 k10.17 k

Patent Applications

5.03 k5.46 k5.76 k5.59 k5.67 k

Patent Applications Filed Yearly

196239244158
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Arkema Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ArrMazMay 15, 2019$570 m
Bostik BeneluxDecember 31, 2016€485 m
BostikFebruary 02, 2015
AEC PolymersApril 02, 2013
Casda BiomaterialsFebruary 01, 2012
Suzhou HiPro PolymersFebruary 01, 2012
Hebei Casda BiomaterialsJanuary 01, 2012
Sartomer USAJuly 31, 2011
Arkema Afrique SAS
Arkema Amériques SAS
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Arkema Revenue Breakdown

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Arkema revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.1% from Intermediates, 24.2% from Coating Solutions, 25.3% from Adhesive Solutions, 32.1% from Advanced Materials and 0.3% from Other

Arkema revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 32.9% from NAFTA, 26.6% from Asia, 7.8% from France, 28.5% from Rest of Europe and 4.3% from Other

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Arkema Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Arkema Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Arkema Online and Social Media Presence

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Arkema Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    57/100

  • Compensation

    B

    77/100

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Arkema News and Updates

Insights on the Opaque Polymers Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Arkema, Ashland and DowDupont Among Others

Dublin, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Opaque Polymers - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Opaque Polymers estimated at US$2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a…

Arkema Invests in ERPRO 3D FACTORY, a Specialist in Large-Series Additive Manufacturing

ERPRO 3D FACTORY (E3DF) is a French company founded in 2017 that specializes in large-series additive manufacturing. Since its creation, E3DF has already produced more than 19 million parts, most of which have been made with 100% bio-based Polyamide 11 powder. Arkema (Paris:AKE) will acquire a 10% s…

Arkema opens Center of Excellence dedicated to photocuring, photoinitiator technologies

Following the acquisition of Lambson (Wetherby, U.K.), a company specializing in the development and supply of photoinitiators for curing, Arkema (Colombes, France) opened a Center of Excellence in Wetherby, U.K., to provide its customers and partners with expertise and comprehensive, high-performan…

France Arkema finalises deal with Aofan to produce 1233zd in China

Arkema has finalised a deal with Chinese producer Aofan to manufacture fluorinated specialty solution 1233zd in China, the French specialty chemicals firm said on Monday.

Chemicals firm Arkema to buy plastic recycler and compounder Agiplast

French chemicals group Arkema has announced its intention to acquire Italian business Agiplast. Agiplast has annual sales of €15 million (£13 million) and operates a plant in Italy.

Global Coating Additives Market Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026 with AkzoNobel NV, BASF, BYK, Evonik Industries, and Arkema SA Dominating

Dublin, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Coating Additives Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
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Arkema Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Arkema founded?

    Arkema was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Arkema key executives?

    Arkema's key executives are Thierry le Hénaff, Luc Benoit-Cattin and Bernard Boyer.

  • How many employees does Arkema have?

    Arkema has 20,576 employees.

  • What is Arkema revenue?

    Latest Arkema annual revenue is €7.9 b.

  • What is Arkema revenue per employee?

    Latest Arkema revenue per employee is €383.2 k.

  • Who are Arkema competitors?

    Competitors of Arkema include Evonik Industries, Chemours and DuPont.

  • Where is Arkema headquarters?

    Arkema headquarters is located at 420 rue d'Estiennes d'Orves, Colombe.

  • Where are Arkema offices?

    Arkema has offices in Colombe, Balan, Châteauroux, Honfleur and in 100 other locations.

  • How many offices does Arkema have?

    Arkema has 110 offices.