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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 Ratings4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)20,576
Job Openings244
Revenue (FY, 2020)€7.9 B(-9%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)€115.3
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 (14-Sept-2021)

8.7b

Closing stock price (14-Sept-2021)

115.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

1.5b

EV

10.0b
Arkema's current market capitalization is €8.7 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
ALTUGLAS INTERNATIONAL SAS
AMERICAN ACRYL NA, LLC
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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

81/100

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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

Arkema acquires Ashland Performance Adhesives business , reaches new growth milestone

Arkema acquires Ashland Performance Adhesives business , reaches new growth milestone

Global Polyurethanes Market (2021 to 2026) - Featuring Arkema, Evonik Industries and Lanxess Among Others

Dublin, Sept. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Polyurethanes: New Technologies and Applications Drive Global Market Growth 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Europe Markets: European stocks on track for seventh month of gains; Arkema, Prosus rise after deals

European stocks advanced on Tuesday, as they look to record a seventh straight month of gains.

Arkema Acquires Ashland Performance Adhesives and Reaches a New Milestone in the Group 2024 Ambition

Arkema Acquires Ashland Performance Adhesives and Reaches a New Milestone in the Group 2024 Ambition

European stocks on track for seventh month of gains; Arkema, Prosus rise after deals

European stocks on track for seventh month of gains; Arkema, Prosus rise after deals

Second-quarter 2021 results

The Group recorded excellent earnings growth in the second quarter, notably with EBITDA up 67% compared to 2020 and above the pre-crisis level of 2019. This performance was driven by Specialty Materials (1), which benefited from strong demand for innovative, sustainable materials and from its unique…
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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 109 offices.