ARKEMA FRANCE SAwww.arkema.fr
A global chemical company and France’s leading advanced materials producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, Arkema produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with high performance solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 55 countries, some 20,000 employees and Research Centers in all great economic zones, Arkema generates annual revenue of approximately € 8,8 billion, and holds leadership positions in its main product lines with internationally recognized brands.
Arkema CRRA (Centre de Recherches Rhône-Alpes) in Lyon is a research center focusing mainly on chemicals and fluorinated polymers synthesis and processes. In the Fluorochemicals Department, a battery laboratory equipped with top facilities, studies salts, solvents and electrolytes formulations.
Arkema GRL (Groupement de Recherches de Lacq) in Lacq (southwest of France) carries out researches on synthesis and processes of new polymers, thiochemicals, composites and advanced materials.