Posts Tagged ‘ Arkema ’

Glass, Glazing and Fenestration Companies Named Among World’s Best Employers

Nov 1st, 2022

Forbes has released its sixth annual World’s Best Employers for 2022 and several glass, glazing and fenestration companies made the list. The winners were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista Inc. Statista polled 150,000 full- and part-time workers across 57 countries about their employment experience, including working conditions, salary, the potential for growth, […]

Arkema Acquires Edge Adhesives Texas, Expands Bostik’s Business in the US

May 20th, 2021

Bostik expands its offerings in high-performance adhesives in the United States with the planned acquisition of Edge Adhesives Texas, a complementary asset in hot-melt adhesives and pressure sensitive adhesive tapes for residential construction. This project is in line with Arkema’s strategy of bolt-on acquisitions to develop greater breadth in adhesives. Edge Adhesives Texas is a […]

Arkema Chemical Plant Explodes Near Houston

Aug 31st, 2017

At least two containers of hazardous materials blew up and caught fire early Thursday at an Arkema chemical plant about 25 miles northeast of Houston that was heavily damaged by flooding from Hurricane Harvey. More explosions are possible at the facility, which makes products used in the fenestration industry. Fifteen Harris County Sheriff’s Department deputies […]

Arkema Buys Sealant Maker Den Braven

Jul 20th, 2016

Arkema SA announced plans on Wednesday to acquire Dutch sealants and adhesives maker Den Braven in a deal worth $534 million, or 485 million euros. Den Braven has eight production sites around the world and more than 1,000 employees. It should add sales of about 350 million euros, and its integration with Bostik, which Arkema bought in 2015, could save 30 million euros […]

Bostik Expands Production Capacities in Malaysia

May 26th, 2016

Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, has expanded its cementitious product manufacturing capacities at its Seremban plant in Malaysia. This extended site manufactures cementitious construction products including wall finishing products. Production is based on the company’s polymer modified binder technology which remains a focus of its ongoing innovation, research and development activities. This expansion, just […]

Arkema Expands in the Philippines

Apr 21st, 2016

Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, has expanded its production capacities with the opening of a new plant in the Philippines. The new location will serve construction customers in the country’s highest-growing regions, Mindanao and Visayas, with a new manufacturing plant in Misamis Oriental. “We are pleased to continue Bostik’s expansion in the […]

Arkema’s Quarterly Results are Up Thanks to Bostik

Nov 12th, 2015

France-based Arkema, which acquired Bostik, recently released its third-quarter results. The Bostik acquisition caused the company to increase in nearly every quantitative metric. Report highlights include: €1.95 billion ($2 billion) in sales, up 32 percent year over year, with Bostik contributing to 28 percent of that; An earning before interest taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) increase to €286 million ($309 […]

Sherwin-Williams SHER-NAR 5000 Coating

Jul 16th, 2015

Sherwin-Williams’ SHER-NAR 5000 is a weather-resistant dispersion coating for metal doors, windows, building trim and exterior building components. It employs Kynar 500 FSF (fluorosurfactant free) PVD. According to the company, that provides an environmentally responsible approach, as its base resin guards against chalking, pitting, chipping and premature aging and provides long-life protection for color and gloss. […]

Arkema Receives Society of Plastics Engineer’s GPEC Environmental Award

Mar 13th, 2014

Arkema has received the Chairman’s Award from the Plastics Environmental Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. Arkema has been recognized for environmental leadership and excellence for the development of its Biostrength® impact modifiers, which it says improves a broad range of properties in polylactic acid (PLA), which is derived from renewable resources such as […]

U.S. Manufacturers Save $1 Billion, 11 Million Tons of CO2 Through Energy Efficiency Investments

Sep 30th, 2013

PPG Industries, Eastman Chemical Co., Saint-Gobain Corp. and Ingersoll Rand were among the more than 120 manufacturers recognized last week by the Department of Energy (DOE) for making wise investments that reduced energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while improving their bottom lines. Through the DOE’s “Better Buildings, Better Plants” program, which is a key […]

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