CARY, NC – Arkema has combined the assets of its existing Arkema Emulsion Systems with those recently acquired from TOTAL to form Arkema Coating Resins. With more than 20 coating production facilities, six dedicated R&D labs, and multiple sales and management offices, Arkema Coating Resins is now one of the largest producers of raw materials for coatings formulators in the world.

The new business offers many different product lines, including water and solvent-based alkyds, polyester resins, powder coating resins, high solid acrylic polyols, additives, and a wide range of waterborne emulsions, including 100-percent acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic, ethylene-modified polymers and many others.