Arkema Changshu site
With 5 manufacturing plants, Arkema Changshu site is now the biggest industrial platform of Arkema worldwide, employeeing around 800 people.
As the biggest industrial site of Arkema Group worldwide, Arkema Changshu site is located in Advanced Material Industrial Park in the city of Changshu of Jiangsu Province in China.
Arkema Changshu was established in 1998, covering an area of 430,000 m². The site has been keeping growing since its establishment and has now 5 different Arkema plants.
In 2012, the first Arkema China research and development center was opened in Changshu site.
- Community day
Based on Responsible Care®, Arkema Changshu site started to organize community day events in the neighborhood from 2008. External guests from local schools, villages, neighboring plants, local government are invited to join the events, together with Arkema employee representatives. During the events, Arkema introduces the applications and good safety performances for its products and delivers Arkema's message - chemistry is everywhere in the world and Arkema is always trying to making our products greener. Besides, first aid and firefighting trainings are also introduced, followed by a plant visit.
- Emergency drill
Arkema organizes quarterly emergency response drills with external support from local firefighting brigade
Arkema joins the united emergency environmental pollution drills with other chemical plants organized by Changshu city
- Annual visit in nursing home for the old people
- Cooperation with Albatross Foundation
Arkema delivers environmental protection knowledge to primary school students.
Local associations / Events we sponsor
- Donation to local Fushan primary school
Arkema provides sponsorship for ten students annually and also for the school female basketball team
- Donation to Sichuan earthquake
- Donation to Haiyu town charity fund
- Arkema forest in Shanghu lake area
- “Arkema in my eyes” kids drawing event
|Number of employees||800|
|Investment in health, environment and safety||¥18+ Million investment on HSE improvement projects
|Safety record||No injuries in the last year that led to lost work time
|Awards/Certifications for safety, environmental, and quality||
|Last updated: July 24, 2013|
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Plants in Arkema Changshu
Arkema Daikin Advanced Fluorochemicals (Changshu) Co., Ltd.
The plant is a joint venture operation of Arkema (60%) and Daikin Industries (40%). It utilizes a highly efficient Arkema developed manufacturing process to ensure that the production is of the highest and most consistent quality. The plant operates a world class HFC 125 unit, as well as a blending unit that started in Q2 2012 to produce new generation refrigerants (R410a/R404a/R407c/R507).
Arkema (Changshu) Chemicals Co., Ltd.
This modern organic peroxides plant in Changshu is using the most advanced safety measures and the most competitive technologies. With an annual capacity of 3,000 Mt, the plant is set up to meet the growing demand of key players in the both domestic and international markets. The second line expansion project is under planning.
Changshu Coatex Additives Co., Ltd.
Coatex Additives Co., Ltd. is in production since 2011, with an annual production capacity of 80,000 tons to serve Asia’s fast-growing paint, mineral processing, construction and paper markets.
Arkema coating resins plant
In order to meet the increasing demand of the consumer market for high technology latex polymers in China, Arkema decided to build 50,000 metric tons high technology latex polymers project in Arkema Changshu site. The plant was started in 2013. By doing this, Arkema coating resins will better serve the customers.