Coating resins

Arkema is one of the world leaders in materials for the coatings industry. Arkema Coating Resins (ACR) is a global product line offering an extensive range of products to support customers in the coatings, adhesives, inks, and construction products markets.

Arkema Coating Resins (ACR) offers a complete range of solutions based on aqueous polymer emulsions, opacifiers, aqueous or solvent-based alkyds and acrylics, oil free polyester resins, polyester polyol, powder polyester resins, and additives solvent-based systems. The products of Arkema Coating Resins are used in a wide range of applications:

  • architectural coating
  • powder coatings
  • traffic paints
  • coatings for transportation and the maritime industry
  • industrial and protective coatings
  • adhesives
  • construction products
  • inks and products for graphic arts
  • coatings for leather and woven and non-woven textiles.

In its 10 technical centers wordlwide, there are over 100 researchers working directly with customers to provide them with customized, innovative solutions based on sustainable technologies.

EnVia® certification – guaranteeing sustainable development

Arkema's EnVia® program helps its client formulators to reach their targets for sustainable development. EnVia® products are self-certified by Arkema to have the following guaranteed characteristics:

  • no added APEOs (alkyl phenol ethoxylate)
  • no added formaldehyde or formaldehyde donors
  • low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOC)
  • low level of residual monomers;

Main products and brands




  • Chempol® (polyesters, alkyds and acrylic polymers
  • Coroc® (polyacrylate)
  • Gelkyd® and super Gelkyd® (thixotropic alkyds)
  • Neocar® (vinyl versatate)
  • Snap® (nanostructured acrylic polymer)
  • Synaqua® (emulsion alkyd binder)
  • Synocure® (acrylic)