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Arkema bets on Asian, North American markets; on track with 2016 road  map

5:21 AM MST | March 1, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez in Paris

Arkema is betting strongly on the Asian and North American markets, focusing its investments on the high-performance materials and coating solutions areas, to remain on track toward its 2016 strategic targets. The company anticipates that growth should pick up again in Asia following signs of recovery in China. Meanwhile in North America, low energy costs and an improved GDP should also provide a positive environment for growth, said Thierry Le Hénaff, CEO of Arkema, during a press conference held in Paris this week. “2012 was a good year, and...

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