Cary, North Carolina headquarters and research & development for Arkema's Coating Resins business
The Arkema Coating Resins (ACR) Global Headquarters is based in Cary, North Carolina. The business provides strategic direction and innovative research. ACR offers a range of waterborne, solvent borne, and powder resins along with additives for formulators of architectural coatings, industrial finishes, construction products, traffic paints, sealants, adhesives, inks, floor care and graphic arts products. The business maintains operations worldwide, providing customers access to products, R&D resources and sales support spanning many different industry segments.
The ACR manufacturing sites throughout the world produce synthetic latex-based emulsions and plastic additives. Production encompasses a wide range of low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) resin technologies, including waterborne, high solids and powder resins, as well as solvent-borne resins and high performance coating additives for formulators of architectural coatings, industrial finishes, construction products, traffic paints, sealants, adhesives, inks, floor care and graphic arts products. Visit the Coating Resins website and the Plastic Additives website for more information.
We have been active in the Cary community since locating here in December 1984.
- The Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC – 1,700 pounds of food collected and donated in 2019.
- Member of the MacGregor Industrial Park Association.
- Habitat for Humanity® of Wake County
- AFHS Academy of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing Student Job Shadowing
- Sponsor for the 12th annual American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Luncheon
Key figures for 2019
|Number of employees||85|
|Local economic impact (payroll/utility/property taxes paid annually)||$13.2 million|
|Investment in health, environment and safety
15+ years withour a lost time injury
|Awards/certifications for safety, environmental, and quality||