Chatham, Virginia production plant

Products and markets

A division of Arkema Inc., Sartomer's Chatham, Va. site produces specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers and oligomers used by other manufacturers in the following applications:

  • Coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Electronics
  • Adhesives and sealants
  • Advanced materials
  • Chemical intermediates
  • Personal care
  • 3D printing

Key figures for 2019

Number of employees 63
Local economic impact (payroll/utility/property taxes paid annually) $~7 million
Investment in health, environment and safety


  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) "Star" site for safety excellence
  • Multi-year plan underway to deploy high efficiency lighting across the site
  • Continual site focus on energy efficiency and waste reduction, including lean manufacturing principles
  • Emergency response training for in-house Emergency Response Team (ERT) and employees on all operating shifts
  • Employee training in hazardous waste operations emergency response (HAZWOPER)
  • Personnel trained in First Aid, CPR, & Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Member of CHEMTREC® (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center)
Awards/certifications for safety, environmental and quality


Arkema is committed to the communities it serves through Common Ground.

The Arkema Group, through its Common Ground® program is committed to building relationships between our Company and its communities. Community relations enable the Group to open up its sites to the outside world and establish genuine relations of trust with all its stakeholders.

Community involvement / Local events we sponsor


Chatham, Virginia
601 Tightsqueeze Industrial Rd.
Chatham, VA 24531
Phone: 434-432-3705

Last updated: January 2020
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