Louisville, Kentucky production plant
The Louisville, Ky. plant produces one of Arkema's signature products, Plexiglas® acrylic sheet and resin.
Products and markets
It's a name you may recognize as the standard in acrylic sheet. Our acrylic molding resin is used in automotive tail light lenses, backlit signage, lighting applications, dashboard panels, medical equipment and much more.
The Louisville plant can produce and ship a resin so clean and pure that it is qualified for use as a layer in smartphone screens. This resin is also used in the manufacture of Plexiglas® acrylic sheet in North America and Latin America, and Altuglas® acrylic sheet in the rest of the world.
We take pride in producing materials that have excellent flexibility and optical clarity, and exceptional weather resistance. Our products resist discoloration, and molded parts can be drilled, machined, engraved or embossed. Our product line offers a variety of characteristics, enabling customers to choose one that is highly suitable for their application. Our extruded acrylic sheet is is used in many markets including signs, point of purchase displays, lighting and store fixtures.
Key figures for 2019
|Number of employees||76|
|Local economic impact (payroll/utility/property taxes paid annually)||$10.5 million|
|Investment in health, environment and safety||
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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.
- Rubbertown Community Advisory Council -- We are part of this group whose mission is to provide ongoing dialogue between sponsoring chemical companies and the surrounding community to develop mutual trust and to promote substantive two-way communication on health, safety and the environment that will enhance the quality of life in the area.
- Hold Christmas charity drives and community food drives.
- Sponsor of the Person of the Year award and monetarily supports the group with others.
- Sponsors various local church programs.
Arkema Coating Resins
4350 Camp Ground Road
Louisville, KY 40216