Products and Markets
The Torrance, Calif. plant produces a range of latex emulsion products that are supplied to manufacturers of coatings, adhesives and construction products.
Key figures for 2019
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|Local economic impact (includes payroll/ utility/ property taxes paid annually)||
|Investment in health, environment and safety||
$600,000 in improvements in health, safety, and environmental, including:
15+ years without a lost time injury
|Awards/certifications for safety, environmental, and quality||
- Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA) - Our site participates in local emergency planning meetings and complies with all notification and reporting obligations
- City of Torrance Emergency Response System - The Torrance plant, along with other chemical companies, pay permit fees to ensure local emergency responders have the equipment needs to respond to emergencies
- Torrance Chamber of Commerce - Member
- Supported fundraising efforts for The Children’s Clinic of Long Beach
- Supported local Toys for Tots Program
- The plant supports the local community through donations and participation in community programs such Arkema’s Science Teacher Program, and fundraisers for various causes like St. Jude’s Children’s hospital.
- Emergency Response Drill with participation from local authorities and emergency responders.
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.
19206 Hawthorne Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503
Main Phone: 310-214-5327