West Chester, Pennsylvania production plant

West Chester Production Plant 2018

Products and markets

A division of Arkema Inc., Sartomer's West Chester, Penn. 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 81
Local economic impact (payroll/utility/property taxes paid annually) ~$10 Million
Investment in health, environment and safety


  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) "Star" site
  • Site utilizes an integrated computer-based technology for process monitoring and control
  • In-house Emergency Response (ERT) and all operating shifts have ERT-trained employees who are trained at Delaware State, Texas A&M and Maryland Fire & Rescue fire schools
  • Hazardous waste operations emergency response (HAZWOPER) confine space rescue trained employees
  • Personnel trained in First Aid, CPR, AED (Automated External Defibrillation)
  • Member of CHEMTREC (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center)
Safety record 

8+ years without a lost time injury

  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Plan (VPP) Star Site.
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 and local associations/events we sponsor


West Chester, Pennsylvania
610 South Bolmar Street
West Chester, PA 19382-3805
Phone: 610-692-8401

Last updated: January 2020

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