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:
- Graphic Arts
- 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||
8+ years without a lost time injury
|Awards/certifications for safety, environmental, and quality|
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
- Science Teachers Program - sponsor teachers from local schools to team with Sartomer mentors to review science experiments and teaching techniques for the Fall semester.
- Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) -- We are a member and provide technical expertise.
- Community Advisory Panel (CAP) - This group was established to give residents a voice. As a CAP member, we meet annually to answer questions, offer suggestions, and talk about issues important to the surrounding community.
- Member of the West Chester Chamber of Commerce.
- Sartomer Environmental Scholarship - An internship at Sartomer is given to one West Chester University student every year. This can lead to employment at Sartomer following graduation.
- Partner with Drexel University for a co-op program where an Engineering student works on various projects throughout the plant in order to further his or her education.
- Run various drives for local establishments including the Chester County Food Cupboard and the Chester County Hospital.
- Local Fire Departments - financial support and training partnership
- Chester Ridley Crum (CRC) Watersheds Association
- United Way®
- Employee-initiated donation request program
West Chester, Pennsylvania
610 South Bolmar Street
West Chester, PA 19382-3805