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 2018

Investment in the community

• $21,000 investment in 2018

United Way®

Chester Ridley Crum Watershed Association

• Other charitable contributions include: Chester County Hospital, and Local Food Cupboards, Boy Scouts of America, Chester County Habitat for Humanity, and the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

• Train with local emergency responders on a regular basis

• Local fire department and Hazardous material (HAZMAT) response team use this site for training

Investment in health, environment and safety

• Member of OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Participant's Association

• Site utilizes an integrated computer-based technology for process monitoring and control

• In-house Emergency Response Team (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) trained employees

• Personnel trained in First Aid, CPR, & AED (Automated External Defibrillation)

• Member of CHEMTREC® (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center)

• Employee led teams that enhance safety include: Behavioral Based Dafety (BBS) Training, Process Safety, Winterization, and 5S

Awards/certifications for safety, environmental, and quality

ISO 9001:2015 certification

RCMS certification

OHSAS 18001 certification

• Recurrent winner of annual American Chemistry Council Safety Award




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 2019

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