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West Chester, Pennsylvania production plant

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

Key figures for 2016

Investment in the community

• $10,000 investment in 2016

United Way®

• Other charitable contributions including one to the Fame Fire Company, Chester County Hospital, and Chester County Food Cupboard

• Train with local emergency responders on a regular basis

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

Chester County Habitat for Humanity

Investment in health, environment and safety

• 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

• Confined space rescue trained employees

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

• Member of CHEMTREC® (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center)

• Pursuing OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) - promoting effective worksite-based safety and health

• Behavior Based Safety Program

Awards/certifications for safety, environmental, and quality

ISO 9001 certification

• RMCS 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.

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Local associations / events we sponsor

  • United Way®
  • YMCA®
  • Local Fire Departments - financial support and training partnership
  • Employee-initiated donation request program

Community involvement


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

Last updated: July 2017

Chemtrec is a registered trademark of the American Chemistry Council, Inc.
United Way is a registered trademark of United Way Council of America.
YMCA is a registered trademark of National Council of Young Men's Christian Associations.