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Thomson Reuters Ranks Arkema in the Top 100 Innovating Companies for the Fifth Year

Published on 2015-11-16. Author : SpecialChem

Thomson Reuters has ranked Arkema for the fifth year in a row among the top 100 innovating companies and organizations in the world, across all business activities. The Group features among the 3 French companies selected for this award.

Fig. 1: Arkema

The fifth edition of this award ranks France in third place among the countries represented, with 10 companies and organizations rewarded.

This Top 100 Global Innovators ranking identifies the most innovation-active companies and research structures.

Selection is based on four criteria: rate of success of patent application, global reach of patent portfolio, influence of a patent calculated from the number of citations in trade publications, and volume of patents.

About Arkema

A global chemical company and one of the leading chemicals producers, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, it produces state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in nearly 50 countries, about 19,000 employees, and research centers in North America, France and Asia, Arkema generates pro forma annual revenue of €7.5 billion ($9.5 billion), and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

Source: Arkema

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