Orchimie, group POLYCHIMIE, was born in Semoy, on an ancient city emergency, for the manufacture of additives for paints and inks, release agents for polyurethanes, mixtures of waxes and additives for rubber.
The site has about thirty employees. Construction of the workshops, AD2 and AD6, for paint additives, and overprint varnishes, in AD5.
Construction of the workshop, AD7, for industrial adhesives and overprint varnishes.
Start-up of rubber-to-metal adhesives activity. Construction of the workshop AD8, for Staple adhesives.
Construction of the finished goods warehouse and the fire pit. ISO 9001 certification
New manufacturing capability : stabilizers for PVC.
Construction of new storage tanks, above ground.
Acquisition by ROHM AND HAAS.
Acquisition of the Chemetall rubber-to-metal adhesives business. Closure of the stabilizer unit for PVC. New, automated manufacturing equipment, for ink additives (unit Votator).
Renewal of 20 production units. HSE improvement. ISO 14001 certification
Renovation of both the research and Quality Control laboratories. Obtain ISO/TS 16949 certification for the automotive industry. Transfer of the ‘wax-based additives’ business. Start of the ‘pressure-sensitive additives” business.
Construction of the new warehouse for the storage of nitrocellulose.
Acquisition by DOW CHEMICALS.
Acquisition by ORRION CHEMICALS.
Creation of a show-room/working area for start-ups and VSEs to support them at a key stage in their growth.
Obtain IATF 16949 certification : 2016 certification for automotive adhesives