Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut (USA), Arch Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: ARJ) is a global Biocides company with more than $1 billion in annual sales. Together with our subsidiaries, we have 3,000 employees and manufacturing and customer-support facilities in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
Water Products. Arch's sanitizers and related treatment chemicals destroy harmful, even life-threatening microbes in recreational pool and spa water, drinking water, and water used in commercial and industrial applications, such as food disinfection and beverage bottle cleaning operations.
Wood Protection. Our advanced preservatives protect wood from, among other things, fungal decay and insect damage.
Industrial Biocides and Health and Hygiene Products. Our biocides are incorporated into industrial, commercial and consumer products worldwide to provide protection against fungus, bacteria, viruses, algae and other harmful microbes. For instance, Arch supplies biocides for use in paints and other building products to deter the growth of mold and mildew, leading causes of the Sick Building Syndrome.
Personal Care Products. Our biotechnological active ingredients, botanicals, preservatives and other cosmetic ingredients provide healthful benefits in hair and skin care products. Arch's zinc Omadine®, for example, is the world's most popular active antidandruff shampoo agent.
The core competencies distinguishing these businesses are:
Superior chemical formulation skills. We excel at developing new products and finding new applications for existing ones.
Regulatory and toxicological expertise. In fact, we see a highly regulated environment to ensure human health and safety as a key competitive advantage for us!
In-depth marketplace knowledge and technical customer support capabilities.