Arakawa Europe was founded in 1998. It is a subsidiary of Arakawa Chemical Industries Ltd., Osaka, Japan. Its purpose is to develop, produce and market high quality hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins under the ARKON trademark produced in the manufacturing plant at Böhlen, Germany.
Arakawa Chemical Industries, Ltd. are the inventors of the technology for hydrogenation of petroleum resins. Arakawa developed the technology in the 1960s and have continuously produced ARKON Resins in Japan since 1970. Arakawa Chemical Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1876 and is a highly reputable Japanese manufacturer of specialty materials used in a variety of industries such as paper, paint, printing inks, adhesives, textile, food and pharmaceuticals.
We place the highest priority on safety, environmental protection, energy efficiency and quality standards.
Superior Products and Services
We are committed to providing products and services that gain customers trust and satisfaction through all stages: development, production, and disposal.
For us, quality means not only product quality, but also the quality of the processes that we regularly evaluate and improve.