Arjun Chemicals was established in 1989 as a Joint Venture With Akzo Chemie GmbH, Germany to manufacture initially Rosin based Sizing Chemicals at Ranipet, Tamilnadu. . Akzo Chemicals fusioned in 1995 with Nobel Industries of Sweden to form Akzo Nobel B.V in Amsterdam. Arjun continued its cooperation with Eka Chemicals AB, Sweden , a division of Akzo Nobel to produce Alkaline sizing chemicals, Compozil, Nano particle retention system, Catrosin size and many other chemicals until 2015 when Akzo Nobel divested its Paper Chemicals business to Kemira Oy, Finland. In the same year, Kemira signed a cooperation agreement with Arjun to continue its support of all paper chemicals for the Indian and neighbouring countries.
Arjun Chemicals has developed through its own R&D team a number of paper chemicals like Surface sizes, Dry and Wet strength Resins, G-PAM, Tissue adhesive and release chemicals, Defoamers, cleaning chemicals etc Today Arjun Chemicals with its presence all over India and in neighbouring countries and with the excellent support of Kemira is in a position to supply complete TCM programmes to all pulp and paper mills.