The business of chemistry is one of America’s largest industries, a $760 billion enterprise that creates hundreds of thousands of jobs. More than $500 billion of chemistry products flow through the economy each year.
The products of chemistry are present in some form in nearly every facet of the American economy—in fact, over 96 percent of all manufactured goods are directly touched by chemistry.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is the definitive source for relevant and timely statistics on the business of chemistry and the contributions of the industry to our national economy.
[Economic data generated from the Guide to the Business of Chemistry 2012.]