Affiliate Member

Affiliate members comprise the chemical industry’s value chain partners, including: down-stream consumer-facing companies such as large retailers, high tech companies, OEMs, auto industry, etc. Affiliate members are not chemical manufacturers and typically provide one of the following services:

  • Raw materials
  • Logistics
  • Chemical distribution
  • Warehousing & storage
  • Equipment
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Plastics products
  • Hazardous waste

ACC and the Chemical Industry

  • ACC membership accounts for more than 85 percent of the chemical manufacturing capacity in the United States

  • $812 billion industry

  • Over 96 percent of all manufactured goods are directly touched by the business of chemistry

  • $189 billion in exports [in 2013]

  • $56 billion invested in research and development [in 2013]


Affiliate membership provides access to networking opportunities, a forum for education and a venue to work collaboratively with ACC on mutual advocacy issues. Affiliate members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Eligibility for the Affiliate Member Distinguished Service Award
  • Networking opportunities at more than ACC’s 20 plus meetings and conferences
  • Market intelligence
  • Visibility
  • Use of ACC’s affiliate logo
  • ACC’s daily SmartBrief
  • Discounts to sponsor and exhibit at ACC events

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