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KIAWAH ISLAND, SC (November 5, 2015) - The American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Board of Directors announced the addition of five new Regular members and one new Affiliate member, as well as four new Responsible Care® Partner companies.

The new ACC Regular members include:

  • The Chemours Company , created from the DuPont performance chemicals businesses, is a world leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions
  • Covestro , formerly BayerMaterialScience, is a world-leading manufacturer of high-tech polymer materials for key industries such as automotive, construction and electronics
  • Green Biologics Inc. , headquartered in Milton Park, Oxfordshire, UK, produces bio-based renewable chemicals, providing customers with more sustainable and higher value products
  • Pure Salt, LLC , based in Houston, Texas, specializes in manufacturing sodium compounds
  • Valtris Chemicals , based in Independence, Ohio, is a leading provider of specialty chemicals, serving industries such as building and construction, packaging, consumer goods, etc.

The new Affiliate member is Philips , a diversified technology company focused on lighting, electronics and healthcare.

In addition to the new member companies, ACC's Board of Directors also approved four new Responsible Care Partner companies:

  • Action Resources (a unit of Action Resources, Inc.)
  • CTL Transportation, LLC
  • Dillon Transport Inc.
  • Modern Transportation

"With the addition of these new members, ACC has added 16 companies in 2015, continuing to expand and diversify our membership during a critical time for the industry. These companies continue to come to ACC for results-driven advocacy and best-in-class political programs," said ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley .

Learn more about  ACC membership and the Responsible Care Partner program .

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