The business of chemistry has a vital role in our lives — creating “inputs” for many of the products and technologies we rely on every day and helping to make our world healthier, safer, more sustainable, and more productive.
How does all of that happen? For those who want to learn more about the industry, you’re in luck: A new ACC video provides an overview of U.S. chemical manufacturing, how it operates, and the benefits it delivers.
Virtually all manufactured goods are touched by the business of chemistry. Key customer and end-use industries include building and construction, automotive, food production and packaging, medicines, electronics, apparel, and more.
Chemistry benefits our economy, generating hundreds of thousands of jobs and supporting millions more. Industry output supports a vast supply chain and contributes to economic activity in communities where our facilities are located – and nationwide.
From energy, transportation, and trade to R&D and Responsible Care®, the new video explains key facets of the chemistry sector and the value it delivers. ACC members are researching and advancing a host of innovative products and technologies that enable sustainability solutions.
For those who want a deeper dive, ACC’s Guide to the Business of Chemistry is a comprehensive profile of the industry and its contributions to the domestic and global economies. Our website provides access to numerous business reports, including our Chemical Industry Situation and Outlook, published semiannually.