- Petrochemicals, Industrial Organic Chemical Producers
Producers of olefins, alcohols, ethylene and ethylene-based chemicals such as ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol, propylene, methanol and related products.
- Industrial Inorganic Chemicals (Specialty Chemicals)
Major companies engaged in the production of acids, compounds (sodium, phosphate, etc), activated carbon, chemical catalyst, peroxides, and similar chemicals.
- Industrial Gases
Manufacturers of hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, argon and other industrial gases.
- Agricultural Chemical Industry
Bulk liquid and solid (granular, powder) agricultural product producers, including fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, and intermediates, such as urea, ammonia, nitric acid, and ammonium nitrate.
- Plastics, Rubbers, and Resins Manufacturers
The manufacturing of synthetic resins, plastic materials (polyethylene, polypropylene and similar commodities), nonvulcanizable elastomers, synthetic rubber by polymerization or copolymerization.
Manufacturers of pigments and titanium dioxide. Products include ferric oxide pigments, inorganic pigments, iron oxides, and paint pigments.
Manufacturers of manmade non-cellulosic fibers, such as fluorocarbon fibers, elastomeric fibers, acrylonitrile fibers, nylon fibers, polyester fibers, and similar commodities.
- Producers of Other Chemicals
Producers for a variety of chemicals, including explosives, surfactants, inks, dyes, detergents, glues, lubricants, paints and coatings, solvents, fire retardants, and chemical preparations, and the compounding of purchased plastics.
Producers of caustic soda, soda ash (not produced at mines), chlorine (compressed or liquefied), and carbonates (potassium and sodium).
Manufacturers of surface active agents, emulsifiers, finishing agents, wetting agents and similar chemicals.