Chemical Fact Sheet 2011


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Chemical Fact Sheet 2011

  1. 1. Chemicals Chemical Companies Source on Overall activity in the $3.43 trillion worldwide chemicals What Buyers are sector improved about 9% in 2010. The U.S. chemical Saying About industry growth should rise 3% in 2011, buoyed particularly by pharmaceuticals. “We had a job that “Favorable dollar exchange rates, growth in emerging markets and abundant needed a special coating. shale gas will drive U.S. chemical exports up by almost 10% in 2011.” I have been here 12 Kevin Swift Chief Economist years and had not heard American Chemistry Council of this coating. was the resource I used to Buyers in All Segments of the Chemical find both the coating and Industry Use the specialist to apply it. Basic chemicals Paint, coating, and adhesives Thank you, ThomasNet!” Synthetic materials, including resin, Cleaning preparations, including Anita Wilson synthetic rubber, and artificial and soap, cleaning compounds, and toilet Purchasing synthetic fibers and filaments preparations GEA Rainey Corp. Agricultural chemicals, including Pharmaceutical and medicine pesticides, fertilizer, and other manufacturing agricultural chemicals “Since so many of our ...and other chemical products vendors in Michigan have gone under, we What the Chemical Industry Buys: have been struggling trying to find a plastic Ammonium molybdate Discharge systems Pigments resin company to provide Asbestos disposal bags Dispersions Pollution control catalysts us with material. Your Blenders Dryers Preservatives listings have given me Calcium chloride Feeders Pumps three new vendors-- and Carbon bars Flanged heaters Roller compactor I have also been able Chemical containers Fluoropolymer heaters Silicon to work out competitive Chemical filters Hazardous chemical Software handling equipment pricing. This will definitely Chemical strainers Solvent and chemical help us keep our doors Immersion heaters recovery services Chromium open in 2010!” Lumpbreaker Spray nozzles Conveyors Mixers Tubing Christine Arciniaga Corrosion resistant President safety tools Particle size reduction Valves JMA Tool Company equipment Defoaming agents ...and more pH buffers 1
  2. 2. Domestically, chemical production volumes have increased across all What Sellers are regions of the United States in 2010. The largest gains have occurred in Saying AboutChemicals the Gulf Coast and Ohio Valley regions, boosted by export demand for basic chemicals and plastics. Output is expected to grow moderately in all regions in 2011 and continue to improve through 2012. The $674 “We receive 3-4 inquiries billion American chemistry enterprise accounts for more than 10 per day, for our various percent of U.S. exports and provides approximately 780,000 jobs in the chemicals, that can United States.2 be attributed to We do no other advertising.” These Chemical Companies Source the Materials and Services They Need on Vincent Gamboli VP Marketing Wego Chemical & Mineral Corp. A. Schulman International Flavors and Fragrances “ helped Air Products & Chemicals Johnson & Johnson develop our website and Ashland Chemical Lubrizol we’re getting leads.” Avery Dennison Lyondell Chemical Ed Greene Sales/Marketing BASF Mays Chemical Company Marval Industries, Inc. Cabot Monsanto Callahan Chemical Mosaic “ has helped increase exposure Cytec Industries Nalco Holding to our company and the Dow Chemical Occidental Chemical Corp. products we offer.” DuPont Parsons Energy & Chemical Randy Siler Industrial Sales & Marketing Manager Eastman Chemical PPG Industries Carver Pump Company Ecolab Praxair FMC Rohm & Haas “ has been instrumental in driving General Electric RPM International that sale to us. For a lot H.B. Fuller Shell Oil Company of our new customers - I Hercules Terra Industries can specifically identify their initial inquiry Hexion Specialty Chemicals W.R. Grace coming through the Huntsman online catalog.” Richard Rubin President Maxi Container For more information: Contact your local ThomasNet representative or call 800.879.6757 2 American Chemistry Council’s 2010 Year-End Situation and Outlook 5712.3/11