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Industrial Chemical Manufacturers

SIC 2810 | NAICS 325100

The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Financial Information and Financial Ratios

Compensation and Salary Surveys

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Organic Chemical Manufacturing  (view report)
Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

American Chemistry Council
Information resources available from this organization include:

Business of Chemistry: Situation and Outlook
Semi-annual report provides a summary of current business conditions and likely prospects for the U.S. and other countries for the coming year and beyond, with U.S. outlook data broken out by major product segment and geographic region. Sample report from prior year is available online.

Guide to the Business of Chemistry
Publication includes a comprehensive 10-year historical statistical overview and an analysis of current business conditions and the long-term outlook for the industry. Topics covered for each product segment include production, shipments, and price indices, with separate chapters addressing topics such as world trade, global production, capital investment, distribution, employment, and more.

First Research
Industrial Chemical Manufacturing

First Research profiles provide analysis, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with content sections including industry overview, recent developments, issues and challenges, business trends and opportunities, leading companies, executive insights, financial benchmarking information, and 5-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated monthly; sample report is available online.

IHS, Inc.
IHS Chemical Week
Weekly trade magazine features news and analysis for business executives, with topics covered including global business news, trends and statistics, technological developments, regulatory and legislative issues, and more.

Reed Business Information Limited
ICIS Chemical Business Magazine
Weekly trade publication analyzes business issues and trends and their impact on the global chemical markets, with topics covered including supply and demand trends, key drivers behind price movements, China's impact on global markets, product profiles by region, and more.

Supplier Relations US, LLC
Chemical Manufacturing
Comprehensive reports provide in-depth analysis of the U.S. chemical manufacturing industry, with topics covered including key financial data, pricing and cost analysis, foreign trade, industry structure, competitive landscape, and more. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Industrial Chemical Manufacturers  Search for "325"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

American Chemistry Council
Economic Survey of American Chemistry Council Members
Statistical report summarizes the results of the annual economic survey of ACC member companies, with topics covered including capital investment, research and development, health and safety, information technology, and environmental protection. Table of contents from the survey can be viewed free online.

Compensation Surveys

Salary and Employment Status Survey
Comprehensive annual survey provides compensation, demographic, and employment data for chemists and chemical engineers, with compensation data broken out by age, gender, education level, years of experience, and employment sector. Surveys from current and prior years can be viewed free online.

ERI Economic Research Institute
Chemical Manufacturing Salary Survey
Annual publication provides compensation data from ERI Assessor®, government, and survey participant databases for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel on a national and regional level. Complete listing of job positions included in the survey and sample pages for selected job positions are accessible online.

Business Valuation Resources