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Chemicals

A listing of companies involved in the production or finding of chemicals and chemical commodities, as well as the sale of such.

Chemical Processing magazine publishes a list of the 50 largest companies: [2]

C&EN ranks the companies by 2008 sales as follows--

US Chemicals

1 Dow 57.5 2 Dupont 30.5 3 PPG Ind 15.8 4 Monsanto 11.4 5 Praxair 10.8 6 Air Products 10.4 7 Rohm & Haas 9.6 8 Celanese 6.8 9 Eastman Chemical 6.7 10 Lubrizol 5.0 11 Nalco 4.2 12 Cytec Industries 3.6 13 Chemtura 3.5 14 WR Grace 3.3 15 Cabot 3.2 16 FMC 3.1 17 Terra Industries 2.9 18 Georgia Gulf 2.9 19 International Flavors & Fragrances 2.8 20 PolyOne 2.7 21 Albemarle 2.5 22 Sigma-Aldrich 2.2 23 Solutia 2.1 24 Stepan Company 1.6 25 NewMarket (Ethyl Corp) 1.6 26 Arch Chemicals 1.5 27 Quaker Chemical 0.6 28 Calgon Carbon 0.4 29 H.B. Fuller 0.4

US Pharmaceuticals

1 Johnson & Johnson 63.7 2 Pfizer 48.3 3 Wyeth 44.8 4 Abbott Laboratories 29.5 5 Merck 24.9 6 Bristol-Myers Squibb 20.6 7 Eli Lilly 20.4 8 Schering-Plough 18.5

Europe Chemicals

1 BASF 91.8 2 Bayer 48.5 3 Akzo Nobel 22.7 4 Air Liquide 19.3 5 Linde 18.6 6 Solvay 14.0 7 DSM 13.9 8 Syngenta 11.6 9 Merck KGA 11.1 10 Lanxess 9.7 11 Arkema 8.3 12 Clariant 7.5 13 Rhodia 7.0 14 Wacker 6.3 15 Ciba 5.5 16 Kemira 4.2 17 Givaudan 3.8 18 Lonza 2.7 19 Altama 2.0

Europe Pharmaceuticals

1 GlaxoSmithKline 45.2 2 Roche 42.2 3 Novartis 41.5 4 Sanofi-Aventis 40.6 5 AstraZeneca 31.6

Japan Chemicals

1 Mitsubishi Chemical 20.2 2 Sumitomo Chemical 17.3 3 Asahi Kasei 15.0 4 Mitsui Chemicals 14.4 5 Toray Industries 14.2 6 Shin-Etsu Chemical 11.6 7 Showa Denko 9.7 8 Teijin 9.1 9 DIC 9.0 10 Taiyo Nippon Sanso 4.8 11 Kaneka 4.3 12 JSR Corp 3.4

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