May 10, 2021
C&EN’s top 50 US chemical producers for 2020
INGEVITY IN THE NEWS
Like companies everywhere, US chemical makers were buffeted last year by COVID-19. Lockdowns due to the pandemic slowed economic activity to a crawl, and firms scrambled to respond by cutting capital spending and other costs.
The pandemic’s effects are reflected in C&EN’s latest survey of the top 50 US chemical producers, which is based on data from 2020. The 50 firms combined for $250.9 billion in chemical sales, 10.1% lower than what they had posted a year earlier. Read more…