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Chemicals America

Chemicals America produces and markets a wide variety of specialty and commodity chemicals, with manufacturing operations located across the United States and headquarters in Houston. Our most significant operations are located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where we manufacture both specialty chemicals and commodity chemicals (in a joint venture with LyondellBasell).

We also have phenolics operations based at Oil City, Pennsylvania, Houston and Winnie, Texas, along with an advanced materials facility in Tucson, Arizona. Our America facilities produce approximately 2 million tons of product annually, including:

  • Advanced Materials – alumina
  • Base Chemicals – monomers, polymers (via LIP JV), phenolics and MEG
  • Essential Care Chemicals – surfactants, ethylene oxide, C6+ alcohols, LAB and paraffin
  • Performance Solutions – comonomers