Jim Vileta's Launchpad Home
Course Guides Business FAQs Citing Your Sources By Alphabet Accounting CED Companies Demographics/Stats Economics Entrepreneurship FMIS Health Care Management Industry International Local Management/HR Marketing Misc. Launch Pad Topics Presentation Skills Reference Search Kathryn A. Martin Library

JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.

Chemical Industry

Back to Launch Pad Homepage
Back to Industry Links Homepage

Chemicals Industry Links:

3M Worldwide
Air Products and Chemicals
American Chemical Association
American Chemical Council News and Media
American Plastics Council
Ashland Specialty Chemical
Bayer AG
Business Insights: Essentials* - Chemicals
Business Insights: Essentials* - Plastics
Canadian Plastics
Chemical and Engineering News
Chemical Equipment - News
Chemical Industries Association (UK)
Chemical News and Intelligence
Chemical Online
Chemical Processing - News
Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
Chemical Week - News
Chemindustry.com, Inc. - Directory
ChemWeb.com - Registration Required (Free)
Compressed Gas Association
Dmoz Chemical Directory
Dow Chemical Company
Dow Corning Silicones
Eastman Chemical Company
Hoovers.com - Chemical Industry
Knovel.com - Science and Engineering Books
Modern Plastics
The Plastics Network
Plastics Technology
PPG Industries
PolySort - Portal for the Plastics Industry
Praxair, Inc.
R&D Chemicals - Rare Chemicals Database
Rohm and Haas Chemical Comp.
Rubber Trade Magazine
The Society of the Plastics Industry - Trade Association
Wall Street Journal - Business and Industry News
Yahoo Chemical News

Industry Overviews*:

Adhesives and Sealants
Ammunition, Except for Small Arms
Animal and Marine Fats and Oils
Chemical and Fertilizer Mineral Mining, Not Elsewhere Classified
Chemical and Allied Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
Chemical Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing, Except Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Chemicals, Agricultural
Chemicals, Industrial Inorganic
Chemicals, Industrial Organic
Distilled and Blended Liquors
Farm Supplies
Gum and Wood Chemicals
Industrial Inorganic Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified
Industrial Organic Chemicals, Not Elsewhere Classified
Medicinal Chemicals and Botanical Products
Natural Gas Liquids
Paints, Varnishes, Lacquers, Enamels, and Allied Products
Printing Ink
Small Arms Ammunition
Special Warehousing and Storage, Not Elsewhere Classified
Surface Active Agents, Finishing Agents, Sulfonated Oils, and Assistants
Vegetable Oil Mills, Except Corn, Cottonseed, and Soybean

Datamonitor - Global Chemicals Industry Profile (PDF)

Reference Books:

Chemical Industries: An Information Sourcebook: REF HD 9650.5 .D6
Chemical Week: 2003 Buyer's Guide: REF TP 12 .C713
The CRB Commodity Yearbook: REF HF 1041 .C56
Dictionary of Environmentally Important Chemicals: REF TD196 .C45 A97
Handbook of Chemical Processing Equipment: REF TP155.5 .C52
Handbook of Chemicals and Gases for the Semiconductor Industry: REF TP 201 .M57
Handbook of Plastics, Elastomers and Composites: REF TP1130 .H36
Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary: REF QD5 .C5
How to Find Chemical Information: REF QD8.5 .M34
Manufacturing and Distribution USA: REF HD 9721 .M364
OPD Chemical Buyers Directory: REF TP 12 .O6
Planning, Estimating and Controlling of Chemical Construction Projects: REF TP155.5 .N35
Process Engineering Equipment Handbook: REF TP157 .S658


Asian Chemical News: Business Source Premier
Chemical and Engineering News: PER1342.0000 and ACS
Chemical Business: Business Source Premier
Chemical Engineering and Technology: Wiley
Chemical Equipment: Business and Company Resource Center
Chemical Market Reporter: PER1356.9000 and Business and Company Resource Center
Computers and Chemical Engineering: ScienceDirect
Engineering News Record: PER1982.0000
Forbes: PER2360.0000 and Business and Company Resource Center
Industrial Chemicals Industry Yearbook: Business Source Premier
Journal of American Chemical Association: ACS
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data: ACS
Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Science: ACS
Pesticide and Toxic Chemical News: Business and Company Resource Center


Industrial Gases
Inorganic Chemicals
Paint and Allied Products
Paint and Coatings Manufacturers
Paint, Varnish and Lacquer
Plastics Products Manufacturers
Titanium Dioxide


*Access On Campus. Off Campus by UMD Faculty, Staff, and Students

Last Update: November 9, 2016


jim vileta

designed and compiled
by Jim Vileta
Business Librarian
Room 272 Martin Library
(218) 726-6157

Ask Jim

Mikayla Kamphaus
Pages maintained
and edited
by Mikayla Kamphaus

students at work
Pages maintained
and edited
by Pa Vang

rocket icon

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the page author.
The contents of this page have not been reviewed or approved by the University of Minnesota.
Send Comments to: jvileta@d.umn.edu or use the Ask Jim form