Global Top 50 Chemical Companies

This table shows the top 50 chemical companies from 2015. This list is based on the publication of C&EN and is used for determining the price for the Consortium membership.

Position
2015
Position
2013
ChangeCompanyUNIFAC Consortium
Member?
1 1 0 BASF Yes
2 3 +1 Dow Chemical Yes
3 2 -1 Sinopec -
4 4 0 SABIC Yes
5 7 +2 Formosa Plastics -
6 10 +4 Ineos Group Holdings -
7 6 -1 ExxonMobil Yes
8 8 0 LyondellBasell -
9 12 +3 Mitsubishi Chemical Yes
10 9 -1 DuPont -
11 13 +2 LG Chem -
12 15 +3 Air Liquide Yes
13 16 +3 Linde Yes
14 14 0 Akzo Nobel Yes
15 23 +8 Toray Industries -
16 19 +3 Evonik Industries Yes
17 26 +9 PPG Industries -
18 18 0 Braskem -
19 25 +6 Yara -
20 - - Covestro Yes
21 21 0 Sumitomo Chemical -
22 20 -2 Reliance Industries -
23 24 +1 Solvay Yes
24 11 -13 Bayer Yes
25 17 -8 Mitsui Chemicals Yes
26 29 -3 Praxair -
27 33 -6 Shin-Etsu Chemical -
28 22 -6 Lotte Chemical -
29 31 +2 Huntsman Corp. Yes
30 34 +4 Syngenta -
31 28 -3 DSM Yes
32 38 +6 Air Products & Chemicals -
33 39 +6 Eastman Chemical Yes
34 27 -7 Chevron Philips Chemical -
35 37 +2 Mosaic -
36 32 -4 Lanxess Yes
37 35 +2 Borealis -
38 41 +3 Arkema -
39 36 -3 Asahi Kasei -
40 40 0 Sasol Yes
41 30 -11 SK Innovation -
42 44 +2 DIC -
43 48 +6 Hanwha Chemical  -
44 49 +5 Lubrizol -
45 47 +2 Ecolab -
46 43 +3 Indorama -
47 50 +3 Johnson Matthey -
48 46 -2 Honeywell Yes
49 48 -1 PPT Global Chemical -
50 52 +2 Potash Corp. -
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