Global Top 50 Chemical Companies

This table shows the top 50 chemical companies from 2017. This list is based on the publication of C&EN and is used for determining the price for the Consortium membership.

Position
2017
Position
2016
ChangeCompanyUNIFAC Consortium
Member?
1 1 0 BASF Yes
2 2 0 DowDuPont Yes
3 3 0 Sinopec -
4 4 0 SABIC Yes
5 6 +1 Ineos -
6 5 -1 Formosa Plastics -
7 7 0 ExxonMobil Yes
8 8 0 LyondelBasell Industries -
9 9 0 Mitsubishi Chemical Yes
10 12 +2 LG Chem -
11 11 0 Air Liquide Yes
12 20 +8 Reliance Industries -
13 10 -3 DuPont -
14 13 -1 Linde Yes
15 15 0 Torray Industries -
16 14 0 AkzoNobel Yes
17 17 0 Evonik Industries Yes
18 19 +1 Covestro Yes
19 16 -3 Braskem -
20 18 -2 PPG Industries -
21 21 0 Sumitomo Chemical -
22 24 +2 Lotte Chemical -
23 26 +3 Shin-Etsu Chemical -
24 22 -2 Solvay Yes
25 27 -2 Mitsui Chemicals Yes
26 28 +2 Praxair -
27 23 -4 Yara -
28 34 -6 Lanxess Yes
29 25 -4 Bayer Yes
30 32 +2 DSM Yes
31 33 +2 Asahi Kasei -
32 31 -1 Eastman Chemical Yes
33 36 +3 Arkema -
34 30 -4 Syngenta -
35 37 -2 Chevron Philips Chemical -
36 38 +2 Borealis -
37 41 +4 Indorama -
38 44 +6 SK Innovation -
39 29 -10 Hunstman Yes
40 35 -5 Air Products Chemicals -
41 40 -1 Ecolab -
42 - - Westlake Chemical -
43 - - Wanhua Chemical -
44 39 -5 Sasol Yes
45 42 -3 Mosaic -
46 47 +1 PPT Global Chemical -
47 46 -1 Tosoh -
48 45 -3 DIC -
49 43 -6 Hanwha Chemical -
50 48 -2 Clariant Yes