The following sites provide further information on understanding our industry, its associations and the fundamentals that support it.
American Chemistry Council (ACC)
ACC is America’s oldest trade association, representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry. Its mission is to deliver business value through exceptional advocacy using best-in-class member performance, political engagement, communications and scientific research. ACC is committed to sustainable development by fostering progress in the economy, environment and society.
The Chlorine Institute
The Chlorine Institute Inc. (CI) founded in 1924, is a trade association of companies involved in producing, distributing and using chlorine, sodium and potassium hydroxides, sodium hypochlorite and hydrogen chloride. CI’s mission is to promote continuous improvement of operational safety, security practices and emergency response within the chlor-alkali industry and its customers by promoting voluntary initiatives and regulatory programs.
Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
Formed in 1962, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (formerly the Canadian Chemical Producers’ Association – CCPA) is the voice of Canada’s business of chemistry. Its internationally-recognized sustainability initiative Responsible Care® has become a benchmark for safe, responsible operations. The Association also works with governments and other groups to find solutions that benefit both Canadian society and the nation’s chemical industry.
IHS Chemical (formally CMAI) gathers and analyzes critical global data on chemical markets, processes, companies and developments for hydrocarbon and bio-based chemicals as well as plastic and fibers. They provide insight on market trends, supply and demand balances, capacity data, and price forecasting.
Founded in 1985, RISI is a leading information provider for the global forest products industry. As it relates to Canexus’ business, RISI provides expert information on the global pulp and paper industry, the dominant consumer of sodium chlorate.