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Alabama Industries Chemical

Alabama is home to chemical companies such as Akzo Nobel, BASF, Daikin, Evonik Degussa, Huntsman, Occidental, Olin, SABIC, Solutia and Syngenta.

Alabama exports over $2 billion worth of chemicals each year.

The Alabama Gulf Coast Chemical
Corridor stretches 60 miles throughout
the Mobile area

Olin Chlor-Alkaliis is the world's leading
chlori alkali producer

Access to the Gulf of Mexico offers great
value to refinery operations and other
petrochemical plants

200+ chemical companies
in Alabama

Alabama is a leader in the
development of clean
chemical production

Chemical Industries with a Presence in Alabama

Alabama’s Top-Ranked Chemical Engineering Education and Training

Training and education are a leading priority for the chemical industry in Alabama. Five colleges have top-ranked chemical engineering programs offered for both undergraduate and graduate students. They are the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, University of South Alabama, and Tuskegee University.


There are 29 four-year colleges and universities and 24 two-year community and technical colleges are strategically located throughout the state.


AIDT, Alabama’s #1 incentive, provides a total workforce delivery system at no cost to qualified employers.

Chemical Industry News

UNA industrial hygiene program ranks high in U.S.

FLORENCE — Students studying industrial hygiene at the University of North Alabama are doing so in a program ranked second in the nation for occupational health and safety degrees, according to Value Colleges. Value Colleges, an organization that provides information on college costs and programming, recently released a list of the nation’s top 25 occupational health and…

Alabama Power’s Washington County CoGen celebrates two decades

A triple play in baseball is rare and sure to be replayed on ESPN. While they won’t make SportsCenter highlights, just as rare are the triple-qualified journeymen who work at the Washington County Cogeneration power plant 40 miles north of Mobile – the first in Alabama Power history to be qualified simultaneously as mechanics, electrical…

Recycling capabilities in Florence increase thanks to technology

FLORENCE, Ala. – Changes are taking place in Lauderdale County. Services to keep materials out of the landfills and put them back on the market are advancing with technology.The mound is ever-growing. The entire pile at the Florence Recycling Center is made up of discarded items that were either picked up on your curb or…

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