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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

Site consultants rank Alabama a top state in Area Development survey

Site selection professionals surveyed by national publication Area Development once again ranked Alabama among the top states for doing business, citing a range of factors that underpin a business-friendly environment. Alabama ranks No. 6 overall in the magazine’s 2020 “Top States for Doing Business” analysis, continuing a long run in the annual survey’s Top 10…

Reignite Alabama competition awards $150,000 to 4 promising startups

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Four Alabama businesses that have developed innovative ideas to combat challenges in the COVID-19 era have been awarded a share of $150,000 to bring their plans to life. The businesses, with ideas that range from an exposure notification app for COVID-19 and other viruses to a new concept to promote safety in…

Publication gives Alabama high marks for business climate, workforce training

In the 16th installment of its Annual State and Metro Rankings Report, Business Facilities rated Birmingham as the No. 1 mid-size metro area for its business climate, while Huntsville was No. 1 among small-size metros. Overall, Alabama ranked No. 4 for business climate. Alabama’s workforce development and talent attraction programs ranked No. 2 among the…

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