Solar Impulse Pilot to Deliver Keynote Address at Polyurethanes Technical Conference
Pilot of solar-powered round-the-world flight to discuss polyurethanes' role in innovation.

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Transforming the Way We Use Energy
The business of chemistry can be part of the answer. Through chemistry we are creating energy solutions that will enable a strong, secure and sustainable future.

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Enhancing Scientific Understanding of Chemical Safety
ACC sponsors the Long-Range Research Initiative (LRI) to promote innovations in chemical safety assessments. It invests in science essential for understanding the impact of chemicals on human health and the environment.

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Enabling Cutting-Edge Advancements
The business of chemistry excels at continuously bringing new, imaginative and innovative ideas to market—applied technology in medical devices, aerospace, computing, cars, fuels and more.

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Creating Ground-Breaking Medical Innovations
Pharmaceuticals are central to human health and welfare, and 93% of pharmaceuticals sold in the U.S. rely on chlorine chemistry. These medicines and innovations have increased life expectancy by more than 30 years over the past century.

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Driving Innovations That Create a Healthier, Safer and More Sustainable Future

In 2014, chemical companies invested $59 billion in research and development to support new innovation, or more than $185 per person in the United States. We invest more to innovate than the electronic, automobile, and healthcare industries.

Learn more about policies that can help American chemistry continue innovating, creating jobs and enhancing safety:

Freight Rail Reform

Rail customers call on the STB to fix process for reviewing rail rates. Learn More »

TSCA Reform

ACC applauds House passage of bipartisan TSCA reform bill. Learn More »

Shale Gas

Shale gas is creating a renaissance in U.S. plastics manufacturing. Learn More »


ACC members make valuable contributions to our nation’s portfolio of energy efficient innovations.

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