Chemical manufacturers have been an important part of the regional economy for a long time.
With over 26,000 employees at 350 establishments, Greater Philadelphia is one of the top employers in the chemicals industry among major U.S. metros. It’s also home to some of the most renowned chemical companies in the world.
New and expanded infrastructure transporting natural gas and its liquid by-products from the Marcellus and Utica region to Greater Philadelphia is bolstering the regional chemical manufacturing industry.
Leading Chemical Companies in Greater Philadelphia
Almac Group Incorporated
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Delaware Chemical Corporation
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Johnson & Johnson
PQ Holdings, Inc.
Rohm and Haas Company
Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
The Chemours Company
Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) is the business attraction organization for northern Delaware, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania. A non-profit entity, Select highlights Greater Philadelphia’s unique business assets to national and global audiences with the ultimate goal of growing the economic vibrancy of our collective community through attracting new businesses and new jobs to our 11-county region. Select assists companies interested in locating in Greater Philadelphia by providing resources, detailed information, and connections.