Chemistry in the States

With nearly all manufactured goods being touched by the business of chemistry, our industry is important in some facet to every state in our country. The business of chemistry is a $639 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation’s economy. Supporting more than 25 percent of the U.S. GDP, chemistry is one of the nation’s largest manufacturing sectors, and the chemistry sector provides 555,000 skilled, good-paying jobs throughout the U.S.

Use our interactive map to see the positive impacts that chemistry has in your state!

Colorado chemistry...

  • At $2.84B, is the 8th largest manufacturing industry in the state
  • Is the 32nd largest chemistry producing state
  • Provides 3,452 direct jobs and another 4,909 related jobs
  • Pays $252M in wages
  • Generates $49M in state & local taxes, and $88M in federal taxes
  • Invests $115M across Colorado to build & update equipment and facilities
  • Ships $571M in products to customers around the world
  • Generates an additional 6,115 jobs in plastics & rubber products