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Apr 24, 2019, 15:26 ET U.S. Chemical Production Lower In March

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) fell by 0.4 percent in March, following a...


Apr 23, 2019, 11:03 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Shows Second Monthly Gain In April

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), rose 0.5 percent in April on a...


Apr 15, 2019, 10:50 ET ACC Announces 2019 Responsible Care® Energy Efficiency Award Winners

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today honored 16 of its member companies for implementing energy efficiency improvements in 2018. ACC presented...


Mar 26, 2019, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Up Slightly In March

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), rose 0.1 percent in March on a...


Mar 21, 2019, 13:21 ET U.S. Chemical Production Declines In February

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) fell by 0.4 percent in February, following ...


Mar 20, 2019, 08:00 ET Report Finds $10 Billion In Potential Economic Output From Advanced Technologies That Recycle And Recover Plastics

A report released today by the American Chemistry Council finds the potential economic impact of expanding advanced plastic recycling and recovery...


Feb 26, 2019, 10:40 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Is Flat In February

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.0 percent change in...


Feb 22, 2019, 12:11 ET U.S. Chemical Production Starts New Year with a Gain

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.3 percent in January, following...


Feb 14, 2019, 12:26 ET Korn Ferry Resumes Search For Next President And CEO Of American Chemistry Council

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced that Korn Ferry has resumed its search for ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley's successor. Dooley...


Feb 14, 2019, 10:14 ET American Chemistry Council on EPA's PFAS Action Plan

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) made the following comments after the announcement of EPA's comprehensive PFAS Action Plan: "ACC looks forward...


Jan 30, 2019, 13:20 ET U.S. Chemical Production Ends 2018 On A High Note

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.6 percent in December, following ...


Jan 22, 2019, 14:59 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Shows Signs Of Slower Growth In U.S. Economy

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.3 percent decline in...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:48 ET ACC Applauds Congressional Action To Extend Chemical Security Regulations

The U.S. House approved a Senate proposal today that would provide a 15-month extension to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)...


Dec 18, 2018, 12:40 ET U.S. Chemical Production Edged Higher in November

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.2 percent in November, following ...


Nov 29, 2018, 13:30 ET U.S. Specialty Chemicals Market Starts 4th Quarter On Healthy Note

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes started the fourth quarter on a healthy note, rising 0.3...


Nov 28, 2018, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Adds To Signs U.S. Economy May Be Facing More Than A Seasonal Chill; Barometer Logs First Monthly Drop In Nearly Three Years

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.3 percent decline in...


Oct 26, 2018, 09:30 ET U.S. Chemical Production Continued to edge lower in September

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) edged lower by 0.2 percent in September,...


Oct 25, 2018, 11:05 ET U.S. Specialty Chemical Markets End 3rd Quarter On Positive Note

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes ended the third quarter on a good note, rising 0.2 percent ...


Oct 25, 2018, 09:12 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Begins To Cool At Start Of 4th Quarter; Year-Over-Year Growth Continues To Ease

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.2 percent gain in...


Oct 09, 2018, 09:17 ET Global Chemicals Production Softens In August

Global chemical industry activity eased in August, according to data collected and tabulated by the American Chemistry Council (ACC). ACC's Global...


Oct 04, 2018, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Ends Third Quarter With Steady Showing; Up Four Percent Over Year Ago

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a 0.1 percent gain in...


Sep 28, 2018, 17:53 ET U.S. National Toxicology Program Releases Final Report On CLARITY Core Study, ACC States The Findings Again Confirm BPA Safety

The U. S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) today released its final report on the CLARITY Core Study, a landmark study on the safety of bisphenol A ...


Sep 11, 2018, 09:58 ET U.S. Chemical Industry Investment Linked To Shale Gas Reaches $200 Billion

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced that U.S. chemical and plastics industry investment linked to plentiful and affordable domestic...


Aug 28, 2018, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Softens As Pace Of Growth Slows

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), was flat in August remaining at...


Aug 27, 2018, 10:38 ET Gains Continue In U.S. Chemical Production

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) expanded by 0.4 percent in July, following ...