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Chemical Company, Industry, and Economic Information

This guide will introduce you to resources to begin researching particular companies or industries, help you analyze a future employer, find suppliers of lab quantity and bulk chemicals, and find pricing for chemicals and equipment.

Classifications Systems for Industries

The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) is a U.S. system for classifying industries by a 4-digit code. In most cases it is being replaced by the more recent 6-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).  Many databases will let you search by SIC and/or NAICS code, so it can be helpful to know the code(s) for the industries you are interested in.

Industry Overviews and Statistics