Fueling Canada’s Economy, One Molecule at a Time

Canada’s $50-billion chemistry industry creates thousands of jobs, adds billions in value to our natural resources, and supports Canada’s economic diversity.

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CIAC wins 2014 GLOBE Award for Sustainable Leadership

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Canada’s Chemistry Industry: Partners in Transportation Safety

CIAC is committed to working with governments, transportation partners and communities to ensure that Canada has the strongest transportation safety standards in the world. 

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TRANSCAER® members and partners work with communities to keep Canadians safe.

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​Chemistry = Solutions

The chemistry industry is in the business of solutions.

We’re constantly innovating – making discoveries that will help solve the world's toughest problems, and create a healthier, safer and more sustainable future.

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Catalyst Magazine

Fall 2014

Featured Article:
Free Trade Agreements Critical to Canadian Jobs, Families

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​Responsible Care® is the chemistry industry's commitment to sustainability - the betterment of society, the environment and the economy.

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Events

CHEMISTRY 2015: SAFE. SECURE. SUSTAINABLE

Date: April 21 - April 22

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About CIAC

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada is the voice of Canada’s chemistry industry. We represent the interests of Canada’s leading chemistry companies – from petrochemical, inorganic and specialty chemical producers, to bio-based manufacturers and chemistry-related technology and R&D companies.

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CIAC is recognized as a world leader in the sustainable stewardship of chemical products. We’re known for being a pragmatic, policy-based organization that represents members’ interests based on solid analysis and scientific data. 

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Responsible Care®

Responsible Care® is the chemistry industry’s commitment to sustainability. Its ethic and principles compel companies to innovate for safer and more environmentally friendly products and processes, and to work to eliminate harm throughout the entire life cycle of their products.

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Press Releases

Canadian chemistry industry had a strong year in 2014, investing for growth in 2015

December 15 2014

Canada’s industrial chemical sector is forecasting a big increase in capital expenditures in 2015, according to the 2014 Year-End Survey of Business Conditions, released today by the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC).

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President's Message

Right now, Canada faces an incredible opportunity to grow and diversify its economy.
North American oil and gas production, pipeline and other infrastructure projects, and the growth of value-added industries related to resource development, could vastly change the Canadian economy over the next twenty years. That growth could span many sectors – including the chemistry industry – bringing stable, high-paying jobs along with it.

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