TOP U.S. CHEMICAL COMPANIES
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This site provides a quick reference to the web sites of the top Industrial
Chemical companies. The emphasis is on companies that have major operations
in the U.S. and also provide web information of careers. Please remember that
mergers and other changes may rapidly make this information out of date. Let
me know if you find any dead links. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Accelrys (formerly known as Oxford Molecular
Group) is a research company that supplies scientific software, research
services, and information technology to the pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology,
and academic markets. Career Opportunities
for US and UK laboratories
- BASF is one of the world's largest companies
in the chemical industry achieving sales of 48.776 B and employing 103,406
people in 39 countries.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb produces products
with household names such as Clariol, Excredrin, Buffrin , Nuprin, NoDoze,
Keri lotion and many more. They also have a careers
- Densply/Caulk. Densply/Caulk is a world-wide
leader in the research, development, and manufacture of dental products and
- The Dow Chemical Company. The Dow Chemical
Comapany is the fifth largest Chemical Company in the world. Dow has 94 operating
manufacturing sies in 30 diffrent countries and employs about 39,500 people.
- DuPont DuPont is a world leading science
and technology compant that produces chemicals, fibers, films, finishes, petroleum,
plastics, healthcare products, biotechnology, and composite materials. DuPont
has an excellent careers
page with an application form and several jobs posted online
- Eastman Chemical Company is a leading
international chemical company that supplies producers with more than 400
chemicals, fibers and plastics.
- Eastman Kodak Eastamn Kodak is a world
leader in imaging which includes flm, cameras, motion picture, x-rays, professional
photography, copiers, printing and publishing digital imaging. They have an
- FMC. FMC Corporation is one of the worlds
leading producers of chemicals and machinery for industry, government, and
- Genentech. Inc. Genetech is a company
internationally known for discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing
human pharmaceuticals for unmet medical needs. Genetech has a large Careers
- General Electric. GE is one of the largest
manufacturing companies in the world. They manufacture everything from household
appliences to silicones. See the GE Careers
page for information on where to apply.
- Incyte Pharmaceuticals. Incyte
Pharmaceuticals combines bioinformatics expertise with high-throughput DNA
sequencing to create information-based tools for drug discovery and development.
- The ICI Group is one of the
world's largest coatings, specialty chemicals and materials companies. ICI
has over 50,000 products and more than 200 manufacturing facilities in over
55 countries worldwide. To get to the careers section, go to the pilot window
in the upper left hand corner, then click on the first window to access the
menu and go to recruitment. Unfortunately, most of the job openings that are
listed seem to focus on PhD chemists.
- Johnson & Johnson. The world's largest
and most comprehensive manufacturer of health care products. Serving the customer,
pharmaceutical, diagnostic and professional markets. Johnson & Johnson
employs 89,300 people in their 170 labs located in 50 different countries. Jobs
are listed online, in addition to a link for graduates.
- Pharmacia, Upjohn and Monsanto have merged to form a single company called
Pharmacia Corp. The resulting merged
company has 60,000 employees in worldwide and maintains research, manufacturing,
administrative, and sales offices in over 60 countries. Monsanto's
Career page is still separate, however, and describes jobs listings that
can be searched by function, location. or division..
- Pfizer. Pfizer is one of the
worlds leading health care companies that manufactures pharmecuticals, medical
devices, consumer health products and also has an animal health devision.
The have lots of Job Openings
- Shell Oil Company (NOTICE THE BUTTON
IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER THAT LETS YOU SKIP THE LENGTHY ANIMATION!) is a
leading oil, gas and petrochemical company with operations primarily in the
Chemical Company The Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Comapny is a global Manufacturer
of Chemical Goods. They also have Employment
Oppurtunities listed online.
- Smithkline Beechman Pharmecuticals. Smithkline
Beechman has an international reputation for innovative drug discovery and
research. A page of job listings
that are updated weekly.
- Scott Specialty Gases is an international
producer and supplier of specialty gas products and equipment. Visit their
site for domestic and international Career
Opportunities. This site is also a valuable resource for technical and
safety information including an online MSDS Library and a comprehensive downloadable
Design and Safety handbook.
- Union Carbide. Union Carbide
is a leading global chemical comapny that manufactures thousands of familiar
products including shatterproof plastic bottles, antifreeze, medicine, crayons,
cosmetics and personal care products. Union Carbide lists Job
Openings on the JobWeb
- In April of 1999, Varian Associates, Inc. spun off its Instruments and
Semiconductor businesses to form three new companies, which are now listed
on three different web sites. You can still (as of June '00) go to the old
Varian. home page, which
is now only one of the three companies, or you can go to the individual sites
at Varian Vacuum Technologies,
Varian Electronic Manufacturing,
or Varian Associates designs and manufactures quality Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
instruments and are a leading supplier of spectrometers. The best way i found
to look for available jobs is to use the site search button and look for employment.
There didn't seem to be many jobs when I visited the site.
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