CIAC proudly represents Canada’s chemistry and plastics sector leaders: innovators, solution providers, and world-class stewardship pioneers.

Together, our commitment to bettering society, the environment, and the economy is unwavering. We share our members’ stories with decision-makers at the federal and provincial levels to help shape public policy that supports innovation, investment, sustainability, jobs, and the environment.

Canadian Chemistry by the Numbers

$108 billion

of shipments in chemistry and plastics products in 2022

190 000

Canadian jobs related to the chemistry and plastics sectors

3rd largest

manufacturing sector in Canada

2023 Year in Review: A sustainable and prosperous Canada – the connection is chemistry

2023 was a busy year for CIAC and our members! Read all about our organization’s achievements, awards and advocacy in the 2023 Year in Review.

Responsible Care®: the made-in-Canada chemistry industry sustainability initiative

Learn about CIAC’s made-in-Canada sustainability initiative, Responsible Care®.

2022 Sustainability Report

For nearly 40 years, Responsible Care® has led the journey towards safe, responsible and sustainable chemical manufacturing. Take a moment and read this interactive report that outlines our members’ accomplishments throughout the 2022 calendar year.

The Future of Chemistry with Bob Masterson featuring Alanna Hnatiw, Mayor of Sturgeon County

The Future Economy has launched a video series, The Future of Chemistry, featuring Bob Masterson, in which he explores important topics with key players in Canada’s chemistry and plastic industry. The first episode features Alanna Hnatiw, Mayor of Sturgeon County.

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ChemNews for June 27, 2024

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CIAC congratulates Shell on announcement to build carbon capture and storage projects in Canada 

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CIAC’s annual Alberta Chemistry and Plastics Day highlights industry growth and innovation

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CIAC welcomes new members Innospec Canada Limited and Varennes Carbon Recycling and Responsible Care® partner, Vale Newfoundland and Labrador Operations 

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