OxyChem is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks of widely used products such as pharmaceuticals, water treatment chemicals and plastics. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, OxyChem operates chemical manufacturing plants in 12 U.S. states, as well as in Canada and Latin America.
OxyChem holds a number of distinctions in the chemicals industry, including:
- Largest U.S. merchant marketer of caustic soda.
- World’s largest producer of caustic potash (potassium hydroxide) and calcium chloride.
- Largest North American producer and only U.S. producer of sodium chlorite.
- First mercury-free caustic potash producer in North America.
OxyChem has been an active member of the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Responsible Care® program for 25 years. Responsible Care companies implement world-class management systems that are verified by independent auditors and track performance through established industrywide metrics. Eighteen OxyChem facilities, including the headquarters in Dallas, have achieved Star Status under the Occupational Safety Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program as among the safest work sites in the U.S.