OCTC Events

April 22, 2021

OCTC, TRC, and Thompson Hine: PFAS Compounds and the Toxics Release Inventory

Complimentary Webinar: Join our panel of experts, Elizabeth Denly, Melissa Hart, and Joel Eagle to discuss these important issues.

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May 20, 2021

May Virtual Board of Directors Meeting

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October 13-15, 2021

28th Annual TIE Conference

Embassy Suites Columbus Airport

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Ohio’s Chemistry Industry: The Basics

Chemistry companies in Ohio directly employ 43,650 people, and indirectly contribute 131,400 jobs to the economy. For every chemistry industry job in Ohio, an additional 2.9 jobs are created within the state. The industry also generates an additional 59,170 jobs in plastics and rubber products.

The average wage of a chemistry industry employee in Ohio is $80,620, which is 39% higher than the average manufacturing wage. These jobs generate $3.5 billion in earnings and generates over $1.3 billion in federal, state and local taxes. 

Every year, Ohio’s chemistry companies invest $1.1 billion to build and update equipment and facilities.

Exports of high-tech, high value-added chemistries from Ohio chemistry production plants exceed $6.5 billion annually—a substantial contributor to our country’s balance of trade.