The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. Central to the modern world economy, it converts raw materials (oil, natural gas, air, water, metal, fibres, paints, pharmaceutical ingredients and minerals) into more than 70,000 different products.
There are over
Employed in this sector in the Humber
A combined turnover of
Pounds is generated in the region
Did You Know?
of the Humber chemical industry’s manufactured products are exported.
The Humber area has
Major refineries providing up to a 5th of the UK’s petroleum requirement.
Of the big chemical companies operate in the Humber
The Humber has the UK’s 2nd largest chemical cluster with eight world-class chemicals and green energy businesses being housed on the banks of the Humber at Salt End Chemicals Park.