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Occidental Chemical Corporation Company Profile
The chemicals business of Occidental Petroleum, Occidental Chemical (OxyChem) manufactures basic chemicals, vinyls, and performance chemicals. The company is the top US maker of chlorine and caustic soda (used in bleach, plastics, and pulp and paper) and the top producer of potassium hydroxide, or caustic potash (used in fertilizers). Through subsidiary OxyVinyls it's the leading North American maker of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), which is used to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins. The company operates some 22 plants throughout the US as well as another two in Canada and Chile.
Headlines for Occidental Chemical Corporation
S&P 500 extends gains into fifth day as investors look to earnings
- Mon Apr 21
Contact Information
Address: 5005 LBJ Fwy.
Dallas, TX 75244-6119
Phone:972-404-3800
Fax:972-404-3669
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer: Spencer Abraham
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer: Walter Weisman
Owner: Rosemary Tomich
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