Germany is Europe's largest and the world's third largest producer of chemicals. The companies provide one-third of all European chemical workplaces and generate one-quarter of European sales. This makes chemicals one of the most important industrial sectors in Germany. Research is a major area of focus in this industry.
The range of products supplied by German chemical companies is very diversified. From plastics and synthetic rubber to organic and inorganic elements to pesticides.
Chemicals are the second largest branch of industrial activity in FrankfurtRheinMain.. Numerous global players set out from here to conquer the global market and maintain close contacts to the region to this day – including: BASF, Boehringer Ingelheim, , Merck and Fresenius.