Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing - 32519

Definition

This industry comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry, primarily engaged in: manufacturing basic organic chemicals. Establishments primarily engaged in coal tar distillation, the distillation of wood products or the manufacture of ethanol (ethyl alcohol) for non-beverage use are included.

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    The main products of this class are vinyl chloride, methanol, alicyclic hydrocarbon, ethylene glycol, fatty acids and esters.

    Example Activities:
    Accelerators (i.e., basic synthetic chemicals), manufacturing
    Acetates, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Acetic acid, manufacturing
    Acids, fatty (e.g., margaric, oleic, stearic), manufacturing
    Acids, organic, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Adipic acid, manufacturing
    Alcohol, ethyl (ethanol), non-potable, manufacturing
    Alcohol, methyl (methanol), manufacturing
    Aldehydes, manufacturing
    Alginates (e.g., calcium, potassium, sodium), manufacturing
    Azobenzene, manufacturing
    Benzaldehyde, manufacturing
    Bleaching agents, organic, manufacturing
    Briquettes, charcoal, manufacturing
    Calcium organic compounds, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Caprolactam, manufacturing
    Carbon organic compounds, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Carbon tetrachloride, manufacturing
    Charcoal (except activated), manufacturing
    Citrates, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Coal tar distillates, manufacturing
    Creosote, made by distillation of coal tar
    Creosote, made by distillation of wood tar
    Cresols, made by distillation of coal tar
    Cresylic acids, made from refined petroleum or natural gas
    Cyclic crudes, made by distillation of coal tar
    Cycloterpenes, manufacturing
    Diphenylamine, manufacturing
    Dyeing and tanning extracts, natural, manufacturing
    Dyes, natural, manufacturing
    Enzyme proteins (i.e., basic synthetic chemicals) (except pharmaceutical use), manufacturing
    Essential oils, synthetic, manufacturing
    Esters, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Ethanol (ethyl alcohol), non-potable, made by the wet-mill process
    Ethyl alcohol (ethanol), non-potable, manufacturing
    Ethylene dichloride (dichloroethane), manufacturing
    Ethylene glycol, manufacturing
    Ethylene oxide, manufacturing
    Extracts, natural dyeing and tanning, manufacturing
    Fatty acid esters and amines, manufacturing
    Fatty acids (e.g., margaric, oleic, stearic), manufacturing
    Fatty alcohols, manufacturing
    Flavouring materials (i.e., basic synthetic chemicals such as coumarin), manufacturing
    Formaldehyde, manufacturing
    Fuel propellants, solid organic, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Gum and wood chemicals, manufacturing
    Halogenated hydrocarbon (except aromatics) derivatives, manufacturing
    Heterocyclic chemicals, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Isocyanates, manufacturing
    Isopropyl alcohol, manufacturing
    Ketone compounds, not specified elsewhere by process, manufacturing
    Methanol (methyl alcohol), natural, manufacturing
    Methanol (methyl alcohol), synthetic, manufacturing
    Methyl alcohol (methanol), natural, manufacturing
    Methyl alcohol (methanol), synthetic, manufacturing
    Naphtha, made by distillation of coal tar
    Naphthalene, made by distillation of coal tar
    Naphthalene, made from refined petroleum or natural gas
    Naval stores, gum or wood, manufacturing
    Nitrated hydrocarbon derivatives, manufacturing
    Nitrosated hydrocarbon derivatives, manufacturing
    Oils, made by distillation of coal tar
    Oils, wood, made by distillation of wood
    Oleic acid (red oil), manufacturing
    Organo-inorganic compounds, manufacturing
    Oxalates (e.g., ammonium oxalate, ethyl oxalate, sodium oxalate), manufacturing
    Oxalic acid, manufacturing
    Perfume materials (i.e., basic synthetic chemical)

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    manufacturing natural food colourings (see 311940 Seasoning and dressing manufacturing)
    refining crude petroleum (see 324110 Petroleum refineries)
    manufacturing coal tar crudes in coke ovens (see 324190 Other petroleum and coal product
    manufacturing)
    converting petroleum or natural gas liquid feedstocks into petrochemicals (see 325110 Petrochemical
    manufacturing)
    manufacturing organic industrial gases (see 325120 Industrial gas manufacturing)
    manufacturing synthetic rubber (see 325210 Resin and synthetic rubber manufacturing)
    manufacturing urea (see 32531 Fertilizer manufacturing)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

133

0-99 Employees

91.1%

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Average revenue

$969.3
thousand

Profitable

68.4%

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Salaries

$255.2
million

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Net revenue

$738.8
million

Shipments

$3.3
billion

Value added

$1.3
billion

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Exports

$4.3
billion

Imports

$6.3
billion
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