The Strongest U.S. Chemical Companies: Ranked by RealRate’s Incredible AI



The results for RealRate’s 2023 ranking for U.S. Chemicals are now available and ranked, as ever, by financial strength!


The Top 10 Chemical companies are as follows:




The top 3 Chemical companies in order are Cardinal Ethanol LLC, Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC, and Highwater Ethanol LLC.

They had Economic Capital Ratio figures of 733%, 602%, and 580%, respectively.

All 3 companies did well due to their Net Income variable. This increased the companies’ Economic Capital Ratio scores by 1,321%, 1,063%, and 989%, respectively.

Cardinal Ethanol was in 6th place last year, so a nice climb up to the top spot this time around. Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy climbed a huge 36 places to the 2nd spot since 2022, and Highwater Ethanol 10 places from 13th to 3rd during the last year.

From a total of 72 Chemical companies, 18 received our ‘Top Rated’ award.






The next 10 Chemical companies are as follows:



The American chemical industry is a vital sector contributing significantly to the economy. In 2022, it generated over $1.1 trillion in revenue. With a diverse range of products, including petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, the industry plays a pivotal role in manufacturing, innovation, and supporting various other sectors.


The most incredible thing we do at RealRate is to deliver a system of ratings that are fair and independent.

We bring together expert knowledge and groundbreaking AI in a package we are immensely proud of.

It is this AI model that computes the all-important Economic Capital Ratio figure.

We are truly unbiased and only work with audited public data. We are explainable and fair and do not have any conflicts of interest.