Medium and large Italian companies represent 24% of the whole chemical production.
There are some big players of basic chemicals, but also several very dynamic medium and medium-large enterprises.
Main Italian chemical companies usually focus their activity on very specific families of goods, offering a wide product range in order to satisfy every demand on a particular market.
Thanks to high technological content of products and strong service supply, many of them are now market leader in their specific niche at European or even World level.
Most of them are active on foreign markets not only with a commercial presence, but also with production units: the share of production made outside of Italy has risen from 34% in 2007 to 42%.
The chemical industry in Italy 2017