The U.S. Chemical Industry: Pivoting to Growth and Competitive Advantage

Like many other industries that have long been mainstays of the U.S. economy, the chemicals business has been buffeted by a challenging few years. Today, however, the U.S. chemical industry forecasts are favorable. Access to stable, cost-effective feedstock and energy sources drives these positive prospects, as does the regaining of global competitive edge.

With an average of more than 20 years of experience serving industrial clients, our bankers understand the challenges in the business of chemicals and have the expertise to understand your unique needs and the ability to assess your financial operating requirements quickly. We offer a broad range of financing options and banking solutions, and our goal is to recommend the most effective approach to help you finance growth, manage cyclicality, control costs and operate more efficiently.

Supported by experts from Citizens’ Corporate Finance and Capital Markets as well as Asset-Based Lending and Treasury Solutions teams, our chemicals industry insight enables delivery of solutions that support both your current objectives and long-term success, including:

  • Commercial Financing to provide working capital, support equipment purchases and leases, expand production facilities or enable sustained expansion
  • Capital Markets capabilities to provide sophisticated advice and access to debt and equity capital markets for restructuring, recapitalizations or corporate development
  • Comprehensive Treasury Management solutions to streamline receivables and payables processes and optimize liquidity
  • Global Trade Finance services and tools to streamline and secure international supply chain management

If you would like to speak with an experienced banker about your chemicals business, and learn more about our expertise in and approach to supporting the banking needs of the chemicals industry, please contact me directly.

Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, CFA
President of Citizens Bank of PA / NJ / DE
Head of National Industry Verticals
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