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West Virginia is in the heart of the U.S. chemical manufacturing region and benefits from immediate access to raw materials, specialized services, downstream customers and consumer markets. West Virginia is well positioned to support the industry with major in-state suppliers and those operating in immediate surrounding states.

West Virginia has identified sectors of the chemical and polymer manufacturing industry where it has proven advantages in overall cost competitiveness, access to skilled workers, access to raw materials and proximity to markets.