Chemours Makes Fortune 500 List a Second Consecutive Year
WILMINGTON, DE – June 7, 2018 – The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced it made the Fortune 500 list of the nation's largest corporations for the second consecutive year. With $6.2B in revenues in 2017, Chemours ranks #451—up from #482 in 2017—on the overall list revealed today via Fortune magazine.
"We're honored to appear on this coveted list and prouder yet to have risen through the ranks in such a short time," said Chemours President and CEO Mark Vergnano. "This announcement is just another example of how we are earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry. The same excellence and relentless focus that powered the successful execution of our transformation plan, will enable us to deliver against our growth plan."
Chemours completed its five-point transformation plan in December 2017 and pivoted to launch its three-year growth strategy, supported by business-specific strategies and four growth pillars: portfolio, partnerships, performance, and people. This strategy is designed to drive growth across Chemours' three business units, creating higher value for investors, customers, and partners.
"This success is only possible through the incredible work and dedication of our employees, not only meeting, but exceeding expectations, owning our plan and flawlessly executing," added Vergnano. "I cannot wait to see all we accomplish together in 2018 and beyond."
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About The Chemours Company
The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations. Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and general industrial manufacturing. Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™ and Nafion™. Chemours has approximately 7,000 employees and 26 manufacturing sites serving approximately 4,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.
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