Companies that primarily produce industrial chemicals and basic chemicals. Including but not limited to plastics, synthetic fibers, films, commodity-based paints and pigments, explosives and petrochemicals. Excludes chemical companies classified in the Diversified Chemicals, Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals, Industrial Gases, or Specialty Chemicals sub-industries.
Manufacturers of a diversified range of chemical products not classified in the Industrial Gases, Commodity Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals or Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals sub-industries.
Producers of fertilizers, pesticides, potash or other agriculture-related chemicals not classified elsewhere.
Manufacturers of industrial gases.
Companies that primarily produce high value-added chemicals used in the manufacture of a wide variety of products, including but not limited to fine chemicals, additives, advanced polymers, adhesives, sealants and specialty paints, pigments and coatings.
Manufacturers of construction materials including sand, clay, gypsum, lime, aggregates, cement, concrete and bricks. Other finished or semi-finished building materials are classified in the Building Products sub-industry.
Manufacturers of metal, glass or plastic containers. Includes corks and caps.
Manufacturers of paper and cardboard containers and packaging.
Producers of aluminum and related products, including companies that mine or process bauxite and companies that recycle aluminum to produce finished or semi-finished products. Excludes companies that primarily produce aluminum building materials classified in the Building Products sub-industry.
Companies engaged in the diversified production or extraction of metals and minerals not classified elsewhere. Including, but not limited to, nonferrous metal mining (except bauxite) salt and borate mining, phosphate rock mining, and diversified mining operations. Excludes iron ore mining, classified in the Steel Sub-Industry, bauxite mining, classified in the Aluminum Sub-Industry, and coal mining, classified in either the Steel or Coal & Consumable Fuels Sub-Industries.
Companies involved primarily in copper ore mining.
Producers of gold and related products, including companies that mine or process gold and the South African finance houses which primarily invest in, but do not operate, gold mines.
Companies mining precious metals and minerals not classified in the Gold sub-industry. Includes companies primarily mining latinum.
Companies primarily mining silver. Excludes companies classified in the Gold or Precious Metals and Minerals Sub-Industries.
Producers of iron and steel and related products, including metallurgical (coking) coal mining used for steel production.
Manufacturers of timber and related wood products. Includes lumber for the building industry.
Manufacturers of all grades of paper. Excludes companies specializing in paper packaging classified in the Paper Packaging sub-industry.