About Us

OxyChem is the world’s largest producer of calcium chloride, a specialty salt that contributes unique performance properties in a diverse range of applications. Our production facility in Ludington, Michigan utilizes the abundant supply of naturally occurring brine to produce a variety of liquid and solid calcium chloride products, each processed to meet specific application requirements.

An established Michigan brine supply and rigorous process control measures, enable OxyChem to protect product quality from raw material through processing, packaging and delivery. OxyChem calcium chloride products support compliance with the Buy American provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

OxyChem is committed to the successful and responsible use of its calcium chloride products, providing Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and other detailed information to assist you. We also support the efforts of our distributors to provide convenient local assistance to those who purchase and use our products. Please contact us or a qualified distributor if you require additional assistance.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), an international oil and gas exploration and production company. The strength of our organization makes OxyChem a reliable source for calcium chloride products and supporting expertise. OxyChem has been an active participant in the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® initiative since its inception in 1988, demonstrating a commitment to attaining the highest levels of safety and environmental achievement. Learn more about OxyChem.


Industry Associations

American Concrete Pavement Association
American Public Transportation Association
American Public Works Association (APWA)*
American Road and Transportation Builders Association
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASTM International Standards Worldwide*
Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI)
Federal Highway Administration
International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA)*
National Association of County Engineers
National Rural Health Association
National Safety Council
Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA)*
The Portland Cement Association
Recycling and Reclaiming Association (ARRA)
Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA)*
Transportation Research Board**

*Current Member
**Committee Member
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