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About ACS

With more than 150,000 members in 140+ countries, we are the premier home of chemistry professionals.

Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, we are the world’s largest scientific society. Our mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. Our vision is to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

Who is C&EN Media Group?

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) is the award-winning news outlet that reaches the American Chemical Society’s vast membership of 156,000 scientists, as well as the worldwide chemistry community in academia, industry and beyond. Through its website and weekly print newsmagazine, C&EN covers the latest research advances, business trends, chemical safety data, career information and more.

The C&EN Media Group provides advertising opportunities targeted to this large, powerful audience. C&EN’s integrated advertising network includes robust lead generation programs, unique print advertising opportunities, such as our in-house native advertising studio, C&EN BrandLab, and access to over 50 scientific research journals that attract more than 27 million scientists, engineers, and R&D professionals around the globe.


What We Do

More than 140 years after our founding, we remain a champion for chemistry,  its practitioners and our global community of members.

  • We’re recognized as a leading publisher of authoritative scientific information. Our 50+ peer-reviewed journals are ranked the “most-trusted, most-cited and most-read.”

  • We empower our members to advance chemistry, elevate their career potential, expand their networks, inspire future generations, collaborate globally and build communities that provide scientific solutions.

  • We provide broader networks that facilitate connections and open doors in a way no other professional organization can match!


Our Impact, By The Numbers

200+ Branches Worldwide (U.S. Local Sections & International Chapters)

3000+ Current & Former ACS Scholars

8700+ Publications by Chemistry Nobel Laureates

130M+ Registered Chemical Substances (

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Get in touch:

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Phone: +49 202 271690

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