Founded in 1883, FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets worldwide. Based in Philadelphia, Pa., the company operates its businesses in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. Its Agricultural Products division provides crop protection and pest control products for worldwide markets. The Specialty Chemicals division produces alginate, carrageenan and microcrystalline cellulose as well as lithium-based products. FMC Corporation's Industrial Chemicals Group producer of natural soda ash as well as downstream products, such as sodium bicarbonate, sodium cyanide, sodium sesquicarbonate and caustic soda.