Carbon Black - Global Strategic Business Report

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon Black in Thousands of Metric Tons. The specific end-use segments discussed are Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 55 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Aditya Birla Group, Alexandria Carbon Black Company SAE, Cabot Corporation, Cancarb Limited, China Synthetic Rubber Corporation, Columbian Chemicals Company, Continental Carbon Company, Evonik Degussa GmbH, Degussa Engineered Carbons LP, Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd., Korea Carbon Black Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Philips Carbon Black Ltd., Senka Carbon Private Limited, Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co., Sosnogorsk Gas Processing Works, Thai Tokai Carbon Product Co., Ltd., and Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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CARBON BLACK

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Tires I-3
Rubber Products I-4
Plastics I-4
Inks I-4
Paints and Coatings I-4
Others I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. Market Overview & Outlook II-1
Outlook II-1
Developing Countries - Prime Growth Areas II-1
Trends in Developed Regions II-1
Pressure from Environmental Groups II-1
Demand to increase in Specialized End-use Segments II-2
Automobile Demand and its Cascading Effect II-2

2. Global Production Landscape II-3
Carbon Black Production – A Global Perspective II-3
Production Technology II-3
Table 1: Worldwide Carbon Black Market (2006): Breakdown of
Production Capacity by Country/Region (Capacity in 000 tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 2: Carbon Black Market Worldwide (2006): Percentage
Breakdown of Production Capacity by Country/Region -US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Rest
of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 3: Leading Players in Global Carbon Black Market
(2007): Production Capacity for Cabot Corporation, Evonik,
Columbian Chemicals, Birla Group, CSRC & Continental, SID
Richardson, Tokai Carbon, Omsktechuglerod, Phillips Carbon
Black, and Hancheng Black Cat (Capacity in Million Tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
China-New Hub for Carbon Black II-5

3. Market Trends II-6
Special Blacks to Witness Healthy Growth II-6
Performance Oriented Tires to Witness Higher Demand in Europe II-6
Asia-Pacific Witnesses Increased Competition II-6
Silica Emerges as a Major Substitute to Carbon Black II-6

4. Product Profile II-7
Raw-Material Intensive II-7
Manufacturing Process II-7
Thermal Black Process II-8
Furnace Process II-8
Wet Granulation Process II-8

5. Types of Carbon Black II-9
Characterization of Carbon Black II-9
Classification of Carbon Black II-10
Lamp Black II-10
Channel Black II-10
Specialty Blacks II-10
Furnace Black II-10
Thermal Black II-10
Acetylene black II-10
Acetylene Black - Revolutionizes the Battery Industry II-10
Next Generation of Carbon Black II-11
Grades of Carbon Black II-11

6. End-Use Market Analysis II-13
Table 4: World Market for Carbon Black (2008): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segments- Tires, Rubber
Products, Plastic, Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Categories of Rubber Blacks, Based on ASTM (American Standard
Test Method) II-13
A. Tires II-14
Table 5: Consumption of Raw Materials by the Tire Industry
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Reverse Polymerization of Scrap Tires II-14
B. Rubber Products II-15
Classification of Carbon Black for Rubber Industry II-15
American Standard Test Method (ASTM) Classification II-15
Impact of Carbon Black on Rubber Properties II-15
C. Plastics II-16
Performance - Enhancing Properties II-16
Color Concentrates II-16
Fiber Applications II-16
Pipe II-16
Conductive II-16
Wire & Cable II-16
D. Inks II-17
Ink Manufacturing II-17
Carbon Black Properties and their Influence on Ink Application II-17
Grades of Newsinks II-17
Oil Inks II-18
Liquid Inks II-18
E. Paints and Coatings II-19
Other Application Areas II-20

7. Substitutes to Carbon Black II-21
Substitutes to Carbon Black II-21
Silica Replaces Carbon Black in Passenger Car Tire II-21
Tires Made of Corn II-21

8. Environmental Analysis II-22
Analyst’s Rating of Factors Affecting Demand for Carbon Black
(On a scale of 1-5) II-22
Significant barriers to entry include II-22
Highly Raw material Intensive II-22
No Scope for value-addition II-22
Cost & Technology Issues II-23
Difficulties Faced in Acceptance of Recycled Carbon Black II-23
Carbon Black & Human Health II-23
Carcinogenic Property of Carbon Black - A Growing Concern II-23

9. Recent Industry Activity II-25
Jiangxi to Acquire Further Interest in Hancheng II-25
Emerald Hilton Takes Over Wolstenholme II-25
PCBL to Form Joint Venture with Vinachem II-25
Cabot to Construct Carbon Black Manufacturing Facility in Dubai II-25
Aditya Birla Group Plans to Establish Carbon Black Facility
in Mexico II-26
Hancheng Black Cat Announces Expansion of its Manufacturing
Facility II-26
Continental Carbon to Establish Two Greenfield Units II-26
Phillips Carbon to Increase Capacity II-26
ChromaScape Acquires Solution Dispersions II-26
CO2 Tech Acquires China Energy II-27
Columbian Chemicals Acquires Shandong Haihua Carbon Black
Chemical II-27
Tokai Acquires Majority Interest in CIP Group II-27
Evonik Completes Acquisition of Degussa Carbons II-27
Degussa Expands Carbon Black Capacity of Paulinia Plant II-27
Paradise International Enters into Joint Venture with Shanxi
Lixin Chemical II-28
Cancarb Enters into Partnership with IMCD II-28
Grupo KUO and Cabot to Invest in a Carbon Black Plant in Mexico II-28
RPG Group to Increase Carbon Black Capacity II-28
Thai Carbon Black to Expand Capacity II-28
Columbian Chemicals Commences Operations in Brazil II-28
Cancarb Forms Partnership with NRC to Distribute Thermax®
Products II-29
Degussa Establishes a New Joint Venture Company in China II-29
Tokai Establishes Tokai Carbon Europe II-29
Phillips Carbon Black to Setup a Fourth Plant II-29
Cabot to Expand Production Facility of Carbon Black II-29
RPG to Setup Two More Facilities for Production of Carbon Black II-30
Aditya Birla Group to Expand Production Facilities in India
and Abroad II-30
Sid Richardson to Expand Production Capacity of Carbon Black
in Texas II-30
Aditya Birla to Scale Up Carbon Black Business II-30
Aditya Birla Nuvo to Increase Carbon Black Production Capacity II-31
Koppers Acquires Reilly Industries’ Coal Tar Business II-31
Columbian Chemicals to Expand Carbon Operations in Hungary II-31
Cabot Chemical’s Carbon Black Plant Becomes Operational II-31
Thai Carbon and Alexandria Establishes a New Company in Mexico II-32
Henan and DoubleStar to Jointly Build Carbon Black Project II-32
Columbian Chemicals Appoints New Distributor for Mexico II-32
Phelps Dodge Corp. Divests Columbian Chemicals II-32
Bridgestone Corp. Constructs Carbon Black Plant II-32
ACB Installs Plantweb Digital Plant Architecture II-32
Tokai Carbon Commences Chinese Operations II-33
ABG China Venture Comes Online II-33

10. Focus on Select Players II-34
Aditya Birla Group (India) II-34
Alexandria Carbon Black Company SAE (Egypt) II-34
Cabot Corporation (USA) II-34
Cancarb Limited (Canada) II-35
China Synthetic Rubber Corporation (Taiwan) II-35
Columbian Chemicals Company (USA) II-36
Continental Carbon Company (USA) II-36
Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany) II-36
Degussa Engineered Carbons LP (USA) II-37
Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd. (China) II-37
Korea Carbon Black Co., Ltd. (Korea) II-37
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan) II-37
Philips Carbon Black Ltd. (India) II-38
Senka Carbon Private Limited (India) II-38
Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co. (USA) II-38
Sosnogorsk Gas Processing Works (Russia) II-39
Thai Tokai Carbon Product Co., Ltd. (Thailand) II-39
Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-39

11. Global Market Perspective II-40
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 7: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 8: World Historic Review for Carbon Black by Geographic
Region US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 1998, 2008,
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43
By End Use Segment II-44
Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black in Tires by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 11: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black in
Tires by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 12: World Historic Review for Carbon Black in Tires by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black in Tires
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 1998, 2008,
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black in Rubber Products by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 15: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black in
Rubber Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 16: World Historic Review for Carbon Black in Rubber
Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black in Rubber
Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black in Plastic Products by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 19: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black in
Plastic Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 20: World Historic Review for Carbon Black in Plastic
Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black in
Plastic Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black in Inks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 23: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black in Inks
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 24: World Historic Review for Carbon Black in Inks by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black in Inks
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 1998, 2008,
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black in Paints & Coatings by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 27: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black in
Paints & Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 28: World Historic Review for Carbon Black in Paints &
Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black in Paints &
Coatings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black in Other Application Areas by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 31: World Long-term Projections for Carbon Black in
Other Application Areas by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 32: World Historic Review for Carbon Black in Other
Application Areas by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black in Others
Application Areas by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Carbon Black Expansions Outside US III-1
Leading Players III-1
Table 34: Leading Producers of Carbon Black in the US
(2006): Production Capacity for Cabot, Degussa Engineered
Carbons, Sid Richardson Carbon, Continental Carbon, and
Columbian Chemicals (Capacity in ‘000 tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Imports & Exports III-2
Table 35: Carbon Black Market in the US (2006 & 2007):
Value Imports of Carbon Black and Allied Forms of Carbon
NES by Countries of Origin (In Thousand US$) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 36: Carbon Black Market in the US (2006 & 2007):
Value Exports of Carbon Black and Allied Forms of Carbon
NES by Countries of Destination (In Thousand US$) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Select Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-6
Table 37: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 38: US Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 39: US Historic Review for Carbon Black by End Use
Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through
2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 40: US 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by End Use
Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Tires,
Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others
Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-8

2. Canada III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Competitive Scenario III-9
Table 41: Leading Producers of Carbon Black in Canada
(2006) : Production Capacity for Cabot, Columbian
Chemicals, and Cancarb (Capacity in ‘000 tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Imports & Exports Scenario III-9
Table 42: Carbon Black Market in Canada (2006 & 2007):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports of Carbon Black and
Allied Forms of Carbon NES by Countries of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 43: Carbon Black Market in Canada (2006 & 2007):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports of Carbon Black and
Allied Forms of Carbon NES by Countries of Destination
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Cancarb Limited - A Major Player III-10
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 44: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 45: Canadian Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 46: Canadian Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 47: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-12

3. Japan III-13
A.Market Analysis III-13
Competitive Scenario III-13
Table 48: Japanese Domestic Carbon Black Market (2006):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading Players -
Tokai Carbon, Cabot Japan, Nippon Steel Chemical Carbon,
Mitsubishi Chemical, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13
Strategic Corporate Development III-13
Select Players III-14
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 49: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 50: Japanese Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 51: Japanese Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 52: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

4. Europe III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
European Carbon Black Producers to Face Tough Challenges III-17
Table 53: Carbon Black Market in Europe (2006): Breakdown
of Production Capacity by Country/Region (Capacity in ‘000
Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 54: Carbon Black Market in Europe (2006): Installed
Capacity by Leading Company (Capacity in ‘000 Metric Tons)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 55: Carbon Black Market in Europe (2006): Shipments
in ‘000 Metric Tons (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 56: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Carbon Black by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 57: European Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 58: European Historic Review for Carbon Black by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 59: European 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 60: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 61: European Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 62: European Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 63: European 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

4a. France III-25
Market Analysis III-25
Table 64: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 65: French Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 66: French Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 67: French 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

4b. Germany III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Strategic Corporate Developments III-28
Evonik Degussa GmbH - A Major Player III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 68: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 69: German Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 70: German Historic Review for Carbon Black by End Use
Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings,
and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 71: German 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4c. Italy III-32
Market Analysis III-32
Table 72: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 73: Italian Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 74: Italian Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 75: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4d. The United Kingdom III-35
Market Analysis III-35
Table 76: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 77: UK Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 78: UK Historic Review for Carbon Black by End Use
Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 79: UK 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by End Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Tires,
Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others
Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

4e. Spain III-38
Market Analysis III-38
Table 80: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 81: Spanish Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 82: Spanish Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 83: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40

4f. Russia III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Sosnogorsk Gas Processing Works – A Major Player III-41
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 84: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons
forYears 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 85: Russian Long-term Projections for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 86: Russian Historic Review for Carbon Black by End
Use Segment -Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 87: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

4g. Rest of Europe III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Strategic Corporate Developments III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 88: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Carbon Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber
Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 89: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic,
Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 90: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 91: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

5. Asia Pacific III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Factors Contributing to Growth in Asia Pacific III-49
Table 92: Carbon Black Market in Asia Pacific (2006):
Production Capacity by Country/Region (Capacity in ‘000
Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 93: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Carbon Black by Geographic Region - China and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 94: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Carbon
Black by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 95: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Carbon Black by
Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 96: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 1998,
2008, 2012 III-52

Table 97: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Carbon Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber
Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 98: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic,
Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 99: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Carbon Black
Consumption by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 100: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black
by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-54

5a. China III-55
A.Market Analysis III-55
Chinese Carbon Black Industry – On Growth Trajectory III-55
Strategic Corporate Developments III-55
Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd. – A Major Player III-57
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 101: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Carbon Black by End Use Segment for Tires, Rubber
Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 102: Chinese Long-term Projections for Carbon Black
by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Inks,
Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2011
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 103: Chinese Historic Review for Carbon Black
Consumption by End Use Segment for Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 104: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

5b. Rest of Asia III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Strategic Corporate Developments III-60
Select Players III-62
B.Market Analytics III-64
Table 105: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for Carbon Black by End Use Segment for
Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 106: Rest of Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 107: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment for Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000
Metric Tons for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 108: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Carbon Black by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

6. Latin America III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Table 109: Carbon Black Market in Latin America (2006):
Production Capacity by Country/Region (Capacity in ‘000
Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68
Strategic Corporate Developments III-68
B.Market Analytics III-70
Table 110: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Carbon Black by End Use Segment for Tires,
Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 111: Latin America Long-term Projections for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic,
Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 112: Latin America Historic Review for Carbon Black by
End Use Segment for Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for Years 1991
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 113: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets for 1998, 2008, 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

7. Rest of World III-73
A.Market Analysis III-73
Table 114: Carbon Black Market in Rest of World (2006):
Production Capacity by Country/Region (Capacity in ‘000
Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73
Strategic Corporate Developments III-73
Alexandria Carbon Black Company SAE (Egypt) - A Major Player III-74
B.Market Analytics III-74
Table 115: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Carbon Black by End Use Segment for Tires,
Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
‘000 Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 116: Rest of World Long-term Projections for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic,
Inks, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 117: Rest of World Historic Review for Carbon Black
Consumption by End Use Segment for Tires, Rubber Products,
Plastic, Paints & Coatings, and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Metric Tons for
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 118: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Carbon
Black by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Tires, Rubber Products, Plastic, Paints &
Coatings, and Others Markets for 1998, 2008 and 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
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  • Aditya Birla Group (India)
  • Alexandria Carbon Black Company SAE (Egypt)
  • Cabot Corporation (USA)
  • Cancarb Limited (Canada)
  • China Synthetic Rubber Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Columbian Chemicals Company (USA)
  • Continental Carbon Company (USA)
  • Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany)
  • Degussa Engineered Carbons LP (USA)
  • Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Korea Carbon Black Co., Ltd. (Korea)
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)
  • Philips Carbon Black Ltd. (India)
  • Senka Carbon Private Limited (India)
  • Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co. (USA)
  • Sosnogorsk Gas Processing Works (Russia)
  • Thai Tokai Carbon Product Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
  • Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan)
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