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Furnace Carbon Black Industry & Markets 2018 Past-Present-Future

  • ID: 4745175
  • Report
  • 177 Pages
  • Rubber Chemical Consultants
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  • Aditya Birla
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Jiangxi Black Cat
  • Longxing Chemical Stock
  • OCI Group
  • Orion Engineered Carbons
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Furnace carbon black industry and market analysis covering the period 2011 to 2030. Industry coverage includes production capacities, trends and industry drivers. Market coverage includes international trade, segmental drivers, volumes, market prices and market values.

An overview of the furnace carbon black industry leads into a more detailed analysis of the manufacturing landscape. This looks at key manufacturers and the geographical spread of global manufacturing capacity. This is followed by analysis of manufacturer’s financial performance, manufacturing cost and manufacturing developments.

Carbon black market dynamics are then addressed for the primary market segments of tire, rubber goods (MRG) and plastics where consideration is given to drivers such as global megatrends, material developments, legislation and product differentiation. Market dynamics is completed with a brief look at the other market segments comprising of inks, coatings and numerous other niche applications.

International trade looks at the balance of production and demand and allows some high level benchmarking for market pricing. This is followed by a more detailed analysis of market pricing via RCCL’s proprietary market price modelling system which is benchmarked against actual market prices for China, Europe and North America for referenced rubber, plastic and specialist grades.

The key focus of the report is a detailed look at historic, current and projected future volumes in the primary market segments of tire, rubber goods and plastics and ‘other’ segments. Detailed projections are provided for future volumes based on the mix of market drivers already outlined. The market volumes are then combined with regional and segmental pricing estimates to determine market values.

The report concludes with a section looking at global and regional supply versus demand, this section also includes detailed analysis of several topical market related issues for India and North America.

The executive summary provides extensive conclusions and key takeaways for the report. This is designed for easy transfer into management presentations.

Target Audience: This report is targeted at carbon black manufacturers, rubber chemical manufacturers and tire manufacturers. The content is suitable for marketing strategies, market research and market insight. Other parties which will find this report valuable include: equipment suppliers, raw material producers, carbon black traders and industry consultants.

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  • Aditya Birla
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Jiangxi Black Cat
  • Longxing Chemical Stock
  • OCI Group
  • Orion Engineered Carbons
  • MORE

1 Executive Summary
1.1 Scope
1.1 Objectives
1.2 Market Drivers
1.3 Market Volumes
1.4 Market Values
1.5 Industry Drivers
1.6 Industry Outlook

2 Introduction
2.1 Definitions, Abbreviations and Nomenclature
2.2 Scope
2.3 Objectives
2.4 Information Sources
2.5 Assumptions

3 Methodology
3.1 General Reporting Principles
3.2 Consumer-Up Analysis (Market Volumes)
3.2.1 Key Parameters
3.2.2 Consumer Plant Parameters
3.2.3 Product Technology Parameters
3.2.4 Market Parameters
3.3 Market Value Analysis
3.4 Data Validation
3.4.1 Market Volumes
3.4.2 Market Values

4 Furnace Carbon Black Industry Overview
4.1 Raw Materials
4.2 Manufacturing Process
4.3 Manufacturing Landscape
4.4 Carbon Black Markets
4.4.1 Tire Segment
4.4.2 Rubber Goods Segment (MRG)
4.4.3 Plastics Segment
4.4.4 ‘Other’ Segment

5 Manufacturers
5.1 Key Manufacturers
5.2 Manufacturing Capacities
5.2.1 Global
5.2.2 Regional
5.2.3 Country
5.3 Financial Analysis
5.3.1 Manufacturing Margins
5.3.2 Average Selling Prices
5.4 Manufacturing Cost Analysis
5.4.1 Variable Costs
5.4.2 Fixed Costs
5.4.3 Energy Recovery
5.4.4 Carbon Trading
5.4.5 Emissions Control - EPA Impositions in USA
5.4.6 Emissions Control - Chinese Government Initiatives
5.5 Manufacturing Developments
5.5.1 Production Efficiencies
5.5.2 Variable Cost Reduction
5.5.3 Fixed Cost and Infrastructure
5.5.4 Energy Recovery
5.6 Product Developments
5.6.1 Tire Segment
5.6.2 MRG Segment
5.6.3 Plastics Segment
5.7 Novel Processes & Technologies

6 Market Drivers
6.1 Tire Market
6.1.1 Tire Types
6.1.2 Material Developments
6.1.3 Tire Construction/Design
6.1.4 Legislation & Environment
6.1.5 Tire Industry Landscape
6.1.6 Tire Industry ‘Hot Spots’
6.2 Rubber Goods Market
6.2.1 Main Segments
6.2.2 Segmental Developments
6.2.3 Legislation & Environment
6.2.4 Rubber Goods Industry Landscape
6.2.5 Rubber Goods Industry ‘Hot Spots’
6.3 Plastics Market
6.3.1 Main Segments
6.3.2 Segmental Developments
6.3.3 Legislation & Environment
6.3.4 Plastics Industry Landscape
6.3.5 Plastics Industry ‘Hot Spots’
6.4 Other Markets
6.4.1 Segmental Developments

7 International Trade & Market Pricing
7.1 International Trade
7.1.1 Africa
7.1.2 China
7.1.3 Europe
7.1.4 India
7.1.5 Middle East
7.1.6 North America
7.1.7 North Asia
7.1.8 South Asia
7.2 Historic Pricing vs Modeled Values and Trade Values
7.2.1 Europe
7.2.2 North America
7.2.3 China

8 Market Volumes
8.1 Global Volumes
8.1.1 All Segments
8.1.2 By Market Segment
8.2 Regional Volumes
8.2.1 All Segments
8.2.2 By Market Segment
8.3 Country Volumes
8.3.1 All Segments
8.3.2 By Segment

9 Market Values
9.1 Global Values
9.1.1 All Segments
9.1.2 By Segment
9.2 Regional Values
9.2.1 All Segments
9.2.2 By Segment
9.3 Country Values
9.3.1 Africa
9.3.2 CIS
9.3.3 Europe
9.3.4 Middle East
9.3.5 North America
9.3.6 North Asia
9.3.7 South America
9.3.8 South Asia

10 Supply/Demand Balances & Capacity Utilisation
10.1 Global
10.2 Regional
10.2.1 Africa
10.2.2 China
10.2.3 CIS
10.2.4 Europe
10.2.5 India
10.2.6 India Special Analysis re: Supply Shortage
10.2.7 Middle East
10.2.8 North America
10.2.9 North America Special Analysis re: EPA Imposition and Tire Growth
10.2.10 North Asia
10.2.11 South America
10.2.12 South Asia

11 Concluding Comments

12 Appendices
12.1 Market segments and sub segments
12.2 What is furnace carbon black?

13 Additional Documentation

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  • Aditya Birla
  • Boxer Industries
  • Cabot Corporation
  • China Synthetic Rubber Corporation
  • Continental Carbon
  • Jiangxi Black Cat
  • Kemya Sabic/Exxon JV
  • Longxing Chemical Stock
  • Monolith Materials
  • OCI Group
  • Omsk Carbon
  • Orion Engineered Carbons
  • Phillips Carbon Black Ltd
  • Sid Richardson
  • Takreer
  • Thai Carbon
  • Tokai Group
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