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Analyzing the Chemical Industry in United States 2019

  • ID: 4769917
  • Report
  • May 2019
  • Region: United States
  • 260 Pages
  • Aruvian Research


  • Bayer AG
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
  • Eastman Chemical Company

With gains in the US manufacturing industry, there is expected to be a soaring growth in the US chemical industry in the coming years. Strong global growth prospects, increasing exports, along with balanced chemical inventories, are just some of the factors that suggest strong positive growth for the US chemical industry. The industry is expected to surpass revenues of $700 billion by the end of 2023.

The US Chemical Industry is one of the world’s largest producers by a substantial margin with a balance of trade surplus in excess of $20 billion. It is a major player contributing 21% in GDP to the US economy. This growth has led many theorists to conclude that the industry is a “harvester” rather than an “investor” for future growth.

The report Analyzing the Chemical Industry in the United States 2019 researches the characteristics of the US chemical industry and the segments which, as a whole, make up this dynamic machinery of growth. Major globalization strides were taken by the industry, as explained in the report, with the requirement of heavy capital investment that brings in more competition and the overall focus of the industry to meet the environmental challenge.

The report delves deeper into the processes applied in the US chemical industry and their defining global standards thereby ensuring leadership in exports as well as attracting FDI in the industry. The industry’s dynamics like competition, infrastructure and the regulatory policies with the reporting requirements deployed on the industry are explained by the report. The progress of technology vis-à-vis the environmental costs as incurred by the industry are discussed in view of the energy demands of the industry.

The report defines the industry in two major compartments as organic and inorganic sectors and the technologies employed by them. The report also profiles some of the leading players in the industry who have earned the reputation and pride for the US Chemical Industry globally and placing the United States at the top of the pecking order.

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  • Bayer AG
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
  • Eastman Chemical Company

A. Executive Summary

B. Introduction to the Industry
B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 Industry Characteristics
B.3 Looking at the Dynamics of the Industry
B.4 Industry Overview
B.5 Market Segments
B.6 Globalization in the Industry
B.7 Requirement of Heavy Capital Investment
B.8 Meeting the Environment Challenge
B.9 Competition in the Industry

C. Chemical Processing in the US
C.1 Process Overview
C.2 Reactors
C.3 Heat Exchangers
C.4 Separation of Solid, Liquid, Gas Mixtures
C.5 Handling of Fluids
C.6 Manufacturing of Finished Product
C.7 Size Reduction

D. Trade in the Industry
D.1 Import/Export Scenario
D.2 Trade according to Products
D.3 Foreign Investment in the Industry

E. Factors Influencing Competition in the Industry
E.1 Infrastructure & Strengths of the Industry
E.2 Demand & Supply Relationships Worldwide
E.3 US Economic Scenario
E.4 Global Economic Scenario
E.5 Strong Foreign Investment & Protection of Intellectual Property
E.6 Regulatory Policies
E.7 Future Competitiveness of the Industry

F. Looking at Technology involved in the Industry

G. Environmental Costs of the US Chemical Industry and Restrictions on Chemical Products

H. Looking at the Energy Demands of the Industry

I. Energy Use and Intensity of the Industry
I.1 Energy Use in the Chemical Industry
I.2 Energy-Intensive Petrochemical Industry
I.3 Energy Use in Ammonia & Nitrogenous Fertilizer Industry
I.4 Energy Use in the Chlorine Manufacturing Process
I.5 Conclusion

J. Foreign Investment in the Chemical Sector

K. Organic Chemical Industry in US
K.1 Definition & Industry Structure
K.2 Product Characterization
K.3 Industry Overview
K.4 Industry Trends
K.5 Industry Processes in the Organic Chemical Industry
K.5.1 Chemical Manufacturing Process
K.5.2 Widespread Chemical Reactions
K.5.3 Organic Chemical Production Chains
K.6 Pollution in the Industry

L. Inorganic Chemical Industry in US
L.1 Definition of the Industry
L.2 Product Characterization
L.3 Industry Overview
L.4 Industry Trends
L.5 Industry Processes in the Inorganic Chemical Industry
L.5.1 Mercury Cell Process
L.5.2 Diaphragm Cell Process
L.5.3 Membrane Cell Process
L.5.4 Auxiliary Processes
L.6 Pollution in the Industry

M. Leading Players
M.1 Bayer AG
M.1.1 Corporate Overview
M.1.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.1.3 SWOT Analysis
M.2.1 Corporate Overview
M.2.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.2.3 SWOT Analysis
M.3 ConocoPhillips
M.3.1 Corporate Overview
M.3.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.3.3 SWOT Analysis
M.4 Dow Chemical Company
M.4.1 Corporate Overview
M.4.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.4.3 SWOT Analysis
M.5 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
M.5.1 Corporate Overview
M.5.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.5.3 SWOT Analysis
M.6 Eastman Chemical Company
M.6.1 Corporate Overview
M.6.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.6.3 SWOT Analysis
M.7 Exxon Mobil Corporation
M.7.1 Corporate Overview
M.7.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.7.3 SWOT Analysis
M.8 Huntsman Corporation
M.8.1 Corporate Overview
M.8.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.8.3 SWOT Analysis
M.9 Monsanto Company
M.9.1 Corporate Overview
M.9.2 Business Segment Analysis
M.9.3 SWOT Analysis

N. Appendix

O. Glossary of Terms

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  • Bayer AG
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Monsanto Company
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown