The Future of Carbon Black to 2015

This carbon black industry report by Smithers Apex details the carbon black market share, expected to reach 13 million by 2015.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 28 Oct 2010
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 59
  • Average global growth will likely exceed 4% over the next five years, with China, India, and Central and Eastern Europe showing much higher demand, while capacity will shift geographically to meet demand, as recent Asian production numbers show
  • The Future of Carbon Black to 2015 will provide statistical data for the carbon black market size by country, region and end-use sector, including the effects on the auto industry of the financial crisis, and the results felt by the huge carbon black-consuming tyre market
  • This carbon black industry report will also address the carbon black market share, supply, technology and market drivers, and includes five-year forecasts for consumption in key end-use sectors.

Description

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • Worldwide market for carbon
  • Technology trends in production, particle morphology, costs, recyclability
  • Competition with reinforcing fillers
  • Strategies for suppliers
  • Strategies for supplier

METHODOLOGY

The Future of Carbon Black to 2015 is based on extensive primary and secondary research from multiple sources. Carbon black production and consumption figures are built up from international industry contacts and associations as well as from the author's own estimates based on industry intelligence. Trade statistics are derived from national sources, and additional data were developed from various published sources including conference papers and corporate information. Data on economic activity was drawn from national and international agencies and was used to estimate future growth.

WHAT DO YOU GET?

  • Quantitative and comprehensive market data and forecasts for the global carbon black industry
  • Qualitative insight and perspective on the current situation and future trends in the carbon black industry
  • Tables and figures clearly illustrating strategic transitions in feedstock and product markets
  • Analyses of end-use markets, technology trends, and regional consumption

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Get the latest industry figures and analysis so you can react to the global market shifts taking place
  • Understand the opportunities offered by the latest technology developments
  • Key into future strategies of feedstock and equipment suppliers
  • Get a complete picture of the industry with forecasts to 2015 to help plan your business strategy with confidence

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT?

  • Producers, processors and traders; feedstock suppliers; equipment suppliers; sales and purchasers
  • Tyre suppliers/manufacturers
  • Plastics, inks and coatings suppliers
  • Business planners, financial analysts and consultants

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of report couriered to you (see order form for postage costs) on publication date
  • CD-Rom with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY

  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Objective
  • Methodology
  • List of definitions and abbreviations

THE CARBON BLACK INDUSTRY

  • Manufacturing processes and carbon black grades
  • Characterisation of carbon black
    • Physical characteristics
    • Colour characteristics

CLASSIFICATION OF CARBON BLACK

CARBON BLACK FEEDSTOCKS

PRODUCTION 

  • Trends
    • Rationalisation
    • Globalisation
  • Asia
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Thailand
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Taiwan
    • Vietnam
    • Sri Lanka
  • North America
    • US
    • Mexico
    • Canada
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Western Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Belgium
    • Others
  • Central and Eastern Europe
    • Russia
  • Africa and the Middle East
    • Egypt
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Iran
  • Turkey

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Rival carbon materials
    • Fullerenes and fullerene soot
    • Carbon nanotubes
  • Recycling
  • Energy recovery and emissions abatement
    • Reduce energy use to lower production costs and GHGs
    • Increasing energy efficiency
      • Tail gas combustion and emissions
      • Economical use of steam
  • Carbon black recovery from rubber
  • Characterisation, morphology and influence on properties
  • Surface treatment

CARBON BLACK MARKET DRIVERS

  • Raw-material intensive
  • Oil prices
  • Geographic shift
  • Environmental and health & safety
  • Substitutes
    • Specialty silica
      • Precipitated silica
      • Fumed (pyrogenic) silica
      • Non-reinforcing fillers
        • Calcium carbonate
        • Clays
        • Barite (barytes)
        • Ground silica
        • Other fillers

CARBON BLACK MARKET BY END-USE

  • Major end-use industries
    • Rubber
      • Reinforcing fillers
    • Non-rubber uses
      • Plastics
      • Inks
      • Paper
      • Paint and coatings
      • Others
    • End-use breakdown
    • Projected growth
      • Automobile production
      • Tyre production

CARBON BLACK MARKET BY REGION

  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • North America
  • South America
  • Western Europe
  • Prices
    • Current conditions

KEY COMPANY ACTIVITIES

  • Cabot Corporation
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Columbian Chemicals Company
  • One Equity Partners)
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Continental Carbon Company
  • China Synthetic Rubber Corp.)
  • Tokai Carbon Co Ltd
  • Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co.
  • Phillips Carbon Black Ltd
  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • Including Asahi Carbon)
  • itsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Ebonex Corporation

Tables and Figures

  • Carbon black capacity forecasts by country, 2010-15
  • Carbon black imports and exports by country, 2010-15
  • Carbon black consumption forecasts by country, 2010-15
  • Carbon black consumption forecasts by end use, 2010-15
  • Carbon black production forecasts by region and company, 2007-15
  • Carbon black production forecasts by region and country, 2007-15
  • Carbon black production by company, 2010
  • Capital expenditure by producer
  • Carbon black type, process, feedstock used, and particle size
  • Impact of carbon black on rubber properties
  • Global rubber supply and demand situation, 2007-09
  • Rubber prices, 2007-09
  • Auto production by country, 1999-2008
  • Carbon black consumption by region, 2010 (%)
  • Carbon black consumption in elastomers, plastics, inks, and paper, 1990-2015
  • Carbon black prices for various grades, 2008
  • Prices for carbon black oil, 1973-2007
  • Oil prices, 1990-2007
  • Global and Chinese tyre manufacturers, 2010
  • Top 25 tyre manufacturers by sales, 2009
  • Fuel value depolymerisation of tyres
  • Auto and tyre production and rubber consumption in China, 2007-10
  • Carbon black structures: low vs high
  • Main carbon black producers
  • Tyre recycling and carbon black recovery flowchart
  • Crude oil prices