Carbon black is basically a black colored powder, consumed majorly by the tire industry due to its ability to increase strength and longevity of the tires. However, consumption rates for specialty carbon black market which provides enhanced conductivity and UV protection is also growing. Construction and manufacturing sectors also use carbon black to provide strength to industrial rubber compounds and other equipment. Global carbon black market is highly competitive, with all major players investing heavily in R&D to improve the quality of their product.
The market is dominated by Asia-Pacific, wherein majority of the demand emanates from emerging economies such as China and India, on account of expanding tire manufacturing facilities and growth in construction sector. Asia-Pacific is projected to maintain its dominance in the market through 2020, with tire manufacturers shifting production base to developing countries in the region.
The global carbon black market has applications across industries such as, automobile, industrial, plastics, paint & coatings and printing ink & toners. Additionally, carbon black market is also classified by its subtype; acetylene black, channel black, furnace black, lamp black and thermal black.
Each of these segmentations has been studied to give comprehensive analysis of the global renewable fuels market. The overall market has also been consolidated from the perspective of different geographic locations into standard geographic regions and key economies for this market. Additionally, this report encompasses opportunity analysis, porter’s analysis, pricing analysis and market forces such as drivers, constraints and challenges that are stated to affect the overall market.
Competitive landscape for each type of carbon black is highlighted and key market players are profiled with attributes of business overview, financials, business strategies, product portfolio and recent developments pertaining to metal deactivators. Market shares of the key players for 2015 are also provided. The report encompasses the most detailed and in-depth segmentation and analysis of this market for the period 2015 – 2020.
1. Carbon Black - Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Carbon Black - Market Landscape
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
3.2.2. End User Profiling
3.2.3. Patent Analysis
3.2.4. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. Carbon Black - Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints
4.3. Market Challenges
4.4. Attractiveness of the Carbon Black Market
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Power of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New entrants
4.4.4. Threat of Substitution
4.4.5. Degree of Competition
5. Carbon Black – Market Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunities Analysis
5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis
5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
6. Regulation Analysis
7. Carbon Black Market – By Type
7.1. Acetylene Black
7.2. Channel Black
7.3. Furnace Black
7.4. Lamp Black
7.5. Thermal Black
8. Carbon Black Market - By Application
8.1. Automobile Sector
8.2. Industrial Sector (Electrical & Electronic applications included)
8.3. Plastics Industry
8.4. Paint & Coatings Industry
8.5. Printing Ink & Toner Industry
9. Carbon Black Market – By Geography
9.2. North America
10. Carbon Black - Market Entropy
10.1. New Product Launches
10.2. M&As, Collaborations, JVs and Partnership
11. Company Profiles
11.1. Aditya Birla Group - Birla Carbon
11.2. China Synthetic Rubber Corporation
11.3. Orion Engineered Carbons SA
11.4. Bridgestone Corporation
11.5. Cabot Corporation
11.6. Sid Richardson Carbon and Energy Co. Ltd.
11.7. Phillips Carbon Black Ltd
11.8. Shandong Huadong Rubber Materials Co., Ltd.
11.9. Jiangxi Black Cat Carbon Black Inc., Ltd
11.10. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
12.3. Research Methodology
12.5. Compilation of Expert Insights