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Furnace Carbon Black Industry and Markets 2020: Past-Present-Future

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Key Features:

10th Edition Benchmark Report Benefiting from Year-on-Year Improvements

Comprehensive Executive Summary with Practical Findings and Key Takeaways

Global & Regional Analysis Covering the Years 2015 to 2040

Industry Landscape, Changes, Market Drivers & Outlook

Market Demand 2015 to 2040 by Region and Segment

Improved market projections 2020 to 2040

Market Values 2018, 2019 projected to 2030/40

Historic Market Pricing for Rubber and Plastic Grades

International Trade Analysis & Proprietary Market Price Modelling

Supply and Demand Analysis 2015 to 2040

Analysis of Relevant 'Hot Topics'

Extensive Supporting Data in Excel Workbook

Expert Client Support if Purchased Directly from RCCL


List Price: £4500
Published: June 2020
Edition: 10th Edition
206 Pages, 157 Tables, 83 Figures

Target Audience:

This report is targeted at carbon black manufacturers, rubber chemical manufacturers, tire and rubber goods manufacturers and plastic compounders. 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.

Exclusive Content:

In-depth industry insight for furnace carbon black production.

Detailed market volumes benchmarked against actual usage patterns.

Proprietary market price modelling and historic market prices for major segments & products.

Detailed analysis of current and future hot topics.

Expert client support if purchased directly from RCCL.

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Detailed Description

Furnace carbon black industry and market analysis covering the period 2015 to 2040. 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 regional and country specific trade flows. Trade analysis allows high level benchmarking for market pricing and market values. 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 and plastic 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.

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


Rubber Chemical Consultant Ltd.’s (RCCL) reports are compiled by a tire and rubber industry expert with 30+ year’s industry experience including market reporting for tire, rubber goods and rubber chemical sectors since 2009.

Reports are based on a mix of primary and secondary research utilising a wide range of bespoke market intelligence tools centred around the Global Tire and Rubber Chemical Database© (GTRCDB© ). The GTRCDB© is a sophisticated SQL database used to capture and monitor rubber chemical and rubber goods (Tire & MRG) production, technology and market drivers. This system ensures all pieces of information are captured and managed in a controlled manner. This provides significant levels of synergy between projects which allows cross-checks and improved reporting accuracy.

Primary research is from multiple confidential contacts covering technical, marketing and production functions in rubber chemical/tire/MRG companies. Primary research is complimented by extensive secondary research from multiple sources including: conferences, trade journals, industry associations, financial reports, company websites, patent literature, government sites and more. All information is managed through the GTRCDB©.

Information is validated and benchmarked wherever possible using direct market data, alternative market assessments and/or independent bespoke market modelling. Direct market data includes use patterns from confidential industry sources. Alternative market assessments use independent analysis from financial reporting. Independent market modelling includes detailed top-down automotive modelling for OE and replacement tire and rubber components.

RCCL’s continuous monitoring of industry trends and drivers allows regular market updates and responsive client based bespoke reporting. Our industry knowledge is a key ingredient for successful reporting. This provides a quick start to projects and insightful analysis as well as critical sanity checks for data.

Additional Content Information

This market report has the following scope:

Furnace Carbon Black: This report focuses solely on furnace carbon black. Other competing or complimentary product types are discussed but are not analysed in detail.

Markets: This report covers the main furnace carbon black market segments of tire, rubber goods (known as mechanical rubber goods or MRG) and plastics. The segments of inks, coatings and specialist applications are included in the category ‘other segments’. Analysis of the tire, MRG and plastics segments is therefore focused with drill down into appropriate sub-segments and applications. Other segments are analysed at the top level, ensuring the total furnace carbon black market volume is captured.

Geographies: This report covers the global furnace carbon black industry, the global geographies are split into 10 regions: Africa, China, CIS, Europe, India, Middle East, North America, North Asia, South America and South Asia. Each region is subdivided into the appropriate countries and in some instances states/provinces.

Time Frame: Years 2015 to 2040.

Market Volumes: Volumes for 2015 to 2019 are modelled and adjusted to an average value from a range of industry sources, volumes for 2020 to 2040 are projected using stated modelling techniques.

Market Values: Market values are provided for the years 2018, 2019 with projected values based upon the respective yearly volume estimate, segment mix and 2019 price.

Historic Regional Pricing: This is developed using RCCL’s proprietary modeling system verified by market pricing spot checks.

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