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Recent Newsletter Summaries

October 2019

October 2019 Quarterly Newsletter - Rubber Goods (MRG) Segment Analysis Focus

Special Focus: Discussion on how to analyse the MRG segment for rubber chemicals:

  • Defining the MRG Segment.
  • Challenges when Analysing the MRG Segment.
  • RCCL's Approach to MRG Segmentation & Analysis.
  • Benefits of RCCL's Approach.

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

NEW Improved quarterly compound capacity movements for Tire, MRG & Plastic Segments.

Lastest Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB Upgrades.

Tire Compound Movements Q3 2019

tire compound q3 2019

Rubber Goods Segmentation Approach

mrg segments

Benefits of Multi-Segment Analysis

multi segment analysis

August 2019

VIDEO: European Market for Tire Process Oils by Type 2000 to 2020

European market for tire process oils by process oil type covering the years 2000 to 2020. Animated bar chart showing changes in demand by process oil type.

RCCL's detailed market analysis covers changes in tire product mix as well as multiple industry drivers such as regulations, performance requirements and many more.


July 2019

VIDEO: European Tire Production by Tire Type and Subtype 2000 to 2020

European tire production by tire type and subtype covering the years 2000 to 2020. Animated bar chart grouped by main tire type showing movements in underlying tire subtypes.

RCCL estimates tire production by subtype in order to make detailed evaluations for rubber chemical market demand and trends.


July 2019

July 2019 Quarterly Newsletter - Automotive Segment Modelling Focus

Special Focus: Market modelling of rubber components in the automotive segment.

The rapidly changing technology landscape in this segment is driving changes through the entire supply chain. This is creating both challenges and opportunities in equal measure. RCCL’s approach to analysis, including some high-level results are discussed in three parts:

  • Building a predictive model.
  • Automotive Rubber Compound Demand.
  • Growth of EV Tires.

Regular content also includes the following sections:

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

Tire compound capacity movements.

Rubber goods compound capacity movements.

Plastic compound capacity movements.

RCCL's Latest Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB© Upgrades.

Global OE AV Compound by Drivetrain 2011 to 2030, kMT

furnace carbon black

Global OE Tire Demand by Drivetrain 2011 to 2030

precipitated silica

Global MRG Compound Capacity Movements Q2 2019

tire traction resins

June 2019

VIDEO: Chinese Furnace Carbon Black Production Capacity by Province 1995 to 2025 Bar Chart Race

Chinese distribution of furnace carbon black production by province and year. Animated bar chart and map overlay, sorted by descending production volumes by province.

The second in a series of bespoke animated data analysis videos. This version has an improved animation sequence and has a map sub-layer. New material will be added soon as part of RCCL's Friday Bar Race feature.


June 2019

VIDEO: Global Furnace Carbon Black Production Capacity 1995 to 2025 Bar Chart Race

Global distribution of furnace carbon black production by country and year with the animated bar chart sorted by descending production volumes by country.

The first in a new series of informative animated graphics highlighting trends in the rubber chemical, tire and rubber goods industries. The content and format of these graphics will be improved in the coming weeks covering a wide range of rubber chemical industry topics. Be sure to return again soon to see more.


April 2019

April 2019 Quarterly Newsletter - Furnace Carbon Black Focus

Special Focus: Furnace Carbon Black Market Drivers and Market Pricing.

  • Segmental Drivers.
  • Historic Market Pricing.
  • Current Market Pricing.
  • Projected Market Pricing.

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

Tire compound capacity movements.

Rubber goods compound capacity movements.

Plastic compound capacity movements.

RCCL's Latest Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB Upgrades.

Furnace Carbon Black Pricing Trends Feb 2019

furnace carbon black

Furnace Carbon Black Market Segment Drivers

precipitated silica

Tire Compound Capacity Movements Q1 2019

tire traction resins

January 2019

January 2019 Quarterly Newsletter - Tire Rubber Chemical Focus

Special Focus: Tire Rubber Chemical Market: Past-Present-Future (2011 to 2030).

  • Market Drivers.
  • Market Volumes.
  • Market Values.
  • Market Outlook.

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

Tire compound capacity movements.

Rubber goods compound capacity movements.

Plastic compound capacity movements.

Lastest RCCL's Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB Upgrades.

Rubber Chemical Global Market Volumes 2011 to 2029

furnace carbon black

Tire Compound Capacity Movements 2018

precipitated silica

Rubber Goods Global Compound Capacity by Region 2011 to 2030

tire traction resins

October 2018

October 2018 Quarterly Newsletter - Tire Fillers Market Focus

Special Focus: Tire Fillers Market 2018: Past-Present-Future.

  • Market Drivers.
  • Global Volumes.
  • Global Values.
  • Industry Outlook.

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

Tire compound capacity movements.

Rubber goods compound capacity movements.

Plastic compound capacity movements.

Lastest RCCL's Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB Upgrades.

Global Tire Filler Volumes 2011 to 2030

furnace carbon black

Tire Compound Capacity Movements 2018 Q3

precipitated silica

2018 Q3 Tire Manufacturer Change Announcements

tire traction resins

July 2018

July 2018 Quarterly Newsletter - Furnace Carbon Black Focus

Special Focus: Furnace carbon black industry & markets: past-present-future (2011 to 2030).

  • Manufacturing Changes.
  • Regional Developments.
  • International Trade.
  • Regional & Segmental Markets.
  • RCCL's Proprietary Market Price Modelling.

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

Tire compound capacity movements.

Rubber goods compound capacity movements.

Plastic compound capacity movements.

Lastest RCCL's Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB Upgrades.

Global Furnace Carbon Black Market Volumes

furnace carbon black

Global Segmental Furnace Carbon Black Market Volumes

precipitated silica

RCCL's Proprietary Market Price Modelling

tire traction resins

April 2018

April 2018 Quarterly Newsletter - Automotive Rubber Component Market

Special Focus: Automotive rubber components market: past-present-future (2011 to 2030).

Automotive rubber component market drivers.

Challenges & methods for automotive rubber component market analysis.

High level findings for the automotive rubber component market.

Rubber chemical manufacturer changes.

Rubber chemical consumer (tire, rubber goods, plastics) changes.

Tire compound capacity movements.

Rubber goods compound capacity movements.

Plastic compound capacity movements.

Lastest RCCL's Projects and Global Tire & Rubber Chemicals DB Upgrades.

Automotive Top-Down Market Model

furnace carbon black

Automotive Regional PARC Developments 2011 to 2030

precipitated silica

Automotive Rubber Component Compound Demand 2011 to 2030

tire traction resins

January 2018

January 2018 Bulletin - North American Supply/Demand

Extended content for January newsletter and video.

Additional content includes:

  • Enhanced detail on market research methodology.
  • Focus on North American Carbon Black Supply-Demand Situation.
  • Precipitated silica & tire resin examples show how additional market insight value can be created for clients.

This content is available by request - please contact RCCL directly.


January 2018

January 2018 Quarterly Newsletter - North American Supply/Demand

North American rubber chemical market supply/demand 2011 to 2025.

High level market analysis for furnace carbon black, precipitated silica & tire traction resins.

Discussion enhances video analysis and full January Bulletin.

Rubber chemical manufacturer movements affecting supply.

Rubber chemical consumer movements affecting offtake.

Plastic compounder movements affecting offtake.

Global compounding capacity movements by region for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Global compounding industry consolidation measures for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Lastest Rubber Chemical Consultants Global Database Upgrades and Projects.

Furnace Carbon Black 2011 to 2025

furnace carbon black

Precipitated Silica 2011 to 2025

precipitated silica

Tire Traction Resins 2011 to 2025

tire traction resins

January 2018

January 2018 VIDEO: North American Rubber Chemical Supply/Demand 2011 to 2025

Market analysis methodology with examples for furnace carbon black, precipitated silica and tire traction resins.

Provides additional considerations for improved rubber chemical market insight.

Covers Rubber Chemical Consultants bespoke rubber chemical market analysis.


October 2017

October 2017 Quarterly Newsletter - Rubber Industry Consolidation

Rubber manufacturers' compound demand changes as a measure of industry consolidation.

Tire industry consolidation.

Rubber goods industry consolidation.

Rubber chemical manufacturer movements affecting supply.

Rubber chemical consumer movements affecting offtake.

Plastic compounder movements affecting offtake.

Global compounding capacity movements by region for tire & rubber goods.

Global compounding industry consolidation measures for tire & rubber goods.

Global Tire (PC+SUV) Compound Demand 2016

global pc suv compound demand

Global Herfindahl Index Automotive Compounding

global herfindahl index autommotive compound

Global Automotive Compound Demand 2016


June 2017

June 2017 Quarterly Newsletter - Tire Silane Focus

Silane market overview with focus on tire segment.

Key tire silane manufacturers.

Tire silane manufacturing process.

Tire silane market discussion.

Rubber chemical manufacturer movements affecting supply.

Rubber chemical consumer movements affecting offtake.

Plastic compounder movements affecting offtake.

Global compounding capacity movements by region for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Global compounding industry consolidation measures for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Top 10 Tire Organosilane Manufacturers

precipitated silica manufacturing capacity

Simplified Production Route for Tire Silane Manufacture

carbon black market growth

February 2017

January 2017 Quarterly Newsletter - Carbon Black for Plastics Focus

Carbon black market for plastics applications.

Carbon black manufacturers targetting plastics applications.

Manufacturing capacities and market drivers.

Rubber chemical manufacturer movements affecting supply.

Rubber chemical consumer movements affecting offtake.

Plastic compounder movements affecting offtake.

Global compounding capacity movements by region for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Global compounding industry consolidation measures for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Plastics Market Volume Evolution by Industry

precipitated silica manufacturing capacity

Global Plastics Segment Growth by Region

carbon black market growth

October 2016

October 2016 Quarterly Newsletter - Tire Resin Focus

Tire resin market overview.

Tire resin market volume summary.

Tire resin market value summary.

Rubber chemical manufacturer movements affecting supply.

Rubber chemical consumer movements affecting offtake.

Plastic compounder movements affecting offtake.

Global compounding capacity movements by region for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Global compounding industry consolidation measures for tire, rubber goods & plastics.

Tire Resin Global Market Volume 2015

precipitated silica manufacturing capacity

Tire Resin Global Market Value 2015

carbon black market growth

Global Tire Compounding Consolidation 2011 to 2015

carbon black consumption


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