The global specialty carbon black market is expected to reach USD 2.4 billion by 2021

   Febuary 14 2017
According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the specialty carbon black market looks promising with opportunities in the plastic and coating applications. The global specialty carbon black market is expected to reach an estimated $2.4 billion by 2021 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2016 to 2021 The major drivers of growth for this market are increased automotive production and growth in construction industry.

In this market, specialty carbon black is used in plastic, ink, and coating applications. Lucintel forecasts that the plastics segment is expected to remain as the largest market by value and volume consumption supported by growth in demand for UV resistant agriculture films, cable, and pipe applications. On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel predicts that plastics segment is expected to show above average growth during the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest region by value and volume due to the higher production of plastics and printing ink.

Asia Pacific and the Rest of the World are expected to witness good growth over the forecast period because of increase in automotive production and growth of industrial, infrastructure, and printing and packaging sectors.

For business expansion, the report suggests innovation and new product development to enhanced jet properties for coatings application. The report further suggests the development of partnerships with customers to create win-win situations and development of low-cost solutions for the end user.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the specialty carbon black market, include the shift from commodity to more specialize grade specialty carbon black and increasing use of specialty carbon black as pigment in lightweight automotive parts to enhance the conductivity and UV protection properties. Cabot Corporation, Birla Carbon, Orion Engineered Carbons, Omsk Carbon Group and Philips Specialty carbon black are among the major suppliers of the specialty carbon black.

Lucintel, a leading global strategic consulting and market research firm, has analyzed growth opportunities in the global specialty carbon black market by application and region and has come up with a comprehensive research report, “Growth Opportunities in the Global Specialty Carbon Black Market 2016-2021: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis.” The Lucintel report serves as a spring board for growth strategy as it provides a comprehensive data and analysis on trends, key drivers, and directions. The study includes a forecast for the global specialty carbon black market by application and region as follows:

By application [Volume (M lbs. / Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:

·         Plastics

·         Ink

·         Coatings

·         Others


By region [Volume (M lbs. / Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:

·         North America

·         Europe

·         Asia Pacific

·         The Rest of the World

This 126-page research report will enable you to make confident business decisions in this globally competitive marketplace. For a detailed table of contents, contact Lucintel at +1-972-636-5056 or click on this link or

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