The Chemical Product Manufacturing industry has increased, due to strong growth in manufacturing activity and strong growth from many key industries. However, demand from photographic film and chemicals has fallen sharply, shrinking as a percentage of industry revenue. In the five years to 2020, the industry is forecast to increase slowly, as downstream demand is expected to increase.
This industry manufactures a diverse range of chemical products. Key product groups include custom compounding plastic resins and manufacturing toners, toner cartridges, photographic chemicals and sensitized photographic film, paper and plates. Custom compounding of plastic resins includes custom mixing and blending of purchased plastic resins and reformulating plastic resins from recycled plastic products.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.