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Biocides

US demand to rise 3.9% annually through 2018
US demand for specialty biocides is forecast to rise 3.9 percent per year to $4.3 billion in 2018. In volume terms, demand is projected to increase 1.3 percent per year to 1.5 billion pounds over the same period. A strong rebound in construction expenditures will support demand for biocides in the wood preservation and paint and coatings markets, while growth in consumer spending and manufacturing output will support demand for biocides used in the production of various manufactured goods. In the smaller energy market, biocide demand will be promoted by a continued expansion in hydraulic fracturing activities, which require well stimulation fluids that contain biocides.

Paint & coatings segment to pace industrial markets
Improving economic conditions, coupled with a rising emphasis on improved sanitation in production processes and workplaces, will be the primary driver of growth in the industrial markets for biocides. Biocides for use in cleaning products are expected to remain the largest industrial market, and will show favorable growth prospects going forward as concerns about hospital-acquired infections, food contamination, and other health issues continue to rise. In the industrial grouping, the paint and coatings market for biocides is expected to show the fastest gains through 2018, with biocide demand supported by increasing demand for paint in new construction and building maintenance applications, and by the continued growth in demand for water-based architectural paints, which require higher levels of biocides. Demand for biocides in other industrial markets, such as food and beverages, cosmetics and toiletries, and pulp and paper, will be supported by rising output from these industries and continued emphasis on reducing microbial populations that may pose a risk to consumer or environmental health.

Energy to be growing major market
Biocide demand in the energy markets -- including oilfield, pipeline, and refinery and additive applications -- is expected to outpace every other major market for biocides through 2018. Growth will be supported by the increase in the use of hydraulic fracturing techniques, as tight oil and shale gas formations continue to play important roles in the US energy industry and as overall production has increased. The well stimulation fluids used in hydraulic fracturing typically require biocides to prevent corrosion and production issues that may be caused by bacterial contamination. Additionally, concerns about the negative environmental impacts of some types of biocides have contributed to greater interest in higher-value biocides that can be used in smaller dosages and are less environmentally harmful.

The consumer and commercial markets for biocides are expected to show the slowest growth going forward. The pool and spa segment, which accounts for the majority of demand in this market, is projected to remain stagnant as the number of pools and spas in use is expected to grow slowly, and as pool and spa biocides face rising competition from chemical generation equipment and other types of water disinfection equipment. In municipal water treatment activities, demand for specialty biocides is in the US is forecast to remain limited as users in this market tend to be more price sensitive, and will continue to depend on commodity biocides and non-chemical treatment alternatives such as filtration and membrane treatment.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table BIOCIDE DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Overview
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Consumer Spending Overview
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES
    • Manufacturing Overview
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS
    • Construction Expenditures
      • Table CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES
    • Pricing & Product Mix
      • Table BIOCIDE PRICING
    • Environmental & Regulatory Considerations
    • Competitive Materials & Technologies
      • Commodity Chemicals
      • Nonchemical Technologies
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table BIOCIDE MARKET, 2003-2013
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART III-1 BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE, 2013
    • Halogen Compounds
      • Table HALOGEN COMPOUND DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART III-2 HALOGEN COMPOUND DEMAND, 2013
      • Chloroisocyanurates
        • Table CHLOROISOCYANURATE BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Iodophors
        • Table IODOPHOR BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Halogenated Hydantoins
        • Table HALOGENATED HYDANTOIN BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Sodium Bromide
        • Table SODIUM BROMIDE BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Halogen Compounds
        • Table OTHER HALOGEN BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Metallic Compounds
      • Table METALLIC COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Table CHART III-3 METALLIC COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND, 2013
      • Copper Compounds
        • Table COPPER COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Other Metallic Compounds
        • Table OTHER METALLIC COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
    • Phenolic Compounds
      • Table PHENOLIC COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Table CHART III-4 PHENOLIC BIOCIDE DEMAND, 2013
      • Triclosan
      • Pentachlorophenol
      • Other Phenolic Compounds
    • Nitrogen Compounds
      • Table NITROGEN COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
        • Table QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Fatty Amines & Other Nitrogen Compounds
        • Table FATTY AMINE & OTHER NITROGEN COMPOUND BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Organosulfurs
      • Table ORGANOSULFUR BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Table CHART III-5 ORGANOSULFUR BIOCIDE DEMAND, 2013
      • Isothiazolones
      • Pyridine Derivatives
      • Other Organosulfurs
    • Organic Acids
      • Table ORGANIC ACID BIOCIDE DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET
      • Table CHART III-6 ORGANIC ACID BIOCIDE DEMAND, 2013
      • Sorbates
      • Propionic Acid & Propionates
      • Benzoic Acid & Benzoates
      • Parabens & Other Organic Acids
    • Glutaraldehyde
      • Table GLUTARALDEHYDE BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Biocides
      • Table OTHER BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
  • FUNCTIONS
    • General
      • Table BIOCIDE DEMAND BY FUNCTION
      • Table CHART IV-1 BIOCIDE DEMAND BY FUNCTION, 2013
    • Preservative & Additive
      • Table PRESERVATIVE & ADDITIVE BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART IV-2 PRESERVATIVE & ADDITIVE BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • Water Treatment
      • Table WATER TREATMENT BIOCIDE DEMAND BY SEGMENT
      • Consumer & Commercial
        • Table CONSUMER & COMMERCIAL WATER TREATMENT BIOCIDE DEMAND
      • Industrial & Energy
        • Table INDUSTRIAL & ENERGY WATER TREATMENT BIOCIDE DEMAND
    • Processing
      • Table PROCESSING BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART V-1 BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
    • Industrial
      • Table INDUSTRIAL BIOCIDE DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART V-2 INDUSTRIAL MARKETS FOR BIOCIDES, 2013
      • Cleaning Products
        • Table CLEANING PRODUCT SHIPMENTS
        • Table CLEANING PRODUCT MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Wood Preservation
        • Table WOOD PRESERVATION INDICATORS
        • Table WOOD PRESERVATION MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Food & Beverages
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Paint & Coatings
        • Table PAINT & COATINGS SHIPMENTS
        • Table PAINT & COATINGS MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Cosmetics & Toiletries
        • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Pulp & Paper
        • Table PAPER & BOARD SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table PULP & PAPER MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Other Industrial Markets
        • Table OTHER INDUSTRIAL MARKETS FOR BIOCIDES BY MARKET & TYPE
    • Consumer & Commercial
      • Table CONSUMER & COMMERCIAL MARKETS FOR BIOCIDES
      • Pools & Spas
        • Table POOLS & SPAS IN USE
        • Table POOL & SPA MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
      • Other Consumer & Commercial
        • Table OTHER CONSUMER & COMMERCIAL MARKETS FOR BIOCIDES BY TYPE
    • Energy
      • Energy Industry Overview
        • Table OIL & GAS INDICATORS
      • Biocide Demand
        • Table ENERGY MARKET FOR BIOCIDES
        • Table OILFIELD BIOCIDES
        • Table PIPELINE & STORAGE BIOCIDES
        • Table REFINERY & LUBRICANT ADDITIVE BIOCIDES
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table US BIOCIDE SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VI-1 BIOCIDE MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Akcros Chemicals Limited
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Albemarle Corporation
      • Arkema SA
      • Ashland Incorporated
      • Baker Hughes Incorporated
      • BASF SE
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Buckman Laboratories International Incorporated
      • Chemtura Corporation
      • Clariant International Limited
      • Cytec Industries Incorporated
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • Elementis plc
      • General Electric Company
      • Israel Chemicals Limited
      • Kemira Oyj
      • KIK Custom Products Incorporated
      • KMG Chemicals Incorporated
      • Koppers Holdings Incorporated
      • LANXESS AG
      • Lonza Group Limited
      • Milliken & Company
      • Occidental Petroleum Corporation
      • Osmose Holdings Incorporated
      • Pilot Chemical Company
      • Rockwood Holdings Incorporated
      • Solvay SA
      • Stepan Company
      • Thor Group Limited
      • Troy Corporation

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