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Pigments: Organic, Inorganic & Specialty

US pigment demand to reach $3.6 billion by 2011
US demand for pigments is projected to grow 4.1 percent per annum to $3.6 billion in 2011. Organic pigments are gaining market share over inorganic types, continuing a trend seen over the past decade as lead-, chromate- and cadmium-based inorganic pigments are replaced by more environmentally friendly alternatives. Specialty pigments demand will be supported by consumer preferences for high-end products and attractive packaging that require special effects pigments.

Product development in formulation and applications will serve to expand the pigment market by increasing the range of products available and introducing innovative solutions to certain concerns, such as solar radiation on outdoor coatings or refrigeration temperature for food products, through the use of pigments. Trends toward high-performance pigments will support value gains, although consolidation in the pigment industry and the continuing move of manufacturing facilities to Asian countries will moderate price increases.


Metallic pigments to grow the fastest
Through 2011, inorganic pigments will continue to be the leading pigment segment, despite losing significant share to organic and specialty types. Inorganic pigments such as the iron oxides will continue to benefit from their low price and versatility, which will assure their continued importance in the marketplace. The strongest product category in terms of growth remains the specialty pigments segment, which is expected to increase its share of the pigment market and provide the best opportunities through 2011. This relatively new segment has seen stronger than average growth rates for the past five years and is expected to continue doing so for at least the next five. Gains will be driven by manufacturers’ attempt to market products with unique and eyecatching optical effects. Demand for metallic pigments, which are especially used in automotive coatings to provide the ever popular metallic look, is forecast to grow the fastest. In addition to paints and coatings, metallic pigments are also increasing in use in the plastics, cosmetics and toiletries, and printing inks markets.

Color toner market to offer best opportunities
The color toner market is expected to provide great opportunities for pigments, with demand forecast to grow at doubledigit rates through 2011. Increasing use of color printing will boost demand for organic pigments such as azo, phthalocyanine and quinacridone. Sales of color printers are still growing rapidly, especially in the commercial market, boosting demand for the pigments used in color toner cartridges. The plastics market is also expected to grow at a strong rate, helped by an increase in plastic product shipments during the forecast period. The cosmetics and toiletries industry will provide further good opportunities for pigments manufacturers, especially inorganic and specialty types.

INTRODUCTION
I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT
General
Macroeconomic Overview
Consumer Spending & Income Patterns
Manufacturing Outlook
Regulatory Environment
Pollution Control Issues
Consumer & Worker Safety Concerns
Historical Market Trends
Foreign Trade
Imports
Exports
International Activity
III. OVERVIEW
General
Colorant Industry Outlook
Demand by Color Group
Red Pigments
Yellow Pigments
Blue & Green Pigments
Other Pigments
Demand by Pigment Type
Pricing
IV. INORGANIC PIGMENTS
General
Demand by Market
Demand by Type
Special Carbon Black
Complex Inorganic
Iron Oxide
Ultramarine
Chromium Oxide
Chromate
Cadmium
Other Inorganic
V. ORGANIC PIGMENTS
General
Demand by Market
Demand by Type & Grade
Azo
Phthalocyanine
Quinacridone
Other Organic
Carbazole Violet
Diketo Pyrrolo Pyrrole
Isoindoline
Perylene
All Other
VI. SPECIALTY PIGMENTS
General
Demand by Market
Demand by Type
Metallic
Markets
Suppliers
Luminescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Other
Pearlescent
Transparent
Other Specialty
VII. PIGMENT DEMAND BY MARKET
General
Paints & Coatings
Paints & Coatings Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Architectural
Durable Equipment
Special Purpose
Printing Inks
Printing Inks Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Conventional Printing Inks
Specialty Printing Inks
Digital Inks
Plastics
Plastics Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Ceramics, Glass & Minerals
Ceramic, Glass & Mineral Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Ceramics
Glass
Minerals
Textiles & Leather
Textile & Leather Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Toner
Toner Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Cosmetic & Toiletry Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Paper & Paperboard
Paper & Paperboard Industry Overview
Pigment Demand
Other Markets
VIII. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
General
Market Share
Sun Chemical
BASF
Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Clariant International
LANXESS
Other
Inorganic Pigments
Organic Pigments
Specialty Pigments
Pigment Concentrates
Mergers & Acquisitions
Competitive Strategies
Product Differentiation
Product Specialization
Cooperative Agreements
Research & Development
Manufacturing
Marketing & Distribution
Company Profiles
ACTEGA, see ALTANA AG
ALTANA AG
Apollo Colors Incorporated
BASF AG
Cabot Corporation
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holding Incorporated
Clariant International Limited
Columbian Chemicals Company
Limited
Dainippon Ink and Chemicals Incorporated
DayGlo Color Corporation, see RPM International
Degussa GmbH, see RAG AG
EC Pigments USA, see European Colour plc
ECKART Effect Pigments, see ALTANA AG
Elementis plc
EMD Chemicals Incorporated, see Merck KGaA
Engelhard Corporation, see BASF AG
European Colour plc
Ferro Corporation
Flint Group
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Incorporated
Heubach GmbH
Honeywell International Incorporated
JDS Uniphase Corporation
LANXESS AG
LioChem Incorporated, see Toyo Ink Manufacturing
Lubrizol Corporation
Matsui International Company Incorporated
Merck KGaA
Organic Dyestuffs Corporation
PMC Global Incorporated
PolyOne Corporation
RAG AG
Rockwood Holdings Incorporated
RPM International Incorporated
Sensient Technologies Corporation
SICPA Holding SA
Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited
Sun Chemical Corporation, see Dainippon Ink and
Chemicals Incorporated
Synalloy Corporation
Thomas Swan & Company Limited
Toyo Ink Manufacturing Company Limited
US Bronze Powders Incorporated
Wacker Chemie AG
Other Companies Mentioned in Study
LIST OF TABLES
SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Summary Table
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Macroeconomic Overview
2 Consumer Spending & Income Patterns
3 Manufacturers’ Shipments
4 Pigment Market, 1996-2006
5 Pigment Supply & Demand
SECTION III -- OVERVIEW
1 Colorant Demand by Type
2 Pigment Demand by Color Group
3 Pigment Demand by Type
4 Pigment Prices
SECTION IV -- INORGANIC PIGMENTS
1 Inorganic Pigment Demand
2 Inorganic Pigment Demand by Market
3 Inorganic Pigment Demand by Type
4 Special Carbon Black Pigment Demand by Market
5 Complex Inorganic Pigment Demand by Market
6 Iron Oxide Pigment Demand by Market
7 Ultramarine Pigment Demand by Market
8 Chromium Oxide Pigment Demand by Market
9 Chromate Pigment Demand by Market
10 Cadmium Pigment Demand by Market
11 Other Inorganic Pigment Demand by Market
SECTION V -- ORGANIC PIGMENTS
1 Organic Pigment Demand
2 Organic Pigment Demand by Market
3 Organic Pigment Demand by Type & Grade
4 Azo Pigment Demand by Type & Market
5 Phthalocyanine Pigment Demand by Type & Market
6 Quinacridone Pigment Demand by Market
7 Other Organic Pigment Demand by Market
SECTION VI -- SPECIALTY PIGMENTS
1 Specialty Pigment Demand
2 Specialty Pigment Demand by Market
3 Specialty Pigment Demand by Type
4 Metallic Pigment Demand by Type & Market
5 Luminescent Pigment Demand by Type & Market
6 Pearlescent Pigment Demand by Market
7 Transparent Pigment Demand by Market
8 Other Specialty Pigment Demand
SECTION VII -- PIGMENT DEMAND BY MARKET
1 Pigment Demand by Market
2 Paints & Coatings Shipments
3 Paints & Coatings: Pigment Demand by Type & Segment
4 Architectural Paint: Pigment Demand
5 Durable Equipment Coatings: Pigment Demand
6 Special Purpose Paints & Coatings: Pigment Demand
7 Printing Inks Production
8 Printing Inks: Pigment Demand by Type & Segment
9 Conventional Inks: Pigment Demand
10 Specialty Inks: Pigment Demand
11 Digital Inks: Pigment Demand
12 Plastics Supply & Demand
13 Plastics: Pigment Demand by Type
14 Ceramic, Glass & Mineral Product Shipments
15 Ceramics, Glass & Minerals: Pigment Demand by Type
16 Textile & Leather Product Shipments
17 Textiles & Leather: Pigment Demand by Type
18 Toner Production
19 Toner: Pigment Demand by Type
20 Cosmetic & Toiletry Product Shipments
21 Cosmetics & Toiletries: Pigment Demand by Type
22 Paper & Paperboard Production
23 Paper & Paperboard: Pigment Demand by Type
24 Other Markets: Pigment Demand
SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 US Pigment Sales for Selected Firms, 2006
2 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
3 Selected Cooperative Agreements
LIST OF CHARTS
SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT
1 Pigment Market, 1996-2006
2 US Pigment Imports by Region by Value & Volume, 2006
3 US Pigment Exports by Region by Value & Volume, 2006
4 World Pigment Demand, 2006
SECTION III -- OVERVIEW
1 Colorant Industry Flow Chart
2 Pigment Demand by Color Group, 2006
3 Pigment Demand by Type, 2006
SECTION VII -- PIGMENT DEMAND BY MARKET
1 Pigment Demand by Market, 2006
SECTION VIII -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
1 US Pigment Sales by Company, 2006
2 US Inorganic Pigment Sales by Company, 2006
3 US Organic Pigment Sales by Company, 2006
4 US Specialty Pigment Sales by Company, 2006

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