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World Specialty Silicas

World Specialty Silicas

Growth in the world specialty silicas market will total 5.0% annually through 2020 in volume terms.  Gains will be driven by increasing use of precipitated silicas in tires for improved performance and fuel efficiency.  In addition, gains will benefit from expanding manufacturing activities in developing regions.

This report segments the world specialty silicas industry by Product, Market, and Region.  Data is provided in thousand metric tons and million US dollars.

Specialty silica products include:
Precipitated Silica
Silica Gel
Silica Sol
Fumed Silica

Precipitated silica will remain the largest and fastest growing of these through 2020.  Growth will be supported by government regulations promoting the use of green tires, which incorporate precipitated silica.

Major specialty silica markets include:
Rubber
Food & Feed
Chemicals
Industrial Processing
Cosmetics & Toiletries

Rubber will continue to be the largest and fastest growing outlet through 2020.  Food and feed will be the second fastest growing market, bolstered by increases in agricultural output and food and beverage shipments.

World regions and countries covered in the study include:
North America
Western Europe 
Asia/Pacific 
Central & South America 
Eastern Europe 
Africa/Mideast

The Asia/Pacific region will see the strongest advances among world regions through 2020.  Gains will be supported by ongoing need for precipitated silica in China’s large rubber-soled shoe manufacturing industry.

The world specialty silicas industry is highly concentrated.  Key producers include Air Products and Chemicals, Akzo Nobel, Cabot, Ecolab, Evonik Industries, Fuji Silysia Chemical, Fuso Chemical, JM Huber, Merck, Orisil, PPG Industries, Solvay, Wacker Chemie, and WR Grace.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Population Overview
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
      • World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product
        • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
      • Personal Consumption Expenditure Trends
        • Table WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • World Manufacturing Overview
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Outlook
      • Table WORLD CHEMICALS & PHARMACEUTICALS MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • Food & Beverage Production Outlook
      • Table WORLD FOOD & BEVERAGE MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • World Rubber Outlook
      • Table WORLD RUBBER DEMAND BY MARKET & REGION
    • World Tire Industry Outlook
      • Table WORLD TIRE PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • Pricing & Product Mix
      • Table SPECIALTY SILICA PRICING
    • Technology
      • Table CHARTII-1 SPECIALTY SILICA PRODUCTION FLOW CHART
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Demand by Region
      • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY REGION
      • Table CHARTIII-1 WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY REGION, 2005-2025
    • Demand by Product
      • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHARTIII-2 WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2015
      • Precipitated Silica
        • Table WORLD PRECIPITATED SILICA DEMAND BY REGION
      • Silica Gel
        • Table WORLD SILICA GEL DEMAND BY REGION
      • Silica Sol
        • Table WORLD SILICA SOL DEMAND BY REGION
      • Fumed Silica
        • Table WORLD FUMED SILICA DEMAND BY REGION
    • Demand by Market
      • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHARTIII-3 WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
      • Rubber
        • Table WORLD RUBBER MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY APPLICATION & REGION
        • Table WORLD TIRE RUBBER MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY REGION
        • Table WORLD NON-TIRE RUBBER MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY REGION
      • Food & Feed
        • Table WORLD FOOD & FEED MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY APPLICATION & REGION
      • Chemicals
        • Table WORLD CHEMICALS MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY APPLICATION & REGION
      • Industrial Processing
        • Table WORLD INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY APPLICATION & REGION
      • Cosmetics & Toiletries
        • Table WORLD COSMETICS & TOILETRIES MARKET FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY APPLICATION & REGION
      • Other
        • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR SPECIALTY SILICAS BY APPLICATION & REGION
    • Production by Region
      • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS PRODUCTION BY REGION
      • Table CHARTIII-4 WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2005-2025
    • International Trade
      • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS NET EXPORTS BY REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHARTIV-1 NORTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • North America: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • United States
      • United States: General
      • United States: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTIV-2 UNITED STATES: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • United States: Demand by Product
        • Table UNITED STATES: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • United States: Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED STATES: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Canada
      • Canada: General
      • Canada: Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTIV-3 CANADA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Canada: Demand by Product
        • Table CANADA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Canada: Demand by Market
        • Table CANADA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: General
      • Mexico: Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTIV-4 MEXICO: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Mexico: Demand by Product
        • Table MEXICO: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Mexico: Demand by Market
        • Table MEXICO: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHARTV-1 WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Western Europe: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • Germany
      • Germany: General
      • Germany: Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTV-2 GERMANY: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Germany: Demand by Product
        • Table GERMANY: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Germany: Demand by Market
        • Table GERMANY: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • France
      • France: General
      • France: Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTV-3 FRANCE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • France: Demand by Product
        • Table FRANCE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • France: Demand by Market
        • Table FRANCE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Spain
      • Spain: General
      • Spain: Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTV-4 SPAIN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Spain: Demand by Product
        • Table SPAIN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Spain: Demand by Market
        • Table SPAIN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Italy
      • Italy: General
      • Italy: Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTV-5 ITALY: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Italy: Demand by Product
        • Table ITALY: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Italy: Demand by Market
        • Table ITALY: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: General
      • United Kingdom: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTV-6 UNITED KINGDOM: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • United Kingdom: Demand by Product
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • United Kingdom: Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: General
      • Other Western Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTV-7 OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Other Western Europe: Demand by Product
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Western Europe: Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHARTVI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
    • China
      • China: General
      • China: Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-2 CHINA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • China: Demand by Product
        • Table CHINA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • China: Demand by Market
        • Table CHINA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Japan
      • Japan: General
      • Japan: Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-3 JAPAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Japan: Demand by Product
        • Table JAPAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Japan: Demand by Market
        • Table JAPAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: General
      • South Korea: Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-4 SOUTH KOREA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • South Korea: Demand by Product
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • South Korea: Demand by Market
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • India
      • India: General
      • India: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-5 INDIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • India: Demand by Product
        • Table INDIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • India: Demand by Market
        • Table INDIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: General
      • Taiwan: Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-6 TAIWAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Taiwan: Demand by Product
        • Table TAIWAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Taiwan: Demand by Market
        • Table TAIWAN: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: General
      • Indonesia: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-7 INDONESIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Indonesia: Demand by Product
        • Table INDONESIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Indonesia: Demand by Market
        • Table INDONESIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: General
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVI-8 OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
      • Central & South America: Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Demand by Product & Market
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVII-1 BRAZIL: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table BRAZIL: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table BRAZIL: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVII-2 OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
      • Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Demand by Product & Market
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVII-3 RUSSIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table RUSSIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table RUSSIA: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHARTVII-4 OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: SPECIALTY SILICAS SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Product & Market
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: SPECIALTY SILICAS DEMAND BY PRODUCT & MARKET
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition & Market Share
      • Table WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
      • Table CHARTVIII-1 WORLD SPECIALTY SILICAS MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Cabot Corporation
      • China National Bluestar Group Company Limited
      • DENTSPLY SIRONA Incorporated
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • Evonik Industries AG
      • Fuji Silysia Chemical Limited
      • Fujimi Incorporated
      • Fuso Chemical Company Limited
      • Glassven CA
      • Grace (WR) &Company
      • Gujarat Multi Gas Base Chemicals Private Limited
      • Huber (JM) Corporation
      • Imerys SA
      • Industrias Químicas del Ebro SA
      • Kemira Oyj
      • Madhu Silica Private Limited
      • Merck KGaA
      • Multisorb Technologies Incorporated
      • Nissan Chemical Industries Limited
      • Oriental Silicas Corporation
      • Orisil Limited
      • PPG Industries Incorporated
      • PQ Corporation
      • Qingdao Haiyang Chemical Company Limited
      • Qingdao Makall Group Incorporated
      • Solvay SA
      • Tokuyama Corporation
      • Tosoh Corporation
      • Wacker Chemie AG
      • Zhuzhou Xinglong Chemical Industry Company Limited
    • Additional Companies Mentioned in Study

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