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U.S. Diatomite Market Estimates & Trend Analysis By Application (Absorbents, Aggregates, Fillers, Filtration), By End-Use (Food & Beverage Processing, Paints & Coatings, Plastic Manufacturing, Medical), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

U.S. Diatomite Market Estimates & Trend Analysis By Application (Absorbents, Aggregates, Fillers, Filtration), By End-Use (Food & Beverage Processing, Paints & Coatings, Plastic Manufacturing, Medical), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

The U.S. diatomite market is expected to reach USD 954.5 million by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The demand for the mineral is expected to witness substantial growth owing to the increasing use of diatomite as a filter aid in food & beverage processing and as a functional additive in the medical industry.

The product is used in several end-use industries including construction and food & beverage processing owing to its diversified properties such as high porosity and content of silica. The growing awareness among consumers with respect to the enhanced filtration properties associated with the use of the mineral in beer processing application is expected to be a contributing factor for growth.

In 2015, four companies produced diatomite in eleven mines located mostly in the western U.S. Imerys, and EP Minerals, LLC are the two major players in the industry with Imerys accounting for the major share. Imerys is the largest player in the industry with over 50% of the overall share owing to its production in the U.S. In addition, the company is an end-user of diatomite as it manufactures paints and fertilizers where the product is used as a functional additive.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

The demand for diatomite is growing in construction owing to the lightweight of the mineral which aids in the transportation of the concrete. In addition, the contractors’ preference for minerals as an additive in concrete as it increases the durability and stability of the structure is expected to augment market growth.

The product is utilized as a functional additive in paints and coatings to breakdown its reflective properties. In addition, it is used as filler in plastic bags to ease the separation process. As a result, the growing demand for plastic bags in retail stores and growing paints & coatings industry in the U.S. is expected to drive growth.

The demand for diatomite in food & beverage processing is expected to witness significant growth owing to the enhanced filtration properties offered by the mineral in providing a clean taste to the beverages is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.

Increasing utilization of diatomite in beer processing coupled with rising number of craft beer breweries is expected the demand for the mineral in the U.S. In addition, the use of the mineral in paints & coatings to break down the reflecting properties is expected to have a positive impact growth.

Key players in the industry include Imerys, EP Minerals, LLC, Dicalite/Dicaperl Minerals, Inc. and Absorbent Products Limited. EP Minerals is the most active player with respect to the CSR activities and service to the society.

Imerys is the biggest player in the market accounting over 50% of the overall share. The company has acquired some of the leading players in the market to expand its product portfolio including Celite Corp. and World Minerals Inc.


Chapter 1 Methodology And Scope
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Research Scope & Assumptions
1.3 List of Data Sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot
Chapter 3 U.S. Diatomite Market Variables, Trends & Scope
3.1 Market segmentation& scope
3.2 U.S. Diatomite - Value Chain Analysis
3.3 Market Dynamics
3.3.1 Market Driver Analysis
3.3.1.1 Increasing demand for diatomite products in food & beverage processing and paints & coating application
3.3.2 Market Restraint Analysis
3.3.2.1 Availability of substitutes
3.4 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
3.5 Regulatory Framework
3.6 U.S. Diatomite Market - PESTEL Analysis
3.7 Industry Analysis - Porter’s
Chapter 4. U.S. Diatomite Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
4.1. U.S. diatomite market: Application movement analysis
4.2. Absorbents
4.2.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.2.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.3. Aggregates
4.3.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.3.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.4. Fillers
4.4.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.4.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.5. Filtration
4.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.6. Others
4.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
4.6.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 5. U.S. Diatomite Market: End-Use Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1. U.S. diatomite market: End-use movement analysis
5.2. Food & beverage processing
5.2.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.2.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.3. Paints & coatings
5.3.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.3.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.4. Plastic manufacturing
5.4.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.4.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.5. Medical
5.5.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.5.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.6. Others
5.6.1. Market estimates and forecast, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
5.6.2. Market estimates and forecast, by region, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 6. Floating Solar Panels Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1. Regional Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
6.2. U.S. Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
6.2.1. Market estimates and forecast by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
6.2.2. Market estimates and forecast by end-use, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Dicalite Minerals Corp.
7.1.1 Company Overview
7.1.2 Key Statistics
7.1.3 Key Takeaways
7.1.4 Financial Performance
7.1.5 Product Benchmarking
7.2 EP Minerals, LLC
7.2.1 Company Overview
7.2.2 Key Statistics
7.2.3 Key Takeaways
7.2.4 Financial Performance
7.2.5 Product Benchmarking
7.2.6 Strategic Initiatives
7.3 Imerys
7.3.1 Company Overview
7.3.2 Key Statistics
7.3.3 Key Takeaways
7.3.4 Financial Performance
7.3.5 Product Benchmarking
7.4 Absorbent Products Ltd.
7.4.1 Company Overview
7.4.2 Key Statistics
7.4.3 Key Takeaways
7.4.4 Financial Performance
7.4.5 Product Benchmarking
Chapter 8 Competitive Landscape
8.1 Heat Map Analysis
8.1.1 Heat Map Analysis, by Segment
8.2 Competitive Environment
8.3 Competitive Market Positioning
8.4 Target end-market, by manufacturers, 2015
8.4.1 EP Minerals, LLC
8.4.2 Imerys
8.4.3 Dicalite
8.4.4 Absorbent Products Ltd. (APL)
8.5 Product pricing and profit margins, by manufacturers, 2015
8.6 Company Market Share, by production, 2015 (%)
8.7 Volume sales, by manufacturer, 2014 - 2015 (Tons)
List of Tables
TABLE 1 U.S. diatomite market demand in absorbents, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 2 U.S. diatomite market demand in fillers, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 3 U.S. diatomite market demand in filtration, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 4 U.S. diatomite market demand in aggregates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 5 U.S. diatomite market demand in other applications, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 6 U.S. diatomite market demand in food & beverage processing, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 7 U.S. diatomite market demand in paints & coatings, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 8 U.S. diatomite market demand in plastic manufacturing, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 9 U.S. diatomite market demand in medical application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 10 U.S. diatomite market demand in other industries, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 11 U.S. diatomitemarket volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 12 U.S. diatomitemarket revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 13 U.S. diatomitemarket volume, by end-use, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 14 U.S. diatomitemarket revenue, by end-use, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Market summary
FIG. 2 Market segmentation & scope
FIG. 3 U.S. Diatomite - Value chain analysis
FIG. 4 Market Dynamics
FIG. 5 Market driver relevance analysis (Current & future impact)
FIG. 6 U.S. brewery count, 2012 - 2015
FIG. 7 Market restraint relevance analysis (Current & future impact)
FIG. 8 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
FIG. 9 PESTEL Analysis
FIG. 10 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
FIG. 11 U.S. diatomite market: Application movement analysis, 2015 & 2025
FIG. 12 U.S. diatomite market: End-use movement analysis, 2015 & 2025
FIG. 13 Regional market place: Key takeaways
FIG. 14 U.S. market volume and revenue estimates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
FIG. 15 Company market share, by production (%), 2015

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