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Lignin Market Analysis By Product (Ligno-sulphonates, Kraft Lignin, Organosolv Lignin) By Application (Macromolecules, Aromatics), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, Central & South America, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

Lignin Market Analysis By Product (Ligno-sulphonates, Kraft Lignin, Organosolv Lignin) By Application (Macromolecules, Aromatics), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, Central & South America, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

The global lignin market is expected to reach USD 913.1 million by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The growing environmental concerns regarding air pollution and associated health hazards have been the major factors driving market growth. The growing demand for dust control in residential, commercial, and industrial sectors is expected drive growth further over the forecast period.

Increasing rate of air pollution has been a growing environmental concern on a global scale over the past few decades, affecting residential, commercial, transport, agricultural, storage and logistic sectors. In addition, air pollution has resulted in rising occurrences of respiratory illnesses as well as increasing number of accidents due to smog.

Traditionally, calcium chloride was used to control dust on roads which proved to be expensive over the duration of time owing to its increasing demand from other end-use applications including paper and construction. Over the past few years’ the product is being increasingly used as a substitute to calcium carbonate as a dust collector.

The organosolv lignin segment is expected to witness the highest growth over the coming years, at an estimated CAGR of over 5% from 2016 to 2025. Increasing demand for manufacturing various potential products including activated carbon, carbon fiber, phenol derivatives, vanillin and phenolic resins is expected to boost organosolv lignin demand over the next nine years.

In addition, the rising R&D activities and investments related to the product in developing countries, including India and China, is expected to boost organosolv lignin demand over the forecast period. Further growing instances of smog in the country coupled with rising need to curb this environmental hazard is expected to drive demand.

Further key findings from the report suggest:

The global lignin market volume exceeded 1,100 kilo tons in 2015 and is expected to witness considerate growth from 2016 to 2025, mainly owing to the rising need of products for effective dust and pollution control

Ligno-sulphonates was the largest product segment in 2015 and is estimated to generate revenues of over USD 750 million by 2025; the dominance of this product can be attributed to its rising application scope in rapidly-growing applications such as drilling fluids and pesticides

The global demand in aromatics was recorded at over 350 kilo tons in 2015 and is expected to witness higher growth over the forecast period, growing at nearly 4% during the forecast period; this growth can be attributed to the growing demand for bio-based raw materials for aromatics manufacture, globally

The industry in Europe dominated the overall industry demand in 2015, accounting for a volume of nearly 450 kilo tons. The industry in Asia Pacific is expected to witness highest growth during the forecast period, owing to growing trend towards the development of bio-based materials for further applications

In 2015, Tembec accounted for over 14% of the market share. The company primarily manufactures ligno-sulphonates and markets lignin under the brand name “ABRO Lignosulphonates”. The company is integrated across two levels of the value chain where the company is engaged in raw material supply as well as manufacturing lignin.


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 Lignin Market Variables, Trends & Scope
3.1 Market segmentation& scope
3.2 Lignin - Value Chain Analysis
3.2.1 Vendor Landscape
3.3 Raw material outlook
3.4 Technology overview
3.4.1 Research & development
3.4.1.1 Lignoforce Technology
3.4.1.2 Lignin-based Polymer Technology
3.4.1.3 Technique for removing lignin from plant material to produce bio-fuels
3.4.1.4 Introduction of a cost-effective lignin-based carbon fibre
3.4.1.5 Introduction of “PROESA Technology”
3.4.1.6 LIBRA: Lignin BioRefinery Approach (Lignin pyrolysis for value added aromatic chemicals)
3.4.1.7 PLET patented lignin extraction technology
3.4.1.8 Catalytic ethanolysis of Kraft lignin
3.4.1.9 A Metal-Free, Carbon-Based Catalytic System for the Oxidation of Lignin Model Compounds and Lignin
3.4.1.10 Lignin extraction process:
3.4.1.11 New R&D micro lignin fiber line
3.4.1.12 Bionic liquids from lignin
3.4.1.13 Renewable Chemicals Produced from Lignin EIO-326
3.4.1.14 Lignin/Polymer Chemistry R&D
3.4.1.15 Lignin from biomass to co-products
3.4.1.16 Application in phenol
3.4.1.17 Supercritical depolymerisation (SD)
3.4.1.18 Sequential Liquid-Lignin Recovery and Purification (SLRP) process
3.4.1.19 Polymerization of Kraft lignin via ultrasonication
3.4.2 Technology advancements by companies
3.5 Regulatory framework
3.6 Market Dynamics
3.6.1 Market Driver Analysis
3.6.1.1 Growing demand for dust control
3.6.1.2 Increasing demand for animal feed
3.6.1.3 Rising need for high quality concrete admixtures
3.6.1.4 Increasing use of lignin as dispersants
3.6.2 Market Restraint Analysis
3.6.2.1 Gap between R&D and consumer products
3.6.2.2 Low consumer awareness
3.7 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
3.8 Lignin Market - PESTEL Analysis
3.9 Industry Analysis - Porter’s
3.10 Competitive Landscape
Chapter 4 Lignin Market: Market Potential Outlook
4.1 Vanillin
4.1.1 Market estimates and forecast in vanillin, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
4.2 Carbon fiber
4.2.1 Market estimates and forecast in carbon fiber, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
4.3 Phenol
4.3.1 Market estimates and forecast in phenol, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
4.4 BTX
4.4.1 Market estimates and forecast in BTX, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 5 Lignin Market: Product Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 Lignin market: Product movement analysis
5.2 Ligno-sulphonates
5.2.1 Ligno-sulphonates market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
5.3 Kraft lignin
5.3.1 Kraft lignin market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
5.4 Organosolv lignin
5.4.1 Organosolv lignin market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
5.5 Other lignin products
5.5.1 Other lignin products market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 6 Lignin Market: Application Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1 Lignin market: Application movement analysis
6.2 Macromolecules
6.2.1 Market estimates and forecasts in macromolecules, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
6.3 Aromatics
6.3.1 Market estimates and forecasts in aromatics, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
Chapter 7 Lignin Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis
7.1 Regional Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.1 North America Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.1.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.1.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.1.3 U.S. lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.1.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.1.3.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.2 Europe Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.2.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.2.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.2.3 Germany lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.2.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.2.3.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.2.4 France lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.2.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.2.4.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3 Asia Pacific Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3.3 China lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.3.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3.3.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3.4 India lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.3.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3.4.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.3.5 Indonesia lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.3.5.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (‘000 USD)
7.1.3.5.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons) (‘000 USD)
7.1.4 Central & South America Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.4.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.4.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.4.3 Brazil lignin market share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.4.3.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.4.3.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Movement Analysis & Market Share, 2015 & 2025
7.1.5.1 Market estimates and forecast, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
7.1.5.2 Market estimates and forecast, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 Borregaard LignoTech
8.1.1 Company Overview
8.1.2 Financial Performance
8.1.3 Product Benchmarking
8.1.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.2 Tembec
8.2.1 Company Overview
8.2.2 Financial Performance
8.2.3 Product Benchmarking
8.2.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.3 Domtar Corporation
8.3.1 Company Overview
8.3.2 Financial Performance
8.3.3 Product Benchmarking
8.3.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.4 Asian Lignin Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd.
8.4.1 Company Overview
8.4.2 Financial Performance
8.4.3 Product Benchmarking
8.5 Northway Lignin Chemical
8.5.1 Company Overview
8.5.2 Financial Performance
8.5.3 Product Benchmarking
8.6 Green Value SA
8.6.1 Company Overview
8.6.2 Financial Performance
8.6.3 Product Benchmarking
8.7 Aditya Birla Group
8.7.1 Company Overview
8.7.2 Financial Performance
8.7.3 Product Benchmarking
8.7.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.8 Changzhou Shanfeng Chemical Industry Company
8.8.1 Company Overview
8.8.2 Financial Performance
8.8.3 Product Benchmarking
8.9 The Dallas Group of America, Inc.
8.9.1 Company Overview
8.9.2 Financial Performance
8.9.3 Product Benchmarking
8.10 Liquid Lignin Company LLC
8.10.1 Company Overview
8.10.2 Financial Performance
8.10.3 Product Benchmarking
8.10.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.11 Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
8.11.1 Company Overview
8.11.2 Financial Performance
8.11.3 Product Benchmarking
8.12 Metsa Group
8.12.1 Company Overview
8.12.2 Financial Performance
8.12.3 Product Benchmarking
8.12.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.13 Fibria
8.13.1 Company Overview
8.13.2 Financial Performance
8.13.3 Product Benchmarking
8.13.4 Strategic Initiatives
8.14 Lenzing A.G.
8.14.1 Company Overview
8.14.2 Financial Performance
8.14.3 Product Benchmarking
8.14.4 Strategic Initiative
List of tables
TABLE 1 Lignin market demand in vanillin, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 2 Lignin market estimates and forecast in carbon fiber, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 3 Lignin market estimates and forecast in phenol, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 4 Lignin market estimates and forecast in BTX, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 5 Ligno-sulphonates market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 6 Kraft lignin market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 7 Organosolv lignin market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 8 Other lignin products market estimates and forecasts, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 9 Lignin market estimates and forecasts in macromolecules, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 10 Lignin market estimates and forecasts in aromatics, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD Million)
TABLE 11 North America lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 12 North America lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 13 North America lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 14 North America lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 15 U.S. lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 16 U.S. lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 17 U.S. lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 18 U.S. lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 19 Europe lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 20 Europe lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 21 Europe lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 22 Europe lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 23 Germany lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 24 Germany lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 25 Germany lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 26 Germany lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 27 France lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 28 France lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 29 France lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 30 France lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 31 Asia Pacific lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 32 Asia Pacific lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 33 Asia Pacific lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 34 Asia Pacific lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 35 China lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 36 China lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 37 China lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 38 China lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 39 India lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 40 India lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 41 India lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 42 India lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 43 Indonesia lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 44 Indonesia lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (‘000 USD)
TABLE 45 Indonesia lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Tons)
TABLE 46 Indonesia lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (‘000 USD)
TABLE 47 Central & South America lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 48 Central & South America lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 49 Central & South America lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 50 Central & South America lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 51 Brazil lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 52 Brazil lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 53 Brazil lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 54 Brazil lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 55 MEA lignin market volume, by product, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 56 MEA lignin market revenue, by product, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
TABLE 57 MEA lignin market volume, by application, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons)
TABLE 58 MEA lignin market revenue, by application, 2014 - 2025 (USD million)
List of figures
FIG. 1 Market summary
FIG. 2 Market trends & outlook
FIG. 3 Market segmentation & scope
FIG. 4 Lignin - Value chain analysis
FIG. 5 Global industrial forest plantation area development, 2012 & 2050 (MHA)
FIG. 6 Global round wood supply and demand, 2012 - 2025 (Million Cubic Meters)
FIG. 7 Market Dynamics
FIG. 8 Market driver relevance analysis (Current & future impact)
FIG. 9 Global dust collectors market revenue estimates and forecast, 2012 - 2025 (USD Million)
FIG. 10 Meet production by species
FIG. 11 Global concrete admixtures market revenue, 2012 - 2025 (USD Billion)
FIG. 12 Global dispersing agents market volume, 2012 - 2025 (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 13 Market restraint relevance analysis (Current & future impact)
FIG. 14 Penetration & growth prospect mapping
FIG. 15 PESTEL Analysis
FIG. 16 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
FIG. 17 Lignin company market share analysis, 2015
FIG. 18 Lignin market: Product movement analysis, 2015 & 2025
FIG. 19 Lignin market: Product movement analysis, 2015 & 2025
FIG. 20 Regional market place: Key takeaways
FIG. 21 Lignin market: Regional movement analysis, 2015 & 2025
FIG. 22 North America market volume and revenue estimates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
FIG. 23 U.S. country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 24 Europe market volume and revenue estimates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
FIG. 25 Germany country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 26 France country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 27 Asia Pacific market volume and revenue estimates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
FIG. 28 China country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 29 India country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 30 Indonesia country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 31 Central & South America market volume and revenue estimates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)
FIG. 32 Brazil country outlook, 2014 to 2025 (Kilo tons)(USD million)
FIG. 33 MEA market volume and revenue estimates, 2014 - 2025 (Kilo tons) (USD million)

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