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Global Ground Calcium Carbonate Market 2017-2021

Global Ground Calcium Carbonate Market 2017-2021

About Ground Calcium Carbonate

Calcium carbonate is an inorganic mineral. It is classified into two categories: Ground calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate. It is used in various sectors such as the paper, paints, and plastics industries. Ground calcium carbonate is used in various applications such as paper, plastics, adhesives and sealants, and other applications which include animal feed, construction, fertilizers, rubber and elastomers, and glass and ceramics.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global ground calcium carbonate market to grow at a CAGR of 6.65% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ground calcium carbonate market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the retail selling price as the average selling price of the product.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Ground Calcium Carbonate Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Imerys
  • J.M. Huber Corporation
  • Minerals Technologies
  • Mississippi Lime Company
  • Omya
Other prominent vendors
  • CARMEUSE
  • GLC Minerals
  • Lhoist
  • MARUO CALCIUM
Market driver
  • Increasing demand for ground calcium carbonate as industrial fillers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Unfavorable limestone mining and stringent regulations
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing demand from construction and infrastructure sector
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Ground Calcium Carbonate Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global ground calcium carbonate market: Imerys, J.M. Huber Corporation, Minerals Technologies, Mississippi Lime Company, and Omya.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: CARMEUSE, GLC Minerals, Lhoist, and MARUO CALCIUM.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is increasing demand from construction and infrastructure sector. The industrial and commercial buildings are a result of the development of durable and high-quality components produced by the building and construction industry. Ground calcium carbonate and limestone are used in these applications as fillers and extenders, as they offer cost benefits and improved performance. In the building and construction application, product applications consist of vinyl floor tile, asphalt roofing shingles, sheeting, tape joint compounds, stucco, concrete, glass, masonry, and plasters.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Increasing demand for ground calcium carbonate as industrial fillers. Fine ground and crushed calcium carbonate is used as a filler in various products such as paint, plastics, paper, rubber, asphaltic products, carpet backing, vinyl floor covering, putty, caulking, sealing, and in coal mines and construction. It is also used as an extender and in manufacturing ultra-fine ground white marble used for filling and coating paper. It is readily substituting titanium dioxide pigment paint as well. Initially, fillers were used as an alternative to costlier material in paints and coatings or polymer in plastics or rubber application. Nowadays, the fillers are used to enhance functional features such as color, stiffness, and opacity. Ground calcium carbonate adds important qualities such as brightness (whiteness), particle size, and chemical purity, which suggests its use in industrial applications.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Unfavorable limestone mining and stringent regulations. Limestone is one of the chief sources of ground calcium carbonate. Its reserves are concentrated in North America, particularly in the US. The majority of the limestone mines are situated far from the key consuming regions such as Western Europe. Vendors are finding it economically impractical to sustain this. Also, the suppliers are under obligation to sustain enhanced compliance costs to carry on their operations. The cheaper imports into the North American countries such as Canada and the US are also striking down prices of calcium carbonate and limestone, thereby upsetting the profit margins of the vendors. Moreover, growing public and environmental concerns on limestone mining due to air and noise pollution is hampering the growth of the global ground calcium carbonate market.

Companies Mentioned

Imerys, J.M. Huber Corporation, Minerals Technologies, Mississippi Lime Company, Omya, CARMEUSE, GLC Minerals, Lhoist, and MARUO CALCIUM.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global ground calcium carbonate market forecast 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Overview: Global ground calcium carbonate market by application
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market by application 2016
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market by application 2021
    • Global ground calcium carbonate market for paper industry
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market for paper industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global ground calcium carbonate market for paper industry 2016-2021
    • Global ground calcium carbonate market for plastics industry
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market for plastics industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global ground calcium carbonate market for plastics industry 2016- 2021
    • Global ground calcium carbonate market for paints industry
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market for paints industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global ground calcium carbonate market for paints industry 2016-2021
    • Global ground calcium carbonate market for adhesives and sealants industry
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market for adhesives and sealants industry 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global ground calcium carbonate market for adhesives and sealants industry 2016-2021
    • Global ground calcium carbonate market for other applications
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market for other applications 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Global ground calcium carbonate market for other applications 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Overview: Global ground calcium carbonate market by geography
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market by geography 2016
      • Table Global ground calcium carbonate market by geography 2021
    • Ground calcium carbonate market in APAC
      • Table Ground calcium carbonate market in APAC 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Ground calcium carbonate market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Ground calcium carbonate market in Europe
      • Table Ground calcium carbonate market in Europe 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Ground calcium carbonate market in Europe 2016-2021
    • Ground calcium carbonate market in Americas
      • Table Ground calcium carbonate market in Americas 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Ground calcium carbonate market in Americas 2016-2021
    • Ground calcium carbonate market in MEA
      • Table Ground calcium carbonate market in MEA 2016 and 2021 (million metric tons)
      • Table Market forecast: Ground calcium carbonate market in MEA 2016-2021
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Significant applications of ground calcium carbonate fillers in various functions
      • Table Global tissue paper market 2015-2020 (million metric tons)
      • Table Greenhouse gas emissions from various sectors 2016
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing demand from construction and infrastructure sector
      • Table Construction market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ trillions)
      • Table Construction market in EMEA 2015-2020
    • Calcium carbonate as a substitute to kaolin
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors in global ground calcium carbonate market
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Imerys
      • Table Imerys: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Imerys: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • J.M. Huber Corporation
      • Table J.M. Huber Corporation: Business segmentation
    • Minerals Technologies
      • Table Minerals Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2016
      • Table Minerals Technologies Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Mississippi Lime Company
      • Table Mississippi Lime Company: Business segmentation
    • Omya
      • Table Omya: Business segmentation
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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