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Sulfuric Acid Market in the US 2015-2019

Sulfuric Acid Market in the US 2015-2019

About Sulfuric Acid

Sulfuric acid is a colorless, viscous liquid; it is hazardous and corrosive in nature. Sulfur is the major raw material used in the production of sulfuric acid, and around 90 percent of global sulfur production is used in the sulfuric acid production. The other methods of sulfuric acid production include production from smelter gas and iron pyrites. Sulfuric acid finds its applications in myriad sectors and industries including Fertilizers, Chemicals, Agricultural, and Others. Major applications of sulfuric acid include production of chemicals, additive in the Pulp and Paper industry, rubber vulcanizing applications, and as battery acid in the Automotive sector.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Sulfuric Acid market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 1.47 percent over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this Report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Sulfuric Acid market in the US for the period 2015-2019. The report provides data on the following segments of the Sulfuric Acid market in the US:

  • Production (Elemental Sulfur, Smelter Gas, Recycling)
  • Process (Voluntary Acid Production and Involuntary Acid Production)
  • End-use (Phosphoric Acid and Fertilizer Production, Copper Leaching, Petroleum Alkylation, Pulp and Paper, Ammonium Sulfate, and Others)
TechNavio's report, the Sulfuric Acid Market in the US 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The covers the landscape of the Sulfuric Acid market in the US and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.Key Vendors
  • Akzo Nobel
  • DuPont
  • Solvay
  • Tronox
Other Prominent Vendors
  • Big River Zinc Sauget
  • CF Industries
  • Chemtrade Logistics
  • Chemtrade Refinery Services
  • Climax Molybdenum
  • Honeywell International
  • Langeloth International
  • Lucite International
  • Phelps Dodge
  • Potash Corp (PCS Phosphate)
  • PVS Chemical Solutions
  • Rhodia
  • Southern States Chemical
  • Tampa Electric
  • The Doe Run
  • The Mosaic
  • Valero Energy
Market Driver
  • Increased Demand for Fertilizer
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Challenge
  • Price Volatility
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Trend
  • Increased Recovery of Byproduct
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Questions Answered in this Report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 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 – Sulfuric Acid Market in the US 2015-2019

TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Sulfuric Acid Market in the US: Akzo Nobel NV, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Solvay and Tronox Ltd.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Big River Zinc Sauget, CF Industries, Chemtrade Logistics, Chemtrade Refinery Services, Climax Molybdenum, Doe Run, Honeywell International, Langeloth International, Lucite International, Mosaic, Phelps Dodge, Potash Corp, PVS Chemical Solutions, Rhodia, Southern States Chemical, Tampa Electric Company and Valero Energy.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “Increased preference for involuntary production of sulfuric acid is an emerging trend in the Sulfuric Acid market in the US. The production of sulfuric acid through smelting of base metals is expected to increase, and it is this source of supply that drives the trade and prices of sulfuric acid in the region.”

According to the report, the demand for sulfuric acid in the US is expected to increase because of the growing demand for fertilizers. The Fertilizer industry accounts for nearly 70 percent of the demand for sulfuric acid in the US and has a strong influence on market growth. The growing adoption of soil fertility management practices, combined with the decrease in arable land, is propelling the adoption of fertilizers.

Further, the report states that price volatility is one of the major challenges that restrain the growth of the Sulfuric Acid market in the US. The market experiences intense price fluctuations owing to the seasonality of demand from end-use markets and the excess supply because of recent capacity expansions.

Companies Mentioned

,Akzo Nobel, DuPont, Solvay, Tronox, Big River Zinc Sauget, CF Industries , Chemtrade Logistics, Chemtrade Refinery Services, Climax Molybdenum, Honeywell International , Langeloth International, Lucite International, Phelps Dodge , Potash Corp (PCSPhosphate), PVS Chemical Solutions , Rhodia , Southern States Chemical, Tampa Electric , The Doe Run , The Mosaic , Valero Energy

  • Executive Summary
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Scope of the Report
    • Market Overview
  • Market Research Methodology
    • Market Research Process
    • Research Methodology
      • Table Market Research Methodology
  • Introduction
  • Market Landscape
    • Market Overview
      • Table Sulfuric Acid Market in US
      • Table Physical and Chemical Properties of Sulfuric Acid
  • Sulfuric Acid Market in US
    • Market Size and Forecast
      • Table Sulfuric Acid Market in US 2014-2019 (million tons)
    • Trade Balance
      • Table Sulfuric Acid Market in US: Trade Balance 2009-2013 (million tons)
    • Five Forces Analysis
    • Key
  • Market Segmentation by Production
    • Segmentation of Sulfuric Acid Market in US by Raw Material 2014
      • Table Segmentation of Sulfuric Acid Market in US by Raw Material 2014
    • Segmentation of Sulfuric Acid Market by Production Process
      • Table Segmentation of Sulfuric Acid Market by Production Process
  • Market Segmentation by End-users
    • Segmentation of Sulfuric Acid Market in the US by End-users 2014
      • Table Segmentation of Sulfuric Acid Market in US by End-users 2014
  • Buying Criteria
  • Market Growth Drivers
  • Drivers and their Impact
  • Market Challenges
  • Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  • Market Trends
  • Trends and their Impact
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Market Vendors 2014
      • Table Leading Vendors of Sulfuric Acid 2014
    • Other Prominent Vendors
  • Key Vendor Analysis
    • AkzoNobel
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • AkzoNobel: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table AkzoNobel: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table AkzoNobel: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 (US$ billion)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table AkzoNobel: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • DuPont
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table DuPont: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table DuPont: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 (US$ million)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table DuPont: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Solvay
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Solvay: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Solvay: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 (US$ billion)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Solvay: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Tronox
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Tronox: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Tronox: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 (US$ million)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Tronox: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
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