Opportunities and Competitive Analysis of the Carbon Black Market

Opportunities and Competitive Analysis of the Carbon Black Market

The future of the global carbon black market looks promising with opportunities in the transportation, industrial, and building and construction sectors. The global carbon black market is expected to reach an estimated $24.1 billion by 2026 with a CAGR of 9.9% from 2020 to 2026. The major drivers for this market are increasing tire production and growth in plastic and coating market.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, include growing usage of recycled and bio-based carbon black and a shifting focus from commodities to more specialized grades of carbon black. Birla Carbon, Cabot Corporation, China Synthetic Rubber (CSR), Orion Engineered Carbons Holdings, OMSK Carbon Group, Tokai Carbon, and Philips Carbon Black are among the major carbon black providers.

A total of 127 figures / charts and 110 tables are provided in this 250-page report to help in your business decisions. A sample figure with insights is shown below. To learn the scope of benefits, companies researched, and other details of the carbon black market report, please download the report brochure.

In this market, Tire rubber is the largest application, whereas commodity carbon black is largest in grade type. Growth in various segment of the carbon black market are given below:

The study includes trends and forecast for the global carbon black market by application, grade, attribute, end use industry, and region as follows:

By Application [Kilotons and $M shipment analysis from 2015 to 2026]:

  • Tire Rubber
  • Non-Tire Rubber
  • Plastic
  • Ink
  • Coating
  • Others
By End Use Industry [Kilotons and $M shipment analysis from 2015 to 2026]:
  • Transportation
  • Industrial
  • Building and Construction
  • Printing and Packaging
  • Others
By Grade [Kilotons and $M shipment analysis from 2015 to 2026]:
  • Commodity Carbon Black
  • Specialty Carbon Black
  • By Function [Kilotons and $M shipment analysis from 2015 to 2026]:
  • Reinforcement
  • Coloring (Pigmentation)
  • Conductivity
  • UV Protection
  • Others
By Region [Kilotons and $M shipment analysis for 2015 – 2026]:
  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • France
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • South Korea
  • The Rest of the World
  • Turkish
  • Brazilian
Carbon black for tire rubber will remain the largest application over the forecast period supported by increasing demand for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Lucintel forecasts that plastic is expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period due to growth in the plastic pipes, wire & cable, and packaging markets.

Transportation will remain the largest end use industry during the forecast period supported by increasing demand for the tire and mechanical rubber goods. Lucintel predicts that the demand for carbon black in the packaging end use is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by growth in the food and beverages, household products, personal care, and pharmaceutical sectors.

Asia Pacific will remain the largest region by value and volume and it is also expected to witness the highest growth over the forecast period supported by higher vehicle production and shift of tire production in low-cost countries, such as India and China.

Features of the Global Carbon Black Market
  • Market Size Estimates: Global carbon black market size estimation in terms of value ($M) and by volume (kilotons) shipment.
  • Trend and Forecast Analysis: Market trends (2015-2020) and forecast (2021-2026) by various segments and regions.
  • Segmentation Analysis: Global carbon black market size by various segments, such as application, grade, attribute, and end use industry.
  • Regional Analysis: Global carbon black market breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World.
  • Growth Opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different application, grade, attribute, and end use industry, and regions for the carbon black market.
  • Strategic Analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape for the carbon black market.
  • Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.
This report answers following 11 key questions

Q.1 What are some of the most promising, high-growth opportunities for the global carbon black market by application (tire rubber, non-tire rubber, plastic, ink, coating, and others), by end use industry (transportation, industrial, building and construction, printing and packaging, and others), grade (commodity carbon black and specialty carbon black) and by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World)?

Q.2 Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?

Q.3 Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?

Q.4 What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the market?

Q.5 What are the business risks and threats to the market?

Q.6 What are the emerging trends in this market and the reasons behind them?

Q.7 What are some changing demands of customers in the market?

Q.8 What are the new developments in the market? Which companies are leading these developments?

Q.9 Who are the major players in this market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?

Q.10 What are some of the competitive products and processes in this area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via product substitution?

Q.11 What M&A activity has occurred in the last 5 years?


1. Executive Summary
2. Market Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction, Background, and Classification
2.2: Supply Chain
2.3: Drivers and Challenges
3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis from 2015 to 2026
3.1: Macroeconomic Trends and Forecast
3.2: Global Carbon Black Market Trends and Forecast
3.3: Global Carbon Black Market by Application
3.3.1: Coating
3.3.2: Tire Rubber
3.3.3: Others
3.3.4: Non-Tire Rubber
3.3.5: Plastic
3.3.6: Ink
3.4: Global Carbon Black Market by Grade
3.4.1: Commodity
3.4.2: Specialty
3.5: Global Carbon Black Market by End Use Industry
3.5.1: Others
3.5.2: Transportation
3.5.3: Packaging
3.5.4: Industrial
3.5.5: Building and Construction
3.6: Global Carbon Black Market by Attribute
3.6.1: Others
3.6.2: Reionforcement
3.6.3: UV Protection
3.6.4: Color
3.6.5: Conductivity
4. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis by Region
4.1: Global Carbon Black Market by Region
4.2: North American Carbon Black Market
4.2.1: Market by Application: Tire Rubber, Non-Tire Rubber, Plastic, Ink, Coating, and Others
4.2.2: Market by Grade: Commodity and Specialty
4.2.3: United States Carbon Black Market
4.2.4: Canadian Carbon Black Market
4.2.5: Mexican Carbon Black Market
4.3: European Carbon Black Market
4.3.1: Market by Application: Tire Rubber, Non-Tire Rubber, Plastic, Ink, Coating, and Others
4.3.2: Market by Grade: Commodity and Specialty
4.3.3: German Carbon Black Market
4.3.4: Italian Carbon Black Market
4.3.5: Russian Carbon Black Market
4.3.6: French Carbon Black Market
4.4: APAC Carbon Black Market
4.4.1: Market by Application: Tire Rubber, Non-Tire Rubber, Plastic, Ink, Coating, and Others
4.4.2: Market by Grade: Commodity and Specialty
4.4.3: Chinese Carbon Black Market
4.4.4: Japanese Carbon Black Market
4.4.5: Indian Carbon Black Market
4.4.6: Thai Carbon Black Market
4.4.7: Indonesian Carbon Black Market
4.4.8: South Korean Carbon Black Market
4.5: ROW Carbon Black Market
4.5.1: Market by Application: Tire Rubber, Non-Tire Rubber, Plastic, Ink, Coating, and Others
4.5.2: Market by Grade: Commodity and Specialty
4.5.3: Turkish Carbon Black Market
4.5.4: Brazilian Carbon Black Market
5. Competitor Analysis
5.1: Product Portfolio Analysis
5.2: Geographical Reach
5.3: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
6. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
6.1: Growth Opportunity Analysis
6.1.1: Growth Opportunities for the Global Carbon Black Market by Application
6.1.2: Growth Opportunities for the Global Carbon Black Market by End Use Industry
6.1.3: Growth Opportunities for the Global Carbon Black Market by Region
6.2: Emerging Trends in the Global Carbon Black Market
6.3: Strategic Analysis
6.3.1: New Product Development
6.3.2: Capacity Expansion of the Carbon Black Market
6.3.3: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures in the Global Carbon Black Market
6.3.4: Certification and Licensing
7. Company Profiles of Leading Players
7.1: Birla Carbon
7.2: Orion Engineered Carbons
7.3: Cabot Corporation
7.4: Omsk Carbon Group
7.5: Philips Carbon Black
7.6: China Synthetic Rubber Corporation
7.7: Tokai Carbon Co Ltd
7.8: Denka Company Limited`
7.10: Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd
7.11: Imerys Graphite & Carbon
7.12: Continental Carbon Company

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook