Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After experiencing years of revenue volatility due to fluctuating demand from downstream manufacturing customers during the recession, the Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing industry is in a state of recovery. The manufacturing sector promptly began to rebuild, boosting demand for inorganic chemicals throughout 2010 and 2011. Moreover, demand for exports has remained relatively steady in recent years. In the next five years, the industry will expand as demand from downstream industries continues to increase... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
In 2014, the top five players in the Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing industry are expected to generate less than one-fifth of industry revenue, indicating a low level of market share concentration. Typically, industry operators specialize in a few specific products, limiting the overall market share each operator can control. According to US Census data, 43.0% of industry enterprises are small operators with fewer than 20 employees, contributing to the low level of market share concentration in this industry.
During the recession, some operators consolidated to increase production capacity and improve operating efficiency. Operators have also merged to jointly pursue new technology and products, such as more energy-efficient machinery and chemicals... purchase to read more