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Chemical Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Chemical Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32599 | Mar 2016

Chemical imbalance: Weak demand from photographic chemicals will impede industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Chemical Product Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$41bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-1.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
60,531
Businesses
1,532
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, the Chemical Product Manufacturing industry experienced solid demand for its ever-evolving product mix. However, revenue has stagnated as the product mix has evolved. Although demand from many downstream manufacturing industries has grown, the industry's key photographic chemicals segment has declined rapidly due to the increased adoption of digital cameras. While ongoing improvements in downstream automobile parts and construction materials markets will benefit demand over the next five years, volatile input costs and the continued decline in demand for photographic chemicals will impede overall revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

There are three main product segments within the Chemical Product Manufacturing industry: custom compounding of purchased resins (28.3% of industry revenue); sensitized photographic film, paper, plates and chemicals (15.8%); and all other miscellaneous chemical products and preparations (55.9%).

Custom compounding of resins

The custom compounding of purchased plastic resins involves buying plastic from plastic manufacturers and then altering the resins to form new compounds. Industry manufacturers manipulate these resins to increase flexibility, stress resistance and flame resistance to meet customer needs... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Chemical Product Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures a diverse range of chemical products. Key activities include custom compounding plastic resins and manufacturing toners, toner cartridges, photographic chemicals and sensitized photographic film, paper and plates. Custom compounding of plastic resins includes custom mixing and blending of purchased plastic resins and reformulating plastic resins from recycled plastic products.

Industry Products
Custom compounding of resinsPhotographic films, papers and platesPhotographic chemicalsEvaporated salt, excluding table saltGelatin, excluding ready-to-eat dessertsWater treating compoundsAutomotive chemicalsOther chemical products and preparations
 
Industry Activities
Custom compounding resinsReformulating plastic resins from recycled plastics productsManufacturing sensitized film, paper, cloth and sensitized platesManufacturing toners and toner cartridgesManufacturing photographic chemicals


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