Chemical Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Chemical Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32599 | Jul 2015

Chemical balance: Renewed downstream activity will offset volatile input prices

IBISWorld’s Chemical Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2015, revenue for the Chemical Product Manufacturing industry is expected to remain nearly flat. 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. Although ongoing improvements in downstream automobile parts and construction materials markets will lift industry revenue over the next five years, volatile input costs and the continued decline in demand for photographic chemicals will constrain growth... purchase to read more

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Industry concentration for the Chemical Product Manufacturing industry is low, with the top three players accounting for less than 5.0% of total industry revenue in 2015. This number reflects the fragmented nature of the industry and the diverse range of products produced by a large number of small players. Another indication of this low concentration is that of the estimated 1,556 industry manufacturers in 2015, 64.8% employ fewer than 20 people, with 27.4% employing between 20 and 99 people

and only 7.8% employing 100 or more people. Still, the level of concentration may vary by product segment. For example, global heavyweights Eastman Kodak and Fujifilm play an important role in the photographic chemicals and materials segment.

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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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