Chemical Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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

Chemical balance: Renewed downstream activity will offset volatile input prices

IBISWorld’s Chemical Product Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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, 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 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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Substantial barriers exist within some industry product segments, like compound resin and photographic films, plates and paper manufacturing. Those operating within these segments must have the facilities, equipment and technological expertise to remain competitive. Also, the ability to access competitively priced raw materials and inputs, including base resins, can also act as a significant barrier.

The existence of several heavyweight chemicals manufacturers, including Eastman Kodak, may also deter entry into the product segments they dominate. At the same time, the existence of a relatively large number of small players and no pronounced market dominance by any one player or group of players suggests that overall barriers to entry are not insurmountable... purchase to read more


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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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