Clearing water: Industry revenue will rebound due to increased demand from manufacturing and sanitation industries

Operators in the Chlorine Manufacturing industry produce a variety of vital products that are widely used across several industries. According to the World Chlorine Council (WCC), the industry's largest global trade association, chloralkali products are a vital part of the chemical industry with applications in healthcare, public health, energy and the environment. As many downstream customer industries, particularly chemical manufacturers, are cyclical in nature, revenue for the Chlorine Manufacturing industry is highly affected by changes to customer demand. Consequently, revenue for the industry is expected to have declined over the five years to 2018...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-2.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
7,261
Businesses
40

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators depend on demand from downstream industries that use chlorine as a raw input
  • Many companies were forced to boost production capacity through consolidation to reduce costs
  • Operators are expected to benefit from the growing number of industry applications
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Chlorine Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2023, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is expected to fall at an annualized rate of 0.2%. Comparatively, GDP is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 2.2% during the same period. While industry IVA is expected to lag behind the overall growth of the economy, clearly defined product segments and downstream industries indicate that this industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, as many of the sectors served by this industry are linked to various manufacturing, waste-water treatment and sanitization industries...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Chlorine Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Chlorine Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contracts which are favorable to purchaser
  • Economies of scale
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Demand from paper product manufacturing in the Chlorine Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Demand from paper product manufacturing
  • Demand from waste treatment and disposal services
  • Price of electric power
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector

  • Current Performance
  • Input costs hamper profitability
  • Changing industry landscape
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Manufacturing bolsters demand
  • Rising energy costs likely to fuel consolidation
  • International trade
  • Table: Chlorine Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Chlorine Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Paperboard Mills
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Dye & Pigment Manufacturing
  • Fertilizer Manufacturing
  • Pesticide Manufacturing
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Paint Manufacturing
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe & Parts Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Fertilizer Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Mineral & Phosphate Mining
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Caustic soda
  • Chlorine
  • Potassium, sodium and other alkali products
  • Inorganic acids
  • Other
  • Chart: Chlorine Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Chemical industry
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Chlorine Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Purchases
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Chlorine Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Chlorine Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Olin Corporation, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Westlake Chemical Corporation,
  • Table: Olin Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Occidental Petroleum Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Westlake Chemical Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Chlorine Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Chlorine Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Price of electric power (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Alkalies
  • Soluble salts obtained from the ashes of plants and consisting largely of potassium or sodium carbonate.
  • Brine
  • A sodium chloride solution using in the manufacturing process of chlorine.
  • Caustic
  • Able to burn or corrode organic tissue by chemical action.
  • Chloralkali Process
  • The chloralkali process (also chlor-alkali and chlor alkali) is an industrial process for the electrolysis of sodium chloride.
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Also known as caustic soda, this is a substance that is used to neutralize acids and make sodium salts.
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