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Pesticide Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Pesticide Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS 32532 | Aug 2016

Target organism: More GM crops will keep industry revenue in a moderate decline

IBISWorld’s Pesticide 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.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • A greater focus on biofuels will increase crop acreages and support demand for pesticides
  • Demand from cotton farming has been extremely volatile over the past five years
  • Product advancements and innovations will be crucial aspects of the industry’s future
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The ongoing adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops and low farmer income during the recession caused revenue volatility over the five years to 2016, and continue to remain a threat. Nonetheless, as the economy continues to recover and farmers earn higher incomes customers will encounter increased crop production and demand for pesticides. In the five years to 2021, the economy will recover and farm incomes will rise, improving demand, and the industry will gradually regain some lost revenue. However, trends that favor GM crop plantings and the use of biotech seeds are expected to continue, intensifying industry competition... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

This industry experiences high barriers to entry. Of particular importance is the presence of dominant chemical heavyweights such as DuPont. With a well-known range of products (protected by patents in many cases) and established manufacturing operations. These manufacturers command a significant proportion of the market. They also tend to have lower operating costs, benefiting from economies of scale, which provides them with a competitive advantage that new players find very hard to overcome.

Significant R&D requirements pose additional barriers. It can take up to eight to ten years and millions of dollars for a new, environmentally sound crop protection product to be brought to market. Moreover, the ability to maintain a technological edge is critical. Pla.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Having marketing expertise
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Agricultural price index and Demand from crop production in the Pesticide Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry?

    Operators in this industry manufacture household and agricultural pest control chemicals. Industry products include pesticides and agricultural chemical products, such as herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, insect repellents, sheep dips, fly sprays and flea powders. This industry does not manufacture fertilizers.

    Industry Products
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing arsenate insecticides Manufacturing botanical insecticides Manufacturing chlordane insecticides Manufacturing dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) insecticidesManufacturing exterminating chemical products (e.g. fungicides, insecticides and pesticides)Manufacturing fungicides, including lime-sulfur fungicidesManufacturing herbicides Manufacturing plant-growth regulatorsManufacturing sulfur insecticides

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Agricultural price index
  • Demand from crop production
  • World price of crude oil
  • Price of natural gas
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Current Performance
  • Recovery slows
  • Demand falls
  • Industry participation decreases
  • Exports grow
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Product demand
  • Environmental concerns
  • Table: Pesticide Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pesticide Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Soybean Farming
  • Corn Farming
  • Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming
  • Fruit & Nut Farming
  • Cotton Farming
  • Sugarcane Harvesting
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fertilizer Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Oxygen & Hydrogen Gas Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Insecticides
  • Other
  • Chart: Pesticide Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Agriculture, livestock and dairy sectors
  • Exports
  • Households and Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pesticide Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Syngenta AG
    The Dow Chemical Company
    Monsanto Co.
    Bayer AG
    E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Table: Syngenta AG - financial performance
  • Table: The Dow Chemical Company - financial performance
  • Table: Monsanto Co. - financial performance
  • Table: Bayer AG - financial performance
  • Table: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Oil and natural gas price index (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Genetically Modified (Gm)
  • Crops or seeds that have had their genetic makeup altered to achieve certain results, such as pest-resistance.
  • Glyphosate
  • A broad-spectrum systemic herbicide used to kill weeds, particularly perennials. Glyphosate is estimated to be the most-used herbicide in the United States.
  • Pesticides
  • Substances or a mixture of substances designed to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate pests.
  • Selective Herbicides
  • Herbicides that target specific organisms, while leaving the desired crop relatively unharmed.

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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Pesticide Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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