IBISWorld’s Pigments procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Pigments to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
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doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Pigments - Recent Price Trend

The average price of titanium dioxide pigments has been falling sharply at an estimated annualized rate of 10.7% in the three years to 2016 due to declining production costs and an oversupply of titanium pigments brought by weaker than expected demand.During this period, nonferrous metal prices, the primary input used in titanium dioxide pigment and many other types of pigment has fallen sharply...


Pigments - Total Cost of Ownership

Acquisition costs, environmental impact costs and inventory and storage costs are the primary ancillary costs associated with the use of pigments. Although buyers will be responsible for these extra costs of ownership for pigments, they are negligible compared with the purchase price of the product, which indicates that the total cost of ownership is low.Acquisition costs are costs involved with...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of pigments. Pigments are dry powders used to add color to products such as paints, inks, textiles and cosmetics. These powders come in a variety of colors and are made from different metal bases, including iron oxide, titanium dioxide, copper and cobalt. This report covers a variety of different types of pigments but focuses on pigments made from titanium dioxide because this is the most commonly used pigment type in the United States. This report excludes dyes.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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