A second challenge will be a rapidly emerging Asian carbon black
market that is quickly changing the competitive landscape.
Because of its low cost, traditional carbon black
is still the workhorse in conductive plastics.
Due to continuous shift of global carbon black
manufacturing facilities from western countries towards Asia especially in China, has strengthened China's position as world's largest manufacturer and supplier of carbon black
According to recently published TechSci Research report, " Global Carbon Black
Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020 " , global carbon black
market is expected to surpass USD25 billion by 2020.
Benefiting from this global shift, the Chinese carbon black
market recorded total sales volumes of more than 3 million tons and generated nearly US$ 5 billion in revenues in 2013.
The global tyre manufacturers consume nearly 80 % of the total carbon black
The market for carbon black
in the US is projected to register a CAGR of 4.
However, it is expected that manufacturers of carbon black
will increase their focus on specialty carbon black
during the forecasted period.
This tenth international carbon black
market development conference will provide carbon black
producers, users, feedstock suppliers and providers of support equipment with a comprehensive examination of the global carbon black
New entries included liquid colors from a new source, frosted-glass and luminescent special-effects products, laser-markable formulations, specialty carbon blacks
, and black thermoset color pastes.
The 12th biennial edition of the conference will unite leaders from the tire, rubber, ink and carbon black
industries for a comprehensive look at the most up-to-the-minute information and developments in the carbon black
According to recently published TechSci Research report " U nited S tates Carbon Black
Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020 " , the carbon black
market in the US is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.