Specialty Carbon Black Market - A Global and Regional Analysis

Focus on Application, Grade, Form, Function, and Region - Analysis and Forecast, 2022-2031

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Market Report Coverage

Specialty Carbon Black Market
Forecast Period: 2022-2031
CAGR During Forecast Period: 5.82%

Specialty Carbon Black Market

Base Year

2021

Market Size in 2021

$3,645.0 Million

Forecast Period

2022-2031

Value Projection and Estimation by 2031

$6,378.3 Million

CAGR During Forecast Period

5.82%

Number of Tables

199

Number of Pages

199

Number of Figures

23

 

Key Market Players and Competition Synopsis

The companies that are profiled have been selected based on inputs gathered from primary experts and analyzing company coverage, product portfolio, and market penetration.

Some of the prominent names established in this market are:

•    Orion Engineered Carbons
•    Cabot Corporation
•    Birla Carbon
•    PCBL Limited
•    Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd.
•    Continental Carbon
•    Imerys S.A.
•    Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
•    Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
•    OMSK Carbon Group
•    Lion Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd.
•    Denka Company Limited
•    Geotech International B.V.
•    Klean Industries Inc.
•    Black Bear Carbon B.V.
•    Beilum Carbon Chemical Limited
•    Zaozhuang Xinyuan Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
•    Hangzhou Dimacolor Co., Ltd.
•    Henan Xinxu Chemical Co., Ltd.

How Can This Report Add Value to an Organization?

The study provides the reader a detailed understanding of specialty carbon black by application, by form, by grade, and by functio

Product/Innovation Strategy: The product segment helps the reader understand the different types of specialty carbon black available for deployment and their potential globally. Moreover, the study provides the reader a detailed understanding of specialty carbon black by application (plastics, battery electrodes, paints & coatings, inks & toners, and others), by form (granular and powder), by grade (conductive carbon black, fiber carbon black, food carbon black, and others), and by function (color, UV protection, conductive, and others).

Growth/Marketing Strategy: The specialty carbon black market has seen major development by key players operating in the market, such as business expansion, partnership, collaboration, and joint venture. The favored strategy for the companies has been mergers and acquisitions to strengthen their position in the specialty carbon black market. For instance, in 2022, Cabot Corporation completed the acquisition of Tokai Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd, a carbon black plant in China.

Competitive Strategy: Key players in the specialty carbon black market analyzed and profiled in the study involve specialty carbon black manufacturers. Moreover, a detailed competitive benchmarking of the players operating in the specialty carbon black market has been done to help the reader understand how players stack against each other, presenting a clear market landscape. Additionally, comprehensive competitive strategies such as partnerships, agreements, and collaborations will aid the reader in understanding the untapped revenue pockets in the market.

Industry & Technology Overview

The market was valued at $3,645.0 million in 2021 and is expected to reach $6,378.3 million by 2031.

Global Specialty Carbon Black Market: Industry Overview

Specialty carbon black is utilized in various applications, such as printing, paints, coatings, plastics, fiber, and paper. The growth in the global specialty carbon black market is expected to be driven by its increasing use as a pigment in plastics. However, government regulations regarding its utilization and volatile raw material prices are anticipated to hinder the market growth in the upcoming future.

Market Lifecycle Stage

Early civilizations adopted coal as a black pigment for writing letters in ancient Egypt and China. Carbon black was first made using the channel process in the late 19th century. The development of various carbon black's production technology, mostly driven by the growth of the tire business, came in industrial mass production around the start of the 20th century. Today, carbon black is a high-tech raw material with well-defined qualities that is extensively employed in a variety of applications such as plastics, tires, and coatings. Specialty carbon black is utilized in a range of coatings, polymers, and printing applications, among others.

Rising investments in research and development activities are expected to boost the growth of specialty carbon black. Specialty carbon black can be customized and utilized in various applications such as printing, paints, coatings, plastics, and fiber.

Specialty Carbon Black Market

Impact

•    The growth of specialty carbon black is closely tied to the plastics industry and the production of paint, coatings, and battery electrodes. The demand for specialty carbon black is gradually growing in China, Asia-Pacific, and Japan owing to the presence of key producers such as Birla Carbon, PCBL Limited, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, and Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.

Impact of COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused several delays in manufacturing operations, which resulted in the slowdown of the specialty carbon black industry. Also, supply chain disruptions have negatively impacted the specialty carbon black market. Nowadays, companies are trying to secure long-term supply contracts with other suppliers, to maintain smooth operations.

Market Segmentation:

Segmentation 1: by Application
•    Plastics 
•    Battery Electrodes
•    Paints and Coatings
•    Inks and Toners
•    Others

The specialty carbon black market is expected to be led by the plastics industry. Rising demand due to its UV protection and conductive properties is one of the key drivers behind the market growth.

Segmentation 2: by Form
•     Granular
•     Powder

The specialty carbon black market is dominated by the granular segment. This is due to the significant advances that have been made in handling and shipping granulated goods in recent years.

Segmentation 3: by Grade
•     Fiber Carbon Black 
•     Conductive Carbon Black
•     Food Carbon Black 
•     Others

The specialty carbon black market is estimated to be led by the fiber grades of carbon black owing to its extensive utilization in textile, industrial, and non-woven materials.

Segmentation 4: by Function
•     Color
•     UV Protection
•     Conductive
•     Others

The color segment is expected to have a significant share in the market. The primary function of specialty carbon black is coloring or pigmentation, which is the reason it is holding major share.

Segmentation 5: by Region
•    North America - U.S., Canada, and Mexico
•    Europe - Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and Rest-of-Europe
•    China
•    U.K.
•    Asia-Pacific and Japan - Japan, India, South Korea, and Rest-of-Asia-Pacific 
•    Rest-of-the-World

Asia-Pacific and Japan is anticipated to gain traction in terms of specialty carbon black production owing to the presence of key market players such as Cabot Corporation, Birla Carbon, Phillips Carbon Black Limited, and Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd., among others.

Recent Developments in Specialty Carbon Black Market

•    In August 2021, Orion Engineered Carbons announced the establishment of a second plant in China for specialty and high-performance carbon black, which helped the company to strengthen its position as one of the leading suppliers of specialty and high-performance carbon black.
•    In February 2022, Cabot Corporation announced the groundbreaking of a new specialty compounds facility in Cilegon, Indonesia. The new capacity is expected to provide a reliable, local supply to support the increasing need for specialty compounds in the rapidly growing masterbatch and conductive compounds market in Southeast Asia and globally.
•    In January 2020, Phillips Carbon Black Limited opened Sushila Goenka Innovation Centre in Belgium. Its focus areas have been on the development of new and customized carbon black grades and modification in the process design of existing carbon black grades.

Demand – Drivers and Limitations

Following are the demand drivers for the specialty carbon black market:

•    Increasing Prominence of Specialty Carbon in the Plastics Industry
•    Rising Demand for Specialty Carbon Black for Lithium-Ion Batteries

The market is expected to face some limitations due to the following challenges:

•   High Cost of Specialty Carbon Black
•   Growing Environment Concern due to Usage of Specialty Carbon Black

Analyst Thoughts

According to Shivam Priyadarshi, Principal Analyst, BIS Research, "The demand for specialty carbon black market is rising due to its increasing usage in plastics, battery electrodes, paints, coatings, and others. Many end-use industries rely on the unique properties of specialty carbon black to deliver performance characteristics, maintain the correct viscosity level, and provide UV protection, which is expected to boost the market growth in forecasted years."

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1.1    Industry Outlook
         1.1.1    Trends: Current and Future
                     1.1.1.1    Rising Research Activities for Improved Dispersibility and Increased Viscosity of Specialty Carbon Black
                     1.1.1.2    Emergence of Recovered Carbon Black
         1.1.2    Supply Chain Analysis
         1.1.3    Ecosystem/Ongoing Programs
                     1.1.3.1    Consortiums and Associations
                     1.1.3.2    Regulatory Bodies
         1.1.4    Impact of COVID-19 on the Specialty Carbon Black Market
1.2    Business Dynamics
         1.2.1    Business Drivers
                     1.2.1.1    Increasing Prominence of Specialty Carbon in the Plastics Industry
                     1.2.1.2    Rising Demand for Specialty Carbon Black for Lithium-Ion Batteries
         1.2.2    Business Challenges
                     1.2.2.1    High Cost of Specialty Carbon Black
                     1.2.2.2    Growing Environment Concern due to Usage of Specialty Carbon Black
         1.2.3    Business Strategies
                     1.2.3.1    Product Developments
                     1.2.3.2    Market Developments
         1.2.4    Business Opportunities
                     1.2.4.1    Rising Demand for Wire and Cable, Pressure Pipes, and Construction Materials
                     1.2.4.2    Growing Demand for Packaging and Printing Inks
1.3    Start-Up Landscape
         1.3.1    Key Start-Ups in the Ecosystem
1.4    Carbon Footprint Comparison for Specialty Carbon Black with Carbon Black and Lignin-Based Cellulose
1.5    Performance and Price Comparison of Specialty Carbon Black and Carbon Black

2.1    Application and Specification
         2.1.1    Plastics
         2.1.2    Battery Electrodes
         2.1.3    Paints and Coatings
         2.1.4    Inks and Toners
         2.1.5    Others
2.2    Demand Analysis of Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Applications), Value and Volume Data

3.1    Specialty Carbon Black Market - Products and Specifications (by Form)
         3.1.1    Granular
         3.1.2    Powder
3.2    Specialty Carbon Black Market- Demand Analysis (by Form)
         3.2.1    Demand Analysis of Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
3.3    Specialty Carbon Black Market - Products and Specifications (by Grade)
         3.3.1    Conductive Carbon Black
         3.3.2    Fiber Carbon Black
         3.3.3    Food Carbon Black
         3.3.4    Others
3.4    Specialty Carbon Black Market- Demand Analysis (by Grade)
         3.4.1    Demand Analysis of Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
3.5    Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function)
         3.5.1    Color
         3.5.2    UV Protection
         3.5.3    Conductive
         3.5.4    Others
3.6    Specialty Carbon Black Market- Demand Analysis (by Function)
         3.6.1    Demand Analysis of Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
3.7    Product Benchmarking: Growth Rate – Market Share Matrix, 2021
3.8    Patent Analysis
         3.8.1    Patent Analysis (by Status)
         3.8.2    Patent Analysis (by Organization)
3.9    Global and Regional Level: Average Pricing Analysis

4.1    North America
         4.1.1    Markets
                     4.1.1.1    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in North America
                     4.1.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.1.2    Applications
                     4.1.2.1    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
         4.1.3    Products
                     4.1.3.1    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                     4.1.3.2    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                     4.1.3.3    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
         4.1.4    North America (by Country)
                     4.1.4.1    U.S.
                                    4.1.4.1.1    Markets
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in the U.S.
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.1.4.1.2    Applications
                                                      4.1.4.1.2.1    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.1.4.1.3    Products
                                                      4.1.4.1.3.1    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.1.4.1.3.2    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data    
                                                      4.1.4.1.3.3    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.1.4.2    Canada
                                    4.1.4.2.1    Markets
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Canada
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.1.4.2.2    Applications
                                                      4.1.4.2.2.1    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.1.4.2.3    Products
                                                      4.1.4.2.3.1    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.1.4.2.3.2    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.1.4.2.3.3    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.1.4.3    Mexico
                                    4.1.4.3.1    Markets
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Mexico
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.1.4.3.2    Applications
                                                      4.1.4.3.2.1    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.1.4.3.3    Products
                                                      4.1.4.3.3.1    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.1.4.3.3.2    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.1.4.3.3.3    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
4.2    Europe
         4.2.1    Markets
                     4.2.1.1    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Europe
                     4.2.1.2    Regulatory Landscape
                     4.2.1.3    Business Drivers
                     4.2.1.4    Business Challenges
         4.2.2    Applications
                     4.2.2.1    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
         4.2.3    Products
                     4.2.3.1    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data    
                     4.2.3.2    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                     4.2.3.3    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
         4.2.4    Europe (by Country)
                     4.2.4.1    Germany
                                    4.2.4.1.1    Markets
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Germany
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.3    Regulatory Landscape
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.5    Business Challenges
                                    4.2.4.1.2    Applications
                                                      4.2.4.1.2.1    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.2.4.1.3    Products
                                                      4.2.4.1.3.1    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.1.3.2    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.1.3.3    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.2.4.2    France
                                    4.2.4.2.1    Markets
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in France
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.2.4.2.2    Applications
                                                      4.2.4.2.2.1    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.2.4.2.3    Products
                                                      4.2.4.2.3.1    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.2.3.2    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.2.3.3    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.2.4.3    Spain
                                    4.2.4.3.1    Markets
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Spain
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.2.4.3.2    Applications
                                                      4.2.4.3.2.1    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.2.4.3.3    Products
                                                      4.2.4.3.3.1    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data    
                                                      4.2.4.3.3.2    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.3.3.3    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.2.4.4    Italy
                                    4.2.4.4.1    Markets
                                                      4.2.4.4.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.4.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Italy
                                                      4.2.4.4.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.2.4.4.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.2.4.4.2    Applications
                                                      4.2.4.4.2.1    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.2.4.4.3    Products
                                                      4.2.4.4.3.1    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.4.3.2    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data    
                                                      4.2.4.4.3.3    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.2.4.5    Rest-of-Europe
                                    4.2.4.5.1    Markets
                                                      4.2.4.5.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.5.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Rest-of-Europe
                                                      4.2.4.5.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.2.4.5.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.2.4.5.2    Applications
                                                      4.2.4.5.2.1    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.2.4.5.3    Products
                                                      4.2.4.5.3.1    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.5.3.2    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.2.4.5.3.3    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
4.3    U.K.
         4.3.1    Markets
                     4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                     4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in the U.K.
                     4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
                     4.3.1.4    Business Drivers
         4.3.2    Applications
                     4.3.2.1    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
         4.3.3    Products
                     4.3.3.1    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                     4.3.3.2    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                     4.3.3.3    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data    
4.4    China
         4.4.1    Markets
                     4.4.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                     4.4.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in China
                     4.4.1.3    Regulatory Landscape
                     4.4.1.4    Business Drivers
                     4.4.1.5    Business Challenges
         4.4.2    Applications
                     4.4.2.1    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
         4.4.3    Products
                     4.4.3.1    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                     4.4.3.2    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data    
                     4.4.3.3    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
4.5    Asia-Pacific and Japan
         4.5.1    Markets
                     4.5.1.1    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Asia-Pacific and Japan
                     4.5.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.5.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.5.2    Applications
                     4.5.2.1    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
         4.5.3    Products
                     4.5.3.1    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                     4.5.3.2    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                     4.5.3.3    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
         4.5.4    Asia-Pacific and Japan (by Country)
                     4.5.4.1    Japan
                                    4.5.4.1.1    Markets
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Japan
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.3    Regulatory Landscape
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.5    Business Challenges
                                    4.5.4.1.2    Applications
                                                      4.5.4.1.2.1    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.5.4.1.3    Products
                                                      4.5.4.1.3.1    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data    
                                                      4.5.4.1.3.2    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.5.4.1.3.3    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.5.4.2    India
                                    4.5.4.2.1    Markets
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in India
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.5.4.2.2    Applications
                                                      4.5.4.2.2.1    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.5.4.2.3    Products
                                                      4.5.4.2.3.1    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data    
                                                      4.5.4.2.3.2    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data    
                                                      4.5.4.2.3.3    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.5.4.3    South Korea
                                    4.5.4.3.1    Markets
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in South Korea
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.5.4.3.2    Applications
                                                      4.5.4.3.2.1    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.5.4.3.3    Products
                                                      4.5.4.3.3.1    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.5.4.3.3.2    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.5.4.3.3.3    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.5.4.4    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
                                    4.5.4.4.1    Markets
                                                      4.5.4.4.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.4.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
                                                      4.5.4.4.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.5.4.4.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.5.4.4.2    Applications
                                                      4.5.4.4.2.1    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.5.4.4.3    Products
                                                      4.5.4.4.3.1    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.5.4.4.3.2    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.5.4.4.3.3    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
4.6    Rest-of-the-World
         4.6.1    Markets
                     4.6.1.1    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in Rest-of-the-World
                     4.6.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.6.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.6.2    Applications
                     4.6.2.1    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
         4.6.3    Products
                     4.6.3.1    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                     4.6.3.2    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                     4.6.3.3    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
         4.6.4    Rest-of-the-World (by Country)
                     4.6.4.1    South America
                                    4.6.4.1.1    Markets
                                                      4.6.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.6.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in South America
                                                      4.6.4.1.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.6.4.1.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.6.4.1.2    Applications
                                                      4.6.4.1.2.1    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.6.4.1.3    Products
                                                      4.6.4.1.3.1    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.6.4.1.3.2    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.6.4.1.3.3    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data
                     4.6.4.2    Middle East and Africa
                                    4.6.4.2.1    Markets
                                                      4.6.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.6.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers/Suppliers in the Middle East and Africa
                                                      4.6.4.2.1.3    Business Drivers
                                                      4.6.4.2.1.4    Business Challenges
                                    4.6.4.2.2    Applications
                                                      4.6.4.2.2.1    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Value and Volume Data
                                    4.6.4.2.3    Products
                                                      4.6.4.2.3.1    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.6.4.2.3.2    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Value and Volume Data
                                                      4.6.4.2.3.3    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Value and Volume Data

5.1    Competitive Benchmarking
         5.1.1    Competitive Position Matrix
         5.1.2    Product Matrix for Key Companies
         5.1.3    Market Share Analysis of Key Companies
5.2    Company Profiles
         5.2.1    Companies: Specialty Carbon Black Market
                     5.2.1.1    Orion Engineered Carbons
                                    5.2.1.1.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.1.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.1.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.1.2    Business Strategies
                                                      5.2.1.1.2.1    Market Developments
                                    5.2.1.1.3    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.1.4    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.2    Cabot Corporation
                                    5.2.1.2.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.2.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.2.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.2.2    Business Strategies
                                                      5.2.1.2.2.1    Market Developments
                                    5.2.1.2.3    Corporate Strategies
                                                      5.2.1.2.3.1    Mergers and Acquisitions
                                    5.2.1.2.4    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.2.5    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.3    Birla Carbon
                                    5.2.1.3.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.3.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.3.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.3.2    Corporate Strategies
                                                      5.2.1.3.2.1    Partnerships and Joint Ventures
                                    5.2.1.3.3    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.4    PCBL Limited
                                    5.2.1.4.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.4.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.4.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.4.2    Business Strategies
                                                      5.2.1.4.2.1    Market Developments
                                    5.2.1.4.3    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.4.4    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.5    Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd.
                                    5.2.1.5.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.5.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.5.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.5.2    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.6    Continental Carbon
                                    5.2.1.6.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.6.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.6.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.6.2    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.7    Imerys S.A.
                                    5.2.1.7.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.7.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.7.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.7.2    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.8    Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
                                    5.2.1.8.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.8.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.8.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.8.2    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.8.3    Analyst Point of View
                     5.2.1.9    Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
                                    5.2.1.9.1    Company Overview
                                                      5.2.1.9.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                      5.2.1.9.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.9.2    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.9.3    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.10    OMSK Carbon Group
                                    5.2.1.10.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.10.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.10.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.10.2    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.10.3    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.11    Lion Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd.
                                    5.2.1.11.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.11.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.11.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.11.2    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.11.3    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.12    Denka Company Limited
                                    5.2.1.12.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.12.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.12.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.12.2    R&D Analysis
                                    5.2.1.12.3    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.13    Geotech International B.V.
                                    5.2.1.13.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.13.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.13.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.13.2    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.14    Klean Industries Inc.
                                    5.2.1.14.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.14.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                    5.2.1.14.2    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.15    Black Bear Carbon B.V.
                                    5.2.1.15.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.15.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.15.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.15.2    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.16    Beilum Carbon Chemical Limited
                                    5.2.1.16.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.16.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.16.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.16.2    Business Strategies
                                                        5.2.1.16.2.1    Product Developments
                                    5.2.1.16.3    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.17    Zaozhuang Xinyuan Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
                                    5.2.1.17.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.17.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.17.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.17.2    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.18    Hangzhou Dimacolor Co., Ltd.
                                    5.2.1.18.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.18.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.18.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.18.2    Analyst Point of View
                   5.2.1.19    Henan Xinxu Chemical Co., Ltd.
                                    5.2.1.19.1    Company Overview
                                                        5.2.1.19.1.1    Product Portfolio
                                                        5.2.1.19.1.2    Production Sites
                                    5.2.1.19.2    Analyst Point of View

Research Methodology

Table 1:    Key Product Developments
Table 2:    Key Market Developments (2019-2022)
Table 3:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 4:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 5:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 6:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 7:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 8:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 9:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 10:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 11:    Specialty Carbon Black Market: Global Level- Average Pricing Analysis, ($/kg), 2021-2031
Table 12:    Specialty Carbon Black Average Pricing Analysis (by Region), ($/kg), 2021-2031
Table 13:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 14:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 15:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 16:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 17:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 18:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 19:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 20:    North America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 21:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 22:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 23:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 24:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 25:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 26:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 27:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 28:    U.S. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 29:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 30:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 31:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 32:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 33:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 34:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 35:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 36:    Canada Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 37:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 38:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 39:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 40:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 41:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 42:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 43:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 44:    Mexico Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 45:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 46:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 47:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 48:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 49:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 50:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 51:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 52:    Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 53:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 54:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 55:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 56:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 57:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 58:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 59:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 60:    Germany Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 61:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 62:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 63:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 64:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 65:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 66:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 67:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 68:    France Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 69:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 70:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 71:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 72:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 73:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 74:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 75:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 76:    Spain Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 77:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 78:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 79:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 80:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 81:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 82:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 83:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 84:    Italy Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 85:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 86:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 87:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 88:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 89:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 90:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 91:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 92:    Rest-of-Europe Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 93:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 94:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 95:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 96:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 97:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 98:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 99:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 100:    U.K. Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 101:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 102:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 103:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 104:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 105:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 106:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 107:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 108:    China Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 109:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 110:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 111:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 112:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 113:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 114:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 115:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 116:    Asia-Pacific and Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 117:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 118:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 119:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 120:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 121:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 122:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 123:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 124:    Japan Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 125:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 126:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 127:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 128:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 129:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 130:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 131:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 132:    India Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 133:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 134:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 135:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 136:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 137:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 138:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 139:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 140:    South Korea Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 141:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 142:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 143:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 144:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 145:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 146:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 147:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 148:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 149:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 150:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 151:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 152:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 153:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 154:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 155:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 156:    Rest-of-the-World Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 157:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 158:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 159:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 160:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 161:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 162:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 163:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 164:    South America Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 165:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 166:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Application), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 167:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 168:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 169:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 170:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 171:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021-2031
Table 172:    Middle East and Africa Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), Kilotons, 2021-2031
Table 173:    Product Matrix for Key Companies
Table 174:    Market Share of Key Companies
Table 175:    Orion Engineered Carbons: Product Portfolio
Table 176:    Market Developments
Table 177:    Cabot Corporation: Product Portfolio
Table 178:    Market Developments
Table 179:    Merger and Acquisitions
Table 180:    Birla Carbon: Product Portfolio
Table 181:    Partnerships and Joint Ventures
Table 182:    PCBL Limited: Product Portfolio
Table 183:    Market Developments
Table 184:    Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd.: Product Portfolio
Table 185:    Continental Carbon: Product Portfolio
Table 186:    Imerys S.A.: Product Portfolio
Table 187:    Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation: Product Portfolio
Table 188:    Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.: Product Portfolio
Table 189:    OMSK Carbon Group: Product Portfolio
Table 190:    Lion Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd.: Product Portfolio
Table 191:    Denka Company Limited: Product Portfolio
Table 192:    Geotech International B.V.: Product Portfolio
Table 193:    Klean Industries Inc.: Product Portfolio
Table 194:    Black Bear Carbon B.V.: Product Portfolio
Table 195:    Beilum Carbon Chemical Limited: Product Portfolio
Table 196:    Product Developments
Table 197:    Zaozhuang Xinyuan Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.: Product Portfolio
Table 198:    Hangzhou Dimacolor Co., Ltd.: Product Portfolio
Table 199:    Henan Xinxu Chemical Co., Ltd.: Product Portfolio

Figure 1:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market Snapshot, $Million, 2021, 2022, and 2031
Figure 2:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Form), $Million, 2021, 2031
Figure 3:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Grade), $Million, 2021, 2031
Figure 4:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Function), $Million, 2021, 2031
Figure 5:    Global Specialty Carbon Black Market (by Region), $Million, 2021, 2031
Figure 6:    Specialty Carbon Black Market Coverage
Figure 7:    Supply Chain Analysis of Specialty Carbon Black Market
Figure 8:    Product Benchmarking (by Form)
Figure 9:    Total Year-Wise Patents Filed for Specialty Carbon Black Market, January 2019-December 2021
Figure 10:    Patent Analysis (by Status), January 2019-December 2021
Figure 11:    Patent Analysis (by Organization), January 2019-December 2021
Figure 12:    Orion Engineered Carbons: R&D Expenditure (2018-2020)
Figure 13:    Cabot Corporation R&D Expenditure (2019-2021)
Figure 14:    PCBL Limited: R&D Expenditure (2018-2020)
Figure 15:    Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation: R&D Expenditure of Parent Company (2018-2020)
Figure 16:    Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. R&D Expenditure (2019-2021)
Figure 17:    OMSK Carbon Group: R&D Expenditure (2018-2020)
Figure 18:    Lion Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd. R&D Expenditure (2018-2020)
Figure 19:    Denka Company Limited R&D Expenditure (2018-2020)
Figure 20:    Research Methodology
Figure 21:    Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 22:    Specialty Carbon Black Market Influencing Factors
Figure 23:    Assumptions and Limitations

Market Report Coverage

Specialty Carbon Black Market

Base Year

2021

Market Size in 2021

$3,645.0 Million

Forecast Period

2022-2031

Value Projection and Estimation by 2031

$6,378.3 Million

CAGR During Forecast Period

5.82%

Number of Tables

199

Number of Pages

199

Number of Figures

23

 

Key Market Players and Competition Synopsis

The companies that are profiled have been selected based on inputs gathered from primary experts and analyzing company coverage, product portfolio, and market penetration.

Some of the prominent names established in this market are:

•    Orion Engineered Carbons
•    Cabot Corporation
•    Birla Carbon
•    PCBL Limited
•    Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd.
•    Continental Carbon
•    Imerys S.A.
•    Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
•    Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
•    OMSK Carbon Group
•    Lion Specialty Chemicals Co., Ltd.
•    Denka Company Limited
•    Geotech International B.V.
•    Klean Industries Inc.
•    Black Bear Carbon B.V.
•    Beilum Carbon Chemical Limited
•    Zaozhuang Xinyuan Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
•    Hangzhou Dimacolor Co., Ltd.
•    Henan Xinxu Chemical Co., Ltd.

How Can This Report Add Value to an Organization?

Product/Innovation Strategy: The product segment helps the reader understand the different types of specialty carbon black available for deployment and their potential globally. Moreover, the study provides the reader a detailed understanding of specialty carbon black by application (plastics, battery electrodes, paints & coatings, inks & toners, and others), by form (granular and powder), by grade (conductive carbon black, fiber carbon black, food carbon black, and others), and by function (color, UV protection, conductive, and others).

Growth/Marketing Strategy: The specialty carbon black market has seen major development by key players operating in the market, such as business expansion, partnership, collaboration, and joint venture. The favored strategy for the companies has been mergers and acquisitions to strengthen their position in the specialty carbon black market. For instance, in 2022, Cabot Corporation completed the acquisition of Tokai Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd, a carbon black plant in China.

Competitive Strategy: Key players in the specialty carbon black market analyzed and profiled in the study involve specialty carbon black manufacturers. Moreover, a detailed competitive benchmarking of the players operating in the specialty carbon black market has been done to help the reader understand how players stack against each other, presenting a clear market landscape. Additionally, comprehensive competitive strategies such as partnerships, agreements, and collaborations will aid the reader in understanding the untapped revenue pockets in the market.

Industry & Technology Overview

Global Specialty Carbon Black Market: Industry Overview

Specialty carbon black is utilized in various applications, such as printing, paints, coatings, plastics, fiber, and paper. The growth in the global specialty carbon black market is expected to be driven by its increasing use as a pigment in plastics. However, government regulations regarding its utilization and volatile raw material prices are anticipated to hinder the market growth in the upcoming future.

Market Lifecycle Stage

Early civilizations adopted coal as a black pigment for writing letters in ancient Egypt and China. Carbon black was first made using the channel process in the late 19th century. The development of various carbon black's production technology, mostly driven by the growth of the tire business, came in industrial mass production around the start of the 20th century. Today, carbon black is a high-tech raw material with well-defined qualities that is extensively employed in a variety of applications such as plastics, tires, and coatings. Specialty carbon black is utilized in a range of coatings, polymers, and printing applications, among others.

Rising investments in research and development activities are expected to boost the growth of specialty carbon black. Specialty carbon black can be customized and utilized in various applications such as printing, paints, coatings, plastics, and fiber.

Specialty Carbon Black Market

Impact

•    The growth of specialty carbon black is closely tied to the plastics industry and the production of paint, coatings, and battery electrodes. The demand for specialty carbon black is gradually growing in China, Asia-Pacific, and Japan owing to the presence of key producers such as Birla Carbon, PCBL Limited, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, and Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.

Impact of COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused several delays in manufacturing operations, which resulted in the slowdown of the specialty carbon black industry. Also, supply chain disruptions have negatively impacted the specialty carbon black market. Nowadays, companies are trying to secure long-term supply contracts with other suppliers, to maintain smooth operations.

Market Segmentation:

Segmentation 1: by Application
•    Plastics 
•    Battery Electrodes
•    Paints and Coatings
•    Inks and Toners
•    Others

The specialty carbon black market is expected to be led by the plastics industry. Rising demand due to its UV protection and conductive properties is one of the key drivers behind the market growth.

Segmentation 2: by Form
•     Granular
•     Powder

The specialty carbon black market is dominated by the granular segment. This is due to the significant advances that have been made in handling and shipping granulated goods in recent years.

Segmentation 3: by Grade
•     Fiber Carbon Black 
•     Conductive Carbon Black
•     Food Carbon Black 
•     Others

The specialty carbon black market is estimated to be led by the fiber grades of carbon black owing to its extensive utilization in textile, industrial, and non-woven materials.

Segmentation 4: by Function
•     Color
•     UV Protection
•     Conductive
•     Others

The color segment is expected to have a significant share in the market. The primary function of specialty carbon black is coloring or pigmentation, which is the reason it is holding major share.

Segmentation 5: by Region
•    North America - U.S., Canada, and Mexico
•    Europe - Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and Rest-of-Europe
•    China
•    U.K.
•    Asia-Pacific and Japan - Japan, India, South Korea, and Rest-of-Asia-Pacific 
•    Rest-of-the-World

Asia-Pacific and Japan is anticipated to gain traction in terms of specialty carbon black production owing to the presence of key market players such as Cabot Corporation, Birla Carbon, Phillips Carbon Black Limited, and Himadri Specialty Chemical Ltd., among others.

Recent Developments in Specialty Carbon Black Market

•    In August 2021, Orion Engineered Carbons announced the establishment of a second plant in China for specialty and high-performance carbon black, which helped the company to strengthen its position as one of the leading suppliers of specialty and high-performance carbon black.
•    In February 2022, Cabot Corporation announced the groundbreaking of a new specialty compounds facility in Cilegon, Indonesia. The new capacity is expected to provide a reliable, local supply to support the increasing need for specialty compounds in the rapidly growing masterbatch and conductive compounds market in Southeast Asia and globally.
•    In January 2020, Phillips Carbon Black Limited opened Sushila Goenka Innovation Centre in Belgium. Its focus areas have been on the development of new and customized carbon black grades and modification in the process design of existing carbon black grades.

Demand – Drivers and Limitations

Following are the demand drivers for the specialty carbon black market:

•    Increasing Prominence of Specialty Carbon in the Plastics Industry
•    Rising Demand for Specialty Carbon Black for Lithium-Ion Batteries

The market is expected to face some limitations due to the following challenges:

•   High Cost of Specialty Carbon Black
•   Growing Environment Concern due to Usage of Specialty Carbon Black

Analyst Thoughts

According to Shivam Priyadarshi, Principal Analyst, BIS Research, "The demand for specialty carbon black market is rising due to its increasing usage in plastics, battery electrodes, paints, coatings, and others. Many end-use industries rely on the unique properties of specialty carbon black to deliver performance characteristics, maintain the correct viscosity level, and provide UV protection, which is expected to boost the market growth in forecasted years."

FAQ's

What is specialty carbon black?

Specialty carbon black is a refined chemical produced by burning hydrocarbons in a limited air supply. Specialty carbon black or pigment black is the relatively purer form of carbon black with a lower impurity level of sulfur, ash, metals, and others.

What are the key trends in specialty carbon black?

The key trends in the specialty carbon black market include the increasing use of specialty carbon black as a pigment in plastics and an increase in R&D activities for improved dispersibility and increased viscosity of specialty carbon black.

What kind of new strategies is being adopted by the existing market players to strengthen their market position in the industry?

The specialty carbon black market has seen major development by key players operating in the market, such as business expansion, partnership, collaboration, and joint venture. According to BIS Research analysis, majority of the companies preferred partnerships, collaborations, and joint ventures as a strategy to further increase their growth in the specialty carbon black market. Companies such as Cabot Corporation and Tokai Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd, have majorly adopted partnerships, collaborations, and joint venture strategies.

For a new company looking to enter the specialty carbon black market, which areas could it focus upon to stay ahead of the competition?

A new entrant can focus on end use sectors such as paint, battery electrodes, and plastics due to high consumer demand and high adoption of specialty carbon black for these applications worldwide.

What is the USP of this report?

•    Extensive competitive benchmarking of the key 19 players has been done to offer a holistic view of the specialty carbon black market landscape
•    Market ranking analysis based on product portfolio, recent developments, and regional spread

Who should buy this report?

The companies which are manufacturing and commercializing specialty carbon black. Also, end users involved in paints and coatings, plastics, packaging, and batteries, among others, should buy this report.

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