US cement and concrete additive demand will rise 9.9 percent annually through 2014. The residential building market will grow the fastest, followed by highway and street uses based on continued federal transportation spending. Chemical additives will remain the largest segment, while mineral and fiber additives lead gains.
This study analyzes the $1.9 billion US cement and concrete additive industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product type (e.g., surfactants and dispersants, inorganic chemicals, fly ash, blast furnace slag, gypsum, synthetic fibers, steel fibers) and market (e.g., building construction, highways and streets).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 38 industry players, including BASF, Headwaters and Grace Construction Products.