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Waxes - Demand and Sales Forecasts, Market Share, Market Size, Market Leaders

Waxes - Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Demand Forecast, Market Leaders, Company Profiles, Industry Trends

US demand for waxes will rise 1.8 percent annually through 2019 to three billion pounds, with value demand reaching $3.2 billion. Petroleum and mineral waxes will remain the dominant types, while synthetic waxes will grow the fastest. The leading industrial market will provide the best opportunities, particularly in the production of coatings and inks, adhesives, and building boards.

This study analyzes the $2.4 billion US wax industry. It presents historical demand data (2004, 2009 and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by type (e.g., paraffin, microcrystalline, polymer, Fischer-Tropsch, vegetable, animal and insect) and market (e.g., plastic and rubber, adhesives, paper and paperboard, building boards, inks and coatings, candles, cosmetics and toiletries, firelogs, household and automotive polishes, pharmaceuticals, commercial).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 39 industry players, including Exxon Mobil, Honeywell International, and International Group (IGI).

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

General

Macroeconomic Outlook

Consumer Income & Spending

Manufacturing Outlook

Petroleum Industry Overview

Historical Market Trends

Pricing Trends

Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Demand by Type

Foreign Trade

Imports

Exports

Production

PETROLEUM & MINERAL WAXES

Types

Paraffin Waxes

Refined

Other

Microcrystalline Waxes

Petrolatum

Other

Other Mineral Waxes

Foreign Trade

Imports

Exports

Producers & Capacity

Market Share

SYNTHETIC WAXES

Types

Polymer Waxes

Polyethylene

Other

Fischer-Tropsch Waxes

Other Synthetic Waxes

Foreign Trade

Imports

Exports

Market Share

NATURAL WAXES

Types

Vegetable Waxes

Soy

Carnauba

Other

Animal & Insect Waxes

Beeswax

Lanolin

Other

Foreign Trade

Imports

Exports

Market Share

MARKETS

General

Industrial

Plastic & Rubber

Plastic & Rubber Production Outlook

Wax Demand

Adhesives

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Outlook

Wax Demand

Paper & Paperboard

Paper & Paperboard Production Outlook

Wax Demand

Building Boards

Building Board Industry Outlook

Wax Demand

Inks & Coatings

Inks & Coatings Production Outlook

Wax Demand

Other Industrial Markets

Consumer & Commercial

Candles & Decorative Products

Candle Production Outlook

Wax Demand

Cosmetics & Toiletries

Cosmetics & Toiletries Industry Outlook

Wax Demand

Firelogs

Firelog Industry Outlook

Wax Demand

Household & Automotive Polishes

Household & Automotive Polish Industry Outlook

Wax Demand

Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceutical Industry Outlook

Wax Demand

Commercial

Other Consumer Markets

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

General

Market Share

Industry Restructuring

Competitive Strategies

Manufacturing

Marketing & Distribution

Company Profiles

Akzo Nobel NV

ALTANA AG

American Refining Group Incorporated

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

Armored AutoGroup Incorporated

Baker Hughes Incorporated

BASF SE

Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

Bunge Limited

BYK USA, see ALTANA

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP

Clariant International Limited

Clorox Company

Croda International plc

Desert Whale Jojoba, see Vantage Specialty Chemicals

Dow Corning Corporation

Elementis plc

Elevance Renewable Sciences Incorporated

Ergon Incorporated

Evonik Industries AG

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Genesee Polymers Corporation

Hexion Incorporated

HollyFrontier Corporation

Honeywell International Incorporated

International Group Incorporated

Koster Keunen LLC

Lambent Technologies, see Vantage Specialty Chemicals

Lipo Chemicals, see Vantage Specialty Chemicals

Lubrizol Advanced Materials, see Berkshire Hathaway

Marcus Oil & Chemical

Michelman Incorporated

Micro Powders Incorporated

Momentive Performance Materials Incorporated

Multiceras SA de CV

Petroferm, see Vantage Specialty Chemicals

Pilot Travel Centers LLC

RITA Corporation

Ross (Frank B.) Company Incorporated

Royal Dutch Shell plc

Sasol NA Limited

Sonneborn LLC

Strahl & Pitsch Incorporated

Vantage Specialty Chemicals Incorporated

Westlake Chemical Corporation

Other Companies Mentioned in the Study


List of Tables

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary Table

MARKET ENVIRONMENT

Macroeconomic Indicators

Personal Consumption Expenditures

Manufacturers' Shipments

Crude Oil & Refined Petroleum Products Supply & Demand

Wax Demand, 2004-2014

Wax Prices

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Wax Demand by Type

Foreign Trade in Waxes

Wax Imports by Type & Source, 2009-2014

Wax Exports by Type & Destination, 2009-2014

Wax Production by Type

PETROLEUM & MINERAL WAXES

Petroleum & Mineral Wax Demand by Type

Paraffin Wax Demand

Refined Paraffin Wax Demand

Other Paraffin Wax Demand

Microcrystalline Wax Demand

Petrolatum Demand

Other Microcrystalline Wax Demand

Montan & Other Mineral Wax Demand

Foreign Trade in Petroleum & Mineral Waxes

Petroleum & Mineral Wax Imports by Source, 2009-2014

Petroleum & Mineral Wax Exports by Destination, 2009-2014

US Petroleum Wax Production Capacity by Company, 2014

SYNTHETIC WAXES

Synthetic Wax Demand

Polymer Wax Demand

Polyethylene Wax Demand

Other Polymer Wax Demand

Fischer-Tropsch Wax Demand

Other Synthetic Wax Demand

Foreign Trade in Synthetic Waxes

Synthetic Wax Imports by Source, 2009-2014

Synthetic Wax Exports by Destination, 2009-2014

NATURAL WAXES

Natural Wax Demand

Vegetable Wax Demand

Soy Wax Demand

Carnauba Wax Demand

Other Vegetable Wax Demand

Animal & Insect Wax Demand

Beeswax Demand

Lanolin Demand

Other Animal & Insect Wax Demand

Foreign Trade in Natural Waxes

Natural Wax Imports by Source, 2009-2014

Natural Wax Exports by Destination, 2009-2014

MARKETS

Wax Demand by Market

Industrial Wax Market

Plastic Resin & Rubber Production

Plastics & Rubber Market for Waxes

Adhesives & Sealants Shipments

Adhesive Market for Waxes

Paper & Paperboard Supply & Demand

Paper & Paperboard Market for Waxes

Reconstituted Wood Product Shipments

Building Board Market for Waxes

Inks & Coatings Production

Inks & Coatings Market for Waxes

Other Industrial Markets for Waxes

Consumer & Commercial Markets for Waxes

Candle Shipments

Candles & Decorative Products Market for Waxes

Cosmetic & Toiletry Supply & Demand

Cosmetic & Toiletry Market for Waxes

Firelog Supply & Demand

Firelog Market for Waxes

Polish Shipments

Household Polish Market for Waxes

Pharmaceutical Supply & Demand

Pharmaceutical Market for Waxes

Commercial Markets for Waxes

Other Consumer Markets for Wax

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

US Wax Sales by Company, 2014

Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures

Selected Cooperative Agreements


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