Activated Carbon: United States

This report forecasts to 2020 US activated carbon demand in pounds and US dollars at the manufacturers' level, as well as US shipments in pounds. Total demand in pounds and dollars and total shipments in pounds are segmented by product in terms of: powdered, granular, and other products. Total demand in pounds is also segmented by market as follows: water treatment, food and beverage processing, other liquid phase markets, industrial air purification, motor vehicles, and other gas phase markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand in pounds and dollars and total shipments in pounds are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, environmental and regulatory factors, and competitive materials and technologies. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, markets, and shipments; discusses market drivers and constraints; identifies substitute products when applicable; and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product, market, and shipment segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing to serve US demand, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 30-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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