Industrial Clays: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US industrial clays demand and production in metric tons. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: common clay, kaolin, bentonite, fuller's earth, ball clay, and fire clay. Total demand is also segmented by application as follows: building products; fillers, extenders, and binders; absorbents; ceramics; and refractories and other applications such as drilling mud, foundry sand bond, and iron ore pelletizing.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total production, the various demand segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

This report excludes clay used for such purposes as construction fill, landfill caps, and landscaping that is mined by companies that do not operate mills or plants.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
212324 Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining
212325 Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining
327111 Vitreous China Plumbing Fixture and China and Earthenware Bathroom Accessories Manufacturing
327112 Vitreous China, Fine Earthenware, and Other Pottery Product Manufacturing
327113 Porcelain Electrical Supply Manufacturing
327121 Brick and Structural Clay Tile Manufacturing
327122 Ceramic Wall and Floor Tile Manufacturing
327123 Other Structural Clay Product Manufacturing
327124 Clay Refractory Manufacturing

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