Industrial Silica Sand: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US industrial silica sand demand and production in metric tons. Total demand is also forecasted in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand by volume is segmented by market in terms of: hydraulic fracturing, foundry, container glass, flat glass, other glass, building products, chemicals, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017; total production, total demand by value, and the various demand segments by volume are reported at five-year intervals for 2007, 2012, and 2017.

This report analyzes the market for industrial silica sand, also referred to as silica sand, industrial sand, and quartz sand. Both captive silica sand quarried for use within a company’s operations (such as for glass manufacturing) and silica sand sold on the open market are covered. Additionally, the scope of this report encompasses the raw sand component of coated sand; however, the value added from the coating process is excluded. Construction sand, which features lower silica content relative to industrial sand, is excluded from this report.

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.

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