Rubber Processing Chemicals: United States

This report forecasts US rubber processing chemical demand in metric tons to 2020. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: antidegradants, accelerators, and processing aids and other rubber processing chemicals. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: tires and tire components, and non-tire rubber products.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2010 and 2015. Furthermore, US rubber consumption is forecasted to 2020 and provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; tire and non-tire rubber consumption segments are reported for 2010, 2015, and 2020. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental and regulatory factors, rubber consumption, and NAFTA demand. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines product and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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