Specialty Biocides: United States

This report forecasts US specialty biocide demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level and in pounds to 2020. Total demand by value is segmented by product in terms of: halogen compounds, metal-based compounds, organosulfurs, nitrogen compounds, and other products. Total demand by value is also segmented by market as follows: wood preservation, cleaning products, other industrial markets, commercial and consumer, and energy.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand in value terms is provided in an annual series from 2005 to 2015; total demand in volume terms is reported at five-year intervals for 2005, 2010, and 2015; and the various segments are provided for 2010 and 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, environmental and regulatory factors, competitive materials and technologies, and trends in demand by applications. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products 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, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 31-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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