Titanium: United States

This report forecasts to 2020 US demand for titanium mineral concentrates, titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments, and titanium metal in metric tons and US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Total demand for titanium mineral concentrates in metric tons represents TiO2 content and is segmented by application in terms of: titanium dioxide pigment, and metal sponge and other products. Demand for TiO2 pigment in metric tons is segmented by application as follows: paint, plastic, paper, and other applications. Demand for titanium metal in metric tons – including both metal sponge and scrap – is segmented by application as follows: aerospace, and industrial and other applications.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand for titanium mineral concentrates, TiO2 pigment, and titanium metal in volume and value terms, and the various segments in volume terms are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends and key economic indicators. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products and applications, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and application segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 27-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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