Chemicals

Ned Zimmerman
Meet Ned Zimmerman

Chemicals Group Leader

Ned authors and supervises industry studies in our Chemicals Group, and has more than 10 years of experience with Freedonia. Ned earned his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as a BS in chemistry from Harvey Mudd College.

Since our founding in 1985, Freedonia has been recognized as an authoritative market research source for the chemical industry. Our wide range of coverage includes broad applications and products such as industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals, flavors and fragrances, cosmetic and toiletry chemicals, enzymes, amines and hydrogen. Freedonia’s industry market research includes market size, forecasts, product and market segmentations, related economic indicators and regulatory analysis, market share estimates, a discussion of industry structure, and profiles of the leading companies.

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  • Activated Carbon

    3467

    Activated Carbon presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) plus forecasts (2020 and 2025) by type (powdered, granular), application (liquid phase, gas phase) and US region. ...

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  • Activated Carbon

    3018

    US demand for activated carbon will rise 11.2 percent per year to 1.3 billion pounds in 2017, driven by the EPA's new mercury removal standards. Industrial air purification will be the fastest growing application, surpassing water treatment as the lar...

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  • Adhesives & Sealants

    3257

    US demand for adhesives and sealants is forecast to increase 2.8 percent per year to 6.4 billion pounds in 2019, valued at $12.8 billion. Reactive adhesives and sealants will be the fastest growing types. The construction market will lead gains, while...

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  • Adhesives & Sealants

    2982

    US demand for adhesives and sealants will rise 2.2 percent per year to 9.8 billion pounds in 2017, valued at $11.9 billion. Natural adhesives and sealants will remain the largest product segment, while reactive and hot melt types grow the fastest. Sol...

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  • Adhesives & Sealants in the US by Product and Market, 3rd Edition

    3623

    This study presents historical demand data (2007, 2012, and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product, including water-based, reactive, hot melt, solvent-based, natural, and other adhesives and sealants. The study also evaluates US adhesives and sealant...

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  • Agricultural Pesticide Market in the US by Type and Crop

    3484

    This presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by product (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fumigants, defoliants and desiccants, rodenticides, nematicides) and crop (corn, soybeans, vegetables and melon...

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  • Alkalies & Chlorine: United States

    FF35010

    This report forecasts US alkalies and chlorine demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2021. Total demand and shipments in nominal dollars are segmented by product in terms of caustic soda (sodium hydroxide), chlorine...

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  • Alternative Sweeteners

    2819

    US demand for alternative sweeteners is expected to advance 3.3 percent annually through 2015 to $1.4 billion. Gains will be led by relatively new entrants such as the stevia extract reb-A. The more mature products -- high intensity sweeteners (such a...

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  • Amines

    3330

    US demand for amines will expand 2.1 percent per year to 3.2 billion pounds in 2019, valued at $3.8 billion. Agricultural chemicals will remain the fastest growing market, driven by increased use of herbicide-resistant crops that require greater amoun...

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  • Amines

    2962

    US demand for amines will rise 2.4 percent annually to 3.1 billion pounds in 2016, valued at $4.3 billion. Healthy demand for alkylamines and ethanolamines as intermediates in pesticide active ingredient production will drive above average increases i...

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  • Automotive Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants

    2714

    US automotive coating, adhesive and sealant demand will rise 9.4 percent annually through 2014 as motor vehicle output recovers from the recent downturn. Coatings will remain the dominant segment, with water-based, powder and radiation-curable types l...

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  • Automotive Lubricants in Canada by Market, Product and Formulation

    3621

    This study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by market (light vehicles, medium & heavy vehicles, off-highway equipment), product (engine oils, transmission & hydraulic fluids, gear oils & greases), and formu...

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  • Automotive Lubricants in India by Market, Product and Formulation

    3619

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by market (light vehicles, medium & heavy vehicles, off-highway equipment, motorcycles), product (engine oils, transmission & hydraulic fluids, gear oils...

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  • Battery & Fuel Cell Materials

    3115

    US demand for battery and fuel cell materials is expected to grow 4.3 percent annually through 2017 to $6.1 billion. Polymers and chemicals will lead gains. Material usage in secondary batteries will outpace that in primary batteries, while fuel cells...

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  • Biocides

    3211

    Demand for specialty biocides in the US is forecast to rise 4.0 percent per year to $3.9 billion in 2018. A construction rebound will benefit the wood preservation and paint and coatings markets, while consumer spending and manufacturing gains will su...

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  • Cement & Concrete Additives

    3455

    Cement & Concrete Additives presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) plus forecasts (2020, 2025) by type of additive (fiber, chemical, mineral) and market (nonresidential building, residential building, highway and street, other). Th...

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  • Cement & Concrete Additives

    2657

    US cement and concrete additive demand will rise 9.9 percent annually through 2014. The residential building market will grow the fastest, followed by highway and street uses based on continued federal transportation spending. Chemical additives will ...

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  • Construction Chemicals

    3239

    This study presents historical demand data (2003, 2008, 2013) and forecasts (2018 and 2023) by product (protective coatings and sealers, caulks and adhesives, cement and asphalt additives, grouts and mortars, polymer flooring, and sprayed polyurethane...

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  • Construction Chemicals

    2569

    US on-site construction chemical demand will rise 3.4 percent annually through 2013. Gains will be driven by a rebound in the housing market, a shift to higher-value products and solid home improvement and repair spending. Caulks and adhesives will su...

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  • Construction Chemicals in the US by Product and Market, 7th Edition

    3615

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2007, 2012, and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by product, including protective coatings and sealers, caulks and adhesives, cement additives, grouts and mortars, polymer flooring, asphalt additives, s...

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  • Corrosion Inhibitors

    3409

    This study analyzes US demand for corrosion inhibitors. It presents historical demand data (2005, 2010 and 2015) and forecasts (2020 and 2025) by application (e.g., water treatment, process and product additives), market (e.g., petroleum refining, uti...

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  • Corrosion Inhibitors

    2994

    US demand for corrosion inhibitors will rise 4.1 percent annually to $2.5 billion in 2017. The oil and gas industry's continued expansion of horizontal drilling and hydrofracturing well stimulation in shale formations will drive advances in demand....

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  • Cosmeceuticals

    2758

    Demand for cosmeceutical products is expected to increase 5.8 percent annually through 2015. Injectables and skin care products will see the fastest growth, based on anti-aging benefits. Among chemicals, antioxidants will remain the largest category, ...

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  • Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemicals

    2865

    US demand for cosmetic and toiletry chemicals will rise 4.9 percent yearly to $9.4 billion in 2016. Botanical extracts will lead gains based on their favorable natural profile, which many consumers perceive as being more healthful and beneficial than ...

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  • Disinfectant & Antimicrobial Chemicals

    3043

    Demand for disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals in the US is forecast to rise 6.1 percent annually to $1.6 billion in 2017. Organosulfur compounds will see significant growth as antimicrobial agents in products such as water-based architectural pa...

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  • Drilling Products & Services

    3286

    US demand for oil and gas drilling products and services is forecast to increase to $71 billion in 2019, reflecting average annual gains of 3.0 percent. Services will remain the dominant segment while fluids will grow the fastest. The Eastern and West...

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  • Drilling Products & Services

    2655

    US demand for drilling products and services will rise 8.1 percent annually through 2014, as oil and gas drilling activity benefit from relatively high oil prices and US efforts to reduce reliance on foreign energy sources. Services will account for m...

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  • Enzymes

    3285

    Enzyme demand in the United States is forecast to increase 3.0 percent annually to $2.2 billion in 2019. Changes in the medical and pharmaceutical industries will result in strong gains in enzymes used in the research and biotechnology, in vitro diagn...

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  • Enzymes

    2670

    US demand for enzymes will rise 4.8 percent annually to 2014. Gains will be driven by continued expansion of higher-value specialty enzymes in pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, research and biotechnology, and biocatalysts. In the biofuels segment, growth ...

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  • Excipients

    3146

    Demand for pharmaceutical excipients in the US is projected to rise 4.3 percent per year to $2.0 billion in 2018. Gains will accelerate as excipients play a larger role in bringing additional value to pharmaceutical products by improving properties su...

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  • Excipients

    2736

    US excipients demand will advance 3.9 percent yearly through 2015, driven by continued growth in US pharmaceutical production and the increasing importance of excipients in drug formulation. Polymers will remain the top-selling type based on their use...

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  • Explosives: United States

    FF35018

    This report forecasts US explosives demand and shipments in metric tons to 2021. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of blasting agents & oxidizers and high explosives. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: coal mining, constr...

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    27 Pages
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  • Fertilizers: United States

    FF35077

    This report forecasts US fertilizer demand in metric tons of nutrients to 2021. Total demand is segmented by fertilizer type in terms of nitrogen, phosphate, potash, organic, and other fertilizers. Total demand is also segmented by application as foll...

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  • Flame Retardants

    2926

    US flame retardant demand will rise 6.0 percent yearly to 1.1 billion pounds in 2016. The shift toward lower cost non-halogenated types will be offset by their higher loading levels. Boron compounds will grow the fastest based on rapid gains in cellul...

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  • Flavors & Fragrances

    3044

    The US market for flavors and fragrances will grow 4.6 percent yearly to $7.1 billion in 2017. Flavor and fragrance blends will remain the largest categories based on rising demand and regular reformulation of goods that contain flavors and fragrances...

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  • Food & Beverage Additives

    2607

    US demand for food and beverage additives is forecast to expand 3.5 percent annually through 2014. Flavor products and alternative sweeteners will remain the largest product types, while nutraceuticals (e.g., vitamins, minerals, herbal extracts, probi...

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  • Global Activated Carbon

    3692

    Demand is presented by product type, application, and geographic sector. Historical data are provided for 2007, 2012, and 2017, with forecasts for 2022....

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    330 Pages
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  • Global Aquaculture: Feed, Equipment, & Chemicals

    3618

    This study presents historical demand data (2007, 2012, and 2017) and forecasts for 2022 by region, product – aquafeed, equipment (habitats, pumps, filters, and meters) and chemicals (water treatment chemicals, aquafeed supplements, pharmaceuticals, a...

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    300 Pages
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  • Global Automotive Lubricants by Market, Product and Formulation

    3583

    This industry study presents historical demand data (2006, 2011, and 2016) and forecasts for 2021 by product class (engine oils, transmission fluids, hydraulic fluids, gear oils, greases), market (light vehicle, medium and heavy trucks and buses, off-...

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    358 Pages
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