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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  • World Rubber Processing Chemicals

    2863

    Global demand for rubber processing chemicals will rise 4.7 percent yearly to 1.4 million metric tons in 2015. China will remain the largest and fastest growing market. Accelerators and processing aids will be among the fastest growing types, while an...

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  • Well Stimulation Materials

    2867

    US demand for well stimulation materials is forecast to rise 10.2 percent annually to nearly $12 billion in 2016. Growth will be driven by continued advances in hydraulic fracturing technology designed to increase the productivity of both new and exis...

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  • Synthetic Lubricants & Functional Fluids

    2842

    Demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids is forecast to climb 8.6 percent per year to $7.4 billion in 2015. Engine oil will remain the fastest-growing product type. Group III base oils and polyalphaolefins (PAOs) will be the fastest growi...

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  • World Paint & Coatings

    2845

    Global paint and coatings demand will rise 5.4 percent yearly to 45.6 million metric tons in 2015. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest market and will grow the fastest. The key architectural segment will lead gains worldwide. High-solids f...

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  • World Cement & Concrete Additives

    2841

    World demand for cement and concrete additives is projected to increase 8.3 percent annually to $15.8 billion in 2015. Gains will be bolstered by cement markets in developed regions, which consume much higher volumes of additives per ton of cement tha...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • World Fertilizers

    2726

    World demand for fertilizers is projected to increase 3.8 percent per year through 2014. The Asia/Pacific will continue to control the largest portion of global fertilizer demand and post above-average gains. Single-nutrient fertilizers will remain th...

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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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  • World Lawn & Garden Consumables

    2678

    Global lawn and garden consumables demand will grow 4.3 percent annually through 2014. Gains will be influenced by the dominant US market, while developing regions grow the fastest from a smaller base. Seeds, fertilizers and growing media will provide...

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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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  • World Industrial Gases by Type, Market, & Region, 4th Edition

    2659

    Global demand for industrial gases will increase eight percent annually through 2014. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the fastest growing based on its ever expanding manufacturing base. The Africa/Mideast region will also exceed average growth rat...

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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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  • 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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  • Refinery Chemicals

    2629

    US refinery chemical demand will rise five percent annually through 2014, driven by the use of new, higher-value products which offer enhanced performance. Merchant hydrogen will remain the largest product type and grow the fastest. Petroleum treatmen...

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  • World Architectural Paint

    2604

    Global demand for architectural paint will rise 3.6 percent annually through 2013. The fastest gains will arise in emerging markets, mostly in Asia. The North American market will benefit from a recovery in the US housing market. Water-based formulati...

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  • World Carbon Black

    2596

    World demand for carbon black is forecast to rise 4.3 percent annually through 2013. Growth in the non-tire rubber product market will outpace growth in the dominant motor vehicle tire sector, while the smaller special blacks market will rise the fast...

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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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  • 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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