Activated Carbon

As Quoted In Flow Control Magazine

US activated carbon demand will grow 15.8 percent annually through 2014, driven mainly by stringent new air and water pollution laws. Powdered activated carbon (PAC) will be the main beneficiary of tighter industrial mercury controls, while granulated activated carbon (GAC) will benefit from new drinking water regulations.

This study analyzes the 565 million pound US activated carbon industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (e.g., PAC, GAC), application (e.g., water treatment, food and beverage processing, pharmaceutical and medical, mining, industrial air purification, motor vehicles, solvent recovery) and US regional market.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 17 industry players, including Calgon Carbon, Norit Americas and MeadWestvaco.

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  1. Activated Carbon

    $5,100.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $112.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $139.00

      1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND (million pounds)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,699.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Overview

        $180.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Manufacturing Overview

        $124.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS

      4. 3.4 Demographic Overview

        $150.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      5. 3.5 Historical Market Trends

        $150.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON MARKET, 1999-2009

      6. 3.6 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $716.00

        1. 3.6.1 The Environmental Protection Agency & Key Legislation

          $183.00

        2. 3.6.2 Air Pollution

          $272.00

        3. 3.6.3 Water Pollution

          $141.00

        4. 3.6.4 Other Regulatory Agencies & Legislation

          $89.00

      7. 3.7 Competitive Materials & Technologies

        $191.00

      8. 3.8 World Demand

        $116.00

    4. 4 SUPPLY & DEMAND

      $1,920.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $114.00

      2. 4.2 Product Shipments & Inventories

        $82.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION & SHIPMENTS (million pounds)

      3. 4.3 Production Capacity

        $266.00

        1. Table | US ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2009 (million pounds)

      4. 4.4 Capacity Expansion Activity

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      5. 4.5 Reactivation Activity

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        1. 4.5.1 Strategic Considerations

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        2. 4.5.2 Reactivation Methods

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        3. 4.5.3 Reactivation Capacity

          $171.00

          1. Table | US ACTIVATED CARBON REACTIVATION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2009 (million pounds)

        4. 4.5.4 Expansion Activity in Reactivation Capacity

          $83.00

      6. 4.6 Foreign Trade

        $429.00

        1. Table | FOREIGN TRADE IN ACTIVATED CARBON (million pounds)

        2. 4.6.1 Imports

          $149.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON IMPORTS TO THE US (million pounds)

        3. 4.6.2 Exports

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          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON EXPORTS FROM THE US (million pounds)

      7. 4.7 Supply & Demand

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        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

      8. 4.8 Demand by Material

        $138.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million pounds)

      9. 4.9 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON PRICING (dollars per pound)

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

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      1. 5.1 General

        $145.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 Powdered Activated Carbon

        $394.00

        1. Table | ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON

        2. 5.2.1 Production Capacity

          $114.00

          1. Table | POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2009 (million pounds)

        3. 5.2.2 Supply & Demand

          $102.00

          1. Table | POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        4. 5.2.3 Demand by Application

          $82.00

          1. Table | POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      3. 5.3 Granular Activated Carbon

        $466.00

        1. Table | ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON

        2. 5.3.1 Production Capacity

          $111.00

          1. Table | GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2009 (million pounds)

        3. 5.3.2 Supply & Demand

          $86.00

          1. Table | GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        4. 5.3.3 Demand by Type & Application

          $146.00

          1. Table | GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million pounds)

      4. 5.4 Other Activated Carbon Products

        $150.00

        1. 5.4.1 Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 5.4.2 Demand by Type

          $90.00

          1. Table | OTHER ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds)

    6. 6 LIQUID PHASE APPLICATIONS

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      1. 6.1 General

        $156.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN LIQUID PHASE APPLICATIONS BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million pounds)

      2. 6.2 Water Treatment

        $1,240.00

        1. 6.2.1 Water Withdrawal & Use Trends

          $84.00

          1. Table | WATER WITHDRAWAL & WATER USE (trillion gallons)

        2. 6.2.2 Activated Carbon Demand

          $1,069.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN WATER TREATMENT BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million pounds)

          2. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN DRINKING WATER TREATMENT BY END USE & PRODUCT (million pounds)

          3. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN MUNICIPAL DRINKING WATER REATMENT BY PRODUCT (million pounds)

          4. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN RESIDENTIAL DRINKING WATER TREATMENT (million pounds)

          5. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN WASTEWATER & SEWAGE REATMENT APPLICATIONS BY PRODUCT (million pounds)

          6. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN GROUNDWATER TREATMENT & OTHER WATER TREATMENT BY PRODUCT (million pounds)

      3. 6.3 Food & Beverage Processing

        $560.00

        1. 6.3.1 Food & Beverage Industry Overview

          $214.00

          1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY INDICATORS

        2. 6.3.2 Activated Carbon Demand

          $316.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN FOOD & BEVERAGE PROCESSING BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million pounds)

      4. 6.4 Pharmaceutical & Medical

        $225.00

        1. 6.4.1 Pharmaceutical Industry Overview

          $108.00

          1. Table | PHARMACEUTICAL SHIPMENTS*

        2. 6.4.2 Activated Carbon Demand

          $97.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN PHARMACEUTICAL & MEDICAL APPLICATIONS (million pounds)

      5. 6.5 Mining

        $197.00

        1. 6.5.1 Mining Industry Overview

          $105.00

          1. Table | NONFUEL MINING MATERIALS HANDLED (million tons)

        2. 6.5.2 Activated Carbon Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN MINING APPLICATIONS (million pounds)

      6. 6.6 Other Liquid Phase Applications

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        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN OTHER LIQUID PHASE APPLICATIONS (million pounds)

    7. 7 GAS PHASE APPLICATIONS

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      1. 7.1 General

        $113.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN GAS PHASE APPLICATIONS BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million pounds)

      2. 7.2 Industrial Air Purification

        $558.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN INDUSTRIAL AIR PURIFICATION BY TYPE & PRODUCT (million pounds)

        2. 7.2.1 Mercury Removal

          $251.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN MERCURY REMOVAL (million pounds)

        3. 7.2.2 Industrial Gas Stream Treatment

          $87.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN INDUSTRIAL GAS STREAM TREATMENT (million pounds)

        4. 7.2.3 HVAC & Other Industrial Air Purification

          $134.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN HVAC & OTHER INDUSTRIAL AIR PURIFICATION (million pounds)

      3. 7.3 Motor Vehicles

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        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN MOTOR VEHICLE APPLICATIONS (million pounds)

        2. 7.3.1 Motor Vehicle Industry Outlook

          $136.00

          1. Table | MOTOR VEHICLE INDICATORS

        3. 7.3.2 Emissions Canister Activated Carbon Demand

          $145.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS CANISTERS (million pounds)

        4. 7.3.3 Other Motor Vehicle Activated Carbon Demand

          $93.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE APPLICATIONS (million pounds)

      4. 7.4 Solvent Recovery

        $288.00

        1. 7.4.1 Recovery & Recycling Outlook

          $102.00

          1. Table | RECOVERY & RECYCLING OF CHEMICALS & METALS (million pounds)

        2. 7.4.2 Activated Carbon Demand

          $147.00

          1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN SOLVENT RECOVERY (million pounds)

      5. 7.5 Other Gas Phase Applications

        $316.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND IN OTHER GAS PHASE APPLICATIONS (million pounds)

        2. 7.5.1 Consumer Air Purifiers

          $82.00

        3. 7.5.2 Cigarette Separation & Purification Systems

          $82.00

        4. 7.5.3 Personnel Protection & Clothing

          $82.00

        5. 7.5.4 Ultracapacitors

          $82.00

        6. 7.5.5 All Other Gas Phase Applications

          $82.00

    8. 8 REGIONS

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      1. 8.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 8.2 Regional Trends

        $266.00

        1. 8.2.1 Population Patterns

          $82.00

          1. Table | US POPULATION BY REGION & SUBREGION (million persons)

        2. 8.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | US GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION & SUBREGION (billion 2005 dollars)

        3. 8.2.3 Coal-Fired Electricity Overview

          $104.00

          1. Table | COAL-FIRED ELECTRICITY GENERATION (million kilowatt hours)

      3. 8.3 Regional Demand for Activated Carbon

        $1,489.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY REGION & TYPE (million pounds)

        2. 8.3.1 Northeast

          $295.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET & TYPE (million pounds)

        3. 8.3.2 Midwest

          $276.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET & TYPE (million pounds)

        4. 8.3.3 South

          $405.00

          1. Table | SOUTH ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET & TYPE (million pounds)

        5. 8.3.4 West

          $372.00

          1. Table | WEST ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET & TYPE (million pounds)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $3,297.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $201.00

        1. Table | ACTIVATED CARBON SALES BY COMPANY, 2009 (million dollars)

      2. 9.2 Market Share

        $249.00

      3. 9.3 Competitive Strategies

        $121.00

      4. 9.4 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $82.00

      5. 9.5 Cooperative Agreements

        $87.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      6. 9.6 Marketing & Distribution

        $82.00

      7. 9.7 Technology & Manufacturing

        $381.00

        1. 9.7.1 Feedstocks

          $82.00

        2. 9.7.2 Production Technology

          $82.00

        3. 9.7.3 Product Characteristics

          $87.00

        4. 9.7.4 Manufacturing Trends

          $82.00

      8. 9.8 Research & Development

        $166.00

        1. 9.8.1 Raw Material Development

          $98.00

        2. 9.8.2 Other Research & Development Activities

          $82.00

      9. 9.9 Company Profiles

        $1,961.00

        1. 9.9.1 ADA-ES Incorporated

          $99.00

        2. 9.9.2 Albemarle Corporation

          $101.00

        3. 9.9.3 Asbury Carbons Incorporated

          $82.00

        4. 9.9.4 Babcock Power Incorporated

          $82.00

        5. 9.9.5 Calgon Carbon Corporation

          $424.00

        6. 9.9.6 California Carbon Company Incorporated

          $82.00

        7. 9.9.7 Cameron Great Lakes Incorporated

          $82.00

        8. 9.9.8 Carbochem Incorporated

          $82.00

        9. 9.9.9 Carbon Activated Corporation

          $82.00

        10. 9.9.10 Carbon Resources LLC

          $115.00

        11. 9.9.11 Carbtrol Corporation

          $85.00

        12. 9.9.12 Jacobi Carbons AB

          $83.00

        13. 9.9.13 MeadWestvaco Corporation

          $142.00

        14. 9.9.14 Norit NV

          $192.00

        15. 9.9.15 RWE Group

          $82.00

        16. 9.9.16 Siemens AG

          $238.00

        17. 9.9.17 Veolia Environnement SA

          $149.00

      10. 9.10 Additional Companies in the Activated Carbon Industry

        $82.00

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