Amines

The agricultural chemical and cleaning product markets will see the largest gains, while the fastest growth will occur in the wood treatment products market, but from a smaller base.

US demand to rise 2.4% annually through 2016

US demand for amines (excluding those used to produce other amines) is forecast to advance 2.4 percent annually to 3.1 billion pounds in 2016, valued at $4.3 billion. Growth will accelerate from that of the 2006-2011 period as most markets for amines continue to recover from the 2007-2009 recession. The agricultural chemical and cleaning product markets will be responsible for the largest increases in amines demand, with agricultural chemical amine sales rising above the overall average.

The fastest growth will occur in the wood treatment products market, though from a much smaller base, due to a robust rebound in construction spending. While demand for most amine products will grow near or just above the overall average pace, polyetheramines will continue to outperform due to their rising use in coatings and composites.

Ethanolamines to remain key product segment

Ethanolamines will be the largest and second fastest growing product segment in the US amines market. Diethanolamine will remain the most commercially significant of the ethanolamines, providing strong support as it continues to benefit from use in herbicides such as glyphosate and atrazine. The fast growth in the wood treatment market will benefit monoethanolamine, while triethanolamine demand will be aided by new uses in fabric softeners and cleaning products. Due to their importance in polyurea coatings and composites, and as epoxy resin curing agents, polyetheramines will continue to grow at a faster pace than all other amine product types.

Pesticides, cleaning products among best market opportunities

Healthy demand for alkylamines and ethanolamines as intermediates in pesticide active ingredient production will drive above average increases in the agricultural chemical market through 2016, particularly as pesticide exports rise due to the expanded planting in developing countries of crops resistant to the pesticides in which the amines are used. Alkylamines and ethanolamines will also lead gains in cleaning products, the largest outlet for amines; however, increases in the personal care market will be somewhat slower due to the maturity of key applications such as liquid personal bath soaps.

The fastest growth will be achieved in the wood treatment market, driven by a rebound in residential construction; however, increasing competition from woodalternative products will limit gains over the long term. Among the smaller markets, rubber, plastics, and pharmaceuticals will post above average growth, while the natural gas and water treatment markets will rise at below average paces.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $2.8 billion US amines industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, with forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., ethanolamines, alkylamines, fatty amines, specialty amines, ethyleneamines, polyetheramines) and market (e.g., cleaning products, agricultural chemicals, personal care products, natural gas processing, water treatment, lubricants, wood treatment).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and capacity share, and profiles 23 industry players such as Huntsman, Taminco, and Dow Chemical.

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  1. Amines

    $4,900.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $145.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $200.00

      1. Table | AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,842.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $225.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Outlook

        $255.00

        1. Table | POPULATIONS & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Spending Outlook

        $181.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2005 dollars)

      5. 3.5 Manufacturing Outlook

        $231.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS

      6. 3.6 Historical Market Trends

        $155.00

        1. Table | AMINES MARKET, 2001-2011

      7. 3.7 Pricing Patterns

        $153.00

        1. Table | AMINES PRICING (dollars per pound)

      8. 3.8 Environmental & Regulatory Considerations

        $151.00

      9. 3.9 International Activity

        $101.00

      10. 3.10 Foreign Trade

        $322.00

        1. Table | US FOREIGN TRADE IN AMINES (million pounds)

        2. 3.10.1 Exports

          $148.00

        3. 3.10.2 Imports

          $103.00

    4. 4 PRODUCTS

      $3,148.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $203.00

        1. Table | AMINES DEMAND BY PRODUCT

      2. 4.2 Ethanolamines

        $741.00

        1. 4.2.1 Supply & Demand

          $105.00

          1. Table | ETHANOLAMINES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.2.2 Types

          $468.00

          1. Table | ETHANOLAMINES DEMAND BY TYPE

          2. Table | DIETHANOLAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          3. Table | MONOETHANOLAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          4. Table | TRIETHANOLAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        3. 4.2.3 Producers & Capacity

          $124.00

          1. Table | ETHANOLAMINES CAPACITY BY PRODUCER, 2011 (million pounds)

      3. 4.3 Alkylamines

        $772.00

        1. 4.3.1 Supply & Demand

          $114.00

          1. Table | ALKYLAMINES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.3.2 Types

          $536.00

          1. Table | ALKYLAMINES DEMAND BY TYPE

          2. Table | METHYLAMINES DEMAND BY TYPE

          3. Table | DIMETHYLAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          4. Table | MONOMETHYLAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          5. Table | TRIMETHYLAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          6. Table | OTHER ALKYLAMINES DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        3. 4.3.3 Producers & Capacity

          $94.00

          1. Table | ALKYLAMINES CAPACITY BY PRODUCER, 2011 (million pounds)

      4. 4.4 Fatty Amines

        $322.00

        1. 4.4.1 Supply & Demand

          $89.00

          1. Table | FATTY AMINES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.4.2 Types & Markets

          $85.00

          1. Table | FATTY AMINES DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        3. 4.4.3 Producers

          $120.00

      5. 4.5 Specialty Amines

        $345.00

        1. 4.5.1 Supply & Demand

          $109.00

          1. Table | SPECIALTY AMINES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.5.2 Types

          $82.00

        3. 4.5.3 Markets

          $85.00

          1. Table | SPECIALTY AMINES DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        4. 4.5.4 Producers

          $82.00

      6. 4.6 Ethyleneamines

        $574.00

        1. 4.6.1 Supply & Demand

          $84.00

          1. Table | ETHYLENEAMINES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.6.2 Types

          $401.00

          1. Table | ETHYLENEAMINES DEMAND BY TYPE

          2. Table | ETHYLENEDIAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          3. Table | DIETHYLENETRIAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          4. Table | TRIETHYLENETETRAMINE DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          5. Table | OTHER ETHYLENEAMINES DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        3. 4.6.3 Producers & Capacity

          $82.00

          1. Table | ETHYLENEAMINES CAPACITY BY PRODUCER, 2011 (million pounds)

      7. 4.7 Polyetheramines

        $191.00

        1. 4.7.1 Supply & Demand

          $83.00

          1. Table | POLYETHERAMINES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 4.7.2 Types & Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | POLYETHERAMINES DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        3. 4.7.3 Producers

          $82.00

    5. 5 MARKETS

      $2,740.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $128.00

        1. Table | AMINES DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      2. 5.2 Cleaning Products

        $284.00

        1. 5.2.1 Cleaning Products Outlook

          $124.00

          1. Table | CLEANING PRODUCTS SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.2 Amines Demand

          $123.00

          1. Table | CLEANING PRODUCTS MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      3. 5.3 Agricultural Chemicals

        $269.00

        1. 5.3.1 Agricultural Chemicals Production Outlook

          $93.00

          1. Table | AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL INDICATORS

        2. 5.3.2 Amines Demand

          $129.00

          1. Table | AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      4. 5.4 Personal Care Products

        $293.00

        1. 5.4.1 Personal Care Products Outlook

          $166.00

          1. Table | PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        2. 5.4.2 Amines Demand

          $104.00

          1. Table | PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      5. 5.5 Natural Gas Processing

        $297.00

        1. 5.5.1 Natural Gas Outlook

          $159.00

          1. Table | NATURAL GAS SUPPLY & DEMAND (trillion cubic feet)

        2. 5.5.2 Amines Demand

          $116.00

          1. Table | NATURAL GAS PROCESSING MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      6. 5.6 Water Treatment

        $358.00

        1. 5.6.1 Water Withdrawal & Usage Outlook

          $231.00

          1. Table | NONAGRICULTURAL WATER WITHDRAWAL & USAGE (trillion gallons)

        2. 5.6.2 Amines Demand

          $102.00

          1. Table | WATER TREATMENT MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      7. 5.7 Lubricants

        $195.00

        1. 5.7.1 Lubricants Outlook

          $90.00

          1. Table | LUBRICANTS SUPPLY & DEMAND (million gallons)

        2. 5.7.2 Amines Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | LUBRICANTS MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      8. 5.8 Wood Treatment

        $236.00

        1. 5.8.1 Residential Construction Outlook

          $148.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2005 dollars)

        2. 5.8.2 Amines Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | WOOD TREATMENT MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

      9. 5.9 Other Markets

        $679.00

        1. Table | OTHER MARKETS: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

        2. 5.9.1 Rubber

          $83.00

          1. Table | RUBBER PRODUCTION MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

        3. 5.9.2 Plastics

          $94.00

          1. Table | PLASTICS PRODUCTION MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

        4. 5.9.3 Pharmaceuticals

          $91.00

          1. Table | PHARMACEUTICALS MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

        5. 5.9.4 Petroleum

          $203.00

          1. Table | PETROLEUM MARKET: AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

        6. 5.9.5 All Other Markets

          $164.00

          1. Table | ALL OTHER MARKETS AMINES DEMAND (million pounds)

    6. 6 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,931.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $104.00

        1. Table | US AMINES SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 Market Share

        $186.00

      3. 6.3 Capacity Share

        $178.00

      4. 6.4 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $88.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      5. 6.5 Marketing & Distribution

        $113.00

      6. 6.6 Research & Development

        $94.00

      7. 6.7 Competitive Strategies

        $185.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      8. 6.8 Company Profiles

        $4,502.00

        1. 6.8.1 Akzo Nobel NV

          $331.00

        2. 6.8.2 Albemarle Corporation

          $82.00

        3. 6.8.3 Arkema SA

          $161.00

        4. 6.8.4 BASF SE

          $335.00

        5. 6.8.5 Celanese Corporation

          $82.00

        6. 6.8.6 Chemtura Corporation

          $147.00

        7. 6.8.7 Croda International plc

          $146.00

        8. 6.8.8 Dow Chemical Company

          $529.00

        9. 6.8.9 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $239.00

        10. 6.8.10 Evonik Industries AG

          $199.00

        11. 6.8.11 Huntsman Corporation

          $480.00

        12. 6.8.12 INEOS Group Limited

          $127.00

        13. 6.8.13 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $138.00

        14. 6.8.14 Lonza Group Limited

          $182.00

        15. 6.8.15 LyondellBasell Industries NV

          $90.00

        16. 6.8.16 Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Incorporated

          $234.00

        17. 6.8.17 Mitsui Chemicals Incorporated

          $116.00

        18. 6.8.18 OXEA GmbH

          $93.00

        19. 6.8.19 Procter & Gamble Company

          $82.00

        20. 6.8.20 Solvay SA

          $185.00

        21. 6.8.21 Taminco NV

          $258.00

        22. 6.8.22 Tosoh Corporation

          $185.00

        23. 6.8.23 US Amines Limited

          $84.00

      9. 6.9 Additional Companies in the Amines Industry

        $211.00

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