Solvents

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Demand for solvents in the US will reach 11.8 billion pounds in 2012. Esters and alcohols will exhibit the best growth within the conventional solvents product group, though green solvents such as hydrogen peroxide and supercritical fluids will post more rapid gains.

This study analyzes the $5.5 billion US solvent industry. It presents historical demand data (1997, 2002, 2007) and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by solvent type (conventional, green), market (e.g., manufacturing, services) and function (e.g., vehicle/carrier/thinner, antifreeze and deicers, cleaners, extraction agents).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 36 industry players, including Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil and Lyondell Chemical.

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  1. Solvents

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    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

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    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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      1. Table | SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 2002 - 2017

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

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      1. 3.1 General

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      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

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        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

      3. 3.3 Consumer Spending

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        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars)* 1997 - 2017

      4. 3.4 Manufacturing Outlook

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        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion 2000 dollars)* 1997 - 2017

      5. 3.5 Demographic Trends

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        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million people) 1997 - 2017

      6. 3.6 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

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        1. 3.6.1 Air Quality Issues

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        2. 3.6.2 Worker Safety Issues

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        3. 3.6.3 Solvent Recycling

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    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 Demand Outlook

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        1. Table | SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET SECTOR (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      3. 4.3 Historical Trends

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        1. Table | SOLVENTS DEMAND, 1997-2007

      4. 4.4 Pricing Trends

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        1. Table | SOLVENTS PRICING (dollars per pound) 1997 - 2017

      5. 4.5 International Activity

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      6. 4.6 Foreign Trade

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    5. 5 MANUFACTURING MARKETS

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      1. 5.1 General

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        1. Table | MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      2. 5.2 Paints & Coatings

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        1. 5.2.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | PAINTS & COATINGS SHIPMENTS (million gallons) 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.2.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | PAINTS & COATINGS MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      3. 5.3 Printing Inks

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        1. 5.3.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | PRINTING INK SHIPMENTS 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.3.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | PRINTING INKS MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      4. 5.4 Cleaning Products

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        1. 5.4.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | CLEANING PRODUCT SHIPMENTS 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.4.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | CLEANING PRODUCTS MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      5. 5.5 Cosmetics & Toiletries

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        1. 5.5.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | COSMETICS & TOILETRIES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.5.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | COSMETICS & TOILETRIES MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      6. 5.6 Adhesives & Sealants

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        1. 5.6.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | ADHESIVES & SEALANTS SHIPMENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.6.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | ADHESIVES & SEALANTS MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      7. 5.7 Other Manufacturing Markets

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        1. Table | OTHER MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.7.1 Chemical Processing

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          1. Table | CHEMICAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS* 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | CHEMICAL PROCESSING MARKETS FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 5.7.2 Asphalt Production

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          1. Table | ASPHALT PRODUCTION (million barrels) 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | ASPHALT PRODUCTION MARKET FOR SOLVENTS 1997 - 2017

        4. 5.7.3 Pharmaceuticals

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          1. Table | PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY & DEMAND* (billion dollars) 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        5. 5.7.4 Plastics & Rubber Processing

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          1. Table | PLASTICS & RUBBER SHIPMENTS 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | PLASTICS & RUBBER MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        6. 5.7.5 Metal Processing

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          1. Table | FABRICATED METAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | METAL PROCESSING MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        7. 5.7.6 Electronic Components

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          1. Table | ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        8. 5.7.7 Food & Beverage Processing

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          1. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | FOOD & BEVERAGE MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        9. 5.7.8 Agricultural Chemicals

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          1. Table | AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL SHIPMENTS 1997 - 2017

          2. Table | AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        10. 5.7.9 All Other Manufacturing

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          1. Table | ALL OTHER MANUFACTURING MARKETS FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

    6. 6 SERVICE & OTHER MARKETS

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      1. 6.1 General

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        1. Table | SERVICE & OTHER MARKETS FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      2. 6.2 Transportation

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        1. 6.2.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | TRANSPORTATION INDICATORS 1997 - 2017

        2. 6.2.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | TRANSPORTATION MARKET FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      3. 6.3 Construction

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        1. 6.3.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2000 dollars) 1997 - 2017

        2. 6.3.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      4. 6.4 Dry Cleaning & Other

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        1. 6.4.1 Industry Overview

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          1. Table | DRY CLEANING INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 1997 - 2017

        2. 6.4.2 Solvents Demand

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          1. Table | DRY CLEANING & OTHER SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

    7. 7 FUNCTIONS

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      1. 7.1 General

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        1. Table | SOLVENTS DEMAND BY FUNCTION (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      2. 7.2 Vehicle/Carrier/Thinner

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        1. Table | VEHICLE/CARRIER/THINNER USES FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      3. 7.3 Antifreeze & Deicers

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        1. Table | ANTIFREEZE & DEICING USES FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      4. 7.4 Cleaners

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        1. Table | CLEANING USES FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      5. 7.5 Extraction Agents

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        1. Table | EXTRACTION AGENT USES FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      6. 7.6 Other Functions

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        1. Table | OTHER USES FOR SOLVENTS (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

    8. 8 CONVENTIONAL SOLVENTS

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      1. 8.1 General

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        1. Table | CONVENTIONAL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      2. 8.2 Alcohols

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        1. Table | ALCOHOL SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.2.1 Methanol

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          1. Table | METHANOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.2.2 Ethanol

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          1. Table | ETHANOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        4. 8.2.3 Isopropanol

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          1. Table | ISOPROPANOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        5. 8.2.4 Other Alcohols

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          1. Table | OTHER ALCOHOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        6. 8.2.5 Market Share

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      3. 8.3 Glycols

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        1. Table | GLYCOL SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.3.1 Ethylene Glycol

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          1. Table | ETHYLENE GLYCOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.3.2 E-Series Glycol Ethers

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          1. Table | E-SERIES GLYCOL ETHER SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        4. 8.3.3 Other Glycols

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          1. Table | OTHER GLYCOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        5. 8.3.4 Market Share

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      4. 8.4 Hydrocarbons

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        1. Table | HYDROCARBON SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.4.1 Markets

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          1. Table | HYDROCARBON SOLVENTS DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.4.2 Producers

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      5. 8.5 Ketones

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        1. Table | KETONE SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.5.1 Acetone

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          1. Table | ACETONE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.5.2 Methyl Ethyl Ketone

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          1. Table | METHYL ETHYL KETONE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        4. 8.5.3 Methyl Isobutyl Ketone

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          1. Table | METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        5. 8.5.4 Other Ketones

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          1. Table | OTHER KETONE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        6. 8.5.5 Market Share

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      6. 8.6 Esters

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        1. Table | ESTER SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.6.1 Butyl Acetate

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          1. Table | BUTYL ACETATE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 8.6.2 Ethyl Acetate

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          1. Table | ETHYL ACETATE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        4. 8.6.3 Other Esters

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          1. Table | OTHER ESTER SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        5. 8.6.4 Market Share

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      7. 8.7 Chlorinated Solvents

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        1. Table | CHLORINATED SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 8.7.1 Methylene Chloride

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        3. 8.7.2 Perchloroethylene

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        4. 8.7.3 Trichloroethylene

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        5. 8.7.4 Other Chlorinated Solvents

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        6. 8.7.5 Markets

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          1. Table | CHLORINATED SOLVENTS DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      8. 8.8 Other Conventional Solvents

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        1. Table | OTHER CONVENTIONAL SOLVENTS DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

    9. 9 GREEN SOLVENTS

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      1. 9.1 General

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        1. Table | GREEN SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      2. 9.2 Propylene Glycol & Related

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        1. Table | PROPYLENE GLYCOL & RELATED SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 9.2.1 Propylene Glycol

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          1. Table | PROPYLENE GLYCOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 9.2.2 P-Series Glycol Ethers

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          1. Table | P-SERIES GLYCOL ETHER SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        4. 9.2.3 Dipropylene Glycol

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          1. Table | DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      3. 9.3 Butanediol & Derivative Solvents

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        1. Table | BUTANEDIOL & DERIVATIVE SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 9.3.1 Butanediol

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          1. Table | BUTANEDIOL SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        3. 9.3.2 Gamma-Butyrolactone & Derivatives

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          1. Table | GAMMA-BUTYROLACTONE & DERIVATIVE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        4. 9.3.3 Tetrahydrofuran

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          1. Table | TETRAHYDROFURAN SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      4. 9.4 Soy Oil & Derivatives

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        1. Table | SOY OIL & DERIVATIVE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 9.4.1 Markets

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        3. 9.4.2 Producers

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      5. 9.5 Terpenes

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        1. Table | TERPENE SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 9.5.1 Pine Oil & Derivatives

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          1. Table | PINE OIL & DERIVATIVE SOLVENTS DEMAND 1997 - 2017

        3. 9.5.2 Orange Oil & D-Limonene

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          1. Table | ORANGE OIL & D-LIMONENE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

      6. 9.6 Hydrogen Peroxide

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        1. Table | HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLVENTS DEMAND (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 9.6.1 Markets

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        3. 9.6.2 Producers

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      7. 9.7 Other Green Solvents

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        1. 9.7.1 Types

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          1. Table | OTHER GREEN SOLVENTS DEMAND BY TYPE (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 9.7.2 Markets

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          1. Table | OTHER GREEN SOLVENTS DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

    10. 10 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 10.1 General

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        1. Table | US SOLVENTS SALES BY COMPANY, 2007 (million dollars)

      2. 10.2 Market Share

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      3. 10.3 Industry Restructuring

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        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      4. 10.4 Competitive Strategies

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        1. 10.4.1 Cooperative Agreements

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          1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

        2. 10.4.2 Low Cost Leadership

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        3. 10.4.3 Product Differentiation

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        4. 10.4.4 Research & Development

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      5. 10.5 Marketing & Distribution

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      6. 10.6 Company Profiles

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        1. 10.6.1 Arch Chemicals Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 10.6.2 Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

          $93.00

        3. 10.6.3 Arizona Chemical Company

          $82.00

        4. 10.6.4 Arkema SA

          $91.00

        5. 10.6.5 BASF SE

          $127.00

        6. 10.6.6 BP plc

          $82.00

        7. 10.6.7 Celanese Corporation

          $155.00

        8. 10.6.8 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC

          $110.00

        9. 10.6.9 ConocoPhillips

          $86.00

        10. 10.6.10 Croda International plc

          $82.00

        11. 10.6.11 Dow Chemical Company

          $343.00

        12. 10.6.12 DuPont (EI) de Nemours

          $82.00

        13. 10.6.13 Eastman Chemical Company

          $184.00

        14. 10.6.14 Exxon Mobil Corporation

          $101.00

        15. 10.6.15 Florida Chemical Company Incorporated

          $82.00

        16. 10.6.16 FMC Corporation

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        17. 10.6.17 Georgia Gulf Corporation

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        18. 10.6.18 Grain Processing Corporation

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        19. 10.6.19 Huntsman Corporation

          $109.00

        20. 10.6.20 International Paper Company

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        21. 10.6.21 International Specialty Products Incorporated

          $82.00

        22. 10.6.22 Koch Industries Incorporated

          $93.00

        23. 10.6.23 LyondellBasell Industries AF SCA

          $381.00

        24. 10.6.24 Marathon Oil Corporation

          $82.00

        25. 10.6.25 Methanex Corporation

          $82.00

        26. 10.6.26 MGP Ingredients Incorporated

          $82.00

        27. 10.6.27 Occidental Petroleum Corporation

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        28. 10.6.28 Old World Industries Incorporated

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        29. 10.6.29 OXEA GmbH

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        30. 10.6.30 Penn Specialty Chemicals Incorporated

          $82.00

        31. 10.6.31 Petroleos de Venezuela SA

          $86.00

        32. 10.6.32 PPG Industries Incorporated

          $92.00

        33. 10.6.33 Royal Dutch Shell plc

          $205.00

        34. 10.6.34 Solvay SA

          $82.00

        35. 10.6.35 Sunoco Incorporated

          $82.00

        36. 10.6.36 Total SA

          $82.00

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