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Research and Markets: Silica Market Update - A Bi-Annual Report on Precipitated Silica


Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Silica Market Update - A Bi-Annual Report on Precipitated Silica" report to their offering.

The Silica Market Update is a bi-annual (twice yearly) report on current conditions and future prospects for the global precipitated silica industry. The April 2012 issue is 31 pages with 10 tables detailing silica demand by region, market, and application, current pricing by application and region (US, EU, China), nameplate production capacity by company and country, and recent and proposed capacity expansion projects. The report includes a separate Excel spreadsheet providing extensive supplemental data, including demand by market and country for all regions.

Data Coverage

The report provides annual demand for all years 2007 through 2011, as well as forecasts for 2012 and 2015. Volume demand is provided in tonnes. Market segments covered in the report include tires, non-tire rubber (MRG, silicones and footwear), dentifrice, nutrition/health (food, ag feed, pharma, and cosmetics), and industrial (paper, battery separators, paints oatings, other applications).

Applications covered in the report are reinforcing fillers, abrasives, thickeners, anticaking agents, carriers, extending fillers, battery separators, matting/flatting agents, antiblocking agents, and defoamers. Average pricing is provided for various grades of precipitated silica (dental, food, highly dispersible and conventional rubber grades) for the United States, the European Union and China.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction

2. Summary Figures

3. Regional Update

4. Markets Update

5. Pricing Update

6. Capacity Developments

7. Capacity by Company

8. Sources & Methodology

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): 353-1-481-1716
Sector: Plastics, Rubber

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