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2018 Caustic Potash (Potassium Hydroxide) Markets: Global Strategic Business Report Analysis & Forecasts 2016-2024

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2018 Caustic Potash (Potassium Hydroxide) Markets: Global Strategic Business Report Analysis & Forecasts 2016-2024

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DUBLIN, July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The "Caustic Potash (Potassium Hydroxide) - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Caustic Potash (Potassium Hydroxide) in Tons.

The report profiles 66 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Airedale Chemical Company Limited (UK)
  • Altair Chimica SpA (Italy)
  • American Elements (USA)
  • Ashta Chemicals, Inc. (USA)
  • Chengdu Huarong Chemical Company Limited (China)
  • Ercros SA (Spain)
  • Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
  • Inovyn (UK)
  • International Chemical Investors Group (Luxembourg)
  • Potasse and Produits Chimiques SAS (France)
  • Vynova Group (Belgium)
  • MP Biomedicals, LLC (USA)
  • Nachurs Alpine Solutions Corp. (USA)
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (USA)
  • Olin Corporation (USA)
  • Pan-Americana S.A Industrias Quimicas (Brazil)
  • Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC (USA)
  • Superior Plus Corp. (Canada)
  • ERCO Worldwide (Canada)
  • Taixing Xiangyun Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Taizhou Mingguang Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Tangshan Sunfar Silicon Industries Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific (USA)
  • Tessenderlo Chemie SA (Belgium)
  • UNID Co., Ltd. (South Korea)

Key Topics Covered

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Caustic Potash: A Ubiquitous Chemical with High Thermal Stability, Strength and Solubility
Myriad Uses in Various Forms Drive Demand
Healthy Growth Projected over the Next Few Years
Developing Regions Accelerate Market Growth
Asia-Pacific: The Largest and the Fastest Growing Consumer
China: Prime Force Behind Asia-Pacific's Dominance
Developed Regions Continue to Generate Opportunities
Stable Economic Scenario to Aid Market Expansion
Progressive Momentum in Global Manufacturing PMI Underpins Volume Growth

3. MARKET TRENDS, ISSUES & DRIVERS
Rising Need to Increase Crop Productivity to Feed the Expanding Population: A Strong Growth Driver for Potash Fertilizers
Global Food Scenario: Key Facts
Potash Fertilizers: Among the Important Fertilizer Categories
Caustic Potash: A Primary Macro-Nutrient in Crop Fertilization
Increasing Demand for Potassium Carbonate Revs Up Opportunities
Major Uses of Potassium Carbonate
Application as a Food Ingredient Gains Momentum
Increasing Demand from Industrial & Institutional Cleaning Products Sector Augurs Well
Key Areas Where I&I Cleaning Products Gain Traction: A Brief Overview
Professional Hygiene in Healthcare Sector
Professional Hygiene in Food & Beverage Sector
Hazard Analysis
Equipment Cleaning
Disinfection
Better Conductivity over Sodium Hydroxide Drives Demand in Alkaline Batteries
Alkaline: The Dominant Consumer Battery Segment
Caustic Potash as a Refining Catalyst in Petroleum Refineries Offers Lucrative Growth Opportunities
Growth Drivers for Petroleum Refining Catalysts - A Quick Look
Growing Prominence of Renewable Sources Boosts Demand for Biofuels, Bodes Well for KOH
Caustic Potash: A Major Chemical Ingredient in Production of Cuticle Remover
Market Fortunes Intrinsically Tied to Dynamics in the Potash Sector
Relative Stability in Potash Prices
Introduction of Low-Cost Potash Solutions
Key Challenges Hampering Long-Term Demand Prospects for Caustic Potash
Sustainability: A Major Cause of Concern
Environmental Concerns Continue to Plague the Market
Sodium Hydroxide Emerge as a Cost-Effective Substitute for KOH
Potassium Hydroxide Versus Sodium Hydroxide

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Potash: A Prelude
Derivation of Potash
Insights of Potash
Potash: A Historical Timeline
Potassium Hydroxide (KOH): A Major Derivative of Potash
End-Uses of Potassium Hydroxide
Manufacturing Process for KOH
Electrolytic Process
Mercury Cell Process
Membrane Cell process
Forms of Caustic Potash

5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Characterized by Significant Level of Consolidation
List of Global KOH Producers and their KOH Production Units
Deceleration in Prices Puts Pressure on Vendors

5.1 Focus on Select Global Players
Airedale Chemical Company Limited (UK)
Altair Chimica SpA (Italy)
American Elements (USA)
Ashta Chemicals, Inc. (USA)
Chengdu Huarong Chemical Company Limited (China)
Ercros SA (Spain)
Evonik Industries AG (Germany)
Inovyn (UK)
International Chemical Investors Group (Luxembourg)
Potasse and Produits Chimiques SAS (France)
Vynova Group (Belgium)
MP Biomedicals, LLC (USA)
Nachurs Alpine Solutions Corp. (USA)
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (USA)
Olin Corporation (USA)
Pan-Americana S.A Industrias Quimicas (Brazil)
Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC (USA)
Superior Plus Corp. (Canada)
ERCO Worldwide (Canada)
Taixing Xiangyun Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
Taizhou Mingguang Chemical Co., Ltd. (China)
Tangshan Sunfar Silicon Industries Co., Ltd. (China)
Thermo Fisher Scientific (USA)
Tessenderlo Chemie SA (Belgium)
UNID Co., Ltd. (South Korea)

5.2 Recent Industry Activity
Evonik and AkzoNobel Commence JV KOH Facility in Germany
Superior Plus Raises New Funding
Agrium and Potash Corporation Merge to Establish Nutrien
Ercros Expands Sabiñánigo Factory
INOVYN Commences New KOH Production Facility at its Antwerp/Lillo Site
Spolchemie Starts Membrane-Based, Chlor-Alkali Production at Usti Site
INEOS Fully Acquires INOVYN
Valiant Acquires MP Biomedicals
VYNOVA Commences Construction of New KOH Facility at Tessenderlo Site
Meghmani Organics Announces Establishment of Potash Plant in Baruch

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

7. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

7.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
The United States: A Major Consumer
Future Prospects Remain Optimistic
List of Leading Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Producers in the US and their KOH Production Units
Potash Industry in the US: A Macro Perspective
Fertilizer Demand Driven by Corn Crops
Factors Affecting Fertilizer Prices in the US (On a Scale of 1-10)
B. Market Analytics

7.2 Canada
A. Market Analysis
Canada: Leading Potash Producer in the World
Historical Perspective
B. Market Analytics

7.3 Japan
Market Analysis

7.4 Europe
A. Market Analysis
A Mature yet Growing Market
List of Leading Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Producers in Europe and their Production Units
A Historic Review of the European Market
B. Market Analytics

7.4.1 France
Market Analysis

7.4.2 Germany
Market Analysis

7.4.3 Italy
Market Analysis

7.4.4 The United Kingdom
Market Analysis

7.4.5 Spain
Market Analysis

7.4.6 Russia
A. Market Analysis
Russian Potash Sector: An Overview
B. Market Analytics

7.4.7 Rest of Europe
Market Analysis

7.5 Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Asia-Pacific - Projected to Remain the Core Market Over the Coming Years
List of Leading Potassium Hydroxide (KOH) Producers in Asia-Pacific and their KOH Production Units
Demand Boost for Potash in Asia
B. Market Analytics

7.5.1 China
A. Market Analysis
China: The Prime Consumer
China Emerges as a Leading Exporter of KOH
Chinese Potash Market: A Macro Perspective
State-Controlled Fertilizer Sector
Lucrative Market Opportunities for Foreign Companies
Pricing Policies
B. Market Analytics

7.5.2 Rest of Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
India: A Major Consumer
Thailand: A Key Market in the Region
B. Market Analytics

7.6 Latin America
A. Market Analysis
Brazilian Caustic Potash Market Overview
B. Market Analytics

7.7 Rest of World
A. Market Analysis
Select Key Potash Producing Countries
Israel
Jordan
Chile
Africa
B. Market Analytics

8. COMPANY PROFILES

Total Companies Profiled: 66 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 71)

The United States (15)
Canada (3)
Japan (5)
Europe (19)
- France (2)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Italy (2)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (10)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (23)
Middle East (3)
Latin America (2)
Africa (1)

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jsr9wz/2018_caustic?w=5

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