1 INTRODUCTION 11
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 11
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 11
1.3 SCOPE OF THE MARKET 12
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 12
1.4 CURRENCY 13
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 13
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 13

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 14
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 14
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 15
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 15
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 16
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 16
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary interviews 16
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 17
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 19
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 20
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 20
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 20

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 21

4 MARKET OVERVIEW 23
4.1 INTRODUCTION 23
4.2 ADVANTAGES OF RCB 23
4.3 COMPARISON OF RCB AND VIRGIN CARBON BLACK 23
4.4 PRICING ANALYSIS 25
4.5 MARKET DYNAMICS 26
4.5.1 DRIVERS 26
4.5.1.1 Abundant availability of ELTs, the raw material for rCB production 26
4.5.1.2 Low and fixed price of rCB 27
4.5.2 OPPORTUNITIES 28
4.5.2.1 Need for green alternatives to reduce carbon footprints 28
4.5.2.2 Growing demand for tire and rubber products 28
4.5.3 CHALLENGES 29
4.5.3.1 Fear of using rCB as an alternative to virgin carbon black 29
4.5.3.2 Providing consistent quality of rCB 29

5 INDUSTRY TRENDS 30
5.1 INTRODUCTION 30
5.2 DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS FOR RCB 30
5.3 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 31
5.4 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES 32
5.4.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 32
5.4.2 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 33
5.4.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 33
5.4.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 33
5.4.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 33
5.5 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 34
5.5.1 GDP GROWTH RATE FORECAST OF MAJOR ECONOMIES IN THE WORLD 34
5.5.2 TIRE INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 34
5.5.3 RUBBER INDUSTRY ANALYSIS 35

6 RCB MARKET, BY APPLICATION 37
6.1 INTRODUCTION 38
6.2 TIRE 39
6.2.1 TIRE TO REMAIN THE DOMINANT APPLICATION OF THE RCB MARKET 39
6.3 NON-TIRE RUBBER 41
6.3.1 APAC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR RCB IN NON-
TIRE RUBBER APPLICATION 41
6.4 PLASTICS 43
6.4.1 RISING PLASTIC PRODUCTION TO DRIVE THE DEMAND FOR RCB
IN PLASTICS APPLICATION, GLOBALLY 43
6.5 COATINGS 44
6.5.1 NORTH AMERICA TO REMAIN THE LARGEST MARKET FOR RCB
IN COATINGS APPLICATION 44
6.6 INKS 45
6.6.1 APAC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR RCB IN INKS APPLICATION 45

7 RCB MARKET, BY REGION 47
7.1 INTRODUCTION 48
7.2 NORTH AMERICA 50
7.2.1 US 52
7.2.1.1 US to be fastest-growing market for rCB in North America 52
7.2.2 CANADA 53
7.2.2.1 Tire to remain the dominant application of rCB market in Canada 53
7.2.3 MEXICO 54
7.2.3.1 Growing tire manufacturing to drive the rCB market in Mexico 54
7.3 EUROPE 55
7.3.1 GERMANY 56
7.3.1.1 Germany to be the largest market for rCB in Europe 56
7.3.2 FRANCE 57
7.3.2.1 Tire industry to be the fastest-growing consumer of rCB in France 57
7.3.3 UK 58
7.3.3.1 Growing tire industry to drive the rCB market in UK 58
7.3.4 ITALY 59
7.3.4.1 Tire to be the largest application for rCB in Italy 59
7.3.5 REST OF EUROPE 60
7.3.5.1 Growing demand from tire and non-tire rubber applications to
drive the rCB market in Rest of Europe 60
7.4 APAC 61
7.4.1 CHINA 63
7.4.1.1 China to be the fastest-growing market for rCB in APAC 63
7.4.2 INDIA 64
7.4.2.1 Growing rubber manufacturing to drive the rCB market in India 64
7.4.3 REST OF APAC 65
7.4.3.1 Tire to remain the dominant application of rCB in Rest of APAC 65
7.5 ROW 66

8 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 67
8.1 INTRODUCTION 67
8.2 START-UP MICROQUADRANT FOR RCB MANUFACTURERS 67
8.2.1 PROGRESSIVE COMPANIES 67
8.2.2 RESPONSIVE COMPANIES 67
8.2.3 STARTING BLOCKS 67
8.2.4 DYNAMIC COMPANIES 67

9 COMPANY PROFILES 69
(Business Overview, Products Offered, and Recent Developments)*
9.1 PYROLYX 69
9.2 BLACK BEAR CARBON 71
9.3 SCANDINAVIAN ENVIRO SYSTEMS AB (ENVIRO) 72
9.4 DELTA-ENERGY GROUP 74
9.5 RADHE GROUP OF ENERGY 75
9.6 KLEAN INDUSTRIES 76
9.7 ALPHA CARBONE 77
9.8 BOLDER INDUSTRIES 78
9.9 DRON INDUSTRIES 79
9.10 DVA RENEWABLE ENERGY JSC 80
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9.11 ENRESTEC 81
9.12 INTEGRATED RESOURCE RECOVERY (IRR) 82
9.13 SR2O HOLDINGS 83
9.14 NEW ENTRANTS 84
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, and Recent Developments might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

10 APPENDIX 85
10.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 85
10.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 86
10.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 89
10.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 91
10.5 RELATED REPORTS 91
10.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 92