Tuesday 14 April 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Activated Carbon Market: Cabot Corp., Calgon Carbon Corp., Jacobi Carbons and MeadWestvaco Corp.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Active Carbon, ADA Carbon Solutions, Albemarle, Arkema, Babcock Power, Boyce Carbon, Capital Carbon, Carbon Activated, Carbon Resources, CarboTech, Clarimex Group, Desotech, Donau Chemie, Evoqua Water Technologies, Haycarb, Kuraray, Kureha, Osaska Gas Chemicals, Universal Carbons and Veolia Water Technologies.
The report said: “One key trend emerging in this market is the growing importance of the APAC region. Countries such as China and India are expected to be key exporters of activated carbon. Also, the domestic consumption in the APAC region is expected to increase because of growing adoption of activated carbon for various applications.”
According to the report, increased demand for activated carbon for mercury control has elevated the growth of the Global Activated Carbon market. Many vendors in the market have enhanced their portfolio to include products such as powdered activated carbon, which aids in industrial air purification by removing mercury.
Further, the report states that shortage of raw materials is one of the key challenges that the market faces. Such raw material shortages have resulted in increased procurement costs for vendors, thereby resulting in a negative influence on their profit margins.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.