US Gum and Wood Chemicals Industry

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US Gum and Wood Chemicals industry

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This report analyzes the US market for Gum and Wood Chemicals in US$ Million. Annual forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 63 companies including Abbey Color, Arizona Chemical Company, Borregaard LignoTech, Braai & BBQ International, Braaistar, Ceresking Ecology & Technology Co., Ltd., Deqing Yinlong Industrial Co., Ltd., Deqing Jiyuan Synthetic Resin Co. Ltd., E & C Charcoal (Pty) Ltd., Forchem Oy, Georgia-Pacific Chemicals, LLC, Industrial Oleochemical Products, Kantilal Brothers, Krone Carbon, and Resinas Sinteticas. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

GUM AND WOOD CHEMICALS MCP-6273

A US MARKET REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. A US MARKET REPORT

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Introduction II-1

Global Charcoal Market II-1

Charcoal Production and Deforestation: Not Linked Anymore II-1

Political Strife Between the US and Sudan Derails Demand Growth II-1

Climatic Changes Constrict Production and Induce Price Rises II-2

Researches on Gum Arabic Alternatives Receive Highest Preference II-2

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-3

Introduction II-3

Table 1: Chemical Composition of Natural Wood Products (

includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Gum II-3

Gum Arabic II-4

Chemical properties of Gum Arabic II-4

Production of Gum Arabic II-4

Uses of Gum Arabic II-4

Guar Gum II-5

Uses of Guar Gum II-5

Wood Chemicals II-6

Tall Oil II-6

Charcoal II-6

Charcoal Types II-7

Applications of Charcoal II-7

Charcoal Production II-9

Tannic Acid II-9

Uses of Tannic Acid II-9

3. US MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-10

The United States II-10

Introduction II-10

Charcoal and Briquette Market II-10

Table 2: The US Charcoal Market (2002-2006): Shipments in

Tons for Regular Briquets, Instant Light, and Lump Charcoal

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

A Peek Into History II-11

Export/Import Scenario II-12

Table 3: US Exports of Wood Charcoal (2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Exports by Country - Belgium, Canada,

China, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Malta, Mexico, Oman (Muscat),

United Arab Emirates, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 4: US Imports of Wood Charcoal (2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Imports by Country -Argentina, Brazil,

Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands,

Paraguay, Poland, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 5: US Exports of Rosin, Resin Acids, Run Gums, Rosin

Oils and Spirits (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value

Exports by Country - Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France,

Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, United Kingdom, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 6: US Imports of Rosin, Resin Acids, Run Gums, Rosin

Oils and Spirits (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value

Imports by Country -Argentina, Brazil, China, France,

Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand,

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 7: US Exports of Gum, Wood, Sulphate Turpentine or

Terpenic Oils (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports

by Country -Belarus, Canada, France, Mexico, Nigeria, South

Africa, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom,

Venezuela, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 8: US Imports of Gum, Wood, Sulphate Turpentine or

Terpenic Oils (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports

by Country -Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Honduras,

Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 9: US Exports of Tall Oil (2008): Percentage Breakdown

of Value Exports by Country -Canada, China, Finland,

Germany, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea,

Sweden, United Kingdom, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 10: US Imports of Tall Oil (2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Imports by Country - Canada, Netherlands,

Panama, Sweden, and Switzerland (excluding Liechenstein)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Market Analytics II-16

Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gum

and Wood Chemicals - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 12: US Historic Perspective for Gum and Wood Chemicals -

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

4. REVIEW OF OTHER REGIONAL MARKETS II-18

Brazil II-18

China II-18

Table 13: Chinese Market for Wood Chemicals: Chemical

Composition of Oleoresins (in %) from Pine Species - Pinus

Massoniana (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 14: Percentage Composition of Resin Acids (Rosins) from

Select Chinese Pine Species (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-19

Major Applications of Wood and Wood Chemicals II-19

Gum Rosin II-20

Table 15: Leading Gum Rosin Manufacturers in China (2006):

Percentage Breakdown of Export Quantity by Company -

Guangdong Hualin, Guangdong Huashi, Guangdong Xianglong,

Guangxi Heli, Guangxi Xingui, Guangxi Yitong, Jiangxi

Songyi, Jinggu Forestry, Wuzhou Chemicals, Wuzhou Sunshine,

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 16: Chinese Gum Rosin Market (2006): Percentage

Breakdown of Production Volume by Select End-Use Segments -

Adhesive, Batik, Food, Ink, Paint & Coating, Paper, Rubber,

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Gum Turpentine II-21

Factors that Influence the Demand for Gum Turpentine II-22

Import/Export Scenario II-22

Russia II-23

The United Kingdom II-23

A Special Focus on Africa: Charcoal Production and Consumption II-24

Statistical Data II-24

Charcoal Production Processes in Africa II-25

Earth-pit Kiln II-25

Earth Mound Kiln II-26

Casamance Kiln II-26

Brick Kiln II-27

Steel Kilns II-28

Adam-Retort II-28

Bamboo Firewood and Charcoal Program II-28

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-30

Arizona Chemicals Announces Closure of Tall Oil Plant II-30

LignoTech South Africa Expands Capacity II-30

MeadWestvaco Inks Agreement with Eastman II-30

Perstorp Takes Over TallOil II-31

Forchem to Build Sterol Plant II-31

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-32

Abbey Color (US) II-32

Arizona Chemical Company (US) II-32

Borregaard LignoTech (US) II-32

Braai & BBQ International (South Africa) II-32

Braaistar (South Africa) II-33

Ceresking Ecology & Technology Co., Ltd. (China) II-33

Deqing Yinlong Industrial Co., Ltd. (China) II-33

Deqing Jiyuan Synthetic Resin Co. Ltd. (China) II-33

E & C Charcoal (Pty) Ltd (South Africa) II-33

Forchem Oy (Finland) II-34

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals, LLC (US) II-34

Industrial Oleochemical Products (South Africa) II-34

Kantilal Brothers (India) II-34

Krone Carbon (India) II-35

Resinas Sinteticas (Mexico) II-35

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 65)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 11

Canada 1

Japan 1

Europe 13

France 2

Germany 1

Rest of Europe 10

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 30

Latin America 3

Africa 6

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