Activated Carbon Market - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Trends, Application Analysis, Growth And Forecast 2019 - 2025

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Activated Carbon Market Overview:

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 780 million people worldwide don’t have access to a clean water source. Furthermore, contaminated water consumption is attributable to the death of 801,000 children under 5 years of age. This is creating a dire need for water purification in which activated carbon is prevalently used as an absorbent. The absorption characteristic of activated carbon makes it useful in a gamut of applications owing to which the activated carbon market witnessed an impressive valuation of $3.560 billion as of 2018, and the demand for the same is poised to escalate at a profitable CAGR of 6.18% during the forecast period 2019-2025.

APAC houses a myriad of industries, especially in the chemical sector, and the water treatment industry is booming in the region due to the regulations enforced by the governments in countries such as China, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Furthermore, the rampant construction in APAC is boosting the metal recovery market in the region, which utilizes activated carbon, because it minimizes waste and the usage of chemicals and resins. APAC had the largest activated carbon market share of 40% in 2018.

Activated Carbon Market Outlook:

Activated carbon or activated charcoal comes in various forms that include granular activated carbon, extruded activated carbon, bead activated carbon (BAC), impregnated carbon, polymer-coated carbon, and woven carbon. Major applications of activated carbon is in metal recovery, water treatment, and air treatment.

The key application for the activated carbon market players is in the water treatment industry wherein it is used in the powdered form, and the process is called powdered activated carbon treatment (PACT). Due to growing industrialization and incorporation of wastewater treatment plants for Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) or discharge of bilge water into the environment, the activate carbon market will observe more growth prospects. As mentioned above, activated carbon is also used as absorbent in water purification in order to acquire potable water. The application of activated carbon in water treatment industry is poised to witness a gainful CAGR of 8.95% through to 2025.

Activated Carbon Market Growth Drivers:

· The Application of Activated Carbon in Air Purification –

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 97% cities in the low and middle-income countries with as much as 100,000 residents fail to meet the WHO air-quality criteria, and percentage of the same in developed countries is 49%. This is leading to opportunities in the air purification sector as air purifiers are incorporated with activated carbon which absorbs air-contaminants, thereby improving the quality of air and bringing the content of particulate matter in the air to an acceptable level. The application of activated carbon in air purification is increasing revenues in the activated carbon market.

· The Application of Activated Carbon in Metal Recovery –

Carrboro is a form of activated carbon which is used in the recovery of some precious metals such as silver and gold. When gold is dissolved in the cyanide solution, the solution passes through activated carbon, and the gold is trapped in the micro-pores of activated carbon. Similar process is executed for silver recovery. The application of activate carbon in recovery of precious metals largely supports the activated carbon market.       

Activated Carbon Market Trends –

·   In November 2018, Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. acquired ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC – a company that has leadership in North America activated carbon market.

·     In March 2018, Kuraray Co. Ltd. acquired Calgon Carbon Corporation and gained a prominent global presence in the activated carbon market.

The current situation water and air pollution across the globe is making companies venture into the activated carbon market, and acquisitions have become a trend. The upcoming years will witness more companies striving to expand their customer base, and therefore, there is a possibilities of more acquisitions. 

Activated Carbon Market Key Players Perspective –

The major players ahead of the curve in the activated carbon market are Haycarb PLC, Kureha Corporation, Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc., Carbon Activated Corporation, Jacobi Carbons AB, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Carbon Resources LLC, Clarinex Group, Cabot Corporation, and Kuraray Co. Ltd.

Activated Carbon Market Research Scope:

The base year of the study is 2018, with forecast done up to 2025. The study presents a thorough analysis of the competitive landscape, taking into account the market shares of the leading companies. It also provides information on unit shipments. These provide the key market participants with the necessary business intelligence and help them understand the future of the activated carbon market. The assessment includes the forecast, an overview of the competitive structure, the market shares of the competitors, as well as the market trends, market demands, market drivers, market challenges, and product analysis. The market drivers and restraints have been assessed to fathom their impact over the forecast period. This report further identifies the key opportunities for growth while also detailing the key challenges and possible threats. The activated carbon market research report also analyses the application of activated carbon in water treatment and other applications.

1. Activated Carbon Market - Overview
        1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Activated Carbon Market - Executive summary
        2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
        2.2 Key Trends by type of Application
        2.3 Key Trends segmented by Geography
3. Activated Carbon Market
        3.1 Comparative analysis
            3.1.1 Product Benchmarking - Top 10 companies
            3.1.2 Top 5 Financials Analysis
            3.1.3 Market Value split by Top 10 companies
            3.1.4 Patent Analysis - Top 10 companies
            3.1.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Activated Carbon Market - Startup companies Scenario Premium
        4.1 Top 10 startup company Analysis by
            4.1.1 Investment
            4.1.2 Revenue
            4.1.3 Market Shares
            4.1.4 Market Size and Application Analysis
            4.1.5 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Activated Carbon Market - Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium
        5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
        5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
        5.3 Case studies of successful ventures
        5.4 Customer Analysis - Top 10 companies
6. Activated Carbon Market Forces
        6.1 Drivers
        6.2 Constraints
        6.3 Challenges
        6.4 Porters five force model
            6.4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
            6.4.2 Bargaining powers of customers
            6.4.3 Threat of new entrants
            6.4.4 Rivalry among existing players
            6.4.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Activated Carbon Market -Strategic analysis
        7.1 Value chain analysis
        7.2 Opportunities analysis
        7.3 Product life cycle
        7.4 Suppliers and distributors Market Share
8. Activated Carbon Market - By Product Type (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
        8.1 Powdered activated carbons (PAC)
        8.2 Granular activated carbons (GAC)
        8.3 Extruded or Pelletized activated carbons
9. Activated Carbon Market - By Application (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
        9.1 Gas Purification
        9.2 Water Purification
        9.3 Metal Extraction
        9.4 Medicine
10. Activated Carbon - By End-user Industry Type(Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
        10.1 Water Treatment
        10.2 Food & Beverage
        10.3 Healthcare
        10.4 Automotive
        10.5 Industrial Processing
        10.6 Others
11. Activated Carbon- By Geography (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
        11.1 Activated Carbon Market - North America Segment Research
        11.2 North America Market Research (Million / $Billion)
            11.2.1 Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
            11.2.2 Revenue and Trends
            11.2.3 Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
            11.2.4 Company Revenue and Product Analysis
            11.2.5 North America Product type and Application Market Size
         Rest of North America
        11.3 Activated Carbon- South America Segment Research
        11.4 South America Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
            11.4.1 Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
            11.4.2 Revenue and Trends
            11.4.3 Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
            11.4.4 Company Revenue and Product Analysis
            11.4.5 South America Product type and Application Market Size
         Costa Rica
         Rest of South America
        11.5 Activated Carbon- Europe Segment Research
        11.6 Europe Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
            11.6.1 Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
            11.6.2 Revenue and Trends
            11.6.3 Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
            11.6.4 Company Revenue and Product Analysis
            11.6.5 Europe Segment Product type and Application Market Size
         Rest of Europe
        11.7 Activated Carbon - APAC Segment Research
        11.8 APAC Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
            11.8.1 Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
            11.8.2 Revenue and Trends
            11.8.3 Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
            11.8.4 Company Revenue and Product Analysis
            11.8.5 APAC Segment - Product type and Application Market Size
         South Korea
         Hong kong
         Rest of APAC
        11.9 Activated Carbon - Middle East Segment and Africa Segment Research
        11.10 Middle East & Africa Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
            11.10.1 Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
            11.10.2 Revenue and Trend Analysis
            11.10.3 Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
            11.10.4 Company Revenue and Product Analysis
            11.10.5 Middle East Segment Product type and Application Market Size
         Saudi Arabia
            11.10.6 Africa Segment Analysis
         South Africa
         Rest of Middle East & Africa
12. Activated Carbon Market - Entropy
        12.1 New product launches
        12.2 M&A s, collaborations, JVs and partnerships
13. Activated Carbon Market - Industry / Segment Competition landscape Premium
        13.1 Market Share Analysis
            13.1.1 Market Share by Country- Top companies
            13.1.2 Market Share by Region- Top 10 companies
            13.1.3 Market Share by type of Application - Top 10 companies
            13.1.4 Market Share by type of Product / Product category- Top 10 companies
            13.1.5 Market Share at a global level - Top 10 companies
            13.1.6 Best Practises for companies
14. Activated Carbon Market - Key Company List by Country Premium
15. Activated Carbon Market Company Analysis
        15.1 Market Share, Company Revenue, Products, M&A, Developments
        15.2 Ada Carbon Solution Llc
        15.3 Albemarle Corporation
        15.4 Cabot Corporation
        15.5 Calgon Carbon Corporation
        15.6 Carbon Activated Corporation
        15.7 Carbusa Llc
        15.8 Donau Chemie Ag
        15.9 Evoqua Water Technology Llc
        15.10 Ingevity
        15.11 Jacobi Carbon Inc
        15.12 Kuraray Co. Ltd
        15.13 Kureha Corporation
        15.14 Oxbow Activated Carbon
        15.15 Prominent System Inc
        15.16 Veolia Water Technology
        15.17 Company 16
        15.18 Company 17 & More
*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies
16. Activated Carbon Market - Appendix
        16.1 Abbreviations
        16.2 Sources
17. Activated Carbon Market - Methodology
        17.1 Research Methodology
            17.1.1 Company Expert Interviews
            17.1.2 Industry Databases
            17.1.3 Associations
            17.1.4 Company News
            17.1.5 Company Annual Reports
            17.1.6 Application Trends
            17.1.7 New Products and Product database
            17.1.8 Company Transcripts
            17.1.9 R&D Trends
            17.1.10 Key Opinion Leaders Interviews
            17.1.11 Supply and Demand Trends

List of Tables

1 US Activated Carbon Market Size 2018
2 Canada Activated Carbon Market Share 2018
3 Brazil Activated Carbon Market Outlook 2019 - 2023
4 Mexico Activated Carbon Market Research 2018
5 Germany Activated Carbon Market Trends 2019 - 2023 
6 France Activated Carbon Market Growth 2019 - 2023 
7 UK Activated Carbon Market Demand 2019 - 2023 
8 Italy Activated Carbon Market Segmentation 2018
9 Russia Activated Carbon Market Analysis 2019 - 2023
10 China Activated Carbon Market Revenue 2019 - 2023
11 Japan Activated Carbon Market Volume 2019 - 2023
12 South Korea Activated Carbon Market Potential 2019 - 2023
13 India Activated Carbon Market Leaders 2018
14 Saudi Arabia Activated Carbon Market Forecast 2019 - 2023 
15 Kuwait Activated Carbon Market Value 2018

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