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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Carbon Black Manufacturing

Overview of the U.S. Carbon Black Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Carbon Black Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Carbon Black Manufacturing by state

Carbon Black Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Carbon Black Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Carbon Black Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Carbon Black Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Carbon Black Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 7%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 8%
Engineers 7%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 8%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 42%
Plant and System Operators 12%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 12%
Chemical Plant and System Operators 10%
Other Production Occupations 23%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 14%
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 13%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Carbon Black Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Chemeon Surface Technology trademarks "TCP-NP" - Sealer coatings for use in metal treatment - 01/02/2018
  • American Pacific trademarks "HALOTRON BRX" - Chemicals used in connection with fire suppression; Fire suppression agents - 12/12/2017
  • Electroninks Writeables patents Bonded Structure Including A Conductive Bonding Layer And Low-temperature Method Of Forming A Bonded Structure - 10/22/2015
  • Pacific Standard Specialties trademarks "PSS PACIFIC STANDARD SPECIALTIES" - Chemicals for use in general potable and industrial water treatment; phosphate potable and industrial water treatment compounds; cooling and retort water treatment compounds; boiler and steam line products - 09/01/2015

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Capricorn Pharma19
    Electroninks Writeables7
    Chemical Specialties

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

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    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $83,568,191 on Carbon Black Manufacturing. It has awarded 472 contracts to 92 companies, with an average value of $908,350 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Chromium oxide manufacturing, Arsenites manufacturing, Sodium carbonate (i.e., soda ash) manufacturing, Bromine manufacturing, Silica, amorphous, manufacturing, Silver chloride manufacturing, Tin salts manufacturing, Hydrochloric acid manufacturing, Radium luminous compounds manufacturing, Strontium carbonate manufacturing, Fuel propellants, solid inorganic, not specified elsewhere by process, Silica gel manufacturing, Hydrazine manufacturing, Copper iodide manufacturing, Mercury chloride manufacturing, Hydrogen sulfide manufacturing, Heavy water (i.e., deuterium oxide) manufacturing, Sodium phosphate manufacturing, Glauber's salt manufacturing, Rare earth compounds, Potassium salts manufacturing, Potassium cyanide manufacturing, Potassium hypochlorate manufacturing, Strontium nitrate manufacturing, Bone black manufacturing, Solid fuel propellants, inorganic, Tin chloride manufacturing, Sodium hypochlorite manufacturing, Thiocyanate manufacturing, Alkalies manufacturing, Titanium dioxide manufacturing, Aluminum chloride manufacturing, Nickel compounds, Tanning agents, Sodium aluminate manufacturing, Chlorine dioxide manufacturing, Aluminum hydroxide (i.e., alumina trihydrate) manufacturing, Phosphorus compounds, Boric acid manufacturing, Copper compounds, Sodium inorganic compounds, Antimony oxide (except pigments) manufacturing, Potassium aluminum sulfate manufacturing, Bleaching agents, Potassium permanganate manufacturing, Radioactive isotopes manufacturing, Sodium borate manufacturing, Tungsten compounds, Strontium compounds, Sodium borohydride manufacturing, Alums (e.g., aluminum ammonium sulfate, aluminum potassium sulfate) manufacturing, Lead silicate manufacturing, Sodium peroxide manufacturing, Sodium aluminum sulfate manufacturing, Radioactive elements manufacturing, Potassium hydroxide (i.e., caustic potash) manufacturing, Carbonic acid manufacturing, Sodium silicate (i.e., water glass) manufacturing, Boron compounds, Tin compounds, Sal soda (i.e., washing soda) manufacturing, Cerium salts manufacturing, Stannic and stannous chloride manufacturing, Caustic potash manufacturing, Sodium bichromate and chromate manufacturing, Iron sulphate manufacturing, Rare earth salts manufacturing, Sulfur dioxide manufacturing, Aluminum compounds, Radium chloride manufacturing, Ammonium chloride manufacturing, Zinc hydrosulfite (i.e., zinc dithionite) manufacturing, Potassium nitrate manufacturing, Ammonium perchlorate manufacturing, Arsenic compounds, Sulfur hexafluoride gas manufacturing, Magnesium chloride manufacturing, Sulfur chloride manufacturing, Chlorine compounds, Carbon disulfide manufacturing, Sodium chlorate manufacturing, Chlorosulfonic acid manufacturing, Calcium inorganic compounds, Nickel carbonate manufacturing, Sodium tungstate manufacturing, Dichromates manufacturing, Potassium bromide manufacturing, Potassium bichromate and chromate manufacturing, Hydrofluosilicic acid manufacturing, Sodium perborate manufacturing, Oleum (i.e., fuming sulfuric acid) manufacturing, Sodium bicarbonate manufacturing, Furnace black manufacturing, Cobalt chloride manufacturing, Sodium hydrosulfite manufacturing, Hydrogen peroxide manufacturing, Sodium uranate manufacturing, Fluoboric acid manufacturing, Sodium polyphosphate manufacturing, Nuclear fuels, Sodium hydroxide (i.e., caustic soda) manufacturing, Iodides manufacturing, Lithium compounds, Selenium compounds, Ferrocyanides manufacturing, Hypophosphites manufacturing, Manganese dioxide manufacturing, Magnesium compounds, Cesium and cesium compounds, Silver nitrate manufacturing, Sodium bromide manufacturing, Copper sulfate manufacturing, Phosphorus oxychloride manufacturing, Soda ash manufacturing, Chloride of lime manufacturing, Chromic acid manufacturing, Cobalt sulfate manufacturing, Lead oxides (except pigments) manufacturing, Mercury compounds, Sulfuric acid manufacturing, Arsenates (except insecticides) manufacturing, Nickel ammonium sulfate manufacturing, Sodium molybdate manufacturing, Sodium tetraborate manufacturing, Perchloric acid manufacturing, Indium chloride manufacturing, Potassium inorganic compounds, Caustic soda (i.e., sodium hydroxide) manufacturing, Nickel sulfate manufacturing, Sulfocyanides manufacturing, Beryllium oxide manufacturing, Cyanides manufacturing, Iodine, crude or resublimed, Nuclear fuel scrap reprocessing, Deuterium oxide (i.e., heavy water) manufacturing, Carbon inorganic compounds manufacturing, Sodium stannate manufacturing, Ferric oxide manufacturing, Potassium sulfate manufacturing, Barium hydroxide manufacturing, Selenium dioxide manufacturing, Silver compounds, Potassium chloride manufacturing, Calcium hypochlorite manufacturing, Zinc chloride manufacturing, Sodium sulfate manufacturing, Cobalt 60 (i.e., radioactive cobalt) manufacturing, Tungstates (e.g., ammonium tungstate, sodium tungstate) manufacturing, Sodium antimoniate manufacturing, Chromium salts manufacturing, Carbon black manufacturing, Chromium compounds, Calcium carbide, chloride, and hypochlorite manufacturing, Ammonium hydroxide manufacturing, Borosilicate manufacturing, Silver bromide manufacturing, Magnesium carbonate manufacturing, Sulfides and sulfites manufacturing, Carbides (e.g., boron, calcium, silicon, tungsten) manufacturing, Chlorine manufacturing, Peroxides, Potassium carbonate manufacturing, Hydrosulfites manufacturing, Animal black manufacturing, Potassium chlorate manufacturing, Channel black manufacturing, Potassium iodide manufacturing, Sodium thiosulfate manufacturing, Sulfur and sulfur compounds, Iron compounds, Hydrofluoric acid manufacturing, Mercury oxide manufacturing, Lamp black manufacturing, Fluorine manufacturing, Sodium silicofluoride manufacturing, Zinc compounds, Borax (i.e., sodium borate) manufacturing, Zinc ammonium chloride manufacturing, Zinc sulfide manufacturing, Sodium cyanide manufacturing, Ammonium molybdate manufacturing, Uranium compounds, Sodium arsenite (except insecticides) manufacturing, Sulfur recovering or refining (except from sour natural gas), Barium compounds, Uranium oxide manufacturing, Uranium, enriched, Ammonium compounds, Silicofluorides manufacturing, Aluminum sulfate manufacturing, Tin oxide manufacturing, Ammonium thiosulfate manufacturing, Cobalt compounds, Ferric chloride manufacturing, Hydrocyanic acid manufacturing, Zinc oxide (except pigments) manufacturing, Copper chloride manufacturing, Hypochlorites manufacturing, etc.

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