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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Gum & Wood Chemical Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Gum & Wood Chemical 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 Gum & Wood Chemical 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.

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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

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.

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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Gum & Wood Chemical Manufacturing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Cyclic Crude, Intermediate, And Gum And Wood Chemical Manufacturing

Cyclic (Coal Tar) Intermediates

Gum And Wood Chemicals, Including Wood Distillation Products

Tar, Tar Crudes, And Tar Pitches

All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing

Miscellaneous End-Use Chemicals And Chemical Products, Excluding Urea

Plastics Material And Resin Manufacturing

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

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.

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Gum & Wood Chemical 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 Gum & Wood Chemical 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.

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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 Gum & Wood Chemical 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 Gum & Wood Chemical 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 Gum & Wood Chemical 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

Gum & Wood Chemical Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Latest Industry News

  • New Zealand Essential Oils Now Available In The United States - Shinning Gum (Eucalyptus), Sitka Spruce, Thyme and Willow Peppermint (Eucalyptus) Douglas Fir was planted in New Zealand for wood production. Unfortunately, Douglas Fir has become an invasive species across the South Island. Harvesting Douglas Fir for ... (01/07/2018)
  • Do you know what your chewing gum contains? - It has been found that chewing gum contains ... gum resin - Glycerol esters of partially hydrogenated wood/gum resin As has been indicated above, there are many components of gum base (besides lanolin) that remain unknown to the consumer, since the ... (06/01/2017)
  • A Smart Guide To Scary Chemicals - "chemicals ... the manufacturing process. But as a food additive, it is used in tiny amounts a maximum of 0.0045 percent of the treated flour, points out Alissa Rumsey, RD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Xanthan gum is a ... (11/13/2015)
  • Tidbits of Coachella Valley - cost accountants with no chemical experience ... Jack, came into being, remaining in regular • The Topps Company began manufacturing production from 1884 until the 1970s. Bazooka bubble gum shortly after World War II. They started adding comic strips ... (03/03/2015)
  • Baking bad: With a growing global population, is using chemicals instead of ingredients the future of cooking? - He believes that as the popularity of Note by Note spreads, food-manufacturing companies ... by the lemony citric acid. Gellan gum gives the mixture texture and the calcium lactate is the catalyst for the chemical reaction that creates the jelly substance. (10/02/2014)
  • 11 Chemicals You Might Have Already Eaten Today - The chemical makes white bread whiter ... It is used in the processing of metals, paper, and wood pulp. Snacks like potato chips tend to be cooked in vegetable oil. That vegetable oil can go rancid after the snack is packed. The process is called oxidation. (03/18/2014)
  • Research and Markets: Organic Chemical Manufacturing in the US - Demand from Key Buyers will Strengthen, but Costs are set to Rise - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Organic Chemical Manufacturing in the US" report to ... groups include gum and wood products, cyclic ... (02/08/2013)
  • Arizona Chemical headquarters goes to Jacksonville - They produce pine chemicals for the adhesives, inks and coatings, plastics and chewing gum markets. Savannah's chemical manufacturing ... Arizona Chemical Where the jobs are: Savannah and Panama City, Fla. What they do: Research and development in wood ... (05/04/1999)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $19,485 on Gum & Wood Chemical Manufacturing. It has awarded 2 contracts to 2 companies, with an average value of $9,743 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:
Acetate of lime, natural, made by distillation of wood, Naval stores, gum or wood, manufacturing, Gambier extract manufacturing, Aminoanthraquinone manufacturing, Pitch, wood, Wood oils manufacturing, Tanning extracts and materials, Naphthalene made from refined petroleum or natural gas, Azobenzene manufacturing, Brazilwood extract manufacturing, Charcoal (except activated) manufacturing, Brewers' pitch made by distillation of wood, Isocyanates manufacturing, Cresols made by distillation of coal tar, Chloronaphthalene manufacturing, Wood distillates manufacturing, Naphtha made by distillation of coal tar, Camphor, Phenol manufacturing, Annato extract manufacturing, Aminoazobenzene manufacturing, Pentachlorophenol manufacturing, Chlorobenzene manufacturing, Oak extract manufacturing, Pine oil manufacturing, Fustic wood extract manufacturing, Logwood extract manufacturing, Naphthol, alpha and beta, Hydroquinone manufacturing, Chlorotoluene manufacturing, Phthalic anhydride manufacturing, Naphtholsulfonic acids manufacturing, Orthodichlorobenzene manufacturing, Tall oil (except skimmings) manufacturing, Wattle extract manufacturing, Quebracho extracts manufacturing, Sumac extract manufacturing, Dragon's blood manufacturing, Aminoazotoluene manufacturing, Methyl acetone manufacturing, Naphthenic acids made from refined petroleum or natural gas, Nitrophenol manufacturing, Naphtha, solvent, made by distillation of coal tar, Turpentine made by distillation of pine gum or pine wood, Maleic anhydride manufacturing, Nitrobenzene manufacturing, Cycloterpenes manufacturing, Softwood distillates manufacturing, Pinene manufacturing, Anthracene manufacturing, Benzaldehyde manufacturing, Acetone, Tar and tar oils made by distillation of wood, Charcoal briquettes, Quercitron extracts manufacturing, Extracts, natural dyeing and tanning, Aminophenol manufacturing, Mangrove extract manufacturing, Sulphonated derivatives manufacturing, Aniline manufacturing, Toluidines manufacturing, Cyclohexane manufacturing, Methyl alcohol (methanol), Dyes, Diphenylamine manufacturing, Resorcinol manufacturing, Halogenated aromatic hydrocarbon derivatives manufacturing, Rosins made by distillation of pine gum or pine wood, Naphthalenesulfonic acid manufacturing, Pitch made by distillation of coal tar, Nitrated hydrocarbon derivatives manufacturing, Nitroaniline manufacturing, Benzoic acid manufacturing, Chlorophenol manufacturing, Cyclopentane made from refined petroleum or natural gas, Oils made by distillation of coal tar, Valonia extract manufacturing, Coal tar distillates manufacturing, Chestnut extract manufacturing, Hardwood distillates manufacturing, Cyclic crudes made by distillation of coal tar, Myrobalans extract manufacturing, Cresylic acids made from refined petroleum or natural gas, Witch hazel extract manufacturing, Diethylcyclohexane manufacturing, Tannic acid (i.e., tannins) manufacturing, Tar made by distillation of coal tar, Creosote made by distillation of coal tar, Pyroligneous acids manufacturing, Distillates, Ethyl acetate, Wood alcohol, Gum and wood chemicals manufacturing, Creosote made by distillation of wood tar, Oils, Hemlock extract manufacturing, Cyclopropane made from refined petroleum or natural gas, Nitrosated hydrocarbon derivatives manufacturing, etc.

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