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Chemical Economics Handbook

Inorganic Color Pigments

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary10
World supply/demand12
Leading producers12
World capacity13
Production14
Consumption14
World market size16
World pigments business development17
Consumption growth17
Production18
Market participants18
Product range19
Introduction19
Description22
Iron oxide pigments22
Natural iron oxide pigments23
Synthetic iron oxide pigments24
Chrome pigments24
Ultramarine pigments25
Complex inorganic pigments25
Iron blue pigments27
Cadmium pigments27
Bismuth vanadate pigments28
Rare earth sulfide pigments28
Manganese violet pigments28
Manufacturing processes29
Iron oxide pigments29
Natural iron oxide pigments29
Synthetic iron oxide pigments29
Chrome pigments32
Ultramarine pigments33
Complex inorganic pigments33
Cadmium pigments33
Environmental issues34
Supply and demand by region36
United States36
Iron oxide pigments36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics39
Consumption42
Construction materials44
Surface coatings45
Plastics, rubber, paper, textiles, glass, and ceramics47
Other49
Price49
Trade50
Imports50
Exports52
Chrome pigments52
Producing companies52
Production54
Consumption55
Paints and coatings56
Roofing granules57
Plastics58
Ceramic, glass, and construction materials59
Printing inks60
Other60
Price61
Trade61
Imports62
Exports62
Complex inorganic pigments63
Producing companies63
Salient statistics65
Consumption65
Plastics and rubber66
Paints and coatings66
Concrete, grouts, and roof shingles67
Ceramic and glass materials67
Other68
Price68
Trade69
Ultramarine pigments70
Producing companies70
Salient statistics70
Consumption71
Price71
Trade72
Cadmium pigments72
Producing companies72
Salient statistics72
Consumption73
Plastics74
Ceramic materials75
Paints and coatings75
Other75
Price76
Trade76
Other inorganic pigments76
Canada76
Producing companies76
Consumption77
Trade78
Imports78
Exports79
Mexico80
Producing companies80
Iron oxide pigments80
Chrome pigments80
Complex inorganic pigments81
Iron blue pigments81
Salient statistics81
Consumption81
Trade82
Imports82
Exports84
Central and South America85
Iron oxide pigments85
Producing companies85
Consumption86
Trade86
Chrome pigments87
Producing companies87
Consumption88
Trade88
Lead chromate pigments88
Chrome oxide green pigments90
Complex inorganic pigments91
Producing companies91
Consumption91
Trade91
Ultramarine pigments93
Producing companies93
Consumption93
Trade93
Cadmium pigments94
Producing companies94
Consumption94
Trade94
Other inorganic pigments95
Lithopone95
Luminophore96
Europe97
Iron oxide pigments98
Producing companies98
Natural iron oxide pigments98
Advanced natural iron oxides100
Synthetic iron oxide pigments100
Salient statistics102
Production103
Natural iron oxide pigments105
Advanced natural iron oxide pigments105
Synthetic iron oxide pigments105
Consumption105
Building materials107
Inks, paints, and coatings108
Plastics108
Paper108
Magnetic applications (ferrites and other uses)109
Food colorants/nutritional additives109
Cosmetics109
Other109
Price110
Trade110
Imports110
Exports111
Chrome pigments112
Producing companies112
Salient statistics114
Consumption114
Lead chromates115
Chromium oxide116
Barium, zinc, and strontium chromate117
Trade117
Imports117
Exports118
Complex inorganic pigments118
Producing companies118
Production120
Consumption120
Ceramic and glass materials120
Paints and coatings121
Plastics121
Trade121
Ultramarine pigments121
Producing companies122
Salient statistics122
Production123
Consumption123
Price124
Trade124
Imports124
Exports125
Iron blue pigments126
Producing companies126
Salient statistics127
Production127
Consumption127
Printing inks127
Fungicide coloring128
Paints and coatings128
Paper128
Other128
Trade129
Cadmium pigments129
Producing companies129
Salient statistics130
Production130
Consumption131
Price132
Trade133
Bismuth vanadate pigments134
Producing companies134
Consumption135
Rare earth sulfide pigments135
Producing companies135
Consumption136
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)136
Summary136
Production136
Consumption136
Iron oxide pigments137
Producing companies137
Salient statistics138
Consumption138
Trade138
Chrome pigments139
Producing companies139
Consumption140
Trade140
Other inorganic color pigments140
Middle East and Africa141
Japan142
Producing companies142
Iron oxide pigments143
Chrome pigments143
Other inorganic color pigments143
Production144
Consumption145
Price149
Trade151
China154
Iron oxide pigments155
Producing companies155
Synthetic iron oxide pigments155
Natural iron oxide pigments157
Salient statistics157
Consumption158
Construction materials159
Paints and coatings159
Paper159
Plastics and rubber159
Other159
Price159
Trade160
Imports160
Exports161
Chrome pigments161
Producing companies161
Salient statistics163
Consumption165
Lead chromates165
Chromium oxide165
Price165
Trade166
Ultramarine blue pigments167
Producing companies167
Salient statistics167
Consumption168
Plastics168
Detergents168
Paints and coatings168
Paper168
Printing inks169
Cosmetics169
Other169
Price169
Trade169
Other inorganic pigments170
Complex inorganic color pigments170
Iron blue pigments171
Cadmium pigments171
Bismuth vanadate pigments172
Cerium sulfide pigments172
Other Asia and Oceania172
India172
Producing companies172
Production174
Consumption174
Trade174
Malaysia177
Philippines179
Producing companies179
Production180
Consumption180
Trade180
South Korea180
Producing companies180
Production181
Consumption181
Trade181
Taiwan184
Producing companies184
Production185
Consumption185
Trade186
Oceania188
Consumption188
Trade188
Appendix—Special effect pigments189
Bibliography192

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