Calcium Sulphate Market

Calcium Sulphate Market: Construction Industry Maintains the Lion’s Share in Terms of Consumption: Global Industry Analysis 2013 - 2018 and Opportunity Assessment 2019 - 2027

  • 2019-02-08
  • REP-GB-4038
  • 148 Tables
  • 114 Figures
  • 164 pages
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Calcium Sulphate Market

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Calcium Sulphate Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Calcium Sulphate market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Calcium Sulphate market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

Calcium Sulphate is an inorganic substance, commonly known as gypsum, having molecular formula CaSO4. Calcium Sulphate has relatively low toxicity and is available in solid form and in various particle sizes (slab, kibbled, granulated). Alternative names of Calcium Sulphate are Plaster of Paris, Anhydrite and Gypsum. Calcium Sulphate has superior physiochemical properties and thus, it finds a wide range of applications in commercial as well as industrial sectors. Calcium Sulphate is available naturally and can be manufactured synthetically using chemical agents or intermediates. Demand for Calcium Sulphate for construction, coatings and polymerization applications has been rising significantly.

Calcium Sulphate is sold in two different grades i.e. technical and food/pharmaceutical grade. On the basis of product type, Calcium Sulphate is classified into two types -- anhydrous and hydrated Calcium Sulphate. In several industrial applications, Calcium Sulphate is used as a thickening agent, excipient, additive, intermediate and desiccant, among others. The global Calcium Sulphate market is expected to create incremental $ opportunity worth US$ 115.4 Bn during the forecast period (2018-2027). The global Calcium Sulphate market is projected to grow at a CAGR 4.1% during the forecast period.

Growing Demand from End-Use Industries Will Drive Global Calcium Sulphate Market

The global Calcium Sulphate market witnesses significant demand from numerous end-use industries, such as food & beverages, paper and pulp, and paints & coatings, among other industries. In the pulp & paper industry, Calcium Sulphate is used as a surface sizing agent for papers in paperboard mills. Further, Calcium Sulphate acts as an economical source of calcium in breads, cereals, enriched flours, yeast foods, canned vegetables, baking powder, juices, jellies and preservatives. Calcium Sulphate also acts as a buffering agent in the beer manufacturing process. Additionally, Calcium Sulphate is also used as an extender pigment in paints and coatings.

Rising investments in infrastructural activities in developing countries and increased demand from end-use sectors are the prime factors expected to drive demand for Calcium Sulphate during the forecast period. Rapidly growing population across the globe and increasing water consumption will give a push to the water treatment industry, which in turn, will cause the global Calcium Sulphate market to grow at a healthy growth rate during the forecast period.

Key developments in the global Calcium Sulphate market

Key players are focusing on strategies, such as collaboration, expansion and introduction of innovative products, to cater to the high demand from rural markets. These kind of organic growth strategies across the competitive landscape have been one of the notable trends in the global Calcium Sulphate market. For instance,

  • In 2018, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA (manufacture of calcium sulphate) announced to expand its Calcium Sulphate production plant in Ploiesti, Romania, to gain market share in South-East Europe. Further, in February’18, the company launched its fourth Saint-Gobain Gyproc plant in Jhagadia, India

  • In 2017, Yoshino Gypsum Co., Ltd. announced to expand its Calcium Sulphate production plant in Jakarta, Indonesia, to enhance its market share in the Asia Pacific region

  • In 2015, Yoshino Group established new manufacturing facilities by the names Sankei Yoshino Co., Ltd. and TigerEX Co., Ltd. in Tokyo for calcined gypsum and ceramic products

Global Calcium Sulphate market segmentation

The global Calcium Sulphate market can be segmented on the basis of product type, product grade, function and application. On the basis of grade, the global Calcium Sulphate can be segmented into two segments: food & pharmaceutical grade and technical grade. The industrial sector technical grade is expected to capture maximum value share in the global market.

On the basis of function, the global Calcium Sulphate can be segmented as: coagulant, thickening agent, excipient, desiccant, additive and intermediate. The coagulant segment is projected to hold high market share in the Calcium Sulphate market due to increasing demand for water treatment chemicals across the globe.

Asia Pacific’s Calcium Sulphate Landscape Estimated to be High Value-High Growth Market

The global Calcium Sulphate market is in its growth phase since the past few years. Asia Pacific is expected to be the prominent region in terms of both volume and value in the global Calcium Sulphate market as the region has a number of local as well as international manufacturers, especially, cement manufacturing industries and paints & coatings and chemical industries. 

Collectively, developed regions, such as Europe and North America, are estimated to hold around 20% market value share in the global Calcium Sulphate market during the forecast period owing to increasing government initiatives, such as OSHA, EPA, etc.

Key Players in Global Calcium Sulphate Market

The report on the global Calcium Sulphate market covers some of the major players in the Calcium Sulphate market across the world, such as USG Corporation, Solvay SA, Honeywell International Inc., Boral Limited, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, Beijing New Building Materials PLC, Penta Manufacturing Company, YOSHINO GYPSUM CO., LTD., JONOUB GYPSUM, Celtic Chemicals Limited, Georgia-Pacific LLC and PABCO Building Products, LLC, among others.

Future Market Insights (FMI) has published a research study on the Calcium Sulphate market in its newly published report titled “Calcium Sulphate: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2018 and Opportunity Assessment, 2019-2027.” The report on the global Calcium Sulphate market offers a detailed analysis of trends and opportunities for Calcium Sulphate manufactures. The report also provides value-volume data, Y-O-Y growth and segment-wise share analysis. The global Calcium Sulphate report provides market value in US$ Mn and market volume in Kilo Tons, on the basis of product type, grade, functions, applications and regions. Also, the research study- global Calcium Sulphate market covers the trade analysis of the Calcium Sulphate market. Along with this, report includes detailed scenario of import and export of Calcium Sulphate across the globe.

Furthermore, the global Calcium Sulphate market report also discusses forecast factors, macroeconomic factors, market viewpoints, Porter’s analysis, market definitions and other factors. The report provides significant information pertaining to the aforementioned segments of the Calcium Sulphate market.  For the better understanding of the market, the report also discusses market dynamics - drivers, restraints, trends and opportunities, which are affecting the current market scenario and are estimated to impact the global Calcium Sulphate market during the forecast period.

The research study provides data for the financial year 2018 and an inclusive analysis of Calcium Sulphate market forecast for the period 2019-2027.

Report Description

The report on the global calcium sulphate market has been categorically segmented by function, grade, product type, end-use and regions. The first section of the report includes market introduction, taxonomy and market definitions by segments. The second section of the global Calcium Sulphate market report discusses market viewpoints, macroeconomic scenario, forecast factors, Porter's analysis and value-chain analysis and pricing analysis pertaining to the grades of Calcium Sulphate. Global market value analysis for Calcium Sulphate with pricing analysis for six regions, i.e. North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, China and Middle East & Africa, has also been provided in this section.

Market Segmentation

By Product Form

By Grade

By Function

  • Anhydrous
  • Hydrated
  • Technical Grade
  • Food & Pharma Grade

 

  • Coagulant
  • Thickening Agent
  • Excipient
  • Desiccant
  • Additive
  • Intermediate

By End-use

By Region

 

  • Construction
  • Agrochemicals
  • Food & Beverages
  • Cosmetic & Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Paints & Coatings
  • Paper
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Middle East & Africa

 

Table Properties

The final section of the market viewpoint section discusses the impact of key regulations and forecast factors and studies cost structure analysis and inductive price breakdown. The sections that follow consist of the global Calcium Sulphate market analysis – by product type, function, end-use, application and region/country. The regional section of the report includes qualitative and quantitative analysis of the Calcium Sulphate market in terms of regions. In the last section of the global Calcium Sulphate market report, we have provided intensity mapping of players, competition analysis and tier down analysis of the global Calcium Sulphate market.  

The competition dashboard section of the report discusses key developments and market share of key players. In the company profile section, we have discussed key strategies of players, financial data, product overview, SWOT analysis, key developments and worldwide presence of key players.

Research Methodology

The FMI assessment is based on a multipronged approach that comprises primary and secondary research and triangulation of data obtained therefrom. During the initial phase, product mapping was done, wherein the types of products offered by key players with respect to application were identified. The initial stage of research methodology employed included formulation of preliminary hypothesis. The subsequent stages involved triangulation of data collected using two different approaches. To study and understand Calcium Sulphate market drivers, trends and opportunities, the global Calcium Sulphate market was then segmented by product type, form, function, end use and region.  

To determine the global volume and value of Calcium Sulphate market, we have considered 2017 as the base year. Basic data was first collected from government as well as public sources, such as newsletters, annual reports, World Bank data, published reports by private authorities, etc. The data collected was then validated from primary sources, such as product distributors, manufacturers, procurement agencies and regional representatives.

We have also analyzed the different segments of the global Calcium Sulphate market in terms of Basis Point Share (BPS) to understand the relative contribution of every individual segment to market growth.

For the final estimation, we have considered both demand as well as supply side drivers and trends. The report also analyzes the global Calcium Sulphate market on the basis of absolute dollar opportunity. To determine the market value for FY 2018, we considered 2013-2017 as the historic period and forecast estimation has been made for the period 2019-2027. The market attractiveness value provided in the report would help to identify the real opportunities in the global Calcium Sulphate market 

Furthermore, we considered regulations while estimating consumption of Calcium Sulphate in every region. For instance, in North America and Europe, there are a number of regulations that cover the usage of Calcium Sulphate. These regulations have a moderate to high impact on the global Calcium Sulphate market. Moreover, for market analysis, we tracked key developments in the Calcium Sulphate market and key strategies being adopted by manufacturers, such as expansion, collaboration, product launches, etc. These strategic activities allowed us to identify various key trends currently governing the global Calcium Sulphate market and the trends expected in future.

To get market share of manufacturers in the global Calcium Sulphate market, we gathered data from annual reports published by market players in the Calcium Sulphate market and estimated the market size of players on the basis of distribution of product at the regional level.

Global Calcium Sulphate Market: Key Vendors

The report on the global Calcium Sulphate market studies some of the major players in the calcium sulphate market across the world, such as USG Corporation, Solvay SA, Honeywell International Inc., Boral Limited, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA, Beijing New Building Materials PLC, Penta Manufacturing Company, YOSHINO GYPSUM CO., LTD., JONOUB GYPSUM, Celtic Chemicals Limited, Georgia-Pacific LLC and PABCO Building Products, LLC, among others

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