Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Chemical Product Wholesaling industry is involved in the distribution of a diverse range of products, including synthetic resins, essential oils, chemical glues, industrial salt, printing inks and industrial gases. As a result, it serves an equally diverse range of clients. Many of the products sold by the industry are intermediates, including base and feedstock products and specialty and refined chemicals, which are sold as inputs to manufacturing industries. The industry also includes companies involved in the wholesale of fertilisers, agrochemical and construction-related products.
Over the past five years, the local and global chemical sectors have displayed a high degree of volatility, which has affected chemical wholesalers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry is involved in the distribution of a wide range of industrial chemicals, fertilisers and agrochemical products. This explains the relatively large number of small-scale wholesalers, as many carry a reasonably small product portfolio limited to a number of specialty chemicals geared towards particular markets. In contrast, the larger players that operate on a global scale, including Brenntag and Univar, boast product portfolios of more than 10,000 chemicals and therefore serve an equally disparate range of markets.
Polymers and essential oils
Polymers and essential oils are the most commonly sought after chemicals, owing to their multiple applications. The.. purchase to read more