Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Dye and Pigment Manufacturing industry is a very small component of the UK chemical sector. Over the years, it has gradually declined in global and domestic importance, mostly due to the demise of the British textile industries. Because dyes and pigments are used in the textile industry, ink manufacturing and automotive industries, the Dye and Pigment Manufacturing industry's fortunes have been inextricably tied to the UK manufacturing sector. International developments are also important to the industry's performance, on account of the level of international trade within the industry. The importance of imports has increased over the past decade... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
Like many other chemical industries, the Dye and Pigment Manufacturing industry relies on technology-intensive plants to manufacture its products. Such plants tend to require a considerable level of capital to establish. For this reason, the industry is deemed to have a high level of capital intensity. For every £1.00 spent on capital, operators are estimated to spend £2.29 on wages.
In the past five years, capital expenditure levels have been influenced in part by environmental legislation requirements, particularly those associated with REACH. The.. purchase to read more