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Dye & Pigment Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C20.120 | Jul 2016

Fading revenue: The industry is expected to lose colour due to foreign competition

IBISWorld’s Dye & Pigment Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Ltd Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Ltd market share
Tioxide Europe Limited Tioxide Europe Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Several firms have relocated to Asia, which has had a negative influence on the industry
  • Companies have offered value-added services in an attempt to protect their margins
  • Some firms are expected to undertake mergers to consolidate their positions
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Dye and Pigment Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of market share concentration. The top two companies are estimated to account for approximately 38.4% of revenue and the top four companies are expected to account for over 40% of industry revenue. Huntsman accounts for nearly one-quarter of the industry, which is largely due to its acquisition of Rockwood Pigments. Global demand for some products has fuelled the growing dominance of some firms. This is particularly true for titanium dioxide, which the two largest players specialise in. As a result, the industry has become more concentrated.

More than half of industry operators employ fewer than 10 people. Thi.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream demand from manufacturing and Industrial production index in the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture dyes and pigments both in basic forms and as concentrates. The industry also includes firms that make products used as fluorescent brightening agents or to add luminescence.

    Industry Products
    Synthetic organic colouring mattersNatural dyesPigmentsOther products
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing dyesManufacturing pigments Manufacturing fluorescent or luminescent agents

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream demand from manufacturing
  • Industrial production index
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • World price of aluminum
  • Current Performance
  • Losing its colour
  • Profitability under pressure
  • Enterprise exits
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Limited profitability
  • Asian rivals
  • Table: Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Paint, Coatings & Printing Ink Manufacturing
  • Perfume & Cosmetics Manufacturing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Inorganic Basic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Pigments
  • Synthetic organic colouring matters
  • Other products
  • Natural dyes
  • Chart: Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Plastic, coating and paper manufacturing
  • Cosmetic product manufacturing
  • Textile manufacturing
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dye & Pigment Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Huntsman International LLC
    Cristal Pigment UK Limited
  • Table: Huntsman International LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Cristal Pigment UK Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Basic Dyes
  • These rely on amino derivatives and are used mainly for application on paper.
  • Direct Dyes
  • These are azo dyes generally used on cotton wool or cotton-silk combinations.
  • Pigments
  • These are generally organic or inorganic coloured powders that are usually insoluble.

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