Research and Markets: Global Activated Carbon Market 2012-2016: Rise in Raw Material Price Could Pose a Challenge to the Growth of the Market

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bbs7df/global_activated) has announced the addition of the "Global Activated Carbon Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the Global Activated Carbon market to grow at a CAGR of 11.36 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the stringent regulations present for air and water purification. The Global Activated Carbon market has also been witnessing a rise in R&D activities. However, the rise in raw material price could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

The key vendors dominating this space include Ada Carbon Solutions LLC, Cabot Corp., Calgon Carbon Corp., and MeadWestvaco Corp.

The other vendors mentioned in the report are Albemarle Corp., Arkema S.A., Haycarb PLC, Jacobi Carbons, Kuraray Chemical Co. Ltd., Osaka Gas Chemical Co. Ltd., and Siemens Water Technologies Corp.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: One of the main trends witnessed in the Global Activated Carbon market is the increase in variety of applications. Activated carbon products available in the form of granules, pellets, and powder are sometimes difficult to handle. Therefore, the development and use of activated carbon cloths and fibers have gained popularity. In addition, these activated carbon cloths and fibers have other advantages in terms of cost and potential applications. Several industries are adopting them for use in solvent recovery, catalyzing reactions, point-of-use filters for air and water purification, and metal reinforcing applications. The development of activated carbon fibers, which can adsorb bacteria, has unlocked new opportunities for specialty carbon suppliers in the Pharmaceutical industry.

The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The other vendors in the market are Albemarle Corp., Arkema S.A., Haycarb PLC, Jacobi Carbons, Kuraray Chemical Co. Ltd., Osaka Gas Chemical Co. Ltd., and Siemens Water Technologies Corp.

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