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Kaolin and Metakaolin Market Driven by Rising Demand for Cement and Concrete: Transparency Market Research

March 23, 2015 | By Business Wire News


Transparency Market Research announces the release of a report titled “Kaolin (For Paper, Ceramics, Paints & Adhesives, Fiberglass, Rubber, Plastics, Cement and Other Applications) & Metakaolin (For Concrete, Mortar and Other Applications) Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019”, which studies and evaluates the structure and elements of the global market.

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The report offers insights into the individual markets of kaolin and metakaolin, providing revenue-wise and volume-wise data for each. The global kaolin market is estimated to grow from US$4.06 billion in 2012 to US$5.34 billion in 2019, registering a 4.0% CAGR during the forecast period. The metakaolin market, on the other hand, is projected to expand from US$91.8 million in 2012 to US$124.2 million in 2019, presenting 4.4% CAGR from 2013 to 2019. In terms of global volume in 2012, the demand for kaolin and metakaolin stood at 34,398.9 kilo tons and 273.4 kilo tons respectively.

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Kaolin finds applications in industries such as fiberglass, organic farming, rubber, cement, ceramics, plastics, paper, waste water treatment, paints and adhesives, and refractories. The major applications of metakaolin include mortar, concrete, geopolymers, and shotcrete.

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Surging demand for concrete and cement, rising global demand for paper especially in Asia Pacific, development of the sanitary ware and ceramic tiles markets around the globe and emergence of bio-ceramics in the field of endodontics, have been identified as key growth drivers of the kaolin and metakaolin markets.

The global kaolin and metakaolin markets are dominated by players such as BASF SE, I-Minerals Inc., Thiele Kaolin Company, Imerys SA, SCR-Sibelco N.V, KaMin LLC, Kaolin AD, Daleco Resources Corporation, and Quarzwerke GmbH, and the research report provides an in-depth assessment of these players and their contribution towards the global market.

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Transparency Market Research is a U.S. based market intelligence company driven by high-pedigree consultants and researchers. TMR leverages its Syndicated Research, Custom Research, and Market Consulting expertise to help businesses make accurate decisions. TMR’s exclusive blend of quantitative forecasting and trends analysis draws on proprietary data sources and techniques, while their data repository is continuously updated to reflect the latest trends.

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