Synthetic Dye and Pigment Global Market Briefing

Synthetic Dye and Pigment Global Market Briefing Released By The Business Research Company

Synthetic Dye and Pigment Global Market Briefing provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global Synthetic Dye and Pigment Services sector.

Dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied. Dyes are applied in an aqueous solution, and may require a mordant to improve their fastness on the fiber. Pigments are substances that impart black, white or a color to other materials, especially in a powdered substance that is mixed with a liquid in which it is relatively insoluble, and are used especially to impart color to coating materials (as paints) or to inks, plastics and rubber. Chlorophyll, Carotenoid, Phycobilin and Melanin are some   pigments.

The Synthetic Dye and Pigment industry comprises establishments that primarily engage in manufacturing synthetic organic and inorganic dyes and pigments, such as lakes and toners (except electrostatic and photographic).

The largest segments in the synthetic dye and pigment market as of 2015 were dyes and Pigments.

Migration of Manufacturing Capacity –There has been an increasing migration of manufacturing capacities from the West to low-cost countries in the Asia-Pacific region. This is driven mainly by stringent environmental compliance issues in Europe and North America. Gradually maturing production technologies and the presence of strong downstream customer bases within countries such as China and India have been propelling demand for pigments in these countries in recent years.   Examples of companies that have moved their manufacturing facilities to the Asian region are Huntsman Corp, DyStar and Clariant.

Eco-friendly Dyes – Many textile companies are starting to opt for eco-friendly dyes for producing textiles and fabrics. They...