Off colour: Falling titanium dioxide prices early in the past five-year period caused revenue to decline

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 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 tied to the UK manufacturing sector. International developments are also important to the industry's performance, due to the level of international trade within the industry. Industry revenue is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 1.5% over the five years through 2018-19, including a forecast 2% rise in the current year, to reach £1.1 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£1.1bn
Annual Growth 14-19
-1.5%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
3,643
Businesses
75

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising titanium dioxide prices have supported revenue growth in the latter half of the period
  • The industry has come under pressure to use more environmentally friendly chemicals and formulas
  • Greater demand for organic dyes could allow operators to widen their profit margins in the coming years
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    While the industry does rely on specialised technical requirements and innovative technologies, these are not insurmountable barriers to entry, nor are the regulatory requirements governing the operating backdrop of the industry.The relatively large share of small players operating in niche segments catering to just a few market sectors, despite a few large players accounting for a large portion of the industry, suggests that the barriers to entry for the industry are relatively low. In the textile chemicals and dye product segment in particular, the industry is fragmented with few competitors offering a complete product portfolio. How...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 Demand from perfume and cosmetics manufacturing in the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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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 matters
  • Natural dyes
  • Pigments
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing dyes
  • Manufacturing pigments
  • Manufacturing fluorescent or luminescent agents
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from perfume and cosmetics manufacturing
  • Demand from textile weaving and finishing
  • Industrial production index
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • World price of aluminum

  • Current Performance
  • Titanic prices
  • Market conditions
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream resurgence
  • International trade
  • Legislative changes
  • Table: Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Textile Weaving & Finishing
  • 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
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dye & Pigment Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Huntsman International LLC, Cristal Pigment UK Ltd,
  • Table: Huntsman International LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Cristal Pigment UK Ltd - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Dye & Pigment Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Basic Dyes
  • Dyes that rely on amino derivatives and are used mainly for application on paper.
  • Direct Dyes
  • Azo dyes that are generally used on cotton wool or cotton-silk combinations.
  • Pigments
  • Organic or inorganic coloured powders that are usually insoluble.
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