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Wood Preservation Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018


The global wood preservation chemicals market was affected by the economic recession of 2008-2009. However, the market for wood preservatives recovered in 2010 due to the rising number of construction activities around the world. The global wood preservation chemicals market is projected to demonstrate a healthy CAGR during the forecast period of 2012 to 2018. The primary driver of the global wood preservation chemicals market is the escalating industrialization and growing infrastructure in emerging regions of the world.

Furthermore, the high demand for high-value durable coatings, which allow hassle-free cleanup, is also expected to drive the global wood preservation chemicals market. The rising commercial use of wood preservatives in railroad products, decking, and fencing will also add to the growth of the global wood preservation chemicals market. Broadly, the global wood preservation chemicals market is segmented on the basis of geography, chemical type, and application.

The report on the global wood preservation chemicals market provides valuable forecasts till 2018. Furthermore, the report also includes analysis of the micro and macro factors that are essential for the new entrants and existing market players, along with an in-depth value chain evaluation. The report features Porter’s fiver force model analysis and SWOT analysis of the most prominent market players.

Overview of the Global Wood Preservation Chemicals Market 

Though the global wood preservation chemicals market will experience healthy growth till 2018 due to the expanding construction industry, it will be restrained by the unfavorable regulatory scenario. Worldwide, the preference for green products and technologies is growing. This trend will reduce the popularity of chemicals used for wood preservation.

Pentachlorophenol used to be one of the most widely used biocides in the U.S., before regulatory actions led to cancellation and restriction of specific non-wood-preservative uses of this chemical in 1987. The EPA has enforced strict regulatory control over the use of many other wood preservation chemicals. Other types of wood preservatives are chromated copper arsenate (CCA), creosote, and acid copper chromate (ACC). To turn this challenge into an opportunity, companies in the global wood preservation chemicals market are focusing on developing safer and more natural wood preservatives.

Decking, fencing, and railroad products are major end users of wood preservative chemicals. Further, the rising demand from the application sector of landscape products will also bolster the global wood preservation chemicals market.

Geographically, the demand for wood preservatives is high in regions such as North America and Europe. The reason behind this high demand is the growing residential and commercial use of these preservative chemicals in Europe and North America. Asia Pacific will also demonstrate good growth in the global wood preservation chemicals market due to rapid industrialization in China and India.

Companies mentioned in the research report 

The most established companies mentioned in the global wood preservation chemicals market report are BASF SE, Viance LLC, RUTGERS Organics GmbH, Rio Tinto Borax, Osmose Inc., Lapeyre SA, Lonza Group Ltd., Kop-Coat Incorporated, Kurt Obermeier GmbH & Co. KG, KMG Chemicals Inc., and Janssen Preservation and Material Protection.
Major geographies analyzed under this research report are:
  • Europe
  • North America 
  • Asia-Pacific 
  • Rest of the World 
This report gives you access to decisive data such as:
  • Market growth drivers 
  • Factors limiting market growth
  • Current market trends 
  • Market structure
  • Market projections for the coming years 
Key highlights of this report
  • Overview of key market forces propelling and restraining market growth 
  • Up-to-date analyses of market trends and technological improvements 
  • Pin-point analyses of market competition dynamics to offer you a competitive edge
  • An analysis of strategies of major competitors 
  • An array of graphics and SWOT analysis of major industry segments 
  • Detailed analyses of industry trends
  • A well-defined technological growth map with an impact-analysis 
  • Offers a clear understanding of the competitive landscape and key product segments

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