Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Organic Chemical Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32519CA | Sep 2015

Organic growth: A rise in consumer spending will drive demand from downstream markets

IBISWorld’s Organic Chemical Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Organic Chemical Manufacturing industry is expected to experience moderate growth over the five years to 2015. The industry experienced a rapid rebound, shortly after the Canadian recession, as increased consumer spending sparked a recovery in the manufacturing sector. Because organic chemicals are commonly used as an input for consumer products, the industry benefited from sharp recovery in demand for staples, such as soaps, detergents and gasoline, as these products all require organic chemicals as an input. In the coming years, industry is expected to expand, buoyed by rising domestic and global demand for chemical products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Organic Chemical Manufacturing industry has a high level of capital intensity. Chemical manufacturing requires considerable capital investments, including facility construction costs, machinery costs, research and development laboratories as well as other expenditures. Indeed, due to the reliance on machinery and technology, industry establishments on average employ fewer than 20 workers. However, the industry is also dependent on highly skilled labour, such as trained research scientists and materials engineers. As such, industry employees command high average wages. Nevertheless, capital investments are important due to the dependence on automated processes. In 2015, for every dollar spent on labour, industry operators are expected to spend $0.72 on capital investments... purchase to read more


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What is the Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture basic organic chemicals (excluding petrochemicals), industrial gases and synthetic dyes and pigments. Key product groups include gum and wood products, cyclic crudes and intermediates, and ethyl alcohol, along with other basic organic chemicals. These products are predominantly intermediates that are used as raw material inputs by other manufacturing industries in the production of downstream products.

Industry Products
Ethyl alcoholCyclic crudes and intermediate productsGum and wood chemical productsOther basic organic chemical productsFatty acidsBulk pesticidesSynthetic flavor and perfume materials
Industry Activities
Manufacture ethyl alcoholManufacture methanolManufacture wood and gum chemicalsManufacture fatty acidsManufacture cyclic crudes and other chemical intermediatesManufacture all other organic chemical products

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