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Chemical Distribution Report 2016


Contents First Published Mar 2016

4 “ UK Chemical distributors have enjoyed a period of unprecedented growth since 2000. Is this ‘golden age’ set to continue or is the outlook becoming less favourable?” David Brown, Chemagility Limited

Foreword

4 Terms & Conditions

8 Report Scope & Definitions

10 Executive Summary

14 UK Economic Development

18 Highlights | Introduction | GDP Growth | Inflation | Unemployment | International Trade | Business Environment | Economic Outlook


The Chemical Industry in the UK

UK Chemical Distribution Industry

Top UK Chemical Distributors

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Highlights | Background | Petrochemicals | Market Size & Growth | Trade in Chemicals | Challenges & Risks | Outlook & Prospects

Highlights | Market Size | Milestones | Industry Structure | Industry Consolidation | Evolution of the Chemical Distribution Industry | Market Segmentation | Industry Benchmarks | Short-Term Outlook | REACH | Emerging Trends | Forecasts

Highlights: Top 10 Chemical Distributors | Top 5 Multi-Market Distributors | Top 5 Single-Market Distributors | Company Profiles: Brenntag UK | Univar UK | IMCD UK | Tennants | Fuerst Day Lawson | Azelis UK | Solventis | Ravago UK | Barentz & Forum UK | Prinova Europe

Prospects in Key Markets for UK Distributors

72 Highlights | Food & Nutrition | Personal Care | Pharmaceuticals | Paints & Coatings | Plastics & Rubber

Detailed Table & Charts

76 Forecast Assumptions | Forecasts for UK Chemical Distribution | Top 20 Chemical Distributors UK | UK Chemical Distributors ALL (revenue > GBP 1M) | Specialist Distributors: Top 5 Polymer Distributors | Top 5 Chemical Traders

Bibliography

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Tables & Charts

Executive Summary 1

UK Chemical Distribution Market Key Facts 2015 (Table: page 15)

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Top 5 UK Chemical Distributors 2015 (Table: page 15)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Forecast (EUR, 2014-2020) (Graph: page 16)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Forecast (GBP, 2014-2020) (Graph: page 16)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Growth (2014-2020) (Graph: page 16)

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Trends in the UK Chemical Distribution Industry (2014-2020) (Table: page 16)

UK Economic Development 7

UK Overview 2015 (GDP, Inflation, Population) (Infographic: page 18)

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GDP Growth (2014-2019) (Table: page 18)

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Economic Indicators (2013-2017) (Table: page 18)

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Index of Construction 2014 -2015 (Infographic: page 18)

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Index of Production 2014-2015 (Infographic: page 18)

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Index Economic Freedom 2016 (Infographic: page 18)

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UK Key facts 2014 (Table: page 19)

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UK V EU GDP Growth 2012 - 2020 (Graph: page 20)

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UK Inflation (CPI) 2012 - 2020 (Graph: page 20)

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Tree Map for UK Exports By Product Type (Infographic: page 20)

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Tree Map for UK Imports By Product Type (Infographic: page 21)

18

Index of Economic Freedom 2016 (Table: page 22)

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Index of Production v Index of Construction (2010-2017) (Graph: page 24)


Tables & Charts

UK Chemical Industry 20

Chemical Industry Sales, UK (EUR Billions, 2012-2014) (Table: page 26)

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Chemical Imports (EUR Billions, 2012-2014) (Table: page 26)

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Chemical Exports (EUR Billions, 2012-2014) (Table: page 26)

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Industry Comparison Indicators (UK v EU Region) (Table: page 26)

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Industry Growth 2013-2014 (Infographic: page 26)

25

Number of Enterprises 2014 (Infographic: page 26)

26

Number of Employees 2014 (Infographic: page 26)

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UK Chemical Industry Sales 2010 -2014 (Graph: page 30)

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UK Chemical Industry Sales by Sector 2014 (Graph: page 30)

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UK Chemical Trade 2011 -2014 (Graph: page 31)

UK Chemical Distribution Industry 30

Chemical Distribution Industry Sales (EUR Millions, 2012-2014) (Table: page 36)

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Industry Concentration / Consolidation (Table: page 36)

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Industry Comparison Indicators 2014 (UK v EU Region) (Table: page 36)

33

Industry Growth Rate 2013-2014 (Infographic: page 36)

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Number of Chemical Distributors 2014 (Infographic: page 36)

35

Number of Employees 2014 (Infographic: page 36)

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Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI) (Based on 2014 Market Shares) (Infographic: page 39)

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Concentration Ratios (CR) (Based on 2014 Market Shares) (Chart: page 39)

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Evolution of the Chemical Distribution Industry (Infographic: page 40)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Segmentation 2014 (3 charts) (Chart: page 42)


Tables & Charts

UK Chemical Distribution Industry (continued) 40

UK Chemical Distribution Market Segmentation 2014 (2 charts) (Chart: page 43)

41

Benchmarks: Top 100 Distributors Revenue Growth (2014 v 2013) (Chart: page 44)

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Benchmarks: Sales Revenue per Employee 2014 (Chart: page 44)

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Benchmarks: Gross Margin Distribution 2014 (Chart: page 45)

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Benchmarks: Sales per Employee V Gross Margin 2014 (Graph: page 45)

45

CBA Survey: Order Volumes 2013-2015 (Graph: page 46)

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CBA Survey: Quarterly Sales & Forecast 2013-2015 (Graph: page 46)

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CBA Survey: Employment Prospects 2013-2015 (Graph: page 47)

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CBA Survey: Sales Margins 2013-2015 (Graph: page 47)

49

REACH Registration Deadlines 2007-2018 (Infographic: page 48)

50

REACH Registration Fees for SME's 2015 (Infographic: page 49)

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Long-Term Trends: UK Chemical Distributor Growth Forecasts (Chart: page 52)

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Long-Term Trends: Key Challenges for UK Chemical Distributors (Chart: page 53)

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Long-Term Trends: UK Chemical Distributors’ Growth Strategies (Chart: page 54)

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Trends in the UK Chemical Distribution Industry (2014-2020) (Table: page 56)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Forecast (GBP, 2014-2020) (Graph: page 58)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Forecast (EUR, 2014-2020) (Graph: page 58)

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UK Chemical Distribution v GDP Growth (2014-2020) (Graph: page 58)

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UK Chemical DistributionGrowth Components (2014-2020) (Graph: page 59)

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UK Chemical Distribution Market Forecast (2015-2020) (Graph: page 37)

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Top 10 Chemical Distributors, UK 2014 (Chart: page 60)

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Top 5 Niche, Single Market Distributors 2014 (Table: page 60)

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Top 5 Multi-Market Distributors 2014 (Table: page 60)


Tables & Charts

Prospects in Key Markets For Distributors 63

Growth in Key End Use Markets for Chemical Distributors (2009-2014) (Table: page 72)

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Growth in Life Sciences Production Value Sub-Segments (2009-2014) (Table: page 72)

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Growth in Industrial Production Value Sub-Segments (2004-2014) (Table: page 72)

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Growth in Life Science Markets 2013-2014 (Infographic: page 72)

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Growth in Industrial Markets 2013-2014 (Infographic: page 72)

Detailed Tables & Charts 68

Economic Forecast Summary 2014-2020 (Table: page 77)

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UK Chemical Distribution Forecast Detail 2014-2020 (Table: page 78)

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End Use Market Growth Breakdown 2014-2020 (Table: page 78)

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Top 20 Chemical Distributors 2015 Ranked By Net Sales (Table: page 79)

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UK Chemical Distributors 2015: All (revenues > GBP 1 million) (Table: pages 80-90)

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Top 5 Polymer Distributors 2015 (Table: page 91)

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Top 5 Chemical (Petrochemical) Traders 2015 (Table: page 91)


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About Chemagility Chemagility is a business intelligence consultancy services focused on the global chemical distribution industry. We combine consulting and research capabilities, market intelligence and industry understanding with a focus on providing insight and solutions related to our expert knowledge of the world's chemical distribution industry. Chemagility continuously monitors chemical distributor companies, industry trends, M&A activity and produce a wide range of bespoke publications and client specific reports which provide in-depth market analysis of the industry. Our custom research services are backed by our Global chemical distribution databases including The World Chemical Distributor Directory – which provides comprehensive data on the activities of nearly 7,500 chemical distributors in Europe, America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Whether you want to find out more about the latest developments in chemical distribution markets or intend to expand your client base, our reports and databases provide cost effective and immediate solutions.

The forecasts presented in this report are based on information obtained from public sources that we consider to be reliable but we assume no liability for their completeness or accuracy. The analysis presented in this report is for information purposes only and Chemagility does not warrant that its forecasts, projections, advice and/or recommendations will be accurate or achievable. Chemagility will not be liable for the contents of any of the foregoing or for the reliance by readers on any of the foregoing.

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