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The global calcium carbonate market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.07% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Calcium carbonate is a colorless, odorless, tasteless and crystalline carbonic salt of calcium. It is sourced from limestone rocks through mining and quarrying and can be commercially produced by the decomposition of limestone to carbon dioxide followed by re-carbonization. It is commonly available in grounded and precipitates variants, which are widely used in the manufacturing of papers, plastics, paints, rubbers and adhesives and as a mineral filler, whitening agent and alkalizing agent. In pharmaceutical products, calcium carbonate is used as a calcium supplement to improve bone health and as an antacid to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion and other digestive problems.
Significant growth in the paper industry across the globe is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market. Calcium carbonate is widely used in paper mills as a filler material in alkaline papermaking processes due to beneficial high brightness and light scattering properties. It is also used as a substitute for wood pulp, additives and minerals premium-quality paper and paperboard. Moreover, widespread product adoption for the manufacturing of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) packaging and light-weight automobile components, is providing a thrust to the market growth. In line with this, calcium carbonate is also used to produce hygiene-related products and as an extender and filler in paints. Additionally, various product innovations, such as the development of nano calcium carbonate with biodegradable and biocompatible properties, are acting as other growth-inducing factors. These nanoparticles are used as smart carriers to deliver genes, enzymes and therapeutic drugs. This, along with extensive infrastructural developments and the increasing product demand as a building material, is anticipated to drive the market further.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global calcium carbonate market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on type and application.
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The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Blue Mountain Minerals, Carmeuse (Carmeuse Lime Inc.), GCCP Resources, GLC Minerals LLC (Hurlbut Holdings Inc.), Greer Limestone Company, Gulshan Polyols Ltd., Imerys (Belgian Securities B.V.), J.M. Huber Corporation, LafargeHolcim, Minerals Technologies Inc., Mississippi Lime Company, Omya AG, Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals and United States Lime & Minerals Inc. (Inberdon Enterprises Ltd.).
|Base Year of the Analysis||2021|
|Segment Coverage||Type, Application, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Countries Covered||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico|
|Companies Covered||Blue Mountain Minerals, Carmeuse (Carmeuse Lime Inc.), GCCP Resources, GLC Minerals LLC (Hurlbut Holdings Inc.), Greer Limestone Company, Gulshan Polyols Ltd., Imerys (Belgian Securities B.V.), J.M. Huber Corporation, LafargeHolcim, Minerals Technologies Inc., Mississippi Lime Company, Omya AG, Parchem Fine & Specialty Chemicals and United States Lime & Minerals Inc. (Inberdon Enterprises Ltd.)|
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