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France Silica Sand Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2020-2025

The France silica sand market reached a value of US$ 396.5 Million in 2019. Silica sand, commonly known as industrial sand, refers to one of the abundantly available sand varieties which is found in the crystalline or amorphous state. The chemical formula of silica sand is SiO2 which encompasses one atom of silicon and two atoms of oxygen. Silica sand is derived from quartz which is broken down into tiny granules by the gradual movements of water and wind. Additionally, deposits of silica sand are extracted through dredging, underground mining and surface mining in open pit operations. Moreover, silica sand is associated with properties like strength, durability and high melting point, particularly in comparison with iron, copper and aluminium. On account of these properties, silica sand has acquired massive recognition in the infrastructure industry of France. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the France silica sand market to exhibit moderate growth during 2020-2025.

The construction industry in France witnessed a downturn in the year 2010 on account of the Great Recession, thereby impacting the growth of the silica sand market. Nonetheless, since the year 2011, the market started to witness a consistent growth owing to constant support from the French government. This can also be accredited to the rising investments on infrastructure, particularly in the energy and telecommunications sector. In addition to this, the government in this region has recently initiated a big investment plan so as to support the construction industry.

Based on the end-use, the market has been segmented as glass industry, foundry, filtration, abrasives and others. Currently, the glass industry dominates the market, holding the largest share. The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being SIBELCO, SAMIN, Solvay, Imerys, Fulchiron Industrielle, Argeco Developpement and Sablieres Palvadeau Les Douemes.

This report provides a deep insight into the France silica sand market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the France silica sand market in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the France silica sand market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the major end-use sectors in the France silica sand market?
  • What are the price trends of silica sand?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the France silica sand market?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the France silica sand market?
  • What is the structure of the France silica sand market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the France silica sand market?
  • What are the profit margins in the France silica sand industry?
  • What are the key requirements for setting up a silica sand manufacturing plant?
  • How is silica sand manufactured?
  • What are the various unit operations involved in a silica sand plant?
  • What is the total size of land required for setting up a silica sand plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements for setting up a silica sand plant?
  • What are the raw material requirements for setting up a silica sand plant?
  • What are the packaging requirements for silica sand?
  • What are the transportation requirements for silica sand?
  • What are the utility requirements for setting up a silica sand plant?
  • What are the manpower requirements for setting up a silica sand plant?
  • What are the capital costs for setting up a silica sand plant?

1   Preface
2   Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3   Executive Summary
4   Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5   European Silica Sand Industry 
    5.1    Market Overview 
    5.2    Market Performance 
    5.3    Market Breakup by Region 
    5.4    Market Forecast 
6   France Silica Sand Industry 
    6.1    Market Overview 
    6.2    Market Performance 
        6.2.1    Volume Trends 
        6.2.2    Value Trends
    6.3    Market Breakup by End-Use 
    6.4    Market Forecast 
    6.5    Price Analysis
        6.5.1    Key Price Indicators
        6.5.2    Price Structure
        6.5.3    Margin Analysis
    6.6    SWOT Analysis
        6.6.1    Overview
        6.6.2    Strengths
        6.6.3    Weaknesses
        6.6.4    Opportunities
        6.6.5    Threats
    6.7    Value Chain Analysis
    6.8    Porters Five Forces Analysis
        6.8.1    Overview
        6.8.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
        6.8.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        6.8.4    Degree of Rivalry 
        6.8.5    Threat of New Entrants 
        6.8.6    Threat of Substitutes
    6.9    Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
7   Market Breakup by End-Use 
    7.1    Glass Industry
        7.1.1    Market Performance 
        7.1.2    Price Trends 
        7.1.3    Market Forecast 
    7.2    Foundry 
        7.2.1    Market Performance 
        7.2.2    Price Trends 
        7.2.3    Market Forecast 
    7.3    Filtration 
        7.3.1    Market Performance 
        7.3.2    Price Trends 
        7.3.3    Market Forecast 
    7.4    Abrasives
        7.4.1    Market Performance 
        7.4.2    Price Trends 
        7.4.3    Market Forecast 
    7.5    Others 
        7.5.1    Market Performance 
        7.5.2    Price Trends 
        7.5.3    Market Forecast 
8   France Silica Sand Industry: Competitive Landscape 
    8.1    Market Structure
    8.2    Key Players
    8.3    Profiles of Key Players
        8.3.1    Sibelco France
            8.3.1.1    Company Overview
            8.3.1.2    Company Description
            8.3.1.3    Key Financials 
        8.3.2    SAMIN
            8.3.2.1    Company Overview
            8.3.2.2    Company Description
        8.3.3    Solvay France 
            8.3.3.1    Company Overview
            8.3.3.2    Company Description
            8.3.3.3    Key Financials 
        8.3.4    Imerys 
            8.3.4.1    Company Overview
            8.3.4.2    Company Description
            8.3.4.3    Key Financials 
        8.3.5    Silmer 
            8.3.5.1    Company Overview
            8.3.5.2    Company Description
            8.3.5.3    Key Financials 
        8.3.6    Fulchiron Industrielle 
            8.3.6.1    Company Overview
            8.3.6.2    Company Description
            8.3.6.3    Key Financials 
        8.3.7    Argeco Developpement 
            8.3.7.1    Company Overview
            8.3.7.2    Company Description 
            8.3.7.3    Key Financials 
        8.3.8    Sablieres Palvadeau Les Douemes 
            8.3.8.1    Company Overview
            8.3.8.2    Company Description
            8.3.8.3    Key Financials 
9   Silica Sand Manufacturing Process
    9.1    Product Overview
    9.2    Detailed Process Flow
    9.3    Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
    9.4    Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
10  Requirements for Setting Up a Silica Sand Manufacturing Plant
    10.1    Land Requirements 
    10.2    Construction Requirements 
    10.3    Plant Layout
    10.4    Plant Machinery
    10.5    Machinery Pictures
    10.6    Raw Material Requirements 
    10.7    Raw Material and Final Product Pictures
    10.8    Packaging Requirements 
    10.9      Transportation Requirements 
    10.10     Utility Requirements 
    10.11    Manpower Requirements 
    10.12     Other Capital Investments

List of Figures

Figure 1: France: Silica Sand: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Europe: Silica Sand Market: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2014-2019
Figure 3: Europe: Silica Sand Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2019
Figure 4: Europe: Silica Sand Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2020-2025
Figure 5: France: Silica Sand Market: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2014-2019
Figure 6: France: Silica Sand Market: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2014-2019
Figure 7: France: Silica Sand Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2019
Figure 8: France: Silica Sand Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2020-2025
Figure 9: France: Silica Sand Market Forecast: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2020-2025
Figure 10: Silica Sand Market: Price Structure (US$/Ton)
Figure 11: Silica Sand: Profit Margins at Various Levels of the Supply Chain
Figure 12: France: Silica Sand Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 13: France: Silica Sand Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 14: France: Silica Sand Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 15: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Glass Industry) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2014 & 2019
Figure 16: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Glass Industry) Market: Average Prices (in US$/Ton), 2014-2019
Figure 17: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Glass Industry) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2020-2025
Figure 18: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Foundry) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2014 & 2019
Figure 19: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Foundry) Market: Average Prices (in US$/Ton), 2014-2019
Figure 20: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Foundry) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2020-2025
Figure 21: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Filtration) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2014 & 2019
Figure 22: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Filtration) Market: Average Prices (in US$/Ton), 2014-2019
Figure 23: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Filtration) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2020-2025
Figure 24: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Abrasives) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2014 & 2019
Figure 25: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Abrasives) Market: Average Prices (in US$/Ton), 2014-2019
Figure 26: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Abrasives) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2020-2025
Figure 27: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Other Industries) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2014 & 2019
Figure 28: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Other Industries) Market: Average Prices (in US$/Ton), 2014-2019
Figure 29: France: Silica Sand (End-Use in Other Industries) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Tons), 2020-2025
 
List of Tables

Table 1: Europe: Silica Sand Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2019 and 2025
Table 2: France: Silica Sand Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2019 and 2025
Table 3: France: Silica Sand Forecast: Breakup by End Use (in ‘000 Tons), 2020-2025
Table 4: France: Silica Sand Market: Competitive Structure
Table 5: France: Silica Sand Market: Key Players
Table 6: Sibelco France: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014-2018
Table 7: Solvay France: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014-2018
Table 8: Imerys: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014-2018
Table 9: Silmer: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014-2018
Table 10: Fulchiron Industrielle: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014-2018
Table 11: Argeco Developpement: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014-2018
Table 12: Sablieres Palvadeau Les Douemes: Key Financials (in Million US$), 2014

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