A colorful future – the rebound in iron oxide pigments
Published: Monday, 22 October 2018
As big players in the iron oxide pigment business reap the rewards of an upturn in the construction industry, Fastmarkets IM correspondent Myles McCormick takes a look at the state of the market.
Last year Lanxess, the world’s largest producer
of synthetic iron oxide pigments (IOPs), announced it was
upping its game and that by 2019 it will increase its global
production capacity from 375,000 tonnes per year to 400,000 tpy
– a 7% rise.
Its site at...