On March 4, 2019, the China Rubber Industry Association Rubber Additives Professional Committee released the latest information, announced the 2018 member unit rubber auxiliaries production data and 2019 production forecast, and now share the most concerned production data as follows:
The total output of rubber additives in 2001 was 1.172 million tons.
In 2018, the total output of rubber additives was 1.172 million tons, up 2.8% year-on-year. According to the statistics of 47 members' output, the industry concentration continued to increase.
1. Promoter production of 357,000 tons
The output of the accelerator in 2018 was 357,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 7.2%. The main reason was that the environmental protection level of the company continued to improve, which was in line with the current national environmental standards and the production capacity was well released.
2. The output of anti-aging agent is 365,000 tons
The output of antioxidants was 365,000 tons in 2018, a slight decrease of 1.1% year-on-year. The mainstream products of antioxidants, 6PPD and TMQ, totaled 317,000 tons, accounting for 86.7% of the total antioxidant production, an increase of 3.7% compared with last year.
3. Processing aid output of 231,000 tons
The output of processing aid reached 231,000 tons in 2018, an increase of 3.1% year-on-year.
4. The production of curing agent is 120,000 tons
The production of vulcanizing agents and peroxides reached 120,000 tons in 2018, of which the output of insoluble sulfur was 93,000 tons, an increase of 27.6%.
5. Special function additives 99,000 tons
99,000 tons of special functional additives, plus resorcinol and 2017.
6. Pre-dispersed masterbatch 30,000 tons
The output of pre-dispersed masterbatch in 2018 is about 30,000 tons, an increase of 2.7%.
It is predicted that the total output of rubber additives will be 1.22 million tons in 2019.