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ProcurementIQ’s Activated Carbon procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Activated Carbon to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Activated Carbon - Recent Price Trend

The price of activated carbon has been growing at an estimated annualized rate of 1.9% in the three years to 2018 to reach $1,440 per ton. Increasing demand derived from growth in industrial production, coupled with rising input costs, namely the price of coal, has been stimulating price growth during the period.Industrial production, a chief indicator of demand for activated carbon, has risen.

Activated Carbon - Total Cost of Ownership

Buyers of activated carbon typically face few additional costs over the useful life of the product, although this can vary from buyer to buyer. Spent activated carbon can be recycled in many circumstances. Carbon recycling, also known as carbon reactivation, involves heating the spent carbon to burn off the contaminants. Reactivation is efficient, although it necessitates that carbon must first.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of activated carbon, also known as activated charcoal or activated coal. Suppliers commonly offer activated carbon made of charcoal and other materials, such as wood, peat, lignite and coconut shells. Activated carbon has a number of uses, including for medicinal purposes, environmental remediation, water purification, gas purification and various laboratory applications. Common buyers include auto manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and beverage producers. This report does not include air filters or scrubbers, wastewater treatment or products related to water treatment.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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