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US demand for activated carbon growing

03.01.2011  |  Thinnes, Billy,  Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, TX


US demand for activated carbon, including both virgin and reactivated products sold by activated carbon suppliers, is forecast to grow 15.8% per year to 1.2 billion pounds in 2014. The main driver of this exceptional growth will be new demand in mercury control technology for industrial air purification applications. These and other trends are presented in a new study from The Freedonia Group.

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