New Report The Economics of Bentonite (11th Edition)

August 2008
Chemical Business;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p91
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the report "The Economics of Bentonite," 11th Edition 2008, from Roskill Information Services Ltd. The pet litter market is known to be the largest end-use for bentonite and allied clays, such as sepiolite, recording a 4.5 metric tons (Mt) consumption in 2007. The largest global producer of bentonite is U.S.-based AMCOL, with a capacity of over 2 Mt per year (Mtpy) while the main producers in Europe are S&B Industrial Minerals of Greece and Sud-Chemie of Germany.


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