Synthetic Dye and Pigment Market Global Report 2017

Synthetic Dye and Pigment Market Global Report 2017

  • June 2017 •
  • 250 pages •
  • Report ID: 3783871 •
  • Format: PDF
Synthetic dyes are organic dye compounds that are originally derived from coal-tar derivatives synthetically produced from benzene and its derivatives. Eosin, methylene blue and fluorescein are different synthetic dyes.

Synthetic dyes include basic dyes, direct dyes, vat dyes, reactive dyes, azoic dyes, sulphur dyes, mordant dyes, acid dyes and disperse dyes. The synthetic dye and pigment industry comprises establishments that are mainly engaged in manufacturing synthetic organic and inorganic dyes and pigments, such as lakes and toners (except electrostatic and photographic).

The global synthetic dye and pigment market is expected to reach $99 billion in 2020. The largest segments in the synthetic dye and pigment market as of 2016 were dyes and Pigments.

Many textile companies are starting to opt for eco-friendly dyes for producing textiles and fabrics. They are not using harmful dyes while processing and dyeing the fibres into fabrics as they are cause extensive damage to the environment and they are also known to cause skin allergies and respiratory diseases. Due to the positive environmental characteristics and low toxicity of eco-friendly dyes, many companies are moving toward eco-friendly organic dyes, though they remain highly priced in comparison to inorganic dyes.