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Catalysts, Emission Control

Specialty Chemicals Update Program

Contents

Executive summary 6
Summary 8
Abbreviations 11
Emission control catalysts for mobile sources 13
Products and functions 13
Gasoline engines 13
Diesel engines 15
Fuel properties 17
Industry structure 17
Market participants 18
BASF Catalysts 18
Cataler Corporation 19
Johnson Matthey Catalysts 20
Kunming Sino-Platinum Metal Catalyst Co., Ltd. 21
Umicore 21
Wuxi Weifu Lida Catalytic Converter Co., Ltd. 22
Catalyst suppliers by region 22
North America 22
South America 23
Europe, the Middle East, and Africa 23
Japan 24
China 25
Other Asia 25
Operating characteristics 26
Research and development 26
Manufacturing 27
Marketing 27
Cost structure 27
Profitability 28
Government regulations 28
North America 29
Regulations for fuel quality 30
Gasoline-sulfur reduction 30
Gasoline-benzene reduction 30
Diesel-sulfur reduction 31
Emission standards for mobile sources 31
Light-duty vehicles 31
Heavy-duty trucks and buses 32
Off-road vehicles, locomotive, and marine 33
Central and South America 33
Europe 35
Regulations for fuel quality 36
Emission standards for mobile sources 37
Light-duty vehicles (passenger cars and light commercial vehicles) 38
Heavy-duty diesel engines 39
On-road 39
Off-road 40
Motorcycles and mopeds 41
Japan 42
Regulations for fuel quality 42
Gasoline 43
Gas oil/diesel oil 43
Emission standards for mobile sources 44
Light-duty vehicles and heavy-duty diesel engines 44
Motorcycles 45
Nonroad 45
China 46
Regulations for fuel quality 46
Emission standards for mobile sources 47
Catalyst markets for emission control for mobile sources 49
Consumption and markets 49
Vehicle production 52
Catalyst consumption 54
Light-duty vehicles 55
Heavy-duty diesel vehicles 56
Small engines (motorcycles and mopeds, off-road equipment) 57
Future trends and strategic issues 58
Emission control catalysts for stationary sources 60
Products and functions 60
Industry structure 63
Market participants 64
North America 65
Europe, Middle East, and Africa 65
Japan 67
China 68
Operating characteristics 70
Research and development 70
Marketing 70
Government regulations 70
United States 71
Europe 71
Large combustion plants directive 72
Waste Incineration Directive (WI) 72
VOC Solvents Directive 73
Vapor emissions from fuel distribution and storage 73
Marine and rail applications 73
Japan 74
China 76
India 78
Catalyst markets for emission control for stationary sources 79
Consumption and markets 79
Future trends and strategic issues 81
Platinum group metals (PGMs) for emission control catalysts 84
Sources and production 84
Consumption of PGMs in catalysts 84
Platinum 85
Palladium 86
Rhodium 86
Recovery of PGMs 86
Prices 87
Revisions 88
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