The global tire derived fuel market is expected to witness a steady but slow growth in the near future. The market is expected to ride a wave of hope and optimism as instability in fuel producing continue to experience instability, driving higher prices. The global tire derived fuel market is also witnessing brighter prospects, thanks to growing demand for energy efficiency and conventional fuel usage. Some key players in the global tire derived fuel market are Liberty Tire Recycling, Ragn-Sells Group, Lakin Tire West Inc., ResourceCo Pty Ltd., Emanuel Tire, Renelux Cyprus Ltd.
The tire derived fuel or TDF is a product of various kinds of scrap tire material. Such scrap usually includes uniforms pieces of junk tires which meet the expectation of end-industries. These can be in the form of pulp, cement kilns, paper mills, and electric utilities. These tires help end-use industries lower costs, improve boiler efficiency, and reduce air emissions. According to recent estimates by the Environmental Protection Agency, or the EPA, the TDF raises equivalent amount of output to oil. It also produces nearly 20% to 50% more energy as compared coal. Moreover, it can double the output of energy produced from wood.
The global tire derived fuel market evaluation stood at US$342.4 mn in 2017. The market is expected to clock a steady CAGR of 2.9% during 2018-2026. Among various end-use applications in the market, the cement manufacturing is expected to register the highest demand during the forecast period. Currently, cement manufacturing companies consume as much as over 300,000 tons of coal per facility per year. The raw produce in the tire derived fuel market is expected to supplement this consumption in the near future. Among various regions, Asia Pacific is expected to lead demand for TDF in the near future. In Asia, Japan accounted for over 30% market share, while producing over 1 million scrap tyres in 2017. The growing demand in the region and increasing environmental regulations are major positives for the tire derived fuel market in the near future.
Environmental Concerns to Drive Major Growth
TDF produces considerably low emissions, when produced at a well-controlled facility. Additionally, the fuel reduces dependence on fuels and is reasonably priced for a wide-scale commercial application. Moreover, in 2003, EU regulators mandated companies to find new ways to reduce landfill reserves of scrap tires. The limited capacity of landfills and the environmental pollution caused due to scrap tires are expected to keep the regulators vigilant in the near future. Furthermore, TDF has the same heating value to that of coal, usually around 13,000 to 15,000 BTUs or British Thermal Units. Long fuel residence time and high temperatures are expected to drive considerably higher demand in the tire derived fuel market in the near future.
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Low Recovery Rate to Pose a Challenge to Growth
Regions like Asia Pacific are witnessing a major growth in the automobile industry. Growing population, introduction of various automobiles, and rise in disposable income are expected to drive major growth for the industry in the near future. However, the region is also witnesses low-recovery rates of scrap tires, limiting its application. While government regulations are becoming increasingly stringent, these are still not on par with their counterparts in Europe and North America. However, growing awareness about the scrap tyre waste in landfills, and strong demand in the auto industry across developed regions due to trends like automated car are expected to result in significant opportunities in the near future. The tire derived fuel market is expected to witness a growing opportunity, thanks to advanced manufacturing techniques already available in countries like Japan.
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