High purity alumina has flown under the radar, but it has been the critical raw material fuelling significant growth in the LED market, identified last month as one of Goldman Sachs’ low carbon economy industries to watch. The surge in LED demand has seen the technology take a majority market share from the traditional light bulb in little over a decade. But it is not the only role the specialist chemical plays in disruptive technology.
Dr Richard Flook examines key hi-tech markets for high purity alumina and producers positioning themselves for this evolution in demand.
Login to continue reading!
This article is restricted to Benchmark Members
Not subscribed yet?
Interested in Benchmark Membership? Fill in the form below for more details and to receive a free copy of Benchmark Membership's Benchmark Quarterly Review Magazine.