Metal Matrix Composites: Market Research Report

Date: March 1, 2012
Pages: 257
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Metal Matrix Composites: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Metal Matrix Composites in US$ Million and Thousand Pounds (lbs) by the following Product Segments: Aluminum Matrix Composites, Nickel Matrix Composites, Refractory Metal Matrix Composites, and Other Metal Matrix Composites.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017.

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 80 companies including many key and niche players such as 3A Composites, 3M Company, ADMA Products, Inc., Aerospace Metal Composites Limited, Alcoa Inc., Daewha Alloytic Co.Ltd., Ametek Specialty Metal Products, Materion Corporation, Ceradyne, Inc., CPS Technologies Corporation, DWA Aluminum Composites, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH, Electrovac AG, FMW Composite Systems, Inc., Foster-Miller, Inc., Hitachi Metals, Ltd., Metal Matrix Cast Composites LLC, MI-Tech Metals Inc., Momentive, N.V. Bekaert S.A., PLANSEE Thermal Management Solutions, Thresher Industries, Inc., and Thermal Transfer Composites LLC.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Metal Matrix Composites
Aluminum Matrix Composites
Nickel Matrix Composites
Refractory Metal Matrix Composites
Other Metal Matrix Composites
Titanium Matrix Composites
Copper Matrix Composites

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

Market Overview
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect
Impact of the Debt Crisis on the Market in Europe
Future MMC Market Directions
MMC History
A Cost Sensitive Industry
MMC Issues & Solutions
Solutions Related to AMCs
High Costs – Biggest Hurdle to MMC Growth
The Players – Historic Review

Table 1. Global Metal Matrix Composites Market (2006) - Percentage Market Share of Leading Producers for Alcan Composites, GE Advanced Ceramics, Plansee Group, Sumitomo, Lanxide, 3M, Electrovac, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Composite
Applications
Applications in Railways
Matrix
Reinforcement
Types of Reinforcements
Continuous Reinforcement
Discontinuous Reinforcement
Metal Matrix Composite
MMC Classification
Continuous MMCs
Multifilament MMCs
Monofilaments
Discontinuous MMCs
Particulate MMCs
Short Fiber MMCs
Whiskers
Cermets
Metallic Foams
Layered MMCs
Hybrid Metal Composites
Intermetallic Matrix Composites
Methods for MMC Fabrication
Solid State Method
Powder Metallurgy
Liquid State Method
Physical Vapor Deposition
Aluminum Matrix Composites (AMCs)
Definition
Types of AMCs
Continuous Fibre-Reinforced AMCs (CFAMCs)
Particle Reinforced AMCs (PAMCs)
Whisker- or Short Fibre-Reinforced AMCs
Mono Filament Reinforced AMCs
AMC Fabrication Methods
Solid State Processing
Powder Metallurgy
Diffusion Bonding
Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD)
Liquid State Processing
Stir Casting (Vortex Technique)
Infiltration Process
Spray Deposition/Direct Processing
Reactive Processing (In-situ Processing)
AMC Applications
Applications in the Aerospace Sector
Nickel Matrix Composites
Refractory Metal Matrix Composites
Titanium Matrix Composites
TMC Applications
Copper Matrix Composites
Application Industries of MMCs
Aerospace
Pre-requisites in the Aerospace Industry
Automobile
Electronic Packaging
Power Transmission
Buildings

3. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Materials Engineers at Rice University Develop New Composite Materials
Touchstone Introduces MetPreg®
Thresher Industries to Develop Low-Carbon Renewable Heat Sinks for LED Lighting Market
M Cubed Launches Advanced Stiff and Light Metal Matrix Composite
Sifco Develops New Process to Brush Plate Cobalt Metal Matrix Composite

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS – A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

CPS Technologies Releases AlSiC Metal Matrix Pin Fin Coolers
CPS Launches TO-250 Product Suite
CPS Develops AlSiC Hermetic Packaging Solutions
CPS Unveils AlSiC for Automation of Robotic Arms
IKONICS Introduces Metal Matrix Composite
Alcoa Develops Aluminum Composite Panel
Polymer Nanoparticle for Metal Composite Developed in USA
Aluminum Composite Material Manufactured by Japanese Individual
Inventors from the US Develop Metal-Carbon Composite Powders
Mesoporous Crystalline Alumina Composition Developed by Michigan Individuals
Polymer-Metal Composition Developed
Hybrid Composite-Metal Seat Assembly Developed in the US
Adal Group Develops New Metal Matrix Composite
CPS Releases MMC for Heat Dissipating Uses
CPS Releases AlSiC for High LEDs
Vykor Offers Composite Materials Solutions
Resin-Metal Composite Developed
Spain Research Team Develops Metal Matrix Composites

5. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS

Thresher Industries Inks Marketing Partnership Deal with AFT
Edelstahl Witten-Krefeld Merges Operations with Edelstahlwerke Südwestfalen
Thresher Acquires Talon Composites
Thresher Establishes Manufacturing Facility in South Korea
CTC Inks Agreement with Far East Composite Technology Company
GKN and FMW Bag TMMC Contract from Boeing
MMCC Wins Product Development Contract from Army Research Laboratory
Apollo Acquires GE Advanced Materials
IKONICS and Roland Sign Distribution Agreement
Ceradyne and Alcan Enter into Joint Production and Supply Agreement
CPS Sub-Contracts With 3M in Army Contract
Rogers Corp Partners with Thermal Transfer Composites
Durabuild Expands Aluminum Composite Unit’s Capacity
Hampson Industries Takes Over Coast Composites
EDO Corp Adds Fiber Innovations
LDI Composites Acquires Kadant’s Business
Owens Corning Expands With Asahi Glass’ Acquisition in Asia-Pacific
FMW Bags US Navy Contract
TAI Completes Composite Manufacturing Contract
Talon and BNFL Extend Alliance
MMCC and California University Join Forces for Aluminum Magnesium Matrix Composite
Talon Collaborates with J. E. Access
Solidica Joins Hands with the US Army
Cymat Obtains Patent for MMC Process in the US

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

3A COMPOSITES (SWITZERLAND)

3M COMPANY (USA)

ADMA Products, Inc. (USA)
Aerospace Metal Composites Limited (UK)
Alcoa Inc (USA)
Daewha Alloytic Co. Ltd. (Korea)
Ametek Specialty Metal Products (USA)
Materion Corporation (USA)
Ceradyne, Inc (USA)
CPS Technologies Corporation (USA)
DWA Aluminum Composites (USA)
Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH (Germany)
Electrovac AG (Austria)
FMW Composite Systems, Inc. (USA)
Foster-Miller, Inc. (USA)
Hitachi Metals, Ltd (Japan)
Metal Matrix Cast Composites LLC (USA)
MI-Tech Metals Inc (USA)
Momentive (USA)
N. V. Bekaert S. A. (Belgium)
PLANSEE Thermal Management Solutions (USA)
Thresher Industries, Inc. (USA)
Thermal Transfer Composites LLC (USA)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 2. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites by Geographic Region – US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including Japan), and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites by Geographic Region – US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including Japan), and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Matrix Composites by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Including Japan), and Rest of World Markets for 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Segment Analytics

Table 5. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites by Product Segment – Aluminum Matrix Composites, Nickel Matrix Composites, Refractory Metal Matrix Composites, and Other Metal Matrix Composites* Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. World Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites by Product Segment – Aluminum Matrix Composites, Nickel Matrix Composites, Refractory Metal Matrix Composites, and Other Metal Matrix Composites* Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Matrix Composites by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Aluminum Matrix Composites, Nickel Matrix Composites, Refractory Metal Matrix Composites, and Other Metal Matrix Composites* for 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Analytics by End-Use Industry

Table 8. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites by End-Use Industry – Ground Transportation, Electronics/ Thermal Management, Aerospace, Industrial and Other* Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 lbs for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites by End-Use Industry – Ground Transportation, Electronics/Thermal Management, Aerospace, Industrial and Other* Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 lbs for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World 15-Year Perspective for Metal Matrix Composites by End-Use Industry – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Ground Transportation, Electronics/Thermal Management, Aerospace, Industrial and Other Markets for 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Industrial Metal Matrix Composites Market

Table 11. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Industrial Metal Matrix Composites by Application – Thermal Processing, Nuclear, Power Transmission, and Other* Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 lbs for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Historic Review for Industrial Metal Matrix Composites by Application – Thermal Processing, Nuclear, Power Transmission, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in ‘000 lbs for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World 15-Year Perspective for Industrial Metal Matrix Composites by Application – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Thermal Processing, Nuclear, Power Transmission and Other Markets for 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Industrial Metal Matrix Composites by Application – Thermal Processing, Nuclear, Power Transmission, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Historic Review for Industrial Metal Matrix Composites by Application – Thermal Processing, Nuclear, Power Transmission, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World 15-Year Perspective for Industrial Metal Matrix Composites by Application – Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Thermal Processing, Nuclear, Power Transmission, and Other Markets for 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 17. US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. US Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Composite Industry in the UK
B. Market Analytics

Table 19. European Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 Through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. European Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. European 15-Year Perspective for Metal Matrix Composites by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK & Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
India - Composites in Indian Railways
B. Market Analytics

Table 22. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. REST OF WORLD

Market Analytics

Table 24. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Metal Matrix Composites Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Rest of World Historic Review for Metal Matrix Composites Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 80 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 81)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)

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