Magnetic Materials: Market Research Report

Date: October 1, 2012
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Magnetic Materials: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Magnetic Materials in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite, and Electrical Steel), and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets, and NdFeB Magnets).

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

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018.

A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 220 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Technology & Materials Co., Ltd., Beijing Jingci Magnetism Technology Co., Beijing Zhong Ke San Huan Hi-Tech Co., Ltd., BGRIMM Magnetic Materials & Technology Co. Ltd., Electron Energy Corp., Hitachi Metals Ltd., Hitachi Metals America Ltd., Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd., Hoosier Magnetics Inc., Jiashan Pengcheng Magnets Co Ltd., JFE Ferrite Corporation, Magnetics, Inc., Master Magnetics, Inc., Ningbo Ketian Magnet Co., Ltd., Ningbo Permanent Magnetics Co Ltd., Ningbo Vastsky Magnetic & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd., Ningbo Yunsheng Hi-Tech Magnetics Co Ltd., Neo Material Technologies, Inc., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co, Ltd., TDK Corp., Thomas & Skinner, Inc., ThyssenKrupp Electrical Steel, Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies, and Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co. KG.

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
Soft Magnetic Materials
Soft Ferrite
Electrical Steel
Permanent Magnetic Materials
Alnico Magnets
Hard Ferrite
Samarium Cobalt Magnets
Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) Magnets

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Current & Future Analysis
By Product Segment
Regional Perspective
Factors Influencing Demand & Supply
Industry Dynamics
Past, Present & Future
Past and Present
The Future
China: A Major Contributor to the Global Magnetic Materials Output
Competitive Scenario
Leading Magnetic Material Producers in the World
Consolidation of the Industry Continues to Thrive
Major Acquisitions in the World Magnetic Materials Industry: 2003-2012

2.TRENDS & ISSUES

New Technologies and Niche Markets Ensure Growth
Need for New Magnetic Materials Triggers Research & Development
E-commerce to Become Magnetic Industry Norm
China Gains High on the Investment Charts
Emerging Nations: A Challenge to China’s Monopoly
Automation in Production to Improve Product Quality
Competitive Market Pricing Squeeze Profit Margins

Table 1. Global Magnetic Materials Market (2010): Average Prices of Magnetic Materials in US$ per Kg by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Market Recuperates from Recession

Table 2. Global Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

China Dominates the Global Rare Earth Magnets Market

Table 3. Production of NdFeB Magnets in kt by Region (2007-2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

NdFeB Magnets Continue to Gain Popularity
Neodymium Magnets Gain on Energy Saving Trend
Developments in the Neodymium Motor Magnets on a High
Powder-based Soft Magnetic Components to Witness Growth

3.MAGNETISM – AN INTRODUCTION

Characteristics of Magnets
A Glance at Developmental History
Magnetism
Various Types of Magnetism
Diamagnetism
Paramagnetism
Ferromagnetism
Antiferromagnetism
Ferrimagnetism

4.OVERVIEW OF MAGNETIC MATERIALS

Magnetic Materials
Fundamentals of Magnetic Materials
Classification of Magnetic Materials
A. Soft Magnetic Materials
General Applications of Soft Magnetic Materials
Historic Statistics

Table 4. Worldwide Production Share of Soft Magnetic Materials (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Major Regions - China, Japan, European Union, US and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Classification of Soft Magnetic Materials
Crystalline Material: Soft Ferrite
Manufacturing Process
Classification of Soft Ferrites
Manganese-Zinc Ferrites
Nickel-Zinc Ferrites
Properties of Soft Ferrites
Advantages of Soft Ferrites
Limitations
Applications of Soft Ferrites
Crystalline Material: Electrical Steel
Classification of Electrical Steels
The Soft Iron
Fe-Si Alloys
Structure of Electrical Steels
Grain-oriented Electrical Steels
Non-oriented Electrical Steels
Applications
Fe-Al alloys
Nanocrystalline Material: Amorphous Magnetic Alloys
Manufacturing Process
Bulk Amorphous Alloys
Types of Bulk Amorphous Alloys
Advantages of Amorphous Alloys
Limitations of Amorphous Alloys
Applications of Amorphous Alloys
Nanocrystalline Soft Magnetic Alloy
Manufacturing Process
Advantages
Limitations
Applications of Nanocrystalline Alloy
B. Permanent Magnetic Materials
General Applications of Permanent Magnetic Materials

Table 5. Worldwide Permanent Magnet Production (2008): Percentage Breakdown by Product Segments - Alnico, Ferrites, SmCo, and NdFeB (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Classification of Permanent Magnetic Materials
Alnico Magnets
A Peek into the Properties of Alnico Magnets by Type
Types of Alnico Magnets
Cast Alnico Magnet
Sintered Alnico Magnet
Advantages
Limitations
Applications of Alnico Magnets
Hard Ferrite
Characteristics of Ferrites
Manufacturing Process
Properties of Ceramic Ferrite
Sintered Hard Ferrite Magnets
Advantages of Hard Ferrites
Limitations of Hard Ferrites
Applications of Hard Ferrites
Rare Earth Permanent Magnets
Samarium Cobalt Magnets
Types of SmCo
Properties of SmCo
Sintered SmCo
Advantages of SmCo
Limitations of SmCo
Applications of Samarium Cobalt Magnets
Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) Magnets
Properties of NdFeB
Advantages of NdFeB Magnets
Disadvantages of NdFeB Magnets
General Applications of NdFeB Magnets
Types of NdFeB Magnets
Sintered NdFeB Magnets:
Applications of Sintered NdFeB
Bonded NdFeB Magnet
Applications of Bonded NdFeB

5.END-USE APPLICATIONS

Automotive Industry
In Hybrid Vehicles
Data Storage
As Magnetic Tapes
As Magnetic Disks
Medical Technology/Industry
Magnetic Nanomaterials in Biomedical Community
Aerospace
Electronic, Electrical and Instrumentation
In Generators, Transformers, and Motors
As Electric Motors
As Sensors
Industrial Machinery
As Lifting Frames
As Mechanical Tools
As Magnetic Sweepers
As Brakes and Clutches
In Separation and Sorting Process
In SwitchMode DC-DC converters
Power Generation Systems
Security Devices
Others
As Magnetic Signboard
As Nano-magnetic Materials
Recent and Potential Applications
Maglev Trains
Magnetic Braking System
Missiles With Magnetic Forces
Shoes With Magnetic Control Systems
Ferrite-Bead Inductor

6.TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS

Nanomagnetics – A Blockbuster in Development
MRAM Technology – The Future of Memory Devices
Microwave Electronic Technology - A New Method for Magnetic Thin-Film Characterization
Magnetic Stainless Steel Stimulates Bone Growth In Prosthetic Implants
Soft Magnetic Composite Materials: A New Facet in Soft Magnetics

7.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Master Magnetics to Launch Ceramic Magnets
Magnetics Upgrades Kool Mu® Material to 14 Permeability
Master Magnetics Unveils Sidekick Combo Display and Floor Combo Display
Master Magnetics Rolls out Neodymium Rotating Hook
Master Magnetics Launches PrintMagnetVinylTM
Master Magnetics to Introduce Neodymium Latch Magnets
Master Magnetics Rolls out Retractable Retrieving Magnet

8.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

Master Magnetics Unveils Magnetic Cup Caddy
Master Magnetics Launches Magnetic Pouches
Master Magnetics Unveils Neodymium Lift Magnets
Master Magnetics Introduces Vehicle Wrap Magnet
Master Magnetics Introduces Magnetic Photo Pockets and Document Holder
Master Magnetics Expands Magnetic Sweepers Range
Eriez Magnetics Australia Introduces Magnetic Materials Handling Technologies
Finnish and British Inventors Develop MAGNETic Connector

9.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Compass Takes Over Arnold Magnetic Technologies
Shin-Etsu Chemical Sets up Shin-Etsu (Changting) Technology
Molycorp to Take Over Neo Material Technologies
Mitsubishi, Daido Steel and Molycorp Form Joint Venture
Molycorp and Hitachi Metals Ink Supply Agreement
OM Group Takes Over Vacuumschmelze
Siemens Drive and Lynas Sign Letter of Intent
Great Western Minerals and Aichi Steel Sign Agreement
Hitachi Metals to Establish New Facility to Manufacture Neodymium Magnets
Crocus Technology Takes Over MRAM Patent Portfolio of NXP Semiconductors
Neo Material Technologies Inks Letter of Intent with Molycorp Minerals

10.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Advanced Technology & Materials Co., Ltd. (China)
Beijing Jingci Magnetism Technology Co. (China)
Beijing Zhong Ke San Huan Hi-Tech Co., Ltd. (China)
BGRIMM Magnetic Materials & Technology Co. Ltd. (China)
Electron Energy Corp. (US)
Hitachi Metals Ltd. (Japan)
Hitachi Metals America Ltd (US)
Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd. (China)
Hoosier Magnetics Inc. (US)
Jiashan Pengcheng Magnets Co Ltd (China)
JFE Ferrite Corporation (Japan)
Magnetics, Inc. (US)
Master Magnetics, Inc (US)
Ningbo Ketian Magnet Co., Ltd (China)
Ningbo Permanent Magnetics Co Ltd (China)
Ningbo Vastsky Magnetic & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd (China)
Ningbo Yunsheng Hi-Tech Magnetics Co Ltd (China)
Neo Material Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co, Ltd. (Japan)
TDK Corp. (Japan)
Thomas & Skinner, Inc (US)
ThyssenKrupp Electrical Steel (Germany)
Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies (US)
Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

11.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 6. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Soft Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World Historic Review for Soft Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Soft Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Historic Review for Soft Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Soft Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Historic Review for Soft Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Ferrite by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electrical Steel by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Historic Review for Electrical Steel by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World 15-Year Perspective for Electrical Steel by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Historic Review for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World 15-Year Perspective for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets and NdFeB Magnets Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. World Historic Review for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets and NdFeB Magnets Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. World 15-Year Perspective for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets and NdFeB Magnets Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alnico Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. World Historic Review for Alnico Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. World 15-Year Perspective for Alnico Magnets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hard Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. World Historic Review for Hard Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. World 15-Year Perspective for Hard Ferrite by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Samarium Cobalt Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. World Historic Review for Samarium Cobalt Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. World 15-Year Perspective for Samarium Cobalt Magnets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NdFeB Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. World Historic Review for NdFeB Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. World 15-Year Perspective for NdFeB Magnets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Evolution of Magnetic Materials Industry in the US
US Magnetic Materials Industry Takes a Flight Down
Strong Presence of China
Strategies to Tackle the Chinese Challenge
Recent Amendments in Import and Export Duty on Rare Earth Metals
Timeline of the US Magnetic Materials Industry
Research and Development Activities
New Technologies and Research Innovations in Field of Magnetic Materials
Innovative Manganese-Gallium Magnetic Material
REACT Program for Ending Dependency of US on China for Rare Earths
Monte Carlo Study: Spin Transport in Magnetic Materials
A Study for Finding Alternative Permanent Magnetic Materials
Researchers Unveil a New Material with 'Liquid' Magnetic Properties
NHMFL Tests Highest Field DC Magnet
Nanoporous Ceramics to Split Proteins Magnetically
Magnetic Nanoparticles Developed for Catalysts Recovery
Ames Develops World's First Magnetic Refrigerator
Grain-Size Magnetic Sensor Detects Changes in Magnetic Field
Plastic Magnets to Influence Future Electronics
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Innovations/Launches
Select Players In The US
Bunting Magnetics Co.
Ferronics, Inc.
National Magnetics Group
PolyMag, Inc.
Tengam Engineering, Inc.
The Electrodyne Company, Inc.
The Permanent Magnet Co., Inc.
Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies
B. Market Analytics

Table 39. The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. The US Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. The US 15-year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
Neo Material Technologies, Inc.- A Key Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 42. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. Canadian Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Japan: A Major Producer of Neodymium Magnets

Table 45. Japanese Market for Sintered NdFeB (2008): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Applications - Voice Coil Motors, Generators/ Motors, MRI Systems, Communications, Acoustics and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Japan Losing Ground on Soft Ferrites
Neodymium Magnets Replace Traditional Components in Motors
Research and Development Activity
Study to Reduce Use of Dysprosium in Neodymium Magnets
Development of High Performance Anisotropic Nanocomposite Magnets with Low Rare Earth Metal Composition
Development of Alternative Permanent Magnet Materials
Magnetic Steel Sheets to Lower Transformer Power Losses
Select Players in Japan
B. Market Analytics

Table 46. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. Japanese Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Research and Development Activity
Researchers Create Largest Magnetic Anisotropy Energy on Cobalt
B. Market Analytics

Table 49. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. European Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. European 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. European Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. European 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 55. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. French Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. French 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Research and Development Activity
Nanotubes Stack Magnetic Materials for HD Storage Devices
Select Players in Germany
BT Magnet-Technologie GmbH
B. Market Analytics

Table 58. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59. German Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. German 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics

Table 61. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62. Italian Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
The UK Magnetic Industry
Market Snapshots
Limitations
Opportunities
UK Magnet Industry Faces Competition from Far East
Research and Development Activities
New Film with Magnetostrictive Properties
Terahertz Magnetism Produced from Non-magnetic Materials
Magnetic Glassfibre for Use in Electric Motors
New Findings Demonstrate a Speed Limit to Magnetic Recording
UK University Develops World's First Plastic Magnet
MMG Magdev Ltd. – A Major UK Player
B. Market Analytics

Table 64. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65. UK Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. UK 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics

Table 67. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Asia Leads Magnetic Material Production Worldwide
China – A High Growth Market
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 70. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A.CHINA

A. Market Analysis
Overview

Table 76. Leading Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Material Manufacturers in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for AT&M, Zhong Ke San Huan, Ningbo Yunsheng, Taiyuan Twin Tower Aluminum Oxide, Zhmag and Sinosteel Anhui Tianyuan Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Outlook
Strong Growth on the Cards
Manufacturers in Dongyang All Set to Expand Production
Market Drivers
Market Inhibitors
China Lacks International Competitiveness on Quality Front
Opportunities and Challenges in the Chinese Magnetic Materials Industry
Opportunities
Risks and Challenges
Segmental Analysis
Ferrite Industry In China
Soft Ferrite
Rare Earth Permanent Magnet

Table 77. Leading NdFeB Magnet Material Producers in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales forBaotou Steel Rare Earth Group, Zhong Ke San Huan, AT&M, Ningbo Yunsheng, Taiyuan Twin tower Aluminum Oxide, Zhmag, Sinosteel Anhui Tianyuan Technology and Chengdu Galaxy Magnets Company Limited (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

NdFeB Magnets: A Major Consumer for Rare Earths
China Ferrite Industry Faces Raw Material Shortages
China Limits Rare Earth Supply on Sustainable Development Grounds
High-Precision Permanent Magnets Gains Preeminence
Growing Applications Keep the Market Aflame
Magnetic Materials and Key Applications
Basic Methods to Source Supplies from China
Production Scenario
Statistics in the Recent Past

Table 78. Chinese Magnetic Materials Production by Type (2008): Percentage Value Share Breakdown for Permanent Ferrite, Soft Magnetic Ferrite, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Chinese Permanent Ferrite Production by Type: Percentage Volume Share Breakdown for Sintered Magnets and Bonded Magnets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Select Chinese Players
Beijing Thinova Jinco Co., Ltd
Ray OEM-Manufacturing (Magnet) Co., Ltd
Universal (Ningbo) Magnetech Co., Ltd
Xiamen One Magnet Electronic Co. Ltd
B. Market Analytics

Table 80. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81. Chinese Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B.REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Ferrite Industry in India
Select Players
ACME Electronics Corp. (Taiwan)
Micromeg Technology Corp (Taiwan)
B. Market Analytics

Table 83. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6.LATIN AMERICA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics

Table 86. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87. Latin American Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Research and Development Activity
Magnetic Nanoparticles Synthesized for Information Storage
B. Market Analytics

Table 89. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90. Rest of World Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 220 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 234)
The United States (49)
Canada (2)
Japan (15)
Europe (46)
- France (3)
- Germany (14)
- The United Kingdom (11)
- Italy (3)
- Spain (3)
- Rest of Europe (12)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (122)
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