Powder Metallurgy (PM): Market Research Report

Date: January 7, 2017
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Powder Metallurgy (PM): Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Powder Metallurgy (PM) in terms of value sales (US$) of Metal Powders and PM Parts/Components. Separate comprehensive analytics are provided for PM Parts for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Additionally, the report analyzes the Global market for Metal Powders in value (US$) for the US and Rest of World. The US Metal Powders market is further analyzed in terms of value (US$) and volume (Tons) by the following Segments: Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum, Precious Metal, and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 121 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
  • American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.
  • American Chemet Corp.
  • AMETEK Specialty Metal Products
  • Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Company
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definition and Scope of Study
Iron & Steel
Stainless Steel
Tungsten
Aluminum
Precious Metal
Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK

A Prelude
Current and Future Market Analysis
Analysis for Metal Powders
Analysis for Powder Metallurgy (P/M) Parts
Automotive Industry – The Largest End-Use Industry for PM Products

Table 1. Global PM Components Market by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value for Automotive, Hard Tools & Recreational/ Hobby Tools, Household Appliances, Industrial and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Asia-Pacific Continues to be a Growth Engine

2. MARKET DYNAMICS

Expanding Applications Drive Powder Metals Market
Improving Economy Buoys General Market Optimism

Table 2. World Real GDP Growth Rates in % for the Years 2016, 2017 & 2018 by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Optimism Prevails Amid PMI Recovery

Table 3. Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown of Monthly PMI Data for Select Countries for the Period March 2016 to March 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the Industrial Sector (March 2016 - March 2017) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tremendous Prospects Lie Ahead for Metal Powders in Additive Manufacturing
Major Additive Manufacturing Processes, Usage Applications and Powder Requirements
Application Profile of Additive Manufacturing – An Overview
Existing Hurdles to Metal Powders in Additive Manufacturing
MIM PM Components Set to Flourish
Newer Advances and Technological Breakthroughs Drive the Market
Aluminum Sintering Inches towards Reality
VVT Components – A Peek into Opportunities and Hurdles
Marked Trends towards Finer Powders and Advanced PM Parts
Nanopowders: A Major Area of Focus
Increasing Focus on Green Technology
Future Growth Directions for the PM Industry
Diversification
Sustainability
Investments in Technology
Competitive Landscape

Table 5. Leading Players in the Global Metal Powder Production (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value for GKN, Hoeganaes, Rio Tinto Metal Powders and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Leading Players in the Global Sinter Metals Market (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value for Fine Sinter, GKN, Hitachi, Miba, Sumitomo and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. A REVIEW OF MAJOR END-USE SECTORS

Automotive Industry Outlook
Stable Automobile Production Fuels Growth Opportunities in the OEM Market
Asia and Other Developing Regions to Drive Growth

Table 7. World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2017 & 2020 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Production of Commercial Vehicles: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2017 & 2020 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Historical Relationship between P/M and Automotive Industry
Benefits for Automotive Industry
Powder Metallurgy in Passenger Cars
Recent Developments in the Automotive Industry
Prospective Automotive Applications
Carrier Housings
VVT
Geographic Variations Exist in PM Usage in Automobiles
Aerospace
PM Material in Aerospace Applications
Growth in Aerospace Sector Augurs Well for Market

Table 9. Combined Aircraft Deliveries of Boeing and Airbus (2010-2016) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. New Aircraft Deliveries Worldwide by Geographic Region (2017-2036): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Deliveries for Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Other End-Use Sectors
Mechanization of Agriculture Spurs Growth
Growing Demand for Mining & Construction Equipment Boosts Growth in Powder Metallurgy Market
DIY Tools and Domestic Appliances – Emerging End-Use Industries
Rising Prospects for PM Material in Health Care Industry

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS

Powder Metallurgy (PM) Technology: A Primer
A Peek into History of Metal Powders
Definition
Attributes
Particle Size Distribution: A Key Attribute
Metal Powders Classification
Ferrous Powders
Iron Powder
Stainless Steel Powder
Non-Ferrous Powders
History
Scope
Types of Non-Ferrous Powders
Aluminum Powder
History
Benefits
Applications
Types of Atomized Aluminum Powders
Aluminum PM Production
Aluminum Powder Metallurgy Process
Copper (and Copper Alloy) Powder
Key Applications of Copper and Copper Alloy Powders
Nickel Powder
Titanium Powder
Refractory Metals
Tantalum
Tungsten
Powder Metallurgy
Introduction
Powder Metallurgy Vs. Other Techniques (Machining, Die Casting and Forging)
Process Description
Fundamental Steps
Types of Methods
Mixing
Pressing
Forming
Sintering
Sinter Hardening
Post Sintering Operations
Re-Pressing
Hot Re-Press
Forging
Infiltration
Impregnation
Heat Treatment
Surface-Hardening
Steam Treatment
Blueing
Plating
Coatings
Mechanical Treatment
De-burring
Rapid Solidification
Advantages
Disadvantages
Sintered Components: An Overview
Metal Powders Present Rich Scope for Economical, Creative Design Offerings
Benefits and Features of Sintered Components
The Manufacturing Process for Sintered Components
Applications of PM and PM Parts
Metal Powders
PM Parts
Powder Metallurgy: Suitable Technique for Parts Production and MMC
Powder Metallurgy Magnets
Powder Metallurgy in Tool Steels
Products Derived from Metal Powders
Mechanical or Structural Components
Ferrous Structural Parts
Non-Ferrous Structural Components
Exclusive High-Duty Alloys
Composite Materials
Hard Metals and Diamond Tools
Magnetic and Electric Parts
Porous Materials
Powder Metal Parts: Production Technologies
High-Potential Technologies
Direct Metal Deposition (DMD)
Dynamic Magnetic Compression (DMC)
Spray Forming
Metal Injection Molding (MIM)
Powder Injection Molding (PIM)
Traditional Methods
Hot Pressing
Isostatic Pressing
Cold Isostatic Pressing
Hot Isostatic Pressing
Extrusion
Hot Extrusion
Cold Extrusion
Roll Compaction
Other Methods
Powder Forging
Powder Rolling
Net Shape Processing
Powder Metal Processing Techniques
Atomization Process
Gas Atomization
Water Atomization
Electrolysis
Mechanical Comminution Methods
Mechanical Alloying
Chemical Methods
Diffusion Bonding
Solid State Reduction
Hydrometallurgical Process
Hunter Process
Kroll Process
Powder Metallurgy Equipment
Associations/Federations
Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF)
APMI International

5. PRODUCT/PROCESS INTRODUCTIONS/ INNOVATIONS

Epson Atmix Rolls Out New Stainless Steel Grade Power
Höganäs Launches High Precision Toolbox for Metal Mixes
Cooksongold to Release New Platinum Advanced Metal Powder
Hoeganaes Unveils AncorAM Product Line
Carbodeon Adds Nanodiamond Powder to uDiamond Product Line
NanoSteel Launches New Range of Ferrous Powders
LPW Technology Introduces New Analytical Techniques and Software for Additive Manufacturing
EOS Develops Two Novel Metal Powders for AM

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Carpenter Technology Commences Production of CARTECH PURIS 5+
Carpenter Teams Up with Samuel for Additive Manufacturing Solutions
Höganäs Opens Technology Center in India
GKN Hoeganaes Starts Production Operations at Powder Innovation Center
GKN Takes Over Tozmetal
Miba to Take Over Full Ownership of MMLMS
Allegheny and GE Aviation for JV for Meltless Titanium Alloy
Sandvik Expands Capacity for Gas Atomised Powder
American Axle Acquires Metaldyne Performance Group
Carpenter Technology Takes Over Puris
ACuPowder Merges Three Entities, Forms Unified Brand
GKN Collaborates with EOS for Welding
Umicore to Take Over Eurotungstene
Sumitomo to Acquire Keystone Powdered Metal Company
GKN Hoeganaes and TLS Technik to Form JV
Hoeganaes Commences Production of Powders for Asia
Hoeganaes Bags AS9100C Quality Management System for Cinnaminson Facility
NTN Corporation Merges Subsidies
Federal-Mogul Opens New JV Facility
GKN to Form JV with Bazhou Hongsheng
Carpenter Technology to Start Operations at Alabama Unit
Makin Metal Powders Invests for Capacity Expansion
CVMR Relocates Operations to US
Metalysis Consummates Tantalum Powder’ Production Run
Netshape Takes Over Capstan Tennessee
CVMR Teams Up with AREVA for Establishing New Plants
Kushal Ferro Alloys Seeks Technology Partnership for Water Atomisation Plant
GKN Invests for Facility Expansion in Zhenjiang, China
AP&C Obtains AS9100 Certification for QM System
Hyundai Completes Construction of Water Atomisation Plant in Korea
Global Tungsten & Powders Joins Hands with Umicore for Cobalt Powder
Höganäs Explores on New Powder Production Unit for PM titanium components
Rio Tinto Commences Operations at a New Metal Powder Annealing Facility in China
Carraro Inks Agreement to Divest MG Mini Gears to Finatem
Pyrogenesis Canada Signs a Letter of Intent
PyroGenesis Takes Over CAD $2 Million Metallurgical Powder Pilot Plant
Iluka Resources Invests in Metalysis Limited
5N PLUS ACQUIRES AM&M ADVANCED MACHINE AND MATERIALS
SLM Solutions to Acquire a Metal Powder Producer
Raymor Industries Divests AP&C division to PE-backed Arcam
Hitachi Chemical Co. Merges with Hitachi Powdered Metals Co.
O2 Investment Acquires Alpha Sintered Metals
GRIPM Acquires Majority of Shares in Makin Metal Powders
CREMER GmbH Acquires SOF EQUIPMENT

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (USA)
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (USA)
American Chemet Corp. (USA)
AMETEK Specialty Metal Products (USA)
Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Company (USA)
Carpenter Technology Corporation (USA)
Daido Steel Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Diamet Corporation (Japan)
Dowa Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Erasteel SAS (France)
F. W. Winter Inc. & Co. (USA)
Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. (USA)
Fine Sinter Co., Ltd. (Japan)
GKN Sinter Metals, Inc. (USA)
Hoeganaes Corp. (USA)
H. C. Starck GmbH (Germany)
Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (Japan)
Höganäs AB (Sweden)
JFE Steel Corp. (Japan)
Kennametal, Inc. (USA)
Kobe Steel, Ltd. (Japan)
Kymera International (USA)
Miba AG (Austria)
Norilsk Nickel (Russia)
PMG Holding GmbH (Germany)
Pometon SpA (Italy)
Rio Tinto Metal Powders (Canada)
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Japan)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Metal Powders

Table 11. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metal Powders by Geographic Region - US and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Historic Review for Metal Powders by Geographic Region - US and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World 14-Year Perspective for Metal Powders by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

P/M Parts

Table 14. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Historic Review for P/M Parts by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World 14-Year Perspective for P/M Parts by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Metal Powder Demand Exhibits Growth
Rising Demand for Metal Powder Causes Issues
Technology Developments: Need of the Hour
An Overview of Powder Metallurgy Industry in North America
Market Dynamics
Role of Metal Powders in Automotive Industry
Impact of Metal Parts on Automotive Industry
Consumption Trends
Developments in Iron Powder Segment
Competitive Scenario
Product/Process Launches/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics
Metal Powders
Value Analysis

Table 17. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metal Powders by Product Segment - Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum, Precious Metal and Other Powders Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. US Historic Review for Metal Powders by Product Segment - Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum, Precious Metal and Other Powders Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. US 14-Year Perspective for Metal Powders by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum, Precious Metal and Other Powders Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Volume Analysis

Table 20. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Metal Powders by Product Segment - Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum and Other Powders Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Tons for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. US Historic Review for Metal Powders by Product Segment - Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum and Other Powders Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Tons for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. US 14-Year Perspective for Metal Powders by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Tungsten, Aluminum and Other Powders Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

P/M Parts

Table 23. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. US Historic Review for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Rio Tinto Metal Powders – A Global Major in Metal Powder Manufacturing
B. Market Analytics

Table 25. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. Canadian Historic Review for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Automotive Industry – The Key Market for PM Parts in Japan

Table 27. Japanese PM Production by Metal Type (2013, 2015 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Copper and Iron (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. Japanese PM Production by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Industrial, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. PM Machine Parts Production in Japan by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output for Chassis, Drivetrain, Engine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. PM Bearings Production in Japan by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output for Body, Drivetrain, Electrical, Engine and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

The Uniqueness of Japanese Automotive Market
A Peek into Non-Auto Applications of PM Parts

Table 31. Japanese Non-Automotive Applications of PM Parts (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Output by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 32. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. Japanese Historic Review for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
European Powder Metallurgy Industry

Table 34. European PM Parts Industry by Segment (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Ferrous, Hard Materials, Non-Ferrous and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. European PM Production by Segment (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value for Diamond Tools, Hard Materials, Sintered Magnets, Structural Parts/Bearings and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. European PM Parts Market by End-Use Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Automotive, Parts for Machinery and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

MIM, AM and HIP Sectors Flourish in Europe
End-Use Markets
Product/Process Launch/Introduction
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 37. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. European Historic Review for P/M Parts by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. European 14-Year Perspective for P/M Parts by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
China Increases Stronghold in PM Production
Overview of Select Regional Markets
China
Overview
Chinese PM Market Surges

Table 40. Chinese PM Production by Metal Type (2013, 2015 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Copper and Iron (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. Chinese PM Production by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Electrical, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Foreign Manufacturers Enter Domestic Markets
India
Growth in Indian Automobile Industry Bodes Well with PM Market

Table 42. Indian PM Production by Metal Type (2013, 2015 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Copper and Iron (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. PM Parts Market in India (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by End-Use Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

PM Parts Production in India – Present Trends and Outlook
Hurdles to PM Industry in India
South Korea
Key Statistics

Table 44. South Korean PM Production by Metal Type (2013, 2015 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Copper and Iron (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. South Korean PM Production by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Electrical, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Taiwan
Key Statistics

Table 46. Taiwanese PM Production by Metal Type (2013, 2015 & 2017): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for Copper and Iron (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. Taiwanese PM Production by Application (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Electrical, Industrial, Transportation and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 48. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 50. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. Rest of World Historic Review for P/M Parts Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 121 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 133)
The United States (48)
Canada (7)
Japan (15)
Europe (43)
&nbdp;&nbdp;France (3)
&nbdp;&nbdp;Germany (13)
&nbdp;&nbdp;The United Kingdom (7)
&nbdp;&nbdp;Italy (2)
&nbdp;&nbdp;Rest of Europe (18)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (17)
Latin America (3)
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