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World Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets

  • Published: July 1999
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan



By consolidating aerospace materials supply and aircraft construction, major aerospace companies are altering the market structure of aircraft materials. This report analyzes markets for both structural and non-structural components made from steel and steel-based alloys, aluminum and aluminum-based alloys, and composite materials. With its evaluation of market threats and its presentation of strategic recommendations, this report can help readers anticipate obstacles and devise plans to overtake competitors. It identifies current and emerging opportunities, and provides profiles of key industry participants. From Frost & Sullivan.

1. Executive Summary
A. Introduction to the World Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets
B. Summary of Major Findings

- 1. Market Growth, Opportunities, and Total Forecast

- 2. Analysis by Major Segment

- a. Structural Component Market for Commercial Aircraft

- b. Non-Structural Component Market for Commercial Aircraft
C. Identification of Challenges Facing the Commercial Aerospace Materials Markets
D. Time Frame Analysis of Industry Challenges

- 1. Competitive Analysis

- 2. Technologies in Developing New Materials

- a. Composites Lead Advancements in Materials

- b. Reluctance Exists Regarding Composite Integration

- c. Composites Increase Presence in Structural Components

- i. Design Contribution Increasing

- ii. Trends with Boeing

- iii. Trends with Airbus

- iv. Future Design Plans

- d. Composites Still Considered Elastic Goods

- 3. Conclusions

E. Frost & Sullivan's Market Engineering World Commercial Aircraft Materials Industry

Awards

- 1. Purpose of the Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Awards

- 2. The 1999 Market Engineering Awards

- a. The 1999 Market Engineering Leadership Award

- b. The 1998 Market Engineering Customer Focus Award

- c. The 1999 Market Engineering Vertical Integration Award

- d. The 1999 Market Engineering Competitive Strategy Award

2. Market Engineering Measurement Analysis of the World Commercial

Aircraft Materials Industry
A. Market Overview and Definitions

1. Major Segments of Aerospace Materials

- a. Definition of Structural Components

- b. Definition of Non-Structural Components

- c. Variance in Definition

- d. Structural Component Materials

- i. Steel and Steel-Based Alloys in Structural Components

- ii. Aluminum and Aluminum-Based Alloys in Structural Components

- iii. Composites in Structural Components

- e. Non-Structural Component Materials

- i. Steel and Steel-Based Alloys in Non-Structural Components

- ii. Aluminum and Aluminum-Based Alloys in Non-Structural Components

- iii. Composites in Non-Structural Components

2. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts (1995 - 2005)

- a. Market Drivers

- b. Market Restraints

3. Market Engineering Research for the World Structural Commercial Aircraft

Materials Market 1995 - 2005
A. Total Market Analysis

1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Market Growth Forecast

- b. Definition of a Structural Component

2. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- a. Analysis by Major Sub-Segment

- i. Steel and Steel-Based Alloys in Structural Components

- ii. Aluminum and Aluminum-Based Alloys

- iii. Composites in Structural Components

- b. Titanium / Other Structural Components

3. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- a. Market Forecasts

- b. Demand Analysis

- c. Other Structural Market and Technology Trends

- i. Trends by End User

- ii. Trends by Distribution Channel

- iii. Trends by Application

- iv. Trends by Geographic Region

- v. Technology Trends

4. Pricing Strategy and Trend Analysis

5. Competitive Structure

- a. Market Share Winner, Losers, and Why

- b. Tiered Market Share Analysis

- i. Tier One: Companies with $20 Million or More in Sales for This Segment

- ii. Tier Two: Companies with $10-19 Million in Sales for This Segment

- iii. Tier Three: Companies with Less Than $10 Million in Sales for This Segment

4. Market Engineering Research for the World Non-Structural Commercial

Aircraft Materials Market 1995 - 2005
A. Total Market Analysis

1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Slight Decline in Growth Forecast

- b. Definition of a Non-Structural Component

- c. High Share of Revenues Attributable to

Composites

2. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts (1995 - 2005)

3. Analysis by Major Sub-Segment

- i. Steel and Steel-Based Alloys in Non-Structural Components

- ii. Aluminum and Aluminum-Based Alloys

- in Non-Structural Components

- iii. Composites in Non-Structural Components

4. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- a. Demand Analysis

- b. Other Market and Technology Trends

- i. Trends by Distribution Channel

- ii. Trends by Application

- iii. Trends by Geographic Region

5. Pricing Strategy and Trend Analysis

6. Competitive Structure

- a. Market Share Winner, Losers, and Why

- b. Tiered Market Share Analysis

- i. Tier One: Companies with $20 Million or More in Sales for This Segment

- ii. Tier Two: Companies with $10-19 Million in Sales in This Segment

- iii. Tier Three: Companies with Less Than $10 Million in Sales in This Segment

5. Database of Key Industry Participants

This chapter presents a comprehensive database of
the key industry participants with names, addresses,
and phone numbers. It is provided as a support tool
to aid clients in acquisition searches, continuing
research, strategic alliances, and market monitoring.

List Of Figures

Chapter 3

- Total Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts (World), 1995 - 2005

- Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —Steel Structural
Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —Aluminum
Structural Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —Composite
Structural Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —Other Structural Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Total Commercial Aircraft Materials Market: Regional Markets Share Analysis (World), 1998 and 2005

- Total Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Competitive Structure (World), 1998

Chapter 4

- Total Non-Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts (World),

1995 - 2005

- Total Non-Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —Steel Non-Structural Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Total Non-Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —
Aluminum Non-Structural Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Total Non-Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Revenue Forecasts —
Composite Non-Structural Materials (World), 1995 - 2005

- Total Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Regional Market Share Analysis (World), 1998 and 2005

- Total Non-Structural Commercial Aircraft Materials Markets: Competitive Structure
(World), 1998

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North American defense markets being outpaced by growing markets overseas while commercial aerospace continues to expand.

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Partial Database Of Key Industry Participants
The following companies are featured in this report. To find out more about a particular company, contact your Account Executive.

3M Aerospace-Adhesives
Advanced Composite Products & Technology, Inc.
Advanced Composites Group, Ltd.

Aeromet International plc
Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.
Aerospace Metals, Ltd.

Akzo Nobel

Alimex GmbH
Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA)
American Poly-Therm Company, Inc.
Applied Aerospace Structures Corp.

Aubert & Duval
Aviation Metals, Ltd.

Aviatube

Bandy Machining International

BI Aerospace Forgings
Bomco, Inc.
British Aluminum Specialty & Aerospace British Timken, Ltd.
Cabiran (1991), Ltd.
Cade Industries, Inc.

Capital Aluminum Extrusions
Capral Aluminum, Ltd.
Carbone of America / Graphite Materials Division

Cercast Group
Chen Tech Taiwan Industries Corp.
Chicopee Manufacturing, Ltd
Cobham Composites, Ltd.

Continental Forge Company
CTL Aerospace, Inc.
Cytec Fiberite, Inc.
Daido Steel Company, Ltd.
David Hart, Ltd.
Designed Precision Castings, Inc.

Doncasters plc

Dow Corning Midland Plant

DuPont Tribon
Composites, Inc.

EBCO Aerospace

EIS Group plc

Erasteel

Firth Rixson plc

Forges De Bologne

Fucine Umbre Srl
Haley Industries, Ltd.

HDA Forgings
Hexcel Structures, Inc.
Hitchcock Industries, Inc.

Honsel Fonderie Messier

Hoogovens Aluminum Walzprodukete GmbH International Manufacturing Company
J.D. Lincoln, Inc.
Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp.
Kobe Steel, Ltd.

Kulebaky Metallurgical Joint Stock Company
Lenape Forge, Inc.
Maybrey Precision Castings, Ltd.

McInnes Steel Company
McWilliams Forge Company, Inc.
Neptco, Inc.
Northwest Composites, Inc.

Otto Fuchs Metallwerke

Patria Finavicomp
P.I. Castings, Ltd.
Pase Aluminum, Inc.

Precimetal
Precision Forgings, Inc.

Precision Specialty Metals

Progress Casting Group

Quality Aluminum Forge
Reil Industrial Enterprises, Ltd.
Remmele Engineering, Inc.
The Revvo Castor Company, Ltd.

Reynolds Metals Company

Saarstahl Bolklingen AG

Sabca-Limburg NV

Sandvik Steel

Schlosser Casting Company

Scot Forge
Seoul Engineering Company, Ltd.

Settas SA

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