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Superhard Materials - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 338735
  • July 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 322 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Superhard Materials in US$ by the following Product Segments: Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamonds, and CBN/PCBN. 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-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:

- Abrasive Technology, Inc.
- Ceradyne, Inc.
- COI Ceramics, Inc.
- CoorsTek, Inc.
- Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Cemented Carbides
Tool Steels
Ceramics
Diamonds
CBN/PCBN

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Prelude
Reviving Economy Signals Optimistic Outlook
Table 1: World Real GDP Growth by Country: 2012-2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Current State of the Manufacturing Industry: Vital for Market Growth
Innovation Drives Superhard Materials Market
Process Efficiency Gains Primary Importance
Powdered Materials Raise Health Concerns
Superhard Tools for Super Alloys
Grinding Wheels: A Major Application of Alumina Zirconia Abrasives
Advances in Grinding Machines Technology
Metal Cutting Tools: A Key End-Use Market
Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Demand for Superhard Materials
Table 2: World Passenger Car Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010, 2014 & 2018) (in ‘000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010- 2018) (in ‘000 units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. AN INSIGHT INTO CEMENTED CARBIDES MARKET

Introduction
Table 4: Global Cemented Carbides Market by Application Area (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption and Value Sales for Chipless Forming, Metal Cutting, Stoneworking, Wear Application, and Wood & Plastic Working (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Carbide Continues to Eat into HSS Market Share

3. TOOL STEELS MARKET A REVIEW

Tool Steels Makes a Smart Recovery
Table 5: World Finished Steel Products Market (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Steel Grade (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Cold Work Tool Steels Dominate Tool Steel Market
Table 6: Global Tool Steel Market by Product Segment (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Cold Work Tool Steel, High Speed Steel, Hot Work Tool Steel, and Plastic Mold Steel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
High-Speed Steel Market
Key Challenges
Other Key Statistics
Table 7: Specialty Steel Sales by Region (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Europe, North America, Brazil, Asia, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Global Specialty Steel Industry by Type (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Stainless (Flat/Long), Tool Steel, High Speed Steel, and Nickel Alloys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: Specialty Steel Market by End-Use Industry (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Automotive, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Industry, Consumer Goods, Aerospace, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Competition in Tool Steels Market
Table 10: Leading Producers of Tool Steel Globally (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for BöhlerUddeholm, Schmolz & Bickenbach, Dongbei Special Steel Group, Jiangsu Tiangong Tools, Qilu SS, Hebei Wenfeng, Baosteel, Metal Ravne, Hitach, Posco, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. AN OVERVIEW OF ADVANCED CERAMICS MARKET

Advanced Ceramics to Turbo Charge Growth in the World Market
US & Japan Remain Traditional Revenue Contributors
Electroceramics Lead the Pack
Consumer Electronic Devices to Drive Demand for Advanced Ceramics
Table 11: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2013 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by Region/Country
US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Global Market for Electronic Components (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Application Area
Personal Computer, Telecommunication, Consumer, Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Advanced Ceramics Demand
Medical Sector: Emerging as a Major Market for Advanced Ceramics
Table 13: Global Medical Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growing Applications of Advanced Ceramics in Aerospace Industry
Energy Sector Spurs New Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics
Superconductors Driving Demand for Advanced Ceramics
High-Performance Ceramics Gain Prominence
Rising Demand for Ceramic Armor Fueling Structural Ceramics Sales
Advanced Ceramics to Prove Advantageous in Aluminum Production
Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics in Chemical Processing Reactors
Silicon-Nitride Ceramic Ball Bearings Outlast Conventional Steel Bearings
Challenges for Commercialization of Advanced Ceramics
Competition

5. DIAMOND MARKET A REVIEW

Overview
Table 14: Global Diamond Market (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volume by Type
Gem and Industrial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: Global Diamond Demand by Region (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, India, China, Japan, Europe, Middle East, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Economic Uncertainty & the Diamond Market
Emerging Economies to Drive Diamond Demand
Table 16: Global Diamond Production by Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Angola, Botswana, Canada, DRC, Russia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: Global Diamond Production by Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Value for Russia, Botswana, DRC, Canada, Zimbabwe, Angola, South Africa, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: Global Natural Industrial Diamond Production by Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Botswana, Congo, Russia, Australia, South Africa, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Synthetic Diamond Market: An Overview
Table 19: Global Synthetic Industrial Diamond Production by Region (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for China and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Factors Affecting Rough Diamond Supply
Diamond Demand to Exceed Supply
Table 20: Global Consumption of Diamond by Region/Country (2020F): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for US, Europe, Japan, India, China, Rest of Asia, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Diamond Prices on the Rise
Quality is the Key to Diamond Grading
Table 21: Global Diamond Market Revenues by Category (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Gem Quality, Polished, Industrial, and Re-sale (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Prospects for Diamond Mining
List of Major Diamond Mines in Pipeline
Competitive Scenario
Table 22: Leading Global Producers of Diamonds (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume for Alrosa, BHP Billiton, De Beers, Dominion Diamond, Rio Tinto, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: Leading Players in the Global Industrial Diamond Market (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for DI & E6, Iljin Diamond, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. CUBIC BORON NITRIDE/POLYCRYSTALLINE CUBIC BORON NITRIDE (CBN/ PCBN) MARKET

Market Overview
Growing Demand for Super Abrasives Fuelling CBN Market
Automotive Industry
A Key Growth Area
CBN Demand Surging through Technological and Application Advances
Developments in CBN Grinding
CBN Films Market: An Overview

7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Superhard Materials: An Introduction
Table 24: Vickers Hardness Numbers of Different Superhard Materials (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Segments
I. Cemented Carbides
Physical Properties
Raw Materials
Production Process
Applications
Quality of a Cemented Carbide Tool
Types of Carbide Cutting Tools
Carbide Cutting Tools
Coated Carbides
CVD Vs. PVD
Advantages
Cemented Tungsten Carbide
Categories of Tungsten Carbide
Category 1
Category 2
Category 3
Binder Systems
II. Tool Steels
Introduction
Types of Tool Steels
High-Speed Tool Steels
Hot-Work Tool Steels
Cold-Work Tool Steels
Shock-Resistant Tool Steels
Mold Steels
Special-Purpose Tool Steels
Water-Hardening Tool Steels
Tailored for Application
Welding of Tool Steels
III. Ceramics
Introduction
Characteristics of Ceramics
Categories of Ceramics
Traditional Ceramics
Advanced Ceramics
Design of Advanced Ceramics
Manufacturing of Advanced Ceramics
Types of Advanced Ceramics
Structural Ceramics
Ceramic Coatings
Monolithic Ceramics
Engineered Ceramic Composite Materials
Refractories
Ceramic Matrix Composites
Ceramic Fibers and Coatings
Key Developments in Advanced Ceramics
Near Net Shape Technique Reducing Manufacturing Costs
IV. Diamonds
Diamond: The Hardest Natural Material
Properties of Diamond
Price Vs. Quality
Applications
Industrial Diamonds
Diamond: Product Segments
Natural Diamond
Properties of Natural Diamond:
Categorization of Natural Diamonds
Natural Diamond Categories
Natural Industrial Diamonds
End-Use Applications
End-Use of Industrial Diamonds Based on Grit Sizes
Historic Review
Synthetic Industrial Diamonds
Process of Manufacture
Major Product Categories
Product Description: Synthetic Industrial Diamonds
End-Use Applications
Synthetic Industrial Diamonds: End Use Applications (By Category)
Natural Vs. Synthetic Diamonds: A Comparative Study
Diamond Thin Films
Properties of Diamond Thin Films
Process of Manufacture
Types of Diamond Thin Films
Major End-Use Applications
Diamond Supply Chain
V. Cubic Boron Nitride
Cubic Boron Nitride: Product Segments
Mono crystalline Cubic Boron Nitride
Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride (PCBN)
Product Analysis: PCBN Products
Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride (PCBN) Thin Films
Manufacturing Procedures
Electron Beam Evaporation Technique (Through Hot Filament Usage)
Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MO-CVD) Technique
Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition Technique
Microwave Plasma Assisted Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MP-MO-CVD)
Major End-Use Applications
Materials Recommended for Cutting with Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN)
Productivity Compresses Cost Issues
Maintenance is Low for PCBN Tools
CBN Plated Wheels
Swift Following
The Coolant Factor
CBN Wheel Vs Commodity Wheel

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Sandvik Hard Materials and Diamond Innovations Merge to Form Sandvik Hyperion AB
Sandvik AB and Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group Co to Establish a Joint Venture
CoorsTek Opens New Ceramic Proppants Manufacturing Plant
Diehl Steel Co Launches CPM® Powder Metal Tool Steel
Dremel Introduces CBN Metal-Cutting Wheels
Mitsubishi Materials Looks to Strengthen Tungsten Carbide Tools Business
Hardide Coatings & GE Ink Supply Agreement
Sumitomo Electric UK to Unveil Power Series Hardmetal Drills in the UK
Ceratizit Inks Distribution Agreement with German Retailer
American Cutting Edge Acquires Industrial Blade Business of Superion
Everising Machine Develops E-Series of Tungsten Carbide Sawing Tools
Günther Wirth Acquires GW Precision Tools India
Ceratizit USA to Acquire Stake in Promax Tools
Kennametal Acquires Tungsten Materials Business of ATI
China Tungsten and Hightech Material Co. Acquires Zhuzhou Cemented Carbides Group and Zigong Cemented Carbides Co
Sandvik AB Acquires Precorp Inc.
CoorsTek Takes Over Dynamic-Ceramic
CoorsTek Launches High-Performance Aluminum Nitride Substrates
3M Takes Over Ceradyne
CoorsTek Purchases ANCeram GmbH & Co. KG
Kennametal Inc to Open New Advanced Carbide Recycling Facility
Element Six Establishes Tungsten Carbide Facility in China

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Abrasive Technology, Inc. (US)
Ceradyne, Inc. (US)
COI Ceramics, Inc. (US)
CoorsTek, Inc. (US)
Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH (Germany)
Diamant Boart S.A. (Belgium)
Element Six (Luxembourg)
ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
H.C. Starck GmbH (Germany)
Kennametal, Inc. (US)
Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. (US)
Logan International, Inc. (Canada)
Morgan Technical Ceramics (UK)
Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide (China)
Novatek, Inc. (US)
Saint-Gobain S.A. (France)
Sandvik AB (Sweden)
Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp. (Japan)
U.S. Electrofused Minerals, Inc (US)
US Synthetic Corp. (US)
ZYP Coatings, Inc. (US)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: World Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Superhard Materials Market by Product Segment
Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: World Historic Review for Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Tool Steels by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: World Historic Review for Tool Steels by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Tool Steels by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ceramics by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: World Historic Review for Ceramics by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Ceramics by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Diamonds by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: World Historic Review for Diamonds by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for Diamonds by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: World Historic Review for CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: World 15-Year Perspective for CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Industrial Diamond Market
A Review
Table 43: Industrial Diamond Production in the US (2009-2013) (In Million Carats) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Technological Developments Pave Way for Future Growth
Cemented Carbides
Tungsten Carbide Market
Silicon Carbide (SiC) Cutting Tools Find Favor
Structural Changes Impact Tool Steel Market
Advanced Ceramics Market: An Overview
Booming Shale Gas Extraction Augurs Well for Advanced Ceramics
Medical Market
A High Potential End-Use Segment
Transportation Equipment Sector Spurs Demand
Table 44: Advanced Ceramics Market for Transportation Equipment in the US (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Key Statistical Findings
Table 45: Advanced Ceramics Market in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by Raw Material Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: US Market for Ferrite Ceramics (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: US Zirconate Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by End-Use Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: Advanced Ceramics in the Industrial Machinery Market in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Competition
Table 49: US Advanced Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Trade Statistics
Table 50: US Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: US Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: US Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value to Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: US Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: US Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview of Diamond Market
Trade Statistics
Table 57: Canadian Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: Canadian Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: Canadian Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: Canadian Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Logan International, Inc.
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 61: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62: Canadian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp.
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Advanced Ceramics in Europe: An Overview
B.Market Analytics
Table 67: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68: European Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: European 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 71: European Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: European 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Saint-Gobain S.A.
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 73: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 74: French Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: French 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 76: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 77: German Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78: German 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
Market Analysis
Table 79: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80: Italian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 81: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments
Morgan Technical Ceramics
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83: UK Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84: UK 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
Market Analysis
Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 87: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Diamond Market: An Overview
Table 88: Russian Diamond Market by End-Use industry (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for Jewelry, Machinery, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Table 89: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 90: Russian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 92: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 93: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis
Table 95: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 96: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 97: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 98: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 99: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 100: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Advanced Ceramics Market: An Overview
A Glance at Cemented Carbide Market
Diamond Superhard Materials Market
Strategic Corporate Developments
Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide
A Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 101: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 102: Chinese Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 103: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Australia
India
Diamond Industry: A Major Destination for Diamond Cutting/ Polishing
Advanced Ceramics Market: An Insight
Strategic Corporate Developments
B.Market Analytics
Table 104: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 105: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 106: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

Market Analysis
Table 107: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 108: Latin American Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 109: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 110: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 111: Latin American Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 112: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6a. BRAZIL
Market Analysis
Table 113: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 114: Brazilian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 115: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA
Market Analysis
Table 116: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 117: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 118: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Africa
Table 119: Diamond Mining Methods V/S Costs in South Africa
Tableau of Active and Operational Diamond Mines in Africa
List of Major Diamond Mines in Pipeline
B.Market Analytics
Table 120: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 121: Rest of World Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 122: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 121 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 136)
The United States (35)
Canada (2)
Japan (9)
Europe (51)
France (6)
Germany (15)
The United Kingdom (10)
Italy (3)
Spain (1)
Rest of Europe (16)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (38) Africa (1)

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