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Abrasive Materials, Products, Applications and Global Markets

Abrasive Materials, Products, Applications and Global Markets

The global market for abrasives reached $38.2 billion in 2016. The market should reach $39.8 billion in 2017 and $51.9 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% during 2017-2022.

The North American market for abrasives reached $8.1 billion in 2016. The market should reach $8.4 billion in 2017 and $10.3 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during 2017-2022.

The European Union market for abrasives reached $7.1 billion in 2016. The market should reach $7.0 billion in 2017 and $8.2 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 3.2% during 2017-2022.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Regional Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market and Technology Background
Defining Abrasives
Factors Affecting Choice of Abrasives
Importance of the Abrasive Industry
Industry History
Abrasive Classifications
Natural Abrasives
Synthetic Abrasives
Superabrasives
Combination Abrasives
Abrasive Tool Classification
Loose Abrasives
Bonded Abrasives
Coated Abrasives
Nonwoven Abrasives
Polishing Products
Abrasive Applications
Buffing
Cutting
Grinding
Honing
Lapping
Machining
Polishing
Chapter 4 Global Abrasive Market Size and Nature
Global Gross Domestic Product Analysis
Global Abrasive Industry Mergers and Acquisitions
Global Abrasive Industry Trends
Stable Currencies
Monetary Policies
Oil Prices
Currency Fluctuations
Currency Trends for 2017 to 2018
Electric Vehicles
Abrasive Grain Market Overview
Alumina Industry
Fused Alumina Global Capacity and Usage
Calcined Alumina Market
Sol Gel Alumina Market
Global Silicon Carbide Industry Trends
Photovoltaic Industry
Silicon Carbide Global Capacity and Usage
Diamond Market
Industrial Diamonds: Natural and Synthetic
Cubic Boron Nitride and Other
Metallic Abrasives
Cutting Tool Industry
Natural Abrasives
Abrasive Powder and Grains
Abrasive Products
Chapter 5 U.S. Abrasive Market
Abrasive Grain Market
Alumina Industry
Silicon Carbide Industry
Diamond Industry
Cubic Boron Nitride Industry
Tungsten Carbide Industry
Natural Abrasives
Metallic Abrasives
Abrasive Product Market
Chapter 6 European Abrasive Market
Abrasive Grain Market
Natural Abrasives
Import and Export by Country
Silicon Carbide Industry
Abrasive Product Industry
Coated Abrasives
Bonded Abrasives
Coated Abrasives
Country Statistics
Bonded Abrasives
Country Statistics
Company Statistics
Chapter 7 Patent Analysis
Patent Analysis by Year
Patent Analysis by Company
Patent Analysis by Abrasive Type
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
3M ABRASIVES SYSTEMS DIVISION
Abrasives Financials
ABRA BETA S.P.A
ABRASIVE TECHNOLOGY INC.
ALLIED HIGH TECH PRODUCTS INC.
ALPEX WHEEL COMPANY
ALTEO HOLDING
ALUCHEM INC.
ANCHOR ABRASIVES COMPANY
ARC ABRASIVES INC.
ASAHI DIAMOND INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.
Company Financials
ATLANTIC GMBH
AUGUST RUGGEBERG GMBH & CO. KG
BRUSH RESEARCH MANUFACTURING CO. INC.
BUEHLER LTD.
CAMEL GRINDING WHEELS
CARBORUNDUM UNIVERSAL LTD.
CERATIZIT
Subsidiaries and Partnerships
Products
DARMANN ABRASIVE PRODUCTS
DEV GROUP
DIAREX GROUP
DR. SCHULZE GMBH
DYNABRADE INC.
EHWA DIAMOND INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.
ELECTRO ABRASIVES CORP.
Partnerships
ELEMENT SIX S.A.
ENGIS CORP.
ERVIN INDUSTRIES INC.
ESK-SIC GMBH
FARECLA PRODUCTS LIMITED
FERRO CORP.
FROHN GMBH
FUJIAN DUOLING STEEL GROUP
FUJIMI INCORPORATED
Locations
Company Financials
HA-ILARDUYA
HERMES SCHLEIFWERKZEUGE GMBH & CO. KG
HUSQVARNA CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
HYOSUNG D&P CO. LTD.
IMC GROUP OF COMPANIES
IMERYS
Abrasive Business
Imerys Company Financials
JASON INDUSTRIES INC.
JSC LUGA ABRASIVE PLANT
JUNKER GROUP
KARBOSAN
KENNAMETAL INC.
Company Financials
KLAUS EICHE DIAMANTWERKZEUGE GMBH
KLINGSPOR ABRASIVES
KOWA ABRASIVES KK
LAPMASTER WOLTERS
Subsidiaries
Products
LECO CORP.
LOESER GMBH
MATCHLESS METAL POLISH CO.
MENZERNA POLISHING COMPOUNDS GMBH & CO. KG
METALLTECHNIK SCHMIDT GMBH & CO. KG
METALTEC STEEL ABRASIVE CO.
METLAB CORP.
MIRKA LTD.
NABALTEC AG
NAVARRO SIC SA
NORITAKE CO. LIMITED
Company Financials
OMAX CORP.
ORIENT ABRASIVES
PELLETS LLC
RHODIUS SCHLEIFWERKZEUGE GMBH & CO. KG
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES INC.
Brand Names
Company Financials
SAIT ABRASIVI S.P.A
SAL ABRASIVE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP
SANDVIK AB.
Financials
SIA ABRASIVES
Products and Markets
Financials
SIC PROCESSING GMBH
SINTOKOGIO
SL FUSCO
STARCKE GMBH & CO. KG
STARCKE USA
STRUERS INC.
SUNNEN PRODUCTS COMPANY
Locations
TBW INDUSTRIES INC.
TOOL SPECIALTY CO. (TOSCO)
TYROLIT SCHLEIFMITTELWERKE SWAROVSKI K.G.
VARGUS LTD.
VERMONT ABRASIVES INC.
VULKAN INOX GMBH
WASHINGTON MILLS
Company Locations
WEILER CORPORATION
WENDT INDIA
Financials
WHEELABRATOR GROUP
WORLDWIDE SUPERABRASIVES LLC
Summary Table : Global Market for Abrasives, by Region, Through 2022
Table 1 : Mohs Hardness Scale of Various Minerals
Table 2 : Mohs Hardness List of Natural and Synthetic Materials
Table 3 : Factors Affecting Abrasive
Table 4 : Effect of Particle Size in Surface Finish of Processed Part
Table 5 : Recommended Abrasives for Various Materials
Table 6 : Recommended Superabrasives for Various Substrates
Table 7 : Materials Used in Superabrasive Products
Table 8 : Bond Types Used in Superabrasive Products
Table 9 : Manufacturing Steps for Superabrasive Grinding Wheels
Table 10 : Abrasive Tools and Applications
Table 11 : Abrasive Materials for Various Blasting Applications
Table 12 : Bonding Materials Used in Conventional Bonded Abrasives
Table 13 : Steps in Conventional Bonded Wheel Manufacturing
Table 14 : Typical Composition of a Coated Abrasive
Table 15 : Typical Products in the Nonwoven Abrasives Product Category and Features
Table 16 : Typical Abrasives Used in Polishing
Table 17 : Parameters Affecting Properties of Polishing-Grade Alumina
Table 18 : Abrasive Choices for the Honing of Various Materials
Table 19 : Honing Process Applications, by Industry
Table 20 : Selected U.S. Brush Manufactures
Table 21 : Advanced Machining Processes
Table 22 : Specific Energy Requirements for Machining of Various Materials
Table 23 : Major Polishing Agent Components
Table 24 : Global Nominal Gross Domestic Product, by Country, Through 2022
Table 25 : Global Output Growth, by Country, 2017-2020
Table 26 : Global Currency Forecasts, 2017 and 2018
Table 27 : Global Fused Aluminum Oxide Production Capacity, by Country, 2014-2022
Table 28 : Major Producers of Chemical and Calcined Alumina
Table 29 : Global PV Installations, Through 2022
Table 30 : Global Crude Silicon Carbide Production Capacity, by Country, 2014-2022
Table 31 : Global Industrial-grade Natural Diamond Production, by Country, 2014-2016
Table 32 : Global Synthetic Diamond Market, Through 2022
Table 33 : Major Players in the Metallic Abrasive Market, 2016
Table 34 : Major Players in the Cutting Tool Industry, 2016
Table 35 : Global Imports of Natural Abrasives, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 36 : Global Exports of Natural Abrasives, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 37 : Global Imports of Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on Any Base, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 38 : Global Exports of Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on Any Base, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 39 : Global Imports of Grinding Stones and Wheels, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 40 : Global Exports of Grinding Stones and Wheels, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 41 : U.S. Fused Aluminum Oxide Market, Through 2022
Table 42 : U.S. Market for Crude and Refined Aluminum Oxide, Through 2022
Table 43 : U.S. Market for Crude and Refined Aluminum Oxide, Through 2022
Table 44 : U.S. Market for Fused Alumina, Through 2022
Table 45 : U.S. Silicon Carbide Market, Through 2022
Table 46 : U.S. Market for Silicon Carbide, Through 2022
Table 47 : U.S. Diamond Grit, Dust and Powder Market, Through 2022
Table 48 : U.S. Cubic Boron Nitride Market, Through 2022
Table 49 : U.S. Natural Abrasives Market, Through 2022
Table 50 : U.S. Metallic Abrasive Production, Through 2022
Table 51 : U.S. Metallic Abrasive Market, Through 2022
Table 52 : U.S. Metallic Abrasive Market, Through 2022
Table 53 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Companies, by Employee Count, 2012-2015
Table 54 : U.S. Abrasive Product Industry, by Establishment Type, 2015
Table 55 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Employee Count, by Establishment Type, 2015
Table 56 : U.S. Abrasive Industry, by Employee Count, 2007-2015
Table 57 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Employee Costs, 2009-2015
Table 58 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Raw Material Cost, Value Addition and Total Value of Shipments, 2009-2015
Table 59 : European Natural Abrasive Market, by Volume, Through 2022
Table 60 : European Natural Abrasives Market, Through 2022
Table 61 : European Natural Abrasives Exports, by Country, 2011-2016
Table 62 : European Natural Abrasive Imports, by Country, 2011-2016
Table 63 : Silicon Carbide Imports into European Union Countries, 2012-2016
Table 64 : European Union Imports of Silicon Carbide, 2012-2016
Table 65 : Top Exporter Countries for Silicon Carbide Outside the European Union, 2012-2016
Table 66 : Intra-European Union Imports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 67 : Top Silicon Carbide Exporter Countries Outside the European Union, 2012-2016
Table 68 : Intra-European Union Imports of Silicon Carbide, by Country of Origin, 2012-2016
Table 69 : Imported Silicon Carbide Prices to Europe, by Country or Origin, 2012-2016
Table 70 : European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 71 : European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 72 : Top Non-European Union Countries to Which the European Union Exports Silicon Carbide, 2012-2016
Table 73 : Intra-European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 74 : Top Non-European Union Countries to Which the European Union Exports Silicon Carbide, 2012-2016
Table 75 : Intra-European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 76 : Exported Silicon Carbide from Europe, by Buyer Country, 2012-2016
Table 77 : European Abrasive Product Market, Through 2022
Table 78 : European Market for Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on a Base of Woven Textile Fabric, Through 2022
Table 79 : European Market for Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on a Paper or Paperboard Base, Through 2022
Table 80 : European Market for Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain, All Other Products, Through 2022
Table 81 : European Coated Abrasive Product Market, Through 2022
Table 82 : European Imports of Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on any Base, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 83 : European Exports of Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on any Base, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 84 : European Market for Diamond Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, Through 2022
Table 85 : European Market for Reinforced Resin Bonded Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, Through 2022
Table 86 : European Market for Non-Reinforced Resin-Bonded Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, Through 2022
Table 87 : European Market for Ceramic or Silicate Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, Through 2022
Table 88 : European Market for Other Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, Through 2022
Table 89 : European Bonded Abrasive Product Market, Through 2022
Table 90 : European Abrasive Product Market, Through 2022
Table 91 : European Imports of Grinding Stones and Wheels, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 92 : European Exports of Grinding Stones and Wheels, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 93 : Enterprises in the European Abrasive Market, by Country, 2010-2014
Table 94 : Full-Time Equivalent Employee Count in the European Abrasive Industry, by Country, 2010-2014
Table 95 : Average Employee Count in the European Abrasive Industry by Country, 2014
Table 96 : Total Turnover in the European Abrasive Industry, by Country, 2010-2014
Table 97 : Total Production Market in the European Abrasive Industry, by Country, 2010-2014
Table 98 : Share of Personnel Costs in Production in the European Abrasive Industry, by Country, 2010-2014
Table 99 : Abrasive Technology Patents, by Company, 1976-2017
Table 100 : Abrasive Type as Mentioned in the Patent Claims, 1976-2017
Table 101 : Asahi Diamond's Annual Revenues, by Region, 2013-2017
Table 102 : Asahi Diamond's Annual Revenues, by Segment, 2013-2017
Table 103 : Fujimi Products, Brands and Applications
Table 104 : Fujimi Inc.'s Revenue, Net Income and Employee Count, 2013-2017
Table 105 : Fujimi Inc.'s Revenues by Segment, 2013-2017
Table 106 : Fujimi Inc.'s Revenues by Region, 2013-2017
Table 107 : Imerys Manufacturing Sites, by Product
Table 108 : Noritake's Revenue and Net Income for the Industrial Product Segment, 2012-2017
Table 109 : Saint-Gobain's Global Brand Names
Table 110 : Saint-Gobain's Abrasives Sales in Europe, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 111 : Saint-Gobain's Abrasives Sales in the Americas, by Country, 2012-2016
Table 112 : Saint-Gobain's Abrasives Sales in Asia-Pacific and Far East, by Country, 2012-2016
Summary Figure : Global Market for Abrasives, by Region, 2016-2022
Figure 1 : Abrasives Tools and Applications
Figure 2 : Global Gross Domestic Product, by Country, 2016
Figure 3 : Estimates for Global Gross Domestic Product Growth, by Country, 2018-2020
Figure 4 : Global Fused Aluminum Oxide Production Capacity, by Country, 2014-2022
Figure 5 : Global PV Installations, 2014-2022
Figure 6 : Global Crude Silicon Carbide Production Capacity, by Country, 2014-2022
Figure 7 : Global Industrial-grade Natural Diamond Production, 2014-2016
Figure 8 : Global Industrial-Grade Natural Diamond Production, by Country, 2014-2016
Figure 9 : Global Synthetic Diamond Production, 2012-2022
Figure 10 : Global Synthetic Diamond Market, 2012-2022
Figure 11 : U.S. Fused Aluminum Oxide Market, 2015-2022
Figure 12 : U.S. Market for Crude and Refined Aluminum Oxide, 2015-2022
Figure 13 : U.S. Market for Crude Fused Aluminum Oxide, by Country, 2012-2015
Figure 14 : U.S. Market for Fused Aluminum Oxide Grains, by Country, 2012-2015
Figure 15 : U.S. Market for Crude and Refined Aluminum Oxide, 2015-2022
Figure 16 : U.S. Market for Fused Alumina, 2013-2022
Figure 17 : U.S. Silicon Carbide Market, 2013-2022
Figure 18 : U.S. Crude SiC Imports by Country, 2012-2015
Figure 19 : U.S. SiC Grains Imports, by Country, 2012-2015
Figure 20 : U.S. Market for Silicon Carbide, 2013-2022
Figure 21 : U.S. Diamond Grit, Dust and Powder Market, 2015-2022
Figure 22 : U.S. Diamond Powder Import Prices, 2011-2022
Figure 23 : U.S. Diamond Powder Market, 2011-2022
Figure 24 : U.S. Diamond Powder Market, by Country, 2012-2015
Figure 25 : U.S. Cubic Boron Nitride Market, 2015-2022
Figure 26 : U.S. Consumption for Long-Term Natural Abrasives, 1900-2022
Figure 27 : U.S. Prices for Long-term Natural Abrasives, 1900-2022
Figure 28 : U.S. Natural Abrasives Market, 2014-2022
Figure 29 : U.S. Metallic Abrasive Production, 2014-2022
Figure 30 : U.S. Metallic Abrasive Market, 2014-2022
Figure 31 : U.S. Metallic Abrasive Market, 2014-2022
Figure 32 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Companies, by Employee Count, 2012-2015
Figure 33 : U.S. Abrasive Industry, by Employee Count, 2007-2015
Figure 34 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Employee Costs, 2009-2015
Figure 35 : U.S. Abrasive Industry Raw Material Cost, Value Addition and Total Value of Shipments, 2009-2015
Figure 36 : European Natural Abrasive Market, by Volume, 2011-2022
Figure 37 : European Natural Abrasives Market, 2011-2022
Figure 38 : Top European Exporting Countries for Natural Abrasives, 2011-2016
Figure 39 : Top European Natural Abrasive Importing Countries, 2011-2016
Figure 40 : Silicon Carbide Imports into European Union Countries, 2012-2016
Figure 41 : European Union Imports of Silicon Carbide, 2012-2016
Figure 42 : Top Exporter Countries for Silicon Carbide Outside the European Union, 2012-2016
Figure 43 : Intra-European Union Imports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 44 : Top Silicon Carbide Exporter Countries Outside the European Union, 2012-2016
Figure 45 : Intra-European Union Imports of Silicon Carbide, by Country or Origin, 2012-2016
Figure 46 : Imported Silicon Carbide Prices to Europe, by Country of Origin, 2016
Figure 47 : European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 48 : European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 49 : Top Non-European Union Countries to Which the European Union Exports Silicon Carbide, 2012-2016
Figure 50 : Intra-European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 51 : Top Non-European Union Countries to Which the European Union Exports Silicon Carbide, 2012-2016
Figure 52 : Intra-European Union Exports of Silicon Carbide, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 53 : Exported Silicon Carbide from Europe, by Buyer Country, 2016
Figure 54 : European Abrasive Product Market, 2014-2022
Figure 55 : European Abrasive Product Market Segmentation
Figure 56 : European Coated Abrasive Products by Segment, 2016
Figure 57 : Bonded Abrasive Products in Europe by Segment, 2016
Figure 58 : European Market for Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on a Base of Woven Textile Fabric, 2014-2022
Figure 59 : European Market for Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain on a Paper or Paperboard Base, 2014-2022
Figure 60 : European Market for Natural or Artificial Abrasive Powder or Grain, All Other Products, 2014-2022
Figure 61 : European Coated Abrasive Product Market, 2014-2022
Figure 62 : European Market for Diamond Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, 2014-2022
Figure 63 : European Market for Reinforced Resin-Bonded Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, 2014-2022
Figure 64 : European Market for Non-Reinforced Resin-Bonded Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, 2014-2022
Figure 65 : European Market for Ceramic or Silicate Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, 2014-2022
Figure 66 : European Market for Other Millstones, Grindstones and Grinding Wheels Without Frame Works, 2014-2022
Figure 67 : European Bonded Abrasive Product Market, 2014-2022
Figure 68 : European Abrasive Product Market, 2014-2022
Figure 69 : Enterprises in the European Abrasive Market, by Country, 2010-2014
Figure 70 : Full-Time Equivalent Employee Count in the European Abrasive Industry, by Country, 2010-2014
Figure 71 : Average Employee Count in the European Abrasive Industry, by Country, 2014
Figure 72 : U.S. Patents Issued for Abrasive Technologies, by Search Method, 1976-2017
Figure 73 : U.S. Patents Issued for Abrasive Technologies, by Year, 1976-2017
Figure 74 : U.S. Patents Issued for Abrasive Technologies by Company, 1976-2017
Figure 75 : U.S. Patents Based on the Abrasive Type Mentioned in the Patent Claims, 1976-2017
Figure 76 : Abrasive Patents for Oxides, Carbides and Nitrides, 1976-2017
Figure 77 : Asahi Diamond's Annual Revenues, 2013-2017
Figure 78 : Asahi Diamond's Annual Revenues, by Region, 2013-2017
Figure 79 : Asahi Diamond's Annual Revenues, by Segment, 2013-2017
Figure 80 : EHWA Diamond Annual Revenues, 2012-2016
Figure 81 : Ferro's Pigments, Powders and Oxides Segment, 2012-2016
Figure 82 : Fujimi Inc.'s Revenue, 2013-2017
Figure 83 : Fujimi Inc.'s Revenues by Segment, 2013-2017
Figure 84 : Fujimi Inc.'s Revenues by Region, 2013-2017
Figure 85 : Husqvarma Construction Segment Revenues, by Region, 2012-2016
Figure 86 : Imerys' Revenues for the Fused Mineral Segment, 2013-2016
Figure 87 : Jason's Finishing Revenues, by Segment, 2013-2016
Figure 88 : Kennametal's Revenues, by Segment, 2012-2016
Figure 89 : Mirka's Abrasives Revenues, 2011-2016
Figure 90 : Nabaltec's Revenues for the Technical Ceramics Division, 2011-2016
Figure 91 : Noritake's Revenues for the Industrial Product Segment, 2012-2017
Figure 92 : Noritake Company Revenues for the Industrial Segment, by Product, 2012-2017
Figure 93 : Orient Abrasives' Revenues, by Product, 2012-2016
Figure 94 : Saint-Gobain's Global Abrasives Revenues, by Region, 2012-2016
Figure 95 : Saint-Gobain's Abrasives Sales in Europe, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 96 : Saint-Gobain's Abrasives Sales in the Americas, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 97 : Saint-Gobain's Abrasives Sales in Asia and Far East, by Country, 2012-2016
Figure 98 : Sandvik's Machining Solutions Segment Market, 2012-2016
Figure 99 : Sandvik's Machining Segment Market, by Application, 2016
Figure 100 : Sandvik's Machining Segment Market, by Region, 2016
Figure 101 : SIA Abrasives' Market, by Select Countries, 2016
Figure 102 : Sintokogio's Surface Treatment Segment Market, 2012-2016
Figure 103 : Wendt India's Market, Domestic and Foreign, 2012-2016
Figure 104 : Wendt India's Market, by Product Segment, 2012-2016

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