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World Abrasives

World Abrasives

Growth in the world abrasives market will total 4.4% annually through 2020 in value terms.  Advances will be driven by heightened manufacturing activity in India, China, and other industrializing countries of the Asia/Pacific region.  In addition, gains will be aided by increased demand for environmentally friendly offerings, such as recycled iron and steel grit. 

This report segments the world abrasives industry by Product, Market, and Region.  Data is provided in million US dollars.

Abrasive products include:
Nonmetallic
- Coated
- Bonded
- Loose Grains & Powders
Metallic

Nonmetallic abrasives will remain the largest of these through 2020.  Fastest growth will be for metallic abrasives, driven by increases in metalworking activity and durable goods output.

Major abrasives markets include:
Machinery
Transportation Equipment
Fabricated Metals
Electrical & Electronic Equipment
Other Durable Goods
Cleaning & Maintenance

Machinery was the leading outlet in 2015.  Fastest growth will be for electrical and electronic equipment, driven by rising demand in industrializing nations for consumer electronics, which require abrasives in their manufacture.  

World regions and countries covered in the study include:
North America 
Western Europe 
Asia/Pacific 
Central & South America 
Eastern Europe 
Africa/Mideast 

The Asia/Pacific region will see the strongest advances among world regions through 2020.  Gains will be fueled by rapid growth in China’s motor vehicle market and electrical and electronic product sector.

The world abrasives industry comprises thousands of producers, ranging from small, privately held firms to multinational corporations.  Among the leading producers are Asahi Diamond, Cabot Microelectronics, Carborundum Universal, Fujimi, Hermes Schleifmittel, HuBei Yuli Abrasive Belt, Jason Industries, Klingspor, KWH Group, Luga Abrasive Plant, Noritake, Robert Bosch, Saint-Gobain, 3M, TYROLIT Schleifmittelwerke, and Winoa Group. 


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • World Gross Fixed Investment Trends
      • Table WORLD GROSS FIXED INVESTMENT BY REGION
    • World Population Outlook
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • Pricing Patterns
      • Table WORLD ABRASIVES PRICE DEFLATORS
    • Abrasives Properties
      • Table HARDNESS OF SELECTED ABRASIVES
    • Technology
    • Legal & Regulatory Overview
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Regional Overview
      • Demand
        • Table WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-1 WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION, 2015
      • Production
        • Table WORLD ABRASIVES PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-2 WORLD ABRASIVES PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2015
    • International Trade
      • Table WORLD ABRASIVES NET EXPORTS BY REGION
    • Demand by Product
      • Table WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART III-3 WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2015
      • Nonmetallic
        • Table WORLD NONMETALLIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD COATED ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION
        • Table WORLD BONDED ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION
        • Table WORLD LOOSE ABRASIVE GRAINS & POWDERS DEMAND BY REGION
      • Metallic
        • Table WORLD METALLIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
    • Demand by Market
      • Table WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART III-4 WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
      • Durable Goods Manufacturing
        • Table WORLD DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET & REGION
        • Table WORLD MACHINERY MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD FABRICATED METALS MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR ABRASIVES IN OTHER DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING BY REGION
      • Cleaning & Maintenance
        • Table WORLD CLEANING & MAINTENANCE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION
      • Other Markets
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR ABRASIVES IN OTHER MARKETS BY REGION
    • Abrasives Raw Materials Demand
      • Table WORLD ABRASIVES RAW MATERIALS DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Table CHART III-5 WORLD ABRASIVES RAW MATERIALS DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Economic Overview
    • North America: Abrasives Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • North America: Abrasives Demand by Market
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
    • North America: Abrasives Demand by Product
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • United States
      • United States: Economic Overview
      • United States: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART IV-2 UNITED STATES: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • United States: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED STATES: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • United States: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table UNITED STATES: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Canada
      • Canada: Economic Overview
      • Canada: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART IV-3 CANADA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Canada: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table CANADA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Canada: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table CANADA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Economic Overview
      • Mexico: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART IV-4 MEXICO: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Mexico: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table MEXICO: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Mexico: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table MEXICO: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Economic Overview
    • Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Market
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Germany
      • Germany: Economic Overview
      • Germany: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-2 GERMANY: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Germany: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table GERMANY: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Germany: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table GERMANY: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Italy
      • Italy: Economic Overview
      • Italy: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-3 ITALY: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Italy: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table ITALY: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Italy: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table ITALY: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • France
      • France: Economic Overview
      • France: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-4 FRANCE: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • France: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table FRANCE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • France: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table FRANCE:ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Economic Overview
      • United Kingdom: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-5 UNITED KINGDOM: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • United Kingdom: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • United Kingdom: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Spain
      • Spain: Economic Overview
      • Spain: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-6 SPAIN: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Spain: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table SPAIN: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Spain: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table SPAIN: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Economic Overview
      • Other Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-7 OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Other Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
    • Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Market
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Product
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • China
      • China: Economic Overview
      • China: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-2 CHINA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • China: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table CHINA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • China: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table CHINA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Japan
      • Japan: Economic Overview
      • Japan: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-3 JAPAN: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Japan: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table JAPAN: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Japan: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table JAPAN: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • India
      • India: Economic Overview
      • India: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-4 INDIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • India: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table INDIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • India: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table INDIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Economic Overview
      • South Korea: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-5 SOUTH KOREA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • South Korea: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • South Korea: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: Economic Overview
      • Taiwan: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-6 TAIWAN: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Taiwan: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table TAIWAN: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Taiwan: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table TAIWAN: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: Economic Overview
      • Thailand: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-7 THAILAND: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Thailand: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table THAILAND: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Thailand: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table THAILAND: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: Economic Overview
      • Indonesia: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-8 INDONESIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Indonesia: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table INDONESIA:ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Indonesia: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table INDONESIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-9 OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Economic Overview
      • Central & South America: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Central & South America: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-1 BRAZIL: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table BRAZIL: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table BRAZIL: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-2 OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Economic Overview
      • Eastern Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Eastern Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-3 RUSSIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table RUSSIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table RUSSIA: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Poland
        • Table POLAND: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-4 POLAND: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table POLAND: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table POLAND: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-5 OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Economic Overview
      • Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Demand by Market
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Demand by Product
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-6 TURKEY: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table TURKEY: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table TURKEY: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-7 OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table REVENUES FOR SELECTED ABRASIVES PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VIII-1 WORLD ABRASIVES MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Product Development & Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • Almatis GmbH
      • Asahi Diamond Industrial Company Limited
      • Bosch (Robert) GmbH
      • Cabot Microelectronics Corporation
      • Calumet Abrasives
      • Carborundum Universal Limited
      • Chemours Company
      • Deerfos Company Limited
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Fujimi Incorporated
      • Global Material Technologies Incorporated
      • Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Company Limited
      • Henan Yicheng New Energy Company Limited
      • Hermes Schleifmittel GmbH & Company KG
      • HuBei Yuli Abrasive Belt Group Company Limited
      • Imerys SA
      • Jason Industries Incorporated
      • Company Limited
      • Jiangsu Sanling Abrasive Company Limited
      • Kinik Company Limited
      • Klingspor AG
      • KWH Group Limited
      • Luga Abrasive Plant Joint Stock Company
      • Magotteaux International SA
      • Noritake Company Limited
      • Saint-Gobain
      • Sankyo Rikagaku Company Limited
      • Shinhan Diamond Industrial Company Limited
      • 3M Company
      • TYROLIT Schleifmittelwerke Swarovski KG
      • United Company RUSAL plc
      • Vereinigte Schmirgel- und Maschinen-Fabriken AG
      • Washington Mills North Grafton Incorporated
      • Winoa Group
      • Zhongnan Diamond Company Limited
    • Other Companies Mentioned in Study

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