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World Bearings


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World Bearings

Growth in the world bearings market will average 6.1 percent per year through 2020 to $104.5 billion. Advances will be fueled in large part by rising durable goods manufacturing output. Motor vehicle production in particular will drive bearing demand gains.

This report segments the world bearings industry by product and market. Data is provided in million dollars.

Bearings products include:
Ball Bearings
Roller Bearings
Plain Bearings
Other Bearings & Bearing Parts

Ball bearings will remain the largest product segment in 2020, accounting for 36 percent of the market total. The fastest sales growth will be for plain bearings, driven by the lower cost and maintenance requirements of plain bearings relative to other product types.

Major world bearing markets include:
Motor Vehicles
Machinery
Other Applications

Motor vehicles were the leading market for bearings in 2015, accounting for 35 percent of demand. The fastest gains through 2020 are forecast for the motorcycle market, driven by a strong increase in motorcycle production.

The world bearings industry is highly fragmented and is comprised of a large number of small and mid-size companies that serve particular regions and/or markets. Leading producers of bearings include C&U, Daido Metal, European Bearing, Federal-Mogul, Iljin, JTEKT, Minebea, Nachi-Fujikoshi, NSK, NTN, RBC Bearings, Rheinmetall, Robert Bosch, Schaeffler, SKF, ThyssennKrupp, Timken, and Wafangdian Bearing.

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the $78 billion world bearings industry, including key trends bolstered by durable goods manufacturing. For six regions and 17 major countries, the study includes historical product demand for 2005, 2010, and 2015 and product demand forecasts for 2020 and 2025.

Regions covered in this report include:
North America
Western Europe
Asia/Pacific
Central & South America
Eastern Europe
Africa/Mideast


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD BEARING DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Gross Fixed Investment Outlook
      • Table WORLD GROSS FIXED INVESTMENT BY REGION
    • World Durable Goods Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table WORLD DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY TYPE & REGION
    • World Motor Vehicle Production Trends
      • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION BY TYPE & REGION
    • World Aerospace Equipment Production Trends
      • Table WORLD AEROSPACE EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS BY REGION
    • Pricing Patterns
      • Table WORLD BEARING PRICE DEFLATORS
      • Table CHART II-1 WORLD BEARING PRICING, 2005-2025
    • Bearing Materials & Technology
      • Bearing Materials
      • Recent Technological Developments
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
      • Standards & Regulations
      • Pricing, Trade, & Counterfeiting Issues
  • WORLD SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • General
    • Regional Overview
      • Demand
        • Table WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-1 WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY REGION, 2015
        • Table CHART III-2 WORLD BEARING DEMAND PROJECTED 2015-2020 ANNUAL RATE OF GROWTH
      • Production
        • Table WORLD BEARING SHIPMENTS BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-3 WORLD BEARING SHIPMENTS BY REGION, 2015
      • International Trade
        • Table WORLD BEARING NET EXPORTS BY REGION
    • Demand by Product
      • Table WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART III-4 WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2015
      • Ball Bearings
        • Table WORLD BALL BEARING DEMAND BY REGION
      • Roller Bearings
        • Table WORLD ROLLER BEARING DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Plain Bearings
        • Table WORLD PLAIN BEARING DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Other Bearings & Bearing Parts
        • Table WORLD DEMAND FOR OTHER BEARINGS & BEARING PARTS BY PRODUCT & REGION
    • Demand by Market
      • Table CHART III-5 TYPES OF BEARING APPLICATIONS
      • Table WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART III-6 WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
      • Motor Vehicles
        • Table WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE BEARING DEMAND BY APPLICATION & REGION
      • Machinery
        • Table WORLD MACHINERY BEARING DEMAND BY REGION
      • Other Markets
        • Table WORLD OTHER BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET & REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Bearing Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: BEARING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • North America: Bearing Market Outlook
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United States
      • United States: General
      • United States: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United States: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED STATES: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Canada
      • Canada: General
      • Canada: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table CANADA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: General
      • Mexico: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table MEXICO: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Bearing Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: BEARING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Western Europe: Bearing Market Outlook
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Germany
      • Germany: General
      • Germany: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Germany: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table GERMANY: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Italy
      • Italy: General
      • Italy: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Italy: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table ITALY: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • France
      • France: General
      • France: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • France: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table FRANCE: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: General
      • United Kingdom: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United Kingdom: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Spain
      • Spain: General
      • Spain: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Spain: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table SPAIN: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: General
      • Other Western Europe: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Western Europe: Bearing Supply & Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Bearing Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: BEARING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Asia/Pacific: Bearing Market Outlook
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • China
      • China: General
      • China: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • China: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table CHINA:BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Japan
      • Japan: General
      • Japan: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Japan: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table JAPAN: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: General
      • South Korea: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • India
      • India: General
      • India: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • India: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table INDIA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: General
      • Taiwan: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Taiwan: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table TAIWAN: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: General
      • Thailand: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Thailand: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table THAILAND: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: General
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Bearing Supply & Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
      • Central & South America: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-1 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BEARING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
      • Central & South America: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table BRAZIL: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
      • Eastern Europe: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-2 EASTERN EUROPE: BEARING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
      • Eastern Europe: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Africa/Mideast: Bearing Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-3 AFRICA/MIDEAST: BEARING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
      • Africa/Mideast: Bearing Market Outlook
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table TURKEY: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table WORLD BEARING SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VIII-1 WORLD BEARING MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Product Development & Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Financial Requirements
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • Bosch (Robert) GmbH
      • C&U Group Company Limited
      • Daido Metal Company Limited
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Emerson Electric Company
      • EnPro Industries Incorporated
      • European Bearing Corporation
      • Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation
      • Fortive Corporation
      • GKN plc
      • Harbin Bearing Manufacturing Company Limited
      • Iljin Group
      • JTEKT Corporation
      • Luoyang LYC Bearing Company Limited
      • MAHLE International GmbH
      • Metaldyne Performance Group Incorporated
      • Miba AG
      • Minebea Company Limited
      • Nachi-Fujikoshi Corporation
      • National Engineering Industries Limited
      • NN Incorporated
      • NSK Limited
      • NTN Corporation
      • Oiles Corporation
      • RBC Bearings Incorporated
      • Regal Beloit Corporation
      • Rexnord Corporation
      • Rheinmetall AG
      • Samara Bearing Plant Joint Stock Company
      • Schaeffler Group
      • SKF AB
      • THK Company Limited
      • ThyssenKrupp AG
      • Timken Company
      • Wafangdian Bearing Group Corporation Limited
      • Wanxiang Qianchao Company Limited
      • Wieland-Werke AG

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