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Iron Powder Market in North America 2016-2020

About the Iron Powder Market in North America

Iron powder has numerous applications based on its type and method of manufacture. The iron powder particles range in size from 20 micrometer to 200 micrometer. It is used in brazing, sintered parts, metallurgical applications, laboratory studies, chemical processes, and others.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the iron powder market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the iron powder market in North America for 2016-2020.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • US
  • Canada
Technavio's report, Iron Powder Market in North America 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Ashland
  • Belmont Metals
  • Carpenter Technology
  • Hoeganaes
  • Rio Tinto Metal Powders
Other prominent vendors
  • ACuPowder International
  • Ametek
  • Crucible Specialty Metals
  • Powder Alloy
  • SuperAlloy International
Market driver
  • Demand from automotive industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High competition from China
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Development and use of integrated powder solutions
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Iron Powder Market in North America 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the iron powder market in North America: Ashland, Belmont Metals, Carpenter Technology, Hoeganaes, and Rio Tinto Metal Powders.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: ACuPowder International, Ametek, Crucible Specialty Metals, Powder Alloy, and SuperAlloy International.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A trend which is boosting market growth is the development and use of integrated powder solutions. The iron powder market in North America is using machinability enhancing additives to improve products made from iron powder. Manufacturers are also using advanced mixing and binding technology and specially designed lubricants in manufacturing processes. This enables efficient experimental and simulation methods, which help optimize product and process design, durability, quality, and performance.”

According to the report, a key growth driver is the rising demand from the automotive industry. In terms of volume, the automotive industry in North America is growing at a rapid pace owing to increased consumer confidence and recovery of automobile industry leading to increased consumption of iron powders. Iron powder improves the quality of automotive parts and helps deliver optimum performance, enhancing the performance of these parts. Vendors in the market are focusing on value addition to enhance metallurgical properties of iron powder to meet the stringent requirements from automakers. Iron powder is used in steering parts, engine parts, transmission parts, seat and door parts, suspension parts, brake parts, and sensors. It is primarily used for soft magnetic applications.

Further, the report states that one challenge that could restrict market growth is competition from China.

Companies Mentioned

Ashland, Belmont Metals, Carpenter Technology, Hoeganaes, Rio Tinto Metal Powders, ACuPowder International, Ametek, Crucible Specialty Metals, Powder Alloy, SuperAlloy International.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Iron powder market in North America
      • Table Iron powder market in North America by product
      • Table Iron powder market in North America by application
      • Table Iron powder market in North America by countries
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Overview
      • Table Iron powder type and application (marked by -a)
      • Table Powder production process
      • Table Physical and chemical properties of iron powder
    • Metal powders market in North America
      • Table Metal powders market in North America 2015
  • Market landscape
    • Iron powder market in North America
      • Table Iron powder market in North America 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Iron powder market in North America by product 2015
    • Table Iron powder market in North America by product 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Atomized iron powder market in North America
      • Table Popular atomized iron powder grades and their properties
      • Table Atomized iron powder market in North America 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Carbonyl iron powder market in North America
      • Table Applications of carbonyl iron powder
      • Table Carbonyl iron powder market in North America 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Table Iron powder market in North America by application 2015
    • Table Iron powder market in North America by application 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Iron powder market in North America for PM parts
      • Table PM process
      • Table Metal injection molding market in North America by end-users 2015
      • Table Iron powder market in North America for PM 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Iron powder market in North America for welding
      • Table Welding industry in North America by product 2015
      • Table Iron powder market in North America for welding 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Iron powder market in North America by geography 2015
    • Table Iron powder market in North America by geography 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Iron powder market in US
      • Table Iron powder market in US 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
    • Iron powder market in Canada
      • Table Iron powder market in Canada 2015-2020 (thousand metric tons)
  • Market drivers
    • Demand from automotive industry
      • Table Uses of iron powder in automotive industry
      • Table Light vehicle sales in US 2004-2015 (millions of units)
    • Increase in demand for steel
      • Table Steel production in North America (million metric tons)
    • Increase in demand for metal injection molded products
      • Table Global metal injection molding market 2015
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Shortage of skilled labor
    • High competition from China
    • Health, safety, and environment issues
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Technological advances in production process
    • Development and use of integrated powder solutions
    • PM for hydrogen storage
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Ashland
      • Table Ashland: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Ashland: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Ashland: Key takeaways
    • Belmont Metals
      • Table Belmont Metals: Product offering
      • Table Belmont Metals: Key takeaways
    • Carpenter Technology
      • Table Carpenter Technology: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Carpenter Technology: Product offering
      • Table Carpenter Technology: Key takeaways
    • Hoeganaes
      • Table Hoeganaes: Iron powder product segmentation
      • Table Hoeganaes: Key takeaways
    • Rio Tinto Metal Powders
      • Table Rio Tinto Metal Powders: Product segmentation
      • Table Iron powders for consumable applications
      • Table Rio Tinto Metal Powders: Key takeaways
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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