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Growth Opportunities for Superalloys in theGlobal Aerospace Industry 2015-2020:Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis

According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of superalloys in the aerospacemarket looks positive with opportunities in commercial, regional jet, general aviation, helicopter, andmilitary aircraft segments. Superalloys in the global aerospace market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of2.6% from 2015 to 2020. The major growth drivers of this market are increasing deliveries of aircraftand excellent mechanical properties of superalloys, such as high temperature, creep resistance,corrosion resistance, and thermal stability.

In this market, nickel base, nickel iron base, and cobalt base superalloys are used. Majority ofsuperalloys usage are in the aircraft engines. Lucintel predicts that the demand for nickel basesuperalloy is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period due to its excellentperformance at high temperatures. On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts thatthe regional aircraft segment is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supportedby increasing regional aircraft deliveries.Within the superalloys market, commercial aircraft is expected to remain the largest segment by aircrafttype during the forecast period due to increasing demand of wide body commercial aircraft.

North America is expected to remain the largest region during forecast period due to the growth in theaircraft deliveries and the presence of major aircraft engine part manufacturers in this region.APAC isexpected to grow with highest CAGR during the forecast period due to the growth in aircraft deliveriesand increasing manufacturing activities in this region.

For market expansion, the report suggests innovation and new product development, where the uniquecharacteristics of superalloys can be capitalized. The report further suggests the development ofpartnerships with customers to create win-win situations for the end users. Precision Castparts Corp.(Special metals), Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, Haynes International, CarpenterTechnology, and Aperam are among the major suppliers of superalloys in the aerospace industry.Some companies are opting for backward integration as a strategic initiative for driving growth.

Lucintel, a leading global strategic consulting and market research firm, has analyzed opportunities forsuperalloys in the aerospace industry by aircraft type, base material type, and region and has come upwith a comprehensive research report, “Growth Opportunities for Superalloys in the GlobalAerospace Industry 2015-2020: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” The Lucintel reportserves as a springboard for growth strategy, as it provides a comprehensive data and analysis ontrends, key drivers, and directions. The study includes a forecast for the superalloys in the globalaerospace industry through 2020, segmented by aircraft type, base material type, and region asfollows:

By aircraft type (Value in $ Million and Volume in Million lbs. from 2009 to 2020):

  • Commercial Aircraft
  • Regional Aircraft
  • General aviation
  • Helicopter
  • Military Aircraft
By base material type (Value in $ Million from 2009 to 2020):
  • Nickel base superalloy
  • Nickel iron base superalloy
  • Cobalt base superalloy
By region (Value in $ Million and Volume in Million lbs. from 2009 to 2020):
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
This report answers following 11 key questions:

Q. 1 What are some of the potential, high-growth opportunities for superalloys in the aerospace industry, by aircraft type, application and region?

Q. 2. Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?

Q.3. Which region will grow at a faster pace and why?

Q.4 What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges ofthe market?

Q.5. What are the business risks and threats to this market?

Q.6 What are the emerging trends in this market and reasons behind them?

Q.7 What are some changing demands of customers in the market?

Q.8 What are some of the new developments in the market and which companies are leading thesedevelopments?

Q.9 Who are the major players in this market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented bykey players for business growth?

Q.10 How is the competitive rivalry and threat of substitution in this market?

Q.11. What are M&A activities have occurred in the last 5 years in this market? What are the reasonsto these activities and how have they impacted the industry?This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and tools needed toidentify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in this market. This report willsave hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly benefit you inexpanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy, you need every advantage thatyou can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. Thismarket report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinational materialssuppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many more that operate in thismarket.

Some of the features of “Growth Opportunities for Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry 2015-2020: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” include:
  • Market size estimates: Superalloys in the global aerospace industry size estimation in terms of volume (M lbs.) and value ($M) shipment.
  • Trend and forecast analysis: Superalloys in global the aerospace industry trend (2009-2014) and forecast (2015-2020) by region, aircraft type and by base material type.
  • Segmentation analysis: Superalloys in the global aerospace industry size by various aircraft types such as commercial aircraft, regional jet, general aviation, helicopter and military aircraft both in terms of volume and value shipment.
  • Regional analysis: Superalloys in the global aerospace industry breakdown by key region such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World.
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different aircraft type and regions.
  • Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, competitive landscape, and expansion strategies of superalloys products suppliers in the global aerospace industry.
  • Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.


1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction
2.2: The Aerospace Industry
2.2: Industry Classification
2.3: Superalloys in the Aerospace Industry
2.4: Supply Chain
3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis
3.1: Market Analysis 2014
3.1.1: Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry by Value and Volume
3.1.2: Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry by Aircraft Type
3.1.3: Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry by Base Material
3.1.4 Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry by Region
3.2: Market Trends for 2009-2014
3.2.1: Macroeconomic Trends
3.2.2: Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry Trend by Value and
Volume
3.2.3: Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry Trend by Aircraft Type
3.2.4: Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry Trend by Base
Material
3.2.5: Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry by Region
3.2.6: Industry Drivers and Challenges
3.3: Market Forecast from 2015 to 2020
3.3.1: Macroeconomic Forecast
3.3.2: Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry Forecast by Value
and Volume
3.3.3: Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry Forecast by Aircraft Type
3.3.4: Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry Forecast by Base Material
3.3.5: Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry Forecast by Region
4. Competitor Analysis
4.1 Product Portfolio Analysis
4.2 Market Share Analysis
4.3 Geographical Reach
4.4 Operational Integration
4.5 Growth Leadership Analysis
4.6 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5. Growth Opportunity and Strategic Analysis
5.1: Growth Opportunities Analysis
5.1.1: Growth Opportunities for Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry by
Region
5.1.2: Growth Opportunities for Superalloy in Global Aerospace Industry by Aircraft
Type
5.2: Strategic Analysis
5.2.1: New Product Developments by Competitors
Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis
5.2.2: Expansion Strategy
5.2.3: Product-Market Growth Matrix for Superalloys in Aerospace Industry
5.3: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Superalloy Market
6. Company Profiles of Leading Players
List of Figures
Chapter 2. Industry Background and Classifications
Figure 2.1: Production Route Chart of Superalloys
Figure 2.2: Processes used to Produce Superalloy Components
Figure 2.3: Classification of Aerospace Industry according to Aircraft Type
Figure 2.4: Classification of Global Superalloy Product Market
Figure 2.5: Benefits of Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry
Figure 2.6: Application Areas of Superalloys in Aircraft Engines
Figure 2.7: Application Areas of Superalloys in Aircraft Engines
Figure 2.8: Components Made of Superalloys
Figure 2.9: Nickel Base Superalloys in Gas Turbine Engines
Figure 2.10: Supply Chain of Superalloys in the Aerospace Industry
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis
Figure 3.1: Superalloy Distribution (%) in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Aircraft
Type in 2014
Figure 3.2: Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Aircraft Type in 2014
Figure 3.3: Superalloy Distribution (%) in the Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) by
Aircraft Type in 2014
Figure 3.4: Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) by Aircraft Type in 2014
Figure 3.5: Superalloy Distribution (%) in Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Base
Material in 2014
Figure 3.6: Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Base Material in 2014
Figure 3.7: Superalloy Distribution (%) in Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Region in
2014
Figure 3.8: Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Region in 2014
Figure 3.9: Superalloy Distribution (%) in Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) by Region
in 2014
Figure 3.10: Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) by Region in 2014
Figure 3.11: Global GDP Growth Rate Trends
Figure 3.12: Air Passenger Traffic Growth Rate Trends
Figure 3.13: Trends in Aircraft Deliveries for Boeing and Airbus 2009-2014
Figure 3.14: External Forces Shaping Superalloy Growth in the Aerospace Industry
Figure 3.15: Superalloy Growth Trends in the Global Aerospace Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.16: Superalloy Growth Trends in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Aircraft
Type from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.17: Superalloy Growth Trends in the Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) by
Aircraft Type from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.18 Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) Trend by Base Material
Type from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.19: Superalloy in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) Trend by Region from 2009
to 2014
Figure 3.20: Superalloy in Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) Trend by Region from
2009 to 2014
Figure 3.21: Drivers and Challenges for Superalloy in Global Aerospace Industry
Figure 3.22: Global GDP Growth Rate Forecast
Figure 3.23 Forecast in Commercial Aircraft Deliveries for Boeing and Airbus 2014-2020
Figure 3.24: Superalloy Growth Forecast in the Global Aerospace Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.25: Superalloy Growth Forecast in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by Aircraft
Type from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.26: Superalloy Growth Forecast in the Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) by
Aircraft Type from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.27 Superalloy Growth Forecast in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) by
Application Type from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.28: Superalloy in the Global Aerospace Industry ($ Million) Forecast by Region from
2015 to 2020
Figure 3.29: Superalloy in the Global Aerospace Industry (Million Pounds) Forecast by Region
from 2015 to 2020
Chapter 4. Competitor Analysis
Figure 4.1: Market Share Analysis of Aerospace Superalloy Suppliers in 2014
Figure 4.2: Major Global Aerospace Superalloy Suppliers
Figure 4.3: Growth Leadership Matrix for Superalloy in Global Aerospace Industry
Figure 4.4: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis for Superalloy in Global Aerospace Industry
Chapter 5. Growth Opportunity and Strategic Analysis
Figure 5.1: Growth Opportunities for Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry
by Region
Figure 5.2: Growth Opportunities for Superalloy Consumption in the Global Aerospace Industry
by Aircraft Type
Figure 5.3: Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in 2014
Figure 5.4: Product- Market Strategies for Superalloy Consumption in Global Aerospace
Industry
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry: Parameters and Attributes
Chapter 2. Industry Background and Classifications
Table 2.1: Role of Alloying Elements
Table 2.2: Features of Superalloys
Table 2.3: Application Areas of Superalloys
Table 2.4: Role of Alloying Element and Effect
Table 2.5: Chemical Composition (Weight %) of Various Superalloys
Table 2.6: Severity of the Surface Related Problems for Gas Turbine Applications
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis
Table 3.1: Market Trends of Superalloys from 2009 to 2014 in the Global Aerospace Industry
Table 3.2: Average Growth Rates Consumption for One, Three, and Five Years for Superalloy
in Global Aerospace Industry in Terms of $ Million
Table 3.3: Market Size and 2013-2014 Growth Rates of Superalloys in the Global Aerospace
Industry by Aircraft Type in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.4: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates of the Global Aerospace Superalloy Product
Industry by Aircraft Type during Last Five Years from 2009 to 2014 in Various Segments in
Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.5: Market Size and 2013-2014 Growth Rates for Superalloys in the Global Aerospace
Industry by Application in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.6: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates of the Global Aerospace Superalloy Industry
by Base Material Type during Last Five Years from 2009 to 2014 in Various Segments in Terms
of Value and Volume
Table 3.7: Market Size and 2013-2014 Growth Rates of Superalloys in the Aerospace Industry
by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.8: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates of Superalloy Consumption in Aerospace
Industry during Last Five Years from 2009 to 2014 by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.9: Market Forecast (2015 -2020) of Superalloys in the Global Aerospace Industry
Table 3.10: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years for Superalloy Consumption
in Global Aerospace Industry in Terms of $ Million
Table 3.11: Market Size and 2014-2015 Growth Rates of Superalloys in the Global Aerospace
Industry by Aircraft Type in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.12: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates of Superalloys in Various Segments of the
Global Aerospace Industry by Application during Next Five Years from 2015 to 2020 in Terms
of Value and Volume
Table 3.13: Market Size from 2015 to 2020 and Growth Rates for Superalloys in Global
Aerospace Industry by Base Material Type in Terms of Value
Table 3.14: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates of Superalloys in Global Aerospace Industry
by Application Type during Next Five Years from 2015 to 2020 in Various Segments in Terms
of Value and Volume
Table 3.15: Market Size and 2014-2015 Growth Rates of Superalloys in the Aerospace Industry
by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.16: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates of Superalloys in the Aerospace Industry
during Next Five Years from 2015 to 2020 by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
Chapter 4. Competitor Analysis
Table 4.1: Product Mapping of Superalloy Suppliers Based on Aircraft Type
Table 4.2: Market Share of Aerospace Superalloy Suppliers in 2014
Table 4.3: Presence of Superalloy Supplier across the Value Chain
Chapter 5. Growth Opportunity and Strategic Analysis
Table 5.1: New product launches by competitors
Table 5.2: Attractiveness Rating for New Product Launches
Table 5.3: Capability Enhancement Activities by Competitors
Table 5.4: Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in 2014
Table 5.4: Type of Market Expansion Activities by Competitors

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