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Hard Coatings Market - Segmented by Material Type, Technique, Application, End-user Industry and Geography – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)

Hard Coatings Market - Segmented by Material Type, Technique, Application, End-user Industry and Geography – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018-2023)

The hard coatings market is expected grow at a significant rate during the forecast period, majorly driven by the growing automotive & healthcare sector. Hard coatings are a coating technique by anodization of sulfuric acid with the electrolyte concentration, temperature and electric current parameters altered to produce the hardened surface. Hard coatings are resistant to corrosion, hardness and wear, electrical and temperature resistant. Hard coatings have low friction coefficient after lubrication.

Growing Automotive & Healthcare Sectors Driving the Hard Coatings Market
China, India, Philippines, and Vietnam are turning out to be potential markets for demand and supply of automobiles, with many automotive manufacturers placing their manufacturing and assembly plants in these countries. This can be attributed to the availability of labor at low costs, raw material prices, and rising urban population in the region. Major car manufacturers, such as Chevrolet, Daimler, Jeep, Audi, Volvo, and Kia have either set up their automotive manufacturing facilities or are planning to start new facilities in Asia-Pacific in the near future. This factor along with increasing global healthcare spending supports the usage of hard coatings in the automotive & healthcare sectors industries to a major extent.

PVD Dominating the Market Growth
Physical vapor deposition is a vaporization coating technique where the base material is used to form a thin coating layer on an object by evaporating and condensing the material used. The technology used in the physical vapor deposition are electron beam, sputter deposition, evaporative deposition, physical vapor deposition, pulsed laser deposition and cathode arc deposition. Owing to its hardness and wear resistance, reduced friction and improved oxidation resistance, the PVD technique is in demand in various end-use industries such as aerospace, automotive, cutting tools and others.

Asia-Pacific Dominating the Growth of Hard Coatings Market
China is the largest consumer of hard coatings market in Asia-pacific, in 2017. The growing awareness among the benefits of using hard coatings and the rising demand for hard coatings for decorative coatings and cuttings tools are anticipated to encourage the growth of the region throughout the forecast period.

Hard Coatings Market Major Players:
OC Oerlikon Corporation AG,
IHI Ionbond AG,
IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V,
Sulzer Ltd.

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1. Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Study Assumptions
1.4 Study Deliverables
1.5 Research Phases
2. Executive Summary
3. Hard Coatings Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
3.3 Price Analysis
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Hard Coatings Market Drivers
4.1.1 Rapidly growing automotive & healthcare sectors globally
4.1.2 Increasing usage of hard coatings in developing nations
4.2 Hard Coatings Market Restraints
4.2.1 High capital requirement
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3 Hard Coatings Market Opportunities
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
5.1 Hard Coatings Market By Material Type
5.1.1 Carbon-Based
5.1.2 Oxides
5.1.3 Nitrides
5.1.4 Carbides
5.1.5 Others
5.2 Hard Coatings Market By Technique
5.2.1 PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition)
5.2.2 CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
5.3 Hard Coatings Market By Application
5.3.1 Cutting tools
5.3.2 Decorative Coatings
5.3.3 Optics
5.3.4 Gears
5.3.5 Bearings
5.3.6 Cylinders
5.3.7 Hydraulic/Pneumatic Components
5.3.8 Others
5.4 Hard Coatings Market By End-user Industry
5.4.1 Building & Construction
5.4.2 General manufacturing
5.4.3 Automotive
5.4.4 Transportation Aerospace Rail Marine
5.4.5 Industrial
5.4.6 Others
6. Hard Coatings Market Regional Analysis (Market Size, Growth, and Forecast)
6.1 Asia-Pacific
6.1.1 China
6.1.2 India
6.1.3 Japan
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 ASEAN Countries
6.1.6 Australia & New Zealand
6.1.7 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.2 North America
6.2.1 United States
6.2.2 Canada
6.2.3 Mexico
6.2.4 Rest of North-America
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Germany
6.3.2 United Kingdom
6.3.3 France
6.3.4 Italy
6.3.5 Spain
6.3.6 Nordic Countries
6.3.7 Rest of Europe
6.4 South America
6.4.1 Brazil
6.4.2 Argentina
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7. Hard Coatings Market Competitive Landscape
7.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
7.2 Market Share Analysis**
7.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
8. Hard Coatings Market Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, and Recent Developments)
8.1 ASB Industries, Inc.
8.2 Cemecon
8.3 Dhake Industries Inc.
8.4 Diarc-Technology Oy
8.5 Duralar Technologies
8.6 Exxene Corporation
8.7 Gencoa Ltd
8.8 Hardcoatings, Inc.
8.9 IHI Ionbond AG
8.10 IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V
8.11 Kobelco
8.12 MBI Coatings
8.13 Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
8.14 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG
8.15 Platit AG
8.16 SDC Technologies, Inc.
8.17 Sulzer Ltd.
8.18 The Eifeler Group
8.19 Ultra Optics
8.20 Zeiss Group
…List not Exhaustive
9. Disclaimer
**Subject to Availability on Public Domain

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