‘Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review’ available now

March 5, 2008

000469Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review’ looks at some of the key statistics in regional and global shipments relating to ferrous and non-ferrous PM products, hardmetals, diamond tools, and powder-based magnets.

Additionally, two special insets review PM’s special relationship with the automotive industry and the accelerating global growth in the powder injection moulding sector.

The review, written by Bernard Williams, former Executive Director of the European Powder Metallurgy Association, is available to purchase as a 13 page 8000+ word PDF feature, priced at £95.

Alternatively, ‘Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review’ is included in the printed ‘International Powder Metallurgy Directory 13th Edition 2008-2009 ‘, available now from Inovar Communications for £165 plus shipping.

To order the PDF version of Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review use our PDF order form. For more information on the ‘International Powder Metallurgy Directory 13th Edition 2008-2009′, which includes the above market review in full, visit www.ipmd.net.

Tables in ‘Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review’

  • Table 1 Global PM production by value
  • Table 2 Rise in some of the key metal commodity prices in the period 2005-2007
  • Table 3 Global Shipments of PM ferrous powders including stainless steel – 2000-2007
  • Table 4 Global shipments of copper and copper-base powders – 1999-2006
  • Table 5 Production of hardmetals (cemented carbides) according to region
  • Table 6 Regional production of permanent magnets – 2006
  • Table 7 North American Powder Shipments (short tons) – 2000 – 2006
  • Table 8 Estimates of PM Part Production in CIS Countries and Turkey (metric tonnes)
  • Table 9 PM Production in Asia and Oceania – 2002 to 2006
  • Table 10 Shipments of PM grade iron, copper, SS and MIM powders in Japan
  • Table 11 Iron and steel powder production Japan 2001-2006
  • Table 12 Iron and steel and copper powder shipments in China
  • Table 13 Powder metallurgy production in South Korea 1999-2003
  • Table 14 Global PM part price comparisons

Figures in ‘Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review’

  • Fig. 1 Global PM production covering all sectors is estimated to exceed $43 billion per annum
  • Fig. 2 Trends in global PM grade iron and steel powder shipments and regional market share
  • Fig. 3 Trends in global copper and copper powder shipments and regional market share
  • Fig. 4 Global breakdown of regional markets for hardmetals
  • Fig. 5 Hardmetal (Cemented Carbide) Production in Japan in Tonnes and Sales (Yen) 2001-2006
  • Fig. 6 Production trends for NdFeB magnets
  • Fig. 7 European PM production was estimated at €10.36 billion in 2006
  • Fig. 8 Market share of PM part manufacturing in Europe according to country
  • Fig. 9 Market share of PM manufacturing in Asia/Oceania by country

Inset Feature 1: PM growth linked to fortunes of global automotive industry

  • Fig. 1 Application breakdown of PM parts and PM bearings used in Japanese cars
  • Fig. 2 World motor vehicle production (%share) 2006
  • Fig. 3 European production by vehicle category 2006
  • Fig. 4 Study of the potential for PM gears in the global automotive gear market
  • Table 1 World motor vehicle production by region – 2005-2006
  • Table 2 Average weight (kg) of PM parts used in cars

Inset Feature 2: Powder injection moulding (PIM) holds promise for continued global growth

  • Fig. 1 Application areas for metal injection molded components (left) Europe (centre) N. America (right) Japan
  • Fig. 2 Growth in global MIM powder shipments 2002-2006
  • Fig. 3 Global market share for metal injection moulding powders based on tonnage shipped
  • Fig. 4 World metal injection molding market in terms of tonnage shipped (excluding ceramics and carbides)
  • Table 1 Global estimated metal injection moulding (metal and carbide) sales
  • Table 2 Breakdown of metal injection moulding (metal and carbide) sales in Asia 2006

To order the PDF version of Powder Metallurgy: A Global Market Review use our PDF order form. For more information on the International Powder Metallurgy Directory 13th Edition, which includes the above market review in full, visit www.ipmd.net.

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