Global Industrial Castings Industry

NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

 

Global Industrial Castings Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, & Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Magnesium Castings, and Other Nonferrous Castings). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 1209 companies including many key and niche players such as Bradken - Engineered Products, Esco Corporation, Inc., GIW Industries, Intercast and Forge Pty. Ltd., Kubota Corp., Precision Metalsmiths, Inc., Ryobi Ltd., and Wyman-Gordon Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

 

 

 

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Ferrous Castings I-3

Gray Iron Castings I-3

Ductile Iron Castings I-4

Malleable Iron Castings I-4

Steel Castings I-4

Nonferrous Castings I-4

Aluminum I-5

 

 

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Market Outlook II-1

Global Foundry Industry to Witness Steady Growth II-1

Foundries Market in North America and Europe to Witness

Speedy Recoveries II-1

Migration of Foundry Facilities to Developing Regions II-2

Market for Aluminum Die-Castings to Grow Steadily II-2

Aluminum Castings: Bright Long-Term Prospects in Transport

Sector II-2

Table 1: Global End-Use Profile for Aluminum (2011):

Percentage Breakdown of Applications by Industry for

Transportation, Containers & Packaging, Building &

Construction, Consumer OEMs, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Growing Opportunities for Magnesium Die Casting II-3

Key Trends II-3

Industrial Machinery and Aerospace Equipment Applications

Fuel Demand II-3

Increasing Usage of Aluminum Castings by the US Automobile

Industry II-3

Innovative Applications Spur Demand for Castings II-4

Metal Die-Castings Industry Trends II-4

Ferrous Metal Castings: A Stagnant Market II-4

Usage of Ductile Iron Predominates Over Gray Iron II-4

Nonferrous Metal Castings: Emerging Sector II-4

Plastics: Evolving as a Fast Growing Substitute II-5

Aluminum and Magnesium Castings on a High Growth Note II-5

Aluminum Die Casting Industry Exempt from Plant Emission

Regulations II-5

Production Scenario II-6

Table 2: Leading Countries in Ferrous Metal Casting

Production for 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

 

Table 3: Leading Countries in Nonferrous Metal Casting

Production for 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 4: Number of Metal Casting Facilities (Ferrous &

Nonferrous) by Major Country for 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 5: Global Metal Casting Production (2010) - Percentage

Breakdown by Top 10 Producing Countries - China, US, Russia,

India, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Italy, France and Korea (In

Million Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

 

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-8

Industrial Castings - A Preface II-8

Casting Process II-8

Major Metal Casting Processes II-8

Conventional Molding II-8

Precision Molding II-8

Semi-Precision Molding II-9

Chemically Bonded Self-Setting Sand Molding II-9

Innovative Molding II-9

 

3. PROCESS OVERVIEW II-10

Sand Molding II-10

Green Sand Molding II-10

Skin Dried Molding II-10

Floor and Pit Molding II-10

Dry Sand Molding II-11

Chemical Setting Systems II-11

Precision Molding II-11

Permanent Mold Casting II-11

Cosworth Process II-12

Investment Casting II-12

Semi-Precision Molding II-13

Shell Mold Casting II-13

Plaster Mold Casting II-13

Ceramic Mold Casting II-13

Centrifugal Casting II-14

The V-Process II-14

Innovative Molding II-14

Daimler-Benz Innovates New Casting Process II-14

FM Process II-14

Squeeze Casting II-15

Rheocasting and Thixomolding II-15

Steel II-15

Iron II-16

Die Casting II-16

Benefits of Die-casting II-16

World Market for Industrial Castings - Casting Process

Characteristics II-16

Casting Procedure II-17

 

4. PRODUCT SEGMENTATION II-18

Ferrous Castings II-18

Gray Iron Castings II-18

Ductile Iron Castings II-18

Malleable Iron Castings II-18

Steel Castings II-19

Nonferrous Castings II-19

Aluminum II-19

Key Facts Involving Aluminum and its Applications in

Automobiles II-19

Major Benefits II-20

 

5. AN INSIGHT INTO THE APPLICATION MARKETS II-21

Automobiles - A Major End Use Market II-21

Aerospace Equipment II-21

Internal Combustion Engines II-21

Construction Machinery/Equipment II-22

Oil Field Equipment II-22

Valves & Fittings II-22

Special Industry Machinery II-22

Instruments II-22

Other Applications II-22

 

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/ INNOVATIONS II-23

N.F. CASTING (India) Launches Non-Ferrous Metal Castings and

Alloys II-23

Access and CD-adapco Jointly Introduce STAR-Cast II-23

Dean Group International Introduces Safe Investment Casting Tools II-23

Yamaha to Launch DiASil Technology in India II-23

Yamaha Motor Develops New CF Magnesium Die-Casting Technology II-24

Researchers Develop New Lightweight Magnesium Alloy Casting

Method II-24

Delphi Develops Delphi K-Alloy II-24

 

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-25

Ball Corporation Takes Over Neuman Aluminum II-25

Superior Takes Over Stake in Synergies Castings II-25

Continental Casting Snaps Up Intermet Plants II-25

Norcast Wear Solutions Acquires Assets of Swanmet Engineering II-25

Citation Merges with Grede II-26

The Montupet Group Snaps Up Fonderie du Poitou Aluminium II-26

Pace Industries Acquires Business Unit of Del Mar Industries II-26

Ashland to Form JV with Sud-Chemie II-26

Kobe Steel Completes Construction of Forging Press II-27

Virginia Casting Industries to Establish New Manufacturing

Facility II-27

DISA Group and Wheelabrator Group Merge II-27

Compass Automotive Group Takes over Citation's Casting and

Machining Operations II-27

Eisenwerk Sulzau-Werfen Acquires Miller Centrifugal Casting II-28

IBC Advanced Alloys Acquires Specialloy Copper Alloys II-28

Aerocast and Sikorsky Aircraft Sign Agreement II-28

Acroni Opens Up Continuous Steel Casting Unit II-28

Pomina Steel to Construct Steel-Casting Foundry II-29

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