Global Industrial Castings Industry

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


Global Industrial Castings Industry


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.





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






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



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



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



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



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



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



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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