Global Industrial Castings Industry

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 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.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Ferrous Castings I-3Gray Iron Castings I-3Ductile Iron Castings I-4Malleable Iron Castings I-4Steel Castings I-4Nonferrous Castings I-4Aluminum I-5II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


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 CastingProduction for 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6Table 4: Number of Metal Casting Facilities (Ferrous &Nonferrous) by Major Country for 2008 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-6Table 5: Global Metal Casting Production (2010) - PercentageBreakdown by Top 10 Producing Countries - China, US, Russia,India, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Italy, France and Korea (InMillion 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

3. PROCESS OVERVIEW II-10Sand Molding II-10Green Sand Molding II-10Skin Dried Molding II-10Floor and Pit Molding II-10Dry Sand Molding II-11Chemical Setting Systems II-11Precision Molding II-11Permanent Mold Casting II-11Cosworth Process II-12Investment Casting II-12Semi-Precision Molding II-13Shell Mold Casting II-13Plaster Mold Casting II-13Ceramic Mold Casting II-13Centrifugal Casting II-14The V-Process II-14Innovative Molding II-14Daimler-Benz Innovates New Casting Process II-14FM Process II-14Squeeze Casting II-15Rheocasting and Thixomolding II-15Steel II-15Iron II-16Die Casting II-16Benefits of Die-casting II-16World Market for Industrial Castings - Casting ProcessCharacteristics II-16Casting 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

5. AN INSIGHT INTO THE APPLICATION MARKETS II-21Automobiles - A Major End Use Market II-21Aerospace Equipment II-21Internal Combustion Engines II-21Construction Machinery/Equipment II-22Oil Field Equipment II-22Valves & Fittings II-22Special Industry Machinery II-22Instruments II-22Other 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

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-25Ball Corporation Takes Over Neuman Aluminum II-25Superior Takes Over Stake in Synergies Castings II-25Continental Casting Snaps Up Intermet Plants II-25Norcast Wear Solutions Acquires Assets of Swanmet Engineering II-25Citation Merges with Grede II-26The Montupet Group Snaps Up Fonderie du Poitou Aluminium II-26Pace Industries Acquires Business Unit of Del Mar Industries II-26Ashland to Form JV with Sud-Chemie II-26Kobe Steel Completes Construction of Forging Press II-27Virginia Casting Industries to Establish New ManufacturingFacility II-27DISA Group and Wheelabrator Group Merge II-27Compass Automotive Group Takes over Citation's Casting andMachining Operations II-27Eisenwerk Sulzau-Werfen Acquires Miller Centrifugal Casting II-28IBC Advanced Alloys Acquires Specialloy Copper Alloys II-28Aerocast and Sikorsky Aircraft Sign Agreement II-28Acroni Opens Up Continuous Steel Casting Unit II-28Pomina Steel to Construct Steel-Casting Foundry II-29DCM Engineering Commences Production of CGI Castings II-29Globetech Group Commences Operations in North America II-29ProMetal RTC to Provide Casting Technology for DiMora MotorcarProgram II-29Grede Foundries to Shut Down Facilities II-30China First Heavy Industries Invests in Steel Casting andForging Base II-30


Bradken Acquires Atlas II-31

Bradken Acquires AmeriCast Technologies II-31

Yash Birla Group Acquires Birla Perucchini II-31

Riverside Europe Fund III LP Takes over Mekoteknik II-31

Andritz Forms JV with Wolfensberger II-31

MHSC Inks Purchase Agreement with CFM II-32

OMZ Foundry Production Bags Contract to Manufacture Steel Casting II-32

U.S. Aluminum Castings Establishes New Warehouse II-32

Intermet to Shut Down Manufacturing Facility II-32

Precision Castparts Acquires GSC Foundries and Related Assets II-33

AmeriCast Acquires Atlas Castings and Technology II-33

Precision Castparts Acquires Scotland Based Caledonian Alloys II-33

Dynacast Canada Acquires Q-Zip Diecasting II-34

Dynacast Canada Acquires Techmire II-34

Endurance Group Acquires Amann Druckguss II-34

Endurance Technologies Acquires M/s. Fondalmec S.p.A II-34

Fiat Acquires Teksid Aluminum II-35

Harvey Industries Acquires Indiana Power Train II-35

Georg Fischer Takes Over E.D.C. II-35

Bahr Bros Manufacturing Acquires Specialty Castings II-35

Kirloskar Acquires TKSL II-35

Silverhawk Acquires Stake in Elyria Foundry II-36

Sun European Partners Acquires Manoir Industries II-36

Sakthi Auto Acquires Internet Europe II-36

CZP Acquires Brock Metal Unit from Alumasc II-36

TMB Industries Announces Acquisition of Richland Center Foundry II-37

Marathon Asset Management Acquires SPX Contech Division II-37

Nidec Acquires 87% Stake in BML II-37

Aleris International Acquires Wabash Alloys II-37

Advanced Metals Acquires Ross Aluminum Castings II-38

Grupo Alfa Acquires TK Aluminum II-38

Amtek Auto Acquires JLF's Witham Facility II-38

Ashok Leyland Forms Joint Venture with Alteams of Finland II-39

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