Global Machine Tools Industry

NEW YORK, May 30, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Machine Tools Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Machine Tools in Millions of US$ by the following product groups/segments: Metal Cutting tools (Boring & Drilling Machines, Gear Cutting Machines, Grinding, Honing, Lapping, Polishing & Buffing Machines, Lathes, Milling Machines, Machining Centers, Station Type Machines, & Miscellaneous Metal Cutting Tools), Metal Forming Tools (Punching & Shearing Machines, Bending & Forming Machines, Metal Working Presses, & Miscellaneous Metal Forming Tools), and Special Machine Tools (Water Jet Machines, Laser Machines, Electrochemical Machines, Electrical Discharge Machines, & Coordinate Measuring Machines). The end-use markets also analyzed in the report include Automobile, Aerospace/Defense, Non-Electric Machinery & Equipment, Electronics/Electrical Machinery & Equipment, and Others (Oil Field Industry/Medical Industry). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 872 companies including many key and niche players such as Agie Charmilles Management Ltd., Allied Machine & Engineering Corp, Amada Group of Companies, Amada America, Inc., Amada Cutting Technologies, Amada Co. Ltd., Cincinnati Automation & Test, Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd., FANUC Ltd., Giddings & Lewis Machine Tools LLC, Gildemeister Aktiengesellschaft, Gildemeister Italiana S.p.A., Hardinge Inc., Kennametal Inc., Makino Milling Machine Co. Ltd., Mori Seiki Company, Ltd., Okuma Corporation, Otto Bihler Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, Shanghai Machine Tool Works, Sodick, Inc, Spinner Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik GmbH, TAJMAC - ZPS, a. s., Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG,. Walter AG, and Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.


Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Product Groups/Segments 4

Metal Cutting Tools 4

Boring & Drilling Machines 4

Gear Cutting Machines 4

Grinding, Honing, Lapping, Polishing and Buffing Machines 5

Lathes 5

Milling Machines 5

Machining Centers 5

Station Type Machines 5

Miscellaneous Metal Cutting Tools 5

Metal Forming Tools 5

Punching & Shearing Tools 6

Bending & Forming Tools 6

Metal Working Presses 6

Miscellaneous Metal Forming Tools 6

Special Machine Tools 6

Waterjet and Laser Machines 6

Electrochemical Machines 7

Electrical Discharge Machines 7

Co-ordinate Measuring Machines 7

End-Use Segments 7

Automotive Industry 7

Aerospace/Defense Industry 7

Non-Electric Machinery and Equipment Industry 7

Electronics/Electrical Machinery and Equipment Industry 8

Others 8

Oilfield Industry 8

Medical Industry 8


A Quick Primer 9

Market Traits: A Review 9

Market Prospects Closely Tied to Economic Health 9

A Polarized Market 10

Price: A Competitive Variable 10

Technology Evolution in the Machine Tools Industry 10

Technology Boosts Numerical Control (NC) Machine Tools

Demand Further 11

Innovation Largely Guided by the Evolution of New Age Materials 11

Achieving Precision the Laser Way 12

Need of the Hour 12

What Does It Take to Survive in the Marketplace? 12

After Sales Customer Service & Support: A Key Differentiator 13

Metal Cutting Tools: A Critical Part of the Machine Tools

Industry 13

Hopes Pinned onto Powder Metallurgical HSS to Spearhead

Market Revival 13

Current Market Scenario: A Review 14

Growth Takes a Hurting Dip Amid a Cooling World Economy 14

The World Beyond the Recession 15

Outlook 15

Key Trends & Issues 15

Where Do the Opportunities Lie? 15

Electronic Equipment and Motor Vehicles Drive Demand 16

Machine "Controls" Component Business Waxes in Popularity 16

Multi Tasking Machines Gear Up to Revolutionize Machine Tool

Dynamics 16

A Macro Shift to Micro Machining Tools 16

'Cutting' the Frills 17

Retrofit Market Keeps CNC Sales Alive 17

Flexible Manufacturing Catching Impetus 17

Bar Fed Machining Centers Gain Rapid Acceptance 17

Two Offset Numbers become Norm in Machining Center Programs 18

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Cutting Tools become a Rage 18

Environmental Concerns Spur Innovations in Cutting Tools 19

'Intelligent' Threat Brewing 19

Waterjet: An Evolving Cutting Tool 19

Cost Benefits Drive Waterjet Adoption 20

Waterjet Cutting Applications Expanding With Times 20

Major Emerging Markets 20

China: The Dragon Marches Ahead 20

Key Market Share Statistics 21

Table 1: Global Metalworking Firms (2008): Breakdown of

Machine Tool Sales by Company (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 21

Table 2: Global Gear Cutting Machinery Market (2007):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Key Players (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 22

Table 3: Global High Speed Steel (HSS) Market (2007):

Percentage Market Share of Dollar Sales by Leading Company

for Eramet, Bohler-Uddeholm, Hitachi, Latrobe, Schmolz &

Bickenbach, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 22

Table 4: Global Machine Tool Shape Cutting Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown by Cutting Technologies - Laser,

EDM, Plasma, Waterjets and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 22

Table 5: Global Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Machine Market

(2007): Percentage Breakdown of Fixed and Variable Costs per

Hour by Cost Component - Abrasive Sand/ Disposal, Labor,

Depreciation, Overhead, Spare & Wear Parts, Compressed Air,

Interest, Electricity, Water/Wastewater and

Maintenance/Service (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 23

Table 6: Global Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Machine Market

(2007): Percentage Breakdown of Variable Costs per Hour by

Cost Component - Abrasive Sand/Disposal, Spare & Wear Parts,

Compressed Air, Electricity, Maintenance/ Service, and

Water/Wastewater (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 23

Key Production & Trade Statistics 24

Table 7: Global Cutting Machine Tools Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Value by Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 24

Table 8: Global Metal Forming Machine Tools Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Value by Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 24

Table 9: Global Machine Tool Exports (2008): Breakdown of

Value Exports by Supplying Country (in US$ Billion)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 25

Historic Statistical Findings: A Review 25

Table 10: Leading Players in the Global Electrochemical

Machine Tools Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales for Extrude Hone, APC Aerospecialty, Chuo Seisakusho,

Dynetics, 3CD Gradningsteknologi, Dubuis, Anatronic, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 25

Table 11: Leading Players in the Global Water Jet Machine

Tools Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown by Value Sales for

Flow International, OMAX, Technicut Waterjet, ESAB,

Bystronic, Sugino, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 26

Table 12: Leading Players in the Global Coordinate Measuring

Machine Tools Market (2005): Percentage Breakdown by Value

Sales for Brown & Sharpe, Wenzel Prazision, Mitutoyo America,

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