Global sales of industrial fasteners are expected to climb 5.2 percent per year to $82.9 billion in 2016. Standard externally threaded fasteners will remain the dominant product segment and will post the largest value gains. The Asia/Pacific region will record the fastest demand gains, driven by India and China.
This study analyzes the $64 billion world industrial fastener industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (externally threaded, internally threaded, nonthreaded, application-specific, aerospace grade), market (original equipment manufacturing, maintenance/repair/operations, construction), world region and for 27 major countries.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 42 industry participants, including Illinois Tool Works, Precision Castparts, and Alcoa.