Bearings

Gains will be supported by an ongoing recovery in motor vehicle manufacturing, healthy levels of machinery production, and increased output of construction, oilfield, and mining equipment.

US demand to rise 4.4% annually through 2017

Bearing demand in the US is forecast to increase 4.4 percent per year to $12.9 billion in 2017, a notable improvement from the modest growth registered during the 2007 to 2012 period. Of this demand, $10.6 billion will be attributable to ball and roller bearings, and $2.3 billion will be attributable to plain bearings. Market gains will be supported by improved conditions throughout the US economy. Motor vehicle manufacturing, which is the largest bearing-using market, will continue to recover from the decline in output in 2008 and 2009, with production expected to increase 3.0 percent per year through 2017. Bearing sales will also be bolstered by healthy levels of machinery production. Increased output of construction, oilfield, and mining equipment, as well as growing shipments of engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment will be of particular importance to bearing suppliers. These industries are heavy users of more advanced, high-value bearing products, which will support value gains.

Roller bearings to remain fastest growing products

Roller bearing demand is expected to continue to outpace other product types through 2017, supported by a recovery in the US motor vehicle market, accelerating machinery shipments, and increased sales of large, high-value roller bearings used in heavy machinery and wind turbines. Ball bearing consumption will also post healthy gains, supported by increased manufacturing output, although value gains in this product category will continue to be held back by intense competition from low-cost foreign suppliers. Plain bearing demand growth will approximate that expected in the overall bearing market as conditions in the automotive and aerospace industries improve.

Domestic shipments to keep pace with demand

Bearing shipments from US plants are forecast to increase 4.3 percent annually to $12 billion in 2017, approximating demand growth. Industry output will be stimulated by growth in several key domestic bearing-using industries (e.g., motor vehicles, machinery) and by rising demand in a number of export markets. A number of firms, both foreign and domestic, have expanded their US bearing production capacity in recent years as they prepare to meet growing domestic demand levels. Furthermore, US bearing manufacturers’ ongoing efforts to improve the quality and performance of their products, and to increase the efficiency of their manufacturing processes, will also help spur output growth.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $10.4 billion US bearing industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by product (e.g., ball bearings, roller bearings, plain bearings, mounted bearings) and market (e.g., motor vehicles; machinery; aerospace equipment; engines, turbines and power transmission equipment; construction, mining and oilfield machinery; material handling equipment; MRO).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 33 industry players, including Timken, SKF and Schaeffler.

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  1. Bearings

    $5,100.00

  2. INTRODUCTION - BEARINGS TO 2017

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  3. Methodology & Sources of Information

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  4. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - BEARINGS TO 2017

    $155.00

  5. Overview

    $35.00

  6. US BEARING DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars) 2007 - 2022

    $60.00

  7. US BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY BEARING TYPE & MARKET (million dollars) 2007 - 2022

    $60.00

  8. MARKET ENVIRONMENT - BEARINGS TO 2017

    $1,835.00

  9. General

    $35.00

  10. Economic Environment (1 of 3)

    $35.00

  11. Economic Environment (2 of 3)

    $35.00

  12. Economic Environment (3 of 3)

    $35.00

  13. MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT (billion 2005 dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  14. Bearing Demand - Cyclical Trends

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  15. BEARING MARKET, 2002 - 2012

    $60.00

  16. Bearing Demand - Long Term Trends

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  17. Bearing Market Dynamics - OEM Segment (1 of 4)

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  18. Bearing Market Dynamics - OEM Segment (2 of 4)

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  19. Bearing Market Dynamics - OEM Segment (3 of 4)

    $35.00

  20. Bearing Market Dynamics - OEM Segment (4 of 4)

    $35.00

  21. MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS BY INDUSTRY (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  22. Bearing Market Dynamics - MRO Segment (1 of 3)

    $35.00

  23. Bearing Market Dynamics - MRO Segment (2 of 3)

    $35.00

  24. Bearing Market Dynamics - MRO Segment (3 of 3)

    $35.00

  25. NONRESIDENTIAL FIXED INVESTMENT & EQUIPMENT STOCK (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  26. Bearings - Pricing Patterns (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  27. Bearings - Pricing Patterns (2 of 2)

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  28. BEARING PRICE DEFLATORS (2005=100) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  29. Bearing Materials - Steel

    $35.00

  30. Other Bearing Materials (1 of 2)

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  31. Other Bearing Materials (2 of 2)

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  32. Bearings - Technology

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  33. Basic Bearing Technology (1 of 3)

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  34. Basic Bearing Technology (2 of 3)

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  35. Basic Bearing Technology (3 of 3)

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  36. Bearings - Recent Technological Developments (1 of 3)

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  37. Bearings - Recent Technological Developments (2 of 3)

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  38. Bearings - Recent Technological Developments (3 of 3)

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  39. Bearings - Competitive Technologies (1 of 3)

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  40. Bearings - Competitive Technologies (2 of 3)

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  41. Bearings - Competitive Technologies (3 of 3)

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  42. Bearings - Legal & Regulatory Environment (1 of 3)

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  43. Bearings - Legal & Regulatory Environment (2 of 3)

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  44. Bearings - Legal & Regulatory Environment (3 of 3)

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  45. Bearings - International Environment

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  46. Bearings - World Supply & Demand (1 of 2)

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  47. Bearings - World Supply & Demand (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  48. WORLD BEARING DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  49. US Foreign Trade in Bearings

    $35.00

  50. US FOREIGN TRADE IN BEARINGS (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  51. US Imports

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  52. US BEARINGS IMPORTS BY SOURCE, 2002 - 2012 (million dollars)

    $60.00

  53. US Exports

    $35.00

  54. US BEARINGS EXPORTS BY DESTINATION, 2002 - 2012 (million dollars)

    $60.00

  55. PRODUCTS - BEARINGS TO 2017

    $1,850.00

  56. Overview (1 of 3)

    $35.00

  57. Overview (2 of 3)

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  58. Overview (3 of 3)

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  59. BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  60. Ball Bearings - Overview (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  61. Ball Bearings - Overview (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  62. BALL BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  63. BALL BEARINGS BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2012 (percent)

    $35.00

  64. Ball Bearings - Precision Radial (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  65. Ball Bearings - Precision Radial (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  66. PRECISION RADIAL BALL BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  67. Ball Bearings - Nonprecision Radial

    $35.00

  68. NONPRECISION RADIAL BALL BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  69. Ball Bearings - Thrust & Other

    $35.00

  70. THRUST & OTHER BALL BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  71. Roller Bearings - Overview (1 of 3)

    $35.00

  72. Roller Bearings - Overview (2 of 3)

    $35.00

  73. Roller Bearings - Overview (3 of 3)

    $35.00

  74. ROLLER BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  75. ROLLER BEARING DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2012 (percent)

    $35.00

  76. Roller Bearings - Tapered (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  77. Roller Bearings - Tapered (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  78. TAPERED ROLLER BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  79. Other Roller Bearings

    $35.00

  80. OTHER ROLLER BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  81. Cylindrical Roller Bearings

    $35.00

  82. Needle Roller Bearings

    $35.00

  83. Spherical Roller Bearings

    $35.00

  84. All Other Roller Bearings

    $35.00

  85. Plain Bearings - Overview (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  86. Plain Bearings - Overview (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  87. PLAIN BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  88. Plain Bearings - Journal

    $35.00

  89. Plain Bearings - Spherical

    $35.00

  90. Plain Bearings - Thrust & Other

    $35.00

  91. Mounted Bearings - Overview (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  92. Mounted Bearings - Overview (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  93. MOUNTED BEARING SUPPLY & DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  94. Mounted Bearings - Ball, Roller, & Plain (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  95. Mounted Bearings - Ball, Roller, & Plain (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  96. Bearing Parts - Overview (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  97. Bearing Parts - Overview (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  98. BEARING PARTS SUPPLY & DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  99. Bearing Parts - Balls & Rollers

    $35.00

  100. Other Ball & Roller Bearing Parts & Plain Bearing Parts

    $35.00

  101. MARKETS - BEARINGS TO 2017

    $2,760.00

  102. Bearing Market Segments - Overview

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  103. BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET SEGMENT & BEARING TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  104. Original Equipment Manufacturing Markets for Bearings

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  105. OEM BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET & TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  106. Motor Vehicles - Industry Outlook (1 of 3)

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  107. Motor Vehicles - Industry Outlook (2 of 3)

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  108. Motor Vehicles - Industry Outlook (3 of 3)

    $35.00

  109. MOTOR VEHICLE PRODUCTION & SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  110. Motor Vehicles - Bearing Demand (1 of 3)

    $35.00

  111. Motor Vehicles - Bearing Demand (2 of 3)

    $35.00

  112. Motor Vehicles - Bearing Demand (3 of 3)

    $35.00

  113. MOTOR VEHICLE BEARING DEMAND BY VEHICLE & BEARING TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  114. MOTOR VEHICLE BEARING DEMAND BY APPLICATION (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  115. Machinery - Industry Outlook (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  116. Machinery - Industry Outlook (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  117. MACHINERY SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  118. Machinery - Bearing Demand

    $35.00

  119. MACHINERY BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  120. Aerospace Equipment - Industry Outlook

    $35.00

  121. AEROSPACE EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  122. Aerospace Equipment - Bearing Demand (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  123. Aerospace Equipment - Bearing Demand (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  124. AEROSPACE EQUIPMENT BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  125. Engines, Turbines, & Power Transmission Equipment - Industry Outlook (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  126. Engines, Turbines, & Power Transmission Equipment - Industry Outlook (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  127. ENGINE, TURBINE, & POWER TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  128. Engines, Turbines, & Power Transmission Equipment - Bearing Demand (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  129. Engines, Turbines, & Power Transmission Equipment - Bearing Demand (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  130. ENGINE, TURBINE, & POWER TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  131. Construction, Mining, & Oilfield Machinery - Industry Outlook

    $35.00

  132. CONSTRUCTION, MINING, & OILFIELD EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  133. Construction, Mining, & Oilfield Machinery - Bearing Demand

    $35.00

  134. CONSTRUCTION, MINING, & OILFIELD EQUIPMENT BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  135. Material Handling Equipment - Industry Outlook

    $35.00

  136. MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  137. Material Handling Equipment - Bearing Demand

    $35.00

  138. MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  139. Farm & Garden Machinery - Industry Outlook (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  140. Farm & Garden Machinery - Industry Outlook (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  141. FARM & GARDEN EQUIPMENT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  142. Farm & Garden Machinery - Bearing Demand

    $35.00

  143. FARM & GARDEN EQUIPMENT BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  144. Other OEM Markets for Bearings

    $35.00

  145. OTHER OEM BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  146. Maintenance/Repair/Operations Markets for Bearings

    $35.00

  147. MRO BEARING DEMAND BY MARKET & TYPE (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  148. Industrial MRO - Sector Outlook (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  149. Industrial MRO - Sector Outlook (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  150. INDUSTRIAL SECTOR OUTLOOK (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  151. Industrial MRO - Bearing Demand (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  152. Industrial MRO - Bearing Demand (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  153. INDUSTRIAL SECTOR BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  154. Services MRO - Sector Outlook

    $35.00

  155. SERVICE SECTOR OUTLOOK (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  156. Services MRO - Bearing Demand (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  157. Services MRO - Bearing Demand (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  158. SERVICE SECTOR BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  159. Government MRO - Sector Outlook

    $35.00

  160. GOVERNMENT SPENDING & INVESTMENT (billion dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  161. Government MRO - Bearing Demand

    $35.00

  162. GOVERNMENT BEARING DEMAND (million dollars) 2002 - 2022

    $60.00

  163. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE - BEARINGS TO 2017

    $755.00

  164. General

    $35.00

  165. Industry Composition

    $35.00

  166. US BEARING SALES BY SELECTED MANUFACTURERS, 2012 (million dollars)

    $60.00

  167. Market Share (1 of 4)

    $35.00

  168. Market Share (2 of 4)

    $35.00

  169. Market Share (3 of 4)

    $35.00

  170. Market Share (4 of 4)

    $35.00

  171. US BEARING MARKET SHARE BY TOP COMPANIES, 2012 (percent)

    $60.00

  172. Product Development & Manufacturing (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  173. Product Development & Manufacturing (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  174. Marketing & Distribution (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  175. Marketing & Distribution (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  176. Cooperative Agreements

    $35.00

  177. SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

    $60.00

  178. Financial Issues

    $35.00

  179. COMPOSITE FINANCIAL RATIOS: SELECTED BEARING MANUFACTURERS 2010 - 2012

    $60.00

  180. Mergers, Acquisitions, & Industry Restructuring

    $35.00

  181. SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

    $60.00

  182. COMPANY PROFILES - BEARINGS TO 2017

    $1,645.00

  183. Company Profiles Methodology

    $35.00

  184. ABB Limited (Baldor Electric)

    $35.00

  185. Altra Industrial Motion (Boston Gear) (Kilian)

    $35.00

  186. American Roller Bearing Company

    $35.00

  187. AMSTED Industries (Consolidated Metco)

    $35.00

  188. Bosch (Robert) GmbH

    $35.00

  189. C&U Group Company

    $35.00

  190. Danaher Corporation (Thomson)

    $35.00

  191. Emerson Electric Company

    $35.00

  192. EnPro Industries (GGB) (PI Bearing) (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  193. EnPro Industries (GGB) (PI Bearing) (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  194. Federal-Mogul Corporation

    $35.00

  195. Frantz Manufacturing Company

    $35.00

  196. GKN plc

    $35.00

  197. HHI Group Holdings (Hephaestus) (Kyklos)

    $35.00

  198. Iljin Group

    $35.00

  199. JTEKT Corporation (Koyo) (Nakatetsu Machining)

    $35.00

  200. Kaydon Corporation (Industrial Tectonics) (Cooper Split Roller Bearings) (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  201. Kaydon Corporation (Industrial Tectonics) (Cooper Split Roller Bearings) (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  202. MAHLE International

    $35.00

  203. Minebea Company (New Hampshire Ball Bearings) (NMB) (myonic)

    $35.00

  204. Nachi-Fujikoshi Limited

    $35.00

  205. NN Incorporated (Industrial Molding) (Delta Rubber)

    $35.00

  206. NSK Limited (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  207. NSK Limited (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  208. NTN Corporation (SNR) (NTA) (1 of 3)

    $35.00

  209. NTN Corporation (SNR) (NTA) (2 of 3)

    $35.00

  210. NTN Corporation (SNR) (NTA) (3 of 3)

    $35.00

  211. RBC Bearings (Western Precision Aero) (Phoenix Bearings) (Lubron) (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  212. RBC Bearings (Western Precision Aero) (Phoenix Bearings) (Lubron) (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  213. Regal Beloit (Hub City)

    $35.00

  214. Rexnord Corporation (WM Berg)

    $35.00

  215. Saint-Gobain

    $35.00

  216. Schaeffler Group (Barden) (CoLinx) (1 of 2)

    $35.00

  217. Schaeffler Group (Barden) (CoLinx) (2 of 2)

    $35.00

  218. SKF AB (Peer Bearing) (CoLinx) (General Bearing) (1 of 4)

    $35.00

  219. SKF AB (Peer Bearing) (CoLinx) (General Bearing) (2 of 4)

    $35.00

  220. SKF AB (Peer Bearing) (CoLinx) (General Bearing) (3 of 4)

    $35.00

  221. SKF AB (Peer Bearing) (CoLinx) (General Bearing) (4 of 4)

    $35.00

  222. THK Company

    $35.00

  223. ThyssenKrupp AG (Rotek)

    $35.00

  224. Timken Company (Wazee) (Smith) (CoLinx) (QM Bearings) (1 of 4)

    $35.00

  225. Timken Company (Wazee) (Smith) (CoLinx) (QM Bearings) (2 of 4)

    $35.00

  226. Timken Company (Wazee) (Smith) (CoLinx) (QM Bearings) (3 of 4)

    $35.00

  227. Timken Company (Wazee) (Smith) (CoLinx) (QM Bearings) (4 of 4)

    $35.00

  228. Tsubaki Nakashima Company (Hoover Precision)

    $35.00

  229. Wafangdian Bearing Group (ZWZ)

    $35.00

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