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Article Title: Freedonia predicts good things ahead for US refractories sales
By: Peter Wray
Publication: Ceramic Tech Today, 12/18/2012
Freedonia Study: Refractories (2968)

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The 3.3 percent per year growth rate for US refractory sales that has just been predicted by a respected market research group through 2016 isn’t blistering—but I think most in the industry would take steady growth over the alternative. According to market research by the Freedonia Group, refractories sales in the US will grow to $2.6 billion by 2016. The company attributes much of the expansion to growth in US steel output, plus resurgence in the production of ceramics and glass for nonresidential construction. It reports that iron- and steel-related refractory sales in 2011 was slightly under $1 billion, the equivalent of about 45 percent of all refractory sales in the nation.
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Article Title: U.S. Refractories Demand to Reach $2.6 Billion
By: Robert Brooks
Publication: Foundry Magazine, 1/28/2013
Freedonia Study: Refractories (2968)

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U.S. demand for refractory products is projected to rise 3.3% annually to $2.6 billion in 2016. Notably, the rise in demand will be driven largely by increases in domestic steel production volumes, after a several years of decline. The information is drawn from a new report on the refractories market offered by The Freedonia Group Inc., an industrial market research firm. The 242-page study is available for sale.
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