Abrasives: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US abrasives demand, production, and raw material demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: coated, bonded, loose grains and powders, and metallic. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: transport equipment; machinery; fabricated metal; other durable goods such as electrical and electronic equipment, ceramic products, and jewelry; cleaning and maintenance; and other markets such as construction, cosmetics and toiletries, and food and chemicals manufacturing. Raw material demand is segmented by material as follows: manufactured minerals, metallic materials, and natural minerals.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand and production are provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018; raw material demand and the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2008, 2013, and 2018.

Excluded from the scope of this report are abrasive-tipped cutting tools (e.g., drill bits, milling cutters, saw blades). Also excluded are fracking materials (silica sand) and all other products that use abrasive materials for nonabrasive applications.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
212399 All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining
327910 Abrasive Product Manufacturing
423840 Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

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