Refractories

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US demand for refractory products is forecast to advance eight percent annually through 2014, reflecting a rebound in steel manufacturing from dismal 2009 levels. Preformed shapes and certain monolithics will see the strongest gains, based on their ease of use and versatility, respectively. Nonclay refractory materials will outpace clay types.

This study analyzes the $2.1 billion US refractory industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by refractory form (e.g., bricks and shapes, monolithics), material (e.g., nonclay, clay) and market (e.g., metals industries, nonmetallic mineral processing, engineering contractors).

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 26 industry players, including Cookson, ANH Refractories and Saint-Gobain.

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Purchase Refractories by the Section

  1. Refractories

    $4,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $143.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $149.00

      1. Table | REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,937.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Trends

        $252.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Capital Spending/Fixed Investment Trends

        $177.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL FIXED INVESTMENT (billion dollars)

      4. 3.4 Manufacturing Sector Outlook

        $213.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 3.4.1 Durable Goods

          $82.00

        3. 3.4.2 Nondurable Goods

          $82.00

      5. 3.5 Refractory Technology

        $462.00

        1. 3.5.1 Basic Refractory Properties

          $144.00

        2. 3.5.2 Refractory Shapes & Forms

          $82.00

        3. 3.5.3 Refractory Materials

          $82.00

        4. 3.5.4 Other Technological Developments

          $82.00

      6. 3.6 Pricing Trends

        $115.00

        1. Table | SELECTED REFRACTORY PRICING (dollars per ton)

      7. 3.7 Historical Market Trends

        $107.00

        1. Table | REFRACTORY MARKET, 1999-2009

      8. 3.8 International Environment

        $541.00

        1. 3.8.1 World Supply & Demand

          $166.00

          1. Table | WORLD REFRACTORY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        2. 3.8.2 Trends in US Foreign Trade

          $326.00

          1. Table | US FOREIGN TRADE IN REFRACTORIES (million dollars)

          2. Table | US REFRACTORY IMPORTS BY SOURCE (million dollars)

          3. Table | US REFRACTORY EXPORTS BY DESTINATION (million dollars)

    4. 4 FORMS

      $1,382.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $298.00

        1. 4.1.1 Refractory Supply & Demand by Value

          $82.00

          1. Table | REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY FORM IN VALUE TERMS (million dollars)

        2. 4.1.2 Refractory Supply & Demand by Volume

          $137.00

          1. Table | REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY FORM IN VOLUME TERMS (thousand tons)

      2. 4.2 Refractory Bricks & Shapes

        $398.00

        1. Table | REFRACTORY BRICK & SHAPE SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 4.2.1 Standard Bricks

          $144.00

          1. Table | STANDARD BRICK REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        3. 4.2.2 Preformed Shapes

          $161.00

          1. Table | PREFORMED SHAPE REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Monolithic Refractories

        $560.00

        1. Table | MONOLITHIC REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 4.3.1 Castables

          $103.00

          1. Table | CASTABLE REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        3. 4.3.2 Gunning Mixes

          $99.00

          1. Table | GUNNING MIX REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        4. 4.3.3 Plastics & Ramming Mixes

          $102.00

          1. Table | PLASTICS & RAMMING MIX REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        5. 4.3.4 Bonding & Other Mortars

          $99.00

          1. Table | BONDING & OTHER MORTAR REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Other Refractory Forms

        $125.00

        1. Table | OTHER REFRACTORY FORM SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    5. 5 MATERIALS

      $2,245.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $255.00

        1. 5.1.1 Refractory Supply & Demand by Value

          $103.00

          1. Table | REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY MATERIAL IN VALUE TERMS (million dollars)

        2. 5.1.2 Refractory Supply & Demand by Volume

          $92.00

          1. Table | REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND BY MATERIAL IN VOLUME TERMS (thousand tons)

      2. 5.2 Nonclay Refractory Products

        $1,519.00

        1. Table | NONCLAY REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 Magnesite & Chrome

          $226.00

          1. Table | MAGNESITE & CHROME REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.2 Zircon & Zirconia

          $172.00

          1. Table | ZIRCON & ZIRCONIA REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        4. 5.2.3 Extra-High-Alumina

          $117.00

          1. Table | EXTRA-HIGH-ALUMINA REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        5. 5.2.4 Silicon Carbide

          $121.00

          1. Table | SILICON CARBIDE REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        6. 5.2.5 Ceramic Fibers

          $195.00

          1. Table | CERAMIC FIBER REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        7. 5.2.6 Graphite & Carbon

          $97.00

          1. Table | GRAPHITE & CARBON REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        8. 5.2.7 Silica

          $133.00

          1. Table | SILICA REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        9. 5.2.8 Mullite

          $135.00

          1. Table | MULLITE REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS

        10. 5.2.9 Dolomite & Other Nonclay Refractories

          $186.00

          1. Table | DOLOMITE & OTHER NONCLAY REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Clay Refractory Products

        $470.00

        1. Table | CLAY REFRACTORY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 High-Alumina

          $95.00

          1. Table | HIGH-ALUMINA CLAY REFRACTORY PRODUCTS (million dollars)

        3. 5.3.2 Fireclay

          $146.00

          1. Table | FIRECLAY REFRACTORY SHIPMENTS (million dollars)

        4. 5.3.3 Insulating

          $101.00

          1. Table | INSULATING CLAY REFRACTORY PRODUCTS (million dollars)

    6. 6 MARKETS

      $2,316.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $164.00

        1. Table | REFRACTORY DEMAND BY MARKET

      2. 6.2 Metals Industries

        $1,082.00

        1. 6.2.1 Outlook

          $329.00

          1. Table | METALS INDUSTRY INDICATORS (billion dollars)

        2. 6.2.2 Refractory Market

          $677.00

          1. Table | METALS INDUSTRY REFRACTORY MARKET (million dollars

          2. Table | IRON & STEEL PRODUCTION REFRACTORY MARKET

          3. Table | NONFERROUS METAL PRODUCTION REFRACTORY MARKET

          4. Table | METAL CASTING & FABRICATION REFRACTORY MARKET

      3. 6.3 Nonmetallic Mineral Processing Industries

        $637.00

        1. 6.3.1 Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | NONMETALLIC MINERAL PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

        2. 6.3.2 Refractory Market

          $512.00

          1. Table | NONMETALLIC MINERAL PRODUCT REFRACTORY MARKET (million dollars)

          2. Table | CERAMIC REFRACTORY MARKET

          3. Table | GLASS REFRACTORY MARKET

          4. Table | CEMENT, LIME & OTHER MINERAL PROCESSING REFRACTORY MARKET

      4. 6.4 Engineering Contractors

        $95.00

        1. Table | ENGINEERING CONTRACTOR REFRACTORY MARKET

      5. 6.5 Nonmanufacturing Refractory Market

        $88.00

        1. Table | NONMANUFACTURING REFRACTORY MARKET (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 Petroleum & Chemicals

        $141.00

        1. Table | PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL REFRACTORY MARKET

      7. 6.7 Other Manufacturing Industries

        $109.00

        1. Table | OTHER MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES REFRACTORY MARKET

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,830.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $91.00

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition & Restructuring

        $141.00

        1. Table | REVENUE DATA: SELECTED REFRACTORY & RAW MATERIALS MANUFACTURERS, 2009 (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Market Share

        $330.00

        1. 7.3.1 Leading Refractory Producers

          $177.00

        2. 7.3.2 Significant Raw Material Suppliers

          $100.00

      4. 7.4 Product Development & Manufacturing

        $213.00

        1. Table | CAPITAL SPENDING PATTERNS: SELECTED REFRACTORY MANUFACTURERS (million dollars, by principal related segment)

      5. 7.5 Marketing & Distribution

        $127.00

      6. 7.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      7. 7.7 Company Profiles

        $4,298.00

        1. 7.7.1 Alcoa Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 7.7.2 Allied Mineral Products Incorporated

          $169.00

        3. 7.7.3 Almatis GmbH

          $194.00

        4. 7.7.4 AluChem Incorporated

          $90.00

        5. 7.7.5 ANH Refractories Company

          $362.00

        6. 7.7.6 Asbury Carbons Incorporated

          $82.00

        7. 7.7.7 BNZ Materials Incorporated

          $139.00

        8. 7.7.8 CerCo LLC

          $103.00

        9. 7.7.9 Cookson Group plc

          $275.00

        10. 7.7.10 Corning Incorporated

          $116.00

        11. 7.7.11 Imerys SA

          $409.00

        12. 7.7.12 Kyanite Mining Corporation

          $82.00

        13. 7.7.13 Lhoist SA

          $82.00

        14. 7.7.14 Magneco/Metrel Incorporated

          $113.00

        15. 7.7.15 Magnesita SA

          $146.00

        16. 7.7.16 Materis Holding Luxembourg SA

          $115.00

        17. 7.7.17 McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies LLC

          $82.00

        18. 7.7.18 Minerals Technologies Incorporated

          $193.00

        19. 7.7.19 Morgan Crucible Company plc

          $377.00

        20. 7.7.20 Plibrico Company LLC

          $120.00

        21. 7.7.21 Resco Products Incorporated

          $198.00

        22. 7.7.22 RHI AG

          $233.00

        23. 7.7.23 Rio Tinto Group

          $112.00

        24. 7.7.24 Saint-Gobain

          $295.00

        25. 7.7.25 TYK Corporation

          $82.00

        26. 7.7.26 Unifrax I LLC

          $171.00

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