World Abrasives

Global abrasives demand will climb 5.9 percent annually through 2013. Advances in developing parts of Asia and other regions will considerably outpace demand in the US, Western Europe and Japan. Nonmetallic abrasives will remain dominant and grow the fastest, led by loose abrasive grains and powders.

This study analyzes the $28.7 billion world abrasives industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by product (nonmetallic, metallic), market (e.g., durable goods manufacturing, cleaning and maintenance), raw material, world region (e.g., Asia/Pacific, Western Europe, North America) and for 21 countries.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 industry players, including Saint-Gobain and 3M.

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  1. World Abrasives

    $5,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $246.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $140.00

      1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,039.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 World Economic Overview

        $322.00

        1. 3.2.1 Recent Historical Trends

          $129.00

        2. 3.2.2 World Economic Outlook

          $171.00

          1. Table | WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2007 dollars)

      3. 3.3 World Manufacturing Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION (billion 2007 dollars)

      4. 3.4 World Gross Fixed Investment Trends

        $88.00

        1. Table | WORLD GROSS FIXED INVESTMENT BY REGION (billion 2007 dollars)

      5. 3.5 World Motor Vehicle & Motorcycle Production

        $187.00

        1. Table | WORLD MOTOR VEHICLE & MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTION BY VEHICLE TYPE & REGION (thousand units)

      6. 3.6 Pricing Patterns

        $90.00

        1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVES PRICE DEFLATORS (2007=100)

      7. 3.7 Abrasive Properties

        $107.00

      8. 3.8 Technological Trends

        $126.00

    4. 4 SUPPLY & DEMAND

      $2,163.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Regional Overview

        $236.00

        1. 4.2.1 Demand

          $137.00

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

        2. 4.2.2 Production

          $82.00

          1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVES SHIPMENTS BY REGION (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 International Trade

        $82.00

        1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVES NET EXPORTS BY REGION (million dollars)

      4. 4.4 Demand by Product

        $811.00

        1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        2. 4.4.1 Nonmetallic

          $647.00

          1. Table | WORLD NONMETALLIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)

          2. Table | WORLD COATED ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)

          3. Table | WORLD BONDED ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT & REGION (million dollars)

          4. Table | WORLD LOOSE ABRASIVE GRAINS & POWDERS DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 4.4.2 Metallic

          $126.00

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

      5. 4.5 Demand by Market

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        1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        2. 4.5.1 Durable Goods Manufacturing

          $557.00

          1. Table | WORLD DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET & REGION (million dollars)

          2. Table | WORLD MACHINERY MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          3. Table | WORLD TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          4. Table | WORLD FABRICATED METALS MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          5. Table | WORLD ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

          6. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR ABRASIVES USED IN OTHER DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURING MARKETS BY REGION (million dollars)

        3. 4.5.2 Cleaning & Maintenance

          $89.00

          1. Table | WORLD CLEANING & MAINTENANCE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        4. 4.5.3 Other

          $94.00

          1. Table | WORLD DEMAND FOR ABRASIVES USED IN OTHER MARKETS BY REGION (million dollars)

      6. 4.6 Abrasive Raw Material Demand

        $222.00

        1. Table | WORLD ABRASIVE RAW MATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)

        2. 4.6.1 Manufactured Minerals

          $82.00

        3. 4.6.2 Natural Minerals

          $82.00

        4. 4.6.3 Metallic Materials

          $82.00

    5. 5 NORTH AMERICA

      $840.00

      1. 5.1 North America: General

        $209.00

        1. Table | NORTH AMERICA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.1.1 North America: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | NORTH AMERICA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 5.1.2 North America: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | NORTH AMERICA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 5.2 United States

        $260.00

        1. Table | UNITED STATES ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.2.1 United States: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $84.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 5.2.2 United States: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $88.00

          1. Table | UNITED STATES ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Canada

        $178.00

        1. Table | CANADA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 Canada: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANADA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million US dollars)

        3. 5.3.2 Canada: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | CANADA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)

      4. 5.4 Mexico

        $191.00

        1. Table | MEXICO ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 5.4.1 Mexico: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEXICO ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 5.4.2 Mexico: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | MEXICO ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

    6. 6 WESTERN EUROPE

      $1,555.00

      1. 6.1 Western Europe: General

        $217.00

        1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.1.1 Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.1.2 Western Europe: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 6.2 Germany

        $223.00

        1. Table | GERMANY ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.2.1 Germany: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | GERMANY ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.2.2 Germany: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | GERMANY ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Italy

        $174.00

        1. Table | ITALY ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.3.1 Italy: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | ITALY ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.3.2 Italy: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | ITALY ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 France

        $191.00

        1. Table | FRANCE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.4.1 France: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRANCE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.4.2 France: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | FRANCE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 6.5 United Kingdom

        $164.00

        1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.5.1 United Kingdom: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.5.2 United Kingdom: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | UNITED KINGDOM ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      6. 6.6 Spain

        $172.00

        1. Table | SPAIN ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.6.1 Spain: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | SPAIN ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.6.2 Spain: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | SPAIN ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      7. 6.7 Other Western Europe

        $413.00

        1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 6.7.1 Other Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 6.7.2 Other Western Europe: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET(million dollars)

        4. 6.7.3 Other Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand by Country-

          $219.00

          1. Table | OTHER WESTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

    7. 7 ASIA/PACIFIC

      $1,834.00

      1. 7.1 Asia/Pacific: General

        $266.00

        1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.1.1 Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.1.2 Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | ASIA/PACIFIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 China

        $238.00

        1. Table | CHINA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.2.1 China: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHINA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.2.2 China: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | CHINA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Japan

        $211.00

        1. Table | JAPAN ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.3.1 Japan: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | JAPAN ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.3.2 Japan: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | JAPAN ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 South Korea

        $188.00

        1. Table | SOUTH KOREA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.4.1 South Korea: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.4.2 South Korea: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | SOUTH KOREA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      5. 7.5 India

        $184.00

        1. Table | INDIA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.5.1 India: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDIA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.5.2 India: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDIA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      6. 7.6 Thailand

        $181.00

        1. Table | THAILAND ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.6.1 Thailand: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | THAILAND ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.6.2 Thailand: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | THAILAND ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      7. 7.7 Taiwan

        $193.00

        1. Table | TAIWAN ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million US dollars)

        2. 7.7.1 Taiwan: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million US dollars)

        3. 7.7.2 Taiwan: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | TAIWAN ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million US dollars)

      8. 7.8 Indonesia

        $160.00

        1. Table | INDONESIA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.8.1 Indonesia: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.8.2 Indonesia: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | INDONESIA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      9. 7.9 Other Asia/Pacific

        $212.00

        1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 7.9.1 Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 7.9.2 Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

    8. 8 OTHER REGIONS

      $1,964.00

      1. 8.1 Latin America

        $596.00

        1. Table | LATIN AMERICA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 8.1.1 Latin America: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | LATIN AMERICA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 8.1.2 Latin America: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | LATIN AMERICA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.1.3 Brazil

          $178.00

          1. Table | BRAZIL ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | BRAZIL ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          3. Table | BRAZIL ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.1.4 Other Latin America

          $216.00

          1. Table | OTHER LATIN AMERICA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER LATIN AMERICA BRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          3. Table | OTHER LATIN AMERICA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 8.2 Eastern Europe

        $783.00

        1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 8.2.1 Eastern Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 8.2.2 Eastern Europe: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.2.3 Russia

          $221.00

          1. Table | RUSSIA ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | RUSSIA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          3. Table | RUSSIA ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.2.4 Other Eastern Europe

          $362.00

          1. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          3. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

          4. Table | OTHER EASTERN EUROPE ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Africa/Mideast

        $585.00

        1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

        2. 8.3.1 Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Supply & Demand

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

        3. 8.3.2 Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Outlook & Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | AFRICA/MIDEAST ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.3 Turkey

          $174.00

          1. Table | TURKEY ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | TURKEY ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          3. Table | TURKEY ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 8.3.4 Other Africa/Mideast

          $205.00

          1. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST ABRASIVES SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST ABRASIVES DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million dollars)

          3. Table | OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST ABRASIVES DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,836.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

        $109.00

        1. Table | REVENUE DATA FOR SELECTED ABRASIVE PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS, 2008

      3. 9.3 Market Share

        $132.00

      4. 9.4 Product Development & Manufacturing

        $158.00

      5. 9.5 Marketing & Distribution

        $108.00

      6. 9.6 Cooperative Agreements

        $102.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      7. 9.7 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $96.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      8. 9.8 Company Profiles

        $5,118.00

        1. 9.8.1 Almatis GmbH

          $83.00

        2. 9.8.2 Asahi Diamond Industrial Company Limited

          $90.00

        3. 9.8.3 August Rueggeberg GmbH & Company KG

          $125.00

        4. 9.8.4 Bosch (Robert) GmbH

          $174.00

        5. 9.8.5 Cabot Microelectronics Corporation

          $118.00

        6. 9.8.6 Carborundum Universal Limited

          $166.00

        7. 9.8.7 Church & Dwight Company Incorporated

          $121.00

        8. 9.8.8 COMET umetni brusi in nekovine doo

          $104.00

        9. 9.8.9 Deerfos Company Limited

          $92.00

        10. 9.8.10 DRONCO AG

          $124.00

        11. 9.8.11 Element Six

          $148.00

        12. 9.8.12 Ervin Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        13. 9.8.13 Fujimi Incorporated

          $82.00

        14. 9.8.14 Global Material Technologies Incorporated

          $145.00

        15. 9.8.15 Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Company Limited

          $94.00

        16. 9.8.16 Hermes Schleifmittel GmbH & Company KG

          $100.00

        17. 9.8.17 HuBei Yuli Abrasive Belt Group Company Limited

          $82.00

        18. 9.8.18 Husqvarna AB

          $192.00

        19. 9.8.19 Iljin Diamond Company Limited

          $82.00

        20. 9.8.20 Imerys SA

          $120.00

        21. 9.8.21 Jason Incorporated

          $227.00

        22. 9.8.22 Kinik Company Limited

          $82.00

        23. 9.8.23 Klingspor AG

          $173.00

        24. 9.8.24 KWH Group Limited

          $151.00

        25. 9.8.25 Luga Abrasive Plant

          $82.00

        26. 9.8.26 Nanyang Zhongnan Diamond Company Limited

          $82.00

        27. 9.8.27 Nippon Resibon Corporation

          $82.00

        28. 9.8.28 Noritake Company Limited

          $128.00

        29. 9.8.29 Saint-Gobain

          $295.00

        30. 9.8.30 SAIT Abrasivi SpA

          $121.00

        31. 9.8.31 Sandvik AB

          $205.00

        32. 9.8.32 Sankyo Rikagaku Company Limited

          $159.00

        33. 9.8.33 Shinhan Diamond Industrial Company Limited

          $84.00

        34. 9.8.34 3M Company

          $235.00

        35. 9.8.35 TYROLIT Schleifmittelwerke Swarovski KG

          $191.00

        36. 9.8.36 Vereinigte Schmirgel-und Maschinen-Fabriken AG

          $92.00

        37. 9.8.37 Wheelabrator Allevard Group

          $174.00

        38. 9.8.38 Winterthur Technologie AG

          $278.00

        39. 9.8.39 Yicheng Silicon Carbide Products Company Limited

          $82.00

      9. 9.9 Other Companies Mentioned in Study

        $600.00

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