Silicon Carbide Abrasives: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2008
Global abrasives market is greatly influenced by economic and technological trends in major regions across the world. In the US, market for manufactured abrasives such as silicon carbide mainly hinges upon the demand from the manufacturing activities in the aerospace, steel, automotive, housing and furniture industries. With China emerging as a prominent player in silicon carbide and fused aluminum oxide, Europe and North America are expected to witness declines in abrasives production over the next few years.
Low-cost, technologically advanced and superior quality grades of silicon carbide abrasives imported from China are expected to contribute towards the decline in production in these markets. World silicon carbide abrasives market is dominated by United States, and Europe, with a combined share of close to 65%, as stated by the recent report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., In the United States, silicon carbide abrasive sales are estimated at US$112.9 million. Asia-Pacific market for silicon abrasives market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.2% over the period 2001-2010. In Europe, France dominates the market for silicon carbide abrasives with a share of nearly 30%.
Leading global and regional players operating in the market include Carborundum Universal Ltd, Electro Abrasives Corp., Grindwell Norton Ltd., Saint-Gobain Abrasives Inc., VSM Abrasives Corp., Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company and Washington Mills.
The report titled "Silicon Carbide Abrasives: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, product profile, players, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for major geographic markets such as United States, Japan, France, Germany, the UK, Italy, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East for the period 1991-2015.
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