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Global Tungsten Carbide Market Expected to Reach CAGR of 4.4% by 2022

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Tungsten Carbide Market - Analysis & Forecast, 2017 - 2022 (Focus on Applications in Metal Cutting, Wear Parts, Mining & Drilling; End Use in Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Mining & Construction, Electronics; and Region)" report to their offering.

The global tungsten carbide market, by value, is estimated to witness growth at a CAGR of 4.4% over the period 2017 to 2022

This growth in the market is attributed to the increasing demand for various applications such as metal cutting tools, wear parts, mining & drilling tools etc. and various end use industries like automotive, aerospace & defense, oil & gas, mining & construction, electronics etc.

Tungsten carbide is a highly dense material constituting of tungsten and carbon as their constituent materials. They exhibit significant properties like extreme hardness, toughness, wear & abrasion resistance, pressure resistance, and many more. The unique combination of these properties and their cost effectiveness have set them apart to be the ideal choice of many industry manufacturers.

The report is a compilation of different segments of global tungsten carbide market including market breakdown by application, end use industry and geographical location. It also includes sections on competitive insights and market dynamics. Herein the revenue generated from tungsten carbide is tracked to calculate the market size.

While highlighting the key driving and restraining forces for this market, the report also provides a comprehensive section of the application areas of the tungsten carbide market. It also details the key participants involved in the industry.

The report has put special emphasis on the market share and size of automotive industry and wear parts industry, owing to their large scale share in the current and upcoming market of tungsten carbide. The industry analysis have also been done to examine the impact of various factors and understand the overall attractiveness of the industry.

The most often used strategy for developing a better hold on to the market has been through product launches and developments, business expansions followed by mergers & acquisitions and partnerships, agreements & collaborations. The company profile section includes highlights of significant information about the key companies involved, along with their financials, financial summaries and key strategies & developmental activities of recent years. Some of the key players involved in this market are Sandvik, IMC Group, Kennametal, Mitsubishi Materials, Sumitomo Corporation, Hitachi Metals, Ceratizit S.A, China Minmetals, Xiamen Tungsten, and American Elements.

Metal cutting application dominated the tungsten carbide market in 2015 accounting for a market share of 41.9% by value. Similarly, automotive industry held the highest market share by end use industry accounting for a market share of 36.3% in 2015. Asia Pacific generated the maximum amount of revenue in the year 2015 in the global tungsten carbide market followed by Europe and North America. Also, APAC currently has the highest potential to grow in the forecast period. If the industry has the prospects of growing at a similar pace, it will cross $ 3,355.0 million in total market value by the end of forecast period.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

1 Research Scope and Methodology

2 Market Dynamics
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Drivers
2.2.1 Remarkable Properties
2.2.2 Cost Effectiveness
2.2.3 High Demand from Varied End Use Application Verticals
2.2.4 Substantial Focus on R&D Towards Making of Ultrafine Grades
2.2.5 Tungsten Recycling from Scrap
2.3 Restraints
2.3.1 Toxicity and Safety issues
2.3.2 Recent Economic Slowdown in China
2.4 Opportunities
2.4.1 Opportunities in Emerging Applications
2.4.2 Opportunities in Emerging Economies
2.4.3 New Mine Projects

3 Competitive Insights
3.1 Key Strategies and Development Adopted by Players
3.1.1 New Product Launches and Product Developments
3.1.2 Business Expansions
3.1.3 Mergers and Acquisitions
3.1.4 Partnerships, Agreements and Collaborations
3.1.5 Others
3.2 R & D Analysis of Leading Players Tungsten Carbide Market

4 Industry Analysis
4.1 Supply Chain/ Value Chain Analysis
4.2 Pricing Analysis
4.3 Opportunity Matrix Analysis
4.4 Country Share Analysis
4.5 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.6 Future Trends and Developments in Tungsten Carbide Market

5 Global Tungsten Carbide Market, by Application
5.1 Metal Cutting Tools
5.2 Wear Part Tools
5.3 Mining & Drilling Tools
5.4 Others (Wood & Plastic Working Tools, Medical Tools, Jewelry etc.)

6 Tungsten Carbide Market Size by End Use Industry
6.1 Automotive Industry
6.2 Aerospace and Defense Industry
6.3 Oil & Gas Industry
6.4 Mining and Construction Industry
6.5 Electronic Industry
6.6 Others

7 Global Tungsten Carbide Market, by Geography

8 Company Profiles

- Sandvik
- IMC Group
- Kennametal Inc.
- China Minmetals
- Xiamen Tungsten
- H.C Starck
- Durit Hartmetall
- Ceratizit S.A
- American Elements
- Chongyi Zhanguan

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