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Superhard Materials

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Superhard Materials in US$ by the following Product Segments: Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamonds, and CBN/PCBN. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 121 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Abrasive Technology, Inc.
Ceradyne, Inc.
COI Ceramics, Inc.
CoorsTek, Inc.
Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations

Disclaimers

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level

  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics

Product Definitions and Scope of Study

  • Cemented Carbides
  • Tool Steels
  • Ceramics
  • Diamonds
  • CBN/PCBN

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Prelude
  • Reviving Economy Signals Optimistic Outlook
    • Table 1: World Real GDP Growth by Country: 2012-2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Current State of the Manufacturing Industry: Vital for Market Growth
  • Innovation Drives Superhard Materials Market
  • Process Efficiency Gains Primary Importance
  • Powdered Materials Raise Health Concerns
  • Superhard Tools for Super Alloys
  • Grinding Wheels: A Major Application of Alumina Zirconia Abrasives
  • Advances in Grinding Machines Technology
  • Metal Cutting Tools: A Key End-Use Market
  • Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Demand for Superhard Materials
    • Table 2: World Passenger Car Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010, 2014 & 2018) (in '000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010- 2018) (in '000 units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. AN INSIGHT INTO CEMENTED CARBIDES MARKET

  • Introduction
    • Table 4: Global Cemented Carbides Market by Application Area (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption and Value Sales for Chipless Forming, Metal Cutting, Stoneworking, Wear Application, and Wood & Plastic Working (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Carbide Continues to Eat into HSS Market Share

3. TOOL STEELS MARKET - A REVIEW

  • Tool Steels Makes a Smart Recovery
    • Table 5: World Finished Steel Products Market (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Steel Grade (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Cold Work Tool Steels Dominate Tool Steel Market
    • Table 6: Global Tool Steel Market by Product Segment (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Cold Work Tool Steel, High Speed Steel, Hot Work Tool Steel, and Plastic Mold Steel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • High-Speed Steel Market - Key Challenges
  • Other Key Statistics
    • Table 7: Specialty Steel Sales by Region (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Europe, North America, Brazil, Asia, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: Global Specialty Steel Industry by Type (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Stainless (Flat/Long), Tool Steel, High Speed Steel, and Nickel Alloys (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: Specialty Steel Market by End-Use Industry (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Automotive, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Industry, Consumer Goods, Aerospace, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Competition in Tool Steels Market
    • Table 10: Leading Producers of Tool Steel Globally (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for BohlerUddeholm, Schmolz & Bickenbach, Dongbei Special Steel Group, Jiangsu Tiangong Tools, Qilu SS, Hebei Wenfeng, Baosteel, Metal Ravne, Hitach, Posco, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. AN OVERVIEW OF ADVANCED CERAMICS MARKET

  • Advanced Ceramics to Turbo Charge Growth in the World Market
  • US & Japan Remain Traditional Revenue Contributors
  • Electroceramics Lead the Pack
  • Consumer Electronic Devices to Drive Demand for Advanced Ceramics
    • Table 11: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2013 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by Region/Country - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: Global Market for Electronic Components (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Application Area - Personal Computer, Telecommunication, Consumer, Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Advanced Ceramics Demand
  • Medical Sector: Emerging as a Major Market for Advanced Ceramics
    • Table 13: Global Medical Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Growing Applications of Advanced Ceramics in Aerospace Industry
  • Energy Sector Spurs New Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics
  • Superconductors Driving Demand for Advanced Ceramics
  • High-Performance Ceramics Gain Prominence
  • Rising Demand for Ceramic Armor Fueling Structural Ceramics Sales
  • Advanced Ceramics to Prove Advantageous in Aluminum Production
  • Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics in Chemical Processing Reactors
  • Silicon-Nitride Ceramic Ball Bearings Outlast Conventional Steel Bearings
  • Challenges for Commercialization of Advanced Ceramics
  • Competition

5. DIAMOND MARKET - A REVIEW

  • Overview
    • Table 14: Global Diamond Market (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Volume by Type - Gem and Industrial (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: Global Diamond Demand by Region (2013E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, India, China, Japan, Europe, Middle East, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Economic Uncertainty & the Diamond Market
  • Emerging Economies to Drive Diamond Demand
    • Table 16: Global Diamond Production by Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Angola, Botswana, Canada, DRC, Russia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: Global Diamond Production by Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Value for Russia, Botswana, DRC, Canada, Zimbabwe, Angola, South Africa, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: Global Natural Industrial Diamond Production by Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Botswana, Congo, Russia, Australia, South Africa, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Synthetic Diamond Market: An Overview
    • Table 19: Global Synthetic Industrial Diamond Production by Region (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for China and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Factors Affecting Rough Diamond Supply
  • Diamond Demand to Exceed Supply
    • Table 20: Global Consumption of Diamond by Region/Country (2020F): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for US, Europe, Japan, India, China, Rest of Asia, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Diamond Prices on the Rise
  • Quality is the Key to Diamond Grading
    • Table 21: Global Diamond Market Revenues by Category (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Gem Quality, Polished, Industrial, and Re-sale (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Prospects for Diamond Mining
  • List of Major Diamond Mines in Pipeline
  • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 22: Leading Global Producers of Diamonds (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume for Alrosa, BHP Billiton, De Beers, Dominion Diamond, Rio Tinto, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: Leading Players in the Global Industrial Diamond Market (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for DI & E6, Iljin Diamond, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. CUBIC BORON NITRIDE/POLYCRYSTALLINE CUBIC BORON NITRIDE (CBN/PCBN) MARKET

  • Market Overview
  • Growing Demand for Super Abrasives Fuelling CBN Market
  • Automotive Industry - A Key Growth Area
  • CBN Demand Surging through Technological and Application Advances
  • Developments in CBN Grinding
  • CBN Films Market: An Overview

7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Superhard Materials: An Introduction
    • Table 24: Vickers Hardness Numbers of Different Superhard Materials (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Product Segments
  • I. Cemented Carbides
    • Physical Properties
    • Raw Materials
    • Production Process
    • Applications
    • Quality of a Cemented Carbide Tool
    • Types of Carbide Cutting Tools
      • Carbide Cutting Tools
      • Coated Carbides
      • CVD Vs. PVD
      • Advantages
      • Cemented Tungsten Carbide
      • Categories of Tungsten Carbide
      • Category 1
      • Category 2
      • Category 3
      • Binder Systems
  • II. Tool Steels
    • Introduction
    • Types of Tool Steels
      • High-Speed Tool Steels
      • Hot-Work Tool Steels
      • Cold-Work Tool Steels
      • Shock-Resistant Tool Steels
      • Mold Steels
      • Special-Purpose Tool Steels
      • Water-Hardening Tool Steels
    • Tailored for Application
    • Welding of Tool Steels
  • III. Ceramics
    • Introduction
    • Characteristics of Ceramics
    • Categories of Ceramics
    • Traditional Ceramics
    • Advanced Ceramics
      • Design of Advanced Ceramics
      • Manufacturing of Advanced Ceramics
      • Types of Advanced Ceramics
      • Structural Ceramics
      • Ceramic Coatings
      • Monolithic Ceramics
      • Engineered Ceramic Composite Materials
      • Refractories
      • Ceramic Matrix Composites
      • Ceramic Fibers and Coatings
      • Key Developments in Advanced Ceramics
      • Near Net Shape Technique Reducing Manufacturing Costs
  • IV. Diamonds
    • Diamond: The Hardest Natural Material
      • Properties of Diamond
      • Price Vs. Quality
      • Applications
    • Industrial Diamonds
  • Diamond: Product Segments
    • Natural Diamond
      • Properties of Natural Diamond:
      • Categorization of Natural Diamonds
      • Natural Diamond Categories
      • Natural Industrial Diamonds
      • End-Use Applications
      • End-Use of Industrial Diamonds Based on Grit Sizes
      • Historic Review
      • Synthetic Industrial Diamonds
      • Process of Manufacture
      • Major Product Categories
      • Product Description: Synthetic Industrial Diamonds
      • End-Use Applications
      • Synthetic Industrial Diamonds: End Use Applications (By Category)
      • Natural Vs. Synthetic Diamonds: A Comparative Study
      • Diamond Thin Films
      • Properties of Diamond Thin Films
      • Process of Manufacture
      • Types of Diamond Thin Films
      • Major End-Use Applications
      • Diamond Supply Chain
  • V. Cubic Boron Nitride
    • Cubic Boron Nitride: Product Segments
      • Mono crystalline Cubic Boron Nitride
      • Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride (PCBN)
      • Product Analysis: PCBN Products
      • Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride (PCBN) Thin Films
    • Manufacturing Procedures
      • Electron Beam Evaporation Technique (Through Hot Filament Usage)
      • Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MO-CVD) Technique
      • Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition Technique
      • Microwave Plasma Assisted Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MP-MO-CVD)
    • Major End-Use Applications
      • Materials Recommended for Cutting with Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN)
    • Productivity Compresses Cost Issues
      • Maintenance is Low for PCBN Tools
    • CBN Plated Wheels
      • Swift Following
      • The Coolant Factor
      • CBN Wheel Vs Commodity Wheel

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Sandvik Hard Materials and Diamond Innovations Merge to Form Sandvik Hyperion AB
  • Sandvik AB and Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group Co to Establish a Joint Venture
  • CoorsTek Opens New Ceramic Proppants Manufacturing Plant
  • Diehl Steel Co Launches CPM(r) Powder Metal Tool Steel
  • Dremel Introduces CBN Metal-Cutting Wheels
  • Mitsubishi Materials Looks to Strengthen Tungsten Carbide Tools Business
  • Hardide Coatings & GE Ink Supply Agreement
  • Sumitomo Electric UK to Unveil Power Series Hardmetal Drills in the UK
  • Ceratizit Inks Distribution Agreement with German Retailer
  • American Cutting Edge Acquires Industrial Blade Business of Superion
  • Everising Machine Develops E-Series of Tungsten Carbide Sawing Tools
  • Gunther Wirth Acquires GW Precision Tools India
  • Ceratizit USA to Acquire Stake in Promax Tools
  • Kennametal Acquires Tungsten Materials Business of ATI
  • China Tungsten and Hightech Material Co. Acquires Zhuzhou Cemented Carbides Group and Zigong Cemented Carbides Co
  • Sandvik AB Acquires Precorp Inc.
  • CoorsTek Takes Over Dynamic-Ceramic
  • CoorsTek Launches High-Performance Aluminum Nitride Substrates
  • 3M Takes Over Ceradyne
  • CoorsTek Purchases ANCeram GmbH & Co. KG
  • Kennametal Inc to Open New Advanced Carbide Recycling Facility
  • Element Six Establishes Tungsten Carbide Facility in China

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Abrasive Technology, Inc. (US)
  • Ceradyne, Inc. (US)
  • COI Ceramics, Inc. (US)
  • CoorsTek, Inc. (US)
  • Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH (Germany)
  • Diamant Boart S.A. (Belgium)
  • Element Six (Luxembourg)
  • ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • H.C. Starck GmbH (Germany)
  • Kennametal, Inc. (US)
  • Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. (US)
  • Logan International, Inc. (Canada)
  • Morgan Technical Ceramics (UK)
  • Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide (China)
  • Novatek, Inc. (US)
  • Saint-Gobain S.A. (France)
  • Sandvik AB (Sweden)
  • Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp. (Japan)
  • U.S. Electrofused Minerals, Inc (US)
  • US Synthetic Corp. (US)
  • ZYP Coatings, Inc. (US)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Superhard Materials Market by Product Segment
    • Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: World Historic Review for Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Tool Steels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: World Historic Review for Tool Steels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Tool Steels by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: World Historic Review for Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Ceramics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Diamonds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: World Historic Review for Diamonds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for Diamonds by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: World Historic Review for CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: World 15-Year Perspective for CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Industrial Diamond Market - A Review
    • Table 43: Industrial Diamond Production in the US (2009-2013) (In Million Carats) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Technological Developments Pave Way for Future Growth
    • Cemented Carbides
      • Tungsten Carbide Market
      • Silicon Carbide (SiC) Cutting Tools Find Favor
    • Structural Changes Impact Tool Steel Market
    • Advanced Ceramics Market: An Overview
      • Booming Shale Gas Extraction Augurs Well for Advanced Ceramics
      • Medical Market - A High Potential End-Use Segment
      • Transportation Equipment Sector Spurs Demand
    • Table 44: Advanced Ceramics Market for Transportation Equipment in the US (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 45: Advanced Ceramics Market in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by Raw Material Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: US Market for Ferrite Ceramics (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: US Zirconate Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by End-Use Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: Advanced Ceramics in the Industrial Machinery Market in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Competition
    • Table 49: US Advanced Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Trade Statistics
    • Table 50: US Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: US Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: US Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value to Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: US Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: US Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Overview of Diamond Market
      • Trade Statistics
    • Table 57: Canadian Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: Canadian Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: Canadian Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: Canadian Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Logan International, Inc. - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 61: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: Canadian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp. - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Advanced Ceramics in Europe: An Overview
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 67: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: European Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: European 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 71: European Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: European 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Saint-Gobain S.A. - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 73: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 74: French Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: French 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 76: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 77: German Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: German 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 79: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: Italian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Morgan Technical Ceramics - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 83: UK Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: UK 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Diamond Market: An Overview
    • Table 88: Russian Diamond Market by End-Use industry (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for Jewelry, Machinery, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 89: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: Russian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 91: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 92: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 93: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 94: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 95: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 96: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 97: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 98: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 99: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 100: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Advanced Ceramics Market: An Overview
    • A Glance at Cemented Carbide Market
    • Diamond Superhard Materials Market
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 101: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 102: Chinese Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 103: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Australia
    • India
      • Diamond Industry: A Major Destination for Diamond Cutting/Polishing
      • Advanced Ceramics Market: An Insight
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 104: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 105: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 106: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 107: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 108: Latin American Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 109: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 110: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 111: Latin American Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 112: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6a. BRAZIL

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 113: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 114: Brazilian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 115: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 116: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 117: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 118: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Africa
    • Table 119: Diamond Mining Methods V/S Costs in South Africa
    • Tableau of Active and Operational Diamond Mines in Africa
    • List of Major Diamond Mines in Pipeline
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 120: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 121: Rest of World Historic Review for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 122: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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