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High Performance Alloys

Product Description

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Performance Alloys in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, & Zirconium), Refractory Metal Alloys (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, & Tantalum), Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, & Iridium), and Special Alloys & Superalloys. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 217 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V., KB Alloys LLC, African Rainbow Minerals Limited, Alcoa Inc., Alcoa Howmet Castings, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, ATI Allvac Incorporated, Areva Group, BASF Catalysts LLC, Carpenter Technology Corporation, Group of Companies Precious Metals Of Urals, Eramet Group, Haynes Internationa, Inc., H.C. Starck GmbH, High Performance Alloys, Inc., Luxfer Group, Magnesium Elektron Incorporated, Olin Brass Corporation, MAGONTEC Limited, Precision Castparts Corp., Special Metals Corporation, Rio Tinto Alcan, Rolled Alloys Inc., United Company RUSAL Plc, ThyssenKrupp VDM GmbH, Titanium Metals Corporation, W.C. Heraeus GmbH & Co KG, and Xstrata Alloys. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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

  • Non-Ferrous Alloys
  • Refractory Metal Alloys
  • Platinum Group Metals (PGM)
  • Special Alloys & Superalloys

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Primer
  • Nonferrous Alloys: Largest High Performance Alloy Segment
  • Impact of the 2007-2009 Economic Recession In Retrospect
  • Impact of Europe's Debt Crisis: A Review
    • Current State of the Euro Crisis
    • Implications for the Market
  • Improving Production Techniques
  • Quest for Enhanced Performance and Durability
    • Developments Galore
    • Development of HPA for Gas Turbine Optimizes Mechanical Properties
  • Noteworthy Trends, Growth Drivers & Issues
  • Escalating Demand from Domestic and Leisure Applications
  • Growing Need for Corrosion Resistant Alloys
  • Surging Demand for Lightweight Alloys in Domestic Appliances & Transportation Sector
  • Growing Interest in Metal Alloy Substitutes
  • Metal Honeycomb Catalyst Support Grows Popular
  • Industry Issues
  • Recycling - An Industry Norm
  • Global Economy Issues
    • Changing Face of Power Generation
    • Deregulation Ploughs in the Potential
    • Pursuit for a Cleaner Globe
  • IP and Patent Issues
    • Regulatory Issues
  • Production Technology & Efficiency Improvements
  • High Industry Standards
  • Suppliers Have the Upper Hand
  • Distribution
  • User Guidelines

2. REVIEW OF PRODUCT MARKETS

  • Non-Ferrous Alloy Metals
  • Aluminum
    • US and Western European Aluminum Smelters Scurry to Invest in Low Cost Regions
    • Key Statistics
    • Table 1: Global Alumina Market (2011): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Alumina Refining Companies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Global Rolled Aluminum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Global Aluminum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Global Aluminum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Magnesium
    • Table 5: Major Magnesium Sources and Concentrations (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Regulatory Forces Drive Demand for Magnesium based Alloys in the Automotive Market
    • Cheaper Chinese and CIS Imports Wreak Havoc on Western Magnesium Producers
    • Recycling Trend
    • Improvement in Secondary Magnesium Market
    • Magnesium Prices Likely to Spiral
    • Sustained, Healthy Growth to Continue
  • Titanium
    • Table 6: Global Titanium Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Magnesium and Titanium
  • Zirconium
    • General & Chemical Properties
    • Zirconium Dioxide Use to Grow by a Satisfactory Margin
  • Refractory Metals Alloy Metals
  • Molybdenum
    • Market Overview
    • Molybdenum Use Rising in Unconventional Applications
    • Table 7: Global Molybdenum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by Product Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: Global Molybdenum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-User Industries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: Global Molybdenum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Total Molybdenum Availability by Source (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Tungsten
    • Table 10: Global Tungsten Concentrate Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Niobium (or) Columbium
  • Tantalum
    • Global Tantalum Demand to Increase in Near Future
    • Mine Production - Global Review
  • Platinum Group Metals
  • PGM - Increasing Levels of Oversupply
  • Platinum - A Special Focus
    • Table 11: Global Platinum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: Global Platinum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: Global Palladium Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: Global Palladium Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production By Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: Global Palladium Market (2011): Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: Global Rhodium Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-User Sectors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: Global Rhodium Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Super alloys
  • Super alloys and Special Alloys - Production Perspective
  • Niobium in Various Hues in the Super alloys Industry
  • Nickel - Production Scenario
  • Other Statistical Findings
    • Table 18: Global Zircon Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Definition of High Performance Alloy
  • Standard Alloy vis-a-vis High Performance Alloy
  • Properties of High Performance Alloys
  • The Performer in High Temperature and Pressure
  • High Temperature Resistance
  • Low Density and High Strength Properties
    • Table 19: Select Properties of High Performance Metals
  • Types of High Performance Alloys
  • Non-Ferrous Alloys
    • Aluminum
      • Aluminum Alloys - Properties
    • Magnesium
      • Common Elements Used in Magnesium Alloys
      • Key Magnesium Alloys
    • Table 20: Physical and Chemical Properties of Magnesium Casing Material by Alloy Type - AM60 and AZ91
    • Table 21: Global Rare Earth Minerals Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-User Sectors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Titanium
    • Zirconium
      • Properties of Zirconium
      • Zirconium Alloys
      • Hydrogen Content
      • Zirconium Tungstate
      • PSZ Ceramic Material
      • ZAG Compounds
  • Refractory Metals
    • Molybdenum
    • Tungsten
      • Major Tungsten Intermediate Products
      • Ammonium Paratungstate (APT)
      • Ferrotungsten
      • Tungsten Metal Powder
      • Tungsten Carbide (WC)
      • Alloys of Tungsten
      • Columbium (or Niobium)
    • Tantalum
      • Chemical and Physical Properties of the Metal
      • Distinct Properties of Tantalum
      • Corrosion Resistance
      • Good Thermal Conductivity
      • Superior Dielectric Properties
      • Toughness, Durability and, Ductility
      • High Melting Point
      • Alloys of Tantalum
    • Chromium
  • Platinum Group Metals
    • Table 22: Select Alloys in the PGM Category with Properties and Application
    • Current and Emerging Applications
    • Platinum
      • Properties of Platinum
      • Characteristics of Platinum
    • Palladium
    • Rhodium
    • Ruthenium
    • Iridium
    • Osmium
  • Special Alloys & Super Alloys
    • Super Alloy Types
      • Nickel-based Alloys
      • Nickel
      • Nickel & Nickel Alloys - Properties & Applications
    • Table 23: Physical and Chemical Properties of Nickel
      • Types & Uses of Nickel Alloys
      • Nickel and Nickel Based Alloys and Super alloys in Greater Detail
    • Cobalt-based Alloys
    • Table 24: Global Cobalt Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Iron-based Alloys

4. END-USE APPLICATION ANALYSIS

  • High Performance Alloys - Application Chart for Non-Ferrous Alloys, Refractory Metal Alloys, PGM, and Super alloys
  • An Overview of End-Use Application Areas
  • Transportation Applications
    • Aerospace Industry
    • Aircraft Industry
    • Shipbuilding Industry
    • Passenger Vehicles
  • Industrial Applications
    • Chemical Processing Industry
    • Glass Making Industry
    • Other Industrial Applications
  • Power Generation & Supply
    • Nuclear Power Generation Industry
  • Medical Applications
  • Domestic and Leisure Applications
  • Military Applications
  • Application Trends By Alloy Type
  • Non-Ferrous Alloys
    • Application Chart for Non-Ferrous Alloys - Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium
    • Technological Improvements Bring in New Applications
      • Use of Aluminum as Remelt Increases at Higher Rates
      • Aluminum Casting Alloys
      • Magnesium Containing Aluminum Alloys Used in Three Principal Industries
      • Magnesium Alloys in for Greater Usage
      • Titanium Sees Potential in Aircraft and Leisure Uses
      • Titanium & Titanium Alloys - Not Restricted to Aerospace Any More
      • Zirconium Consumption
      • Commercialization of SOFC and Nanotechnology to Boost Zirconium Demand
  • Applications of Tantalum in Alloys
    • Table 25: World Tantalum Market by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Electronics, Mill Products, Metal Cutting, Super Alloys and Chemicals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Electronic and Other Uses of Tantalum
    • Tantalum Demand Tied to the Fate of Electronics and Aerospace Industries
    • Other Applications of Tantalum Rekindle Potential
      • Tantalum - A Basic Component in Polycrystalline Alloys
      • Tantalum is a Vital Component in Nickel Based Super alloys
      • Alloy Additive
      • Niobium-based Alloys
    • Table 26: World Columbium (Niobium) Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by End Use Application - Carbon Steels, Super alloys, High Strength Low Alloy Steel, Stainless and Heat Resisting Steel, Alloy Steels, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Niobium Nibbles at The Tantalum Market
  • Platinum Group Metals
    • Applications Chart of Platinum Group Metals
    • Automotive Industry Drives Platinum Demand
    • Catalytic Converters Fuels Platinum Consumption
    • Platinum Dazzling in Jewelry Sector
    • Platinum in Fuel Cells
    • High Cost of Platinum Seen Delaying Fuel-Cell Use
    • Soaring Prices Dwindle Demand for Palladium
    • Demand for Ruthenium in Automotive Industry
    • Demand for Ruthenium Plunges
    • Table 27: World Ruthenium Market by Application Area (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Electronics, Electrochemical, Chemicals, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Iridium Witnesses Demand Slide
    • Table 28: World Iridium Market by Application Area (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Electronics, Electrochemical, Chemicals, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Super alloys and Specialty Alloys
    • Application Chart for Super alloys (Cobalt-based, Iron-based, and Nickel-based)
    • Across the Board Demand Growth for Super alloys
    • Power Sector Spurs Potential for Highly Alloyed Cast Nickel-Based Super alloys

5. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/ INTRODUCTIONS

  • ECS Launches Super Alloy Chokes
  • Haynes International Develops HAYNES(r) 244(tm) Alloy
  • Carpenter Technology Introduces TEMPER TOUGH Alloy

6. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INNOVATIONS IN THE RECENT PAST- A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Allegheny Technologies to Introduce ATI 425(r) Titanium Alloy
  • H.C.Starck Unveils Corrosion Resistant Tantalum Alloy

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • IBC Inks Exclusive Supply Agreement
  • Aleris Takes Over Cast House of Voerde Aluminum
  • Oxford Alloys Asia Pacific Announces Opening of New Unit in Singapore
  • Treadstone Sells Controlling Stake in Advanced Joining Technologies
  • Harsco Inks Environmental Solutions Contract with Metkore Alloys & Industries
  • Nikkei MC Aluminium Enters Joint Venture with Century Metal Recycling
  • Alcoa Inks a Supply Agreement with Airbus
  • Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys to Build a Density Aggregates Plant
  • Kobe Steel Inks a Technology Agreement with Sapa
  • Magontec Enters into Equity JV with Dongfang Resources
  • UMG, BAIC and JAMG Enter Into a JV Agreement
  • China Power Investment and Alcoa to Launch Alcoa CPI (China) Aluminum Investment
  • Reliance Steel Acquires National Specialty Alloys
  • ThyssenKrupp Merges Stainless Steel Unit with Outokumpu
  • Chongging West Aluminum to Set Up Magnesium- Alloy Project in Nanchuan
  • ThyssenKrupp and Julich Research Center Jointly Develop Crofer 22 H
  • Powdermet Forms Joint Venture with Oshkosh, Eck and University of Wisconsin for Aluminum Alloys
  • Liquidmetal Expands Collaboration with Materion Brush
  • MIT Engineers Design Nano-crystalline Tungsten- Titanium Alloys
  • Taiyuan Iron & Steel and CAS Yangzhou Center Collaborate for Magnesium Products
  • Boston Scientific Launches PROMUS Element(tm) Platinum Chromium Stent System in Japanese Market
  • Jilin Jien Nickel Industry to Acquire Goldbrook Ventures
  • Kennametal to Acquire Deloro Stellite Group
  • EEJA to Begin Supply of PALLADEX PC200 Palladium-Cobalt Alloy Plating Solution
  • Embraer and Alcoa Enter into Technology Sharing Deal
  • AML to Take Over Varomet Holdings
  • Platte River Ventures Acquires Sierra Alloys
  • Garb Oil & Power Enters into Joint Venture
  • Xiamen Tungsten to Enter into Joint Venture with China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals
  • Alcoa Ink MoU with VSMPO-AVISMA
  • H.C. Starck to Enter into Joint Venture with Jiangxi Rare Metals Tungsten Holding Group
  • H.C. Starck Group Ink Agreement with CIF Mineracao
  • Cabot to Divest Supermetals Division to Global Advanced Metals
  • Carpenter Technology Takes Over Oilfield Alloys
  • Carpenter Technology to Acquire Latrobe Specialty Metals
  • Allegheny Technologies Acquires Ladish
  • Kaymin Resources Acquires Stake in Joint Venture from Anglo Platinum
  • AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group Acquires KB Alloys
  • Monomoy Capital Partners Sells SRC to Stelaris Capital and Buckingham Capital
  • Aleris to Establish Specialized Casting Unit
  • Bechtel Mining & Metals Continues as Lead Consultant for Twin Metals Project of Twin Metals Minnesota
  • Shandong Innovation Group Enters into Agreement with Holingol and Tongliao City Governments

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • United Co. RUSAL to Acquire Interest in Shenzhen North Investment
  • Beck Aluminum Acquires Assets of Met-Al
  • Universal Stainless & Alloy Products and VSMPO Enter into Agreement
  • Aleris International and China Zhenjiang Dingsheng Aluminum Enter into Agreement
  • IBC Advanced Alloys and Swissmetal Industries Ink MoU
  • Daiki Aluminium Industry to Enter Into Joint Venture with O.M. Mfg. Philippines
  • Carpenter Technology Extends Dynamet Titanium Unit
  • Rio Tinto Alcan to Expand Lightweight Aluminum- Lithium Alloy Production
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Inks Contracts with Bombardier and Airbus SAS
  • IBC Agrees to Acquire Beralcast
  • Allegheny Technologies Signs Two Multi-Year Supply Deals
  • Tantaline's Tantalum Surface Alloy Material Receives Approval of FDA
  • KB Alloys Expands Kentucky Facility
  • NFC Signs Zirconium Supply Deals with GE Companies
  • Allegheny Technologies Inks Long-Term Deal with Rolls-Royce
  • Alcoa Agrees to Acquire Intellectual Property of Noble
  • ERAMET Acquires 56% Stake in Tinfos
  • Chinese Metals Corporations Seek Cooperation in Titanium Production with Ukrainian Counterparts

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (The Netherlands)
  • KB Alloys LLC (USA)
  • African Rainbow Minerals Limited (South Africa)
  • Alcoa Inc (USA)
  • Alcoa Howmet Castings (US)
  • Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (US)
  • ATI Allvac Incorporated (US)
  • Areva Group (France)
  • BASF Catalysts LLC (US)
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation (US)
  • Group of Companies Precious Metals Of Urals (Russia)
  • Eramet Group (France)
  • Haynes International Inc (US)
  • H.C. Starck GmbH (Germany)
  • High Performance Alloys Inc (US)
  • Luxfer Group (US)
  • Magnesium Elektron Incorporated (UK)
  • Olin Brass Corporation (US)
  • MAGONTEC Limited (Australia)
  • Precision Castparts Corp.(US)
  • Special Metals Corporation (US)
  • Rio Tinto Alcan (Canada)
  • Rolled Alloys Inc (US)
  • United Company RUSAL Plc (Russia)
  • ThyssenKrupp VDM GmbH (Germany)
  • Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) (US)
  • W.C. Heraeus GmbH & Co KG (Germany)
  • Xstrata Alloys (Switzerland)

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • High Performance Alloys Market by Product Group/Segment
    • Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-Ferrous Alloys by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World Historic Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-Ferrous Alloys by Product Segment - Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: World Historic Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys by Product Segment - Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: World Historic Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: World 15-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Magnesium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: World Historic Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Magnesium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: World 15-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Magnesium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Titanium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: World Historic Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Titanium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: World 15-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Titanium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Zirconium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: World Historic Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Zirconium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: World 15-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Zirconium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Refractory Metals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: World Historic Perspective for Refractory Metals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Refractory Metals by Product Segment - Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: World Historic Perspective for Refractory Metals by Product Segment - Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractory Metals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 55: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractory Metals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Refractory Metals (Molybdenum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: World Historic Perspective for Refractory Metals (Molybdenum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 58: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractory Metals (Molybdenum) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Refractory Metals (Tungsten) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: World Historic Perspective for Refractory Metals (Tungsten) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 61: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractory Metals (Tungsten) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Refractory Metals (Columbium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: World Historic Perspective for Refractory Metals (Columbium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 64: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractory Metals (Columbium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Refractory Metals (Tantalum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: World Historic Perspective for Refractory Metals (Tantalum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 67: World 15-Year Perspective for Refractory Metals (Tantalum) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 70: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals by Product Segment - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 71: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals by Product Segment - Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 74: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals (Platinum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Platinum) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Platinum) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 77: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals (Palladium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Palladium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Palladium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 80: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals (Rhodium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Rhodium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Rhodium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 83: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals (Ruthenium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Ruthenium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 85: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Ruthenium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum Group Metals (Iridium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: World Historic Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Iridium) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 88: World 15-Year Perspective for Platinum Group Metals (Iridium) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 89: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Special Alloys & Super Alloys by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: World Historic Perspective for Special Alloys & Super Alloys by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 91: World 15-Year Perspective for Special Alloys & Super Alloys by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Industry Trends
      • Columbium Uses in the US
      • Molybdenum Production & Consumption Trends
      • Defense and Commercial Aircraft: A Lucrative End-User of High Performance Alloys
      • Demand for Titanium and Nickel Alloys Tied to Aerospace and Power Sectors
      • High-Performance Titanium and Nickel Alloys Activities Move Overseas
      • Super Alloys Demand Susceptible to Turbulences in End-User Industries
      • Maintains Consistent Growth Amidst Challenges
      • Non-Aerospace Uses Expand
      • Connector Industry Springs Potential for High Performance Alloys
    • End Use Application Markets
      • Aluminum
      • From Alumina to Automobiles
      • Targeted Markets
      • Transportation
      • Packaging
      • Construction Industry
      • Titanium Alloys - End Use Trends
      • Magnesium Alloys
      • Automakers Look Anew at Magnesium Alloys
    • Base Market Scan
      • Aluminum
      • Energy
      • Environment and Climate Change
      • Recycling
      • Technology
    • Table 92: US Aluminum Market by End-Use Industry for 2011: Percentage Breakdown for Transportation, Containers & Packaging, Construction, Consumer Durables, Machinery & Equipment, Electrical and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 93: US Titanium Consumption (2011): Breakdown by End-Use Segments - Commercial Aerospace, Military Aerospace, Industrial and Consumer (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 94: US Molybdenum Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by End Use Application - Machinery, Electrical, Transportation, Chemicals, Oil and Gas and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 95: North American Palladium Market by Application Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Autocatalyst, Electrical/ Electronics, Dental, Chemical, Jewelry, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 96: US Nickel Market by End-Use Industry (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption for Electrical/Electronic Equipment, Transport, Construction/Building, Household Goods, and Other Equipment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 97: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 98: US Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 99: US 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Industry Review
      • Aluminum
      • Aluminum Casting, Rolling and Extruding in Canada - Industry Scenario
      • Industry Classification
      • Products Profile
      • Industry Characteristics
      • Innovation and Technology
      • Challenges in the Aluminum Industry
    • Table 100: Canadian Aluminum Consumption (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by End Use Segments - Transportation, Packaging, Construction, Electricity, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 101: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 102: Canadian Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 103: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Industry Trends
      • Magnesium
      • Magnesium Recycling - The Trend of the Future
      • Thixo-Casting Process Heightens Demand for Magnesium
      • Scrap Recycling Picks up Momentum
      • Magnesium Ups Demand in Automotive and Electronics Sector
    • Table 104: Japanese Tungsten Market by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cutting and Wear-Resistant Materials, Electrical & Electronic Materials, Steels Super Alloys & Wear-resistant Alloys and Chemicals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Platinum Group Metals
      • Japan - The Largest PGM Importer
      • Platinum
    • Table 105: Japanese Platinum Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segments - Autocatalyst, Jewelry, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Palladium
    • Table 106: Japanese Palladium Market by Application Segment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Autocatalyst, Electrical/Electronics, Dental, Chemical, Jewelry, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 107: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 108: Japanese Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 109: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Europe - A Major Market
    • Market Overview
      • Non-Ferrous Alloys
      • Platinum Group Metals
      • Super Alloys and Special Alloys
    • Market Dynamics
      • Consumption Dominated by Technologically Advanced Countries
      • Production Centered in Low Cost Destinations
      • Aluminum Production Drifting Out of Europe
      • Bigger the Transport Sector - Higher the Demand for High Performance Materials
      • Magnesium Alloys in Car Making - Growing Application
      • Palladium Scores over Platinum for Catalytic Converters
    • Technology Trends At a Glance
    • Industry Issues
      • Fabrication Technology Improves by the Day
      • Recycling - A Feasible Solution
      • Platinum
      • Palladium
      • Rhodium
      • Ruthenium
    • Table 110: European Ruthenium Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End Use Segment - Electrical, Process Catalysts, Electrochemical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Iridium
      • Super Alloys
      • Power Generation
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 111: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 112: European Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 113: European Current and Future Market Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 114: European Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 115: European 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 116: European 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 117: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 118: French Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 119: French 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Overview of Aluminum Market
    • Table 120: German Aluminum Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by End Use Industry - Transport, Building & Construction, Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Iron & Steel, Domestic Equipment and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 121: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 122: German Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 123: German 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 124: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 125: Italian Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 126: Italian 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Table 127: UK Tungsten Market by End-Use Segment (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Cutting and Wear- Resistant Materials, Electrical & Electronic Materials, Steels Super Alloys & Wear- resistant Alloys and Chemicals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 128: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 129: UK Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 130: UK 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 131: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 132: Spanish Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 133: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 134: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 135: Russian Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 136: Russian 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 137: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 138: Rest of Europe Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 139: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Platinum Group Metals
      • End Use Application Trends
    • Australia
      • An Overview of Aluminum Market
    • China
      • Industry Trends
      • Aluminum
      • China - The Emerging Leader
      • Price Declines May Force Manufacturers to Curtail Aluminum Production
      • Problems Galore
      • Production and Consumption Compete Head On
      • Consolidation Picks Up Momentum
      • Coal Fly Ash based Aluminum Extraction Faces Impediments in Dragon Nation
    • Table 140: Chinese Aluminum Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Magnesium
      • China - Dominates the Global Magnesium Industry
      • China Better Off with Thermal Reduction Process
      • Titanium
      • Titanium Demand in China Burgeoning
      • Molybdenum
      • China - The Second Largest Mo Producer
    • Table 141: Tungsten Market in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Segments - Hardmetals (Cemented Carbides), Steels/Superlloys, Mill Products, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Nickel
      • Platinum
    • Table 142: Platinum Market in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Application - Jewelry and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. (CHALCO) - A Key Player
    • Taiwan
      • Magnesium Alloy
      • Taiwan to Emerge as Largest Magnesium Alloy Market
    • India
      • Aluminum
      • An Overview
      • Industry Structure
    • Table 143: Aluminum Consumption in India (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Product Type - Wire Rods, Rolled Products, Extrusions, Castings & Alloys, Foils, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Manufacturing and Technical Process
    • Table 144: Market For Aluminum in India (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption By End-Application Industries - Electrical, Automotives, Building, Packaging, Machinery and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Key Challenges
      • Growth in Industrial Production / User Industries
      • Power Availability
      • Duty Structure
    • Table 145: The Market for Zinc in India (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown By Major Market Segments - Galvanizing, Castings, Die Casting Alloys, Oxides and Chemicals and Extruded Products (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 146: The Market for Zinc in India (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Product Types - Tubes, Sheets, Structurals, and Wires (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 147: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 148: Asia-Pacific Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 149: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals: and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • South Africa
      • Platinum Production Scales New Heights
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 150: Middle East & African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys and Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 151: Middle East & Africa Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/ Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys and Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 152: Middle East & African 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys and Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • An Overview of Brazilian Aluminum Market
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 153: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys and Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 154: Latin American Historic Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium); and Special Alloys and Super Alloys Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 155: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for High Performance Alloys by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, and Zirconium); Refractory Metals (Molybdenum, Tungsten, Columbium, and Tantalum); Platinum Group Metals; and Special Alloys & Super Alloys Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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