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Magnetic Materials

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Magnetic Materials in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite, and Electrical Steel), and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets, and NdFeB Magnets). 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 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.The report profiles 220 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Technology & Materials Co., Ltd., Beijing Jingci Magnetism Technology Co., Beijing Zhong Ke San Huan Hi-Tech Co., Ltd., BGRIMM Magnetic Materials & Technology Co. Ltd., Electron Energy Corp., Hitachi Metals Ltd., Hitachi Metals America Ltd., Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd., Hoosier Magnetics Inc., Jiashan Pengcheng Magnets Co Ltd., JFE Ferrite Corporation, Magnetics, Inc., Master Magnetics, Inc., Ningbo Ketian Magnet Co., Ltd., Ningbo Permanent Magnetics Co Ltd., Ningbo Vastsky Magnetic & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd., Ningbo Yunsheng Hi-Tech Magnetics Co Ltd., Neo Material Technologies, Inc., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co, Ltd., TDK Corp., Thomas & Skinner, Inc., ThyssenKrupp Electrical Steel, Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies, and Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co. KG. 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

  • Soft Magnetic Materials
    • Soft Ferrite
    • Electrical Steel
  • Permanent Magnetic Materials
    • Alnico Magnets
    • Hard Ferrite
    • Samarium Cobalt Magnets
    • Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) Magnets

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Current & Future Analysis
  • By Product Segment
  • Regional Perspective
  • Factors Influencing Demand & Supply
  • Industry Dynamics
  • Past, Present & Future
    • Past and Present
    • The Future
  • China: A Major Contributor to the Global Magnetic Materials Output
  • Competitive Scenario
  • Leading Magnetic Material Producers in the World
  • Consolidation of the Industry Continues to Thrive
  • Major Acquisitions in the World Magnetic Materials Industry: 2003-2012

2. TRENDS & ISSUES

  • New Technologies and Niche Markets Ensure Growth
  • Need for New Magnetic Materials Triggers Research & Development
  • E-commerce to Become Magnetic Industry Norm
  • China Gains High on the Investment Charts
  • Emerging Nations: A Challenge to China's Monopoly
  • Automation in Production to Improve Product Quality
  • Competitive Market Pricing Squeeze Profit Margins
    • Table 1: Global Magnetic Materials Market (2010): Average Prices of Magnetic Materials in US$ per Kg by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Market Recuperates from Recession
    • Table 2: Global Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • China Dominates the Global Rare Earth Magnets Market
    • Table 3: Production of NdFeB Magnets in kt by Region (2007-2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • NdFeB Magnets Continue to Gain Popularity
  • Neodymium Magnets Gain on Energy Saving Trend
  • Developments in the Neodymium Motor Magnets on a High
  • Powder-based Soft Magnetic Components to Witness Growth

3. MAGNETISM - AN INTRODUCTION

  • Characteristics of Magnets
  • A Glance at Developmental History
  • Magnetism
  • Various Types of Magnetism
  • Diamagnetism
  • Paramagnetism
  • Ferromagnetism
  • Antiferromagnetism
  • Ferrimagnetism

4. OVERVIEW OF MAGNETIC MATERIALS

  • Magnetic Materials
  • Fundamentals of Magnetic Materials
  • Classification of Magnetic Materials
  • A. Soft Magnetic Materials
      • General Applications of Soft Magnetic Materials
      • Historic Statistics
    • Table 4: Worldwide Production Share of Soft Magnetic Materials (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Major Regions - China, Japan, European Union, US and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Classification of Soft Magnetic Materials
      • Crystalline Material: Soft Ferrite
      • Manufacturing Process
      • Classification of Soft Ferrites
      • Manganese-Zinc Ferrites
      • Nickel-Zinc Ferrites
      • Properties of Soft Ferrites
      • Advantages of Soft Ferrites
      • Limitations
      • Applications of Soft Ferrites
      • Crystalline Material: Electrical Steel
      • Classification of Electrical Steels
      • The Soft Iron
      • Fe-Si Alloys
      • Structure of Electrical Steels
      • Grain-oriented Electrical Steels
      • Non-oriented Electrical Steels
      • Applications
      • Fe-Al alloys
      • Nanocrystalline Material: Amorphous Magnetic Alloys
      • Manufacturing Process
      • Bulk Amorphous Alloys
      • Types of Bulk Amorphous Alloys
      • Advantages of Amorphous Alloys
      • Limitations of Amorphous Alloys
      • Applications of Amorphous Alloys
      • Nanocrystalline Soft Magnetic Alloy
      • Manufacturing Process
      • Advantages
      • Limitations
      • Applications of Nanocrystalline Alloy
  • B. Permanent Magnetic Materials
      • General Applications of Permanent Magnetic Materials
    • Table 5: Worldwide Permanent Magnet Production (2008): Percentage Breakdown by Product Segments - Alnico, Ferrites, SmCo, and NdFeB (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Classification of Permanent Magnetic Materials
      • Alnico Magnets
      • A Peek into the Properties of Alnico Magnets by Type
      • Types of Alnico Magnets
      • Cast Alnico Magnet
      • Sintered Alnico Magnet
      • Advantages
      • Limitations
      • Applications of Alnico Magnets
      • Hard Ferrite
      • Characteristics of Ferrites
      • Manufacturing Process
      • Properties of Ceramic Ferrite
      • Sintered Hard Ferrite Magnets
      • Advantages of Hard Ferrites
      • Limitations of Hard Ferrites
      • Applications of Hard Ferrites
      • Rare Earth Permanent Magnets
      • Samarium Cobalt Magnets
      • Types of SmCo
      • Properties of SmCo
      • Sintered SmCo
      • Advantages of SmCo
      • Limitations of SmCo
      • Applications of Samarium Cobalt Magnets
      • Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) Magnets
      • Properties of NdFeB
      • Advantages of NdFeB Magnets
      • Disadvantages of NdFeB Magnets
      • General Applications of NdFeB Magnets
      • Types of NdFeB Magnets
      • Sintered NdFeB Magnets:
      • Applications of Sintered NdFeB
      • Bonded NdFeB Magnet
      • Applications of Bonded NdFeB

5. END-USE APPLICATIONS

  • Automotive Industry
  • In Hybrid Vehicles
  • Data Storage
  • As Magnetic Tapes
  • As Magnetic Disks
  • Medical Technology/Industry
  • Magnetic Nanomaterials in Biomedical Community
  • Aerospace
  • Electronic, Electrical and Instrumentation
  • In Generators, Transformers, and Motors
  • As Electric Motors
  • As Sensors
  • Industrial Machinery
  • As Lifting Frames
  • As Mechanical Tools
  • As Magnetic Sweepers
  • As Brakes and Clutches
  • In Separation and Sorting Process
  • In SwitchMode DC-DC converters
  • Power Generation Systems
  • Security Devices
  • Others
  • As Magnetic Signboard
  • As Nano-magnetic Materials
  • Recent and Potential Applications
  • Maglev Trains
  • Magnetic Braking System
  • Missiles With Magnetic Forces
  • Shoes With Magnetic Control Systems
  • Ferrite-Bead Inductor

6. TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS

  • Nanomagnetics - A Blockbuster in Development
  • MRAM Technology - The Future of Memory Devices
  • Microwave Electronic Technology - A New Method for Magnetic Thin-Film Characterization
  • Magnetic Stainless Steel Stimulates Bone Growth In Prosthetic Implants
  • Soft Magnetic Composite Materials: A New Facet in Soft Magnetics

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • Master Magnetics to Launch Ceramic Magnets
  • Magnetics Upgrades Kool Mu(r) Material to 14 Permeability
  • Master Magnetics Unveils Sidekick Combo Display and Floor Combo Display
  • Master Magnetics Rolls out Neodymium Rotating Hook
  • Master Magnetics Launches PrintMagnetVinylTM
  • Master Magnetics to Introduce Neodymium Latch Magnets
  • Master Magnetics Rolls out Retractable Retrieving Magnet

8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Master Magnetics Unveils Magnetic Cup Caddy
  • Master Magnetics Launches Magnetic Pouches
  • Master Magnetics Unveils Neodymium Lift Magnets
  • Master Magnetics Introduces Vehicle Wrap Magnet
  • Master Magnetics Introduces Magnetic Photo Pockets and Document Holder
  • Master Magnetics Expands Magnetic Sweepers Range
  • Eriez Magnetics Australia Introduces Magnetic Materials Handling Technologies
  • Finnish and British Inventors Develop MAGNETic Connector

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Compass Takes Over Arnold Magnetic Technologies
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Sets up Shin-Etsu (Changting) Technology
  • Molycorp to Take Over Neo Material Technologies
  • Mitsubishi, Daido Steel and Molycorp Form Joint Venture
  • Molycorp and Hitachi Metals Ink Supply Agreement
  • OM Group Takes Over Vacuumschmelze
  • Siemens Drive and Lynas Sign Letter of Intent
  • Great Western Minerals and Aichi Steel Sign Agreement
  • Hitachi Metals to Establish New Facility to Manufacture Neodymium Magnets
  • Crocus Technology Takes Over MRAM Patent Portfolio of NXP Semiconductors
  • Neo Material Technologies Inks Letter of Intent with Molycorp Minerals

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Advanced Technology & Materials Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Beijing Jingci Magnetism Technology Co. (China)
  • Beijing Zhong Ke San Huan Hi-Tech Co., Ltd. (China)
  • BGRIMM Magnetic Materials & Technology Co. Ltd. (China)
  • Electron Energy Corp. (US)
  • Hitachi Metals Ltd. (Japan)
  • Hitachi Metals America Ltd (US)
  • Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Hoosier Magnetics Inc. (US)
  • Jiashan Pengcheng Magnets Co Ltd (China)
  • JFE Ferrite Corporation (Japan)
  • Magnetics, Inc. (US)
  • Master Magnetics, Inc (US)
  • Ningbo Ketian Magnet Co., Ltd (China)
  • Ningbo Permanent Magnetics Co Ltd (China)
  • Ningbo Vastsky Magnetic & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd (China)
  • Ningbo Yunsheng Hi-Tech Magnetics Co Ltd (China)
  • Neo Material Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co, Ltd. (Japan)
  • TDK Corp. (Japan)
  • Thomas & Skinner, Inc (US)
  • ThyssenKrupp Electrical Steel (Germany)
  • Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies (US)
  • Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: World Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Soft Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: World Historic Review for Soft Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Soft Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: World Historic Review for Soft Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Soft Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: World Historic Review for Soft Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Soft Ferrite by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Electrical Steel by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: World Historic Review for Electrical Steel by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Electrical Steel by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: World Historic Review for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets and NdFeB Magnets Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: World Historic Review for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets and NdFeB Magnets Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Permanent Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt Magnets and NdFeB Magnets Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Alnico Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: World Historic Review for Alnico Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Alnico Magnets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hard Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: World Historic Review for Hard Ferrite by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Hard Ferrite by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Samarium Cobalt Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: World Historic Review for Samarium Cobalt Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: World 15-Year Perspective for Samarium Cobalt Magnets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NdFeB Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: World Historic Review for NdFeB Magnets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for NdFeB Magnets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Evolution of Magnetic Materials Industry in the US
    • US Magnetic Materials Industry Takes a Flight Down
    • Strong Presence of China
    • Strategies to Tackle the Chinese Challenge
    • Recent Amendments in Import and Export Duty on Rare Earth Metals
      • Timeline of the US Magnetic Materials Industry
    • Research and Development Activities
      • New Technologies and Research Innovations in Field of Magnetic Materials
      • Innovative Manganese-Gallium Magnetic Material
      • REACT Program for Ending Dependency of US on China for Rare Earths
      • Monte Carlo Study: Spin Transport in Magnetic Materials
      • A Study for Finding Alternative Permanent Magnetic Materials
      • Researchers Unveil a New Material with 'Liquid' Magnetic Properties
      • NHMFL Tests Highest Field DC Magnet
      • Nanoporous Ceramics to Split Proteins Magnetically
      • Magnetic Nanoparticles Developed for Catalysts Recovery
      • Ames Develops World's First Magnetic Refrigerator
      • Grain-Size Magnetic Sensor Detects Changes in Magnetic Field
      • Plastic Magnets to Influence Future Electronics
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Innovations/Launches
    • Select Players In The US
      • Bunting Magnetics Co.
      • Ferronics, Inc.
      • National Magnetics Group
      • PolyMag, Inc.
      • Tengam Engineering, Inc.
      • The Electrodyne Company, Inc.
      • The Permanent Magnet Co., Inc.
      • Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 39: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: The US Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: The US 15-year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Neo Material Technologies, Inc.- A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 42: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: Canadian Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Japan: A Major Producer of Neodymium Magnets
    • Table 45: Japanese Market for Sintered NdFeB (2008): Percentage Breakdown by End-Use Applications - Voice Coil Motors, Generators/ Motors, MRI Systems, Communications, Acoustics and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Japan Losing Ground on Soft Ferrites
    • Neodymium Magnets Replace Traditional Components in Motors
    • Research and Development Activity
      • Study to Reduce Use of Dysprosium in Neodymium Magnets
      • Development of High Performance Anisotropic Nanocomposite Magnets with Low Rare Earth Metal Composition
      • Development of Alternative Permanent Magnet Materials
      • Magnetic Steel Sheets to Lower Transformer Power Losses
    • Select Players in Japan
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 46: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: Japanese Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Research and Development Activity
      • Researchers Create Largest Magnetic Anisotropy Energy on Cobalt
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 49: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 50: European Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: European 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: European Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: European 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 55: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: French Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: French 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Research and Development Activity
      • Nanotubes Stack Magnetic Materials for HD Storage Devices
    • Select Players in Germany
      • BT Magnet-Technologie GmbH
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 58: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: German Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: German 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 61: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: Italian Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • The UK Magnetic Industry
      • Market Snapshots
      • Limitations
      • Opportunities
      • UK Magnet Industry Faces Competition from Far East
      • Research and Development Activities
      • New Film with Magnetostrictive Properties
      • Terahertz Magnetism Produced from Non-magnetic Materials
      • Magnetic Glassfibre for Use in Electric Motors
      • New Findings Demonstrate a Speed Limit to Magnetic Recording
      • UK University Develops World's First Plastic Magnet
    • MMG Magdev Ltd. - A Major UK Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 64: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: UK Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: UK 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 67: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Asia Leads Magnetic Material Production Worldwide
    • China - A High Growth Market
    • Strategic Corporate Development
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 70: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 71: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 74: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Table 76: Leading Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Material Manufacturers in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for AT&M, Zhong Ke San Huan, Ningbo Yunsheng, Taiyuan Twin Tower Aluminum Oxide, Zhmag and Sinosteel Anhui Tianyuan Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Outlook
    • Strong Growth on the Cards
    • Manufacturers in Dongyang All Set to Expand Production
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Inhibitors
      • China Lacks International Competitiveness on Quality Front
    • Opportunities and Challenges in the Chinese Magnetic Materials Industry
      • Opportunities
      • Risks and Challenges
    • Segmental Analysis
      • Ferrite Industry In China
      • Soft Ferrite
      • Rare Earth Permanent Magnet
    • Table 77: Leading NdFeB Magnet Material Producers in China (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales forBaotou Steel Rare Earth Group, Zhong Ke San Huan, AT&M, Ningbo Yunsheng, Taiyuan Twin tower Aluminum Oxide, Zhmag, Sinosteel Anhui Tianyuan Technology and Chengdu Galaxy Magnets Company Limited (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • NdFeB Magnets: A Major Consumer for Rare Earths
    • China Ferrite Industry Faces Raw Material Shortages
    • China Limits Rare Earth Supply on Sustainable Development Grounds
    • High-Precision Permanent Magnets Gains Preeminence
    • Growing Applications Keep the Market Aflame
      • Magnetic Materials and Key Applications
    • Basic Methods to Source Supplies from China
    • Production Scenario
    • Statistics in the Recent Past
    • Table 78: Chinese Magnetic Materials Production by Type (2008): Percentage Value Share Breakdown for Permanent Ferrite, Soft Magnetic Ferrite, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: Chinese Permanent Ferrite Production by Type: Percentage Volume Share Breakdown for Sintered Magnets and Bonded Magnets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Select Chinese Players
      • Beijing Thinova Jinco Co., Ltd
      • Ray OEM-Manufacturing (Magnet) Co., Ltd
      • Universal (Ningbo) Magnetech Co., Ltd
      • Xiamen One Magnet Electronic Co. Ltd
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 80: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: Chinese Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Ferrite Industry in India
    • Select Players
      • ACME Electronics Corp. (Taiwan)
      • Micromeg Technology Corp (Taiwan)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 83: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 84: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 85: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 86: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: Latin American Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 88: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Research and Development Activity
      • Magnetic Nanoparticles Synthesized for Information Storage
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 89: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: Rest of World Historic Review for Magnetic Materials by Product Segment - Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 91: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Magnetic Materials by Product Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite and Electrical Steel) and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico, Hard Ferrite, Samarium Cobalt and NdFeB) Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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