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Bearings

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bearings in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 235 companies including many key and niche players such as EnPro Industries, Inc., Federal-Mogul Corporation, igus, JTEKT Corporation., LM-Tarbell, Inc., Mineba Co. Ltd., MISUMI USA, Inc., NKE AUSTRIA GmbH, NSK Ltd., NTN Corporation, RBC France SAS, Rexnord Industries, LLC, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, SKF Group, General Bearing Corp., Spyraflo, Inc., and The Timken Company. 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

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
    • Plain Bearings
    • Ball Bearings
    • Roller Bearings
    • Other Bearings

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • A Prelude
    • Table 1: Global Bearings Market by Type (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings, Plain Bearings, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 2: Global Bearings Market by Leading Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value for SKF Group, Schaeffler, Timken, NTN, NSK, JTEKT, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Global Bearings Market by Leading Companies (2011): Net Sales and Business Operations
  • Impact of Global Economic Conditions on Bearings Market - A Review
    • Table 4: GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2009-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Developed Economies Mired in Fiscal Uncertainty
  • Government Policies to Boost Resurgence of Developing Economies
  • Eurodebt Crisis Balancing On a Precarious Edge
    • Table 5: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Outlook

2. SELECT MARKET TRENDS

  • Plain Bearings Go Green
  • Hybrid Bearings Replace Steel
  • White Metal Alloys Gain Popularity in Bearings
  • Plain Bearings Face Threat from Ball and Roller Bearings
  • Bearings for Wind Turbine - A High Value Segment
  • Focus on Light Weight Bearings for the Automobile Sector
  • Linear Slides: Developments in Polymers Offering New Life

3. END USE ANALYSIS

  • Industrial Machinery and Automobile Sectors Dominate Bearings Demand
    • Table 6: Global Bearings Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by End-Use Sector - Machinery, Automotive, Aerospace and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Industrial Sector
  • Slowdown in Global Economy Continues to Impact Demand for Bearing across Industrial Sector
  • Automotive Sector
  • Automotive Market for Bearings to Grow Modestly Amidst Slowing Global Economy
  • Key Statistical Inputs
    • Table 7: World Production of Automobiles by Geographic Region for Years 2009 through 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: European Automobile Market: Estimated Plant Capacity Utilization for the Years 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: European Automotive Market (2011): Estimated Percentage of Plant Capacity Utilization by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EXPORT AND IMPORT STATISTICS

    • Table10: World Bearing (Plain Shaft) Exports by Leading Exporting Countries (2010): Export Value in US$ Thousand for Germany, Japan, US, China, UK, France, Belgium, Mexico, Brazil, Sweden, Poland, Canada, and Italy (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table11: World Bearing (Plain Shaft) Imports by Leading Importing Countries (2010): Import Value in US$ Thousand for US, Germany, China, Mexico, Canada, France, Italy, Belgium, Japan, Hungary, South Korea, UK and Brazil (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table12: World Roller/Ball Bearings Exports by Leading Exporting Countries (2011): Value in US$ Thousand for Japan, Germany, China, US, France, Singapore, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Slovakia, Romania, UK, Hong Kong, Poland and South Korea (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table13: World Roller/Ball Bearings Imports by Leading Importing Countries (2011): Import Value in US$ Thousand for Germany, China, US, France, Singapore, Italy, Republic of Korea, Belgium, India, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China Hong Kong SAR, Netherlands and Thailand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Bearings - An Irreplaceable Component of Machinery and Equipment
  • Bearings and Major Applications
  • Importance of Bearings in Engineered Systems
  • Plain Bearings
    • Spherical Bushings
    • Pilloballs
    • Polymer Plain Bearings
    • Spherical Plain Bearings
      • Radical Spherical Plain Bearings
      • Angular Contact Spherical Plain Bearings
      • Axial Spherical Plain Bearings
  • Ball Bearings
    • Single Row Ball Bearings
    • Double Row Ball Bearings
    • Angular Contact Ball Bearings
    • Thrust Ball Bearings
    • Plastic Ball Bearings
    • Stainless Miniature Bearings
  • Roller Bearings
    • Applications
    • Types
      • Cylindrical Roller Bearings
      • Hollow Bearings
      • Needle Roller Bearings
      • Spherical Roller Bearings
      • Tapered Bearings
      • Applications of Tapered Bearings:
      • Crossed Roller Bearings
  • Other Bearings
    • Air Bearings
      • End-Use
      • Other Applications
      • Textile/Sugar/Pharmaceuticals
      • Fiber Pulling
      • Dry Diamond Machining
      • Testing Machines
      • High Speed Applications
    • Magnetic Bearings
      • Advantages
    • Gas Bearings
    • Journal Bearings
    • Squeeze Film Bearings
    • Hydrostatic Bearings
    • Dry Bearings
    • Semi-Lubricated Bearings
    • Fluid-Film Bearings
      • Self-Acting Fluid-Film Bearings
      • Externally Pressurized Fluid-Film Bearings
    • High-Precision Bearings
    • Micro-Precision Bearings
      • Applications
    • Sensorised Bearings
    • Hybrid Bearings
    • Roller-Ring Bearings
      • Roll Reversals
      • Controlling Reversals
    • Segment Bearings
    • Self-Aligning Linear Bearings
      • Sharply Crowned Segmented Bearing Plate
      • Gradually Crowned Bearing Plate
      • Radiused Bearing Plate
  • Raw Materials Used in Bearings
    • Babbitts
    • Bearings Manufactured from Bronze and Copper Alloys
    • Bearings Manufactured from Aluminum Alloys
    • Bearings Manufactured Using Other Metals
    • Porous-Metal Bearings
    • Nonmetallic Materials Used in Manufacturing Bearings
    • Thermoplastic Bearings

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • NTN Establishes Sophisticated Tapered Roller Bearing Plant in Akaiwa City
  • Applied Industrial Acquires SKF Distribution Businesses in New Zealand and Australia
  • SKF Inks Supply Agreement with Wind Turbine Manufacturer
  • BDI Takes Over Brown Bearing Co.
  • AWB Bearings Merges with Statewide Bearings
  • SKF Group Takes Over General Bearing
  • NSK to Acquire Minority Stake in Gongzhuling Bearing
  • NTN Develops and Commercializes ULTAGE Series of Deep Groove Ball Bearings
  • NKS Develops Deep Grove Ball Bearings
  • NTN Develops and Commercializes Highly Greased Ball Bearing
  • Bandai Selects Legend Bearing of Minebea
  • NTN Forms Joint Venture with Takao Kogyo and Asahi Forge
  • Galaxy Bearings to Upgrade Plant
  • Timken India to Increase Tapered Roller Bearing Manufacturing Capacity
  • NTN to Set Up NTN-Noto Spherical Roller Bearing Plant in Shika-machi
  • ABB Takes Over Baldor Electric
  • NSK Expands Capacity at Franklin, Indiana Facility
  • Outokumpu Enters into New Distribution Agreement with AxIndustries
  • KOEL Divests Bearings Businesses to Pierburg
  • NMB Inks Agreement with Motion Industries
  • Minebea to Establish Manufacturing Facility in Leutkirch
  • NHBB Inks Agreement with Hispano-Suiza
  • ZWZ Sets Up Presence in India
  • SKF Sets Up Plant in China
  • Timken India to Expand Capacity
  • KSPG Expands Operations in India, Acquires KOEL's Plain Bearing Business
  • SUIL Takes Over EBC
  • JTEKT to Form Joint Venture with Wafangdian Bearing Group
  • SKF Technologies (India) Establishes Plant
  • Timken Acquires QM Bearings
  • Nomo Kullager Takes Over Tauno Tasanto
  • Timken and RWE Power Enter into 5-Year Supply Contract
  • JTEKT Acquires Timken's Needle Roller Bearing Assets and Establishes Koyo Bearings
  • NTN Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Luoyang LYC
  • Timken-XEMC Commences Delivery of Ultra-large Bore Bearings
  • JTEKT Enters into JV with Wafangdian
  • Kaman Corp Acquires Allied Bearings Supply
  • ZWZ Establishes Manufacturing Facility
  • AAXICO Enters into JV with HCH
  • Sumikin Bussan Inks Agreement with Isman J Corp.

7. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES

  • FRANTZ Launches Precision Bearing for Axle-free Rollers
  • FRANTZ Manufacturing Unveils GENII® 1805 Semi-Precision Series Conveyor Bearing
  • Baldor Electric Launches Dodge Type EXL Tapered Roller Bearing
  • The Schaeffler Group Launches Needle Roller Bearings
  • NSK Bags Order for Supply of Roller Bearings for Elevators in Tokyo SKYTREE
  • NSK Evolves Anti-Creep Design Tapered Roller Bearings
  • NSK Evolves Low Torque Rolling Bearing
  • Isotech Introduces New Series of Non-Magnetic Linear Ball Slides
  • Triangle Manufacturing Launches Stainless Steel Aluminum Lazy Susan Bearings
  • Tung Pei Industrial to Unveil Ball Bearings in India
  • American Fishing Wire Introduces Ball Bearings Swivels and Snap Swivels
  • Spyraflo Unveils SBS Self-Aligning Ball Bearing Series
  • Schaeffler Launches INA X-life Radial Insert Ball Bearings and Housing Units
  • Bishop-Wisecarver Introduces The Radial Wheel
  • Festo Launches Ball Screw Axes with Recirculating Ball Bearing Guide EGSP and EGSK
  • NTN Unveils High Speed and Low Torque Deep Groove Ball Bearing
  • NTN Unveils Self-formed Seal Low Torque Deep Groove Ball Bearing
  • NTN Unveils Low Torque Sealed Deep Groove Ball Bearing
  • NSK Unveils Ultra High-speed Ball Bearings
  • SKF Launches eDrive Ball Bearings
  • Federal-Mogul to Unveil Glyco IROX® Bearing Shells
  • Schaeffler Introduces Advanced Concepts for Rotor Shaft Bearing Arrangements
  • RBC to Roll out LUBRON Spherical Plain Bearings
  • Schaeffler Unveils a New Plain Bearings Range, ELGOTEX
  • Igus Launches Iglidur GV0 Plain Bearing
  • Feinmess Dresden Unveils Linear Stage LTG250 Plain Bearings
  • ZOLLERN Announces Development of White Metal Plain Bearing Alloy with High Strength
  • Igus Introduces Iglidur Q2E Plain Bearings
  • Patel Brass Works Announces Capacity Expansion of Bimetal Plain Shaft Bearings Facility
  • Bearings 2000 Launches Plain and Rolling Bearings for Solar Energy Projects
  • Schaeffler Group Industrial Introduces ZAXB Axial Angular Contact Roller Bearing Unit
  • Schaeffler Group Industrial Unveils FAG Tapered Roller Bearing Range in X-life Quality
  • NKE AUSTRIA Launches Rolling Bearings for Industrial Gearboxes
  • CBC Australia Launches Cylindrical Roller Bearings
  • NTN Launches ULTAGE WA Type Sealed Spherical Roller Bearings
  • NSK Introduces New Low-Torque Tappet Roller Bearing
  • NSK Introduces Energy-Saving Bearings
  • NTN Develops "ULTAGE Sealed Four Row Tapered Roller Bearing"
  • NSK Launches Low-Friction Tapered Roller Bearings
  • Seiko Develops Resin Retainer Tapered Roller Bearings
  • NSK Unveils New Still Needle Roller Bearing
  • Schaeffler Group Industrial Rolls Out Linear EasySolution Software for Rolling Bearings and Linear Guidance Systems
  • Timken Introduces Complete Range of Wind Energy Aftermarket Solutions and Products
  • NSK Develops Motorcycle Wheel Bearings
  • NTN Develops Deep Grooved Low Torque Non-Sealed Ball Bearing
  • RBC to Launch NICE
  • Rexnord to Roll out an Innovative Concentric Locking Ball Bearing
  • Misumi Unveils New Types of Deep Groove and Side Mount Bearings
  • NSK Develops Ball Bearings for Belt-Type Continuously Variable Transmissions
  • NTN Unveils ULTAGE Deep Groove Ball Bearings
  • NTN Unveils Deep Groove Ball Bearing
  • NSK Unveils Anti-Electrical Corrosion New Material Ceramic Ball Bearing
  • NSK Unveils Ultra-long-life Ball Bearings
  • NTN Unveils Space-saving and High Performance Angular Contact Ball Bearings
  • NSK Ltd Unveils HST Long-life, High-reliability Cage-equipped Thrust Ball
  • NSK Unveils Ultra-High-Speed Large-Diameter Ball Bearings
  • Rexnord Unveils New SHURLOK® Adaptor- Mounted Technology to Support Product Line of Ball Bearings
  • NTN Introduces System for Rolling Bearing Design Optimization to Design Ball Bearings
  • Durbal Expands Product Portfolio with Innovative Rod Ends and Bearings
  • National Precision Launches Aerospace Bearings
  • Igus Rolls out a Unique Plastic Plain Bearing
  • Schaeffer Unveils Low-cost INA Metal-Polymer Composite Plain Bearings
  • Misumi Launches New Deep Groove Ball Bearings and Side Mount Bearings
  • NSK Develops New Roller Guides
  • NSK Unveils Cage and Roller Assembly with Planetary Shaft
  • NTN Launches Thrust needle Roller Bearing with 50% Less Rotational Torque
  • SKF Develops Roller/Ball Bearings with PEEK as a Cage Material
  • NTN Develops Tapered Roller Bearing Optimum Design Program for Transmission
  • NSK Introduces Ultra-Low Friction Roller Clutch for Fishing Bait Reels
  • Timken to Introduce Type E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units
  • Baldor Launches Dodge Steel-Housed S-2000 HD
  • NKE Launches Electrically Insulated Bearings
  • Schaeffler to Launch Paired Wind TRBs
  • Timken Launches New Range of Precision Cylindrical Roller Bearings
  • NTN Develops Air Oil Lubrication Ultra-high Speed NU-type Cylindrical Roller Bearing
  • NSK Introduces Futuristic Tapered Roller Bearing for the Drivetrain Segment
  • NTN Develops the Ultrasonic Torsional Fatigue Tester
  • Schaeffler Technologies Develops Roller Bearing for Gearboxes in Wind Turbines
  • NSK Develops Spherical and Durable Roller Bearings
  • NTN Develops Hydrodynamic Bearing Unit
  • Auburn Introduces V-Groove 2900 Series of Thrust Ball Bearings
  • Spyraflo Launches Industry's First Line of Mounted Miniature Bearings
  • Sumikin Bussan Unveils Silicon Alloy Non-Magnetic Bearings
  • NSK to Launch Angular Contact Ball Bearings
  • NTN Develops and Commercializes ULTAGE Series of Deep Groove Ball Bearings
  • NKS Develops Deep Grove Ball Bearings
  • NTN Develops and Commercializes Highly Greased Ball Bearing
  • NTN Introduces Highly Greased Ball Bearings
  • NTN Corporation Rolls Out ULTAGE Series Bearings
  • Baldor Electric Introduces Dodge Ultra Kleen Ball Bearings
  • Spyraflo Launches Miniature Ball Bearings
  • NSK Introduces New Shielded Double-Row Angular Contact Ball Bearing
  • NSK Unveils New Low-Dust Ball Screw and Low-Dust NSK Linear Guide™
  • NSK Extends New SPACEA Series
  • NTN Develops High Speed Angular Ball Bearing New 9 Series
  • GGB Launches Filament Wounded Bearings
  • Igus Introduces DryLin WJRM
  • GGB Bearing Technology Launches Fluid Film Bearings
  • Mac Marketing Unveils Spherical Plain Bearings as well as Rod Ends
  • Spyraflo's Introduces Plain Washdown Bearings
  • GGB Bearing Technology Launches Filament- Wound Bearings in Asia and Europe
  • LM-TARBELL Launches Self Lubricating Bearings

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • EnPro Industries, Inc. (US)
  • Federal-Mogul Corp. (US)
  • igus® (Germany)
  • JTEKT Corporation (Japan)
  • LM-Tarbell, Inc. (US)
  • Minebea Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • MISUMI USA, Inc. (US)
  • NKE AUSTRIA GmbH (Austria)
  • NSK Ltd. (Japan)
  • NTN Corporation (Japan)
  • RBC France SAS (France)
  • Rexnord Industries, LLC (USA)
  • Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG (Germany)
  • SKF Group (Sweden)
  • General Bearing Corp. (US)
  • Spyraflo, Inc. (US)
  • The Timken Company (US)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table15: World Historic Review for Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table16: World 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plain Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table18: World Historic Review for Plain Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table19: World 15-Year Perspective for Plain Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ball Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table21: World Historic Review for Ball Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table22: World 15-Year Perspective for Ball Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Roller Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table24: World Historic Review for Roller Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table25: World 15-Year Perspective for Roller Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table27: World Historic Review for Other Bearings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table28: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Fiscal Cliff Drama Remains Alive Despite the Legislation of the First Round of Fiscal Cliff Deal...
      • Implications of the Still Hanging Threat of Sequestration Cuts
    • Table 29: Percentage Share Breakdown of Budget Sequestration of US$1.2 Trillion to be Achieved Over the 2013-2021 Period by Spending Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Implications of the Fiscal Cliff Issues on the Bearings Market
    • Competition
    • Table 30: US Bearings Market by Leading Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Timken, SKF, NSK and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Market Trends
      • OEMs of Roller Bearings Relocate Facilities Overseas
      • Single-Source Supply Trend
      • Anti-dumping Duties Save the Day
    • Export and Import Statistics
    • Table 31: US Bearings (Plain Shaft) Exports by Country of Destination (2010-2011): Total Exports in US$ '000 for Canada, Mexico, China, Singapore, UK, Australia, Brazil, Germany, Japan, India, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: US Bearings (Plain Shaft) Imports by Country of Origin (2010-2011): Import Values in US$ '000 for Japan, China, Germany, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, UK, Austria, France, Italy, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: US Ball/Roller Bearings Exports by Country of Destination (2012): Export Values in US$ '000 US$ for Canada, Mexico, France, China, Brazil, Singapore, Germany, Australia, UK, India and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: US Ball/Roller Bearings Imports by Country of Destination (2012): Import Values in US$ '000 US$ for Canada, Mexico, France, China, Brazil, Singapore, Germany, Australia, UK, India and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Background and Development of the Bearings Industry in the US
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Launches
    • Select Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 35: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: The US Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 37: The US 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Automotive Growth Emanates Healthy Prospects for the Bearings' Market
    • Exports and Imports Statistics
    • Table 38: Canadian Bearings (Plain Shaft) Exports by Country of Destination (2010-2011): Export Value in US$'000 for US, Singapore, Austria, Russia, South Korea, India, Italy (including Vatican City State), UAE, Germany and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: Canadian Bearings (Plain Shaft) Imports by Country of Origin (2010-2011): Total Import Value in US$'000 for US, Japan, China, Germany, South Korea, Mexico, Canada, Sweden, Taiwan, UK and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: Canadian Ball/Roller Bearings Exports by Country of Destination (2012): Export Values in US$ '000 for US, Germany, Mexico, Singapore, France, Italy, South Korea, Poland, Japan, UAE and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: Canadian Ball/Roller Bearings Imports by Country of Origin (2012): Import Values in US$ '000 for US, Japan, China, Germany, South Korea, Mexico, Austria, Re-Imports (Canada), France, UK and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 42: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others 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 Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others 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 Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Table 45: Japanese Bearings Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by End-Use Segment - Industrial Applications, Automotive, and Aerospace & Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Competition
    • Table 46: Japanese Bearings Market by Leading Players (2011): Net Annual Sales in US$ Billion for JTEKT, NSK, NTN, and Minebea (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: Japanese Industrial Bearings Market by Leading Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: Japanese Hub Bearings Market by Leading Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: Japanese Needle Bearings Market by Leading Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • New Bearing Supplier Face Numerous Barriers in Automotive Sector
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Launches
    • Select Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 50: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: Japanese Historic Review for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 52: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Eurozone Crisis Impacts Key-End Use Segments
      • Mechanical Engineering Reels under the Pressure of Eurozone Crisis
      • Europe's Struggling Auto Sector: A Threat to Bearings Market
    • Competition
      • Big Shot Manufactures in Western Europe Eye Low Cost CEE Countries for Production
      • Brand Loyalty a Rarity among End-Users
    • Exports and Imports
    • Table 53: European Ball/Roll Bearing Imports by Country of Origin (2011): Import Values in US$ Million for China, Japan, US, India, Republic of Korea, Turkey, Malaysia, Brazil, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, Croatia, Canada, Bosnia and Herzegovina (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 54: European Ball/Roll Bearings Exports by Country of Destination (2011): Export Value in US$ Million for China, US, Singapore, India, Brazil, Turkey, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Republic of Korea, Russia, Mexico, Japan, Canada, Taiwan, Iran (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 55: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 56: European Historic Review for Bearings by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 57: European 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • By product segment
    • Table 58: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 59: European Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 60: European 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4a. FRANCE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Rbc France Sas - A Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 61: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 62: French Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 63: French 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4b. GERMANY

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Launches
    • Select Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 64: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 65: German Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 66: German 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4c. ITALY

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 67: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 68: Italian Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 69: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Tapered Roller Bearings Dominate the Roller and Needle Bearings Market
    • Table 70: UK Market for Roller and Needle Bearings by Type (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Tapered, Cylindrical, Spherical and Needle (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Industry Structure
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 71: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings - Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 72: The UK Historic Review for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 73: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4e. SPAIN

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 74: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 75: Spanish Historic Review for Bearings By Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 76: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4f. RUSSIA

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 77: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 78: Russian Historic Review for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 79: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4g. REST OF EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Select Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 80: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 81: Rest of European Historic Review for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 82: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Internal Risks Threaten Asian Economies
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Launches
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 83: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Geographic Region - China, India 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 84: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bearings by Geographic Region - China, India 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 85: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 86: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 87: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 88: Asia Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5a. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Table 89: Bearings Market in China (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Product Type - Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings, and Other Bearings (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 90: Chinese Bearings Market by End-use (2012): Sales in US$ Million for Industrial Machinery, Motor Vehicles, Aerospace Equipment, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • China - A frontrunner in the Bearings Industry
    • Shortages in Wind Turbine Bearings: A Business Case for Local Suppliers
    • Market Challenges
    • Price War between Chinese and Japanese Bearing Manufacturers
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Launches
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 91: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 92: Chinese Historic Review for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 93: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5b. INDIA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Table 94: Indian Bearings Market by Type (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Ball Bearings, Taper Roller Bearings, Cylindrical Bearings, Needle Roller Bearings and Spherical Bearings (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Competitive Scenario
    • Table 95: Indian Plain Bearings' Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown for SKF, FAG Bearings, NRB Bearings, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Leading Bearing Manufacturers in the Indian Market
      • Organized Sector Rules Domestic Bearings Production
    • Table 96: Indian Bearings Market by Sector (2010 & 2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Organized, Unorganized, and Imports (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Imports Account for a Prominent Share
    • Table 97: Bearings Market in India (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Demand (in Value terms) by End-Use Sector - Automobile, General Engineering, Railway and Heavy Industries, and Electrical Equipment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 98: Bearings Market in India (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Supply (in Value terms) by Category - Domestic, Imports, and Exports (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 99: Bearings Market in India (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by End-Use Segment - Automotive and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 100: Bearings Market in India (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Auto Segment - OEM and Aftermarket (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 101: Bearings Market in India (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Aftermarket Segment - Railway, Automotive Ancillary, Tractor, Car, LCV, Engineering Application, and MUV (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Challenges Facing the Indian Market
    • Outlook
    • Production
    • Anti-Friction Bearings Market
    • End-Use Sectors
      • Automobiles
      • Engineering
      • Other Users
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Product Launches
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 102: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 103: Indian Historic Review for Roller Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 104: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 105: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 106: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 107: Rest of Asia Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. THE MIDDLE EAST

  • Market Analysis
    • Table 108: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 109: Middle East Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 110: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. LATIN AMERICA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • South American Bearings Market - Brief Pointers
    • Growth Outlook for the Region
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 111: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Bearings - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 112: Latin American Historic Review for Bearings by Product Segment - Market for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 113: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Bearings by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Plain Bearings, Ball Bearings, Roller Bearings and Others Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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