Look Towards A New Future

Feb 29, 2012

Technical and Advanced Structural Ceramics

The market research report analyzes the market, materials, and recent developments in Advanced Structural Ceramics. The report includes an overview of Advanced ceramic materials and discusses production technologies, new applications, and competitive issues. The various businesses entering the field of Advanced Structural Ceramics are presented, and the barriers to entry are discussed. Market projections are given for the next 5 years.

Advanced Structural Ceramics have the potential to resolve many material-based challenges in process industry, power generation, aerospace, transportation, and military applications. Their wear resistance, corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance, and light weight represent a superior combination of qualities. These materials may help to decrease energy consumption and minimize pollution. Breakthroughs in Advanced Ceramics technology are having far-reaching impact on global business and society.

Companies that may be interested in this report include:
  • Developers, manufacturers, and suppliers of Advanced ceramic materials.
  • Manufacturers, suppliers, and users of Advanced ceramic raw materials.
  • Manufacturers, suppliers, and users of Advanced ceramic powders.
  • Developers and manufacturers of Advanced ceramic components.
  • Engine component manufacturers.
  • Cutting tool insert manufacturers.
  • Manufacturers of wear parts and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) suppliers.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of dental crowns, ceramic posterior materials, and ceramic hip implants.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of armor.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of ceramic kiln furniture, recuperators, and heat exchangers.
  • Chemical firms interested in diversification or acquisitions.
  • Venture capitalists, angel investors, and financial institutions interested in attractive new investments and acquisitions.

Advanced Structural Ceramics Market

Published: February 2012
No. of Pages: 255
Price: Single User License: US$ 4850             Corporate User License: US$ 8500 

The report analyzes materials used in each Structural ceramic application category and their respective properties, processing technologies, properties, prices, and North American markets. The qualitative and quantitative judgments in this report represent a valuable contribution to the knowledge of Advanced Structural ceramic materials, components, processing techniques, applications, and markets.
  • The total Technical and Advanced Structural Ceramics market in North America was worth $3.2 billion in 2010 and $3.4 billion in 2011. This figure is projected to reach $4.4 billion in 2016 yielding a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% between 2011 and 2016.
  • BioCeramics is the largest sector, with about 63% of the total dollar value. This sector was worth $2.2 billion in 2011 and is projected to retain its lead with a market value of $2.8 billion in 2016, a CAGR of 5.2%.
  • The Advanced armor and military market segment was $572 million in 2011. This should increase at a CAGR of 4% to reach $696 million in 2016.

Richard Hilton has a broad business background, which includes many years as an analyst, project manager, product manager, and director of marketing for a major industrial firm. He has managed business planning, marketing research and communications, and product development.

He has experience as an editor of newsletters exploring emerging technologies and also has taught mathematics. Mr. Hilton has a Bachelor of Science in Business Logistics from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University. Of special interest to this study is his work on rare earths, catalysts, and ultrapure materials.

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