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Hard Coatings Market by Material Type (Nitrides, Oxides), Application (Cutting Tools, Decorative Coatings), Deposition Technique (PVD and CVD), End-Use Industry (General Manufacturing, Transportation), and by Region - Global Forecast to 2026

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: November 2016
Report Code: CH 4717

 

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The global hard coatings market was valued at USD 583.4 Million in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 1,351.3 Million by 2026, registering a CAGR of 8.0% between 2016 and 2026. In this study, 2014 has been considered as the historical year, 2015 as the base year, 2016–2021 as the midterm forecast period, and 2016-2026 as the long term forecast period for estimating the market size of hard coatings.

Objectives of the study:

  • To analyze and forecast the hard coatings market, in terms of value
  • To define, describe, and segment the global hard coatings market based on material type, end-use industry, deposition technique, and application
  • To forecast the size of each market segment based on regions, such as Asia-Pacific, North America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and South America
  • To provide detailed information regarding the key factors (drivers, restraints, and opportunities) influencing the growth of the market
  • To strategically analyze the segmented markets with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and contribution to the overall market
  • To identify and analyze opportunities for stakeholders in the market
  • To analyze competitive developments, such as expansion, partnership, joint venture, agreement, and new product development in the hard coatings market
  • To strategically profile key players and comprehensively analyze their core competencies

Research Methodology:

This study aims to estimate the market for hard coatings for 2016, and its projection by 2026. It provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market. Various secondary sources, such as directories, industry journals, and databases, have been used to identify and collect information useful for an extensive commercial study of the hard coatings market. Primary sources, such as experts from related industries and suppliers, have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information, as well as assess prospects of the hard coatings market.

Hard Coatings Market

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Market Ecosystem:

Hard coatings are composed of materials, such as nitrides, oxides, carbides, carbon-based, borides, and multi-component. These materials are supplied to the major hard coatings manufacturers, such as OC Oerlikon Corporation AG (Switzerland), IHI Ionbond AG (Switzerland), CemeCon (Germany), IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V. (Netherlands), and Sulzer Ltd. (Switzerland). These manufacturers focus on increasing their regional presence by undertaking strategies such as expansion and new product development.

Key Target Audience:

  • Manufacturers of Hard Coatings
  • Manufacturers in End-use Industries
  • Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers of Hard Coatings
  • Regional Manufacturers' Associations for Hard Coatings
  • Government and Regional Agencies and Research Organizations

Scope of the Report:

The hard coatings market is segmented as follows:

On the basis of Material Type:

  • Nitrides
  • Oxides
  • Carbides
  • Carbon-Based
  • Borides
  • Multi-Component Coatings

On the basis of Deposition Technique:

  • PVD
  • CVD

On the basis of End-Use Industry:

  • General Manufacturing
  • Transportation
    • Automotive
    • Marine
    • Aerospace
    • Railroad
  • Buildings & Architecture
  • Medical/Dental Equipment
  • Food Manufacturing/Preparation Equipment
  • Sporting Goods
  • Others
    • Textile
    • Nuclear Plants
    • Defense/Military

On the basis of Application:

  • Cutting Tools
  • Decorative Coatings
  • Optics
  • Gears
  • Bearings
  • Cams
  • Cylinders
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic Components
  • Others
    • Firearms
    • Implants
    • Injection Molding Dies

On the basis of Region:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • North America
  • Western Europe
  • Central & Eastern Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
  • South America

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 16)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Scope of the Study
           1.3.1 By Region
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 19)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Key Data From Primary Sources
           2.1.3 Breakdown of Primary Interviews
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions and Limitations
           2.4.1 Assumptions
           2.4.2 Limitations

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 27)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 32)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Hard Coatings Market
    4.2 Hard Coatings Market Growth, By Material Type
    4.3 Hard Coatings Market in Asia-Pacific, 2015
    4.4 Hard Coatings Market Share, By Countries
    4.5 Hard Coatings Market Size, Top 5 Country Markets

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 35)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Application
           5.2.2 By Material Type
           5.2.3 By Deposition Technique
           5.2.4 By End-Use Industry
           5.2.5 By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Increasing Demand in the Asia-Pacific Region
                    5.3.1.2 Growing Healthcare Market
                    5.3.1.3 Efficiency of Hard Coatings
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Huge Total Cost of Ownership
                    5.3.2.2 Highly Capital Intensive
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Brics Countries Offer Untapped Opportunities for Geographical Expansion for Hard Coating Manufacturers
                    5.3.3.2 New Technological Developments
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Developing Cheaper Substitutes

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 42)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value-Chain Analysis
    6.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
           6.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
           6.3.2 Threat of Substitutes
           6.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.3.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
    6.4 Cost Structure of Hard Coatings
    6.5 Macroeconomic Overview and Key Drivers
           6.5.1 Introduction
    6.6 General Manufacturing Industry Trends
           6.6.1 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Asia-Pacific GDP
           6.6.2 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in North American GDP
           6.6.3 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Western Europe GDP
           6.6.4 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Middle East & Africa GDP
           6.6.5 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Central & Eastern Europe GDP
           6.6.6 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in South America GDP
    6.7 Vehicle Production Statistics in Key Hard Coatings Country Markets

7 Hard Coatings Market, By Material Type (Page No. - 62)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Hard Coatings Market, By Material Type
    7.3 Borides
    7.4 Carbon-Based
           7.4.1 Diamond Coatings
           7.4.2 Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coatings
    7.5 Oxides
           7.5.1 Aluminum Oxide
           7.5.2 Chromium Oxide
           7.5.3 Zirconium Oxide
           7.5.4 Zinc Oxide
           7.5.5 Silicon Oxide
           7.5.6 Titanium Oxide
    7.6 Multi-Component Coatings
    7.7 Nitrides
           7.7.1 Titanium Nitride
           7.7.2 Cubic Boron Nitride
           7.7.3 Silicon Nitride
           7.7.4 Carbon Nitride
    7.8 Carbides
           7.8.1 Silicon Carbide
           7.8.2 Tungsten Carbide
           7.8.3 Vanadium Carbide
           7.8.4 Boron Carbide
           7.8.5 Titanium Carbide
           7.8.6 Chromium Carbide

8 Hard Coatings Market, By Deposition Technique (Page No. - 70)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Hard Coatings Market, By Deposition Techniques
    8.3 PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition)
           8.3.1 Advantages
           8.3.2 Disadvantages
           8.3.3 Applications
    8.4 CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
           8.4.1 Advantages
           8.4.2 Disadvantages
           8.4.3 Applications

9 Hard Coatings Market, By Application (Page No. - 75)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Hard Coatings Market, By Application
    9.3 Cutting Tools
    9.4 Decorative Coatings
    9.5 Optics
    9.6 Gears
    9.7 Bearings
    9.8 Pistons
    9.9 Cams
    9.10 Cylinders
    9.11 Hydraulic/Pneumatic Components
    9.12 Other Applications

10 Hard Coatings Market, By End Use (Page No. - 86)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Hard Coatings Market, By End-Use Industry
     10.3 General Manufacturing
     10.4 Transportation
             10.4.1 Automotive
             10.4.2 Marine
             10.4.3 Aerospace
             10.4.4 Railroad
     10.5 Medical/Dental Equipment
     10.6 Building & Architecture (Inlcudes Home Furnishings)
     10.7 Food Manufacturing/Preparation Equipment
     10.8 Sporting Equipment
     10.9 Others

11 Hard Coatings Market, By Region (Page No. - 95)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Asia-Pacific
             11.2.1 China
             11.2.2 Japan
             11.2.3 South Korea
             11.2.4 India
             11.2.5 Malaysia
             11.2.6 Taiwan
             11.2.7 Rest of Asia-Pacific
     11.3 North America
             11.3.1 U.S.
             11.3.2 Canada
             11.3.3 Mexico
     11.4 Western Europe
             11.4.1 Germany
             11.4.2 Scandinavia
             11.4.3 Switzerland
             11.4.4 Italy
             11.4.5 France
             11.4.6 U.K.
             11.4.7 Rest of Western Europe
     11.5 Middle East & Africa
             11.5.1 Turkey
             11.5.2 Saudi Arabia
             11.5.3 UAE
             11.5.4 South Africa
             11.5.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
     11.6 Central & Eastern Europe
             11.6.1 Russia
             11.6.2 Slovak Republic
             11.6.3 Rest of Central & Eastern Europe
     11.7 South America
             11.7.1 Brazil
             11.7.2 Rest of South America

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 134)
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 Hard Coatings Market: Key Developments Between 2012 and 2016
     12.3 Growth Strategies in the Hard Coatings Market
     12.4 Market Share Analysis for the European Hard Coatings Market in 2015
     12.5 Competitive Situation and Trends
             12.5.1 Expansions
             12.5.2 New Product Launches
             12.5.3 Mergers & Acquisitions
             12.5.4 Collaborations

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 141)
(Overview, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, Developments and MnM View)*
     13.1 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG
     13.2 Cemecon AG
     13.3 IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V.
     13.4 IHI Ionbond AG
     13.5 Sulzer Ltd.
     13.6 Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
     13.7 Zeiss Group
     13.8 ASB Industries, Inc.
     13.9 SDC Technologies, Inc.
     13.10 Duralar Technologies
     13.11 Kobelco
     13.12 Ultra Optics
     13.13 MBI Coatings
     13.14 Dhake Industries Inc.
     13.15 Platit AG
     13.16 Diarc-Technology Oy
     13.17 The Eifeler Group
     13.18 Hardcoatings, Inc.
     13.19 Gencoa Ltd
     13.20 Exxene Corporation

*Details on Overview, Products & Services, Strategies & Insights, Developments and MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 178)
     14.1 Insights From Industry Experts
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     14.4 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     14.5 Available Customizations
     14.6 Related Reports
     14.7 Author Details


List of Tables (92 Tables)

Table 1 Hard Coatings Market to Register High Growth Between 2016 and 2026
Table 2 Hard Coatings – Cost Structure
Table 3 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Asia-Pacific GDP, USD Trillion (2013–2015)
Table 4 Mexico Dominates the Manufacturing Industry in North America GDP, USD Trillion (2013–2015)
Table 5 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Western Europe GDP, USD Trillion (2013–2015)
Table 6 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Middle-East & Africa GDP, USD Trillion (2013–2015)
Table 7 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in Central & Eastern Europe GDP, USD Trillion (2013–2015)
Table 8 Contribution of Manufacturing Industry in South America GDP, USD Trillion (2013–2015)
Table 9 Vehicle Production Statistics in Key Hard Coatings Country Markets (2013–2015)
Table 10 Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 11 Borides-Based Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 12 Carbon-Based Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 13 Oxides-Based Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 14 Multi-Component Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 15 Nitrides-Based Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 16 Carbides-Based Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 17 Hard Coatings Market Size, By Deposition Techniques, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 18 Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 19 Hard Coatings Market Size for Cutting Tools, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 20 Hard Coatings Market Size for Decorative Coatings, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 21 Hard Coatings Market Size for Optics, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 22 Hard Coatings Market Size for Gears, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 23 Hard Coatings Market Size for Bearings, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 24 Hard Coatings Market Size for Bearings, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 25 Hard Coatings Market Size for Cams, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 26 Hard Coatings Market Size for Cylinders, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 27 Hard Coatings Market Size for Hydraulic/Pneumatic Components, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 28 Hard Coatings Market Size for Other Applications, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 29 Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 30 Hard Coatings Market Size for General Manufacturing End-Use Industry, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 31 Hard Coatings Market Size for Transportation End-Use Industry, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 32 Hard Coatings Market Size for Medical/Dental Equipment End-Use Industry, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 33 Hard Coatings Market Size for Building & Architecture End-Use Industry, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 34 Hard Coatings Market Size for Food Manufacturing/Preparation Equipment, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 35 Hard Coatings Market Size for Sporting Equipment End-Use Industry, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 36 Hard Coatings Market Size for Other End-Use Industries, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 37 Hard Coatings Market Size, By Region, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 38 Asia-Pacific: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Country, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 39 Asia-Pacific: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 40 Asia-Pacific: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 41 Asia-Pacific: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 42 China: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 43 Japan: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 44 South Korea: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 45 India: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 46 Malaysia: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 47 Taiwan: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 48 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 49 North America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Country, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 50 North America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 51 North America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 52 North America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 53 U.S.: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 54 Canada: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 55 Mexico: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 56 Western Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Country, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 57 Western Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 58 Western Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 59 Western Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 60 Germany: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 61 Scandinavia: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 62 Switzerland: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 63 Italy: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 64 France: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 65 U.K.: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 66 Rest of Western Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 67 Middle East & Africa: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Country, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 68 Middle East & Africa: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 69 Middle East & Africa: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 70 Middle East & Africa: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 71 Turkey: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 72 Saudi Arabia: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 73 UAE: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 74 South Africa: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 75 Rest of Middle East & Africa: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 76 Central & Eastern Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Country, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 77 Central & Eastern Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 78 Central & Eastern Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 79 Central & Eastern Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 80 Russia: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 81 Slovak Republic: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 82 Rest of Central & Eastern Europe: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 83 South America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Country, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 84 South America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Material Type, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 85 South America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 86 South America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By End-Use Industry, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 87 Brazil: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2026 (USD Million)
Table 88 Rest of South America: Hard Coatings Market Size, By Application, 2014–2021 (USD Million)
Table 89 Expansions, 2012–2016
Table 90 New Product Launches, 2012–2016
Table 91 Mergers and Acquisitions, 2012–2016
Table 92 Collaborations, 2012–2016


List of Figures (58 Figures)

Figure 1 Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Hard Coatings: Research Design
Figure 3 Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Research Methodology: Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Multi-Component Hard Coatings to Register the Highest Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 7 Hard Coatings Market for Decorative Coatings to Register the Highest Growth
Figure 8 Hard Coatings Market for General Manufacturing to Register the Highest Growth
Figure 9 Asia-Pacific Dominated the Hard Coatings Market in 2015
Figure 10 Hard Coatings Market to Register High Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 11 Multi-Component Coatings to Register the Fastest Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Cutting Tools Account for the Largest Share for Hard Coatings in Asia-Pacific
Figure 13 Asia-Pacific to Witness the Highest Growth Rate in Hard Coatings Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 14 U.S. to Continue Dominating the Hard Coatings Market
Figure 15 Hard Coatings Market, By Application
Figure 16 Hard Coatings Market, By Material Type
Figure 17 Hard Coatings Market, By Deposition Technique
Figure 18 Hard Coatings Market, By End-Use Industry
Figure 19 Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges in the Hard Coatings Market
Figure 20 Hard Coatings: Value-Chain Analysis
Figure 21 Hard Coatings – Cost Structure, PVD Coating
Figure 22 Macroeconomic Indicators in China
Figure 23 Macroeconomic Indicators in Japan
Figure 24 Macroeconomic Indicators in South Korea
Figure 25 Macroeconomic Indicators in India
Figure 26 Macroeconomic Indicators in Malaysia
Figure 27 Macroeconomic Indicators in U.S.
Figure 28 Macroeconomic Indicators in Canada
Figure 29 Macroeconomic Indicators in Mexico
Figure 30 Macroeconomic Indicators in Germany
Figure 31 Macroeconomic Indicators in Switzerland
Figure 32 Macroeconomic Indicators in Italy
Figure 33 Macroeconomic Indicators in France
Figure 34 Macroeconomic Indicators in U.K.
Figure 35 Macroeconomic Indicators in Scandinavia
Figure 36 Macroeconomic Indicators in Turkey
Figure 37 Macroeconomic Indicators in Saudi Arabia
Figure 38 Macroeconomic Indicators in UAE
Figure 39 Macroeconomic Indicators in South Africa
Figure 40 Macroeconomic Indicators in Russia
Figure 41 Macroeconomic Indicators in Slovak Republic
Figure 42 Macroeconomic Indicators in Brazil
Figure 43 Borides-Based Hard Coatings to Continue Dominating the Market Till 2026
Figure 44 PVD Hard Coatings to Continue Dominating the Market Till 2026
Figure 45 Market Projections for Hard Coatings in Various Applications
Figure 46 Market Projections for Hard Coatings in Various End-Use Industries
Figure 47 Regional Snapshot (2016–2021): India, Malaysia, and China Emerging as New Hotspots
Figure 48 Asia-Pacific Market Snapshot: Demand to Be Driven By Increasing Consumer Awareness on Energy Efficiency
Figure 49 North American Market Snapshot: Demand to Be Driven By Energy Efficiency Regulations
Figure 50 Companies Adopted Expansions and New Product Launches as Their Key Growth Strategies
Figure 51 Hard Coatings Market Witnessed Maximum Developments in 2013
Figure 52 Expansions: the Most Used Growth Strategy By Leading Hard Coating Manufacturers
Figure 53 Top 5 Market Leaders Account for Half of the Market Share in 2015
Figure 54 OC Oerlikon Corporation AG: Company Snapshot
Figure 55 Sulzer Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 56 Momentive Performance Materials Inc. : Company Snapshot
Figure 57 Zeiss Group: Company Snapshot
Figure 58 Kobelco: Company Snapshot

The global market size for hard coatings is projected to reach USD 1,351.3 Million by 2026, at a CAGR of 8.0% during the forecast period. The market is driven by rise in demand in the Asia-Pacific region, increase in awareness about the benefits of hard coatings, and emerging automotive and healthcare sectors. General manufacturing is one of the major markets for hard coatings in developing as well as developed economies.

The various material types discussed in the report are nitrides, oxides, carbides, carbon-based, borides, and multi-component coatings. The borides segment is the largest material type segment of the hard coatings market, in terms of value, owing to the material’s unique combination of properties making it useful for a number of industries.

By application, the report segments the hard coatings market into cutting tools, decorative coatings, optics, gears, bearings, cams, cylinders, hydraulic/pneumatic component, and other applications, such as firearm, implants, and injection molding dies. Cutting tools is the fastest-growing application segment of the hard coatings markets in countries such as India, China, and Malaysia.

The report also segments the market based on end-use industry, which includes general manufacturing, transportation (automotive, marine, railroad, aerospace), medical/dental equipment, buildings & architecture (including home furnishing), food manufacturing/preparation equipment, sporting goods, and other industries (textile, defense, and nuclear plants). General manufacturing is the fastest-growing end-use industry segment of the hard coatings market.

The deposition techniques discussed in the report are PVD and CVD technique. PVD is the most widely used technique globally, as it less time intensive and durable.

Asia-Pacific, North America, and Western Europe are the major hard coatings markets. The Asia-Pacific region dominates the global hard coatings market. The market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to record high growth owing to increasing demand from the automotive sector. The demand for hard coatings in North America and Western Europe is comparatively lower than that of Asia-Pacific due to the economic slowdown in these regions.

Hard Coatings Market

Though the hard coatings market is growing at a significant rate, lack of awareness regarding the benefits of hard coatings among potential industries of developing countries hampers the market growth.

OC Oerlikon Corporation AG (Switzerland), IHI Ionbond AG (Switzerland), CemeCon (Germany), IHI Hauzer Techno Coating B.V. (Netherlands), and Sulzer Ltd. (Switzerland) are the leading companies in the global hard coatings market. These companies are expected to account for a significant market share in the near future.

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