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Global Refractory Metals Market: By Metal Type: Molybdenum Metal, Tungsten Metal, Niobium Metal, Tantalum Metal, Rhenium Metal, Others; By Application: Steel Industry, Electrical and Electronics, Others; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2017-2027); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global Refractory Metals Market Outlook

The global refractory metals market attained a value of USD 140.96 million in 2021. The market is further expected to grow in the forecast period of 2022-2027 at a CAGR of 1.80% to reach USD 156.89 million by 2027.

 

Increasing Demand for Tungsten Metal to Provide Significant Growth Opportunities for the Global Refractory Metals Industry

Due to the extensive usage of tungsten metals during the manufacturing process in welding, coatings, and cutting tools, among others, their demand has increased. Tungsten carbide is a commonly utilised cutting tool in the manufacturing industry . The increasing investments by the leading manufacturers to develop high precision cutting tools for greater accuracy with reduced scrap during production have been contributing to the market growth.

 

Global Refractory Metals Market

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During the forecast period, the demand for recycled tungsten material is predicted to expand due to the increasing recycling operations across the world, along with the rising need for inserts coating in the automotive and electronics sector. Moreover, the increased regulations imposed by the government on exports and mining are likely to bolster the demand for recycled tungsten in the forecast period. In addition, the growing need for high-performance refractories will raise tungsten consumption, which is expected to aid the market growth.

 

The Asia Pacific to Aid the Growth of the Refractory Metals Industry

The Asia Pacific accounted for a significant share of the refractory metals industry in the historical period. This can be attributed to factors such as the rapidly growing consumption of refractories in the iron and steel, power generation, cement, and glass industries in countries including India, Japan, China, and others.  The Asia Pacific refractory metals industry is anticipated to witness a significant growth in the forecast period owing to a surge in deep mining activities across major mineral producing nations. This can be associated with the rapid expansion of the electronics industry in the region. Additionally, China is expected to be one of the leading refractory metals industry within the Asia Pacific, due to a high dependence of local electronics and automobile manufacturers over locally produced refractory metals.

Meanwhile, in Europe, the market is estimated to witness a moderate growth owing to the increased technological advancements and the growing demand for refractories. Also, North America is expected to hold a considerable share of the market owing to the growing mineral industry, increased government investments in mining activities for molybdenum and tungsten, and strong presence of the automobile and aerospace industry in the region.

 

Refractory Metals: Market Segmentation

Refractory metals are those metals that are  extremely heat and wear resistant. These are mostly utilised in construction activities. High melting points exceeding 20000°C/3632°F are among the primary features associated with these metals. In its pure form, these metals possess a very high density and corrosion resistance. In addition, steel, heat resistant alloys, stainless steel, and superalloys  all employ refractory metals as alloying elements to protect the metal from corrosion.

By metal type, the market is divided into:

  • Molybdenum Metal
  • Tungsten Metal
  • Niobium Metal
  • Tantalum Metal
  • Rhenium Metal
  • Others

Based on application, the industry can be segmented into:

  • Steel Industry
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Power Generation
  • Chemical
  • Medical Industry
  • Others

The regional markets for the product include North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

 

Increasing Shift towards Urbanisation and Industrialisation to Bolster the Growth of the Global Refractory Metals Industry

The worldwide refractory metals industry is driven by the rising demand for high temperature resistant materials, which can be linked to increased production of aerospace-related components and the heightened use of refractory metals in industrial and consumer products, like bulbs and welding consumables.

The growing urbanisation and industrialisation, particularly in developing nations like India and China, have resulted in substantial investments in residential and commercial development, which is likely to fuel the demand for refractory metals. Additionally, rising construction activities in developing nations are likely to boost the market demand. Furthermore, the rise in mining activities of different refractory metals, especially molybdenum and tungsten, across the world is projected to drive the demand for refractory metals to meet the rising consumer and industrial demand.

 

Key Industry Players in the Global Refractory Metals Market

The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global refractory metals market, covering their competitive landscape, capacity, and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, and investments, expansions of capacity, and plant turnarounds:

  • Terubacher Industrie AG
  • Plansee Group
  • Rhenium Alloys, Inc.
  • Admat Inc.
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis.

 

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2021
Historical Period 2017-2021
Forecast Period 2022-2027
Scope of the Report Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Metal Type, Application, Region
Breakup by Metal Type Molybdenum Metal, Tungsten Metal, Niobium Metal, Tantalum Metal, Rhenium Metal, Others
Breakup by Application Steel Industry, Electrical and Electronics, Power Generation, Chemical, Medical Industry, Others
Breakup by Region North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Market Dynamics SWOT, Porter's Five Forces, Key Indicators for Price and Demand
Competitive Landscape Market Structure, Company Profiles- Company Overview, Product Portfolio, Demographic Reach and Achievements, Certifications
Companies Covered Terubacher Industrie AG, Plansee Group, Rhenium Alloys, Inc., Admat Inc., Others
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1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Industry Opportunities and Challenges
8    Global Refractory Metals Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Refractory Metals Historical Market (2017-2021) 
    8.3    Global Refractory Metals Market Forecast (2022-2027)
    8.4    Global Refractory Metals Market by Metal Type
        8.4.1    Molybdenum Metal
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.2    Tungsten Metal
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.3    Niobium Metal
            8.4.3.1    Market Share
            8.4.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.4    Tantalum Metal
            8.4.4.1    Market Share
            8.4.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.5    Rhenium Metal
            8.4.5.1    Market Share
            8.4.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.6    Others
    8.5    Global Refractory Metals Market by Application
        8.5.1    Steel Industry
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.2    Electrical and Electronics
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.3    Power Generation
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.4    Chemical
            8.5.4.1    Market Share
            8.5.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.5    Medical Industry
            8.5.5.1    Market Share
            8.5.5.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.5.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.6    Others
    8.6    Global Refractory Metals Market by Region
        8.6.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.1    North America
            8.6.1.2    Europe
            8.6.1.3    Asia Pacific
            8.6.1.4    Latin America
            8.6.1.5    Middle East and Africa
9    Regional Analysis
    9.1    North America
        9.1.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.1.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.1.3    Breakup by Country
            9.1.3.1    United States of America 
            9.1.3.2    Canada
    9.2    Europe
        9.2.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.2.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.2.3    Breakup by Country
            9.2.3.1    United Kingdom
            9.2.3.2    Germany
            9.2.3.3    France
            9.2.3.4    Italy
            9.2.3.5    Others
    9.3    Asia Pacific
        9.3.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.3.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.3.3    Breakup by Country
            9.3.3.1    China
            9.3.3.2    Japan
            9.3.3.3    India
            9.3.3.4    ASEAN
            9.3.3.5    Australia
            9.3.3.6    Others
    9.4    Latin America
        9.4.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.4.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.4.3    Breakup by Country
            9.4.3.1    Brazil
            9.4.3.2    Argentina
            9.4.3.3    Mexico
            9.4.3.4    Others
    9.5    Middle East and Africa
        9.5.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.5.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.5.3    Breakup by Country
            9.5.3.1    Saudi Arabia
            9.5.3.2    United Arab Emirates
            9.5.3.3    Nigeria
            9.5.3.4    South Africa
            9.5.3.5    Others
10    Market Dynamics
    10.1    SWOT Analysis
        10.1.1    Strengths
        10.1.2    Weaknesses
        10.1.3    Opportunities
        10.1.4    Threats
    10.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        10.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        10.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        10.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        10.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        10.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    10.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    10.4    Key Indicators for Price
11    Competitive Landscape
    11.1    Market Structure
    11.2    Company Profiles
        11.2.1    Terubacher Industrie AG
            11.2.1.1    Company Overview
            11.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            11.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            11.2.1.4    Certifications
        11.2.2    Plansee Group
            11.2.2.1    Company Overview
            11.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            11.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            11.2.2.4    Certifications
        11.2.3    Rhenium Alloys, Inc.
            11.2.3.1    Company Overview
            11.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            11.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            11.2.3.4    Certifications
        11.2.4    Admat Inc.
            11.2.4.1    Company Overview
            11.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            11.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            11.2.4.4    Certifications
        11.2.5    Others
12    Industry Events and Developments

 

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1    Manufacturing Process
    1.1    Overview
    1.2    Detailed Process Flow
    1.3    Operation Involved
2    Project Requirements and Cost Analysis
    2.1    Land, Location and Site Development
    2.2    Construction
    2.3    Plant Machinery
    2.4    Cost of Raw Material
    2.5    Packaging
    2.6    Transportation
    2.7    Utilities
    2.8    Manpower
    2.9    Other Capital Investment

 

List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Global Refractory Metals Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2027
2.    Global Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Metal Type (USD Million), 2017-2021
3.    Global Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Metal Type (USD Million), 2022-2027
4.    Global Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Application (USD Million), 2017-2021
5.    Global Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (USD Million), 2022-2027
6.    Global Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Million), 2017-2021
7.    Global Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Million), 2022-2027
8.    North America Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
9.    North America Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
10.    Europe Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
11.    Europe Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
12.    Asia Pacific Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
13.    Asia Pacific Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
14.    Latin America Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
15.    Latin America Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
16.    Middle East and Africa Refractory Metals Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2017-2021
17.    Middle East and Africa Refractory Metals Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Million), 2022-2027
18.    Global Refractory Metals Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

In 2021, the global refractory metals market attained a value of nearly USD 140.96 million.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 1.80% between 2022 and 2027.

The market is estimated to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027 to reach USD 156.89 million by 2027.

The key drivers guiding the growth of the industry include the rising demand for temperature resistant materials, increased use of refractory metals in industrial and consumer products, rising construction activities in developing nations, increasing research and innovations, and expansion in mining activities of different refractory metals.

The key industry trends guiding the growth of the market are the growing urbanisation and industrialisation.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

The significant metal types are molybdenum metal, tungsten metal, niobium metal, tantalum metal, and rhenium metal, among others.

The significant applications include steel industry, electrical and electronics, power generation, chemical, medical industry, and others.

The major players in the industry are Terubacher Industrie AG, Plansee Group, Rhenium Alloys, Inc., Admat Inc., and others.

Analyst Review

The global refractory metals market attained a value of USD 140.96 million in 2021, driven by the rising production of aerospace-related components and increased use of refractory metals in industrial and consumer products. Aided by the growing urbanisation and industrialisation, the market is expected to witness a further growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027, growing at a CAGR of 1.80%. The market is projected to reach USD 156.89 million by 2027.

EMR’s meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. By metal type, the industry can be segmented into molybdenum metal, tungsten metal, niobium metal, tantalum metal, and rhenium metal, among others. On the basis of application, the market can be divided into steel industry, electrical and electronics, power generation, chemical, medical industry, and others. The major regional markets for refractory metals are North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. The key players in the above market include Terubacher Industrie AG, Plansee Group, Rhenium Alloys, Inc., Admat Inc., and others.

EMR’s research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable, and help them remain ahead of their competition.

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