2014

Global Bearings Industry

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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.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Plain Bearings I-3
Ball Bearings I-3
Roller Bearings I-4
Other Bearings I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
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) II-1
Competitive Scenario II-2
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) II-2

Table 3: Global Bearings Market by Leading Companies (2011):
Net Sales and Business Operations II-3
Impact of Global Economic Conditions on Bearings Market - A
Review II-3
Table 4: GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2009-2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Developed Economies Mired in Fiscal Uncertainty II-6
Government Policies to Boost Resurgence of Developing
Economies II-6
Eurodebt Crisis Balancing On a Precarious Edge II-6
Table 5: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of
GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-8
Outlook II-8

2. SELECT MARKET TRENDS II-10
Plain Bearings Go Green II-10
Hybrid Bearings Replace Steel II-10
White Metal Alloys Gain Popularity in Bearings II-11
Plain Bearings Face Threat from Ball and Roller Bearings II-11
Bearings for Wind Turbine - A High Value Segment II-11
Focus on Light Weight Bearings for the Automobile Sector II-12
Linear Slides: Developments in Polymers Offering New Life II-12

3. END USE ANALYSIS II-13
Industrial Machinery and Automobile Sectors Dominate Bearings
Demand II-13
Table 6: Global Bearings Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Sales by End-Use Sector - Machinery, Automotive,
Aerospace and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Industrial Sector II-13
Slowdown in Global Economy Continues to Impact Demand for
Bearing across Industrial Sector II-13
Automotive Sector II-14
Automotive Market for Bearings to Grow Modestly Amidst
Slowing Global Economy II-14
Key Statistical Inputs II-15
Table 7: World Production of Automobiles by Geographic
Region for Years 2009 through 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 8: European Automobile Market: Estimated Plant
Capacity Utilization for the Years 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 9: European Automotive Market (2011): Estimated
Percentage of Plant Capacity Utilization by Leading Players
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

4. EXPORT AND IMPORT STATISTICS II-17
Table 10: 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) II-17

Table 11: 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) II-17

Table 12: 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) II-18

Table 13: 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) II-18

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-19
Bearings - An Irreplaceable Component of Machinery and
Equipment II-19
Bearings and Major Applications II-19
Importance of Bearings in Engineered Systems II-19
Plain Bearings II-20
Spherical Bushings II-20
Pilloballs II-20
Polymer Plain Bearings II-20
Spherical Plain Bearings II-21
Radical Spherical Plain Bearings II-21
Angular Contact Spherical Plain Bearings II-21
Axial Spherical Plain Bearings II-21
Ball Bearings II-21
Single Row Ball Bearings II-22
Double Row Ball Bearings II-22
Angular Contact Ball Bearings II-22
Thrust Ball Bearings II-22
Plastic Ball Bearings II-23
Stainless Miniature Bearings II-23
Roller Bearings II-23
Applications II-23
Types II-24
Cylindrical Roller Bearings II-24
Hollow Bearings II-24
Needle Roller Bearings II-25
Spherical Roller Bearings II-25
Tapered Bearings II-25
Applications of Tapered Bearings: II-25
Crossed Roller Bearings II-28
Other Bearings II-28
Air Bearings II-28
End-Use II-28
Other Applications II-29
Textile/Sugar/Pharmaceuticals II-29
Fiber Pulling II-29
Dry Diamond Machining II-29
Testing Machines II-29
High Speed Applications II-29
Magnetic Bearings II-29
Advantages II-30
Gas Bearings II-30
Journal Bearings II-30
Squeeze Film Bearings II-31
Hydrostatic Bearings II-31
Dry Bearings II-31
Semi-Lubricated Bearings II-31
Fluid-Film Bearings II-31
Self-Acting Fluid-Film Bearings II-32
Externally Pressurized Fluid-Film Bearings II-32
High-Precision Bearings II-32
Micro-Precision Bearings II-32
Applications II-32
Sensorised Bearings II-33
Hybrid Bearings II-33
Roller-Ring Bearings II-33
Roll Reversals II-33
Controlling Reversals II-34
Segment Bearings II-34
Self-Aligning Linear Bearings II-34
Sharply Crowned Segmented Bearing Plate II-34
Gradually Crowned Bearing Plate II-35
Radiused Bearing Plate II-35
Raw Materials Used in Bearings II-35
Babbitts II-35
Bearings Manufactured from Bronze and Copper Alloys II-35
Bearings Manufactured from Aluminum Alloys II-35
Bearings Manufactured Using Other Metals II-36
Porous-Metal Bearings II-36
Nonmetallic Materials Used in Manufacturing Bearings II-36
Thermoplastic Bearings II-36

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-37
NTN Establishes Sophisticated Tapered Roller Bearing Plant in
Akaiwa City II-37
Applied Industrial Acquires SKF Distribution Businesses in New
Zealand and Australia II-37
SKF Inks Supply Agreement with Wind Turbine Manufacturer II-37
BDI Takes Over Brown Bearing Co. II-38
AWB Bearings Merges with Statewide Bearings II-38
SKF Group Takes Over General Bearing II-38
NSK to Acquire Minority Stake in Gongzhuling Bearing II-38
NTN Develops and Commercializes ULTAGE Series of Deep Groove
Ball Bearings II-39
NKS Develops Deep Grove Ball Bearings II-39
NTN Develops and Commercializes Highly Greased Ball Bearing II-39
Bandai Selects Legend Bearing of Minebea II-39
NTN Forms Joint Venture with Takao Kogyo and Asahi Forge II-40
Galaxy Bearings to Upgrade Plant II-40
Timken India to Increase Tapered Roller Bearing Manufacturing
Capacity II-40
NTN to Set Up NTN-Noto Spherical Roller Bearing Plant in
Shika-machi II-41
ABB Takes Over Baldor Electric II-41
NSK Expands Capacity at Franklin, Indiana Facility II-41
Outokumpu Enters into New Distribution Agreement with
AxIndustries II-41
KOEL Divests Bearings Businesses to Pierburg II-42
NMB Inks Agreement with Motion Industries II-42
Minebea to Establish Manufacturing Facility in Leutkirch II-42
NHBB Inks Agreement with Hispano-Suiza II-43
ZWZ Sets Up Presence in India II-43
SKF Sets Up Plant in China II-43
Timken India to Expand Capacity II-43
KSPG Expands Operations in India, Acquires KOEL's Plain
Bearing Business II-43
SUIL Takes Over EBC II-44
JTEKT to Form Joint Venture with Wafangdian Bearing Group II-44
SKF Technologies (India) Establishes Plant II-44
Timken Acquires QM Bearings II-45
Nomo Kullager Takes Over Tauno Tasanto II-45
Timken and RWE Power Enter into 5-Year Supply Contract II-45
JTEKT Acquires Timken's Needle Roller Bearing Assets and
Establishes Koyo Bearings II-46
NTN Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Luoyang LYC II-46
Timken-XEMC Commences Delivery of Ultra-large Bore Bearings II-46
JTEKT Enters into JV with Wafangdian II-46
Kaman Corp Acquires Allied Bearings Supply II-47
ZWZ Establishes Manufacturing Facility II-47
AAXICO Enters into JV with HCH II-47
Sumikin Bussan Inks Agreement with Isman J Corp. II-48

7. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES II-49
FRANTZ Launches Precision Bearing for Axle-free Rollers II-49
FRANTZ Manufacturing Unveils GENII® 1805 Semi-Precision Series
Conveyor Bearing II-49
Baldor Electric Launches Dodge Type EXL Tapered Roller Bearing II-49
The Schaeffler Group Launches Needle Roller Bearings II-50
NSK Bags Order for Supply of Roller Bearings for Elevators in
Tokyo SKYTREE II-50
NSK Evolves Anti-Creep Design Tapered Roller Bearings II-51
NSK Evolves Low Torque Rolling Bearing II-51
Isotech Introduces New Series of Non-Magnetic Linear Ball
Slides II-51
Triangle Manufacturing Launches Stainless Steel Aluminum Lazy
Susan Bearings II-52
Tung Pei Industrial to Unveil Ball Bearings in India II-52
American Fishing Wire Introduces Ball Bearings Swivels and
Snap Swivels II-52
Spyraflo Unveils SBS Self-Aligning Ball Bearing Series II-52
Schaeffler Launches INA X-life Radial Insert Ball Bearings and
Housing Units II-53
Bishop-Wisecarver Introduces The Radial Wheel II-53
Festo Launches Ball Screw Axes with Recirculating Ball Bearing
Guide EGSP and EGSK II-54
NTN Unveils High Speed and Low Torque Deep Groove Ball Bearing II-54
NTN Unveils Self-formed Seal Low Torque Deep Groove Ball
Bearing II-54
NTN Unveils Low Torque Sealed Deep Groove Ball Bearing II-55
NSK Unveils Ultra High-speed Ball Bearings II-55
SKF Launches eDrive Ball Bearings II-55
Federal-Mogul to Unveil Glyco IROX® Bearing Shells II-56
Schaeffler Introduces Advanced Concepts for Rotor Shaft
Bearing Arrangements II-56
RBC to Roll out LUBRON Spherical Plain Bearings II-57
Schaeffler Unveils a New Plain Bearings Range, ELGOTEX II-57
Igus Launches Iglidur GV0 Plain Bearing II-57
Feinmess Dresden Unveils Linear Stage LTG250 Plain Bearings II-58
ZOLLERN Announces Development of White Metal Plain Bearing
Alloy with High Strength II-58
Igus Introduces Iglidur Q2E Plain Bearings II-58
Patel Brass Works Announces Capacity Expansion of Bimetal
Plain Shaft Bearings Facility II-58
Bearings 2000 Launches Plain and Rolling Bearings for Solar
Energy Projects II-59
Schaeffler Group Industrial Introduces ZAXB Axial Angular
Contact Roller Bearing Unit II-59
Schaeffler Group Industrial Unveils FAG Tapered Roller Bearing
Range in X-life Quality II-59
NKE AUSTRIA Launches Rolling Bearings for Industrial Gearboxes II-60
CBC Australia Launches Cylindrical Roller Bearings II-60
NTN Launches ULTAGE WA Type Sealed Spherical Roller Bearings II-60
NSK Introduces New Low-Torque Tappet Roller Bearing II-61
NSK Introduces Energy-Saving Bearings II-61
NTN Develops "ULTAGE Sealed Four Row Tapered Roller Bearing" II-61
NSK Launches Low-Friction Tapered Roller Bearings II-62
Seiko Develops Resin Retainer Tapered Roller Bearings II-62
NSK Unveils New Still Needle Roller Bearing II-63
Schaeffler Group Industrial Rolls Out Linear EasySolution
Software for Rolling Bearings and Linear Guidance Systems II-63
Timken Introduces Complete Range of Wind Energy Aftermarket
Solutions and Products II-63
NSK Develops Motorcycle Wheel Bearings II-64
NTN Develops Deep Grooved Low Torque Non-Sealed Ball Bearing II-64
RBC to Launch NICE II-65
Rexnord to Roll out an Innovative Concentric Locking Ball
Bearing II-65
Misumi Unveils New Types of Deep Groove and Side Mount
Bearings II-66
NSK Develops Ball Bearings for Belt-Type Continuously Variable
Transmissions II-66
NTN Unveils ULTAGE Deep Groove Ball Bearings II-66
NTN Unveils Deep Groove Ball Bearing II-67
NSK Unveils Anti-Electrical Corrosion New Material Ceramic
Ball Bearing II-67
NSK Unveils Ultra-long-life Ball Bearings II-67
NTN Unveils Space-saving and High Performance Angular Contact
Ball Bearings II-67
NSK Ltd Unveils HST Long-life, High-reliability Cage-equipped
Thrust Ball II-68
NSK Unveils Ultra-High-Speed Large-Diameter Ball Bearings II-68
Rexnord Unveils New SHURLOK® Adaptor- Mounted Technology to
Support Product Line of Ball Bearings II-68
NTN Introduces System for Rolling Bearing Design Optimization
to Design Ball Bearings II-68
Durbal Expands Product Portfolio with Innovative Rod Ends and
Bearings II-69
National Precision Launches Aerospace Bearings II-69
Igus Rolls out a Unique Plastic Plain Bearing II-70
Schaeffer Unveils Low-cost INA Metal-Polymer Composite Plain
Bearings II-70
Misumi Launches New Deep Groove Ball Bearings and Side Mount
Bearings II-70
NSK Develops New Roller Guides II-71
NSK Unveils Cage and Roller Assembly with Planetary Shaft II-71
NTN Launches Thrust needle Roller Bearing with 50% Less
Rotational Torque II-71
SKF Develops Roller/Ball Bearings with PEEK as a Cage Material II-72
NTN Develops Tapered Roller Bearing Optimum Design Program for
Transmission II-72
NSK Introduces Ultra-Low Friction Roller Clutch for Fishing
Bait Reels II-72
Timken to Introduce Type E Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units II-73
Baldor Launches Dodge Steel-Housed S-2000 HD II-73
NKE Launches Electrically Insulated Bearings II-73
Schaeffler to Launch Paired Wind TRBs II-74
Timken Launches New Range of Precision Cylindrical Roller
Bearings II-74
NTN Develops Air Oil Lubrication Ultra-high Speed NU-type
Cylindrical Roller Bearing II-75
NSK Introduces Futuristic Tapered Roller Bearing for the
Drivetrain Segment II-75
NTN Develops the Ultrasonic Torsional Fatigue Tester II-76
Schaeffler Technologies Develops Roller Bearing for Gearboxes
in Wind Turbines II-76
NSK Develops Spherical and Durable Roller Bearings II-76
NTN Develops Hydrodynamic Bearing Unit II-77
Auburn Introduces V-Groove 2900 Series of Thrust Ball Bearings II-77
Spyraflo Launches Industry's First Line of Mounted Miniature
Bearings II-77
Sumikin Bussan Unveils Silicon Alloy Non-Magnetic Bearings II-78
NSK to Launch Angular Contact Ball Bearings II-78
NTN Develops and Commercializes ULTAGE Series of Deep Groove
Ball Bearings II-78
NKS Develops Deep Grove Ball Bearings II-79
NTN Develops and Commercializes Highly Greased Ball Bearing II-79
NTN Introduces Highly Greased Ball Bearings II-79
NTN Corporation Rolls Out ULTAGE Series Bearings II-79
Baldor Electric Introduces Dodge Ultra Kleen Ball Bearings II-80
Spyraflo Launches Miniature Ball Bearings II-80
NSK Introduces New Shielded Double-Row Angular Contact Ball
Bearing II-80
NSK Unveils New Low-Dust Ball Screw and Low-Dust NSK Linear
Guide™ II-81
NSK Extends New SPACEA Series II-81
NTN Develops High Speed Angular Ball Bearing New 9 Series II-81
GGB Launches Filament Wounded Bearings II-82
Igus Introduces DryLin WJRM II-82
GGB Bearing Technology Launches Fluid Film Bearings II-82
Mac Marketing Unveils Spherical Plain Bearings as well as Rod
Ends II-83
Spyraflo's Introduces Plain Washdown Bearings II-83
GGB Bearing Technology Launches Filament- Wound Bearings in
Asia and Europe II-83
LM-TARBELL Launches Self Lubricating Bearings II-84

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-85
EnPro Industries, Inc. (US) II-85
Federal-Mogul Corp. (US) II-85
igus® (Germany) II-86
JTEKT Corporation (Japan) II-86
LM-Tarbell, Inc. (US) II-87
Minebea Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-87
MISUMI USA, Inc. (US) II-87
NKE AUSTRIA GmbH (Austria) II-88
NSK Ltd. (Japan) II-88
NTN Corporation (Japan) II-89
RBC France SAS (France) II-90
Rexnord Industries, LLC (USA) II-90
Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG (Germany) II-91
SKF Group (Sweden) II-91
General Bearing Corp. (US) II-92
Spyraflo, Inc. (US) II-93
The Timken Company (US) II-93

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-95
Table 14: 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) II-95

Table 15: 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) II-96

Table 16: 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) II-97

Table 17: 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) II-98

Table 18: 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) II-99

Table 19: 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) II-100

Table 20: 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) II-101

Table 21: 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) II-102

Table 22: 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) II-103

Table 23: 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) II-104

Table 24: 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) II-105

Table 25: 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) II-106

Table 26: 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) II-107

Table 27: 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) II-108

Table 28: 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) II-109

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Overview III-1
Fiscal Cliff Drama Remains Alive Despite the Legislation of
the First Round of Fiscal Cliff Deal III-1
Implications of the Still Hanging Threat of Sequestration
Cuts III-2
Table 29: Percentage Share Breakdown of Budget
Sequestration of US$1.2 Trillion to be Achieved Over the
2013-2021 Period by Spending Area (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3
Implications of the Fiscal Cliff Issues on the Bearings
Market III-4
Competition III-4
Table 30: US Bearings Market by Leading Players (2012):
Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Timken, SKF, NSK
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Market Trends III-5
OEMs of Roller Bearings Relocate Facilities Overseas III-5
Single-Source Supply Trend III-5
Anti-dumping Duties Save the Day III-5
Export and Import Statistics III-6
Table 31: US Bearings (Plain Shaft) Exports by Country of
Destination (2010-2011): Total Exports in US$ '000 for
Canada, Mexico, China, Singapore, UK, Australia, Brazil,
Germany, Japan, India, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6

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) III-6

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) III-7

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) III-7
Background and Development of the Bearings Industry in the
US III-8
Strategic Corporate Developments III-8
Product Launches III-11
Select Key Players III-24
B.Market Analytics III-29
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) III-29

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) III-30

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) III-31

2. CANADA III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Automotive Growth Emanates Healthy Prospects for the
Bearings' Market III-32
Exports and Imports Statistics III-32
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) III-32

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) III-33

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) III-33

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) III-34
B.Market Analytics III-35
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) III-35

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) III-36

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) III-37

3. JAPAN III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Overview III-38
Table 45: Japanese Bearings Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Sales by End-Use Segment - Industrial
Applications, Automotive, and Aerospace & Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38
Competition III-38
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) III-38

Table 47: Japanese Industrial Bearings Market by Leading
Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 48: Japanese Hub Bearings Market by Leading Players
(2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 49: Japanese Needle Bearings Market by Leading
Players (2012): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40
New Bearing Supplier Face Numerous Barriers in Automotive
Sector III-40
Strategic Corporate Developments III-41
Product Launches III-46
Select Key Players III-59
B.Market Analytics III-62
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) III-62

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) III-63

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) III-64

4. EUROPE III-65
A.Market Analysis III-65
Eurozone Crisis Impacts Key-End Use Segments III-65
Mechanical Engineering Reels under the Pressure of Eurozone
Crisis III-65
Europe's Struggling Auto Sector: A Threat to Bearings
Market III-66
Competition III-66
Big Shot Manufactures in Western Europe Eye Low Cost CEE
Countries for Production III-66
Brand Loyalty a Rarity among End-Users III-67
Exports and Imports III-67
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) III-68

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) III-69
Strategic Corporate Developments III-69
B.Market Analytics III-72
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) III-72

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) III-73

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) III-74
By product segment III-75
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) III-75

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) III-76

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) III-77

4a. FRANCE III-78
A.Market Analysis III-78
Strategic Corporate Development III-78
Rbc France Sas - A Key Player III-78
B.Market Analytics III-79
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) III-79

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) III-80

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) III-81

4b. GERMANY III-82
A.Market Analysis III-82
Strategic Corporate Developments III-82
Product Launches III-82
Select Key Players III-87
B.Market Analytics III-89
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) III-89

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) III-90

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) III-91

4c. ITALY III-92
Market Analysis III-92
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) III-92

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) III-93

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) III-94

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-95
A.Market Analysis III-95
Tapered Roller Bearings Dominate the Roller and Needle
Bearings Market III-95
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) III-95
Industry Structure III-95
B.Market Analytics III-96
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) III-96

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) III-97

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) III-98

4e. SPAIN III-99
Market Analysis III-99
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) III-99

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) III-100

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) III-101

4f. RUSSIA III-102
Market Analysis III-102
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) III-102

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) III-103

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) III-104

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-105
A.Market Analysis III-105
Select Key Players III-105
B.Market Analytics III-107
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) III-107

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) III-108

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) III-109

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-110
A.Market Analysis III-110
Internal Risks Threaten Asian Economies III-110
Strategic Corporate Developments III-110
Product Launches III-110
B.Market Analytics III-112
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) III-112

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) III-113

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) III-114

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) III-115

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) III-116

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) III-117

5a. CHINA III-118
A.Market Analysis III-118
Overview III-118
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) III-118

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) III-119
China - A frontrunner in the Bearings Industry III-119
Shortages in Wind Turbine Bearings: A Business Case for
Local Suppliers III-119
Market Challenges III-120
Price War between Chinese and Japanese Bearing Manufacturers III-120
Strategic Corporate Developments III-120
Product Launches III-121
B.Market Analytics III-122
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) III-122

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) III-123

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) III-124

5b. INDIA III-125
A.Market Analysis III-125
Overview III-125
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) III-125<

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