Reportlinker Adds Global Metal Stampings, Forgings and Castings Industry

Mar 21, 2011, 13:36 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Metal Stampings, Forgings and Castings Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Metal Stampings, Forgings, and Castings in US$ Million by the following Product Segments - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron and Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings, and High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings) and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings ( Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, ZincCastings, and Miscellaneous Castings). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 1530 companies including many key and niche players such as Alcoa Inc., American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., Amtek Engineering Ltd., Anchor Lamina, Inc., Bharat Forge Limited, Bohler-Uddeholm AG, Doncasters PLC, Georg Fischer Ltd., Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc., Magna International, Inc., Meridian Technologies, Inc., Metaldyne Corporation, Precision Castparts Corp., Wyman-Gordon, Revstone Industries, SeAH Besteel Corporation, Shiloh Industries, Inc., Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd., ThyssenKrupp AG, Tower Automotive, Inc., and Worthington Industries Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Product Segments 4

Metal Stampings 4

Metal Forgings 4

Metal Castings 4

2. MARKET OVERVIEW & ANALYSIS 5

A Prelude 5

Current Market Scenario 5

Impact of Recession 5

The World Beyond the Recession 6

Outlook 7

Market Trends & Issues 7

Shift Towards Light Metals 7

Use Of Lower Grade Steels 7

Steel Wins Over Aluminium 8

Employing Environmental Friendly Practices 8

Aluminium Components Counter balances Heavy Components 8

Limited Success of Traditional Design Principles 8

Smaller Lots Production Demand Reduction in Die Costs 9

Extended Die Life, Decentralized Structure to Achieve Cost

Reduction 9

Significant Capital Investments 9

Sophistication Leads to Change in Labor Reforms 9

Key Statistics: 10

Table 1: World Metal Casting Market (2010): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Production Volume by Region (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 10

Table 2: Worldwide Number of Operating Metalcasting

Facilities (2008): Breakdown by Type and Select Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 11

Table 3: Global Casting Production (2008): Breakdown of

Production Volume by Select Country and Metal Type (In 000

metric tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 12

3. METALWORKING INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW 13

Metal Stampings 13

Automotive Stampings Industry - An Overview 13

Increasing Outsourcing - Who is Benefiting? 13

Iron & Steel Dominates the Market 14

Metal Forgings 14

Key Challenges in Forging Industry 15

Technological Trends 16

Forgings Production Process - A Review 16

Forging Processes 16

Impression Die-Forging 16

Cold, Warm & Hot Forging 16

Open Die Forging 17

Ring Roll Forging 17

Metal Castings 17

List of Metal Casting Processes 17

A Lookout on Major Metal Casting Processes 18

Sand Casting 18

Green Sand Casting 18

Chemically Bound Sand Casting 19

Permanent Mold Casting 19

Plaster Mold Casting 19

Die-Casting 19

Waste Products of Metal Casting Industry 20

Production Process 20

Environment Profile 21

A Glance at Select Metal Castings 21

Malleable Iron Casting 21

Steel 22

Aluminum 23

Recycling of Aluminum - An Overview 24

Growing Usage Demands Effective Sorting Process 24

Magnesium 25

Blooming Market For Magnesium Die-Castings 25

Magnesium Alloys - A Chronology of Research and Development

Efforts 25

R & D Efforts Promise a Bright Future for Magnesium Castings 26

Zinc Castings 26

Other Materials 27

Permanent Mold Casting of Copper Alloys 27

A Review of Metal Castings Market 28

Historic Perspective 28

Industry Scenario 28

Applications of Castings 29

Automotive Industry - Major End-Use Market 29

Few Countries Dominate the Market 30

4. TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS 31

A New Approach to Semi-Solid Metal (SSM) Casting 31

Finite-Element Analysis (FEA) 31

Brush-based Active Robotic Deburring (BARD) 31

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) 32

Statistical Process Control (SPC) 32

Direct Shell Production Casting (DSPC) 32

Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI) 32

New Technology from Georg Fischer 32

New Casting-Cleaning System from Seghers Keppel 33

Lost Foam Casting - No Longer Ignored 33

Natural Aging Aluminum Cast Alloys 33

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 34

Superior Industries Acquires Stake in Synergies Castings 34

Harvey Industries Acquires Former Subsidiary of Hayes Lemmerz

International 34

Enkei Castalloy to Take Over Business and Assets of Two Companies 34

Kinetic Die Casting Takes Over Coast Die Casting 34

HA International Takes Over Wedron Flux Product Range from

Black Lab 34

Alcoa Divests ATPE to BDW Technologies 35

Southern Ispat and Energy Take Over New Tech Forge 35

Norcast Wear Acquires Swanmet Assets and Norcast Castings 35

Grede Foundries Merges with Citation to Form Grede Holdings 35

Pace Industries Takes Over Del Mar Industries' Zinc Die

Casting Business 35

3D Systems Takes Over Moeller Design & Development 36

3D Systems Takes Over Protometal and CEP 36

Rio Tinto Alcan to invest at Aluminum Casting Operation 36

Ashland Signs Contractual Agreement with Sud-Chemie 36

Revstone Industries Acquires Kaiser Aluminum Forged Metals Plant 37

U.S. Foundry & Manufacturing Takes Over TRW Warrenton Casting

Center 37

URV USA to Establish New Foundry 37

Ahresty Inks Investment Agreement with Administrative

Committee of Hefei 38

BHEL Inks Technology Transfer Pact with Sheffield Forgemasters 38

Batesville Tool & Die to Expand Facility 38

Reedplate Investments Acquires Die & Pressure Castings 38

Twin City Die Castings Forms Joint Venture with CRP India 39

Ashley Alteams India Private Limited Establishes Manufacturing

Facility 39

Oshkosh and ECK Industries Joins University of Wisconsin-Madison 39

Tayo Rolls Establishes Integrated Facility 40

Nuclear Power Corporation Inks Joint Venture Agreement with

Larsen & Toubro 40

ProMetal RCT Establishes New Unit 40

Thresher Industries Purchases Stahl Self-Pouring Autocast Machine 40

General Motors Invests to Refurbish Facilities 41

Samco Metals and Alloys to Establish Alloy Steel Castings

Facility 41

Aerocast International Inks Agreement with Sikorsky Aircraft 41

Grede Foundries to Cease Two Facilities 41

North River Capital Purchases Wayne Manufacturing Corporation 42

Precision Castparts to Purchase Carlton Forge Works 42

Daye Special Steel to Invest in Steel Forging Project 42

Aerocast International Bags Contract from Sikorsky Aircraft 42

Cerion Acquires Several Companies 43

Cerion Purchases Diecasting Facilities of Contech 43

Quickparts to Offer Metal Castings 43

General Motors to Close Facilities 43

Detroit Tool Metal Products Spins-Off Facility at Fort Madison 43

Contech to Divest Steel Forging Plant 44

Citation Takes Over Blackhawk Foundry & Machining Company 44

JD Norman de Mexico Acquires HSM Industries' Assets 44

Continental Casting Takes Over Intermet Plants in Palmyra and

Monroe City 45

Hephaestus Holdings Snaps Up FormTech Industries 45

3D Systems Takes Over Acu-Cast Technologies 45

Interplex Soprec Buys IMTEC Besançon's Assets 45

Waukesha Tool & Stamping Snaps Up Parkview Metal Products 45

Louisville Forge and Aichi USA Merge 46

Titagarh Wagons to Merge with Titagarh Steel 46

Citation Takes Over Foseco-Morval 46

Innovative Medical Device Solutions Snaps Up Cencast 46

Autosplice Takes Over Versatile Engineering Company 47

Aesir Metals Establishes New Facility 47

Cretex Companies Takes Over Meier Tool & Engineering 47

Bharat Heavy Electricals Signs Trading Agreement with

Sheffield Forgemasters 48

Alcast and Stahl Specialty Enter into Strategic Alliance 48

AREVA and Bharat Forge to Establish a Joint Venture 48

GF Automotive Commences Production of its Iron Foundry in China 48

GF Automotive to Shift its Pressure Casting Facility from its

Canadian site to China 49

Compass Automotive Group Takes Over Aluminum Die Casting as

well as Machining Business of Citation Corporation 49

Sumitomo Metal Industries and Amtek Auto to Form Joint Venture 49

IBC Advanced Alloys Takes Over Specialloy Copper Alloys 50

Interplex Daystar Takes Over Assets of Pylon Tool 50

Fort Wayne Foundry to Shutdown its Casting Facility 50

Neenah Enterprises to Close Gregg Industries 50

TRW Automotive to Shutdown its Metalcasting Facility 51

Wescast Industries to Shutdown Metalcasting Facility 51

Superior Industries International to Shutdown its Metalcasting

Facility 51

Modern Equipment and Støtek Enter into an Alliance 51

Quickparts to Use Plaster Molding Metalcasting Process 52

Columbus McKinnon to Expand Dixie Industries 52

Cosma International to Takeover Sub-assembly and Stamping

Facility of Ogihara America Corporation 52

Georg Fischer to Divest its Entire Stake in Georg Fischer

Verkehrstechnik to SAF-HOLLAND 53

Alcoa Automotive Wheels to Supply Forged Aluminum Wheels to

General Motors 53

Special Steel Group Acquires Hillfoot Steel Forge 53

Chen-Tech Industries Merges with Ladish Forging 53

Ellwood Group Acquires Interstate Southwest 54

FATA Automation Takes Over FATA Aluminium 54

General Motors to Shutdown its Facilities in Michigan, Wyoming

and Wisconsin 54

Metal Technologies Shuts Down its Gray Iron Metalcasting Plant 54

Wisconsin Die Casting Shuts Down 55

FSI Group Closes its Machining and Metalcasting Company 55

Metaldyne to Shutdown its Facility in Illinois 55

MetalTek International Takes Over Meighs Castings 55

Thresher Industries to Buy Diecasting Machines for Capacity

Expansion 56

SAT and Interplex Industries Establish a Joint Venture 56

Wescast Industries Establishes a New Metalcasting and

Machinery Unit in China 56

ThyssenKrupp Starts Operations of its New Facility 56

Ross Aluminum Castings Enhances its Manufacturing Capacity 57

Danko Arlington Spreads Out its Operations 57

Monomoy Capital Partners Takes Over Kurdziel Industries 57

China Holdings Acquisition to Takeover Bright World Precision

Machinery 58

Sud-Chemie and Ashland to Establish a Joint Venture 58

BTD Manufacturing Takes Over Miller Welding & Iron Works 58

Aalberts Industries Takes Over Cotterlaz 59

Ice Industries' Affiliate Acquires Assets of Ronfeldt Associates 59

International Beryllium Takes Over Nonferrous Products 59

Bradken Takes Over the Outstanding Interest in AmeriCast

Technologies 59

Riverside Europe Fund III Takes Over Mekoteknik 59

Protostar Equity Advisors Takes Over BP Metals 60

Pritzker Group Takes Over Signicast 60

Connell Takes Over Dayton Progress 60

Orix Finance and AIG Global Investment Group Takeover AZ

Automotive 60

TMB Industries Acquires Prospect Foundry 60

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 61

Alcoa Inc. (USA) 61

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (USA) 61

Amtek Engineering Ltd. (Singapore) 61

Anchor Lamina Inc. (USA) 61

Bharat Forge Limited (INDIA) 62

Bohler-Uddeholm AG (Austria) 62

Doncasters PLC (UK) 62

Georg Fischer Ltd. (Switzerland) 63

Hayes Lemmerz International Inc. (USA) 63

Magna International Inc. (Canada) 63

Meridian Technologies Inc. (Canada) 64

Metaldyne Corporation (USA) 64

Precision Castparts Corp. (USA) 64

Wyman-Gordon (Subsidiary of Precision Castparts) 64

Revstone Industries, LLC (USA) 65

SeAH Besteel Corporation (South Korea) 65

Shiloh Industries Inc. (USA) 65

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (Japan) 66

ThyssenKrupp AG (Germany) 66

Tower International (USA) 66

Worthington Industries Inc. (USA) 66

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 67

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Metal Stampings, Forgings, and Castings by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 67

Table 5: World Historic Review for Metal Stampings, Forgings,

and Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 68

Table 6: World 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, and Castings by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of

World Markets for Years 2005, 2010& 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Metal Stampings, by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 8: World Historic Review for Metal Stampings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 71

Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Metal Forgings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 11: World Historic Review for Metal Forgings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 74

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Metal Forgings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Iron & Steel Forgings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 14: World Historic Review for Iron & Steel Forgings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 77

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Iron & Steel Forgings

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Non-Ferrous Forgings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 17: World Historic Review for Non-Ferrous Forgings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 80

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Forgings

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Ferro-Alloy Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 20: World Historic Review for Ferro-Alloy Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 83

Table 21: World 11-Year Perspective for Ferro-Alloy Castings

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 84

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Gray Iron Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 85

Table 23: World Historic Review for Gray Iron Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 86

Table 24: World 11-Year Perspective for Gray Iron Castings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Ductile Iron Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 26: World Historic Review for Ductile Iron Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 89

Table 27: World 11-Year Perspective for Ductile Iron Castings

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Malleable Iron Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 29: World Historic Review for Malleable Iron Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 92

Table 30: World 11-Year Perspective for Malleable Iron

Castings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010& 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Carbon Steel Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 32: World Historic Review for Carbon Steel Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 95

Table 33: World 11-Year Perspective for Carbon Steel Castings

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for High Alloy Steel Castings by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 35: World Historic Review for High Alloy Steel Castings

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 98

Table 36: World 11-Year Perspective for High Alloy Steel

Castings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010& 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Other Alloy Steel Castings by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 38: World Historic Review for Other Alloy Steel Castings

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 101

Table 39: World 11-Year Perspective for Other Alloy Steel

Castings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010& 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Non-Ferrous Metal Castings by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 41: World Historic Review for Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 104

Table 42: World 11-Year Perspective for Non-Ferrous Metal

Castings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010& 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 43: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Aluminum Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 44: World Historic Review for Aluminum Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 107

Table 45: World 11-Year Perspective for Aluminum Castings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

Table 46: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Copper Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 47: World Historic Review for Copper Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 110

Table 48: World 11-Year Perspective for Copper Castings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 49: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Lead Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 50: World Historic Review for Lead Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 113

Table 51: World 11-Year Perspective for Lead Castings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 52: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Magnesium Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 53: World Historic Review for Magnesium Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 116

Table 54: World 11-Year Perspective for Magnesium Castings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 117

Table 55: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Zinc Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 56: World Historic Review for Zinc Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 119

Table 57: World 11-Year Perspective for Zinc Castings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 58: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Miscellaneous Castings by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121

Table 59: World Historic Review for Miscellaneous Castings by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 122

Table 60: World 11-Year Perspective for Miscellaneous Castings

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2005, 2010&

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

8. THE UNITED STATES 124

A.Market Analysis 124

Current & Future Analysis 124

Metal Casting - A Major Industry in the US 124

End-Use Markets 125

Table 61: US Market for Aluminum Castings: Percentage of

Consumption in Light Vehicles by Part for 2000, 2002, 2006

& 2010 for Transmission Case, Cylinder Head, Wheels,

Intake Manifold, Engine Block and Suspension Parts

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Automotive Metal Casting Market 126

Castings - An Integral Part of Vehicle 126

Evolving Supply Chain 126

Supply Chain for Casting End-Use in Automotive Market 127

A Glance at Casting Processes 127

A Glance at US Forging Industry 128

Categorization of Forging Companies 128

Bright Prospects for Forging Industry 128

B.Market Analytics 129

Table 62: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by Product

Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron &

Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy

Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings,

Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy

Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings), and

Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 129

Table 63: US Historic Review for Metal Stampings, Forgings,

& Castings by Product Category/ Segment - Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 130

Table 64: US 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/Segment -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

for 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

9. CANADA 132

A.Market Analysis 132

Current & Future Analysis 132

Table 65: Canadian Casting Shipments (2010): Breakdown of

Volume Shipments by Metal Type (In 000MT) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

B.Market Analytics 133

Table 66: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Product Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, MetalForgings

(Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings),

Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron

Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings,

High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings),

and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

Table 67: Canadian Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/Segment - Metal

Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and

Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron

Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings,

Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other

Alloy Steel Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

(Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings,

Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous

Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Table 68: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/ Segment -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

for 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

10. JAPAN 136

A.Market Analysis 136

Current and Future Analysis 136

Aluminum Usage In Japanese Automotive Industry 136

B.Market Analytics 137

Table 69: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Product Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings

(Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings),

Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron

Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings,

High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings),

and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 137

Table 70: Japanese Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/Segment - Metal

Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and

Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron

Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings,

Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other

Alloy Steel Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

(Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings,

Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous

Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 71: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/ Segment -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

for 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

11. EUROPE 140

A.Market Analysis 140

Current & Future Analysis 140

Market Overview 140

Key Statistics 141

Table 72: Western European Ductile Iron Casting Market

(2007, 2010 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Shipments by End-Market (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 141

Table 73: Western European Gray Iron Casting Market (2007,

2010 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume

Shipments by End-Market (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 142

Table 74: Western European Gray Iron & Ductile Iron Casting

Market (2010): Breakdown of Production Volume In 000' MT by

Select Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 75: Eastern European Gray Iron & Ductile Iron Casting

Market (2010): Breakdown of Production Volume In 000' MT by

Select Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

B.Market Analytics 144

Table 76: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

Table 77: European Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 145

Table 78: European 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,

Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2005,

2010& 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

Table 79: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Product Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings

(Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings),

Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron

Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings,

High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings),

and Non- Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

Table 80: European Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/Segment - Metal

Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and

Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron

Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings,

Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other

Alloy Steel Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

(Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings,

Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous

Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 81: European 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/ Segment -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

for 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

11a.FRANCE 150

A.Market Analysis 150

Current & Future Analysis 150

Die Casting in France 150

Vehicle Manufacturing - Major End-Use Market for Copper Alloys 150

B.Market Analytics 151

Table 82: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Product Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings

(Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings),

Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron

Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings,

High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings),

and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 151

Table 83: French Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/ Segment - Metal

Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and

Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron

Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings,

Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other

Alloy Steel Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

(Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings,

Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous

Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 84: French 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/ Segment -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

for 2005, 2010 & 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

11b. GERMANY 154

Market Analysis 154

Table 85: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Product Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings

(Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings),

Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron

Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings,

High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings),

and Non- Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 86: German Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/Segment - Metal

Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and

Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron

Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings,

Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other

Alloy Steel Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

(Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings,

Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous

Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 87: German 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/ Segment -

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Metal Stampings,

Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous

Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile

Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel

Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel

Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum

Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium

Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous Castings) Markets

for 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

11c. ITALY 157

Market Analysis 157

Table 88: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Metal Stampings, Forgings, & Castings by

Product Category/Segment - Metal Stampings, Metal Forgings

(Iron & Steel Forgings, and Non-Ferrous Forgings),

Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron

Castings, Malleable Iron Castings, Carbon Steel Castings,

High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other Alloy Steel Castings),

and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper

Castings, Lead Castings, Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings,

&Miscellaneous Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Table 89: Italian Historic Review for Metal Stampings,

Forgings, & Castings by Product Category/Segment - Metal

Stampings, Metal Forgings (Iron & Steel Forgings, and

Non-Ferrous Forgings), Ferro-Alloy Castings (Gray Iron

Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, Malleable Iron Castings,

Carbon Steel Castings, High Alloy Steel Castings, and Other

Alloy Steel Castings), and Non-Ferrous Metal Castings

(Aluminum Castings, Copper Castings, Lead Castings,

Magnesium Castings, Zinc Castings, and Miscellaneous

Castings) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 158

Table 90: Italian 11-Year Perspective for Metal Stampings,

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