Reportlinker Adds Global Refractories Industry

Oct 18, 2010, 13:03 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Refractories Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092508/Global-Refractories-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Refractories in Thousand Metric Tons and US$ Million - by Form (Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others), by Materials (Clay Refractories, and Non-Clay Refractories) and also by End-Use markets (Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, 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 each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 170 companies including many key and niche players such as Acera Technology, ANH Refractories Company, SEEIF Ceramic, a.s., Ferro Corporation, Imerys SA, C-E Minerals, Inc., McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies, LLC, MINTEQ International, Inc., Morgan Crucible Company Plc, RHI AG, Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc., Shinagawa Refractories Co., Ltd., Tata Refractories Ltd., and Vesuvius Group S.A./N.V. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

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

Form 4

Bricks & Shapes 4

Monolithics & Others 4

Material 4

Clay Refractories 4

Non-Clay Refractories 4

End-Use Segments 4

Iron & Steel 4

Cement 4

Ceramics & Glass 4

Others 4

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 5

The Wheels of Growth Take their Toll 5

Major Trends & Issues in Review 5

Recession Impacts Global Refractories Demand 5

Growing End-use Applications to Drive the Refractories Market 6

China and India: Providing New Growth Opportunities 6

Trends in Steel Manufacture 6

Refractories - The Customized Production 6

Growth Prospects 7

Consumption in Glass Industry 7

Competitive Landscape 7

Table 1: World Refractories Market by Leading Players

(2008): Market Share of Dollar Sales for RHI, Vesuvius,

Krosaki Harima, Magnesita, Shinagawa, Chosun, ANH and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 8

Global Market Analysis 8

Volume Sales 8

Value Sales 9

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 10

Introduction 10

Features and Benefits 10

Glass-Furnace Silica Refractories 10

Insulating Firebrick 11

Ceramic Fiber Modules 11

Non-Ceramic Fiber Blankets and Modules 11

Microporous Insulation 12

Refractory Products by Form 12

Bricks and Shapes 12

Crucibles 12

Carbon-Bonded Crucible 12

Clay Graphite Crucibles 13

Oxide Refractory Crucibles 13

Specialties/Monolithics 13

Preformed Refractory Shapes 14

Refractory Products by Material 14

Clay Refractories 14

High-Alumina 15

Insulating 15

Fireclay 15

Ladle 15

Non-Clay Refractories 15

Basic 15

Extra-High Alumina 16

Others 16

End-Use Markets 16

4. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS 17

Advancements in Material Technology 17

Anti-Hydration MgO-CaO 17

Advancements in Engineering 18

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 19

RHI AG to Supply Full Refractory Systems for Siemens VAI Projects 19

Ianua Awards Contract to RHI 19

China Gengsheng Renews Two Contacts with Shandong Iron and Steel 20

IFGL Refractories to Establish a SIC Chill Plates Unit in Orissa 20

Prince Mineral Holdings Acquires Castle Colours 20

JEE Refractories and Shinagawa Refractories to Merge 21

Unifrax Acquires Chaney Refractories 21

China Gengsheng Signs Contract with Jiangsu Sha to Supply

Refractory Material 21

Skamol Acquires Controlling Stake in Brick Business of

Diatomovy Kombinat 21

Bharat Refractories Joins Hands with Steel Authority of India 21

Capital Refractories Acquires Penn Refractories 22

Dalmia Cement Acquires Eswar Cement 22

Fosbel and PLS Logistics Sign Agreement over Management of

Freight Activity 22

China Gengsheng Enters into Refractory Supply Contract with

Jiangsu Sha Steel Subsidiary 22

Kianit Constructs Kyanite Mine in Russia 23

Four Companies from Ohio Merge to Form Selinsky Force 23

Sinosteel Enters Cooperation agreement with Chinese Academy of

Engineering 23

China Gengsheng Forms Supply Partnership with Aluminum Corp 23

Shinagawa Merges with JFE Refractories 24

Magnesita Refratarios Acquires LWB Refractories 24

Goodwin Takes Over SRS Holdings 24

China Gengsheng Takes Over Qiandongnanzhou 25

IFGL Buys 96% Stake in Hofmann 25

GP Investments Executes Ownership Restructuring in Magnesita 25

Magnesia Purchased 99% Stake in SLOVMAG 25

RHI Starts Second Production Line in India 26

Resco Takes Over United Refractories 26

AnSteel and Vesuvius in Joint Venture over Production and

Development of Refractory Materials 26

China Gengsheng Bags Supply Contracts with Hanbao Iron & Steel 27

China Gengsheng Signs Contract with Hebei Wenfeng over

Refractory Products 27

LWB To Expand Capacity of Chinese Unit 27

Liaoning Houying Group Sets Up New Refractories Facility 27

Krosaki-Harima to Purchase Stake in IFGL Refractories Subsidiary 28

Nippon Crucible in Joint Venture for Manufacture of Refractories 28

Nippon Crucible to Set Up Production of Refractories in China 28

Tata Refractories to Establish Alumina Refractories

Manufacturing Unit in India 28

China Gengsheng Signs Two Refractory Supply Contracts with

Baosteel Group 28

Bateman Engineering Purchased Gold Fields' Biox Technology

Business 28

Tata Refractories to Purchase Magnesite Mine Lease 29

IFGL Establishes Bio-Ceramics Manufacturing Facility 29

Almatis GmbH Invests in New Calcining Plant 29

Tata Refractories Signs MoU for Acquiring Magnesite Mining

Lease in China 29

Magnezit to Take Over Pantaleimonivka Refractory Plant 29

Carborundum Universal Takes Over Majority Stake in Foskor

Zirconia 30

Angang Steel Forms Joint Venture with Vesuvius Group 30

Chelyabinsk Takes Over Authorized Capital of Refractory

Products, Lime and Dolomite Plant 30

UBS AG Divests Stake in Semilukskiy Refractory Works 30

BacTech Signs Agreement with Yamana Gold 30

Magnesita Divests 3% of Capital Stock to Krosaki 31

Cookson Takes Over Foseco Plc 31

Magnesita Takes Over Insider 31

RHI AG Receives Approval to Acquire Two ISO Plants 31

China Gengsheng Signs Supply Contracts in Kazakhstan and Ukraine 32

Magnezit Acquires Third Refractory Plant in China 32

Cancellation of Acquisition Deal Between Global Steel Holdings

and Magnohrom 32

RPAR Holding Acquires More Shares in Magnesita 32

RHI Constructs Plant in Brazil 33

Ropczyce to Set Up Plant in China 33

Dubai International Capital Acquires Almatis 33

RHI Acquires Cookson Group's Plants 33

Vesuvius India Sets Up New Production Plant 33

Magnezit Acquires Chinese Refractory Plant 33

Magnezit Acquires Stake in Slovmag 34

Reno Refractories Launches Silica Lining Refractories 34

6. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 35

Putzmeister Acquires Allentown Shotcrete Technology 35

Rhône Capital Takes Over LWB Refractories 35

Resco Products Takes Over Shenango Advanced Ceramics 35

RHI Acquires Monofrax 35

Imerys Acquires Astron China 35

GP Investimentos Acquires Magnesita 36

Imerys Buys Ace Refractories 36

Acera Technology Acquires Fels Refractories 36

Minerals Technologies Acquires ASMAS 36

Cornerstone Acquires Wahl Refractories 36

Resco Products Takes Over Worldwide Refractories 37

IJ Group of Industries Acquires Nilachal Refractories 37

Management Buy-in of Sheffield Refractories 37

Minelco Signs Technology Licensing Agreement with Capital

Refractories 37

Magnesium Works' Joint Venture with Liaoning Xinrong 37

RHI and Liaoning Jinding Magnesite's Joint Venture 37

Kurosaki Harima Develops Fanon 37

RHI Extends Partnership with Voestalpine Donawitz 38

Magnezit Refractories Sets up Second Refractory Plant in China 38

RHI Refractories' New Smelting Plant 38

Tata Refractories Takes up Brick Project in China 38

Saint-Gobain Ceramics and Plastics Receives Patent 38

Aremco Products Introduces Pyro-Paint™ 39

TGC Acquisition Takes Over Hotwork International 39

IFGL Refractories Acquires Monocon 39

ICICI Venture Acquires ACC's Refractories Division 39

Imerys Acquires Lafarge Refractaires Monolithques 39

Pyrotek Takes Over TAB Refractories 40

Imerys Seals Pact with Nord Est Group 40

Fuzion Technologies Acquires Freeport's Refractory Assets 40

Lhoist Group Divests its Refractories Division 40

Sarvesh Refractory Associates with UCAR Carbon 40

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 41

Acera Technology (USA) 41

ANH Refractories Company (USA) 41

SEEIF Ceramic, a.s. (Czech Republic) 41

Ferro Corporation (USA) 42

Imerys SA (France) 42

C-E Minerals, Inc. (USA) 42

McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies, LLC (USA) 43

MINTEQ International, Inc. (USA) 43

Morgan Crucible Company Plc (UK) 43

RHI AG (Austria) 44

Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc. (USA) 44

Shinagawa Refractories Co., Ltd. (Japan) 44

Tata Refractories Ltd. (India) 45

Vesuvius Group S.A./N.V. (Belgium) 45

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 46

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

'000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 46

Table 3: World Historic Review for Refractories by Geographic

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

Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 47

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 48

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bricks & Shapes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 49

Table 6: World Historic Review for Bricks & Shapes by

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

(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 50

Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Bricks & Shapes by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 51

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Monolithics & Others by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 52

Table 9: World Historic Review for Monolithics & Others by

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

(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 53

Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Monolithics & Others

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

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

Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 54

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clay Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 55

Table 12: World Historic Review for Clay Refractories by

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

(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

Table 13: World 10-Year Perspective for Clay Refractories by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 57

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Non-Clay Refractories by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East

and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 58

Table 15: World Historic Review for Non-Clay Refractories by

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

(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 59

Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Non-Clay Refractories

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

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

Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 60

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories in Iron & Steel Industry by Geographic Region -

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

Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 61

Table 18: World Historic Review for Refractories in Iron &

Steel Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 19: World 10-Year Perspective for Refractories in Iron

& Steel Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 63

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories in Cement Industry by Geographic Region - US,

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

East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 64

Table 21: World Historic Review for Refractories in Cement

Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 65

Table 22: World 10-Year Perspective for Refractories in Cement

Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

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

Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 66

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories in Ceramics & Glass Industry by Geographic

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

Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 67

Table 24: World Historic Review for Refractories in Ceramics &

Glass Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 68

Table 25: World 10-Year Perspective for Refractories in

Ceramics & Glass Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US,

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

East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 27: World Historic Review for Refractories in Other

Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 71

Table 28: World 10-Year Perspective for Refractories in Other

Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 72

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories 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 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 30: World Historic Review for Refractories 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 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 74

Table 31: World 10-Year Perspective for Refractories 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 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bricks & Shapes 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 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 33: World Historic Review for Bricks & Shapes 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 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 77

Table 34: World 10-Year Perspective for Bricks & Shapes 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 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 35: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Monolithics & Others 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 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 36: World Historic Review for Monolithics & Others 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 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 80

Table 37: World 10-Year Perspective for Monolithics & Others

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 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 38: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clay Refractories 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 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 39: World Historic Review for Clay Refractories 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 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 83

Table 40: World 10-Year Perspective for Clay Refractories 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 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 84

Table 41: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Non-Clay Refractories 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 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 85

Table 42: World Historic Review for Non-Clay Refractories 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 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 86

Table 43: World 10-Year Perspective for Non-Clay Refractories

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

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

9. THE UNITED STATES 88

A. Market Analysis 88

Current & Future Analysis 88

By Volume Sales 88

By Value Sales 88

Crests & Troughs in the Industry 89

Future Scenario 89

B. Market Analytics 89

Table 44: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics &

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

Table 45: US Historic Review for Refractories by Form -

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 46: US 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by Form -

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Bricks & Shapes and

Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 90

Table 47: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and Non- Clay

Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 48: US Historic Review for Refractories by Material -

Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 49: US 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Clay and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 92

Table 50: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement,

Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 51: US Historic Review for Refractories by End-Use

Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

'000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 52: US 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 95

Table 53: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics &

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

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

corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 54: US Historic Review for Refractories by Form -

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 96

Table 55: US 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by Form -

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Bricks & Shapes and

Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 97

Table 56: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay

Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

Table 57: US Historic Review for Refractories by Material -

Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 98

Table 58: US 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 99

10. CANADA 100

A. Market Analysis 100

Current & Future Analysis 100

By Volume Sales 100

By Value Sales 100

B. Market Analytics 101

Table 59: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics

& Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 60: Canadian Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 61: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Bricks &

Shapes & Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 102

Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

'000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 64: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Clay and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 104

Table 65: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement,

Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 66: Canadian Historic Review for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 67: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 107

Table 68: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics

& Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

Table 69: Canadian Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 109

Table 70: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Bricks &

Shapes and Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 109

Table 71: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 72: Canadian Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 73: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay

and Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 111

11. JAPAN 112

A. Market Analysis 112

Recession Crimps Refractory Market 112

Current & Future Analysis 112

By Volume Sales 112

By Value Sales 112

Import Scenario 113

Market Shares of Major Players - A Recent Past Perspective 113

Table 74: Leading Players in the Japanese Refractory

Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Krosaki-Harima, Shinagawa, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

B. Market Analytics 114

Table 75: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics

& Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 76: Japanese Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 77: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Bricks &

Shapes and Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 115

Table 78: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

Table 79: Japanese Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

'000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

Table 80: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Clay

and Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 117

Table 81: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement,

Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 82: Japanese Historic Review for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 83: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 120

Table 84: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics &

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121

Table 85: Japanese Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 122

Table 86: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Bricks &

Shapes and Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 122

Table 87: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Table 88: Japanese Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Table 89: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay

and Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 124

12. EUROPE 125

A. Market Analysis 125

European Refractory Industry Impacted by Recession 125

Current & Future Analysis 125

By Volume Sales 125

By Value Sales 126

B. Market Analytics 127

Table 90: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

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

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 91: European Historic Review for Refractories by

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

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 128

Table 92: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of

Europe Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 129

Table 93: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics

& Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

Table 94: European Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

Table 95: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Bricks &

Shapes, and Monolithics & Other Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 131

Table 96: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 97: European Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

'000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 98: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Clay

and Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 133

Table 99: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement,

Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Table 100: European Historic Review for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Table 101: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 136

Table 102: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories 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) 137

Table 103: European Historic Review for Refractories 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) 138

Table 104: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of

Europe Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Table 105: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics

& Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

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

corresponding Graph/Chart) 140

Table 106: European Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 141

Table 107: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Bricks &

Shapes, and Monolithics & Other Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 141

Table 108: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 109: European Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 110: European 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay

and Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 143

12a. FRANCE 144

A. Market Analysis 144

Current & Future Analysis 144

By Volume Sales 144

By Value Sales 144

B. Market Analytics 145

Table 111: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics &

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 112: French Historic Review for Refractories by Form-

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in '000

Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

Table 113: French 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Bricks &

Shapes and Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005,

2010 & 2015 146

Table 114: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay

Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

Table 115: French Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

'000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

Table 116: French 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Clay and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 148

Table 117: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement,

Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

Table 118: French Historic Review for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in '000 Metric Tons for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

Table 119: French 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Iron & Steel, Cement, Ceramics & Glass, and Other Markets

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 151

Table 120: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Form - Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics &

Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

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

corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 121: French Historic Review for Refractories by Form -

Bricks & Shapes, and Monolithics & Others Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 153

Table 122: French 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Form - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Bricks &

Shapes and Monolithics & Others Markets for Years 2005,2010 &

2015 153

Table 123: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Refractories by Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay

Refractories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 124: French Historic Review for Refractories by

Material - Clay Refractories and Non-Clay Refractories

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 125: French 10-Year Perspective for Refractories by

Material - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Clay and

Non-Clay Refractories Markets for Years 2005,2010 & 2015 155

12b. GERMANY 156

A. Market Analysis 156

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