Cutting Tools 2016 Volume IV — Competitive Analysis

Cutting Tools Volume IV Report

Cutting Tools Volume IV - Global Competitive Analysis & Producer Profiles: 2015-2020

Completely updated, expanded and revised for 2016! This is the 6th Edition of Dedalus Consulting's Cutting Tools report.

New coverage includes over 75 in-depth producer profiles, and more detailed product breakdowns.

Volume IV of this four volume report analyzes the competitive environment of the global cutting tools industry. Included is sales and market share information of key producers. Tables break down market share by region and country as well as year (2015-2016).

Published: May 2016. Over 500 pages. Over 75 producer profiles. Over 25 tables and charts.

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Detailed Report Contents

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Scope of Coverage

Scope of Coverage

Introduction

  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology & Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Product Application Types

Milling Tools
  • End/Face Milling
  • Slotting/Slitting
  • Plunge Milling
  • Contouring
  • Profiling
  • Threading
  • Micromachining
  • Other
Turning Tools
  • ISO Turning
  • Parting/Grooving
  • Threading
  • Profiling
  • Micromachining
  • Other
Drilling Tools
  • Standard Depth Drilling
  • Deep Hole Drilling
  • Threading
  • Micromachining
  • Interchangeable Tip
  • Other
Other Cutting Tools
  • Reamers
  • Taps
  • Dies
  • Burrs
  • Other

Tool Types

  • Indexable Inserts
  • Solid Cutting Tools

Cutting Tool Grades

  • Cemented (Tungsten) Carbides
  • High-Speed Steel (HSS)
  • Ceramics
  • Cermets
  • cBN/PcBN
  • Diamond Tools

End-User Industries

Over 21 Countries and Regions covered.Each cutting tools market is specifically broken down by each of the following geographic regions:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical Processing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Defense/Military
  • Die & Mold
  • Electronics
  • General Machining
  • Job Shops
  • Medical/Research
  • Oil, Gas & Mining
  • Paper & Pulp Industry
  • Power Generation (e.g., wind, solar, hydropower)
  • Transportation (e.g., railroads, shipbuilding, infrastructure)
  • Other

Workpiece Materials

  • Cast Irons
  • Carbon Steels
  • Stainless Steels
  • High-Temperature/Super Alloys
  • Hardened Materials
  • Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Non-Metallics

Geographic Coverage

Over 21 Countries and Regions covered.Each cutting tools market is specifically broken down by each of the following geographic regions:

  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Italy
  • France
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • CIS
  • India
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Other EU
  • Other NAFTA
  • Other Europe
  • Other Asia/Pacific
  • Other Latin America
  • Rest of World

Timeframe

  • 2015 base year
  • 2016 Estimated
  • Forecasts: 2015-2020

Section One: Technology Overview

Section One: Technology Overview

Key Industry Terminology

  • General Machining Definitions
    • Applications
    • Tool Grade
    • Workpiece Material
  • Product Type Definitions
    • Solid Cutting Tools
    • Indexable Inserts
      • Geometry
      • Shapes/Angles
  • Application Tool Types Defined
    • Milling Tools
    • Turning Tools
    • Drilling Tools
    • Other Tools (e.g., reamers, burrs, etc.)
    • Micromachining Tools
  • Machining Methods
    • Quick-Change Tooling
    • Modular Tooling
    • High-Speed Machining
    • Coolant Based Machining
    • Dry Machining

Cutting Tool Selection

  • Application Definition
  • Specifications
  • Workpiece Material Evaluation

Advances in General Machining Processes

  • Cutting Tool versus Machine Tool Development
  • Advances and Developments in Machining Techniques
  • Machine Tool Design and Productivity
  • Alternative Machining Methods & Disruptive Technologies
    • Grinding/Abrasive Techniques
    • Machining Centers
    • Horizontal/Vertical Machining
    • Multi-axis machining
    • EDM (Electro-Discharge Machining)
    • ECM (Electro-Chemical Machining)
    • Laser Machining
    • Additive Manufacturing
  • Knowledge Gap: Education on Tool Selection and Machine Capability
  • Educating the Next Generation of Machinists
  • Specialization and Customization Continue to Grow
  • Impact of Advances in Cutting Tool Grade Technology
  • Impact of Advances in Workpiece Material
  • Impact on Tooling and Productivity

Coatings Overview

  • What is a coating?
  • Coatings Processes
    • CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
    • PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition)
  • Ceramic Coatings
    • TiN, TiCN, TiC, TiCN, TiAlN
    • TiAL Black and gold developments
  • Nanostructured Materials Coatings
  • Diamond Coatings
  • Diamond-like-carbon (DLC) Developments
  • Advances in Coatings Technology

International Standards

  • ANSI Standards
  • ISO (International Standards Organization) Standards
  • JIS, AFNOR, BSI, DIN, UNI, SACS and CAM
  • Meeting international standards
  • Impact of low quality products on the market

Technology Outlook

  • Cutting Tool Technology on the Horizon
  • Challenges and Advances in Materials Science
    • Nanostructured Materials
    • Ultrafine Grain (Micrograin) Carbides
    • Ceramics Evolution
  • Increasing Productivity with New Designs

Section Two: Market Overview

Section Two: Market Overview

Global Cutting Tools Market Overview

  • Total Demand by Country for Cutting Tools ($MM): 2015-2020
  • Trends & Forecasts in Cutting Tool Consumption
  • Factors Affecting Cutting Tool Demand
  • Global Industry Trends
  • World Machining Industry by Product Type ($MM): 2015-2020
  • Machine Tools Industry Overview
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Machine Tools by Region and Type: 2015-2020
  • Trends & Forecasts

Industry Trends & Forecasts

  • Cycles of Growth and Decline
  • High-growth Markets (CAGR by Year)
  • Cutting Tool Producer Strategies in Reducing Costs
  • Machine Shop Strategies in Reducing Costs
  • Offsetting Increasing Labor Costs
  • Reduction of Energy Costs
  • Machine Tool Selection
  • Impacts of Just-In-Time Practices
  • Economics of Machining
  • Economics of High-Speed Machining
  • Economic Benefits of Dry Machining

Supply Chain Analysis

  • Raw Materials
    • Tungsten
    • Cobalt
    • Tantalum
    • High-speed steel
    • Ceramics
      • Aluminum oxide
      • Silicon carbide
    • Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN)
    • PCD Diamond
  • Blanks
  • Coatings

Relevant Legislation

  • Government Oversight & Associations
  • Environmental Impact
  • Waste Removal
  • Coolant Use and Disposal
  • Work Environment and Safety

Regional Market Data and Analysis

  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Region: 2015-2020
  • Regional Trends
  • High growth markets in a slow global economy
  • Developing Nations versus Mature Economies
  • Manufacturing Trends by Country

Distribution Channels

  • Global Demand ($MM) by Distribution Channel: 2015-2020
  • Distribution Channels Defined
    • Direct to the End-User
    • Private Labelling
    • Distributors (international, national regional, local)
    • Manufacturer's Representatives
    • Catalog Houses
    • Online Channels & Mass Merchandisers
    • Value Added Resellers
  • Private Labelling: How This Significant Industry Affects Competition and Brand Name Recognition
  • Multi-Tier Distribution Model: How it Affects Cost to the End-User
  • Channel Mark-ups Explained

Pricing

  • Average Selling Price by Product Type
  • End-User Industry Pricing Analysis
  • Pricing Trends by Country

Cutting Tool Grade Trends

  • Product Grade Overview
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Grade: 2015-2020
  • Cutting Tool Grades
    • Carbide Tools
    • Ceramic Tools
      • Advantages of Ceramic Tools
      • Solid Ceramic Tools, Alumina
      • SiC (silicon carbide), SiN (silicon nitride)
      • SiC Whisker Reinforced Tools
      • CMC (ceramic matrix composites)
    • Cermet Tools
    • CBN/PCBN Tools
    • Diamond Tools
  • General Conclusions

Tool Type

  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Application Product Type — Milling, Turning, Drilling & Other: 2015-2020
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Type — Solid versus Indexable Tooling: 2015-2020
    • Advances in Insert Design and Application
    • Trends in Solid versus Indexable Tooling

Workpiece Material

  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Workpiece Material: 2015-2020
  • End-User Trends by Workpiece Material
  • Machining Non-Metallic Materials
    • Plastics
    • Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRPs)
    • Ceramic Composites

End-User Analysis

  • Global Demand for Cutting Tools ($MM) by End-User Industry: 2015-2020
  • Statistics & Overall Market Data
  • Forecasts and Predictions: 2020 and Beyond
  • High growth markets in a diverse global economy
  • Key Sectors by Country and Region
  • Factors Affecting End-User Demand
  • Analysis of Criteria for End-User Product Selection
  • End-User Trends by Workpiece Material
  • Key End-Users by Industry

Competitive Environment

This section looks at the general competitive factors in the global cutting tools industry.

  • Competitive Market Factors (e.g., pricing, product development...)
  • Major Supplier Sales and Market Share ($MM): 2015-2016
  • Strategies for Marketing & Business Development

Section Three: Competitive Environment

Section Three: Competitive Environment

  • General Factors for Competition
  • Competitive Market Factors (e.g., pricing, product development...)
  • SWOT Analysis Examples and Marketing Analysis
  • Strategies for Marketing & Business Development
  • Market Entry and New Competitors: Obstacles and Points of Entry
  • Competitive Landscape Moving Forward

Producer Market Share Breakdows

  • Comprehensive Share Breakdown for over 75 Companies
  • Supplier Sales and Market Share ($MM): 2015-2016
  • Tier 1 Multinationals versus Local and Regional Suppliers
  • Regional Market Share Breakdown by Major Suppliers ($MM): 2015-2016

Mergers and Acquisition Activity

  • Historical Mergers and Acquisition Activity
  • Recent M&A Activity
  • Current Market Contraction Trends
  • Factors in Target Selection

Section Four: Supplier Profiles

Section Four: Supplier Profiles

Each profile contains the following information on a best efforts basis:

  • History
  • Key Personnel
  • Corporate Structure
  • Total Revenue & Other Financial Information
  • Distribution Channels
  • Product Analysis
  • Manufacturing Capabilities
  • Key Strengths
  • Marketing Strategies

Companies Profiled

  • AB Sandvik Coromant
  • Advanced Carbide Tool Company, Inc
  • Alesa AG
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc
  • AMAMCO Tool
  • Arch Micro Tool, Inc
  • Asahi Diamond Industrial Co Ltd
  • ATA Group (Inc SGS Tool)
  • Balax Inc
  • Becker Diamant- Werkzeuge GmbH
  • Best Carbide Cutting Tools Inc.
  • BIAX Schmid & Wezel GmbH & Co. KG
  • BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc
  • Boehlerit GmbH & Co KG
  • Ceramtec Gmbh (SPK Cutting Tools Division)
  • CERATIZIT SA
  • CERIN S.p.A
  • Cogsdill Tool Products, Inc
  • Craft Tech Cutting Tools Pvt. Ltd.
  • Craig Tools International Ltd
  • CVD Diamond Corporation
  • DAPRA Corporation
  • Diametal AG
  • Diamond Pauber S.r.l
  • Dijet Industrial Co Ltd
  • Dura-Mill Inc
  • E-Z Burr Tool Co. Inc.
  • Ehwa Diamond Industrial Co., Ltd
  • Elenco Carbide Tool Corporation
  • EMAG Holding GmbH
  • Ferguson Tools, Inc
  • Five Star Tool Company
  • Forbes & Company Ltd (Forbes Precision Tools)
  • Fullerton Tool Company, Inc
  • Garr Tool Company
  • Grobet USA, Inc.
  • Guhring oHG
  • Harvey Tool Company, LLC
  • Higred Tools Co., Ltd
  • Hitachi Metals Ltd (Hitachi Tool Engineering Ltd)
  • IMCO Carbide Tool Inc.
  • Internal Tool, Inc
  • Iscar Ltd (IMC Group)
  • Jarvis Cutting Tools, Inc.
  • Jiangsu Funlin Super Hard Tools Co., Ltd
  • Jiangyin Huaxing Diamond Tools Factory
  • Kennametal Inc.
  • Kennametal Stellram
  • KOMET Group GmbH
  • KORLOY Inc
  • LMT Belin
  • LMT GmbH & Co. KG (LMT Tools)
  • LUKAS-ERZETT Vereinigte Schleif- und Fräswerkzeugfabriken GmbH & Co. KG
  • MA Ford Manufacturing Co. Inc.
  • Mapal Dr.Kress KG
  • Mastercut Tool Corporation
  • Melin Tool Company, Inc.
  • Midwest Cutting Tools, Inc.
  • Miranda Tools Pvt Ltd
  • Monster Tool Company
  • Morgood Tools Inc
  • Morse Cutting Tools, Inc.
  • Perino I.U.R. Industria Utensili Rotanti Srl
  • PFERD INC.
  • Regal Cutting Tools
  • Rock River Tool, Inc
  • Rohit Industries Group (P) Ltd (RIGPL)
  • Seco Tools AB
  • SGS Tool
  • Shiballoy Multiflex Pvt Ltd
  • SJ Tools
  • Specialty Carbide Products LLC
  • Sprenger Schleiftechnik GmbH
  • Tec-Spiral Enterprises Co., Ltd
  • Walter AG
  • ZhuZhou Cemented Carbide Cutting Tools Co.,Ltd