Global Monolithic Ceramics Market – Overview

The global monolithic ceramic market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% over the forecast period of 2015 to 2023. By the end of the forecast period, the market would reach a higher valuation of USD 36.64 billion from USD 19.43 billion in the year 2014.

One of the reasons that the market is on a growth trajectory is that the monolithic ceramics find application in a vast number of end-use industries. Some of these are defense and military, automotive, aerospace, electrical and electronics, transportation, medical, and power generation.

It is worth noting here that the global monolithic ceramics market is marked by presence of a number of players – both medium and large in size, regional and international in stature. This makes the vendor landscape of the market highly fragmented.

Key players that operate in the market include CeramTec, Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing, CoorsTek, Inc., Elan Technology, Ceradyne, Morgan Advanced Materials, Kyocera Corporation, McDanel Advanced Ceramic Technologies, Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials, Murata Manufacturing, Rauschert, Corning Inc., Pingxiang Nanxiang Chemical Packing, Pingxiang Yingchao Chemical Packing, and Pingxiang Xingfeng Chemical Packing, among others.

Most global monolithic ceramics market players are keenly focused on improving and expanding the product portfolio and are thus investing heavily in research and development. Tie-ups and alliances are also emerging in the market landscape as effort to improve market penetration and carve off a big share of the market growth take shape.

Electrical and Electronics Segment to Lead Global Monolithic Ceramics Market Over the Forecast Period

The market report on global monolithic ceramics market, as prepared by Transparency Market Research, is segmented on the basis of product and application. On the basis of product, the division is into oxides and non-oxides, and on the basis of application, the division is as follows: electrical and electronics, automotive, power, medical, and others (including defense, etc.).

An extensive use of monolithic ceramics is witnessed in capacitors, and this would lead the electrical and electronics segment lead the overall global monolithic ceramics market growth. Furthermore, these are used in electronic components, and semiconductors. It is worth noting here that a demand for these is on an upwards rise due to increase in demand for consumer electronics and smart wearable devices.

Asia Pacific (APAC) Region to Grow at a Considerable CAGR over the Forecast Period

The global monolithic ceramics market report is also segmented on the basis of region. It covers North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle-east and Africa. In terms of revenue share, the global monolithic ceramics market would witness the Asia Pacific region taking lead over the forecast period. A large part of this growth will be attributable to an expansion in the electrical and electronics, largely owing to increase in disposable income, leading to increase in demand for consumer electronics, smart wearable devices, and electrical.

Some of the countries that will lead growth in the regional market are India, China, and Japan. Additionally, it is worth noting that as applications increase in a wide array of end-use industries, demand for monolithic ceramics would go substantially up, helping the market move forward.

It is also worth noting here that North America and Europe will also account for a substantial market share over the assessment period owing to an expanding power industry and significant contributions from the United States of America. Besides, high potential markets in the European region would include Germany, France, and the United Kingdom (U.K.).

Ceramics that offer features such as fabrication and polycrystalline microstructure without reinforcement are considered as monolithic ceramics. Monolithic ceramics is one of the major types of products of advanced and technical ceramics. Based on the attributes mentioned above, monolithic ceramics are segmented into types such as silicon nitride, zirconium oxide, zirconium carbide, aluminum nitride, silicon carbide, and aluminum oxide. These ceramics are used to enhance lifespan and reliability of the material, and withstand high temperature.

The report provides in-depth analysis and forecast of the monolithic ceramics market on the global and regional level. It includes forecast for the period from 2015 to 2023 in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn). Quantitative data has been derived through extensive secondary research of the global monolithic ceramics market. Secondary sources typically include company websites, relevant magazines, government documents, and press releases. The top-down approach has been adopted to derive the regional numbers from global revenue and volume figures. Furthermore, the bottom-up approach has been employed to derive data for various product segments based on demand for monolithic ceramics in each geographic segment. A combination of top-down and bottom-up approaches helps in validation of the quantitative data of the market. The data was further validated with the help of primary research with industry experts to ensure accuracy of derived numbers.

Detailed analysis of various factors driving the global monolithic ceramics market has been included for astute decision making. Impact of these drivers during the forecast period has been included with data to substantiate research findings. Furthermore, factors restraining market growth have been included for better understanding of the market. Impact of these restraints has been analyzed over the forecast period. The report also comprises various opportunities available for market growth over the next eight years. Opportunities entail untapped or recently explored factors that are anticipated to drive the monolithic ceramics market during the forecast period.

The report includes value chain analysis to help understand the industry thoroughly. Value chain analysis comprises detailed evaluation of the roles of various entities involved in the monolithic ceramics industry, from raw material suppliers to end-users. Various processes employed in the manufacture of monolithic ceramics have been included in the value chain analysis. Porter’s Five Forces model has been employed to determine the degree of competition in the market during the forecast period. Company market share analysis has been included for better understanding of the competitive landscape. Company market share analysis includes the market share of dominant players in 2014, based on their production capacities. Furthermore, market attractiveness analysis has been included to analyze product segments that are expected to be lucrative during the forecast period. This is based on various factors such as market size, growth rate, profitability, raw material procurement, and competition in each product segment.

Based on product type, the monolithic ceramics market has been segmented into oxides and non-oxides. The report comprises detailed analysis of all the segments in the regional and global markets and forecast based on current and future trends in the industry in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn). In terms of region, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. Demand for monolithic ceramics in each of its application segment has been analyzed and forecast for a period of eight years.

The report also comprises profiles of leading companies in the monolithic ceramics market. These include Kyocera Corporation, CeramTec GmbH, Morgan Advanced Materials Plc, Saint-Gobain Ceramics Materials, and Zircoa Inc. Various attributes of these companies such as company overview, business strategies, and recent developments form the core of the company profiles section.

This report segments the global monolithic ceramics market as follows:

  • Monolithic Ceramics Market - Product Analysis
    • Oxides
    • Non-oxides
  • Monolithic Ceramics Market - Application  Analysis
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Automotive
    • Power
    • Medical
    • Others (Including Defense, etc.)
  • Monolithic Ceramics Market - Regional Analysis
    • North America
      • U.S.
      • Rest of North America
    • Europe
      • U.K.
      • Spain
      • France
      • Germany
      • Italy
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • ASEAN
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
      • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
      • GCC
      • South Africa
      • Rest of MEA 

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