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Global Sandblasting Media Market: Overview

Sandblasting refers to the process in which materials such as glass beads, silica abrasives, steel grit, and coal stag are shot at a high speed through an air tool across the surface of a hard material until the surface becomes clear of debris or has a sanded smooth finish. Sandblasting is often used to remove rust or a previous coating/finish on an item, or to prepare the surface before it can receive a new coating. The material/media used in sandblasting depends on the level of difficulty of the removal is and the level of impact the material can endure.

Global Sandblasting Media Market: Key Trends

Technological developments in sandblasting tools and the increased usage of robotic blasting mechanisms are the key factors expected to help increase the scope of application of the global sandblasting media market. In the next few years, robotic blasters are expected to completely replace manual blasting techniques, chiefly owing to the excellent finish and timely operations achieved with the former and several health threats associated with the manual blasting process. Significant usage of the sandblasting technique across numerous applications in high-growth industries such as automotive, consumer electronics, and aerospace will also drive the market for sandblasting media market.

Global Sandblasting Media Market: Market Potential

Robotic sandblasting is increasingly becoming the preferred choice for sandblasting in a number of industries, especially for work with structures that are hard to cover with the help of manual blasting, either owing to their enormous sizes or parts with hard to reach angles. A recent instance is the use of robotic sandblasting technique devised by SABRE Autonomous Solutions to grit-blast the Sydney Harbor Bridge.

The project, which undertook blasting of dirt, old paint, and rust, from over 485,000 sq meters of steel girders on the bridge, utilized blaster pistols and two robotic arms. The bridge, which has a height of 134 meters and spans 503 meters in all, requires continuous maintenance to keep it protected from corrosion. The enormous size of the bridge makes it difficult for manual operations.

Global Sandblasting Media Market: Regional Analysis

The report states that the Asia Pacific sandblasting media market is presently the leading contributor of revenue to the global sandblasting media market. In terms of volume as well, the Asia Pacific sandblasting market leads across the globe. The rising production of automobiles, consumer electronic products, and aerospace and defense vehicles in the region will continue to lead to the excellent demand for effective sandblasting services, driving the overall demand for a variety of sandblasting media. As a result, the Asia Pacific sandblasting media market will continue to be one of the leading markets for sandblasting media.

Developed markets such as Europe and North America account for a lower share of the global sandblasting media market in terms of volume when compared to the Asia Pacific market. However, these regional markets account for a relatively higher share of the global market in terms of revenue owing to the high costs of products. The trend is expected to remain the same in the next few years as well.

Global Sandblasting Media Market: Competitive Analysis

Strategic collaborations, mergers, and acquisitions of niche product developers are the key trends observed in the competitive landscape of the global sandblasting media market in the past few years. Increased funds for leveraging product portfolios and including autonomous blasting technologies in their offerings has also remained one of the key growth strategies adopted by companies in the global sandblasting media market in the past few years.

Some of the leading companies in the market are Paul Auer, Eisenwerk Würth, Saber Autonomous Solutions, Harsco Metals & Minerals, Prince Minerals, GMA Garnet Pty, MHG Strahlanlagen, Naxos Diskus Schleifmittelwerke, Ensio Resources, Opta Minerals, and GMA Garnet group. 

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

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