Superhard Materials - Global Strategic Business Report

Superhard Materials - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Aug 25, 2014, 322 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP2657

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Superhard Materials in US$ by the following Product Segments: Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamonds, and CBN/PCBN. 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. The report profiles 121 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Abrasive Technology, Inc.
Ceradyne, Inc.
COI Ceramics, Inc.
CoorsTek, Inc.
Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-2
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3
       Cemented Carbides                                                I-3
       Tool Steels                                                      I-3
       Ceramics                                                         I-4
       Diamonds                                                         I-4
       CBN/PCBN                                                         I-4


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Prelude                                                           II-1
      Reviving Economy Signals Optimistic Outlook                       II-2
       Table 1: World Real GDP Growth by Country: 2012-2015
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-3
      Current State of the Manufacturing Industry: Vital for Market
       Growth                                                           II-4
      Innovation Drives Superhard Materials Market                      II-5
      Process Efficiency Gains Primary Importance                       II-6
      Powdered Materials Raise Health Concerns                          II-6
      Superhard Tools for Super Alloys                                  II-6
      Grinding Wheels: A Major Application of Alumina Zirconia
       Abrasives                                                        II-7
       Advances in Grinding Machines Technology                         II-7
      Metal Cutting Tools: A Key End-Use Market                         II-8
      Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Demand for Superhard
       Materials                                                        II-8
       Table 2: World Passenger Car Production by Geographic
       Region/Country (2010, 2014 & 2018) (in ‘000 Units) (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-10

       Table 3: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic
       Region/Country (2010- 2018) (in ‘000 units) (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-11

  2. AN INSIGHT INTO CEMENTED CARBIDES MARKET                           II-12
      Introduction                                                      II-12
       Table 4: Global Cemented Carbides Market by Application Area
       (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption and Value
       Sales for Chipless Forming, Metal Cutting, Stoneworking, Wear
       Application, and Wood & Plastic Working (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-13
      Carbide Continues to Eat into HSS Market Share                    II-14

  3. TOOL STEELS MARKET - A REVIEW                                      II-15
      Tool Steels Makes a Smart Recovery                                II-15
       Table 5: World Finished Steel Products Market (2013E):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by Steel
       Grade (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       II-15
      Cold Work Tool Steels Dominate Tool Steel Market                  II-16
       Table 6: Global Tool Steel Market by Product Segment (2013E):
       Percentage Breakdown of Volume for Cold Work Tool Steel, High
       Speed Steel, Hot Work Tool Steel, and Plastic Mold Steel
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-16
      High-Speed Steel Market - Key Challenges                          II-16
      Other Key Statistics                                              II-16
       Table 7: Specialty Steel Sales by Region (2013E): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for Europe, North America,
       Brazil, Asia, and Rest of World (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-16

       Table 8: Global Specialty Steel Industry by Type (2013E):
       Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Stainless
       (Flat/Long), Tool Steel, High Speed Steel, and Nickel Alloys
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-17

       Table 9: Specialty Steel Market by End-Use Industry (2013E):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Automotive,
       Mechanical Engineering, Energy Industry, Consumer Goods,
       Aerospace, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       II-17
      Competition in Tool Steels Market                                 II-17
       Table 10: Leading Producers of Tool Steel Globally (2013E):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales for
       BöhlerUddeholm, Schmolz & Bickenbach, Dongbei Special Steel
       Group, Jiangsu Tiangong Tools, Qilu SS, Hebei Wenfeng,
       Baosteel, Metal Ravne, Hitach, Posco, and Others (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-18

  4. AN OVERVIEW OF ADVANCED CERAMICS MARKET                            II-19
      Advanced Ceramics to Turbo Charge Growth in the World Market      II-19
      US & Japan Remain Traditional Revenue Contributors                II-20
      Electroceramics Lead the Pack                                     II-20
      Consumer Electronic Devices to Drive Demand for Advanced Ceramics II-21
       Table 11: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2013 &
       2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by
       Region/Country - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including
       Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-23

       Table 12: Global Market for Electronic Components (2013):
       Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Application Area -
       Personal Computer, Telecommunication, Consumer, Automotive,
       and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  II-23
      Rebounding Automobile Production Fuels Advanced Ceramics Demand   II-23
      Medical Sector: Emerging as a Major Market for Advanced Ceramics  II-24
       Table 13: Global Medical Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage
       Share Breakdown of Revenues by Application (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-25
      Growing Applications of Advanced Ceramics in Aerospace Industry   II-25
      Energy Sector Spurs New Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics       II-25
       Superconductors Driving Demand for Advanced Ceramics             II-26
      High-Performance Ceramics Gain Prominence                         II-26
      Rising Demand for Ceramic Armor Fueling Structural Ceramics Sales II-27
      Advanced Ceramics to Prove Advantageous in Aluminum Production    II-27
      Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics in Chemical Processing
       Reactors                                                         II-27
      Silicon-Nitride Ceramic Ball Bearings Outlast Conventional
       Steel Bearings                                                   II-27
      Challenges for Commercialization of Advanced Ceramics             II-27
      Competition                                                       II-28

  5. DIAMOND MARKET - A REVIEW                                          II-29
      Overview                                                          II-29
       Table 14: Global Diamond Market (2013E): Percentage Breakdown
       of Sales Volume by Type - Gem and Industrial (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-29

       Table 15: Global Diamond Demand by Region (2013E): Percentage
       Breakdown of Value Sales for US, India, China, Japan, Europe,
       Middle East, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-30
      Economic Uncertainty & the Diamond Market                         II-30
      Emerging Economies to Drive Diamond Demand                        II-30
       Table 16: Global Diamond Production by Country (2013E):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume for Angola,
       Botswana, Canada, DRC, Russia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and
       Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      II-31

       Table 17: Global Diamond Production by Country (2013E):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Value for Russia,
       Botswana, DRC, Canada, Zimbabwe, Angola, South Africa, and
       Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      II-31

       Table 18: Global Natural Industrial Diamond Production by
       Country (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production
       Volume for Botswana, Congo, Russia, Australia, South Africa,
       and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  II-32
      Synthetic Diamond Market: An Overview                             II-32
       Table 19: Global Synthetic Industrial Diamond Production by
       Region (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production
       Volume for China and Rest of World (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-33
      Factors Affecting Rough Diamond Supply                            II-33
      Diamond Demand to Exceed Supply                                   II-34
       Table 20: Global Consumption of Diamond by Region/Country
       (2020F): Percentage Breakdown of Volume for US, Europe,
       Japan, India, China, Rest of Asia, and Others (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-34
      Diamond Prices on the Rise                                        II-34
      Quality is the Key to Diamond Grading                             II-35
       Table 21: Global Diamond Market Revenues by Category (2013):
       Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Gem Quality, Polished,
       Industrial, and Re-sale (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-35
      Prospects for Diamond Mining                                      II-35
       List of Major Diamond Mines in Pipeline                          II-36
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-36
       Table 22: Leading Global Producers of Diamonds (2013E):
       Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume for Alrosa, BHP
       Billiton, De Beers, Dominion Diamond, Rio Tinto, and Others
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-37

       Table 23: Leading Players in the Global Industrial Diamond
       Market (2013E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for
       DI & E6, Iljin Diamond, and Others (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-37

  6. CUBIC BORON NITRIDE/POLYCRYSTALLINE CUBIC BORON NITRIDE (CBN/
     PCBN) MARKET                                                       II-38
      Market Overview                                                   II-38
      Growing Demand for Super Abrasives Fuelling CBN Market            II-38
      Automotive Industry - A Key Growth Area                           II-39
      CBN Demand Surging through Technological and Application Advances II-39
      Developments in CBN Grinding                                      II-40
      CBN Films Market: An Overview                                     II-40

  7. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-42
      Superhard Materials: An Introduction                              II-42
       Table 24: Vickers Hardness Numbers of Different Superhard
       Materials (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   II-42
      Product Segments                                                  II-42
       I. Cemented Carbides                                             II-42
        Physical Properties                                             II-42
        Raw Materials                                                   II-43
        Production Process                                              II-43
        Applications                                                    II-43
        Quality of a Cemented Carbide Tool                              II-43
        Types of Carbide Cutting Tools                                  II-43
         Carbide Cutting Tools                                          II-43
         Coated Carbides                                                II-44
         CVD Vs. PVD                                                    II-44
         Advantages                                                     II-44
          Cemented Tungsten Carbide                                     II-44
         Categories of Tungsten Carbide                                 II-44
          Category 1                                                    II-45
          Category 2                                                    II-45
          Category 3                                                    II-45
         Binder Systems                                                 II-45
       II. Tool Steels                                                  II-45
        Introduction                                                    II-45
        Types of Tool Steels                                            II-45
         High-Speed Tool Steels                                         II-46
         Hot-Work Tool Steels                                           II-46
         Cold-Work Tool Steels                                          II-46
         Shock-Resistant Tool Steels                                    II-46
         Mold Steels                                                    II-46
         Special-Purpose Tool Steels                                    II-46
         Water-Hardening Tool Steels                                    II-46
        Tailored for Application                                        II-46
        Welding of Tool Steels                                          II-47

       III. Ceramics                                                    II-47
        Introduction                                                    II-47
        Characteristics of Ceramics                                     II-47
        Categories of Ceramics                                          II-48
        Traditional Ceramics                                            II-48
        Advanced Ceramics                                               II-48
         Design of Advanced Ceramics                                    II-48
         Manufacturing of Advanced Ceramics                             II-49
         Types of Advanced Ceramics                                     II-49
          Structural Ceramics                                           II-49
          Ceramic Coatings                                              II-50
          Monolithic Ceramics                                           II-50
          Engineered Ceramic Composite Materials                        II-50
          Refractories                                                  II-51
          Ceramic Matrix Composites                                     II-51
          Ceramic Fibers and Coatings                                   II-51
         Key Developments in Advanced Ceramics                          II-52
          Near Net Shape Technique Reducing Manufacturing Costs         II-52
       IV. Diamonds                                                     II-52
        Diamond: The Hardest Natural Material                           II-52
         Properties of Diamond                                          II-53
         Price Vs. Quality                                              II-53
         Applications                                                   II-53
        Industrial Diamonds                                             II-54
       Diamond: Product Segments                                        II-54
        Natural Diamond                                                 II-54
         Properties of Natural Diamond:                                 II-54
         Categorization of Natural Diamonds                             II-54
          Natural Diamond Categories                                    II-54
          Natural Industrial Diamonds                                   II-55
          End-Use Applications                                          II-55
           End-Use of Industrial Diamonds Based on Grit Sizes           II-55
          Historic Review                                               II-55
         Synthetic Industrial Diamonds                                  II-56
          Process of Manufacture                                        II-56
          Major Product Categories                                      II-57
           Product Description: Synthetic Industrial Diamonds           II-57
          End-Use Applications                                          II-57
           Synthetic Industrial Diamonds: End Use Applications (By
            Category)                                                   II-57
          Natural Vs. Synthetic Diamonds: A Comparative Study           II-58
         Diamond Thin Films                                             II-58
          Properties of Diamond Thin Films                              II-58
          Process of Manufacture                                        II-58
          Types of Diamond Thin Films                                   II-58
          Major End-Use Applications                                    II-58
         Diamond Supply Chain                                           II-59
       V. Cubic Boron Nitride                                           II-59
        Cubic Boron Nitride: Product Segments                           II-59
         Mono crystalline Cubic Boron Nitride                           II-59
         Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride (PCBN)                     II-60
          Product Analysis: PCBN Products                               II-60
         Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride (PCBN) Thin Films          II-60
        Manufacturing Procedures                                        II-60
         Electron Beam Evaporation Technique (Through Hot Filament
          Usage)                                                        II-60
         Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MO-CVD) Technique     II-60
         Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition Technique       II-61
         Microwave Plasma Assisted Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor
          Deposition (MP-MO-CVD)                                        II-61
        Major End-Use Applications                                      II-61
         Materials Recommended for Cutting with Cubic Boron Nitride
          (CBN)                                                         II-61
        Productivity Compresses Cost Issues                             II-62
         Maintenance is Low for PCBN Tools                              II-62
        CBN Plated Wheels                                               II-62
         Swift Following                                                II-62
         The Coolant Factor                                             II-63
         CBN Wheel Vs Commodity Wheel                                   II-63

  8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-64
      Sandvik Hard Materials and Diamond Innovations Merge to Form
       Sandvik Hyperion AB                                              II-64
      Sandvik AB and Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group Co to Establish
       a Joint Venture                                                  II-64
      CoorsTek Opens New Ceramic Proppants Manufacturing Plant          II-64
      Diehl Steel Co Launches CPM® Powder Metal Tool Steel              II-64
      Dremel Introduces CBN Metal-Cutting Wheels                        II-64
      Mitsubishi Materials Looks to Strengthen Tungsten Carbide
       Tools Business                                                   II-64
      Hardide Coatings & GE Ink Supply Agreement                        II-64
      Sumitomo Electric UK to Unveil Power Series Hardmetal Drills
       in the UK                                                        II-65
      Ceratizit Inks Distribution Agreement with German Retailer        II-65
      American Cutting Edge Acquires Industrial Blade Business of
       Superion                                                         II-65
      Everising Machine Develops E-Series of Tungsten Carbide Sawing
       Tools                                                            II-65
      Günther Wirth Acquires GW Precision Tools India                   II-65
      Ceratizit USA to Acquire Stake in Promax Tools                    II-65
      Kennametal Acquires Tungsten Materials Business of ATI            II-65
      China Tungsten and Hightech Material Co. Acquires Zhuzhou
       Cemented Carbides Group and Zigong Cemented Carbides Co          II-65
      Sandvik AB Acquires Precorp Inc.                                  II-66
      CoorsTek Takes Over Dynamic-Ceramic                               II-66
      CoorsTek Launches High-Performance Aluminum Nitride Substrates    II-66
      3M Takes Over Ceradyne                                            II-66
      CoorsTek Purchases ANCeram GmbH & Co. KG                          II-66
      Kennametal Inc to Open New Advanced Carbide Recycling Facility    II-66
      Element Six Establishes Tungsten Carbide Facility in China        II-66

  9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-67
      Abrasive Technology, Inc. (US)                                    II-67
      Ceradyne, Inc. (US)                                               II-67
      COI Ceramics, Inc. (US)                                           II-67
      CoorsTek, Inc. (US)                                               II-68
      Deutsche Edelstahlwerke GmbH (Germany)                            II-68
      Diamant Boart S.A. (Belgium)                                      II-68
      Element Six (Luxembourg)                                          II-69
      ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)                              II-69
      H.C. Starck GmbH (Germany)                                        II-70
      Kennametal, Inc. (US)                                             II-71
      Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. (US)                            II-71
      Logan International, Inc. (Canada)                                II-71
      Morgan Technical Ceramics (UK)                                    II-72
      Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide (China)                      II-72
      Novatek, Inc. (US)                                                II-72
      Saint-Gobain S.A. (France)                                        II-73
      Sandvik AB (Sweden)                                               II-73
      Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp. (Japan)                         II-73
      U.S. Electrofused Minerals, Inc (US)                              II-74
      US Synthetic Corp. (US)                                           II-74
      ZYP Coatings, Inc. (US)                                           II-74

  10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                         II-75
      Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-75

      Table 26: World Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
      2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-76

      Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and
      Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-77
      Superhard Materials Market by Product Segment                     II-78
      Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Cemented Carbides by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-78

      Table 29: World Historic Review for Cemented Carbides by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
      2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-79

      Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Cemented Carbides by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and
      Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-80

      Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Tool Steels by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-81

      Table 32: World Historic Review for Tool Steels by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
      America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
      2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-82

      Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Tool Steels by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and
      Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-83

      Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-84

      Table 35: World Historic Review for Ceramics by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
      America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
      2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-85

      Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Ceramics by Geographic
      Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World
      Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-86

      Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Diamonds by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-87

      Table 38: World Historic Review for Diamonds by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
      America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
      2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-88

      Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for Diamonds by Geographic
      Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World
      Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-89

      Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      CBN/PCBN by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-90

      Table 41: World Historic Review for CBN/PCBN by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
      America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
      2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-91

      Table 42: World 15-Year Perspective for CBN/PCBN by Geographic
      Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World
      Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-92


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Industrial Diamond Market - A Review                            III-1
         Table 43: Industrial Diamond Production in the US
         (2009-2013) (In Million Carats) (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-2
         Technological Developments Pave Way for Future Growth          III-2
        Cemented Carbides                                               III-3
         Tungsten Carbide Market                                        III-3
         Silicon Carbide (SiC) Cutting Tools Find Favor                 III-3
        Structural Changes Impact Tool Steel Market                     III-3
        Advanced Ceramics Market: An Overview                           III-4
         Booming Shale Gas Extraction Augurs Well for Advanced Ceramics III-4
         Medical Market - A High Potential End-Use Segment              III-5
         Transportation Equipment Sector Spurs Demand                   III-5
          Table 44: Advanced Ceramics Market for Transportation
          Equipment in the US (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value
          Demand by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)                                                  III-6
         Key Statistical Findings                                       III-6
          Table 45: Advanced Ceramics Market in the US (2013):
          Percentage Share Breakdown of Demand by Raw Material Type
          (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                          III-6

          Table 46: US Market for Ferrite Ceramics (2013):
          Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by End-Use
          Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  III-6

          Table 47: US Zirconate Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage
          Breakdown of Value Demand by End-Use Application (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)                                    III-7

          Table 48: Advanced Ceramics in the Industrial Machinery
          Market in the US (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
          Dollar Sales by Application (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)                                                  III-7
         Competition                                                    III-7
          Table 49: US Advanced Ceramics Market (2013): Percentage
          Breakdown of Revenues by Company (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)                                                  III-7
        Trade Statistics                                                III-8
         Table 50: US Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221)
         (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
         Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-8

         Table 51: US Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710221)
         (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
         Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-8

         Table 52: US Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229)
         (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value to
         Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       III-9

         Table 53: US Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS 710229)
         (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
         Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-9
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-10
        Select Players                                                  III-11
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-15
        Table 54: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-15

        Table 55: US Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-16

        Table 56: US 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-17

  2. CANADA                                                             III-18
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-18
        Outlook                                                         III-18
        Overview of Diamond Market                                      III-18
         Trade Statistics                                               III-18
          Table 57: Canadian Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS
          710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value
          by Destination Country (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)                                                  III-18

          Table 58: Canadian Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS
          710221) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
          by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     III-19

          Table 59: Canadian Exports of Industrial Diamonds (HS
          710229) (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value
          by Destination Country (includes corresponding
          Graph/Chart)                                                  III-19

          Table 60: Canadian Imports of Industrial Diamonds (HS
          710229) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
          by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     III-20
        Logan International, Inc. - A Key Player                        III-20
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-21
        Table 61: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented
        Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-21

        Table 62: Canadian Historic Review for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-22

        Table 63: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-23

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-24
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-24
        Outlook                                                         III-24
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-24
        Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp. - A Key Player                III-24
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-25
        Table 64: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented
        Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-25

        Table 65: Japanese Historic Review for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-26

        Table 66: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-27

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Outlook                                                         III-28
        Advanced Ceramics in Europe: An Overview                        III-28
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-29
        Table 67: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-29

        Table 68: European Historic Review for Superhard Materials
        by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006
        through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-30

        Table 69: European 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
        and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-31

        Table 70: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented
        Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-32

        Table 71: European Historic Review for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-33

        Table 72: European 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-34

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-35
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-35
        Outlook                                                         III-35
        Saint-Gobain S.A. - A Key Player                                III-35
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-36
        Table 73: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-36

        Table 74: French Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-37

        Table 75: French 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-38

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-39
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-39
        Outlook                                                         III-39
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-39
        Key Players                                                     III-39
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-42
        Table 76: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-42

        Table 77: German Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-43

        Table 78: German 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-44

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-45
       Market Analysis                                                  III-45
        Table 79: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-45

        Table 80: Italian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-46

        Table 81: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-47

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-48
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-48
        Outlook                                                         III-48
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-48
        Morgan Technical Ceramics - A Key Player                        III-48
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-49
        Table 82: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-49

        Table 83: UK Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-50

        Table 84: UK 15-Year Perspective for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-51

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-52
       Market Analysis                                                  III-52
        Table 85: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-52

        Table 86: Spanish Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-53

        Table 87: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-54

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-55
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-55
        Outlook                                                         III-55
        Diamond Market: An Overview                                     III-55
         Table 88: Russian Diamond Market by End-Use industry
         (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for
         Jewelry, Machinery, and Others (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-55
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-56
        Table 89: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-56

        Table 90: Russian Historic Review for Superhard Materials by
        Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics,
        Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
        2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-57

        Table 91: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-58

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-59
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-59
        Outlook                                                         III-59
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-59
        Key Players                                                     III-59
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-61
        Table 92: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment -
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-61

        Table 93: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool
        Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-62

        Table 94: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-63

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-64
       Market Analysis                                                  III-64
        Table 95: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region -
        China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-64

        Table 96: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard
        Materials by Geographic Region - China and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-65

        Table 97: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Value Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for
        Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-66

        Table 98: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment -
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-67

        Table 99: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool
        Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-68

        Table 100: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-69

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-70
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-70
        Outlook                                                         III-70
        Advanced Ceramics Market: An Overview                           III-70
        A Glance at Cemented Carbide Market                             III-70
        Diamond Superhard Materials Market                              III-71
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-72
        Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide - A Key Player             III-72
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-73
        Table 101: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented
        Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-73

        Table 102: Chinese Historic Review for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-74

        Table 103: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-75

  5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-76
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-76
        Outlook                                                         III-76
        Australia                                                       III-76
        India                                                           III-76
         Diamond Industry: A Major Destination for Diamond Cutting/
          Polishing                                                     III-76
         Advanced Ceramics Market: An Insight                           III-76
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-77
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-78
        Table 104: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment -
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-78

        Table 105: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-79

        Table 106: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage
        Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014
        & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     III-80

  6. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-81
       Market Analysis                                                  III-81
        Table 107: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Superhard Materials by Geographic Region -
        Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-81

        Table 108: Latin American Historic Review for Superhard
        Materials by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin
        America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-82

        Table 109: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Value Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for
        Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-83

        Table 110: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment -
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-84

        Table 111: Latin American Historic Review for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool
        Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-85

        Table 112: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-86

  6a. BRAZIL                                                            III-87
       Market Analysis                                                  III-87
        Table 113: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented
        Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-87

        Table 114: Brazilian Historic Review for Superhard Materials
        by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-88

        Table 115: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-89

  6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA                                             III-90
       Market Analysis                                                  III-90
        Table 116: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment -
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-90

        Table 117: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides,
        Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-91

        Table 118: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for
        Superhard Materials by Product Segment - Percentage
        Breakdown of Value Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels,
        Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 &
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-92

  7. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-93
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-93
        Outlook                                                         III-93
        Africa                                                          III-93
         Table 119: Diamond Mining Methods V/S Costs in South Africa    III-93
        Tableau of Active and Operational Diamond Mines in Africa       III-93
        List of Major Diamond Mines in Pipeline                         III-94
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-95
        Table 120: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Superhard Materials by Product Segment -
        Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and
        CBN/PCBN Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-95

        Table 121: Rest of World Historic Review for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Cemented Carbides, Tool
        Steels, Ceramics, Diamond and CBN/PCBN Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-96

        Table 122: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Superhard
        Materials by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value
        Sales for Cemented Carbides, Tool Steels, Ceramics, Diamond
        and CBN/PCBN Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-97


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 121 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 136)

     The United States (35)
     Canada (2)
     Japan (9)
     Europe (51)
     - France (6)
     - Germany (15)
     - The United Kingdom (10)
     - Italy (3)
     - Spain (1)
     - Rest of Europe (16)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (38)
     Africa (1)
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