High Performance Ceramic Coatings continues to gain momentum with heightened interest in utilization of these coatings. Usage of ceramic coatings span such diversified sectors as automotive, medicine, defense, aerospace, fiber-optic communications and environmental protection. Besides these applications, the ceramic coatings field is presently exploring the possibility of extending the scope and functionality to other varied applications. Increasing applications of advanced ceramics for a variety of uses is likely to drive the mature ceramics market and maintain the growth of the market.
Thermal Spray represents the largest segment in high performance ceramic coatings market. The technology segment is expected to retain its dominance by 2015. Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), the second largest technology segment, is losing its sheen, outshined by the growing popularity of other coating technologies. On the other hand, Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) segment is expected to flaunt the fastest growth over the period 2006-2015.
North American high performance ceramic coatings market is highly fragmented and is characterized by the presence of key and niche players. Market participants include Accuwright Industries Inc., American Roller Company, APS Materials Inc., Aremco Products Inc., Cetek Limited, Cincinnati Thermal Spray Inc., Flame Spray Coating Company Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Heany Industries Inc., High Performance Coatings Inc., Materials and Electrochemical Research (MER) Corp., Praxair Surface Technologies Inc., Precision Coating Inc., and Sermatech International Inc, among other players.
"High Performance Ceramic Coatings - A North American Market Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. provides a comprehensive review of market trends, drivers, product profile, players, competition, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Market analytics are provided in terms of technology types including Thermal Spray, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Physical Vapor Deposition and Other Coating Technologies in US$ Million over the years 2006 through 2015.