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World Advanced Ceramics Market

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Advanced Ceramics in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and Structural Ceramics. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 181 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Applied Ceramics Inc., Ceradyne, Inc., CPS Technologies Corporation, CeramTec AG, COI Ceramics Inc., Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA, Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Hamilton Ltd., Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Lauf GmbH, Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics Inc., Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Inc., Saint-Gobain Quartz SAS, CoorsTek, Inc., Covalent Materials Corporation, General Electric Company, International Ceramic Engineering, KEMET Corporation, Kyocera Corporation, AVX Corp., American Technical Ceramics Corp., Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation, Momentive Performance Materials, Inc., Morgan Electro Ceramics, Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., NGK Insulators Ltd., Rauschert GmbH, Samsung Electro-Mechanics Company Ltd., Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., TDK Corporation, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., and Yageo Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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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-3 
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 
Electronic Ceramics I-4 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics I-4 
Ceramic Coatings I-4 
Structural Ceramics I-4 


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

1. Industry Overview II-1 
Major Markets of Advanced Ceramics II-1 
Current & Future Analysis II-1 
Regional Perspective II-1 
Segmental Perspective II-1 

2. Market Snapshots II-2 
Asia Dominates Global Advanced Ceramics Market II-2 
Twin Growth Strategy: Adding New Dimensions to Advanced Ceramics II-2 
Industry Experiences Strong Demand from IT/Electronic Industries II-2 
Electronic Ceramics Continue to Rule Advanced Ceramics Market II-2 
Development of Niobium and Tantalum Propel Electronic Ceramics 
Market II-3 
Rising Demand for Ceramic Armor Fueling Structural Ceramics Sales II-3 
Medical Field to Emerge as Major End-Use Area for Advanced 
Ceramics II-3 
Aerospace Sector Drives Growth for Ceramic Coatings II-3 
Challenges for Commercialization of Advanced Ceramics II-3 
Cost-Effective Manufacturing Regions Attract Foreign Companies II-4 

3. Emerging Applications II-5 
Smart Ceramics Zoom Ahead II-5 
Fuel Cells and Batteries Promising a Huge Potential II-5 
High-Performance Ceramics Grab Significant Position in 
Automobile Sector II-5 
Piezo ceramic components Open New Avenues II-6 
Metal Matrix Composite - A Prominent Species II-6 
Ceramic Products Aid in Process Reliability II-6 
Superconductors Driving Demand for Advanced Ceramics II-7 
Energy Sector Spurs New Opportunities for Advanced Ceramics II-7 

4. Product Overview II-8 
Ceramics II-8 
Characteristics of Ceramics II-8 
Traditional Ceramics II-8 
Advanced Ceramics II-8 
Manufacture of Advanced Ceramics II-8 
Design of Advanced Ceramics II-9 
Key Developments in Advanced Ceramics II-9 
Near Net Shape Technique Reducing Manufacturing Costs II-9 
History II-9 
A Segmental Analysis II-9 
Electronic Ceramics II-10 
Table 1: World Electronic Ceramics Market (2005 & 2006): 
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region - 
United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle 
East, and Latin America (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-10 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics II-11 
Table 2: World Chemical Processing and Environmental 
Ceramics Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11 
Ceramic Coatings II-12 
Table 3: World Ceramic Coatings Market (2005 & 2006): 
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region - 
United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle 
East, and Latin America (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-12 
Structural Ceramics II-13 
Table 4: World Structural Ceramics Market (2005 & 2006): 
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region - 
United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle 
East, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13 
Other Ceramic Materials II-13 
Monolithic Ceramics II-13 
Engineered Ceramic Composite Materials II-14 
Refractories II-14 
Ceramic Matrix Composites II-14 
Dielectric Ceramics II-14 
End-Use Markets II-14 
Important End-Use Markets and Key Application Areas of 
Advanced Ceramics II-15 

5. Raw Materials - An Overview II-17 
Alumina II-17 
Zirconia II-17 
Silicon Nitride II-17 
Silicon Carbide II-17 
Transformation Toughened-Zirconia II-17 
Transformation Toughened-Alumina II-18 

6. Technological Innovations/Developments II-19 
Ceramic Electronic Component from Japanese Inventors II-19 
Low Resistivity SiC from the US Inventors II-19 
Epitaxial Silicon Carbide Layer Production Process from 
Swedish Engineers II-19 
Japanese Researchers Introduce New Ceramic Electronic Component II-19 
Silicon Carbide Composite Substance from the US Researcher II-19 
New Production Process for Ceramic Electronic Components II-19 
Microelectromechanical Structures on SiC Substrate II-20 
Ceramic Coating Substance from Japanese Inventors II-20 
Ceramic Coating Substance Based On Hightech Nano-Technology II-20 
Compositional Buffers for Use in Electronic Ceramics II-20 
Ceramic Coating Manufacturing Process from Swedish Inventors II-20 
New Manufacturing Method for Multi-Phase Ceramic Electronic 
Component II-20 
An Electrosurgical Electrode with Non-Conductive Porous 
Ceramic Coating II-21 
Japanese Inventors Develop New Process for Ceramic Electronic 
Component II-21 
New Silicon Boron Carbide Nitride Ceramics from German 
Researchers II-21 
Photogravure Press from Japanese Researchers II-21 
Silicon Carbide Substrate from Swedish Engineers II-21 
Production Process for Sic Series Compound Film II-21 
Silicon Nitride Deposition from Oregon Engineers II-22 
Silicon Carbide Production Process from Japanese Engineer II-22 
Sic Semiconductor Device from the US Inventors II-22 
Sealing Process of Silicon Nitride Filter from Japanese Engineer II-22 
Non-Volatile Memory Cell from Taiwanese Engineers II-22 
Silicon Nitride Film Production Process from Japanese Inventors II-22 
Silicon Rib Waveguide from US Researchers II-23 
Silicon Nitride Honeycomb Filter Fabricating Process II-23 
Silicon Nitride Layer Production Process from Taiwanese Engineers II-23 
Japanese Researchers Introduce New Production Method II-23 
Semiconductor Device from Japanese, British Engineers II-23 
Sic Semiconductor Equipment from Japanese Inventors II-23 
NanoScale Ceramic Coatings for Semiconductors II-24 
Fabrication Method for Silicon Carbide Film from Japanese 
Engineer II-24 
Conductive Paste for Creating Terminal Electrodes II-24 

7. Product Innovations/Introductions II-25 
CoorsTek Releases New Design Guide for Thick-Film Ceramic 
Substrates II-25 
Yageo Introduces 8010 Ceramic Chip Antenna II-25 
Kyocera to Launch New Ceramic Utility Knife Colors II-25 
TDK Corporation Develops First-of-its-kind Multilayer Ceramic 
Chip Capacitor II-25 
ATC Rolls Out 800 Series Multilayer Capacitor Products II-26 
CoorsTek Launches CeraPure(TM) Ceramics II-26 
CoorsTek Launches DuraStrate(TM) Ceramic Substrates II-26 
Momentive Performance Materials Launches New Series of PBN 
Coatings, Heaters and Crucibles II-27 
KEMET Introduces FE-CAP Line II-27 
Kyocera Launches the Ceramic Pot II-27 
Morgan Electro Ceramics Launches New Line of Co-Fired PCMAs II-28 
Morgan Electro Ceramics Launches New Piezoelectric Composite 
Components II-28 
Morgan Electro Ceramics Unveils New Piezoelectric Actuator 
Plates II-29 
Vishay Releases Latest Range of High-Intensity White SMD LED 
Series II-29 
Advanced PhaseSiC(TM) Hybrid Liquid-Phase Silicon Carbide Substance II-29 
AVX Extends TLJ Series Portfolio II-29 
Large-Case SMD MLCC from KEMET II-29 
Vishay Launches VJHVArc Guard Capacitors II-30 
SEM Develops First-Ever 4.7uF/6.3V/1005 MLCC II-30 
CoorsTek Unveils Ceramic Vacuum Wafer Chucks for Semiconductor 
Industry II-30 
GE Advanced Materials Launches New Boron Nitride Spray Coating II-30 
KEMET Expands Surface Mount MLCC Product Line II-31 
Taiyo Yuden Develops Higher Capacitance Axial Lead Capacitors II-31 
AVX Corporation Designs FLEXISAFE(TM) Capacitors II-31 
Yageo Unveils X5R Dielectric MLCC II-31 
SEM Develops New MLCCs II-31 
Morgan Introduces Performance SiC II-32 
AVX Introduces Ultra Maxi Ceramic Capacitors II-32 
KEMET Extends Capacitance Values in Open Mode/Fail Safe MLCC 
Product Line II-32 
CoorsTek Unveils CeraLase AHP-99 II-32 
TDK Releases the Smallest Multilayer Ceramic Chip Coil II-33 
Kyocera Introduces Multilayer Ceramic Substrate II-33 
AVX Unveils New Corecap NPV Series Capacitors II-33 
KEMET Supplements MLCC Product Line II-33 
Morgan Introduces New Ceramic Form II-33 
GE Expands Coating Product Line II-34 
SEM Develops First-Ever 0402 MLCC II-34 
SEM Unveils MLCC with 22yens iF Capacitance II-34 
Watlow Electric Introduces Ceramic Heater II-34 
Morgan Introduces Ceramic-based Product for Disc Drive Industry II-34 
Morgan Launches Piezoelectric Multi-layer Actuators II-35 
Morgan Teams Up with Ford Motor to Introduce New Coating 
Technology II-35 
Aremco Introduces New Advanced Ceramic Coating II-35 
Aremco Launches Ceramacoat(TM) 503-VFG-C, a High Temperature Sealant II-35 
GE Develops New Fillers to Beat Heat in Electronic Devices II-36 
Kyocera Industrial Expands CA-range of CVD Coated Indexable 
Inserts II-36 
Morgan Divulges New Ceramic Feed-Thrus for Medical Implant 
Applications II-36 
Morgan Unveils Piezoelectric-Based Medical Ultrasound Transducers II-36 
AVX Corp. Unveils X8R Ceramic Capacitors II-37 
Toshiba Ceramics Develops Silicon Substrates for Power Equipments II-37 
Kyocera Launches Two New CVD-Coated Grades II-37 
Taiyo Yuden Divulges World's Smallest Ceramic Antenna Solution 
for Mobile Application II-37 
Morgan Advanced Ceramics Develops Ceramic-To-Metal Components II-38 
Morgan Electro Ceramics Launches New Piezoelectric Ceramic II-38 

8. Recent Industry Activity II-39 
Metalico Acquires American CatCon Holdings II-39 
CTS Corp Acquires TUSONIX II-39 
Johnson Matthey Acquires Argillon II-39 
Yageo Partners with OEMs and ODMs to Promote Wireless Solutions II-39 
Ceradyne Obtains Ceramic Body Armor Order II-39 
ESK Ceramics Wins EUR 35 Million Contract II-39 
Taiyo Yuden Launches Two New Group Companies II-40 
AVX Corporation Acquires American Technical Ceramics II-40 
Souriau Holding Acquires Pacific Aerospace & Electronics II-40 
Du-Co Ceramics Company Acquires Saxonburg Ceramics II-40 
North Coast Angel Fund Acquires Minority Interest in Stanton 
Ceramics II-41 
SIC Investment Acquires Toshiba Ceramics II-41 
CoorsTek Takes Over Gaiser II-41 
Advent and Carlyle Completes the Acquisition of H.C. Starck II-41 
Cree and Digi-Key Enter into a Distribution Pact II-41 
Ceradyne Obtains Ceramic Body Armor Delivery Order from the 
US Army II-42 
CPS Becomes CPS Technologies Corporation II-42 
Ceradyne Opens First Solar Energy Ceramic-Associated Factory 
in China II-42 
NGK Insulators to Construct New Manufacturing Facility in Mexico II-42 
CoorsTek Plans to Open New Facility in the US II-42 
Samsung Electro-Mechanics Offers MLCC Library to Ansoft II-43 
Apollo Management Acquires Advanced Materials Business of GE II-43 
KEMET Acquires EPCOS' Tantalum Capacitor Business II-43 
Cetek Technologies Acquires Belanger Ceramic II-43 
The Morgan Crucible Acquires Ceramic Fibres Operations II-43 
Kennametal Takes Over Sintec Keramik II-44 
NanoDynamics Acquires Pourous Ceramic Shapes II-44 
Ceramic Protection Corp Takes Over Protective Products 
International II-44 
Murata Manufacturing to Acquire SyChip II-44 
Cree to Acquire Intrinsic Semiconductor II-44 
SIC Increases Stake in Toshiba Ceramics II-44 
Ceradyne Inc. Bags Order for Ceramic Body Armor from the US Army II-44 
Morgan Electro Ceramics Signs Agreement with Apex Microtechnology II-45 
APT Signs Licensing Deal with NGC II-45 
KEMET Creates Advanced Technology Group II-45 
CoorsTek Starts New Business Unit II-45 
Taiyo Yuden to Start Bulk Production of MLCC II-45 
Yageo Deploys BME for Bulk Production of NP0 Type MLCC II-46 
Cree Starts New Manufacturing Facility II-46 
ASCP Divests Unifrax Corp II-46 
Capacity Extensions in Commercial Grade Multilayer Ceramic 
Product Line by KEMET II-46 
Saint-Gobain to Spend US$27.4 Million for Silicon Carbide 
Project in China II-46 
Taiyo Yuden Inks Strategic Alliance with KEMET II-47 
Taiyo Yuden Begins Mass-Production of Small Capacitors II-47 
Morgan Bags Manufacturing Contract from Smith Aerospace II-47 
Maruwa Plans New Production Plant for Ceramic Electronic 
Components II-47 
Saint-Gobain Collaborates with ORNL Researchers II-47 
Ceradyne Establishes New Plant for Automotive Ceramic 
Components and Ceramic Armor Products II-48 
Acquisition of China-based Danfeng by Saint-Gobain II-48 
CoorsTek Acquires VZS/Seagoe Advanced Ceramics II-48 
Prima Signs Multi-Year Agreement with N.C. Insulators II-48 
American Technical Ceramics Teams Up with Richardson Electronics II-49 
Advanced Powders & Coatings Bags Contract from DK Machine II-49 
Ceramic Fuel Cells Receives Two U.S. Patents for Electrical 
Conductivity II-49 
CTS Corp. to Divest Low Temperature Cofired Ceramics Operation II-49 
Taiyo Yuden Enhances Production Operations in China II-50 
United Defense Acquires Cercom Inc. II-50 
Ceradyne Pockets ESK Ceramics II-50 
Dynamit Nobel Divests CeramTec to Rockwood II-50 
Ceradyne's Purchase of Quest Expands Injection Molding Forming 
Capabilities II-50 
Ceradyne Bags $461 Million Ceramic Armor Contract II-51 
Morgan Advanced Ceramics' Ceramic Bearings to Equip Grundfos 
Pumps II-51 

9. Focus on Select Players II-52 
Applied Ceramics Inc. (USA) II-52 
Ceradyne, Inc. (USA) II-52 
CPS Technologies Corporation (USA) II-52 
CeramTec AG (Germany) II-53 
COI Ceramics Inc. (USA) II-53 
Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA (France) II-53 
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Hamilton Ltd. (Canada) II-54 
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Lauf GmbH (Germany) II-54 
Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics Inc. (USA) II-54 
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Inc. (USA) II-55 
Saint-Gobain Quartz SAS (France) II-55 
CoorsTek, Inc. (USA) II-55 
Covalent Materials Corporation (Japan) II-56 
General Electric Company (USA) II-56 
International Ceramic Engineering (USA) II-56 
KEMET Corporation (USA) II-57 
Kyocera Corporation (Japan) II-57 
AVX Corp. (USA) II-57 
American Technical Ceramics Corp. (USA) II-58 
Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation (USA) II-58 
Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. (USA) II-58 
Morgan Electro Ceramics (UK) II-59 
Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-59 
NGK Insulators Ltd. (Japan) II-59 
Rauschert GmbH (Germany) II-60 
Samsung Electro-Mechanics Company Ltd. (Korea) II-60 
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-60 
TDK Corporation (Japan) II-60 
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (USA) II-61 
Yageo Corp. (Taiwan) II-61 

10. Global Market Perspective II-62 
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Middle East and 
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62 

Table 6: World Long-term Projections for Advanced Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63 

Table 7: World Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64 

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), 
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65 
Product Segment's Market Analytics II-66 
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Electronic Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66 

Table 10: World Long-term Projections for Electronic Ceramics 
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67 

Table 11: World Historic Review for Electronic Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68 

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Electronic Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), 
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69 

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Chemical Processing and Environmental Ceramics by Geographic 
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding 
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70 

Table 14: World Long-term Projections for Chemical Processing 
and Environmental Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and 
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71 

Table 15: World Historic Review for Chemical Processing and 
Environmental Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Middle East 
and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72 

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Chemical Processing 
and Environmental Ceramics by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
American Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73 

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Ceramic Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin 
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74 

Table 18: World Long-term Projections for Ceramic Coatings by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75 

Table 19: World Historic Review for Ceramic Coatings by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76 

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Ceramic Coatings by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), 
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77 

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Structural Ceramics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), Middle East and 
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78 

Table 22: World Long-term Projections for Structural Ceramics 
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79 

Table 23: World Historic Review for Structural Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, 
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years1994 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80 

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Structural Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, (excluding Japan), 
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81 


III. MARKET 

1. United States III-1 
A. Market Analysis III-1 
Current & Future Analysis III-1 
Electronic Ceramics: The Largest Segment III-1 
Structural Ceramics: Spearheading Growth III-1 
Issues Impacting Growth of Advanced Ceramics Market III-1 
Technological Developments III-2 
Product Introductions III-3 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10 
Focus on Select Players III-15 
Applied Ceramics Inc. III-15 
AVX Corp. III-16 
American Technical Ceramics Corp. III-16 
Ceradyne, Inc. III-16 
CPS Technologies Corporation III-17 
COI Ceramics Inc. III-17 
CoorsTek, Inc. III-17 
General Electric Company III-18 
International Ceramic Engineering III-18 
KEMET Corp. III-18 
Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. III-19 
Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. III-19 
Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics Inc. III-19 
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Inc. III-20 
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. III-20 
B. Market Analytics III-21 
Table 25: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 

Table 26: US Long-term Projections for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015(includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22 

Table 27: US Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22 

Table 28: US 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-23 

2. Canada III-24 
A. Market Analysis III-24 
Current & Future Analysis III-24 
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Hamilton - A Major Player III-24 
B. Market Analytics III-25 
Table 29: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment- Electronic 
Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, 
Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25 

Table 30: Canadian Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 
2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25 

Table 31: Canadian Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26 

Table 32: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-26 

3. Japan III-27 
A. Market Analysis III-27 
Current & Future Analysis III-27 
Technological Developments III-27 
Product Launches and Introductions III-30 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-32 
Focus on Select Players III-33 
Covalent Materials Corporation III-33 
Kyocera Corporation III-33 
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. III-33 
NGK Insulators Ltd. III-34 
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. III-34 
TDK Corp. III-34 
B. Market Analytics III-35 
Table 33: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic 
Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, 
Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-35 

Table 34: Japanese Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 
2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36 

Table 35: Japanese Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36 

Table 36: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-37 

4. Europe III-38 
A. Market Analysis III-38 
Current & Future Analysis III-38 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-38 
B. Market Analytics III-39 
Table 37: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Advanced Ceramics by Geographic Region - France, 
Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of 
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39 

Table 38: European Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Geographic Region - France, Germany, United 
Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40 

Table 39: European Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Geographic Region - France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, 
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 1994 
through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41 

Table 40: European 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales 
for France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia 
and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42 

Table 41: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic 
Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, 
Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43 

Table 42: European Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43 

Table 43: European Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44 

Table 44: European 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment- Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for the Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-44 

4a. France III-45 
A. Market Analysis III-45 
Current & Future Analysis III-45 
Focus on Select Players III-45 
Compagnie de Saint Gobain III-45 
Saint-Gobain Quartz SAS III-45 
B. Market Analytics III-46 
Table 45: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment- Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46 

Table 46: French Long-term Projections for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47 

Table 47: French Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47 

Table 48: French 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-48 

4b. Germany III-49 
A. Market Analysis III-49 
Current & Future Analysis III-49 
Technological Development III-49 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-49 
Focus on Select Players III-50 
CeramTec AG III-50 
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Lauf GmbH III-50 
Rauschert GmbH III-50 
B. Market Analytics III-51 
Table 49: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment- Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51 

Table 50: German Long-term Projections for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 51: German Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 52: German 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-53 

4c. The United Kingdom III-54 
A. Market Analysis III-54 
Current & Future Analysis III-54 
Product Introductions III-54 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-57 
Morgan Electro Ceramics - A Major Player III-58 
B. Market Analytics III-59 
Table 53: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment- Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59 

Table 54: UK Long-term Projections for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 55: UK Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 56: UK 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-61 

4d. Italy III-62 
Market Analysis III-62 
Current & Future Analysis III-62 
Table 57: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment- Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62 

Table 58: Italian Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63 

Table 59: Italian Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63 

Table 60: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-64 

4e. Spain III-65 
Market Analysis III-65 
Current & Future Analysis III-65 
Table 61: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65 

Table 62: Spanish Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66 

Table 63: Spanish Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66 

Table 64: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-67 

4f. Russia III-68 
Market Analysis III-68 
Current & Future Analysis III-68 
Table 65: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, 
Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic 
Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68 

Table 66: Russian Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69 

Table 67: Russian Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics by 
Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in 
US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69 

Table 68: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales 
for Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-70 

4g. Rest of Europe III-71 
A. Market Analysis III-71 
Current & Future Analysis III-71 
Technological Developments III-71 
B. Market Analytics III-72 
Table 69: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-72 

Table 70: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73 

Table 71: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73 

Table 72: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74 

5. Asia-Pacific III-75 
A. Market Analysis III-75 
Current & Future Analysis III-75 
Technological Developments III-75 
Product Introductions III-76 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-76 
Select Players III-78 
Samsung Electro-Mechanics Company Ltd (Korea) III-78 
Yageo Corp. (Taiwan) III-78 
B. Market Analytics III-79 
Table 73: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - 
Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental 
Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-79 

Table 74: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80 

Table 75: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80 

Table 76: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81 

6. The Middle East III-82 
Market Analysis III-82 
Current & Future Analysis III-82 
Table 77: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Advanced Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic 
Ceramics, Chemical Processing & Environmental Ceramics, 
Ceramic Coatings and Structural Ceramics Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million 
for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-82 

Table 78: Middle East Long-term Projections for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings, and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83 

Table 79: Middle East Historic Review for Advanced Ceramics 
by Product Segment - Electronic Ceramics, Chemical 
Processing & Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and 
Structural Ceramics Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 1994 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83 

Table 80: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Advanced 
Ceramics by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for Electronic Ceramics, Chemical Processing & 
Environmental Ceramics, Ceramic Coatings and Structural 
Ceramics Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84 

7. Latin America III-85 
A. Market Analysis III-85 
Current & Future Analysis III-85 
Strategic Corporate Development III-85 
B. Market Analytics III-86 
Table 81: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future 
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