About the Powder Injection Molding (PIM) The powder injection molding (PIM) technique was invented by Dr. Raymond Wiech in the US in the 1970s. Though the PIM process is a simple concept, it is complex in real-time operations. The use of thermoplastic additives to plasticize powdered raw materials that are subjected to the injection molding process to obtain complex molded parts was a novel method that was initially developed to build ceramic components. PIM is the most effective technique to manufacture parts as it eliminates expensive machining operations while simultaneously enabling large-scale production of parts that justifies the cost of the mold to a great extent. Metal injection molding also helps in designing complex shapes by combining various features of the multi-part assembly into a single component. Technavio's analysts forecast the global powder injection molding (PIM) market to grow at a CAGR of 11.3% during the period 2016-2020. Covered in this report The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global powder injection molding (PIM) market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, Technavio considers the revenue generated from the sales of PIM components in major end-user application sectors. The market is divided into the following segments based on geography: - Americas - APAC - EMEA Technavio's report, Global Powder Injection Molding (PIM) Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Key vendors - ARBURG - Dynacast International - Indo-US MIM - Philips-Medisize - Zoltrix
Other prominent vendors - Advanced Material Technologies - Atect - CoorsTek - Dou Yee Technologies - Dynamic Group - Ecrimesa - Elnik Systems - Engel Austria - GKN Sinter Metals - Matrix Microfusione - Osram - Praxis Technology - Rauschert - Sembach Technical Ceramics - Silicon Plastic - Sints Precision Technology - Taiwan Powder Technologies - Vibrom
Market driver - Growing use of leading-edge process control and monitoring systems for injection molding - For a full, detailed list, view our report Market challenge - High cost of tooling - For a full, detailed list, view our report Market trend - Use of 3D printing with sintering to create complex parts - For a full, detailed list, view our report Key questions answered in this report - What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be? - What are the key market trends? - What is driving this market? - What are the challenges to market growth? - Who are the key vendors in this market space? - What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? - What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? You can request one free hour of our analyst's time when you purchase this market report. Details are provided within the report.
Table of Contents
PART 01: Executive summary - Highlights PART 02: Scope of the report - Market overview PART 03: Market research methodology - Research methodology - Economic indicators PART 04: Introduction - Key market highlights - Future prospects PART 05: Market landscape - Market size and forecast - Five forces analysis PART 06: Market drivers - Growing use of leading-edge process control and monitoring systems for injection molding - Emerging market for lightweight vehicles PART 07: Impact of drivers PART 08: Market challenges - Slowdown in Chinese economy - High cost of tooling PART 09: Impact of drivers and challenges PART 10: Market trends - Aluminum metal injection molding promising new opportunities - Use of 3D printing with sintering to create complex parts - Growing use of high-strength, low-cost -type Ti-Mn alloys produced by MIM and cold rolling - Novel PIM methods to manufacture integrative membrane carriers - Ceramic injection molded watches targeted at high-end customers - Use of PIM to produce carbon nanotube-reinforced, iron-based MMCs PART 11: Market segmentation by end-user - Global PIM market: Medical and orthodontics sector - Global PIM market: Automotive sector - Global PIM market: Consumer electronics and IT sector - Global PIM market: Aerospace and defense - Global PIM market: Consumer products PART 12: Geographical segmentation - PIM market in APAC - PIM market in EMEA - PIM market in Americas PART 13: Vendor landscape - Competitive landscape - Key industry news - Other prominent vendors PART 14: Key vendor analysis - ARBURG - Dynacast International - Indo-US MIM - Phillips-Medisize - Zoltrix - Top-vendor offerings PART 15: Appendix - List of abbreviations PART 16: Explore Technavio List of Exhibits Exhibit 01: Key countries in each region Exhibit 02: Flow diagram for PIM process Exhibit 03: Prerequisites of a binder in PIM Exhibit 04: Various types of de-binding technologies Exhibit 05: Key end-users of global PIM market Exhibit 06: Segmentation of global PIM market by geography Exhibit 07: Push-pull factors for global PIM market Exhibit 08: Global PIM market: Snapshot 2015-2020 ($ billions) Exhibit 09: Five forces analysis Exhibit 10: Lightweight metals used in automotive construction: Usage in 2010 and projected use in 2030 Exhibit 11: Global light vehicle production 2013 and 2014 (million units) Exhibit 12: Estimated global lightweight vehicle production 2018, 2020, and 2022 (million units) Exhibit 13: Auto sales in Brazil, Russia, India, and China 2014 and 2015 (million units) Exhibit 14: Impact of drivers Exhibit 15: Impact of drivers and challenges Exhibit 16: Global PIM market: End-user segmentation 2015 and 2020 Exhibit 17: Global PIM market: Medical and orthodontics sector 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 18: Global PIM market: Automotive sector 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 19: Global PIM market: Consumer electronics and IT sector 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 20: Notable components of aerospace parts manufactured using MIM technology Exhibit 21: Global PIM market: Aerospace and defense sector 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 22: Global PIM market: Consumer products sector 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 23: Global PIM market: Geographic segmentation 2015 and 2020 Exhibit 24: PIM market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 25: PIM market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 26: Automotive production and passenger cars sales in European Union Exhibit 27: Top six countries in the EU for electrical vehicle sales in 2013-2014 (units) Exhibit 28: PIM market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions) Exhibit 29: Other prominent vendors Exhibit 30: Product offerings
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