Metal and Ceramic Injection Molding Market (By Type: Iron & Steel, Stainless Steel, Copper, Alumina Products, Zirconia, Others; By End User: Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial Machinery, Medical Equipment, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Others; By Distribution Channel: Online Stores, Offline Stores) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022 – 2030


The global metal and ceramic injection molding market size was valued at US$ 3.02 billion in 2021 and is expected to hit US$ 6.06 billion by 2030, poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

Metal and Ceramic Injection Molding Market Size 2022 to 2030

Growth Factors

The metal and ceramic injection molding is extensively used in the manufacturing of products that involves huge strength, enhanced surface finishing, and complex structures. The surging demand for the minimally invasive cosmetic surgeries among the global population is expected to drive the market growth significantly during the forecast period. Moreover, the surging investments by the manufacturers are contributing towards the growth of the market. The ceramic and metal molding is a complex process which is managed with high accuracy to provide a particular product to the end user industry. The materials such as stainless steel, low-alloy steels, titanium alloys, and soft magnetic alloys are extensively used to manufacture certain end products across different industries. Therefore, the rising demand for the electronic devices and medical equipment across the globe is driving the demand for the metal and ceramic injection molding. The most prominent applications include electronic gadgets, medical equipment, and components of automotive. The rapid urbanization in the developing regions is a major factors that is expected to drive the growth of the global metal and ceramic injection molding market. The burgeoning demand for production in the automotive industry coupled with the increased demand for the metal and ceramic injection molding technology is spurring the growth of the global metal and ceramic injection molding market.

The healthcare sector is experiencing massive growth owing to the rising pool of patients across the globe. The surging demand for the various medical equipment is fostering the growth of the metal and ceramic injection molding market. The flexibility in designing and low operational costs associated with the use of metal and ceramic injection molding is significantly boosting its demand across different end use industries. Moreover, the surging demand for various consumer goods like eyeglasses and wrist watches is exponentially contributing towards the growth of the market. The various new applications of the metal and ceramic injection molding is expected to offer various growth aspects to the market players in the forthcoming years. The growing demand for the metal and ceramic in the new applications such as electromagnetic, electrical, and alternative power industry is propelling the market growth. However, the availability of other eco-friendly alternatives to the metal and ceramic injection molding may hamper the market growth during the forecast period.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 in 2020 had a negative impact on the market growth. The closure of almost all the manufacturing units across various industries and the supply chain disruption owing to the lockdown rules implemented by the government had a negative impact on the global metal and ceramic injection molding market growth.

Report Scope of the Metal and Ceramic Injection Molding Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size by 2030 USD 6.06 Billion
Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030

CAGR of 8.1%

Base Year 2021
Largest Market Asia Pacific
Fastest Growing Market North America
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Type, End User, Distribution Channel, Geography
Companies Mentioned Advanced Materials Technologies Pte. Ltd., Form Technologies Company, CN Innovations Holdings Ltd., Akron Porcelain & Plastics Co., ARC Group Worldwide, Inc., Kinetics Climax Inc., CMG Technologies, PSM Industries, Nippon Piston Ring Co Ltd., Abbot Furnace Company

 

By Type Insights

The global metal and ceramic injection molding market was dominated by the stainless steel segment in 2020. The extensive demand for the stainless steel molded products in the various industries such as automotive, general industries, and aerospace industries have significantly boosted the demand for the stainless steel segment. Moreover, the easy availability of high quality stainless steel and its durability, higher strength, flexibility, and rust resistant properties of the stainless steel has fostered the demand among the end use industries.

On the other hand, the alumina products are estimated to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. The light-weight, durability, strength, flexibility, low cost, and low machinability are the major factors that drive the demand for the alumina products in the electronics and automotive industries. The surging demand for the alumina products in the automotive industry is expected to drive the growth of this segment.

End User Insights

The automotive segment dominated the global metal and ceramic injection molding market in 2020. The massive growth of the automotive industry in the past decades has fueled the growth of the metal and ceramic injection molding market. There is huge demand for the injection molded miniature products in the automotive industry. The complex engine components, locking mechanisms, and electronic systems are made using the metal and ceramic injection molding products, which has significantly contributed towards the growth of this segment in the past few years.

The medial equipment is estimated to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. The growing number of patients owing to the surging prevalence of various chronic diseases across the globe is exponentially driving the growth of the metal and ceramic injection molding market owing to its growing demand for the production of numerous medical equipment.

Region Insights

Asia Pacific dominated the global metal and ceramic injection molding market in 2020. The countries like South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China, and India are well-known for the production of various consumer goods like consumer electronics. Moreover, Asia Pacific is the manufacturing hub of the globe. The easy and cheap availability of the factors of production and favorable government policies that promotes the region as manufacturing center has resulted in the increased demand for the metal and ceramic injection molding across various industries. Moreover, the surging demand for the electric vehicles and healthcare devices is expected to further propel the growth of the market in the forthcoming years. Furthermore, the rapidly growing demand for the miniature industrial equipment in the Asia Pacific is significantly boosting the growth of the metal and ceramic injection molding market.

North America is expected to grow at a considerable rate. The rapid industrialization in the past and huge demand for the various healths and industrial equipment in the region has fostered the market growth. The growing demand for the automotive products and medical devices is expected to drive the growth of the metal and ceramic injection molding market in North America. Moreover, the surging investments in the adoption of various automated technologies and high-end electronic products are expected to drive the market growth in the forthcoming future.

Key Market Developments

  • In April 2018, Hoganas AB introduced the development of new product area to meet the rising demand for the metal injection molding within additive manufacturing.
  • In 2018, Hoganas completed the acquisition of H.C. Starck Technology Surface and Ceramic Powder and Metasphere Technology. This acquisition aimed at strengthening the market position of Sweden-based companyHoganas.

The metal and ceramic injection molding market is highly fragmented with the presence of numerous top market players. These market players are investing heavily in the value-added services to gain competitive advantage and gain market share. Furthermore, these market players are engaging in various developmental strategies such as product launches, partnerships, joint ventures, and mergers to exploit the prevailing market opportunities.

Some of the prominent players in the global metal and ceramic injection molding market include:

  • Advanced Materials Technologies Pte. Ltd.
  • Form Technologies Company
  • CN Innovations Holdings Ltd.
  • Akron Porcelain & Plastics Co.
  • ARC Group Worldwide, Inc.
  • Kinetics Climax Inc.
  • CMG Technologies
  • PSM Industries
  • Nippon Piston Ring Co Ltd.
  • Abbot Furnace Company

Segments Covered in the Report

By Type

  • Iron & Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Copper
  • Alumina Products
  • Zirconia
  • Others

By End User

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Medical Equipment
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electronics
  • Others

By Distribution Channel

  • Online Stores
  • Offline Stores

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of metal and ceramic injection molding market?
According to Precedence Research, the global metal and ceramic injection molding market size was estimated at US$ 3.02 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to reach US$ 6.06 billion by 2030.
The global metal and ceramic injection molding market is growing at a CAGR of 8.1% over the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
The major players operating in the metal and ceramic injection molding market are Advanced Materials Technologies Pte. Ltd., Form Technologies Company, CN Innovations Holdings Ltd., Akron Porcelain & Plastics Co., ARC Group Worldwide, Inc., Kinetics Climax Inc., CMG Technologies, PSM Industries, Nippon Piston Ring Co Ltd., Abbot Furnace Company.
The growing demand for the various components and products across various industries such as healthcare, consumer goods, automotive, and aerospace industries is significantly boosting the growth of the metal and ceramic injection molding market.
Asia Pacific dominated the global metal and ceramic injection molding market in 2021 and will lead in near future.
  • Report Code:1581
  • Category:Chemical and Material
  • No. of Pages:150+
  • Format:PDF/PPT/Excel
  • Status:Published

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