Metal And Ceramic Injection Molding Market 2022 To 2030

Published Date : 25 Nov 2022

The global metal and ceramic injection molding market size was estimated at USD 3.26 billion in 2022 and is expected to surpass around USD 6.06 billion by 2030, poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2022 to 2030.

The growing demand for 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. The demand for complex, flexible, and high-strength components in the manufacturing industry is expected to augment the demand for metal and ceramic injection molding technology. The surging adoption of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery is expected to drive market growth in the forthcoming years. Moreover, the growing investments in the urbanization and industrialization of developing regions is propelling the growth of the global metal and ceramic injection molding market. Metal and ceramic injection molding offer low operational costs and flexibility in designing, which is a major factor that offers a major advantage to manufacturers in the electronics and automotive industry. 

Metal and Ceramic Injection Molding Market Report Scope

Report Coverage Details
Market Size In 2022 USD 3.26 Billion
Market Size By 2030 USD 6.06 Billion
Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030 CAGR of 8.1%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered
  • By Type
  • By End User
  • By Distribution Channel
Regions Covered
  • North America 
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific 
  • Latin America 
  • Middle East and Africa

Report Highlights

  • Based on the type, alumina products is estimated to be the most opportunistic segment. The low price, flexibility in design, high strength, durability, lightweight, and low cost are the various advantages that boost the demand for alumina products across the various end-use industries.
  • Based on the end user, the automotive segment dominated the global metal and ceramic injection molding market in 2020. This is attributed to the increased adoption of molding technologies in the production of the complex components of engines, lock systems, and electronic systems in the automotive. The rapid growth of EVs has further fueled the growth of this segment.

Regional Snapshot

Asia Pacific was the dominant market in 2020. This is attributed to the surging investments in the industrialization of the region. The favorable government policies is attracting huge investments in the region and the major companies are expanding their manufacturing facilities in the region. The countries like China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan are the top manufacturers of electronic devices. The huge manufacturing of different electronic devices in the region has significantly boosted the growth of the metal and injection molding market. This region is the manufacturing hub of the globe owing to the easy and cheap availability of raw materials and labor. Thus the rapid industrialization in the Asia Pacific in the past few years has resulted in the growth of the market.

North America is expected to grow at a significant rate. The presence of top automotive manufacturers and the aerospace industry in the US has significantly driven the growth of the North America metal and ceramic injection molding market. The huge demand for electric vehicles in the region is expected to have significant growth in the market. Moreover, the surging investments in research and development is expected to augment the demand for metal and ceramic injection molding technology in the forthcoming future.

Market Dynamics

Driver: Surging production of electric vehicles

The automotive industry is the leading user of metal and ceramic injection molding technology. The surging investments in the production of electric and hybrid vehicles to develop a sustainable mobility solution is driving the market growth. Moreover, the government in various countries are providing subsidies to customers to encourage the adoption of EVs. Therefore, the growing demand for electric vehicles across the globe is expected to drive the growth of the global metal and ceramic injection molding market during the forecast period.

Restraint: Availability of substitutes

There are several superior substitutes available that are eco-friendly in nature. The rising trend of achieving sustainability in the corporate and the government sector may decrease the demand for metal and ceramic molding technology and the manufacturers may adopt the substitutes.

Opportunity: Key strategic developments by the market players

The key market players are constantly engaged in various developmental activities like product launches, partnerships, and acquisitions to strengthen their position and expand their market share. For instance, 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 Hoganas.

Challenge: The high price of raw materials

The price of the raw materials is high. The molding technology uses materials like stainless steel, alumina, and iron. The prices of these raw materials are high and are constantly fluctuating. Therefore, price fluctuations and high costs in the procurement of raw materials is a major challenge for the market players.

Key Players in the Report:

  • 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

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