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Global Metal Products Market Report 2023: Trade Restrictions Pose Challenges, but Automation Offers Opportunities

Oct 22, 2023Oct 22, 2023

DUBLIN, July 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Metal Products Global Market Report 2023" has been added to's offering.

The global metal products market with a CAGR of 8.3% from 2022 to 2023, is forecast to reach value of $2851.45 billion. Furthermore, the market is projected to continue its upward trajectory, poised to reach $3807.64 billion by 2027, with an estimated CAGR of 7.5%.

Metal products are renowned for their exceptional properties, including high melting points, density, tensile strength, light reflectivity, malleability, ductility, and excellent electrical and thermal conductivity. They are formed using various processes, such as turning, drilling, milling, shaping, planing, broaching, and sawing. The market encompasses an array of products, including forged and stamped goods, cutlery and hand tools, architectural and structural metals, boiler, tank, and shipping containers, hardware, spring and wire products, machine shops, turned products, screws, nuts, bolts, coated and engraved metal products, metal valves, and other fabricated metal products.

Trade Restrictions Pose Challenges, but Automation Offers Opportunities

Many developed and developing economies are contemplating imposing restrictions on free trade, potentially reversing the trend towards global free trade and affecting the demand for metal products. However, metal products companies are embracing automation and robotics to enhance plant efficiency and productivity. The adoption of sensors and robotics technology to gather data for improved efficiency and reduced breakdowns is on the rise. An estimated 1.2 million industrial robots are expected to be deployed by 2025, indicating a surge in automation adoption. Leading companies like FANUC, KUKA, ABB, and Motoman offer industrial robots to the metal manufacturing industry, streamlining processes and reducing production costs.

Asia-Pacific Leads the Way

In 2022, Asia-Pacific dominated the metal products market, with Western Europe following as the second-largest region. The regions covered in the report include Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East, and Africa. The report also analyzes the metal products market in various countries, such as Argentina, Australia, Austria, China, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, USA, UK, and many more.

Automotive Industry Drives Metal Products Demand

The metal products market has benefited significantly from the thriving automotive industry during the historic period. Steel, aluminum, and magnesium are commonly used metals in automobile manufacturing for body panels, engines, transmissions, and other components. The rise in demand for automobiles, with 26.36 million vehicles being manufactured in India during FY20 and 21.55 million vehicles sold domestically, has positively impacted the metal products market.

The report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this market. It traces the market's historic and forecast market growth by geography.Report Scope

By Type: Forged and Stamped Goods; Cutlery and Hand Tools; Architectural and Structural Metals; Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container; Hardware; Spring and Wire Products; Machine Shops; Turned Product and Screw; Nut and Bolt; Coated; Engraved; and Heat Treated Metal Products; Metal Valves; Other Fabricated Metal Products

By Metal Type: Aluminum; Beryllium; Bismuth; Cadmium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Other Metal Types

By End User: Construction; Manufacturing; Other End Users

Subsegments Covered: Iron and Steel Forged Goods; Nonferrous Forged Goods; Custom Roll Formed Goods; Powder Metallurgy Parts; Metal Crown; Closure; and Other Metal Stamped Goods; Metal Kitchen Cookware; Utensil; Cutlery; and Flatware; Saw Blade and Hand tool; Plate Work and Fabricated Structural Products; Ornamental and Architectural Metal Products; Power Boiler and Heat Exchanger; Metal Tank (Heavy Gauge); Metal Can; Box; and Other Metal Container (Light Gauge); Furniture Hardware; Motor Vehicle Hardware; Builder's Hardware; Other Hardware; Springs; Other Fabricated Wire Products; Machine Shops; Turned Product and Screw; Nut; and Bolt; Heat Treated Metal Products; Coated; Engraved Metal Products and Allied Services to Manufacturers; Electroplated; Plated; Polished; Anodized; and Colored Metal Products; Industrial Valves; Fluid Power Valve and Hose Fitting; Plumbing Fixture Fitting and Trim; Other Metal Valve and Pipe Fitting; Ball and Roller Bearing; Fabricated Pipe and Pipe Fitting; All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Products

Companies Profiled

Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Ball Corporation

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation

ArcelorMittal S.A.

Assa Abloy AB

China International Marine Containers Group Ltd.

General Electric Company

Procter & Gamble

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