Global Solid Wires Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Sep 2017
  • Pages: 82
  • SKU: IRTNTR14096

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This industry research report identifies Colfax (ESAB), Hyundai Welding, Illinois Tool Works (ITW), and The Lincoln Electric Company as the key vendors in the global solid wires market. This industry research report also presents a detailed analysis of the market by end-user (automotive, construction, aerospace, shipbuilding, and others) and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global solid wires market

Research analysis on the global solid wires market identifies that the growing demand of welding wires from the wind energy industry will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the market. The cans require internal and external longitudinal welding, while the tacking, forming, and welding of internal and external circumferential joints are mandatory for the formation of the tower. Owing to the growth in the installed capacity of wind energy, there will be an increase in the demand for installing wind towers. This will lead to the growth in demand for welding consumables, such as stick electrodes and solid wires. Technavio’s market research analysts predict that this market will generate a revenue of more than USD 6.1 billion by 2021.

The emergence of laser wielding equipment will be one of the latest trends that will gain traction in the solid wires market during the next four years. This equipment can be used to weld a wide range of materials, especially materials with high melting points and high heat conduction properties. Laser welding equipment offer high flexibility, precision levels, and productivity that aids in mass production. This will in turn, increase the demand for the same from the medical device, photovoltaics, and entertainment electronics sectors.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

This market is moderately fragmented and is highly capital-intensive. The small players in this marketspace find it difficult to compete with the international vendors especially in terms of factors such as functionalities, quality, features, and services. With the introduction of products with new technologies and features, the level of competition among the players in this marketspace will intensify in the coming years.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • Colfax (ESAB)
  • Hyundai Welding
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW)
  • The Lincoln Electric Company

The other prominent vendors in the market are Ador Fontech Limited, Ador Welding, Air Liquide, Berkenhoff, BOC (The Linde Group), Ceweld Nederland, D&H Sécheron, Daido Steel, Gedik Welding,  Harris Products Group, Haynes International, Hobart Brothers Company, IABCO, ITALFIL, Jiangsu ZhongJiang Welding Wire, KEI Industries, Kobe Steel, LaserStar Technologies, Luvata, Heico Wire Group, NovaTech, Saarstahl, Sandvik (Sandvik Materials Technology), Sumitomo Electric Industries, The Indian Steel & Wire Products, Tianjin Bridge Welding Materials Group, voestalpine Böhler Welding, and WeldWire.

Segmentation by end-user and analysis of the global solid wires market

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Aerospace
  • Shipbuilding

During 2016, the automotive segment accounted for the major shares of this market. The automotive industry involves the design, manufacture, and sales of motor vehicles across the globe. The induty witnessed considerabe growth in the recent years and tgis trend is expected to continue during the next few years as well. This will fuel the growth of the solid wires market in this segment.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the global solid wires market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the market till 2021. The increasing production for automobiles in the region due to the presence of favorable government policies and low-cost of manufacturing in countries such as India, will drive market growth. Additionally, the growth of the construction industry in China that is witnessing an increase in the number of skyscrapers, will also augment the market’s growth prospects in this region.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global solid wires market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global solid wires market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global solid wires market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global solid wires market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global solid wires market?

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This upcoming market research report on the global solid wires market is aimed to help clients design new growth policies based on the assessment of key factors like market size, market growth, and market forecast for the period of 2017 to 2021. Furthermore, our team of research analysts furnish a holistic market overview of the tools and components sector by pursuing a combination of primary and secondary research techniques comprising of industry journals, vendor briefings, company reports, and publications.

This report on the global solid wires market also covers vendors like ESAB, ITW, and Lincoln Electric. Furthermore, to offer clients the scope to identify potential market opportunities and expand in niche market segments, this report on the global solid wires market also covers geographies such as the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline
  • Market overview
  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 05: Market segmentation by end-user

  • Market overview
  • Global solid wired market by automotive
  • Global solid wires market by construction
  • Global solid wires market by aerospace
  • Global solid wires market by shipbuilding

PART 06: Geographical segmentation

  • Market overview
  • Solid wires market in APAC
  • Solid wires market in EMEA
  • Solid wires market in Americas

PART 07: Decision framework

PART 08: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 09: Market trends

  • Addressing the issue of growing skill gap
  • Advent of new materials
  • Introduction of laser welding equipment

PART 10: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive landscape
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 11: Key vendor analysis

  • Colfax (ESAB)
  • Hyundai Welding
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW)
  • The Lincoln Electric Company

PART 12: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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