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Stratview Research prognosticates the Automotive Fastener Market to grow at a healthy CAGR of 3.2% over the next five years.
The estimates are a result of market analysis over a period of 2013-18, Stratview Research goes to the depth of the issues shaping the market and estimates the most probable future growth rate for the Automotive Fastener Market during the period 2019-24.
Identifying the Factors & Avenues of Growth
Tending to the most frequent questions and problems that consume the psyches of business visionaries and leaders, the new report of "Stratview Research" on the Automotive Fastener Market responds to all the significant inquiries.
Fasteners are used in a wide array of applications out of which the automotive industry is undoubtedly one of the largest segments. The market for fasteners in the automotive industry seems resilient and is likely to witness a healthy CAGR of 3.2% during the forecast period. Increasing automobile production across regions, especially in Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe and increasing demand for electric and alternative powertrain vehicles are the major driving factors of the fasteners market in the automotive industry.
Apart from the organic growth of automobile production, there are several other factors contributing to the growth of the fasteners market in the automotive industry. One of the key factors is the introduction of stringent regulations, such as CAFÉ Standards and EU’s Carbon Emission Reduction Targets, which are compelling automakers to incorporate lightweight materials in order to enhance the fuel efficiency. Fastener companies could not get escaped from this and started facing enormous pressure for reducing the weight of fasteners. They are unraveling the challenges by developing lightweight plastic and aluminum fasteners for a wide array of auto applications.
Unravelling the Critical Segments
The true picture of the market shall not emerge till the time the market is analyzed from various point of views. Each vantage point gives a better understanding of the market.
It would mean a lot understand with clarity that the market has various parts and insights on them might be critical to many players.
The market of Automotive Fastener has been divided into categories such as by Product Type, Characteristics Type, Fastener Type, Material Type, Coating Type, Vehicle Type, Application Type, End-User Type, By Region. Insights on each segment can be of critical importance to any player.
Each segmented view helps us answer a prominent question, and we bring out the best market intelligence which is of interest to each and every player in the market, no matter where he lies in the value chain.
The answers to the prominent questions which are evinced out of above slicing of the market are:
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- Which are the best performing segments of the market?
- Which is the most dominant region?
- Which material is the most promising?
- Who are the movers and shakers of the market?
- What are the regional growth hotspots?
- What are the segmental growth forecasts?
ARaymond at the Helm
The top 5 players are ARaymond, Bulten AB, Illinois Tool Works Inc., KAMAX Holding GmbH & Co. KG and LISI Group.
Other important firms are Meidoh Co. Ltd., NIPMAN Automotive Solutions, PIOLAX, INC., Shanghai Prime Machinery Company Limited, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., The SFS Group AG, The Würth Group.
Increasing Demands of Removable Fastener
Based on the characteristic type, the automotive fasteners market is segmented as removable fastener, permanent fastener, and semi-permanent fastener. Removable fasteners lead the fasteners market in the automotive industry and are expected to maintain its leading position in the foreseen future. Removable fasteners contribute the maximum in the total number of fasteners used in an automobile as they can be conveniently removed by hand or power tools without causing any damage to part or fastener itself.
Passenger Car to Remain the Dominant Segment
Based on the vehicle type, the market is segmented into passenger car, light commercial vehicle, and medium & heavy commercial vehicle. The passenger car segment is expected to remain the largest segment during the forecast period, propelled by a large production of passenger across the world. Increasing disposable income coupled with improving lifestyle, especially in emerging economies, such as China and India, are leading to a greater appetite of customers to buy passenger cars. In passenger car segment, hatchbacks and SUVs are creating a greater demand for fasteners.
Interior Trim to remain the Dominant Application
Based on the application type, the automotive fastener market is segmented as engine, chassis, interior trim, front/rear axle, steering, transmission, and others. Interior trim is expected to be the fastest-growing segment during the forecast period. Increasing focus towards the fuel efficiency enhancement has led to a greater adoption of lightweight materials, such as plastics and aluminum. The similar trend is also being observed in the fasteners market for interior trim. All the major automakers are now focusing on plastic and aluminum fasteners, especially in interior trims, to unravel the requirement of CAFÉ Standards and EU carbon emission reduction targets.
Asia-Pacific to be the Largest Market
n terms of regions, Asia-Pacific currently dominates the automotive fasteners market and is expected to maintain its leading position during the forecast period as well. China, Japan, South Korea, and India are the growth engines of the region. Increasing automobile production, especially in China and India, owing to rising population coupled with increasing disposable income, and a gradual shift of automobile manufacturing plants from the developed economies to China and India are the major factors generating a healthy demand for fasteners in the region.
Europe and North America, other major markets, are also likely to generate a healthy demand for fasteners in the coming five years. Germany, France, and the UK are the major markets in Europe, whereas the USA and Mexico are the major markets in North America. Stringent regulations regarding the fuel efficiency enhancements and the carbon emission reductions are also impacting the market dynamics of fasteners as there has been a greater demand for plastic fasteners in order to help automakers to further reduce the overall gross vehicle weight of the vehicle.
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