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US Refractories Market

11 Mullite Refractory Shipments 99

12 Dolomite & Other Nonclay Refractory Shipments 102

13 Clay Refractory Supply & Demand 104

14 High-Alumina Clay Refractory Products 107

15 Fireclay Refractory Shipments 110

16 Insulating Clay Refractory Products 112


1 Refractory Demand by Market 115

2 Metals Industry Indicators 119

3 Metals Industry Refractory Market 124

4 Iron & Steel Production Refractory Market 125

5 Nonferrous Metal Production Refractory Market 132

6 Metal Casting & Fabrication Refractory Market 134

7 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Shipments 136

8 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Refractory Market 137

9 Ceramics Refractory Market 139

10 Glass Refractory Market 142

11 Cement, Lime, & Other Mineral Processing Refractory Market 145

12 Engineering Contractor Refractory Market 147

13 Nonmanufacturing Refractory Market 149

14 Petroleum & Chemical Refractory Market 151

15 Other Manufacturing Industries Refractory Market 153


1 Revenue Data: Selected Refractory & Raw Materials

Manufacturers, 2011 158

2 Capital Spending Patterns: Selected Refractory Manufacturers 169

3 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures 174



1 Melting Points of Industrial Materials & Refractories 18

2 Selected US Manufacturer Refractory Pricing, 2001-2021 26

3 Refractory Market, 2001-2011 29

4 World Refractory Demand by Region, 2011 33

5 US Refractory Imports by Source, 2011 38

6 US Refractory Exports by Destination, 2011 40


1 Refractory Demand by Form in Value Terms, 2001-2021 45

2 Refractory Demand by Form in Volume Terms, 2001-2021 48


1 Refractory Demand by Material in Value Terms, 2001-2021 73

2 Refractory Demand by Material in Volume Terms, 2001-2021 76

3 Nonclay Refractory Shipments by Material, 2011:

Value & Volume 79

4 Clay Refractory Shipments by Material, 2011:

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