World Nondestructive Test Equipment Industry

World Nondestructive Test Equipment Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nondestructive Test Equipment in US$ Million by the following product categories: Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection, and Other NDT Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 131 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Acoustic Emission Consulting, Inc.
Bosello HighTechnology SRL
Centurion NDT, Inc.
Fischer Technology, Inc.
FLIR Systems, Inc.



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK II-1
NDT Equipment Market - A Prelude II-1
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect II-2
Market Stages a Recovery in 2010 II-3
Current & Future Outlook II-3
Major Growth Drivers II-4
Major Challenges II-4

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-5
Developing Countries to Spur Growth of NDT Market II-5
Infrastructure Development in Developing Countries Increases
Demand for Quality Inspection II-5
Aging Infrastructure in Developed Countries Drive Demand for
NDT Equipment II-5
Government Regulations Propel NDT Equipment Demand II-6
Demand for NDT Equipment for Testing Composites on the Rise II-6
NDT Inspection Service Providers - A Boon or a Bane? II-6
Technological Advances Spur Automated NDT Equipment Growth II-7
Automated NDT Equipment Sustains High Demand II-7
Miniaturization - The Current Trend II-7
Competitive Scenario II-8
Increasing Competition Triggers Consolidation II-8
Quality and Customer Service - A Key Target for NDT Vendors II-8
Key Market Share Statistics II-9
Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Ultrasonic Inspection
Equipment Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Industrial
Radiography Equipment Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of
Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 3: Leading Players in the Global Surface Inspection
Equipment Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Visual Inspection
Equipment Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Eddy Current Testing
Equipment Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Key Issues & Challenges II-10
High-Upfront Costs II-10
Shortage of Qualified Technicians - A Major Challenge for NDT
Vendors II-11
Lack of Awareness Leads to Slower Adoption of New Technologies II-11
Pollution and Operator Safety Concerns Impede Growth II-11
Lack of Advanced Technologies in Training Institutes II-11

3. KEY MARKET TRENDS & GROWTH DRIVERS II-12
Improvement in Global GDP Performance Bodes Well for the Market II-12
Table 6: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2012 through
2015F): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 7: World GDP (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15
Steady Acceleration in Global PMI Benefits Market Growth II-15
Table 8: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown of
Monthly PMI Data by Country for the Year 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Power Generation Sector - The Traditional Revenue Contributor II-16
Expansion & Maintenance of Traditional Fossil Fuel Plants to
Drive Demand for NDT Equipment II-17
Continued Investments in Nuclear Power Plants to Boost Market
Prospects II-17
Opportunity Indicators: II-19
Table 9: World Market for Nuclear Power Generation (2013):
Breakdown of Power Generation in terawatt-hours (TW(e)·h)
by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 10: World Market for Nuclear Power Reactors: Net
Electrical Capacity by Leading Country (as of Year-End
2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 11: Number of Reactors in Operation by Region (as of
Year-End 2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20
Growing Focus on Solar & Wind Power Augurs Well for NDT
Equipment Market II-21
Opportunity Indicators II-23
Table 12: World Installed Capacity of Wind Energy (In
Megawatts) by Geographic Region/ Country for Years 2013 &
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 13: World Solar Panels Market (2011 & 2017):
Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales in US$ Million by
Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23
Increasing Natural Gas Production Spurs Demand for NDT Equipment II-23
Healthy Outlook for Oil & Gas Bodes Well for NDT Equipment II-24
Shale Gas Exploration and Production Drive Demand for NDT
Equipment II-25
Discovery of Shale Gas Promises Bright Prospects for NDT
Equipment II-25
Growing Preference of NDT Equipment in Marine Industry II-25
Healthy Outlook for the World Commercial Aviation Industry
Drives Demand for NDT Products & Services II-26
Table 14: Global Airline Industry (2014E): Breakdown of
Average Net Profits by Geographic Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
Defense Aerospace Presents Steady Growth Prospects II-27
Automotive Sector - Opportunities Rife in OEM and Aftermarket
Segments II-27
Table 15: Global Production of Commercial Vehicles &
Passenger Cars for Years 2012, 2015 & 2017 by Geographic
Region (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28
Booming Tire Retreading Business - A Major Opportunity II-29
Strong Growth in Primary Metals & Foundry in Developing
Countries: A Key Growth Driver II-29

4. NDT SERVICES MARKET - A REVIEW II-31
NDT Equipment Demands High-Quality Services II-31
Developing Markets Driving the Growth of NDT Services II-31
Price Sensitivity and Lack of Safety Regulations - A Challenge II-31
Evolving Applications of NDT Inspection: A Positive Trend II-31
Reported Incidences of Infrastructure Collapses in Recent Past II-32
Other Growth Drivers of NDT Inspection Services II-32

5. REVIEW OF SELECT PRODUCT TRENDS II-33
Ultrasonic Inspection II-33
Distribution II-33
Table 16: World Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment Market by
End-Use Sector (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Automotive, Military/Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas,
Power Generation, Primary Metals and Foundry, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34
Radiography II-34
Distribution II-35
Table 17: World Radiography Equipment Market by End-Use
Sector (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Automotive, Military/Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Power
Generation, Primary Metals and Foundry, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35
Ultrasonic Testing Vs Radiographic Testing: The Battle Continues II-35
PAU Inspection Technology: A Promising Technology and a
Potential Growth Driver II-36
Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment Tend Towards Digitization II-37
Development of Remote Radiography Systems on the Rise II-37
Growth for Portable Radiography Inspection Systems Remains High II-37
Software Modules Take the Center Stage for Radiography
Inspection II-37
Surface Inspection II-37
Safety and Quality Concerns Continue to Influence Surface
Inspection Market II-38
Distribution II-38
Table 18: World Surface Inspection Equipment by End-Use
Sector (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Automotive, Military/Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Power
Generation, Primary Metals and Foundry, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38
Visual Inspection II-38
Visual Inspection Vendors Focus on New Application Areas II-39
Remote Visual Inspection - Fast Gaining Prominence II-39
Distribution II-39
Table 19: World Visual Inspection Equipment by End-Use
Sector (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Automotive, Military/Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Power
Generation, Primary Metals and Foundry, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40
Eddy Current Testing II-40
Persistent Demand for Specialized Tubes and Pipes Propel Eddy
Current Market II-41
Trend towards ‘In-Process' Inspection Drives Demand for Eddy
Current II-41
Table 20: World Eddy Current Testing Equipment by End-Use
Sector (2013) - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Automotive, Military/Aerospace & Defense, Oil & Gas, Power
Generation, Primary Metals and Foundry, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42
Mixed Fortunes for Magnetic Particle Inspection II-42

6. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-43
Defining Nondestructive Testing II-43
Why NDT is Required? II-44
Reasons to Use Nondestructive Testing II-44
Key Events in Industrial NDT (1895-1950) II-45
Where NDT is Used? II-45
Structural Mechanics II-45
Weld Verification II-45
Application Areas of NDT Techniques II-46
Classification of NDT Methods II-47
Classification of NDT Methods II-47
Methods of Nondestructive Testing II-47
Categories of NDT Methods II-47
Objectives of NDT Methods II-49
Brief Description of Select NDT Methods II-50
Eddy Current Testing (ECT) II-50
Applications II-51
Advantages and Disadvantages of Eddy Current Testing (ECT) II-51
ECT Equipment II-51
Research and Development II-52
Photoinductive Imaging (PI) II-52
Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC) Testing II-52
Eddy Current Crack Testing II-52
Eddy Current Heat Treat Testing II-52
Radiography II-53
Historical Overview of Radiography II-53
Advantages and Disadvantages of Radiography II-54
Evolution of Alternative and Natural Radiography II-54
Contemporary Radiography II-55
Radiography Techniques II-55
Computed Radiography II-55
Digital Radiography II-56
Computed Tomography II-56
Advantages II-56
Disadvantages II-56
Neutron Radiographic Testing II-56
Radiographic/Infrared (IR) Nondestructive Testing II-57
Thermographic Inspection II-57
High Energy Radiography II-57
Surface Inspection II-57
Penetrant Testing Systems II-58
Dye Penetrant Testing II-58
Liquid Penetrating Inspection (LPI) II-58
Historical Overview II-58
Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) II-59
Advantages and Disadvantages of MPI II-59
Various Types of Equipment for MPI II-60
Applications II-60
Limitations of MPI II-60
Ultrasonic Inspection II-60
Advantages and Disadvantages of Ultrasonic Inspection II-61
Classification of Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment II-61
Thickness Gauges II-61
Portable Flaw Detectors II-61
Mechanized Systems II-61
Historical Development of Ultrasonics II-62
Types of Ultrasonic Inspection Techniques II-62
Acoustic-Emission Technique II-62
Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers (EMAT) II-62
Guided Wave Ultrasonic Testing (GWUT) II-63
Phased Array Ultrasonics II-63
Time of Flight Diffraction Ultrasonics (TOFD) II-63
Internal Rotary Inspection System II-63
Visual Inspection II-64
Ellipsometry II-64
Pipeline Video Inspection II-64
Remote visual inspection II-65
Automated Optical Inspection II-65
Major Visual Inspection Equipment II-65
Electromagnetic Testing II-65
Alternating Current Field Measurement (ACFM) II-66
Remote Field Testing (RFT) II-66
Magnetic Flux Leakage Test II-66
Leak Testing II-66
Absolute Pressure Leak Testing II-67
Bubble Leak Testing II-67
Halogen Leak Testing II-67
Mass Spectrometer Leak Testing II-67
Laser Testing II-68
Holographic Interferometry II-68
Laser Profilometry II-68
Shearography II-68
Applications of NDT II-68
Application of NDT Technique in Commercial Aircraft II-69

7. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-70
Olympus Launches BondMaster 600 Multimode Bond Tester II-70
Eddyfi Unveils Ectane® 2 II-70
GE Measurement & Control Introduces Handheld VideoProbe™ II-70
Olympus Unveils New Ultrasound Phased Array Wheel Probe,
RollerFORM™ II-70
Tritex NDT Rolls Out Multigauge 5700 Datalogger Gauge II-70
GE Measurement & Control Launches New X-ray Film Exposure
Calculator App II-70
GE Measurement & Control Introduces New CR Scanner for Weld
Inspections II-70
Olympus Launches Portable Eddy Current Flaw Detectors -
NORTEC® 600 Series II-71
GE Measurement & Control Unveils New Ultrasonic Phased Array
Straight Beam Probe II-71
GE Measurement & Control Launches GE Mentor EMII-70Olympus
Rolls Out New Industrial Videoscopes - IPLEX RX and IPLEX RT II-71
Olympus Launches Novel Software and Solutions for Bond Testing
and Eddy Current Array Modules II-71
Eddyfi Launches New Standard ECA Probes II-71
Sepha Unveils New Non-Destructive, Multi-Bottle Integrity Tester II-71
Fujifilm Introduces FCR DYNAMIX SYSTEM II-72
Bruker Launches SkyScan 1272 X-Ray Micro-CT System II-72
Olympus NDT Unveils New Handheld X-ray Fluorescence Analyzer II-72
Sonatest Unveils Prisma Ultrasonic Flaw Detector II-72
GE Launches x|pipe BT in India II-72

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-73
Nova Takes Over Technology Design Limited II-73
Versa Integrity Takes Over Southern Inspection Services II-73
Bolttech Mannings Acquires AM Inspection II-73
Nova Instruments Takes Over Phoenix Inspection Systems II-73
Intertek Takes Over International Inspection Services II-73
Olympus Takes Over Mecnov II-73
Tecnatom Inks Collaboration Agreement with Marietta II-73
GE and Thermo Fisher Team Up for Material Identification
Solutions II-74
GE Establishes Inspection Technologies Customer Solutions
Center in the US II-74
Testia Establishes New NDT Services and Training Company,
TESTIAGmbH II-74
NDT Solutions and PRAGMA Ink Long-Term Distribution and
Marketing Agreement II-74
Danatronics and NDT Solutions Ink Distribution and Marketing
Agreement II-74
Intertek Takes Over Global X-Ray & Testing II-74
Bureau Veritas Acquires Sievert Group II-75
Pine Environmental Services Acquires Ashtead's North American
Instrument Business II-75
NASA Inks Agreement with PaR Systems II-75

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-76
Acoustic Emission Consulting, Inc. (US) II-76
Bosello HighTechnology SRL (Italy) II-76
Centurion NDT, Inc. (US) II-76
Fischer Technology, Inc. (US) II-76
FLIR Systems, Inc. (US) II-77
Extech Instruments Corp. (US) II-77
Fujifilm Corporation (Japan) II-78
GE Measurement & Control (US) II-78
Everest VIT Inc. (US) II-79
Gould-Bass Company, Inc. (US) II-79
Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan) II-79
Insight NDT Equipment Ltd. (UK) II-80
ibg NDT Systems Corporation (US) II-80
INSTITUT DR. FOERSTER GMBH & CO. KG (Germany) II-80
KARL DEUTSCH Pruef- und Messgeraetebau GmbH + Co KG (Germany) II-81
KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-81
Magnetic Analysis Corporation (US) II-81
MISTRAS Group, Inc. (US) II-82
NDT Systems, Inc. (US) II-82
NDTS India (P) Limited (India) II-82
NIKON CORPORATION (Japan) II-83
Olympus Corporation (US) II-83
Sonatest Ltd. (UK) II-84
SONOTRON NDT (Israel) II-84
Wesdyne NDE Products Group (US) II-84
YXLON International Inc. (US) II-85
Zetec Inc. (US) II-85

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-86
Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 22: World Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88
Analysis by Product Segment II-89
Table 24: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Radiography Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 25: World Historic Review for Radiography Equipment by
Geographic Region/ Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Radiography Equipment
by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment by Geographic Region/Country -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 28: World Historic Review for Ultrasonic Inspection
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Ultrasonic Inspection
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Visual Inspection Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 31: World Historic Review for Visual Inspection
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Visual Inspection
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic
Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 34: World Historic Review for Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 35: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100
Analysis by End-Use Sector II-101
Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by End-Use Sector - Automotive,
Military/Aerospace & Defense, Power Generation, Primary Metals &
Foundry, Oil & Gas and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 37: World Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by End-Use Sector - Automotive, Military/Aerospace &
Defense, Power Generation, Primary Metals & Foundry, Oil & Gas
and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 38: World 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by End-Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Automotive, Military/Aerospace & Defense, Power
Generation, Primary Metals & Foundry, Oil & Gas and Others
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-103


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Market Over the Years III-1
Improving Commercial Aviation Sector to Boost Demand Prospects III-2
US - A Major Market for Surface Inspection Market III-2
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Select Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 39: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 40: US Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 41: US 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-13

2. CANADA III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Outlook III-14
Product Launches III-14
Strategic Corporate Developments III-14
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 42: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 43: Canadian Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 44: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

3. JAPAN III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Outlook III-18
Product Launches III-18
Select Players III-18
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 45: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 46: Japanese Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 47: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

4. EUROPE III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
Eurozone Pictures a Cautious, Yet Optimistic Outlook III-23
Table 48: M-o-M Business Climate Indicator in the Eurozone
Area for the Years 2013 & 2014 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24
European Aerospace Industry - A Key Market for NDT Products
and Services III-24
Non-Technical Factors Influencing the European NDT Market III-25
An Overview of Surface Inspection Market in Europe III-26
Strategic Corporate Development III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 49: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic
Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 50: European Historic Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 51: European 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006,
2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 52: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 53: European Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 54: European 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

4a. FRANCE III-33
Market Analysis III-33
Table 55: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 56: French Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 57: French 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

4b. GERMANY III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Outlook III-36
Select Players III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 58: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 59: German Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 60: German 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

4c. ITALY III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Outlook III-40
Select Player III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 61: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 62: Italian Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 63: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Outlook III-44
Aerospace & Defense Industry - A Key Market III-44
Product Launches III-44
Strategic Corporate Developments III-45
Select Players III-45
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 64: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 65: UK Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 66: UK 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49

4e. SPAIN III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Outlook III-50
Strategic Corporate Development III-50
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 67: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 68: Spanish Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 69: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53

4f. RUSSIA III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Outlook III-54
Flourishing Aerospace and Defense Industry Offers Lucrative
Opportunities III-54
Encouraging Demand for Commercial Aircraft Boosts Prospects
for NDT Products & Services III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 70: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 71: Russian Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 72: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-58
A.Market Analysis III-58
Outlook III-58
Product Launches III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 73: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 74: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 75: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Outlook III-62
Booming Commercial Aviation Sector Offers Plenty of
Opportunities for NDT Industry III-62
Power Generation & Petrochemical Refining Sectors - Key
Emerging Markets III-62
Surface Inspection Market Witnessing Significant Demand III-63
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 76: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic
Region/Country - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 77: Asia-Pacific Historic Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country -
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 78: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 79: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 80: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 81: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

5a. CHINA III-69
A.Market Analysis III-69
Outlook III-69
An Insight into the Chinese NDT Market III-69
NDT Developments, Capabilities and Research - A Brief III-69
Outlook for NDT Development in China III-70
B.Market Analytics III-71
Table 82: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 83: Chinese Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 84: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-73

5b. INDIA III-74
A.Market Analysis III-74
Outlook III-74
Product Launch III-74
Strategic Corporate Development III-74
Select Player III-74
B.Market Analytics III-75
Table 85: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 86: Indian Historic Review for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 87: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Nondestructive Test
Equipment by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual
Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-78
Market Analysis III-78
Table 88: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 89: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography,
Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other
Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 90: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

6. LATIN AMERICA III-81
Market Analysis III-81
Table 91: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic
Region/Country - Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 92: Latin American Historic Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country -
Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 93: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Geographic Region/Country -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of
Latin American Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 94: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology -
Radiography, Ultrasonic Inspection, Visual Inspection and
Other Nondestructive Test Equipment Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 95: Latin American Historic Review for Nondestructive
Test Equipment by Technology - Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 96: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
Nondestructive Test Equipment by Technology - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiography, Ultrasonic
Inspection, Visual Inspection and Other Nondestructive Test
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

6a. BRAZIL III-87
Market Analysis III-87
Table 97: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Nondestructive Test