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Brake Friction Products to Hit $17 Billion by 2032

Jun 27, 2023Jun 27, 2023

LONDON — The global automotive brake friction products market is expected to create lucrative growth opportunities with an opulent compound annual growth (CAGR) of 4.8 percent during the forecast period from 2022 to 2032, according to a recently published study from Future Market Insights.

The market was valued at around $10.4 billion in 2021 and is likely to reach a valuation of $17.2 billion by 2032, according to the study Automotive Brake Friction Products Market.

The automotive brake friction products market grew at an average annual rate of 3.6 percent from 2017 to 2021.

The automobile brake friction items include a disc brake, brake shoes, drum brake, brake pad, and liner, all of which are intended to slow down a vehicle.

Furthermore, brake shoes are the main application for metallic automotive brake friction products. Brake shoe revenue experienced 3.1 percent growth from 2017 to 2021 and 4.2 percent growth is anticipated over the projection period.

By 2032, North America is anticipated to hold a 41.4 percent market share for automobile brake friction products. The producers’ drive to develop cutting-edge brake technology is credited with the rise as well as rising safety concerns and strict rules for brake friction goods.

By 2025, the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s California brake friction material regulation will ban the sale of any vehicle having more than 0.5 percent copper by weight. The U.S. automobile brake friction product market is predicted to increase by an absolute dollar potential of US$ 1.9 Bn from 2022 to 2023, with a market share of 87.9 percent.

Key players in the global automotive brake products market are massively aiming at expanding their manufacturing facilities, investing in research and development along with innovating new products.

Major companies in the Automotive Brake Friction Products include Robert Bosch, Nisshinbho Holdings Inc., Brembo S.p.A, Tenneco Inc., Federal-Mogul, Delphi, Akebono Brake Industries, ABS Friction, Bendix Spicer, Japan Brake Industrial Co., Ltd, Toughla Brake Linings.

China is predicted to account for over 30 percent of the global automotive brake friction products market. China is expected to create an absolute dollar opportunity by accounting for a total market share of around $361.2 million by 2032.

With the rise in ABS and EBD brake technologies, the demand for brake friction products is increasing continuously. The market in China is anticipated to reach a market size of $1.2 billion by 2032.

Japan accounted for around 24 percent of the global market share in automotive brake friction products in 2021. The absolute dollar opportunity growth in Japan is projected at $219.1 Mn during the forecast period. Japan continues to extend its offering in the Middle East and Asia for Industrial and Automotive OE in the aftermarket. Japan’s anticipated market size in the automotive brake friction product market is expected to reach $924.7 million during the forecast period.


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