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According to "RGB-111N High Performance Ceramic Coatings: Markets and Technology," a soon-to-be-released updated report from Business Communications Co., Inc. (BCC), the North American market for high-performance ceramic coatings services is currently estimated at $1.1 billion. This is expected to increase to $1.6 billion by 2009, at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 7.6%. The market for thermal spray coatings dominates the total market and will continue to do so in 2009, as it grows at an AAGR of 8.6% through the forecast period. The share of physical vapor deposition (PVD) and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) in the total market will vary little as the respective markets grow at AAGRs of 5.8% and 5.0% through the forecast period. The market for other coatings techniques, which include spraying/dipping, sol gel , micro-oxidation and laser-assisted, is expected to grow at an AAGR of 8.6%.
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