Global Automotive Parts Remanufacturing Industry

  • August 2013
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 179 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Parts Remanufacturing in US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 107 companies including many key and niche players such as Andre Niermann, ATC Drivetrain Inc., BORG Automotive A/S, Cardone Industries, Inc., Caterpillar, Inc., Genuine Parts Company, Jasper Engines and Transmissions, Marshall Engines, Maval Manufacturing, Inc., Motorcar Parts of America, Inc., PROFormance Technologies, LLC, Remy International, Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Standard Motor Products Inc., Teamec BVBA, and TRW KFZ Ausrüstung GmbH.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

Table Of Contents




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


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. REMANUFACTURING INDUSTRY: AN INTRODUCTORY PRELUDE II-1
Remanufacturing Then: An Extended Producer Responsibility II-1
Remanufacturing Now: A Market Driven Opportunity II-2
Economic of Remanufacturing: A Review II-2
Looking for Money in the Scrap Yard II-3
Challenges to Reckon With II-3

2. AUTOMOTIVE PARTS REMANUFACTURING - MARKET OVERVIEW II-5
Introductory Prelude II-5
Environmental Concerns Drive Auto Industry’s Focus on
Remanufactured Parts II-5
Table 1: Environmental Impact of Automotive Component
Production: A Comparison of Green House Gas Emitted (in
kgCO2-eq) by Type of Manufacturing Activity - Remanufacturing
with Secondary Material, New Production with Secondary
Material, Remanufacturing with Primary Material and New
Production with Primary Material (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 2: Environmental Impact of Automotive Component
Production: A Comparison of Waste Generated (in Kgs) by Type
of Manufacturing Activity - Remanufacturing and New Product
Manufacturing (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Environmental Issues Posed by Reckless Dumping of End of Life
Automobile Parts to Drive Business Case for Remanufactured
Products II-7
Economic Benefits: An Unassailable Business Case for
Remanufactured Auto Products II-8
Table 3: Value of New and Remanufactured Automotive
Components: Percentage Breakdown of the Real and Resorted
Value of Material, Labor, Energy and Plant and Equipment for
New Product and Remanufactured Product (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: Material Consumption Pattern in the Production of
Automotive Components: Breakdown of the Volume of Material
Consumed (in Kgs) by Type of Manufacturing Activity -
Remanufacturing and New Product Manufacturing (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: Energy Consumption in Production of Automotive
Components: Breakdown of the Volume of Energy Consumed (in
Megajoule (MJ) by Type of Manufacturing Activity -
Remanufacturing (with Primary and Secondary Material) and New
Production (with Primary and Secondary Material) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Remanufactured Auto Parts - Fairly Resilient Against Periods
of Economic Slowdown II-10
Outlook II-11
Noteworthy Trends and Growth Drivers II-12
Expanding Global Vehicle Fleet and Sustained Automotive
Production Secures Market Future II-12
Table 6: Worldwide Vehicle Registrations (in Thousands) for
Years 2000, 2010 and 2020(P) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 7: Global Production of Commercial Vehicles and
Passenger Cars for Years 2012, 2015 and 2017 by Geographic
Region (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Rising Average Vehicle Life Drive Demand for Remanufactured
Auto Parts II-13
Opportunity Indicators II-14
Table 8: Average Age of Light Vehicles (includes Car and
Light Commercial Vehicles) in the United States in the Year
2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 9: Average Age of Cars in Europe (2008, 2010 and 2013):
Breakdown of Number of Years (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14
Developing Countries - Hotspots for Growth II-14
Table 10: Global Automotive Market (2012 and 2017): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Region/Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Outsourcing Bug Infects Remanufacturing Industry II-16
Demand for Remanufactured Diesel Engine Continues to Grow II-16
Remanufactured Transmissions Market Remains Fairly Steady II-17
Remanufactured Starters and Alternators Continue to Find
Significant Demand II-17
Aggressive Pricing and Product Positioning Strategy to Help
Sustain Demand for Remanufactured ECUs II-17
Rack and Pinion Market Stays Afloat II-17
Noteworthy Challenges II-18
Narrowing Price Gap Between Original and Remanufactured Products II-18
Competition from Repaired Goods II-18
Durable Original Equipment Products Hamper Growth II-18
Table 11: Automotive Remanufacturing: Breakdown of the
Average Age of Cores on Collection (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-19
Extended Vehicle Warranties: A Challenge to Reckon With II-19
Imbalance in Demand and Return II-19
Concerns Over Trading of Cores - A Major Challenge II-20
Uncertainty Surrounding Timing and Availability of Cores II-20
Core-Fall Out Rates - A Serious Cause of Concern II-21
Issues Surrounding Disassembly of Products for Remanufacturing II-21
Uncertainty in Recovered Materials II-21
Issues with Standard Item Routing Procedures for Remanufacturing II-21
Growing Complexity of Electronics/Mechatronics Pose
Challenges in Remanufacturing II-21
The Way Forward II-22
Efforts to Open-Up Trading of Cores in Full Swing II-22
US at the Forefront in Encouraging International Trade of
Remanufactured Goods II-22
Being Aware of the Changing Consumer Requirements - Critical
to Survival II-22
Desire to Reduce Costs Leads to Advancements in Automotive
Remanufacturing Technology II-23
Remanufacturers Industry Need to Unite to Meet New Trends II-23
Online Marketing to Gain Momentum in Auto Parts
Remanufacturing Market II-23
Manufacturers Increasingly Doubling Up as Remanufacturers II-24
OEMs Resort to Remanufacturing as a Strategy to Deter
Competition II-24
Remanufacturers from Emerging Markets Intensify Competition II-25
Bargaining Power Tilts in Favor of Distributors - A Major
Concern for Auto Remanufacturers II-25

3. AUTOMOTIVE PARTS and ACCESSORIES MARKET - A COMPLEMENTARY
RESEARCH REVIEW II-26
A Prelude II-26
Outsourcing - Reviving OEMs/Tier I Auto Parts Suppliers Fortune II-27
Asian Countries Gaining Importance II-27

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-28
Remanufacturing: A Conceptual Overview II-28
The Remanufacturing Process: A Review II-28
Benefits of Remanufacturing II-28
Capabilities On-Par with Originals II-28
Economic Benefits II-28
Environmental Benefits II-28
Less Energy Intensive II-29
Benefits to Developing Nations II-29
Remanufacturing: Essential Activities II-29
Sorting Items: A Crucial Step in Remanufacturing II-30
Unraveling the Confusion Over “Remanufacturing” II-31
Remanufacturing Vs Recycling II-31
Remanufacturing Vs Demanufacturing II-31
Remanufacturing Vs Repair II-31
Remanufacturing Vs Reconditioning II-32
Automotive Parts Remanufacturing II-32
Table 12: Automotive Remanufacturing: Percentage Breakdown of
Time Taken by Each Process (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-32
History of Automotive Remanufacturing II-33
Auto Parts Remanufacturing on Par with Original Manufacturing II-33
Engine Remanufacturing II-33
Remanufactured Engines II-34
Future Directions for Engine Remanufacturing II-34
Pumps Remanufacturing II-34
Remanufactured Transmissions II-35
Chassis Remanufacturing II-35
Remanufactured Rack and Pinion Steering II-35
Remanufactured Power Steering Pumps II-36
Electronics II-36
Remanufactured Starters and Alternators II-37
Scope for Remanufacturing II-37
Remanufacturing Process for Alternators II-38

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-39
Genuine Parts Company Enters into Definitive Agreement with
Exego Group to Buy Remaining Stake II-39
Car Parts Industries Takes Over CARDONE Industries’ European
Divisions II-39
Marlin Equity Partners Acquires ATC Drivetrain II-39
HELLA Acquires 50% Stake in MD Rebuilt Parts II-39
Yuchai Remanufacturing Establishes New Suzhou Facility II-40
Inland Truck Parts Establishes New Remanufacturing Facility II-40
GB Remanufacturing to Commence Production Operations in New
Facility II-40
WABCO Reman Solutions Signs Agreement with Leading Global Car
Manufacturer II-41
Genuine Parts Company and Quaker City Motor Parts Enter into
Definitive Merger Agreement II-41
Serfac Adds DRI Brand to its Portfolio of Brands II-41
Caterpillar Establishes New Remanufacturing Plant in Singapore II-42
Cardone Industries Signs Definitive Agreements with TPG Capital II-42
Motorcar Parts of America Takes Over Fenco II-42
Bendix Establishes New Remanufacturing Business Unit in North
America II-43
Caterpillar to Expand West Fargo Remanufacturing Plant II-43
Lucas-TVS Signs Business Cooperation Agreement with Remy
International for Cross-Licensing II-43
CNH Establishes Remanufactured Parts Distribution Center at
CNH Reman Operations Facility in Springfield II-44
FTE AUTOMOTIVE and SBS Establish SFMC s.r.o. II-44

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-45
Jasper Engines and Transmissions Rolls Out Range of Torque
Converters II-45
Eaton Launches FLEX Reman Transmissions II-45
Delphi Unveils Remanufactured Instrument Clusters II-45
Mopar Expands Remanufactured CV Axle Half Shaft Product Range II-46
Delphi Introduces Remanufactured Turbochargers II-46
Mopar® Introduces Extended Line of Remanufactured A/C Compressors II-46
Mopar® Unveils Remanufactured Loaded Brake Calipers II-47
Springfield Remanufacturing Unveils LoadMaster Natural Gas
Industrial Engine II-47

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-48
Andre Niermann (Germany) II-48
ATC Drivetrain Inc. (US) II-48
BORG Automotive A/S (Denmark) II-48
Cardone Industries, Inc. (US) II-48
Caterpillar, Inc. (US) II-49
Genuine Parts Company (US) II-49
Jasper Engines and Transmissions (US) II-49
Marshall Engines (US) II-50
Maval Manufacturing, Inc (US) II-50
Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (US) II-50
PROFormance Technologies, LLC (US) II-50
Remy International, Inc. (US) II-50
Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany) II-51
Standard Motor Products Inc. (US) II-51
Teamec BVBA (Belgium) II-51
TRW KFZ Ausrüstung GmbH (Germany) II-51

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-52
Table 13: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts by Geographic Region - US,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 14: World Historic Review for Remanufactured Automotive
Parts by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Dollar Sales for US, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of
World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Fresh Set of Economic Challenges Bring Back Focus on Longer
Vehicle Retention - To Drive Opportunities for
Remanufactured Parts III-1
Automotives in Prime Replacement Phase Drives the US
Remanufacturing Market III-2
Remanufactured Diesel Engines Grow in Volume, Automatic
Transmissions in Value III-2
Table 16: Remanufactured Engines Aftermarket in North
America (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit
Shipments by Engine Type (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 17: Remanufactured Engines Aftermarket in North
America (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by
Engine Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 18: Remanufactured Transmissions Aftermarket in North
America (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit
Shipments by Transmission Type (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 19: Remanufactured Transmissions Aftermarket in North
America (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by
Transmission Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Small Players Rule the Roost in Engine and Transmission
Aftermarket III-4
Table 20: US Exports of Remanufactured Motor Vehicle
Components (2011): Percentage Breakdown by Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Recent Industry Activity III-5
Product Introductions/Innovations III-8
Select Players III-11
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 21: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 22: US Historic Review for Remanufactured Automotive
Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

2. JAPAN III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Outlook III-16
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 23: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 24: Japanese Historic Review for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. EUROPE III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Outlook III-18
Euro Debt Crisis Fails to Deter Regional Market for
Automotive Remanufactured Parts III-18
Table 25: Automotive Remanufacturing in Europe: Percentage
Share Breakdown of Annual Remanufacturing Volume by
Component Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 26: Automotive Remanufacturing in Europe:
Non-Remanufacturable and Remanufacturable Cores Presented as
a Percentage of Total Recovered Cores (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19
A Brief Regulatory Overview III-20
Recent Industry Activity III-20
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 27: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Remanufactured Automotive Parts by Geographic
Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 28: European Historic Review for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 29: European 9-Year Perspective for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2010,
2013, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

3a. FRANCE III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 30: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

3b. GERMANY III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Outlook III-25
Recent Industry Activity III-25
Select Players III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 31: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

3c. ITALY III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Outlook III-28
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 32: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Outlook III-29
A Brief Market Snapshot III-29
Key Participants in Engine Remanufacturing Segments III-29
Challenges in the UK Market III-29
Meeting Challenges III-30
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 33: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

3e. SPAIN III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Outlook III-31
B.Market Analytics III-31
Table 34: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

3f. RUSSIA III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Outlook III-32
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 35: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

3g. REST OF EUROPE III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Outlook III-33
Select Players III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 36: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Outlook III-35
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 37: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Remanufactured Automotive Parts by Geographic
Region/ Country - China, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 38: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 39: Asia-Pacific 9-Year Perspective for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2010, 2013, and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4a. CHINA III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Outlook III-38
Market Overview III-38
Government Initiatives III-38
Engine Re-manufacturing Project III-39
Challenges to Reckon With III-39
Recent Industry Activity III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 40: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4b. SOUTH KOREA III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Outlook III-41
Korea - A Promising Market III-41
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 41: South Korea Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Outlook III-42
Recent Industry Activity III-42
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 42: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

5. REST OF WORLD III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Outlook III-44
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 43: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Remanufactured Automotive Parts Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 44: Rest of World Historic Review for Remanufactured
Automotive Parts Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 107 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 110)

The United States (67)
Canada (8)
Japan (1)
Europe (27)
- France (1)
- Germany (8)
- The United Kingdom (4)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (13)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)
Latin America (1)
Africa (1)
Middle-East (2)

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