The global vacuum heat-treatment market is forecasted to post a CAGR of more than 6% by 2020, according to analysts from Technavio. The report says the market will be driven mostly by the rising demand for vacuum furnaces from APAC (Asia-Pacific). Other factors influencing predicted growth include increased demand from the automobile industry in Asia and Africa and a rising need for hardening dissimilar materials. Click here to learn more about this report.