Freedonia Focus on Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composites: United States
This report forecasts US fiber-reinforced plastic composite demand in pounds to 2017. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of thermoset polyester, epoxy, other thermoset composites, nylon, thermoplastic polyester, and other thermoplastic composites. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: motor vehicles, construction, electrical and electronics, consumer durables, marine, and other markets.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines product and market segments, discusses market drivers and constraints, and provides pertinent background on fiber material demand, competitive materials, and regulatory factors.
A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.