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Lightweighting in Aerospace—Future of Composites

Lightweighting in Aerospace—Future of Composites

This research service identifies the major drivers and restraints, regional trends, and technology segment trends in the global aerospace lightweight materials market. The study covers 4 regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. It provides an in-depth analysis of various materials, such as aluminium, titanium, steel, super alloys, composites and other emerging materials, including ceramic matrix composites and fiber metal laminates. The airframe, aero-interior, and aero-engine segments have been analysed in detail, along with the penetration of various materials in each of these segments. Competitive structure and market share analysis have been provided at the total market level. Unit shipment, revenue forecast, and pricing trends have been furnished for each segment. The base year is 2015 and the forecast period ends in 2022.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings-Top Things Lightweight Material Suppliers Should Know
    • Key Market Trends
    • Lightweight Material in Aerospace
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Definitions-Geographic Scope
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
  • Aerospace Lightweight Materials Market Overview
    • Market Overview and Introduction
    • End Industry Trends
      • Table Total Aerospace Lightweight Materials Market: Upcoming Models, Global, 2015-2020
    • Boeing's Composite Strategy
    • Airbus' Composite Strategy
    • Trend towards Single Aisle Aircraft
    • Supply Dynamics
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • M&A Trends
    • Overview of 3D Printing in Aerospace Manufacturing
    • Key Industry Initiatives towards Additive Manufacturing
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Aerospace Lightweight Materials Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Aerospace Lightweight Materials Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2015
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Total Aerospace Lightweight Materials Market: Unit Shipment Forecast, Global, 2012-2022
    • Analysis by General versus Commercial Aviation
    • Regional Analysis
    • Regional Analysis-Spotlight on China
    • Regional Analysis-Snapshot of the Japanese Aviation Industry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Materials
      • Table Total Aerospace Lightweight Materials Market: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Materials, Global, 2012-2022
    • Material Benchmarking
  • Airframe Segment Analysis
    • Airframe Segment Introduction
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
    • Application Segment Analysis
  • Aero-engine Segment Analysis
    • Aero-engine Segment Introduction
    • Revenue and Unit Shipment Forecast
    • Application Segment Analysis
    • Application Segment Trends
  • Aero-interior Segment Analysis
    • Aero-interior Segment Overview
    • Revenue and Unit Shipment Forecast
    • Application Segment Analysis
  • Aerospace Composites Segment Analysis
    • Overview and Introduction
    • Value Chain Analysis
    • Value Chain Trends
    • Supply Chain Trends
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
      • Table Airbus Orders and Deliveries, Global, 2016
      • Table Boeing Orders and Deliveries, Global, 2016
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
    • Future of Recycling in Aerospace
    • Significance of Composite Recycling in Aerospace
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Aerospace Composites Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2015
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Aerospace Composites Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2012-2022
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Resins
      • Table Aerospace Composites Segment: Unit Shipment Forecast by Resins, Global, 2015 and 2022
      • Table Aerospace Composites Segment: Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region, Global, 2015 and 2022
    • Unit Shipment Split by Composites Type
  • Market Share and Competitive Analysis-Aerospace Composites Segment
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Environment
  • CFRP Sub-segment Analysis
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table CFRP Sub-segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2012-2022
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Applications
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Applications Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table CFRP Sub-segment: Average Price of Aerospace Composites, Global, 2012-2022
  • GFRP Sub-segment Analysis
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table GFRP Sub-segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2012-2022
    • Revenue and Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Applications
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Applications Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table GFRP Sub-segment: Average Price of Aerospace Composites, Global, 2012-2022
  • Others Sub-segment Analysis
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Others Sub-segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2012-2022
    • Revenue and Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Others Sub-segment: Average Price of Aerospace Composites, Global, 2012-2022
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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