Market Research Logo

Global Aerospace Foam Market 2016-2020

Global Aerospace Foam Market 2016-2020

About Aerospace Foams

Aerospace foams are manufactured using various materials such as polyurethane (PU) foams, polyethylene (PE) foams, metal foams, melamine foams, and other types of foams, including polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), polyphenylsulfone (PPSU), silicones, polyetherimide (PEI), and polymethacrylimide (PMI). These foams are used in various applications such as seating, gaskets, seals, carpet pads, rotor blades, headrest, doors, windshields, cockpit instrument panel, and wingtip lens. The aerospace foam market is segmented in different end-use industries, which include commercial aircraft, general aviation, and military aircraft. All these foams maintain performance through high temperature, reducing air leakage, providing sound barriers, and superior temperature insulation performance.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global aerospace foam market to grow at a CAGR of 7.65% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global aerospace foam market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated through sales of aerospace foam products for applications such as general aviation, commercial aircraft, and military aircraft.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Aerospace Foam Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Armacell
  • BASF
  • Evonik
  • Rogers
  • SABIC
Other prominent vendors
  • Foam Partner
  • ERG Materials
  • Aerospace, and Boyd
Market driver
  • Versatility and unique properties of PU and melamine foams
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Reduction in defense disbursements by developed economies
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Renewable feedstock for manufacturing green PU foams
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Aerospace Foam Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global aerospace foam market: Armacell, BASF, Evonik, Rogers, SABIC, Foam Partner, ERG Materials and Aerospace, and Boyd.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of the key trends for market growth will be renewable feedstock for manufacturing green PU foams. Currently, PU foams have the major market share in the aerospace foam market. Due to its unique properties which include durability and high resistance to chemicals, it is mainly used in seating application of aircraft. In the near future, bio-based raw materials are expected to provide significant opportunities to develop PU foams that are used in the aviation industry.”

According to the report, one of the key drivers for market growth will be versatility and unique properties of PU and melamine foams. The PU foams segment (approximately 29% in 2015 by value) is the largest segment of the global aerospace foam market, and are widely used in various aircraft applications including seating, door panels, windshields, seals, and gaskets The continuous growth of the PU foam market is due to its versatility and unique properties such as good abrasion, resistance, durability and toughness as compared with other plastics which are used in building aircraft. The strong growth of the commercial and military aircraft segments is increasing the demand for PU foams globally.

Further, the report states that the aerospace end-use industries have been using foams since a long time. With the continuous growth in the aviation industry, different foam materials that are used in building aircraft are facing some major challenges. Some of the major challenges are the end of shelf life of foams and the consumer's lack of acceptance of products made from recycled foams. Since the general aviation segment is the major and the biggest consumer of the global aerospace foam market, the foams manufacturers are working to develop proper disposal and recycling techniques for the PU and PE foams used in aircraft.

Companies Mentioned

Armacell, BASF, Evonik, Rogers, SABIC, Foam Partner, ERG Materials and Aerospace, and Boyd.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Global aerospace foam market
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by material
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by end-use industry
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by geography
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global aerospace foam market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table CAGRs of aerospace foam market in different regions 2016-2020
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
    • Value chain analysis
      • Table Aerospace foams value chain
  • Market segmentation by end-use industry
    • Global aerospace foam market by end-use industry
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by end-use industry 2015 and 2020
    • Global aerospace foam market by general aviation
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by general aviation 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global aerospace foam market by commercial aircraft
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by commercial aircraft 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global aerospace foam market by military aircraft
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by military aircraft 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by material
    • Global aerospace foam market by material
    • PU foam
    • Metal foam
    • PE foam
    • Melamine foam
    • Other foams
  • Market segmentation by geography
    • Global aerospace foam market by geography
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by geography 2015 and 2020
      • Table Global aerospace foam market by geography 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Aerospace foam market in North America
      • Table Aerospace foam market in North America 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Aerospace foam market in APAC
      • Table Aerospace foam market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Aerospace foam market in Europe
      • Table Aerospace foam market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Aerospace foam market in ROW
      • Table Aerospace foam market in ROW 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Growing use of LCCs in developing regions
    • Versatility and unique properties of PU and melamine foams
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Reduction in defense disbursements by developed economies
      • Table GDP of major European countries 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Proper disposal and recycling techniques of aerospace foams
    • Volatility in raw material prices
      • Table Europe Brent spot price free on board 2010-2015 ($ per barrel)
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Renewable feedstock for manufacturing green PU foams
    • Projected growth trend in aircraft manufacturing
      • Table Global aircraft demand by region 2013-2032
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Growth strategies for aircraft manufacturers in 2015
      • Table Growth strategies for aircraft manufacturers in 2015
    • Global customer base concentration
      • Table Global customer base concentration in aerospace foam market 2015
    • Major market vendors
      • Table Global aerospace foam market: Major vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
    • Armacell
      • Table Armacell: Product offered
    • BASF
      • Table BASF: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table BASF: Product portfolio
    • Evonik
      • Table Evonik: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Evonik: Product portfolio
    • Rogers
      • Table Rogers: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Rogers: Products offered
    • SABIC
      • Table SABIC: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table SABIC: Products offered
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
  • Explore Technavio

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report