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Carbon Fiber (CF) and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Market by Raw Material & Tow Size, CFRP Market by Resin Type, by Manufacturing Process, by Application, and by Region - Trends and Forecasts to 2020

Carbon Fiber (CF) and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Market by Raw Material & Tow Size, CFRP Market by Resin Type, by Manufacturing Process, by Application, and by Region - Trends and Forecasts to 2020

“Increasing demand for lightweight and high strength materials breaches to drive the CF and CFRP market”
The global CFRP market is projected to reach USD 35.75 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 9.9% between 2015 and 2020. The major drivers fueling the growth of the CFRP market are increasing use of carbon fiber composites in Boeing and Airbus aircrafts and the demand for lightweight vehicles so as to achieve fuel efficiency and production of electricity from renewables.

“Automotive is the fastest-growing application for the CFRP market.”
Carbon fiber composites are being used to manufacture cars of reduced weight for good performance and luxury with economical pricing. Many of the key market players are responding to the needs and expectations of the vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), system suppliers, and customers. The key driver for the growth of the market for carbon fiber composites is the increasing need for lighter, safer, cleaner, and more cost-effective vehicles. Most common automotive components where carbon fiber composites are used are exterior body parts, hoods, bonnets, and test plates. Additionally, many car companies such as BMW (Germany), Audi (Germany), and GM (U.S.) have entered in high level agreements with carbon fiber composite manufacturers to support low-cost carbon fiber composites manufacturing.

“North America is the fastest-growing market for CFRP.”
North America is the fastest-growing market for CFRP, in terms of value and volume. High economic growth rate, growing manufacturing industries, increasing carbon fiber composites patents, new product developments, capacity expansions, and new plant establishments by various leading players are few factors leading to the growth of the market for CFRP in this region.

The U.S. dominates the market for CFRP in North America. Its consumption of carbon fiber composites has grown exceptionally and is expected to witness further growth in the near future. The number of joint ventures and collaborations between carbon fiber manufacturers and OEMs helped to further expand the CFRP business in the aerospace & defense, automotive, and other industries.

This study has been validated through primaries conducted with various industry experts, globally. These primary sources have been divided in three categories: by company type, by designation, and by region.
By company type- Tier 1- 50%, Tier 2- 37%, and Tier 3- 13%
By designation- C Level- 46%, Director Level- 33%, and Others- 21%
By region- North America- 34%, Europe- 31%, Asia-Pacific- 23%, and RoW (12%)
The report also provides company profiles and competitive strategies adopted by the major market players; the various key players profiled in the report are as follows:

• Toray Industries Inc. (Japan)
• Teijin Limited (Japan)
• Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd. (Japan)
• SGL-Group (Germany)
• Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)
• Hexcel Corporation (U.S.)
• Hyosung (South Korea)
• Tencate (Netherlands)
• Dow-Aksa (Turkey)
• Cytec Industries Inc. (U.S.)
• Taekwang Industrial Co. ltd. (Korea)

Reasons to buy the Report
The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the CF and CFRP market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the sub-segments across the different verticals and regions.

2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.

3. This report will help stakeholders to better understand the competitors and gain more insights to better their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes competitor ecosystem, new product developments, partnerships, and mergers & acquisitions.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table CF MARKET SIZE (VOLUME & VALUE), 2013-2020
    • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE (VOLUME & VALUE), 2013-2020
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • CFRP MARKET SIZE, IN TERMS OF VALUE, 2020
    • CFRP MARKET, BY MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
    • CFRP MARKET BY KEY APPLICATION
    • MARKET SHARE (VOLUME), BY COUNTRY
    • CFRP APPLICATION MARKET SHARE, BY VALUE
    • APPLICATION INDUSTRY GROWTH MATRIX
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • CARBON FIBER MARKET, BY RAW MATERIAL TYPE
        • Table BY RAW MATERIAL TYPE
      • CFRP MARKET, BY MANUFACTURING PROCESS
        • Table BY MANUFACTURING PROCESS
      • CFRP MARKET, BY RESIN TYPE
        • Table BY RESIN TYPE
      • CFRP MARKET, BY APPLICATION
        • Table BY APPLICATION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table IMPACT ANALYSIS OF DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table COST STRUCTURE WITH CURRENT TECHNOLOGY, 2013
        • Table IMPACT ANALYSIS OF RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table IMPACT ANALYSIS OF OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table IMPACT ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGES
    • BURNING ISSUES
      • HIGH CAPITAL COSTS
      • NEED FOR LOW-COST TECHNOLOGIES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE-CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • RAW MATERIAL ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
  • CF MARKET, BY RAW MATERIAL TYPE & TOW SIZE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table CF MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CF MARKET SIZE, BY RAW MATERIAL TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • POLYACRYLONITRILE (PAN-BASED) CARBON FIBERS
      • PAN-BASED CARBON FIBER, BY FIBER SIZE
        • Table PAN-BASED CF MARKET SIZE, BY TOW SIZE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table PAN-BASED CF MARKET SIZE, BY TOW SIZE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • PITCH-BASED CARBON FIBER
      • Table PITCH-BASED CF MARKET SIZE, BY TOW SIZE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PITCH-BASED CF MARKET SIZE, BY TOW SIZE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • RAYON-BASED CARBON FIBER
  • CFRP MARKET, BY RESIN TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • THERMOSETTING CFRP
      • THERMOSETTING CFRP, BY RESIN TYPE
        • Table THERMOSETTING CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOSETTING CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table THERMOSETTING CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOSETTING CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • THERMOPLASTIC CFRP
      • THERMOPLASTIC CFRP, BY RESIN TYPE
        • Table THERMOPLASTIC CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOPLASTIC CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY RESIN TYPE, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
        • Table THERMOPLASTIC CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table THERMOPLASTIC CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • CFRP MARKET, BY MANUFCATURING PROCESS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY MANUFACTURING PROCESS, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY MANUFACTURING PROCESS, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • LAY UP PROCESS
      • Table LAY UP PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LAYUP PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • COMPRESSION MOLDING PROCESS
      • Table COMPRESSION MOLDING PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table COMPRESSION MOLDING PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING PROCESS
      • Table RTM PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table RTM PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • FILAMENT WINDING PROCESS
      • Table FILAMENT WINDING PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table FILAMENT WINDING PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS
      • Table INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • PULTRUSION PROCESS
      • Table PULTRUSION PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PULTRUSION PROCESS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • OTHER PROCESSES
      • Table OTHER PROCESSES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table OTHER PROCESSES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • CFRP MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE ,BY APPLICATION INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION INDUSTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
      • Table DEMAND FOR AIRPLANES, BY REGION, 2014-2033
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
      • Table CF USED IN AIRCRAFT, BY VOLUME, 1981-2014
    • WIND ENERGY
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN WIND ENERGY APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN WIND ENERGY APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • AUTOMOTIVE
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • SPORTING GOODS
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN SPORTING GOODS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN SPORTING GOODS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • CIVIL ENGINEERING
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • PIPE & TANK
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN PIPE & TANK APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN PIPE & TANK APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • MARINE
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN MARINE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN MARINE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRICALS & ELECTRONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • OTHER APPLICATIONS
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • CFRP MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
    • REST OF THE WORLD
      • Table ROW: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ROW: CFRP MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (KILOTON)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • INVESTMENTS & EXPANSIONS
        • Table INVESTMENTS & EXPANSIONS
      • AGREEMENTS, JOINT VENTURES & COLLABORATIONS
        • Table AGREEMENTS, JOINT VENTURES & COLLABORATIONS
      • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
      • NEW PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT & TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES, 2011-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TORAY INDUSTRIES INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table TORAY INDUSTRIES INC.: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TEIJIN LIMITED
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table TEIJIN LIMITED: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MITSUBISHI RAYON CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table MITSUBISHI RAYON CO. LTD.: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SGL GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table SGL GROUP: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • FORMOSA PLASTICS CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table FORMOSA PLASTICS CORPORATION: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HEXCEL CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table HEXCEL CORPORATION: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • HYOSUNG
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table HYOSUNG: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TENCATE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table TENCATE: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • DOWAKSA
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table DOWAKSA: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC.: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • TAEKWANG INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCT OFFERED
        • Table TAEKWANG INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.: PRODUCT AND THEIR APPLICATIONS:
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • OTHER DEVELOPMENTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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