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Carbon Fibers & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) - A Global Market Overview

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Carbon Fibers & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) - A Global Market Overview

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Carbon fibers have gained an immense importance in a range of applications in industrial sectors such as wind energy, automotive, civil engineering, pressure vessels as well as in aerospace & military, motorsports and other sporting goods because of their superior characteristics like enhanced stiffness & tensile strength, low weight, improved chemical resistance & temperature tolerance and low thermal expansion. The industries, having the high growth potential for carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) and intern carbon fibers in the near future include automotive, wind energy, aerospace & defense, offshore oil & gas applications and composite pressure vessels among others.

The study reviews, analyzes and projects the global market for Carbon Fibers and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) for the period 2008-2020 while discussing the global Carbon Fiber installed capacities. The report also focuses on current market trends and future strategies of the industry.

Market for Carbon Fibers and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics application areas analyzed in the study include aerospace & defense, sporting goods & leisure and industrial applications such as automotive, wind energy, pressure vessels, construction & infrastructure, compounds for electrical/electronic applications, oil & gas applications and others. Further, the report estimates and projects the global market for both carbon fiber reinforced plastics and carbon fibers for the period 2008-2020, in terms of volume (metric tons) as well as value (US$ million) by geographic regions including North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World.

Global volume demand for CFRP, estimated at around 67 thousand metric tons in 2012, is expected to maintain a 2012-2020 CAGR of 15.3% to reach 210 thousand metric tons by 2020. In terms of value, demand for CFRP, estimated at US$10.25 billion in 2012 is expected to record a CAGR of 11.9% over 2012-2020 in reaching US$25.2 billion by 2020. In tandem with the CFRP market, global demand for carbon fibers in terms of volume, estimated at 45 thousand metric tons in 2012 and forecast to be 51.7 thousand metric tons in 2013, is further projected to reach 141 thousand metric tons by 2020, registering a 2012-2020 CAGR of 15.4%. In terms of value, consumption of carbon fibers globally is estimated to stand at US$2.03 billion in 2012 and projected to reach around US$5 billion by 2020.

This 507 pages, global market report includes 146 charts (includes a data table and graphical representation for each chart), supported with meaningful and easy to understand graphical presentation, of the market. The statistical tables represent the data for the global market by geographic region and end-use applications of Carbon Fibers. Data tables for production capacities are illustrated by precursor type, geographic region, country and by major manufacturer. The brief business profiles of 74 key global players comprising 27 Carbon Fiber, 6 Recycle Carbon Fiber and 41 Carbon Fiber Composite manufacturers. The report includes the listing of 54 companies that are engaged manufacturing of carbon fibers, recycled carbon fibers, carbon fiber precursors and low-cost carbon fiber research and development. The study also provides Carbon Fiber Composites global list of 209 players encompasses the companies that are engaged in manufacturing, supplying, molding and fabricating the carbon fiber composites.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

PART A: GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Product Outline1.1.1 Carbon Fibers1.1.1.1 Structure and Properties of Carbon Fibers1.1.1.2 Classification of Carbon Fibers1.1.1.2.1 Classification Based on Raw Materials UsedPAN-Based Carbon FiberPitch-Based Carbon Fiber1.1.1.2.2 Classification Based on Mechanical Performance1.1.1.2.3 Classification Based on Secondary Processing1.1.1.3 Manufacturing Process of Carbon Fibers1.1.1.3.1 PAN-Based Carbon FiberPolymerizationSpinningOxidationCarbonizationSurface Treatment and Sizing1.1.1.3.2 Pitch-Based Carbon FiberPitch Reforming and RefiningSpinningOxidationCarbonization and Graphitization1.1.1.4 Carbon Fibers Based on Other Precursors1.1.1.4.1 Cellulosic Carbon Fibers1.1.1.4.2 Lignin Carbon Fibers1.1.1.4.3 Other Precursor Materials1.1.2 Carbon Fiber Composites1.1.2.1 Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics - CFRPs (Polymer Matrix Composites)1.1.2.1.1 Resin Systems Used in CFRP1.1.2.2 Carbon-Carbon Composites (Carbon Matrix Composites)1.1.2.3 Metal Matrix Composites1.1.2.4 Ceramic Matrix Composites1.1.2.5 Hybrid Composites1.1.2.6 Manufacturing Processes of Carbon Fiber Composites1.1.2.6.1 Hand Lay-Up1.1.2.6.2 Molding1.1.2.6.3 Compression Molding1.1.2.6.4 Bladder Molding1.1.2.6.5 Vacuum Bagging1.1.2.6.6 Autoclave1.1.2.6.7 Out-of-Autoclave1.1.2.6.8 Resin Infusion1.1.2.6.9 Resin Transfer Molding (RTM)1.1.2.6.10 Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM)1.1.2.6.11 Filament Winding1.1.2.6.12 Pultrusion1.1.2.6.13 Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) and Automated Tape Laying (ATL)1.1.2.6.14 Other Composite Manufacturing Processes 1.2 End Use Applications – A Snapshot1.2.1 Aerospace and Defense1.2.2 Sports and Leisure Applications1.2.3 Automotive 1.2.4 Wind Energy1.2.5 Pressure Vessels1.2.6 Construction and Infrastructure1.2.7 Molding Compound Applications1.2.8 Oil and Gas Applications1.2.9 Other Industrial Applications

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS

2.1 Carbon Fiber Composite Adoption High on Agenda of Automobile Industry

2.1.1 Further Developments in this Arena

2.1.2 Innovative Technological Developments to Reduce Cost and Curing Time for Carbon Fiber Composites

2.2 Aerospace Industry's Enhanced Acceptance of Carbon Fiber in Commercial Aircrafts to Boost Demand Further

2.2.1 Aircraft Programs to Boost Carbon Fiber Usage

Boeing

Airbus

Bombardier

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd (COMAC)

Honda Aircraft Company

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Group

2.3 "Going" With the Wind: The Progression of Carbon Fibers in this Crucial Industry

2.3.1 An Overview and Outlook for the Wind Energy Industry

2.3.2 Offshore Market on an Upward Spiral

2.3.3 Wind Turbine Blades' Utilization of Carbon Fibers

2.3.4 Novel Materials for Wind Blades

2.4 Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) Demand to Fuel Growth of Carbon Fiber Composite Pressure Vessels

2.4.1 Some Key Developments in the Recent Past related to Carbon Fiber Usage in Pressure Vessels

2.5 Commercialization of Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Set to Transfigure the Material's Use in Mass Consumption Applications

2.6 Recycling Trends in the Carbon Fiber Industry

2.6.1 Activities and Developments in Carbon Fiber Recycling

2.6.2 Carbon Fiber Recycling Processes

2.6.3 Applications of Recycled Carbon Fibers

3. INDUSTRY LANDSCAPE

3.1 An Overview of the Carbon Fiber Supply Chain3.2 Global Carbon Fiber Production Capacities3.2.1 Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Precursor Type (PAN-Based and Pitch-Based)3.2.1.1 PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Tow Type (Small Tow < 24K and Large Tow > 24K)3.2.2 Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Geographic Region3.2.2.1 PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Geographic Region3.2.3 Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Country3.2.3.1 PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Country3.2.3.2 Pitch-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Country3.2.4 Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Manufacturer3.2.4.1 Carbon Fiber Manufacturers' Installed Capacities by their Operating Country3.2.4.1.1 Toray Industries3.2.4.1.2 Zoltek Corporation3.2.4.1.3 Toho Tenax3.2.4.1.4 Mitsubishi Rayon3.2.4.1.5 SGL Carbon3.2.4.1.6 Hexcel Corporation3.2.5 Recycled Carbon Fiber Production Capacities by Manufacturer

3.3 Key Global Players

3M

A&P Technology

Aciturri Aeronautica (Aciturri Composites)

Airborne International BV

Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayi A.S.

Albany Engineered Composites (Albany International Corp.)

Aldila, Inc.

Alenia Aermacchi SpA

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK)

Anshan Sinocarb Carbon Fibers Co Ltd

Applied Sciences Inc

Australian Aerospace Composites

AVANCO GmbH

Benteler-SGL GmbH & Co. KG

Bombardier Aerospace

CFK Valley Stade Recycling GmbH & Co KG

Composite Holding Company (CHC)

Cytec Engineered Materials Inc.

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd.

European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company NV (EADS)

F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH

Formosa Plastics Corporation

Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica

GKN Aerospace

Goodrich Corporation

Gurit Holding AG

Hadeg Recycling GmbH

Hexagon Composites ASA

Hexcel Corporation

Hyosung Corporation

Jiangsu Hengshen Fibre Materials Co Ltd

Jiyan High-Tech Fibers Co Ltd

Kaman Corporation

Karborek SpA

Kemrock Industries & Exports Ltd.

Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd

Kureha Corporation

Luxfer Gas Cylinders

M. C. Gill Corporation

Magna International Inc.

Menzolit GmbH

Mersen Group

Metal Mate Co Ltd

MIT-RCF LLC

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd

Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd.

Nippon Graphite Fiber Corporation

NP Aerospace Ltd

Osaka Gas Chemicals Co Ltd.

Plasan Carbon Composites, Inc.

Premium Aerotec GmbH

Royal Tencate NV

SABIC Innovative Plastics US LLC

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

SGL Carbon SE

Shenyang Zhongheng New Materials Co Ltd

Sinosteel Jiangcheng Carbon Fiber Co Ltd

Spirit Aerosystems Inc

Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Mubadala Development Company)

Taekwang Industrial Co Ltd

Taiwan Strong Sporting Goods Inc

Toho Tenax Co Ltd

Toray Industries, Inc.

Trek Bicycle Corporation

Umeco Plc

UST Mamiya

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Weihai Tuozhan Fiber Co Ltd

Worthington Cylinder Corporation

Xi 'An Carbon Materials Co Ltd

YF International BV

Zhongfu Shenying Carbon Fiber Co Ltd

Zoltek Companies Inc

3.4 Key Business TrendsTeijin to Expand Carbon Fiber Capacity in USATenCate's CFRP Thermoplastic Composites Qualified by Leading Car ManufacturerMitsubishi Rayon in Acquisition SpreeTeijin Opened Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic (CFRTP) Pilot Plant in JapanQuantum's Fuel Storage System to be Supplied for Medium Duty Natural Gas Fleet TrucksBASF and SGL Group to Co-Develop Reactive Polyamide-Carbon Fiber CompositesKaman and Kineco Enter Into AgreementATK Chosen by Airbus to Fabricate Composite Wing Cover Stringers for the A400M Military Transport AircraftContract Extension and Expansion on A350 XWB Program for ATKNew Austrian Manufacturing Unit Opened by Benteler-SGLAgreement between 3M and TenCate Advanced Composites ExpandedFord Displays Composite Technology with Carbon Fiber HoodRussian Navy Receives Carbon Fiber Stealth ShipZhejiang LBH Group's New Carbon Fiber BicycleZGL T700 High Performance Carbon Fiber from Zhongfu Shenying Carbon Fiber Co LtdResearchers from Lehigh Composites Lab Finish Carbon Fiber Wing DesignSGL Group Showcases Innovative Products at Composite EuropePremium AEROTEC's New Technological Realms with the A350 XWBDynetek Taken Over by Luxfer GroupPlasan Carbon Composites Working on Developing Molding Technologies for Mass Production of AutomobilesPremium Aerotec and Boeing Exhibit Carbon Fiber Composite ProspectsFiber Molding Process Patent Awarded to AppleLincoln Composites Awarded ContractsCytec and Jaguar Land Rover Form Composites CollaborationQuantum Witnesses Record Growth in Orders for its Natural Gas Vehicle Fuel SystemsTaiwan Government Offers Grants for Carbon Fiber Composite Core Wire Development ProjectGKN Aerospace Sets Up Composite Aerostructures Production Unit in MexicoCytec Takes Over UmecoHexcel's Carbon Fiber Prepregs for CORIMA CHRONO Bike Wheels a Big Hit at Tour De FranceHexcel Enrolls with the Singapore A*STAR Aerospace Program ConsortiumBoeing and HITCO Carbon Composites Enter into a ContractSGL Enhances Stake in Fisipe SANewest Ultrabook from Lenovo with Carbon Fiber ChassisNew Orders Worth US$2.8 Million Awarded to QuantumCarbon Revolution Creates World's First Carbon Fiber Single-Piece WheelToho Tenax Expanding Production Capacity of Nickel-Coated Carbon FiberToho Tenax and Hindoostan Technical Fabrics Ltd Form a PartnershipCytec Recommences, Expands Carbon Fiber OperationsAksa and Dow Establish Carbon Fiber and Derivatives Joint VentureArgon Ltd and Rosatom Form a Joint VentureDOE Awards Dow Chemical US$9 Million to Develop Carbon FiberPMC Baycomp Acquired by TenCate Advanced CompositesQuantum Receives Purchase Orders Worth US$4.8 Million from Agility Fuel SystemsCarbon Multi-Axial Fabrics from FORMAX Conferred with DNV Materials QualificationSGL- Benteler JV's New Carbon Component Manufacturing UnitFirst Ultralight Bicycle Frame Showcased by ChomaratUS Composite Application Center Inaugurated by TeijinNew Orders Received by Quantum for its Natural Gas Heavy Duty Truck Fuel Storage SystemsSABIC to Commence Precursor and Carbon Fiber Production in Saudi ArabiaCarbon Fiber for Around the World Ocean Racing Vessel to be Supplied by ZoltekHexcel's Stade, Germany-based Prepreg Plant ExpandedJEC Innovations Award Conferred on SigmatexDow and Ford in a Carbon Fiber Composites PartnershipOxeon Showcases the "World's Lightest Carbon Fabric"Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Wheels and Carbon Brakes Selected by FireflyAustralian Authorities Approve TITAN™Linde to Procure Carbon Fiber for its GENIE® from SGLToray's Global Carbon Fiber Production Capacity to be IncreasedComplex Carbon Fiber Preforms from Toho Tenax EuropeZoltek and Magna in a PactHexcel and Web Industries Enter into an AgreementSigmatex and Innegra Technologies LCC Form PartnershipSigmatex and Bentley Motors Conclude R&D ProgramAward Winning Farr 400 Racing Yacht Fabricated Using Carbon Reinforcement Materials from FORMAXOak Ridge National Laboratory Developing Carbon Fiber from Polyethylene3M and Chesapeake Energy Corporation in a PartnershipUST Mamiya and Firehole Composites in a PartnershipBritish Airways Chooses Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Wheels and Brakes for its Boeing 787 FleetNew Gas Cylinder GENIE® Launched by LindeToray Completely Acquires its French Carbon Fiber Production SubsidiaryHexcel's Composite Materials Selected for Sikorsky's S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter ProgramFORMAX Obtains MAST STC MembershipDynetek Industries Ltd and S.V. Greentech Private Ltd Form Joint VentureLincoln Composites Sets a Tend in Hydrogen Development in the USTeijin Limited and General Motors in an AgreementHeat Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Method (HVARTM) Developed and Licensed by AdvaeroKaman Takes Over Vermont CompositesNational Composites Research Centre (NCC) Carbon Fiber Research Center Inaugurated in BristolTeijin to Set Up World's First CFRTP Pilot PlantNew Prepreg Unit and Technical Center to be Inaugurated by ZoltekBMW Acquires Stake in SGL Carbon SETwo New Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Lines Commissioned by Hexcel in UtahHexcel Provides Airbus with its HexPly® M21E/IMA Carbon Fiber PrepregNext-Generation Concept Electric Vehicle Unveiled by ToraySGL-BMW Joint Venture Opens New FacilityMitsubishi Rayon Establishes New European Representatives OfficeCommercial Production Begins at Mitsubishi Rayon's New Carbon Fiber Plant in OtakeDOE Awards Zoltek for its Low-Cost Carbon Fiber DevelopmentRestructuring Moves Undertaken by Zoltek"JAITEC" Branded Industrial Grade Carbon Fiber Launched by KemrockPlasan Carbon Composites Moving Ahead3M and Great Longview in an AgreementSGL Group Opens Carbon Fiber Pilot Plant in MeitingenCarbon Fiber Composites Consortium Set Up by Oak Ridge National LaboratoryGKN Aerospace and Recycled Carbon Fibre Form AgreementPorcher Industries and Prepreg Advanced Composite Materials Enter into an AgreementJV Between SGL and MRC Commences Production of Precursor in JapanNovel Carbon Fiber Materials and Composites from SGL GroupSigmatex and GRPMS in a Distribution AllianceFORMAX'S Carbon Multi-Axial Fabrics to be used in Lamborghini's Latest OfferingVolkswagen Takes Over Stake in SGL Carbon SESGL-Lenzing Joint Venture Receives €1.5 Million GrantOxeon Inaugurates Office in the USHexagon Composites Reinforces Southeast Asian StandingToray and Daimler Form a Joint VentureToray to Construct Carbon Fiber Production Plant in South KoreaToho Tenax in an Agreement for Supplying Carbon Fiber to Metal Mate Co Ltd of ThailandKemrock Industries' Gujarat Initiative UnderwaySecond Carbon Fiber Production Line to be Erected by AksaLightweight Carbon Multi-Axials for Sykes Racing Boats from FORMAXKemrock and HAL in a Joint VentureBlackstone Tek Motorcycle Wheels with Umeco's PrepregsGas Diffusion Layer for Fuel Cells using Carbon Fiber Fabric Developed by Toho TenaxToho Tenax Reinforces Asian Carbon Fiber BusinessDynetek and Sejung Co Ltd Establish Korean Joint VentureBombardier Selects Toho Tenax Europe for Supplying Carbon FiberToray and EADS in a Long-Term Supply AgreementHexcel and Gazechim Composites Benelux in a PartnershipNew Chinese Unit Inaugurated by SigmatexFirst Indian Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Plant Set Up by KemrockSigmatex High Technology Fabrics Awarded US$11 Million Contract by Northrop GrummanHexcel Reinforcements Exclusively Used in BMW M-Series Carbon Fiber RoofSpain's First Carbon Fiber Facility Opened by Hexcel

4. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW

4.1 Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by End-Use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

4.2 Global Carbon Fiber Market Overview by End-Use ApplicationVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1 Global Carbon Fiber End-Use Application Overview by Geographic Region4.2.1.1 Aerospace & DefenseVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.2 Sports & LeisureVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.3 Wind EnergyVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.4 AutomotiveVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.5 Pressure VesselsVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.6 Construction & InfrastructureVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.7 Molding CompoundsVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.8 Oil & GasVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2.1.9 Other Industrial ApplicationsVolume AnalysisValue Analysis

PART B: REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by Geographic Region

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

Global Carbon Fibers Market Overview by Geographic Region

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

1. NORTH AMERICA

1.1 North American Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by End-use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

1.2 North American Carbon Fiber Market Overview by End-Use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

1.3 North American Carbon Fiber Market Overview by Country

Volume Analysis

1.4 Major Carbon Fiber Manufacturers

Applied Sciences Inc (United States)

Cytec Engineered Materials Inc. (United States)

Grafil Inc. (United States)

Hexcel Corporation (United States)

SGL Carbon Fibers, LLC (United States)

Toho Tenax America Inc (United States)

Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc. (CFA) (United States)

Zoltek Companies Inc (United States)

MIT-RCF LLC (United States) - Recycled Carbon Fiber Producer

1.5 Major Carbon Fiber Composite Manufacturers

3M (United States)

A&P Technology (United States)

Adherent Technologies, Inc. (United States)

Advanced Composite Products and Technology, Inc. (United States)

Albany Engineered Composites (Albany International Corp.) (United States)

Aldila, Inc. (United States)

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) (United States)

Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation (United States)

Automated Dynamics (United States)

Bally Ribbon Mills (United States)

BGF Industries, Inc. (Porcher Group) (United States)

Composites Horizons Inc (United States)

Dynetek Industries Ltd. (Canada)

Fabric Development Inc (United States)

Fiber Materials Inc (United States)

Goodrich Corporation (United States)

HITCO Carbon Composites, Inc. (United States)

Johnson Controls, Inc. (United States)

Kaman Corporation (United States)

Kureha Advanced Materials, Inc. (United States)

Lincoln Composites (United States)

M. C. Gill Corporation (United States)

Magna International Inc. (Canada)

McArthur Enterprises (United States)

Newport Adhesives & Composites, Inc. (United States)

Park Electrochemical Corp. (United States)

Performance Materials Corporation (United States)

Plasan Carbon Composites, Inc. (United States)

Protech Composites Inc (United States)

Quantum Composites Inc (United States)

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. (Quantum Technologies) (United States)

Quatro Composites (United States)

SABIC Innovative Plastics US LLC (United States)

Spirit Aerosystems Inc (United States)

Toray Composites (America), Inc. (TCA) (United States)

Trek Bicycle Corporation (United States)

UST Mamiya (United States)

Vectorply Corporation (United States)

Vermont Composites, Inc. (United States)

Worthington Cylinder Corporation (United States)

2. EUROPE

2.1 European Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by End-use ApplicationVolume AnalysisValue Analysis2.2 European Carbon Fiber Market Overview by End-Use ApplicationVolume AnalysisValue Analysis2.3 European Carbon Fiber Market Overview by CountryVolume Analysis2.4 Major Carbon Fiber ManufacturersHexcel Fibers, SL (Spain)SGL Carbon Fibers Ltd. (United Kingdom)SGL Carbon Se (Germany) Toho Tenax Europe GmbH (Germany)Toray Carbon Fibers Europe S.A. (CFE) Formerly Soficar (France)Zoltek Zrt. (Hungary)2.5 Major Recycled Carbon Fiber ProducersCFK Valley Stade Recycling GmbH & Co KG (Germany)ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. (United Kingdom)Hadeg Recycling GmbH (Germany)Karborek SpA (Italy)YF International BV (The Netherlands)2.6 Major Carbon Fiber Precursor ProducersBluestar Fibres Company Limited (United Kingdom)European Precursor GmbH (Germany)Fibras Sintéticas de Portugal S.A. (Portugal)2.7 Major Carbon Fiber Composite Manufacturers3T Cycling (3T Design Ltd) (Italy)Aciturri Aeronautica (Aciturri Composites) (Spain)Airborne International BV (The Netherlands)Alenia Aermacchi SpA (Italy)ATR Group SRL (Italy)Avanco GmbH (Germany)Inometa GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)xperion Aerospace GmbH (Germany)xperion Energy & Environment GmbH (Germany)Benteler SGL Composite Technology GmbH (Austria)Benteler-SGL Gmbh & Co. KG (Germany)Bombardier Aerospace (United Kingdom)Bond-Laminates GmbH (Germany)Crompton Technology Group Ltd (United Kingdom)Dynetek Europe GmbH (Germany)Euro Advanced Carbon Fiber Composites GmbH (EACC) (Germany)European Aeronautic Defence And Space Company NV (EADS) (The Netherlands)F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH (Germany)Faber Industrie SpA (Italy)Formax (UK) Ltd (United Kingdom)Fothergill Engineered Fabrics Limited (United Kingdom)Fritzmeier Composite GmbH & Co KG (Germany)Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica (Spain)GKN Aerospace (United Kingdom)Gurit Holding AG (Switzerland)Hexagon Composites ASA (Norway)Devold AMT AS (Norway)Raufoss Fuel Systems AS (Norway)Ragasco AS (Norway)LATI Industria Termoplastici SpA (Italy)Lola Group (United Kingdom)Luxfer Gas Cylinders (Luxfer Group) (United Kingdom)Menzolit GmbH (Germany)Mersen Group (France)Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran Group) (France)Mubea Carbo Tech GmbH (Austria)NP Aerospace Ltd (United Kingdom)Oxeon AB (Sweden)Porcher Industries SA (France)Premium Aerotec GmbH (Germany)Royal TenCate NV (The Netherlands)Saertex GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers GmbH & Co KG (Germany)SGL Rotec GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)Sigmatex (UK) Limited (United Kingdom)Sika AG (Switzerland)Sotira Automotive (France)Technical Fibre Products Ltd (United Kingdom)Teximpianti SpA (Italy)Umeco Plc (United Kingdom)Unicarbon (Lithuania)Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Denmark)

3. JAPAN

3.1 Japan Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by End-use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

3.2 Japan Carbon Fiber Market Overview by End-Use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

3.3 Major Carbon Fiber Manufacturers

Kureha Corporation

Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd.

Nippon Graphite Fiber Corporation

Osaka Gas Chemicals Co Ltd.)

Toho Tenax Co Ltd

Toray Industries, Inc.

3.4 Major Carbon Fiber Composite Manufacturers

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd

Sakai Industries Ltd

4. ASIA

4.1 Asian Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by End-use ApplicationVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.2 Asian Carbon Fiber Market Overview by End-Use ApplicationVolume AnalysisValue Analysis4.3 Asian Carbon Fiber Market Overview by CountryVolume Analysis4.4 Major Carbon Fiber ManufacturersAnshan Sinocarb Carbon Fibers Co Ltd (China)Formosa Plastics Corporation (Taiwan)Hyosung Corporation (South Korea)Jiangsu Hengshen Fibre Materials Co Ltd (China)Jiyan High-Tech Fibers Co Ltd (China)Kemrock Industries & Exports Ltd. (India)Shenyang Zhongheng New Materials Co Ltd (China)Sinosteel Jiangcheng Carbon Fiber Co Ltd (China)Taekwang Industrial Co Ltd (South Korea)Weihai Tuozhan Fiber Co Ltd (Tuozhan) (China)Xi 'an Carbon Materials Co Ltd (China)Zhongfu Shenying Carbon Fiber Co Ltd (China)4.5 Major Carbon Fiber Composite ManufacturersAdvanced International Multitech Co Ltd (Taiwan)Asian Composites Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)Changzhou Hongfa Zongheng Advanced Materials Technology Ltd (China)Hankuk Carbon Co Ltd (South Korea)Hindoostan Technical Fabrics Limited (India)Jiangsu Aosheng Composite Materials Hi-Tech Co Ltd (China)Kineco Private Ltd (India)Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd (South Korea)Kureha Chemicals Shanghai Co., Ltd. (China)Metal Mate Co Ltd (Thailand)SK Chemicals Co Ltd (South Korea)Taiwan Electric Insulator Co Ltd (Taiwan)Taiwan Strong Sporting Goods Inc (Taiwan)Topkey Corporation (Taiwan)Weihai Guangwei Composites Co Ltd (China)Xi'an Aerospace Composites Research Institute (China)You Chang Carbon Co Ltd (South Korea)

5. REST OF WORLD

5.1 Rest of World Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Overview by End-use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

5.2 Rest of World Carbon Fiber Market Overview by End-Use Application

Volume Analysis

Value Analysis

5.3 Rest of World Carbon Fiber Market Overview by Country

Volume Analysis

5.4 Major Carbon Fiber Manufacturers

Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayi A.S. (Turkey)

Composite Holding Company (CHC) (Russia)

Argon Ltd. (Russia)

Alabuga Fibre LLC (Russia)

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) (Saudi Arabia)

5.5 Major Carbon Fiber Composite Manufacturers

Australian Aerospace Composites (Australia)

Metyx (Turkey)

Quickstep Technology Pty Ltd (Australia)

Riverscarbon Technologies Ltd (New Zealand)

Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Mubadala Development Company) (United Arab Emirates)

PART C: GUIDE TO THE INDUSTRY

PART D: ANNEXURE

1. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

2. THE QUESTIONNAIRE

3. FEEDBACK

Charts & Graphs

PART A: GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Chart 1: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Aerospace & Defense Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 2: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Sports & Leisure Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 3: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Automotive Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 4: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Wind Energy Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 5: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Pressure Vessels Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 6: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Construction & Infrastructure Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 7: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Molding Compound Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 8: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Oil & Gas Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 9: Global Carbon Fiber Consumption in Other Industrial Applications (2012 & 2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 10: Global Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015, 2017 and 2020) by Precursor Type – PAN -Based and Pitch-Based in Metric Tons

Chart 11: Global PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Tow Type - Small Tow < 24K and Large Tow > 24K in Metric Tons

Chart 12: Global Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 13: Global PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 14: Global Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Country - United States, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hungary, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, South Korea, India, Russia and Saudi Arabia in Metric Tons

Chart 15: Global PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Country - United States, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hungary, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, South Korea, India, Russia and Saudi Arabia in Metric Tons

Chart 16: Global Pitch-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Country - United States, Japan and China in Metric Tons

Chart 17: Global Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015, 2017 and 2020) by Manufacturer in Metric Tons

Chart 18: Glance at 2012 Global Market Share (%) of PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Manufacturer

Chart 19: Glance at 2015 Global Market Share (%) of PAN-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Manufacturer

Chart 20: Glance at 2012 Global Market Share (%) of Pitch-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Manufacturer

Chart 21: Glance at 2015 Global Market Share (%) of Pitch-Based Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities by Manufacturer

Chart 22: TORAY's Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Subsidiary and Country in Metric Tons

Chart 23: Zoltek's Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Subsidiary and Country in Metric Tons

Chart 24: TOHO TENAX's Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Subsidiary and Country in Metric Tons

Chart 25: Mitsubishi Rayon's Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Subsidiary and Country in Metric Tons

Chart 26: SGL's Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Subsidiary and Country in Metric Tons

Chart 27: Hexcel's Carbon Fiber Installed Capacities (2007-2015) by Subsidiary and Country in Metric Tons

Chart 28: Global Recycled Carbon Fiber Production Capacities (2012) by Manufacturer in Metric Tons

Chart 29: Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Analysis (2008-2020) in Volume (Metric Tons) and Value (US$ Million)

Chart 30: Global Carbon Fiber Market Analysis (2008-2020) in Volume (Metric Tons) and Value (US$ Million)

Chart 31: Global Carbon Fiber Production Capacity and Consumption Analysis (2008-2020) in Volume (Metric Tons)

Chart 32: Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Analysis (2008-2020) by End-use Application - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Electrical & Electronics and Other Industrial in Metric Tons

Chart 33: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Share (%) by End-use Applications - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Electrical & Electronics and Other Industrial

Chart 34: Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Analysis (2008-2020) by End-use Application - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Electrical & Electronics and Other Industrial in US$ Million

Chart 35: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRP) Market Share (%) by End-use Applications - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Electrical & Electronics and Other Industrial

Chart 36: Global Carbon Fiber Market Analysis (2008-2020) by End-Use Application - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Molding Compounds, Oil & Gas and Other Industrial Applications in Metric Tons

Chart 37: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Carbon Fiber Market Share (%) by End-Use Applications - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Molding Compounds, Oil & Gas and Other Industrial Applications

Chart 38: Global Carbon Fiber Market Analysis (2008-2020) by End-Use Application - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Molding Compounds, Oil & Gas and Other Industrial Applications in US$ Million

Chart 39: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Carbon Fiber Market Share (%) by End-Use Applications - Aerospace & Defense, Sports & Leisure, Wind Energy, Automotive, Pressure Vessels, Construction & Infrastructure, Molding Compounds, Oil & Gas and Other Industrial Applications

Chart 40: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Aerospace & Defense (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 41: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Aerospace & Defense by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World

Chart 42: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Aerospace & Defense (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in US$ Million

Chart 43: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Aerospace & Defense by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World

Chart 44: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Sports & Leisure (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 45: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Sports & Leisure by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World

Chart 46: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Sports & Leisure (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in US$ Million

Chart 47: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Sports & Leisure by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World

Chart 48: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Wind Energy (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 49: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Wind Energy (%) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World

Chart 50: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Wind Energy (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in US$ Million

Chart 51: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Wind Energy by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World

Chart 52: Global Market Analysis of Carbon Fiber Application in Automotive (2008-2020) by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and Rest of World in Metric Tons

Chart 53: Glance at 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020 Global Market Share (%) of Carbon Fiber Application in Automotive by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, J

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