|By PR Newswire||
|April 17, 2014 07:00 PM EDT||
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vx3bn2/glass_fiber_and) has announced the addition of the "Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market by Raw Material, Manufacturing Process, Application & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering.
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Glass fiber reinforced (GFRP) composites is the largest segment in the composites industry, worth several billions. Glass fiber is made from extremely fine fibers of glass. It is a lightweight, strong, and robust material. Although strength properties are somewhat lower than carbon fiber and it is less stiff, the material is typically far less brittle, and the raw materials are much less expensive. Its bulk strength and weight properties are also very favorable when compared to metals, and it can be easily formed using molding processes.
Glass fibers are most extensively used as a raw material for composite materials. Glass fiber accounts for about 90% of the reinforcements used in composite consumption, globally. Most of the GFRP Composites are used in construction and transportation sectors. The demand for renewable energy in the form of wind turbines, demand for light-weight fuel efficient aircrafts & cars, and the demand for GFRP pipe, tank and other corrosion resistant equipment are major drivers increasing its demand in the coming years.
The GFRP composites report analyzes GFRP composites market by type of raw materials, manufacturing processes, and applications; globally and regionally. The report familiarizes the industry players with the market trends, opportunities, drivers, and challenges. This report identifies the factors driving or inhibiting the growth of each segment to support its analysis of market trends and forecasts. In addition to the market size, data trends, and forecasts; the report also highlights the key market opportunities for the stakeholders and draws a competitive landscape in which the key market developments of the top companies in the market are profiled.
The GFRP composites market by raw material type is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% during the review period. Due to increasing infrastructure & construction projects in Asia-Pacific, especially in India and China, the emerging regions are expected to register maximum growth. Asia-Pacific and North America dominates the global GFRP Composites market, accounting for 67% of the overall market in 2013.
Scope of the Report
The market for GFRP Composites is segmented by type of raw material consumed such as glass fiber, resins and fillers. Resins material segment is further classified as thermoset and thermoplastic resins in the report with volume and value forecasts as well.
The report is segmented on the basis of process used for manufacturing composites such as manual, compression, injection, and continuous processes.
The market for GFRP Composites is segmented by application of products in various end use industries such as transportation, construction & infrastructure, electrical & electronics, consumer goods, pipe, tank & other corrosion resistant equipment, marine, aerospace & defense, wind energy, and others.
Key Topics Covered:
- Executive Summary
- Market Overview
- Premium Insights
- GFRP Composites Market Assessment, 2013
- Market Assessment By Raw Materials
- Market Assessment By Manufacturing Processes
- Market Assessment By Applications
- Market Assessment By Geography
- Competitive Landscape
- Company Profiles
- Advanced Glassfiber Yarns (AGY) LLC
- Asahi Glass Company Limited
- BGF Industries
- Binani 3B-The Fibreglass Company
- Chomarat Group
- Chongqing Polycomp International Corp
- Johns Manville
- Jushi Group Co. Ltd.
- Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd. (NSG
- Nitto Boseki Co. Ltd.
- Owens Corning
- PPG Industries Inc.
- SAERTEX Group
- Saint-Gobain Vetrotex
- Taishan Fiberglass Inc.
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