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Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: May 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 281 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Industrial, Aerospace, and Recreation. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 73 companies including many key and niche players such as Axiom Materials, Inc., Cytec Industries, Inc., Gurit Holding AG, Hexcel Corporation, Isola Group S.a.r.l., Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd., SGL Group, Taconic, Royal TenCate, TenCate Advanced Composites USA, Inc., Amber Composites, Toray Industries, Inc., Yokohama Aerospace America, Inc., and Zoltek Companies, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

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PREPREG (PRE-IMPREGNATED COMPOSITE FIBERS)

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Primer II-1
Growing Prominence of Prepregs II-1
Industrial Segment Leads Prepregs Usage II-2
Noteworthy Trends & Issues II-3
Manufacturing Technology Advances Fuel Commodity Prepreg
Applications II-3
Increasing Prominence of Advanced Composites in Aircraft
Applications II-3
Growing Demand for Composites from Aircraft Interior
Manufacturers II-4
Carbon Fiber Composites Find Favor in Aircraft Interiors II-4
Emergence of New, Unconventional Composite Technologies for
Use in Aircraft Interiors II-5
UAVs: Favorable Growth Opportunities II-5
Wind Energy Sector: Demand for Prepregs Losing Sheen? II-5
Will Prepreg Replace Resin-Infused Glass Fiber in Wind Blade
Spar Caps? II-5
Use of Prepregs in Marine Sector Gains Traction II-6
User-Friendly Prepreg Machines: Order of the Day II-6
Chopped Prepreg Molding Compound - Gaining Popularity II-7
Acquisition of In-house Prepregging: Varying Needs Demand
Varying Strategies II-7
Market Leaders Focus on Capacity Expansions II-8

2. OVERVIEW OF END-USE APPLICATIONS II-9
Aerospace II-9
Demand for New Commercial Aircrafts Sets the Tone for
Composite Materials Market II-9
Table 1: Combined Aircraft Deliveries of Boeing and Airbus
(2008-2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 2: New Aircraft Deliveries by Region (2012-2030):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Deliveries for
Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Increasing Share of Composites in Commercial Aircrafts:
Opportunity to Tap II-11
Defense & Space II-11
Automotive II-11
Industrial II-12
Recreation Industry II-12
Marine II-12
Sporting Goods II-13
Renewable Energy II-13
Wind Energy II-13

3. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE II-14
Table 3: Leading Players in the Global Prepregs Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Hexcel, Cytec,
Toray, Tencate, Gurit, Umeco, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 4: Global Aerospace Carbon Fiber Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Players - Toray, Hexcel,
Cytec, Toho and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 5: Global Aerospace Glass Prepreg Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Players - Hexcel, Cytec,
C&D Zodiac and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

4. GLOBAL CARBON FIBER COMPOSITES MARKET - AN INSIGHT II-16
Carbon Fiber Market: Introduction II-16
Table 6: Global Carbon Fiber Capacity (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Capacity by Region/Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 7: Global Carbon Fiber Market (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use Segment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 8: Leading Global Manufacturers of Carbon Fibres
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Capacity for
Toray, Toho, Zoltek, MRC, Hexcel, SGL, Formosa, Cytec, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17
Carbon Fiber Composites Market: Steady Growth Prospects II-17
Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics Market II-18
Table 9: Global CRP Production (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Production Volume by Process (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 10: Global CRP Market by End-Use Application (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Wind
Turbines, Aerospace, Sports and Leisure, Construction,
Automobile, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Composite Tooling Prepreg Market II-19

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-20
Introduction II-20
Types of Prepregs II-21
Glass Prepregs II-21
Applications II-22
Benefits of Prepregs II-22
Characteristics of Prepregs II-23
Typical Properties of Prepreg Composites II-23
Basic Forms of Prepregs II-24
Reinforcements Employed for Prepregs II-24
Resins Employed for Prepregs II-24
Manufacture of Prepregs II-24
Thermosetting Prepreg Processes II-25
Thermoplastic Prepregging Processes II-26
Table 11: Energy Intensity of Production Processes during
Prepreg Manufacture (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
Processing of Prepregs II-27
Storage & Out-time of Prepreg II-27
Comparison of Prepreg with Wet Lay-up for Use in Carbon
Composites II-27
Comparison of Prepreg with Wet Lay-up in terms of Cost Elements II-28
Comparison of Prepreg with Other Composite Molding Processes II-28

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-29
Composites Evolution to Launch PFA Bioresin Prepregs II-29
Axiom Material to Develop Innegra™ II-29
Isola Unveils IS680 Laminate Material II-29
UBC Introduces New Bicycle Concept II-29
Gurit Unveils SparPreg™ Prepreg for Wind Turbine Blades II-30
Amber Composites Broadens HX Prepreg Series II-30
Amber Composites Launches Flax Fiber Prepreg II-30
Umeco Unveils MTM® Prepregs II-30
Ventec Electronics to Launch VT-464 Prepregs II-31
Elmira Develops Bio-Based Prepregs II-31
Airtech to Unveil Beta Prepreg and TB G48 Carbon Tooling Boards II-31
Isola Group Launches 185HR Resin System II-31
Advanced Composites Group Introduces LTM202 Prepreg System II-32
SP-High Modulus Unveils High Performance Epoxy Prepreg for
Marine Applications II-32
Hexcel Launches HexPly M77 Epoxy Prepreg Resin II-32
Hexcel Announces Carbon Fiber Prepregs' Approval for Wind Blades II-32
Hexcel Launches HexPly® M91 Prepreg II-33
Procotex Introduces UD Prepregs II-33
Von Roll Holding Unveils PARA-LITE® PHT20 II-33
Rogers Corporation Introduces RO4460TM Prepreg II-33
Mitsubishi Rayon Rolls Out Prepreg #395 II-34
Lewcott Corporation Launches FM5LF Polyester Resin System II-34
Park Electrochemical Rolls Out E-710 Easycure™ Family of Prepregs II-34
Toho Tenax Unveils Carbon Fiber Fabric for Prepregs II-35
3M to Introduce 3M Matrix Resin 3831 II-35
Lewcott Launches New Prepreg Adhesives and Products for
Interior Applications II-35
Huntsman Develops Environment-Friendly Composite Bonders and
Prepregs II-35

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-36
TenCate Acquires Amber Composites II-36
Aldila to Become Wholly Owned Subsidiary of MRA II-36
Cytec Sells Coating Resins Business to Advent II-36
Axiom Material Associates with Innegra Technologies II-36
Isola Expands R&D Facility II-37
Gurit Establishes New Group Organization II-37
Isola Group Enhances Quick Turnaround Service II-37
MRC Acquires Challenge Co II-38
Cytec Acquires Umeco II-38
Toray Buys Out Outstanding Stake in SOFICAR Stake II-38
Cytec to Sell PSA Product Line to Henkel II-39
Cytec Acquires Assets from SOIL II-39
TenCate Acquires PMC Baycomp II-39
3M and TenCate to Strengthen Their Relationship II-40
Hexcel Extends its Prepreg Plant in Parla II-40
Gurit to Sell-off its Redundant Real Estate in Zurich II-40
Century Design Deploys CD6015 Combi Prepreg Equipment at ATA
Facility II-40
Goldenmax to Establish Production Line for Prepregs II-41
Umeco to Takeover Fenotec II-41
Litzler Acquires Technical Assets from WAECO II-41
Zoltek Establishes New Carbon Fiber Prepreg Facility II-41
Advanced Composites Group Bags R&D Contract II-42
HAL and Kemrock Form Joint Venture II-42
Toray Industries Signs Agreement with EADS II-42
Weihai Guang Wei Composites Inks Agreements with Red Composites II-42
Aldila Inks Agreements with 3M II-43
3M Signs Agreement with TenCate Advanced Composites II-43
Teijin to Establish New Thermoplastic Prepreg Production Line
in Germany II-43
TenCate Advanced Composites Europe Bags Contract from EADS II-44
Hexcel Inks Licensing Agreement with Gurit Sprint II-44
Hexcel Makes Gazechim Distributor of Aerospace Products in Europe II-44
BST Selects ACG's Prepregs in Motorcycle Wheels II-44

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-45
Axiom Materials, Inc. (US) II-45
Cytec Industries, Inc. (US) II-45
Gurit Holding AG (Switzerland) II-46
Hexcel Corporation (US) II-46
Isola Group S.a.r.l. (US) II-47
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-47
SGL Group - The Carbon Company (Germany) II-47
Taconic (US) II-48
Royal TenCate (The Netherlands) II-48
TenCate Advanced Composites USA, Inc. (US) II-48
Amber Composites (UK) II-49
Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan) II-49
Yokohama Aerospace America, Inc. (US) II-50
Zoltek Companies, Inc. (US) II-50

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-51
Volume Analytics II-51
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 13: World Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America
Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) for Industrial
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 16: World Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) for Industrial Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) for Industrial Applications
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) for Aerospace
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 19: World Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) for Aerospace Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) for Aerospace Applications
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) for Recreation
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 22: World Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) for Recreation Applications by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) for Recreation Applications
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle
East and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62
Value Analytics II-63
Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 25: World Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Value Shipments for US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America Markets
for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-65

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Prepregs Market - An Overview III-1
Product Launches III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-5
Key Players III-9
B.Market Analytics III-13
Volume Analytics III-13
Table 27: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 28: US Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments - Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 29: US 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15
Value Analytics III-16
Table 30: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market Analyzed
with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 31: US Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

2. CANADA III-18
Market Analysis III-18
Volume Analytics III-18
Table 32: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 33: Canadian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 34: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20
Value Analytics III-21
Table 35: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 36: Canadian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

3. JAPAN III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
Product Launches III-23
Strategic Corporate Developments III-24
Key Players III-25
B.Market Analytics III-26
Volume Analytics III-26
Table 37: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 38: Japanese Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 39: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28
Value Analytics III-29
Table 40: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 41: Japanese Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4. EUROPE III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Outlook III-31
Carbon Fiber Market on the Rise III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Volume Analytics III-32
Table 42: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 43: European Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 44: European 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 45: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 46: European Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 47: European 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37
Value Analytics III-38
Table 48: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 49: European Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Value
Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 50: European 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Value Shipments for France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4a. FRANCE III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Outlook III-41
Strategic Corporate Developments III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Volume Analytics III-42
Table 51: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 52: French Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 53: French 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
Value Analytics III-45
Table 54: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 55: French Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

4b. GERMANY III-47
A.Market Analysis III-47
Outlook III-47
Strategic Corporate Developments III-47
SGL Group - The Carbon Company - A Key Regional Player III-48
B.Market Analytics III-49
Volume Analytics III-49
Table 56: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 57: German Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 58: German 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51
Value Analytics III-52
Table 59: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 60: German Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4c. ITALY III-54
A.Market Analysis III-54
Outlook III-54
Product Launch III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Volume Analytics III-55
Table 61: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 62: Italian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 63: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57
Value Analytics III-58
Table 64: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 65: Italian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Outlook III-60
Carbon Fiber Composites Market: An Insight III-60
Table 66: Carbon Fiber Prepreg Production, Imports and
Exports in the UK by Volume (in tons) and Value (in £
million) for 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 67: UK Carbon Fiber Prepreg Market (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segments -
Aerospace/ Defense, Automotive, Industrial, Wind Energy,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61
Product Introductions III-61
Strategic Corporate Developments III-64
Amber Composites - A Key Player III-66
B.Market Analytics III-67
Volume Analytics III-67
Table 68: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 69: UK Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments - Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 70: UK 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69
Value Analytics III-70
Table 71: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market Analyzed
with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 72: UK Historic Review for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated
Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

4e. SPAIN III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Outlook III-72
Strategic Corporate Development III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Volume Analytics III-73
Table 73: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 74: Spanish Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 75: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75
Value Analytics III-76
Table 76: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 77: Spanish Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

4f. RUSSIA III-78
Market Analysis III-78
Volume Analytics III-78
Table 78: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 79: Russian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 80: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80
Value Analytics III-81
Table 81: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 82: Russian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Outlook III-83
Product Launches III-83
Strategic Corporate Developments III-84
Key Players III-85
B.Market Analytics III-86
Volume Analytics III-86
Table 83: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
End-Use Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments
in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 84: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 85: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88
Value Analytics III-89
Table 86: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers)
Market Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 87: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-91
Market Analysis III-91
Volume Analytics III-91
Table 88: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments
in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 89: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 90: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for China, India
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 91: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
End-Use Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments
in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 92: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-95

Table 93: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96
Value Analytics III-97
Table 94: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 95: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 96: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Value Shipments for China, India
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

5a. CHINA III-100
A.Market Analysis III-100
Outlook III-100
Strategic Corporate Developments III-100
Hengshen Co., Ltd. - A Key Player III-101
B.Market Analytics III-102
Volume Analytics III-102
Table 97: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 98: Chinese Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-103

Table 99: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104
Value Analytics III-105
Table 100: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 101: Chinese Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

5b. INDIA III-107
A.Market Analysis III-107
Outlook III-107
Promising Opportunities in the Prepregs Market III-107
Table 102: Indian Prepregs Market (2018P): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Value Sales by Material - Glass Fiber Prepreg,
Carbon Fiber Prepreg, and Aramid Fiber Prepreg (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108
Strategic Corporate Developments III-108
B.Market Analytics III-109
Volume Analytics III-109
Table 103: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in
Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

Table 104: Indian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 105: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111
Value Analytics III-112
Table 106: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Market
Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-112

Table 107: Indian Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-114
A.Market Analysis III-114
Outlook III-114
Strategic Corporate Development III-114
B.Market Analytics III-115
Volume Analytics III-115
Table 108: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite
Fibers) by End-Use Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and
Recreation Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-115

Table 109: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-116

Table 110: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use
Segments - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years
2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-117
Value Analytics III-118
Table 111: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite
Fibers) Market Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-118

Table 112: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-119

6. MIDDLE EAST III-120
Market Analysis III-120
Volume Analytics III-120
Table 113: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
End-Use Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments
in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-120

Table 114: Middle East Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-121

Table 115: Middle East 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122
Value Analytics III-123
Table 116: Middle East Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers)
Market Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-123

Table 117: Middle East Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-124

7. LATIN AMERICA III-125
A.Market Analysis III-125
Outlook III-125
Strategic Corporate Development III-125
B.Market Analytics III-126
Volume Analytics III-126
Table 118: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by
End-Use Segments - Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments
in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-126

Table 119: Latin American Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Industrial, Aerospace and Recreation Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Volume Shipments in Metric Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-127

Table 120: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) by End-Use Segments -
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Industrial,
Aerospace and Recreation Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-128
Value Analytics III-129
Table 121: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers)
Market Analyzed with Annual Value Shipments in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-129

Table 122: Latin American Historic Review for Prepreg
(Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Analyzed with Annual
Value Shipments in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-130

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 73 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 80)

The United States (32)
Canada (1)
Japan (4)
Europe (28)
- France (5)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (8)
- Rest of Europe (13)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (12)
Middle-East (2)
Africa (1)

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