The composites market is expected to reach $40.2 billion by 2024

   January 29, 2019
According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the global composites market looks attractive with opportunities in the transportation, construction, wind energy, pipe & tank, marine, consumer goods, electrical and electronics, aerospace, and others. The global composite materials market is expected to reach an estimated $40.2 billion by 2024 and it is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2019 to 2024. The global composites end product market is expected to reach an estimated $114.7 billion by 2024. The major drivers for growth in this market are increasing demand for lightweight materials in the aerospace & defense and automotive industry; corrosion and chemical resistance materials demand in construction and pipe & tank industry; electrical resistivity and high flame retardant materials demand in electrical and electronics industry.

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In this market, different types of composites such as transportation, marine, wind energy, aerospace, pipe & tank, construction, electrical & electronics, consumer goods, and others are used as application type. On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that the aerospace and wind energy segments are expected to show above average growth during the forecast period from 2019 to 2024.

Within the global composites market, injection molding, hand layup, compression molding, spray up, filament winding, resin infusion, and prepreg layup are some of the major processes utilized to manufacture composite parts. Injection molding is expected to be the largest process in terms of value and volume in composite manufacturing because of low cycle time, low manufacturing cost, and ability to make complex shapes.

Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest region by value and volume; this region is also expected to experience the highest growth over the forecast period because of growth in construction, transportation, and the electrical and electronics segments. The major drivers for growth are increasing automotive production, high growth in construction, and infrastructure development.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, include development of low-cost carbon fibers, high performance glass fiber, and rapid cure resin system.

Lucintel, a leading global strategic consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global composites market by application, fiber type, resin type, manufacturing process, molding compound, country, and region and has come up with a comprehensive research report entitled  “Growth Opportunities in the Global Composites Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis.” The Lucintel report serves as a catalyst for growth strategy as it provides a comprehensive data and analysis on trends, key drivers, and directions. The study includes a forecast for the global composites market by application, fiber type, resin type, manufacturing process, molding compound, country, and region as follows:

By End Use Industry ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • Transportation

  • Marine

  • Wind Energy

  • Aerospace

  • Pipe & Tank

  • Construction

  • Electrical and Electronics

  • Consumer Goods

  • Others

By Manufacturing Process ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • Hand Lay-up

  • Spray-up

  • Resin Infusion (RRIM, RTM, VARTM)

  • Filament Winding

  • Pultrusion

  • Injection Molding

  • Compression Molding

  • Prepreg Lay-up

  • Other

By Molding Compound ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • SMC

  • BMC

  • Thermoplastic Compounds ( SFT, LFT, GMT, CFT and Other)

By Resin Type ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • Polyester 

  • Epoxy 

  • Vinyl ester 

  • Phenolic 

  • Thermoplastics 

By Fiber Type ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • Glass fiber

  • Carbon fiber

  • Aramid fiber

By Fiber Glass Type ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • Single End Roving

  • Multi End Roving

  • Chopped Strands

  • Woven Roving

  • Fabrics

  • Chopped Strand Mat

  • Continuous Filament Mat

  • Others

By Carbon Fiber Type ($ Million and Million Pounds):

  • PAN Based Carbon Fiber

  • PITCH Based Carbon Fiber

By Region [Kilotons and $M shipment analysis for 2013 – 2024]:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • The Rest of the World

By Country (Million Pounds):

  • USA

  • Canada 

  • Mexico

  • Germany 

  • UK

  • France

  • Italy 

  • Spain 

  • Netherland 

  • China 

  • India

  • Japan

  • South Korea

  • Brazil

  • Russia

This 385-page research report will enable you to make confident business decisions in this globally competitive marketplace. For a detailed table of contents, contact Lucintel at +1-972-636-5056 or click on this link or

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