Carbon Fiber Market for Wind Energy, Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Sports, Construction and Other End-users – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020 has recently announced the addition of a market study “ Carbon Fiber Market (PAN-based, Pitch-based and Others) for Wind Energy, Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Sports, Construction and Other End-users – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020 ”, is a comparative analysis of the global market.

The report analyzes and forecasts the market for carbon fiber on the global and regional level. Demand has been forecast based on volumes (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) from 2014 to 2020. The study includes drivers and restraints for the carbon fiber market along with their impact on demand during the forecast period. The report also comprises the study of opportunities available in the carbon fiber market on the global and regional level.

We have included a detailed value chain analysis to provide a comprehensive view of the carbon fiber market. Analysis of Porter’s five forces model for the carbon fiber market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape in the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein product segments are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate and general attractiveness.

The study provides a decisive view on the carbon fiber market by segmenting it in terms of products and end-users. All the products and end-user segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends, and the market has been estimated from 2014 to 2020. Regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The report also includes demand for individual applications and product segments in all the regions.

The study includes company profiles of major participants operating in the global carbon fiber market. Key market players profiled in the report comprise Toray Industries, Teijin Ltd, Hexcel Corporation, Cytec Industries, Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. and others. Market players are profiled with attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies and recent developments.

The report provides the market size of carbon fiber for 2013, and forecast for the next six years. The global market size of carbon fiber is provided in terms of both volume as well as revenue. Market volumes are defined in kilo tons, while market revenue is in USD million. Market numbers are estimated based on various product segments of carbon fiber and key end-user markets. Market size and forecast for each major end-user is provided in the context of the global as well as regional market.

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In order to compile the research report, we conducted in-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key industry participants and opinion leaders. Primary research represents the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by an extensive secondary research. We reviewed key players’ product literature, annual reports, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding. Secondary research also includes a search of recent trade, technical writing, internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations and agencies. This has proven to be the most reliable, effective and successful approach for obtaining precise market data, capturing industry participants’ insights and recognizing business opportunities.

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, SEC filings, Plastemart magazine, TPE magazine, internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases such as ICIS, Hoovers, Onesource, Factiva and Bloomberg, national government documents, statistical databases, trade journals, market reports, news articles, press releases and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market.

Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews as well as face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment and sub-segment across geographies. We conduct primary interviews on an ongoing basis with industry participants and commentators in order to validate data and analysis. Primary interviews provide firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, outlook, etc. Furthermore, these help validate and strengthen secondary research findings. These also help develop the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding.

The report segments the global carbon fiber market as:

Carbon Fiber Market – Product Segment Analysis



Others (including rayon-based, etc.)

Carbon Fiber Market – End-user Analysis

Wind Energy


Aerospace and Defense



Others (including marine, etc.)

Carbon Fiber Market – Regional Analysis

North America


Asia Pacific

RoW (South America, Africa and the Middle East)

Table Of Content

Chapter 1 Preface

1.1 Report description

1.2 Market segmentation

1.2.1 Global carbon fiber market segmentation, product segment, end-user, and region

1.3 Research scope

1.3.1 Assumptions

1.4 Research methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary

2.1 Global carbon fiber market, 2013 – 2020 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)

Chapter 3 Carbon Fiber – Industry Analysis

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Value chain analysis

3.3 Market drivers

3.3.1 Growing retail sporting goods market expected to drive the carbon fiber market Global retail sporting goods market revenue, 2013 – 2020 (USD Billion)

3.3.2 Emerging wind energy applications predicted to propel the carbon fiber market Global cumulative installed wind capacity, 2013 – 2020 (MW)

3.3.3 Increasing demand from aerospace industry projected to boost the carbon fiber market Global large commercial aircraft delivery, 2013 – 2020 (Aircraft Units)

3.4 Restraints

3.4.1 Higher price of carbon fiber anticipated to hamper the growth of carbon fiber market Cost of Carbon Fiber in various sectors in 2013 (USD/Kg)

3.4.2 Difficulty in recycling of carbon fiber components expected to act as a restraint for carbon fiber market

3.5 Opportunities

3.5.1 Growth in automobile sector anticipated to offer lucrative opportunity to the carbon fiber market Global automotive market (cars and commercial vehicles) volume, 2013 – 2020 (Million Units)

3.5.2 Growing construction sector expected to offer significant opportunity to the carbon fiber market Global construction market revenue, 2013 – 2020 (USD Billion)

3.6 Porter’s five forces analysis

3.6.1 Bargaining power of suppliers

3.6.2 Bargaining power of buyers

3.6.3 Threat from new entrants

3.6.4 Threat from substitutes

3.6.5 Degree of competition

3.7 Market attractiveness analysis

3.7.1 Global carbon fiber market attractiveness, by end-user, 2013

3.8 Company market share analysis

3.8.1 Global carbon fiber market share, by company, 2013

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