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Carbon Fiber & Graphene Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Carbon Fiber & Graphene Manufacturing Market Research Report | Industrial Machinery, Gas & Chemicals | Industrial Chemicals | Oct 2015

Reinforced strength: The industry will thrive as downstream manufacturing demand rises

IBISWorld’s Carbon Fiber & Graphene Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Cytec Industries of the US Cytec Industries of the US market share
Hexcel Corporation Hexcel Corporation market share
Toray Group Toray Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
9.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
5,782
Businesses
54
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2014, the Carbon Fiber and Graphene Manufacturing industry grew as economic conditions improved and demand for carbon fiber products increased. In addition, aircraft manufacturers have steadily increased the carbon fiber content of planes and jets in an effort to reduce their weight and boost their fuel efficiency, thus supporting revenue growth. In the five years to 2019, revenue is forecast to increase. Downstream manufacturers will increase purchases of carbon fiber as production expands and demand for stronger, yet lighter products continues to rise. Furthermore, government consumption and investment is expected to increase, boosting industry sales.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has very high barriers to entry due to its high capital intensity, high concentration and the very high level of expertise needed to manufacture carbon fiber and graphene. Industry operators invest millions of dollars in their manufacturing facilities and allocate a significant portion of earnings toward research and development to improve manufacturing efficiencies and improve throughput. Nevertheless, there are opportunities for businesses to enter the industry due to the rapidly increasing demand for carbon fiber. A diversified applied materials company with related manufacturing expertise could enter the industry with relative success on the back of this demand... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Carbon Fiber & Graphene Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures graphene, carbon fiber and other advanced carbon-based materials. The main product made by this industry is PAN-based carbon fiber, which is then used to make carbon fiber composites that have excellent strength-to-weight ratios and durability. Key applications for these products include aerospace, automotive, alternative energy and high-tech electronics.

Industry Products
PAN-based carbon fiber for prepregsPAN-based carbon fiber for other usesPitch-based carbon fiber and other productsGraphene
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing grapheneManufacturing carbon fiber


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