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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 | Jan 2013

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

The Carbon Fiber & Graphene Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Cytec Industries of the US Cytec Industries of the US market share
Hexcel Corporation Hexcel Corporation market share
Zoltek Zoltek market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
2.5%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
6,612
Businesses
27
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for the industry has been volatile in the past five years as downstream customers reduced production and required less carbon fiber. As the economy began to recover, demand from end-users like aircraft and automobile manufacturers increased, boosting demand for industry products. In the next five years, revenue is anticipated to rise as downstream manufacturing industries expand production and the federal government increases funding for carbon fiber and graphene research.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Carbon Fiber and Graphene Manufacturing industry is on the rise, with a number of downstream industries increasingly turning to carbon fiber as an input in manufacturing products such as aircraft, automobiles and wind turbines. Carbon fiber contains a minimum 90.0% of carbon obtained by the controlled pyrolysis of relevant fibers, according to research from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Carbon fiber, like graphite, can be used for reinforcement.

The Carbon Fiber and Graphene Manufacturing industry generates its revenue primarily from carbon fiber. Graphene, which was fully discovered in 2004 by a research team at the University of Manchester, is an intermediate material that can be used in manufacturing various products, including electronics (e.g. transistors)... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Carbon Fiber & Graphene Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures graphene and other advanced carbon-based materials. The main products of this industry include graphene, carbon fiber and carbon nanotubes, which have excellent strength-to-weight ratios and electrical conductivity. Because of these properties, the products are used in automotive and aerospace design and can potentially be used in energy and information technology.

Industry Products
Pitch-based carbon fiber and otherPolyacrylonitrile carbon fiberGraphene
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing grapheneManufacturing carbon fiberManufacturing carbon nanotubes


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