Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) Global Strategic Business Report, 2018 In-line Compounding Process Increases the Uptake of LFT Dublin, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7384mj/long_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) in Tons by the following Resin Types: Polypropylene *Others. The global market is also analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: *Automotive Applications (Door Modules, Front-End Modules, Instrument Panels, Underbody Shields, and Other Applications) *Non-Automotive Applications (Industrial & General Goods, and Other Applications). The report profiles 33 companies including many key and niche players such as: *Composite Technologies Co. LLC *CPI Binani Inc *Daicel Polymer Limited *JNC Corporation *PlastiComp LLC *PPG Industries *RTP Company *SABIC EUROPE BV *SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd. *Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co. *Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd. *Ticona Engineering Polymers *TechnoCompound GmbH. Key Topics Covered: I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions *Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations *Disclaimers *Data Interpretation & Reporting Level *Quantitative Techniques & Analytics *Product Definitions and Scope of Study *Automotive Applications *Non-Automotive Applications II. Executive Summary 1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW *A Prelude *Recession and Beyond *Consumption Scenario *Major Factors Driving LFT Consumption 2. MARKET TRENDS AND GROWTH DRIVERS *Developing Markets Flaunt Huge Untapped Potential *Opportunity Indicator *Analyzed in terms of Units for the Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) *China - Leading the Global LFT Market *In-line Compounding Process Increases the Uptake of LFT *Automotive Industry: The Major End-Use Sector for LFT *Automotive Application of Composites by Select Manufacturers *LFTs- An Ideal Lightweight Substitute for Metals in the Auto Industry *Recyclability - An Important Factor Increasing the Uptake of LFT in Automotive Sector *Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene - A Cut above the Rest *Flame Retarded Version of LFT-Polypropylene (PP): An Innovative Product in the Offing *Natural Fiber Reinforcements Gaining Prominence in LFRTs *Advantages of LFT Gives an Upper Hand over GMT *Demand from Non-Automotive Sector on the Rise 3. GLOBAL COMPOSITES INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW *Asia-Pacific to Lead in Global Composite Consumption *Key Statistics *World Composites Consumption: Ranked by Types *End-Use Applications of Advanced Composites *Automotive *Aerospace *Defense & Space *Industrial *Recreation Industry *Sporting Goods *Renewable Energy *Wind Energy 4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW *Introduction *Long Fiber Thermoplastic Fibers *Long Fiber Thermoplastic Matrices *Classification of Thermoplastic Fiber-Composite- Systems *LFT Advantages & Disadvantages *Fatigue Behavior Associated with LFRT Composites *Contemporaries of LFT *Position of LFT in the Field of Fiber Reinforced Plastics *Thermoplastic Composite Value Chain *Stages of LFT Processing *Compression versus Injection Molding *Processes *In-line Compounded (ILC) LFT-D *E-LFT *S-LFT 5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS *PlastiComp Rolls Out Tough 'Complet MT Long-Fiber Thermoplastic Polyamides *Lomotek Launches LOMOTEX LFRT *3B Launches SE4535 *TULiPPS Solar Develops Colourable PP LFT Composites *PlasticComp Introduces LFT Materials with High Frequency Shielding *Dutch Group of Companies Develop Flame-Retardant LFT-PP Compound, ECO-FORTE FR™ *PolyOne Corporation Introduces OnForce™ LFT Compounds *Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Celstran+ PP LFRT Grades *PPG Industries Introduces TUFROV 4575 LFT Fiberglass Roving 6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY *PlastiComp Expands LFT Production Capacity in Minnesota *Japan Polypropylene to Acquire PPCP Businesses from Japan Polychem, JNC and Mitsubishi Chemical *Kingfa Sci & Tech to Acquire Majority Stake in Hydro S&S Industries *CPI Binani Expands Facility in Winona *Polystrand Establishes New Facility in Colorado *RTP Establishes Second Production Factory in Europe *SABIC Expands Manufacturing Capacity of STAMAX Long Glass Reinforced Polypropylene Composite *Innovative Composites Acquires Eleison Composites *Honam Petrochemical to Expand Compounding in China *JNC Establishes New Company for Manufacturing FUNCSTER *Sumitomo Chemical Enters into Joint Venture with Jilin Xindongtai *Composite Products Inc. Forges a Merger Deal with Braj Binani Group *Solvay Acquires Chemical Major Rhodia *Rhodia and Faurecia Join Forces to Develop Lightweight Seat Components *Ticona to Expand Chinese Production of Celstran® LFRT *Extruder Experts GmbH & Co Establishes New Nexxus-LFT Unit *Owens Corning Divests Capivari's Glass Reinforcements Facility to Chongqing Polycomp *Celanese Acquires LFT Business from FACT *Zesiger Capital-Led Investor Group Acquires LRM Industries *National Research Council Canada Enters into Collaboration with Magna Partner *SABIC Enters Into Agreement with RheMax Product Line from RheTech *LRM Industries Bags Contract from Eastern Rail Corp 7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS *Composite Technologies Co., LLC (US) *CPI Binani, Inc. (US) *Daicel Polymer Limited (Japan) *JNC Corporation (Japan) *PlastiComp™ LLC (US) *PPG Industries (US) *RTP Company (US) *SABIC EUROPE BV (The Netherlands) *SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd. (Korea) *Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co. (China) *Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd (Japan) *Ticona Engineering Polymers (US) *TechnoCompound GmbH (Germany) 8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE III. Market 1. The United States 2. Canada 3. Japan 4. Europe 5. Asia-Pacific 6. Latin America 7. Rest Of World IV. Competitive Landscape Total Companies Profiled: 33 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 37) oThe United States (16) oCanada (1) oJapan (3) oEurope (6) o- Germany (3) o- Rest of Europe (3) oAsia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (8) oAfrica (1) oMiddle East (2) For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7384mj/long_fiber Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager. firstname.lastname@example.org U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 Sector: Plastics Research and Markets logo
Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) Global Strategic Business Report, 2018
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