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Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) Global Strategic Business Report, 2018

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.
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Plastics

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