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Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Carbon Fiber Industry

DUBLIN, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tww6g9/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Carbon Fiber Industry" report to their offering.

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Carbon fiber is the new-generation reinforced fiber, mainly used in the fields of aerospace, wind power, automotive, sports and leisure. In 2013, the global industrial applications like wind power and automobiles showed the largest demand for carbon fiber, namely more than 60%, followed by aerospace, with the growing proportion of carbon fiber application and hence the demand steadily increased; while the growth of demand from sports and leisure was relatively slow.

In 2013, the global carbon fiber capacity totaled approximately 120,000 tons, mainly contributed by Japan and the U.S.. The world's top five companies -- Toray, Teijin, Zoltek, Mitsubishi Rayon and Formosa Plastics shared 55% of the global carbon fiber capacity together. In September, 2013, Toray acquired Zoltek to raise its market share to about 30%.

Carbon fiber is primarily divided into PAN-based carbon fiber whose utilization rate hits about 95%, and pitch-based carbon fiber. In 2013, two-thirds of the global small-tow (= 24K) PAN-based carbon fiber was produced by Toray, Teijin and Mitsubishi Rayon; three-fourths of the large-tow (> 24K) PAN-based carbon fiber was made by Zoltek and SGL; half of pitch-based carbon fiber was created by Kureha.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Overview of Carbon Fiber

2 Global Carbon Fiber Market

3 Chinese Carbon Fiber Market

4 Key Overseas Companies

5 Key Enterprises in Mainland China

6 Summary and Forecast

Companies Mentioned:

  • Anhui Shouwen
  • Anhui Xinfeng
  • Anshan Sinocarb Carbon Fibers
  • Bluestar Weibang
  • Dalian Befut
  • Dalian Guorui
  • Formosa Plastics
  • HNEC Yongmei Carbon Fiber
  • Handan Silicon Valley (HSVC)
  • Hexcel
  • Jiangsu Hengshen
  • Jilin Jiyan High-tech Fibers
  • Jilin Petrochemical
  • Jilin Qifeng Chemical Fiber
  • Kingfa
  • Kureha
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Ningxia Dayuan Chemical
  • Ordos Yaxin Carbon Fiber
  • SGL
  • Shandong Xintian
  • Shanghai Petrochemical
  • Shanxi Hengtian New Textile Fiber Tech
  • Shanxi Hongte
  • Shenyang Zhongheng New Materials
  • Sichuan Xinwanxing Carbon Fiber Composites
  • Sinosteel Jilin Carbon
  • Taiyuan Iron & Steel Group
  • Teijin
  • Tianshun Chemical
  • Toray
  • Weihai Tuozhan Fiber
  • Xi'an Carbon Materials
  • Xinjiang Chuangyue
  • Zhejiang Juxin Carbon Fiber
  • Zhongfu Shenying Carbon Fiber
  • Zoltek

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tww6g9/global_and

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