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Worldwide Carbon Fiber Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study 2014

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Background:

Over the years, the level of demand for carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced composites has steadily increased in striking parallel with the number of industrial applications using composite materials. From aerospace to sporting goods to wind energy, carbon fiber is rapidly gaining acceptance as an alternative material to metals, wood, and plastics, and is becoming more widely recognized for its high-performance characteristics.
Firms that produce carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced composites are approaching market opportunities with starkly different strategies. In a major new research report, "Worldwide Carbon Fiber Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study 2014", Lucintel's analysts have examined and profiled seven of the world's leading carbon fiber producers. This report offers a full competitive analysis from target markets to product mapping and from selling strategy to production capabilities.

Lucintel has built profiles of each competitor based on the following criterias:
- Company Overview
o Company Description and Business Segments
o Company Statistics
- Carbon Fiber Business Overview
o Carbon Fiber Business Segments
o Global Carbon Fiber Operations
o Key Differentiators and Strengths
- Products and Product Positioning
o Product Line Overview
o Product Mapping
o Product Positioning in Market Segments
- Production
o Global Manufacturing Operations
o Current and Forecast Production Capacities
o Production Capacity and Output versus Global Demand for Carbon Fiber
- Financial Condition

The resulting research report represents the most complete strategic and tactical assessment of the carbon fiber producer landscape available. In terms of total revenue generated by leading carbon fiber producers, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings (MCH) ranks number one, followed by Toray.

The larger companies also include Teijin and SGL.
The detailed analysis of each company offers a critical view into key strategic areas, including:
- Carbon fiber producer target markets
- Key differentiators, strengths, competitors, and other insights

Designed for composites industry professionals, financial services firms, and industrial users of carbon fiber, Lucintel's Worldwide Carbon Fiber Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study 2014 is the industry's first comprehensive examination of the carbon fiber producers' competitive landscape.
This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and tools needed to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in this market. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today's stringent economy, you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

The dynamics of the carbon fiber industry extends beyond routine macro-economic elements of supply and demand. It is the relationship between buyer's needs and seller's capabilities as well as the macroeconomic forces at work that affect the market. It is how well and how efficiently the sellers meet the needs of the buyers that determine long-term success.

In Lucintel's newest competitive research study on the world's leading carbon fiber producers-"Worldwide Carbon Fiber Competitive Analysis and Leadership Study 2014" we thoroughly profile the seven companies with detailed competitive assessments.
The detailed analysis of each company offers a critical view into key strategic areas, including:
- Carbon fiber producer target markets
- Key differentiators, strengths, competitors
- Product line overview, positioning, and mapping
- Market position in global carbon fiber business
- Revenue breakdown by market segments and regions
- Global manufacturing operations
- Current and forecasted production capacities
- Innovation and market leadership
- Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
- Management commitment and track record
- Financial strength

Collected from a series of primary vendor interviews and secondary sources, Lucintel also provides its own scorecard for determining which of these companies is better aligned with future market opportunities and which has the ability to gain additional market share.
Using its proprietary research methodology, Lucintel developed a comparative analysis named the Lucintel Leadership Quadrant which identifies leaders and challengers in the carbon fiber industry.

Leadership closely examined and rated each carbon fiber maker on two primary criteria as shown below:
1. Alignment with market opportunity
2. Ability to gain market share
Ability to gain market share was analyzed using following parameters:
- Product portfolio
- Financial strength
- Asset position
- Execution skill
- Customer experience

Alignment with market opportunity was analyzed using following parameters:
- Target growth markets
- New product development
- Corporate and functional strategy
- Presence within the industry

In addition to the Lucintel Leadership Quadrant, this comprehensive research report also offers for consumers of carbon fiber as well as the investment community content-rich comparative analyses detailing which producers have the production capacity, service capabilities and vision to deliver fully on its promises.
1. Competitive and Leadership Analysis
1.1: Introduction
1.2: Competitive analysis

1.2.1: Product mapping width and breadth of product offerings
1.2.2: Industry leaders in terms of market share
1.3: Financial strength
1.4: Regional reach
1.5: Trend
1.6: Leadership quadrant analysis
1.6.1: Leaders (top right)
1.6.2: Challengers (bottom right)
1.6.3: Visionaries (top left)
1.6.4: Niche players (lower left)
2. Cytec Profile
2.1: Company overview
2.1.1: Cytec company description and business segments
2.1.2: Cytec company statistics

2.2: Carbon fiber business overview
2.2.1: Carbon fiber business segment
2.2.2: Global carbon fiber operations
2.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
2.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
2.3: Products and product positioning
2.3.1: Product line overview
2.3.2: Carbon fiber product mapping
2.3.3: Product positioning in market segments
2.4: Markets and market positioning
2.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
2.5: Revenue breakdown by market segments
2.6: Revenue breakdown by regions
2.7: Production
2.7.1: Cytec global manufacturing operations
2.7.2: Current and forecast production capacities
2.8: Innovation and market leadership
2.9: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
2.9.1: Marketing and sales

2.9.2: Management commitment and track record
2.10: Financials
3. Hexcel Profile
3.1: Company overview
3.1.1: Hexcel company description and business segments
3.1.2: Hexcel company statistics
3.2: Carbon fiber business overview
3.2.1: Carbon fiber business segment
3.2.2: Global operations in carbon fiber

3.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
3.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
3.3: Products and product positioning
3.3.1: Product line overview
3.3.2: Carbon fiber product mapping
3.3.3: Product positioning in market segments
3.4: Markets and market positioning
3.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
3.4.2: Revenue breakdown by market segments
3.4.3: Revenue breakdown by regions
3.5: Production
3.5.1: Hexcel global manufacturing operations
3.5.2: Current and forecast production capacities
3.6: Innovation and market leadership
3.7: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
3.7.1: Marketing and sales
3.7.2: Management commitment and track record

3.8: Financial strength
4. MCH Profile
4.1: Company overview
4.1.1: Mitsubishi Chemical Holding Company (MCH) description and business segments
4.1.2: Mitsubishi Chemical Holding Statistics
4.2: Carbon fiber business overview
4.2.1: Carbon fiber business segment
4.2.2: Global carbon fiber operations
4.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
4.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
4.3: Products and product positioning
4.3.1: Product line overview
4.3.2: Product mapping
4.3.3: Product positioning in market segments
4.4: Markets and market positioning
4.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
4.4.2: Revenue breakdown by market segments

4.4.3: Revenue breakdown by regions
4.5: Production
4.5.1: MRC global manufacturing operations
4.6: Current and forecast production capacities
4.7: Innovation and market leadership
4.8: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
4.8.1: Marketing and sales
4.8.2: Management commitment and track record
4.9: Financial strength
5. SGL Profile
5.1: Company overview
5.1.1: SGL Group – the carbon company description and business segments
5.1.2: SGL Group statistics
5.2: Carbon fiber business overview
5.2.1: Carbon fiber business segment
5.2.2: Global carbon fiber operations
5.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
5.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
5.3: Products and product positioning
5.3.1: Product line overview

5.3.2: Carbon fiber product mapping
5.3.3: Product positioning in market segments
5.4: Markets and market positioning
5.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
5.4.2: Revenue breakdown by market segments
5.4.3: Revenue breakdown by regions
5.5: Production
5.5.1: SGL Carbon AG global manufacturing operations
5.5.2: Current and forecast production capacities
5.6: Innovation and market leadership
5.7: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
5.7.1: Marketing and sales
5.7.2: Management commitment and track record

5.8: Financials strength
6. Teijin Profile
6.1: Company overview
6.1.1: Company description and business segments
6.1.2: Company statistics
6.2: Carbon fiber business overview
6.2.1: Teijin carbon fiber business segment
6.2.2: Teijin global operations in carbon fiber
6.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
6.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
6.3: Products and product positioning
6.3.1: Product line overview
6.3.2: Carbon fiber product map
6.3.3: Product categories
6.3.4: Product positioning in market segments
6.3.5: "Non-prepreg focus" for growth
6.4: Markets and market positioning
6.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
6.4.2: Revenue breakdown by market segments
6.4.3: Revenue breakdown by regions
6.5: Production

6.5.1: Global manufacturing operations
6.5.2: Current and forecast production capacities
6.6: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
6.6.1: Marketing and sales
6.7: Innovation and market leadership
6.8: Financial strength
7. Toray Profile
7.1: Company overview
7.1.1: Toray Industries Inc. description and business segments
7.1.2: Toray Industries Inc. Statistics
7.2: Carbon fiber business overview
7.2.1: Carbon fiber business segment
7.2.2: Global carbon fiber operations

7.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
7.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
7.3: Products and product positioning
7.3.1: Product line overview
7.3.2: Carbon fiber product mapping
7.3.3: Product positioning in market segments
7.4: Markets and Market Positioning
7.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
7.4.2: Revenue breakdown by market segments
7.4.3: Revenue breakdown by regions
7.5: Production
7.5.2: Current and forecast production capacities
7.6: Innovation and market leadership
7.7: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
7.7.1: Marketing and sales
7.7.2: Management commitment and track record
7.8: Financial strength
8. Zoltek Profile
8.1: Company overview
8.1.1: Zoltek company description and business segments
8.1.2: Zoltek company statistics
8.2: Carbon fiber business overview

8.2.1: Carbon fiber business segment
8.2.2: Global operations in carbon fiber
8.2.3: Key differentiators and strengths
8.2.4: Key carbon fiber competitors
8.3: Products and product positioning
8.3.1: Product line overview
8.3.2: Carbon fiber product mapping
8.3.3: Product positioning in market segments
8.4: Markets and market positioning
8.4.1: Market position in global carbon fiber business
8.4.2: Revenue breakdown by market segments
8.4.3: Revenue breakdown by regions
8.5: Production
8.5.1: Zoltek global manufacturing operations
8.5.2: Current and forecast production capacities
8.6: Marketing, sales, and organizational capabilities
8.6.1: Marketing and sales
8.6.2: Management commitment and track record
8.7: Innovation and market leadership
8.8: Financial strength

List of Figures

Chapter 1. Competitive and Leadership Analysis
Figure 1.1: Schematic representation of carbon fiber preparation from PAN fibers
Figure 1.2: Industry-wide carbon fiber product map
Figure 1.3: Carbon fiber manufacturers' global market share in 2013
Figure 1.4: Total revenue trend for major carbon fiber suppliers
Figure 1.5: Total operating income for major carbon fiber suppliers
Figure 1.6: Total net income trend for major carbon fiber suppliers
Figure 1.7: Carbon fiber manufacturers' market share in industrial market in 2013
Figure 1.8: Carbon fiber manufacturers' market share in sporting goods market in 2013
Figure 1.9: Carbon fiber manufacturers' market share in aerospace market in 2013
Figure 1.10: Total Market vs. Capacity Growth by Company (Capacity) during 2012-2014
Figure 1.11: Carbon fiber manufacturers' market share in North America in 2013
Figure 1.12: Carbon fiber manufacturers' market share in Europe in 2013
Figure 1.13: Carbon fiber manufacturers' market share in Asia and others in 2013

Figure 1.14: Growth forecast in PAN-based carbon fiber market (2014-2019) in terms of pounds shipment
Figure 1.15: Growth forecast in pan-based carbon fiber market (2014-2019) in terms of $ shipment
Figure 1.16: Relative positions of each carbon fiber manufacturer in four quadrants
Chapter 2. Cytec Profile
Figure 2.1: Cytec's carbon fiber manufacturing locations
Figure 2.2: Carbon fibers and industry applications
Figure 2.3: Cytec's carbon fiber product map
Figure 2.4: Cytec's carbon fiber revenue and industry market share in 2008
Figure 2.5: Cytec's carbon fiber revenue and industry market share in 2013
Figure 2.6: Cytec's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2008
Figure 2.7: Cytec's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2013
Figure 2.8: Cytec's carbon fiber revenues by market segment in 2013
Figure 2.9: Cytec's share of market segment revenues in 2013
Figure 2.10: Cytec's PAN carbon fiber sales by region in 2013

Figure 2.11: Cytec's carbon fiber manufacturing locations
Figure 2.12: Cytec's production capacity by region and year
Figure 2.13: Cytec's share of production capacity by region and year
Figure 2.14: Cytec's revenue, operating income, and net income trends
Chapter 3. Hexcel Profile
Figure 3.1: Hexcel carbon fiber manufacturing locations
Figure 3.2: Various forms of carbon fibers and composite materials
Figure 3.3: Hexcel's carbon fiber product map
Figure 3.4: Hexcel's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2008
Figure 3.5: Hexcel's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2013
Figure 3.6: Hexcel's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2008
Figure 3.7: Hexcel's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2013
Figure 3.8: Hexcel's revenues by market segment
Figure 3.9: Hexcel's share of market segment revenues

Figure 3.10: Hexcel's carbon fiber sales by global regions
Figure 3.11: Hexcel's manufacturing locations
Figure 3.12: Hexcel's production capacity by region and year
Figure 3.13: Share of production capacity by region and year
Figure 3.14: Revenue, operating income, and net income trend for Hexcel
Chapter 4. MCH Profile
Figure 4.1: MRC's global locations
Figure 4.2: MRC's carbon fibers, composite materials, and products
Figure 4.3: MRC's carbon fiber product map
Figure 4.4: Industry carbon fiber product map
Figure 4.5: MRC's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2008
Figure 4.6: MRC's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2013
Figure 4.7: MRC's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2008
Figure 4.8: MRC's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2013

Figure 4.9: MRC's revenue breakdown by market segment
Figure 4.10: MRC's share of market segment revenue in 2013
Figure 4.11: MRC's carbon fiber sales by global regions in 2013
Figure 4.12: MRC's manufacturing locations
Figure 4.13: MRC's production capacity by region and year
Figure 4.14: MRC's share of production capacity by region and year
Figure 4.15: MCH's revenue, operating income, and net income trends
Chapter 5. SGL Profile
Figure 5.1: SGL group global carbon fiber manufacturing locations
Figure 5.2: SGL's various forms and uses of carbon fibers
Figure 5.3: SGL's carbon fiber product map
Figure 5.4: SGL's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2008
Figure 5.5: SGL's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2013
Figure 5.6: SGL's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2008
Figure 5.7: SGL's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2013
Figure 5.8: SGL's carbon fiber revenues by market segment in 2013
Figure 5.9: SGL's share of market segment revenue in 2013

Figure 5.10: SGL's carbon fiber sales by regions in 2013
Figure 5.11: SGL's carbon fiber manufacturing locations
Figure 5.12: SGL's production capacity by region and year
Figure 5.13: SGL's share of production capacity by region and year
Figure 5.14: Revenue, operating income, and net income trend for SGL group
Chapter 6. Teijin Profile
Figure 6.1: Teijin's global manufacturing locations
Figure 6.2: Teijin's various product forms for carbon fiber
Figure 6.3: Teijin's carbon business unit product line overview
Figure 6.4: Teijin's carbon fiber product map
Figure 6.5: Industry-wide carbon fiber product map
Figure 6.6: Teijin's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2008
Figure 6.7: Teijin's carbon fiber revenues and industry market share in 2013
Figure 6.8: Teijin's carbon fiber shipments and industry market share in 2008

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