Composite Rebar Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Composite Rebar Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : September, 2020 | Semiconductor & Electronics | PPT format

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Composite Rebar Market Introduction

Rebar is a steel bar or the mesh of steel wires used in tension device in reinforced concrete and masonry. Composite rebar is used on a large scale as an alternative to steel reinforcement owing to the durability, corrosion resistance, easy to install, lightweight, and long service life. Various composite rebar are used in construction, however, recently, fiber reinforced polymer rebar have gained popularity in the construction sector. Owing to the less maintenance requirement, composite rebar is used on a large scale in road and bridge construction, airport runways and parking structure.

Composite rebar are also used in weight-sensitive applications where other materials including soil have poor load bearing capacity and in the environmentally sensitive areas where it is undesirable to move heavy equipment. Glass and polymer composite rebar are widely used in electromagnetic and electrical devices as these materials are non-conductive.

Composite Rebar Market: Notable Highlights

  • Schöck provided comber glass fiber reinforcement to develop reinforcement cages for subsurface of Paris Metro which is 200 Km long project comprising the development of four new lines and extension of two existing lines.
  • Dextra is planning to feature its latest solutions and technologies at BAUMA 2019 in Germany. The new products and technologies include, new high performance bar systems, Groutec L/S, and ASTEC active anchors. In 2018, Dextra increased manufacturing capacity by opening a larger facility in India.
  • KraussMaffei will showcase its series of production ready process for fiber reinforced lightweight construction at JEC World 2019 in Paris.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global composite rebar market include –

  • Pultron Composites
  • Hughes Brothers
  • Schöck
  • International Gratings Inc.
  • FireP International AG
  • Armastek
  • Dextra Group
  • Marshall Composites Technology LLC, COTECH Inc.
  • Composite Rebar Technologies, Inc.
  • BTG Composites Inc.

Composite Rebar Market Dynamics

Rise in New Construction and Repair Driving Composite Rebar Market

Recently, composite rebar has witnessed widespread use as reinforcing steel in concrete. Owing to the numerous advantages over steel rebar, composite rebar are used as an alternative in infrastructure construction. The construction industry is moving towards using composite rebar owing to the low weight and high tensile strength. A rise in renovation projects across countries is also driving demand for composite rebar. New regulations in North America on the use of products in the restoration of bridge is likely to result in the growing demand for composite rebar in the region.

Manufacturers of composite rebar are focusing on product innovation by using new materials such as aramid fiber and basalt composites, owing to the lightweight of these materials.

Basalt Fiber Reinforced Rebar Gaining Traction as Green Construction Material

Basalt fiber reinforced rebar is increasingly replacing steel bar in reinforced concrete offering higher durability and strength. Basalt fibers are emerging as green construction material due to very high chemical resistance as compared to glass, aramid, and carbon fibers. An adequate number of tests to evaluate the feasibility of basalt fiber have as concrete reinforcement has also been conducted. Test on mechanical characteristics of basalt fiber composite rebar has shown a higher level of strength and flexural properties as compared to glass-fiber reinforced rebar.  

The demand for basalt fiber reinforced rebar as a new material in civil engineering is growing significantly owing to the low cost and high temperature resistance. Moreover, the construction industry is focusing on various methods of basalt fiber reinforcement, for instance, the US is witnessing increasing use of basalt rebar to strengthen the foundation of offshore wind parks. Workshops are also being conducted across countries in the construction sector to show the advantages of composite rebar over steel rebar.

High Cost of Composite Rebar to Act as Restraining Factor

Although the construction sector is moving fast towards replacing steel rebar with composite rebar, the initial high cost of composite rebar act as the restraining factor in its adoption in construction. Most of the construction projects, especially in the developing regions are still using steel rebar as it is functionally efficient and reasonably inexpensive as compared to the composite rebar. However, in terms of the lifecycle cost, composite rebar is an economical option, as steel rebar can result in high cost repair and maintenance.

In order to provide composite rebar at a reasonable price, manufacturers and researchers are focusing on new fiber and reinforcement materials that are inexpensive as compared to the fibers currently used in concrete including carbon, aramid, and glass.

Composite Rebar Market Segmentation

Based on the product type, the composite rebar market is segmented into

  • Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebar
  • Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebar
  • Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer Rebar 

On the basis of application, the composite rebar market is segmented into

  • Electrical Isolation
  • Construction
  • Marine
  • Industrial
  • Others 

The study presents reliable qualitative and quantitative insights into:

  • Composite rebar market segments and sub-segments
  • Composite rebar market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand chain of the composite rebar market
  • Composite rebar market valuation (revenue and/or volume)
  • Key trends/opportunities/challenges in composite rebar market
  • Forces defining present and estimated future state of the competitive landscape
  • Technological developments in composite rebar market
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

The vast market research data included in the study is the result of extensive primary and secondary research activities. Surveys, personal interviews, and inputs from industry experts form the crux of primary research activities and data collected from trade journals, industry databases, and reputable paid sources form the basis of secondary research. The report also includes a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market, with the help of information collected from market participants operating across key sectors of the market value chain. A separate analysis of macro- and micro-economic aspects, regulations, and trends influencing the overall development of the market is also included in the report.

Highlights of the report:

  • A detailed analysis of key segments of the composite rebar market
  • Recent developments in the composite rebar market’s competitive landscape
  • Detailed analysis of composite rebar market segments up to second or third level of segmentation
  • Historical, current, and projected future valuation of the composite rebar market in terms of revenue and/or volume
  • Key business strategies adopted by influential composite rebar market vendors
  • Outline of the regulatory framework surrounding and governing numerous aspects of the composite rebar market
  • Growth opportunities in emerging and established composite rebar markets
  • Recommendations to composite rebar market players to stay ahead of the competition

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

What are the latest innovations in the market?

Which factors will hinder the growth of the market?