Composites Distributor Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Composites Distributor Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : May, 2020 | Chemical & Materials | PPT format

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Use of composites is mainstreaming across multiple end-use industries, such as aerospace and defense, driving progress of composites distributor market. Rising demand for sustainable materials has worked in favor for the exponential rise in sales of composites, boosting growth of composites distributor market.

End-users are increasingly incorporating advanced composites into their traditional and conventional manufacturing processes, to attain optimal efficiency and productivity. Use of composites is also aimed at achieving reduced production costs and improve the endorsement of sustainable materials. Optimistic scenario demonstrating adoption of composites is foreseen to provide a substantial fillip to growth of composites distributor market.

Composites Distributor Market- Notable Highlights

  • In 2018, Composites One was appointed as a new North America distributor by Solvay for its product lines and process materials. Composites One, as an integral part of Solvay’s authorized distribution network, takes care of a wide-range of consumables, such as release films, vacuum bagging films, release fabrics, peel plies, sealant tapes, and adhesive tapes. This new partnership is aimed at enabling Solvay to have enhanced access to multiple customer brackets and market segments, thus providing a substantial fillip to its overall profit margins.
  • In 2018, IMCD Group B.V. completed the acquisition of around 100% of the outstanding shares of a European specialty chemicals distributor ‘Velox GmbH’. Velox was identified as an appropriate fit with the existing operations of IMCD, on account of its well-established relationships with the global suppliers of composites and plastics. With this successful acquisition, IMCD aims to solidify its foothold as a distributor of composites and specialty plastics.  
  • Microtex Composites SRL entered into a long-term partnership with Total Composites Solutions (TCS) Ltd, a leading organization offering advanced composites and product distribution, in 2018. The robust R&D culture along with impressive product portfolio of Microtex complements the capabilities and production approaches of TCS. This alliance was aimed at achieving high profitability in terms of revenue foothold and market sustenance via combined expertise.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global composites distributor market include –

  • North American Composites
  • Euroresins
  • IMCD Group B.V.
  • Lintech International
  • Composites One
  • Sino Composites
  • Frp Services & Company
  • Microtex Composites SRL
  • Gazechim
  • Sojitz Corporation
  • Microtex Composites SRL
  • Sumitomo Shoji Chemicals
  • Soon Yang Chemicals Sdn Bhd

Composites Distributor Market Dynamics

Demand for Lightweight Materials across Multiple Industries Creates Growth Opportunities

The demand for composites is on a consistent rise, both in developed as well as developing regions, on account of rising clamor for lightweight materials across manufacturing ecosystems. Multiple industry verticals, including automotive, aerospace & defense, construction, and consumer goods, seek lightweight materials, such as composites, on account of their high strength and computability. This, in turn, is likely to augur well for the growth of composites distributor market.

The composites distributor market is likely to gain tailwinds from industries such as pressure vessels and wind energy, which are experiencing faster growth and actively seeking high-performance composites.

North America & Asia Pacific to Emerge as Lucrative Regions for Composites Distributor

Asia-Pacific, on account of being a prominent consumer of composites, is likely to create sustained growth opportunities for companies operating in the composites distributor market. North America follows the trail in terms of composite consumption, paving mega avenues for growth of the market players over the forecast period. Both in Asia Pacific and North America, sustained demand for composites from multiple industries, such as automotive, aerospace & defense, construction, is foreseen to drive the growth of composites distributor market.

Polyester Resin Remains the Highly Favored Material in the Composites Distributor Market

Polyester resin continues to remain in high demand and is likely to witness substantial adoption, both in terms of value and volume, owing to their role in facilitating seamless production of composite materials. Demand for polyester resin is likely to take off significantly in the future, primarily driven by increased use in pipe & tank and construction applications. Polyester resins offer a multitude of advantages, such as dimensional stability, ease of handling, and mechanical & chemical resistance, which is likely to drive its adoption across multiple end-use verticals.

Composites Distributor Market Segmentation

By Raw Material

  • Polyester Resin
  • Roving (GF/CF)
  • Vinyl Ester Resin
  • Epoxy Resin
  • Textile (GF/CF)
  • Others

By Intermediate

  • GMT (Glass Mat Thermoplastic)
  • Prepreg
  • CFT (Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic)
  • BMC (Bulk Molding Compound)
  • SMC (Sheet Molding Compound)
  • SFT (Short Fiber Thermoplastic)
  • LFT (Long Fiber Thermoplastic)

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

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

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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