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

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

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

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Use of thermoset resin composites have been gaining immense traction owing to multiple benefits, including high rigidity & hardness, optimal thermal stability, and exceptional creep resistance. Good recyclability is a key aspect that fosters popularity of thermoset resin composites among multiple end-use industries.

With the exponentially-growing composites industry, in terms of technological developments, developments, and production, the demand for thermoset resin composites is also increasing at a significant pace. They are extensively used across industries such as pipe & tank, electrical & electronics, and construction. Thermoset resin composites are reinforced with inorganic or inorganic fibers, depending on type and nature of the target application.

Thermoset Resin Composites Market- Notable Highlights

  • In 2018, BASF SE signed an exclusive agreement with Gustav Grolman GmbH, a leading European distributor of specialty chemicals, including accelerators, flame retardants, pigments, resins, fillers, and additives for the thermoset industry. As per the agreement, Grolman will become a chief distributor of BASF specialty chemicals space across areas of Portugal, Spain, and Italy.
  • In 2018, Ashland made an announcement of launch of ‘Derakane Signia’ resin for composites. This new formula possesses an undeniable detection system for testing the integrity of designs and offer optimal corrosion resistance as well as mechanical properties with enhanced processing.

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

  • BASF
  • Huntsman International
  • Ashland Inc.
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Olin Corporation
  • AtriCure
  • Biotronik
  • Abiomed
  • Biosensors International
  • BioVentrix
  • C. R. Bard
  • Abbott Vascular

Thermoset Resin Composites Market- Dynamics

Surging Demand for Lightweight Vehicles Creates Sustained Opportunities

The demand for lightweight vehicles is underway, as motorists are heading toward lightweight variants with enhanced performance and fuel efficiency. The rising trend of lightweight vehicles is creating significant demand for composites, which in turn is triggering adoption of thermoset resin composites. Moreover, vehicle electrification is also likely to bolster demand for thermoset resin composites, as manufacturing lighter electric cars entails reduction of weight of the batteries as well as electric motors used.

Polyester Remains the Highly-Preferred Thermoset Resin Composite Type

Demand for polyester thermoset resin composites are likely to be high, owing to wide-spread use across multiple applications. Unsaturated polyesters are being used in multiple applications, including wind energy, electrical & electronics pipes, and tanks. Moreover, versatility offered by polyester thermoset resin composites is one among the key pacesetters fostering adoption across multiple applications. In addition, polyester thermoset resin composites are highly economical and offer high water resistance, which makes an ideal investment across multiple end-use applications.

Pipe & Tank Evolves as a Significant End-User, Superior Corrosion Resistance Enhances Product Visibility

The pipe and tank industry is likely to emerge as a key end user for manufacturers of thermoset resin composites to reap sizeable revenues during the forecast period. Thermoset resin composites play a vital role in seamless manufacturing of large as well as small diameter pipes and tanks, on account of their excellent resistance to different types of corrosion, including aerobic and galvanic corrosion. However, tough competition from advanced materials having similar competencies is likely to arrest the adoption of thermoset resin composites, creating significant challenges for the manufacturing from profit-making standpoint.

Thermoset Resin Composites Market Segmentation

By End Use

  • Pipe and Tank
  • Construction
  • Wind Energy
  • Transportation
  • Consumer Goods
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Marine
  • Aerospace/Defense Others

By Process

  • Hand Lay-Up/Spray Up
  • Filament Winding
  • Injection Molding
  • Compression Molding
  • Prepreg Lay-Up
  • Resin Infusion
  • Pultrusion
  • Others

By Resin

  • Polyester
  • Epoxy
  • Vinyl Ester
  • Phenolic
  • Polyurethane
  • Others

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?

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