Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) Global Strategic Business Report, 2018

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Dublin, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7384mj/long_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) in Tons by the following Resin Types:


  • Others.

The global market is also analyzed by the following End-Use Applications:

  • Automotive Applications (Door Modules, Front-End Modules, Instrument Panels, Underbody Shields, and Other Applications)
  • Non-Automotive Applications (Industrial & General Goods, and Other Applications).

The report profiles 33 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Composite Technologies Co. LLC
  • CPI Binani Inc
  • Daicel Polymer Limited
  • JNC Corporation
  • PlastiComp LLC
  • PPG Industries
  • RTP Company
  • SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd.
  • Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co.
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd.
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers
  • TechnoCompound GmbH.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • Automotive Applications
  • Non-Automotive Applications

II. Executive Summary


  • A Prelude
  • Recession and Beyond
  • Consumption Scenario
  • Major Factors Driving LFT Consumption


  • Developing Markets Flaunt Huge Untapped Potential
  • Opportunity Indicator
  • Analyzed in terms of Units for the Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • China - Leading the Global LFT Market
  • In-line Compounding Process Increases the Uptake of LFT
  • Automotive Industry: The Major End-Use Sector for LFT
  • Automotive Application of Composites by Select Manufacturers
  • LFTs- An Ideal Lightweight Substitute for Metals in the Auto Industry
  • Recyclability - An Important Factor Increasing the Uptake of LFT in Automotive Sector
  • Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene - A Cut above the Rest
  • Flame Retarded Version of LFT-Polypropylene (PP): An Innovative Product in the Offing
  • Natural Fiber Reinforcements Gaining Prominence in LFRTs
  • Advantages of LFT Gives an Upper Hand over GMT
  • Demand from Non-Automotive Sector on the Rise


  • Asia-Pacific to Lead in Global Composite Consumption
  • Key Statistics
  • World Composites Consumption: Ranked by Types
  • End-Use Applications of Advanced Composites
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Defense & Space
  • Industrial
  • Recreation Industry
  • Sporting Goods
  • Renewable Energy
  • Wind Energy


  • Introduction
  • Long Fiber Thermoplastic Fibers
  • Long Fiber Thermoplastic Matrices
  • Classification of Thermoplastic Fiber-Composite- Systems
  • LFT Advantages & Disadvantages
  • Fatigue Behavior Associated with LFRT Composites
  • Contemporaries of LFT
  • Position of LFT in the Field of Fiber Reinforced Plastics
  • Thermoplastic Composite Value Chain
  • Stages of LFT Processing
  • Compression versus Injection Molding
  • Processes
  • In-line Compounded (ILC) LFT-D
  • E-LFT
  • S-LFT


  • PlastiComp Rolls Out Tough 'Complet MT Long-Fiber Thermoplastic Polyamides
  • Lomotek Launches LOMOTEX LFRT
  • 3B Launches SE4535
  • TULiPPS Solar Develops Colourable PP LFT Composites
  • PlasticComp Introduces LFT Materials with High Frequency Shielding
  • Dutch Group of Companies Develop Flame-Retardant LFT-PP Compound, ECO-FORTE FR™
  • PolyOne Corporation Introduces OnForce™ LFT Compounds
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Celstran+ PP LFRT Grades
  • PPG Industries Introduces TUFROV 4575 LFT Fiberglass Roving


  • PlastiComp Expands LFT Production Capacity in Minnesota
  • Japan Polypropylene to Acquire PPCP Businesses from Japan Polychem, JNC and Mitsubishi Chemical
  • Kingfa Sci & Tech to Acquire Majority Stake in Hydro S&S Industries
  • CPI Binani Expands Facility in Winona
  • Polystrand Establishes New Facility in Colorado
  • RTP Establishes Second Production Factory in Europe
  • SABIC Expands Manufacturing Capacity of STAMAX Long Glass Reinforced Polypropylene Composite
  • Innovative Composites Acquires Eleison Composites
  • Honam Petrochemical to Expand Compounding in China
  • JNC Establishes New Company for Manufacturing FUNCSTER
  • Sumitomo Chemical Enters into Joint Venture with Jilin Xindongtai
  • Composite Products Inc. Forges a Merger Deal with Braj Binani Group
  • Solvay Acquires Chemical Major Rhodia
  • Rhodia and Faurecia Join Forces to Develop Lightweight Seat Components
  • Ticona to Expand Chinese Production of Celstran® LFRT
  • Extruder Experts GmbH & Co Establishes New Nexxus-LFT Unit
  • Owens Corning Divests Capivari's Glass Reinforcements Facility to Chongqing Polycomp
  • Celanese Acquires LFT Business from FACT
  • Zesiger Capital-Led Investor Group Acquires LRM Industries
  • National Research Council Canada Enters into Collaboration with Magna Partner
  • SABIC Enters Into Agreement with RheMax Product Line from RheTech
  • LRM Industries Bags Contract from Eastern Rail Corp


  • Composite Technologies Co., LLC (US)
  • CPI Binani, Inc. (US)
  • Daicel Polymer Limited (Japan)
  • JNC Corporation (Japan)
  • PlastiComp™ LLC (US)
  • PPG Industries (US)
  • RTP Company (US)
  • SABIC EUROPE BV (The Netherlands)
  • SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd. (Korea)
  • Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co. (China)
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd (Japan)
  • Ticona Engineering Polymers (US)
  • TechnoCompound GmbH (Germany)


III. Market

1. The United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. Europe

5. Asia-Pacific

6. Latin America

7. Rest Of World

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 33 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 37)

  • The United States (16)
  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (3)
  • Europe (6)
  • - Germany (3)
  • - Rest of Europe (3)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (8)
  • Africa (1)
  • Middle East (2)

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Sector: Plastics

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