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European Automotive Composites Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis

March 2020 | 137 pages | ID: ECCE12C9839DEN
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The future of the automotive composites market looks good with opportunities in the power train, exterior, interior, electrical and electronics, and under body system. The European automotive composites market is expected to reach an estimated $5.3 billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 3.7% from 2020 to 2025. The major drivers for this market are increasing automotive production and growing demand for lightweight materials to achieve higher fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the European automotive composites industry, include increasing penetration of carbon fiber based SMC, development of low density SMC, and formation of strategic alliances between OEMs and carbon fiber and resin suppliers.

A total of 92 figures/charts and 31 tables are provided in this 137 -page report to help in your business decisions. Sample figures with some insights are shown below.

The study includes European automotive composites market trends and forecast for the European automotive composites market through 2025, segmented by application, material, fiber, resin, and country as follows:

European Automotive Composites Market by Application (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2014 – 2025):
  • Power Train Systems
  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Under Body Systems
  • Others
European Automotive Composites Market by Material type (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2014 – 2025):
  • SMC
  • BMC
  • GMT
  • SFT
  • LFT
  • CFT
  • Phenolic Composites
  • PU Composites
  • Natural Fiber Composites
  • Carbon Thermoset Composites
European Automotive Composites Market by Fiber type (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2014 - 2025):
  • Glass Fiber based Composites
  • Carbon Fiber based Composites
  • Natural Fiber based Composites
European Automotive Composites Market by resin type (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2014-2025):
  • PA based Composites
  • PP based Composites
  • Polyester Composites
  • Vinyl ester Composites
  • Epoxy Composites
  • PBT based Composites
  • Phenolic Composites
  • Others
European Automotive Composites Market by Resin group (Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2014 - 2025):
  • Thermoplastic Composites
  • Thermoset Composites
European Automotive Composites Market by Country (Value ($M) and Volume ( M lbs) shipment analysis for 2014-2025):
  • Germany
  • France
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Others
Some of the European automotive composite companies profiled in this report include Plastic omnium, Polytec, BASF, DSM, Polynt, Lanxess and others.

On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that the short fiber thermoplastic (SFT) will remain the largest segment by value and volume due to ease of processing and better capability of making parts in complex geometry.

Within this market, PA, PP, PBT, vinyl ester, epoxy, polyester, and phenolic are the major resin used in manufacturing of composites parts for automotive applications. PA based composites will remain the largest market by value and volume due to increasing demand for high temperature thermoplastics in under the hood applications.

By fiber type, glass fiber, carbon fiber, and natural fiber based composites are the major segments. Carbon fiber based composite market is expected to witness highest growth over the forecast period due to increasing penetration of carbon composites in sports, luxury and electric vehicles.

Some of the features of “European Automotive Composites Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis” include:
  • Market size estimates: European automotive composites market size estimation in terms of value ($M) and volume (M Lbs.) shipment.
  • Trend and forecast analysis: Market trend (2014-2019) and forecast (2020-2025) by application, and end use industry.
  • Segmentation analysis: European automotive composites market size by various applications such as end use industry, process type, and resin type in terms of value and volume shipment.
  • Regional analysis: European automotive composites market breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different applications and regions of automotive composites in European automotive composites market.
  • Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape in European automotive composites market.
  • Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.
This report answers following 11 key questions:

Q.1. What are some of the most promising, high-growth in the European automotive composites market by material type (SMC, BMC, GMT, SFT, LFT, CFT, Phenolic, PU, Natural Fiber, Carbon thermoset composites), by resin type(PP, PBT, Vinyl Ester, PA, Epoxy, Polyester, Phenolic and others), by fiber type (glass fiber, carbon fiber and natural fiber composites),by resin group (Thermoplastic and Thermoset Composites), and by application (interior, exterior, power train system, under body system, electrical and electronics and others)?
Q.2.Which product segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3.Which region will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4.What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges in the European automotive composites market?
Q.5.What are the business risks and competitive threats in this European automotive composites market?
Q.6.What are emerging trends in this market and reasons behind them?
Q.7.What are some changing demands of customers in the European automotive composites market?
Q.8.What are the new developments in the European automotive composites market and which companies are leading these developments?
Q.9.Who are the major players in this European automotive composites market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
Q.10. What is some of the competitive products in this area and how great a threat do they pose for loss of market share through product substitution?
Q.11. What M & A activities has transpired in the last 5 years in this European automotive composites market and what is its impact on the industry?
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. EUROPEAN AUTOMOTIVE COMPOSITES MARKET DYNAMICS

2.1: Introduction, Background and Classifications
2.2: Supply Chain of the Composite in the European Automotive Market
2.3: Industry drivers and challenges

3. MARKET TRENDS AND FORECAST ANALYSIS

3.1: Macroeconomic Trends and Forecast
3.2: Automotive Composites Market by Material Type
3.3: Automotive Composites Market by Resin Type
3.4: Automotive Composites Market by Application
3.5: Automotive Composites Market by Resin Group
3.6: Automotive Composites Market by Fiber Type

4. COUNTRY ANALYSIS

4.1: Country Analysis of European Automotive Composites Market

5. COMPETITOR ANALYSIS

5.1: Product Portfolio Analysis
5.2: Operational Integration
5.3: Geographical Reach
5.4: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

6. GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

6.1: Growth Opportunity Analysis
  6.1.1: Growth Opportunities for the European Automotive Market by Material
  6.1.2: Growth Opportunities for the European Automotive Market by Application
  6.1.3: Growth Opportunities for the European Automotive Market by Resin Type
6.2: Emerging Trends in the European Automotive Composites Market
6.3: Strategic Analysis
  6.3.1: New Product Development
  6.3.2: Capacity Expansion of Composites in the European Automotive Market
  6.3.3: Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures in the European Automotive Composites Market
  6.3.4: Certification and Licensing
  6.3.5: Technology Development

7. COMPANY PROFILES OF LEADING PLAYERS

7.1: Magna International Corporation
7.2: Menzolit
7.3: LORENZ Kunststofftechnik GmbH
7.4: Ranger Italiana
7.5: Continental Structural Plastics
7.6: Lanxess
7.7: Hanwha
7.8: BASF
7.9: DSM
7.10: Quadrant Plastic Composites

LIST OF FIGURES

CHAPTER 2. EUROPEAN AUTOMOTIVE COMPOSITES MARKET DYNAMICS

Figure 2.1: Classification of European Automotive Composites Market by resin groups
Figure 2.2: Classification of the European Automotive Composite Market by Material Type
Figure 2.3: European Automotive Composites Market by Application Type
Figure 2.4: Interior Headliner
Figure 2.5: Load Floor and Trunk Separator
Figure 2.6: Instrument Panel
Figure 2.7: Door Module
Figure 2.8: Air Bag Housing
Figure 2.9: Bumper Beam
Figure 2.10: Front-End Carrier (including Bumper Beam and Other Accessories)
Figure 2.11: Automotive Running Board
Figure 2.12: Door Handle
Figure 2.13: Trunk Exterior
Figure 2.14: Carbon Fiber Hood of Audi A4
Figure 2.15: Headlamp Reflector
Figure 2.16: BMW E46 Fenders
Figure 2.17: Air Intake Manifold
Figure 2.18: Engine Cover
Figure 2.19: Heating and Cooling Systems
Figure 2.20: Automotive Underbody System
Figure 2.21: Automotive Connectors
Figure 2.22: European Automotive Composite Market by Resin Type
Figure 2.23: European Automotive Composite Market by Fiber Type
Figure 2.24: Supply Chain of the European Automotive Composite Market
Figure 2.25: Major Drivers and Challenges for Composites in the European Automotive Market

CHAPTER 3. MARKET TRENDS AND FORECAST ANALYSIS

Figure 3.1: Trends of the Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.2: Trends of the Global Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Trends of the Global Inflation Rate
Figure 3.4: Trends of the Global Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.5: Trends of the Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.6: Trends of the Regional Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.7: Trends of the Regional Inflation Rate
Figure 3.8: Trends of the Regional Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.9: Regional Per Capita Income Trends
Figure 3.10: Forecast for the Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.11: Forecast for the Global Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.12: Forecast for the Global Inflation Rate
Figure 3.13: Forecast for the Global Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.14: Forecast for the Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.15: Forecast for the Regional Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.16: Forecast for the Regional Inflation Rate
Figure 3.17: Forecast for the Regional Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.18: Forecast for Regional Per Capita Income
Figure 3.19: European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Material Type in 2019
Figure 3.20: European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Material Type in 2019
Figure 3.21: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Material Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.22: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Material Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.23: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Material from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.24: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Material from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.25: European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Resin Type in 2019
Figure 3.26: European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Type in 2019
Figure 3.27: Trends of the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.28: Trends of the European Automotive Composites Market (Mlbs) by Resin Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.29: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Type from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.30: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market (Mlbs) by Resin Type from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.31: European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Application in 2019
Figure 3.32: European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Application in 2019
Figure 3.33: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Application Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.34: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Application Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.35: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Application Type from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.36: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Application Type from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.37: European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Resin Group in 2019
Figure 3.38: European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Group in 2019
Figure 3.39: Trends of the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Group from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.40: Trends of the European Automotive Composites Market (Mlbs) by Resin Group from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.41: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Group from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.42: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Resin Group from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.43: European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Fiber Type in 2019
Figure 3.44: European Automotive Composites Market ($ M) by Fiber Type in 2019
Figure 3.45: Trends of the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Fiber Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.46: Trends of the European Automotive Composites Market (Mlbs) by Fiber Type from 2014 to 2019
Figure 3.47: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Fiber Type from 2020 to 2025
Figure 3.48: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (Mlbs) by Fiber Type from 2020 to 2025

CHAPTER 4. COUNTRY ANALYSIS

Figure 4.1: Automotive Composites Distribution in European Countries in 2019
Figure 4.2: Automotive Composites Shipment in European Countries in 2019

CHAPTER 5. COMPETITOR ANALYSIS

Figure 5.1: Major European Automotive Market Location
Figure 5.2: Porter’s Five Forces Industry Analysis for the European Automotive Composite Market

CHAPTER 6. GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

Figure 6.1: Growth Opportunities for the European Automotive Composites Market by Material from 2020 to 2025
Figure 6.2: Growth Opportunities for European Automotive Composites Market by Application 2025
Figure 6.3: Growth Opportunities for the European Automotive Composites Market by Resin Type 2025
Figure 6.4: Emerging Trends in the European Automotive Composites Market
Figure 6.5: Major Capacity Expansions in the Composite in European Automotive Market

CHAPTER 7. COMPANY PROFILES OF LEADING PLAYERS

Figure 7.1: Major Plant Locations of Magna
Figure 7.2: Major Plant Locations of Menzolit
Figure 7.3: Major Plant Location of LORENZ Kunststofftechnik GmbH
Figure 7.4: Major Plant Location of Ranger Italiana
Figure 7.5: Major Plant Location of Continental Structural Plastics
Figure 7.6: Major Plant Locations of Lanxess
Figure 7.7: Major Plant Location of Hanwha
Figure 7.8: Major Plant Locations of BASF
Figure 7.9: Major Plant Location of DSM
Figure 7.10: Major Plant Locations of Quadrant Plastic Composites

LIST OF TABLES

CHAPTER 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Table 1.1: European Automotive Composites Market Parameters and Attributes

CHAPTER 3. MARKET TRENDS AND FORECAST ANALYSIS

Table 3.1: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Material Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.2: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Material Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.3: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Material from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.4: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Material from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.5: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Resin Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.6: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Resin Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.7: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Resin Type from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.8: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Resin Type from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.9: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Application Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.10: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Application Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.11: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Application Type from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.12: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Application Type from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.13: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Resin Group from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.14: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Resin Group from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.15: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market ($M) by Resin Group from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.16: Forecast for the European Automotive Composites Market (M lbs) by Resin Group from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.17: Trends of the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Fiber Type from 2014 to 2019
Table 3.18: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market ($M) by Fiber Type from 2020 to 2025
Table 3.19: Forecast for the European Automotive Composite Market (M lbs) by Fiber Type from 2020 to 2025

CHAPTER 4. COUNTRY ANALYSIS

Table 4.1: Ranking of Five Leading Countries in Europe in Terms of Composites Shipment by Volume

CHAPTER 5. COMPETITOR ANALYSIS

Table 5.1:Product Mapping of European Automotive Thermosets Composites Suppliers Based on Market Served
Table 5.2: Product Mapping of European Automotive Thermoplastics Composites Suppliers Based on Market Served
Table 5.3: Product Mapping of European Automotive Glass fiber Suppliers for the thermosets and thermoplastics composites based on Market Served
Table 5.4: Product Mapping of European Automotive Carbon fiber Suppliers for the thermosets and thermoplastics composites based on Market Served
Table 5.5: Product Mapping of European Automotive Resin Suppliers for the thermosets and thermoplastics composites based on Market Served
Table 5.6: Operational Integration of the European Automotive Thermoset Composites Suppliers
Table 5.7: Operational Integration of the European Automotive Thermoplastic Composite Suppliers

CHAPTER 6. GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

Table 6.1: New Product Launches by Major Composite in European Automotive Market
Table 6.2: Certification and Licenses Acquired by Major Competitors in the European Automotive Composite Market
Table 6.3: Technological Advancements in European Automotive Composite Market


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