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Global Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) Industry

Global Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFT) in Tons by the following Resin Types: Polypropylene, and 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) and Non-Automotive Applications (Industrial & General Goods, and Other Applications).

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.

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, SABIC EUROPE BV, SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd., Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co., Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd., Ticona Engineering Polymers, and TechnoCompound GmbH.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Automotive Applications I-3
Non-Automotive Applications I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Recession and Beyond II-2
Consumption Scenario II-3
Major Factors Driving LFT Consumption II-3

2. MARKET TRENDS AND GROWTH DRIVERS II-4
Developing Markets Flaunt Huge Untapped Potential II-4
Opportunity Indicator II-4
Table 1: World Passenger Cars Production by Geographic
Region (2010-2012): Production Volume in Units for Americas,
Europe, Asia-Oceania, and Africa (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 2: World Leading Passenger Car Producing Countries -
Analyzed in terms of Units for the Years 2007 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 3: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic
Region (2010-2012): Production Volume in Units for Americas,
Europe, Asia-Oceania, and Africa (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 4: World Leading Commercial Vehicle Producing
Countries - Analyzed in terms of Units for the Years 2007
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
China - Leading the Global LFT Market II-7
In-line Compounding Process Increases the Uptake of LFT II-8
Automotive Industry: The Major End-Use Sector for LFT II-9
Automotive Application of Composites by Select Manufacturers II-9
LFTs- An Ideal Lightweight Substitute for Metals in the Auto
Industry II-10
Recyclability - An Important Factor Increasing the Uptake of
LFT in Automotive Sector II-10
Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene - A Cut above the Rest II-11
Flame Retarded Version of LFT-Polypropylene (PP): An
Innovative Product in the Offing II-11
Natural Fiber Reinforcements Gaining Prominence in LFRTs II-12
Table 5: Performance Comparison of Natural Fiber Composites
to Other Composites II-12
Advantages of LFT Gives an Upper Hand over GMT II-13
Demand from Non-Automotive Sector on the Rise II-13

3. GLOBAL COMPOSITES INDUSTRY - AN OVERVIEW II-14
Asia-Pacific to Lead in Global Composite Consumption II-14
Key Statistics II-14
Table 6: Global Composite Market by End-Use Industries
(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Construction, Transportation, Pipes & Tanks, Aerospace, Wind
Energy, Consumer Goods, Marine, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 7: Global Composite Market by End-Use Industries
(2012): Breakdown of Percentage Penetration and Market
Potential for Marine, Wind Energy, Consumer Goods,
Aerospace, Pipes & Tanks, Construction, and Transportation
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 8: Global Composite Consumption (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Geographic Regions - North America, EMEA,
Asia and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
World Composites Consumption: Ranked by Types II-16
End-Use Applications of Advanced Composites II-16
Automotive II-16
Aerospace II-17
Defense & Space II-17
Industrial II-17
Recreation Industry II-18
Sporting Goods II-18
Renewable Energy II-18
Wind Energy II-18

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-19
Introduction II-19
Long Fiber Thermoplastic Fibers II-19
Long Fiber Thermoplastic Matrices II-20
Classification of Thermoplastic Fiber-Composite- Systems II-20
LFT Advantages & Disadvantages II-20
Fatigue Behavior Associated with LFRT Composites II-21
Contemporaries of LFT II-21
Position of LFT in the Field of Fiber Reinforced Plastics II-22
Thermoplastic Composite Value Chain II-22
Stages of LFT Processing II-23
Compression versus Injection Molding II-23
Processes II-23
In-line Compounded (ILC) LFT-D II-24
E-LFT II-24
S-LFT II-24

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-25
PlastiComp Rolls Out Tough ‘Complet MT' Long-Fiber
Thermoplastic Polyamides II-25
Lomotek Launches LOMOTEX LFRT II-25
3B Launches SE4535 II-25
TULiPPS Solar Develops Colourable PP LFT Composites II-26
PlasticComp Introduces LFT Materials with High Frequency
Shielding II-26
Dutch Group of Companies Develop Flame-Retardant LFT-PP
Compound, ECO-FORTE FR™ II-26
PolyOne Corporation Introduces OnForce™ LFT Compounds II-26
Ticona Engineering Polymers Introduces Celstran+ PP LFRT Grades II-27
PPG Industries Introduces TUFROV 4575 LFT Fiberglass Roving II-27

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-28
PlastiComp Expands LFT Production Capacity in Minnesota II-28
Japan Polypropylene to Acquire PPCP Businesses from Japan
Polychem, JNC and Mitsubishi Chemical II-28
Kingfa Sci & Tech to Acquire Majority Stake in Hydro S&S
Industries II-28
CPI Binani Expands Facility in Winona II-28
Polystrand Establishes New Facility in Colorado II-29
RTP Establishes Second Production Factory in Europe II-29
SABIC Expands Manufacturing Capacity of STAMAX Long Glass
Reinforced Polypropylene Composite II-29
Innovative Composites Acquires Eleison Composites II-29
Honam Petrochemical to Expand Compounding in China II-30
JNC Establishes New Company for Manufacturing FUNCSTER II-30
Sumitomo Chemical Enters into Joint Venture with Jilin Xindongtai II-30
Composite Products Inc. Forges a Merger Deal with Braj Binani
Group II-30
Solvay Acquires Chemical Major Rhodia II-30
Rhodia and Faurecia Join Forces to Develop Lightweight Seat
Components II-31
Ticona to Expand Chinese Production of Celstran® LFRT II-31
Extruder Experts GmbH & Co Establishes New Nexxus-LFT Unit II-31
Owens Corning Divests Capivari's Glass Reinforcements Facility
to Chongqing Polycomp II-31
Celanese Acquires LFT Business from FACT II-32
Zesiger Capital-Led Investor Group Acquires LRM Industries II-32
National Research Council Canada Enters into Collaboration
with Magna Partner II-32
SABIC Enters Into Agreement with RheMax Product Line from RheTech II-33
LRM Industries Bags Contract from Eastern Rail Corp II-33

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-34
Composite Technologies Co., LLC (US) II-34
CPI Binani, Inc. (US) II-34
Daicel Polymer Limited (Japan) II-34
JNC Corporation (Japan) II-35
PlastiComp™ LLC (US) II-35
PPG Industries (US) II-35
RTP Company (US) II-36
SABIC EUROPE BV (The Netherlands) II-36
SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd. (Korea) II-36
Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co. (China) II-37
Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd (Japan) II-37
Ticona Engineering Polymers (US) II-37
TechnoCompound GmbH (Germany) II-38

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 10: World Historic Review for Long Fiber Thermoplastics
(LFTs) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Long Fiber Thermoplastics Market by Thermoplastic Resin Types II-42

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
LFT-Polypropylene Resin Type by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 13: World Historic Review for LFT-Polypropylene Resin
Type by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for LFT-Polypropylene
Resin Type by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
LFT-Other Resin Types by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 16: World Historic Review for LFT-Other Resin Types by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for LFT-Other Resin Types
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Applications II-48

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Application - Automotive
(Door Modules, Front-End Modules, Instrument Panels, Underbody
Shields, and Others) Application and Non-Automotive
(Industrial & General Goods, and Others) Application
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 19: World Historic Review for Long Fiber Thermoplastics
(LFTs) by Application - Automotive (Door Modules, Front-End
Modules, Instrument Panels, Underbody Shields, and Others)
Applications and Non-Automotive (Industrial & General Goods,
and Others) Applications Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Consumption for Automotive (Door Modules, Front-End
Modules, Instrument Panels, Underbody Shields, and Others)
Applications and Non-Automotive (Industrial & General Goods,
and Others) Applications for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Long Fiber Thermoplastics Market - A Review III-1
Table 21: The US Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-1

Table 22: The US Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-2
Opportunities Exist for LFTs with Enhanced Performance
Capabilities III-2
Favorable Government Policies Lending Succor to Bio-based
Initiatives III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Select Major Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-6
Table 23: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 24: The US Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT- Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 25: The US 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Table 26: Canadian Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 27: Canadian Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 28: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 29: Canadian Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 30: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

3. JAPAN III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Table 31: Japanese Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 32: Japanese Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15
Strategic Corporate Development III-15
Select Major Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 33: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 34: Japanese Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 35: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4. EUROPE III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
An Overview of the European LFT Market III-20
Emerging & Futuristic Trends of the European LFT Industry III-20
Impact of Global Recession on the European FRP Market- A
Recent Past Preview III-21
GFP Market Witness Erosion in Production III-21
Table 36: European GFP (Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics)
Production (2012): Percentage Breakdown by Leading
Countries - Spain/Portugal, Italy, Germany, UK, Eastern
Europe and Others (Production in Thousand Tons) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 37: European GFP (Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastics)
Consumption (2012): Percentage Breakdown by End-use
Industries - Construction, Transport, Sports & Leisure,
Electronics and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22
New FRP Technologies Surges Ahead III-22
Carbon & Natural- Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics to Offer
Good Competition to Glass Fibers III-23
European Alliance for Thermoplastic Composites (EATC) III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 38: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 39: European Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 40: European 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Consumption for France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 41: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 42: European Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 43: European 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4a. FRANCE III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Table 44: French Production of Passenger Cars (in Units) for
Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 45: French Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 46: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 47: French Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 48: French 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4b. GERMANY III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Table 49: German Production of Passenger Cars (in Units) for
Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 50: German Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36
TechnoCompound GmbH - A Key German Player III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 51: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 52: German Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 53: German 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4c. ITALY III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Table 54: Italian Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 55: Italian Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 56: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 57: Italian Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 58: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Table 59: The UK Production of Passenger Cars (in Units) for
Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 60: The UK Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 61: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 62: The UK Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 63: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4e. SPAIN III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Table 64: Spanish Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 65: Spanish Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51
B.Market Analytics III-52
Table 66: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 67: Spanish Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 68: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

4f. RUSSIA III-55
A.Market Analysis III-55
Table 69: Russian Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 70: Russian Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-56
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 71: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 72: Russian Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 73: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Others
Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Strategic Corporate Development III-60
Sabic Europe BV - A Key Dutch Player III-60
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 74: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type
- LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 75: Rest of European Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 76: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Long
Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-64
Market Analysis III-64
Table 77: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic
Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 78: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region - China and Rest
of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 79: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Consumption for China and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 80: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 81: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 82: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

5a. CHINA III-70
A.Market Analysis III-70
China Leads the Global LFT Market III-70
Table 83: Chinese Production of Passenger Cars (in Units)
for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 84: Chinese Production of Commercial Vehicles (in
Units) for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-71
Chinese Reinforced Plastics Market- A Review III-72
Shanghai Genius Advanced Material Co - A Key Chinese Player III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 85: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 86: Chinese Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 87: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-76
A.Market Analysis III-76
Strategic Corporate Development III-76
SAMBARK LFT Co. Ltd. - A Key Korean Player III-76
B.Market Analytics III-77
Table 88: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by
Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 89: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Long
Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 90: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Long
Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

6. LATIN AMERICA III-80
Market Analysis III-80
Table 91: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 92: Latin American Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 93: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

7. REST OF WORLD III-83
Market Analysis III-83
Table 94: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Long Fiber Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type -
LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other Resins Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 95: Rest of World Historic Review for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - LFT-Polypropylene and
LFT-Other Resins Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 96: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Long Fiber
Thermoplastics (LFTs) by Resin Type - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Consumption for LFT-Polypropylene and LFT-Other
Resins Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85


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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