Research and Markets: Global Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market 2014-2018: Para & Meta Aramids, UHMW Polyethylene, Carbon Fiber, POA, Glass Fiber & Others

April 3, 2014

DUBLIN — Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market by Types, Applications & Geography – Global Trend & Forecast to 2018” report to their offering.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2013 to 2018.

Specialty synthetic fibers and glass fiber market is witnessing growth on an account of increasing demand for lightweight, safe, and advance materials to achieve fuel economy and reduce environment pollution. These products include para and meta aramids, UHMW polyethylene, carbon fiber, partially oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiber, and others including PBI fiber, PPS fiber, PBO fiber, liquid crystal polymer fibers, and so on. Specialty synthetic fibers such as UHMW polyethylene, carbon fiber, glass fiber are increasingly used in several industrial applications to improve performance as well as reduce maintenance cost.

Glass fiber dominates the specialty synthetic fibers and glass fiber market both in terms of volume and value. Asia-Pacific captures majority of shares in the glass fiber market owing to growing consumption of glass fibers in thriving economies such as China, India, etc. However, carbon fiber is growing at a rapid pace. Growing demand from aerospace & defense and wind energy industries across the globe is expected to continue driving demand for carbon fiber.

Major players of this market are DuPont (U.S.), Teijin Limited (Japan), Toray Industries Inc. (Japan), Toho Tenax (Japan), Royal DSM (The Netherlands), Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.), Owens Corning (U.S.), and Jushi Group (China). Most of the players relied on new product launches, acquisitions, and expansions. Growing demand for specialty synthetic fibers prompted most of the companies to launch innovative product. Many companies in this market are focusing on research activities to explore new applications to expand their market penetration.

The report analyzes the market on the basis of specialty synthetic fibers types and glass fiber, penetration of each type of specialty synthetic fiber in each major region and every application market. It also covers the market behavior of leading players, key developments, and strategies implemented by these market players to sustain and succeed in the market.

Scope of Report

Specialty Synthetic Fibers

  • Para aramids
  • Meta aramids
  • UHMW Polyethylene
  • Carbon Fiber
  • Partially Oxidized Polyacrylonitrile Fiber
  • Others including PPS Fiber, PBI, PBO, LCP Fiber
  • Glass Fiber


  • Safety Applications
  • Ballistic Protection
  • Friction Materials
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Wind Energy
  • Commercial Marine
  • Sporting Goods
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Optical Fiber
  • Tire Reinforcement
  • Rubber Reinforcement
  • Medical
  • Industrial & Others, etc.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Premium Insights
  4. Market Overview
  5. Global Aramid Market
  6. Global Uhmw Polyethylene Market
  7. Global Carbon Fiber Market
  8. Global Partially Oxidized Polyacrylonitrile Market
  9. Others Specialty Synthetic Fibers Market
  10. Global Glass Fiber Market
  11. Competitive Landscape
  12. Company Profiles
  • 3B Fiberglass
  • Agy Holding Corp
  • Cytec Industries Inc.
  • E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company
  • Honeywell International Inc
  • Jushi Group Co. Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
  • Owens Corning
  • Pbi Performance Products, Inc
  • Royal Dsm
  • Teijin Limited
  • Toho Tenax
  • Toray Industries Inc
  • Toyobo Co., Ltd
  • Zoltek Companies Inc


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