Carbon Fiber Market Projected to Hit USD 4.5 billion by 2031, with a CAGR 6.8% | Exclusive Report by Transparency Market Research Inc.

Focus on offering bespoke carbon fiber solutions catering to specific industry needs and applications.

Wilmington, Delaware, United States, Jan. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transparency Market Research Inc. - The global carbon fiber market is estimated to flourish at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2022 to 2031. Transparency Market Research projects that the overall sales revenue for carbon fiber is estimated to reach US$ 4.5 billion by the end of 2031. As sustainability takes center stage, companies increasingly adopt circular economy models. Recycling technologies for carbon fiber composites emerge, offering a solution to end-of-life materials, reducing waste, and promoting resource efficiency.

Exploring novel avenues, the integration of bio-based materials into carbon fiber composites gains attention. Research into bio-derived precursors, potentially reducing environmental impact, and enhancing material properties, showcases promise for future market penetration. Carbon fiber's entry into niche sectors like healthcare and consumer goods expands. Developments in prosthetics, medical devices, and high-end consumer products highlight the material's versatility and potential for specialized applications.

Download Sample PDF of the Report:

Accelerated by Industry 4.0, the incorporation of digital twin technology for composite material modeling and design optimization gains traction. Simulations and predictive analytics enhance material development and production efficiency, influencing market dynamics. Exploration of nanotechnology in carbon fiber manufacturing unveils potential breakthroughs. Integration of nanostructures enhances material strength, conductivity, and functionality, opening doors to new applications in diverse sectors such as electronics and energy storage.

Carbon Fiber Market: Competitive Landscape
The carbon fiber market thrives amid fierce competition fueled by technological advancements and sustainability demands. Industry giants like Toray Industries, Hexcel Corporation, and Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings dominate, leveraging R&D investments to innovate lightweight, high-strength materials.

Companies like SGL Carbon and Teijin Limited also command substantial market shares, excelling in diverse application sectors. Emerging players such as Solvay and Formosa Plastics Corp are gaining ground through strategic acquisitions and novel product launches.

With escalating demand from aerospace, automotive, and sporting goods industries, the competitive landscape intensifies, compelling companies to focus on product differentiation, cost efficiency, and eco-friendly solutions to secure market leadership. Some prominent manufacturers are as follows:

  • Toray Industries Inc.
  • Hexcel Corporation
  • Formosa Plastics Corp
  • Teijin Carbon
  • Mitsubishi
  • SGL

Key Findings of the Market Report

  • PAN-based carbon fiber stands as the leading product segment, dominating the market due to its superior performance and versatility.
  • Prepreg layup technology stands as a leading segment in the carbon fiber market due to its versatility and high-performance applications.
  • Automotive & transportation segment leads the carbon fiber market due to demand for lightweight materials to enhance vehicle efficiency.

Carbon Fiber Market Growth Drivers & Trends

  • Increasing adoption across sectors like aerospace, automotive, and renewable energy drives steady market growth, diversifying carbon fiber applications.
  • Ongoing R&D efforts propel innovations in production techniques, enhancing carbon fiber's strength, durability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Rising eco-awareness fuels demand for lightweight, recyclable materials, positioning carbon fiber as a sustainable alternative in various industries.
  • Growing industrialization in Asia Pacific nations like China and Japan amplifies demand, fostering significant market expansion and production capacity.
  • In the automotive sector, the shift towards electric vehicles escalates demand for lightweight materials, making carbon fiber a pivotal component for enhancing vehicle efficiency and range.

Customization Request for the Research Report:
Global Carbon Fiber Market: Regional Profile

  • Renowned for technological advancements and robust R&D infrastructure, North America, spearheaded by the United States, remains a dominant force. Industry giants like Hexcel Corporation and Toray Industries thrive here, focusing on aerospace and automotive applications. Strong collaborations between research institutions and manufacturers bolster innovation, propelling the market forward.
  • Europe boasts a well-established carbon fiber landscape, led by countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom. Emphasizing sustainability, companies like SGL Carbon and Teijin Limited excel in lightweight materials for automotive and wind energy sectors. Stringent environmental regulations drive the region towards eco-friendly solutions, encouraging a shift to carbon fiber composites.
  • Witnessing rapid industrialization, the Asia Pacific region, particularly Japan and China, emerges as a manufacturing hub for carbon fiber. Companies like Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings and Toray Industries dominate, catering to diverse industries like electronics, automotive, and construction. Growing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles and infrastructural developments further propels market expansion in this dynamic region.

Product Portfolio

  • With innovative solutions in textiles, chemicals, and materials, Toray Industries Inc. pioneers cutting-edge advancements. Offering a diverse portfolio spanning carbon fiber, apparel, and IT-related products, Toray excels in delivering quality, sustainability, and technological prowess.
  • Hexcel Corporation stands as a global leader in advanced composites technology. Renowned for aerospace-grade materials, including carbon fiber, Hexcel delivers high-performance structural parts, enhancing efficiency and safety across industries with superior lightweight solutions.
  • Formosa Plastics Corp is a prominent force in petrochemicals, plastics, and manufacturing. Renowned for its versatile product range, including polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and chemical products, Formosa excels in providing essential materials driving various sectors' growth and innovation.

Carbon Fiber Market: Key Segments
By Product

  • PAN-based
  • Pitch-based
  • Others

By Technology

  • Prepreg Layup
  • Pultrusion
  • Winding
  • Press & Injection Molding
  • Others

By Application

  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Others
  • Construction
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Marine and Oil & Gas
  • Wind Energy
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

Buy this Premium Research Report –

More Trending Report by Transparency Market Research:

Rotomolding MarketThe global Rotomolding Market is estimated to flourish at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2023 to 2031. According to Transparency Market Research, sales of rotomolding are slated to total US$ 5.9 billion by the end of the aforementioned period of assessment.

Industrial Protective Clothing Fabrics MarketThe Global Industrial Protective Clothing Fabrics Market is likely to garner a robust CAGR of 6.3% from 2023 to 2031. In 2022, the market for industrial protective clothing fabrics was estimated at US$ 13.4 billion, and by the end of 2031

About Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research, a global market research company registered at Wilmington, Delaware, United States, provides custom research and consulting services. Our exclusive blend of quantitative forecasting and trends analysis provides forward-looking insights for thousands of decision makers. Our experienced team of Analysts, Researchers, and Consultants use proprietary data sources and various tools & techniques to gather and analyses information.

Our data repository is continuously updated and revised by a team of research experts, so that it always reflects the latest trends and information. With a broad research and analysis capability, Transparency Market Research employs rigorous primary and secondary research techniques in developing distinctive data sets and research material for business reports.


Nikhil Sawlani
Transparency Market Research Inc.
1000 N. West Street,
Suite 1200, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 USA
Tel: +1-518-618-1030
USA – Canada Toll Free: 866-552-3453

Follow Us: LinkedIn| Twitter| Blog | YouTube