The global composite preforms market size reached US$ 251.27 Million in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 363.54 Million by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 6.20% during 2023-2028. The significant growth in the aerospace industry, growing product demand in the automotive industry, and the integration of three-dimensional (3D) printing technology represent some of the key factors driving the market.
|Market Size in 2022
||US$ 251.27 Million
|Market Forecast in 2028
||US$ 363.54 Million
|Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
Composite preforms refer to semi-furnished products used in the manufacturing of composite materials. Unidirectional, braided, stitched, knitted, hybrid, foamed, resin-infused, sandwich, and woven preforms are some commonly used variants. They are manufactured using matrix materials and reinforcing fibers, such as carbon, glass, ceramic, and aramid. They are widely used to produce body panels, engine components, wings, fuselage, turbines, boat hulls, prosthetics, tennis rackets, pipelines, toys, and armor plating. As compared to metals and plastics, composite preforms offer higher strength, allow lighter-weight designs, and increase the structural integrity of the final product. They also improve manufacturing efficiency, reduce material wastage, and offer design flexibility. As a result, composite preforms find extensive applications in the aerospace, defense, automotive, oil and gas, construction, marine, power generation, healthcare, and electronics industries.
Composite Preforms Market Trends:
The significant growth in the aerospace industry across the globe is one of the primary factors creating a positive outlook for the market. Composite preforms are widely used to produce various lightweight and durable aircraft components, such as wings, fuselage, empennages, fan blades, radomes, seats, bulkheads, overhead bins, and fuel tanks. Furthermore, the increasing product application in the defense industry to manufacture armored vehicles, drones, submarines, tanks, gun barrels, missile bodies, bomb casings, and protective gears, such as helmets, body armor, and ballistic shields, is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Moreover, the rising product demand in the automotive industry to produce body panels, hoods, roofs, chassis, interior trim, dashboards, battery housing, wheel arch liners, engine components, and suspension systems is providing an impetus to the market growth. Additionally, the integration of three-dimensional (3D) printing technology to produce complex composite preforms, lower manufacturing costs, save time, increase efficiency, and improve quality is positively influencing the market growth. Besides this, the introduction of biodegradable composite preforms that are cost-effective, eco-friendly, and manufactured using natural fibers, such as jute, bamboo, hemp, and flax, is providing a considerable boost to the market growth. Apart from this, the rising product demand to produce various sporting goods, such as golf clubs, bicycle frames, tennis rackets, skis, snowboards, and hockey sticks, is facilitating the market growth. Other factors, including rapid industrialization, increasing focus on sustainable manufacturing, extensive research and development (R&D) activities, and the growing demand for electric vehicles (EVs), are anticipated to drive the market growth.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global composite preforms market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, fiber type, and end use industry.
Product Type Insights:
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the composite preforms market based on the product type. This includes stitching, braiding, knitting, and weaving.
Fiber Type Insights:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the composite preforms market based on the fiber type has also been provided in the report. This includes carbon, glass, and others. According to the report, carbon accounted for the largest market share.
End Use Industry Insights:
- Consumer Goods
- Aerospace and Defense
A detailed breakup and analysis of the composite preforms market based on the end use industry has also been provided in the report. This includes automotive, consumer goods, infrastructure, marine, medical, and aerospace and defense. According to the report, aerospace and defense accounted for the largest market share.
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America was the largest market for composite preforms. Some of the factors driving the North America composite preforms market included rapid industrialization activities, increasing demand for sustainable manufacturing, and significant technological advancements.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global composite preforms market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, market share by key players, player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided. Some of the companies covered include A&P Technology Inc., Albany International Corp, Axis Composites Limited, Bally Ribbon Mills, C & J Antich, Eurocarbon B.V., Kümpers Composites (Kangde Composites Co., Ltd.), SAERTEX Group, Sigmatex, T.E.A.M., Inc., etc. Kindly note that this only represents a partial list of companies, and the complete list has been provided in the report.
Composite Preforms Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Product Type
- Fiber Type
- End Use Industry
|Product Types Covered
||Stitching, Braiding, Knitting, Weaving
|Fiber Types Covered
||Carbon, Glass, Others
|End Use Industries Covered
||Automotive, Consumer Goods, Infrastructure, Marine, Medical, Aerospace and Defense
||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||A&P Technology Inc., Albany International Corp, Axis Composites Limited, Bally Ribbon Mills, C & J Antich, Eurocarbon B.V., Kümpers Composites (Kangde Composites Co., Ltd.), SAERTEX Group, Sigmatex, T.E.A.M., Inc., etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global composite preforms market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global composite preforms market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global composite preforms market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive composite preforms market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
- Which is the most attractive product type in the composite preforms market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the fiber type?
- Which is the most attractive fiber type in the composite preforms market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on end use industry?
- Which is the most attractive end use industry in the composite preforms market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global composite preforms market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global composite preforms market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the composite preforms market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global composite preforms market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the composite preforms industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.