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Global Fiberglass Market to Reach 14.4 Million Metric Tons in 2011

Press Release   •   Feb 02, 2011 00:51 EST

An all-round performance and low cost have ensured that fiberglass’ emergence as a foremost reinforcement fiber for manufacturing plastic products. Worldwide, the fiberglass industry has contributed in a significant way for advancing automotive and construction applications. With the recent downturn in these industries, more evident in North America and Europe, demand for fiberglass has also witnessed a reduction. Europe, Asia-Pacific and the US continue to be leaders in the global fiberglass market, collectively commanding about three-fourth of the pie.

Market for Fiberglass product segments analyzed in this study includes Glass Wool and Textile Glass Fibers. The report analyses the market in terms of volume consumptions in metric tons. The report also includes the end-use application analysis for Glass Wool – Construction, Industrial & Equipment and Appliances & Other; and Textile Glass Fibers (Reinforced Plastics) – Construction, Automobiles, Durable Goods, Marine and Aerospace & Other. Maintaining a CAGR of 2.8% over the 2007-2017 analysis period, the global Fiberglass market is projected to surpass 17 million metric tons by 2017. The market volume for 2011 is  expected to touch 14.4 million metric tons.

The report reviews, analyses and projects the Fiberglass market for global and the regional markets including North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Rest of World. The regional markets further analyzed for 9 independent countries across North America – the United States and Canada; Europe –France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe; Asia-Pacific – China and Rest of Asia-Pacific.

This 400 page global market report includes 234 charts (includes a data table and graphical representation for each chart), supported with meaningful and easy to understand graphical presentation, of the market. The statistical tables represent the data for the global market by geographic region, Product Segment and Application area. The brief business profiles of 66 key global players and 96 major players across the North America – 40; Japan – 8; Europe – 23; Asia-Pacific – 23; and South America – 2 are included in the report. The profiles also include addresses, contact numbers and the website addresses.

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