Growth Opportunities in Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry 2015-2020: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis

 Published On: Feb, 2016 |    No of Pages: 115 |  Published By: Lucintel | Format: PDF
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According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the epoxy curing agent in the global composites industry looks good, with opportunities in the aerospace, pipe and tank, and wind energy applications. Epoxy curing agents are chemically active compounds those help in resin formulation and promote cross linking reaction to form a rigid thermoset structure. The epoxy curing agent in the global composites industry is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% by value from 2015 to 2020. The major drivers of growth for this market are growth of end-use industries and increasing use of high-performance epoxy-based composite materials.

In this market, aliphatic, cycloaliphatic, aromatic, dicyandiamide, and anhydride are the major products used as curing agents in the global composites industry. Aliphatic is the largest product segment and is expected to remain the same during the forecast period. Lucintel predicts that the demand for aromatic is expected to experience the highest growth rate in the forecast period supported by growing demand for high performance composites in aerospace applications.

Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest market due to growth of composites industry. North America is expected to show above average growth during the forecast period due to increasing demand for high-performance epoxy-based composites in the aerospace, wind energy, and other end use industries.

For market expansion, the report suggests innovation and new product development, where the unique characteristics of epoxy curing agent can be capitalized. Some of the innovation areas in epoxy curing agent could be in the lowering of curing time, increasing pot life, and lowering the heat of exothermic reaction. Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, include development of epoxy curing agents which are less hazardous to human health and have faster cure, and improved performance characteristics. Air Products, BASF SE, Huntsman, Momentive, and Dow Chemicals are among the major players of epoxy curing agent in the global composites industry.

Lucintel, a leading global strategic consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the epoxy curing agent market in the global composites industry by end use application, product type and region, and has come up with a comprehensive research report, “Growth Opportunities in Epoxy Curing Agent in the Global Composites Industry 2015-2020: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” The Lucintel report serves as a springboard for growth strategy, as it provides a comprehensive data and analysis on trends, key drivers, and directions. The study includes a forecast for epoxy curing agent in the global composites industry through 2020, segmented by end use application, product type and region as follows:

By end use application type [Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2009 – 2020]:

-Wind Energy
-Pipe and Tank
-Aerospace
-Others

By product type [Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2009 – 2020]:

-Aliphatic Amines
-Cycloaliphatic Amines
-Aromatic Amines
-Dicyandiamide
-Anhydride
-Catalyst
-Others

By region [Value ($M) and Volume (M lbs) shipment analysis for 2009 – 2020]:

-North America
-Europe
-Asia Pacific
-Rest of the World

This report answers following 11 key questions:
Q.1. What are some of the most promising, high-growth opportunities for epoxy curing agent in global composites industry by product type and region?
Q.2.Which product segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3.Which region will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4.What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges in the market?
Q.5.What are the business risks and competitive threats in this market?
Q.6.What are emerging trends in this market and reasons behind them?
Q.7.What are some changing requirements and demands of customers in the market?
Q.8.What are the new developments in the market and which companies are leading these developments?
Q.9.Who are the major players in this market? What strategic initiatives are being taken by key companies for business growth?
Q.10. What are some of the competitive products and processes in this area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via materials / product substitution?
Q.11. What M & A activities have transpired in the last 5 years in this market and describe their impact on the industry?

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To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. This market report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinational materials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many more that operate in this market.

Some of the features of “Growth Opportunities in Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry 2015-2020: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” include:

-Market size estimates: Epoxy curing agents in the global composites industry size estimation in terms of volume (M lbs.) and value ($M) shipment.
-Trend and forecast analysis: Epoxy curing agents in the global composites industry trend (2009-2014) and forecast (2015-2020) by region and segments.
-Segmentation analysis: Epoxy curing agents in the global composites industry size by various applications such as wind energy, pipe and tank, aerospace, and others both in terms of volume and value shipment. Epoxy curing agents in the global composites industry size by various products such as aliphatic amines, cycloaliphatic amines, aromatic amines, dicyandiamide, anhydride, catalyst, and others.
-Regional analysis: Epoxy curing agents in the global composites industry breakdown by key regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World.
-Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different applications, products, and regions.
-Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape of Epoxy curing agent suppliers in the global composites industry.
-Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. INDUSTRY BACKGROUND AND CLASSIFICATIONS

2.1: Introduction
2.2: Industry Classification
2.1.1: Epoxy Curing Agents by Composite Applications
2.2.1: Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type
2.3: Supply Chain

3. MARKET TREND AND FORECAST ANALYSIS

3.1: Market Analysis 2014
3.1.1: Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry by Application
3.1.2: Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type
3.1.3: Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry by Region
3.2: Market Trends: 2009-2014
3.2.1: Macroeconomic Trends
3.2.2: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the Global Composites Industry
3.2.3: Industry Drivers and Challenges
3.3: Market Forecast 2015-2020
3.3.1: Macroeconomic Forecast
3.3.2: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Forecast in the Global Composites Industry

4. COMPETITOR ANALYSIS

4.1: Product Portfolio Analysis
4.2: Geographical Reach
4.3: Operational Integration
4.4: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

5. GROWTH OPPORTUNITY & STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

5.1: Growth Opportunities Analysis
5.1.1: Growth Opportunities for Epoxy Curing Agents by End-Use Application in Global Composites Industry
5.2: Emerging Trends in the Epoxy Curing Agent Market
5.3: Strategic Analysis
5.3.1: New Product Development
5.3.2: Expansion Strategy
5.3.3: Growth Matrix for the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry
5.4: Mergers and Acquisitions in Epoxy Curing Agent Industry

6. COMPANY PROFILES OF LEADING PLAYERS

LIST OF FIGURES

CHAPTER 2. INDUSTRY BACKGROUND AND CLASSIFICATIONS

Figure 2.1: Classification of Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry
Figure 2.2: Epoxy Curing Agents Used in Wind Blades
Figure 2.3: Epoxy Curing Agent Use in the Pipe Industry
Figure 2.4: Use of Epoxy Curing Agents in Aerospace
Figure 2.5: Epoxy Curing Agent Use in Automotive
Figure 2.6: Epoxy Curing Agent Use in the Marine Industry
Figure 2.7: Epoxy Curing Agent by Product Type
Figure 2.8: Supply Chain of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry

CHAPTER 3. MARKET TREND AND FORECAST ANALYSIS

Figure 3.1: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Distribution in the Global Composites Industry by Application in 2014
Figure 3.2: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Application in 2014
Figure 3.3: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Distribution in the Global Composites Industry by Application in 2014
Figure 3.4: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Application in 2014
Figure 3.5: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Distribution in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type in 2014
Figure 3.6: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type in 2014
Figure 3.7: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Distribution in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type in 2014
Figure 3.8: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type in 2014
Figure 3.9: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Distribution in the Global Composites Industry by Region in 2014
Figure 3.10: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Region in 2014
Figure 3.11: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Distribution in the Global Composites Industry by Region in 2014
Figure 3.12: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Region in 2014
Figure 3.13: Global Automotive Production Trend from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.14: Global Annual Wind Turbine Installation (GW) Trends from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.15: Aircraft Delivery Trends for Airbus and Boeing from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.16: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.17: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Trends by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.18: Growth Rate in Various Application Markets of Epoxy Curing Agents in the Global Composites Industry by Value from 2013 to 2014
Figure 3.19: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) by Application in Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.20: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Trends by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.21: Growth Rate in Various Application Markets of the Epoxy Curing Agent in the Global Composites Industry by Volume from 2013 to 2014
Figure 3.22: CAGR of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.23: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Trends by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.24: Growth Rate in Various Product Types of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value from 2013 to 2014
Figure 3.25: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.26: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Trends by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.27: Growth Rate in Various Product Types of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Volume from 2013 to 2014
Figure 3.28: CAGR of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.29: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Trends in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.30: Growth Rate of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2013 to 2014
Figure 3.31: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.32: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Trends in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.33: Growth Rate of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2013 to 2014
Figure 3.34: CAGR of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.35: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the North American Composites Industry from 2009 to 2015
Figure 3.36: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the European Composites Industry from 2009 to 2015
Figure 3.37: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the Asia Pacific Composites Industry from 2009 to 2015
Figure 3.38: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the ROW Composites Industry from 2009 to 2015
Figure 3.39: Drivers and Challenges for the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry
Figure 3.40: Global Automotive Production Forecast from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.41: Global Annual Wind Turbine Installation (GW) Forecast from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.42: Aircraft Delivery Forecast for Airbus and Boeing from 2009 to 2014
Figure 3.43: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Forecast in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.44: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Forecast by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.45: Growth Rate in Various Applications of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value from 2014 to 2015
Figure 3.46: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.47: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Forecast by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.48: Growth Rate in Various Applications of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Volume from 2014 to 2015
Figure 3.49: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) by Application in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.50: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Forecast by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.51: Growth Rate in Various Product Type of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value from 2014 to 2015
Figure 3.52: CAGR of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.53: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Forecast by Product Type in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.54: Growth Rate in Various Product Type of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Volume from 2014 to 2015
Figure 3.55: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.56: Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) Forecast in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.57: Growth Rate of Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2014 to 2015
Figure 3.58: CAGR of Epoxy Curing Agent Market ($ Million) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.59: Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) Forecast in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.60: Year-over-Year Growth Rate of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2014 to 2015
Figure 3.61: CAGR of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market (Million Pounds) in the Global Composites Industry by Region from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.62: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Forecast in the North America Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.63: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Forecast in the European Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.64: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Forecast in the Asia Pacific Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.65: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Forecast in the ROW Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020

CHAPTER 4. COMPETITOR ANALYSIS

Figure 4.1: Geographical Footprint of Epoxy Curing Agent Market Competitors
Figure 4.2: Porter's Five Forces Model for Epoxy Curing Agent Market in Global Composites Industry

CHAPTER 5. GROWTH OPPORTUNITY & STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

Figure 5.1: Growth Opportunities for the Epoxy Curing Agent Market by Application in the Global Composites Industry
Figure 5.2: Growth Opportunities for the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Region
Figure 5.3: Growth Opportunities for the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Product Type
Figure 5.4: Emerging Trends for Epoxy Curing Agent Market in Global Composites Industry
Figure 5.5: Competitors' Focus Area of Competitiveness during Last Two Years
Figure 5.6: Capacity Expansion by Major Players in the Global Epoxy Curing Agent Industry during Last Five Years
Figure 5.7: Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in 2014
Figure 5.8: Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in 2013
Figure 5.9: Year-over-Year Study of the Strategic Initiatives in the Global Epoxy Curing Agent Market
Figure 5.10: Business Expansion Strategies of Competitors-Ansoff Matrix
Figure 5.11: Growth Matrix for Global Epoxy Curing Agent Market

LIST OF TABLES

CHAPTER 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Table 1.1: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Parameters and Attributes - Material Perspective

CHAPTER 2. INDUSTRY BACKGROUND AND CLASSIFICATIONS

Table 2.1: Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Epoxy Curing Agents

CHAPTER 3. MARKET TREND AND FORECAST ANALYSIS

Table 3.1: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trends in the Global Composites Industry from 2009 to 2014
Table 3.2: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five years in the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value ($ Million)
Table 3.3: Market Size and 2013 to 2014 Growth Rates in Various Application Segments of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.4: Market Size and Compound Annual Growth Rates from2009 to 2014 in Various Application Segments of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.5: Market Size and 2013-2014 Growth Rates in Various Product Types of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.6: Market Size and Compound Annual Growth Rates during the Last Five Years (2009-2014) in Various Product Types of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.7: Market Size and 2013 to 2014 Growth Rates of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.8: Market Size and Compound Annual Growth Rates from2009-2014 of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.9: Epoxy Curing Agent Market Trend in the Global Composites Industry from 2015 to 2020
Table 3.10: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five years in the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value Shipment
Table 3.11: Market Size and 2014 to 2015 Growth Rates in Various Segments of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry in Terms of Value and Volume
Table 3.12: Market Size and Compound Annual Growth Rates during Forecast Period (2015 to 2020) in Various Segments of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.13: Market Size and 2014-2015 Growth Rates by Product Type in the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.14: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates by Product Type during Forecast Period (2015 to 2020) of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.15: Market Size and 2014-2015 Growth Rates in Regional Markets of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.16: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates during Forecast Period from 2015 to 2020, in Various Segments of the Epoxy Curing Agent Market in the Global Composites Industry by Value and Volume

CHAPTER 4. COMPETITOR ANALYSIS

Table 4.1: Market Presence of Major Epoxy Curing Agent Players by Composite Applications
Table 4.2: Market Presence of Major Epoxy Curing Agent Players by Product Type
Table 4.3: Rankings of Epoxy Curing Agent Suppliers
Table 4.4: Operational Integration of Epoxy Curing Agent Suppliers

CHAPTER 5. GROWTH OPPORTUNITY & STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

Table 5.1: New Product Launches by Epoxy Curing Agent Market Players in Global Composites Industry
Table 5.2: New Product Attractiveness Rating by Lucintel
Table 5.3: Capability Enhancement Activities by Major Competitors
Table 5.4: Segmentation of Strategic Initiatives by Major Players in 2014
Table 5.5: Segmentation of Strategic Initiatives by Major Players in 2013
Table 5.6: Market Expansion Analysis of Major Players
Table 5.7: Type of Market Expansion Activities by Major Competitors


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