Carbon fibre set to soar

Watts, Mark; Brice, Andy
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that the global market for carbon fiber composites is expected to increase by 37 percent in 2010. The carbon fiber industry is poised to enter into a period of dynamic growth, driven by increased demand in the aerospace, wind energy, offshore oil and gas, pressure vessels and sports goods sectors according to a report from analyst Market Technology Publications. The report says that producers will invest more than $800m by 2009 to increase carbon fiber capacity by 78 percent and to meet the demand.


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