Dublin, Oct. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The Global Market for Natural Fiber Plastics 2024-2034" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
This report dives deep into a thorough market analysis of diverse natural fiber types integrated into plastic composites, highlighting their unique advantages, limitations, incorporation ratios, and viable applications.
In the dynamic landscape of the materials industry, the fusion of natural fibers with plastic composites has become a focal point. Our goal is to furnish stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of the prevailing trends and their promising future.
Blending natural fibers with plastics such as polypropylene, polyethylene, PVC, and polylactic acid results in enhanced fiber-reinforced plastic composites. Predominant methods involve injection moulding and extrusion, with cutting-edge techniques continually emerging. Opting for natural fiber reinforcement offers advantages like weight reduction, cost-efficiency, eco-friendly sourcing, and a significantly reduced carbon footprint in contrast to conventional glass or carbon fiber reinforcement.
Key application sectors encompass automotive interiors, packaging, construction, and consumer products. Industry leaders are honing in on refining processing methods, fortifying fiber-matrix adhesion, and crafting robust natural fiber plastic formulations apt for structural purposes.
Anticipated to see robust growth, the natural fiber plastics domain is galvanized by sustainable paradigms and strides in both processing and material excellence.
Report contents include:
Analysis of manufacturing processes.
Analysis of end use markets for natural fiber plastic composites covering market revenues, applications and SWOT analysis. Markets covered include:
Construction & buildings.
Future market outlook and competitive landscape.
Global revenues for natural fiber composites, segmented by end use market, material type, plastic type and region.
Profiles of 67 natural fiber plastic producers.
Companies profiled include
Key Topics Covered:
1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.1 What are natural fiber plastics?
1.2 Benefits of natural fibers over synthetic
1.3 Markets and applications for natural fibers
1.4 Commercially available natural fiber products
1.5 Market drivers for natural fibers
1.6 Market challenges
2 NATURAL FIBER PLASTICS OVERVIEW
2.1 The global polymer plastics market
2.2 The global biocomposite plastics market
2.3 Wood flour as a plastic filler
2.4 Types of natural fibers in plastic composites
22.214.171.124 Seed fibers
126.96.36.199 Bast fibers
188.8.131.52 Leaf fibers
184.108.40.206 Fruit fibers
220.127.116.11 Stalk fibers from agricultural residues
18.104.22.168.1 Rice fiber
22.214.171.124 Cane, grasses and reed
126.96.36.199.2 Sugarcane (agricultural residues)
188.8.131.52.4 Fresh grass (green biorefinery)
184.108.40.206 Modified natural polymers
2.4.2 Animal (fibrous protein)
220.127.116.11 Silk fiber
2.4.3 Wood-based natural fibers
18.104.22.168 Cellulose fibers
22.214.171.124.1 Market overview
126.96.36.199 Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)
188.8.131.52.1 Market overview
184.108.40.206 Cellulose nanocrystals
220.127.116.11.1 Market overview
18.104.22.168 Cellulose nanofibers
22.214.171.124.1 Market overview
2.5 Processing and Treatment of Natural Fibers
2.6 Interface and Compatibility of Natural Fibers with Plastic Matrices
2.6.1 Adhesion and Bonding
2.6.2 Moisture Absorption and Dimensional Stability
2.6.3 Thermal Expansion and Compatibility
2.6.4 Dispersion and Distribution
2.6.5 Matrix Selection
2.6.6 Fiber Content and Alignment
2.6.7 Manufacturing Techniques
3 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
3.1 Injection molding
3.2 Compression moulding
3.5 Thermoplastic pultrusion
3.6 Additive manufacturing (3D printing)
4 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR NATURAL FIBERS IN PLASTICS
4.1 Markets and applications
126.96.36.199 Commercial production
188.8.131.52 SWOT analysis
184.108.40.206 SWOT analysis
220.127.116.11 SWOT analysis
18.104.22.168 SWOT analysis
4.2.5 Consumer electronics
22.214.171.124 SWOT analysis
126.96.36.199 SWOT analysis
4.3 Competitive landscape
4.4 Future outlook
4.5 Global market for natural fiber based plastics
4.5.1 By end use market
4.5.2 By Material Type
4.5.3 By Plastic Type
4.5.4 By region
5 PRODUCERS AND PRODUCT DEVELOPERS (67 company profiles)
Advanced Bio-Material Technologies Corp. (ABMT)
Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
Bambooder Biobased Fibers B.V.
Bast Fibre Technologies Inc.
Bio Fab NZ
BIO-LUTIONS International AG
Blue Ocean Closures
Cellutech AB (Stora Enso)
CreaFill Fibers Corporation
Daio Paper Corporation
DIC Products, inc.
DKS Co. Ltd.
Fuji Pigment Co., Ltd.
Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
GS Alliance Co. Ltd
Hexa Chemical Co. Ltd./Nature Gift
Hokuetsu Toyo Fibre Co., Ltd.
Marine Innovation Co., Ltd
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
Nippon Paper Industries
Oji Paper Company
Pivot Materials LLC
Plafco Fibertech Oy
Rengo Co., Ltd.
Seiko PMC Corporation
Sugino Machine Limited
Toyota Boshoku Corporation
TS Tech Co., Ltd.
Universal Bio Pack Co., Ltd.
Unitika Co., Ltd.
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