The global glass fiber reinforcements industry can be considered as a rapidly evolving market. The companies operating in this segment are focusing on increasing their production capacities to meet the increase in the demand from automotive, construction and infrastructure, aerospace and defense, and wind energy sectors especially from Asia Pacific and other developing economies. The glass fiber market players are focusing on development of application specific new products and also concentrating on agreements, joint ventures, and supply contracts with other companies in the value chain to increase market adoption.
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Keywords: Glass fiber, reinforcement, GFRP, glass fiber composites, automotive, construction, infrastructure, aerospace, defense, wind, energy