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Glass Filled Nylon Market Size, Share & Trends Cover Analysis By Product Type (Glass Filled Nylon 6, Glass Filled Nylon 66, Others), By Product Application (Automotive, Electrical & Electronics, Consumer Goods, Industrial, Others) Growth, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2024 – 2032

Report ID: AG851

Published : Jun 2024

Pages : 155

Category : Chemical & Material

Format : Glass Filled Nylon Market

REPORT ATTRIBUTEDETAILS
MARKET SIZE (2032)USD 9.1 Billion
MARKET SIZE (2023)USD 8.0 Billion
CAGR (2023-2029)3.5%
HISTORIC YEAR2019
BASE YEAR2023
FORECAST YEAR2032
BY TYPEGlass Filled Nylon 6
Glass Filled Nylon 66
Others
BY APPLICATIONAutomotive
Electrical & Electronics
Consumer Goods
Industrial
Others
GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSISNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa
KEY PLAYERSDuPont de Nemours, Inc., BASF SE, Solvay S.A., SABIC, Lanxess AG, DSM Engineering Plastics, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Celanese Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, RadiciGroup, Arkema S.A., EMS-Chemie Holding AG, Toray Industries, Inc., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Polyplastics Co., Ltd..

Introduction:

The glass-filled nylon market is a critical segment of the engineering plastics industry due to its widespread use in a variety of high-performance applications. Glass-filled nylon, a composite material made by reinforcing nylon with glass fibers, offers superior mechanical properties such as increased tensile strength, stiffness, and dimensional stability compared to plain nylon. These properties make it an ideal choice for demanding applications in the automotive, electrical and electronic, industrial and consumer goods sectors. 

Glass Filled Nylon Market size was valued at USD 8.0 Billion in 2023, is expected to reach USD 9.1 Billion by 2032, growing CAGR of 3.5% during 2024-2032.

In the automotive industry, it is used to make components such as engine covers, intake manifolds, and structural parts because it is light but durable. The electronics industry benefits from its excellent insulating properties and heat resistance. In addition, the ever-increasing trend towards lightweight and durable materials in manufacturing processes is accelerating the growth of the market. Key players in the market are focusing on innovation to improve product performance and durability while meeting increasing environmental regulations and industry standards.

Overview:

Geographically, the glass-filled nylon market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa. Developing countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan are creating favorable growth opportunities for market players in the region. Availability of raw materials, government initiatives and favorable manufacturing regulations are driving the market growth.

The report aims to present an in-depth analysis of the global glass-filled nylon market, covering all stakeholders in the industry. The report presents the past and present state of the industry along with forecast market sizes and trends by analyzing complex data in plain language.

Glass Filled Nylon Market

Size, by Product, - (USD Billion)

Glass Filled Nylon 6

Glass Filled Nylon 66

Others

Other Products

18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0

The Market will Grow

At the CAGR of:

3.5%

The Forecast Market

Size for in USD:

$9.1 Billion B

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Market Dynamics:

This is a comprehensive global report that focuses on the present and outlook of the global glass-filled nylon market. The report presents a consolidated analysis of primary and secondary analysis, offering market size, share, dynamics and forecasts for various segments and sub-segments, taking into account macro and environmental factors.

Nylon is a synthetic material that is mixed with glass powder to make glass-filled nylon. Glass filled nylon has various mechanical properties such as design flexibility, durability, chemical and fracture resistance, low shrinkage. The properties make it ideal for use in automotive and aerospace parts that require low wear and high hardness. Glass filled nylon provides excellent mold and flow. The part is manufactured using several methods such as blow molding, injection molding, extrusion blow molding, and compression stretching. Glass filled nylon has 80% more stiffness and 70% more tensile strength than regular nylon. 

Market Segmentation:

By Application:

  • Automotive

  • Electrical & Electronics

  • Consumer Goods

  • Industrial

  • Others

By Type:

  • Glass Filled Nylon 6

  • Glass Filled Nylon 66

  • Others

By Manufacturing Process:

  • Injection Molding

  • Extrusion

  • Others

By Region:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

  • Latin America

  • Middle East & Africa

Glass Filled Nylon Market

Share, by end user, (USD Billion)

Analytica Global 8.0 Billion %

Automotive

Electrical & Electronics

Consumer Goods

Industrial

Other End-Users

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9.1 Billion

Total Market Size

USD (Billion),

3.5%

CAGR

-

Key Players:

  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

  • BASF SE

  • Solvay S.A.

  • SABIC

  • Lanxess AG

  • DSM Engineering Plastics

  • Asahi Kasei Corporation

  • Celanese Corporation

  • Evonik Industries AG

  • RadiciGroup

  • Arkema S.A.

  • EMS-Chemie Holding AG

  • Toray Industries, Inc.

  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

  • Polyplastics Co., Ltd.

Key Stakeholders:

  • Raw Material Suppliers: Provide nylon resins and glass fibers necessary for manufacturing glass filled nylon.

  • Manufacturers: Produce glass filled nylon compounds and products through processes like injection molding and extrusion.

  • End-Users: Industries utilizing glass filled nylon in products such as automotive components, electrical enclosures, consumer goods, and industrial equipment.

  • Distributors and Retailers: Distribute and sell glass filled nylon materials or finished products to various end-user industries.

  • Research Institutions and Universities: Conduct research and development on glass filled nylon materials, exploring new applications and improving manufacturing processes.

  • Government Agencies and Regulatory Bodies: Establish standards and regulations governing the production, use, and disposal of glass filled nylon to ensure safety and environmental compliance.

  • Industry Associations and Trade Organizations: Represent the interests of glass filled nylon manufacturers and users, offering networking opportunities, advocacy, and industry-specific knowledge sharing.

  • Consulting Firms and Market Research Providers: Offer market analysis, consulting services, and strategic insights to stakeholders in the glass filled nylon industry, aiding decision-making and market understanding.

Glass Filled Nylon Market

Size, by Product, - (USD Billion)

APAC $ 21

The Market will Grow

At the CAGR of:

3.5%

The Forecast Market

Size for in USD:

$9.1 Billion B

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Market Opportunities:

  • Automotive: Glass-filled nylon is widely used in the automotive industry due to its lightweight nature, high strength and durability. It is used in engine parts, under-hood parts, interior trim components and structural parts. Growing demand for lightweight materials to improve fuel efficiency and reduce vehicle emissions continues to drive the market.

  • Electricity and Electronics: In the electrical and electronics sector, glass-filled nylon is used in consumer electronics housings, connectors and structural parts, industrial equipment and electrical panels. Its excellent electrical insulating properties and mechanical strength make it ideal for these applications.

  • Consumer Goods: The consumer goods industry uses glass-filled nylon in a variety of products such as power tools, sports equipment, and home appliances. Its ability to withstand shock and provide strong structural integrity favors its widespread use in these applications.

  • Industrial Applications: Glass-filled nylon is used in many industrial applications, including machine parts, pumps, and agricultural equipment. Its resistance to chemicals, oils and wear makes it suitable for demanding industrial environments where durability and reliability are important.

  • Construction Industry: In the construction industry, glass filled nylon is used in structural parts, fasteners and fittings due to its strength, corrosion resistance and resistance to harsh environmental conditions.

  • Medical Devices: Glass-filled nylon is increasingly used in the manufacture of medical devices and equipment, where sterilization, biocompatibility and mechanical strength are important requirements.

  • Renewable Energy: In the field of renewable energy, glass-filled nylon is used in wind turbine blades, solar panel components and other renewable energy due to its lightweight properties and resistance to outdoor conditions.

  • Advances in Materials Science: Continued advances in materials science are leading to the development of new formulations and applications for glass-filled nylon, expanding its use in emerging industries and specialty applications.

Market Restraints:

  • High Production Costs: Manufacturing glass-filled nylon involves significant costs due to the required raw materials (nylon resin and fiberglass), special equipment and energy-intensive processes. Fluctuations in raw material prices can further increase production costs, affecting profit margins.

  • Competition From Alternative Materials: Glass-filled nylon competes with other engineering plastics and composite materials with similar mechanical properties. In certain applications, alternatives such as carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) or alloys may be preferred due to specific performance requirements or cost considerations.

  • Processing Problems: The high viscosity of fused glass-filled nylon can cause processing problems (eg, injection molding). It requires special equipment and expertise, which can increase the complexity and cost of production.

  • Environmental and Regulatory Issues: There are environmental and regulatory considerations when using glass-filled nylon. Issues such as recyclability, disposal of waste materials, and compliance with environmental standards for emissions and waste management can complicate operations and increase costs.

  • Limited Design Flexibility: Compared to unreinforced plastics, glass-filled nylon offers less flexibility due to the glass fibers. This limitation can limit the ability to create complex shapes or thin-walled parts that may be necessary in certain applications.

  • Implications for End-Of-Life Management: Recycling of glass-filled nylon is a challenge because the nylon resin is difficult to separate from the glass fibers. This can limit opportunities for closed-loop recycling and increase reliance on incineration or landfill, which may not be compatible with sustainability goals.

  • Market Fragmentation and Price Sensitivity: The glass-filled nylon market is fragmented with multiple suppliers, leading to price sensitivity among consumers. Fluctuations in raw material prices and competition for low-cost alternatives can affect market dynamics and profitability.

Glass Filled Nylon Market TO (USD BN)

Glass Filled Nylon Market

CAGR OF

3.5%

Glass Filled Nylon Market

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Analytica Global 9.1 Billion %

Recent Development:

June 25, 2024 DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Donatelle Plastics Incorporated, a leading medical device contract manufacturer specializing in the design, development and manufacture of medical components and devices.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q.1 What is projected size and market growth of Glass Filled Nylon Market?

Ans: Glass Filled Nylon Market size was valued at USD 8.0 Billion in 2023, is expected to reach USD 9.1 Billion by 2032, growing CAGR of 3.5% during 2024-2032.

Q.2 What segments are covered in the Glass Filled Nylon Market Report?

Ans: Glass Filled Nylon Market is Segmented on the basis of Type, Application, Manufacturing Process and Region.

Q.3 What are the top players operating in the Glass Filled Nylon Market?

Ans: DuPont de Nemours, Inc., BASF SE, Solvay S.A., SABIC, Lanxess AG, DSM Engineering Plastics, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Celanese Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, RadiciGroup, Arkema S.A., EMS-Chemie Holding AG, Toray Industries, Inc., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Polyplastics Co., Ltd.

Q.4 Who are the stakeholders in the Glass Filled Nylon Market?

Ans: Raw Material Suppliers, Manufacturers, End-Users, Distributors and Retailers, Research Institutions and Universities, Government Agencies and Regulatory Bodies, Industry Associations and Trade Organizations, Consulting Firms and Market Research Providers.

Glass Filled Nylon Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2024-2029

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