Composite and hybrid components reduce mass, increase functionality on electric and conventional passenger vehicles.
Increasingly, prototype and production-ready smart devices featuring thermoplastic composite cases and other components provide lightweight, optimized sustainable alternatives to metal.
For utility poles and pipes to protective structures and cell towers, composites offer advantages like corrosion resistance, durability and light weight for ease of transport and installation.
Interest in higher performance and more sustainability drive new composite materials innovations in sporting goods and other consumer products.
The composite pressure vessel market is fast-growing and now dominated by demand for hydrogen storage.
With COVID in the past and passengers flying again, commercial aircraft production is ramping up. The aerocomposites supply chain is busy developing new M&P for an approaching next-generation aircraft program.
While the recreational boating market is challenged to meet record-breaking sales in 2020 and 2021, composite materials and design innovation are abound, with a noticeable focus on 3D printing, biomaterials and sustainability.