Composites Germany – Results of the 8th Composites market survey are now available
  • General business situation largely seen as positive
  • Businesses are now more positive about their own future developments
  • Investment climate continues to be friendlyneues Bild news
  • Shift in growth drivers
  • Clear upward trend in Composites Index

For the eighth time Composites Germany ( has identified up-to-date KPIs for the fibre-reinforced plastics market. As before, the survey covered all the member companies of the four biggest umbrella organisations of Composites Germany: AVK, CCeV, CFK-Valley and the VDMA Working Group on Hybrid Lightweight Construction Technologies. Having received over 130 responses, the survey again represents a good cross-section of the entire composites industry. 

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Current Composites Market Report Online!

  • Continuous production volume growth in virtually all market segments
  • The volume of glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP) manufactured in the European countries considered in this report will grow by over 2.5% in 2016.
  • Growth will thus continue at the same rate as in 2015. Total production is forecast to reach 1.096 million tonnes.
  • Thermoplastic systems and CFRP with highest grwoth rates.


Find the current report as free download at the AVK webpage.


  • Assessment of the general business climate remains positiveneues Bild news
  • Companies more critical of their own business situation
  • Investment climate remains friendly
  • Slight shifts in growth drivers
  • Composites Index points in different directions

Composites Germany ( is pleased to announce the results of its 7th survey of the market for fibre reinforced plastics. Once again, the questionnaire was sent to all member companies of Composites Germany’s four major supporting associations: AVK, CCeV, CFK-Valley and VDMA Working Group Hybrid Lightweight Technologies. The number of participating companies was greater than ever before with nearly 140 completed questionnaires returned.



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