RWTH Aachen University

International Glass Fiber Symposium

Glass fibres are the most utilised high modulus fibres to strengthen fibre composite structures. They are used in about 90 % of all fibre-reinforced plastics (FRP). The global production capacity for these high modulus fibres exceeds 4 million t. 65 % of the applications are in the transport industry, the sector of building & construction and the wind energy industry.

Because of the excellent growth prospects and market conditions, the market for glass fibre manufacturers has been changing in the past years. New stakeholders, mainly from Asia, have joined the market. The demand of the industry...

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