Figure 1. GRP production volume in Europe since 2005 (in kilotonnes). (2015* = estimated figure)
Figure 1. GRP production volume in Europe since 2005 (in kilotonnes). (2015* = estimated figure)

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A new report commissioned by Composites Germany shows the growth of glass fiber reinforced plastics in Europe.

Europe’s production volume in glass fiber reinforced plastics (GRP) is growing at a rate of 2.5% in 2015. Having reached 1,069 megatonnes, the production volume is now at its highest level in eight years. This development generally follows that of the European economy in general. The heterogeneous developments in different countries have their parallels in the development of different processing methods which are used in the production of GRP components.

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