Aerospace Materials Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Composite, Metal, Plastic), By Aircraft Type (Commercial Aircraft, Business & General Aviation, Military Aircraft, Helicopters, Others), By Application (Interior, Propulsion Systems) and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America), Global Economy Insights, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast Till 2031.

The report offers the value (in USD Billion) for the above segments.

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Market Overview:
According to a new report by IMIR Market Research on Global Aerospace Materials Market size was valued at around USD 42.06 Billion in 2023 and is expected to reach a value of USD 67.42 Billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 8.12% over the forecast period (2024–2031).

The globally aerospace materials market has a significant demand for lighter materials to be used in the manufacturing of aircraft parts and components in order to increase revenue growth. Lightweight materials such as composites and polymers are noticeably lighter than materials such as iron, alloys, steel, brass, and other materials. Reduced weight of aircraft components can lead to significant cost savings more quickly in terms of fuel consumption. Furthermore, plastic materials fare better in chemically adverse situations than steel does, extending the aircraft's structural frame's lifespan and preventing expensive repairs brought on by corrosion of metal components. The market for commercial aircraft is the biggest end-user of aerospace materials. Commercial aviation is the flying of aircraft to transport persons or products.

The aerospace composites market has the potential to increase due to factors such as reduced carbon fiber costs and enhanced sophisticated software tools. Because of the growing middle class, the need for modern, fuel-efficient aircraft, and the growth in air traffic in emerging nations, the aerospace sector is growing daily. It's anticipated that this expansion will raise demand for aircraft materials on a worldwide scale. Aerospace Materials Market growth is being driven by the high demand for composites because of its remarkable strength and heat-bearing capacity in the creation of aircraft parts.

Market Dynamics:
Market Drivers-

Demand for Lightweight and High-Performance Materials

  • The increasing demand for lightweight and high-performance materials to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, and enhance aircraft performance. Aerospace manufacturers and airlines are continually seeking materials that offer superior strength-to-weight ratios, thermal resistance, corrosion resistance, and fatigue properties to meet stringent safety and performance requirements. Advanced composite materials, such as carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP), titanium alloys, and aluminum-lithium alloys, are increasingly favored for their lightweight characteristics and exceptional mechanical properties. These materials enable the development of lighter aircraft structures, components, and systems, leading to reduced fuel consumption, extended range, and improved payload capacity. As airlines strive to optimize operational costs and meet environmental regulations, the demand for lightweight and high-performance materials in the aerospace industry is expected to continue growing, driving innovation and market expansion.

Rapid Technological Advancements and Innovations

  • The rapid pace of technological advancements and innovations in material science, manufacturing processes, and aerospace engineering. Continuous research and development efforts are focused on enhancing the performance, durability, and sustainability of aerospace materials to address evolving industry requirements and challenges. Innovations in material design, nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, and composite manufacturing techniques are enabling the development of novel materials with superior properties and tailored functionalities for aerospace applications. For example, the emergence of advanced composite materials with self-healing capabilities, multifunctional properties, and enhanced resistance to extreme environments is revolutionizing aircraft design and maintenance practices. Technological advancements also drive improvements in material processing, testing, and certification processes, enabling faster time-to-market and greater flexibility in material selection for aerospace manufacturers. As aerospace materials evolve to meet the demands of next-generation aircraft platforms, including electric and autonomous aircraft, technological advancements will remain a key driver shaping the future of the aerospace materials market.
Market Trends-

Increased Use of Composite Materials

  • The growing use of composite materials in the production of airplanes. Composite materials, such as carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP), fiberglass, and aramid fibers, offer exceptional strength-to-weight ratios, corrosion resistance, and fatigue properties compared to traditional metallic materials. Aerospace manufacturers are increasingly incorporating composite materials into aircraft structures, components, and interiors to reduce weight, improve fuel efficiency, and enhance performance. Composite materials enable the design of aerodynamically efficient and structurally robust aircraft that meet stringent regulatory requirements while minimizing environmental impact. As aircraft manufacturers strive to develop more fuel-efficient and environmentally sustainable aircraft platforms, the demand for composite materials in the aerospace industry is expected to continue growing, driving innovation and market expansion.

Focus on Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Materials

  • The increasing focus on sustainable and eco-friendly materials to reduce the environmental footprint of aircraft manufacturing and operations. Aerospace stakeholders, including aircraft manufacturers, airlines, and regulatory agencies, are increasingly prioritizing sustainability initiatives and carbon reduction goals to mitigate the environmental impact of aviation. Sustainable aerospace materials, such as bio-derived composites, recycled metals, and lightweight alloys, are gaining traction as viable alternatives to conventional materials sourced from non-renewable resources. Additionally, advancements in recycling technologies and circular economy principles are enabling the recovery and reuse of aerospace materials at the end of their service life, minimizing waste and promoting resource efficiency across the aerospace supply chain.
Market Restraining Factors-

High Cost of Advanced Materials Development and Certification

  • The high cost associated with the development, testing, and certification of advanced materials for aerospace applications. Aerospace materials must undergo rigorous testing and certification processes to ensure compliance with stringent safety, performance, and regulatory standards set by aviation authorities. The development of novel materials with superior properties and tailored functionalities requires substantial investment in research, development, and manufacturing infrastructure. Additionally, the certification process for aerospace materials involves extensive testing, analysis, and documentation to demonstrate compliance with airworthiness requirements and ensure the reliability and integrity of materials under extreme operating conditions. The high cost and time-intensive nature of material development and certification pose barriers to entry for smaller material suppliers and inhibit the widespread adoption of advanced materials in the aerospace industry.
Scope of Aerospace Materials Market Report:

A recent market research report added to repository of Intellectual Market Insights Research is an in-depth analysis of Global Aerospace Materials Market. On the basis of historic growth analysis and current scenario of Aerospace Materials market place, the report intends to offer actionable insights on global market growth projections. Authenticated data presented in report is based on findings of extensive primary and secondary research. Insights drawn from data serve as excellent tools that facilitate deeper understanding of multiple aspects of global Aerospace Materials market. This further helps users with their developmental strategy.

This report examines all the key factors influencing growth of global Aerospace Materials market, including demand-supply scenario, pricing structure, profit margins, production and value chain analysis. Regional assessment of global Aerospace Materials market unlocks a plethora of untapped opportunities in regional and domestic market places. Detailed company profiling enables users to evaluate company shares analysis, emerging product lines, pricing strategies, innovation possibilities and much more.

The report covers the all the aspects of industry with dedicated study of key players that includes market leaders, followers and new entrants by region. PORTER, SVOR, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors by region on the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision makers.

Key Industry Developments:
  • In June 2023, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated reported that top aerospace and defense firms have committed to buying nickel and titanium materials for an estimated $1.2 billion.
  • In June 2023, DuPont de Nemours Inc. displayed at the 54th International Paris Show its range of high-performance materials for the next generation of aeronautical technologies.
  • In May 2023, At its engineered core operations factory in Morocco, Hexcel Corporation announced the grand opening of a completed extension to suit the growing demand for lightweight advanced composite materials for the aerospace sector.
Report Coverage:

The report will cover the qualitative and quantitative data on the global Aerospace Materials Market. The qualitative data includes latest trends, market players analysis, market drivers, market opportunity, and many others. Also, the report quantitative data includes market size for every region, country, and segments according to your requirements. We can also provide customize report in every industry vertical.

Report Scope and Segmentations:

Study Period


Base Year


Estimated Forecast Year


Growth Rate

CAGR of 8.12% from 2024 to 2031


By Type, By Aircraft Type, By Application, By Region


USD Billion

By Type

  • Composite
  • Metal
  • Plastic

By Aircraft Type

  • Commercial Aircraft
  • Business & General Aviation
  • Military Aircraft
  • Helicopters
  • Others

By Application

  • Interior
  • Propulsion Systems

By Region

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA (Latin America, Middle East, Africa)
Aerospace Materials Market Players Analysis:
  • Alcoa Corporation
  • Aleris Corporation
  • Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
  • AMETEK Inc
  • AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Arconic, Inc.
  • ATI Metals.
  • Constellium N.V
  • Cytec Solvay group
  • Doncasters Group Ltd
  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • Global Titanium Inc
  • Hexcel Corporation,
  • Incorporated (ATI)
  • Kaiser Aluminum
  • Kobe Steel Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings
  • NSSMC Group
  • PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Precision Castparts Corp
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Rochling
  • SGL Carbon SE
  • Solvay S.A.
  • Special Metals
  • Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd.
  • Supreme Engineering Ltd
  • Teijin Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Others
Aerospace Materials Market Players & Competitor Analysis:

The report covers the key players of the industry including Company Profile, Product Specifications, Production Capacity/Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin 2024-2031 & Sales with a thorough analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and detailed information on vendors and comprehensive details of factors that will challenge the growth of major market vendors.

Aerospace Materials Market Segmentation Analysis:

By Type

    • Composite
      • Resin
      • Fiber
    • Metal
      • Aluminum
      • Steel
      • Titanium
    • Plastic
      • PEEK
      • PMMA
      • ABS
      • PC
      • PPS
      • Others

By Type Of Aircraft

    • Commercial Aircraft
    • Business & General Aviation
    • Military Aircraft
    • Helicopters
    • Others

By Application

    • Interior
      Propulsion Systems

The report also helps in understanding Global Aerospace Materials Market dynamics, structure by analyzing the market segments, and project the Global Aerospace Materials Market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by type, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the Global Aerospace Materials Market make the report investor’s guide.

Segmentation Insights:

The market scope is segmented because of by Type, by Aircraft Type, by Application.

By Type

Based on the Type of the market is segmented into Composite, Metal, Plastic.

Aluminum alloys are used by all contemporary aircraft manufacturers to construct their aircraft's wings, fuselage, and other components. Aluminum and its alloys are used instead of iron and steel in the manufacture of airplanes because of its greater tensile strength, oxidation resistance, temperature stability, and reduced weight. The primary applications for aluminum alloys were in commercial and industrial airplanes. The supply chain disruption caused by the COVID-19 epidemic has resulted in a decline in the demand for aluminum alloys by the aviation industry. Aluminum alloys are the most widely used materials in the aviation industry. About 80% of the structural components of many commercial airplanes are made of aluminum. Aluminum is a widely used material because of its many benefits, such as its high strength, light weight, resistance to corrosion, and temperature tolerance.

However, the use of composites, a novel class of materials for aircraft construction, is growing in the global market and in the construction of newer models of aircraft. Polymeric composites withstand corrosion and metal strain better than aluminum and other alloy steels.

By Aircraft Type

Based on the Aircraft Type of the market is segmented into Commercial Aircraft, Business & General Aviation, Military Aircraft, Helicopters, Others.

The commercial aircraft industry enjoys a prominent market position in the worldwide aviation equipment market due to the wide range of materials utilized in its manufacturing, including structural components, titanium alloys, and aluminum alloys. The commercial aviation sector meets more than 75% of the overall quantity demand for components. As more people in emerging nations travel by air, there is an increasing demand for airplanes. This expansion will raise the need for new aircraft as well as the demand for aviation parts.

The business class of aircraft appears to be the dominant market segment. The widespread use of these aircraft for a range of purposes, such as passenger and freight transportation, generates enormous demand. A rise in air travelers and affordable air travel is driving up the demand for commercial aircraft. These materials are utilized in the interior design and construction of different aircraft.

Regional Snapshots

By region, Insights into the markets in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world are provided by the study.

North America now holds a dominant position in the market due to the presence of a well-established aerospace sector that encompasses notable aircraft manufacturers and suppliers. Furthermore, the region boasts a strong industrial base that produces aircraft materials using state-of-the-art technologies including additive manufacturing and composite material fabrication. The market's growth is also being aided by the supportive policies of the regional governments, which are being put into place to increase aircraft manufacturing and research and development (R&D) in aerospace materials. The development of an advanced and integrated aerospace supply chain, which facilitates the efficient sourcing, production, and distribution of aerospace materials, is another factor supporting the market's expansion. In addition, the market expansion is being supported by the regional government's increasing spending on defense improvements and aircraft purchases.

The Asia Pacific region is witnessing a rapid expansion of the aerospace materials industry. The dersand is growing because of the corresponding rise in the demand for commercial aircraft in this region.


Aerospace Materials Market Report is also available for below Regions and Country Please Ask for that

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Rest of Europe


  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC

Latin America

  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA
Points Covered in the Report:
  • The points that are discussed within the report are the major market players that are involved in the market such as market players, raw material suppliers, equipment suppliers, end users, traders, distributors and etc.
  • The complete profile of the companies is mentioned. And the capacity, production, price, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, sales volume, sales revenue, consumption, growth rate, import, export, supply, future strategies, and the technological developments that they are making are also included within the report. This report analysed 12 years data history and forecast.
  • The growth factors of the market are discussed in detail wherein the different end users of the market are explained in detail.
  • Data and information by market player, by region, by type, by application and etc., and custom research can be added according to specific requirements.
  • The report contains the SWOT analysis of the market. Finally, the report contains the conclusion part where the opinions of the industrial experts are included.

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  • To gain insightful analyses of the Aerospace Materials market and have comprehensive understanding of the global market and its commercial landscape.
  • Assess the production processes, major issues, and solutions to mitigate the development risk.
  • To understand the most affecting driving and restraining forces in the market and its impact in the global market.
  • Learn about the Aerospace Materials market strategies that are being adopted by leading respective organizations.
  • To understand the future outlook and prospects for the Aerospace Materials market. Besides the standard structure reports, we also provide custom research according to specific requirements.
Research Scope of Aerospace Materials Market:
  • Historic year: 2018- 2022
  • Base year: 2023
  • Forecast: 2024 to 2031
  • Representation of Market revenue in USD Million

Aerospace Materials Market Trends:- Market key trends which include Increased Competition and Continuous Innovations Trends

  • PUBLISHED ON : March, 12:00 PM 12-Mar
  • BASE YEAR : 2022
  • STUDY PERIOD : 2020-2032
  • NO OF PAGES : 198

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