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In most of the modern day aircrafts the number of seats ranges between 120 in narrow body aircraft to about 750 in a large wide body. The cumulative weight of these seats with IFE integration in a wide body aircraft ranges between 1200kg to 14000kg. The overall cumulative weight of these seats is an important factor which defines the economic efficiency of an aircraft service. The rising oil prices create a competitive environment for airline carriers to improve the overall efficiencies of their service. The aircraft seat manufacturers have to continuously update their materials technology and reduce the weight and match the standards defined by the airline carriers. Different materials are used in the making of aircraft seats to make them lightweight, strong and also fire resistant. A typical aircraft seat is equipped with all possible fire resistant components whether it is foam, textile or all other upholsteries used in the aircraft seat.

The materials used in an aircraft seat can be segmented based on the seat components that are installed on the seat. The aircraft seat composes of structures, foam cushions, upholsteries, fire-blocking textiles and plastic mouldings. Different materials are used in each of these components of aircraft seats. The structure of an aircraft seat can be developed using aluminium, carbon-fibre composites, steel, fiberglass and Kevlar. The foam cushions can be developed using polyurethane, neoprene, silicone and polyethylene. The upholsteries of an aircraft seat can be manufactured using FR polyester, FR nylon, leather and FR cotton and the plastic moulding is of either polycarbonate, ABS and decorative vinyl. Each different components market is defined based on the material used.The market study also segments the aircraft seat material based on the aircraft seat types into suite class, first class seats, business class seats, premium economy seats and economy class seats. The overall market has also been segmented based on the aircraft type into very large aircraft, wide body aircraft, narrow body aircraft and regional transport aircrafts.

Buoyed By The Increase In Demand For Carbon Composite Materials, The Growth In Seating Materials Market Is Set To Witness Substantial Growth In The Coming Years

The overall market has also been presented from the perspective of different geographical locations into standard geographic regions and key economies in the market. Competitive landscape for each of the segments is highlighted and market players are profiled with attributes of company overview, financial overview, business strategies, product portfolio and recent developments. The market shares for the key players in 2014 are also provided.

Major players in this market include:
Zodiac SA
Jamco Corp.
Recaro Aircraft Seating GmbH Co. KG
And other major companies have also been profiled in this report.

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Aircraft Seat Material Market: By Material Type (Aluminium Structure, Foam Cushions, Plastic Molding, Others) By Seat Type (Suite, First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy Classes) By Aircraft Type (RTA, NBA, Others) By Geography-Forecast 2015-2020
1. Aircraft Seat Materials-Market Overview.
1.1. Introduction.
1.1.1. Classification.
1.2. By Types.
1.2.1. Structure.
1.2.2. Foam Cushions.
1.2.3. Upholsteries.
1.2.4. Fire-Blocking Textiles.
1.2.5. Plastic Molding.
1.3. By Aircraft Types.
1.3.1. Large Wide-Body Aircraft.
1.3.2. Medium Wide-Body Aircraft.
1.3.3. Small Wide-Body Aircraft.
1.3.4. Single Aisle Aircraft.
1.3.5. Regional Transport Aircraft.
1.4. By Seat Type.
1.4.1. Suite Class.
1.4.2. First Class.
1.4.3. Business Class.
1.4.4. Premium Economy Class.
1.4.5. Economy Class.
1.5. Geography.
1.5.1. Americas.
1.5.2. Europe.
1.5.3. Apac.
1.5.4. Row.
2. Executive Summary.
3. Aircraft Seat Material - Market Landscape.
3.1. Market Share Analysis.
3.2. Comparative Analysis.
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking.
3.2.2. Top 5 Financials Analysis.
3.2.3. Testing and Certifications Analysis.
3.2.4. Regulatory Standards Analysis.
4. Aircraft Seat Materials Market -Market Forces.
4.1. Market Drivers.
4.1.1. Increase In Aircrafts Orders.
4.1.2. Growing Demand for Customizations of Aircraft Cabins.
4.1.3. Increasing Demandfor Carbon Composite Materials Induces the Growth In Seating Materials Market
4.2. Market Constraints.
4.2.1. Competitive Pricing Pressures.
4.3. Market Challenges.
4.3.1. Integration of Regulations by Government and Airline Associations Standard.
4.4. Attractiveness of the Aircraft Seating Materials Market.
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers.
4.4.2. Power of Buyers.
4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants.
4.4.4. Degree of Competition.
5. Aircraft Seat Material Market - Strategic Analysis.
5.1. Value Chain Analysis.
5.1.1. Tier 2 Component Manufacturers.
5.1.2. Tier 1 Aircraft Seat Materials Manufacturers.
5.1.3. End User/ Customer (Oem's Aircraft Manufactures).
5.2. Opportunities Analysis.
5.2.1. Burgeoning Demand In Worldwide Aircraft Fleet Propels the Demand In Retrofit Market and New Aircraft Market.
5.2.2. Fuel Efficient Products Are A New Trend In the Market Which Creates An Opportunity for Seat Materials Manufacturers.
5.3. Product Life Cycle Analysis.
5.4. Suppliers and Distributors.
6. Aircraft Seat Material Makret - by Types.
6.1. Introduction.
6.2. Strucure.
6.2.1. Aluminum Frame.
6.2.2. Carbon-Fibre Composites.
6.2.3. Steel.
6.2.4. Carbon Steel. Low Alloy Steels. Intermediate Alloy Steels. High-Alloy Steels. Precipitation and Transformation-Hardening Steels. Austentic Stainless Steel.
6.2.5. Fiberglass.
6.2.6. Kevlar.
6.3. Foam Cushions.
6.3.1. Polyurethane.
6.3.2. Neoprene.
6.3.3. Silicone.
6.3.4. Polyethylene.
6.4. Upholsteries.
6.4.1. FR Polyester.
6.4.2. FR Nylon.
6.4.3. Leather.
6.4.4. FR Cotton.
6.5. Fire-Blocking Textiles.
6.6.. Plastic Molding.
6.6.1. Polycarbonate.
6.6.2. Abs.
6.6.3. Decorative Vinyl's.
7. Aircraft Seat Material Market - by Aircraft Type.
7.1. Introduction.
7.2. Large Wide Body Aircraft.
7.3. Medium Wide-Body Aircraft.
7.4. Small Wide Body Aircraft.
7.5. Single AILSE Aircraft.
7.6. Regional Transport Aircraft.
8. Aircraft Seating Materials- by Seating Class.
8.1. Introduction.
8.2. Suite Class.
8.3. First Class.
8.4. Business Class.
8.5. Premium Economy Class.
8.6. Economy Class.
9. Aircraft Seating Materials- by Seating Class.
9.1. Introduction.
9.2. Suite Class.
9.3. First Class.
9.4. Business Class.
9.5. Premium Economy Class.
9.6. Economy Class.
10. Aircraft Seat Material - by Geography.
10.1. Introduction.
10.2. Americas.
10.3. Europe.
10.3.1. France.
10.3.2. United Kingdom (U.K.).
10.3.3. Germany.
10.4. APAC (Asia-Pacific).
10.4.1. China.
10.4.2. India.
10.5. Row.
11. Aircraft Seat Material Market- Market Entropy.
12. Company Profiles.
12.1.1. Business Overview.
12.1.2. Financials.
12.1.3. Products and Applications.
12.1.4. Developments.
12.2. Thompson Aero Seating Ltd.
12.2.1. Business Overview.
12.2.2. Financials.
12.2.3. Products and Applications.
12.2.4. Developments.
12.3. TSI Aviation Seats.
12.3.1. Business Overview.
12.3.2. Financials.
12.3.3. Products and Applications.
12.3.4. Developments.
12.4. HAECO Americas.
12.4.1. Business Overview.
12.4.2. Financials.
12.4.3. Products and Applications.
12.4.4. Developments.
12.5. B/E Aerospace.
12.5.1. Business Overview.
12.5.2. Financials.
12.5.3. Products.
12.5.4. Developments.
12.6.1. Business Overview.
12.6.2. Financials.
12.6.3. Products and Applications.
12.6.4. Developments.
12.7. Thales Group.
12.7.1. Business Overview.
12.7.2. Financials.
12.7.3. Products.
12.7.4. Developments.
12.8. RECARO Aircraft Seating.
12.8.1. Business Overview.
12.8.2. Financials.
12.8.3. Products.
12.8.4. Developments.
12.9. JAMCO Aircraft Interiors Company.
12.9.1. Business Overview.
12.9.2. Financials.
12.9.3. Products and Applications.
12.9.4. Developments.
12.10.1. Business Overview.
12.10.2. Financials.
12.10.3. Products.
12.10.4. Developments.
12.11. Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd.
12.11.1. Business Overview.
12.11.2. Financials.
12.11.3. Products.
12.11.4. Developments.
12.12.1. Business Overview.
12.12.2. Financials.
12.12.3. Products.
12.12.4. Developments:.
12.13. AEROSEATING Technologies LLC.
12.13.1. Business Overview.
12.13.2. Financials.
12.13.3. Products.
12.13.4. Developments.
12.14. GEVEN S.P.A..
12.14.1 Business Overview.
12.14.2. Financials.
12.14.3. Products.
12.14.4. Developments:.
12.14.5. SOISA Aerospace INC.
12.14.6. Business Overview.
12.14.7. Financials.
12.14.8. Products.
12.14.9. Developments.
12.15.1. Business Overview.
12.15.2. Financials.
12.15.3. Products.
12.15.4. Developments.
12.16. Ki Holdings Co., Ltd..
12.16.1. Business Overview.
12.16.2. Financials.
12.16.3. Products.
12.16.4. Developments:.
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
13. Appendix.
13.1. Abbreviations.
13.2. Research Methodology.

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