Natural Fibers to grow 50% anually

Natural fibers seems to be one of the fastest-growing additives for thermoplastics and thermosets. According to a new market study by Kline & Co., USA the North American usage of wood and agricultural fibers in plastics will grow up to 20 per cent anually in automotive applications and up to 50 per cent in certain building products. Three-quarters of this volume is wood fiber, and the rest comprises kenaf, jute, hemp, flax, and sisal. Wood fiber is used mainly in building products such as HDPE or LDPE decking, PVC window and door profiles, and decorative trim and railings.

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