Composite Bearings Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The market is segmented by Type (Fiber Matrix and Metal Matrix), Application (Automotive, Construction, Aerospace, Rail and Mass Transit, Agriculture, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Market Snapshot

Market Overview- Global Composite Bearings Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >6 %

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Market Overview

The composite bearings market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period. Major factor driving the market studied is growing demand of composite bearings from automotive industry. On the flip side, high raw material cost for manufacturing of composite bearings and unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak are hindering the growth of the market.

  • Increasing use of self-lubricating composite bearing is forecasted to offer various opportunities for the growth of the market over the forecast period.
  • Composite bearings from automotive sector is expected to dominate the market studied over the forecast period.
  • Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the increasing consumption from countries such as China, India, and Japan.

Scope of the Report

The composite bearings market report includes:

Fiber Matrix
Metal Matrix
Rail and Mass Transit
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Growing Demand of Composite Bearings from Automotive Industry

  • A composite bearing is a bearing made from a composite material, such as fibre reinforced resin, or plastic which will often contain friction reducing ingredients such as PTFE.
  • Composite bearings have its use in upcoming energy technology such as in solar power tower to rotate the mirrors. They can withstand the loads in CSP applications, are weather and corrosion resistant and also offer low and constant friction
  • Composite bearings can be customized to meet the individual requirements of many applications, such as wear- or high-temperature resistance.
  • Composite bearings are useful components in automotive design and are used in a range of applications throughout the car, from the powertrain to the car interior.
  • Hence, owing to the above-mentioned factors, the application of composite bearings from automotive sector is likely to dominate during the forecast period.
Composite Bearings Market Revenue Share

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market for composite bearings during the forecast period. The rising demand of composite bearings from automotive and growing application in construction sector in countries like China, Japan and India is expected to drive the demand for composite bearings in this region.
  • The largest producers of composite bearings are located in Asia-Pacific region. Some of the leading companies engaged in the production of composite bearings are GGB, Inc, SGL Carbon Gmbh, AST Bearings, CSB Sliding Bearings (India) Pvt. Ltd., and RBC Bearings Incorporated among others.
  • India’s Ruling Govt. Initiatives such as Housing for all the government’s flagship scheme PMAY launched in June 2015 aims to build 20 million urban homes and 30 million rural houses by 2022. This is expected to fuel the growth of the Urban Infrastructure and construction development.
  • While the more developed economies in the Asia-Pacific region have taken steps towards lightweight vehicles so as to achieve fuel efficiency standards to reduce the vehicular carbon footprint is likely to boost the demand for lightweight composite bearings.
  • Owing to the above-mentioned factors, the market for composite bearings in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow significantly during the study period.
Composite Bearings Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The global composite bearings market is partially fragmented in nature with only few major players dominating the market. Some of the major companies are GGB, SGL Carbon Gmbh, AST Bearings, CSB Sliding Bearings (India) Pvt. Ltd., and RBC Bearings Incorporated among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Growing Demand of Composite Bearings from Automotive Industry

      2. 4.1.2 Others

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 High Raw Material Cost

      2. 4.2.2 Others

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Fiber Matrix

      2. 5.1.2 Metal Matrix

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Automotive

      2. 5.2.2 Construction

      3. 5.2.3 Aerospace

      4. 5.2.4 Rail and Mass Transit

      5. 5.2.5 Agriculture

      6. 5.2.6 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 AST Bearings

      2. 6.4.2 CIP Composites

      3. 6.4.3 CSB Sliding Bearings (India) Pvt. Ltd.

      4. 6.4.4 Franklin Fibre Lamitex Corporation

      5. 6.4.5 GGB

      6. 6.4.6 H4 Marine Limited

      7. 6.4.7 Hycomp LLC

      8. 6.4.8 RBC Bearings Incorporated

      9. 6.4.9 Rexnord Corporation

      10. 6.4.10 Saint-Gobain S.A

      11. 6.4.11 SGL Carbon Gmbh

      12. 6.4.12 Tenneco Inc

      13. 6.4.13 Trelleborg AB

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

    1. 7.1 Increase in Use of Self-Lubricating Composite Bearing

    2. 7.2 Other Opportunities

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Composite Bearings Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Composite Bearings Market is growing at a CAGR of >6% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

RBC Bearings Incorporated, SGL Carbon Gmbh, AST Bearings, CSB Sliding Bearings (India) Pvt. Ltd., GGB are the major companies operating in Composite Bearings Market.

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