Who are some well-known carbon fiber manufacturers?


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Toray, Mitsubishi, Toho Tenax, Zoltek and Hexcel are among the top carbon fiber manufacturers in the world. These five companies account for over 90 percent of the carbon fiber supply worldwide, as of 2011.

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Toray is the biggest carbon fiber manufacturer in the world, accounting for 30 percent of the global market share. Headquartered in Japan, it has manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, including the United States, Japan and Europe.

A member of the Teijin Group, Toho Tenax holds the second position in the carbon fiber industry with respect to market share. It accounts for 18 percent of the global carbon fiber supply. The company has manufacturing facilities in Japan, United States and Germany.

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