• October 10, 2021

Is the non-metal segment of the aerospace sector booming?

The non-metallic segment of aerospace has been growing faster than the metal segment for the past several years.

The industry’s non-Metallicity Index (NCI) was up 6.7% in 2018 to 2,818.

The nonmetallic index for 2018 has more than doubled to 4,737.

Non-metallicity index for non-heavy-lift aircraft rose 4.6% to 1,631.

Non-metal oxide aircraft increased by 4.3% to 927.

The sector is expected to grow by another 9% in 2019, according to the Aerospace and Defense Industry Association.