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Counterpoint Market Intelligence provides detailed research reports on aerospace and defence markets. These standard reports are based on: industry discussions and projects; data analysis and modelling; and our own extensive experience in the aerospace & defence industry. We analyse markets at a global level, with a special emphasis on: Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers; segmentation by product and process; and assessment of current and emerging trends.

Counterpoint also carries out bespoke consultancy projects specialising in deep dives into markets and products, strategy and competitive assessment, and market due diligence for M&A. We offer independent analysis, based on our continuous involvement in the markets we cover. We aim to be specialists not generalists.

Other services
Assisting in the preparation of strategic plans
Performing market-related due diligence
Evaluating strategic options
Analysing the effects of current economic trends on aerospace and aircraft deliveries
Deep dive market analysis
Identifying potential acquisition targets
Sectors our services cover

Our report on this market sector provides analysis of market trends and detailed market segmentation. We also discuss key trends in the shape of the supply chain, outsourcing and state involvement in the sector. We analyse strategies pursued by companies in this sector and also examine M&A deals over the last 2 years. Aero-Engines and IGT Components The aerostructures supply chain is about to enter a period of radical and unprecedented change. This will be caused mainly by reducing volume but also by continued capital investment in what has now become a capital-intensive sector. We have been analysing the market for a long time, both in the manufacturing sector and now, over the last 15 years, as analysts. Aerostructures Our latest Aerospace Actuation is the most authoritative and in-depth report on the USD $11.2 billion actuation market available today.Things are changing and there have already been significant developments in; industry structure, procurement, M&A and technology (most notably in electromechanical actuation). Aerospace Actuation The aerospace composites industry is evolving fast on thermoplasctic based composites as well as out-of-autoclave processing methods. The supply chian was preparing for a production rate that is never seen before the Covid-19 pandemic. Our Aerospace Composite report reflects analysis of our discussions with companies at all levels from OEMs to material suppliers. Aerospace Composites The aircraft interiors market still offers the prospect of premium growth, but competition is intense, particularly in seating where there are many players now including Boeing. Over the last seven years, we have been analysing this market, supplying our report globally and engaging with many of the leading players. Aircraft Interior
Our market model provides
Counterpoint has always undertaken extensive quantitative analysis in support of our services.

OE and aftermarket size

Our model provides current OE market and aftermarket size by aerospace component or by aircraft platforms

Suppliers' market share

Our model provides market share information for the sector's participants.

Market share by manufacture methods

The model provides market share by manufacture methods for commercial aerospace programs.

OE and aftermarket forecast

The model provides 10-years OE market and aftermarket growth by component or by aircraft platform.

Market size by material

Our model also provides the market size for various materials used on aerostructures and engines (for aerostructure and engine components).

Market size by region

Our model also provides market size by geographical region.

Our clients
Counterpoint has an international business, with over 80% of sales coming from outside the UK. Sales of research reports are complemented by our consultancy work. Two thirds of sales are to the aerospace & defence industry – aircraft and engine prime contractors and first and second tier suppliers. Other clients are private equity funds, investment banks and government organisations.
Latest news

Rob Semple joins the Counterpoint team

We are delighted to welcome Rob Semple who has joined us as Project Director Aircraft Interiors. Rob has been working with us on our latest Aircraft Interiors report alongside Ben Bettell, who will be finally retiring at the end of March 2023, when we will be posting a suitable appreciation. Rob Semple has worked in…

Aircraft Interiors 2022 – Report Release

On December 1st 2022, Counterpoint released its ninth annual update on the Aircraft Interiors market. Aircraft Interiors 2022 has been extended again in scope and depth, particularly in IFEC systems and In-seat Power Supply Systems. As before, our team for this report includes Ben Bettell, who brings with him 35+ years of experience in the…

Aerospace Actuation 2022 – Report Release

As of September 26th 2022, our ninth edition of Aerospace Actuation is avaialble. We feel this is the most comprehensive and in-depth report on the $9.3 billion aerospace actuation market available today. Our key message in this 290-page report is that things are changing and the previously reportted price-down pressure is relieved in the short term,…