Nanocomposites: Market Research Report

Date: March 1, 2012
Pages: 507
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Nanocomposites: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global market for Nanocomposites in Million Pounds.

The report analyzes the Global and the US market for Nanocomposites by the following End-Use Segments: Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others (includes Household & Personal Care Goods, Sporting Goods, Medical & Industrial Equipment, and Aerospace & Defense Applications).

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017.

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market.

The report profiles 93 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M ESPE, Arkema Group, BASF SE, Cabot Corporation, Cyclics Corporation, DSM Somos, Du Pont (E.I) De Nemours & Company, Elementis Specialties Inc., eSpin Technologies, Inc., Evonik Degussa GmbH, Foster Corporation, Hybrid Plastics, Hyper-Therm High-Temperature Composites, Inc., Industrial Nanotech, Inc., Inframat Corporation, InMat, Inc., Nanocor Incorporated, Nanoledge SA, Nanophase Technologies Corporation, Nyacol Nano Technologies Incorporated, Powdermet Inc., Showa Denko K.K., Rockwood Additives Ltd., TNO, Unidym, Inc., Unitika Ltd., and Zyvex Technologies.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Packaging
Building & Construction
Electronics & Electrical
Automotive
Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

Nanocomposites: A Potential Laden Market
Ready to Take a Giant Leap
Current Scenario: A Review
Recession Temporarily Tames Down Growth Momentum in Nanocomposites Market
The World Beyond the Recession
End-Use Market Metrics
Plastics Industry: A Promising Application Area
Packaging – A Major Area for Nanocomposites
Nanocomposites Coating – Essential for Food Packaging
Nanomaterials and Composites – Significant for the Automotive Industry
Nanocomposites – Plays Key Role in Flame Retardant Industry
Electronics & Electrical, Automotive: Exhibit Highest Growth
Noteworthy Trends & Issues
Declining Prices of Nanomaterials and Composites: A Boon to Nanocomposites
Carbon Nanotubes to Register Robust Growth
Carbon Nanotubes Production Goes Up
Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth in Nanotechnology Market
Innovation – A Key for Future Growth
Research Institutions - Exploiting New Applications and Techniques
Commercialization: Future Growth Engine for Nanocomposites
Polymer Nanocomposites: High Growth Potential
Obstacles in Nanocomposites Manufacturing
Demand for High-Priced Resins to Surge in the US

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Nanotechnology
A Conceptual Definition
What is Nanotechnology?
Background
Leaving Conventional Size Behind
Composites
Nanocomposites
History
Definition & Overview
Operation & Functionality
Challenges
Exfoliation and Orientation
Compatibility and Reaggregation
Forms of Nanocomposites
Polymer Nanocomposites
Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Nanocomposites
Intercalated Nanocomposites
Exfoliated Nanocomposites
Nano-Bio Composites
Phenolic Nanocomposites
Polyolefin Nanocomposites
Polyvinyl Chloride Nanocomposites
Polyurethane Nanocomposites
Unsaturated Polyester Nanocomposites
Nylon Nanocomposites
Nanoparticle Nanocomposites
Nanofillers
Carbon Nanotubes
Mechanical Properties
Conductive Properties
Chemical-Biochemical Properties
Potential (and Real) Application
Polymers
Energy
Nanoelectronics
Medical Applications
Other Applications
Nanoclays
Nanotalcs
Graphite Platelets
Carbon Nanofibers
Synthetic Clays
Natural Fibers (Hemp or Flax)
Environmental Concerns/Health Hazards

3. END-USE SEGMENTS – AN OVERVIEW

Packaging
Building & Construction
Electronics & Electrical
Automotive
Others

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Intel Corporation and Carnegie Mellon to Unveil New Class of Materials
Kuraray Co. Develops New Electro-Conductive Fiber, KURALON EC
Standridge Develops Acetal and Nylon based Nanocompounds

3D SYSTEMS UNLEASHES NOVEL NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIAL, ACCURA GREYSTONE

Nanophase Launches Nanoengineered Dispersions for Water-Based Coatings
RTP Adds Resins to its Carbon Nanotube Compounds Line
Akzo Nobel Rolls Out Herbol-Symbiotec™ Façade Coating
RTP Company Develops Advanced Nanoclay Compounds
US-Based Private Inventors Develop New Nanocomposites
US-Based Researchers Develop Nanocomposite Elastomers
US-based Researchers Develop Polymer Nanocomposites
NanoGram Develops Polymer Nanocomposites
NIST and University of Pennsylvania Conduct Nanoparticle Research
University of Hawaii Develops Multifunctional Nanocomposite Material
Revcor Develops Polymer Nanocomposites-Based Air Movement Devices
CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory Researchers in the Process of Developing Nanocomposite Materials
University of Belfast Researchers Develop Nanocomposite Plasticizer
Scientists at LBNL and UA Develop Nanocomposite Composed of Metal
Scientists Develop Thermoplastic Olefin Nanocomposite
UCL Scientists Develop New Nanocomposite Polymer for Medical Devices
Easton Sports Launches Stealth Comp CNT Bats
Industrial Nanotech Launches Nansulate LDX Industrial Coating
Industrial Nanotech Introduces Nanoboost Automobile Fuel Efficiency and Power Booster
Industrial Nanotech Develops New Chill Pipe Insulating Coatings
PolyOne Introduces Nanoblend Concentrates for Irrigation Applications
NEI Corporation to Develop Silicon Nanocomposites for NASA and OSD

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Wisepower Co. , Ltd Acquires Unidym, Inc from Arrowhead Research Corporation
NanoRidge and Riley Team Up to Manufacture and Supply Nanotech Enhanced Armor
Applied Nanotech Holdings Bags Contract from US Army ERDC-CERL
NaturalNano Acquires Majority Interest in Combotexs
Abakan Enters Into Agreement with MesoCoat and Powdermet
Applied Nanotech Obtains Purchase Order from the U. S. Army
SwissINSO and LESO-PB Enter Into Collaboration
nanoScience Engineering Corp. and A Schulman Ink Joint Development Agreement
PolyMedex Takes Over Putnam Plastics
PPG Industries Acquires NanoProducts Corp.
Radici Group and HeiQ Materials Join Hands for Producing Nanofeel™
Nanoledge and Novachem Ink Distribution Agreement for NANO IN Res
Rockwood Clay Additives Acquires Süd-Chemie AG’s Nanoclay Additives Business
Clariant and Schoeller Join Hands to Market NanoSphere®
Oxonica Energy Signs a Two-Part Agreement with Nyacol Nano Technologies
Nanoledge Ropes In Marion Nanosystems for Distributing NANO IN in Australia
Industrial Nanotech’s Nansulate® Application Penetrates BioFuel Refinery Sector
Zeox to Acquire a Majority Stake in Nano Clays
Nanotech’s Nansulate® to be Coated on Kwik Ice’ Refrigerated Trucks and Trailers
NaturalNano and Cascade Engineering Sign Joint Development Agreement
NauturalNano and Nylon Corporation Ink Joint Development Agreement
Industrial Nanotech to Supply Nansulate® to Moore Insulation
Amcol International Restructures Nanocomposite Group
Industrial Nanotech’s Nansulate Finds Application in Dairy Processing Industry
Nanopolymer Composite Starts Nano-PA6 Commercial Production
ISTN Gets NIH Nanotechnology SBIR Grant
Industrial Nanotech Receives US Patent for Nansulate Industrial Coatings
Industrial Nanotech Appoints Plant Werx Pte Ltd as Distributor in Malaysia and Singapore
Industrial Nanotech Enters into Distribution Agreement with Isobrasil
Industrial Nanotech Enters into Agreement with Caled Industries
Industrial Nanotech’s Nansulate High Heat Successfully Utilized in Brewery
Braskem Develops New Manufacturing Process for PE and PP Nanocomposites

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3M ESPE (USA)

Arkema Group (France)
BASF SE (Germany)
Cabot Corporation (USA)
Cyclics Corporation (USA)
DSM Somos (USA)
Du Pont (E. I) De Nemours & Company (USA)
Elementis Specialties Inc. (USA)
eSpin Technologies, Inc. (USA)
Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany)
Foster Corporation (USA)
Hybrid Plastics Inc (USA)
Hyper-Therm High-Temperature Composites, Inc. (USA)
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (USA)
Inframat Corporation (USA)
InMat, Inc. (USA)
Nanocor Incorporated (USA)
Nanoledge SA (France)
Nanophase Technologies Corporation (USA)
Nyacol Nano Technologies Incorporated (USA)
Powdermet, Inc. (USA)
Showa Denko K. K. (Japan)
Rockwood Additives Ltd. (Germany)
TNO (The Netherlands)
Unidym, Inc. (US)
Unitika Ltd. (Japan)
Zyvex Technologies (USA)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 1. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanocomposites by Geographic Region – US, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. World Historic Review for Nanocomposites by Geographic Region – US, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World 15-Year Perspective for Nanocomposites by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanocomposites by End-Use Segment – Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. World Historic Review for Nanocomposites by End-Use Segment – Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. World 15-Year Perspective for Nanocomposites by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanocomposites by End-Use Segment – Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. US Historic Review for Nanocomposites by End-Use Segment – Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. US 15-Year Perspective for Nanocomposites by End-Use Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 93 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 97)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Latin America
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