Zinc-Air Batteries: Market Research Report

Date: May 1, 2012
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Zinc-Air Batteries: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Zinc-Air Batteries in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Hearing Aids, Automotive, and Others.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

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

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 32 companies including many key and niche players such as Duracell International, Inc., Electric Fuel Battery, Corp., Energizer Holdings, Inc., eVionyx, Inc., GP Batteries International Limited, iCellTech Corporation, Power-One, Inc., Powerzinc Electric, Inc., Philips UK, Renata SA, Toshiba Battery Co.Ltd., Spectrum Brands, Inc., Rayovac, VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd., and ZeniPower (Zhuhai Zhi Li) Battery Co., Ltd.

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
Hearing Aids
Automotives
Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Impact of Recession in Retrospect
Recession Expands Market for Rechargeable Batteries
Outlook
Zinc - A Primary Raw-Material for Zinc-Air Batteries

Table 1. Global Zinc Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of End-User Demand by Category - Construction, Transport, Consumer & Electrical Goods, and General Engineering (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Global Zinc Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of First-User Demand by Category - Zinc Coated Steels, Brass, Zinc Base Alloys, Compounds, Semi-Manufactures, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Hearing Aids - An Important End-User Market for Zinc-Air Batteries
Technological Innovations in Hearing Aid Devices and Batteries Linked Together
Technological Advances in Hearing Aids Market Result in Compact Battery Size

2.TRENDS AND ISSUES IN ZINC-AIR BATTERIES MARKET

Continuous R&D to Broaden Electronic Devices Application Market
Battery Chemistries Assume Greater Importance in Battery Buying Decision
Need for High Energy-Density and Lightweight Battery Solutions for Military Applications
Rechargeable Batteries Face Application Challenges in Hearing Aids

3.GLOBAL BATTERY MARKET

Batteries – Introduction
Market Review

Table 3. Global Batteries Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Battery Type - Lithium Ion, SLI, Alkaline, Stationary Lead Acid, Carbon Zinc, Motive Lead Acid, Nickel Metal Hydride, Primary Lithium, Nickel Cadmium, Zinc-Air, and Thermal (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Overview of Technological Progress in Batteries
Trends in Batteries Market
Counterfeit Batteries Pose Significant Challenges for Manufacturers
Development in Electronics Drive Demand for Batteries with Extended Life
Expanding Applications in Medical Industry Widen Market Opportunities
Automotives to Drive Lead-Acid Battery Demand
Types of Batteries
Classification Based on Recharging Ability
Primary Batteries
Secondary Batteries
Classification Based on Type of Raw Material Used
Zinc-Air Batteries

3D MICRO BATTERIES

Benefits of Zinc-Air Battery
Nickel Cadmium (NiCD) Batteries
Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Batteries
Lithium-ion Batteries
Primary Lithium Batteries
Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) Batteries
Silver Zinc Batteries
Environmental Concerns of Batteries
Lead Mining
Health Effects
On Workers
On Consumers
Emerging Battery Chemistries
Lithium-Air Batteries
Lithium-Sulphur Batteries
Silver Oxide Batteries
Sodium Sulphur Batteries

4.ZINC-AIR BATTERIES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Historical Background
Zinc
Zinc-Air Batteries
Characteristics
Focus on Select End-Use Application Areas
Suitability of Zinc-Air Batteries for Hearing Aids
Zinc-Air Batteries – A Perfect Way to Power Electric Vehicles
Other Applications
Advantages of Zinc-Air Batteries

Table 4. Energy Density (in Wh/L) by Battery Type - Carbon Zinc, Alkaline, Lithium, Li Ion, Lithium Ion Polymer, Lithium MnO2, NiMH, and Zinc Air (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Specific Energy (in Wh/Kg) by Battery Type - Carbon Zinc, Alkaline, Lithium, Li Ion, Lithium Ion Polymer, Lithium MnO2, NiMH, and Zinc Air (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Storage and Operating Life
Electrical Discharge Properties
Primary Cells
Secondary Rechargeable Batteries
Mechanically Recharged Cells
Zinc Air Fuel Cells
Safety and Environment
Shortcomings of Zinc-Air Batteries
Other Key Challenges
Environmental Issues
Issues in Hearing Aids Market
Rust and Corrosion

5.TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS / DEVELOPMENTS

ReVolt Develops Rechargeable Zinc-air Batteries with Extended Life
SINTEF Group and Revolt Develop New Rechargeable Zinc-Air Battery
Advanced Power and Energy Sources Transportation Unveils Zinc-Air Battery
Energizer Launches Zinc-Air Prismatic Batteries
Energizer to Launch Enhanced OEM Version of Zinc Air Prismatic Battery

6.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Zinc Air Receives License for Use of Zinc Air Fuel Cells in Electric Vehicles
Zinc Air to Launch Grid Storage Batteries
Leo Motors Launches Zinc Air Fuel Cell Equipped Electric Trucks
Zinc Air Acquires License from LLNL to Manufacture Zinc-Air Fuel Cell
AVIC to Invest in Research & Development
RWE Innogy Acquires Minor Stake in Revolt Technology
eVionyx and Power Air Ink Memorandum of Understanding

7.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Duracell International, Inc. (USA)
Electric Fuel Battery Corporation (USA)
Energizer Holdings, Inc. (USA)
eVionyx, Inc (USA)
GP Batteries International Limited (Singapore)
iCellTech Corporation (Korea)
VARTA Microbattery GmbH (Germany)
Powerzinc Electric, Inc. (USA)
Philips UK (UK)
Renata SA (Switzerland)
Toshiba Battery Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Spectrum Brands, Inc. (USA)
Rayovac (USA)
VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA (Germany)
Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
ZeniPower (Zhuhai Zhi Li) Battery Co., Ltd (China)

8.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 6. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries In Hearing Aids by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries in Hearing Aids by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries In Hearing Aids by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries In Automotive by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries in Automotive by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries in Automotive by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries in Other Applications by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries in Other Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Battery Market Overview

Table 18. US Batteries Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Demand by Battery Type - Lead-Acid, Alkaline, Rechargeable Lithium, Other Primary, and Other Secondary (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Higher Demand for Electronic Devices to Uphold Strong Growth for Batteries
Primary Batteries Demand to Prosper Due to High-Performance Chemistries

Table 19. US Primary Batteries Market (2007 & 2012): Revenues (in US$ billion) by Battery Type - Alkaline and Others

Abundance of Zinc Production Conducive for Zinc-Air Batteries Powered Electric Vehicles
Overview of International Trade

Table 20. US Zinc-Air Battery Exports (2008 & 2009): Percentage Breakdown by Destination Country - Canada, UK, Belgium, Japan, Malaysia and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. US Zinc-Air Battery Imports (2008 & 2009): Percentage Breakdown by Country of Origin - Germany, UK and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 22. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. US Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. US 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Demand for Primary and Secondary Batteries in Canada
B. Market Analytics

Table 25. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. Canadian Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Overview of International Trade
B. Market Analytics

Table 28. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Japanese Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.EUROPE

Market Analytics

Table 31. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. European Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. European Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. European 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. European 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

Market Analytics

Table 37. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. French Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39. French 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

Market Analytics

Table 40. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41. German Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. German 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

Market Analytics

Table 43. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44. Italian Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. Italian 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

Market Analytics

Table 46. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47. UK Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. UK 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.REST OF EUROPE

Market Analytics

Table 49. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
China
Proliferation in Electric Bicycles Market to Bolster Chinese Battery Industry
B. Market Analytics

Table 52. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6.REST OF WORLD

Market Analytics

Table 55. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56. Rest of World Historic Review for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Zinc-Air Batteries by End-Use Segment – Percentage Share of Dollar Sales for Hearing Aids, Automotive and Others for Years 2003, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 32 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 40)
The United States (13)
Canada (1)
Japan (2)
Europe (10)
- Germany (4)
- The United Kingdom (2)
- Rest of Europe (4)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (14)
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