Nanoporous Materials: Market Research Report

Date: July 22, 2009
Pages: 387
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Nanoporous Materials: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global Market for Nanoporous Materials in Millions of US$.

The report analyzes the market for Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials by the following product segments: Zeolites, Activated Carbon, Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays, and Others.

Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 103 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Albemarle Corp, Alcan Inc., AMCOL International Corp, American Colloid Company, Nanocor, Inc., Axens, BASF SE, BASF Catalysts LLC, Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC, Calgon Carbon Corp., Chemviron Carbon, CECA Specialty Chemicals, Exxon Mobil Corp., ExxonMobil Chemical, Golden Innovation Business Company, Kuraray Chemical Co., Ltd., MeadWestvaco Corp., NanoPore, Inc., NanoScape, Norit N.V, Oil-Dri Corp. of America, PICA, Porocel Corp., PQ Corp., ResinTech Inc., Southern Clay Products, Inc., St. Cloud Mining Company, Süd-Chemie AG, W.R. Grace & Co., Zeochem, ZEOX Corp., ZEOX Performance Materials LLC, and Zeolyst International.

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

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definition and Scope of Study
Zeolites
Clays
Activated Carbon
Silica Gel
Activated Alumina
Others

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Nanomaterials - Heading to Change the World
Nanoporous Materials – An Emerging Market
Market Estimates and Projections

Table 1. Worldwide Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials Market by Product Segment (2007, 2009 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Zeolites, Activated Carbon Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. TRENDS & ISSUES

Hydrogen Storage – The In Thing
Nanoporous Polymers
Porous Hybrid Materials in Limelight
Nanocubes
Aerogels – An Excellent Thermal Insulator
Developing Nations Drive Activated Carbon Growth
Stringent Environment Regulations to Drive Activated Carbon Growth
Nanoclays Penetrate Rapidly in the Market

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Nanotechnology
The Coming of Nano-Age…
A Conceptual Definition
Nanoporous Materials
Key Characteristics
Select Nanoporous Materials
An Insight into Key Features, with their Significance
Applications
Catalysis
Thermal Insulation
Gas Storage
Membranes
Electrodes
Photonic crystals
Bio-encapsulation/Drug Delivery
Bio-implants/ Tissue Engineering
Major Bottlenecks
Development Process and Production Technique
Preparing a template
Synthesizing Materials
Functionalization
Process Improvement Over the Years

4. PRODUCT SEGMENTATION

Zeolites
Natural Zeolites vs. Synthetic Zeolites
Applications
Environmental and Water Treatment Applications
Natural Zeolites

Table 2. Physical Properties of Select Natural Zeolites
Table 3. Worldwide Natural Zeolite Production by Region: 2007 & 2006 Statistics in Thousand Metric Tons for China, Korea, Japan, US, Indonesia, Turkey and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Synthetic Zeolites
Clays

Table 4. Select Natural Clays: A Comparison

Types of Clay
Bentonite
Applications
Fuller’s Earth
Applications
Kaolin
Applications
Activated Carbon
Types of Activated Carbon
Powdered Activated Carbon
Granular Activated Carbon
Applications
Silica Gel
Activated Alumina
Others
Bauxite
Iron Oxide
Magnesium Oxide
Zirconium Oxide

5. END-USE INDUSTRY – AN OVERVIEW

Petroleum Refining
Pet Litter and Animal Feed Additives
Detergents
Water Treatment
Clay
Activated Carbon
Environment
Activated Carbon
Food & Beverages
Chemical Processing
Plastic Processing
Others
Actuators and Sensors
Medical and Pharmaceuticals
Activated Carbon
Nanoclay
Iron-Oxide Nanoparticle
Zeolites
Textile and Clay Nanoparticles
Industrial
Aerospace
Agriculture

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

PQ Merges with INEOS Silicas
EnergySolutions and ZEOX Join Hands
ZEOX and FFT Partner
Calgon Carbon Bags Wastewater Treatment Contract
Calgon Carbon Bags Arizona Water Treatment Contract
Aspen Receives US$37 million Investment
Zeolyst International Expands Production Capacity
CSMG Technologies Acquires Carbon Capture Technologies
Lydall Performance Materials Unveils Microporous Membrane- based Air Filtration Composite
ZEOX Acquires Major Stake in Nano Clays LLC
Rogers Corp. and Optodot Collaborate
CRS Regenerates Zeolite Catalyst
Amcol Acquires Bensan in Turkey
Cristal Acquires MIC
Siemens Water Technologies Undertakes Four US-Based Acquisitions
Arbios Systems and Membrana Join Forces
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Developed Best-in-Class Antireflective Porous Silica
AmberWave Systems Partners with UCSB
BASF Acquires Engelhard
Calgon Carbon Receives Tong Hsin Contract
Calgon Carbon Sets Up New Activated Carbon Facility in China
NanoSensors Inks Licensing Agreement with Michigan State University
Sud-Chemie AG Acquires Tricat Zeolites to Form Sud-Chemie Zeolites
Relisys Begins Human Trials for New Coronary Stents
Excelfrax 1900 Panel Added to Excelfrax® Product Line

7.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Albemarle Corp. (USA)
Alcan Inc. (Canada)
AMCOL International Corp (USA)
American Colloid Company (USA)
Nanocor, Inc. (USA)
Axens (France)
BASF SE (Germany)
BASF Catalysts LLC (USA)
Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC (USA)
Calgon Carbon Corp. (USA)
Chemviron Carbon (Belgium)
CECA Specialty Chemicals (France)
Exxon Mobil Corp. (USA)
ExxonMobil Chemical (USA)
Golden Innovation Business Company (Taiwan)
Kuraray Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
MeadWestvaco Corp. (USA)
NanoPore, Inc. (USA)
NanoScape (Germany)
Norit N.V (Netherlands)
Oil-Dri Corp. of America (USA)
PICA (France)
Porocel Corp. (USA)
PQ Corp. (USA)
ResinTech Inc. (USA)
Southern Clay Products, Inc. (USA)
St. Cloud Mining Company (USA)
Sud-Chemie AG (Germany)
W.R. Grace & Co. (USA)
Zeochem (Switzerland)
ZEOX Corp. (Canada)
ZEOX Performance Materials LLC
Zeolyst International (USA)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 5. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials by Product Segment – Zeolites, Activated Carbon, Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. World 10-Year Perspective for Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials by Product Segment – Zeolites, Activated Carbon, Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 103 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 109)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe25
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Italy
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
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