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Nanocomposites

Abstract

Description

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.

Table of Contents

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™ Facade 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 Sud-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

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