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Examine the World Nanocomposites Market

London, UK | Posted on June 28th, 2008

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanocomposites in Million Pounds. The specific end-use segments analyzed for Global and the US markets are Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others (Others include Household & Personal Care Goods, Sporting Goods, Medical & Industrial Equipment, and Aerospace & Defense Applications). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. The report profiles 95 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as 3M ESPE, Arkema Group, BASF AG, Cabot Corporation, Cyclics Corporation, DSM Somos, Du Pont (E.I) De Nemours & Company, Elementis Specialties Inc., eSpin Technologies, Inc., Evonik Degussa, Foster Corporation, Hybrid Plastics, Hyper-Therm High-Temperature Composites, Inc., Industrial Nanotech, Inc., Inframat Corporation, InMat, Inc., Nanocor Incorporated, Nanodynamics, Inc., Nanoledge SA, Nanophase Technologies Corporation, Nanova LLC, Nyacol Nano Technologies Incorporated, Powdermet Inc., Showa Denko K.K., Rockwood Additives Ltd., TNO, Unidym, Inc., Unitika Ltd., and Zyvex Instruments. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT


CONTENTS


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Packaging I-3
Building & Construction I-4
Electronics & Electrical I-4
Automotive I-4
Others I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Market Overview II-1
Nanocomposites - A Huge Potential Market II-1
Ready to Take a Giant Leap II-1
Plastics Industry - Bright Future on Emergence of Nanocomposites II-1
Burgeoning Demand II-2
Declining Prices of Nanomaterials and Composites - A Boon to
Nanocomposites II-2
Innovation - A Key for Future Growth II-2
Research Institutions - Exploiting New Applications and
Techniques II-3
Increase in Research & Development Activities II-3
Commercialization - Future Growth Engine for Nanocomposites II-3
Budding Markets II-4
Packaging - A Major Area for Nanocomposites II-4
Nanocomposites Coating - Essential for Food Packaging II-4
Nanomaterials and Composites - Significant for the Automotive
Industry II-4
Nanocomposites - Plays Key Role in Flame Retardant Industry II-5
Polymer Nanocomposites - High Growth Potential II-5
Obstacles in Nanocomposites Manufacturing II-5

2. Current & Future Analysis II-6
Table 1: World Nanocomposites Market (2001-2010): Geographic
Regions Volume Sales Ranked by Growth - USA, Europe, and Rest
of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 2: World Nanocomposites Market (2001-2010): End-Use
Segment Volume Sales Ranked by Growth - Packaging, Building &
Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
USA - Holding Nanocomposites Future II-6
Table 3: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nanocomposite by End-Use Segment - Packaging, Building &
Construction, Electronics & Electrical, Automotive and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in
Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 4: US Long-term Projections for Nanocomposite by
End-Use Segment - Packaging, Building & Construction,
Electronics & Electrical, Automotive and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million
Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: US 10-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, 2008 & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Europe & Rest of World II-8
Packaging - Holding Leading Position II-9
Automotive - Exhibiting Highest Growth II-9
Electronics & Electrical - Enhancing its Reach II-10
Building & Construction II-10
Others - Room for Growth II-10

3. Product Overview II-11
Nanotechnology II-11
What is Nanotechnology? II-12
Background II-12
Leaving Conventional Size Behind II-13
Composites II-13
Nanocomposites II-15
History II-15
Definition & Overview II-15
Operation & Functionality II-16
Challenges II-17
Exfoliation and Orientation II-17
Compatibility and Reaggregation II-17
Forms of Nanocomposites II-17
Polymer Nanocomposites II-17
Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Nanocomposites II-18
Intercalated Nanocomposites II-19
Exfoliated Nanocomposites II-19
Nano-Bio Composites II-19
Phenolic Nanocomposites II-19
Polyolefin Nanocomposites II-20
Polyvinyl Chloride Nanocomposites II-20
Polyurethane Nanocomposites II-20
Unsaturated Polyester Nanocomposites II-20
Nylon Nanocomposites II-21
Nanoparticle Nanocomposites II-21
Nanofillers II-21
Carbon Nanotubes II-21
Mechanical Properties II-22
Conductive Properties II-23
Chemical-Biochemical Properties II-23
Potential (and Real) Application II-23
Polymers II-23
Energy II-23
Nanoelectronics II-23
Medical Applications II-23
Other Applications II-23
Nanoclays II-24
Nanotalcs II-25
Graphite Platelets II-25
Carbon Nanofibers II-25
Synthetic Clays II-25
Natural Fibers (Hemp or Flax) II-25
Environmental Concerns/Health Hazards II-26

4. End-Use Segments - An Overview II-27
Packaging II-27
Building & Construction II-28
Electronics & Electrical II-28
Automotive II-28
Others II-29

5. Research & Development II-31
Kuraray Co. Develops New Electro-Conductive Fiber, KURALON EC II-31
Standridge Develops Acetal and Nylon based Nanocompounds II-31
RTP Company Develops Advanced Nanoclay Compounds II-31
US-Based Private Inventors Develop New Nanocomposites II-31
US-Based Researchers Develop Nanocomposite Elastomers II-32
US-based Researchers Develop Polymer Nanocomposites II-32
NanoGram Develops Polymer Nanocomposites II-32
NIST and University of Pennsylvania Conduct Nanoparticle Research II-32
University of Hawaii Develops Multifunctional Nanocomposite
Material II-32
Revcor Develops Polymer Nanocomposites-Based Air Movement Devices II-33
CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory Researchers in the Process of
Developing Nanocomposite Materials II-33
University of Belfast Researchers Develop Nanocomposite
Plasticizer II-33
Scientists at LBNL and UA Develop Nanocomposite Composed of Metal II-33
Scientists Develop Thermoplastic Olefin Nanocomposite II-34
UCL Scientists Develop New Nanocomposite Polymer for Medical
Devices II-34
NIST Research Team Develops a New Mixing Technique II-34
Scientists Unveil a New Method to Produce Exfoliated
Nanocomposites II-35
New Jersey Institute of Technology Discovers Innovative
Technique for SWCNs II-35
Researchers Develop Chemical Modification Technique for Better
Dispersion of Silicates in Polymer Nanocomposite Material II-35
Rice University Researchers Develop a New Coating Technique
for SWCNs II-35
Researchers Develop New Mechanism to Control Particle Growth
in Nanocomposites II-36
SNU Studies Porous Scaffolds of HA nanocomposites for
Controlled Drug Release II-36
Owens Corning Develops Micro Cellular Nanocomposite Foam II-36
NASA Ames Scientists Develop Nano-engineered Thermal Material II-37
Omega Develops a New Copper/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite II-37
Cambridge University Discovers Rubber Nanocomposite II-37
New Nanocomposite Coating Method Developed II-37
Florida Institute of Technology Produces PETg / PMMA / Silica
Nanocomposites II-37
Langley Research Center Develops Transport Composites II-38
Scientists at TTU Develop Fe2O3 Nanocomposite II-38
Swedish Scientists Develop Alumina-Silicon Carbide Nanocomposites II-38
Scientists of TCI and RPI Develop Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced
Polymers II-38
Cyclics Corporation Develops Commercial CBT Resins, CBT 100
and 200 II-38
Carbon Nanotechnologies Develops Better Aligned Carbon Nanotubes II-39
IICT to Develop Nanocomposites II-39
Canadian Researchers Develop New Porous PMO Nanocomposites II-39
Gunter Beyer Develops Synergistic Nanofiller Blend of Superior
Performance II-39
NRC-IMI and PNC-Tech Jointly Develop Polymer Nanocomposites II-40
3M Develops Ceramic and Polymer Technology Platforms II-40
Georgia Tech Develops AFM Useful in Determination of Space
Vehicle Material for NASA II-40
ANI Develops Nanocomposites for Efficient Electron Emission II-40
Pole-Chic Develops Nanocomposites with High Refractivity II-41

6. Product Innovations/Introductions II-42
3D Systems Unleashes Novel Nanocomposite Material, Accura
Greystone II-42
Nanophase Launches Nanoengineered Dispersions for Water-Based
Coatings II-42
RTP Adds Resins to its Carbon Nanotube Compounds Line II-42
Akzo Nobel Rolls Out Herbol-Symbiotec(tm) Façade Coating II-42
Easton Sports Launches Stealth Comp CNT Bats II-43
Industrial Nanotech Launches Nansulate LDX Industrial Coating II-43
Industrial Nanotech Introduces Nanoboost Automobile Fuel
Efficiency and Power Booster II-43
Industrial Nanotech Develops New Chill Pipe Insulating Coatings II-43
PolyOne Introduces Nanoblend Concentrates for Irrigation
Applications II-44
NEI Corporation to Develop Silicon Nanocomposites for NASA and
OSD II-44
Easton Sports Introduces New Material Technology II-44
Easton Hockey Introduces CNT-based Synergy SLSticks II-44
3M ESPE Launches Filtek Supreme Plus Flowable Restorative II-45
3M ESPE Introduces Filtek Supreme Plus Universal Restorative II-45
Industrial Nanotech Introduces Second Generation Nansulate
Translucent Products II-45
Industrial Nanotech Introduces Nansulate HomeProtect Line II-45
Mitsui Chemicals Unveils Thermoplastic Polyimide Nanocomposite II-45
JM Introduces Nanocomposite for Air Filtration II-45
Noble Polymers Launches Forte II-46
3D SYSTEMS Introduces Bluestone Nanocomposite Resin II-46
Kerr Corp Launches New Nanocomposite for Tooth Restorations II-46
Nanostellar Develops Series of Nanocatalysts for Clean Energy
Applications II-46
Zyvex Corp. Unveils Two Carbon Nanotube Products II-47
Honeywell Develops One-Step Process to Produce Nanocomposites II-47
PolyOne Corp. Introduces New High-Performance Flame Retardants II-47
Nanocor Introduces Nanocomposite Rheospan(r) AS for Sag Control II-48

7. Recent Industry Activity II-49
PPG Industries Acquires NanoProducts Corp. II-49
Radici Group and HeiQ Materials Join Hands for Producing
Nanofeel(tm) II-49
Nanoledge and Novachem Ink Distribution Agreement for NANO IN Res II-49
Rockwood Clay Additives Acquires Süd-Chemie AG's Nanoclay
Additives Business II-49
Clariant and Schoeller Join Hands to Market NanoSphere(r) II-50
Oxonica Energy Signs a Two-Part Agreement with Nyacol Nano
Technologies II-50
Nanoledge Ropes In Marion Nanosystems for Distributing NANO IN
in Australia II-50
Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate(r) Application Penetrates
BioFuel Refinery Sector II-50
Zeox to Acquire a Majority Stake in Nano Clays II-50
Nanotech's Nansulate(r) to be Coated on Kwik Ice' Refrigerated
Trucks and Trailers II-51
NaturalNano and Cascade Engineering Sign Joint Development
Agreement II-51
NauturalNano and Nylon Corporation Ink Joint Development
Agreement II-51
Industrial Nanotech to Supply Nansulate(r) to Moore Insulation II-51
Amcol International Restructures Nanocomposite Group II-52
Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate Finds Application in Dairy
Processing Industry II-52
Nanopolymer Composite Starts Nano-PA6 Commercial Production II-52
ISTN Gets NIH Nanotechnology SBIR Grant II-52
Industrial Nanotech Receives US Patent for Nansulate
Industrial Coatings II-53
Industrial Nanotech Appoints Plant Werx Pte Ltd as Distributor
in Malaysia and Singapore II-53
Industrial Nanotech Enters into Distribution Agreement with
Isobrasil II-53
Industrial Nanotech Enters into Agreement with Caled Industries II-53
Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate High Heat Successfully
Utilized in Brewery II-53
Braskem Develops New Manufacturing Process for PE and PP
Nanocomposites II-53
Dow Automotive and GE Advanced Materials Develop Nanocomposite
Technology II-54
ANI Signs Agreement with Leading Sports Goods Manufacturer II-54
Frontier Carbon Corporation Establishes American Unit II-54
Ecology Coatings Collaborates with NanoDynamics II-54
Cornelius Group to Distribute Hanse Chemie's Nanocomposites II-55
Rapra Technology Begins Nanocomposites Project to Evaluate
Nanoclay Processing II-55
Cyclics Corporation Obtains US Patent for New CBT Resin
Production Process II-55
Cyclics Corporation to Enhance CBT Resin Production Rate II-55
Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate Coating Undergoes Offshore
Testing II-55
Industrial Nanotech Inc Enters into Partnership with Hartman-
Walsh Painting Company II-56
Triton Systems Enters into Licensing Agreement with SDC
Technologies II-56
Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate Technology Gets Confirmation
from Princeton II-56
Industrial Nanotech Enters into Development Agreement with
Leading Scientific Group II-56
DuPont Assures Additional Financial Support to MIT II-56
NanoDynamics Acquires Nanocomposite Patents of Atomic Scale
Design II-57
GM Uses Nanocomposite Material in Car's Body Side Molding II-57
New Nanotechnology Center to Come Up in Italy II-57
UK Nanotechnology Projects Receive Financial Aid II-58
Sud-Chemie Acquires Intellectual Property and Technology from
Alcan II-58
Nanocor Signs Agreement with MGCC II-58
Nanocor Enters into an Alliance with PolyOne II-58
NIST Enters into a Collaboration Agreement with an Instrument
Company II-59
DSM Venturing and Carbon Nano to Develop Stamylan UH(tm) II-59
DSM Venturing Invests in InMat II-59
InMat Bags Phase II SBIR Contract II-60

8. Focus on Select Players II-61
3M ESPE (USA) II-61
Arkema Group (France) II-61
BASF AG (Germany) II-62
Cabot Corporation (USA) II-62
Cyclics Corporation (USA) II-62
DSM Somos (USA) II-63
Du Pont (E.I) De Nemours & Company (USA) II-63
Elementis Specialties Inc. (USA) II-64
eSpin Technologies, Inc. (USA) II-64
Evonik Degussa GmbH II-64
Foster Corporation (USA) II-65
Hybrid Plastics (USA) II-65
Hyper-Therm High-Temperature Composites, Inc. (USA) II-65
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (USA) II-66
Inframat Corporation (USA) II-66
InMat, Inc. (USA) II-66
Nanocor Incorporated (USA) II-67
Nanodynamics, Inc. (USA) II-67
Nanoledge SA (France) II-68
Nanophase Technologies Corporation (USA) II-68
Nanova LLC (USA) II-69
Nyacol Nano Technologies Incorporated (USA) II-69
Powdermet Inc (USA) II-69
Showa Denko K.K. (Japan) II-70
Rockwood Additives Ltd. (Germany) II-70
TNO (The Netherlands) II-71
Unidym, Inc. (US) II-71
Unitika Ltd. (Japan) II-71
Zyvex Instruments (USA) II-72

9. Global Market Perspective II-73
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nanocomposites by Geographic Region - USA, Europe, and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption in Million Pounds for Years 2001 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 7: World Long-term Projections for Nanocomposites by
Geographic Region - USA, Europe, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Million
Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Nanocomposites by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
USA, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 &
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 9: 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 2001 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 10: World Long-term Projections 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 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 11: World 10-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, 2008 & 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE


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