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World World Nanocatalysts Market Market

Reportlinker Adds World World Nanocatalysts Market Market Report

New York, NY | Posted on May 25th, 2009

This report analyzes the worldwide market for Nanocatalysts in US$ Millions. Nanocatalysts find their application in a variety of industry segments. The report broadly classifies and analyzes the global nanocatalysts market by the following end-use segments: Refinery, Petrochemical, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical industry, Food processing, Environmental Applications, and Others. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015. A five-year historic analysis is also provided. The report profiles 47 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Argonide Corporation, BASF SE, BASF Catalyst LLC, Bayer Ag, Catalytic Solution, Inc., Evonik Degussa GmbH, Genencor International, Inc., Headwaters Nanokinetix, Inc., Hyperion Catalysis International, Johnson Matthey Plc., Mach I, Inc., Nanophase Technologies Corporation, NanoScale Corporation, NexTech Materials Ltd., Oxonica, PQ Corporation, Sachtleben Chemie Gmbh., Umicore, 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.




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


1. Global Market Overview II-1
Worldwide Market for Nanocatalysts II-1
Review of Select End-Use Applications II-1

2. Market Trends II-2
Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes to Grow Significantly II-2
Industrial Demand for Gold Seen Rising II-2
Global Zeolite Consumption on the Rise II-2
Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Witness an Increased
Adoption of Nanocatalysts II-3
Global Nanotechnology Market to Register Over US$20 billion
Revenue by 2011 II-3
Increased Preference of Nanocatalysts Over Conventional Catalysts II-3
Processed Foods Drive the Growth of Food Enzymes Market in China II-3

3. Product Overview II-5
What is a Catalyst? II-5
Types of Catalysts II-5
Chemical Industry Catalysts II-5
Polymerization Catalysts II-5
Petroleum Refining Catalysts II-6
Environmental Catalysts II-6
The Need for Catalysts II-6
Catalysts Soon to be Replaced by Nanotechnology Upgrades II-6
Nanotechnology II-6
Nanotechnology Segments II-7
Nanomaterials and Their Impact on Health II-7
Nanoparticles II-8
Classification of Nanoparticles II-8
Production of Nanoparticles II-8
Measuring Nanoparticles II-8
Measurement of Mass II-8
Measurement of Surface Area II-9
Nanotechnology Applications II-10
Versatility of Nanotechnology II-11
Convergence of Nanotechnology with Catalysts II-11
Nanocatalysts II-12
Introduction and Definition II-12
Performance of Nanocatalysts Thrives on Nanotechnology II-12
Properties of Nanocatalysts II-13
Diverse Physical Properties II-13
Innovative Application Techniques II-13
Increased Area of Action II-13
Nanocatalysts - Brief History II-13
Nanocatalysts - The Next Gen Catalysts II-14
Control Over Nanoparticle Size II-14
Control Over Nanoparticle Composition II-15
Control Over Nanoparticle Structure II-15
Nanoparticle Anchoring II-15
NxCat™ - A New Nanocatalyst Technology II-16
Types of Nanocatalysts II-16
Zeolites II-16
Sources of Zeolite II-17
Uses of Zeolites II-18
Domestic & Commercial II-18
Heating & Refrigeration II-18
Agriculture II-19
Detergents II-19
Gemstones II-19
Medical II-19
Construction II-19
Transition Metal Nanocatalysts II-20
Introduction II-20
Applications and Benefits II-20
Industrial Enzymes II-21
Transition Metal Oxides II-22
Metallocene Catalyst II-22
Carbon Nanotubes II-23
Types of Carbon Nanotubes II-24
Single-Walled Nanotubes II-24
Multi-Walled Nanotubes II-25
Fullerite II-25
Torus II-25
Properties of CNTs II-25
Strength II-25
Kinetic Property II-25
Electrical and Thermal Properties II-26
Structural Defects II-26
Production Methods of CNTs II-26
Arc Discharge II-26
Laser Ablation II-26
Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) II-26
Benefits of CNTs II-27
Probable Future Applications of CNTs II-27

4. An Overview of End-Use Applications II-28
Major End-Use Industries II-28
Market Scenario for End-Use Applications II-28
Industry Applications - In Detail II-28
Nanocatalyst Applications in Refining and Petrochemical Industry II-28
An Overview on Refining and Petrochemical Industry II-28
Trends in Refining Catalysis II-29
Commercial Nanocatalyst Applications II-29
Cracking Catalysts II-29
Hydro-Desulfurization (HDS) II-29
Premium Gas at no Additional Cost II-30
Other Types of Refining Applications for Commercial Purposes II-30
Launch Phase Nanocatalyst Applications II-30
Heavy Oil Upgrading II-30
Coal Liquefaction II-30
Nanocatalyst Applications in Chemical Industry II-30
An Overview of Chemical Industry II-30
Established Commercial Nanocatalyst Applications II-31
Detergents II-31
Ethanol Production II-31
Agricultural Chemicals II-31
Developmental Applications II-31
Production of Hydrogen Peroxide with Higher Selectivity to
the Desired Product II-31
Nanocatalyst Applications in Pharmaceutical Industry II-31
Reduction in Wastage and Side-Products - An Established
Commercial Application II-31
Food Processing Industry II-32
Food Processing - An Established Commercial Application II-32
Environmental Applications II-32
Nanocatalysts in Catalytic Converters II-32
Launch Phase Applications II-32
Air Purification Systems II-32
Developmental Applications II-33
Vehicle Emissions Application II-33
Advanced Lean-Burn Emission Control Systems II-33
Cleaning up Paper Mill Waste Stream II-33
Nanocatalyst Applications in Energy Sector II-33
Established Commercial Applications in Energy Production II-33
Additives for Fuel & Explosives II-33
Launch Phase Applications in Energy Production II-33
Diesel Based Fuel Additives II-33
Developmental Applications in Energy Production II-34
Fuel Cells II-34
Nanostructured Catalysts for Efficient Pem Fuel Cells II-34
Reformer Catalysts II-34
Nanocatalyst Applications in Polymer Production II-35
Metallocene Polymers - An Established Commercial
Applications Polymer Production II-35

5. Technological Developments II-36
US Department of Energy Develops New Nanoscale Catalyst
Engineering Concept II-36
Nissan's New Exhaust System Technology Reduces Consumption of
Precious Metals II-36
Nanostellar Uses Gold as Oxidation Catalyst II-36
QuantumSphere Announces Enhanced Fuel Cell Performance with
Nanocatalyst II-36
Bioapplicable, Nanocomposite and Nanostructured Materials for
Catalytic Applications II-37
BASF Develops Innovative Process for Producing Chiral
Intermediates II-37
Motorola and Arizona University Develop Advanced Sensing
Applications of SWNTs II-38
Idaho Space Materials Develops New Manufacturing Process for
Pure CNTs II-38
Headwaters Introduces New Nanocatalyst Technology II-38

6. Product Innovations/Introductions II-39
Nippon Develops New Catalyst II-39
Albemarle Introduces Latest Ketjenfine® 770 Hydro-
Desulphurization Catalyst II-39
Hitachi Maxell Develops Innovative High-Performance Gold-
Platinum Catalyst II-39
Danisco's Genencor Introduces First Commercial Biomass Enzyme II-40
Genencor Introduces New Maxaliq Enzyme II-40
Genencor Introduces New MannaStar™ Enzyme for Detergents II-40
Rio Polimeros Develops LLDPE Metallocene Resins with Univation
Technology II-40
BASF Develops Two New Chiral Amines II-41
Korea Electronics Technology Institute Develops First Nano
Image Sensor Chip II-41
Nanophase Adds Eleven New Nanoparticle Products to Alfa
Aesar's Distribution List II-41

7. Recent Industry Activity II-42
PQ Corporation Merges with INEOS Silicas II-42
ZEOX to Acquire Zeolite Processing Plant II-42
VT International Completes Acquisition of Nanotailor II-42
Lockheed Martin Takes Over Nantero's Government Business Arm II-42
Catalytic Solutions to Setup Joint Venture with Tanaka
Kikinzoku Kogyo KK II-43
DSM Enters into Co-Development Agreement with LibraGen II-43
Unidym Extends Joint Development Pact with Samsung II-44
CNProbes Enters into Manufacturing Agreement with a Major MEMS
Foundry II-44
Unidym Extends Alliance with Battelle II-44
Toyota Tsusho and Bayer MaterialScience Enter Distribution
Agreement II-45
Clariant Masterbatches and Bayer MaterialScience Enter
Partnership Agreement II-45
Nanocomp Technologies Bags U.S. Army Contract II-46
Arrowhead Announces Formation of a New Subsidiary "Agonn" II-46
Energenics Appoints Nanotrade as Distributor for Enercat in
Eastern Europe II-46
Catalytic Solutions Streamlines its Catalyst Business II-46
Novozymes to Construct New Production Unit in Nebraska II-47
Zeolyst Adds New Plants to Existing Manufacturing Capacity II-47
Umicore to Construct Automotive Catalyst Manufacturing Unit in
India II-48
Genencor Inaugurates Blending Plant in India II-48
CSI's Czech Republic Plant Construction Begins II-48
BASF Expands Polypropylene Production Facility in Spain II-49
Süd-Chemie Becomes First Catalyst Production Company in Qatar II-49
Hanwha Chemical Begins Mass Carbon Nanotube Production II-49
Carbon Nanotechnologies and Unidym Merge to Create New CNT
Product Company II-49
GS Carbon Acquires Carbon Aerogel Technologies of Aerogel
Composite II-50
Johnson Matthey Acquires Argillon II-50
J.P. Morgan and CCMP Announce Acquisition of Niagara's PQ
Corporation by Carlyle II-51
Umicore Concludes Takeover of Delphi's Automotive Catalyst
Operations II-51
AIXTRON AG Acquires Nanoinstruments Ltd. II-51
Novozymes Takes over Biocon's Enzyme Activities II-52
Hypercat ACP and Nanostellar® Joint Venture to Develop
Advanced Catalysts Material II-52
Altair and Sherwin-Williams Form AlSher Titania JV for Pigment
Production II-52
Nanocyl Partners with Velox for Distribution of Carbon
Nanotube Products II-53
Antaria Enters into Strategic Partnership with Energenics II-53
Royal Dutch Shell and Codexis Collaborate for Conversion of
Biomass to Fuel II-53
Almac Announces Alliance with BioCatalytics II-54
Bayer Enters into Distribution Pact with Brenntag
Schweizerhall for Carbon Nanotubes II-54
Konarka and Toppan Sign Agreement for Commercialization of
Power Plastic® II-54
DIREVO-Danisco A/S Team Delivers Significantly Enhanced
Phytase Enzyme II-55
VeruTEK and QSI Enter into Partnership for Ecosystem
Rectification II-55
Surrey NanoSystems Obtains a Key Order from ITA II-56
Albemarle Inaugurates Regional Sales Office in Dubai II-56
BASF Announces Expansion Plans for Automobile Catalyst Plants II-56
PQ Corporation Expands Production Capacity of Silica-Chrome
Catalysts II-57
John Matthey to Establish Two Emission Control Catalyst Units
to Manage Heavy Demand II-57
Süd-Chemie Expands Zeolite Production II-58
ON Semiconductor Collaborates with Nantero for New
Semiconductor Process II-58
Raymor Receives Supply Order for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes II-58
CVD Equipment Receives Order for Carbon Nanotube System CNT
Technologies II-58
Petrol Ofisi Signs an Agreement with Oxonica for Nanocatalyst
Supply II-59
Raymor Installs New Production Facility for Single-walled
Carbon Nanotubes II-59

8. Focus on Select Players II-60
Argonide Corporation (US) II-60
BASF SE (Germany) II-60
BASF Catalyst LLC (US) II-60
Bayer Ag (Germany) II-61
Catalytic Solution, Inc (US) II-61
Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany) II-61
Genencor International, Inc (US) II-62
Headwaters Nanokinetix, Inc (US) II-62
Hyperion Catalysis International (US) II-62
Johnson Matthey Plc (UK) II-62
Mach I, Inc (US) II-63
Nanophase Technologies Corporation (US) II-63
NanoScale Corporation (US) II-63
NexTech Materials Ltd. (US) II-64
Oxonica (UK) II-64
PQ Corporation (US) II-64
Sachtleben Chemie Gmbh. (Germany) II-65
Süd-Chemie AG (Germany) II-65
Umicore (Belgium) II-65
Zeolyst International (US) II-65

9. Global Market Perspective II-67

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Nanocatalysts by End-Use Application - Refinery,
Petrochemical, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Industry, Food
Processing, Environmental Applications, and Other Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for
Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 2: World Historic Review for Nanocatalysts by End- Use
Application - Refinery, Petrochemical, Pharmaceuticals,
Chemical Industry, Food Processing, Environmental
Applications, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2005
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 3: World 10-Year Perspective for Nanocatalysts by
End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Refinery, Petrochemical, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Industry,
Food Processing, Environmental Applications, and Other Markets
for Years 2006, 2009, and 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-69



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