Global Nanofibers Industry

13 Jan, 2016, 13:54 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanofibers in US$ Thousand. The Global market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Energy, Chemical/Mechanical, 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 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 42 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Applied Sciences, Inc.
Argonide Corporation
Ahlstrom Corporation
Asahi Kasei Fibers Corporation
Catalytic Materials LLC

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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

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 The Science behind Nanotechnology II-1 Nanofibers: A Prelude..............II-2 Electrospinning - The Major Production Technology for Nanofibers II-3 List of Common Polymers and Solvents Used in Electrospinning II-3 Current and Future Analysis..............II-4 Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth in Nanofibers Market.............. II-4

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & CHALLENGES II-5 Desire to Achieve Product Differentiation & Gain Competitive Advantage Driving Manufacturers to Use Nanofibers in Range of Product Segments..............II-5 Polymer Nanofibers Leads the Market by Product Type II-5 Table 1: Nanofibers Market by Raw Material Type (2014): Percentage Share of Market Revenue for Carbon, Ceramic, Composite, Glass, Metal, and Polymer Nanofibers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-6 Mechanical & Chemical Products Embrace Nanofibers Big Time - Prove to be Largest Revenue Contributors for the Market II-6 Unique Properties Make Use of Nanofibers a Must for Air & Liquid Filters.............. II-6 Growing Demand for Air & Liquid Filters to Boost Demand Prospects for Nanofibers..............II-7 Key Opportunity Indicators..............II-8 Table 2: World Market for Air Filters & Filtration Equipment (2014 & 2018P): Breakdown of Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-8

Table 3: Comparative Analysis of Nanofibers with Melt Blown and Spunbond Fibers Based on Fiber Diameter & Fiber Surface area/ Mass of Material..............II-8 Use of Nanofibers as Catalysts Grows in Prominence in Major Industrial & Automobile Markets II-9 Energy Storage & Conversion Applications Gaining Prominence II-10 Key Opportunity Indicators:..............II-11 Table 4: Global Market for Lithium Ion Batteries Market: Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 5: Global Solar PV Market : Annual PV Capacity Installed (in Gigawatts) for Years 2012 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 6: Projected Fuel Cell Manufacturing (in Megawatt Hours) for 2015 in Select Regional Markets - Japan, Korea, US, China and Germany (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12 Nanofiber-Based Lithium Ion Batteries - A Look into Key Benefits II-12 Electronic Industry to See Increased Use of Nanofibers in Coming Years.............. II-12 Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Warms Upto Benefits of Nanofibers.............. II-13 Gold Nanofibers Enhance Cardiac Tissue Engineering II-13 Nanofiber Mesh as Growth Substrate in Flasks II-13 Nanofiber Scaffolds & Its Biomedical Applications II-14 Table 7: World 6-Year Perspective for Nanofibers in Biomedical Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World for 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-15 Expanding Application Possibilities Augurs Well for the Future of Nanofibers Market..............II-15 Nanofibers in Performance Apparel - A Big Emerging Opportunity II-16 Market Issues & Challenges..............II-16 Controversies Still Dog Nanotechnology II-16 Factors Hampering Rapid Commercialization II-17 Separating Hype from Reality - An Economic Challenge II-17

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-18 Nanofibers - Definition & Application Areas II-18 Structural Characteristics of Nanofibers II-18 History of Nanofibers..............II-19 Production of Nanofibers..............II-19

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/APPROVALS..............II-20 Vaporsens Launches vSENS..............II-20 FibeRio Corporation Unveils Fiber Engine® FX Series Equipment II-20 PGI Launches Nanofiber-based Filtration Technology II-20 Xanofi and Izumi Launch 3D Printed Nanofibers II-20 Dreamweaver to Launch Nanofiber-based Separator Materials II-20 Xanofi Launches XanoMatrix™..............II-20 FibeRio Corporation Launches MERV 15 Nanofiber Filtration Media II-20 Nanofiber Solutions Introduces NanoHep Cell Culture II-21 Imperial Systems Launches Nanofiber based DeltaMAXX Air Cartridge Filter.............. II-21 Contipro Launches Nanofiber Production Device 4SPIN II-21

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-22 FibeRio Technology Enters Collaboration with VF Corporation II-22 JV Between Cytomatrix and HeiQ Materials Launches Nanofiber Production.............. II-22 Hong Kong University Signs Collaboration Agreement with Avalon Nanofibre.............. II-22 Medical Australia Secures Distribution License from Nanofiber Veterinary.............. II-22 Arteriocyte Announces Launch of Compass Biomedical II-22 Nippon Paper Expands Cellulose Nanofibers Business II-22

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS..............II-23 Applied Sciences, Inc. (US)..............II-23 Argonide Corporation (US)..............II-23 Ahlstrom Corporation (Finland) II-23 Asahi Kasei Fibers Corporation (Japan) II-23 Catalytic Materials LLC (US)..............II-24 Daicel FineChem Ltd. (Japan)..............II-24 Donaldson Company, Inc. (US)..............II-24 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US) II-24 Dreamweaver International (US) II-25 Elmarco (Czech Republic)..............II-25 eSpin Technologies, Inc. (US)..............II-25 Finetex EnE, Inc. (Korea)..............II-25 FibeRio Technology Corporation (US) II-26 Grupo Antolin (Spain)..............II-26 Hollingsworth and Vose (US)..............II-26 Japan Vilene Company Ltd. (Japan) II-27 Johns Manville (US).............. II-27 Reade Advanced Materials (US)..............II-27 Showa Denko K.K. (Japan)..............II-27 Teijin Limited (Japan)..............II-27 Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan) II-28 Wooree Nanophil Co. Ltd. (Korea) II-28

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-29 Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 9: World Historic Review for Nanofibers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-30

Table 10: World 14-Year Perspective for Nanofibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-31

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers by End-Use Application - Energy, Chemical/Mechanical, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 12: World 6-Year Perspective for Nanofibers by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Energy, Chemical/Mechanical, and Others Markets for Years 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Nanotechnology in US - A Review III-1 Table 13: Applications of Nanotechnology in the US by Segment (2015): Percentage Share of Nanotechnology in Automotive, Chemicals, Electronics, Life Sciences, Performance Materials, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-2 US Nanotechnology Industry - Characterized by Diverse Value Chain Participants..............III-2 Product Launches..............III-2 Strategic Corporate Developments III-4 Key Players.............. III-4 B.Market Analytics..............III-7 Table 14: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-7

Table 15: US Historic Review for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA.............. III-9 A.Market Analysis.............. III-9 Nanotechnology Industry in Canada - A Snapshot III-9 B.Market Analytics..............III-10 Table 16: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-10

Table 17: Canadian Historic Review for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. JAPAN.............. III-12 A.Market Analysis.............. III-12 Overview of Japanese Nanotechnology Industry III-12 Leading Japanese Institutions Involved in Nanotechnology Programs Over the Years..............III-13 Strategic Corporate Development III-14 Key Players.............. III-14 B.Market Analytics..............III-16 Table 18: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-16

Table 19: Japanese Historic Review for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

4. EUROPE.............. III-18 A.Market Analysis.............. III-18 Overview of Nanotechnology Industry in Europe III-18 European Programs in Nanotechnology III-19 Healthcare and Life Sciences Dominate Europe in Terms of Number of Players..............III-19 The Rise of Nanotechnology Based Drug Delivery in Europe III-19 European NanoBusiness Association - Powering R&D Effort III-19 Key Players.............. III-20 B.Market Analytics..............III-22 Table 20: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 21: European Historic Review for Nanofibers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-23

Table 22: European 14-Year Perspective for Nanofibers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

5. ASIA-PACIFIC.............. III-25 A.Market Analysis.............. III-25 Outlook.............. III-25 Overview and Structure..............III-25 B.Market Analytics..............III-26 Table 23: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers by Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 24: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nanofibers by Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-27

Table 25: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Nanofibers by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

5a. CHINA.............. III-29 A.Market Analysis.............. III-29 Chinese Government Takes the R&D Initiative III-29 Strategic Corporate Development III-29 B.Market Analytics..............III-30 Table 26: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-30

Table 27: Chinese Historic Review for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC..............III-32 A.Market Analysis.............. III-32 Key Areas of Research in Korea - Energy, Optics, Textiles and Medical Equipment..............III-32 Nanomedicine Market Gains Pace in India III-32 Challenges for Nanotechnology Development in Australia III-32 Strategic Corporate Developments III-33 Key Players.............. III-33 B.Market Analytics..............III-34 Table 28: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-34

Table 29: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-35

6. REST OF WORLD.............. III-36 Market Analysis.............. III-36 Table 30: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-36

Table 31: Rest of World Historic Review for Nanofibers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 42 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 43)

The United States (20) Canada (1) Japan (7) Europe (7) - Spain (1) - Rest of Europe (6) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4) Africa (2) Middle East (2)
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