New Report Covers Trends and Forecasts of Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market by Type (SWCNTS & MWCNTS), Application (Electronics & Semiconductors, Chemical & Polymers, Batteries & Capacitors, Energy, Medical, Composites, & Aerospace & Defense) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018" report to their offering.

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are minuscule allotropes of carbon with sizes to the scale of nanometers. The physical, electrical, and thermal properties of carbon nanotubes make them a special material for a number of applications. CNTs have very high tensile strength, excellent electrical conductivity, and the ability to bear high working temperatures. Despite challenges such as the high cost of production and integration issues, the CNT application market has made great breakthroughs.

CNT enabled nanotechnology has made a huge impact on a wide range of applications such as electronics, medicine, aerospace, defense, automotives, energy and construction. With producers stepping up their production capacities, the prices of CNTs are set to decrease inducing a spiraling effect on application areas thereby pushing up demand.

The global market for CNTs has grown during the past few years, driven by superior properties and adaptability of CNTs in major end-user industry applications. The CNTs market is expected to register a healthy growth on account of growth in the key end-user industries. The Asia-Pacific market is a major consumer of CNTs with high usage in electronics & semiconductors and advanced materials industries. In 2012, the production and revenue generation of CNTs was witnessed to be high in the Asia-Pacific region, followed by the North America region.

This study aims to estimate the global market of CNTs for 2013 and to forecast the expected demand of the same in 2018. This market research study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the global CNTs market. It provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major regions of North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW). The major countries with market volumes and revenues are covered for each region.

For this report, various secondary sources such as directories, chemical & material magazines, technical handbooks, company annual reports, industry association publications, articles, trade websites, and databases have been referred to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of the CNTs market. The primary sources-experts from related industries and suppliers-have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects and market estimations of CNTs.

The report gives a competitive scenario between the major players in the CNTs market have been discussed in detail. We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic initiatives in the industry. This gives a holistic view about the long term plans of the key market players in CNTs industry. Furthermore, the report also profiles these companies in order to provide elaborative information such as company overview, financials, products and services, developments, and SWOT analysis of these companies. These include major players in the global CNTs market: Arkema S.A. (France), CNano Technology Ltd. (U.S.), Hyperion Catalysis International Inc. (U.S.), Nanocyl S.A. (Belgium), Showa Denko K.K. (Japan), and many other market players.

Scope of the Report

  • Types: The CNTs market is segmented on the basis of major CNTs types including Single-walled and Multi-walled CNTs. Each type is further described in detail in the report with a forecast of its volume and revenue.
  • End-User Industry: The CNTs market is segmented on the basis of end-user industry such as electronics & semiconductors, chemical & polymers, batteries & capacitors, energy, medical, composites, and aerospace & defense. Each industry is further described in detail in the report with the forecast of its volume and revenue.
  • Geography: North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, ROW, and the key countries in these regions.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Premium Insights

4 Market Overview

5 Carbon Nanotubes Market, By Product Type

6 Carbon Nanotubes Market Analysis, By Application

7 Carbon Nanotubes Market Analysis, By Geography

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

Company Profiles (Overview, Products & Services, Financials And Strategy & Analyst Insights) are included on the following companies:

  • Arkema S.A.
  • Arry International Group Ltd.
  • CNT Company Ltd.
  • Carbon Solutions Inc.
  • Cnano Technology Ltd.
  • Continental Carbon Company
  • Hanwha Chemical Co. Ltd.
  • Hyperion Catalysis International Inc.
  • Klean Carbon Inc.
  • Korea Kumho Petrochemical Company Ltd.
  • Nano-C Inc
  • Nanocyl S.A.
  • Nanointegris Inc.
  • Nanolab, Inc.
  • Nanoshel Llc
  • Nanothinx S.A.
  • Showa Denko K.K.
  • Southwest Nanotechnologies Inc.
  • Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd.
  • Unidym Inc.

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