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Global Market for Nanocellulose Projected to Approach $277.7 Million by 2019

This BCC Research report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global market of nanocellulose (NC). It addresses the drivers and challenges of the NC market, and offers an exhaustive analysis of applications and sectors of this growing industry.

Use this report to:
- Receive a comprehensive analysis of the global market of nanocellulose (NC).
- Analyze the differences between each of the nanocellulose structures in terms of their size, morphology, crystallinity, material properties, and end-use applications
- Learn about the type of nanocellulose, applications and processing techniques.
- Receive information about the profiles of key market companies.

- The global market for nanocellulose totaled $46.8 million in 2014 and is projected to approach $277.7 million by 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of
42.8% through 2019.
- Cellulose nanofibrils as a segment totaled $28.2 million in 2014 and should total $158.3 million by 2019, with a CAGR of 41.2% for the period 2014-2019.
- Cellulose nanocrystals as a segment reached $18.0 million in 2014 and should reach $116.6 million by 2019, with a CAGR of 45.3% between 2014 and 2019.

Introduction & Scope


This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global market of nanocellulose (NC). NC is a material derived from cellulose that displays extraordinary chemical and
mechanical properties, such as high stiffness, comparable to that of Kevlar, and tensile strength. This report will focus on the global production capacity and sales of NC, as
well as current and potential applications. The market will be segmented by geographic region, by types of NC, applications and processing techniques.

Due to its exotic properties, NC is currently being tested on a variety of applications across several industries: in automotive and aerospace, packaging, electronics, pharmaceutical and medical devices, and many more. Product development is at its early stages, with the first commercial products quickly approaching the market.
This report addresses the drivers and challenges of the NC market, and offers an exhaustive analysis of applications and sectors of this growing industry.

NC is quickly becoming commercially available worldwide, and the production capacity is increasing exponentially. NC has a significant potential for economic growth, and the development of new products will lead to a market with nearly unlimited applications. Some of the challenges the industry faces include the improvement of international standards to ensure quality and facilitate trade.

The report analyzes the global market and includes historical sales of NC in 2013 and estimates for 2014. Sales are forecast through 2019. This report is an invaluable instrument for understanding the NC market, the industries involved and its applications. The market is characterized by the creation of partnerships and collaborations between suppliers, manufacturers and product developers.

The global market of NC will grow to $277.7 million by 2019 at an astonishing 42.8% compound annual growth rate. This report provides a detailed segmentation by region,
type of nanocellulose (nanocrystal, nanofibril and bacterial), applications and processing techniques. Profiles of key market companies are also included. In-depth competitive market analysis is discussed, with examples of how new products will enter the market. The report also includes descriptions of current and future technologies for the nanocellulose market.

The report is intended for professionals from the medical devices industry, pharmaceutical companies, nanotechnology, materials and chemical sciences. The industry covered in the report includes automotive, aerospace, biomedical, coating, paint, engineering and construction. The forest products industry is also discussed. Additional professionals who may benefit from reading this report include analysts, sales and marketing representatives, R&D scientists, business development and corporate strategy developers. Investment firms will gain valuable information concerning risks and opportunities encountered in the field. The report provides insights and guidance for strategic marketing planning, driver and limiter understanding, and sales growth opportunities.

A bottom-up approach was used to calculate the global market size of nanocellulose, and a top-down approach was used to segment the market. Primary and secondary research was conducted using patent literature, paid and open-access academic literature, books, press (e.g., New York Times, Wall Street Journal) SEC filings, companies' annual reports and press releases. Interviews with experts in the field were conducted, including analysts, executives from companies, key opinion leaders and other experts. Additional statistical data and general information were obtained from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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