NANOPOROUS MATERIALS - A GLOBAL MARKET REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the Global Market for Nanoporous Materials in Millions of US$. The report analyzes the market for Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials by the following product segments: Zeolites, Activated Carbon, Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays, and Others. Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006 through 2015. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. The report profiles 103 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Albemarle Corp.
Alcan Inc.
AMCOL International Corp.
American Colloid Company
Nanocor, Inc.
Axens


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Code: MCP-1803
Price: $3950
Companies: 103
Pages: 387
Date: July 2009
Market Data Tables: 121

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study.....I-3
Zeolites.....I-3
  
   Clays.....I-4
Activated Carbon.....I-4
Silica Gel.....I-4
Activated Alumina.....I-4
Others.....I-4
  
   Nanomaterials - Heading to Change the World.....II-1
Nanoporous Materials – An Emerging Market.....II-1
1$100
   Market Estimates and Projections.....II-2 1$100
   Table 1: Worldwide Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials Market by Product Segment (2007, 2009 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Zeolites, Activated Carbon Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31$300
   Hydrogen Storage – The In Thing.....II-4
Nanoporous Polymers.....II-4
1$100
   Porous Hybrid Materials in Limelight.....II-5
Nanocubes.....II-5
Aerogels – An Excellent Thermal Insulator.....II-5
1$100
   Developing Nations Drive Activated Carbon Growth.....II-6
Stringent Environment Regulations to Drive Activated Carbon Growth.....II-6
Nanoclays Penetrate Rapidly in the Market.....II-6
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   Nanotechnology.....II-8
The Coming of Nano-Age .....II-8
A Conceptual Definition.....II-8
1$100
   Nanoporous Materials.....II-91$100
   Key Characteristics.....II-101$100
   Select Nanoporous Materials.....II-11
An Insight into Key Features, with their Significance.....II-11
1$100
   Applications.....II-12
Catalysis.....II-12
1$100
   Thermal Insulation.....II-13
Gas Storage.....II-13
Membranes.....II-13
Electrodes.....II-13
1$100
   Photonic crystals.....II-14
Bio-encapsulation/Drug Delivery.....II-14
Bio-implants/ Tissue Engineering.....II-14
Major Bottlenecks.....II-14
1$100
   Development Process and Production Technique.....II-15
Preparing a template.....II-15
Synthesizing Materials.....II-15
Functionalization.....II-15
Process Improvement Over the Years.....II-15
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   Zeolites .....II-17
Natural Zeolites vs. Synthetic Zeolites.....II-17
Applications.....II-17
1$100
   Environmental and Water Treatment Applications.....II-18
Natural Zeolites.....II-18
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   Table 2: Physical Properties of Select Natural Zeolites.....II-19

Table 3: Worldwide Natural Zeolite Production by Region: 2007 & 2006 Statistics in Thousand Metric Tons for China, Korea, Japan, US, Indonesia, Turkey and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
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   Synthetic Zeolites.....II-20
Clays.....II-20
1$100
   Table 4: Select Natural Clays: A Comparison.....II-21
Types of Clay.....II-21
Bentonite.....II-21
1$300
   Applications.....II-22
Fuller’s Earth.....II-22
Applications.....II-22
Kaolin.....II-22
Applications.....II-22
1$100
   Activated Carbon.....II-23
Types of Activated Carbon.....II-23
Powdered Activated Carbon.....II-23
1$100
   Granular Activated Carbon.....II-24
Applications.....II-24
Silica Gel.....II-24
1$100
   Activated Alumina.....II-25
Others.....II-25
Bauxite.....II-25
Iron Oxide.....II-25
Magnesium Oxide.....II-25
1$100
   Zirconium Oxide.....II-261$100
   Petroleum Refining.....II-27
Pet Litter and Animal Feed Additives.....II-27
1$100
   Detergents.....II-28
Water Treatment.....II-28
1$100
   Table 5: World Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for Nanostructured Products Market in Water Treatment Applications: Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-29
Clay.....II-29
1$300
   Activated Carbon.....II-30
Environment.....II-30
Activated Carbon.....II-30
1$100
   Food & Beverages.....II-31
Chemical Processing.....II-31
Plastic Processing.....II-31
Others.....II-31
Actuators and Sensors.....II-31
1$100
   Medical and Pharmaceuticals.....II-32
Activated Carbon.....II-32
Nanoclay.....II-32
Iron-Oxide Nanoparticle.....II-32
Zeolites.....II-32
1$100
   Textile and Clay Nanoparticles.....II-33
Industrial.....II-33
Aerospace.....II-33
Agriculture.....II-33
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   PQ Merges with INEOS Silicas.....II-34
EnergySolutions and ZEOX Join Hands .....II-34
ZEOX and FFT Partner.....II-34
Calgon Carbon Bags Wastewater Treatment Contract.....II-34
1$100
   Calgon Carbon Bags Arizona Water Treatment Contract.....II-35
Aspen Receives US$37 million Investment .....II-35
Zeolyst International Expands Production Capacity.....II-35
CSMG Technologies Acquires Carbon Capture Technologies .....II-35
Lydall Performance Materials Unveils Microporous Membrane- based Air Filtration
  Composite .....II-35
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   ZEOX Acquires Major Stake in Nano Clays LLC.....II-36
Rogers Corp. and Optodot Collaborate.....II-36
CRS Regenerates Zeolite Catalyst .....II-36
Amcol Acquires Bensan in Turkey.....II-36
1$100
   Cristal Acquires MIC .....II-37
Siemens Water Technologies Undertakes Four US-Based Acquisitions.....II-37
Arbios Systems and Membrana Join Forces.....II-37
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Developed Best-in-Class Antireflective Porous Silica
  .....II-37
1$100
   AmberWave Systems Partners with UCSB.....II-38
BASF Acquires Engelhard.....II-38
Calgon Carbon Receives Tong Hsin Contract.....II-38
Calgon Carbon Sets Up New Activated Carbon Facility in China.....II-38
NanoSensors Inks Licensing Agreement with Michigan State University.....II-38
1$100
   Süd-Chemie AG Acquires Tricat Zeolites to Form Süd-Chemie Zeolites .....II-39
Relisys Begins Human Trials for New Coronary Stents .....II-39
Excelfrax 1900 Panel Added to Excelfrax® Product Line.....II-39
1$100
   Albemarle Corp. (USA).....II-40
Alcan Inc. (Canada).....II-40
1$100
   AMCOL International Corp (USA) .....II-41
American Colloid Company (USA).....II-41
1$100
   Nanocor, Inc. (USA).....II-42
Axens (France).....II-42
BASF SE (Germany).....II-42
1$100
   BASF Catalysts LLC (USA).....II-431$100
   Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC (USA).....II-44
Calgon Carbon Corp. (USA).....II-44
Chemviron Carbon (Belgium).....II-44
1$100
   CECA Specialty Chemicals (France).....II-45
Exxon Mobil Corp. (USA).....II-45
ExxonMobil Chemical (USA).....II-45
1$100
   Golden Innovation Business Company (Taiwan).....II-46
Kuraray Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan).....II-46
MeadWestvaco Corp. (USA).....II-46
NanoPore, Inc. (USA).....II-46
1$100
   NanoScape (Germany).....II-47
Norit N.V (Netherlands).....II-47
Oil-Dri Corp. of America (USA).....II-47
PICA (France).....II-47
Porocel Corp. (USA).....II-47
1$100
   PQ Corp. (USA).....II-48
ResinTech Inc. (USA).....II-48
Southern Clay Products, Inc. (USA).....II-48
1$100
   St. Cloud Mining Company (USA).....II-49
Süd-Chemie AG (Germany).....II-49
W.R. Grace & Co. (USA).....II-49
Zeochem (Switzerland).....II-49
1$100
   ZEOX Corp. (Canada).....II-50
ZEOX Performance Materials LLC .....II-50
Zeolyst International (USA).....II-50
1$100
   Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials by Product Segment – Zeolites, Activated Carbon, Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-511$300
   Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Nanoporous (Microporous) Materials by Product Segment – Zeolites, Activated Carbon, Silica Gel, Activated Alumina, Clays and Other Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$300
  
Total Companies Profiled: 103 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 109)

Region/Country Players

The United States 64 Canada 6 Japan 4 Europe 25 France 4 Germany 7 The United Kingdom 5 Italy 2 Rest of Europe 7 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 10
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