Electronics Applications Driving the Market
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) for electronics applications are still under a strong focus for research. They exhibit excellent electrical properties, and have a huge potential in electronics applications, such as photovoltaic, sensors, semiconductor devices, and conductors. CNTs are used for making transistors, and are applied as conductive layers for the rapidly growing touchscreen market. Increasing demand for smartphones and rising investments in China and India are likely to drive the carbon nanotubes market.
CNTs in composites Increasing Demand from Aerospace & Defense Industry
Demand for CNTs is on a significant rise from the aerospace & defense industry, owing to their superior properties and capability to facilitate designing of lightweight parts. They are used in composite materials which are employed on external surface of aircrafts to reduce the risk of damage and penetration during lightning strikes. With the increase in air traffic across the globe, the demand for airplanes is rising at a rapid rate, which, in turn, is likely to drive the carbon nanotubes market.
Electrical & Electronics Industry Making Asia Pacific the Biggest Market
In terms of consumption in 2017, Asia-Pacific registered the largest regional market for carbon nanotubes. Penetration of CNTs in the electronics and energy industry is contributing to higher demand in this region. New agreements and construction plans in Asia-Pacific are coming up to meet the growing demand for travel. In May 2017, US aircraft giant, Boeing, had started to build its first overseas factory in China, aiming to deliver 100 Boeing 737 planes per year. This is likely to drive the market in Asia-Pacific at a high rate, compared to other regions.
In August 2017, Anhui Xibao Macromolecule Material, an experienced hi-tech Chinese manufacturer of industrial coatings, together with OCSiAl, the world leader in producing a novel universal additive – single wall carbon nanotubes – held an international forum on the applications of nanotubes in ESD flooring.
Major Players: Arkema S.A, Hanwha Chemical Corporation, OCSiAl, Toray Industries, Inc. and Showa Denko K.K. amongst others.
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1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Research Phases
1.3 Study Deliverables
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value Chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Patent Analysis
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Growing Adoption of Carbon Nanotubes in Electronics
4.1.2 Use of Carbon Nanotubes with Epoxy Adhesives in Aerospace Applications
4.1.3 Technological Advancements in Carbon Nanotubes
4.2.1 Environmental Concern and Health & Safety Issues
4.2.2 High Cost of Production
4.3.1 Potential Uses in Energy Sector
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis - (Market size, Growth and forecast)
5.1 By Type
5.1.1 Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes
5.1.2 Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes
5.2 By End-user Industry
5.2.2 Aerospace & Defense
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market size, growth and forecast)
6.1 North America
6.1.1 United States
6.1.4 Rest of North America
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.7 Rest of Europe
6.3.4 South Korea
6.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
6.4 South America
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of MEA
7. Future of the Market
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis**
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
9. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, Recent Developments)
9.1 Arkema S.A
9.2 Arry International Group Limited
9.3 Carbon Solutions, Inc.
9.4 Hanwha Chemical Corporation
9.5 Cheap Tubes
9.6 Hyperion Catalysis International
9.7 Kumho Petrochemical
9.9 Nanocyl SA
9.10 NanoIntegris Inc.
9.11 Nanoshel LLC
9.13 Showa Denko K.K.
9.14 Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd.
9.15 CHASM Advanced Materials, Inc.
9.16 Toray Industries, Inc.
...List not exhaustive
**Subject to availability of public domain
- Arkema S.A
- Hanwha Chemical Corporation
- Toray Industries Inc.
- Showa Denko K.K.
- Arry International Group Limited
- Carbon Solutions Inc.
- Cheap Tubes
- Hyperion Catalysis International
- Kumho Petrochemical
- Nanocyl SA
- Nanointegris Inc.
- Nanoshel LLC
- Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd.
- CHASM Advanced Materials Inc.