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Global Sol-Gel Products Industry

  • April 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 107 pages

This report analyzes the Global Market for Sol-Gel Products in US$ Million. 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 53 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
Cabot Corp.
Chemat Technology Inc.
Compagnie De Saint-Gobain

Table Of Contents

Global Sol-Gel Products Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Prelude II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-2
Global Market Analysis II-2
Regional Market Analysis II-2

2. GROWTH DRIVERS, CHALLENGES and TRENDS II-3
New Developments in Sol-Gel Chemistry Fuel Market Growth II-3
Sol-Gel Methods - A Powerful Tool to Sharpen Competitive Edge II-3
Bio-Medical Applications Continue to Expand II-3
Multiple Applications to Drive the Market II-4
Multi-Functional Coatings II-4
Biosensors II-4
Biocompatible Materials II-4
Rising Prices of Sol-Gel Products Impact Penetration II-4
Demand for Sol-Gel Thin Films and Coatings in Optical and
Electronics Applications on the Rise II-5
BZT-BST Nanocrystals Developed to Substitute Lead-based PZT
Piezoelectric Ceramics II-5
New Ultraviolet-Cured Hybrid Sol-gel Coatings Developed for
Aeronautical DTM Applications and Composites II-6
Intense Competition, Lack of Standardization Pose Challenges II-6
PM System - A Better Alternative to Ethanol System for Anti-
Reflective Coatings II-7
Production Process Using Ethanol System II-7
Pros and Cons of Ethanol System II-8
PM System - the Alternative Process II-8
Sol-Gel Process Continues to Pave Way for Smarter Nano-Fabrics II-9
Bright Prospects for Sol-Gel based Nanomaterials in Biosensor
Development II-10
Conducting Polymers II-10
Carbon Nanotubes II-10
Self-Assembled Systems II-10
Sol-Gel Coatings Make Inroads into Art Conservation II-11

3. INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF SOL-GEL NANOCOATINGS II-12
Introduction II-12
Nanocoating Manufacturers Weather Recession through RandD Focus II-12
Nanocoating Developers under Pressure to Commercialize Products II-13
Nanocoatings Make Inroads into the Healthcare Sector II-13
Immense Potential for Nanocoatings in Automotive Sector II-14
Environmental Benefits of Nanocoatings: A Key Growth Driver II-14
Table 1: The US Market for Nanomaterials in Construction
Industry (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Coatings, Composites, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15
Titanium Dioxide Nanocoatings Ignite Interest II-15
New Process Gives Rise to Sols and Nano-films with High
Transparency II-15

4. OVERVIEW OF SOL-GEL PRODUCTS II-16
Introduction II-16
Thin Films and Coatings II-16
Protective Coatings II-17
Coatings for Corrosion Resistance II-17
Abrasion Resistance and Hard Coatings for Metals and Plastics II-18
Coatings for Protection from Ion Bombardment II-18
Diffusion Barrier Coating II-18
Optical Films and Coatings II-19
Electrochromic Films II-19
Photochromic Films II-19
Anti-Reflection Coatings II-19
Multilayer AR Coating II-20
Diffuse AR Coating II-20
Multilayer Anti-Reflective and Anti-Static Coatings II-20
Optical Waveguides II-21
Reflecting Films II-21
Optical Absorption and Colored Films II-21
Non-Linear Optic and Electro-Optic Films II-21
Films for Micropatterning II-21
Fluorescent Films II-22
Powders and Abrasive Grains II-22
Monolithics and Porous Materials II-22
Fibers II-23
Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Polymers II-24
Class I Hybrid Materials II-24
Class II Hybrid Materials II-24

5. THE SOL-GEL PROCESS II-25
Overview II-25
Precursors Used in Sol-Gel II-25
Evolution of Sol-Gel Process II-26
Advantages of Sol-Gel Process II-26
Sol-Gel Process for Producing Monoliths II-26
Drying Processes Used in Sol-Gel Processing II-27
Methods for Fabrication of Sol-Gel Coatings II-27
Dip Coating II-27
Spray Coating II-28
Capillary Coating II-28
Spin Coating II-28
Flow Coating II-28
Roll Coating II-29
Inkjet Printing II-29

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-30
Arkin Holdings Announces Plans to Take Over Sol-Gel
Technologies Ltd. II-30
Tecnalia Develops AVCOP for Applying Metallic Coatings to
Products II-30
NTC Nano Tech Coatings Partners ITALCOAT for Developing Sol-
Gel Coatings for Aluminum Coils II-30
Thermolon Unveils Sol-Gel Based MARATHON Coatings II-30
Hybrid Glass Technologies Sets Up Hybrid Glass Technologies
Poland II-30
Nanogate and Eurogard Develop De-misting Coating for Glazing
Applications II-30
Sol-Gel Technologies Completes Phase II Trial of Sol-Gel Drug
Delivery System for Rosacea Therapy II-31
Sol-Gel Technologies Inks Second Agreement with US Pharma Major II-31
Airbus Approves Socomore's SOCOGEL A0203 BLUE for Fuselage
Exterior II-31

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-32
3M Company (US) II-32
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (US) II-32
Cabot Corp. (US) II-33
Chemat Technology Inc. (US) II-33
Compagnie De Saint-Gobain (France) II-34
Gaema Tech Co., Ltd (South Korea) II-35
Hybrid Glass Technologies, Inc. (US) II-35
MarkeTech International, Inc. (US) II-36
Nanogate AG (Germany) II-36
NTC Nano Tech Coatings GmbH (Germany) II-37
Prinz Optics GmbH (Germany) II-37
TAASI Corporation (US) II-38

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 2: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Sol-Gel Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe (France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe),
Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 3: World Historic Review for Sol-Gel Products by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France,
Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 4: World 14-Year Perspective for Sol-Gel Products by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, UK, and Rest of
Europe), Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for Years
2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41


III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 53 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 55)

The United States (17)
Japan (3)
Europe (28)
- France (3)
- Germany (16)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Rest of Europe (6)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (6)
Middle East (1)

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