Sol-Gel Products - Global Market Report

Sol-Gel Products - Global Market Report

Strategic Business Report, Date of Publication: Jun 16, 2015, 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



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


  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 & 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

      Introduction                                                      II-12
      Nanocoating Manufacturers Weather Recession through R&D 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 & 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 & Abrasive Grains                                        II-22
      Monolithics & 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 & 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 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-41


     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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Jun 16, 2015
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