1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
1.3.2 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 17
1.6 LIMITATIONS 17
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 20
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 21
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primary interviews 21
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 22
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 23
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 24
2.4 LIMITATIONS 24
2.5 ASSUMPTIONS 25

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 26

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 30
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET 30
4.2 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 30
4.3 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY MATERIAL TYPE 31
4.4 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY RESIN TYPE 31
4.5 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY COUNTRY 32
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5 MARKET OVERVIEW 33
5.1 INTRODUCTION 33
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 33
5.2.1 DRIVERS 34
5.2.1.1 Increasing use of nanocomposites in the packaging industry 34
5.2.1.2 Enhanced physical and mechanical properties 34
5.2.1.3 Growing demand for nanocomposites in the automotive industry 34
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 35
5.2.2.1 Environmental and health safety issues 35
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 35
5.2.3.1 Development of bio-based nanocomposites 35
5.2.3.2 Increasing high-value applications of graphene-based nanocomposites 35
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 35
5.2.4.1 High research & development and processing costs 35
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 36
5.3.1 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 37
5.3.2 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 37
5.3.3 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 37
5.3.4 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 37
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 38

6 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW AND KEY TRENDS 39
6.1 INTRODUCTION 39
6.2 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GDP 39
6.3 TRENDS IN AEROSPACE INDUSTRY 40
6.4 TRENDS IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY 41

7 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY MATERIAL TYPE 43
7.1 INTRODUCTION 44
7.2 CARBON NANOTUBES 46
7.2.1 GROWING DEMAND FROM ELECTRONICS & SEMICONDUCTOR APPLICATIONS TO DRIVE CARBON NANOTUBE-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET 46
7.3 METAL OXIDE 47
7.3.1 GROWING DEMAND FROM PACKAGING AND MEDICAL APPLICATIONS TO DRIVE METAL OXIDE-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET 47
7.4 NANOCLAY 49
7.4.1 NANOCLAY BASED-NANOCOMPOSITES HOLDS THE LARGEST SHARE IN THE OVERALL MARKET 49
7.5 NANOFIBER 50
7.5.1 NANOFIBER BASED-NANOCOMPOSITES OFFER LOW-COST ALTERNATIVE TO CARBON NANOTUBES 50
7.6 GRAPHENE 51
7.6.1 GRAPHENE-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES WITNESSING HIGH DEMAND IN BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS 51
7.7 OTHER NANOPARTICLES/NANOFILLERS 53

8 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY RESIN TYPE 54
8.1 INTRODUCTION 55

9 NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET, BY APPLICATION 57
9.1 INTRODUCTION 58
9.2 PACKAGING 59
9.2.1 DEMAND FOR FRESH AND QUALITY PACKAGED FOOD DRIVING THE NANOCOMPOSITES MARKET IN PACKAGING 59
9.3 AUTOMOTIVE 60
9.4 ELECTRONICS & SEMICONDUCTOR 62
9.4.1 SOLAR CELLS, TOUCH SCREENS, AND TRANSPARENT ELECTRODES EMERGING AS PROMISING APPLICATIONS OF NANOCOMPOSITES 62
9.5 COATINGS 63
9.5.1 APAC IS LARGEST AND FASTEST-GROWING MARKET FOR NANOCOMPOSITES IN COATINGS APPLICATIONS 63
9.6 AEROSPACE & DEFENSE 64
9.6.1 EUROPE IS THE LARGEST CONSUMER OF NANOCOMPOSITES IN AEROSPACE & DEFENCE APPLICATION 64
9.7 ENERGY 65
9.7.1 GRAPHENE-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES OFFER PROSPECTIVE APPLICATIONS IN ENERGY SECTOR 65
9.8 OTHER APPLICATIONS 66

10 REGIONAL ANALYSIS 67
10.1 INTRODUCTION 68
10.2 NORTH AMERICA 70
10.2.1 US 73
10.2.1.1 Huge demand from the automotive and electronics industries and new technological developments are propelling the market 73
10.2.2 CANADA 73
10.2.2.1 Growing consumption in the packaging and electronics & semiconductor applications is boosting the market 73
10.3 EUROPE 74
10.3.1 GERMANY 77
10.3.1.1 Germany’s recognition as a global aerospace and automotive hub is a major driving factor for the nanocomposites market in Europe 77
10.3.2 UK 77
10.3.2.1 Growing packaging and automotive industries are fueling the market in the UK 77
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10.3.3 FRANCE 78
10.3.3.1 The strong base of major aircraft manufacturers in the country is helping the market growth 78
10.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 78
10.4 APAC 78
10.4.1 CHINA 82
10.4.1.1 Expansion by major companies and developments in the automotive sector are expected to drive the market 82
10.4.2 JAPAN 82
10.4.2.1 Technology advancements and capacity expansion are the two major factors that are driving the market 82
10.4.3 SOUTH KOREA 82
10.4.3.1 Heavy investment in the automotive and aircraft manufacturing is anticipated to increase nanocomposite consumption 82
10.4.4 INDIA 83
10.4.4.1 Increasing aircraft production and drive towards clean energy is likely to drive the nanocomposite market 83
10.4.5 REST OF APAC 83
10.5 LATIN AMERICA 83
10.5.1 BRAZIL 85
10.5.1.1 Brazil is the largest consumer of nanocomposites in Latin America 85
10.5.2 MEXICO 86
10.5.2.1 Mexico to play a key role in driving the market in Latin America 86
10.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 86
10.6.1 SAUDI ARABIA 88
10.6.1.1 Increasing demand from automotive industries is driving the market 88
10.6.2 UAE 88
10.6.2.1 High investment in packaging, automotive, and aerospace industries is driving the market 88

11 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 89
11.1 OVERVIEW 89
11.2 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 89
11.2.1 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 89
11.2.2 INNOVATORS 89
11.2.3 VISIONARY LEADERS 89
11.2.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 89
11.2.5 STRENGTH OF PRODUCT PORTFOLIO 91
11.2.6 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE 92
11.3 MARKET RANKING 93
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12 COMPANY PROFILES 94
(Business overview, Products offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MNM view)*
12.1 NANOCOR INC. 94
12.2 E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS 96
12.3 ZYVEX TECHNOLOGIES INC. 98
12.4 ARKEMA INC. 100
12.5 SHOWA DENKO K.K. 102
12.6 POWDERMET INC. 104
12.7 RTP COMPANY 105
12.8 NANOPHASE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 106
12.9 UNIDYM INC. 107
12.10 NANOCYL S.A. 108
12.11 OTHER COMPANIES 109
12.11.1 INMAT INC. 109
12.11.2 EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG 109
12.11.3 INFRAMAT CORPORATION 109
12.11.4 POLYONE CORPORATION 109
12.11.5 SIMCOMPOSITES 109
12.11.6 UNITIKA LTD. 109
12.11.7 NANO SHINE GROUP 110
12.11.8 HYPERION CATALYSIS INTERNATIONAL 110
12.11.9 NOBLE POLYMERS 110
12.11.10 NEI CORPORATION 110
*Details on Business overview, Products offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MNM view might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
13 APPENDIX 111
13.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 111
13.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 113
13.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 115
13.4 RELATED REPORTS 115
13.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 116