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The global battery materials market is estimated to reach $11.3 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 13.0% from 2013 to 2018. The high demand across the industries such as automotive and consumer electronics will increase overall materials consumption. The electric vehicles are expected to be the key revenue generators for global battery materials market.
The Battery Materials Market - By Types (Cathode, Anode, Electrolyte, Separator, Binders, Packaging Material), Applications & Geography - Trends & Forecasts To 2018 research report, available with ReportsnReports.com, focuses on battery materials for lithium battery. It includes cathode, anode, electrolyte, separator, binders, and packaging materials. It further divides the market on the basis of types, applications, and geography. The major material types within this market are cathode, anode, separator, and electrolyte. The market data for these material types is given with respect to volume (tons) and value ($million). The data is based on the demand for all the battery materials categories.
Battery materials offer different characteristics as per its manufacturing and applications requirement in the end products. The materials have high demand at a global level and its manufacturing is mainly dominated by Asian countries such as Japan, China, and South Korea. Current demand is for low cost battery in this industry, manufacturers prefer blend of high performance and cost effective materials. The major industries for battery materials are consumer electronics, automotive, power tools, marine & medical equipment, and defense & military industries.
The manufacturing companies, research institutions, and battery makers are infusing high investment for the future advancements and technology. These investments are to create batteries with high power density, long life cycle, low cost, high performance, and environmental friendly which benefits to battery and end-user industry. The Asia-Pacific is the largest region followed by North America and Europe. These different regions with countries such as U.S., Germany, Japan, South Korea, China, India, and others are growing markets for battery materials. Japan is the global hub for battery raw material manufacturers in Asia-Pacific and major market players are headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. In North America, major market players are headquartered in U.S. Within Europe, most of the major market players are situated in countries such as Germany, Belgium, and U.K.
Battery materials demand market is analyzed by considering every possible factor which affects this market. The materials demand is in terms of value & volume market depicts current and future projections of lithium batteries according to parallel economic and industrial outlook. This analysis covers major developments, expansions, agreements, and mergers & acquisitions of leading global companies.
Battery materials market companies profiled in this report include 3M, Asahi Kasei Corporation, BASF, Celgard, E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company, Ecopro Co. Ltd, Entek International LLC, Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd, Itochu Corporation, Kureha Corporation, L&F Material Co. Ltd., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Nichia Corporation, Nippon Denko Co. Ltd, Ningbo Shanshan Company Limited, Targray Technology International Inc., The Dow Chemical Company, Toda Kogyo Corporation, Ube Industries Limited and Umicore S.A. Order a copy of this report at http://www.reportsnreports.com/Purchase.aspx?name=252776 .
The impact of different market factors such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities is also illustrated in the report. This is done based on parameters which include impact of a specific market factor (low, medium, high) and time period over which these will persist. This gives an idea about the major drivers and opportunities that are of key importance for commercial success of battery materials and its end-user market.
The market is also analyzed based on the patents filed by different industrial participants over a period of time. This elaborates about the latest products and technologies on which the manufacturers have been focusing over the past few years. The report also describes price patterns of major materials used for battery materials manufacturing. Along with that, it also focuses on the life cycle of battery materials industry with respect to different regions. These phases include development, growth, maturity, and decline.
The battery materials market is also classified based on different applications. The laptops/notebooks applications dominate the lithium battery materials market followed by cellular/mobile phones, automotive, power tools, and household devices. The market data for all the applications segments is given in the study with respect to volume (tons) and value ($million). The volume data provided excludes the separator, binders, and packaging materials segments. The data is based on the demand for all the types and applications segments.
The report also presents a competitive landscape covering different strategies and developments undertaken by the battery materials companies in the past few years. Furthermore, different lithium battery materials market participants are also profiled in the report which gives details about companies such as overview, financial details, products, strategy, and recent developments.
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