Most major paper manufacturers, faced with reduced market demand for paper are seeking to exploit the remarkable properties of cellulose nanofibers.
The market is growing fast in Japan with large paper manufacturers such as Nippon Paper and Oji Holdings establishing multi-ton cellulose nanofiber production facilities. Asahi Kasei, Japan's leading chemicals manufacturer recently announced plans for cellulose nanofiber production, with trial production starting next year.
Facilities have also been established in Europe (mainly Scandanavia), Canada and the United States. Product are available for commercial trials and will find wider application in packaging and composites over the next few years.
Stage of commercialization for cellulose nanofiber applications by company.
Market drivers, trends and challenges, by target markets.
In-depth market assessment of opportunities for cellulose nanofibers including potential revenues, growth rates, pricing, most likely applications and market challenges.
In-depth company profiles, include products, capacities, production processes and commmercial activities.
Key Topics Covered:
1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1.1 Applications 1.2 Production worldwide 1.3 Market drivers 1.4 Market and technical challenges 1.5 Global cellulose nanofibers market size
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2.1 MARKET OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS 2.2 MARKET CHALLENGES RATING SYSTEM
3 NANOCELLULOSE 3.1 What is nanocellulose? 3.2 Types of nanocellulose 3.3 Synthesis of cellulose materials 3.4 Properties of nanocellulose 3.5 Advantages of nanocellulose 3.6 Manufacture of nanocellulose 3.7 Production methods
4 CELLULOSE NANOFIBERS MARKET STRUCTURE 4.1 Routes to commercialization 4.2 Market structure from materials production to end product 4.3 Volume of industry demand for CELLULOSE NANOFIBERS BY CELULOSE NANOFIBER producer sales 4.4 Current end users for nanocellulose, by market and company
5 SWOT ANALYSIS FOR CELLULOSE NANOFIBERS
6 REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS 6.1 Standards 6.2 Toxicity 6.3 Regulation
7 REGIONAL INITIATIVES AND GOVERNMENT FUNDING
8 CELLULOSE NANOFIBER APPLICATIONS 8.1 High volume, medium volume and low volume cellulose nanofiber applications
20 PRINTED AND FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS 20.1 Market drivers and trends 20.2 Applications 20.3 Global market size and opportunity 20.4 Market challenges 20.5 Product developer profiles
21 3D PRINTING 21.1 Market drivers 21.2 Global market size and opportunity 21.3 Market challenges 21.4 Product developer profiles
22 CELLULOSE NANOFIBERS COMPANY PROFILES (24 company profiles including production capactities, products, production processes, commercial applications, collaborations, target markets and contact details) 22.1 OTHER PRODUCERS AND APPLICATION DEVELOPERS
23 MAIN NANOCELLULOSE RESEARCH CENTRES (23 profiles)