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The Global Market for Nanocellulose to 2030: Cellulose nanofibers (CNF), Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and Bacterial cellulose particles (BC)

The Global Market for Nanocellulose to 2030: Cellulose nanofibers (CNF), Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and Bacterial cellulose particles (BC)

The Global Market for Nanocellulose to 2030 covers Cellulose nanofibers (NFC), Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and Bacterial cellulose particles (BC) and provides an in-depth analysis of the current and future markets for these remarkable, sustainable materials.

Nanocellulose will greatly impact environmentally friendly and biodegradable solutions in market such as packaging, paper & board, composites, coatings & films, medical & healthcare, textiles, oil & gas, filtration, rheology modifiers, aerogels, 3D printing and printed & flexible electronics.

Most major paper and pulp producers are actively involved in commercialization of Nanofibrillated cellulose (CFC), seeking commercial application in high volume industries such as paper & board and packaging. However, several are also seeking to move into applications in areas such as electronics and pivoting towards production of Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) for more advanced applications. The nanocellulose market is growing fast in Japan, with products already on the market in textiles and consumer goods.

Report contents include:
Global nanocellulose production capacities, by producer and type of nanocellulose.
Description of the nanocellulose market 2017-2018.
Market segmentation by type of nanocellulose type.
Competitive landscape of nanocellulose.
Key nanocellulose events.
Stage of commercialization for nanocellulose applications, from basic research to market entry.
Current nanocellulose products (cellulose nanofibers, cellulose nanocrystals and bacterial cellulose).
Stage of commercialization for nanocellulose applications by company.
Market drivers, trends and challenges, by end user markets.
In-depth market assessment of opportunities for nanocellulose including tonnage demand by market, growth rates, pricing, most likely applications and market challenges.
Market demand in tonnes, CAGR 2017-2030
Regional analysis of the market for nanocellulose.
In-depth company profiles, include products, capacities, production processes, target markets and commmercial activities.
Over 85 company profiles.

Companies featured in this report include American Process, Inc., Ashai Kasei Chemicals Corporation, Celluforce, Chuetsu Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd., Sweetwater Energy, Daicel Corporation, Daio Paper Corporation, Fiberlean Technologies, Innventia AB, Stora Enso Ltd. and many more.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Applications
      • Table Market summary for nanocellulose-Selling grade particle diameter, usage, advantages, average price/ton, market estimates, global consumption, main current applications, future applications
      • Table Markets and applications for nanocellulose.
    • Market segmentation by type of nanocellulose
      • Cellulose nanofibers (CNF)
        • Table CNF producer capacities 2018.
      • MFC
        • Table MFC producer capacities 2018.
      • Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC)
        • Table Cellulose nanocrystal producer capacities 2018.
    • Main opportunities in nanocellulose
      • Table Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose, by application.
    • Global production
      • Production plants and production status
        • Table Nanocellulose (CNF, MFC, NCC) production plants worldwide and production status.
    • Market trends
      • Table Market trends in nanocellulose.
    • Market and technical challenges
      • Table Market and technical challenges in nanocellulose.
    • Global nanocellulose market size
      • The market for nanocellulose in 2017
      • The market for nanocellulose in 2018
      • Nanocellulose demand in tons, 2015-2030
      • Nanocellulose market by region
  • RESEARCH SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • Report scope
    • Research methodology
    • MARKET OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS
      • Stage of commercialization
      • Economic impact by 2030
      • Current market size for equivalent applications
      • Ease of commercialization
      • Competitive landscape
      • Cost
      • Competition from other materials
      • Regulatory/Government policy push
      • Market pull
    • MARKET CHALLENGES RATING SYSTEM
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Cellulose
    • Nanocellulose
    • Properties of nanocellulose
      • Table Properties and applications of nanocellulose
    • Advantages of nanocellulose
    • Manufacture of nanocellulose
      • Table Properties of cellulose nanofibrils relative to metallic and polymeric materials.
    • Production methods
    • Types of nanocellulose
      • Table Types of nanocellulose.
      • Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)
      • Cellulose nanofibers (CNF)
        • Table Applications of cellulose nanofibers (CNF).
        • Table Production methods of main CNF producers.
      • Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC)
        • Table CNC sources and scale.
        • Table CNC properties.
        • Table Applications of nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC).
      • Bacterial Cellulose (BC)
        • Table Applications of bacterial cellulose (BC).
    • Synthesis
      • Microcrystalline cellulose (MC)
        • Table Microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
      • Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)
        • Table Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
      • Nanofibrillated cellulose (CNF)
        • Table Nanofibrillated cellulose (CNF) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
      • Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC)
        • Table Cellulose nanocrystals (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
      • Bacterial cellulose particles (CNC)
        • Table Cellulose nanocrystals (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
  • MARKET STRUCTURE
    • Volume of industry demand for nanocellulose
    • Current end users for nanocellulose, by market and company
      • Table Current and potential end users for nanocellulose, by market and company.
  • SWOT ANALYSIS FOR NANOCELLULOSE
    • Table SWOT analysis of nanocellulose.
  • REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS
    • STANDARDS
      • International Standards Organization (ISO)
      • American National Standards
      • CSA Group
    • TOXICITY
      • Table Safety of Micro/Nanofibrillated cellulose.
    • REGULATION
  • REGIONAL INITIATIVES AND GOVERNMENT FUNDING
  • NANOCELLULOSE APPLICATIONS
    • High volume, medium volume and low volume nanocellulose applications
      • Table Identified applications of nanocellulose and their categorization.
  • NANOCELLULOSE TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVEL (TRL)
  • NANOCELLULOSE SUPPLY CHAIN
    • Table Global nanocellulose market supply chain analysis.
  • NANOCELLULOSE PRICES
    • Table Product/price/application matrix of nanocellulose producers.
  • NANOCELLULOSE PATENTS & PUBLICATIONS
    • Table Published patent publications for nanocellulose, 1997-2017.
    • Table Nanocellulose patents by organisation.
    • Table Nanocellulose patents by organisation.
    • Table Main patent assignees for NCC.
    • Table Main patent assignees for NFC.
    • Table Main patent assignees for BCC.
  • ANALYSIS OF NANOCELLULOSE APPLICATIONS VERSUS COMPETITIVE MATERIALS
    • Table Price comparison of nanocellulose applications versus entry price of other materials in composites.
    • Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT)
      • Brief description
      • Volumes, values and growth
      • Key Trends
    • Graphene
      • Brief description
      • Volumes, values and growth
      • Key Trends
    • Carbon fibers
      • Brief description
      • Volumes, values and growth
      • Key Trends
      • Growth
        • Table Main applications for carbon fibers, volumes, potential for CNF to gain market share.
  • GLOBAL MARKETS FOR NANOCELLULOSE
    • COMPOSITES MARKET SUMMARY
      • Trends in the composites market and nanocellulose solutions
        • Table Market drivers, trends and nanocellulose solutions in composites market.
      • Comparison of nanocellulose to other composite materials
        • Table Comparative properties of polymer composites reinforcing materials.
      • Applications
        • Table Applications of nanocellulose in polymer composites by cellulose type.
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the polymer composites market.
    • PACKAGING
      • Market trends and nanocellulose solution
        • Table Examples of antimicrobial immobilization into cellulose nanofibers.
      • Applications
        • Table Oxygen permeability of nanocellulose films compared to those made form commercially available petroleum based materials and other polymers.
      • Nanocellulose market in packaging
        • Table Market assessment for Nanocellulose in packaging.
        • Table Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in packaging.
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in biopackaging.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the packaging market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the biopackaging market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing nanocellulose products in bio packaging, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE
      • Market trends and Nanocellulose solution
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in aircraft and aerospace market.
      • Applications
        • Table Application of Nanocellulose in aircraft and aerospace composites-usage, motivating, competing materials, overall market size, potential market for CNF.
      • Nanocellulose market in aircraft and aerospace
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for cellulose nanofibers in aircraft and aerospace.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the aerospace and aviaton market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the aircraft and aerospace market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products aircraft and aerospace, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • AUTOMOTIVE
      • Market trends and Nanocellulose solution
        • Table Applications of natural fiber composites in vehicles by manufacturers.
      • Applications
      • Nanocellulose market in automotive
        • Table Application of Nanocellulose in polymer composites in automotive.
        • Table Application of Nanocellulose in tires in automotive tyres.
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in the automotive industry.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the automotive market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Applications and commercilization challenges for Nanocellulose in the automotive market.
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the automotive market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products in the automotive industry, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • CONSTRUCTION
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in construction market.
      • Applications
        • Table Comparison of nanocellulose with steel and other materials.
      • Nanocellulose market in construction
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in the construction industry.
        • Table Application of Nanocellulose in cement.
        • Table Application of Nanocellulose in ultra-high performance concrete.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the construction and building market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the construction, building protection and architectural exterior coatings market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Nanocellulose in construction-Companies and products.
    • PAPER AND BOARD
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the paper and board market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the paper and board markets.
      • Properties
      • Nanocellulose market in paper & board
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in paper and board.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the paper and board market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the paper and board market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products in paper and board, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • TEXTILES
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the textiles market.
      • Applications
      • Nanocellulose market in textiles
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in textiles.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the paper and board market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the textiles market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products in textiles, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • MEDICINE & HEALTHCARE
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the medicine and healthcare market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the medicine and healthcare markets.
      • Nanocellulose market in medical & healthcare
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in medicine and healthcare.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the medical and healthcare market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Nanocellulose product developers in medical and healthcare applications.
    • COATINGS
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the coatings market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the coatings and paints markets.
      • Nanocellulose market in coatings
        • Table Market assessment for Nanocellulose in coatings.
        • Table Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in coatings and films.
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in coatings.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the paint and coatings market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges for Nanocellulose in coatings.
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the coatings and films market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products in paper coatings and non-packaging coating products, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • AEROGELS
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the aerogels market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the aerogels market.
      • Nanocellulose market in aerogels
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the aerogels market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Nanocellulose product developers in aerogels.
    • OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the filtration market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the oil market.
      • Nanocellulose market in oil and gas
        • Table Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in oil and gas.
        • Table Market assessment for Nanocellulose in oil and gas.
        • Table Nanocellulose in the oil and gas market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the oil and gas exploration market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the oil and gas exploration market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Nanocellulose product developers in oil and gas exploration.
    • FILTRATION
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the filtration market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the filtration market.
        • Table Types of filtration.
        • Table CNF membranes.
      • Nanocellulose market in filtration and separation
        • Table Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in filtration.
        • Table Market assessment for cellulose nanofibers in filtration.
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in the filtration industry.
        • Table Demand for Nanocellulose in the filtration market, 2015-2030 (tons).
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the filtration market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products in filtration, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in the rheology modifiers market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Commercial activity in Nanocellulose rheology modifiers.
    • PRINTED AND FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the printed and flexible electronics market.
      • Applications
        • Table Nanocellulose applications timeline in flexible electronics.
        • Table Properties of flexible electronics-cellulose nanofiber film (nanopaper).
        • Table Properties of flexible electronics cellulose nanofiber films.
      • Global market size and opportunity
        • Table Global market for wearables, 2014-2021, units and US$.
        • Table Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in electronics.
        • Table Market assessment for Nanocellulose in the flexible and printed electronics sector.
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in flexible electronics.
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges for use of Nanocellulose in printed and flexible electronics.
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the printed and flexible electronics market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose products in paper electronics, applications targeted and stage of commercialization.
    • 3D PRINTING
      • Market drivers and trends
        • Table Market drivers, trends and Nanocellulose solutions in the 3D printing market.
      • Applications
        • Table Applications of CNF in 3D printing.
      • Global market size and opportunity
        • Table Application of Nanocellulose in 3D printing.
        • Table Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in 3D printing.
      • Market challenges
        • Table Market challenges rating for Nanocellulose in the 3D printing market.
      • Product developer profiles
        • Table Companies developing Nanocellulose 3D printing products.
    • OTHER MARKETS
      • Rubber and tire additives
      • Colourants
  • NANOCELLULOSE COMPANY PROFILES
    • Producers and types of nanocellulose produced (NCF, NCC, BCC)
      • Table Nanocellulose producers and types of nanocellulose produced.
    • Target markets for producers
      • Table Target market, by nanocellulose producer.
    • CELLULOSE NANOFIBER PRODUCERS
      • AMERICAN PROCESS, INC.
      • ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
      • BORREGAARD CHEMCELL
      • CELLUCOMP LTD.
      • CHUETSU PULP & PAPER CO., LTD.
      • DAICEL FINECHEM LTD.
      • DAIO PAPER CORPORATION
      • DIC PRODUCTS, INC.
      • DKS CO. LTD.
      • FIBERLEAN TECHNOLOGIES
      • INNVENTIA AB
      • KRUGER BIOMATERIALS, INC.
      • NIPPON PAPER GROUP, INC.
      • OJI PAPER COMPANY, LTD.
        • Table Oji Holdings CNF products.
      • PERFORMANCE BIOFILAMENTS, INC.
      • SEIKO PMC CORPORATION
      • STORA ENSO OYJ
      • SUGINO MACHINE LIMITED
      • UNIVERISTY OF MAINE
      • UPM-KYMMENE
      • US FOREST SERVICE PRODUCTS LABORATORY (FPL)
      • VTT
      • ZELFO TECHNOLOGY GMBH
    • CELLULOSE NANOCRYSTAL (CNC) PRODUCERS
      • BLUE GOOSE BIOREFINERIES, INC.
      • CELLUFORCE, INC.
      • MELODEA
      • RENMATRIX, INC.
      • SWEETWATER ENERGY
    • BACTERIAL CELLULOSE (BC) PRODUCERS
      • AXCELION BIOPOLYMERS CORPORATION
      • BOWIL BIOTECH
      • DEPUY SYNTHES BIOMATERIALS
      • FZMB GMBH
      • KKF UG
    • OTHER PRODUCERS AND APPLICATION DEVELOPERS
      • ANOMERA, INC.
      • BIO-LUTIONS INTERNATIONAL AG
      • BETULIUM OY
      • CELLULOSE LAB
      • CELLUTECH AB
      • CENTRE TECHNIQUE DU PAPIER/INSTITUT TECHNOLOGIQUE FCBA
      • CEREALUS HOLDINGS LLC
      • DAIKYONISHIKAWA CORPORATION
      • DENSO CORPORATION
      • ELLEMOI
      • FMC BIOPOLYMER
      • FUJI PIGMENT CO., LTD.
      • FURUKAWA ELECTRIC
      • GREENCORE COMPOSITES, INC.
      • HATTORI SHOTEN CO., LTD.
      • HOKUETSU KISHU PAPER CO., LTD.
      • INNOVATECH ENGINEERING LLC
      • INNOTECH MATERIALS LLC
      • J.RETTENMAIERr & SOHNE GMBH
      • JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
      • JENACELL GMBH
      • KAO CORPORATION
      • KRI, INC.
      • KUSANO SAKKO, INC.
      • KYOTO UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE HUMANOSPHERE (RISH)
      • MANIWA BIOCHEMICAL
      • MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
      • MORI MACHINERY
      • NATURAL FRIEND
      • NORSKE SKOG ASA
      • ONKYO CORPORATION
      • OSAKA GAS CORPORATION
      • POLY-INK
      • POLYNEW, INC.
      • RENGO CO., LTD.
      • REVOLUTION RESEARCH, INC.
      • RISHO KOGYO CO., LTD.
      • SANWA KAKO CO., LTD.
      • SAPPI LIMITED
      • SHIN-EIKAKOU
      • STARLIGHT INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
      • TAIYO HOLDINGS CO., LTD..
      • TIANJIN HAOJIA CELLULOSE CO., LT D.
      • TENTOK PAPER
      • TOKUSHU-TOKAI PEPER CO., LTD.
      • TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
      • TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
      • UNITIKA CO., LTD.
      • VALENTIS NANOTECH
      • VERSO CORPORATION
  • MAIN NANOCELLULOSE RESEARCH CENTRES
    • Aalto University
    • AIST
    • Clark-Atlanta University
    • Colorado School of Mines
    • EMPA
    • Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Grenoble INP-Pagora
    • ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology
    • Kyoto University
    • McMaster University
    • North Carolina State University
    • Oregon State University
    • Paper and Fiber Research Institute (PFI)
    • Pennsylvania State University
    • Purdue University
    • SUNY-ESF
    • Technical University of Lodz
    • University of Exeter
    • University of Fribourg
    • Uppsala University
    • Universidade do Minho
    • University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Boku University)
    • University of Toronto
    • Other research centres/groups
  • REFERENCES

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