The largest segment of the market, nanocoatings, is expected to increase at a five-year CAGR of 39.5%, from $3.4 billion in 2010 to nearly $18 billion in 2015.
The other segment, nanoadhesives, is expected to reach a value of $1.2 billion in 2015. The market in 2010 is estimated at $257 million. Thus, the five-year CAGR is projected to be 36.4%.
Robust potential markets for nanocoatings and nanoadhesive products exist worldwide for a myriad of applications spanning medical and healthcare, electronics, energy, transportation, construction, packaging, forestry, textile and homeland security sectors.
This report is divided into two primary sections—nanocoatings and nanoadhesives—to survey existing and emerging technologies in these markets worldwide, survey and provide an analysis on relevant patents, as well as to profile the key companies involved with the development of products in these areas.