Credit: BCC Research

According to a new technical market research report from BCC Research, Nanotechnology in Coatings and Adhesive Applications: Global Markets, the global market value for nanotechnology in coatings and adhesives is an estimated $3.7 billion in 2010, but is expected to increase to nearly $19.2 billion in 2015, for a 5-year compound annual growth rate of 39.3 percent.

Nanocoatings is the the largest segment of the market. It is expected to increase at a 5-year CAGR of 39.5%, from $3.4 billion in 2010 to nearly $18 billion in 2015.

Nanoadhesives is expected to reach a value of $1.2 billion in 2015. The market in 2010 is estimated at $257 million. The 5-year CAGR is projected to be 36.4%.

Nanocoatings and nanoadhesive are use in applications including medical and health care, electronics, energy, transportation, construction, packaging, forestry, textile and homeland security.

This report, which sells for $4,850, is divided into two sections: nanocoatings and nanoadhesives. It surveys existing and emerging technologies in these markets worldwide and provides an analysis on relevant patents, as well as to profile the key companies involved with the development of products in these areas.