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Global Nanofibers Market by Type (Metal-based, Ceramic-based, Polymer-based), By Application (Chemical & Material, Pharmaceuticals, Others) and Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast To 2028

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The Global Nanofibers Market size is projected to grow from USD 1.4 billion in 2020 to USD 2.1 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period (2021-2028). The growing demand for advanced and lightweight materials in end-user industries such as chemical & material, pharmaceuticals, and others has increased the usage of nanofiber materials for various applications across these sectors. In addition, the increasing adoption of nanofiber composites in the aerospace & defense industry is also driving the growth of the global nanofibers market.


Nanofibers are synthetic molecular strands that have a significant length-to-diameter ratio. They are usually from one to 100 nanometers in diameter and maybe up to 1000 micrometers long, with typical lengths of between 500 nm and 50 µm (in some cases much longer). The fibers' tiny size gives them properties that differ significantly from those of the corresponding bulk material; for example, their density may be lower than expected or they might have unusual optical or electrical properties. Some types of Nanofiber can dissolve when added to water while others can resist the corrosive effects of water.


On the basis of Type, the market is segmented into Metal-based, Ceramic-based, and Polymer-based. The metal-based nanofibers are the most prevalent type of nanofiber in use today because they have properties that other types do not possess such as electrical conductivity at room temperature.


Metal-based Nanofibers:

Metal-based Nanofiber is a type of nanofiber in which metal such as copper, aluminum, gold, and silver are used. Metal-based nanofibers are a group of metal particles in a fiber form, which can be used as an excellent electromagnetic shielding material. The market for these fibers is expected to expand due to their use in electronic devices like laptops and mobile phones, where they block the radiation from Wi-Fi signals and microwave emissions that could damage circuitry or cause interference with onscreen images. Metal nanofiber mats provide extreme durability because they're made up of closely packed aluminum fibers embedded into a polymer matrix.


Ceramic-based Nanofibers:

Ceramic-based nanofibers are the next generation of advanced fibers for use in a variety of applications. These sophisticated fibers can be used to replace metal, glass, and carbon fiber, while being more lightweight and cheaper to manufacture than these materials.

One example is NASA's new Next Generation Aerogel Thermal Protection System (NGATS), which uses ceramic as its primary material. In this system, an aerogel thermal protection lining is encased within several layers that protect it from exposure to high heat during re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere. Ceramic nanofibers offer excellent protection from heat and chemicals thanks to their high melting point and strength as well as resistance to thermal shock (the ability to withstand rapid temperature changes) than standard ceramic materials.


Polymer-based Nanofibers:

Polymer-based nanofibers are a type of polymer that is cut into very small fibers, which are less than 100nm in diameter. Polyester and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibers are the most common types of polymers used to create these nanofibers because they can be easily melted then reshaped into thin strands. These fibers have a high surface area per unit volume and will often contain metal oxide coatings for increased durability or adhesion properties.

Polymer-based nanofibers are used for a variety of applications. The highest demand is in the construction industry, but they are also used for medical purposes and as an additive to products such as paints or cosmetics. Polymer nanofibers have an advantage over traditional plastics due to their reduced weight which is beneficial in many industries such as aerospace where mass matters greatly when it comes time for fuel consumption and payload capacity.


On the basis of Application, the market is segmented into Chemical & Material, Pharmaceuticals, and Others.


Chemical & Material:

Nanofibers can be used in the Chemical & Material industries for catalysts or additives that are able to withstand harsh environments. One example is polybenzimidazole fibers which have an acid resistance of up to pH 13; a temperature range from -196°C (-320°F) to 248°C (473°F); excellent mechanical strength; and high electrical conductivity. This material has been extensively studied for its potential application in corrosion-resistant coatings on steel structures where it manages oxidation well at extreme temperatures when other materials would fail under the same conditions due to increased carbon dioxide levels found near the Earth’s surface.

Possible usages in Chemical & Material may also include textile filters used by chemical manufacturers which need to be reliable under harsh operating conditions because they protect workers from being exposed when carrying out their jobs within the plant environment.



Nanofibers are finding their place in the pharmaceutical industry, largely as a result of improved manufacturing processes. Research and drug development continue to be enhanced with nanotechnology-based production methods such as nanoparticle encapsulation technologies that allow for more effective delivery of drugs inside cells or tissue. These techniques can reduce costs and toxicity by limiting side effects on healthy cells caused by the release of excess medication into the body.



Other applications include using fibers capable of transporting drugs directly to certain organs without accumulating in other tissues and improving absorption rates through novel formulations like oral suspensions (e.g., gel capsules).

Manufacturers use nanofibers as a reinforcement agent with materials such as concrete or clay bricks because they are stronger than steel at a fraction of the weight. The particles spread out when applied rather than clumping together like most fibers do so that there is no visible difference between reinforced structures and those without reinforcements once construction has been completed. They also have excellent adhesion properties meaning that no additional glue is required to bond them to the material they are being used on.


On the basis of Region, the market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. The North American market is anticipated to hold the largest market share. The U.S., Canada, and Mexico are major contributors to this region’s growth owing to their high per capita incomes and growing demand for health care products.

The Latin American market is projected to witness a strong CAGR during the forecast period on account of improving economic conditions coupled with rapid urbanization which would result in an increased uptake of nanofibers across various consumer product applications such as food packaging materials and medical equipment among others.

Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a moderate pace over the next decade due mainly because China's GDP expansion has been slowing down for quite some time now so there won't be many contributions from that country; however, other emerging economies in the Asia Pacific is expected to offset the slowdown of China's economy.


Up Market Research published a new report titled “Nanofibers Market research report which is segmented by Types (Metal-based, Ceramic-based, Polymer-based), By Applications (Chemical & Material, Pharmaceuticals, Others), By Players/Companies DuPont, Donaldson Company, Inc., ELMARCO, Abalolu Holding Inc., NanoTechLabs, Inc., KURARAY CO., LTD., Clearbridge NanoMedics Pte Ltd., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, eSpin Technologies, ESFIL TEHNO AS”.


Report Scope

Report Attributes Report Details
Report Title Nanofibers Market Research Report
By Type Metal-based, Ceramic-based, Polymer-based
By Application Chemical & Material, Pharmaceuticals, Others
By Companies DuPont, Donaldson Company, Inc., ELMARCO, Abalolu Holding Inc., NanoTechLabs, Inc., KURARAY CO., LTD., Clearbridge NanoMedics Pte Ltd., Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, eSpin Technologies, ESFIL TEHNO AS
Regions Covered North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA
Base Year 2020
Historical Year 2018 to 2019 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)
Forecast Year 2028
Number of Pages 244
Number of Tables & Figures 171
Customization Available Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

The report covers comprehensive data on emerging trends, market drivers, growth opportunities, and restraints that can change the market dynamics of the industry. It provides an in-depth analysis of the market segments which include products, applications, and competitor analysis.

Global Nanofibers Industry Outlook

Global Nanofibers Market Report Segments:

The market is segmented by Type Metal-based, Ceramic-based, Polymer-based and By Application Chemical & Material, Pharmaceuticals, Others.


Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. DuPont
  2. Donaldson Company, Inc.
  4. Abalolu Holding Inc.
  5. NanoTechLabs, Inc.
  7. Clearbridge NanoMedics Pte Ltd.
  8. Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  9. eSpin Technologies

Nanofibers Market research report delivers a close watch on leading competitors with strategic analysis, micro and macro market trend and scenarios, pricing analysis and a holistic overview of the market situations in the forecast period. It is a professional and a detailed report focusing on primary and secondary drivers, market share, leading segments and geographical analysis. Further, key players, major collaborations, merger & acquisitions along with trending innovation and business policies are reviewed in the report.


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Overview of the regional outlook of the Nanofibers Market:

Based on region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA). North America region is further bifurcated into countries such as U.S., and Canada. The Europe region is further categorized into U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe. Asia Pacific is further segmented into China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, South East Asia, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Latin America region is further segmented into Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America, and the MEA region is further divided into GCC, Turkey, South Africa, and Rest of MEA.

Nanofibers Market Overview

Highlights of The Nanofibers Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of Nanofibers Market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2028.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

                1. Metal-based

                2. Ceramic-based

                3. Polymer-based

       7. By Application:

                1. Chemical & Material

                2. Pharmaceuticals

                3. Others

  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Nanofibers Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2028.


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Chapter 1 Executive Summary
Chapter 2 Assumptions and Acronyms Used
Chapter 3 Research Methodology
Chapter 4 Nanofibers Market Overview
   4.1 Introduction 
      4.1.1 Market Taxonomy 
      4.1.2 Market Definition 
      4.1.3 Macro-Economic Factors Impacting the Market Growth 
   4.2 Nanofibers Market Dynamics 
      4.2.1 Market Drivers 
      4.2.2 Market Restraints 
      4.2.3 Market Opportunity 
   4.3 Nanofibers Market - Supply Chain Analysis 
      4.3.1 List of Key Suppliers 
      4.3.2 List of Key Distributors 
      4.3.3 List of Key Consumers 
   4.4 Key Forces Shaping the Nanofibers Market 
      4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 
      4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers 
      4.4.3 Threat of Substitution 
      4.4.4 Threat of New Entrants 
      4.4.5 Competitive Rivalry 
   4.5 Global Nanofibers Market Size & Forecast, 2018-2028 
      4.5.1 Nanofibers Market Size and Y-o-Y Growth 
      4.5.2 Nanofibers Market Absolute $ Opportunity 

Chapter 5 Global Nanofibers Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1 Introduction
      5.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Type
      5.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.2 Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Type
      5.2.1 Metal-based
      5.2.2 Ceramic-based
      5.2.3 Polymer-based
   5.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type

Chapter 6 Global Nanofibers Market Analysis and Forecast by Applications
   6.1 Introduction
      6.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Applications
      6.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
      6.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications
   6.2 Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Applications
      6.2.1 Chemical & Material
      6.2.2 Pharmaceuticals
      6.2.3 Others
   6.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 7 Global Nanofibers Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   7.1 Introduction
      7.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Region
      7.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      7.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   7.2 Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Region
      7.2.1 North America
      7.2.2 Europe
      7.2.3 Asia Pacific
      7.2.4 Latin America
      7.2.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   7.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Region

Chapter 8 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Impact 
   8.1 Introduction 
   8.2 Current & Future Impact Analysis 
   8.3 Economic Impact Analysis 
   8.4 Government Policies 
   8.5 Investment Scenario

Chapter 9 North America Nanofibers Analysis and Forecast
   9.1 Introduction
   9.2 North America Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Country
      9.2.1 U.S.
      9.2.2 Canada
   9.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   9.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   9.6 North America Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Type
      9.6.1 Metal-based
      9.6.2 Ceramic-based
      9.6.3 Polymer-based
   9.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   9.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   9.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   9.10 North America Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Applications
      9.10.1 Chemical & Material
      9.10.2 Pharmaceuticals
      9.10.3 Others
   9.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   9.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   9.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 10 Europe Nanofibers Analysis and Forecast
   10.1 Introduction
   10.2 Europe Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Country
      10.2.1 Germany
      10.2.2 France
      10.2.3 Italy
      10.2.4 U.K.
      10.2.5 Spain
      10.2.6 Russia
      10.2.7 Rest of Europe
   10.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   10.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   10.6 Europe Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Type
      10.6.1 Metal-based
      10.6.2 Ceramic-based
      10.6.3 Polymer-based
   10.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   10.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   10.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   10.10 Europe Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Applications
      10.10.1 Chemical & Material
      10.10.2 Pharmaceuticals
      10.10.3 Others
   10.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   10.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   10.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 11 Asia Pacific Nanofibers Analysis and Forecast
   11.1 Introduction
   11.2 Asia Pacific Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Country
      11.2.1 China
      11.2.2 Japan
      11.2.3 South Korea
      11.2.4 India
      11.2.5 Australia
      11.2.6 South East Asia (SEA)
      11.2.7 Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   11.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   11.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   11.6 Asia Pacific Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Type
      11.6.1 Metal-based
      11.6.2 Ceramic-based
      11.6.3 Polymer-based
   11.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   11.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   11.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   11.10 Asia Pacific Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Applications
      11.10.1 Chemical & Material
      11.10.2 Pharmaceuticals
      11.10.3 Others
   11.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   11.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   11.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 12 Latin America Nanofibers Analysis and Forecast
   12.1 Introduction
   12.2 Latin America Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Country
      12.2.1 Brazil
      12.2.2 Mexico
      12.2.3 Rest of Latin America (LATAM)
   12.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   12.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   12.6 Latin America Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Type
      12.6.1 Metal-based
      12.6.2 Ceramic-based
      12.6.3 Polymer-based
   12.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   12.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   12.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   12.10 Latin America Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Applications
      12.10.1 Chemical & Material
      12.10.2 Pharmaceuticals
      12.10.3 Others
   12.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   12.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   12.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 13 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Nanofibers Analysis and Forecast
   13.1 Introduction
   13.2 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Country
      13.2.1 Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2 South Africa
      13.2.3 UAE
      13.2.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   13.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   13.6 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Type
      13.6.1 Metal-based
      13.6.2 Ceramic-based
      13.6.3 Polymer-based
   13.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   13.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   13.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   13.10 Middle East & Africa (MEA) Nanofibers Market Size Forecast by Applications
      13.10.1 Chemical & Material
      13.10.2 Pharmaceuticals
      13.10.3 Others
   13.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   13.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   13.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 14 Competition Landscape 
   14.1 Nanofibers Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.2 Global Nanofibers Market: Market Share Analysis, 2019
   14.3 Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.3.1 DuPont
      14.3.2 Donaldson Company, Inc.
      14.3.3 ELMARCO
      14.3.4 Abalolu Holding Inc.
      14.3.5 NanoTechLabs, Inc.
      14.3.6 KURARAY CO., LTD.
      14.3.7 Clearbridge NanoMedics Pte Ltd.
      14.3.8 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
      14.3.9 eSpin Technologies
      14.3.10 ESFIL TEHNO AS
Segments Covered in the Report
The global Nanofibers market has been segmented based on

By Types
  • Metal-based
  • Ceramic-based
  • Polymer-based
By Applications
  • Chemical & Material
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
Key Players
  • DuPont
  • Donaldson Company, Inc.
  • Abalolu Holding Inc.
  • NanoTechLabs, Inc.
  • Clearbridge NanoMedics Pte Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • eSpin Technologies

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