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Antibacterial Glass Market Analysis, By Ingredients (Zinc, Silver, Copper And Titanium, Zeolite And Silicon), By Application (Hospitals, Household, Military, Beverages And Food) And Segment Forecast From 2012 To 2020

Industry Insights

Antibacterial glasses are especially designed for removing bacteria that are formed on the surface of the glass and it also prevents fungi, which is occurs due to the bacteria. Normal glasses may lead with the result in contraction of diseases or infections. Antibacterial glasses are preferred in those locations or areas where requirement of hygiene is more. Mainly, these antibacterial glasses are used in those places like hospitals or laboratories, where rate of requirement of hygiene factor is too high. The basic steps to avoid the spread to these kind of bacteria includes washing your hands on a regular basis and maintaining the environmental cleanliness. Antibacterial glasses are manufactured with the help of two processes which are infusion and coating. This market has a high unmet opportunity in both developed and developing countries as the demand of antibacterial glasses is increasing towards the touch screen display market. These touch screen displays are used in various electronic gadgets such mobile phone, laptop, tablet, and phablets.

Active Ingredient Insights

Antibacterial glass market is segmented on the basis of ingredients into zinc, silver, copper and titanium, zeolite and silicon. Among these, silver held the largest market share in 2014. Its market share is more than 90% globally and it will continue to grow at a faster rate over the forecast period. The reason of its dominance, as silver is best component to inactive the bacteria and decreases its chance to increase over a period of time. An European based company, AGC Glass has patented its silver infused antibacterial glass. Its upper layers are to be rendered with antibacterial and antimicrobial in nature.

Application Insights

Antibacterial glass market is segmented on the basis of application into hospitals, household, military, beverages and food. Among these, hospitals held the largest share and fastest growing sector in 2014. Antibacterial glasses are more preferred in hospitals owing to the high chances of emerging of bacteria in these places. Painted and clear glasses, as well as mirrors coated and infused with antimicrobial agents are useful in geriatric units, oncology, maternity wards, burn units and in  various other surgeries. The importance of antibacterial glasses to be used in hospitals are high because, hospitals are very critical and sensitive place, so there are many chances that the bacteria can be spread to patients, hospital staff members or even to the visitors. There had been many cases were patient got infected due to the lack of use of antibacterial glasses during the surgery or post-surgery.

Regional Insights

Geographically, the antibacterial glass market is  segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and RoW. North America is dominating the whole market. The reason for its dominance is due to the presence of strong R&D, availability of technologically advanced systems, increasing awareness among people, and various government initiatives. The growing economies in Asia Pacific such as India and China region are expected to witness lucrative growth over the forecast period due to the rising healthcare expenditure, and awareness about the antibacterial glasses.

Competitive Insights

The major market players are, Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG), AGC Glass, Saint Gobain, VBT Glass, Glas Trösch Holding AG, Essex Safety Glass Ltd., Ishizuka Glass Company Limited, Beijing JiYan-Tech Co. Ltd, and BÜFA Glas GmbH & Co. KG.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Executive Summary

            1.1 Antibacterial Glass - Industry Summary & Critical Success Factors (CSFs)

Chapter 2 Antibacterial Glass Industry Outlook

            2.1 Market Segmentation

            2.2 Market Size and Growth Prospects

            2.3 Antibacterial Glass Value Chain Analysis

               2.3.1 Key Driver Analysis

                  2.3.1.1 Increasing number of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI)

                  2.3.1.2 Growing demand for medical device coatings

               2.3.2 Key Restraint Analysis

                  2.3.2.1 Lack of awareness

                  2.3.2.2 Regulatory concerns for the use of antimicrobial coatings

            2.4 Antibacterial Glass Market Dynamics

            2.5 Key Opportunities Prioritized

            2.6 Industry Analysis - Porter's

            2.7 Antibacterial Glass - Company Market Share Analysis, 2013

            2.8 Antibacterial Glass - PESTEL Analysis

Chapter 3 Antibacterial Glass Active Ingredient Outlook

            3.1 Silver

               3.1.1 Antibacterial glass demand for silver, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            3.2 Others

               3.2.1 Antibacterial glass demand for other active ingredients, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

Chapter 4 Antibacterial Glass Application Outlook

            4.1 Hospitals

               4.1.1 Antibacterial glass demand in hospitals, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            4.2 Food and Beverage

               4.2.1 Antibacterial glass demand in food and beverage, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            4.3 Military Equipments

               4.3.1 Antibacterial glass demand in military equipments, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            4.4 Household

               4.4.1 Antibacterial glass demand in household applications, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            4.5 Others

               4.5.1 Antibacterial glass demand in other applications, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

Chapter 5 Antibacterial Glass Regional Outlook

            5.1 North America

               5.1.1 Antibacterial glass market revenue by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

               5.1.2 Antibacterial glass market revenue by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            5.2 Europe

               5.2.1 Antibacterial glass market revenue by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

               5.2.2 Antibacterial glass market revenue by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            5.3 Asia Pacific

               5.3.1 Antibacterial glass market revenue by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

               5.3.2 Antibacterial glass market revenue by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

            5.4 RoW

               5.4.1 Antibacterial glass market revenue by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

               5.4.2 Antibacterial glass market revenue by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

Chapter 6 Competitive landscape

            6.1 AGC Glass Europe

               6.1.1 Company Overview

               6.1.2 Financial Performance

               6.1.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.1.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.2 Archello

               6.2.1 Company Overview

               6.2.2 Financial Performance

               6.2.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.2.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.3 Beijing JiYan-Tech Co. Ltd

               6.3.1 Company Overview

               6.3.2 Financial Performance

               6.3.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.3.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.4 BÜFA Glas GmbH & Co. KG

               6.4.1 Company Overview

               6.4.2 Financial Performance

               6.4.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.4.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.5 Corning Inc.

               6.5.1 Company Overview

               6.5.2 Financial Performance

               6.5.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.5.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.6 Essex Safety Glass Ltd.

               6.6.1 Company Overview

               6.6.2 Financial Performance

               6.6.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.6.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.7 Ishizuka Glass Company Limited

               6.7.1 Company Overview

               6.7.2 Financial Performance

               6.7.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.7.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.8 Morley Glass & Glazing Ltd

               6.8.1 Company Overview

               6.8.2 Financial Performance

               6.8.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.8.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.9 Nippon Sheet Glass Company Limited

               6.9.1 Company Overview

               6.9.2 Financial Performance

               6.9.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.9.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.10 Saint-Gobain SA

               6.10.1 Company Overview

               6.10.2 Financial Performance

               6.10.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.10.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.11 Sprinz

               6.11.1 Company Overview

               6.11.2 Financial Performance

               6.11.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.11.4 Strategic Initiatives

            6.12 VBT Glass

               6.12.1 Company Overview

               6.12.2 Financial Performance

               6.12.3 Product Benchmarking

               6.12.4 Strategic Initiatives

Chapter 7 Methodology and Scope

            7.1 Research Methodology

            7.2 Research Scope & Assumption

            7.3 List of Data Sources

List of Tables

Antibacterial Glass - Industry Summary & Critical Success Factors (CSFs)
Global antibacterial glass market, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass market by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass market by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass market by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand for silver, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand for silver, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand for other active ingredients, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand for other active ingredients, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in hospitals, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in hospitals, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in food and beverage, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in food and beverage, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in military equipments, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in military equipments, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in household applications, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in household applications, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in other applications, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in other applications, by region, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
North America antibacterial glass market by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
North America antibacterial glass market by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Europe antibacterial glass market by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Europe antibacterial glass market by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Asia Pacific antibacterial glass market by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Asia Pacific antibacterial glass market by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
RoW antibacterial glass market by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
RoW antibacterial glass market by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)

List of Figures

Antibacterial Glass Market Segmentation
Global antibacterial glass market, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Antibacterial glass value chain analysis
Antibacterial glass market dynamics
Antibacterial Glass - Company market share analysis, 2013
Key Opportunities Prioritized
Industry Analysis - Porter's
Antibacterial Glass PESTEL Analysis, 2013
Antibacterial glass market share by active ingredient, 2012 & 2020
Global antibacterial glass demand for silver, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand for other active ingredients, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Antibacterial glass market share by application, 2012 & 2020
Global antibacterial glass demand in hospitals, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in food and beverage, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in military equipments, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in household applications, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Global antibacterial glass demand in other applications, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Antibacterial glass market share by region, 2012 & 2020
North America antibacterial glass market, by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
North America antibacterial glass market, by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Europe antibacterial glass market, by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Europe antibacterial glass market, by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Asia Pacific antibacterial glass market, by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
Asia Pacific antibacterial glass market, by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
RoW antibacterial glass market, by active ingredient, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)
RoW antibacterial glass market, by application, 2012 - 2020 (USD Million)


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