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Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications, Technologies and Markets

Textiles are getting smarter, and much of this is being enabled by nanotechnology. “Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications Technologies and Markets” provides the most in depth look to date at the impact of nanotechnology on the global textile industry.

2nd July 2012

Innovation in Textiles

Sports/​Outdoor, Protective, Medical/Hygiene, Transport/​Aerospace, Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable, Interiors, Construction, Civil Engineering, Industrial, Packaging, Agriculture


Report summary

Textiles are getting smarter, and much of this is being enabled by nanotechnology. “Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications Technologies and Markets” provides the most in depth look to date at the impact of nanotechnology on the global textile industry.

Over 255 pages “Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications Technologies and Markets” looks at the technologies involved, the companies applying them, and the impact on sectors including apparel, home, military, technical and medical textiles.

Detailed market figures are given from 2012-2022, along with an analysis of the key opportunities, illustrated with 98 figures and 30 tables.

With over a billion Bluetooth enabled devices on the market, ranging from smartphones to set top boxes, and new technologies such as energy scavenging or piezoelectric energy generation being made possible by the use of nanotechnologies , there are opportunities for the textile industry in new markets ranging from consumer electronics to medical diagnostics.

Table of contents

Market Scope

This report provides an in-depth presentation of recent developments in nanotechnology in textiles and provides market opportunities to 2022. The market is segmented by:

  • Clothing & Apparel
  • Home Textiles
  • Military Textiles
  • Medical Textiles
  • Sport Textiles
  • Technical and Smart Textiles

Companies mentioned in this report include:

Adidas, Advanced Nano Products, Inc., Alexium, Algebra, Alltracel Pharmaceuticals, Andeson Bio-tech Co, Applied DNA Sciences, Applied EM, ARC Outdoors, ARC Technologies, Arc’teryx, Asahi Kasei, Avelana, Balton Sp. Z.o.o, BASF, Beijing ChamGo Nano-Tech Co, BigSky Technologies LLC, Bluestar, Brooks Bros., USA, Bruck Textiles, Burlington Industries, Inc., USA, Canada Goose, Cardinal Health, CC-NanoChem, Germany, Chamchuree Chonbang, Co. Ltd., Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Clariant, Clothing+, Cocona Fabric, Cook Medical, CTT Group.

Daniel Hechter, Degussa, Delta Galil Industries Ltd, Denizli Basma ve Boya Sanayii a.s. (DEBA), Donaldson, Dow Corning, Duke University, USA, DuPont, DuPont Speciality Chemicals, Eddie Bauer, Eleksen, Element 47, Elmarco, ELMARCO s.r.o., EMPA, Energenics, Evonik, Exlan Co., Ltd, Fibretronic Limited, Formosa Taffeta, Forster Rohner AG, Foster Miller, Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited, Fuji Electric, G3i Technology Innovations, Gap, Greenyarn.

Haojey Co, Henry Lloyd, Hills Inc, Hugo Boss, Hyosung, Industrial Nanotech, Inc, Innotech Textile Co. Ltd, International Flavours and Fragrances, J-Teck, J2LFA Co. Ltd, JR Nanotech, Kanebo, Kanebo Spinning Corp, Kao Corp., Kao Corp. Japan, Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Kolon, Korea, Kolorgen Ltd, Konarka Technologies Inc, Land’s End, Inc., Lea Lea Group, Lee Jeans, Levi Strauus, Liberec, LLBean, Lockheed Martin Corp, Louis Vuitton, Mammut, Marks & Spencer, Misfit Wearables, Mitsubishi.

Nano Phase Technologies Corporation (NTC), Nano-Group Holdings Ltd, Nano-Tex, USA, NanoChem, Nanocid Pars Nano Nasb, Nanocomp Technologies Inc, Nanocyl, NanoHorizons, Nanophase, Nanoscience Technologies Incorporated, NanoSonic Inc., Nanyan Textiles, nCoat, Inc, New Balance, Nike, Nordstrom, NovaThera, Nucryst Pharmaceuticals, NuMetrex.

Old Navy, Oxonica, Paul Stuart, Peter Brehm, PGA, Philips Lighting, Piedmont Chemical Industries, Inc, Pikeur, Polo Ralph Lauren, Protex, Quest International, Radiation Shield Technologies, Inc., Reliable, Roudière, Samsung, Schoeller Medical AG, Schoeller Textiles AG, Sefar AG, Sensing Tex, S.L., Shanghai Hengjia Textile Company, Simmons, Simms, Soane Labs, Sony, SparkFun, Suzutora.

Takeda Chemical Industries, Teijin Fibres Ltd, Texnology Nano Textile (China), Ltd., Textronics, The North Face, Thomson Research Associates Inc, Toray Industries, Inc, Toyobo, Ltd., Trangoworld, TRG/Victorinox, U-Right International Holdings Limited, United Textile Mills, W.L. Gore, Wacker, WEEL Technologies, Westaim Corporation, Wibur Ross, Zephyr Technology Limited.

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Publisher: Cientifica

Price: GBP 1499.00 / USD 2349.00

254 pages, published June 2012

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