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Global Anti-Microbial Coatings Industry

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Global Anti-Microbial Coatings Industry


This report analyzes the US market for Anti-microbial Coatings in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Indoor Air Quality, and Medical Devices. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 61 companies including many key and niche players such as AcryMed, Inc., AEGIS Environments, AK Coatings, Inc., Alistagen Corporation, BBJ Environmental Technologies, Inc., Cupron, Inc., Dow Microbial Control, EnviroCare Corporation, Fosters Products Corporation, Fiberlock Technologies, Inc., HaloSource Inc., Lonza Group Ltd., Microban International, Ltd., Sciessent LLC, Semprus Biosciences Corporation, Specialty Coatings Company, Inc., SportsCoatings, Sureshield Coatings Company, and Troy Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.





Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

1. Indoor Air Quality I-3

2. Medical Devices I-4






Outlook II-1

A Peek Into What's In-store for the Future II-1

Microbial Growth & Contamination: A Clear & Present Danger II-1

The Battle Against Microbes Continues II-2

The Environmentally Aware Consumer Base II-3

Indoor Air Quality: A Prime Issue II-3

Indoor Air Pollution: Moves Up the Anxiety Chart II-3

A Peek Into the Gravity of the Problem II-4

Role of Anti-Microbial Coatings in Elevating Sick Building

Syndrome II-4

Plagued by Microbes: Put On the Coat II-5

Silver to the Rescue II-5

Mold Remediation Offers a Banquet of Opportunities for Anti-

Microbial Coatings II-5

Anti-Microbial Coatings in Air Handling Systems: Scoring in

Style II-6

Ductworks: A Common Target for Microbes II-6

The New Era of Bioremedial Construction II-7

Tightening of Regulatory Handcuffs: A Mixed Bag of

Opportunity & Challenges II-7

An Insight into the Standards Set up by ASHRAE for IAQ

Producers II-8

Dire Need to Curb Hospital Acquired Infections Gets the

Adrenalin Flowing II-8

Wound Care Market Illuminated by the Creative Incandescence

of AMC II-9

A Case Study On the Efficiency of Anti-Microbial Coatings II-9

Proliferation of Microbes Studied Under the Experiment II-10

Table 1: Findings On the Counts of E. Coli Present on the

Samples During Inoculation & After 24 Hours (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10


Table 2: Findings On the Counts of Listeria Present on the

Samples During Inoculation & After 24 Hours (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10


Table 3: Findings On the Counts of Pseudomonas Present on

the Samples During Inoculation & At Various Time Intervals

After Inoculation - 3, 6, 24 & 48 Hours (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11


Table 4: Percentage of E. Coli Remaining on Untreated and

Anti-microbial Treated Stainless Steel Surfaces At Various

Time Intervals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11



Opportunities Galore in the HVAC Equipment Market II-12

Coil Coating Process - A Better Way of Applying Antimicrobial

Coatings II-12

Contributing Factors to Faster Uptake of AMC based HVAC

Equipments II-13

Housing Starts & Remodeling: Two Key Demand Generating

Opportunities II-14

Table 5: The US Real Estate Market: Number of Housing

Starts (In Thousand Units) by Region for the Years 2000

through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14


Table 6: US Residential Housing Statistics: Number of

Single-Family, Multifamily Homes, and New Single-Family

Home Sales, and Existing Home Sales for Years 2003 through

2007 (In Thousand Units) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-15


Table 7: US Home Remodeling Market: Annual Spends for Years

2001 & 2003 (In US$ Billion) II-15

The Battle Against Mold Provides a Platform for Demand Takeoff II-16

Manufacturers Innovate to Stay Ahead of Competition II-16

Nanotechnology Fortifies the Intrinsic Strength of AMC II-17

Anti-Microbial Coatings Go Water-Based II-17

n-halamine siloxane: A New Anti-Microbial Coating Ingredient II-18

Next Generation Anti-Microbial Film Substrate Hits the Market II-18

Anti-Microbial Coatings Spiral in Popularity in the Medical

Devices Industry II-18

Rise in Joint Replacement Surgeries II-18

Rise in HAIs II-19

The Segment of Medical Devices Ensures Growth for the Market II-19

Demand for Silver-based Antimicrobial Medical Devices Surges

During Recession II-20

Antimicrobial Plastics for Medical Devices - Need of the Hour II-20

Few Innovative Polymers II-21

DSM's Polyurethane Polymer II-21

Ticona's Anti-Crobe Antimicrobial POM Polymers II-21

Contamination of Intravenous Equipment: A Weighty Issue II-22

Increased Usage of Silver-ion Based Antimicrobial Coated CVCs II-22

Antimicrobial Catheter Market - An Overview II-23

Coated Urological Catheters II-23

Coated Dialysis Catheters II-24

Coated Cardiovascular Catheters II-24

Coated Oxymetry and Thermodilution Catheters II-24

Key Statistics II-25

Table 8: Global Market for Antimicrobial Coated Catheters

(2007-2009): Breakdown of Value Sales by Catheter Type -

Urological Catheter, Cardiovascular Catheter, Peripherally

Inserted Central Catheter, Oxymetry Catheter, Thermodilution

Catheter and Wound Drainage Catheter (In US$ Million)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25


Table 9: Global Market for Antimicrobial Coated Catheters

(2007-2009): Breakdown of Volume Sales by Catheter Type -

Urological Catheters, Oxymetry Catheters and Wound Drainage

Catheters (In Thousand Units) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-26


Table 10: Global Market for Antimicrobial Catheters

(2007-2009): Breakdown of Value Sales by Geographic Region -

US, Europe, Asia, Rest of World (In US$ Million) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Advanced QA for Antimicrobial Devices - Need of the Hour II-27

Anti-microbial Coatings: Effective Substitutes for Antibiotics II-27

Faster Healing Times Promote Higher Growth in Wound Care Market II-28

Plastic Packaging for Food Products - A Potential End-use Segment II-28

Hurdles to Overcome II-29

Slower Technological Adoption Hampers Growth II-29

Incidences of Product Failures & Lack of Standards: An

Expensive Price to Pay II-29

Pricing Pressures Close In On the Market II-30

High Entry Barriers II-30

Reduced Bargaining Power to Settle Terms of Trade II-30

What Are GPOs? II-31

Cost Cuttings & Awareness Programs Extend the Market A Thumbs Up II-31

Demand for High-Quality HVAC Systems Brings AMC into the

Spotlight II-31

Nanotechnology Holds Promise II-32

Newer Markets for Nanoscale Antimicrobial Coatings II-32

Competitive Forces Rise Over the Horizon II-32

The Big Boys Pose a Major Threat to Smaller Players II-32

Who Led the Pack? A Historic Review II-33

Table 11: Anti-microbial Coatings Market in the United

States (2005): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading

Players in the Indoor Air Quality End-Use Market (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Threat of Substitute Products Hangs Like the Sword of Damocles II-33

Disinfectants Spiral in Popularity On Par With Anti-Microbials II-34

Table 12: US Disinfectants & Anti-microbial Market (2008):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Retail Sales by Category-

Paints & Coatings, Plastics, Consumer Care Products, Food

& Beverage Processing, Medical & Health Care, Restaurants &

Lodging and Others (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-34

Clinical Trials on to Determine Antimicrobial Effectiveness of

Copper, Brass and Bronze II-34



What Are Anti-Microbial Coatings? II-35

Use of Anti-Microbial Coatings II-35

How Is It Formulated? II-36

Anti-Microbial Powder Coatings II-36

Silver: An Invaluable Ingredient II-36

How Does It Work? II-36

Role of Silver in the Wound Care Market II-37

Surface Modifications & Coatings: A Key Bacteria- Inhibitory

Technique II-37

Types of Bacteria II-38

The Plague of Microbes Spans Far & Wide II-38

Medical Equipments II-38

Causative Factors for Biofilm Formation II-39

Food Industry II-39

Anti-microbial Coating: Invaluable in Food Packaging II-40

Construction Industry II-40

Brand Talk Who's Offering What! II-40

AgION™ Enters the Hall of Fame II-41

Microban: Next in Line II-41

AcryMed's SilvaSorb Gel II-41

McGill AirFlow's SilverGuard™ II-42

Foster® Brand of Anti-Microbial Coatings II-42

Other Noteworthy Brands II-42



A Primer II-43

A Sneak Peek into Applications of Anti-microbial Coatings in

Varied Industries II-43

Industrial Market II-43

Indoor Air Quality II-43

Microbial Contamination in HVAC Equipment II-44

IAQ Remediation Methods II-45

Strategies to Offer Enhanced IAQ: A Tabular Representation II-45

Mold Remediation II-45

Formation of Mold Spores in Structures of Buildings II-45

Controlling the Formation of Mold II-46

Medical/Healthcare Market II-46

Medical Devices II-47

The Correlation between HAI & Increased Use of AMC II-47

Anti-Microbial Coated Catheters II-48

CVC & PICCs: Popular Substrates for Anti-Microbial Coatings II-48

Urinary (Bladder) Catheters II-49

The Criticality of the Choice of Anti-Microbial Ingredients II-49

Consumer Ignorance Acts as an Impasse for Faster Uptake II-50

Wound Care Market II-50

Antimicrobial Textiles Market II-50

Bright Potential for Fast-Track Growth II-51

Textiles Market Abuzz with Innovative Anti-microbial Fibers II-51

Manufacturers of Synthetic Polymers with Anti- microbial

Properties and Related Brand Names II-52

Techniques Used in Anti-microbial Finish II-52

X-Static, the Unique Antimicrobial Fiber II-52

Other Application Areas of Anti-Microbial Coatings II-53



Agion and Victor together Introduce Eco Intellignet® Fabric

with Anti-microbial Protection II-54

Crown Trade Introduces SteriTouch's Steracryl Antibacterial

Paints Range II-54

North Carolina State University Unveils Techniques for

Incorporating Antimicrobials in Microneedles II-55

Ansell Introduces GAMMEX® Powder-Free Glove with Antimicrobial

Technology II-55

Agion Launches MedMAP Service for Speedy Regulatory Clearance

of Antimicrobial Products II-56

Kinetic Technologies Unveils EquiShieldTM, Antimicrobial

Infused Watering Bucket for Horses II-56

Bayer MaterialScience Introduces Makrofol® Polycarbonate Film

with Antimicrobial Coating II-56

Besam Entrance Solutions Unveils MicroShield™, an

Antimicrobial Coating for Doors and Latches in Hospitals II-57

ISP Performance Chemicals Introduces Nuosept Range of Greener

Biocides II-57

Union Spring Unveils ViralClyns Disposable Respirators that

fight Airborne Pathogens II-58

Masley Enterprises Introduces CWF Gloves with SmartSilver

Antimicrobial Protection II-58

Jamestown Coating Launches SurfaGuard™ Paints with

SmartSilver™ Antimicrobial Additives II-58

Jotun Introduces Jotafloor Rapid Dry WB, the first Nano

Technology-based Floor Coating II-59

Agion Technologies Obtains Patent for Color Stable

Antimicrobial Coating System II-59

Air Techniques Introduces AM Coating for its AirStar® Dental

Compressor II-60

Flint Group to Introduce New Antimicrobial Coating that

Employs Biomaster Technology II-60

Teleflex Secures US FDA 510(k) Clearance for ArrowEvolution

Catheter with Antimicrobial Coating II-60

Biosafe Develops Alternative to Silver-based Additives for

Application in Plastic Packaging II-60

Agion and Genstar to Introduce Flowmeter and Section Regulator

with In-built AM Safeguard II-61

Microbeguard Introduces FoodTouch® Paper Liners with Agion® AM

Technology II-61

NUCRYST and Smith Nephew Introduce New AMC Based Flex7 Dressings II-62

EcoActive Surfaces Launches OxiTitan VLR Broad Spectrum

Antimicrobial Coating II-62

DSM Expands ComfortCoat™ Technology Framework by Incorporating

Antimicrobial Coatings II-63

Agion® Develops Agion Firefly, an Antimicrobial Verification

System II-63

Agion® and Scotsman® Introduce Antimicrobial Protected Ice

Making Machines II-64

Abcor Industries Introduces ResiliColor, Powder Coating for

Interior Doors II-64

DORMA Introduces a Range of Antimicrobial Treated Exit Devices II-65

BioGate Introduces New Biocompatible Antimicrobial Coating

Technology II-65

DSM Biomedical Rolls Out VitroStealthTM NBF Coating Technology II-65

Bio Shield Technologies Introduces Anasphere, an Advanced

Antimicrobial Technology II-66

Bretford Launches Microbe Barrier TechnologiesTM, a Multi-

surface Antimicrobial Protection II-66



HaloSource Together with Clorox Launches AM-based Clorox

FreshCare™ Towels II-68

Ingersoll Rand Security Introduces AM Technology Infused Door

Hardware II-68

DuPont Europe Develops Alesta® Powder Coatings by Integrating

Agion's Antimicrobial Technology II-68

Sheffield Insulations Introduces Inducoat® B2 Antibacterial Paint II-69

Microban and Absolute Coatings Unveil Last-n-Last Floor

Coatings with AM Protection II-69

Agion Technologies and Walter Partner to Launch Antimicrobial

Treated Kitchen Knives II-69

Suspended Ceiling Introduces AM Based Line of Wall Coatings II-69

Nano Hygiene Coatings Develops 4MED, an Easy-to-Clean

Antimicrobial Coating II-70

EquiFit SpaCare and Agion Technologies Introduce AM based

AgSilver Clean Mat II-70

Kenmore Elite Unveils Microban Antimicrobial Technology for

Refrigerators II-70

Troy Introduces Troysan® 1050, Dry Film Bacterial Protection

for Interior Paints II-70



Sciessent Takes Over Agion Technologies II-71

Lonza Acquires Arch Chemicals II-71

Lyfetec Inc. to Buy a Patented Anti-bacterial Coating Formula II-71

North Dakota State University Inks a Research Partnership Pact

with Triton Systems II-72

Sherwin-Williams Partners With Microban International II-72

Microban International Enters into Partnership with Hussmann

Corporation II-73

DuPont and Ecolab Ink Marketing Agreement for Commercializing

AMC Technologies II-73

Arch Chemicals Obtains EPA Registration for VanquishTM and

DensilTM Antimicrobials II-74

FDA Approves Commercialization of Rymed's Needleless IV

Connector with Bacterins AM Technology II-74

Selenium Obtains Grant for Carrying out Research to Develop

Antimicrobial Dental Devices II-75

American Mold Guard to Acquire IP Rights of Certain Mold and

Bacteria Decontamination Technology II-75

MAST BioSurgery and Ceragenix Collaborate to Co-develop AMT

Featuring Surgical Products II-75

Agion and Biocoat Collaborate over Development of AM Coatings

for Medical Devices II-75

Microban Unveils New Range 3G Silver Antimicrobial Technologies II-76

REHAU's New Heat Exchange System to Feature Agion's AM Technology II-76

Medegen's MaxGuardTM Needleless Connector to Feature Agion®'s

AM Technology II-77

Rhys to Distribute Microbial Control Products of Byotrol II-77

CSG Receives EPA Approval for SportsClean® Disinfectant II-78

CSG SportsAide® 1000 Basic Kit Chosen by US Military II-78

A Unique Technique Developed by Researchers in Auburn

University to Produce Antimicrobial Coatings II-79



I-Flow Acquires AcryMed Incorporated II-80

DSM Biomedical Acquires The Polymer Technology Group II-80

Phylogica to Acquire Outstanding Stake in Dynamic Microbials II-80

CSG Opens Six New Offices Across US as a Part of Expansion II-81

MEDport's Microbe Free Hydrator Cup to be Incorporated with

Agion's AM Technology II-81

Agion's AM Solutions for Vollrath's Serving Utensils II-82

Sports Antimicrobial System for Lakeshore High School's

Athletic Facilities II-82

Magic American to Incorporate Microban® AM Technology in its

Products II-82

Nano Horizons' AM Technology to Feature in Hill-Rom's Patient

Support Surfaces II-83

Covalon's AM Coating to be Applied on Percutaneous Urinary

Catheters II-83

Agion Extends Partnership with Samsill Corp II-84

Agion and Aquatronics Ink Partnership Deal for the Former's AM

Technology II-84

Agion Partners with BASF for Development of Styrene Copolymers II-84

HeiQ and Radici Collaborate to Develop AM Based Nanofeel

Fibers of the Latter II-84

Baxter Secures FDA Approval for AM based Needleless IV Connector II-85

LaamScience Applies for FDA Approval for N95, AM-coated

Respiratory Mask II-85

Suspended Ceiling Restoration Co. Partners with BioCote II-85

MacDermid Introduces New Epi-Care Epilepsy Alarm Featuring

Antimicrobial Protection II-86

PPG and Agion Enter into a Partnership to Market Anti-

Microbial PPG Coatings II-86

Agion Enters into a Partnership with Omnipure for

Antimicrobial Water Filters II-86

Quickie Partners with Microban II-87

Resilite™ Mats Integrates Microban® Antimicrobial Protection II-87

Agion Extends Partnership with Personal Grooming Solutions

Provider Remington II-87

Petmate Renews Deal with Microban International, Ltd II-88

Oakley's Outdoor Sandals to Feature Microban® Antimicrobial

Protection II-88

Cirrus to infuse Microban® AM protection into BioEars™ and

EarPlanes® Product Lines II-89

Pioneer Athletics Enters into Partnership with SportCoatings II-89

Bio Shield to Offer Agion's SilverClene24™ in the Emergency

Response Market II-90

Agion Partners with AgPOLYMER to Manufacture AM Based Cheese

Coating Polymers II-90

Califone Collaborates with to Manufacture AM Technology based

Headphones II-90

Bostik's Extends Line of Agion's AM Technology Based Floor

Coatings II-90



AcryMed, Inc. II-91

AEGIS Environments II-91

AK Coatings, Inc. II-91

Alistagen Corporation II-91

BBJ Environmental Technologies, Inc. II-92

Cupron, Inc. II-92

Dow Microbial Control II-92

EnviroCare Corporation II-93

Fosters Products Corporation II-93

Fiberlock Technologies, Inc. II-93

HaloSource Inc. II-93

Lonza Group Ltd. II-94

Microban International, Ltd. II-94

Sciessent LLC II-94

Semprus Biosciences Corporation II-95

Specialty Coatings Company, Inc. II-95

SportsCoatings II-96

Sureshield Coatings Company II-96

Troy Corporation II-96



Table 13: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Anti-microbial Coatings by End-Use Application - Indoor Air

Quality and Medical Device Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through

2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97


Table 14: US Historic Review for Anti-Microbial Coatings by

End-Use Application - Indoor Air Quality and Medical Devices

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98


Table 15: US 15-Year Perspective for Anti-microbial Coatings

by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales

for Indoor Air Quality and Medical Device for Years 2003, 2011

and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99





Total Companies Profiled: 61 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 66)



Region/Country Players


The United States 52

Canada 1

Japan 2

Europe 8

France 1

Germany 2

The United Kingdom 4

Rest of Europe 1

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 3





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