Physical Characterization Instruments: Global Markets to 2022

Physical Characterization Instruments: Global Markets to 2022

  • November 2017 •
  • 147 pages •
  • Report ID: 5222520 •
  • Format: PDF
• The global market for physical characterization reached nearly $19.3 billion in 2016. This market is estimated to reach nearly $27.3 billion in 2022 from $20.2 billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2% for 2017-2022.
• Chromatography market is expected to grow from $9.8 billion in 2017 to $13.0 billion in 2022 at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2017 through 2022.
• Microscopic market is expected to grow from nearly $4.9 billion in 2017 to $6.9 billion in 2022 at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2017 through 2022.

Chapter 1: Introduction
Material science is an interdisciplinary field of study that involves the exploration and conception of new materials with specific emphasis on solids. The innovations that stemmed out of this discipline have been quite successful in garnering much attention from researchers all around the world. Scientists actually believe that a proper study of the materials would eliminate many of the difficult predicaments in the contemporary scenario and physical characterization helps in the detailed study. The different types of particles that have been categorized and studied as materials are nanomaterials, biomaterials, electronic materials, magnetic materials and optic materials.

A material as such is anything that occupies a mass or a volume. The characteristic properties of any material are studied for the proper understanding of the significance it embodies from the rest of its kind. Therefore, there are physical, chemical, engineering, biological, dimensional and nuclear properties for any given material. These properties not only aid us in identification but also in determining the exact amount and composition of a material.

Although all of these properties are equally significant, physical properties are more prominent because experts believe that the performance of any material is directly linked to its physical properties. A physical property is that which is measurable, describing the physical state of a material. Any changes in the physical properties of a material will help in the alterations between its momentary states. Often called observables (because they are visible to naked eyes), they are usually characterized as intensive and extensive properties.

Some of the significant properties of materials are adsorption, density, heat, temperature, pressure, hardness, strength, conductivity and resistivity. But it is not very easy to examine these materials and probe their properties because of their sizes and shapes. Since their physical properties are imperative for any type of investigation, various methods and instruments have been designed to yield considerable results. They are scattering, spectroscopy, microscopy, calorimetry, chromatography and instruments for density measurement.

To clarify, in any pharmaceutical application, one does not resort to the use of nano materials unless there is a therapeutic driving force to do so. If the compound is poorly soluble or if the molecule is highly potent, and if the desired presentation of the drug product is a tablet, capsule or suspension, then it may be implemented to produce the active pharmaceutical ingredient as a nano material.

To research and differentiate the particles of the nano materials, physical characterization techniques are used. In 2016, North America had the highest market with the share of 32.6% for physical characterization instruments due to the increased demand for the research and development in the pharmaceutical industry.
This report is a detailed study on the market for instruments related to physical characterization with an analysis on the contemporary growth and development and estimations for the next five years.

Study Goals and Objectives
The goal of this report is to provide an up-to-date analysis of recent developments and current trends in the global market for physical characterization instruments in laboratories. It will also identify the significant revenue growth drivers in specific categories for the market for physical characterization instruments. The objective of this kind of systematic research is to quantify the projected impact of both the internal and external forces affecting the current physical characterization instruments industry, as well as those that will affect the industry in the coming years.

Reasons for Doing This Study
In recent years, the growing demand for research and development of nanoparticles in the pharmaceutical industry has been remarkable. Increased demand for different methods of physical characterization instruments in laboratories are expected to boost the market very soon, and this would change the market’s dynamics.

Scope of Report
This report is broad and covers different methods of physical characterization instruments used in laboratories. The market is segmented based on the major methods of physical characterization instruments and regional markets. Revenue forecasts from 2017 to 2022 are given for each type of physical characterization instrument, and regional market, and the estimated values are derived from manufacturers’ total revenues.

The report also includes a discussion of the major players across each of the regional physical characterization instruments market; it explains the major market drivers of the global market for physical characterization instruments, current trends within the industry, and the regional dynamics of the global market for physical characterization instruments.

The report concludes with a special focus on the vendor landscape, which includes the detailed profiles of the major vendors in the global market for physical characterization instruments.

Information Sources
The findings and conclusions of this report are based on information gathered from both primary and secondary research sources. The primary sources of information comprise industry association data, and interviews conducted with companies and distributors associated with physical characterization instruments. Secondary sources have also been consulted for the report, comprising of industry journals and publications, product literature, white papers and technical journals, and financial reports for industry suppliers.

The base year for analysis and projection is 2016, and market projections have been developed for 2017 to 2022. These projections are based on a consensus among the primary contacts combined with an understanding of the key market drivers and their impact from a historical and an analytical perspective.

The analytical methodologies used to generate the market estimates are described in detail in the market analysis. All dollar projections presented in this report are in 2016 constant dollars.

A descriptive study has been done with an analysis of the trends in the global market for physical characterization instruments with a quantitative and qualitative approach.
BCC Research collects data through various primary and secondary sources, including interviews with industry vendors, white papers, business journals, public financial proceedings and historical market data from the internet. The market data is assessed and validated with consideration of interrelated market attributes and the impact of global economic variables.

The value of the market is then obtained through a combination of the bottom-up and top-down approaches using exclusive market modeling tools to generate BCC Research’s market data and forecasts. Estimated values used are based on manufacturers’ total revenues.

Geographic Breakdown

In this report, the geographic regions considered for market analysis are:
North America
• U.S.
• Mexico
• Canada Europe
• From Greenland (Denmark) to Russia and from Norway to Greece.
• From Afghanistan to Japan and from Mongolia to New Zealand.
South America
• From Guatemala to Chile.
• Entire Middle-East countries and entire African Regions.

Physical Characterization Instruments, by Method
Density measurement

Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights
Physical characterization is a process used to measure the physical properties of a wide range of materials. In this method, several characterization methods are used to investigate nanoscale structures at the morphological and molecular levels. Some of these characterization methods are scattering, spectroscopy, microscopy, calorimetry, chromatography and density measurements.

The growth of research and development in the pharmaceutical sectors in the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions is the major driver for the market for physical characterization instruments.
BCC Research projects that the global market for physical characterization instruments will grow from nearly $20.2 billion in 2017 to more than $27.3 billion by 2022 at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2%.

All the methods of physical characterization are expected to develop quickly due to the increased demand for research laboratories throughout the world.
Nano particulates or nano-scaled pharmaceutical products have had huge demands during the past two decades. Reduction in size to that of a nano scale can offer unique therapeutic advantages such as the ability of particles to pass through cell membranes, thereby targeting specific cells. There has also been a great deal of research performed on the use of nano particles for imaging specific tissues or tumors and, thus, it will drive the market during the forecast period.

Major players in the global market for physical characterization instruments in the respective regions are:
North America
• Agilent Technologies Inc.
• Ats Scientific Inc.
• Brookhaven Instruments Corp.
• Bruker Corp.
• Colloidal Dynamics LLC.
• Costech International.
• Delong America Inc.
• Dispersion Technology Inc.
• Falcon Analytical & Technology LLC.
• Leco Corp.
• Linseis.
• Meiji Techno.
• Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
• Micromeritics Instrument Corp.
• Micro Measurement Laboratories Inc.
• Microtrac Global.
• Particle Sizing Systems.
• PerkinElmer Inc.
• Restek Corp.
• Ta Instrument.
• Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
• TSI Inc.

• Dani Instruments S.P.A.
• Fritsch GmbH.
• Malvern Instruments Ltd.
• Phenom-World B.V.
• Scion Instruments.
• Setaram.
• SympateC GmbH.

• Advantest Corp.
• Aimsizer.
• Hitachi High-Technologies Corp.
• Horiba.
• Jeol Ltd.
• Leica Microsystems.
• Nikon Instruments.
• Olympus Corp.
• Pemtron Corp.
• Shimadzu Corp.

• Tescan.