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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Battery & Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Others (Include Carbon and Graphite). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 134 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Asbury Carbons, Cabot Corporation, Daramic Inc., Delta plc., DuPont., Energizer Holdings, Evonik Degussa GmbH, Exide Technologies, GrafTech International, H.C. Starck, Hammond Group Inc., Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells, OM Group Inc., SGL Carbon AG, Shepherd Chemical Company, Spectrum Brands, Inc., and Superior Graphite Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.


BATTERY & FUEL CELL CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS MCP-1140 
A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT 


CONTENTS 


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 
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 
Lithium I-4 
Cadmium I-4 
Lead I-4 
Platinum I-4 
Methanol I-4 
Zinc I-4 


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

1. Market Dynamics II-1 
An Overview II-1 
Battery and Fuel Cell Materials Slated to Increase through 2010 II-1 
Global Demand of Batteries II-1 
Chemicals and Materials II-2 
Current and Future Analysis II-2 
Different Product Mix Shape Demand in Battery Sector II-2 
Fuel Cells - Power Source for the 21st Century II-3 
Table 1: Fuel Cell Market by Select Applications (2004) - 
Motor Vehicles, Portable Electronic Equipment, Electric Power 
Generation, Military/Aerospace Applications, and Others (In 
US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3 
Fuel Cell Development Gains Momentum II-4 
Global Fuel Cell and Fuel Cell Material Makers II-4 

2. Trends and Issues II-5 
Smart and Dumb Batteries II-5 
Lithium Batteries Rapidly Expanding Market Share II-5 
Redundancy of Nickel Cadmium II-5 
Rapid Growth in High Performance Batteries to Drive Chemicals 
and Materials Demand II-5 
Consumer Size Battery Calling the Shots II-6 
Platinum Industry Eyeing Fuel Cell Technology II-6 
Asian Products Create Pricing Pressure II-6 
Focus on New Membrane Development Greater than Ever II-6 
Creation of a New Battery Segment by Chinese Manufacturers II-7 
Inherently Conductive Polymers Target Fuel Cell Market II-7 
Fuel Cells - A Prospective Market for Chemical Industry II-7 
Journey of Fuel Cells from Laboratory to Mass Commercialization II-7 
Commercialization of Fuel Cells Propels Materials and 
Chemicals Growth II-8 
Search for Better Chemicals and Materials Continues II-8 
Research Directed Towards Polymers and Catalysts II-8 
Focus on Developing New Types of Secondary Batteries II-9 
Small Portable Fuel Cells - An Upcoming Market II-9 
Fuel Cells Ideal for Powering Automobiles II-9 
Future Cars to be Controlled Electrically II-10 
Material Costs - A Major Concern II-10 
Cost Effective Production - Primary Focus II-10 
Growth Opportunities II-11 

3. Product Overview II-12 
Battery Defined II-12 
Battery Types II-12 
Primary Batteries II-12 
Alkaline Batteries II-12 
Lithium Batteries II-12 
Zinc-Carbon Batteries II-13 
Others II-13 
Mercury Batteries II-13 
Zinc-Silver Oxide Batteries II-13 
Zinc-Air Batteries II-13 
Lithium-Sulfur-Dioxide Batteries II-13 
Lithium-Thionyl-Chloride Batteries II-13 
Lithium-Oxychloride Batteries II-14 
Lithium-Manganese Batteries II-14 
Lithium-Carbon Monoflouride Batteries II-14 
Secondary Batteries II-14 
Lead-Acid Batteries II-14 
Lithium-Ion II-14 
Lithium Polymer (Li-Poly) Batteries II-15 
Nickel-Cadmium Batteries II-15 
Others II-16 
Sealed Lead-Acid Batteries II-16 
Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Batteries II-16 
Nickel-Metal-Hydride Batteries II-16 
Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium - A Comparison II-16 
Nickel- Zinc Batteries II-17 
Nickel-Iron Batteries II-17 
Nickel-Hydrogen Batteries II-17 
Silver-Oxide Batteries II-17 
Alkaline Batteries II-18 
Rechargeable Alkaline Batteries II-18 
Plastic Lithium ion Battery II-18 
Lithium Photo Batteries II-18 
Zinc-Carbon Batteries II-19 
Graphite Batteries II-19 
Button Cells II-19 
Na-S Batteries II-19 
Rechargeable Batteries (Li-Ion, Ni-MH, and Ni-Cd) - 
Characteristics II-19 
Fuel Cells Defined II-20 
Fuel Cell Stack II-20 
Fuel Cell Types II-20 
Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell II-20 
Direct Methanol Fuel Cell II-21 
Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell II-21 
Membrane - The Key Element II-22 
Alkaline Fuel Cell II-22 
Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell II-23 
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell II-23 
Regenerative Fuel Cells II-24 
Zinc-Air Fuel Cells II-24 
Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cell II-24 
Mini Fuel Cell II-25 
Fuel Cell Applications II-25 
Transportation II-25 
Power Generation II-26 
Back-up Power II-26 
Residential II-26 
Military II-27 
Space II-27 
Micro CHP II-27 
Potential Applications for Fuel Cell Systems - By Fuel Cell 
Type II-27 
General Characteristics of Fuel Cell Types II-27 
Fuels II-28 
Storage II-28 
Classification on the Basis of Hydrogen Production Method II-28 
High Temperature Fuel Cells II-28 
Low Temperature Fuel Cells II-28 
Other Methods of Classification II-28 
Direct-Indirect-Regenerative Fuel Cells II-28 
Classification on the Basis of Operating Temperature II-29 
Competitive Advantage of Fuel Cells II-29 
Benefits II-29 
Dramatic Improvement in Energy Efficiency II-29 
Energy Security II-29 
Economical Alternative to Central Power Generation II-29 
No Large Capital Investment Required II-30 
Can be Installed Wherever Required II-30 
Uninterrupted Power Supply with Low Maintenance Cost II-30 
Reliable Power II-30 
Cause of Concern II-30 
Cost II-30 
Reliability II-30 
Interconnection II-31 
Market Barriers to Fuel Cell Technology II-31 
Differences Between Battery and Fuel Cell II-31 
Advantage of Fuel Cell Over Battery II-32 
Strengths and Weaknesses of Batteries and Fuel Cells II-32 
UPS Systems II-33 
Short-Term Back-up Time II-33 
Medium-Term Back-up Time II-33 
Long Term Back-up Time II-33 
Fuel Cells not in Direct Competition with Batteries II-33 

4. A Discussion on Chemicals and Materials II-34 
Chemicals and Materials II-34 
Methanol II-34 
Cadmium II-34 
Lead II-35 
Lithium II-35 
Production and Use II-35 
Lithium Batteries II-36 
Platinum II-37 
Table 2: Platinum Use in Fuel Cells II-37 
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) II-38 
Carbon Black II-38 
Plastics II-38 
Other Developments in Thermoplastics II-39 
Support Subsystems II-40 
Cobalt II-40 
Manganese II-40 
Vanadium II-41 
Zinc II-41 
Nafion II-41 
Usage of Metals in Battery Technologies II-41 
Table 3: World Consumption of Metals in Battery Technologies 
(In %)(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42 

Table 4: World Consumption of Metals in Battery Powered 
Vehicles (In Kg/ Vehicle) II-42 
Component Groups II-42 
Battery Electrodes II-42 
Battery Separators II-43 
Requirement For Battery Separator II-43 
Types of Separators II-43 
Rubber Separators Exhibiting Unique Properties II-44 

5. Environmental Issues II-45 
Fuel Cells to Shelter Environment from Global Warming II-45 
Effects of Heavy Metals II-45 
Technology Improvement II-45 
Switchover from NiCd to NiMH II-46 
Lithium Polymer Batteries II-46 
Waste from Rechargeable Batteries II-47 
Table 5: Toxic Content in Rechargeable Batteries II-47 
Fuel Cell as a Source of Energy II-47 
Carbon Monoxide Cleanup Process II-48 
NiCd Batteries Damaging Kidneys II-48 
Guidelines Laid Down by Nordic Countries II-48 
Battery Recycling II-49 
The Process II-49 
Lead-Acid Batteries Leading the Pack II-49 
Recycling of Lead Acid Batteries II-49 
Recycling of Nickel Cadmium Batteries: II-50 
Recycling of Lithium Ion Batteries II-50 
Battery Recycling Initiative in North America II-51 

6. Product Innovations/Introductions II-52 
Bac2 to Unveil Blank Bipolar Plates II-52 
Advanced Battery Develops New Battery Technology II-52 
LTC Launches New Lithium Iron Phosphate Cells II-52 
Exide Technologies Launches Relay Gel(TM) for Network Based Power 
Applications II-52 
Exide Technologies Launches New Brand & Innovative Product Line II-53 
DuPont FuelCells Unveils DuPont(TM) Nafion(R) XL II-53 
Arkema Introduces Kynar(R) EX-AD 3000 Processing Aid II-54 
Arkema Introduces Kynar(R) 340 Resin II-54 
Arkema Unveils Kynar(R) PVDF Resins II-54 
Ballard Launches Mark 1030 V3 Third Generation FuelCell II-55 
Ballard Rolls Out Next Generation Fuel Cells II-55 
Energizer Extends NiMH Battery Line II-55 
Exide Introduces Next Generation Liberator(R) Locomotive 
Starting Batteries II-56 
Exide Launches Improved Battery Technology II-56 
Exide Launches GNB(R) Flooded Classic(R) 2-PDQ Product Line II-56 
Exide Adds HCT-41 to GNB(R) Flooded Classic(R) Product Line II-57 
Exide Launches Two New Automotive Battery Brands in the US II-57 
DuPont Fuel Cells Introduces Latest Gen IV Technology II-57 
NexTech Introduces NextCell(TM) II-58 
Ticona Introduces Plastic Fuel Cell Prototype II-58 

7. Recent Industry Activity II-59 
CFCL Strikes Deal with H.C. Starck II-59 
Raymond and Ballard Power Join in R&D Agreement II-59 
Exide to Supply Batteries to TMMC II-59 
Audiovox to Sell Energizer-Branded Products II-59 
Daramic Acquires Microporous Products II-59 
Compact Power Bags US$12.9m Contract from Advanced Battery 
Consortium II-59 
Plug Power Acquires Cellex Power Products II-60 
Plug Power Pockets General Hydrogen II-60 
Toda Kogyo Takes over HC Starck II-60 
Rolls-Royce Acquires SOFCo-EFS Holdings II-60 
Protonex Technology Acquires Mesoscopic Devices II-60 
Concept Ventures Pockets Ritar International II-60 
Audiovox Acquires Technuity II-61 
Advanced Battery Technologies Inks Supply Contract with Wuxi 
Angell Autocycle II-61 
Sony Establishes Battery Plant in Singapore II-61 
Ballard Signs Supply Agreement with Plug Power II-61 
Polypore International to Expand Thailand Operations II-61 
Exide Technologies to Expand Capacity at Tudor India Location II-61 
Daramic and NSG Creates Battery Separator Joint Venture II-61 
Bollore Acquires Assets of Avestor II-62 
Ballard Enters into Supply Contract with Dantherm II-62 
Philips, Techtium and Energizer Enter into Collaboration II-62 
Exide Inks Supply Agreement with Toyota II-63 
Lithium Technology Receives Supply Order for Lithium-Ion Cells II-63 
Sud-Chemie to Enhance Lithium Iron Phosphate Capacity II-63 
US Department of Defense Extends Research Contract with NuVant II-64 
PFCE Inks an Agreement with SGL TECHNIC II-64 
PFCE Signs License Agreement with SGL Technologies II-64 
SANYO Energy Signs a Distribution Agreement with Digi-Key II-64 
ZAP Enters into Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Eco Tech II-64 
mPhase Extends Cooperative Research Agreement with Rutgers II-65 
EaglePicher Technologies Initiates New Facilities II-65 
Millennium Cell Acquires Stake in Gecko Energy II-65 
Ballard Signs Supply Contract with General Hydrogen II-66 
Exide Forms an Alliance with Ford Motor II-66 
Exide Closes Shreveport Automotive Facility II-66 
EnerSys Acquires Lead Acid Battery Division of Leclanche SA II-67 
EnerSys Signs an Agreement with Chaozhou Xuntong II-67 
Ultralife Batteries Takes Over Able New Energy II-67 
SolviCore Starts Operations II-67 
NexTech Materials Forms Alliance with Plug Power II-67 
C&D Technologies Enters into Distribution Agreement with Ida Tech II-67 
Jadoo Power and Millennium Cell Bag a Contract to Supply Fuel 
Cell Technology II-68 
Hosokawa Designs New Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell II-68 
NEI Ventures with United Nanotechnologies II-68 
Plug Power and Ballard Power Systems Bag $2M Program II-68 
Firefly Receives Patent on Graphite Foam Battery II-69 
OM Group Acquires Plaschem II-69 
BASF Alliances with Tekion II-69 
Ballard Bags US$8.3 Million Contract II-69 
Ener1 Acquires GES II-69 
Sud-Chemie Enters into Joint Venture II-70 
Ballard Signs Agreement with Cellex Power(TM) II-70 
Industrie De Nora Acquires Eltech systems II-70 
Sumitomo and Mitsui Acquire Over 20% Stake in Goro Nickel II-70 
Sud-Chemie Acquires Phostech Lithium II-70 
Arkema Receives US Patent for Kynar Powerflex(R) LBG II-71 
Argent Trading, LLC Selected as Corporate Trading Partner II-71 
ATI Allegheny Ludlum Bags a Subcontract from University of 
Pittsburgh II-71 
Sanswire Networks Inks Letter of Intent with ZSW II-71 
Acta Contracts with Summit Medi-Chem II-71 
Degussa enters into Joint Venture with ENAX II-72 
Exide Technologies Bags Maintenance Contract II-72 
NedStack and Akzo Nobel Commence PEM Fuel Cell System II-72 
TDK Acquires Amperex II-72 
Heliocentris Signs an Agreement with Brunnthal-Nord II-72 
H.C. Starck Signs Letter of Intent II-73 
Rayovac Acquires Microlite II-73 
Japan and US Sign Agreement to Cooperate on Fuel Cell Development II-73 
Umicore Increases Korean Plant Capacity II-73 
Ultralife Batteries Obtains Order from U.S. Battery Assembly II-73 
Zhejiang 800-Ton Li Ion Battery Material Project Reaches 
Completion II-73 
Major Players Announce Hike in Graphite Electrode Prices II-74 
Umicore Develops Generation Next Battery Materials II-74 
Delta Electronics Joins Forces with Material Research 
Laboratories II-74 
AIST Offers Cost-Effective Lithium Battery Electrode Material II-74 
Ticona Incorporates Liquid Crystal Polymer in Plastics-Based 
Hydrogen Fuel Cells II-74 
Mitsubishi Materials and Kansai Elec. Jointly Generate Fuel 
Cell Systems II-75 
GM Fuels Fuel Cell Research Project II-75 

8. Focus on Select Global Players II-76 
Asbury Carbons (USA) II-76 
Cabot Corporation (USA) II-76 
Daramic LLC (USA) II-76 
Delta plc (UK) II-77 
DuPont (USA) II-77 
Energizer Holdings, Inc. (USA) II-78 
Evonik Degussa GmbH (Germany) II-78 
Exide Technologies (USA) II-78 
GrafTech International (USA) II-78 
H.C. Starck, Inc. (USA) II-79 
Hammond Group Inc (USA) II-79 
Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells (USA) II-80 
OM Group Inc. (USA) II-80 
SGL Carbon AG (Germany) II-80 
Shepherd Chemical Company (USA) II-81 
Spectrum Brands Inc. (USA) II-81 
Superior Graphite Company (USA) II-81 

9. Global Market Perspective II-82 
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Geographic 
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82 

Table 7: World Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America 
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83 

Table 8: World Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America 
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84 

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East 
Markets for 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-85 
Product Segment Analytics II-86 
Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Chemicals Used in Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86 

Table 11: World Long-term Projections for Chemicals Used in 
Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America 
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87 

Table 12: World Historic Review for Chemicals Used in Battery 
and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and 
Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88 

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Chemicals Used in 
Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East 
Markets for 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-89 

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Metals Used in Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90 

Table 15: World Long-term Projections for Metals Used in 
Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America 
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91 

Table 16: World Historic Review for Metals Used in Battery and 
Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ 
Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-92 

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Metals Used in Battery 
and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of 
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets for 
1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93 

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Polymers Used in Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - 
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94 

Table 19: World Long-term Projections for Polymers Used in 
Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - US, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America 
and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95 

Table 20: World Historic Review for Polymers Used in Battery 
and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and 
Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96 

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Polymers Used in 
Battery and Fuel Cell by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East 
Markets for 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-97 

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by 
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98 

Table 23: World Long-term Projections for Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin 
America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99 

Table 24: World Historic Review for Other Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - US, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin 
America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100 

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East 
Markets for 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-101 


III. MARKET 

1. The United States III-1 
A.Market Analysis III-1 
Current and Future Analysis III-1 
US' Primary Battery Market III-1 
US' Secondary Battery Market III-1 
Small Size Battery and Fuel Cell Material Market III-1 
Major End Use Sectors III-2 
Boom in Some Sectors Triggers Fuel Cell Demand III-2 
Functional Markets Dominated by Electrolytes and Separators III-3 
Electric Appliances Fuel Battery Market III-3 
Metals and Chemicals to Stay Ahead III-3 
Carbon/Graphite and Polymers to Record Growth III-3 
Materials for Rechargeable Lithium to Garner Demand III-3 
Battery and Fuel Cell Materials Demand to Ascend III-3 
Battery and Fuel Cell Components Market to Grow III-4 
Environmental Concerns III-4 
US-Based Inventor Develops Innovative Polymer Lithium Ion 
Battery III-4 
US and Russia Link Fuel Cell Commercialization with Non- 
Proliferation III-5 
Product Launches III-5 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-11 
Select US Players III-19 
Advanced Membrane Systems III-19 
Allegheny Technologies Inc III-19 
Asbury Carbons III-19 
Arkema Inc III-20 
Cabot Corporation III-20 
Chemetall Foote Corporation III-20 
Daramic LLC III-21 
Evonik Degussa GmbH III-21 
Dow Chemical Company III-22 
Dow Corning Corporation III-22 
Dupont III-22 
Dyneon LLC III-23 
Energizer Holdings, Inc. III-23 
Evanite Fiber Inc III-23 
Exide Technologies III-23 
GrafTech International III-24 
Hammond Group Inc. III-24 
H.C. Starck, Inc. III-24 
Hollingsworth & Vose Company III-25 
Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells III-25 
Lithium Technology Corporation III-26 
NexTech Materials Limited III-26 
NorFalco LLC III-27 
OM Group Inc. III-27 
Spectrum Brands Inc. III-27 
RSR Corporation III-28 
Shepherd Chemical Company III-28 
Superior Graphite Company III-28 
Toxco Inc III-28 
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc III-29 
B.Market Analytics III-29 
Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29 

Table 27: US Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30 

Table 28: US Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30 

Table 29: US 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-31 

2. Canada III-32 
A.Market Analysis III-32 
Current and Future Analysis III-32 
Fuel Cells Market in Canada III-32 
Recycling of Batteries III-32 
Product Launches III-33 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-33 
Select Canadian Players III-35 
B.Market Analytics III-37 
Table 30: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37 

Table 31: Canadian Long-term Projections for Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - 
Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37 

Table 32: Canadian Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38 

Table 33: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-38 

3. Japan III-39 
A.Market Analysis III-39 
Current and Future Analysis III-39 
The Largest Battery Market III-39 
Frenzy Towards Portable Equipment III-39 
Expertise in Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, and Li-ion Batteries III-39 
Battery Recycling III-40 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-40 
Select Japanese Players III-41 
B.Market Analytics III-42 
Table 34: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42 

Table 35: Japanese Long-term Projections for Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - 
Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42 

Table 36: Japanese Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43 

Table 37: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-43 

4. Europe III-44 
A.Market Analysis III-44 
Current and Future Analysis III-44 
European Battery Market III-44 
Fuel Cells III-45 
Stationary Fuel Cell Market III-45 
Bumpy Road Ahead for Fuel Cells III-45 
Alternative Materials for Fuel Cells III-45 
European Initiative to Unveil Fuel Cell Potential III-45 
Strategic Corporate Development III-46 
B.Market Analytics III-46 
Table 38: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by 
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, 
Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ M illion for Years 2001 through 2010 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46 

Table 39: European Long-term Projections for Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - 
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe 
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ 
Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-47 

Table 40: European Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - France, 
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-47 

Table 41: European 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Geographic Region - 
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, 
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets for Years 
1998,2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48 

Table 42: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49 

Table 43: European Long-term Projections for Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - 
Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49 

Table 44: European Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50 

Table 45: European 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-50 

4a. France III-51 
A.Market Analysis III-51 
Current and Future Analysis III-51 
Select French Players III-51 
B.Market Analytics III-52 
Table 46: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 47: French Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53 

Table 48: French Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53 

Table 49: French 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-54 

4b. Germany III-55 
A.Market Analysis III-55 
Current and Future Analysis III-55 
Research and Development III-55 
Portable Fuel Cells III-55 
Product Launch III-56 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-56 
Select German Players III-58 
B.Market Analytics III-60 
Table 50: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 51: German Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 52: German Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61 

Table 53: German 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-61 

4c. Italy III-62 
A.Market Analysis III-62 
Current and Future Analysis III-62 
Strategic Corporate Development III-62 
B.Market Analytics III-63 
Table 54: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63 

Table 55: Italian Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63 

Table 56: Italian Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64 

Table 57: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-64 

4d. The United Kingdom III-65 
A.Market Analysis III-65 
Current and Future Analysis III-65 
Batteries Market in the UK III-65 
Battery Recycling III-65 
Product Launch III-65 
Strategic Corporate Development III-66 
Select UK Players III-66 
B.Market Analytics III-67 
Table 58: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67 

Table 59: UK Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68 

Table 60: UK Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68 

Table 61: UK 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-69 

4e. Spain III-70 
Market Analysis III-70 
Current and Future Analysis III-70 
Table 62: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70 

Table 63: Spanish Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71 

Table 64: Spanish Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71 

Table 65: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-72 

4f. Russia III-73 
Market Analysis III-73 
Current and Future Analysis III-73 
Table 66: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product 
Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and 
Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73 

Table 67: Russian Long-term Projections for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74 

Table 68: Russian Historic Review for Battery and Fuel Cell 
Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Chemicals, 
Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals 
and Materials Market Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales in US$ Million for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74 

Table 69: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - Percentage 
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, 
and Other Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
Markets for Years 1998, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-75 

4g. Rest of Europe III-76 
A.Market Analysis III-76 
Current and Future Analysis III-76 
Strategic Corporate Development III-76 
B.Market Analytics III-77 
Table 70: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials 
by Product Segment - Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other 
Battery and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials Market 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77 

Table 71: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for Battery 
and Fuel Cell Chemicals and Materials by Product Segment - 
Chemicals, Metals, Polymers, and Other Battery and Fuel 
Cell Chemicals and Materials Markets Independ

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