Chemical Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report 2013-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Chemical Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chemical Sensors in US$ Million.

The US market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Segments:

  • Medical
  • Industrial
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Others.

The report profiles 77 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Alphasense Limited
  • City Technology Ltd.
  • Delphi Corporation
  • Emerson Process Management
  • Figaro Engineering Inc.
  • Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
  • Mine Safety Appliances Company
  • NGK Spark Plug Company Limited
  • Nova Biomedical Corporation
  • Ocean Optics Inc.
  • RAE Systems Inc.
  • Smiths Detection
  • Teledyne Monitor Labs Inc.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. Executive Summary


  • A Prelude
  • Chemical Sensors Market - Fairly Resilient Against Periods of Economic Slowdown
  • Market Outlook
  • Medical Market: A Major Revenue Contributor
  • Alarming Rise in Diabetic Patients to Create Significant Demand for Chemical Sensors
  • Laboratory Applications Continues to be a Primary Revenue Generator While Home & Point of Care Testing Applications Show Robust Growth
  • Industrial Sector - Lending Traction to Growth
  • Steady Growth in Automotive Sector Offers Sanguine Opportunities
  • Fuel Efficiency Requirements, Environmental Regulations Are Key Drivers
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Poor Water Quality Increases Demand for Dissolved Gases Sensors
  • New Application Areas to Boost Demand for Chemical Sensors
  • Military, Defense & Security Applications Lend Traction to the Market
  • Opportunity Indicator
  • Focus on Food Quality & Safety Drives Use of Chemical Sensors in F&B Processing Sector
  • Biosensors Continue to Grow in Adoption
  • Electrochemical Sensors
  • Optical Sensors - Gaining in Popularity
  • Gas Sensors - A Major Growth Driver
  • Rise in Use of Gas Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
  • Emerging Application Areas for CO2 Sensors
  • Multi Gas Functionality Revives Catalytic Gas Detectors Market
  • Product Innovations, Expanding Applications Will Kindle Growth
  • Improving Selectivity & Sensitivity - The Current Focus Area of Technical Development
  • Miniaturization: The Face of the Future
  • Nano-Sensor Technology Demonstrate Bright Future Prospects
  • Increasing Environmental and Safety Legislation Will Create Demand
  • Manufacturers Outsource Production for Achieving Production Cost Efficiency
  • Falling Prices - A Double Edged Sword
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Entry Barriers and High Switching Costs


  • Chemical Sensors
  • Product Classification
  • 1) Electrochemical Sensors
  • 2) Optical Sensors
  • 3) Pellistor/Catalytic Bead Sensors
  • 4) Semiconductor Sensors
  • 5) Biosensors
  • End-Use Applications
  • Health/Medical Care
  • Industrial
  • Environmental Monitoring


  • SST Introduces NDIR CO2
  • Spectra Premium Unveils Oxygen Sensors Line
  • Figaro Launches TGS2603 Air Quality Sensor
  • MSA Offers SO2/H2S-LC XCell Sensor for ALTAIR 4X Multigas Detectors
  • Figaro Engineering Offers TGS5000 Series of Electrochemical Sensors
  • Mine Safety Appliances Africa offers Altair 4X Mining Gas Detector
  • Ocean Optics Launches EMBED Miniature Spectrometer
  • GF Piping Systems Launches Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor
  • Building Protection Systems Unveils Sentry One Smart Sensors
  • AppliedSensor to Launch iAQ Duct Kit
  • Senova Systems to Unveil pHitTM Sensors
  • Texas Instruments Launches Configurable Analog Front Ends
  • Process Analytics Division of Mettler Toledo Introduces Dissolved Oxygen Sensors Series
  • Process Analytics Division of Mettler Toledo Introduces Dissolved CO2 Sensors Series
  • Bosch Introduces Oxygen Sensor System OE SmartLink
  • Mettler Toledo Introduces InPro 6860i Line of Dissolved Oxygen Sensors for Biopharma Applications
  • RAE Systems Introduces AutoRAE 2 System
  • RAE Systems Unveils ProRAE Guardian™ Cloud Server
  • Nova Biomedical Unveils Wireless Connectivity Solution
  • Figaro Launches Chlorofluorocarbons Sensor
  • Alphasense (UK) Unveils AFE Programmable Device
  • City Technology Launches 4OXeco LP Sensor
  • Polestar Technologies Launches Flow Cell Oxygen Sensor for Tissue Engineering
  • City Technology Introduces 4OXV Oxygen Sensor
  • Medtronic Introduces Enlite Sensor in UK
  • GE Healthcare Introduces Optical pH Sensor, UNICORNTM Software and WAVEPODTM II Controller for WAVE BioreactorTM Systems
  • City Technology Launches Sulphur Dioxide Sensor
  • City Technology Introduces Carbon Monoxide Sensor
  • Emerson Process Management Introduces pH Sensor
  • Emerson Process Management Unveils Roxar Downhole System


  • Honeywell to Acquire RAE Systems
  • Techcomp Group Acquires Majority Stake in Edinburgh Instruments
  • Delphi Automotive Commences Operations at Beijing Technical Center
  • New Jersey State Police Selects HazMatID Elite of Smiths Detection
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific to Take Over Life Technologies
  • Smiths Detection Obtains Contract from Joint Program Executive Office of DoD
  • Giner Merges with Giner Electrochemical Systems
  • Teledyne Scientific & Imaging Acquires Major Stake in Nova Research
  • DEMA Selects RAE Systems for Calibration Stations and Multi Gas Monitors
  • FLIR System Acquires ICx Technologies
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Takes over NovaWave Technologies


  • Alphasense Limited (UK)
  • City Technology, Ltd (UK)
  • Delphi Corporation (USA)
  • Emerson Process Management (USA)
  • Figaro Engineering, Inc (Japan)
  • Mine Safety Appliances Company (USA)
  • NGK Spark Plug Company Limited (Japan)
  • Nova Biomedical Corporation (USA)
  • Ocean Optics Inc (USA)
  • RAE Systems, Inc (USA)
  • Smiths Detection (UK)
  • Teledyne Monitor Labs, Inc (USA)
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc (USA)


III. Market

1. The United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. Europe

5. Asia-Pacific

6. Latin America

7. Rest Of World

I V. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 78 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 80)

  • The United States (51)
  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (5)
  • Europe (16)
  • - Germany (5)
  • - The United Kingdom (6)
  • - Rest of Europe (5)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (6)

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