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Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market - By Grade (Rutile, Anatase), By Process (Chloride, Sulfate) By Application (Paints & Coatings Plastic, Paper and Pulp, Printing Inks) & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7091
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Size

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market was valued at around USD 19.7 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 5.6% between 2023 and 2032 due to increased need of these nanomaterials on electronic, healthcare, and environmental sectors. Their nanomaterials exhibit superior qualities like heightened catalytic performance, increased conductivity, great high-surface areas, these are essential in photovoltaics, sensor, and waste remediation.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market

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The market is fueled by stringent environmental regulations and the focus on cutting edge technologies that drive innovativeness, hence this advancement has placed titanium dioxide nanomaterials at the top of the ladder as it relates to emerging materials in several innovative uses.

The market for titanium dioxide nanomaterials has its pitfalls arising because this might cause ill-health or environmental problems through particle exposure. Safety precautions must be taken while using titanium dioxide nanomaterials with regards to regulation. Consumers have raised serious concerns about nanotoxicity hence making research essential for safe use.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the titanium dioxide nanomaterials industry, causing disruptions in the supply chain, production delays, and reduced demand due to economic slowdown. Lockdowns, travel restrictions, and safety protocols impeded operations, affecting both production and distribution. However, the market rebounded with increased focus on healthcare applications, sanitation, and demand for sustainable solutions for post-pandemic recovery and future preparedness.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Trends

A major trend in the titanium dioxide nanomaterials industry encompasses a steep growth in research toward biomedical application such as drug delivery and cancer therapy drugs. Additionally, development of innovative synthesis techniques, commitment to environmentally friendly production approaches, and incorporation into solar cells for improved performance can also be noted. Lastly, collaborative efforts between academia and industry promote creativity for new forms of application to broaden market acceptance.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Analysis

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Size, By Grade, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on grade, the market is segmented as rutile, and anatase. Rutile held a majority market value of USD 19.7 billion in 2022. In the market, demand for rutile or high-grade titanium dioxide has been on the rise due to its better optical features. This product finds wide application in various good coating, plastics and makeup products. The growing demand for paint and coating especially in the construction and motor vehicle industry act as a catalyst in the market. Besides this, the cosmetics industry is also growing fast, its rising star augurs well for rutile potential market.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Revenue Share, By Process, (2022)

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Based on process, the market is segmented as chloride, and sulfate. Chloride segment held a dominant market share of around 90% in 2022. Chloride and sulfate synthesis routes are gaining traction due to their cost-effectiveness and potential for large-scale production. While chloride remains dominant, sulfate is emerging as an eco-friendly alternative. Stringent environmental regulations are propelling sulfate-based processes, ensuring a sustainable approach, while chloride-based methods continue to thrive, balancing economic viability with market demand.

Based on application, the market segmented as paints & coatings, plastic, paper and pulp, printing inks, and other. In the application segment, the paints & coatings holds the dominant share in the market. Painting and coating industry is one of the largest application segments for the market. Titanium dioxide nanoparticles improve the opacity, the ability to withstand washing as well as UV radiation. This meets the paint industry’s desire. Additionally, the trend of green coatings is also pushing the market, with titanium dioxide nanomaterial considered as a viable option because of its environmentally friendly nature and efficiency.

U.S Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Revenue, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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U.S. dominated the North American region with majority market share and a revenue of USD 6.3 billion in 2022. The US is seeing an increase in the growth of the titanium dioxide nanomaterials industry as more and more industries adopt nanotechnology. The growing market penetration into electronics, health care, and renewables especially solar cells drives this rapid market expansion. The market is also supported by tough environmental laws, emphasis on R&D as well as other measures which ensure that growth and new technologies are maintained.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market Share

Major players operating in the titanium dioxide nanomaterials industry include:

  • Altairnano
  • American Elements
  • Catalysis
  • CINKARNA Celje d.d.
  • Cristal
  • DuPont
  • Evonik Industries
  • Huntsman International LLC
  • Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.
  • Kronos Worldwide, Inc.
  • Nanoptek Corp.
  • Reinste Nano Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sakai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Showa Denko K.K.
  • Tronox Holdings plc

Altairnano and American Elements have captured substantial market shares in the Asia pacific market, driven by companies in the Asia-Pacific region, driven by the surging demand for titanium dioxide nanomaterials products, particularly in China and India. The Asia-Pacific region, the world's largest titanium dioxide nanomaterials industry, is poised for continued growth due to rapid economic development, urbanization, and increasing demand across industries such as nuclear power, chemicals, ceramics, and aerospace. As leading producers, Altairnano and American Elements are well-positioned to cater to this escalating demand in the region.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Industry News

  • In October 2023, The Chemours Company has recently revealed plans to shut down its manufacturing facility located in Kuan Yin, Taiwan. This strategic move is aligned with the company's overarching plan to enhance the profitability and operational efficiency of their titanium technologies, particularly the well-known Ti-Pure brand. The decision involves streamlining the manufacturing circuit to achieve these objectives effectively.

Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials Market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Billion & Kilo Tons from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Grade

  • Rutile
  • Anatase

Market, By Process

  • Chloride
  • Sulfate

Market, By Application

  • Paints & Coatings
  • Plastic
  • Paper and Pulp
  • Printing Inks
  • Other

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Thailand 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for titanium dioxide nanomaterials was around USD 19.7 billion in 2022 and is estimated to reach USD 34 billion by the end of 2032.

Chloride segment held a dominant market share of around 90% in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace through 2032 owing to the cost-effectiveness and potential for large-scale production of the process.

U.S. market size for titanium dioxide nanomaterials was USD 6.3 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023-2032 as more and more industries are adopting nanotechnology across the country.

Altairnano, American Elements, Catalysis, CINKARNA Celje d.d., Cristal, DuPont, Evonik Industries, Huntsman International LLC, Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd., Kronos Worldwide, Inc., Nanoptek Corp., Reinste Nano Ventures Pvt. Ltd., Sakai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Showa Denko K.K., and Tronox Holdings plc.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
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