Chemical Sensors: United States

This report forecasts US chemical sensor demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2017. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of electrochemical, optical, semiconductor, pellistor/catalytic bead, and other sensors. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: industrial, environmental monitoring, medical, defense and homeland security, and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand is reported for 2002, 2007, and 2012; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on international activity and foreign trade, and environmental and regulatory issues.

A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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