Conductive Polymers - Global Strategic Business Report

Conductive Polymers - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Feb 1, 2016, 178 Pages
US$4,500.00
GIA-MCP1527

Global Market for Conductive Polymers, Trends & Opportunities

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Conductive Polymers in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 53 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Agfa-Gevaert N.V.
Celanese Corporation
Crosslink Technology Inc.
Enthone Electronics Solutions

The global market for Conductive Polymers (CPs) is projected to exceed US$3.1 billion by 2020, driven by the promised benefits offered by the electrical conductivity, thermal stability and electroactive features of these polymers in diverse application areas ranging from electronics, automobiles, electrical industrial equipment, solar energy to medical devices. The United States represents the largest market worldwide. Asia-Pacific is poised to emerge as the fastest growing region with a CAGR of 8.3%, led by the robust use of CPs in coatings for actuators, batteries, capacitors, solar cells and sensors; rapid industrialization and the ensuing expansion of the manufacturing base; steady automobile production trends; and robust production of electronics against the backdrop of strong appetite for electronic devices.

Conductive Polymers 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
Conductive Polymers I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Electrically Conducting Polymers: The Most Versatile Material
of the 21st Century II-1
CPs Open a New Era in Electrochemistry II-1
Focus On Sustainable Development of Intelligent Materials
Spurs Growth in the Current Post Recession Period II-2

2. KEY MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS II-3
Growing Use in the Semiconductor Industry Encourages Optimism
in Growth Forecasts II-3
The Coming Age of Flexible Circuitry . II-3
Table 1: Expansion of Flexible Electronics in Myriad
Applications Amplifies the Addressable Market for CPs in
Upstream Production of Flexible Circuit Boards: Global
Percentage Breakdown of the Flexible Electronics Market by
Applications Area for the Year 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3
Promised Evolution of "Polytronics" in the Era of Pervasive
Intelligence & Connectivity II-4
Table 2: Projected Growth in Organic Electronics Sets the
Right Business Climate for Conductive Polymers: Breakdown of
Sales (In US$ Billion) of Large Format Flexible Organic
Electronics by End-Use for the Year 2020F (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 3: Replacement of Silicon-Based Microchips with
Conductive Polymer Chips in RFID Tags in the US$ 6 Billion
Projected RFID Tags Market, Spurs the Potential for Future
Growth: Global Breakdown of the RFID Tags Market (In US$
Million) by Geographic Region for the Year 2016 & 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
IOT Accelerates the Demand for Disposable Microchips, Spewing
Opportunities for CPs II-6
Table 4: The Growing Need for Cheap Embedded Intelligence in
the Expanding IoT Ecosystem Provides Opportunities for CPs
as the Platform for Enabling Disposable Printable
Electronics: Breakdown of the Global Installed Base of IoT
Devices (In Million Units) by Sector for the years 2015 &
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Demand for Shape-Shifting Electronics Unveils Opportunities
for Intelligent Polymers & Drives the Commercial Value of
Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) II-7
Focus on Smart Biomaterials to Fuel Long-Term Opportunities
for Biocompatible Conducting Polymers in the Healthcare
Sector II-8
Table 5: The US$ Billion Market for Regenerative Medicine
Provides a Large Business Playing Field for Innovative
Biocompatible Conducting Polymers: Global Regenerative
Medicine Market (In US$ Million) by Sector for the Years 2016 &
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
LED Lighting: A Key End-Use Market II-9
The Debut of Polymer OLEDs Brightens the Outlook for the Market II-9
Table 6: Lucrative OLED Market Expands the Addressable
Market Opportunity for Conductive Polymers: Global Breakdown
of the OLED Market (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2016 &
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Replacement of ITO with CPs in the Manufacture of Digital
Displays II-10
Demand Grows for Thermally Conductive Polymers in Thermal
Management Applications II-11
Thermal Management in High Power LED Lighting Bodes Well for
CPs . II-11
Thermal Management Challenges in Next-Gen Power Electronics
Promises New Uses of CPs II-11
Table 7: Over 48% Projected Jump in the Share of CPs Used in
LED Thermal Management by 2020, Benefits Market Growth:
Percentage Breakdown of the Global Polymer Based Thermal
Materials Market by Application for the Years 2015 & 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Development of Flexible Polymer Solar Cells Spurs
Opportunities for CPs in the PV Sector II-13
Non-Traditional Photovoltaics On the Roll II-13
Table 8: With Over 63% Share in PV Module Production, China
Ranks as a Lucrative Market for Cheap Polymer Photovoltaics:
Percentage Breakdown of PV Module Production by Geographic
Region for the Year 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-14
Increased Use of Plastics in Automotive Engineering Spurs
Demand for Conductive Polymer Composites/Plastics II-14
Table 9: Growing Use of Plastics to Reduce Vehicle Weight
Spurs Demand for Conductive Thermoplastic Polymers in
Automobile Parts/ Component Production: Plastics as a
Percentage of Total Vehicle Weight for the Years 1980, 2000,
and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Sensors Based On Conductive Polymers to Benefit From the IoT
Sensor Swarm II-15
Asia-Pacific: The Focal Point for Future Growth II-16
Market Outlook II-16

3. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS/ BREAKTHROUGHS II-17
Researchers Develop New Catalyst for Affordable Production of
Conductive Polymers II-17
Novel Methods of Making Conductive Plastics II-17
Polyaniline in Carbon Nanotubes II-18
Researchers Develop New Method to Produce Yarns II-18
Enhancement in the Conductivity of Polyaniline II-19
Plextronics Develops Sulfur Based Polythiophene II-19
Simple Method to Produce Polymer Nanowires Production II-19
Phillips Research Develops New Polymer Technology II-19
Creation of Conductive Polymers Analysis II-19
Electricity Sensitive Clothes II-20
Individual Efforts in Conducting Polymers Development II-20
Conducting Polymer Sheath for Tissue Stimulation II-20
Energizing Conducting Polymers Technology II-20
Biomaterials Based Conducting Polymers II-20
Pennsylvania Developer Creates Conducting Jacket II-21
Ohio Creators Invent Conducting Polymeric Nanocomposites II-21
Idaho Developer Creates Polymer Contact System II-21

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-22
Polymers or Plastics II-22
What Are Conductive Polymers? II-22
Conductivity of Polymers II-23
Diverse Molecular Structure of Conducting Polymers II-23
Unique Characteristics of Conductive Polymers II-23
Manufacture of Conductive Polymers II-24
The Making of Conductive Polymers II-24
Combination of Traditional and Conductive Polymers Drives
Unique Properties II-24
A Glance at the Negative Aspects of Conductive Polymers II-24
History Behind the Development II-25
Chemical and Electrochemical Oxidation Polymerization for
Synthesizing Conductive Polymers II-25
Solid-Phase Template Synthesis II-26
Molecular Template Synthesis II-27
Template-Free Synthesis II-27
Applications of Conductive Polymers II-28
Grouping of Polymer Applications II-28
Conductivity Applications II-28
Electroactivity Applications II-29
Polymer Batteries Vs Metal Batteries II-29
Conductive Polymers Suppress Static Discharge II-29
Sensors Sensing Polymers II-29
Application of Conductive Polymers in Various Types of Sensors II-30
Biosensors II-30
Chemical Sensors II-31
Others types of Sensors II-32
Conductive Polymers in OLEDs II-32
Can Conductive Polymers be Artificial Muscles? II-32
Conducting Polymers for Electronic Ink II-33
Conductive Polymers Foray into Medical Industry II-33
Polymers in Printed Circuit Boards II-33
Light Emitting Polymers Battle Against LCDs II-33
Types of Polymer Materials II-34
Conductive Polymers - A Classification II-34
Polyacetylene II-34
Properties of Polyacetylene II-35
Characteristics of Polyacetylene II-35
Polyaniline II-35
Synthesis of Polyaniline II-35
Properties of Polyaniline II-36
Polyaniline - A Look at the Chemical Properties II-36
Fillers Based Polyaniline Composites II-36
Polyaniline - Major Applications II-37
Polyaniline in Nanospray Emitters II-37
Polyaniline Effective against Static Discharge II-37
Polyaniline Effective Against Corrosion II-37
Polypyrrole II-38
Polypyrrole Vs Electrical Stimuli II-38
Applications of Polypyrrole II-38
Polyphenylene Vinylene (PPV) II-38
Polythiophene II-39
Applications of Polythiophene II-39
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) II-40
Poly 3-alkylthiophenes II-40
Lithium-Conductive Polymers II-40

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-41
Premix Launches PRE-ELEC® PP Concentrate II-41
Sylumis Launches New Range of Orion™ LED Spot Lamps II-41
ESP Develops New PermaStat™ Sheet II-41
Heraeus and Cambrios Launches New Range of High-Conductive
Materials II-41
Parker Hannifin Unveils New BioCare Business Unit with EAP II-41
Bayer Launches New MakroblendA M525 II-41
WACKER to Unveil ELASTOSIL® Precision Silicone Film II-41
Kodak and Xymox Jointly Launches KODAK HCF-385 Film II-42
Teknor Apex Introduces New Flexalloy 9614-73 PVC Elastomer II-42
SABIC Introduces Two LEXAN Polycarbonate Solutions for
Aircraft Interiors II-42
Heraeus Launches New LOPE-C Conductive Material II-42
AVX Expands Tantalum Polymer Capacitors Portfolio II-42
Metabolix Unveils New I6003rp Biobased Polymeric Performance
Additive II-42

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-43
Bayer MaterialScience Operates Independently as Covestro II-43
Heraeus and Belectric OPV Inks Partnership to Supply OPV Products II-43
Heraeus Collaborates with ITRI for Clevios™ Based Films II-43
Celanese Acquires Cool Polymers II-43
Mexichem to Acquire Vestolit II-43
Westlake Chemical to Take Over Vinnolit II-43
Microchip Inks Partnership with Xymox Technologies II-43
Toagosei Inks Licensing Agreement with Heraeus II-44
Plastic Logic and Solvay Specialty Polymers Collaborates for
Low-Power Flexible Electronics II-44
INEOS and Doeflex Collaborates for PVC Compounding II-44
OpenGate Capital to Acquire Benvic II-44
Integral Technologies Signs LOI with BASF II-44

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-45
Agfa-Gevaert N.V (Belgium) II-45
Celanese Corporation (US) II-45
Crosslink Technology Inc. (Canada) II-46
Enthone Electronics Solutions (USA) II-46
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Germany) II-46
Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-47
Kenner Material & System Co., Ltd (Taiwan) II-47
KEMET Corporation (USA) II-48
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. (USA) II-48
Parker Hannifin Corporation (USA) II-48
The Dow Chemical Company (USA) II-49
Voltaic Coatings (USA) II-49

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-50
Table 10: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Conductive Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe,
Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
by Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 11: World Historic Review for Conductive Polymers by
Geographic Region -US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$
Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 12: World 14-Year Perspective for Conductive Polymers by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales US,
Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Key Findings III-1
Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Conductive Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Table 14: US Historic Review for Conductive Polymers
Analyzed by Annual Sales in Metric Tons for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Key Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-7
Table 15: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Conductive Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 16: US Historic Review for Conductive Polymers
Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Product Launch III-9
Key Player III-9
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Conductive Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Conductive Polymers
Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. EUROPE III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Product Launches III-12
Strategic Corporate Developments III-13
Key Players III-14
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Conductive Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 20: European Historic Review for Conductive Polymers
Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Product Launch III-18
Key Player III-18
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 21: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Conductive Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 22: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Conductive
Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

5. REST OF WORLD III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Product Launch III-21
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 23: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Conductive Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 24: Rest of World Historic Review for Conductive
Polymers Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years
2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 53 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 60)

The United States (36)
Canada (1)
Japan (3)
Europe (14)
- France (1)
- Germany (7)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (5)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (6)
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