Tantalum Capacitors Markets

Tantalum Capacitors: World Markets, Technologies & Opportunities: 2016-2020

Paumanok, Date of Publication: Jan 15, 2016, 156 Pages
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"Tantalum Capacitors: World Markets, Technologies & Opportunities: 2016-2020" offers a granular break down of the global market for tantalum capacitors. The study includes an analysis of molded chip, coated chip, radial dip, molded radial, molded axial, hermetically sealed and wet slug tantalum capacitor market for FY 2015 with forecasts by year to FY 2020.

The study addresses global market drivers and market challenges for this unique dielectric over the next five years. The study breaks down global value and volume of demand for tantalum capacitors from both an historical and forecast perspective in terms of value, volume and average unit pricing. The study addresses demand by end-use market segment in the computer, telecommunications infrastructure, automotive, consumer AV, wireless handset, defense, medical, instrumentation, industrial and oil& gas industries worldwide. The study also addresses global demand and forecasts by world region; as well as demand by channel of distribution.

The study also offers FY 2015 global market shares in tantalum capacitors and forecasts new share data post acquisition for FY 2016. The study addresses key developments in the tantalum supply chain for ore, powder and wire; and addresses key issues with respect to the cost of goods sold for tantalum capacitors. The study also addresses key technology markets within the capacitor segment, including demand and forecasts for tantalum capacitors employing conductive polymer versus manganese cathode systems to 2020.

The study addresses key technology trends and directions for tantalum capacitors over the next five years based upon anticipated improvements in powder CV/g values, operating temperature, vibration frequency and more. The study forecasts tantalum capacitor value, volume and pricing to 2020 as well as demand for tantalum capacitors by cathode system, end-use market segment, channel of distribution, world region and component configuration to 2020.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

KEY FINDINGS:

  • Tantalum Capacitor Orientation:
  • The Electrolytic Sub-Set:
  • Tantalum Capacitors As a Sub-Set of The Global Capacitor Industry:
  • Value Proposition of Tantalum Capacitors To The Design Engineer:
  • Tantalum: Alternative Technologies:
  • Tantalum and The High Capacitance Premium Component Markets:
  • Tantalum Supply Chain and Risk Factors:
  • Tantalum Cost of Ownership:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: 25 Year Market Cycle:
  • Continued Impact of Dodd-Frank On The Global Tantalum Market
  • Tantalum Design-In -Notebooks, Desktops and Servers): Trends
  • Tantalum Legislation Confusing Customers:
  • Price Erosion In The Tantalum Capacitor Industry:
  • Anti-Collusion Lawsuits:
  • Tantalum Capacitors In Automobiles: 2015-2020:
  • Strategy Suggestions For Tantalum Capacitor and Related Materials Vendors: 2015-2020
  • Vertical Integration of The Supply Chain: What This Means For Other Capacitor Vendors:
  • Gas Infusion Process Versus Dipping Methods for Conductive Polymers:
  • Value-Added and Application Specific Markets for Tantalum Capacitors:
  • Closed Loop System Changes The Supply Chain:
  • A Closer Look At Recent Consolidation In The Tantalum Capacitor Industry:

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW:

  • Tantalum Capacitor Component Configurations:
  • Molded Chip:
  • Coated Chip:
  • Radial Dipped:
  • Molded Radial:
  • Molded Axial:
  • Hermetically Sealed:
  • Wet Slug Tantalum:
  • New and Emerging Tantalum Capacitor Component Configurations:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Polymer Vs. Manganese Cathode Systems
  • Historical Development of Conductive Polymer Cathodes In Tantalum Capacitors:
  • Why Lower The ESR In Tantalum Capacitors?
  • Conductive Polymers In Use With Tantalum Capacitors:
  • Difference in Conductive Polymer Performance In The Finished Capacitor:
  • What Process Is Most Effective at Lowering The ESR in Tantalum Anodes:
  • Tantalum Capacitor Production Processing Differentiation:
  • Market Leaders In Conductive Polymer Tantalum Capacitors:
  • Market Potential and Growth in Conductive Polymer Capacitors:

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: GLOBAL VALUE, VOLUME AND PRICING:

  • Tantalum Capacitors: Changing Markets FY 2015
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Unit Shipments and Forecasts To 2020
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Value Shipments and Forecasts To 2020
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Average Unit Selling Pricing and Forecasts To 2020:

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: MARKETS BY TYPE:

  • Tantalum Capacitor Market Subsets: Demand By Configuration: FY 2015:
  • Molded & Coated Chip Tantalum Capacitor Markets: FY 2015
  • Molded Axial and Radial Leaded Tantalum Capacitor Markets: FY 2015
  • Radial Dipped Tantalum Capacitor Markets: FY 2015
  • Metal Case and Wet Slug (Axial, Unusual Case Sizes) Markets; FY 2015
  • Competition in Tantalum Capacitors by Type and Point of Differentiation:
  • Global Consumption Value for Tantalum Capacitors By Cathode System (Manganese Versus Conductive Polymer): FY 2015

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: END-USE MARKETS:

  • Projected Production VOLUME for Key END-PRODUCTS Consuming Capacitors, Resistors and Inductors (Top 18 End-Products) To 2020:
  • Introduction To Tantalum Capacitor Consumption By End-Use Market Segment:
  • Tantalum Capacitor Content Per Black Box: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Capacitor Unit Consumption By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Capacitor Unit Consumption By End-Use Segment and Key Product Market: FY 2015:
  • Computers: Market Forecast For Tantalum Capacitors; FY 2015-2020:
  • Wireless Handset Markets Forecast For Tantalum Capacitors; FY 2015-2020:
  • Consumer Audio and Video Imaging: Market Forecast For Tantalum Capacitors; FY 2015-2020:
  • Automotive: Market Forecast For Tantalum Capacitors; FY 2015-2020:
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure: Market Forecast For Tantalum Capacitors; FY 2015-2020:
  • Industrial, Defense, Medical, Aerospace and Downhole Pump: Market Forecast For Tantalum Capacitors; FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitor Consumption Value by End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015:
  • Computer Markets: Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors: 2015-2020
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure: Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors
  • Automotive : Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015
  • Defense and Aerospace : Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015
  • Consumer Audio and Video Imaging : Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015
  • Wireless Handset : Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015
  • Medical Electronics : Dollar Value Outlook for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Oil & Gas and Other Markets for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Markets By Cathode System (Manganese Versus Polymer): FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Market Drivers and Challenges: FY 2016

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: MARKETS BY WORLD REGIONS:

  • Global Consumption Value for Tantalum Capacitors By World Region: FY 201%
  • Asia Pacific Region: Tantalum Capacitor Market Demand: FY 2015:
  • The Chinese Market For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • The Japanese Market For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • The Korean Market For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Other Important Markets in Asia For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • The Americas Region: Tantalum Capacitor Market Demand: FY 2015:
  • The USA Market For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • The Mexican Market For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Other American Markets For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • The European Region: Tantalum Capacitor Market Demand: FY 2015:
  • The German Market For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Other European Markets For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS:

  • Introduction to Distribution Channels for Tantalum Capacitors:
  • Global Tantalum Capacitor Consumption Value By Channels of Distribution: FY 2015:
  • Electronic Component Distributors: FY 2015 Sales of Tantalum Capacitors Through Distribution:
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers: FY 2015 Sales of Tantalum Capacitors To OEM Customers:
  • Electronic Manufacturing Services Companies: FY 2015 Sales of Tantalum Capacitors To OEM Customers:
  • Major Tantalum Capacitor Customers By Channel Of Distribution: FY 2015
  • Top Global Distributors of Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Top OEM Companies Buying Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Top EMS Companies Buying Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Top Tantalum Capacitor Distributors & Their Approved Vendors: FY 2015:
  • Forecasted Changes in How Tantalum Capacitors Reach The End-Customer: FY 2015-2020:

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: WORLDWIDE COMPETITION:

  • Recent Consolidation Among Vendors In The Tantalum Capacitor Industry:
    • KEMET Purchases TOKIN Corporation From NEC:
    • AVX Purchases Nichicon's Tantalum Operations:
    • Holystone International Acquires The Hitachi AIC Tantalum Line:
    • Vishay Acquires The Hitachi AIC Tantalum Line from HS Polytech:
    • GAM's Acquisition of Cabot Supermetals:
    • KEMET Vertically Integrates With Niotan: What This Means For The Supply Chain (Blue Powder):
    • Global Competitive Environment For Tantalum Capacitors By Component Type and Configuration: FY 2015:
    • Global Competitive Environment For Tantalum Capacitors- Product Differentiation by Vendor: FY 2015:
    • Market Leaders in Tantalum Capacitor Differentiation:
    • 125 Degree C (Automotive UTH):
    • Low Profile Tantalum Capacitors:
    • Low ESR Tantalum Capacitors:
    • Multi-Anode Tantalum Capacitors:
    • High Temperature Tantalum Capacitors: 150 to 230 Degrees C:
    • Fused Tantalum Capacitors:
    • Tantalum Capacitors for Hi-Reliability and Defense Applications:
    • Tantalum Capacitor Vendors: FY 2015 Global Sales and Market Shares:
    • KEMET Corporation:
    • AVX Corporation:
    • NEC Corporation/Tokin Electronics:
    • Vishay Intertechnology:
    • Sanyo Electronics (Panasonic):
    • Rohm Company Limited:
    • Samsung Electro-Mechanics Company:
    • Matsuo Electric:
    • Greatbatch, Inc.:
    • Firadec, Inc.:

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: COSTS TO PRODUCE:

  • Tantalum Capacitors: Costs To Produce: FY 2015:
  • Changes In The Costs To Produce Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Variable Cost Structure For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Variable Raw Material Costs: Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Fixed Costs For Tantalum Capacitors FY 2015:
  • Variable Overhead Charges for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Variable Labor Costs For Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Other Variable Manufacturing Charges for Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Cost of Raw Materials By Type: FY 2015
  • Tantalum Metal Powder and Wire: FY 2015:
  • Leadframes: FY 2015:
  • Silver Materials: FY 2015:
  • Cathode Materials: FY 2015:
  • Epoxy Resin: FY 2015:
  • Other Materials: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Costs To Produce By Type: FY 2015:
  • MN02 Cathode Type: FY 2015:
  • Conductive Polymer Cathode Type: FY 2015:
  • Specialty Tantalum Capacitors: Axial, Radial and Wet Slug: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Value Chain To The Capacitor Industry: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Alternatives In Electronics: FY 2015:

THE TANTALUM SUPPLY CHAIN:

  • Introduction To Tantalum Raw Materials:
  • Tantalum: The Five Main Applications:
  • Primary Sources of Tantalum Ores & Concentrates:
  • Major Shift in Global Tantalite Supply in 2015
  • Global Supply of Tantalum Ores & Concentrates: Trends & Directions (Primary Versus Secondary Sourcing Trends):
  • Tantalum Inventories: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Concentrate Output by Mining Operation & Estimated Price Per Pound: 2015:
  • Tantalum Ore Resource Updates: FY 2015
  • AMG-CIF (Mibra):
  • EMRD (Kenticha):
  • Cabot (Tanco):
  • Central Africa- DRC (Congo); REDEMI (Rwanda):
  • Global Advanced Metals (Wodgina):
  • Noventa (Mozambique):
  • Mekios (Nigerian Cooperative)
  • China Mining Operations:
  • Russian Mining Operations:
  • Artisanal Mining Operations:
  • "Closed Loop" Tantalite System in Africa Changes Supply Chain Dynamics:
  • Tantalum As a By-Product of Tin and Lithium Mining:
  • Recycled Tantalum (Urban Mining Update):
  • Tantalum Inventories and a New Direction at the DLA:
  • Tantalum Ore Pricing: Historical Annual Pricing: 1995-2016:
  • Tantalite Processing Into Tantalum Powder and Wire:
  • Engineered Tantalum Demand By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015:
  • Tantalum Materials Usage in Electronics: FY 2015:
  • Capacitor Grade Tantalum Metal Powder & Wire: 2015:
  • Semiconductor Sputtering Targets:
  • Tantalum In Other Electronic Components:
  • Important Supply Chain Developments:
  • GAM's Acquisition of Cabot Supermetals:
  • Kemet Vertically Integrates With Niotan:
  • Engineered Tantalum Material Consumption Value By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015:
  • Capacitor Grade Tantalum Metal Powder, Wire and Cathode Material Consumption By Case Size (In Milligrams): 2015
  • Capacitor Grade Tantalum Powder and Wire Vendors: FY 2015 Market Shares:
  • KEMET (Blue Powder Corp.):
  • Ningxia Oriental Tantalum
  • H.C. Starck GmbH & Co KG
  • Global Advanced Metals (Showa-Cabot Supermetals):
  • NAC Kazatomprom:
  • F&X Electro-Materials Limited:
  • Duoluoshan SRM Co:
  • Plansee Austria
  • Metalysis UK

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS & DIRECTIONS:

  • Increasing The Capacitance Value of Tantalum Capacitors:
  • Engineered Tantalum Powders: Trends and Directions
  • Anode Powder Trends and Forecasts To 2020 :
  • Capacitor End-Use Market Segments That Drive The Tantalum Raw Material Markets

TANTALUM CAPACITORS: GLOBAL MARKET FORECASTS:

  • Tantalum Capacitors: Market Forecasting: FY 2015-2020
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Unit Shipment Forecasts: FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Value Forecasts: FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Global Pricing Forecasts: FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By Channel of Distribution: FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By Cathode System (Polymer Versus Manganese): FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By World Region: FY 2015-2020:
  • Tantalum Metal Consumption in Capacitors (Anode Powder and Wire): Forecasts to 2020:

TANTALUM RESOURCE DIRECTORY

  • AMG CIF- BRAZIL (TANTALUM POWDER FOR SUPER METALS)
  • AVX CORPORATION (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • CABOT TANCO-TANTALUM MINING CORP. OF CANADA LTD. (TANTALUM MINING)
  • COMPANHIA INDUSTRIAL FLUMINENSE (TANTALUM MINING)
  • CONGHUA TANTALUM & NIOBIUM SMELTERY (TANTALUM POWDER, INGOT & CHEMICALS)
  • DUOLUOSHAN SAPPHIRE RARE METAL CO. (TANTALUM POWDER)
  • ETHIOPIAN MINERAL DEVELOPMENT SHARE COMPANY (TANTALUM MINING)
  • F&X ELECTRO-MATERIALS LTD (TANTALUM POWDER)
  • FIRADEC SA- EXXELIA (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • GAM GLOBAL ADVANCED METALS (TANTALUM MINING AND PROCESSING)
  • GREATBATCH, INC. (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • H. C. STARCK GMBH & CO. KG (TANTALUM POWDER & WIRE)
  • KEMET CORPORATION (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • MATSUO ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • METALYSIS LTD. (TANTALUM METAL POWDER)
  • MINERACAO TABOCA S.A. (TANTALUM MINING FOR FENBTA ALLOY)
  • NAC KAZATOMPROM (CAPACITOR-GRADE TANTALUM POWDER, METAL POWDER AND WIRE)
  • NEC CORPORATION/TOKIN (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • NINGXIA ORIENT GROUP, CNMC NINGXIA NONFERROUS METALS (CAPACITOR TANTALUM POWDER & WIRE)
  • NIOTAN, INC. (CAPACITOR GRADE TANTALUM POWDER) (NOW OWNED BY KEMET)
  • PLANSEE (TANTALUM WIRE)
  • REDEMI (TANTALUM MINERS)
  • ROHM COMPANY LIMITED (TANTALUM CAPACITORS)
  • SANYO ELECTRIC (PANASONIC) (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • SAMSUNG ELECTRO MECHANICS COMPANY LTD. (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)
  • TAIKE TECHNOLOGY (SUZHOU) CO LTD (FORMERLY KING METALLURGICAL) (TANTALUM POWDER AND INGOT)
  • TANTALITE RESOURCES (TANTALUM MINING)
  • ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT (TANTALUM POWDERS, INGOT AND MILL PRODUCTS)
  • VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY, INC. (TANTALUM CAPACITOR MANUFACTURER)

List of Figures:

Figure 1: Tantalum Capacitors By Component Configuration: FY 2015
Figure 2: Global Capacitor Markets by Dielectric (Type): FY 2015
Figure 3: Global Unit Shipments for Tantalum Capacitors: 2003-2015; 2016-2020 Forecasts
Figure 4: Global Value of Shipments for Tantalum Capacitors: 2003-2015; 2016-2020 Forecasts
Figure 5: Global Average Unit Selling Prices for Tantalum Capacitors: 2003-2015; 2016-2020 Forecasts
Figure 6: Variations on Tantalum Capacitor Technology: An Important Point of Technical Granularity
Figure 7: Global Consumption Value for Tantalum Capacitors by Configuration: FY 2015
Figure 8: Competitive Environment in Tantalum Capacitors By Component Configuration: FY 2015
Figure 9: Tantalum Capacitor Demand By Cathode System: FY 2015
Figure 10: Projected Production VOLUME for Key END-PRODUCTS Consuming Capacitors, Resistors and Inductors (Top 18 End-Products) To 2020
Figure 11: Average Content of Tantalum Capacitors per "Black Box"
Figure 12: Global Consumption Volume for Tantalum Capacitors By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015 (In Millions of Pieces)
Figure 13: Global Consumption Volume for Tantalum Capacitors By End-Use Market Segment and End-Use Product Market: FY 2015 (In Millions of Pieces)
Figure 14: Global Consumption Volume Forecasts for Tantalum Capacitors By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015 to FY 2020 (In Millions of Pieces)
Figure 15: Tantalum Capacitor Consumption Value By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015Source: Paumanok Publications, Inc. Estimates
Figure 16: Tantalum Capacitor Demand By Cathode System: FY 2015
Figure 16: Tantalum Capacitors: Market Drivers and Challenges
Figure 18: Global Consumption Value For Tantalum Capacitors By World Region: FY 2015 (In Millions of USD)
Figure 19: Global Value of Consumption For Tantalum Capacitors By Channel of Distribution: FY 2015
Figure 20: Major Tantalum Capacitor Customers By Channel of Distribution: FY 2015
Figure 21: Top Electronic Component Distributors and Their Respective Tantalum Capacitor Vendors; FY 2015
Figure 22: Global Competitive Environment For Tantalum Capacitors By Component Type and Configuration: FY 2015
Figure 23: Global Competitive Environment For Tantalum Capacitors- Product Differentiation by Vendor: FY 2015
Figure 23: Vendor Consolidation in the Tantalum Capacitor Supply Chain From 2013 to 2015
Figure 26: Tantalum Capacitor Cost To Produce Comparison: FY 2015 (With Comparison To 2013 and 2010)
Figure 27: Fixed and Variable Cost Structure For The Production of Tantalum Capacitors: FY 2015
Figure 28: Raw Materials Breakdown For The Production of Tantalum Capacitors FY 2015
Figure 29: Average Cost of Goods Sold For Tantalum Capacitors By Type (Manganese, Polymer and Specialty): FY 2015
Figure 28: Tantalum Capacitors: Costs To Produce Summary Chart: FY 2015
Figure 30: Tantalum Value Chain To The Worldwide Capacitor Industry: 2015
Figure 30: Alternatives To Tantalum in Electronics: FY 2015
Figure 31: Global Supply of Tantalum Ores & Concentrates: Trends & Directions (Primary Versus Secondary Sourcing Trends)
Figure 32: Global Value of Consumption for Tantalum Ores & Concentrates: Pricing
Figure 34: Tantalum Ore Pricing: Historical Annual Pricing: 1995-2016
Figure 34: Tantalum Ore Pricing Trends By Month April 2012-January 2016
Figure 33: Global Demand for Engineered Tantalum Metal By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015
Figure 34: Global Demand for Engineered Tantalum Metal By Application In The Electronics Industry: FY 2015
Figure 35: Engineered Tantalum Material Consumption By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015
Figure 39: Capacitor Grade Tantalum Metal Powder and Wire Content by Molded Chip Case Size: FY 2015
Figure 40: Tantalum Powder Consumption By Case Size (In Milligrams)
Figure 36: Capacitor Grade Tantalum Powder and Wire Vendors: FY 2015 Market Shares
Figure 40: Trends In Tantalum Capacitor Capacitance Value Per Gram of Material in Selected Case Size: FY 2015
Figure 41: Trends In anode powder Market by Capacitance Value Per Gram of Tantalum Powder: Nanotechnology Improvements over Time
Figure 42: End-Use Markets That Drive Demand For Tantalum Materials Over Time
Figure 43: Tantalum Capacitor Global Unit Forecasts: FY 2016-FY 2020
Figure 44: Tantalum Capacitor Global Dollar Value Forecasts: FY 2016-FY 2020
Figure 45: Tantalum Capacitor Global Pricing Forecasts: FY 2016-FY 2020
Figure 46: Tantalum Capacitor Consumption Value Forecasts By End-Use Market Segment: FY 2015
Figure 47: Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By Channel of Distribution: 2015-2020
Figure 48: Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By Cathode System: 2015-2020
Figure 49: Tantalum Capacitors: Forecasts By World Region: 2015-2020
Figure 50: Tantalum Metal Consumption in Capacitor Anode (Powder & Wire): FY 2016-2020 Forecast

 

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