Published October 15 2020 | 355 pages, 91 tables, 117 figures
The global market for conductive inks is estimated at >$2.5 billion in annual revenues, and will continue to grow as applications proliferate in sensors, wearables, smart packaging, flexible electronics, OLEDs, thin film transistors, photovoltaics, smart textiles, automotive and more.
Not only will demand across all current markets grow, but the development of new materials and processes is leading to the creation of new market opportunities for conductive ink producers and suppliers in flexible, customized and 3D printed electronics. Opportunities explored in this report include:
Flexible and stretchable electronics.
Printed electronics for smartphones (printed antennas, touch screens).
Printed circuit boards.
Wearables and IoT.
Healthcare wearable monitoting.
Copper and silver inks will continue to dominate the market for the next few years but growth in flexible electronics necessitates the development of new materials. Conductive ink materials explored in this report include:
Report contents include:
Conductive inks market forecasts.
In depth assessment of conductive ink types including properties, advantages, disadvantages, prospects, applications and revenues.
Opportunity assessment by application and market including photovoltaics, touch screens, flexible displays, automotive, 3D printing, sensors, printed circuit boards, electronic textiles and wearables, RFID, printed memory and transistors, printed heaters, conductive pens etc.
129 company profiles. Companies profiled include Agfa-Gevaert N.V., Asahi Kasei, Bando Chemical Industries, BeBop Sensors, BotFactory, Daicel Corporation, DuPont Advanced Materials, Electroninks Writeables, Fujikura Kasei Co Ltd., Genes 'Ink, Henkel, Hitachi Chemical, Kishu Giken Kogyo Co.,Ltd., Liquid X Printed Metals, Inc., Sun Chemical, The Sixth Element, T-Ink, Toyobo etc.
1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 23
1.1 Market drivers 24
1.2 The evolution of electronics 25
1.2.1 The wearables revolution 26
1.2.2 Wearable market leaders 28
1.2.3 Flexible, stretchable, thin, and large-area form factors 29
1.3 What are flexible and stretchable electronics? 30
1.3.1 From rigid to flexible and stretchable 30
1.3.2 Organic and printed electronics 32
1.3.3 New conductive materials 32
1.3.4 Foldable smartphones and tablets 35
1.4 Growth in flexible and stretchable electronics market 38
1.4.1 Recent growth in printed, flexible and stretchable products 38
1.4.2 Future growth 39
1.4.3 Nanotechnology as a market driver 39
1.4.4 Growth in remote health monitoring and diagnostics 39
1.5 Global market for conductive inks 2015-2030, by type 42