DUBLIN, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
The "Polyimide Films Market by Application, by End-User and by Geography - Global Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast, 2013-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The growth of the polyimide films market is mainly driven by growing applications of PI films in semiconductor and electronics component manufacturing sector.
Polyimide (PI) films are made of polyimide, which is polymer of imide monomer. Polyimide films are known for their higher chemical resistance, high temperature resistance and high dielectric constant. Owing to such unique properties, PI films are used in manufacturing of heat resistant electronics components such as flexible printed circuit (FPC), pressure sensitive tape, wires and others.
On the basis of application, the polyimide films market has been segmented into FPC, specialty fabricated product, pressure sensitive tape, motor / generator and wire & cable. As per the findings of research, FPC held the largest share of the market in terms of both revenue and volume in 2016. Polyimide films are most preferred over other materials such as polycarbonates, epoxy resins, and polyurethanes, for manufacturing FPC owing to its blend of electrical, chemical, mechanical, and thermal properties.
In addition, PI film offer greater thermal resistance to the FPC making them suitable for applications subject to high heat generation. In addition, PI films have wide applications in manufacturing compact and light weight FPC assemblies.
On the basis of end-user, the polyimide films market has been segmented into electronics, automotive, aerospace, labelling, medical and mining & drilling. As per the findings of research, electronics held the largest share of polyimide films market in terms of both revenue and volume in 2016. Wide applications of PI tapes and PI films for manufacturing of different electronics components such as cables, rotate machines, integrated circuits, electric wires, recording devices, etc. were instrumental behind such market share dominance of electronics end-user.
Asia-Pacific held the largest share of the polyimide films market in terms of both revenue and volume in 2016. In Asia-Pacific, PI films are mostly consumed in semiconductor foundries and semiconductor component manufacturing facilities located in Taiwan, China and Japan. In addition, growing usage of PI films based electronics devices among users has created surge in demand for the polyimide films market.
Furthermore, increasing disposable income and price deflation in the region has raised the demand of consumer electronic products, which thereby drives the growth of the polyimide films market.
North America held the second largest share of the polyimide films market in 2016. Major growth drivers for the market in the region are growing usage of PI tapes in high-tech aerospace industry, growing demand of insulation tape for manufacturing body parts in automotive industry and emergence of application of PI films in medical sector. Product innovation by leading polyimide products manufacturers also boosted the growth of the market.
For example, in September 2017, FLEXcon Company Inc. launched Thermlfilm HT product line, a new polyimide film under the brand name Thermlfilm HT 9000' series. This product is useful in the manufacturing of printed circulated boards.
Owing to enhanced characteristics such as improved moisture and oxygen barrier property, the preference of transparent PI films has increased in the recent years. Transparent PI films possess the merits of both conventional and aromatic PI films. Increased use of these polyimides in medical and semiconductor applications for microelectronic and optoelectronic fabrications, further provides lucrative growth opportunities to the global polyimide films market.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Research Background
1.1 Research Objectives
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Research Scope
1.4 Key Stakeholders
2. Research Methodology
2.1 Secondary Research
2.2 Primary Research
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.4 Data Triangulation
2.5 Assumptions for the Study
3. Executive Summary
4.1 Definition of Market Segments
4.1.1 by Application
220.127.116.11 Flexible printed circuit
18.104.22.168 Specialty fabricated product
22.214.171.124 Pressure sensitive tape
126.96.36.199 Motor / generator
188.8.131.52 Wire & cables
4.1.2 by End-User
184.108.40.206 Mining & drilling
4.2 Value Chain Analysis
4.3 Market Dynamics
220.127.116.11 Rising development activities of key players
18.104.22.168 Emergence of polyimide tubing
22.214.171.124 Increasing applications in various industries
126.96.36.199 Growing demand of electronic products
188.8.131.52 Revolutionary advancements in the aerospace and automobile industry
184.108.40.206 Impact analysis of drivers on market forecast
220.127.116.11 High cost of polyimide film
18.104.22.168 Poor resistance offered to hydrolysis
22.214.171.124 Impact analysis of restraints on market forecast
126.96.36.199 Growing demand in the emerging economies
188.8.131.52 Preference for transparent polyimide film
5. Production of Polyimide Films
5.1 Global Production of Polyimide Films
5.2 Production Capacity of Polyimide Films of Major Producers
5.3 Consumption of Raw Materials in Polyimide Films Manufacturing
5.3.1 Consumption of Beta-Picoline in Polyimide Films
5.3.2 Consumption of Acetic Anhydride in Polyimide Films
5.4 Beta-Picoline and Acetic Anhydride Consumption by Leading Polyimide Film Producers
5.4.1 Insights from Primary Interviews
6. Global Market Size and Forecast
6.1 by Application
6.2 by End-User
6.3 by Region
7. North America Polyimide Films Market Size and Forecast
8. Europe Polyimide Films Market Size and Forecast
9. Asia-Pacific Polyimide Films Market Size and Forecast
10. Latin America Polyimide Films Market Size and Forecast
11. MEA Polyimide Films Market Size and Forecast
12. Competitive Landscape
12.1 Competitive Analysis of Key Players
12.2 Market Share Analysis of Key Players
13. Company Profiles
- E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
- Kaneka Corporation
- Saint-Gobain S.A.
- Skckolonpi, Inc.
- Arakawa Chemicals Industries, Ltd.
- Taimide Tech. Inc.
- Yunda Electronic Materials Co., Ltd.
- I.S.T Corporation
- Flexcon Company, Inc.
- UBE Industries Ltd.
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