Market Research Report
Printing Equipment for Thin Films: Global Markets
|Published by||BCC Research||Product code||339558|
|Published||Content info||142 Pages
|Printing Equipment for Thin Films: Global Markets|
|Published: September 11, 2015||Content info: 142 Pages||
The global market for printing equipment for thin films was valued at $146.1 million in 2013 and $172.8 million in 2014. The total market is expected to increase from $237.8 million in 2015 to $973.7 million by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.6% from 2015 to 2020.
This report provides an updated review of thin-film technologies, including subtractive and additive methods, and identifies current and emerging applications for these technologies.
BCC Research delineates the current market status for thin-film printing equipment, defines trends and presents growth forecasts for the next five years. The TFPE market is analyzed based on the following segments: equipment type, application and region. In addition, technological issues, including key events and the latest process developments, are also discussed.
More specifically, the market analysis conducted by BCC Research for this report is divided into five sections.
In the first section, an introduction to the topic and a historical review of thin-film technology are provided, including an outline of recent events. In this section, current and emerging applications for thin-film processes are also identified and described.
The second section provides a technological review of emerging printing technologies for the deposition of thin films, with a description of the types of equipment used and an outline of common applications. This section concludes with an analysis of the most important technological developments since 2014, including examples of significant patents recently issued or applied for, as well as highlighting the most active research organizations operating in this field.
The third section entails a global market analysis of thin-film printing equipment. Global revenues (sales data in millions of dollars) are presented for each segment (equipment type, application and region) with actual data for the years 2013 and 2014, and estimated revenues for 2015.
The analysis of current TFPE revenues is followed by a detailed presentation of market growth trends based on industry growth, technological trends and regional trends. The third section concludes by providing projected revenues for thin-film printing equipment within each segment, together with forecast compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) for 2015 through 2020.
In the fourth section of the study, which covers global industry structure, the report offers a list of the leading manufacturers of printing equipment for thin films, together with a description of their products. The analysis includes a description of the geographical distribution of these suppliers and an evaluation of other key industry players. Detailed company profiles of the top players are also provided.
The fifth and final section includes an analysis of recently issued U.S. patents, with a summary of patents related to thin-film printing equipment, including design and engineering, modifications and optimization, and applications. Patent analysis is performed by region, country, assignee, patent category, application and equipment type.
Margareth Gagliardi, chief research analyst in advanced materials for BCC Research, has more than 30 years of experience in the field of advanced materials, specializing in ceramic formulations, materials processing and new product development. She has held management positions in both manufacturing and R&D within U.S. and European firms producing electronic, mechanical, chemical and structural components. She holds a B.S. in chemical engineering and an M.S. in ceramic engineering.
Ms. Gagliardi has authored numerous BCC Research studies.