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Global Conductive Polymer Market to Witness 9% CAGR During 2016 – 2022

February 2017

According to a new market research report “Global Conductive Polymer Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 - Industry Insights by Application (ESD & EMI Protection, Actuators, Antistatic Packaging, Sensor, Capacitors, Batteries, Solar Cells, Others), by Type (Polyaniline, Inherent Conductive Polymer, Polyphenylene based resin, Others) published by P&S Market Research, the global conductive polymer market is projected to reach $8,462.2 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 10.7% during 2016 - 2022.

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Global conductive polymer market worth $4,127.4 million in 2015

The study suggests that the global conductive polymer market is likely to grow from $4,127.4 million in 2015 to $8,462.2 million by 2022. The increasing use of lightweight and high-performance smart materials, growing demand of conductive polymers in a wide range of applications, rapid industrialization, and growing economy of developing Asian countries are the factors that are expected to drive the demand for conductive polymers over the forecast period.

Conductive Polymer Market


Insights on market segments

As per the findings of research, the polyaniline was the largest contributor to the global conductive polymer market in 2015, in terms of volume and value. However, the inherent conductive polymer is expected to witness the highest growth, in terms of value, during the forecast period.

ESD & EMI protection formed the largest application area for conductive polymer, with 28.2% of the global market in 2015 in terms of value. However, the demand of conductive polymer is expected to witness the fastest growth in actuators, growing at a CAGR of 11.5% during the forecast period in terms of value.

North America stands as the largest conductive polymer market

Geographically, North America has been the largest market for conductive polymer, where the U.S. has been the largest contributor to the regional market. China is the major market in the Asia-Pacific region, while the U.K. remains the highest revenue generator in the European Market. In the Rest of the World, Brazil was the largest market for conductive polymers.

Growing demand in a wide range of applications bolsters market growth

Conductive polymers have a wide variety of applications in various industries, ranging from production of medicine, healthcare, renewable energy devices, such as photovoltaic cells, to manufacturing of display materials, chip packaging, sensors, plastic transistors, and ultra-capacitors. Conductive polymers are used in a wide range of electrical appliances such as energy devices, electronics, and actuators, and as an alternate to inorganic semiconductor counterpart. Among the various applications, conductive polymers are extensively used in the field of electrostatic discharge (ESD) and electromagnetic interface (EMI). There is a growing demand for conductive polymers, as it has achieved significant success in the field of corrosion control coating due to their conductive ability and biodegradable properties. With the technological advancement and subsequent development of innovative products, conductive polymer is becoming a potential alternative to hazardous heavy metal coatings and silicone chips.

The increasing application and development of nano-materials will be a key factor in the growth of conductive polymers. Currently, they are used for manufacturing of nano-wares, nano-tubes, nano-biosensors, nano-composites and nano-particles. The increasing significance of biomimetic technology and artificial muscles for resolving difficult health problems over the years is increasing the use of conductive polymers in medical field for its lightweight and high energy density properties. Conductive polymers, such as polyanilines, polythiophenes and polypyrroles, are expected to have a wide range of applications in molecular electronic devices. Other applications that are under development include field effect transistors, light emitting diodes (LEDs), sensors and special types of diodes. With increase in globalization, urbanization, population, alteration in individual lifestyle, technological advancement and economic change, the demand for such intelligent materials is increasing, which is fueling the growth of the conductive polymer market.

The key trend observed in the global conductive polymer market is the increasing investments in intelligent materials and development of electrochemistry.

Some of the key players in the global market include The Dow Chemical Company, Solvay S.A., RTP Company, 3M Company, The Lubrizol Corporation, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation.

GLOBAL CONDUCTIVE POLYMER MARKET SEGMENTATION

By Application

  • ESD & EMI protection
  • Actuators
  • Antistatic packaging
  • Sensor
  • Capacitors
  • Batteries
  • Solar cells
  • Others

By Type

  • Polyaniline
  • Inherent conductive polymer
  • Polyphenylene based resin
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World
    • Brazil
    • Others