Transparent Conductive Films Market By Material (ITO on Glass, ITO on PET, Metal Mesh, Silver Nanowires, Carbon Nanotubes), By Application (Smartphones, Tablets, Notebooks, LCDs, Wearable Devices), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific) - Global Forecasts 2016 to 2026.

Date: Mar 2021 Report Id: 54 Category: Resins and Polymers Report Format: pdf-img excel-img ppt-img word-img

Transparent Conductive Films Market overview & Application:

Transparent Conductive Films are small films of transparent and electronic material. Processing films are extensively used as electrodes when the situation requires electrically low resistance contacts without blocking light. They are essential for many electronic devices including liquid-crystal displays, OLEDs, touch screens, and photovoltaics. Transparent conductive films are widely used in smartphones. The growing demand for LCD display units and the popularity of luxury products is driving the growing segment of LCD application and its corresponding market. Transparent conductive films are small films, widely mounted on touch screens and flexible screens. Transparent conductive films due to their unique mechanical properties, high electrical conductivity, and transparency are majorly used in organic photovoltaic cells and in other applications. The increased use of hand-held User Interface devices has drastically increased the demand for such advanced films.

Transparent Conductive Films Market Drivers:

The Transparent Conductive films market has registered a market size of $ 5.86 billion by 2020 and is expected to reach USD 8.46 Billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 9.4% from 2016 to 2026. The Solar photovoltaic cells are expected to serve as an important market driver for growth during the forecast period. Based on the application of these films, the smartphone segment is expected to boost the global market for conductive films.

Transparent Conductive Films Market

Also, increasing demand for smart, flexible, easy to use, and energy-efficient electronic gadgets are further expected to boost the market growth of the global transparent conductive films market soon.

Transparent Conductive Films Market Trends & News:

The demand for conductive films is expected to grow in the upcoming years due to their increasing use in LCDs, portable devices, smartphones, tablets, textbooks, and other applications. In the discovery of development, scientists have found a different but simpler way to reverse the color of transparent membranes. Now, a team of scientists has come up with an unprecedented way to switch to the installation of a solid polymeric film, which controls the flow of protons in it using voltage. Their study provides new insights into the design of bright multicolor visual objects. This ongoing research provides new insights into the application of transparent films.

Photovoltaic solar cells lead us to a new way of customized energy. Scientists are designing novel solar cells using tiny silicon films for producing energy. Solar energy has shown great futuristic potential as a source of renewable energy. Not surprisingly, people around the world have sought ways to improve the efficiency of the current technology of the solar cell. Now, scientists have devised a new design for the creation of a highly transparent, lightweight solar cell. This initiative brings us closer to achieving our goal of a sustainable green future by living off the grid. This further improves the market prospects of the Transparent Conductive films market.

Pandemic impact on the market:

The industry is driven largely by increasing financial incentives and official funding from governments around the world. The current Transparent Conductive Films market is particularly affected by the most recent COVID-19 pandemic. Many projects in China, the United States, Germany, and South Korea have been delayed or canceled due to uncertain prevailing conditions. These companies are facing temporary operational problems due to supply chain issues and the inaccessibility of factories due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the impact of the pandemic in China and India, the spread of COVID-19 is expected to significantly affect especially the Asia-Pacific region.

Regional Analysis:

Geographically, the Transparent Conductive films market is expected to witness growth in North America due to the urgent need for smartphones and a thriving consumer technology industry. The Asia Pacific is expected to see a higher growth due to the massive production of electrical equipment, especially in China and Japan. The Asia Pacific is expected to grow very fast, thanks to a rapidly developing production base and a growing number of end-to-end industrial players, in developing countries such as China and India in the region.

Market Restraints:

The absence of a one-stop solution where one size can fit all requirements is a key factor restraining the growth of the global transparent conductive films market. Increasing competition from peer companies and the rising cost of iridium tin oxides are few irresistible restraints that may hinder the growth of the transparent conductive films market.

Market Opportunities:

The Technological advancements in the transparent conductive film production are expected to offer various opportunities for conductive film manufacturers in the near future. The demand for smartphones is rapidly increasing day by day due to their advanced computing capabilities, easy connectivity, and attractive multimedia features. Innovative product development of transparent conductive films might open the door of opportunities for the global transparent conductive films market players.

Market Challenges:

The transparent conductive films market is expected to be impeded in the fourth coming years due to some common challenges such as the decreased supply of Indium Tin Oxide due to cost factors. Silver nanowires, metal mesh, and carbon nanotubes are some of the prominent alternatives to ITO. However, it is still difficult for transparent conductive film manufacturers to provide the desirable properties of ITO via its alternatives.

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence:

Leading players operating in the global market are

  1. Teijin Ltd
  2. Toyobo Co., Ltd
  3. Nitto Denko Corporation
  4. TDK Corporation
  5. Canatu Oy
  6. Cambrios Technologies Corporation
  7. C3Nano
  8. Gunze
  9. Dontech Inc.

The research report analyses the Transparent Conductive Films market and categorizes it to forecast the revenues and analyze the trends in each of the following below-mentioned market segments.

Transparent Conductive Films Market Segmentation:

Based on Material:

  • ITO on Glass
  • ITO on PET
  • Silver Nanowires
  • Metal Mesh
  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Others

Based on Application:

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Notebooks
  • LCDs
  • Wearable Devices
  • Others

Based on Region

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Norway
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
Author Credentials

Priyanka has been writing chemicals & material market research reports for the last 12 years. A post-graduate, her specialization is in the chemicals sector. Preparing end-to-end reports covering minute details for market insights, competitive intelligence and trend analysis in the CMFE sector.

    1. Product Outline
    2. Analysis of different types of Transparent Conductive Films  
    3. Supply Chain Analysis
    4. Covid -19 Impact
    5. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
      4. Threats
    6. Technology Overview
    7. Patent Analysis
  2. Technology and Regulatory Landscape for Transparent Conductive Films  
    1. Regulations and Standards
  3. Transparent Conductive Films  Market Pricing Analysis
    1. Prices of Transparent Conductive Films  
  4. Transparent Conductive Films  Market  by Material
    1. ITO on Glass
    2. ITO on PET
    3. Metal Mesh
    4. Silver Nanowires
    5. Carbon Nanotubes
  5. Transparent Conductive Films  Market  by Application
    1. Smartphones
    2. Tablets
    3. Notebooks
    4. LCDs
    5. Wearable Devices
  6. Regional Analysis
    1. North America
      1. US
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. UK
      3. France
      4. Norway
      5. Italy
      6. Spain
      7. Netherlands
      8. Rest Of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. Australia
      5. New Zealand
      6. Rest Of Asia Pacific
    4. Middle East and Africa
    5. South America
  7. Key Strategic Insights
    1. New Raw Material Sources
    2. New Applications
    3. Emerging Technologies
    4. Opportunity mapping
    5. Critical Success Factors
    6. Environmental Impact and sustainability issues
    7. Consumer preferences
  8. Key Market Trends / Recent Developments
  9. Competitive Scenario
    1. Competitive Strategies of Key Players
      1. Mergers and Acquisitions
      2. Investments
      3. Joint Ventures
      4. New Product launches
    2. Strength of product portfolio
    3. Ranking of Key Players
    4. Presence of players by Geographies
    1. Teijin Ltd
    2. Toyobo Co., Ltd
    3. Nitto Denko Corporation
    4. TDK Corporation
    5. Canatu Oy
    6. Cambrios Technologies Corporation
    7. C3Nano
    8. Gunze
    9. Dontech Inc.

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