Unmet Needs in Plastic Electronics - Market and Technology Forecasts to 2018

This report by Smithers Apex provides market sizes and forecasts in a comprehensive overview of the plastic electronics industry.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 23 Dec 2013
Product format: Market Report
Number of pages: 150
Number of tables: 100
Number of figures: 5
Forecast range: 2013-2018
Unmet Needs in Plastic Electronics - Market and Technology Forecasts to 2018

Key Findings:

  • Plastic electronics technology is poised to enter and irrevocably change a number of large markets. With more than 1,000 companies already in the sector, the supply chain is complex, fast-growing and dynamic.
  • Forecasts for the next decade rely on successful deployment of a range of processes and materials. 
  • Details of the drivers shaping the future of the plastic electronics technology industry including displays, solar cells, functional inks, automotive and more

Description

INCLUDED IN THE REPORT:

  • Five-year outlook on the plastic electronics industry, including material and markets, as well as pinpointing unmet industry needs
  • Plastic electronics markets segmented by end-use applications
  • A thorough overview of the plastic electronics industry including details of the different printing processes involved

METHODOLOGY

Unmet Needs in Plastic Electronics - Market and Technology Forecasts to 2018is the result of an exhaustive research program. Primary research was based on a survey of industry leaders, including responses from across the plastic electronics supply chain. Additional research from secondary sources and trade statistics were combined to form forecasts on the potential impact of emerging technologies. The report provides a unique depth of information and analysis.

FIND OUT ABOUT

  • Details of the drivers shaping the future of the plastic electronics technology industry including displays, solar cells, functional inks, automotive and more
  • The latest market data detailing global printed electronics markets by material and manufacturing process, end use and region, with strategic forecasts to 2018
  • Analyses of end-use markets, technology trends, and emerging regulations you can use in business planning

HOW WILL THIS MARKET INTELLIGENCE REPORT BENEFIT YOU?

  • Get the latest industry figures and analysis to make sure your business keeps pace with the competition
  • Keep informed of the latest plastic electronic technology and market developments and the opportunities they afford
  • Get the complete picture of the shape of the plastic electronics market with forecasts to 2018 to help plan your business strategy with confidence

WHO SHOULD BUY THIS REPORT ?

  • Plastic electronics end users
  • Plastic electronics suppliers
  • Photovoltaics suppliers
  • Photovoltaics, display and lighting suppliers
  • Consultants and analysts

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • One hard copy of the report sent to you on publication date
  • Electronic copy with searchable PDF
  • Global intranet licence allowing everyone in your organisation electronic access to the study

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY

  • Key definitions

THE PLASTICS ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY

  • Introduction
  • Organic electronic devices
  • ↘↘ Transistors
  • ↘↘ Sensors
  • ↘↘ Displays
  • Emerging PE applications
  • Why PE?
  • Intellectual property

PLASTIC ELECTRONICS: MATERIALS, COMPONENTS AND PROCESSES

  • Introduction
  • Materials
  • ↘↘ Conductors
  • ↘↘ Semiconductors
  • ↘↘ Dielectrics
  • Functional inks
  • Substrates
  • Barrier and encapsulation layers
  • Print processes
  • ↘↘ Flexography
  • ↘↘ Gravure
  • ↘↘ Inkjet
  • ↘↘ Lithography
  • ↘↘ Soft lithography
  • ↘↘ Offset lithography
  • ↘↘ Screen printing
  • ↘↘ Thermal imaging
  • ↘↘ Thermal ablation

PLASTIC ELECTRONICS MARKET BY END USE

  • Introduction
  • OLED Lighting - general
  • Automotive PE markets
  • Automotive OLED lighting
  • Market entry
  • The EV impact
  • The role of printed and flexible electronics
  • Energy harvesting and solar panels
  • Touchscreens, touch controls and sensors
  • Energy: smart buildings, OPV/BIPV
  • ↘↘ Introduction
  • ↘↘ Smart buildings
  • ↘↘ Integrated sensor systems in structures
  • ↘↘ OPV and BIPV - energy harvesting
  • ↘↘ Building-integrated photovoltaics
  • Displays
  • ↘↘ Electro-wetting displays
  • ↘↘ Electrophoretic displays
  • E-paper and signage
  • OLED displays & TVs
  • Flexible displays
  • Packaging and product security
  • Counterfeiting countermeasures and PE
  • Wireless product security options
  • Medical

UNMET NEEDS IN PLASTIC ELECTRONICS DEVELOPMENT

  • Introduction
  • Background: state of development, plastic electronics
  • Standards
  • Materials
  • ↘↘ Barrier and encapsulation layers
  • ↘↘ Transparent conductors and ITO alternatives
  • ↘↘ Graphene as an ITO alternative
  • >> Market outlook
  • ↘↘ Conductive inks
  • ↘↘ Graphene-based conductive inks
  • ↘↘ N-type organic semiconductors
  • ↘↘ Flexible substrates
  • Processes
  • ↘↘ Flexible substrates
  • ↘↘ Printing electronics
  • ↘↘ RFID tags
  • ↘↘ Organic photovoltaics

GEOGRAPHIC MARKETS AND FORECASTS

  • Market forecasts for North America to 2018
  • Market forecasts for Europe to 2018
  • Market forecasts for Asia to 2018
  • Market forecasts for Rest of the World to 2018

Tables and Figures

  • Summary, PE markets by end use application, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Projected ITO markets ($ billion)
  • Market growth, ITO alternatives, overall and touchscreen component ($ billion)
  • Projected market volume for conductive inks by application ($ billion)
  • Projected markets, R2R equipment and services ($ billion)
  • Unit sales, OLED televisions (million units)
  • Overall OLED and touchscreen market forecasts ($ billion)
  • OLED lighting markets, all applications ($ million)
  • Automotive OLED lighting markets ($ billion)
  • Worldwide market for intelligent lighting systems ($ billion)
  • Worldwide markets for PE-enabled sensor technology in smart buildings ($ million)
  • BIPV installations, wattage and sales (MW, $ million)
  • RFID product security market forecast volume and unit sales ($ billion, billion units)
  • Overall product security market, RFID vs PE component ($ billion)
  • Overall medical devices market and PE components ($ billion)
  • Projected ITO markets, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Classes of functional inks and key attributes for PE
  • Projected market volume for conductive inks by application, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Semiconductor mobilities
  • Requirements for barrier and encapsulation layers
  • Barrier properties of key films
  • Summary, PE markets by end use application, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Global capacity, OLED manufacture and solution processing, 2012-2018 (thousand m2)
  • OLED lighting markets, all applications, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • OLED lighting markets, sales ($ million) and units (millions), 2012-2018
  • Overall automotive "infotainment" market forecast, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Miles travelled on US roads by year, 1986-2010 (trillion miles)
  • Automotive OLED lighting market, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Market volume in building energy management systems, worldwide, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Market for intelligent lighting controls, worldwide, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Worldwide market for PE-enabled intelligent lighting systems, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Worldwide markets for PE-enabled sensor technology in smart buildings, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • Comparison, solar cell efficiencies, silicon-based vs PE-based
  • General OPV markets, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • Cost per watt over time, BIPV systems, 2012-2018 ($/W)
  • BIPV market share, overlays, rigid and flexible PV panels, 2012-2018 (%)
  • Costs and sales, BIPV encapsulation materials, 2012-2018
  • BIPV installations, wattage and sales, 2012-2018 (MW, $ million)
  • BIPV installations, sales by region, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • PE materials markets, BIPV, by region, 2012-2018, ($ million)
  • Projected EPD market volume, 2012- 2018 ($ million)
  • Projected market volume, e-paper and signage, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • Projected prices, 55 inch OLED display, 2012-2018 ($)
  • Unit sales, OLED televisions, 2012-2018 (million units)
  • Overall OLED and touchscreen market forecasts, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Worldwide impact of piracy, counterfeiting, etc., 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • RFID product security market forecast, volume and unit sales, 2012-2018
  • RFID passive, semi-passive and active devices markets, by volume, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • RFID passive, semi-passive and active devices markets, by units, 2012-2018 (billion units)
  • Overall product security market, RFID vs PE component, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Overall medical devices market and PE component, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Market growth, ITO alternatives, overall and touchscreen component, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • ITO alternative markets in touchscreens, by application, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • GNP consumption, conductive inks, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • Projected markets, R2R equipment and services, 2012-2018 ($ billion)
  • Solution-processed emissive materials markets, OLED displays, 2012-2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics processes: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Plastic electronics materials: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Plastic electronics products: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Barrier and encapsulation layers: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Transparent conductors and ITO alternatives: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Graphene as an ITO alternative: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Conductive inks: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Graphene-based conductive inks: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • N-type organic semiconductors: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Flexible substrates: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Printing electronics: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • RFID tags: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Organic photovoltaics: disruptive technology forecasts to 2018
  • Unmet needs in OLED lighting to 2018
  • Unmet needs in automotive OLED lighting to 2018
  • Unmet needs in e-paper and signage markets to 2018
  • Unmet needs in OLED display markets to 2018
  • Unmet needs in RFID product security markets to 2018
  • Unmet needs in medical devices to 2018
  • Unmet needs in packaging to 2018
  • Plastic electronics markets by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in the rest of the world to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED lighting markets by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED lighting markets in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED lighting markets in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED lighting markets in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED lighting markets for the rest of the world to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics automotive OLED lighting markets by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics automotive OLED lighting markets in North America to 2018 to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics automotive OLED lighting markets in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics automotive OLED lighting markets in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics automotive OLED lighting markets in the Rest of the World to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics e-paper and signage markets by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics e-paper and signage markets in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics e-paper and signage markets in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics e-paper and signage markets in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics e-paper and signage markets in the Rest of the World to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in packaging by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in packaging in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in packaging in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in packaging in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in packaging in Rest of the World to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED display markets by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED display markets in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED display markets in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED display markets in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics OLED display markets in Rest of the World to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics RFID product security markets by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics RFID product security markets in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics RFID product security markets in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics RFID product security markets in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics RFID product security markets in Rest of the World to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in medical devices by region to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in medical devices in North America to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in medical devices in Europe to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in medical devices in Asia to 2018 ($ million)
  • Plastic electronics markets in medical devices in Rest of the World to 2018 ($ million)