Anti-static packaging materials are used to protect electronic products from accumulation of static electricity and electrostatic discharge during shipping and handling. Products such as integrated circuits, microchips, motherboards and LCD/LED panels require anti-static packaging materials to prevent damage. The global electronics industry has witnessed rapid growth over the past few years with increasing demand for consumer electronics, smartphones, computers and other devices. The global anti-static packaging materials market is estimated to be valued at US$ 606.6 Mn in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.6% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
The growth of the global anti-static packaging materials market is attributed to the rapid growth of the electronics industry as mentioned in the heading. Increasing electronics production has fueled the demand for anti-static packaging materials to safely transport electronic devices and prevent damage from static electricity. Additionally, growing awareness among manufacturers about the importance of using anti-static packaging materials is also driving the market growth. Stringent regulations regarding the use of anti-static materials for packaging electronics and components aim to further boost adoption. Manufacturers are constantly focusing on developing innovative anti-static films, bags and other solutions to capture new growth opportunities in the evolving electronics sector.
The global anti-static packaging materials market is dominated by bags and plastics sub segment. This segment accounts for over 35% share of the total market owing to high usage of these materials in electronics and electrical goods packaging where static charge protection is of high importance. Paper and cardboard is second largest segment driven by usage of these conventional packaging materials across industries.
- Political: There are no major political risks affecting the anti-static packaging materials market globally. Some countries have regulations regarding usage of plastic packaging materials which can minorly impact certain end use segments.
- Economic: Factors such as global GDP growth, rise of e-commerce sector, industrial growth especially in electronics are driving the demand for anti-static materials from packaging perspective. High growth sectors fuel the market growth.
- Social: Changing consumer preferences towards safe and secure packaging of goods coupled with increasing awareness regarding ESD protection needs is a key social factor supporting the demand.
- Technological: Continuous R&D leading to development of new electrostatic discharge materials as well as advancement in packaging machinery allows greater automation and quality packaging output.
The global anti-static packaging materials market is expected to witness high growth driven by expanding end use industries across the globe.
Regional Analysis: North America accounts for largest share of over 30% of the anti-static packaging materials market led by presence of major electronics manufacturers and robust industrial sector in the region. USA and Canada are fastest growing markets in North America due to strong demand from varied end use industries.
Key players operating in the anti-static packaging materials market are Daklapack Group, Sharp Packaging Systems, Polyplus Packaging Ltd., Protective Packaging Corporation Inc., Sekisui Chemical GmbH, Esdwork CO, LTD., Automated Packaging Systems, Inc., Cir-Q-Tech Tako Technologies, MARUAI Inc., and LPS Industries. Protective Packaging Corporation Inc. And MARUAI Inc. witnessed highest growth rate during the forecast period owing to innovative product portfolio and strategic expansion across regions.