The global Conductive Polymer Coatings Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 29639.24 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Conductive polymer coatings provide antistatic properties, reduced friction, and corrosion resistance to various substrates including metals, glass, and plastics. These coatings find wide application in electronic devices and automotive components to prevent damage from static electricity.
Market key trends:
One of the major trends in the conductive polymer coatings market is the growing demand from the photovoltaic industry. Conductive polymer coatings are widely used in solar cells and panels to provide protection against moisture ingress and improve conductivity between layers. The coating helps increase power conversion efficiency and lifespan of solar modules. Rapid capacity additions in the solar energy sector across regions are thus augmenting the consumption of conductive polymer coatings.
Strength: Conductive polymer coatings have strong corrosion resistance and can replace metal coatings in several applications. They offer enhanced conductivity and superior film formation properties.
Weakness: High material and manufacturing costs associated with conductive polymer coatings limit their widespread adoption. Additional R&D is required to improve coating efficiency.
Opportunity: Growing electronics and automotive industries present significant opportunities for conductive polymer coatings. Their use in developing applications like smart coatings and sensors is increasing.
Threats: Stringent environmental regulations around solvent-based coatings push vendors to develop newer bio-based and water-based coating technologies with lower VOC emissions. Competition from emerging graphene and carbon nanotube coatings.
The Global Conductive Polymer Coatings Market Forecast is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period, due to increasing demand from electronics and automotive industries. Conductive polymer coatings find widespread use in applications such as EMI/RFI shielding, printed circuit boards, and anti-static coatings.
North America dominated the conductive polymer coatings market in 2023, accounting for over 30% of the global demand. Presence of major electronics companies and stringent regulations regarding use of coating materials drive the conductive polymer coatings market in the region. Asia Pacific is expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period with China and India emerging as highly lucrative markets.
Key players operating in the conductive polymer coatings market are Heraeus Holding, PPG Industries, Inc., Akzo Nobel N.V., The Sherwin-Williams Company and AnCatt Inc. These players are focusing on new product launches, expansions, and mergers & acquisitions to gain higher market shares and serve the growing demand for conductive polymer coatings especially from the electronics industry.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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