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Plastics in Electronics Components: Technologies and Global Markets

Plastics in Electronics Components: Technologies and Global Markets

Report Highlights
The global electronics components market reached nearly 3.9 billion pounds in 2016. This market is estimated to reach nearly 6.1 billion pounds in 2022 from 4.2 billion pounds in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7% for 2017-2022. 

Report Includes
An overview of the global market for plastics in electronic components
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2016, estimates for 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022
Information about pricing of resins, molders of electronic components, testing agencies, and requirements related to electronic components
Coverage of single devices, such as connectors, capacitors, switches, bobbins, multiple-component devices such as printed circuit boards and interconnects, and encapsulants.
Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the industry

Report Scope
This study covers all electronics components where plastics are used to a significant extent. It concentrates on components produced by injection molding, compression molding and encapsulation. It does not cover wire and cable, films used in capacitors or recording media, or enclosures.

The study also identifies major material suppliers and key processors. It reviews important new technologies, as well as changes in legislation and industry standards and norms that may have significant effects on markets for electronics components, and it looks at interpolymer competition.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3: Market and Technology Background
Overview
Snapshot of the Electronics Device Market
Computers
Overview
Desktops
Electronics Displays
Background
Printers
Overview
Inkjet Printers
Monochrome Laser Printers
Color Laser Printers
Manufacturers
“All-in-One” Machines
Phones
Corded
Cordless
Fax Machines
Scanners
Mobile Electronics Devices
Phones
Laptops/Notebooks/Netbooks
Tablets
E-Readers
Portable Music Players
Automotive Market
Overview
Electric Cars
CAFE Issues
Overview of Electronics Components in Automotive Products
Material Usage
Connectors
Sensors
Flexible Circuitry in Automotive Applications
Chapter 4: Market Breakdown by Technology Type
Overview
Types of Polymers
Thermoplastics
Standard Nylons
Thermoplastic Polymers
Polyphenylene Sulfide
Polyimides
Polycarbonates
Polyphthalamides and Other High-Temperature Nylons
Liquid Crystal Polymers
Sulfone Polymers
Alloys/Blends
Fluoropolymers
Polyaryletherketones
Cyclic Olefin Copolymers
Thermoplastic Market Estimates and Forecasts Summary
Thermoset Polymers
Overview
General Properties
Epoxy Resins
Polyurethanes
Phenolics
Unsaturated Polyesters
Diallyl Phthalate
BT-Epoxy Resins and Cyanate Esters
Thermoset Market Estimates and Forecasts Summary
Chapter 5: Overview of Key Components, PCBs and Encapsulants
Introduction
Focus of This Report
Resin Consumption
Background
Markets
Growth
Market Drivers
Printed Circuit Boards
Overview
Property Requirements for Laminates
Physical Composition
Assembly Technologies
PCB Substrates
Specific Polymers Used in Printed Circuit Boards
Other Materials Used in Printed Circuit Boards
Fiber Reinforcements
Production of Circuitry
Environmental Issues
Flexible Printed Circuit Boards
Soldering
Production Statistics
Industry Trends
Electronics Packaging
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Encapsulants
Definitions and Background
Primary Purposes of Encapsulation
Encapsulant Materials
Epoxy Encapsulation Formulations
Encapsulated Electrical and Electronics Components
Epoxy Encapsulant Systems
Silicone Encapsulants
Thermoplastic Encapsulants
Selected Major Encapsulant Producers and Their Product Lines
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Chapter 6: Molded Electronics Products
Overview
Background
Polymers Used
Market Drivers
Connectors
Background
Trends
Applications for Electronics Connectors
Material Selection
Flame Retardance
Standards Relating to Connectors
Manufacturers
End-Use Markets
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Switches
Background
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Coil Formers
Background
Manufacturers
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Relays
Background
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Capacitors
Background
Applications
Capacitor Materials
Consumption by Market Segment
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Other Molded Electronics Components
Resistors
Market Estimates and Forecasts
Summary of Market Estimates and Forecasts
Chapter 7: Patent Review/ New Developments
Background
Importance of Miniaturization
Thin-Walling Electronics Components
Background
Effects of Thin-Walling on Performance Requirements and Design
Application Requirements
Material and Process Selection
Properties Required
Challenges in Downsizing
Software that Aids Thin-wall Design
Flexible Electronics
Overview
Wearable Electronics
Cloud Computing and Big Data
The Internet of Everything
Changes in Electronics Component Manufacturing that Could Influence Resin Choices
Recent Patents Related to the Industry
Chapter 8: Electronics Components Industry Overview and Plastics Producers . 155
Top Semiconductor Producers and Customers
Manufacturing and Marketing Aspects
Globalization
What Component Suppliers Are Doing
Plastics Producers
Overview
Polymer Producers According to Material Type
Thermosets
Thermoplastics
Chapter 9: Environmental Issues
Overview
Printed Circuit Board Disposal
Bromine-Free Printed Circuit Boards
Halogen-Free Flame Retardants for Thermoplastics
Recycling
Electronics Industry Interface
Overview
Reasons for Increased Environmental Regulations for Electronics Equipment
The European Union RoHS Directive
The European Union WEEE Directive
EPEAT
Chapter 10: Performance Requirements Related to Electronics Components
Overview
Flammability Standards
Definitions
Flammability Tests
Overview
UL 94
Glow-Wire Flammability Index – IEC 60695
UL 1694
UL 746C
Other Standards
UL 1446
UL 1950
Chapter 11: Company Profiles
Appendix: Acronyms
About BCC Research
About BCC Research
BCC Membership
BCC Custom Research
List of Tables
Summary Table Global Electronics Components Market, by Type of Polymer, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 1 Examples of Standard Nylons Used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 2 Global Standard Nylon Electronics Components Consumption, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 3 Examples of Polybutylene Terephthalates Used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 4 Global Polybutylene Terephthalate Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 5 Global PET/PCT Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 6 Examples of Polyphenylene Sulfide and Polyphenylene Sulfide Blends Used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 7 Global Polyphenylene Sulfide Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 8 Global Polyimide* Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 9 Examples of Polycarbonates Used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 10 Global Polycarbonate Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 11 Examples of Polyphthalamide Polymers used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 12 Global Polyphthalamides and High-Temperature Nylon Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 13 Examples of Liquid Crystal Polymers Used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name . 50
Table 14 Global Liquid Crystal Polymer Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 15 Global Sulfone Polymer Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 16 Global Polymer Alloy/Blend Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 17 Global Fluoropolymer Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 18 Examples of PAEK Used to Mold Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 19 Global Polyaryletherketone Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 20 Global Thermoplastic Electronics Components Market, by Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 21 Thermoset Properties and Manufacturing Processes
Table 22 Examples of Epoxy Resins Used for Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 23 Global Epoxy Resin Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 24 Examples of Polyurethane Systems Used for Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 25 Global Polyurethane Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 26 Examples of Phenolics Used for Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 27 Global Phenolic Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 28 Examples of Unsaturated Polyester and Vinyl Ester and Compounds Used for Electronics Components, by Trade Name
Table 29 Global Unsaturated Polyester Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 30 Global Diallyl Phthalate Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 31 Global Thermoset Electronics Components Market, by Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds).. 77
Table 32 Important Technical Factors to Consider When Selecting Printed Circuit Board Substrate Materials
Table 33 Comparison between Rigid and Flexible Circuit Boards
Table 34 Major Producers of Rigid and Flexible Circuit Boards
Table 35 Polymers Suitable for Production of 3D-MIDs Using LDS Technology
Table 36 Advantages and Disadvantages of LDS and Two-component Molding for 3D-MIDs
Table 37 Global PCB Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 38 Global PCB* Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 39 Global PCB Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 40 Types of Encapsulant Materials – Advantages and Disadvantages
Table 41 Epoxy Encapsulant Formulations
Table 42 Global Electronics Encapsulants Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds) .. 111
Table 43 Global Electronics Encapsulants Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 44 Global Electronics Encapsulants Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 45 Major Manufacturers of Electronics Connectors
Table 46 Global Electronics Connector Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 47 Global Electronics Connector Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 48 Global Electronics Connector Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 49 Global Electronics Components Switch Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 50 Global Electronics Components Switch Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 51 Global Electronics Components Switch Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 52 Selected Manufacturers Molding Coil Formers for Electronics Applications
Table 53 Global Coil-Former Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 54 Global Coil-Former Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 55 Global Coil-Former Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 56 Global Relay Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 57 Global Relay Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 58 Global Relay Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 59 Global Capacitor Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 60 Global Other Electronics Components Market, by Polymer Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 61 Global Other Electronics Components Market, by Thermoplastic Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 62 Global Other Electronics Components Market, by Thermoset Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 63 Global Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 64 Global Thermoplastic Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 65 Global Thermoset Electronics Components Market, by Application, Through 2022 (Million Pounds)
Table 66 Top Global Semiconductor Producer Companies, 2016 ($ Billions)
Table 67 Top Global Semiconductor Customers, 2016 ($ Billions)
Table 68 Trade Names of Selected Plastics Used in Electronics Components

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