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The Global Market for Conductive Inks to 2027

The Global Market for Conductive Inks to 2027

Conductive inks are currently utilized in printed and flexible electronics applications such as radio frequency identification (RFID) antennas, printed transistors and photovoltaic cells. The growth in the internet of things (IoT) will drive the need for cost effective and flexible electronic devices and components.

Conductive inks represents a multi-billion dollar market opportunity over the next decade in markets ranging from flexible electronics to automotive. Not only will demand across all current markets grow but the development of new materials and processes is leading to the creation of new market opportunities for conductive ink producers and suppliers in flexible, customized and 3D printed electronics.

Opportunities explored in this report include:
Flexible and stretchable electronics.
Printed electronics for smartphones (printed antennas, touch screens).
Printed circuit boards.
3D printing.
Smart packaging.
Photovoltaics.

Copper and silver inks will continue to dominate the market for the next few years but growth in flexible electronics necessitates the development of new materials. Conductive ink materials explored in this report include:
Silver flake.
Silver nanoparticles.
Silver nanowires.
Carbon nanotubes.
Graphene.
Copper ink.

Report contents include:
Conductive inks market forecasts to 2027 in revenues and tons.
Market forecasts by region.
In depth assessment of conductive ink types including properties, advantages, disadvantages, prospects, applications and revenues to 2027.
Opportunity assessment by application and market including photovoltaics, touch screens, flexible displays, automotive, 3D printing, sensors, printed circuit boards, electronic textiles and wearables, RFID, printed memory and transistors, printed heaters, conductive pens etc.
Latest products.
118 company profiles.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTRONICS
      • The wearables revolution
        • Table Evolution of wearable devices, 2011-2017.
      • Flexible, thin, and large-area form factors
      • From rigid to flexible and stretchable
      • Organic and printed electronics
      • New conductive materials
        • Table Advanced materials for printable, flexible and stretchable sensors and Electronics- Advantages and disadvantages.
        • Table Sheet resistance (RS) and transparency (T) values for transparent conductive oxides and alternative materials for transparent conductive electrodes (TCE).
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • MATERIALS UTILIZED IN CONDUCTIVE INKS
    • CONDUCTIVE INK TYPES
    • PRINTING METHODS
    • INKJET PRINTING
    • CARBON NANOTUBES
      • Properties
        • Table Properties of CNTs and comparable materials.
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing carbon nanotubes for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • CONDUCTIVE POLYMERS (CP)
      • Properties
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Types of flexible conductive polymers, properties and applications.
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
    • GRAPHENE
      • Properties
        • Table Properties of graphene.
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable elec tronics
        • Table Companies developing graphene for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • METAL NANOPARTICLES (AG, CU AND AU)
      • Properties
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing metal nanoparticles for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
  • THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONDUCTIVE INKS
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable conductive inks.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Current products
        • Table Printable electronics products.
      • Advanced materials solutions
        • Table Comparative properties of conductive inks.
        • Table Applications in conductive inks by type and benefits thereof.
      • Applications
        • Table Applications in flexible and stretchable batteries, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof.
        • Table Price comparison of thin-film transistor (TFT) electronics technology.
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
      • Table Conductive inks in the flexible and stretchable electronics market 2017-2027 revenue forecast (million $), by ink types.
      • Wearables and IoT
        • Table Global market for wearable electronics, 2015-2020, by application, billions $.
        • Table The market for nanomaterials-based conductive inks in wearables and IoT, by conductive ink type, 2018-2027, conservative estimate.
      • Clothing and apparel
        • Table Global market for smart clothing and apparel, 2014-2021, units and revenues (US$).
        • Table The market for nanomaterials-based conductive inks in clothing and apparel, by conductive ink type, 2018-2027, conservative estimate
      • Healthcare
        • Table Potential addressable market for smart textiles and wearables in medical and healthcare.
      • RFID (Retail)
        • Table Opportunities for advanced materials in printed electronics.
        • Table The market for nanomaterials-based conductive inks in RFID, by conductive ink type, 2018-2027, conservative estimate.
      • Energy storage
        • Table Potential addressable market for thin film, flexible and printed batteries.
        • Table The market for nanomaterials-based conductive inks in energy storage, by conductive ink type, 2018-2027, conservative estimate.
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • AGFA
      • ANP
      • Aztrong, Inc.
      • Bando Chemical
      • BG Materials Ltd.
      • BotFactory Inc.
      • Brewer Science
      • C3 Nano, Inc.
      • Cambridge Graphene Platform Ltd.
      • Canatu Oy
      • Clariant
      • Colloidal Ink Co., Ltd.
      • Copprint
      • Creative Materials, Inc.
      • Dae Joo Electronic Materials co., Ltd
      • Daicel Corporation
      • Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.
      • DuPont Advanced Materials
      • Dycotec Materials
      • Electroninks
      • Elephantech Inc.
      • Ferro Corporation
      • Flexbright Oy
      • Fuji Pigment Co., Ltd.
      • Fujikura Kasei Co Ltd
      • Genes'ink
      • Giga Solar
      • Graphene Nanochem
      • Graphene Square
      • Harima Chemical
      • Haydale Ltd.
      • Henkel Electronics
      • Heraeus
      • Hitachi Chemical
      • Inktec
      • Inkron
      • Intrinsiq Materials
      • JNC Corporation
      • Johnson Matthey
      • Jujo Chemical
      • Kishu Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd.
      • Komura Tech
      • Kunshan Hisense Electronics Co., Ltd.
      • LG Chem
      • Linde AG
      • Molex, LLC
      • Nagase Chemtex
      • Namics Corporation
      • NanoComposix
      • Nanogap
      • Noritake
      • Mitsubishi Imaging, Inc.
      • Methode Electronics
      • NanoDimension
      • Nagase America Corporation
      • Nanogap
      • Nanointegris
      • Nitto Denko
      • Novacentrix
      • Optomec, Inc.
      • Otego GmbH
      • PARC
      • Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited
      • Polymatech Japan Co., Ltd.
      • Poly-Ink
      • Promethean Particles Ltd.
      • Pulse Electronics
      • PV Nano Cell Ltd.
      • Raymor Industries, Inc.
      • Raynergy Tek
      • Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
      • Showa Denko K.K.
      • Sun Chemical Corporation
      • T-ink
      • TF Massif
      • TactoTek
      • Tanaka Metal
      • Tangio Printed Electronics
      • Talga Resources
      • Thin Film Electronics ASA
      • Tokusen USA Inc
      • Toyocolor Co., Ltd.
      • Ulvac Technologies, Inc.
      • UT Dots, Inc.
      • Vorbeck Material Corporation
      • Voxel8
      • Xefro
      • Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)
      • XG Sciences, Inc.
      • Xymox Technologies, Inc.

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