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Global Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Materials Market 2017-2021

Global Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Materials Market 2017-2021

About OLED Materials

OLED are made of organic (carbon-based) materials that emit light when the electricity is applied to them. OLEDs are used for lighting and displays. OLEDs are used in the mass production of active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panels, including the red, green, and blue (RGB) light-emitting materials. The materials of the common layers include hole transport layer (HTL), electron transport layer (ETL), and a capping layer (CPL), along with other functional materials.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global OLED materials market to grow at a CAGR of 5.71% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global OLED materials market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global OLED Materials Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • DuPont
  • Merck
  • Samsung SDI Chemicals and Electronics Materials
  • Sumitomo Chemical
  • Universal Display
Other prominent vendors
  • Doosan
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • DUKSAN Hi-Metal
  • Hodagaya Chemical
  • Idemitsu Kosan
  • Konica Minolta
  • LG Chem
Market driver
  • Increasing adoption of OLED in smartphones.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Issues related to OLED material development and printing technology.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased adoption in automotive sector.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global OLED Materials Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global OLED materials market: DuPont, Merck, Samsung SDI Chemicals and Electronics Materials, Sumitomo Chemical, and Universal Display.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Doosan, The Dow Chemical Company, DUKSAN Hi-Metal, Hodagaya Chemical, Idemitsu Kosan, Konica Minolta, and LG Chem.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in market is increasing penetration of IoT. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the means to interact with the people, objects, and places over the technology. IoT needs an electronic platform that is persuasive, unobtrusive, and can be integrated. The core components used to achieve these are radio-frequency identification (RFID) and near-field communication (NFC) devices in the IoT. The IoT industries need fast, solution-printed, low-cost electronics that are thin and unbreakable.”

According to the report, one driver in market is increasing adoption of OLED in smartphones. In 2016, around 70% of world’s population owned a smartphone. In 2016, the smartphone market witnessed a shipment of 1.44 billion units when compared to 7% in 2015. The growth is mainly because of the availability of the low-cost smartphones that are paving the way for commerce in emerging markets. In the first quarter of 2016, Samsung shipped around 80 million smartphone devices, and Apple shipped around 50 million iPhones. Huawei’s smartphone shipment rose by 62% in 2016. There is an increase in the penetration rate of OLEDs in major markets like China.

Further, the report states that one challenges in market is issues related to OLED material development and printing technology. Development and processing remain a challenge for OLED materials. During the development phase, manufacturers face issues such as inadequate surface tension, low performance of blue emitters, and non-uniform deposition. OLED displays developed through the ink-jet printing technology had issues such as poor uptime performance, difficulty in formation of multi-layer structures, and no standard technique for RGB and white OLED (WOLED) fabrication.

Companies Mentioned

DuPont, Merck, Samsung SDI Chemicals and Electronics Materials, Sumitomo Chemical, Universal Display, Doosan, The Dow Chemical Company, DUKSAN Hi-Metal, Hodagaya Chemical, Idemitsu Kosan, Konica Minolta, and LG Chem.

  • Executive sumary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Introduction
    • Mechanism of OLED display units
      • Table Structure of OLED
    • Advantages of OLEDs
    • Limitations of OLEDs
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global OLED materials market: Segmentation
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global OLED materials market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by material
    • Market overview
      • Table Global OLED materials market segmentation 2016-2021 (% revenue)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global OLED materials market by geography 2016-2021 (% revenue)
    • APAC
      • Table OLED materials market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table OLED materials market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table OLED materials market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan
    • Japan
  • Market drivers
    • Increasing adoption of OLED in smartphones
    • High adoption in TVs and gaming devices
    • Growth of wireless devices
    • Growing demand for OLED panels
      • Table Global OLED panel: Penetration across consumer electronic devices 2016-2021 (% share)
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Issues related to OLED material development and printing technology
    • Vulnerability to water damage
    • Limited life span of materials
    • Production cost of AMOLEDs
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increased adoption in automotive sector
    • Increase in number of fabs
      • Table Fab construction units
      • Table Global OLED materials market by wafer size 2016-2021 (%)
    • Increasing penetration of IoT
    • Increase in R&D spending
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • DuPont
    • Merck
    • Samsung SDI Chemicals and Electronic Materials
      • Table Business centers and location in South Korea
    • Sumitomo Chemical
    • Universal Display
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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