EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies: A Global Strategic Business Report
San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 07, 2014
Follow us on LinkedIn – EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies are used to safeguard the performance of electronic equipment against electromagnetic interference (EMI) related failure. Mandatory compliance of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) regulations is a major factor promoting global demand for EMI/RFI solutions. The market is further fueled by rising proliferation of electronic equipment and the subsequent need to reduce the resultant electromagnetic pollution. In addition, global demand for EMI/RFI shielding solutions is expected to rise owing to the criticality of equipment failure in end-use sectors such as aerospace, defense and automotive. Innovations in electronic displays, renewable energy technologies and the shrinking size of electronic devices are all key factors promoting the development of novel EMI/RFI shielding materials and technologies.
Technological breakthroughs in EMI/RFI shielding materials achieved over the last few years include the use of nanomaterials such as polymer matrix nanocomposites, carbon nanotubes and graphene and intrinsically conducting polymers. Conventional coating materials are expected to lose market share to nanomaterials in the next few years as a result of rising adoption and falling costs. Research is also boosted by rising environmental concerns over existing manufacturing processes such as electroless plating. The focus is also on developing eco-friendly products that reduce drain on natural resources and minimize need for landfills.
As stated by the new market research report on EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies, Asia-Pacific represents the largest market worldwide, followed by Europe at a distant second. Growth in Asia-Pacific is largely due to the region’s transformation into the global production hub for electronic equipment and components. Driven by rising income levels, discretionary spends and the subsequent proliferation of electronic devices, automotive electronics and telecommunication equipment, Asia-Pacific is forecast to emerge as the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 4.8% over the analysis period.
Conductive Coatings represents the largest segment in the global market. Electronic device manufactures are increasingly seeking advanced yet cost-effective EMI/RFI shielding material solutions to reduce the risk of premature equipment failure. With demand expected to rise in new high-growth end-use segments such as photovoltaics and displays, conductive coatings is set to witness strong growth in the coming years. The development of novel and advanced polymers designed to offer superior EMI/RFI protection is forecast to transform the global conductive plastics market. Laminates/Tapes category is expected to post the fastest CAGR of 4.2% over the analysis period.
Major players covered in the report include 3M Company, AI Technology, Inc., Alco Technologies Inc., Coilcraft, Inc., Cybershield, Inc., CGS Technologies, Inc., Chomerics North America, Dow Corning, EIS Fabrico, Electriplast Corporation, ETS-Lindgren, Henkel, Laird Technologies, PPG Industries, Schlegel Electronic Materials, Inc., Tech-Etch, and Zippertubing Company, among others.
The research report titled “EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies: A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, drivers, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. The report provides market estimates and projections for all major geographic markets such as the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific), Middle East and Latin America. The global and regional markets for EMI/RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies are analyzed, in US dollars by product segments such as Conductive Coatings, Conductive Plastics, Metal Cabinets, Laminates/Tapes and Other EMI/RFI shielding materials.
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