Global Flexible Printed Circuit Boards Market to Exceed $16 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Flexible Printed Circuit Board markets. The world market for flexible printed circuit boards is projected to exceed $16 billion by the year 2015. Rapid technological changes, increasing miniaturization, complexity and portability needs of electronic products in various sectors such as telecommunications, industrial packaging, medical, and automotive sectors are expected to drive demand for flexible circuits.

Flexible Printed Circuit Boards: A Global Strategic Business Report

Flexible printed circuits serve a wide range of demanding applications. The physical characteristics of flexible circuits such as lesser thickness, lesser weight, and the ability to take any forms, besides reliability and functionality, are driving their use in various innovative end-use applications. Demand for flexible circuits is expected to be robust from end-use markets such as defense and aerospace; telecommunications; automotive; and industrial markets.

Asia-Pacific represents the largest as well as the fastest growing market worldwide for flexible printed circuit boards, as stated by the new market research report on flexible printed circuit boards. Japan is the second largest market for flexible printed circuit boards.

Communications continues to be the largest end-use market for flexible printed circuit boards worldwide. Demand from the segment is being spurred by growing demand for mobile phones. Increasing global demand for mobile phones in recent years led to substantial demand for flexible circuits. Demand also spawned from increasing number of flexible circuits per mobile phone unit. However, Consumer Electronics is expected to emerge as the fastest growing end-use market for flexible printed circuits worldwide.

The global marketplace is characterized by participants such as 3M, Career Technology (MFG.) Co. Ltd., Flexible Circuit Technologies Inc., Fujikura Ltd., Innovex Inc., MFS Technology Ltd., Molex Inc., Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc., Multek Flexible Circuits Inc., Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc., Nippon Mektron Ltd., Nitto Denko Corp., Northpoint Technologies Inc., Parlex Corp., Sony Chemical & Information Device Corp., Si Flex Co. Ltd, Shindo Electric, and Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd.

The report titled "Flexible Printed Circuit Boards: A Global Strategic Business Report" announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, drivers, product profile, players, competition, recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for major geographic markets such as the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. Global analytics are provided for end-use segments such as Automotive, Communication, Computing, Consumer Electronics, Defense & Aerospace, Industrial/Medical and Packaging.

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