HOME Top Market Reports Flexible Electronics Market by Components (Display, Battery, Sensor, Photovoltaic, Memory), Circuit Structure (Single-Sided, Double-Sided, Rigid) Application (Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Automotive, Energy and Power), & by Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020

Flexible Electronics Market by Components (Display, Battery, Sensor, Photovoltaic, Memory), Circuit Structure (Single-Sided, Double-Sided, Rigid) Application (Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Automotive, Energy and Power), & by Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: July 2014
Report Code: SE 2571

 

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Flexible electronics is the advanced form of electronics that has just started penetrating into the consumer products market in the form of e-book, signage, smartphone, and e-paper applications. In addition, it is also being deployed in military applications. However, the overall market is still in its novelty and expected to gain momentum by 2017.

This report has divided the flexible electronics industry into three segments: component, applications and geography. The thin film CIGS (Copper indium gallium selenide) PV panel market is accounted for more than 80% of the total market, but is expected to see a decreased growth rate in the forecast period. The consumer electronics market is expected to grow at a higher CAGR; this growth is expected to be fueled by consumer electronics product need and distinctive features of the flexible electronic products.

The global flexible electronics market revenue is estimated to grow from $3.4 billion in 2013 to $13.23 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 21.73% from 2014 to 2020. The consumer electronics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 44.30%, this growth is heralded by consumer electronics components namely: flexible displays and flexible sensors and battery.

This report also looks into the whole value chain of the market. It also focuses on the parent markets and the sub-markets of this industry and thus, identifies the total potential market that can be tapped by the flexible electronics memory.

The report, based on an extensive research study of the global market and the related semiconductor and products industries, is aimed at identifying the entire market based systems in all the applications. The report covers the overall market and sub-segment markets through extensive detailed classifications, in terms of revenue.

This report is focused on giving a bird’s eye-view of the complete flexible electronics industry with regards to the products market with detailed market segmentations, combined with qualitative analysis of each and every aspect of the classifications done by semiconductors, products, applications, and geography. All the numbers, both - revenue and volume, at every level of detail, are forecast till 2020 to give a glimpse of the potential revenue base in this market.

Markets & Market aspects covered:

In this report, the global hardware encryption market is fully segmented into the following categories and the industry trends also covered, by the following aspects:

  • Market by Component: Flexible display, flexible battery, flexible sensors, thin film PV (CIGS) and flexible memory
  • Market by Application Sector: Consumer electronics, medical & healthcare, energy & power, defense and automotive 
  • Market by Geography: North America (sub-segmentation by the U.S. and others), Europe (sub-segmentation by the U.K., Germany, France, and others), Asia-Pacific (sub-segmentation by China, Japan, South Korea, India, and others), and Rest of the Word (sub-segmentation of Latin America, the Middle East, and others)
  • Market – Competitive Landscape: Market share analysis
  • Market – Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of major companies existing in the flexible electronics value chain.

Table of Contents 
 
1 Introduction (Page No. - 18)
    1.1 Key Takeaways
    1.2 Report Description
    1.3 Scope and Markets Covered
    1.4 Stakeholders
    1.5 Research Methodology
          1.5.1 Market Size Estimation
          1.5.2 Market Crackdown and Data Triangulation
          1.5.3 Market Forecast Model
          1.5.4 Key Data Taken From Secondary Sources
          1.5.5 Key Data Taken From Primary Sources
          1.5.6 List of Companies Covered During the Study
    1.6 Report Scope and Assumptions
          1.6.1 General Assumptions

2 Executive Summary (Page No. - 34)

3 Cover Story (Page No. - 37)

4 Market Overview (Page No. - 40)
    4.1 Introduction
          4.1.1 Flexible Electronics Concept
    4.2 Market Definition
    4.3 Market Dynamics
          4.3.1 Drivers
                   4.3.1.1 Distinctive Features of Flexible Circuits
                   4.3.1.2 Increasing Consumer Goods Industry
                   4.3.1.3 Light Weight and Compact Structure
                   4.3.1.4 Environment-Friendliness of the Batteries 
          4.3.2 Restraints
                   4.3.2.1 Established Competing Technologies Such As LCD, Led and Printed Electronics Are Dampening Flexible Electronics Growth in Consumer Electronics.
                   4.3.2.2 Tedious, Time Consuming Manufacturing Processes.
          4.3.3 Opportunities
                   4.3.3.1 Penetration in Multiple Applications
                   4.3.3.1.1 Military
                   4.3.3.1.2 Digital Signage
                   4.3.3.2 Energy Harvesting Application
    4.4 Burning Issue
          4.4.1 Encapsulation Material
    4.5 Winning Imperative
          4.5.1 Early Adoption of Flexible Electronics Technology
          4.5.2 Adoption of Ideal Manufacturing Process
    4.6 Porter’s Five Force Analysis
    4.7 Porters Analysis
          4.7.1 Degree of Competition
          4.7.2 Threat From New Entrants
          4.7.3 Threat From Substitutes
          4.7.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers
          4.7.5 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    4.8 Flexible Electronics Evolution
    4.9 Flexible Electronics Life Cycle

5 Flexible Electronics Circuit Structure (Page No. - 66)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Single-Sided Flex Circuit
    5.3 Back-Bared Or Double Access Flex Circuit
    5.4 Double-Sided Flex Circuit
    5.5 Rigid Flex Circuit
    5.6 Others
          5.6.1 Sculptured Flex Circuits
          5.6.2 Multi-Layer Flex Circuits
          5.6.3 Polymer Thick Film Flex Circuits
    5.7 Production Ratio
    5.8 Flexible Circuit Materials

6 Flexible Electronics Market By Component (Page No. - 73)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Flexible Display
          6.2.1 Flexible Display Technology
                   6.2.1.1 OLED
                   6.2.1.2 E-Paper
                   6.2.1.3 LCD
          6.2.2 Market Insight
    6.3 Flexible Battery
          6.3.1 Thin Film Batteries By Rechargeability
          6.3.2 Market Insight
    6.4 Flexible Sensor
          6.4.1 Bio Sensors
          6.4.2 Cmos Hybrid Sensors
          6.4.3 Photo Detectors
          6.4.4 Piezo Resistive
          6.4.5 Others
          6.4.6 Market Insight
    6.5 Flexible Memory
          6.5.1 Market Insight
          6.6 Photovoltaics
          6.6.1 Market Insight
    6.7 Others

7 Flexible Electronics Market By Applications (Page No. - 97)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Consumer Electronics
          7.2.1 Wearable Devices
          7.2.2 Smartphones
          7.2.3 Tablets and E-Readers
          7.2.4 Televisions
          7.2.5 Others
          7.2.6 Market Insight
    7.3 Automotive
          7.3.1 OLED Lightings:
          7.3.2 Smart Systems:
          7.3.3 Green Cars:
          7.3.4 Market Insight
    7.4 Medical and Healthcare
          7.4.1 Day-to-Day Health Monitoring Devices
          7.4.2 Core Medical Devices
          7.4.3 Market Insight
    7.5 Energy and Power
          7.5.1 Market Insight
    7.6 Defense & Aerospace
          7.6.1 Market Insight
    7.7 Sensing
          7.7.1 Market Insight
    7.8 Others

8 Flexible Electronics Market By Geography (Page No. - 144)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 North America
          8.2.1 U.S.
          8.2.2 Canada
          8.2.3 Mexico
    8.3 Europe
          8.3.1 Germany
          8.3.2 Italy
          8.3.3 U.K.
          8.3.4 France
          8.3.5 Others 
    8.4 APAC
          8.4.1 Japan
          8.4.2 China
          8.4.3 South Korea
          8.4.4 India
          8.4.5 Others
    8.5 ROW

9 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 183)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Market Share Ranking
    9.3 Key Growth Strategies
    9.4 Competitive Developments Across the Flexible Electronics Industry
          9.4.1 New Product Developments
          9.4.2 Acquisitions, Collaborations and Expansions
          9.4.3 Agreements, Contracts, Awards and Other Major Developments

10 Company Profiles (Page No. - 193)
     (Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)* 
     10.1 3M
     10.2 Cymbet Corporation, Inc
     10.3 E Ink Holdings Inc.
     10.4 First Solar
     10.5 Front Edge Technologies
     10.6 GE Measurement & Control Solutions
     10.7 ITN Energy Systems Inc.
     10.8 LG Electronics
     10.9 Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc.
     10.1 PARC
     10.11 Pragmatic Printing Limited
     10.12 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
     10.13 Solar Frontier K.K.
     10.14 Solicore, Inc
     10.15 Thinfilm Electronics ASA

*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development Might Not Be Capturedin Case of Unlisted Companies. 


List of Tables (105 Tables)

Table 1 List Companies Covered
Table 2 Impact Analysis of Drivers
Table 3 Impact Analysis of Restraints
Table 4 Quantification of Overall Poter’s Analysis
Table 5 Quantification of the Degree of Competition
Table 6 Quantification of the Threat From New Entrants
Table 7 Quantification of the Threat From Substitutes
Table 8 Quantification of Bargaining Power of the Buyers
Table 9 Quantification of Bargaining Power of the Suppliers
Table 10 Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 11 OLED Vs LCD
Table 12 Overall Challenges for OLED As Compared to LCD
Table 13 Comparison Between Flexible OLED, E-Paper and Flexible LCD
Table 14 Flexible Display Market Size, By Types, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 15 Flexible Display Market Size, By Applications, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 16 Flexible Battery Market Size, By Types, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 17 Flexible Battery Market Size, By Applications, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 18 Flexible Sensor Market Size, By Types 2013-2020, ($Million)
Table 19 Flexible Sensor Market Size, By Applications, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 20 Flexible Memory Market Size, By Applications, 2018-2020 ($Million) 
Table 21 Thin Film Pv Market Size, By Types, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 22 Thinfilm Pv (Cigs) Market Size, By Applications, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 23 Other Component Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 24 Global Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 25 Global Flexible Elecronics Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 26 Smart Watch Product Specifications
Table 27 Curved Display Smartphone Product Specifications
Table 28 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Consumer Electronics, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 29 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Consumer Electronics, By Type, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 30 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Consumer Electronics, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 31 Consumer Electronics Market Size for North America, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 32 Consumer Electronics Market Size for Europe, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 33 Consumer Electronics Market Size for APAC, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 34 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Automotive, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 35 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Automotive, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 36 Automotive Market Size for North America, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 37 Automotive Market Size for Europe, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 38 Automotive Market Size for APAC, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 39 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Medical and Healthcare, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 40 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Medical and Healthcare, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 41 Medical & Healthcare Market Size for North America, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 42 Medical and Healthcare Market Size for Europe, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 43 Medical and Healthcare Market Size for APAC, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 44 Difference Between Cigs and Cdte
Table 45 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Energy and Power, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 46 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Energy and Power, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 47 Energy and Power Market Size for North America, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 48 Energy and Power Market Size for Europe, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 49 Energy and Power Market Size for APAC, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 50 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Defense and Aerospace, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 51 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Defense and Aerospace, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 52 Defence and Aerospace Market Size for North America, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 53 Defence and Aerospace Market Size for Europe, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 54 Defence and Aerospace Market Size for APAC, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 55 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Sensing Applications, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 56 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Sensing Applications, By Geography ($Million)
Table 57 Sensing Applications Market Size for North America, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 58 Sensing Applications Market Size for Europe, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 59 Sensing Applications Market Size for APAC, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 60 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Other Applications, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 61 Flexible Electronics Market Size for Other Applications, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 62 Other Applications Market Size for North America, By Country ($Million) 
Table 63 Other Applications Market Size for Europe, By Country ($Million) 
Table 64 Other Applications Market Size for APAC, By Country ($Million) 
Table 65 Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 66 North America Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 67 North America Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Appication, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 68 U.S. Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 69 U.S. Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 70 Canada Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 71 Canada Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 72 Mexico Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 73 Mexico Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 74 Europe Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 75 Europe Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 76 Germany Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 77 Germany Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 78 Italy Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 79 Italy Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 80 U.K. Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 81 U.K. Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 82 France Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 83 France Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 84 Other Region Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 85 Other Region Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 86 APAC Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 87 APAC Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 88 Japan Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 89 Japan Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 90 China Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 91 China Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 92 South Korea Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 93 South Korea Flexible Electronics Market, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million)
Table 94 India Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 95 India Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 96 Other Region Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 97 Other Region Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 98 ROW Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Application, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 99 ROW Flexible Electronics Market Size, By Component, 2013-2020 ($Million) 
Table 100 Market Ranking of Elite Players for Flexible Electronics Market – 2013
Table 101 New Product Developments of Power Electronics Market
Table 102 Acquisitions, Collaborations and Expansions of Power Electronics Market
Table 103 Agreements, Contracts, Awards and Other Major Developments of Power Electronics Market
Table 104 GE Measurements& Control Solutions: Company Snapshot
Table 105 Solicore, Inc.: Company Snapshot


List of Figures  (42 Figures)

Figure 1 Flexible Electronics Industry- Monetary Chain and Market Scope 
Figure 2 Research Methodology
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology
Figure 4 Data Triangulation Methodology
Figure 5 Flexible Electronics Market Size ($Million)
Figure 6 Flexible Electronics Market Classification
Figure 7 Porters Analysis for the Global Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 8 Overall Porterr’s Analysis
Figure 9 Degree of Competition in the Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 10 Threat From New Entrants in the Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 11 Threat From Substitutes in the Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 12 Bargaining Power of Buyers in the Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 13 Bargaining Power of Suppliers in the Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 14 Evolution of Flexible Electronics
Figure 15 Life Cycle of Flexible Electronics
Figure 16 Flexible Electronic Circuit Structures
Figure 17 Flexible Circuit Structures, By Volume of Production
Figure 18 Types of Material in Flexible Circuit
Figure 19 Flexible Electronics: Component
Figure 20 Flexible Display: Technology
Figure 21 Flexible Sensors: Technology
Figure 22 Flexible Electronics Market, Application Classification
Figure 23 Global Flexible Electronics Market By Geography
Figure 24 Flexible Electronics Market By Europe
Figure 25 Flexible Electronics Market By APAC
Figure 26 Analysis of Key Growth Strategies: Flexible Electronics Market
Figure 27 3M : Company Snapshot
Figure 28 3M: Products Portfolio
Figure 29 E Ink Holdings Inc. : Company Snapshot
Figure 30 First Solar: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 First Solar: Product and Services
Figure 32 GE Measurement & Control Solutions: Products Portfolio
Figure 33 ITN Energy Systems Inc: Technology Divisions
Figure 34 LG Electronics: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 LG Electronics: SWOT Analysis
Figure 36 Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc: Company Snapshot
Figure 37 PARC: Focus Areas
Figure 38 PARC: SWOT Analysis
Figure 39 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 40 Samsung Electronics: Products Portfolio
Figure 41 Samsung Electronics: SWOT Analysis
Figure 42 Thinfilm Electronics ASA: Company Snapshot

Flexible electronics is one of the major technological advancement in the field of semiconductor and electronics devices. It had made possible the manufacturing of electronic circuits on the thin flexible substrates. In this report, market is classified into the major components such as; flexible displays, flexible batteries, and flexible sensors, photovoltaic (thin film CIGS), among others.

Consumer electronics, healthcare, automotive, aerospace and defense, energy and power are considered in the flexible electronics applications segment. The market for consumer electronics applications is expected to grow at a highest CAGR of 44.30% in the forecast period. This is mainly due to the fact that emerging  technologies have a better endurance in the consumer electronics segment for the products such: as smart phones, televisions, tablets, are among others.

The flexible electronics market is expected to reach $13.23 Billion by 2020. Currently Thin film photovoltaic (CIGS) accounted for largest share mainly because of the fact that CIGS panels are widely used for secondary power generation across the globe. In coming years, along with the consumer electronics automotive and healthcare sectors are expected to grow faster.

The report includes discussion on key high growth markets, thereby marking the growth trend in the global market. Also, a briefing will be conducted on the competitive scenario and geographic trends a nd opportunities in the macro- and micro-markets with respect to North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW

Flexible Electronics Market 2013-2020 ($ MILLION)

Flexible Electronics Market

Source: MarketsandMarkets Analysis

The overall market is increasing with a CAGR of 21.73% from 2014 to 2020. The emerging consumer electronics application market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 44.30%.

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