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Optical Coatings - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 503 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Optical Coatings in US$ Million. The global market is analyzed by the following Coating Types: Transmissive or Anti-Reflective Coatings, Transparent Electrodes, Reflective Coatings, Filters, and Others. The major End-Use Segments analyzed at a global level are Healthcare, Military, Electronics, Transportation, Construction, and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 128 companies including many key and niche players such as Abrisa USPG Glass and Coatings, ZC&R Coatings for Optics, Inc., AccuCoat, Inc., Princeton Instruments, AFE Technology Coatings Ltd., Align Optics, Inc., Andover Corporation, Applied Coatings, Inc., Applied Materials, Inc., Artemis Optical Ltd., Brewer Science, Inc., CVI Melles Griot, DELTA Light & Optics, DiCon Fiberoptics, Inc., Dontech, Inc., Dynavac, Edmund Optics, Inc., EMF Corporation, Evaporated Coatings, Inc., Exotic Electro-Optics, Inc., Fosta Tek Optics, Inc., Hampton Scientific, Inc., Helia Photonics Ltd, Hoya Corporation USA, VLOC Incorporated, Iridian Spectral Technologies, READ MORE >

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3
Review of Select Coating Types I-4
Anti-Reflective Coatings I-4
Transparent Electrodes I-4
Reflective Coatings I-4
Filter Coatings I-4
Electrochromic Coatings I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Optical Coatings: Current Scenario and Prospects II-1
A Peek into the Past II-1
Era of Optical Coating Industrialization II-2
Growth of Sophisticated Technologies Drives Demand for High
Performance Optical Coatings II-3
Summary of the Optical Coatings Market II-4
Technological Innovations in Optical Coatings Drive New
Markets and Business Opportunities II-5
Table 1: Global Optical Coatings Market (2010- 2018): End-Use
Segments Ranked by CAGR (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Optical Coatings Revolutionize Lighting Solutions II-5
Consolidation Still A Prevalent Factor II-6
Innovations to Underpin Revenue Growth II-6
Ion Beam Sputtering: The Clear Leader As an Optical Coating
Deposition Method II-6

2. COATINGS MARKET - A BIRD'S EYE VIEW II-7
Global Coatings Industry: A Review of the Market Scenario II-7
Table 2: Global Coatings Market by Geographic Region (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Europe, Asia-Pacific,
North America, Latin America and Rest of World (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 3: Global Coatings Market by End-Use Application
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Decorative,
Refinish Industrial and Aerospace, Automotive OEM, Marine &
Protective, Automotive, Packaging and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Asia-Pacific: Poised for Rapid Growth II-7
Decorative Coatings II-8
Industrial Coatings II-8
Table 4: Asia-Pacific Coatings Markets by End-Use
Application (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Decorative, Industrial, Protective, OEM, Powder, Marine, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
China: The World's Leading Coatings Industry II-8

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9
Optical Coatings: A Brief Introduction II-9
Optical Thin Film Coatings II-9
Types of Optical Coatings II-9
Anti-Reflective Coatings II-9
Types of Anti-Reflection Coatings II-10
Transparent Electrodes II-10
Reflective Coatings II-10
Filter Coatings II-10
Metallic Coatings II-11
Electrochromic Coatings II-11
Beam Splitter Coatings II-11

4. RAW MATERIALS OVERVIEW II-12
Silica II-12
Properties of Silica II-12
Indium Tin Oxide II-12
Fluorides II-12
Aluminum II-13
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Aluminum Coatings: Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 6: World Historic Review for Aluminum Coatings: Annual
Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14
Silver II-14
Applications of Silver II-14
Table 7: World Current & Future Analysis for Silver
Coatings: Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 8: World Historic Review for Silver Coatings: Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Gold II-16
Properties of Gold II-16
Applications of Gold II-16
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Gold Coatings: Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17

Table 10: World Historic Review for Gold Coatings: Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17
Copper II-18
Applications of Copper II-18

5. COATING APPLICATION TECHNIQUES II-19
Sputtering II-19
Ion Beam Sputtering II-19
Magnetron Sputtering II-19
Coating under Vacuum II-19
Thermal Vaporization II-19
Electron Bombardment II-19
Electron Beam Ion Bombardment II-20
Ion-Assisted Bombardment II-20
Ion Beam Deposition II-20
Electron-Beam Vaporization Deposition II-20
Physical Vapor Deposition II-20
Chemical Vapor Deposition II-20

6. END-USE ANALYSIS II-21
Electronics and Instrumentation II-21
Medical II-21
Transportation II-22
Telecommunications II-23
Architecture II-23

7. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES II-24
Nissan Chemical Develops Novel Optical Coating to Improve
Brightness of Organic Electroluminescence II-24
Fabrication of Transparent Electrodes by Self- Assembly of
Silver Nanowires Using the Bubble Template Method II-24
Charge Transport through Zinc Oxide Nanowire Mesh for its
Application in Transparent Electrodes II-24
Use of Radio-Frequency Sputtering for Formation of Graphitic
Carbon Film under Ni Templates for Transparent Electrode
Applications II-25

8. TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGHS/ DEVELOPMENTS II-26
Ferrotec Rolls Out New Electron Beam Evaporation Solutions II-26
New Thin Film Technology Enhances Optical Coatings Function II-26
Kyocera Unveils New Silver Mirror Coating Technology II-26
Sarnoff Corp. Announces Breakthrough in Ultra Violet Camera
Technology II-26
Surface Technology Coatings and Swinburne University of
Technology Reveal Evolution of PVD Thin Films Coatings II-26
Ceirra Photonics Innovates AED III Unique Thin Film Technology II-27
Optiva's Molecular Engineering Technology Cuts LCD Costs II-27
Tritons Nanotuf Coatings: A New Approach to Transparent Coatings II-27
NanoGram Corp Introduces LRD Processing Technology II-27
Tough Anti-Reflective Coatings from IOF II-27
European Researchers Develop Coatings for Solar Cells II-28

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-29
EV Group and Brisbane Materials Technology Unveil Breakthrough
Anti-Reflective Coating for Photovoltaics II-29
iCoat Introduces Stainless AR, A New Anti-Reflection Lens Coating II-29
SCHOTT and JDSU Launch AR Oleophobic (DARO) Coating II-29
Jenoptik Rolls out Hybrid-Diamond-Like-Carbon Coatings (Germany) II-30
Veeco Introduces SPECTOR-HT, A Thin-film Ion Beam Deposition
System II-30
Nanotrons Launches Automated Coating System for Self-Assembly
of Nano-enabled Coatings, SPALAS II-30
Ophthonix Launches ViZeraTM Anti-Reflective Coating II-30
PPG Introduces Anti-Reflective Coating for Solar Modules II-31
PENTAX Develops HD PENTAX Coating Technology for K-Mount Cameras II-31
Honeywell Electronic Materials Introduces Honeywell Solarc RPV II-31
Tamura Launches Novel Coating Material for Solar Cells II-32
Brewer Science Launches ARC® 300 Coating Series II-32
Ocean Thin Films Launches Patterned Optical Coating, PixelTec II-32
Abrisa Launches Oleophobic, Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic
Optical Coatings for Front Plate Displays II-33
Jenoptik's Optical Systems Division Unveils Novel Range of
Multispectral Coatings II-33
Deposition Sciences Launches Wide Angle Broadband Anti-
Reflective (BBAR) Coatings II-33

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A
PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-34
Brewer Science Launches ARC29L Anti-Reflective Coatings II-34
Cilas Launches PACA2M Optical Coatings Machine II-34
Performance Coatings International Introduces Vueguard 941
Anti-Static Coating II-34
Optics Balzers Introduces CrBlack Coating II-34
Deposition Sciences Introduces Thin-Film Optical Coatings II-35
Abrisa Launches LuxVuTM Heated Optical Windows for Displays
and Cameras II-35
Draka Introduces Acrylate Fiber Coating for High-Temperature
Operations II-35
Optics Balzers Offers Exclusive Patterned Coating Collection II-36

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-37
Bühler Inks Take Over Agreement with Leybold Optics II-37
Coburn Takes Over UVMAX Patent from Solaris Optical Coatings II-37
Idex Acquires Precision Photonics II-37
Prysmian Group Signs Agreement with DSM for its DeSolite
Supercoatings (Italy) II-38
Optex Systems and Synergy International Optronics Sign
Licensing Agreement (US) II-38
VCF Films Establishes New Production Line II-38
Photonic Products Group Undergoes Name Change to Inrad Optics II-38
Metavac Terminates Operations at Holtsville II-39
IDEX Corp Completes Acquisition of CVI Melles Griot II-39
Materion Takes Over EIS Optics II-39
Newport Corporation Takes Over Ophir Optronics Ltd. II-39
Interfloat and DSM Advanced Surfaces Ink Supply and License
Agreements II-39
DSM Inks Multi-Year Supply Contract with Corning II-40
Brush Engineered Materials Inc. Undergoes Name Change to
Materion Corporation II-40
Ocean Thin Films Expands PixelTec Patterned Optical Coating
Facility II-40
Schott Intends to Expand Optical Coatings Facility for Optical
Components II-40

12. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-41
Halma Takes over SphereOptics II-41
ISP Optics Takes Over RP Optical Lab II-41
DSM Functional Coatings and Berliner Glas KgaA Enter Licensing
Agreement II-41
JDSU Sets-Up Manufacturing Plant in China II-41
Unidym Inks Agreement with Guardian Industries II-41
Hitachi High-Technologies and Xerocoat Enter into a Strategic
Partnership II-42
Optics Balzers Acquires Mso Jena II-42
Jenoptik and MEMS Merge to Form Jenoptik Optical Systems II-42
Halma Acquires Sphereoptics II-43
Brush Engineered Materials Takes Over Barr Associates, Inc II-43
Bookham and Avanex Close Merger to Form Oclaro II-43
EIS Optics Takes Over Oerlikon's Optics Business II-44
ITW Gema and MKB Enter into Agreement to Market Halo Process II-44
Williams Takes Over Barr Associates II-44
Oerlikon Systems Inks Cooperation and Distribution Deal with
Meyer Burger II-44
Applied Multilayers Takes Over Edward Vacuums Ophthalmic
Optical Coating Assets II-45
BlueScope Steel to Commence Building of Coating Line II-45
Lignol Energy Signs Deal with PPG Industries II-45
Collins Ink Takes over Hexion's Optical Disc Coating and UV
Curable Inkjet Activities II-45
YOFC and DSM Sign Four-Year Deal for DeSolite Supercoatings II-46

13. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-47
Abrisa USPG Glass and Coatings (USA) II-47
ZC&R Coatings for Optics, Inc. (USA) II-47
AccuCoat, Inc. (USA) II-47
Princeton Instruments (USA) II-47
AFE Technology Coatings Ltd. (UK) II-48
Align Optics, Inc. (USA) II-48
Andover Corp. (USA) II-49
Applied Coatings Group, Inc. (USA) II-49
Applied Materials, Inc. (USA) II-49
Artemis Optical Ltd. (UK) II-50
Brewer Science, Inc. (USA) II-50
CVI Melles Griot (USA) II-50
DELTA Light & Optics (Denmark) II-51
DiCon Fiberoptics, Inc. (USA) II-51
Dontech, Inc. (USA) II-51
Dynavac (USA) II-51
Edmund Optics, Inc. (USA) II-51
EMF Corp. (USA) II-52
Evaporated Coatings Inc. (USA) II-52
Exotic Electro-Optics, Inc. (USA) II-52
Fosta Tek Optics, Inc. (USA) II-53
Hampton Scientific, Inc. (USA) II-53
Helia Photonics Ltd. (UK) II-53
Hoya Corp. USA (USA) II-53
VLOC Inc. (USA) II-54
Iridian Spectral Technologies Ltd. (Canada) II-54
ISP Optics Corp. (USA) II-54
Janos Technology, Inc. (USA) II-54
JDS Uniphase Corp. (USA) II-55
Materion Corporation (USA) II-55
Mloptic Corp. (China) II-55
Newport Thin Film Laboratory, Inc. (USA) II-55
Nikon Corp. (Japan) II-56
Oclaro Inc.(USA) II-56
Opco Laboratory, Inc. (USA) II-56
Ophir Optronics Ltd. (Israel) II-56
Optical Coatings Japan (Japan) II-57
Optics Balzers Jena GmbH (Germany) II-57
Optoplex Corp. (USA) II-57
OptoSigma Corp. (USA) II-58
PFG Precision Optics (USA) II-58
Inrad Optics, Inc (USA) II-58
Laser Optics Division II-58
Präzisions Glas & Optik GmbH (Germany) II-59
Quantum Coating, Inc. (USA) II-59
REFLEX Analytical Corp. (USA) II-59
Research Electro-Optics, Inc. (USA) II-60
Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (USA) II-60
Semrock, Inc. (USA) II-60
Seoul Precision Optics Co. (South Korea) II-60
Umicore NV (Belgium) II-60
Umicore Coating Services (UK) II-61
Tru Vue, Inc. (USA) II-61
Vacuum Process Technology, Inc. (USA) II-61
Zygo Corp. (USA) II-61

14. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-62
Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Optical Coatings by Geographic Region - US, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 12: World Historic Review for Optical Coatings by
Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including
Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Optical Coating by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
USA, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Optical Coatings by Product Type - Transmissive or
Anti-Reflective Coatings, Transparent Electrodes, Reflective
Coatings, Filters, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 15: World Historic Review for Optical Coatings by
Product Type - Transmissive or Anti-Reflective Coatings,
Transparent Electrodes, Reflective Coatings, Filters, and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Optical Coatings by
Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Transmissive or Anti-Reflective Coatings, Transparent
Electrodes, Reflective Coatings, Filters, and Others for Years
2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Optical Coatings by End-use Industry - Healthcare, Military,
Electronics, Transportation, Construction and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 18: World 8-Year Perspective for Optical Coatings by
End-use Industry - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Healthcare, Military, Electronics, Transportation,
Construction and Others for Years 2011 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Scenario III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-1
Product Innovations/Launches III-3
Key Players III-7
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 19: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Optical Coatings Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 20: US Historic Review for Optical Coatings Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

2. EUROPE III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Current and Future Scenario III-21
Strategic Corporate Developments III-21
Product Innovations/Launches III-22
Key Players III-23
B.Market Analytics III-26
Table 21: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Optical Coatings Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 22: European Historic Review for Optical Coatings
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

3. ASIA-PACIFIC III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current and Future Scenario III-28
Product Innovations/Launch III-28
Key Players III-28
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 23: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Optical Coatings Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 24: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Optical Coatings
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4. REST OF WORLD III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Current and Future Scenario III-32
Key Players III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 25: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Optical Coatings Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 26: Rest of World Historic Review for Optical Coatings
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 128 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 147)

The United States (101)
Canada (2)
Japan (10)
Europe (27)
- Germany (9)
- The United Kingdom (7)
- Rest of Europe (11)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (5)
Middle-East (2)

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