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Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 321 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 3502811

Global Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market to Reach $48.3 Billion by 2026


Roll-to-roll (R2R) represents a set of advanced manufacturing approaches that involve continuous processing of flexible substrates while they are being transferred between moving rolls of specific materials. Roll-to-roll printing technologies are gaining from rapid expansion of the flexible devices market as a result of their advanced properties and features that make them a suitable option for use in different areas like energy, electronics and healthcare. In addition, the lightweight nature of these devices is opening new avenues in low-cost applications like flexible OLED displays and printed circuits. The shift of flexible devices market toward roll-to-roll technologies is also attributed to increasing demand for high-volume processes to fabricate flexible devices. Increasing sophistication of electronic products presents an attractive opportunity for roll-to-roll printing technologies that provide manufacturers with the flexibility to develop next-generation devices.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices estimated at US$29.8 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$48.3 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 12.3% over the analysis period. Consumer Electronics, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 11.9% CAGR and reach US$31.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Automotive segment is readjusted to a revised 13% CAGR for the next 7-year period. Consumer electronics is the major application segment of the roll-to-roll technologies for flexible devices market due to increasing penetration of appliances including smartphones, TVs, laptops, tablets and e-book readers. The segment gains from increasing use of flexible devices such as thin-film energy storage devices, flexible displays, photovoltaic cells, printed memory devices, printed sensors and flexible printed circuits in various consumer electronic products.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $4.9 Billion in 2022, While China is Forecast to Reach $18.3 Billion by 2026


The Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices market in the U.S. is estimated at US$4.9 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$18.3 Billion by the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 14.1% over the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 8.3% and 10.2% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 11.1% CAGR. Factors such as large-scale manufacturing of electronic components coupled with increasing R&D investment in printed electronics have established Asia-Pacific region a lucrative market for roll-to-roll technologies. The regional market is bolstered by increasing sale of flexible electronics across China, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan.

Energy Segment to Reach $4.4 Billion by 2026


Flexible circuits are also capable of being deployed as smart skin on self-propelled aircraft and balloons for harvesting energy, providing information about conditions, and for electrical energy storage. The expanding application base offers a favourable ground for the growth of R2R-based flexible electronics. In the global Energy segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 12.3% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$1.7 Billion will reach a projected size of US$3.9 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$758.1 Million by the year 2026.

Select Competitors (Total 68 Featured):

  • 3M Company
  • Acreo Swedish ICT AB
  • Ascent Solar Technologies Inc.
  • Avery Dennison Corporation
  • E Ink Holdings Inc.
  • Flexium Interconnect Inc.
  • Fujikura Ltd.
  • Johnson Electric Holdings Limited
  • Kent Displays, Inc.
  • Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH
  • LG Display Co., Ltd.
  • Linxens France SA
  • Materion Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices?

The Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices was estimated to be valued at $29.8 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices is 12.8%, with an estimated value of $48.3 Billion by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices?

The Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices is estimated to be worth $48.3 Billion by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices?

Key companies in the Global Market for Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices include 3M Company, Acreo Swedish ICT AB, Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., Avery Dennison Corporation, E Ink Holdings Inc., Flexium Interconnect Inc., Fujikura Ltd., Johnson Electric Holdings Limited and Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH.

Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • Percentage of Companies Impacted by Supply Chain Delays Due to COVID-19 Worldwide as of August 2020
  • Virus Led Economic Recession Impacts Prospects for Electronics Industry
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, annual % Change) for 2019, 2020 & 2021
  • Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Technologies for Flexible Devices Exhibiting Short-term Dip Owing to Pandemic
  • An Introduction to Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices
  • Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Processing
  • Flexible Circuits
  • Application Areas
  • Flexible Electronics: A Prelude
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market to Undergo Exponential Accrual Post COVID-19 Pandemic
  • R2R and Nanofabrication Convergence: New Way of Quick Manufacturing
  • Rising Demand for Flexible Devices Spurs R2R Opportunities
  • Outlook
  • Regional Analysis: Asia-Pacific Undertakes Leadership Role in Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market
  • World Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market by Region (2020 & 2027): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Developed and Developing Regions
  • World Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR (Revenues) for 2020-2027: China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, USA, Europe, Canada, Africa, and Japan
  • Prominent Drivers & Restraints
  • Consumer Electronics: Primary Application Segment
  • World Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market by Application (2020 & 2027): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Energy, Healthcare, Aerospace & Defense, and Other Applications
  • Competitive Scenario
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Affordable R2R Technologies to Open Avenues for Unmatched Level of Diagnostics & Bio-Analysis Device Production
  • Advances in Roll-to-Roll Printing to Provide Hope for Flexible Substrates
  • Overcoming Issues with Use of Roll-to-Roll Technology to Manufacture Flexible Hybrid Electronics
  • Growing Applications to Drive Future Growth of R2R based Flexible Electronics
  • R2R Platforms Gain Popularity
  • Wireless Telecommunications Spawning Significant Demand
  • Mobile Phones: A Key Application Area for R2R-based Flexible Circuits
  • Viability of Foldable Phones Depends on Conquering of Technical & Design Obstacles
  • Fall in Production Costs Boosts Adoption of Printed Sensors
  • Rise of Adhesive-less Laminates: A Notable Trend
  • Rising Number of Diabetic Patients to Boost Demand for Flexible Biosensors
  • World Diabetes and Population Statistics (2019, 2030 & 2045)
  • R2R-based Flexible Temperature Sensors: A Market Laden with Tremendous Growth Opportunities
  • Printed & Flexible Sensors Gain from Growing Focus on Printed Electronics
  • Demand for Smart Healthcare Systems Spurs Adoption of Multimodal R2R-based Flexible Sensors
  • Wearable Medical Devices to See Increased Use of Flexible Sensors
  • Global Medical Devices Industry (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2000, 2023 & 2025
  • Global Wearables Shipments (in Million Units): 2014-2022
  • Touch Screen Displays Steer Demand for R2R Printed Sensors
  • Global Market for Smartphones in Billions: 2016-2021
  • Smartphone Penetration Rate as Share of Total Population: 2016-2021
  • Global Smartphone Shipments by Display Technology: 2019 and 2025
  • Global Smartphone Flexible Displays Market by Type (2022): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Curved & Bendable and Foldable Displays
  • Global PC Shipments (In Million Units) for the Years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021 & 2023
  • Consumer Electronics: Major End-Use Segment
  • Global Smart Homes Market by Category in US$ Billion for the Years 2020 and 2022
  • Growing Number of Consumer Electronics Users Bodes Well for Future Market Prospects
  • Global Consumer Electronics Market by Region (2020): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Incl. Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
  • Opportunities in Autoelectronics Domain
  • World Automobile Production in Million Units: 2008-2022
  • Battle between Organic Electronics and Silicon Electronics Remains Intense
  • R2R-based Flexible Electronics Foster Development of Solar Cells
  • Increasing Focus of Public and Private Organizations on R2R Processing
  • R2R to Make Solar Cell Production a Financially Viable Proposition
  • R2R Process Addresses Instrumentation and Metrology Concerns
  • Absence of Standardized Infrastructure & Lack of Proper Supply Chain: Key Issues
  • Critical Challenges in R2R Nanofabrication
  • Printing Technology Comes of Age in Sensor Manufacturing
  • Global Printed and Flexible Sensors Market by Region (2020): Market Shares of Developed Regions/Countries
  • R2R Fabrication Facilitates Large Scale 3D Nanospike Arrays
  • Primary Opportunities for R2R Process
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Battery Technology
  • Membranes
  • Advanced Deposition Processes
  • PEM Fuel Cells
  • Photovoltaics
  • Metrology/Quality Systems
  • Embedded Thermal Energy
  • Transparent Conductors
  • Technology Roadmaps
  • Research & Development Activity in R2R Domain
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEIII. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Semiconductor Industry in the United States
  • Market Overview
  • Healthcare Industry Drives Demand for Flexible Sensors and Wearable Devices
  • Noteworthy Research Endeavors
CANADA
JAPAN
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
CHINA
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • China Continues to Remain Major Market for Flexible Devices
  • Rising Wearable Technology Adoption Pushing Demand for R2R Technology
EUROPE
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
  • Demand for R2R-based Flexible Organic Photovoltaic Cells to Gain Momentum Post Pandemic
  • Roll-To-Roll based Printed Electronics Offer Affordable Method to Produce Advanced Applications
  • Government Funding: A Key Growth Driver
FRANCE
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
GERMANY
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
ITALY
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
SPAINRUSSIAREST OF EUROPE
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • Role of Government and Regulatory Authorities in Strengthening R2R Based Flexible Devices Market
SOUTH KOREA
  • Market Overview
TAIWAN
  • Market Overview
REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
LATIN AMERICA
  • Roll-to-Roll Technologies for Flexible Devices Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)
REST OF WORLD
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 68

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • 3M Company
  • Acreo Swedish ICT AB
  • Ascent Solar Technologies Inc.
  • Avery Dennison Corporation
  • E Ink Holdings Inc.
  • Flexium Interconnect Inc.
  • Fujikura Ltd.
  • Johnson Electric Holdings Limited
  • Kent Displays, Inc.
  • Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH
  • LG Display Co., Ltd.
  • Linxens France SA
  • Materion Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.