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Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 450619
  • Report
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 216 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Cabot Corporation (USA)
  • KEMET Corporation (USA)
  • PolyOne Corporation (USA)
  • Premix OY (Finland)
  • Rieke Metals Inc. (USA)
  • MORE
Global Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market to Reach $6.1 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) estimated at US$4 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$6.1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.5% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Conductive Plastics, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6.3% CAGR and reach US$3.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Inherently Conductive Polymers segment is readjusted to a revised 7.2% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 6.1% CAGR

The Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.2 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$1.1 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 6.1% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 6.1% and 5.2% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 5.3% CAGR.

Inherently Dissipative Polymers Segment to Record 6% CAGR

In the global Inherently Dissipative Polymers segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 6% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$694.7 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$1 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$709.3 Million by the year 2027.We bring years of research experience to this 15th edition of our report. The 216-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
  • Agfa-Gevaert N.V.
  • BASF SE
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
  • Hyperion Catalysis International
  • KEMET Corporation
  • MacDermid Performance Solutions
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • PolyOne Corporation
  • Premix OY
  • Rieke Metals Inc.
  • RTP Company
  • Solvay SA
  • The Lubrizol Corporation

The global analysis and forecast periods covered within the report are 2020-2027 (Current & Future Analysis) and 2012-2019 (Historic Review). Research estimates are provided for 2020, while research projections cover the period 2021-2027.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Cabot Corporation (USA)
  • KEMET Corporation (USA)
  • PolyOne Corporation (USA)
  • Premix OY (Finland)
  • Rieke Metals Inc. (USA)
  • MORE

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

The Era of Intelligent Materials Throws the Commercial Spotlight on Electroactive Polymers

Recent Market Activity

Why Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) are an Exciting Field of Electrochemistry?

Increasing Usage in Myriad Applications Signals Promising Growth for EAPs

Dielectric Elastomers: The Most Popular EAP Material for Actuators & Electromechanical Transducers

Market Outlook

The US Electroactive Polymers Market: Largest in the World

Asia-Pacific: The Focal Point for Future Growth

Conductive Plastics Lead the Way in the EAPs Market

Intrinsically Conductive Polymers (ICPs): The Fastest Growing EAP Material

Competition

Global Competitor Market Shares

Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2018 & 2029

Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Agfa-Gevaert N.V. (Belgium)

BASF SE (Germany)

Cabot Corporation (USA)

Celanese Corporation (USA)

Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

Hyperion Catalysis International (USA)

KEMET Corporation (USA)

MacDermid Performance Solutions (USA)

Parker Hannifin Corporation (USA)

PolyOne Corporation (USA)

Premix OY (Finland)

Rieke Metals Inc. (USA)

RTP Company (USA)

Solvay SA (Belgium)

The Lubrizol Corporation (USA)

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

Focus on Sustainable Development of Intelligent Materials Spurs Growth in the Current Post Recession Period

Demand for Shape-Shifting Electronics Unveils Opportunities for Intelligent Polymers & Drives the Commercial Value of EAPs

Evolving Applications in Molecular Electronics to Fuel Long-Term Growth in the Market

Growing Use in Printed Electronics, E-Textiles & Electronic Wearables to Spur Growth of EAPs

Sensors, Sensing & Actuator Applications The Trinity of Fastest Growing End-Use Markets

Emerging Era of Ubiquitous Intelligent Sensing Spurs Opportunities for New Sensor Materials

Growing Focus on Industrial Automation & Motion Control Fuels Demand for EAP Based Actuators

Growing Trend Towards Robot Lightweighting & Development of Soft Robots to Spur Interest in EAPs

Surging Interest in Biomimetics & Biomedicine Spurs R&D Focus on EAPs as Biomimetic Materials

Focus on Smart Biomaterials to Fuel Long-Term Opportunities for Biocompatible Conducting Polymers in the Healthcare Sector

Use of Electroactive Polymers for Electronics Protection

Proliferation of Electronic Devices Drives the Need for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding

EAPs as Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection Materials

Growing Focus on Environmental Conservation Throws the Focus on EAPs for Energy Harvesting

Novel Bottlebrush EAP Makes Feasible the Application of Dielectric Elastomers in Devices

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

TABLE 1: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Global Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 2: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Global Retrospective Market Scenario in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 3: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Shift across Key Geographies Worldwide: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 4: Conductive Plastics (Type) World Market by Region/Country in US$ Million: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 5: Conductive Plastics (Type) Historic Market Analysis by Region/Country in US$ Million: 2012 to 2019
TABLE 6: Conductive Plastics (Type) Market Share Breakdown of Worldwide Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 7: Inherently Conductive Polymers (Type) Potential Growth Markets Worldwide in US$ Million: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 8: Inherently Conductive Polymers (Type) Historic Market Perspective by Region/Country in US$ Million: 2012 to 2019
TABLE 9: Inherently Conductive Polymers (Type) Market Sales Breakdown by Region/Country in Percentage: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 10: Inherently Dissipative Polymers (Type) Geographic Market Spread Worldwide in US$ Million: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 11: Inherently Dissipative Polymers (Type) Region Wise Breakdown of Global Historic Demand in US$ Million: 2012 to 2019
TABLE 12: Inherently Dissipative Polymers (Type) Market Share Distribution in Percentage by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 13: Electrostatic Discharge Protection (Application) Demand Potential Worldwide in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 14: Electrostatic Discharge Protection (Application) Historic Sales Analysis in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 15: Electrostatic Discharge Protection (Application) Share Breakdown Review by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 16: Electromagnetic Interference Shielding (Application) Worldwide Latent Demand Forecasts in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 17: Electromagnetic Interference Shielding (Application) Global Historic Analysis in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 18: Electromagnetic Interference Shielding (Application) Distribution of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 19: Actuators (Application) Sales Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Region/Country for the Years 2020 through 2027
TABLE 20: Actuators (Application) Analysis of Historic Sales in US$ Million by Region/Country for the Years 2012 to 2019
TABLE 21: Actuators (Application) Global Market Share Distribution by Region/Country for 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 22: Capacitors (Application) Global Opportunity Assessment in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 23: Capacitors (Application) Historic Sales Analysis in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 24: Capacitors (Application) Percentage Share Breakdown of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 25: Batteries (Application) Worldwide Sales in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 26: Batteries (Application) Historic Demand Patterns in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 27: Batteries (Application) Market Share Shift across Key Geographies: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 28: Sensors (Application) Global Market Estimates & Forecasts in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 29: Sensors (Application) Retrospective Demand Analysis in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 30: Sensors (Application) Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 31: Other Applications (Application) Demand Potential Worldwide in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 32: Other Applications (Application) Historic Sales Analysis in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 33: Other Applications (Application) Share Breakdown Review by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

III. MARKET ANALYSIS

GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

Market Facts & Figures

US Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share (in %) by Company: 2018 & 2025

Market Analytics
TABLE 34: United States Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Estimates and Projections in US$ Million by Type: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 35: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in the United States by Type: A Historic Review in US$ Million for 2012-2019
TABLE 36: United States Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 37: United States Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Latent Demand Forecasts in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 38: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Demand Patterns in the United States by Application in US$ Million for 2012-2019
TABLE 39: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown in the United States by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

CANADA

TABLE 40: Canadian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Type: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 41: Canadian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Review by Type in US$ Million: 2012-2019
TABLE 42: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Canada: Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Type for 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 43: Canadian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 44: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Canada: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in US$ Million by Application for 2012-2019
TABLE 45: Canadian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

JAPAN

TABLE 46: Japanese Market for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs): Annual Sales Estimates and Projections in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 47: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Japan: Historic Sales Analysis in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 48: Japanese Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 49: Japanese Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 50: Japanese Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 51: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Shift in Japan by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

CHINA

TABLE 52: Chinese Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Growth Prospects in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 53: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Analysis in China in US$ Million by Type: 2012-2019
TABLE 54: Chinese Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market by Type: Percentage Breakdown of Sales for 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 55: Chinese Demand for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 56: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Review in China in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 57: Chinese Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

EUROPE

Market Facts & Figures

European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market: Competitor Market Share Scenario (in %) for 2018 & 2025

Market Analytics
TABLE 58: European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Demand Scenario in US$ Million by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 59: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Europe: A Historic Market Perspective in US$ Million by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 60: European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Shift by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 61: European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Type: 2020-2027
TABLE 62: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Europe in US$ Million by Type: A Historic Review for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 63: European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 64: European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Addressable Market Opportunity in US$ Million by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 65: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in US$ Million by Application for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 66: European Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

FRANCE

TABLE 67: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in France by Type: Estimates and Projections in US$ Million for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 68: French Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Scenario in US$ Million by Type: 2012-2019
TABLE 69: French Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 70: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Quantitative Demand Analysis in France in US$ Million by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 71: French Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Review in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 72: French Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by Application for 2012, 2020, and 2027

GERMANY

TABLE 73: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Germany: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 74: German Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Analysis in US$ Million by Type: 2012-2019
TABLE 75: German Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 76: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Germany: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Application for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 77: German Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Retrospect in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 78: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Distribution in Germany by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ITALY

TABLE 79: Italian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Growth Prospects in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 80: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Analysis in Italy in US$ Million by Type: 2012-2019
TABLE 81: Italian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market by Type: Percentage Breakdown of Sales for 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 82: Italian Demand for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 83: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Review in Italy in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 84: Italian Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

UNITED KINGDOM

TABLE 85: United Kingdom Market for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs): Annual Sales Estimates and Projections in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 86: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in the United Kingdom: Historic Sales Analysis in US$ Million by Type for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 87: United Kingdom Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 88: United Kingdom Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 89: United Kingdom Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 90: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Shift in the United Kingdom by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

REST OF EUROPE

TABLE 91: Rest of Europe Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Type: 2020-2027
TABLE 92: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Rest of Europe in US$ Million by Type: A Historic Review for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 93: Rest of Europe Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Breakdown by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 94: Rest of Europe Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Addressable Market Opportunity in US$ Million by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 95: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Rest of Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in US$ Million by Application for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 96: Rest of Europe Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

ASIA-PACIFIC

TABLE 97: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Asia-Pacific by Type: Estimates and Projections in US$ Million for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 98: Asia-Pacific Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Scenario in US$ Million by Type: 2012-2019
TABLE 99: Asia-Pacific Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Type: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 100: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Quantitative Demand Analysis in Asia-Pacific in US$ Million by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 101: Asia-Pacific Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Review in US$ Million by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 102: Asia-Pacific Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by Application for 2012, 2020, and 2027

REST OF WORLD

TABLE 103: Rest of World Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Estimates and Forecasts in US$ Million by Type: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 104: Rest of World Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Historic Market Review by Type in US$ Million: 2012-2019
TABLE 105: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Rest of World: Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Type for 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 106: Rest of World Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in US$ Million by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 107: Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market in Rest of World: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in US$ Million by Application for 2012-2019
TABLE 108: Rest of World Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IV. COMPETITION

Total Companies Profiled: 69

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  • Agfa-Gevaert N.V. (Belgium)
  • BASF SE (Germany)
  • Cabot Corporation (USA)
  • Celanese Corporation (USA)
  • Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Hyperion Catalysis International (USA)
  • KEMET Corporation (USA)
  • MacDermid Performance Solutions (USA)
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation (USA)
  • PolyOne Corporation (USA)
  • Premix OY (Finland)
  • Rieke Metals Inc. (USA)
  • RTP Company (USA)
  • Solvay SA (Belgium)
  • The Lubrizol Corporation (USA)
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