Growing Semiconductor and Electronics Industries
Electroceramics are advanced ceramic materials that exhibit electronic, optical or electro-magnetic properties. Electroceramic materials are used for specific technological applications, which include the manufacture of data storage devices, sensors, transducers, and actuators. Electroceramic materials can be divided into multiple subclasses, with each subclass being used for specific applications. Major materials for electroceramics include titanate, zirconia, alumina, and others. Titanate is a base material in piezoelectric ceramics, while alumina is used to develop metrology components, actuators, semiconductor cores, and substrates. Semiconducting oxides are used for environment monitoring, in magnetic ceramic materials, which are used for data storage, and ferroelectric materials, which are used to develop accelerometers. Due to their increase in their demand, the consumption of electroceramics is expected to increase in the near future.
Electronics is the Major End-user Industry
Electronics is expected to be one of the major end-user industries of the electroceramics market. The growing domestic electronics manufacturing industry has attracted numerous foreign investors in the developing countries, like China and India. Indian foreign investment policy is providing an investor friendly platform to invest in the field of IT and electronics industry. Furthermore, the growth of the electronic industry in the China, owing to the accelerating demand for laptops, smartphones, smart TVs, and electronic devices is also driving the market.
Asia-Pacific to Lead the Market
Asia-Pacific is expected to be the leading consumer of electroceramics, as strong semiconductor and electronics industries are situated in this region. China has become one of the largest producers and consumers of electroceramics, due to the large consumer base, massive technology advancement, and low-cost resource advantage of the country. The government initiatives and tax policies in these regions are promoting the usage of electroceramics have a positive effect during the forecast period.
Major Players: Kyocera Corporation, Morgan Advanced Materials, Huntsman Corporation, Rubicon Technology, Maruwa Co. Ltd, amongst others.
Notable Developments in the Market
October 2017: Buyout group BC Partners agreed to buy the German industrial ceramics group, Ceramtec, from peer investor Cinven
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1.1 Research Phases
1.2 Study Deliverables
1.3 Scope of the Report
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Insights
3.1 Industry Value-chain Analysis
3.2 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
3.2.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.2.5 Degree of Competition
3.3 Feedstock Analysis & Trends
3.4 Technological Snapshot
3.4.1 Production Process
3.4.2 Technology Licensing and Patent Analysis
3.5 Supply Scenario
3.5.1 Capacity and Production Analysis
126.96.36.199 Major Plants and locations (Installed Capacities)
4. Market Dynamics
4.1.1 Growing semiconductor and electronics industries
4.1.2 Increasing use in Aerospace and Automotive
4.2.1 Requires High Investment for Technology
4.2.2 Other Restraints
4.3.1 Growing environmental concern and stringent regulations
4.3.2 Growing Novel applications in various fields like electronics, Aerospace and defense etc
4.3.3 Increasing usage in Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Energy, etc. Activities in Emerging Economies
5. Market Segmentation and Analysis (Market Size, Share, and Forecast)
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Dielectric ceramics
5.1.2 Ceramic insulators
5.1.3 Piezoelectric ceramics
5.1.4 Ferroelectric Ceramics
5.2 By Application
5.2.3 Energy and Power
6. Regional Market Analysis (Market Size, Share, and Forecast)
6.1.4 South Korea
6.1.5 ASEAN Countries
6.1.6 Rest of APAC
6.2.2 United Kingdom
6.2.6 Rest of Europe
6.3 North America
6.3.1 United States
6.3.4 Rest of North America
6.4 South America
6.4.3 Rest of South America
6.5 Middle East & Africa
6.5.1 Saudi Arabia
6.5.2 South Africa
6.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7. Future of the Market
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements
8.2 Market Share Analysis**
8.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players
9. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials**, Products & Services, Recent Developments, and Analyst View)
9.1 Advanced Abrasives
9.2 Annon Piezo Technology Co. Limited.
9.3 APC International Ltd.
9.4 Bhalla Chemical Works Pvt. Ltd.
9.5 Central Electronics Limited
9.6 Ceradyne Inc.
9.7 Ceramic Magnetics Inc.
9.9 Coorstek Inc.
9.10 CTS Corporation
9.11 Electro Ceramics (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
9.12 Friatec AG
9.13 Gci Electro-Ceramics Co.
9.14 Harris Corporation
9.15 Huntsman Corporation
9.16 Keltron Electro Ceramics Ltd.
9.17 Kyocera Corporation
9.18 Maruwa Co. Ltd.
9.19 Meggitt Sensing Systems
9.20 Morgan Advanced Materials
9.21 Rubicon Technology
9.22 Swiss Jewel Company
9.23 Taiyo Yuden
9.24 TCI Ceramics Inc.
9.25 Teledyne Reynolds Inc.
9.26 TRS Technologies Inc.
*List not exhaustive
** Subject to availability on public domain
- Advanced Abrasives
- Annon Piezo Technology Co. Limited.
- APC International Ltd.
- Bhalla Chemical Works Pvt. Ltd.
- Central Electronics Limited
- Ceradyne Inc.
- Ceramic Magnetics Inc.
- Coorstek Inc.
- CTS Corporation
- Electro Ceramics (Thailand) Co. Ltd.
- Friatec AG
- Gci Electro-Ceramics Co.
- Harris Corporation
- Huntsman Corporation
- Keltron Electro Ceramics Ltd.
- Kyocera Corporation
- Maruwa Co. Ltd.
- Meggitt Sensing Systems
- Morgan Advanced Materials
- Rubicon Technology
- Swiss Jewel Company
- Taiyo Yuden
- TCI Ceramics Inc.
- Teledyne Reynolds Inc.
- TRS Technologies Inc.