Electroactive Polymers (EAPs): Market Research Report

Date: January 1, 2018
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Electroactive Polymers (EAPs): Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) in US$ Thousand by the following Application Sectors: Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Others. The Global market is further analyzed by the following Material Groups: Conductive Plastics, Conductive Polymers, and Other EAP Materials. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 69 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • Agfa-Gevaert N.V
  • BASF SE
  • Cabot Corporation
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
  • Hyperion Catalysis International
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection
Antistatic Packaging
Others
Conductive Plastics
Inherently Conductive Polymers
Other EAP Materials

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

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

2. KEY 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

Table 1. Robustly Growing Market for E-Textiles Spurs Opportunities for the Use of EAPs in the Production of Electronic Yarns & Fibers: World Market for E-Textiles (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2015, 2017 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


Sensors, Sensing & Actuator Applications The Trinity of Fastest Growing End-Use Markets
Emerging Era of Ubiquitous Intelligent Sensing Spurs Opportunities for New Sensor Materials

Table 2. Robust Projected Gains in the Sensors Market Opens Lucrative Opportunities for EAPs as an Exciting Class of Materials for the Development of Smart Sensors: Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Sensor Type for 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


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

Table 3. Encouraging Investments in Industrial Automation Sets the Right Climate for the Growth of EAP Actuators: Global Investments in Industrial Automation Equipment (In US$ Billion) by Sector for the Years 2015, 2018 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


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

Table 4. Strong Spending on Robotics Opens Up Commercial Opportunities for Smart Robotic Materials, Spurring Growth of EAPs in the Development of Soft Robotic Structures: Global Spending on Robotics (In US$ Billion) by Industry for the Years 2017 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


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

Table 5. The US$ Billion Market for Regenerative Medicine Provides a Large Business Playing Field for Innovative Biocompatible Conducting Polymers: Global Regenerative Medicine Market (In US$ Million) by Sector for the Years 2016 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


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

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Electroactive Polymers (EAPs)
Types of EAPs
Conductive Plastics
ESD/EMI Compounds
EMI Shielding Plastic Compounds
Antistatic Additives
Carbon/Metal Fibers
Carbon Fiber
Carbon Nanotubes
Conductive Polymers
Diverse Molecular Structure of Conducting Polymers
Unique Characteristics of Conductive Polymers
Types of Polymer Materials
Conductive Polymers – A Classification
Polyacetylene
Properties of Polyacetylene
Characteristics of Polyacetylene
Polyaniline
Properties of Polyaniline
Polyaniline – Major Applications
Polypyrrole
Applications of Polypyrrole
Polyphenylene Vinylene (PPV)
Polythiophene
Applications of Polythiophene
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
Poly 3-alkylthiophenes
Polyfluorene
Others
Inherently Dissipative Polymers
Dielectric Elastomers
Silicone Elastomers
Acrylate Polymers
Polyurethanes
Ferroelectrets
Polycarbonate
Cyclic Olefin Copolymer
Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene
Applications of Electroactive Polymers
Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection
Antistatic Packaging
EAPs Suppress Electro Static Discharge
Other Applications
EAP-based Sensors
Application of EAPs in Various Types of Sensors
Biosensors
Chemical Sensors
Other Types of Sensors
Actuators based on EAPs
Electrochemical Capacitors
Technological Developments/Breakthroughs
Researchers Develop New Catalyst for Affordable Production of Conductive Polymers
Novel Methods of Making Conductive Plastics
Enhancement in the Conductivity of Polyaniline
Electricity Sensitive Clothes
Biomaterials Based Conducting Polymers

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Total Introduces EC Compounds
KEMET Collaborates with Novasentis to Develop EMP Film based Haptic Actuators
Parker Hannifin Launches EAP Technology
Integral Inks Agreement with Conductive Composites
Bayer MaterialScience Operates Independently as Covestro
Premix Launches PRE-ELEC PP Concentrate
Sylumis Launches New Range of Orion LED Spot Lamps
ESP Develops New PermaStat Sheet
Parker Hannifin Unveils New BioCare Business Unit with EAP
Bayer Launches New MakroblendA M525
SouthWest NanoTechnologies Forms Partnership with Matteson-Ridolfi
Celanese Acquires Cool Polymers
Mexichem to Acquire Vestolit
Plastic Logic and Solvay Specialty Polymers Collaborates for Low-Power Flexible Electronics
INEOS and Doeflex Collaborates for PVC Compounding
Kodak and Xymox Jointly Launches KODAK HCF-385 Film
SABIC Introduces Two LEXAN Polycarbonate Solutions for Aircraft Interiors

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL 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)

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 6. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


EAPs Market by Application

Table 9. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for EAP Application in Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World Historic Review for EAP Application in Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. World 14-Year Perspective for EAP Application in Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for EAP Application in Antistatic Packaging by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World Historic Review for EAP Application in Antistatic Packaging by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. World 14-Year Perspective for EAP Application in Antistatic Packaging by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for EAP Application in Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Historic Review for EAP Application in Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 14-Year Perspective for EAP Application in Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Other EAP Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World Historic Review for Other EAP Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. World 14-Year Perspective for Other EAP Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


Global EAPs Market by Segment

Table 21. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Segment - Conductive Plastics, Inherently Conductive Polymers, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. World Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Segment - Conductive Plastics, Inherently Conductive Polymers, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. World 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Conductive Plastics, Inherently Conductive Polymers, and Others Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 24. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. US Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26. US 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

Market Analysis

Table 27. Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. Canadian Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 30. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. European Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. European 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Analysis

Table 33. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
B. Market Analytics

Table 36. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. Rest of World Historic Review for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Electroactive Polymers by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding, Antistatic Packaging, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection, and Other Applications Markets for Years 2009, 2017 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 69 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 76)
The United States (36)
Japan (3)
Europe (24)
  France (3)
  Germany (9)
  The United Kingdom (2)
  Italy (1)
  Rest of Europe (9)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (12)
Latin America (1)
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