Global Conductive Plastics Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Conduction Mechanism (Conducting Polymer Composites, ABS Conductive Polymer Composites, PC Conducting Polymer Composites, PVC Conducting Polymer Composites, PP Conducting Polymer Composites, Nylon Conducting Polymer Composites, Other Conductive Polymer Composites, Inherently Conductive Polymers, Polyaniline (PANI), Polypyrrole (PPy), Polyphenylene Vinylenes (PPV), PEDOT, Other Inherently Conductive Polymers), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, and Others), and Segment Forecasts, 2024 – 2032
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The global conductive plastics market was valued at was valued at US $ 3 Billion in 2023 and is expected to reach US $ 7.9 Billion by 2032 growing at a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period 2024 – 2032.

US$ 3 Billion in 2021, and is forecast to reach US$ 7.91 Billion by 2032. The expected forecast CAGR from 2022 to 2032 is 8.5%. As of 2022, the market is expected to be valued at US$ 3.5 Billion.

Traditionally, carbon-based polymers have been used as electrical insulators. Adding small amounts of a conductive additive, usually carbon, nickel or silver makes these polymers have some electrical conduction. The resulting silvery film was then doped with different oxidizing agents, and the substance proved itself to be conductive. This led to the development of several other conductive polymers. ICPs contain the conjugated carbon-carbon bonds that make these polymers electrically conductive. Delocalized electron systems of these conjugated polymers make them both exciting and practical.

With the appearance of BEVs and PHEVs, Conductive Polymers has a promising future. Furthermore, they are used in parts like capacitors, batteries and sensors. Conductive polymers are lightweight, easily molded to your wishes, and can be quickly customized. These factors mean that electric vehicles and engines are kept cool with Conductive Polymers. These factors will lead to an enlargement of the footprint for the global Conductive Polymers market over this forecast period.

Owing to their wide use in the electronics industry, global Conductive Polymers are also about to see a boom as they have low thermal conductivity and excellent heat insulation properties. This provides excellent safety for electronic products. Moreover, Conductive Polymers are also incorporated in televisions 'lasers and the screen of mobile phones. This should drive the growth of the global Conductive Polymers market over this period.

Increasing number of product launches, Asia Pacific to Dominate Global Sales. The demand for conducting polymers is rising, and it will eventually become the largest market share. ESD/EMI Shielding. With continued miniaturization of electronic components, the largest market share will be for the thermally conducting segment.

The Conductive Plastics Market Trend Analysis

As the electronic industries are growing fast, so is expected to be the global conductive polymer market. This largely due to the rise of electronics packaging that needs protection from electromagnetic interference, static electricity and other dangers. This factor has increased the use of conductive polymers in packaging applications because they have excellent shielding properties against electrostatic discharge and radio frequency interference. As the market for conductive polymers grew, so did demand from customers in electronic devices. In addition, the lasers in televisions and mobile phone screens also contain conductive polymeric fibres.

The global Conductive Polymers market is likely to boom as a result of more extensive utilization of lightweight materials during the forecast period. The increased consciousness about improvement in fuel economy will encourage the use of ABS and PPS for wiring systems. These materials are used in the form of conductors. Moreover, rising military aircraft output from the governments of Middle East and North America is expected to provide further impetus for Conductive Polymers growth on a domestic basis.

Segmentation Analysis of the Conductive Plastics Market

By Conduction Mechanism

Thermally conducting polymers will post the highest growth during this period in terms of revenue and volume. Factors such as the increasing weight and value of miniaturized electronic components will increase this segmental value. Electronic components have become increasingly miniaturized and thus need advanced, compact conducting polymers to conduct heat in a small space. Thermally conducting polymers are also heavily used in LED fixtures, heat sinks, interface materials, radiator end caps. fuel pumps and so on including parts with wall thicknesses of 1mm or below. With these factors combined, the footprint of thermally conducting polymers are bound to expand. In terms of CAGR, We expect the fastest growing to be electrically conducting polymers. These are used more and more in electronic devices such as organic field-effect transistors (OFET), photovoltaic cells and light emitting diodes.

By Application

Revenue and share in the ESD/EMI shielding segment is expected to go on widening its stance during this forecast period. Rise in demand for conducting polymers will enhance the footprint of ESD/EMI shielding Polymers. Also, a big advantage of such polymers is that they raise the safety level for air-gapped systems. Secondly, ESD/EMI shielding polymers are used widely in situations such as these to protect sensitive electronic components and devices from static discharge or electromagnetic interference. These factors are poised to widen the scope of applications for ESD/EMI shielding. Reducing costs and organic emissions The fastest-growing CAGR during the forecast period is expected to drive the electrostatic coating segment.

Regional Analysis of the Conductive Plastics Market

Asia Pacific to Dominate Global Sales Owing to Increasing Number of Product Launches

In terms of revenue and share, the region Asia Pacific is likely to hold a leading position in global Conductive Polymers market during forecast period. The rising number of product launches by leading players in emerging economies such as China and India, is expected to expand the footprint for the Asia Pacific Conductive Polymers market. Besides, there is a growing regulatory trend in favor of promoting foreign direct investment, which will enhance the value on the regional market. Rising demand for Conductive Polymers in engine boxes and wire hoses will make the application field of Conductive Polymers even more spacious. Rising standards in the automotive sectors of such poor countries as China and India should engender more market demand.

During the forecast period North America is perceived to be growing with fastest CAGR because of rising use of electroactive polymers in electronics, solar energy, health care and automotive industries. Factors like growing R & D investments in the departments will have a positive effect on North American market for Conductive Polymers.

Top Key Players Covered

  1. 3M (U.S.)
  2. Agfa-Gevaert Group (Belgium)
  3. Celanese Corporation (U.S.)
  4. Covestro AG (Germany)
  5. Heraeus Holding (Germany)
  6. Avient Corporation (U.S.)
  7. Solvay (Belgium)
  8. The Lubrizol Corporation (U.S.)
  9. Arkema (France)
  10. Cabot Corporation (U.S.)
  11. Eastman Chemical Company (U.S.)
  12. Integral Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)
  13. Ensinger (Germany)
  14. Ferro Corporation (U.S.)
  15. KEMET Corporation. (U.S.)
  16. LATI Industria Termoplastici S.p.A. (France)
  17. Bekaert (Belgium)
  18. Premix Group (Finland)
  19. DSM (Netherlands)
  20. Merck KGaA (Germany)
  21. Simona AG (Germany)

Key Industry Developments in the Conductive Plastics Market

  • November 2022: On 1 January, Agfa will introduce a two-digit price increase across its worldwide Digital Print & Chemicals portfolio.
  • March 2019: The Plastimagen tradeshow featured polymer solutions for Mexico and Central America from the PolyOne Corporation. With this in mind, at the NPE PolyOne highlighted its comprehensive polymer and colorant solutions as well as their service offerings to meet customers 'demand. Others include EMI/ RFI Shielding and Conduction Formulations; OnColor SC Super Concentration technologies, Low VOC / FOG Elastomers, as well as Reinforced Polymer Composite Technologies.
  • January 2019: Global chemicals and specialty materials market leader Celanese Corporation announced that they are acquiring Next Polymers Ltd., India's premier engineering thermoplastics (ETP) compounder. This purchase is designed to fuel the rapidly expanding business, and make Celanese a force in India.

Report Components Details
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2021-2029
Segments Covered Conduction Mechanism: Conducting Polymer Composites, ABS Conductive Polymer Composites, PC Conducting Polymer Composites, PVC Conducting Polymer Composites, PP Conducting Polymer Composites, Nylon Conducting Polymer Composites, Other Conductive Polymer Composites, Inherently Conductive Polymers, Polyaniline (PANI), Polypyrrole (PPy), Polyphenylene Vinylenes (PPV), PEDOT, Other Inherently Conductive Polymers; By Application: Conductive Plastics for Anti-Static Packaging & Coating, Conductive Plastics for Capacitors, Conductive Plastics for Actuators & Sensors, Conductive Plastics for Batteries, Conductive Plastics for Solar Cells, Conductive Plastics for Electroluminescence, Conductive Plastics for Printed Circuit Board (PCB), Conductive Plastics for Other Applications
Countries Covered U.S. and Canada in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the APAC, Others include Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of South America as part of South America
Market Players Covered 3M (U.S.), Agfa-Gevaert Group (Belgium), Celanese Corporation (U.S.), Covestro AG (Germany), Heraeus Holding (Germany), Avient Corporation (U.S.), Solvay (Belgium), The Lubrizol Corporation (U.S.), Arkema (France), Cabot Corporation (U.S.), Eastman Chemical Company (U.S.), Integral Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Ensinger (Germany), Ferro Corporation (U.S.), KEMET Corporation. (U.S.), LATI Industria Termoplastici S.p.A. (France), Bekaert (Belgium), Premix Group (Finland), DSM (Netherlands), Merck KGaA (Germany), Simona AG (Germany)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction Of Global Conductive Plastics Market
    1. Overview of the Market
    2. Scope of Report
    3. Assumptions
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Research Methodology
    1. Data Mining
    2. Validation
    3. Primary Interviews
    4. List of Data Sources
  4. Global Conductive Plastics Market Outlook
    1. Overview
    2. Market Dynamics
      1. Drivers
      2. Restraints
      3. Opportunities
    3. Porters Five Force Model
      1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
      2. Threat of New Entrants
      3. Threat of Substitutes
      4. Competitive Rivalry
      5. Bargaining Power among Buyers
    4. Value Chain Analysis
  5. Global Conductive Plastics Market, By Conduction Mechanism
    1. Overview
    2. Conducting Polymer Composites
    3. ABS Conductive Polymer Composites
    4. PC Conducting Polymer Composites
    5. PVC Conducting Polymer Composites
    6. PP Conducting Polymer Composites
    7. Nylon Conducting Polymer Composites
    8. Other Conductive Polymer Composites
    9. Inherently Conductive Polymers
    10. Polyaniline (PANI)
    11. Polypyrrole (PPy)
    12. Polyphenylene Vinylenes (PPV)
    13. PEDOT
    14. Other Inherently Conductive Polymers
  6. Global Conductive Plastics Market, By Application
    1. Conductive Plastics for Anti-Static Packaging & Coating
    2. Conductive Plastics for Capacitors
    3. Conductive Plastics for Actuators & Sensors
    4. Conductive Plastics for Batteries
    5. Conductive Plastics for Solar Cells
    6. Conductive Plastics for Electroluminescence
    7. Conductive Plastics for Printed Circuit Board (PCB)
    8. Conductive Plastics for Other Applications
  7. Global Conductive Plastics Market, By Region
    1. North America
      1. U.S.
      2. Canada
    2. Europe
      1. Germany
      2. U.K.
      3. France
      4. Rest of Europe
    3. Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. Japan
      3. India
      4. South Korea
      5. Singapore
      6. Malaysia
      7. Australia
      8. Thailand
      9. Indonesia
      10. Philippines
      11. Rest of Asia Pacific
    4. Others
      1. Saudi Arabia
      2. U.A.E.
      3. South Africa
      4. Egypt
      5. Israel
      6. Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA)
      7. Brazil
      8. Argentina
      9. Mexico
      10. Rest of South America
  8. Company Profiles
    1. 3M (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    2. Agfa-Gevaert Group (Belgium)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    3. Celanese Corporation (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    4. Covestro AG (Germany)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    5. Heraeus Holding (Germany)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    6. Avient Corporation (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    7. Solvay (Belgium)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    8. The Lubrizol Corporation (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    9. Arkema (France)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    10. Cabot Corporation (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    11. Eastman Chemical Company (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    12. Integral Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    13. Ensinger (Germany)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    14. Ferro Corporation (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    15. KEMET Corporation. (U.S.)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    16. LATI Industria Termoplastici S.p.A. (France)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    17. Bekaert (Belgium)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    18. Premix Group (Finland)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    19. DSM (Netherlands)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    20. Merck KGaA (Germany)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News
    21. Simona AG (Germany)
      1. Company Overview
      2. Key Executives
      3. Operating Business Segments
      4. Product Portfolio
      5. Financial Performance (As per availability)
      6. Key News

Global Conductive Plastics Market Segmentation

Conductive Plastics by Conduction Mechanism: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • Conducting Polymer Composites
  • ABS Conductive Polymer Composites
  • PC Conducting Polymer Composites
  • PVC Conducting Polymer Composites
  • PP Conducting Polymer Composites
  • Nylon Conducting Polymer Composites
  • Other Conductive Polymer Composites
  • Inherently Conductive Polymers
  • Polyaniline (PANI)
  • Polypyrrole (PPy)
  • Polyphenylene Vinylenes (PPV)
  • PEDOT
  • Other Inherently Conductive Polymers

Conductive Plastics by Application: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • Conductive Plastics for Anti-Static Packaging & Coating
  • Conductive Plastics for Capacitors
  • Conductive Plastics for Actuators & Sensors
  • Conductive Plastics for Batteries
  • Conductive Plastics for Solar Cells
  • Conductive Plastics for Electroluminescence
  • Conductive Plastics for Printed Circuit Board (PCB)
  • Conductive Plastics for Other Applications

Conductive Plastics by Geography: Market Size & Forecast 2024-2032

  • North America (USA, Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Rest of South America)
  • Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Rest of MEA)

Major Players:

  • 3M (U.S.)
  • Agfa-Gevaert Group (Belgium)
  • Celanese Corporation (U.S.)
  • Covestro AG (Germany)
  • Heraeus Holding (Germany)
  • Avient Corporation (U.S.)
  • Solvay (Belgium)
  • The Lubrizol Corporation (U.S.)
  • Arkema (France)
  • Cabot Corporation (U.S.)
  • Eastman Chemical Company (U.S.)
  • Integral Technologies, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Ensinger (Germany)
  • Ferro Corporation (U.S.)
  • KEMET Corporation. (U.S.)
  • LATI Industria Termoplastici S.p.A. (France)
  • Bekaert (Belgium)
  • Premix Group (Finland)
  • DSM (Netherlands)
  • Merck KGaA (Germany)
  • Simona AG (Germany)

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