is an evolving technology that has the potential to emerge as the major factor behind the next generation’s high volume of electronics production, thereby possibly resulting in the third industrial revolution. Functional Printing involves the deposition of a printable substance on a substrate which results in a product, having a specific form and functionality such as conductivity control, resistivity reactions or thermo-chromic reactions.
Functional printing market report gives an in-depth segmentation of the market by
materials, printing technologies and components. It is also segmented by
integrated smart systems and key geographic regions like Americas, Europe and Asia-pacific
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he functional printing market
based on types of materials has
been segmented into four divisions including substrates, conductors,
dielectrics/insulators and functional coatings encompassing semiconductors,
encapsulation and coating materials. Following this, the market has been
categorized based upon printing techniques involved such as inkjet printing,
screen printing and gravure printing and others section.
Subsequently, the market thoroughly covered all the related printed components
and systems. the components has been further classified into electronic
components, sensors, lighting, photovoltaic, display and printed batteries and
conductive tracks while the systems section encompasses several integrated
smart systems such as smart tags, smart cards, diagnostic labels,
functional packaging and many others.
Europe has shown a significant growth in this market, followed by Americas, Asia-Pacific and other RoW regions. This is mainly because many manufacturers in these regions have started functional printing to print electronic parts and components due to associated benefits in design, cost and material utilization. The growth is due to its high efficiency at low cost material which is sustainable. Functional printing deals with different opportunities to generate and progress in the field of electronics using various printing techniques to improve functionality to the devices and components.
Profiled in this Report are:
- Merck KgaA,
- AGFA – Gevaert,
The methodology for estimating the functional printing market has been highly dependent upon the area of application. The functional materials involved in the industry can offer broad range of features to the final product. Therefore, the deployment of functional materials along with printing equipment has been studied for each application separately. Also, the associated market such as 3D Printing and Printed & Flexible Electronics was kept as reference for forecasting the market. Simultaneously, the companies involved at component, manufacturing, integration and distribution levels were also studied from the perspective of their product portfolio, geographical presence, annual turnover and few other parameters to substantiate the estimations. All these estimations were further validated via a thorough primary research with industry experts.