Polyimide Film Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Polyimide Film Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Flexible Printed Circuit, Wire & Cable, Pressure Sensitive Tape, Specialty Fabricated Product, Motor/Generator), By End-use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-522-9
  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Research Methodology

A three-pronged approach was followed for deducing the polyimide film market estimates and forecasts. The process has three steps: information procurement, analysis, and validation. The whole process is cyclical, and steps repeat until the estimates are validated. The three steps are explained in detail below:

Information procurement: Information procurement is one of the most extensive and important stages in our research process, and quality data is critical for accurate analysis. We followed a multi-channel data collection process for polyimide film market to gather the most reliable and current information possible.

  • We buy access to paid databases such as Hoover’s and Factiva for company financials, industry information, white papers, industry journals, SME journals, and more.
  • We tap into Grand View’s proprietary database of data points and insights from active and archived monitoring and reporting.
  • We conduct primary research with industry experts through questionnaires and one-on-one phone interviews.
  • We pull from reliable secondary sources such as white papers and government statistics, published by organizations like WHO, NGOs, World Bank, etc., Key Opinion Leaders (KoL) publications, company filings, investor documents, and more.
  • We purchase and review investor analyst reports, broker reports, academic commentary, government quotes, and wealth management publications for insightful third-party perspectives.

Analysis: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilized different methods of polyimide film market data depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Research Efforts: Bottom-up Approach for estimating and forecasting demand size and opportunity, top-down Approach for new product forecasting and penetration, and combined approach of both Bottom-up and Top-down for full coverage analysis.

  • Value-Chain-Based Sizing & Forecasting: Supply-side estimates for understanding potential revenue through competitive benchmarking, forecasting, and penetration modeling.

  • Demand-side estimates for identifying parent and ancillary markets, segment modeling, and heuristic forecasting.

  • Qualitative Functional Deployment (QFD) Modelling for market share assessment.

Market formulation and validation: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilize different methods of data analysis depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Formulation: This step involves the finalization of market numbers. This step on an internal level is designed to manage outputs from the Data Analysis step.

  • Data Normalization: The final market estimates and forecasts are then aligned and sent to industry experts, in-panel quality control managers for validation.

  • This step also entails the finalization of the report scope and data representation pattern.

  • Validation: The process entails multiple levels of validation. All these steps run in parallel, and the study is forwarded for publishing only if all three levels render validated results.

Polyimide Film Market Categorization:

The polyimide film market was categorized into three segments, namely application (Flexible Printed Circuit, Wire & Cable, Pressure Sensitive Tape, Specialty Fabricated Product, Motor/Generator), end-use (Electronics, Aerospace, Automotive, Labelling), and regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa).

Segment Market Methodology:

The polyimide film market was segmented into application, end-use, and regions. The demand at a segment level was deduced using a funnel method. Concepts like the TAM, SAM, SOM, etc., were put into practice to understand the demand. We at GVR deploy three methods to deduce market estimates and determine forecasts. These methods are explained below:

Market research approaches: Bottom-up

  • Demand estimation of each product across countries/regions summed up to from the total market.

  • Variable analysis for demand forecast.

  • Demand estimation via analyzing paid database, and company financials either via annual reports or paid database.

  • Primary interviews for data revalidation and insight collection.

Market research approaches: Top-down

  • Used extensively for new product forecasting or analyzing penetration levels.

  • Tool used invoice product flow and penetration models Use of regression multi-variant analysis for forecasting Involves extensive use of paid and public databases.

  • Primary interviews and vendor-based primary research for variable impact analysis.

Market research approaches: Combined

  • This is the most common method. We apply concepts from both the top-down and bottom-up approaches to arrive at a viable conclusion.

Regional Market Methodology:

The polyimide film market was analyzed at a regional level. The global was divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa, keeping in focus variables like consumption patterns, export-import regulations, consumer expectations, etc. These regions were further divided into fourteen countries, namely, the U.S.; Canada; Mexico; Germany; U.K.; France; Italy; China; India; Japan; Brazil; Argentina; GCC Countries; South Africa.

All three above-mentioned market research methodologies were applied to arrive at regional-level conclusions. The regions were then summed up to form the global market.

Polyimide film market companies & financials:

The polyimide film market was analyzed via companies operating in the sector. Analyzing these companies and cross-referencing them to the demand equation helped us validate our assumptions and conclusions. Key market players analyzed include:

  • Saint-Gobain S.A.: Saint-Gobain is a multinational manufacturer, fabricator, and distributor of building and high-performance materials. It has a presence in 67 countries with a manufacturing facility in 45 countries and strategically located R&D centers in Europe, China, the United States, and India. The company operates through four different business segments namely the Materials Sector, Building Distribution Sector Construction Products Sector, and overall packaging.

  • I.S.T Corporation: I.S.T is a multinational company involved in the research, development, and manufacturing of polyimide resins, imaging devices, computer systems, textiles, custom-made clothing, composite materials, production equipment, and nonflammable textiles. It has strategically located 7 manufacturing units in China, Japan, and USA. It serves automotive, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, aerospace, and other markets through its innovative and well-diversified product portfolio.

  • Kolon Industries, Inc.: The company operates in South Korea and internationally through its four main business divisions namely, chemical, materials, films/electronics, industrial materials, and fashion. It caters to different industrial and consumer markets with the help of its diversified products, manufactured in its strategically located three technological centers at Gumi, Yongin, and Incheon. Under the films/electronic material division which accounts for 10% of overall sales, the company produces polyester films, nylon films, coated films, light diffuser films and plates, microlens film, overcoat, and light guide plates.

  • Kaneka Corporation: Kaneka is a leading manufacturer and seller of functional and chemical plastics in Japan and internationally. It has a well-diversified product portfolio that caters to various industries such as aerospace, electronics, automotive, Pharmaceutical, etc. Its business portfolio is divided into eight different verticals namely, chemicals, functional plastics, expandable plastics and products, foodstuff products, life science, synthetic fibers, electronic products, and new business development.

  • Taimide Tech, Inc.: The company isheadquartered in Taiwan and is involved in the manufacturing and marketing of polyimide films. It produces various types of polyimide films such as excellent dimensional stability PI films, non-transparent polyimide films, ultra-polyimide and super thin films, and polyimide films for the semi-additive procedure. The polyimide films produced by Taimide tech are mainly used in Flexible displays, Flexible electronics, Flexible Printed Circuit Board and High Heat Resistance of the colorless cover lay. Taimide product portfolio is divided into 6 major polyimide film categories namely OT, TH, TL, TX, BK, and WB series.

  • Flexcon Company, Inc.: is a global company involved in the design, manufacturing, and selling of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives. These pressure-sensitive films are widely used in different applications such as automotive, banner graphics, billboards, carpet graphics, dry-erase boards, and consumer electronics. Other major applications are counter and display graphics, durable goods, food, general and interior signage, heavy equipment, beverages, cooler, and floor graphics. Its manufacturing plant and distribution facility are strategically located in the U.S. and Europe. To maintain a strong global presence, it has sales offices in Mexico, Mumbai, and Massachusetts.

  • Arakawa Chemicals Industries, Ltd: The company is a global manufacturer and seller of chemicals, resins, and intermediate materials for paper manufacturing, printing inks, adhesives; and electronic materials respectively. It is the market leader in the domestic rosin market. It has six domestic manufacturing bases with five sales offices in Japan. It has a strong global presence with the help of its 14 subsidiaries out of which ten are located overseas. Its R&D department is divided into three divisions where each division focuses separately on the company’s three different product segments.

  • Anabond Limited: Anabond is a manufacturer, wholesaler, and distributor of Engineering Adhesives & Sealants, Specially Coatings, Paints, and other chemicals. Its product portfolio is mainly divided into two parts namely, adhesives and sealants and specialty / other products. It has four manufacturing facilities in India with 14 branches and 300 dealers network in India. The company enjoys a cost advantage in the form of easy availability of raw materials and labor and serves various markets such as Aerospace & Defense, Construction, Marine, Vehicle Construction Industries, railways, automobile, energy, and industrial sectors. In 1994, Anabond started its Overseas operation, and now it has businesses in U.K., UAE, Germany, Mauritius, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Saudi, and Kuwait.

  • Suzhou Kying Industrial Materials Co., Ltd.: It is a China-based firm involved in the R&D, manufacturing, and distribution of polyimide films, polyimide FEP film, and its family products. Under the distribution business, it handles the export and import of system electrical insulating materials that are used in motors and transformers. Kying has two production facilities for its insulation and film business located in Suzhou and Nantong. The company serves the electronic and electrical industry and the wire and cable industry through its quality products and superior customer services.

Value chain-based sizing & forecasting

Supply Side Estimates

  • Company revenue estimation via referring to annual reports, investor presentations, and Hoover’s.

  • Segment revenue determination via variable analysis and penetration modeling.

  • Competitive benchmarking to identify market leaders and their collective revenue shares.

  • Forecasting via analyzing commercialization rates, pipelines, market initiatives, distribution networks, etc.

Demand side estimates

  • Identifying parent markets and ancillary markets

  • Segment penetration analysis to obtain pertinent

  • revenue/volume

  • Heuristic forecasting with the help of subject matter experts

  • Forecasting via variable analysis

Polyimide Film Market Report Objectives:

  • Understanding market dynamics (in terms of drivers, restraints, & opportunities) in the countries.

  • Understanding trends & variables in the individual countries & their impact on growth and using analytical tools to provide high-level insights into the market dynamics and the associated growth pattern.

  • Understanding market estimates and forecasts (with the base year as 2022, historic information from 2018 to 2021, and forecast from 2023 to 2030). Regional estimates & forecasts for each category are available and are summed up to form the global market estimates.

Polyimide Film Market Report Assumptions:

  • The report provides market value for the base year 2022 and a yearly forecast till 2030 in terms of revenue/volume or both. The market for each of the segment outlooks has been provided on region & country basis for the above-mentioned forecast period.

  • The key industry dynamics, major technological trends, and application markets are evaluated to understand their impact on the demand for the forecast period. The growth rates were estimated using correlation, regression, and time-series analysis.

  • We have used the bottom-up approach for market sizing, analyzing key regional markets, dynamics, & trends for various products and end-users. The total market has been estimated by integrating the country markets.

  • All market estimates and forecasts have been validated through primary interviews with the key industry participants.

  • Inflation has not been accounted for to estimate and forecast the market.

  • Numbers may not add up due to rounding off.

  • Europe consists of EU-8, Central & Eastern Europe, along with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • Asia Pacific includes South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

  • Latin America includes Central American countries and the South American continent

  • Middle East includes Western Asia (as assigned by the UN Statistics Division) and the African continent.

Primary Research

GVR strives to procure the latest and unique information for reports directly from industry experts, which gives it a competitive edge. Quality is of utmost importance to us, therefore every year we focus on increasing our experts’ panel. Primary interviews are one of the critical steps in identifying recent market trends and scenarios. This process enables us to justify and validate our market estimates and forecasts to our clients. With more than 8,000 reports in our database, we have connected with some key opinion leaders across various domains, including healthcare, technology, consumer goods, and the chemical sector. Our process starts with identifying the right platform for a particular type of report, i.e., emails, LinkedIn, seminars, or telephonic conversation, as every report is unique and requires a differentiated approach.

We send out questionnaires to different experts from various regions/ countries, which is dependent on the following factors:

  • Report/Market scope: If the market study is global, we send questionnaires to industry experts across various regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

  • Market Penetration: If the market is driven by technological advancements, population density, disease prevalence, or other factors, we identify experts and send out questionnaires based on region or country dominance.

The time to start receiving responses from industry experts varies based on how niche or well-penetrated the market is. Our reports include a detailed chapter on the KoL opinion section, which helps our clients understand the perspective of experts already in the market space.

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