Global Battery Materials Market: Brief Account
The global battery materials market is driven by the use of batteries in automotive industries, medical sector, defense and military, electronics industries, marine, and in power backup systems. Different battery materials are used as per their application requirements. The demand for battery materials is especially noteworthy from Asia n countries such as China, South Korea, and Japan. Players are making extensive research to develop batteries that have long life and high power density. Players are also striving to achieve low cost of production without compromising on the performance of the end product. Developing products that are eco-friendly is the new trend and is driving the global battery materials market to a new high. Batteries are essential in small household equipment as well as in large industries and thus, the demand for battery materials will always exist. Technological developments will ensure the development of many other equipment and gadgets that require batteries and this will create a huge demand for battery materials in the future.
Global Battery Materials Market: Trends and Opportunities
The rising demand for smartphones and laptops is expected to fuel the demand for Li-on battery materials. In fact, the flourishing electronics sector is the major driver for the battery materials market across the globe. Backup power systems have become absolutely necessary today for businesses and industries to function without causing tremendous losses. This is driving the demand for lead-acid battery materials. Moreover, electric plug-in vehicles make use of NiMH batteries. Thus the demand for these battery materials will also see a growth in the coming years as electric vehicles are expected to have huge scope of growth in the coming years. The demand for electric vehicles is projected to rise in an attempt to reduce carbon footprint. All these factors are boosting the demand for different battery materials all across the globe, especially in Asia Pacific. However, issues with safety could be a restraining factor for this market. Strict regulations could increase the cost of the production and this in turn will decrease the demand.
Global Battery Materials Market: Geographical Analysis
The global battery materials market is segmented into Asia Pacific, Europe, North Americam and the Rest of the World. Of these, Asia Pacific is a clear winner in terms of being the most lucrative regional segment in the world. The presence of a large number of manufacturing base is a key reason driving the demand for battery materials. The region is also house to many battery materials manufacturers, especially in China and Japan. Countries such as Germany and Europe are also host to many battery materials manufacturers. These and various other developed nations are poised to be lucrative markets for battery materials on account of technological advancements leading to the development of many advanced gadgets and equipment, which requires the use of batteries.
Global Battery Materials Market: Companies Mentioned
Key players operating in the global battery materials market include Jiangxi Zichen Technology Co. Ltd., Huzhou chuangya power battery materials Co. Ltd., Eveready Industries India Ltd., Shenzhen Sinuo Industrial Development Co. Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, ZETO, BTR New Energy Materials Co., Ltd., Hunan Shinzoom Technology Co. Ltd., Shaneshan Technology, Energizer Holdings, Inc., Duracell Inc., Uniross Batteries, Hitachi Maxell Ltd., Shantou Jinguang Hi-tech Co., Ltd., Capchem, GP Batteries, and Beijing Institute of Chemical Reagent. This market is fragmented and most players in the market are investing extensively in research and development to make batteries efficient and durable.
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