ESD Protection Devices Market - Snapshot

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research titled ‘ESD Protection Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026,’ the global ESD protection devices market is expected to reach value of US$ 3,903.0 Mn by 2026. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.23% from 2018 to 2026. According to the report, the global market is expected to continue to be influenced by a range of factors such as rising penetration of smartphones, growing popularity of IoT, and increasing use of electronics in the automotive industry. Asia Pacific is estimated to continue to lead the global market, with the market in the region expanding at a CAGR of above 3% during the forecast period. Prominent economies in Asia Pacific such as China, Japan, and South Korea are hubs of the electronics industry.

Silicon material segment estimated to be highly lucrative

Based on material, the global ESD protection devices market has been divided into ceramic and silicon. The silicon segment is expected to reach value of over US$ 2,000.0 Mn by 2026. Silicon is significantly used in ESD protection devices, as the material offers high ESD protection performance. Due to this, several manufacturers including ROHM Semiconductor and Protek Devices are manufacturing ESD protection devices based on silicon. Furthermore, silicon-based ESD protection devices are being largely used in the consumer electronics industry. Additionally, silicon provides more power in less area. Hence, it is highly useful for smaller electronic devices that are more susceptible to electrostatic discharge (ESD).

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Unidirectional segment projected to dominate the ESD protection devices market

In terms of directionality, the ESD protection devices market has been segmented into unidirectional and bidirectional. A unidirectional ESD protection device is best suited for protection of circuit nodes with unidirectional signals, which are always above or below the reference voltage. The ESD protection device safeguards the entire circuit design, which is built by using the highly advanced CMOS technology. A large number of IC manufacturers are using innovative and highly advanced CMOS technologies to improve the performance of their systems. The unidirectional segment of the global ESD protection devices market is expected to hold a major market share during the forecast period, as a majority of circuit designs are based on the CMOS technology. The CMOS technology is used to form integrated circuits (ICs). It is extensively used in chip design. Furthermore, chip designers are using unidirectional ESD protection devices, as use of bidirectional devices may result in overload.

ESD protection devices likely to be adopted at a significant pace in the automotive sector

Based on end-user, the ESD protection devices market has been segregated into consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace & defense, and others. The others segment includes energy and telecommunications. The automotive industry is evolving, owing to technological innovations such as telematics, connectivity of vehicles through cloud, infotainment, automotive touchscreen control systems, and driver assistance systems. These electronic systems are connected by a large number of interfaces and networks such as USB 2.0, low-voltage differential signaling, HDMI, automotive pixel link, LIN control system, and Ethernet. To safeguard these interfaces and networks from ESD is highly important for efficient functioning of an automotive electronic system. Furthermore, ESD protection devices provide protection from unwanted voltage distortions that can hamper the performance of the automotive electronic system.

Asia Pacific to continue to hold a leading share of the global market

Asia Pacific is expected to continue to hold a major share of the global market for ESD protection devices during the forecast period. This is primarily attributable to presence of well-established players across the region, especially in prominent economies such as China, Japan, and South Korea. Asia Pacific is home to several well-established players in the ESD protection devices market including Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and ROHM SEMICONDUCTOR. Furthermore, the region is witnessing high adoption of ESD protection devices, due to continuously growing consumer electronics industry in the region. Several manufacturers in the region are focusing on enhancing their product quality and trying to capture a wide customer base for additional revenue generation. For instance, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is focusing on improving the performance of its ESD protection devices to be employed in several applications including GPS antenna terminals, LTE, and Wi-Fi wireless communication products. Moreover, the company has enhanced the performance of its ESD protection products based on ceramic material by 20%. This would offer protection in accordance with the internationally recognized standards pertaining to efficient functioning of ESD protection devices.

ON Semiconductor Corporation, Bourns, Inc., STMicroelectronics N.V., Texas Instruments Incorporated, and Infineon Technologies AG are some of the major players operating in the global ESD protection devices market profiled in this study. Details such as financials, SWOT analysis, business strategies, recent developments, and other such strategic information pertaining to these players have been duly provided as part of company profiling. These players are focusing on expanding their distributor network all over the world in order to enhance customer reach and generate additional revenues from sale of ESD protection devices.

ESD Protection Devices Market - Overview

The ‘ESD Protection Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018–2026’ report provides analysis of the ESD protection devices market for the period from 2016 to 2026, wherein 2018–2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is considered the base year. Data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The report covers all trends anticipated to be witnessed in the global ESD protection devices market during the forecast period. It highlights drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the ESD Protection Devices Market during the forecast period. The study provides a holistic perspective on the ESD Protection Devices Market, in terms of revenue (in US$ Mn) and volume (in million units) across different geographical regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. The report highlights key trends affecting the ESD Protection Devices Market on the global level. Region-wise prominent countries/sub-regions covered in the report include the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the U.K, India, China, South Korea, Japan, GCC, South Africa, and Brazil.

The report analyzes and forecasts the ESD Protection Devices Market for ESD protection devices at the global and regional levels. The report comprises detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global ESD protection devices market. Porter’s five forces model has also been included to help understand the competition landscape of the ESD Protection Devices Market. Furthermore, PESETL analysis has been included in the study. The study encompasses ESD Protection Devices Market attractiveness analysis, wherein material, directionality, end-user, and application segments have been benchmarked based on their ESD Protection Devices Market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Global ESD Protection Devices Market: Taxonomy

The research study on the global ESD protection devices market provides detailed analysis of different segments of the ESD Protection Devices Market including material, directionality, end-user, and application segments. Based on material, the ESD Protection Devices Market has been segmented into ceramic and silicon. Based on directionality, the ESD Protection Devices Market has been divided into unidirectional and bidirectional. In terms of end-user, the ESD Protection Devices Market has been segmented into consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace & defense, and others. The others segment includes energy and telecommunications. In terms of application, the ESD Protection Devices Market has been divided into data-line protection and power-line protection.

Global ESD Protection Devices Market: Research Methodology

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to: company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, SEC filings, internal and external proprietary databases, relevant patent and regulatory databases, national government documents, statistical databases, ESD Protection Devices Market reports, news articles, press releases, webcasts specific to companies operating in the ESD Protection Devices Market, national government documents, statistical databases, ESD Protection Devices Market reports, and Factiva.

Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews, and face-to-face interviews conducted for each ESD Protection Devices Market segment and sub-segment across geographies. TMR conducts primary interviews on an ongoing basis with ESD Protection Devices Market participants and commentators in order to validate the data and analysis. Primary interviews provide firsthand information on ESD Protection Devices Market size, ESD Protection Devices Market trends, growth trends, competition landscape, and ESD Protection Devices Market outlook. These help in validation and strengthening of secondary research findings. They also help develop ESD Protection Devices Market expertise and understanding of the analysis team.

Global ESD Protection Devices Market: Competition Dynamics

The report includes well-established players such as Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., STMicroelectronics N.V., Texas Instruments Incorporated, Littelfuse, Inc., and Infineon Technologies AG. These players are focusing on new product development. For instance, in July 2017, STMicroelectronics N.V. introduced an innovative miniature single-line ESD protection device that offers high protection to small electronic objects. The product has a rapid clamp transient to a lower voltage level. It can also handle a peak pulse current.

The global ESD protection devices market has been segmented as follows:

Material

  • Ceramic
  • Silicon

Directionality

  • Unidirectional
  • Bidirectional

End-user

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Others

Application

  • Data-line Protection
  • Power-line Protection

Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America