Global Flexible Printed Circuit Board (FPCB) Market: Snapshot

With the increasing demand for smartphones, tablets, LCD screens, and other consumer electronic products, the global market for flexile printed circuit boards (FPCBs) is observing a high-paced rise. The aviation and the defense industries are also emerging as key end users of these boards, which is likely to support the growth of this market in the years to come.

The opportunity in this market is expanding at a healthy CAGR of 11.80% between 2018 and 2026, increasing from US$13.51 bn in 2017 and rising to US$38.27 bn by the end of 2026. The increasing awareness about the advantages of FPCBs in comparison with rigid or conventional PCBs is also projected to fuel the demand for them over the forthcoming years.

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Multi-layer Flex Circuits to Report Strong Demand

The global market for flexile printed circuit boards is broadly analyzed on the basis of the type of the board and end user. Based on the type, the market is categorized into single sided flex circuits, double sided flex circuits, rigid flex circuits, and multi-layer flex circuits. Among these, the multi-layer flex circuits segment led the global market in 2017 with a share of 35.77% and is projected to remain on the top over the next few years.

By the application, the market is classified into the instrumentation and medical, computer and data storage, telecommunication, defense and aerospace, consumer electronics, automotive, and the industrial electronics sectors. The demand for FPCBs is comparatively higher in the consumer electronics industry and is expected to remain so in the near future.

Asia Pacific to Remain Dominant

The worldwide market for flexible printed circuit boards is also studied on the basis of the geography. North America (U.S, Canada, and Mexico), South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America), Europe (The U.K., Italy, France, Germany, and the Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, South Korea, and the Rest of Asia Pacific), and the Middle East and Africa (the UAE, South Africa, and the Rest of Middle East and Africa) have surfaced as the key regional segments in this market.

In 2017, Asia Pacific dominated the global market with a share of more than 56%. Researchers project this regional market to continue on the top in the years to come, thanks to the high-paced growth, fueled by the increasing demand for electronic products and the presence of a number of flexible printed circuit board manufacturers in this region.

Some of the leading players functional in the global market for flexible printed circuit boards are Career Technology (Mfg.) Co. Ltd., Flexcom Inc., Daeduck GDS., Fujikura Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. (MFLEX), Interflex Co. Ltd, Nitto Denko Corp., NewFlex Technology Co. Ltd., and NOK Corp. These players have deep rivalry between them and the competition within this market is expected to intensify substantially in the years to come.

Global Flexible Printed Circuit Board (FPCB) Market: Overview

Global Flexible Printed Circuit Board (FPCB) Market report provides analysis for the period 2016 – 2026, wherein the period from 2018 to 2026 is the forecast and 2017 is the base year. The data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The flexible printed circuit board report covers all the major types and end-users playing significant role in the global flexible printed circuit Board market’s growth over the forecast period. The report also include various drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected which affect market’s growth during the above mention period. The study provides an entire perspective on the market’s growth in terms of revenue in US$ Bn across different geographical regions such as Asia Pacific, North America, Middle East & Africa, Europe, and South America.

The market overview section of the report demonstrates the market dynamics such as the drivers, restraints, and opportunities that influence the current nature and future status of this market, key indicators and trends. An attractiveness analysis has also been provided for every segment in the report, in order to provide a detailed understanding of the overall scenario in the flexible printed circuit board market. Moreover, the report provides an overview of various marketing strategies adopted by the key players present in the market. Key market indicators also been included in the report providing significance of the factors that are capable of changing the market scenario. These indicators are expected to define the market position during the forecast period.

Global Flexible Printed Circuit Board (FPCB) Market: Segmentation

Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market has been segmented on the basis of type, and end-user industry. By type, Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market is categorized mainly into following categories such as single sided flex circuits, double sided flex circuits, multi-layer flex circuits, rigid flex circuits and others. By end-user, the market can be segmented into Instrumentation & Medical, Computer & Data Storage, Telecommunications, Defense & Aerospace, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial Electronics and others.

The report also highlights the competitive landscape of the global flexible printed circuit board market, thereby positioning all the major players according to their presence in different regions of the world and recent key developments initiated by them in the market. The comprehensive global flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market estimates are the result of our in-depth secondary research, primary interviews, and in-house expert panel reviews. These market estimates have been analyzed by taking into account the impact of different political, social, economic, technological, and legal factors along with the current market dynamics that affect global flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market growth. This report provides all the essential information required to understand the key developments in the flexible printed circuit board market, growth trend of each segment and companies strategies to efficiently compete into the market. Also, the report provides insights related to trends and its impact on the market.

The report also includes competition landscape which includes competition matrix and market share analysis of major players in the global flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market based on their 2017 revenues and profiles of major players. Competition matrix benchmarks leading players on the basis of their capabilities and potential to grow. Factors including market position, offerings and R&D focus are attributed to company’s capabilities. Factors including top line growth, market share, segment growth, infrastructure facilities and future outlook are attributed to company’s potential to grow.

Companies Mentioned in the Report

Some of the prominent players in the Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market includes Career Technology (Mfg.) Co., Ltd., Daeduck GDS., Flexcom Inc., Fujikura Ltd., Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. (MFLEX), Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd, Interflex Co. Ltd, NewFlex Technology Co., Ltd., Nitto Denko Corporation, NOK Corporation and many others. There is an intense competition among the major players in the flexible printed circuit board market.

The global flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market is segmented as follows:

By Type

  • Single Sided Flex Circuits
  • Double Sided Flex Circuits
  • Multi-Layer Flex Circuits
  • Rigid Flex Circuits
  • Others

By End User

  • Instrumentation & Medical
  • Computer & Data Storage
  • Telecommunications
  • Defense & Aerospace
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Others

By Geography

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