Overview of the global electronic adhesive market
The global electronic adhesive market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and will post a CAGR of more than 12% during the forecast period. The evolution of high density interconnect (HDI) technology will drive the growth prospects for the global electronic adhesive market for the next few years. One of the major factors responsible for the growth of the printed circuit board (PCB) market is the emergence of HDI technology. Also, with the growing demand for compact devices, the need for faster data transfer, thinner packaging, and low power consumption increases. Moreover, the increasing demand for compact devices gives rise to miniaturization of electronic components, which has high circuitry density. As a result, the PCB manufacturers are increasingly using electronic adhesives while making small components. For instance, HDI substrates are made up of high-density circuits, which eases the integration of internal electronic components on the PCB to send and receive signals among themselves.
In terms of geography, the APAC region accounted for the maximum market share during 2015 and will continue to dominate the market for the next four years as well. One of the major factors responsible for the market’s growth in the region is the increasing manufacturing activities, especially automotive component manufacturing, which is one of the leading customer categories for electronic adhesives. Also, the reducing costs and faster availability of raw material are increasingly encouraging companies to shift their manufacturing units to the region, which will again aid in the market’s growth in this region.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The global electronic adhesive market is highly competitive due to the presence of a large number of big players and local vendors. The vendors in the market are increasingly adopting
Overview of the global magnetron market
Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global magnetron market to grow at a CAGR of around 5% during the forecast period. The rapidly growing market for smart home appliance and communication applications will predominantly drive the growth prospects for the magnetron market. The rising demand for built-in and premium microwave oven ranges accelerate the requirement for efficient magnetrons. Moreover, with the inclination towards modular kitchens and home decoration gaining traction, the demand for appliances like built-in microwave ovens has increased considerably, which will further augment the growth of the magnetron market. Vendors are also incorporating several advanced features in microwave ovens such as auto cook, auto reheat, and child lock to create a constant demand for magnetrons.
Technological advancements in the market have led to the introduction of more efficient magnetrons and have also encouraged upgrade purchases or replacement purchases. For instance, KitchenAid has launched its convection microwave model, which has Crispwave Technology and a crisper pan to enable frying, grilling, and convection cooking. LG’s LCS0712ST model uses Easy Clean technology for interiors, which allows quick cleaning without the use of any cleaning agent. Such improvements in microwave ovens are through the collaborative upgradation of the IT infrastructure and magnetron manufacturing techniques. Several companies like Samsung, LG, and Toshiba are also focusing on improving the magnetron power rating in terms of
Overview of the global nanophotonics market
Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global nanophotonics market to grow at a CAGR of almost 48% during the forecast period. Nanophotonics has significant potential applications in the areas of science and technology including bio-imaging, optical microscopy, optical communications, optoelectronic chips, and solar energy. Nanophotonic materials such as nanowires, quantum dots, nanotubes, and photonic crystals are extensively used for making nanophotonic components and are gaining huge traction among manufacturers. Nanophotonic component manufacturers are making use of nanomaterials for developing energy-efficient products. These nanophotonic components enable manufacturers to cope with the requirements of advanced electronics such as compressed size, high functionality, greater data transmission speed, and longer battery life.
At present, the manufacturers are adopting nanotechnology for developing nanophotonic ICs for various applications including communications, computing, defense and security, and healthcare. The use of nanomaterials such as photonic crystals, quantum dots, plasmonics, nanotubes, and nanoribbons has led to the development of small-scale power electronics and nanophotonic ICs. Also, several manufacturers are using nanophotonic technology by integrating electronics and photonics on the same chip for higher bandwidth and faster data transmission speed. The nanophotonic technology allows chip manufacturers to combine various transistors and photonic components on a single IC. The nanophotonic ICs enable devices to directly communicate with other devices using light, subsequently increasing the data transmission speed.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
Overview of the global pulse generator market
Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global pulse generator market to exceed revenues of USD 88 million during the forecast period. Pulse generators are predominantly used as test and measurement electronic equipment. They provide ideal pulse waveform in the case of high-frequency applications to create predictable signal distortion for stress/margin testing. At present, the network traffic is growing at an exponential rate, which has led to the deployment of next-generation wireless standards such as 4G and 5G across the globe. The growing LTE subscriber base is adding test and measurement issues for IC designers that integrate the latest LTE standards. Such developments have accelerated the requirement for high-frequency signal generators including pulse generators to minimize design uncertainty and offer faster development of high-performing LTE products. LTE products have high data rates and are introduced to provide superior performance in phase noise. Several LTE device manufacturers are investing in test and measurement solutions to ensure that products are error-free and deliver high performance, subsequently aiding growth in the pulse generator market.
An increasing number of wars and transnational disputes across the globe has led to massive investments in advanced electronic warfare (EW) systems in the military and defense industry. Such growing investment in EW systems will result in new methods of generating and controlling EW signals, accelerating the demand for high-frequency pulse generators for testing and signal generation. The testing and analysis of EW equipment are crucial as it involves a high risk of life and property. As a result, the military and defense sector is using standalone pulse generators specifically designed for specific applications.
Overview of the global piezoelectric market
The global piezoelectric market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and will post a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period. The increasing demand from military and aerospace sector will drive the growth prospects for the global piezoelectric market during the forecast period. Materials such as shape memory, electrochromism, and piezoelectricity are gaining demand in the aerospace industries because they contain various enhanced functional properties. These materials are used to control the airflow across the wings of an aircraft that helps to maintain the flight, landing, and control of noise. One of the major factors leading to the piezoelectric market’s growth is the increasing demand from the aerospace industries for various applications such as the wing morphing and flapping wing technologies. Also, piezoelectric devices are used to rectify the aircraft problems such as the engine vibration, high cabin noise levels, ice formation on wings, flow separation due to turbulence, and control surfaces in cold climatic conditions. Also, piezoelectric materials are also used for piezo accelerometers, flow meters, gyroscopes level sensors, and pressure sensors in the aerospace industry. Furthermore, in the military, piezoelectric devices are used in applications such as smart sensors, smart nanorobotics, smart combat suits, and smart skins.
In 2015, the piezoelectric market was dominated by the Americas and will continue to grow in the forthcoming years. The growing demand for a better healthcare infrastructure is resulting in the increasing consumption of piezoelectric devices in the region. This demand comes mainly from the aging population, which is compelling the government to invest in advanced facilities for the healthcare industry.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The global piezoelectric market is highly
Overview of the foundry market in India
Market research analysts at Technavio have predicted that the foundry market in India will grow steadily during the predicted period and post a CAGR of over 10% by 2021. This market research analysis identifies the increasing focus on technology upgrades to be one of the primary growth factors for this market. Owing to the increasing demand for metal casting from the automotive sector, this region played a significant role in spurring the global foundry market’s growth prospects. The growth of the automotive industry is driven by the constant rising production of commercial vehicles, three wheelers, passenger vehicles, and two-wheelers across the globe. This, in turn, will compel foundries in the region to invest in new technologies and equipment. One of the leading vendors, Hinduja Foundries has already invested in energy-efficient technologies and equipment and is also focusing on the installation of energy management systems in induction furnaces to reduce energy consumption. Such technological upgrades will help foundries reduce their power consumption and increase production efficiency.
Majority of the foundry units are small-scale industries and are significant employment providers in the country. The Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (IIUS), introduced by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), provides several incentives for enhancing industrial clusters to compete in the international market. One of the major trends gaining traction in this market in the coming years is the formation of foundry clusters, where each foundry cluster caters to the needs of specific end-user markets.
Almost every step forward in technology today comes as a result of advancements in the semiconductor industry.
The semiconductor industry is one of the largest global industries, with implications in nearly every field. The ability to produce a device that is smaller, faster, and more functional than its predecessor completely depends on how far the semiconductor industry has progressed.