Overview of the global low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) substrate market
Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) substrate market will grow steadily during the next four years and post a CAGR of close to 9% by 2021. This market research analysis identifies the growing smartphone penetration as one of the primary growth factors for this market. The growth of the consumer electronics sector is due to the rising demand for smartphones and their increasing penetration, especially in developing economies. Additionally, the growth of IoT is another reason for the growth of this market since the majority of the IoT devices are controlled by apps installed on smartphones and tablets.
One of the latest trends that will gain traction in the global low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) substrate market in the coming years is the growing demand for LEDs and need for LTCC technology. LTCC technology, especially for packaging in LED lighting, is gaining momentum globally due to the growing need for power conservation, efficient lighting, and advanced lighting features. Factors such as the higher light output of LEDs and higher efficiency of LED that are leading to an increasing demand for LED lighting, will have a direct impact on the demand for LTCC substrates during the forecast period.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
Due to the presence of several large and small scale vendors, this market appears to be highly fragmented. The rapid technological advances and changing market dynamics are the key factors for the intense competition among vendors. The major players in the market are adopting growth strategies to improve their product portfolios and are integrating highly optimized technologies to increase market penetration. Additionally, these players are also investing in research to develop innovative products. Vendors with better economies have a competitive advantage over the other players.
The leading vendors in the market are -
The other prominent vendors in the market include TAIYO YUDEN, KOA, Yokowo, and Selmic.
Segmentation by end-user application and analysis of the global LTCC substrate market
Computers and peripherals
During 2016, the consumer electronics segment accounted for the major shares and dominated this market. The transition from traditional handsets to smartphones is a prominent factor that is driving the growth of the segment. Additionally, the increasing LTCC content in advanced smartphones will also contribute to the growth of this market segment during the forecast period.
Geographical segmentation and analysis of the global LTCC substrate market
This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the market by 2021. The growth of the automotive and consumer electronics industries is a key driver for market growth. With the rapid increase in miniaturization, the demand for mobile devices and the smartphone market is expected to rise significantly, which will in turn, drive the demand for LTCC substrate-based components in this region.
Key questions answered in the report include
What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
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Who are the key vendors in the global low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) substrate market?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) substrate market?
Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global low-temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) substrate market?
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