Optical Coatings: Technologies and Global Markets

Mar 2012| SMC030E| BCC Publishing
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Report Highlights

The global market value of optical coatings reached nearly $6 billion in 2010 and nearly $6.7 billion in 2011. It is expected to reach $10.2 billion by 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7%.

Report Scope

This BCC business opportunity report covers, with a critical eye, the global optical coatings marketplace.  It focuses particularly on the markets and opportunities for optical in the telecommunications, transportation, defense, photography, electronics and medical markets.

This study is presented in easy-to-follow sections that overview this subject, define the technology, segment the market by product type and application, profile companies, and identify suppliers.  All dollar amounts are expressed in current 2011 U.S. dollars.

This is a complete source for serious players in the optical coatings marketplace.

Analyst Credentials

The author received a Ph.D. in material science and engineering from the University of Arizona in 1993, based on a dissertation on the fabrication and characteristics of sol gel optical waveguides.  She then worked for two years at Sandia National Labs on the development of thin-film zeolite filters for gas separation applications.  Since 1996, she has covered the transportation market as both a contributing editor and editor of Advanced Transportation Technology News and authored numerous Business Opportunity Reports in advanced materials and transportation for BCC.

Table of Contents & Pricing

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Title/Chapter Name Pages Price Member Price
Full Report: Optical Coatings: Technologies and Global Markets 162 $2,750 Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION4Free
Chapter- 2: SUMMARY2$250Free
Chapter- 3: OVERVIEW8$136Free
Chapter- 4: MATERIALS13$221Free
Chapter- 5: TECHNOLOGY14$238Free
Chapter- 6: MARKETS BY COATING TYPE16$272Free
Chapter- 7: MARKETS BY APPLICATION64$1,086Free
Chapter- 8: INDUSTRY STRUCTURE8$136Free
Chapter- 9: COMPANY PROFILES33$560Free
Published - Oct-2009| Analyst - Lori Weisenbach Cornett| Code - SMC030D

Report Highlights

  • Overall sales in the optical coatings market were worth nearly $5 billion in 2008, which decreased to $4.6 billion in 2010. By 2015, sales are projected to increase to nearly $5.7 billion, for a 5-year CAGR of 4.3%.
  • The largest segment in the market, electronics, was valued at $2.8 billion in 2008. This decreased to $2.5 billion in 2010, but projected to reach $2.8 billion again in 2015, for a 5-year CAGR of 2.1%.
  • Sales in the optical coatings of defense/security segment were worth $683 million in 2008, and were to increase to nearly $724 million in 2010. By 2015, they are projected to increase to $839 million, for a 5-year CAGR of 3%.
Published - Oct-2006| Analyst - Lori Weisenbach Cornett| Code - SMC030C

Report Highlights

  • Standard coatings have become commodities over the last half decade, but opportunities still exist for specialized designs to increase the utility of an application. In 2005, total revenues from optical coatings were $4.3 billion. Our model projects that by 2012 revenues will have grown at an average annual rate of 3.9% to reach $5.6 billion by 2012.
  • In 2005, revenues from optical coatings in electronics were $3,011 million. Revenues are projected to increase at an AAGR of 3% between 2007 and 2012, from $3,229 million to $3,748 million.
  • In 2005, revenues from optical coatings in medical applications were $157.5 million. Revenues are projected to increase at an AAGR of 12% through 2012, from $208.4 million in 2007 to $386 million.
  • The amount of Optical technology in vehicles is growing and will lead to revenues increasing at an AAGR of 7% from 2007 through 2012, from $347 million to $480 million.
Published - Feb-2003| Analyst - Lori Weisenbach Cornett| Code - SMC030B

Report Highlights

  • The overall optical coatings market will have revenues of $6.1 billion in 2002, increasing to $7.3 billion in 2007, at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 3.8%.
  • Telecommunications represent the fastest growing segment of the coatings market, and is an area with many new entrants.
  • The low yield rate of thin film filters has kept prices for the devices high, while prices for other coatings have fallen. Price pressures will bring down prices and margins in this segment as well.
  • The best margins are realized on electrochromic coatings that are used on automatic dimming mirrors now available on high-end luxury cars.

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