Thermal Interface Materials: Technologies, Applications and Global Markets
The global market for thermal interface materials (TIMs) was worth nearly $426 million in 2011 and $458 million in 2012. The market is expected to grow to $762 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.7% between 2012 and 2017.
- An overview of the global market for thermal interface materials, which have experienced growing demand with the increased need for thermal management technologies
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017
- Identification of thermal interface materials (TIM) technologies and products with the greatest commercial potential in the near to mid-term, and of companies that are best positioned to meet this demand because of proprietary technologies, strategic alliances, or other advantages
- Discussion of TIM products, such as thermal greases, thermal compounds, thermal pads, adhesive films and tapes, epoxies, and phase-change materials
- Applications and end users
- Industry structure and competition
- Patent analysis
- Comprehensive company profiles of developers and suppliers.
The report addresses the global market for thermal interface materials products during the period from 2011 through 2017, including:
- Thermal greases.
- Thermal compounds.
- Thermal pads.
- Adhesive films and tapes.
- Phase-change materials.
- Metal-based TIM.
The report format includes these major elements:
- Executive summary.
- TIM overview.
- TIM technologies and products.
- Applications and end users.
- Developers and suppliers.
- Market estimates and projections.
- Industry structure and competition.
- Patent analysis.
The geographic scope for this report is the global market.
Andrew McWilliams spent more than 25 years as a consultant with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearny focused on manufacturing before segueing into research analysis. He has been covering myriad technology categories for BCC Research for more than 15 years. McWilliams has a BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.
The global market for thermal interface materials was worth $390 million in 2010. The market is expected to grow to $425.8 million in 2011 and $626.8 million in 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% between 2011 and 2016.