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.
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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.