The global printed circuit board market is expected to reach $72.6 billion by 2022

   March 9 2017
According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the printed circuit board (PCB) market looks promising with opportunities in the communication, computer/peripheral, and automotive industries. The global printed circuit board market is expected to reach an estimated $72.6 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% from 2017 to 2022. The major drivers of growth for this market are the strong demand for smart phones and tablets along with growing automation in industries, such as automotive and aerospace & defense.

Browse 49 market data tables and 122 figures spread through 181 pages and in-depth TOC on “Global Printed Circuit Board Market"

In this market, rigid 1-2 sided, standard multi-layer, HDI/microvia, IC substrate, flexible circuits, and rigid flex PCB substrates are used in various industries. Lucintel forecasts that standard multilayer PCBs will remain the largest segment due to the growth in computer and communication industry. Lucintel predicts that the demand for rigid flex PCBs is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by growing demand for smartphone and display applications.

Within the PCB market, the communication industry is expected to remain the largest market. Continuous innovations in smartphones and increasing demand from emerging economies are expected to spur growth for this segment over the forecast period.

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Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest and fastest growing region due to the increasing production of electronic components and devices in this region. Asia Pacific and the Rest of the World are expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period because of growth in communication, computer/peripheral, and consumer electronic products propelled by economic expansion, increasing per capita income, and urbanization.

For market expansion, the report suggests innovation and new product development, particularly for developing more technologically complex PCBs to support higher speeds and component densities for high performance electronic products.

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Emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the industry, include the miniaturization of printed circuit boards and development of green PCBs. Nippon Mektron, Zhen Ding Technology Holding Limited, Young Poong Electronics Co., Ltd., Unimicron Technology Corp. and Samsung Electro-Mechanics are among the major suppliers of PCBs.

Lucintel, a leading global strategic consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global PCB market by end use industry, substrate type, laminate type, raw material type, and region, and has come up with a comprehensive research report, “Growth Opportunities in the Global Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Market 2017-2022: Trends, Forecast and Opportunity Analysis.” The Lucintel report serves as a spring board for growth strategy as it provides a comprehensive data and analysis on trends, key drivers, and directions.

The study includes a forecast of the global PCBs market through 2022, segmented by end user industry, substrate type, laminate type, raw material type, and region as follows:

Printed circuit board (PCB) market by end use industry [$M shipment analysis for 2011 – 2022]:

  • Communications

  • Consumer electronics

  • Computer/peripheral

  • Military/aerospace

  • Industrial electronics

  • Automotive

  • Others


Printed circuit board (PCB) market by substrate type [$M shipment analysis for 2011 – 2022]:

  • Rigid 1-2 sided

  • Standard multilayers

  • HDI/Microvia/Build-up

  • IC substrate

  • Flexible circuits

  • Rigid-flex

  • Others 


PCB laminate market by type [$M shipment analysis for 2011 – 2022]:

  • Paper

  • FR-4

  • CEM

  • Polyimide

  • Others

PCB laminate market by raw material type [Volume (M lbs) and $M shipment analysis for 2011 – 2022]:

  • Glass Fabric

  • Epoxy Resin

  • Kraft Paper

  • Phenolic Resin

Printed circuit board (PCB) market by region [$M shipment analysis for 2011 – 2022]:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Rest of World

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