Antistatic coatings are utilized in electronic devices to eliminate the accumulation of static charge, thereby avoiding shock hazards and damage to sensitive electronic components. Antistatic coatings offer scratch and abrasion resistance while maintaining conductivity, making them suitable for use in a wide range of electronic devices. The global Antistatic Coatings Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 2.44 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
The increasing adoption of antistatic coatings in the electronics industry is expected to be a major trend driving market growth over the forecast period. Antistatic coatings are widely used to coat components in electronics like displays, circuit boards, and memory storage devices to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage. The growing demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets coupled with strict regulations regarding ESD management has increased the use of antistatic coatings in the electronics industry. With technological advancements leading to miniaturization of components in electronic devices, the need to effectively manage ESD has become more critical. This has spurred the demand for antistatic coatings from electronics OEMs.
Strength: Antistatic coatings protects electronic components from static charges and lowers the risk of equipment damage. Its corrosion resistance and conductive properties make it suitable for manufacturing industries.
Weakness: Fluctuating raw material prices impact the overall cost of antistatic coatings. Strict environmental regulations restrict the use of certain solvents and chemicals in coatings.
Opportunity: Growing semiconductor and electronics industry drives the demand for antistatic coatings to protect sensitive components. Rapid industrialization in Asia Pacific creates new opportunities.
Threats: Availability of alternative techniques like ionization and grounding systems poses competition. Economic slowdowns can negatively affect the manufacturing output.
The global antistatic coatings market is expected to witness high growth.
Rapid industrialization and expanding electronics sector in the Asia Pacific region has made it the fastest growing as well as dominating regional market. Countries like China, Japan, South Korea and India are major producers as well as consumers of antistatic coatings.
Key players operating in the antistatic coatings market are 3M Company, PPG Industries, Inc., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Kansai Paint, and RPM International Inc. 3M Company offers a wide range of antistatic coatings and treatments for applications in manufacturing industries. PPG Industries provides corrosion resistant and electrically conductive coatings using innovative technologies.