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  • Lightweight, low cost and superior impact and corrosion resistance will propel demand for plastics in consumer gadgets manufacturing. The growth drivers include growing population  and its affluence and changing lifestyle, especially in Asia Pacific. Multiple players offering  multiple product options will lower cost, and improve product and aid in influencing buyers’ decision. The global electronics & consumer goods plastics market size was estimated to reach US$53.5 bln by 2025. To know more about the growing application segments, the growth regions, the growth drivers and restraining factors, the popular materials, challenges faced, etc, read Favorable demographics, growing affluence, changing lifestyle to drive global electronics and consumer goods plastics market

  • Organic electronics is a branch of electronics that deals with design, formulation and application of organic materials that possess electrical properties, with raw materials such as polymers, nanotubes, graphenes, carbon-based molecular structures and hybrid materials used. Market drivers include the rising disposable income of end-users and a preference for high-quality products, increasing investments, competition for product differentiation, and a rise in concern towards environment protection. However, several factors will restrain development of this market. Read more in Rising disposable income of end-users and a preference for high-quality products to drive global growth of Organic Electronics Market to 2020

  • High impact resistance makes the transparent polycarbonate a preferred choice in the booming consumer electronics and automotive industries. The global polycarbonate market will witness significant growth owing to increasing applications in the electrical and electronics, automotive, among other industries. Increasing industrialization in APAC is also contributing to growth. The rapid rise of the global automotive industry in recent years, aided by the rising levels of disposable income worldwide and increasing industrialization in several developing countries, has propelled the global market significantly. The resin also finds applications across a wide range of industries that include transportation, construction, packaging, consumer goods, and medical devices. Read more in Automotive, electrical and electronics market to drive growth of global polycarbonate market

  • Plating on Plastics (PO) involves plating a metal such as chrome, nickel and others onto a polymer substrate in order to deliver functional and decorative benefits. Rising applications in automotive and electronics industry has been a major driving factor. The applications are expanding in utilities, medical devices and consumer goods, food and beverages, and cosmetics industries. The market is presently led by Europe owing to the presence of some of the world’s leading automotive companies. Expanding auto industry owing to the rising demand for passenger and luxury vehicles in India and China, along with favorable regional regulations will draw the attention of the manufacturers to extend their regional base. The sector also faces environmental challenges based on regulations imposed on the use of chrome based plating. Read more in Plated plastics market to see significant growth upto 2023 amid strong focus by automobile and electronics manufacturers for aesthetics

  • Rising demand for medical and pharmaceutical products, growing healthcare industry, food packaging, automotive, electrical & electronics, construction, and consumer goods & appliances will drive global demand for thermoformed plastics. Rapid industrialization, infrastructural, and medical activities is anticipated to augment the market growth from 2017 to 2025. High labor cost and fluctuation raw material prices are major factors which negatively impact market growth. To know more about the largest segment in terms of revenue, the fastest growing region with potential growth opportunities, the largest product segment, the fastest growing product segment, the major drivers for the increase in usage of this product, largest application sector, etc, read Increasing demand from food packaging, medical and pharmaceutical products to drive growth of thermoformed plastics market