Optical coatings are thin layers of film on optical devices to enhance their transmission, reflection and other optical properties. Typically, optical coatings contain multiple layers of various dielectric and metallic materials such as silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide, aluminum, etc. piled together depending on the end-user application.
This report comprises in-depth analysis and forecast of the optical coatings market on a global as well as regional level. The report includes forecast for the period from 2013 to 2019 in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD Million) for the regional and global markets. Quantitative data has been derived through extensive secondary research of the global optical coatings market. Secondary sources typically include company websites, relevant magazines, government documents and press releases among other reliable sources. A top down approach was followed to derive the regional numbers from global figures. Furthermore, bottom up approach was employed to derive data for various application segment based on the demand for optical coatings in each geographic segment. Combination of top down and bottom up approach helps in validation of the quantitative data of the market. The data was further validated with the help of primary research with industry experts to ensure the accuracy of derived numbers.
Detailed analysis of various factors driving the global optical coatings market has been included for astute decision making. The impact of these drivers over the forecast period has been included with data to substantiate the research findings. Moreover, the factors restraining market growth have been included for better understanding of the market. Impact of these restraints has been analyzed over the forecast period. The report also comprises various opportunities available for market growth over the period of next six years. Opportunities comprise the untapped or recently explored factors that are anticipated to offer growth opportunities for the optical coatings market during the forecast period.
This report includes value chain analysis to understand the industry thoroughly. The value chain analysis comprises detailed evaluation of the roles of various entities involved in the optical coatings industry, from raw material supplier to the end-user. Various processes used for manufacturing of optical coatings also have been included in the value chain analysis. Porter’s five forces model has been used to determine the degree of competition in the industry during the forecast period. Company market share analysis has been included for better understanding of the competitive landscape. Furthermore, market attractiveness analysis has been done to analyze the application segments that are expected to be lucrative during the forecast period on the basis of various factors including market size, growth rate, profitability, raw material procurement and competition in each application segment.
The optical coatings market has been segmented on the basis of product type and application. On the basis of product type, the market has been segmented as anti-reflective coatings, filter coatings, transparent electrodes, reflective coatings and others including anti glare coatings. On the basis of application, optical coatings market has been segmented as electronics, defense/security, infrastructure, solar and other applications including medical equipment. Detailed analysis for all segments in the regional and global markets and forecast based on current and future trends of the industry in terms of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million) have been included in the report. Geographically, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW).
The report also covers profiles of leading companies in the optical coatings industry including detailed analysis of the market share of key players. Companies profiled in the report include PPG Industries, 3M Precision Optics and Ophir Optronics Ltd. Various attributes of these companies such accompany overview, financial overview, SWOT analysis, business strategies and recent developments form the core of the company profiles section.
The optical coatings market has been segmented as below:
Optical Coatings Market: Product Segment Analysis
- Anti-Reflective Coatings
- Filter coatings
- Transparent Electrodes
- Reflective Coatings
Optical Coatings Market: Application Analysis
The report provides a cross-sectional analysis of the above product and applications segments with respect to the following regions:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of the World