The global thermal interface materials market size is expected to reach USD 3.89 billion by 2027 with registering a CAGR of 10.8% over the forecast period 2020 to 2027.
Rising demand for thermal interface materials in the automotive industry on account of its rising use in automotive electronics such as music systems and interior automation components is expected to drive growth.
Metal based thermal interface materials are generally used in demanding applications in place of polymers on account of their stable thermal breakdown and low thermal resistance. The use of compressible metal thermal interface materials in power amplifiers is expected to drive the market growth over the next seven years.
Rising demand of thermal interface materials (TIMs) in the automotive electronics on account of increasing vehicle production primarily in China, Indonesia, and Japan is likely to boost industry demand.
Polyethylene is a material extensively used for the production of thermal interface materials on account of superior molding abilities. The industry is highly regulated in the terms of the materials used for the production of TIMs on account of critical application scope of the product primarily in the healthcare industry.
Increase in the investments towards the development of advanced thermal interface materials is expected to benefit the market growth. In addition, the market is also expected to register notable gains with the introduction of advanced products in the form of tapes and greases & adhesives which is further expected to drive the industry growth over the forecast period.
The rising use of substitutes such as elastomeric bearing, thermal paste, and graphite foams are anticipated to pose a threat to the TIMs market growth. However, rising awareness among consumers over the use of synthetically derived thermal interface materials such as thermal pads and phase change materials is projected to propel the market growth.
In the U.S., greases and adhesives segment emerged as a dominant segment in 2018 and accounted for over 34.6% of the revenue share and is expected to maintain their dominance. The superior properties of TIM greases and adhesives results in the elimination of microscopic air pockets which provides for their increased adoption level.
Thermal interface material (TIM) is manufactured using crude oil as a raw material. The variations in the price of crude oil affect the profitability and production of these materials which is expected to restrain market growth in the projected period. The crude oil based products are the main feedstock for hot-melt adhesives (HMA) which is generally used as a TIM.
Mineral oil, liquid metals, polyethylene, PVC and polypropylene mineral are some of the major raw materials used for manufacturing TIMs. Abundant raw material availability and the presence of a large number of suppliers in the market results in a low supplier power. However, selective product use of raw materials will result in a medium supplier power over the next seven years.
Rising demand for nanodiamonds, a high-performance thermal interface material and electrification of the transportation industry is anticipated to create new opportunities for market development. However, as the material is highly volatile market, it poses a big challenge for manufacturers to strategize any policy for increasing the penetration of HMA in TIMs.
Manufacturers are continuously investing in R&D activities for the development of novel products. Some of the adhesives and sealants manufacturers, such as Dow and 3M Company, in the market are integrated, i.e., produce both the raw materials as well as and TIM products. Other suppliers, such as Henkel and Ashland+ Inc., source raw material products from the major petrochemical companies.
The market is highly fragmented and competitive in nature owing to the presence of various small and large manufacturers. Large numbers of thermal material manufacturers are present in North America and Europe. Key players of this market include Henkel, The 3M Company, Fujipoly, Indium Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, and Honeywell International.
Base year for estimation
Actual estimates/Historical data
2014 - 2017
2019 - 2025
Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2019 to 2025
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa
U.S., Germany, China, India, Brazil
Revenue forecast, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends
The Thermal Interface Materials market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Thermal Interface Materials market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2020 and 2027. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
This report focuses on the global Thermal Interface Materials market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Thermal Interface Materials market development in United States, Europe and China.
It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Thermal Interface Materials market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.
In terms of production side, this report researches the Thermal Interface Materials capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.
In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Thermal Interface Materials by regions (countries) and application.
Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Thermal Interface Materials market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2016 to 2027. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.
With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Thermal Interface Materials market companies.
Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Thermal Interface Materials market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.
The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.
Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Thermal Interface Materials industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.
Thermal Interface Materials market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Thermal Interface Materials market.
Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Thermal Interface Materials market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.
Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Thermal Interface Materials market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Thermal Interface Materials. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.
New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Thermal Interface Materials. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
Tapes and Films
Greases and Adhesives
Phase Change Materials
Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
Region Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
Middle East & Africa
In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Thermal Interface Materials are as follows:
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