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Polyimide Coatings Market Trends

ID: MRFR//8692-CR | 185 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| August 2020

Global Polyimide Coatings Market Overview

Polyimide Coatings Market Size was valued at USD 1.92 Billion in 2023. The Polyimide Coatings market industry is projected to grow from USD 2.05 Billion in 2024 to USD 3.22 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.82% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Increasing demand in the aerospace and defence industries, expanding in the automotive sector, rising demand in the electronics and electrical industries, and technological advancements, are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

Polyimide Coatings Market Share

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Polyimide Coatings Market Trends

  • Increasing demand in the electrical and electronics sectors is driving the market growth

a rising demand across numerous industries, the polyimide coatings market has seen tremendous growth in recent years. High-performance coatings of the polyimide variety are renowned for their remarkable chemical resistance, electrical insulating qualities, and thermal stability. They are extensively utilised in industries like electronics, aerospace, automotive, and others that need for tough and protective coatings. A significant market for polyimide coatings has formed in the electronics and electrical sectors. There is a growing demand for coatings that can offer thermal protection, electrical insulation, and corrosion resistance due to the increase in popularity of consumer electronics, cellphones, and automotive electronics. These specifications are met by polyimide coatings, which are used in flexible displays, connections, circuit boards, and other electronic parts. Polyimide coatings are in high demand in the aerospace and defence industries because of their capacity to withstand harsh environments. They are ideal for aircraft parts, missile systems, and other defence applications because of their outstanding heat resistance, flame retardancy, and mechanical qualities. The need for polyimide coatings in this industry is being driven by rising defence spending and aircraft manufacturing across the globe.

Another significant market driver for polyimide coatings is the vehicle sector. The demand for coatings that offer thermal insulation and electrical protection in various automotive components is rising as the manufacturing of electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid vehicles keeps rising. Motor insulation, wire coatings, gaskets, and other automotive applications all use polyimide coatings, which is helping the market expand. The range of possible uses for polyimide coatings has significantly expanded as a result of technological development. They now function better and are more adaptable because to advancements in coating compositions and application methods. Water-based formulations, UV-curable polyimide coatings, and low-VOC coatings have all been developed, creating new potential in sectors like healthcare, textiles, and oil & gas.

The expansion of emerging economies is another factor driving the market for polyimide coatings. Rapid infrastructure development, expanded manufacturing, and industrialization are all occurring in Asia-Pacific countries, particularly in China, India, and Southeast Asian countries. Due to their application in numerous industries to safeguard and lengthen the lifespan of vital components, polyimide coatings have a favourable market. Furthermore, the coatings business is putting more and more emphasis on sustainable solutions. Water-based polyimide coatings and other low-toxicity choices have been developed as a result of environmental laws and the demand for eco-friendly substitutes. These coatings maintain the required characteristics of polyimide coatings while providing superior environmental performance. Thus, driving the Polyimide Coatings market revenue.

Polyimide Coatings Market Segment Insights

Polyimide Coatings Type Insights

The  Polyimide Coatings market segmentation, based on type includes Thermoset, Thermoplastic. The thermoset segment dominated the market, accounting for 67.41% of market revenue. They are frequently used in high-temperature applications in the semiconductor, automotive, electronics, and aerospace sectors.

Figure 1:  Polyimide Coatings Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Polyimide Coatings Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Polyimide Coatings Application Insights

The  Polyimide Coatings market segmentation, based on Application, includes Electronic Parts, Tubing, Electrical Insulation, Fiber Optic Cables, Mechanical Parts and Others. The electronic parts segment dominated the market, accounting for 37.32% of market revenue. Due to their superior thermal stability, moisture resistance, and electrical insulating qualities, polyimide coatings are frequently employed in electronic devices. They are employed to safeguard electronic parts, printed circuit boards, and flexible circuits.

Polyimide Coatings End-Use Industry Insights

The  Polyimide Coatings market segmentation, based on End-Use Industry, includes Electrical & Electronics, Aerospace, Medical and Others. The electrical & electronics segment dominated the market, accounting for 42.34% of market revenue. These coatings are ideal for applications including electronic components, circuit boards, flexible printed circuits, and electrical wires and cables because they have high-temperature stability, moisture resistance, and electrical insulating qualities.

Polyimide Coatings Regional Insights

By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The Asia-Pacific Polyimide Coatings Market dominated this market in 2022 (45.80%). Asia-Pacific is the dominant market participant in this area as a result of the strong industrial growth in medical tubing, electronic parts, and fibre optic cables for the aerospace industry. Further, China’s Polyimide Coatings market held the largest market share, and the Indian Polyimide Coatings market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

North America Polyimide Coatings market accounts for the second-largest market share. The region's emphasis on technological development, R&D, and innovation helps fuel market growth. Further, the U.S. Polyimide Coatings market held the largest market share, and the Canada Armor Materials market was the fastest growing market in the North America region.

The Europe Polyimide Coatings Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. The area's emphasis on sustainability and technology improvements also helps to fuel industry expansion. Moreover, the German Polyimide Coatings market held the largest market share, and the UK Polyimide Coatings market was the fastest growing market in the European region.

Polyimide Coatings Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Polyimide Coatings market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their  footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, Polyimide Coatings industry must offer cost-effective items.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the  Polyimide Coatings industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Polyimide Coatings industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Polyimide Coatings market, including Kaneka Corporation, Ube Industries Ltd, FLEXcon Company,  Inc, I.S.T Corporation , Saint-Gobain, DuPont, TAIMIDE, SKCKOLONPI, Kaneka Corporation, Toray Industries and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.

Kaneka Corporation is a leading company in the Polyimide Coatings market. Kaneka, a Japanese company, has made a name for itself as a leading producer and supplier of high-performance polyimide coatings. The business provides a wide selection of polyimide coating products that are renowned for their superior mechanical strength, chemical resistance, electrical insulating qualities, and thermal stability. Numerous industries, including electrical & electronics, aerospace, automotive, and medicine, use Kaneka's polyimide coatings. Among other crucial applications, these coatings are utilised to safeguard electronic parts, circuit boards, flexible printed circuits, parts of aeronautical engines, wiring harnesses, and medical equipment. The business is dedicated to ongoing research and development to expand its selection of polyimide coatings, boost performance, and satisfy changing client demands. Due to Kaneka's emphasis on innovation, quality, and client satisfaction, they have become a major player in the  Polyimide Coatings industry.

Ube Industries Ltd is a prominent player in the Polyimide Coatings market. Ube Industries, based in Japan, is renowned for its in-depth knowledge of the creation, production, and supply of high-performance polyimide coatings. The business provides an extensive selection of polyimide coating options that are renowned for their superior heat resistance, chemical resistance, electrical insulating qualities, and mechanical robustness. The electrical and electronics, aerospace, automotive, and industrial sectors are just a few domains where Ube Industries' polyimide coatings are used. Electronic parts, circuit boards, flexible printed circuits, automobile parts, aerospace parts, and a variety of other important applications are all protected by these coatings. The company places a high priority on ongoing research and development to improve the functionality and increase the performance of their polyimide coating products. Ube Industries is dedicated to providing cutting-edge solutions that satisfy its clients' changing needs while also upholding the highest standards of quality and sustainability.

Key Companies in the Polyimide Coatings market include

  • Kaneka Corporation

  • Ube Industries Ltd

  • FLEXcon Company Inc

  • S.T Corporation

  • Saint-Gobain

  • DuPont



  • Kaneka Corporation

  • Toray Industries Inc

Polyimide Coatings Industry Developments

2021: Nearly USD 220 million has been spent by DuPont Interconnect Solutions on a US expansion project that will be finished in the second part of 2021. This investment is anticipated to increase the Kapton polyimide film coating industry's production capacity, guaranteeing a consistent supply to meet the growing demand from the consumer electronics, automotive, high-performance industrial, defence, and telecom industries.

Polyimide Coatings Market Segmentation

Polyimide Coatings Type Outlook

  • Thermoset

  • Thermoplastic

Polyimide Coatings Application Outlook

  • Electronic Parts

  • Tubing

  • Electrical Insulation

  • Fiber Optic Cables

  • Mechanical Parts

  • Others

Polyimide Coatings End-Use Industry Outlook

  • Electrical & Electronics

  • Aerospace

  • Medical

  • Others

Polyimide Coatings Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

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