Electrostatic Discharge

Electrostatic Discharge Market by Product (ESD Cleaning & Maintenance, ESD Grounding Accessories, ESD Handling & Storage System), End-User (Aerospace, Automotive, Electrical & Electronics) - Global Forecast 2024-2030

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[191 Pages Report] The Electrostatic Discharge Market size was estimated at USD 15.40 billion in 2023 and expected to reach USD 16.23 billion in 2024, at a CAGR 5.49% to reach USD 22.41 billion by 2030.

Electrostatic Discharge Market
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Electrostatic discharge is the impulsive flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects pushed by contact, an electrical short, or dielectric breakdown. This phenomenon occurs when a high-voltage charge accumulates on a surface and subsequently finds a path to a point with a lower electric potential. This rapid charge transfer can result in a visible spark or can occur without any indication. ESD is a critical consideration in many industries, particularly in the manufacturing and handling of electronic components and devices. Electronic components are often sensitive to static charges, and a discharge can cause permanent damage or failure, leading to significant economic losses and reduced product reliability. ESD products help manage and mitigate the risks associated with electrostatic discharge in environments where electronic devices are manufactured, assembled, tested, or handled. Growth in the ESD market is primarily driven by the rapid advancement and continuous evolution of semiconductor technologies, regulations, and quality standards that mandate the deployment of ESD protection mechanisms, a rise in the use of automated systems, and an increasing trend of miniaturization with the rising complexity of electronic components. However, the ESD market faces several challenges, such as the high cost of developing electrostatic discharge solutions and limitations in ESD materials that dissipate static charges. On the other hand, recent potential opportunities in the ESD market include growing technological advancements in electrostatic discharge solutions, growth of the automotive sector, with electric and self-driving vehicles needing robust ESD protection for reliability and safety, and continuous rollout of 5G technology worldwide.

Electrostatic Discharge Market - Global Forecast 2024-2030
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Product: Growing usage of ESD protective packaging with the rising electronics industry's innovations

The usage of ESD protective packaging is growing as electronic components become more sensitive and widespread across various industries. The primary customers include electronics manufacturers, repair workshops, and logistics companies specializing in the transportation of electronic goods. Innovations in biodegradable materials and advancements in protective design are key areas of development. ESD personal protection equipment (PPE) is integral in safeguarding workers and preventing ESD incidents in workplaces dealing with sensitive electronics. There is an increased emphasis on ergonomic and comfort features in ESD PPE, aiming to boost worker productivity without compromising on protection levels. ESD work surfaces & mats are fundamental in creating an ESD-safe workspace. The current market demand signals an interest in durable, heat-resistant materials that endure soldering operations and other high-temperature processes commonly encountered in electronics manufacturing. ​​Cleaning & maintenance products specifically formulated for ESD-sensitive environments are critical for maintaining ESD protection. The market is expected to grow, with innovation focused on eco-friendly, effective cleaning solutions that do not compromise ESD safety features. Systems for handling & storage are pivotal for maintaining the integrity of electronic components through various stages of production, assembly, and distribution. The market for these systems is forecasted to expand as the requirement for modular, scalable solutions grows with increasingly diverse electronics manufacturing processes. Grounding accessories are vital components of a complete ESD control program. There is potential growth in user-friendly designs that simplify the verification of a proper grounding system.

End-User: Expanding the potential of ESD across the automotive sector with the rise of electric and autonomous vehicles

Within the aerospace sector, heightened usage for electrostatic discharge (ESD) control systems is driven by the critical need for fail-safe avionics, prompting the adoption of superior ESD materials, groundings, tailored workspaces, and specialist training to handle the unique challenges at high altitudes and variable atmospheric conditions. Automotive advancements, particularly in electronic controls for navigation, safety, and electric and autonomous vehicles, are bolstering the market for robust ESD preventive components and processes, with an emphasis on standardized protection measures. The ubiquity of personal electronics such as smartphones and laptops fuels the consumer electronics market's reliance on effective ESD protective packaging and miniature ESD devices, including transient voltage suppressors, while also affirming the demand for better design practices. In the defense & military realm, the non-negotiable need for reliable and durable ESD solutions is manifested in strict military ESD control standards and ongoing research to ensure operational integrity in challenging environments. Lastly, the healthcare industry's increasing use of nuanced electronic medical equipment predicates a critical market shift towards ESD-safe devices and environments, enhanced by training for healthcare professionals in a bid to safeguard patient care from the inherent risks of ESD mishaps.

Regional Insights

In the United States, the ESD market is highly influenced by the presence of leading semiconductor companies and stringent quality control standards in electronics manufacturing. The U.S. holds significant patents on ESD protection materials and technology, manifesting in investments and collaborations among major tech companies. In South America, Argentina's manufacturing and electronics sectors embrace ESD precautions, with growth driven by expanding tech industries and trade agreements. With a high level of industrial automation and a robust electronics sector, EU countries see consumer demand for ESD protection driven by quality and sustainability. The EU is home to various research projects aimed at enhancing ESD protective measures, focusing on innovative materials and the integration of ESD protection in the design process. In the Middle East, the market for ESD protection is emerging, with countries such as the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia beginning to invest in technologies and infrastructure to develop their electronics sectors. Africa presents a nascent market with a growing demand for electronic products and awareness of the importance of ESD safety. Investments in this region are often focused on educational initiatives and infrastructure development to foster local electronic manufacturing capabilities. As a global manufacturing powerhouse, China exerts substantial influence on the ESD market. Significant investments in semiconductor manufacturing and extensive electronics assembly lines necessitate robust ESD protection solutions. There is an increasing demand for ESD protection in India, especially from the burgeoning mobile and IT hardware sectors. The Indian government has launched various initiatives to support the growth of electronics manufacturing, including emphasizing standard ESD safety protocols.

FPNV Positioning Matrix

The FPNV Positioning Matrix is pivotal in evaluating the Electrostatic Discharge Market. It offers a comprehensive assessment of vendors, examining key metrics related to Business Strategy and Product Satisfaction. This in-depth analysis empowers users to make well-informed decisions aligned with their requirements. Based on the evaluation, the vendors are then categorized into four distinct quadrants representing varying levels of success: Forefront (F), Pathfinder (P), Niche (N), or Vital (V).

Market Share Analysis

The Market Share Analysis is a comprehensive tool that provides an insightful and in-depth examination of the current state of vendors in the Electrostatic Discharge Market. By meticulously comparing and analyzing vendor contributions in terms of overall revenue, customer base, and other key metrics, we can offer companies a greater understanding of their performance and the challenges they face when competing for market share. Additionally, this analysis provides valuable insights into the competitive nature of the sector, including factors such as accumulation, fragmentation dominance, and amalgamation traits observed over the base year period studied. With this expanded level of detail, vendors can make more informed decisions and devise effective strategies to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Recent Developments
  • Conductive Containers acquires Crestline Plastics

    Conductive Containers (CCI) acquired Crestline Plastics, a specialist in thermoformed packaging based in Albuquerque, USA. The fresh alignment under the CCI Static Holdings umbrella, known as CCI-Crestline Division – allows Crestline to leverage enhanced sales, engineering, and product development capabilities provided by CCI. [Published On: 2023-11-28]

  • Royalite thermoplastic solutions include conductive plastics and anti-stat products for permanent protection against electrostatic discharge

    Spartech introduced its advanced Royalite line, encompassing state-of-the-art thermoplastic solutions that mitigate electrostatic discharge (ESD) risks. The portfolio extends to specialized anti-static offerings, incorporating the resilience of PETG, APET, rPET, or HIPS, making them exceptionally suited for medical, electronics, and food packaging sectors, where controlling ESD is paramount. [Published On: 2023-08-03]

  • IISc partners with Samsung R&D for semiconductor tech

    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has engaged in a strategic collaboration with Samsung Semiconductor India Research (SSIR), an entity within the Samsung Electronics family, to advance research and development endeavors in the area of on-chip electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection. This alliance is driven by the goal of creating state-of-the-art ESD protection mechanisms tailored for safeguarding ultra-high-speed serial interfaces essential in the latest Integrated Circuits (ICs) and System-on-Chip (SoC) designs, as announced by IISc. [Published On: 2023-02-09]

Key Company Profiles

The report delves into recent significant developments in the Electrostatic Discharge Market, highlighting leading vendors and their innovative profiles. These include Achilles Corporation, BASF SE, Bondline Electronics Ltd., Desco Industries Inc., DS Smith PLC, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., Elcom Ltd., ElectroStatics, Inc., Global Statclean Systems, Highstar Technoloogy Private Limited, Kiva Containers, Nefab Group, PPG Industries, Inc., Pregis LLC, Sealed Air Corporation, Smurfit Kappa Group, Spartech, STMicroelectronics N.V., Storopack Hans Reichenecker Gmbh, SUMMIT, Techno Stat Industory Co., Ltd., Teknis Limited, Teknis Ltd, VODEX Ltd, Wolfgang Warmbier GmbH & Co. KG, and Zhejiang CONCO Antistatic Technology Co.,Ltd.

Market Segmentation & Coverage

This research report categorizes the Electrostatic Discharge Market to forecast the revenues and analyze trends in each of the following sub-markets:

  • Product
    • ESD Cleaning & Maintenance
    • ESD Grounding Accessories
    • ESD Handling & Storage System
      • Component Trays & Totes
      • ESD Safe Shelving
    • ESD Personal Protection Equipment
      • ESD Garments
      • Wrist Straps & Footwear
    • ESD Protective Packaging
      • Conductive Containers
      • ESD Shielding Bags
    • ESD Work Surfaces & Mats
  • End-User
    • Aerospace
    • Automotive
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Healthcare
    • Military & Defense

  • Region
    • Americas
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Mexico
      • United States
        • California
        • Florida
        • Illinois
        • New York
        • Ohio
        • Pennsylvania
        • Texas
    • Asia-Pacific
      • Australia
      • China
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Japan
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Vietnam
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
      • Denmark
      • Egypt
      • Finland
      • France
      • Germany
      • Israel
      • Italy
      • Netherlands
      • Nigeria
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Qatar
      • Russia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • South Africa
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • United Arab Emirates
      • United Kingdom

The report offers valuable insights on the following aspects:

  1. Market Penetration: It presents comprehensive information on the market provided by key players.
  2. Market Development: It delves deep into lucrative emerging markets and analyzes the penetration across mature market segments.
  3. Market Diversification: It provides detailed information on new product launches, untapped geographic regions, recent developments, and investments.
  4. Competitive Assessment & Intelligence: It conducts an exhaustive assessment of market shares, strategies, products, certifications, regulatory approvals, patent landscape, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players.
  5. Product Development & Innovation: It offers intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments.

The report addresses key questions such as:

  1. What is the market size and forecast of the Electrostatic Discharge Market?
  2. Which products, segments, applications, and areas should one consider investing in over the forecast period in the Electrostatic Discharge Market?
  3. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Electrostatic Discharge Market?
  4. What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Electrostatic Discharge Market?
  5. Which modes and strategic moves are suitable for entering the Electrostatic Discharge Market?

Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Overview
  5. Market Insights
  6. Electrostatic Discharge Market, by Product
  7. Electrostatic Discharge Market, by End-User
  8. Americas Electrostatic Discharge Market
  9. Asia-Pacific Electrostatic Discharge Market
  10. Europe, Middle East & Africa Electrostatic Discharge Market
  11. Competitive Landscape
  12. Competitive Portfolio
  13. List of Figures [Total: 20]
  14. List of Tables [Total: 470]
  15. List of Companies Mentioned [Total: 26]
Advancements in Electrostatic Discharge Solutions: The Scope
December 31, 2023
Advancements in Electrostatic Discharge Solutions: The Scope
Electrostatic discharge may sound technical, but it is critical when dealing with electronic devices and circuit boards. Electrostatic discharge (ESD) occurs when an electrical charge is transferred between two objects. It is a common cause of device failure in electronic manufacturing and handling processes. The more advanced devices become, the more susceptible they are to ESD. Thus, manufacturers and device users seek better and more efficient ESD solutions.

ESD can be a severe threat to electronic devices. Static charges, which build up during manufacturing or assembly processes, can significantly damage or even destroy a device. The consequences of ESD can lead to costly repairs, production downtime, loss of quality, and damage to the company's reputation. The risk of ESD is magnified with the advancements in consumer technology, such as smartphones, laptops, and IoT devices, which are highly sensitive to electrostatic discharges.

Technological advancements have provided a wide range of solutions to mitigate the risks of ESD. For instance, manufacturers now use ESD-safe workstations and floor mats to eliminate electrostatic discharges. These workstations are designed with anti-static materials to prevent electrostatic charges from accumulating and to provide adequate grounding.

Similarly, ESD-safe packaging materials are used to store, transport, and deliver electronic devices without introducing ESD damage. The packaging products also include ongoing monitoring to detect and prevent any static charges that may accidentally accumulate.

One of the most effective ESD solutions employed in the industry today is the use of ionizers. Ionizers generate ionized air molecules to neutralize static charges in the surrounding area, preventing the build-up of electrostatic discharges.

Another way to prevent ESD is through electrostatic discharge control (ESD) devices. These are passive components that offer increased protection in electronic circuits. As ESD-sensitive technology increases in complexity and sensitivity, the demand for ESD devices has also risen.

The scope of electrostatic discharge is wide-reaching in modern electronics. While the risks of ESD can lead to costly damages, technological advancements in ESD solutions are continually providing us with new and superior ways to combat the problem. Manufacturers must continue adopting new ESD solutions as technology continues to advance. Using ESD-safe workstations, packaging materials, ionizers, and ESD devices is an exemplary way to reduce damage to electronic devices from ESD. Adopting these solutions will ensure that devices reach users intact and remain functional throughout their lifespan.

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    Ans. The Global Electrostatic Discharge Market to grow USD 22.41 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 5.49%
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