Encapsulant Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Encapsulant Market is segmented by Type (Epoxy, Urethane, and Silicone), End-user Industry (Automotive, Electricals & Electronics, Energy & Power, and Others), and Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, and Middle-East and Africa)

Encapsulant Market Snapshot

Encapsulant Market - Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: >4 %

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Market Overview

The global market for encapsulant is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period. The major factor driving the market studied is the increasing demand for electrical and electronic appliances. On the flip side, unfavorable conditions arising due to the COVID-19 outbreak is hindering the growth of the market.

Electronics & Electricals industry is expected to dominate the market studied during the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the increasing consumption from countries such as China, India, and Japan.

Scope of the Report

The Encapsulant market report includes:

End-user Industry
Electricals & Electronics
Energy & Power
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South America
Rest of South America
Middle-East and Africa
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Electrical & Electronics Industry to Dominate the Market

  • Encapsulants are used for insulation purposes in electronic devices. In circuit boards, semiconductors, and other electronic components, they provide superior resistance to environmental hazards such as high temperatures, chemical exposure, etc.
  • According to the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), the global electronics & electric market is expected to rise from EUR 4.4 trillion to EUR 4.7 trillion in 2020. 
  • Asia is expected to register the fastest growth of 4% in 2020 in consumer electronics, with China leading the market with a growth rate of more than 5%. Countries in North America and Europe are expected to register a growth rate of around 2% during the same period.
  • In countries such as India, government initiatives such as The National Policy on Electronics 2019 aims to promote domestic manufacturing and export in the entire value-chain of Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) to achieve a turnover of USD 400 billion by 2025.
  • Such positive factors are expected to drive the encapsulant market in the electronics industry through the forecast period.
Encapsulant Market Revenue Share

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the increasing consumption from countries such as China, India, and Japan.
  • China has the world’s largest electronics production base. Electronic products, such as smartphones, OLED TVs, tablets, and so on, have the highest growth prospects in the electronics segment. With the increase in the demand for these, the market for encapsulant in China is projected to grow in the near future.
  • Additionally, the Asia-Pacific semiconductor industry account for the largest share and is expected to be the fastest-growing region in semiconductors production, owing to innovations in microchip technologies, which are expected to boost demand for integrated circuits in the region, which, in turn, is likely to boost the demand for the market studied.
  • According to India Electronics and Semiconductor Association, the semiconductor component market in the country is expected to be worth USD 32.35 billion by 2025, exhibiting a CAGR of 10.1% (2018 - 2025). Thus, the ongoing Make in India initiative by the government, is expected to result in investments in the semiconductor industry in the country.
  • India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) signed a MoU with Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) to establish and develop trade and technical cooperation between the electronics and semiconductor industries of both the countries. This is expected to result in development of various break-through semiconductor manufacturing technologies that would further increase the scope for encapsulant usage in semiconductor manufacturing in India.
  • Such factors are expected to further drive the demand for encapsulant market over the forecast period in the Asia-Pacific region.
Encapsulant Market Regional Trends

Competitive Landscape

The global encapsulant market is partially fragmented with many healthy competitors in the market. The major companies are 3M, Lord Corporation, Dow, Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. and Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Drivers

      1. 4.1.1 Increasing Demand for Electrical and Electronic Appliances

      2. 4.1.2 Other Drivers

    2. 4.2 Restraints

      1. 4.2.1 Unfavorable Conditions Arising Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

      2. 4.2.2 Other Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Epoxy

      2. 5.1.2 Urethane

      3. 5.1.3 Silicone

    2. 5.2 End-user Industry

      1. 5.2.1 Automotive

      2. 5.2.2 Electricals & Electronics

      3. 5.2.3 Energy & Power

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. India

        3. Japan

        4. South Korea

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      2. 5.3.2 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      3. 5.3.3 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Italy

        4. France

        5. Rest of Europe

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa

        1. Saudi Arabia

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Market Share (%)/Ranking Analysis**

    3. 6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 3M

      2. 6.4.2 ACC Silicones (CHT UK Bridgwater Ltd)

      3. 6.4.3 Aptek Laboratories, Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 Dow

      5. 6.4.5 Dymax Corporation

      6. 6.4.6 Epic Resins

      7. 6.4.7 Epoxies Etc.

      8. 6.4.8 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

      9. 6.4.9 Kyocera Corporation

      10. 6.4.10 Lord Corporation (Parker Hannifin Corp)

      11. 6.4.11 Nagase America LLC

      12. 6.4.12 Panasonic Corporation

      13. 6.4.13 Sanyu Rec Co., Ltd.

      14. 6.4.14 Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd

      15. 6.4.15 Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Encapsulant Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Encapsulant Market is growing at a CAGR of >4% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

3M, Dow, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd., Lord Corporation (Parker Hannifin Corp) are the major companies operating in Encapsulant Market.

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