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NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Global and China Flexible Printed Circuit Board (FPCB) Industry Report, 2012 includes the following contents:
1. Profile of FPCB2. Overview of FPCB Market and Industry3. Analysis of 22 Major FPCB Manufacturers 4. Analysis of Nine FCCL Companies
2012 is a bumper year for FPCB manufacturers, since FPCB is used in almost all popular electronic products, especially tablet PC and smart phone which have strongly promoted the FPCB market. The global FPCB market scale reached USD 10,680 million in 2012, an increase of 15.2% compared with 2011. FPCB achieved the strongest growth among all electronic parts and components in 2012, and will maintain the strong growth momentum in 2013. The global FPCB market scale is expected to reach USD 11,628 million in 2013, up 8.9% compared with 2012.
Although the market conditions are good, not all manufacturers can seize the opportunities. Fujikura suffered the most serious business decline in 2012. Its FPCB business was heavily hit by the flood in Thailand at the end of 2011, hasn't recovered so far, and the revenue declined significantly to only half of that in 2011. In 2013, Fujikura's FPCB business will recover slowly, but will be unlikely to regain orders in a short period of time, so Fujikura will continue to have a tough time in 2013.
Advancing triumphantly, industry leader NOK occupied the market vacancy left by Fujikura, and for the first time its revenue exceeded USD 3 billion in 2012, far beyond the second place.
ZDT of Hon Hai achieved substantial growth. With Apple as its major customer, it grabbed more Apple orders from M-Flex in 2012, leading to slight decline in the revenue of M-Flex. M-Flex is headquartered in Singapore, listed in the United States, and has production bases in China.
Benefiting from the popularity of Samsung smart phones, South Korean FPCB manufacturers have delivered a good performance. Interflex is not only a major supplier of Samsung, but a supplier of Apple. Taking into account the competition with Samsung, Interflex' orders from Apple declined, but the orders from Samsung are enough for Interflex to achieve good results.
Flexcom gets 70% of its revenue from Samsung, and its revenue soared by 67.7% in 2012. SI Flex was dragged down by its big customer LG.
Among Taiwanese manufacturers, Flexium is a supplier of Apple, and Career mainly supplies the mainland Chinese market.
Although there have been dozens of FPCB manufacturers in Mainland China, their business scale is very small, the annual revenue is mostly under RMB 200 million, and it's difficult for them to obtain stable orders. The overall market is very good, but mainland Chinese manufacturers are unable to fully enjoy the benefits of market expansion and achieve significant revenue growth.
Another phenomenon in 2012 is that some manufacturers that take FPCB business as a non-core business began to withdraw from the business. For example, Sumitomo Electric announced its withdrawal from the FPCB business at the end of March 2012; on October 1, 2012, Sony Chemical & Information Device Corporation sold its chemicals business to a Japanese government agency, and renamed Dexerials, with 60% and 40% of the shares held by Development Bank of Japan and Unison Capital respectively. The main development direction of Dexerials will be adhesive materials and optical materials. In addition, FPCB is also not the core business of NITTO DENKO, and may be sold too.
1. FPC Market 1.1 FPC Market Scale1.2 HDD Industry1.3 HDD Industry Structure1.4 ODD1.5 Mobile Phone1.5.1 FPCB for Mobile Phone1.5.2 Global Mobile Phone Market Scale1.5.3 Market Share of Mobile Phone by Brand1.5.4 Smart Phone Market and Industry1.5.5 China Mobile Phone Industry by Region1.5.6 Ranking of Mobile Phone Vendors by Output1.5.7 China Mobile Phone Export1.5.8 Highlights of China Mobile Phone Export1.5.9 China Mobile Phone Export by Region1.6 Touch Panel 1.6.1 Touch Panel Market Scale and Distribution 1.6.2 Touch Panel Industry Structure 1.6.3 Touch Panel Supply Relationship 1.7 Notebook 1.7.1 Global Notebook Market Scale and Brand Structure 1.7.2 Tablet PC Market1.7.3 Ultrabook
2. FPCB Industry
2.1 FPCB Industry Chain
2.2 FPCB Business Model
2.3 FPC Industry by Region
2.4 FPCB Supply Relationship
2.5 Mobile Phone FPCB Supply Relationship
2.6 Ranking of FPCB Manufacturers
3. FPCB Manufacturers3.1 Fujikura 3.1.1 Fujikura Electronics Shanghai4.1.2 Fujikura Electronics Wuxi3.2 Nippon Mektron 3.2.1 Mektec Manufacturing Corporation (Zhuhai)3.2.2 Mektec Manufacturing Corporation (Suzhou)3.3 Nitto Denko3.4 Sony Chemical3.5 M-Flex3.6 Flexium3.7 Career3.8 Sunflex3.9 Zhuhai Topsun3.10 AKM3.11 Jingchengda3.12 Kinwong3.13 Jinda PCB 3.14 Xiamen New Flex3.15 Sumitomo Bakelite 3.16 Parlex3.17 SI Flex3.18 Sumitomo Electric Industries3.19 Daeduck GDS3.20 Interflex3.21 Netron Soft-Tech3.22 BHflex3.23 Newflex3.24 Flexcom3.25 MFS3.26 Ichia3.27 ZDT
4. FCCL Companies
4.1 Grace Electron
4.4 Nippon Steel Chemical
FPC Market Scale, 2007-2013
FPC Market Distribution by Application, 2007-2013
Global HDD Shipment, 1998-2008
Global HDD Shipment, 2009-2014
HDD Size Distribution, 2009-2014
Global HDD Shipment by Region, 2011
Market Share of Global Major HDD Manufacturers by Shipment, Q1 2007-Q2 2010
Market Share of Global Major HDD Manufacturers by Shipment, 2011
ODD Shipment, 2008-2013
Market Share of Global Major ODD Manufacturers, 2010
Autofocus Camera Phone Shipment, 2007-2013
Global Mobile Phone Shipment, 2007-2014
Quarterly Mobile Phone Shipment and Annual Growth Rate, Q1 2009-Q4 2011
Global CDMA/WCDMA Mobile Phone Shipment by Region, 2010-2012
Quarterly Shipment of Global Major Mobile Phone Brands, 2010-2011
Shipment of Global Major Mobile Phone Vendors, 2010-2011
Smart Phone Shipment of Global Major Mobile Phone Vendors, 2010-2011
Market Share of Smart Phone Operating System, 2011
Global Smart Phone Market Penetration by Region, 2008-2015
China's Mobile Phone Output by Province, Jan.-Nov. 2011
China's Mobile Phone Output by Region, 2011
Ranking of 45 Mobile Phone Vendors in China by Output, 2011
China's Mobile Phone Export Volume and Growth Rate, 2000-2011
China's Mobile Phone Export Value and Growth Rate, 2002-2011
China's Mobile Phone Export Volume and ASP, 2002-2011
China's Mobile Phone Export Volume and Average Price, Jan. 2010-Dec. 2011
Top 10 Mobile Phone Export Markets of China by Shipment, 2011
Global Touch Panel Shipment, 2008-2015
Global Touch Panel Shipment by Application, 2010-2012
Revenue of Major Touch Panel Companies, 2009-2010
Capacity of Major Taiwanese Touch Panel Companies, 2010-2012
Capacity of Major Mainland Chinese Touch Panel Companies, 2010-2012
Touch Panel Suppliers of Apple iPhone, Q1 2011-Q4 2012
Touch Panel Suppliers of Apple iPad, Q1 2011-Q4 2012
Major Customers of Taiwanese Touch Panel Companies
Major Customers of Japanese and South Korean Touch Panel Companies
Major Customers of Mainland Chinese Touch Panel Companies
Global Notebook Shipment and Growth Rate, 2007-2013
Shipment of Global Major Notebook Companies, 2010-2011
Market Share of Global Major Notebook Companies Q4 2010-Q1 2012
Shipment of Netbook, iPad and Tablet PC, 2008-2012
Taiwan FPCB Industry Chain
Revenue of Global FPCB Industry by Region, 2009-2012
Revenue of Global FPCB Industry by Region, 2010-2011
Major FPCB Suppliers of Nokia by Value, 2011
Major FPCB Suppliers of Samsung by Value, 2011-2012
Major FPCB Suppliers of LG by Value, 2011
Major FPCB Suppliers of Apple by Value, 2011-2012
Ranking of Japanese FPC Manufacturers by Revenue, 2009-2012
Ranking of South Korean FPC Manufacturers by Revenue and Operating Margin, 2009-2012
Ranking of Taiwanese FPC Manufacturers by Revenue and Operating Margin, 2009-2012
Revenue of Global Major FPCB Manufacturers, 2010-2012
Market Share of Major Mainland Chinese FPCB Manufacturers, 2011
Capacity of Global Major FPCB Manufacturers, 2010
Bases of Fujikura in Thailand
Revenue and Operating Income of Fujikura, FY2004-FY2013
Revenue of Fujikura by Division, FY2008-FY2013
Operating Income of Fujikura by Division, FY2007-FY2012
Revenue of Fujikura's Electronics & Auto Division by Product, FY2008-FY2012
Revenue and Operating Income of Fujikura Electronics Shanghai, 2004-2010
Revenue and Operating Income of Fujikura Electronics Wuxi, 2006-2010
Organizational Structure of Mektron
Revenue and Operating Income of NOK, FY2006-FY2013
Revenue of NOK by Product, FY2006-FY2013
Revenue of NOK by Region, FY2010-FY2013
Revenue of Mektron FPC Division by Region, FY2010-FY2013
Revenue and Operating Income of Mektec Manufacturing Corporation (Zhuhai), 2004-2012
Revenue and Operating Margin of Nitto Denko, 2005-2012
Revenue and Operating Income of Nitto Denko's Electronic Materials Division, FY1999-FY2011
Financial Data of Sony Chemical Suzhou, 2004-2010
Revenue and Operating Income of M-Flex, FY2004-FY2012
Revenue and Gross Profit of M-Flex, Q1 2010-Q4 2011
Revenue of M-Flex by Country, FY2006-FY2011
Operating Income of M-Flex by Region, FY2006-FY2012
Customer Structure of M-Flex, FY2006-FY2012
Revenue of M-Flex by Region, FY2006-FY2011
Revenue of M-Flex by Application, Q1 FY2008-Q4 FY2012
Revenue and Gross Margin of Flexium, 2002-2012
Revenue and Operating Margin of Flexium, 2002-2012
Revenue and Annual Growth Rate of Flexium, Jan. 2011-Nov. 2012
Revenue of Flexium by Application, 2009-2012
FPC Layers of Flexium, 2009-2012
Mobile Phone, Tablet PC FPCB Shipment of Flexium, Q1 2010-Q4 2011
FPCB Engineering Capacity of Flexium
Associated Companies of Career
Revenue and Operating Margin of Career, 2003-2012
Revenue and Annual Growth Rate of Career, Nov. 2011 -Nov. 2012
Capacity of Career by Product, 2012
Major Businesses of Career by Plant, 2012
Financial Data of Three Mainland Chinese Subsidiaries of Career, 2011
Monthly Revenue and Growth Rate of Sunflex, Nov. 2010 -Nov. 2012
Shareholding Structure of Zhuhai Topsun
FPC Technical Capacity of Topsun
Technical Capacity of Topsun
Equipment of Topsun
Financial Data of Topsun, 2004-2010
Revenue of Zhuhai Topsun by Application, 2007-H1 2010
Revenue of Zhuhai Topsun by Product, 2007-H1 2010
Customer Distribution of Zhuhai Topsun, H1 2010
Revenue and Gross Margin of AKM, 2004-2012
Revenue and Operating Income of AKM, 2004-2012
Revenue of AKM by Business, 2009-2012
Major Customers of AKM
FPC Technical Capacity of AKM
Organizational Structure of Kinwong
FPC Process Capacity of Kinwong
Equipment of Kinwong
Revenue and Net Income of Sumitomo Bakelite, FY2005-FY2012
Revenue of PCB Division of Sumitomo Bakelite, FY2004-FY2012
Revenue and Operating Income of SI Flex, FY2007-2012
Revenue and Operating Income of Sumitomo Electric Industries, FY2005-FY2013
Revenue of Sumitomo Electric Industries by Division, FY2009-FY2013
Revenue of FPC Division of Sumitomo Electric Industries, FY2008-FY2013
Revenue and Operating Margin of Daeduck GDS, 2005-2013
Revenue of Daeduck GDS by Business, 2010-2012
Revenue and Operating Margin of Interflex, 2003-2013
Revenue of Interflex by Product, Q1 2011-Q4 2012
Revenue of Interflex by Customer, 2009-2012
Capacity of Interflex, 2009-2012
Revenue and Operating Income of BHflex, 2005-2012
Revenue of BHflex by Customer, 2009-2012
Revenue of BHflex by Application, 2009-2012
Revenue and Operating Income of Newflex, 2005-2012
Revenue and Operating Margin of Flexcom, 2006-2013
Revenue of Flexcom by Customer, 2011
Revenue and Profit Attributable to Shareholders of MFS, 2006-2011
Revenue of MFS by Region, 2008-2011
Organizational Structure of Ichia
Revenue and Operating Margin of Ichia, 2006-2012
Monthly Revenue of Ichia, Jan. 2011-Nov. 2012
Organizational Structure of ZDT
Global Distribution of ZDT
Revenue and Operating Margin of ZDT, 2008-2012
Employment of ZDT, 2006-Jan. 2011
Market Share of Global FFCL Manufacturers, 2011
Revenue and Operating Margin of Taiflex, 2002-2012
Revenue and Annual Growth Rate of Taiflex, Nov. 2010-Nov. 2012
Revenue Structure of Taiflex by Product, 2009-2012
Customer Distribution of Taiflex, Q1 2011
Revenue and Annual Growth Rate of ThinFlex, Nov. 2011-Nov. 2012
Revenue and Operating Income of Nippon Steel Chemical, FY2005-FY2013
Revenue structure of Nippon Steel Chemical by Product, FY2006-FY2013
Revenue and Operating Margin of Arisawa, FY2006-FY2013
Revenue and Gross Margin of Arisawa, FY2006-FY2012
Revenue of Arisawa by Product, FY2006-FY2012
Revenue and Operating Margin of Microcosm, 2003-2012
Revenue and Annual Growth Rate of Microcosm, Oct. 2010-Oct. 2012
Revenue and Operating Margin of AEM, 2007-2012
Revenue of AEM by Product, 2011
Revenue and Operating Margin of Taimide, 2005-2012
Monthly Revenue and Growth Rate of Taimide, Nov. 2010-Nov. 2012
Revenue of Taimide by Customer, 2010-2011
Market Share of Global Major PI Manufacturers, 2011
Revenue and Operating Margin of Innox, 2005-2013
Revenue of Innox by Product, 2011-2013
Revenue of Innox by Customer, 2012
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