Optical Coatings Market Share, Size | Global Forecast to 2028

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Optical Coating Market Forecast to 2028 - Covid-19 Impact and Global Analysis - by Type (Anti-reflection, High Reflection, Transparent Conductive, Filter, Beamsplitter, Electrochromic, Partial Reflection Coatings); Technology (Vacuum Deposition Technology, E-Beam Evaporation Technology, Sputtering Technology, Ion-Assisted Deposition (IAD) Technology, Others); End-Use Industry (Electronics & Semiconductor, Military & Defense, Automotive, Construction, Solar, Medical, Others)

Report Code: TIPRE00003549 | No. of Pages: 150 | Category: Chemicals and Materials | Status: Prebook

The optical coatings market is expected to grow from US$ 13.38 billion in 2022 to US$ 22.40 billion by 2028, with an estimated CAGR of 9.0% from 2022 to 2028.

An optical coating is made of a combination of thin film layers that create interference effects to enhance transmission or reflection properties within an optical system. An optical coating is composed of a blend of thin layers of materials such as metals, rare earth materials, or oxides. The performance of an optical coating is dependent upon the number of layers, the thickness of the individual layers, and the refractive index difference at the layer interfaces. They are integral in almost every optical instrument, from eyeglasses and telescopes to simple or complex mirrors.


Optical coatings are used in many electronic applications where light must travel through optical surfaces. Optical antireflective coatings are used on tablet and cell phone screens for various purposes, including making text easier to read in daylight. These coatings are used on the semiconductor diode lasers' facets. Since the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming more prevalent across a wide range of industries, the demand for semiconductors has proliferated in recent years. These factors are propelling the growth of the optical coatings market.  


The "Global Optical Coatings Market Analysis to 2028" is a specialized and in-depth study of the optical coatings market with a special focus on the global market trend analysis. The report aims to provide an overview of the optical coatings market with detailed market segmentation. It provides key statistics on the status of leading market players and offers major trends and opportunities in the market.

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Report Coverage - Optical Coating Market
Report CoverageDetails
Market Size Value inUS$ 13.38 billion in 2022
Market Size Value byUS$ 22.40 billion by 2028
Growth rateCAGR of 9.0% from 2022 to 2028
Forecast Period2022-2028
Base Year2022
No. of Pages150
Historical data availableYes
Segments coveredType, Technology, End-Use Industry, and Geography
Regional scopeNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America
Country scopeUS, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina
Report coverageRevenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
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The global optical coatings market is categorized into type, technology, and end-use industry. Based on type, the market is segmented into antireflection, high reflection, transparent conductive, filter, beamsplitter, electrochromic, and others. In terms of technology, the market is segmented into vacuum deposition technology, e-beam evaporation technology, sputtering technology, and others. Based on end-use industry, the market is segmented into electronics & semiconductor, military & defense, automotive, solar power, medical, consumer goods, and others.


The global optical coatings market is segmented into five major regions North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), the Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South & Central America. The report covers an analysis and forecast of 18 countries globally, along with current trends and opportunities prevailing in these regions.

Asia Pacific dominated the optical coatings market in 2021. The regional market growth is mainly boosted by the rise in demand from electronics & semiconductors, solar energy, and defense sectors. Many Asian countries have started initiatives to promote the growth of the semiconductor & electronics industry. For instance, the Make in India initiative is being promoted by India for automotive, semiconductor, and aerospace products. This initiative will benefit the country's ability to produce automobile glass sheets, solar panels, optoelectronic components, and other electronic devices. Thus, such initiatives of the government of countries in the Asia Pacific region led to the development of the electronics & semiconductors manufacturing industry, leading to dominance in the optical coatings market.

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The report analyzes the factors, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and future trends, that impact the optical coatings market. It also provides an exhaustive Porter's five forces analysis, highlighting the factors influencing the market in these regions.


The COVID-19 pandemic severely affected many industries. The imposition of the lockdown temporarily discontinued various manufacturing activities, resulting in a decrease in supply, which substantially impacted the optical coatings market. Transportation, manufacturing, oil & gas, automobiles, and energy industries saw a prolonged shutdown, causing a dramatic decline in the global demand for optical coatings. The electronics & semiconductor industry is among the drastically affected industries due to its reliance on the severely hit China and other Asian countries. Segments in this industry, such as consumer electronics, consumer goods, and automotive, were at high risk. In contrast, other segments, including cloud-computing data centers, communication & connectivity technology, and healthcare, remained unaffected. However, during the pandemic, the demand for medical devices increased, which boosted the need for optical coatings.

Furthermore, the economies started reviving their operations in 2021. The growing adoption of 5G technology is increasing the demand for electronic devices such as 5G modems, 5G routers, MIMO antenna, 5G New Radio (5GNR), C-RAN units, multichannel highly integrated RF transceivers, and voltage-controlled crystal oscillators (VCXOs). Moreover, the requirement for enhanced memory and storage is expected to increase demand for microchips. That opens up an unprecedented opportunity for semiconductor businesses. Thus, the increased demand from the electronics & semiconductor industry is expected to boost the growth of the optical coatings market. Additionally, the increasing production of automobiles, solar power, medical, and consumer goods industries in Europe, the US, and Asia Pacific is expected to create opportunities for optical coatings.


The reports cover key developments in organic and inorganic growth strategies in the optical coatings market. Various companies are focusing on organic growth strategies such as product launches, product approvals, patents, and events. Inorganic growth strategy activities witnessed in the market were acquisitions, partnerships, and collaborations. These activities have paved the way for business expansion and the customer base of market players. Market players are anticipated to have lucrative growth opportunities in the coming years due to the rising demand for optical coatings.

The report includes key company profiles operating in the optical coatings market, along with their SWOT analysis and market strategies. It also focuses on leading industry players with information, such as company profiles, components and services offered, financial information of the last three years, and key development in the past five years.

Key Companies Operating in Optical Coatings Market

  • DuPont de Nemours, Inc.
  • PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd.
  • Reynard Corporation
  • Abrisa Technologies
  • Alluxa, Inc
  • Artemis Optical Ltd.
  • Cascade Optical Corporation
  • Chroma Technology Corp.
  • Coherent Corp.

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The List of Companies

1. Abrisa Technologies
2. Alluxa
3. Artemis Optical Ltd.
4. Cascade Optical Corporation
5. Chroma Technology Corporation
6. II-VI Optical Systems
7. Inrad Optics
8. Reynard Corporation
10. VIAVI Solutions Inc.

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