The $1.35 Billion Global Flexible Heater Market by Type, Industry and Geography (2018-2023): High Adoption of Flexible Heaters in Medical Applications -

The "Flexible Heater Market by Type (Silicone Rubber, Polyimide, Polyester, Mica), Industry (Electronics & Semiconductor, Medical, Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Food & Beverages, Oil & Gas), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023" report has been added to's offering.

The flexible heater market is expected to grow from USD 945 million in 2018 to USD 1,356 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2018 to 2023.

The factors such as a wide range of applications and rising demand from several industries are driving the growth of the flexible heater market.

Additionally, the flexible form factor, technological advancements, the launch of innovative products, and high adoption of flexible heaters in medical applications are also driving the market toward significant growth.

However, the high operational cost of flexible heaters is restraining the growth of this market.

Silicone rubber-based flexible heater market to grow at highest CAGR during 2018-2023

Silicone rubber-based flexible heaters are used in semiconductor systems (plasma etch systems, probing stations, IC test handling equipment, photo-resist track systems) and electronic appliances (refrigeration equipment, coffeemaker, and wax maker).

The growing demand for such systems is expected to drive the silicone rubber-based flexible heater market toward the highest growth during the forecast period.

Electronics and semiconductor industry to account for major share in market during 2018-2023

Among various industries, the electronics and semiconductor is expected to have the largest market share and exhibit the highest CAGR in the flexible heater market during the forecast period.

In this industry, flexible heaters are used in plasma etch systems, probing stations, IC test handling equipment, photo-resist track systems, copy machines, LCD screen preheating, ATM machines, semiconductor test modules, handheld scanners, and various other equipment.

These heaters also find applications in electronics such as in refrigeration equipment, coffeemaker, wax-maker, and various other electronic products.

The increase in demand for such products is expected to drive the market for flexible heaters used in the electronics and semiconductor industry.

Flexible heater market in APAC to grow at highest CAGR during forecast period

The flexible heater market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The APAC region consists of China, Japan, India, and the rest of APAC countries.

The growing demand for flexible heaters in medical equipment, analytical instruments, avionics and defense systems, semiconductor processes, and commercial food equipment is driving the growth of the flexible heater market in APAC.

Moreover, electronics, semiconductor, and automotive are the leading industries in APAC, and the medical devices market along with the food equipment market will grow the fastest in the coming years.

The economic growth of the region, along with the advantage of lower operating costs in countries such as China and India, is expected to drive the demand for flexible heaters in APAC.

In addition, growth in this region is being propelled by manufacturers shifting production toward the region due to the availability of raw materials and labor, and increasing demand.

Market Dynamics


  • Wide Range of Applications and Rising Demand From Several Industries
  • Flexible Form Factor, Technological Advancements, and Launch of Innovative Products
  • High Adoption of Flexible Heaters in Medical Applications


  • High Operational Cost


  • Increasing Demand From Electronics & Semiconductor Industry
  • New and Emerging Applications of Flexible Heaters


  • Use in Extreme/Harsh Environments
  • High Competition From Tier-1 as Well as Smaller Players in Market

Topics Covered

1 Introduction
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.2 Market Size Estimation
2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
2.4 Research Assumptions
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
4.1 Major Opportunities in Flexible Heater Market
4.2 Flexible Heater Market, By Type
4.3 Flexible Heater Market, By Industry
4.4 Flexible Heater Market in APAC
4.5 Flexible Heater Market, By Country
5 Market Overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.3 Value Chain Analysis
6 Flexible Heater Market, By Type
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Silicone Rubber-Based
6.3 Polyimide-Based
6.4 Polyester-Based
6.5 Mica-Based
6.6 Others
7 Flexible Heater Market, By Industry
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Electronics & Semiconductor
7.3 Medical
7.4 Aerospace & Defense
7.5 Food & Beverages
7.6 Automotive
7.7 Oil & Gas and Mining
7.8 Others
8 Geographic Analysis
8.1 Introduction
8.2 North America
8.3 Europe
8.4 APAC
8.5 RoW
9 Competitive Landscape
9.1 Overview
9.2 Player Ranking Analysis: Flexible Heater Market
9.3 Competitive Situations and Trends
10 Company Profile
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Key Players
10.2.1 Nibe Industrier
10.2.2 Honeywell International
10.2.3 Omega Engineering
10.2.4 Watlow Electric Manufacturing
10.2.5 Smiths Group
10.2.6 Chromalox
10.2.7 Rogers Corporation
10.2.8 Minco
10.2.9 Zoppas Industries
10.2.10 All Flex Flexible Circuits
10.3 Other Players
10.3.1 Tempco Electric Heater
10.3.2 Thermocoax
10.3.3 Durex Industries
10.3.4 Holroyd Components
10.3.5 Hotset
10.3.6 Miyo Technology
10.3.7 Thermo Heating Elements
10.3.8 Bucan
10.3.9 Delta/Acra
10.3.10 Nel Technologies

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