Optic Adhesives Market

Optic Adhesives Market

Optic Adhesives Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Resin Type (Acrylic, Cyanoacrylate, Epoxy, Silicone and Other Resin Types), Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseed and Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables and Other Crop Types), Type, Surface, Thickness, Application, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC23363

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

Years Covered


Estimated Year Value (2023)

US $2.54 BN

Projected Year Value (2030)

US $5.27 BN

CAGR (2023 - 2030)


Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa

Countries Covered

US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa

Largest Market

North America

Highest Growing Market

Asia Pacific

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Optic Adhesives Market is accounted for $2.54 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $5.27 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period. For a variety of optical applications, optical adhesives are utilized to attach or cement optical components to an optical system. Optical adhesives can facilitate or accelerate the bonding process when used with curing lamps. Optical adhesives firmly attach components in specified locations or positions, enabling precise positioning of optical components inside a system. By enabling manual assembly or alignment of existing components, optical adhesives reduce the requirement for further component procurement.

According to NASA, space-qualified materials should have TML and CVCM < 0.1%.

Market Dynamics:


Increasing utilization of smart gadgets and digital or camera sensors

The market is being driven by an increase in demand for the latest technology-based smart gadgets, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, medical device displays, television sets, and LCD screens. Smartphone sales worldwide were estimated by Statista to exceed 1.43 billion units in 2021. The digitizer panel is attached to the front bezel of mobile phones using these adhesives. If any stress or impact is applied to the components, the OCA also functions as an anti-shatter film to keep them all together. Optic adhesives aid in the construction of LCDs and televisions and replace the vacuum deposition method, which lowers process costs and boosts productivity and production efficiency.


Difficulty in obtaining raw materials and shipping

Petrochemicals, which are derived from crude oil, are the primary basic ingredients used to make optical adhesives. In Europe, the cost of crude oil and naturally occurring raw materials is soaring, which causes chemical companies to have difficulty with a lack of raw materials for producing the needed products. Due to the disruption of the maritime transport industry, even nations without trade restrictions find it difficult to import products from the region. 90% of Germany's petrochemical-intensive industries, including those producing paints and coatings, machinery and equipment, electrical equipment, adhesives and sealants, and other products, are reporting logistical issues and a lack of raw materials.


Technological advancements and new product development

The aerospace and defense sectors are extremely stringent. Extreme environmental conditions expose the equipment. To supply these businesses, the manufacturers must place forth a lot of effort. New product demands and technological advancements have provided several options. Adhesives are utilized as an alternative to nuts and bolts and are highly common among space producers since they increase the efficiency of aircraft. Without the benefit of air filtration, materials in space are exposed to an extreme vacuum and an extraordinary amount of solar radiation. Consequently, for space-based applications of optic adhesives, resistance to gassing and resistance to UV exposure are essential.


Adhesive toxicity poses a potential concern to producers.

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), European Union (EU), Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Europe and North America are among the regulatory agencies posing challenges to the chemical industry. Optic adhesives leak solvent into the air, which can be harmful for individuals if they inhale it. The deformation of the structure or lens that is connected to it due to the hazardous byproducts may increase production expenses for the producer.

Covid-19 Impact:

The Global optical Adhesives Market is anticipated to experience severe long-term implications from the Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 and High Inflation. The ongoing research takes into consideration whether the epidemic has affected government initiatives, supply chain disruptions, and consumer behavior.

The fiber optics segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

Fiber Optics segment is commanded to have largest share throughout the forecast period. On glass, metal, ceramic, and the majority of plastic substrates, fiber optic adhesives perform well and offer high chemical and solvent resistance. They can be utilized in high-strength optical alignment applications and also provide electrical insulation. Additionally, they can also quickly and efficiently bond various materials, enabling the fabrication of numerous optical components. Fiber optic assembly always involves a significant amount of adhesive technology.

The acrylic segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

Epoxy, cyanoacrylate, acrylic, silicone, and other categories constitute the global market for optical adhesives. Due to its outstanding adhesive strength and clarity, the acrylic resin segment is anticipated to experience profitable expansion during the anticipated period. Additionally, acrylic adhesives perform outstandingly in pressure-sensitive applications, an industry that has had tremendous recent growth.

Region with largest share:

Due to the rising demand for optical adhesives in the US market, the North American region had a dominant share of the global market during the forecasted period. However, the US consumer electronics and automotive industries are the two key sectors driving the region's growth on a global scale, and these trends are anticipated to continue during the projected period.

Region with highest CAGR:

Asia Pacific region is expected to have profitable growth throughout the extrapolated period. The display and semiconductor industries' increasing need for optically clear adhesives is predicted to provide new business prospects for industry participants. Additionally, the industrial sector's technological advances are anticipated to fuel market expansion in the region. Moreover, it is anticipated that the market in this area will be driven by rising investments in R&D and rising demand for advanced optical components.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Optic Adhesives market include 3M, Comar Optics Ltd, Delo Industrial Adhesives LLC, Denka Company Limited, DIC Corporation, DuPont de Nemours, Inc, Dymax Corporation, Edmund Optics Inc, Electronic Coating Technologies, Inc, Ellsworth Adhesives, EpoxySet, Inc, Fiber Optic Center, Inc, Henkel AG & Co. KGAA, Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd, Intercol, Intertronics, LINTEC Corporation, Master Bond Inc, Merck KGaA, Meridian Adhesives Group, Miracletouch Technology Inc, Momentive Performance Materials Inc, Nan Pao Resins Chemical Co Ltd, NextGen Adhesives, Panacol-Elosol GmbH, Parson Adhesives India Private Limited, Resintech Limited, Saint-Gobain S.A., Tesa SE , The Dow Chemical Company, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, Thorlabs, Inc, Threebond International, Inc and Vitrochem Technology Pte Ltd.

Key Developments:

In March 2023, 3M and Guardhat announce collaboration on connected safety; this collaboration is expected to accelerate SIM enhancements while also evaluating new connected safety personal protection equipment (PPE) that aims to keep more frontline workers safe.

In November 2022, 3M and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Announce Comprehensive Agreement for Cordova Region Drinking Water, through the agreement, 3M will build on its work to address past PFAS manufacturing in the area and install new and innovative technologies.

In March 2022, Dymax Corporation made an announcement that it is rebranding its Oligomers & Coatings business as Bomar Specialties LLC.

In March 2021, Nitto Denko Corporation announced that it is planning to expand its oligonucleotide therapeutic manufacturing business.

Resin Types Covered:
• Acrylic
• Cyanoacrylate
• Epoxy
• Silicone
• Other Resin Types

Crop Types Covered:
• Cereals & Grains
• Oilseed and Pulses
• Fruits & Vegetables
• Other Crop Types

Types Covered:
• Pesticide
• Fertilizer
• Other Types

Surfaces Covered:
• Flat
• Edge
• Curved

Thicknesses Covered:
• Less than 100 µm
• 100-200 µm
• 200-300 µm
• 300-400 µm
• 400 µm & Above

Applications Covered:
• Fiber Optics
• Lens Bonding Cement
• Optical Bonding & Assembly
• Other Applications

End Users Covered:
• Digital Signage
• Consumer Electronics
• Automotive
• Other End Users

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Application Analysis
3.7 End User Analysis
3.8 Emerging Markets
3.9 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five ForcAnalysise
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Resin Type
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Acrylic
5.3 Cyanoacrylate
5.4 Epoxy
5.5 Silicone
5.6 Other Resin Types

6 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Crop Type
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Cereals & Grains
6.3 Oilseed and Pulses
6.4 Fruits & Vegetables
6.5 Other Crop Types

7 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Type
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Pesticide
7.3 Fertilizer
7.4 Other Types

8 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Surface
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Flat
8.3 Edge
8.4 Curved

9 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Thickness
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Less than 100 µm
9.3 100-200 µm
9.4 200-300 µm
9.5 300-400 µm
9.6 400 µm & Above

10 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Application
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Fiber Optics
10.3 Lens Bonding Cement
10.4 Optical Bonding & Assembly
10.4.1 Camera Lenses Photography optics
10.4.2 Camera Modules Smartphones AR lenses
10.4.3 Microscopes
10.5 Other Applications
10.5.1 Lens & Prism Bonding
10.5.2 Optical Element Positioning & Fixturing

11 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By End User
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Digital Signage
11.3 Consumer Electronics
11.4 Automotive
11.5 Other End Users

12 Global Optic Adhesives Market, By Geography
12.1 Introduction
12.2 North America
12.2.1 US
12.2.2 Canada
12.2.3 Mexico
12.3 Europe
12.3.1 Germany
12.3.2 UK
12.3.3 Italy
12.3.4 France
12.3.5 Spain
12.3.6 Rest of Europe
12.4 Asia Pacific
12.4.1 Japan
12.4.2 China
12.4.3 India
12.4.4 Australia
12.4.5 New Zealand
12.4.6 South Korea
12.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
12.5 South America
12.5.1 Argentina
12.5.2 Brazil
12.5.3 Chile
12.5.4 Rest of South America
12.6 Middle East & Africa
12.6.1 Saudi Arabia
12.6.2 UAE
12.6.3 Qatar
12.6.4 South Africa
12.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

13 Key Developments
13.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
13.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
13.3 New Product Launch
13.4 Expansions
13.5 Other Key Strategies

14 Company Profiling
14.1 3M
14.2 Comar Optics Ltd
14.3 Delo Industrial Adhesives LLC
14.4 Denka Company Limited
14.5 DIC Corporation
14.6 DuPont de Nemours, Inc
14.7 Dymax Corporation
14.8 Edmund Optics Inc
14.9 Electronic Coating Technologies, Inc
14.10 Ellsworth Adhesives
14.11 EpoxySet, Inc
14.12 Fiber Optic Center, Inc
14.13 Henkel AG & Co. KGAA
14.14 Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd
14.15 Intercol
14.16 Intertronics
14.17 LINTEC Corporation
14.18 Master Bond Inc
14.19 Merck KGaA
14.20 Meridian Adhesives Group
14.21 Miracletouch Technology Inc
14.22 Momentive Performance Materials Inc
14.23 Nan Pao Resins Chemical Co Ltd
14.24 NextGen Adhesives
14.25 Panacol-Elosol GmbH
14.26 Parson Adhesives India Private Limited
14.27 Resintech Limited
14.28 Saint-Gobain S.A.
14.29 Tesa SE
14.30 The Dow Chemical Company
14.31 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
14.32 Thorlabs, Inc
14.33 Threebond International, Inc
14.34 Vitrochem Technology Pte Ltd

List of Tables
1 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Resin Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Acrylic (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Cyanoacrylate (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Epoxy (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Silicone (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Other Resin Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Crop Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Cereals & Grains (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Oilseed and Pulses (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Fruits & Vegetables (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Other Crop Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Pesticide (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Fertilizer (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Other Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Surface (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Flat (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Edge (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Curved (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Thickness (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Less than 100 µm (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By 100-200 µm (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By 200-300 µm (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By 300-400 µm (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By 400 µm & Above (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Fiber Optics (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Lens Bonding Cement (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Optical Bonding & Assembly (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Camera Lenses (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Camera Modules (2021-2030) ($MN)
33 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Microscopes (2021-2030) ($MN)
34 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)
35 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Lens & Prism Bonding (2021-2030) ($MN)
36 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Optical Element Positioning & Fixturing (2021-2030) ($MN)
37 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By End User (2021-2030) ($MN)
38 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Digital Signage (2021-2030) ($MN)
39 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Consumer Electronics (2021-2030) ($MN)
40 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Automotive (2021-2030) ($MN)
41 Global Optic Adhesives Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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