Allied Market Research

Optical Coating Market Expected to Reach $12,351 Million, Globally, by 2022


quote Increased application of optical coatings in solar cells is expected to offer major opportunities to the global optical coating market. quote

Eswara Prasad
Team Lead, Chemicals & Materials at Allied Market Research

Get 20% Free Customization In This Report
Follow us on Social Media:       

Global optical coating market was valued at $7,794 million in 2015, and is expected to reach $12,351 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period 2014-2022, According to a new report published by Allied Market Research. Antireflection segment was the largest contributor to the global optical coating market in 2015. In the same year, North America held the leading position, and is expected to lead in the future as well.

Access Full Summary at:

Optical coating exhibits various characteristics such as optically transparent chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, UV resistance, anti-static, anti-glare, and anti-fog properties. These coatings are utilized in glasses, lenses, solar panels, digital signage, TFT & LED screens, and other engineering components. The performance of an optical coating material depends on factors such as number of coating layers, thickness of individual layers, and difference in refractive index at the layer interface.

Vacuum deposition technology was the largest revenue generator in 2015, as this technology is a surface engineering treatment used to deposit layers of coating material atom by atom on the optical substrate. The technology puts coating materials into vapor state, where the process of obtaining vapors from liquid or solid source is called physical vapor deposition. On the other hand, the process wherein the vapors are obtained from the chemical reaction is called chemical vapor deposition. The process is environmentally friendly, as it is carried out under vacuum. The technique is applicable for coating magnetic films, semiconductors devices, mirrors, solar panels, and others.

Key findings of Optical Coating Market:

  • The electronics & semiconductor segment occupied the highest share in 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.6%, in terms of value, during the forecast period.
  • North America is the leading consumer of optical coating, accounting for approximately more than one-third share of the global market, followed by Asia-Pacific.
  • The filter type optical coating segment is expected to witness the highest CAGR of 8.4%.
  • Vacuum deposition technology segment accounted for more one-third of the global optical coating market in 2015.
  • U.S. is the leading market for optical coating in the North American region, growing at a CAGR 7.0%.

North America accounted for the largest market share in 2015, whereas Asia-Pacific is projected to grow at the highest CAGR. Rise in spending capability of consumers, high demand for superior technology in China, India, and Japan are expected to increase the demand for electronics & semiconductor market, which is expected to drive the optical coating market in Asia-Pacific.

The prominent players profiled in this report include E.I. Dupont De Nemours company, PPG Industries, Zeiss Group, Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., Abrisa Technologies, Newport Corporation, Inrad Optical, Inc., Reynad Corporation, Artemis Optical Ltd., and II-VI Optical Systems.

Need More Information

pr-det-talk Talk to David (Europe)

pr-det-talk Talk to Sona Padman (Americas)

5933 NE Win Sivers Drive #205,
Portland, OR 97220 United States

pr-det-phone Toll Free: +1-800-792-5285

pr-det-phone UK: +44-845-528-1300

pr-det-phone Hong Kong: +852-301-84916

pr-det-phone India (Pune): +91 2066346060

pr-det-phone Fax: +1(855) 550-5975



For Media Inquiries, Please Contact

Ram D
Communications Officer
Allied Market Research
Contact Toll Free: +1-800-792-5285
Drop us an email at


First time buyer?
Check offers and discount on this report
To get this report

Click Here

quote Optical Coating Market by Type (Antireflection, High Reflection, Transparent Conductive, Filter, Beamsplitter, Electrochromic, and Partial Reflection Coatings), Technology (Vacuum Deposition, E-Beam Evaporation, Sputtering, Ion-Assisted Deposition, and Other Technologies), and End-Use Industry (Electronics & Semiconductor, Military & Defense, Automotive, Construction, Solar, and Medical) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022 quote

View Report
Avenue Video Loading...

Avenue: Entire Library membership of Allied Market Research Reports at your disposal

  • Avenue is an innovative subscription-based online report database.
  • Avail an online access to the entire library of syndicated reports on more than 2,000 niche industries and company profiles on more than 12,000 firms across 11 domains.
  • A cost-effective model tailored for entrepreneurs, investors, and students & researchers at universities.
  • Request customizations, suggest new reports, and avail analyst support as per your requirements.
  • Get an access to the library of reports at any time from any device and anywhere.


Why Allied Market Research?

Infallible Methodology

To ensure high-level data integrity, accurate analysis, and impeccable forecasts

Analyst Support

For complete satisfaction


On-demand customization of scope of the report to exactly meet your needs

Targeted Market View

Targeted market view to provide pertinent information and save time of readers


Featured Readings


Get Fresh content delivered

Get insights on topics that matter to your business. Stay updated on the area that interests you.

Get Industry Data Alerts

Buy Full Version
"Optical Coating Market"
Purchase Enquiry