The World Market for Paper & Plastic Film Capacitors 2015-2022: Focus on AC & DC Film Capacitors -

DUBLIN--()--The "Paper and Plastic Film Capacitors: Global Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to's offering.

This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report analyzes the worldwide markets for Paper and Plastic Film Capacitors in US$ by the following Product Segments: AC Film Capacitors, and DC Film Capacitors.

The report profiles 84 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • AVX Corporation (USA)
  • Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (USA)
  • Custom Electronics, Inc (USA)
  • Electro Technik Industries, Inc (USA)
  • Arizona Capacitors, Inc. (USA)
  • Plastic Capacitors, Inc. (USA)
  • Hitachi AIC, Inc. (Japan)
  • KEMET Corporation (USA)
  • Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • Nantong Jianghai Capacitor Co. Ltd. (China)
  • Nichicon Corporation (Japan)
  • Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation (Japan)
  • Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
  • Rubycon Corp. (Japan)
  • TDK Corporation (Japan)
  • Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (USA)
  • WIMA GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

Key Topics Covered



Film Capacitors: An Introductory Prelude

Film Capacitors Market Stands Ground Despite Stiff Competition from Ceramic & Aluminum Capacitors

Steady Sales Growth Projected over the Coming Years

Expanding Chinese Demand Poised to Sustain Future Growth

Stable Economic Scenario to Underpin Market Expansion


Paper & Plastic Film Capacitors Dominate High Voltage Capacitors Market

Plastic Film Capacitors - The Most Dominant Among Industrial Grade Capacitors

Rising Importance of Industrial Automation Extends New Opportunities

Growing Penetration of Industrial Robots Perks Up Demand Growth

Expanding Role of Process Control Equipment Amuses Market

Plastic Dielectric Films Gains from the Growth of Consumer Electronic Industries

Growing Focus on Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Power Electronics Favors Use of Plastic Film Capacitors

AC Film Capacitors - Largest Revenue Segment

Growing Investments on Power Transmission & Distribution Infrastructure to Drive Robust Demand for AC Film T&D PFC Capacitors

Industrial Power Factor Correction: Another Key Application of AC Film Capacitors

Increasing Use of AC Film Capacitors as Motor-Run Capacitors in White Goods Manufacturing Drives Huge Volume Gains for the Market

Industrial Drives too Add to the Demand for AC Film Capacitors

Power Film Capacitors Grow in Prominence

Growing Focus on Renewable Energy Systems to Drive Huge Demand for Power Film Capacitors Used in the Segment

Drive Towards Implementation of Energy Efficient HID Lighting Ballasts too Drives Huge Demand for AC Film Capacitors

Microwave Oven Capacitors - Key Opportunity for AC Film Capacitors

DC Film Capacitors Battle Hard Against Competing Products

DC Film Capacitors - Highly Reliable for Suppression and Protection

Adapters, Power Supplies, and DC

DC Converters Help Sustain Demand for DC Film Capacitors

DC Film Capacitors as Pulse Capacitors Find Steady Demand in Myriad of Applications

Consumer AV & Handheld Devices - A Major Market for DC Film Capacitors

The Shift to Miniature Passive Electronic Components Prompts Capacitor Technology Evolution

The Rise of Internet of Things (IoT) to Spur Growth in the Capacitors Market

List of Applicable Capacitor Types in Select IoT Devices

Innovations & Advancements Continue to Drive Market Momentum

Power Paper - An Innovative Product

MKV Capacitors for Power Factor Correction

Snubber Capacitors

Molded Box Design for DC Film Capacitors

DC Capacitor Innovations for Solar Applications Increase

Metallized Plastic Filtering MKT Capacitors

Interference Suppression Capacitors

Sophisticated Polymer Dielectric to Produce High Energy Density Films

Issues & Challenges Hampering Market Prospects

Currency Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Prevalence of Unorganized Players

Counterfeit Products


Capacitors: Introduction

Historic Background of Capacitors

Types of Capacitors by Material Used

Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors

Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

Tantalum Capacitors

Other Capacitors

End-Use Applications & Properties of Key Capacitor Types in a Nut Shell

Capacitor Production: Cost Analysis by Type

Ceramic Capacitors

Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

Tantalum Capacitors

Variable Costs - The Focal Point for Cost Containment

Vertical Integration Offers Better Control Over Variable Costs

Capacitors Play a Critical Role in Electronic Systems

A Snapshot of the World Capacitors Market

Leading Players in Capacitors Market in Each End-Use Sector: A Snapshot



Classification of Film Capacitors

An Overview of Film Capacitor Type and Application Area

Types of Film Capacitors by Casing Material

Differentiation by Construction

Metallized Film Capacitors

Film/Foil Capacitors

Mixed Technology/Hybrid Capacitors

Differentiation of Film Capacitors by Dielectric Used

Plastic Film Capacitors

Metallized polyester or Metallized Plastic Capacitors

Polyamide Capacitors

TEFLON or PTFE Fluorocarbon Capacitors

Polysulfone Capacitors

Polypropylene Capacitors

Polycarbonate Capacitors

Kapton Polyimide Capacitor

Polystyrene Capacitors

Polyester or PET Capacitors

Paper Film Capacitors

Differentiation by Circuitry

AC Film Capacitors

DC Film Capacitors


Japanese Companies Dominate the Global Film Capacitors Market

American Companies Vigorously Compete in the Market

Chinese, Taiwanese & Korean Players Seek Bigger Role

6.1 Focus on Select Global Players

6.2 Product Innovations/Introductions

Cornell Dubilier Introduces 951C and 953B Series Polypropylene Film Capacitors

TDK Launches B33331V* Series EPCOS MKP AC Capacitors

KEMET Rolls Out C4AQ and C4AF Series Film Capacitors

SABIC Rolls Out 7m ULTEM UTF120 PEI Dielectric Film

TDK Introduces B32320I2656J011 Series Compact EPCOS Film Capacitor

KEMET Launches F863 Class X2 Miniature Polypropylene Film Capacitors

AVX Introduces FHC1 and FHC2 Series Power Film Capacitors

TDK Introduces EPCOS MKP B3275 Film Capacitors

Vishay Introduces Roederstein MKP1847H Film Capacitor Series

Panasonic Europe Introduces ECWFE Series Polypropylene Film Capacitors

6.3 Recent Industry Activity

Mersen to Acquire FTCap

BCTI Agrees to Represent Nueva Generacion Manufacturas

KEMET to Relocate US Headquarters to Fort Lauderdale

Murata Teams Up with Shizuki Electric



Total Companies Profiled: 84 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 89)

  • The United States (26)
  • Japan (11)
  • Europe (8)
    • Germany (4)
    • The United Kingdom (1)
    • Italy (2)
    • Rest of Europe (1)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (44)

For more information about this report visit

Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
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Related Topics: Plastic Films , Energy Storage

Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Plastic Films , Energy Storage