Global Smart Card Materials Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Material (Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polycarbonate (PC), Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS), Polyethylene Terephthalate-Glycol (PETG), and Others), By Type (Contact Cards, Contactless Cards, and Multi-Component Cards), By Application (BFSI, Government, Telecommunication, Retail, Healthcare, Hospitality, and Others), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2023 - 2033

Industry: Food & Beverages

RELEASE DATE Jun 2024
REPORT ID SI4695
PAGES 233
REPORT FORMAT PathSoft

Global Smart Card Materials Market Insights Forecasts to 2033

  • The Global Smart Card Materials Market Size was Valued at USD 1.43 Billion in 2023
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 4.25% from 2023 to 2033
  • The Worldwide Smart Card Materials Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 2.17 Billion by 2033
  • North America is Expected to Grow the fastest during the forecast period.

 

Global Smart Card Materials Market

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The Global Smart Card Materials Market Size is Anticipated to Exceed USD 2.17 Billion by 2033, Growing at a CAGR of 4.25% from 2023 to 2033.

 

Market Overview

A smart card is a plastic chip card with an embedded computer chip a microprocessor or a memory chip that stores and processes data. Typically, this data is linked to information and value, or both, that is processed and stored on the chip. Chemical compounds used in the production of these cards are referred to as smart card materials. Information can be printed on and embedded into these materials. The specialized materials utilized in the production of smart cards are referred to as smart card materials. Plastic cards with integrated circuits that can store and process data are called smart cards. These cards are frequently used for transactions, identity verification, and authentication. Substrates like PVC or polycarbonate, conductive inks, magnetic stripes, contactless antennae, and protective coatings are examples of materials used in smart cards. These components are essential to ensuring smart cards' robustness, safety, and efficiency. The growing use of smart cards in a variety of industries has led to a significant rise in the market for smart card materials. Smart cards are in high demand in industries including banking, telecommunications, healthcare, and transportation due to provide safe and practical identification, authentication, and data storage capabilities. The market is being pushed by the increasing need for digital payment systems, contactless technology improvements, and secure identity solutions. To obtain a competitive edge in the market, major players concentrate on technology developments, innovative product development, and strategic alliances.

 

Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for the global smart card materials market based on various segments and regions forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the global smart card materials market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segment of the global smart card materials market.

 

Global Smart Card Materials Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2023
Market Size in 2023:USD 1.43 Billion
Forecast Period:2023-2033
Forecast Period CAGR 2023-2033 : 4.25%
2033 Value Projection:USD 2.17 Billion
Historical Data for:2019-2022
No. of Pages:233
Tables, Charts & Figures:110
Segments covered:By Material, By Type, By Application, By Region
Companies covered::Eastman Chemical Company, SK Chemicals, PetroChina Company Limited, Solvay S.A., Axiall Corporation, KEM One, SABIC Innovative Plastics, 3A Composites GmbH, Teijin Ltd., LG Chemicals, Formosa Plastics Group, BASF SE, and Others
Pitfalls & Challenges:Covid-19 Empact, Challenges, Growth, Analysis.

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Driving Factors

Utilizing advanced technologies like blockchain, companies might create apps that help them comply with strict security requirements. Due to smart cards being capable of securely storing cryptographic keys, blockchain applications can facilitate quick and safe transactions. Smart cards contain cryptographic keys like vaults. The key matching procedure starts when these smart cards are linked to the internet via POS scanners. This procedure compares the keys kept in online libraries with the keys kept in smart cards. Users are authorized when the cryptographic keys match successfully. In this approach, banks and other financial institutions can improve user identity security and authentication, which will ultimately lower the likelihood of cyber thefts. Additionally, the growing global awareness among manufacturers of the need to develop sustainable and eco-friendly materials would accelerate the market's expansion in the upcoming years.

 

 Restraining Factors

Smart card production involves large capital expenditures for production tools, supplies, and technology. This could hinder new competitors from entering the market and restrict its expansion. Moreover, The storage of confidential and financial data on smart cards raises concerns about the possibility of data breaches and illegal access. Sustaining consumer trust requires strong encryption mechanisms and security safeguards.

 

Market Segmentation

The global smart card materials market share is segmented into material, type, and application.

  • The polyethylene terephthalate-glycol (PETG) segment dominates the market with the largest market share through the forecast period.

Based on the material, the global smart card materials market is segmented into polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polycarbonate (PC), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), polyethylene terephthalate-glycol (PETG), and others. Among these, the polyethylene terephthalate-glycol (PETG) segment dominates the market with the largest market share through the forecast period. Due to its exceptional qualities such as formability, durability, and chemical resistance, it is a great option for making smart cards. Its environmental quality is further improved by the fact that it is entirely recyclable. Global producers of smart cards are driven to use sustainable materials, and polyethylene terephthalate-glycol is a key component of this strategy. The company's goal is to continue emphasizing creating sustainable products that will use PETG materials more frequently.

 

 

  • The contact cards segment is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR growth through the forecast period.

Based on the type, the global smart card materials market is segmented into contact cards, contactless cards, and multi-component cards. Among these, the contact cards segment is anticipated to grow at the fastest CAGR growth through the forecast period. To complete payments, contact cards must be placed into card acceptor devices. To read and save the data from the card's chip, pins that are attached to this reader make contact with pads on the card's surface. This function speeds up processing and shortens transaction times. It is therefore anticipated that this kind of smart card will be extensively used in several industries, including BFSI, telecommunication, retail, and healthcare.

 

  • The telecommunication segment accounted for the largest revenue share through the forecast period.

Based on the application, the global smart card materials market is segmented into BFSI, government, telecommunication, retail, healthcare, hospitality, and others. Among these, the telecommunication segment accounted for the largest revenue share through the forecast period. With more sim cards being sold, the telecommunication industry is one of the sectors that is positively dominating the market. Smartphone sales have surged in the past several years due to the growth of digital marketing in many nations. More SIM card usage will be required as smartphones become more widespread, which will accelerate the expansion of the smart card materials market.

 

Regional Segment Analysis of the Global Smart Card Materials Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)

 

Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global smart card materials market over the predicted timeframe.

 

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Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global smart card materials market over the predicted timeframe. The region's growth is anticipated to be propelled by the rapid digitalization and growing need for connections in developing nations such as China and India. The demand for additional SIM card uses has increased due to China's digital revolution, which will boost the market for smart card materials in the upcoming years. More SIM cards will be needed due to the Asia-Pacific region's rapid digitalization, which will propel the market for smart card materials to expand over the next several years. Due to the 5G revolution in China, 5G mobile phone shipments are expected to account for the greatest revenue share in the nation.

 

North America is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR growth of the global smart card materials market during the forecast period. The digitalization trend and the growing adoption of smart card technology in various industries have led to the growth of the North American market in various sectors, including government, healthcare, finance, and more. Regional government policymakers are actively exploring ways to improve the effectiveness of information systems in the healthcare sector. The creation of seamless record-sharing systems at all operational levels and the broad adoption of electronic health records for all citizens have received a great deal of attention.

 

Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global smart card materials market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.

 

List of Key Companies

  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • SK Chemicals
  • PetroChina Company Limited
  • Solvay S.A.
  • Axiall Corporation
  • KEM One
  • SABIC Innovative Plastics
  • 3A Composites GmbH
  • Teijin Ltd.
  • LG Chemicals
  • Formosa Plastics Group
  • BASF SE
  • Others

 

Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting And Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)

 

Recent Developments

  • In May 2022,  Eastman Chemical Company announced an ASR deal with Mizuho Markets Worldwide LLC and Wells Fargo, NA. With this acquisition, Eastman will have made significant strides toward its objective of repeat purchases upwards of $1 billion of shares by 2022, with roughly $750 million done in the 2nd period.

 

  • In August 2020, Onyx Center Source Company, a leading player in the United States, created a new virtual smart credit card for hospitality and travel clients. This essentially assists the organization in closely managing or restricting the use to improve security, first contact resolution, and minimize complaints.

 

Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2033. Spherical Insights has segmented the global smart card materials market based on the below-mentioned segments: 

 

Global Smart Card Materials Market, By Material

  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate-Glycol (PETG)
  • Others

 

Global Smart Card Materials Market, By Type

  • Contact Cards
  • Contactless Cards
  • Multi-Component Cards
  • Others

 

Global Smart Card Materials Market, By Application

  • BFSI
  • Government
  • Telecommunication
  • Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Others

 

Global Smart Card Materials Market, By Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • 1. Which are the key companies that are currently operating within the market?
    Eastman Chemical Company, SK Chemicals, PetroChina Company Limited, Solvay S.A., Axiall Corporation, KEM One, SABIC Innovative Plastics, 3A Composites GmbH, Teijin Ltd., LG Chemicals, Formosa Plastics Group, BASF SE, and Others.
  • 2. What is the size of the Global Smart Card Materials Market?
    The Global Smart Card Materials Market Size is Expected to Grow from USD 1.43 Billion in 2023 to USD 2.17 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 4.25% during the forecast period 2023-2033.
  • 3. Which region is holding the largest share of the market?
    Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global smart card materials market over the predicted timeframe.

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