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Solder balls are bumps of solder that has been placed manually or by automated equipment, and are held in place with a tacky flux to provide the contact between the chip package and the printed circuit board. Rise in quality and performance standards from end-user industries and improvement in living standard in developing countries across the globe is observed to boost the demand for solder balls across the globe.
Global Solder Balls Market: Scope of Study
The report estimates and forecasts the solder balls market on the global, regional, and country levels. The study provides forecast between 2017 and 2025 based on volume (Units) and revenue (US$ Mn) with 2016 as the base year. The report comprises an exhaustive value chain analysis for each of the product segments. It provides a comprehensive view of the market. Value chain analysis also offers detailed information about value addition at each stage. The study includes drivers and restraints for the solder balls market along with their impact on demand during the forecast period. The study also provides key market indicators affecting the growth of the market. The report analyzes opportunities in the solder balls market on the global and regional level.
Drivers, restraints, and opportunities mentioned in the report are justified through quantitative and qualitative data. These have been verified through primary and secondary resources.
The report includes Porter's Five Forces Model to determine the degree of competition in the solder balls market. The report comprises a qualitative write-up on market attractiveness analysis, wherein applications and countries have been analyzed based on attractiveness for each region.
Growth rate, market size, raw material availability, profit margin, impact strength, technology, competition, and other factors (such as environmental and legal) have been evaluated in order to derive the general attractiveness of the market. The report comprises price trend analysis for solder balls between 2017 and 2025.
Secondary research sources that were typically referred to include, but were not limited to company websites, financial reports, annual reports, investor presentations, broker reports, and SEC filings. Other sources such as internal and external proprietary databases, statistical databases and market reports, news articles, national government documents, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market have also been referred for the report.
In-depth interviews and discussions with a wide range of key opinion leaders and industry participants were conducted to compile this research report. Primary research represents the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Key players' product literature, annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents were reviewed for competitive analysis and market understanding.
This helped in validating and strengthening secondary research findings. Primary research further helped in developing the analysis team's expertise and market understanding.
Global Solder Balls Market: Market Segmentation
The study provides a comprehensive view of the solder balls market by dividing it on the basis of end-use and geography segments. The solder balls market has been segmented into up to 100um, 100um – 400um and 400um and above based on size type. Size type segment have been analyzed based on historic, present, and future trends.
Regional segmentation includes the current and forecast demand for solder balls in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa (MEA). Additionally, the report comprises country-level analysis in terms of volume and revenue for various segments.
Key countries such as the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., Spain, Italy, India, China, Japan, South Africa, Mexico, and Brazil have been included in the study. Market segmentation includes demand for individual applications in all the regions and countries.
Global Solder Balls Market: Competitive Landscape
The report covers detailed competitive outlook that includes market share and profiles of key players operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report includes Duksan Metal Co. Ltd., Senju Metal Industry Co. Ltd., Indium Corporation, Nippon Micrometal Corporation, Hitachi Metals Nanotech Co. Ltd.