LED linear tube lamps global market forecast (2010-2020)

Jan. 6, 2011
Date Announced: 06 Jan 2011 Upper Lake, CA (USA) -- ElectroniCast Consultants, a leading market research consultancy, today announced the release of a new 10-year market forecast of the global use of light emitting diode (LED) linear tube lamps, which are used in new construction as a replacement for fluorescent linear lamps (tubes).Diameter classification, Length and Technology The ElectroniCast report provides an independent examination and analysis of the changing market dynamics for two major types of LED-based linear tube lamps, segmented by length (less than 4 feet and 4 feet or longer), each of diameter classification (“T” standard) and by technology:• DIP LED-based linear tube lamps o T5, T8, T12 and T10/Other• SMD LED-based linear tube lampso T5, T8, T12 and T10/Other“In this study, we provide a 10-year market forecast of the use of LED tubes in solid-state lighting (SSL) by government, commercial/industrial, display/signage, residential and vehicles, such as mass-transit,” said Stephen Montgomery, president of International business at ElectroniCast.“The residential category includes MDUs (Multiple Dwelling Units) as well as single family units; therefore lighting in large apartment complexes in parking areas, hallways, stairways and elevators are counted along with the under-the-cabinet lighting found in a growing number of residences. ElectroniCast states that this category is forecast for the fastest annual growth during the 2015 to 2020 time span, as LED tubes increasingly show-up in the consumer (retail) market channel, ” Montgomery added.According to a just-released market study by ElectroniCast Consultants, T8 LED Tubes was the market leader in worldwide LED State-State Lighting (SSL) Tube lamp consumption value in 2010, as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1LED Tube LampsGlobal Consumption Market Share in 2010,By Diameter Classification (Based on Value) Source: ElectroniCast ConsultantsNote: The letter T is used in front of the number to show the LED Lamp is a Tube type. Following the letter is a number representing the diameter of the bulb measured in fractions of an inch. LED linear lamps (tube) widths are measured in eighths of an inch. For example:• T5 bulb is five-eighths of an inch wide• T8 bulb is 1 inch wide (eight-eighths)• T10 bulb is ten-eights of an inch wide• T12 is 1-1/2 inches (12/8ths) in diameter# # #This 550-page market forecast report is available immediately from ElectroniCast Consultants. ElectroniCast Consultants specializes in forecasting trends in technology forecasting, markets and applications forecasting, strategic planning and consulting. ElectroniCast Consultants, as a technology-based independent forecasting firm, serves industrial companies, trade associations, government agencies, communication and data network companies and the financial community. Reduction of the risk of major investment decisions is the main benefit provided. ElectroniCast Consultants’ goal is to understand the challenges and opportunities facing clients and to provide timely, accurate information for strategic planning.

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