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Material Handling Equipment - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 1327 Pages
  • July 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 347936

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Columbus McKinnon Corp.
  • Dematic Group
  • Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc.
  • Jervis B. Webb Company
  • KION Group AG
  • Murata Machinery, Ltd.

Global Material Handling Equipment Market to Reach US$156 Billion by the Year 2026


Material handling is ubiquitous wherever there is need for storage, control and movement of items from raw material stage to distribution of finished products. Material Handling Equipment (MHE) represents an integral part of the supply chain of diverse industries. MHE is mainly used for lifting, carrying and placing goods at precise destination points, in diverse industries including automotive, electrical and electronics, retail, refineries, power & energy, shipbuilding, aerospace, industrial machinery, food and beverages, and mining. The rising need for global production companies to automate operations, and foster flow of goods in an efficient manner is the key force driving the market, at present. Growth in the market is also driven by improving investment in the construction and industrial sector, growing consumer spending on non-durable as well as durable products, improvement in fixed investment spending, and rise in mining activities worldwide. Growth in the MHE industry is further underpinned by the replacement of antiquated machinery with new automated systems and robotics amid the increasing production shift towards artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0. A notable trend in the industry is increasing switch to cleaner battery-powered electric materials handling systems. Demand for automated guided vehicles, and automated conveyors are expected to particularly register strong gains through the forthcoming years. Mature industrialized countries in Europe and the US contribute to the bulk of revenues, fueled by healthy replacement demand and the move towards automation and modernization of production processes in key end-use sectors.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Material Handling Equipment estimated at US$127.7 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$156 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.7% over the analysis period. Conveyor Systems, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 4.3% CAGR to reach US$68.1 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Forklifts segment is readjusted to a revised 5% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 32% share of the global Material Handling Equipment market. Conveyors represent the most common MHE available as well as an imperative component of the material transition process in manufacturing facilities globally. The forklifts segment is anticipated to benefit from technological advances and availability of automated platforms like monitoring and tracking solutions. The broader adoption of forklifts and industrial trucks is attributed to their ability to efficiently lift and move materials over different paths without any restrictions.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $33.3 Billion in 2022, While China is Forecast to Reach $27.3 Billion by 2026


The Material Handling Equipment market in the U.S. is estimated at US$33.3 Billion in the year 2022. The country currently accounts for a 26.39% share in the global market. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$27.3 Billion in the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 6.4% through the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.2% and 3.7% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 4.3% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach US$29.2 Billion by the end of the analysis period. North America represents a key market and growth is anticipated to gain from rising awareness regarding worker safety, the need to efficiently manage bulk materials and emergence of Industry 4.0 with increasing penetration of IoT. In addition, the requirement to minimize downtime along with strong focus on making the supply chain more efficient is expected to further drive the adoption of MHE like electric lift trucks. Growth in Europe market is attributed to increasing use of automation solutions and significant investments by governments to foster adoption of advanced platforms. The region is also witnessing increasing launch of sophisticated solutions to ensure seamless and efficient operations. Factors such as promising outlook of the manufacturing sector, ongoing transition towards automation and increasing labor costs are anticipated to compel manufacturers in Asia-Pacific region to embrace material handling equipment to increase process throughput.

Hoists & Cranes Segment to Reach $21.7 Billion by 2026


Hoists and Cranes operate in a fixed location and a single work place. The equipment is used primarily to handle heavy loads and find application in areas of construction, shipbuilding and shipping industries. Electric drives are gaining traction in the material handling equipment sector, particularly in the crane and hoists segment. One of the major driving forces for this growing affinity for electric drives is the increased focus on operator safety and productivity, as well as realizing efficiencies in manufacturing and warehousing operations. In the global Hoists & Cranes segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 3.9% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$12.4 Billion will reach a projected size of US$16.5 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$2.8 Billion by the year 2026, while Latin America will expand at a 4.5% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 463 Featured):

  • BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG
  • Columbus McKinnon Corp.
  • Crown Equipment Corporation
  • Daifuku Co., Ltd.
  • Jervis B. Webb Company
  • FlexLink AB
  • Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS)
  • Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
  • Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc.
  • Interroll Group
  • Jungheinrich AG
  • KION Group AG
  • Dematic Group
  • Liebherr Group
  • Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Inc.
  • Murata Machinery, Ltd.
  • SSI SCHÄFER - Fritz Schäfer GmbH
  • Swisslog Holding AG
  • Toyota Industries Corporation
  • Vanderlande Industries Nederland B.V.
  • Viastore Systems GmbH
  • WITRON Logistik + Informatik GmbH

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Columbus McKinnon Corp.
  • Dematic Group
  • Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc.
  • Jervis B. Webb Company
  • KION Group AG
  • Murata Machinery, Ltd.

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Looming Global Recession: 2020 Marked as a Year of Disruption & Transformation
  • As the Race between the Virus & Vaccines Intensifies, Where is the World Economy Headed in 2021?
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2020 through 2022
  • Percentage of Companies Impacted by Supply Chain Delays Due to COVID-19 Worldwide as of August 2020
  • Industrial Activity to Remain Subdued in the Immediate Term
  • Global PMI Index Points for the Years 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Prominent Trends with Potential to Influence Material Handling Space in 2021 & Beyond
  • Material Handling Equipment: A Review
  • Classification of Material Handling Equipment
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Industrial Trucks and Forklifts
  • Hoists and Cranes
  • Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS)
  • Other Segments
  • Major Application Segments
  • Third-party Logistics
  • E-Commerce & General Merchandise
  • F&B Manufacturing & Retail
  • Consumer Durables
  • Other Applications
  • End-Use Markets: Brief Overview
  • Aerospace, Automobile and Shipping
  • Agriculture
  • Building and Construction
  • Electrical & Electronic Equipment
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Postal/Express Delivery
  • Warehousing
  • Industry Overview
  • Material Handling Equipment: An Integral Part of Supply Chain
  • Growth Drivers in Nutshell
  • Technology Trends to Watch-for in Material Handling Industry
  • Conveyor Systems and Forklifts: Key Segments
  • 3PL, E-Commerce and F&B Manufacturing & Retail: Three Major Application Markets Driving Growth
  • Impact of GDP Growth on MHE Market
  • Increasing Industrial & Infrastructural Activities
  • North America and Asia Command the Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Developing Countries to Set the Growth Pace
  • China Remains an Important Market
  • Demand for Automated MHE on Rise
  • Strong Focus on Worker Safety
  • Product innovations Hold Key to Success
  • Urbanization Ups the Need for Efficient Order Fulfilment Systems
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Top 10 Global Material Handling Systems Providers by Total Revenues (2018)
  • Vendors Adopt Acquisition Route to Offer Innovative Materials Handling Solutions
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Industry Witnesses a Change in Business Model
  • Companies Focus on New Strategies to Boost Innovations
  • Investment in Start-ups: Another Strategic Move
  • Lift Trucks Market: Leading Players
  • Global Industrial Lift Trucks Market (2019): Percentage Breakdown of Share by Company
  • Conveyers Market
  • Conveyor System Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2019
  • Cranes
  • Select Players in the Global Crane Market
  • Select Global Brands
  • Material Handling Equipment - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Mega Trends Shaping Post-COVID-19 Journey of Material Handling Equipment Industry
  • Global Material Handling Equipment Market Heading towards Substantial Gains
  • Recent Developments in Material Handling Automation
  • Trend towards Industry 4.0 Redefines Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Major Industry 4.0 Technologies: Global Market Size (US$ Billion) for Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Smart Factory, Advanced Analytics, Service Robotics, and Smart Machines for 2020
  • The Internet of Things Gains Prominence
  • Global IoT Market (In US$ Billion) by Industry for the Years 2018 and 2022
  • IIoT Applications in Material Handling Equipment
  • Global Investments in Industrial IoT (IIoT) Platforms (In US$ Million) for the Years 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2025
  • Cloud Computing: Powering e-commerce
  • Predictive Analytics: Simplify Decision Making
  • Big Data: Helps Identify the Best WM Practices
  • Mobility Devices Take Center Stage
  • Wearable Devices: Pilot Adoption Underway
  • 3D Printing to Transform the Supply Chain
  • Companies Improving Traceability and Enhancing Material Handling Efficiency
  • Integration of MHE with Warehouse Management Systems
  • Third Party Logistics (3PL): Expanding in Industrial Manufacturing, Retail and Wholesale Sectors
  • Global 3PL Market Revenue Share by End-Use Sector (2020)
  • Technology Tools Seek Wider Role in 3PL Domain
  • Expanding Retail Industry Generates Significant Opportunities
  • Global Retail Sector Revenue Share by Product Category (2020E)
  • e-Commerce Emerges as New Growth Driver
  • Uptrend in e-Commerce Impacts Automated Conveyor Systems
  • e-commerce Bringing Changes in Supply Chain Management
  • Food & Beverage Manufacturing & Retail: One of the Leading Application Markets
  • Growing Importance of Automation & Technology Drive MHE in F&B Industry
  • Global Sales of Processed Foods in US$ Billion for Years 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020E
  • Material Handling Market Steps Up Focus on Sustainability
  • Aging Workforce Drives Demand for Automated and Ergonomic Systems
  • Focus Intensifies on Cost-Effective MH Solutions
  • Traditional Supply Chain Facing Stiff Competition from Omnichannel Commerce
  • Global e-Commerce Sales as Percentage of Total Retail Sales (2015-2021E)
  • Technological Advances to Propel the Industry
  • Driverless Vehicles and Drones: No Longer a Distant Reality
  • Productivity and Safety Gain Immense Attention
  • Voice Recognition Systems Find Way
  • Select Product and Application Trends
  • Demand Goes Strong for Smart Conveyor Equipment
  • Modular Designed Conveyor Systems Add Versatility
  • Factors Influencing Demand for Conveyors
  • Automated Lift Trucks Witness Increasing Adoption
  • Technologies Making Their Way into Lift Trucks
  • Pallet Trucks Grow in Sophistication
  • Demand for Automated Forklifts Picks up in Emerging Countries
  • Industry Demand Shifts towards Electric Trucks
  • Adoption of Electric Drives in Cranes and Hoists on Rise
  • Lithium Batteries Emerge as Hottest Trend
  • Advanced Material Handling Technologies Systems Improve Supply Chain Excellence
  • Automated Material Handling Equipment Make a Cut
  • Unit Load Systems Seek Bigger Role
  • Consumption Trends in Key End Use Industries
  • Factors Influencing Automated Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Strong Contribution from North American Automated MHE Market
  • Advanced Robotics Impacts Automated Material Handling Equipment
  • Automation Initiatives of Industrial Units Spur Demand for AGVs
  • Advancements Lead to Expanded Opportunities for AGVs
  • Growth Drivers and Application Trends in Select End-Use Industries
  • Increasing Automation in Manufacturing Industries
  • Transition of Material Handling in Automobile Industry
  • Recovery in Automotive Industry Post COVID-19 to Steer Demand
  • Global Automotive Market Reset & Trajectory - Growth Outlook (In %) For Years 2019 Through 2025
  • Global Production Capacity of the Automobile Industry (In Million Units) by Region for the Years 2017 and 2022
  • Expansion of E-Commerce & Retail Industries
  • Entry of Start-Ups with Warehouse Automation Solutions
  • Automated Systems Gain Traction in Consumer Electronics Production Units
  • Global 1Q Sell-In Shipments of Electronic Products Estimated in Jan-2020 Vs March 2020 (In Million Units)
  • Rising Adoption of Automated Systems to Boost Global Pharmaceutical Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Key Factors for Selecting a Material Handling System in Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEIII. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • Market Driven by Logistical Evolution
  • Consumers Upgrade to Smarter, Compact MHE
  • Expanding E-Commerce Industry: Positive Prospects for Automated Systems
  • E-Commerce Retail Sales in the US as % of Total Retail Sales (2015-2021)
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Autonomous Control & Robotics Find Favor in Material Handling Operations
  • Industry Witnesses Greater Adoption of AGVs
  • Focus Heightens on Sustainable Solutions
  • Demand on Rise for Electric Forklifts
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Market Analytics
CANADA
  • Market Overview
  • Market Analytics
JAPAN
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • Market Analytics
CHINA
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • China Remains at Forefront of Material Handling Equipment Market
  • Infrastructure Investments Nurture Growth in Domestic MHE Market
  • Chinese Forklift Manufacturers Aim for Overseas Markets
  • China: A Fast Emerging Market for Hoists
  • Market Analytics
EUROPE
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • European MHE Market Holds Promising Outlook
  • Increasing Investments in Automating Processes Benefits Automated MHE Market
  • Market Analytics
FRANCE
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
GERMANY
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
ITALY
  • Brief Market Overview
  • Italian MHE Manufacturers: Global Leaders in Quality and Customization
  • Market Analytics
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
  • The Cranes Market
  • Market Analytics
SPAINRUSSIA
REST OF EUROPE
  • Brief Market Overview
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview & Outlook
  • E-Commerce and Food & Beverage Remain Key Applications
  • Aftermarket Robotic Component Witness High Demand
  • Direct Sales Emerges as Main Sales Channel
  • Competitive Scenario
  • Market Analytics
AUSTRALIA
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)
INDIA
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • Industrial Trucks and Lifts Dominate Market
  • Industrial Crane Market
  • Retail Outlets Offer Opportunities
  • New Technologies Find Favor
  • Eco-Friendly Equipment Takes Front Seat
  • Competitive Scenario: Highly Fragmented Market
  • Market Analytics
SOUTH KOREAREST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
LATIN AMERICA
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)
ARGENTINABRAZILMEXICO
REST OF LATIN AMERICA
  • Columbia: Brief Overview
  • Market Analytics
MIDDLE EAST
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)
  • Brief Market Overview
AFRICA
  • Material Handling Equipment Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 463

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG
  • Columbus McKinnon Corp.
  • Crown Equipment Corporation
  • Daifuku Co., Ltd.
  • Jervis B. Webb Company
  • FlexLink AB
  • Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS)
  • Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
  • Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc.
  • Interroll Group
  • Jungheinrich AG
  • KION Group AG
  • Dematic Group
  • Liebherr Group
  • Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Inc.
  • Murata Machinery, Ltd.
  • SSI SCHÄFER - Fritz Schäfer GmbH
  • Swisslog Holding AG
  • Toyota Industries Corporation
  • Vanderlande Industries Nederland B.V.
  • Viastore Systems GmbH
  • WITRON Logistik + Informatik GmbH