Brushless DC Motor Market

Global Brushless DC Motor Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Rotor Type (Inner Rotor, and Outer Rotor), By Voltage Type (0-750 Watts, 750 Watts to 3 kW, 3 kW - 75 kW, and Others), By End User, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2023 - 2030

Report Id: KBV-21136 Publication Date: March-2024 Number of Pages: 356
USD 17.7 Billion
USD 30.5 Billion
Historical Data
2019 to 2021

Market Report Description

The Global Brushless DC Motor Market size is expected to reach $30.5 billion by 2030, rising at a market growth of 7.2% CAGR during the forecast period. In the year 2022, the market attained a volume of 31,726.9 thousand units, experiencing a growth of 6.9% (2019-2022).

BLDC motors are commonly used in the compressors of refrigerators and freezers. According to the India Brand Equity Foundation, India is one of the greatest sectors for consumer electronics in the Asia-Pacific region. Consequently, the household appliances segment captured $2,504.8 million revenue in the market in 2022. Also, the Indian market utilized 541.3 thousand units in Household Appliances in 2022. It is home to a substantial talent for electronic and embedded software design. India has committed to attain US $300 billion in electronics manufacturing and US$ 120 billion in exports by 2025-26.

Brushless DC Motor Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2019-2030

The major strategies followed by the market participants are Product Launches as the key developmental strategy to keep pace with the changing demands of end users. For instance, In October, 2023, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation introduced two 600V small intelligent power devices (IPDs) for BLDC motor drives, including air conditioners, air cleaners, and pumps. Additionally, In April, 2022, Ametek, Inc. introduced a new size in its IDEA Motor series of brushless DC motors, which is 57 mm. This motor combines a precision brushless servo motor with an IDEA Drive controller to reduce design time, wiring needs, and overall cabinet space, which in turn leads to lower system costs.

KBV Cardinal Matrix - Market Competition Analysis

Based on the Analysis presented in the KBV Cardinal matrix; ABB group is the forerunner in the Market. For Instance, In November, 2020, ABB Group has launched new range of low voltage IEC , which are compactly designed and reduces the overall size of the equipment by minimizing space and total cost of ownership. Companies such as Nidec Corporation, Johnson Electric Holdings Limited and Maxon Motor Ag are some of the key innovators in Market.

Brushless DC Motor Market - Competitive Landscape and Trends by Forecast 2030

Market Growth Factors

Industry 4.0 emphasizes the integration of digital technologies into manufacturing processes, leading to smart and automated production systems. BLDC motors, when equipped with smart controllers and embedded electronics, support decentralized control architectures. This enables real-time decision-making at the network's edge, enhancing system responsiveness. Thus, because of the expansion of digitalization and industry 4.0, the market is anticipated to increase significantly.

Additionally, BLDC motors are known for their high efficiency compared to traditional brushed motors. According to the International Energy Agency, electric car sales are growing exponentially, surpassing 10 million in 2022. The percentage of electric vehicles in total sales has more than tripled in just three years, from 4% in 2020 to 14% in 2022. Through 2023, significant EV sales are anticipated to continue. More than 2.3 million EVs were sold in the first quarter, a 25% increase over 2021.

Market Restraining Factors

Industries with established infrastructures using traditional brushed DC motors may find it economically challenging to retrofit existing systems with BLDC motors. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often operate with limited budgets and may resist adopting BLDC motors due to the higher initial cost. The perceived financial risk and the need for cost-effective solutions may hinder the integration of BLDC motors in manufacturing processes within SMEs.

Brushless DC Motor Market Share 2022

The leading players in the market are competing with diverse innovative offerings to remain competitive in the market. The above illustration shows the percentage of revenue shared by some of the leading companies in the market. The leading players of the market are adopting various strategies in order to cater demand coming from the different industries. The key developmental strategies in the market are Product Launches.

Driving and Restraining Factors
Brushless DC Motor Market
  • E-mobility and micro-mobility solutions
  • Expansion of digitalization and industry 4.0
  • Rising adoption of electric vehicles
  • Higher initial cost of BLDC motor
  • Lack of supply chain disruptions
  • Increasing smart home and consumer electronics
  • Growing medical devices and healthcare robotics
  • Environmental concerns with rare earth materials
  • Global variations in regulatory standards

By Rotor Type Analysis

By rotor type, the market is categorized into inner rotor and outer rotor. In 2022, the inner rotor segment held the 67.79% revenue share in the market. Inner rotor BLDC motors are commonly used in electric vehicles (EVs) due to their compact design and lightweight nature. These motors are well-suited for applications in electric bikes, scooters, and other small electric vehicles where space and weight considerations are critical.

By Voltage Analysis

Based on voltage type, the market is classified into 0-750 watts, 750 watts to 3 kW, 3 kW - 75 kW, and others. The 750 watts to 3 kW segment acquired a 25.64% revenue share in the market in 2022. In terms of volume, 750 watts to 3 kW segment would register 11,744.1 thousand units by 2030. BLDC motors in the 750 watts to 3 kW segment exhibit versatility, making them suitable for various applications. These motors can be employed in robotics, automation, HVAC systems, electric vehicles, and other commercial and consumer devices.

Brushless DC Motor Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2022

By End User Analysis

On the basis of end user, the market is divided into motor vehicles, industrial machinery, HVAC equipment, household appliances, aerospace & transportation, and others. In 2022, the motor vehicles segment dominated the market with 28.21% revenue share. In terms of volume, motor vehicles segment registered 7,068.1 thousand units in 2022. The rising popularity of electric and hybrid vehicles has significantly increased the demand for BLDC motors.

Free Valuable Insights: Global Brushless DC Motor Market size to reach USD 30.5 Billion by 2030

By Regional Analysis

Region-wise, the market is analysed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA. In 2022, the North America region acquired a 26.82% revenue share in the market. In terms of volume, North America segment would consume 14,609.0 thousand units by 2030. The automotive sector in North America has been witnessing a significant shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs).

Market Competition and Attributes

Brushless DC Motor Market Competition and Attributes

Competition in the market is fierce, with numerous players vying for market share across diverse industries such as automotive, consumer electronics, and industrial automation. Key competitive factors include motor efficiency, power density, reliability, and cost-effectiveness, driving innovation in motor control technologies. Companies differentiate themselves through product performance, customization capabilities, and strategic partnerships, while the increasing emphasis on energy efficiency fuels the development of eco-friendly solutions. As demand grows for BLDC motors in applications requiring high performance and reliability, competition intensifies, fostering continuous advancements in the market.

Brushless DC Motor Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2022 USD 17.7 Billion
Market size forecast in 2030 USD 30.5 Billion
Base Year 2022
Historical Period 2019 to 2021
Forecast Period 2023 to 2030
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 7.2% from 2023 to 2030
Quantitative Data Volume in Thousand Units, Revenue in USD Billion, and CAGR from 2019 to 2030
Number of Pages 356
Number of Tables 674
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Competitive Landscape, Market Share Analysis, Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis, Company Profiling, Companies Strategic Developments, SWOT Analysis, Winning Imperatives
Segments covered Rotor Type, Voltage Type, End User, Region
Country scope
  • North America (US, Canada, Mexico, and Rest of North America)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • LAMEA (Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria, and Rest of LAMEA)
Companies Included

ABB Group, Toshiba Corporation, Bühler Motor GmbH, Nidec Corporation, Maxon Motor Ag, Ametek, Inc., Allient Inc., Johnson Electric Holdings Limited, Rockwell Automation, Inc., ARC Systems, Inc.

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Recent Strategies Deployed in the Market

  • Oct-2023: Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation introduced two 600V small intelligent power devices (IPDs) for brushless DC motor drives, including air conditioners, air cleaners, and pumps. The "TPD4163K" and "TPD4164K" models, with output currents of 1A and 2A respectively, are now available for volume shipments. Additionally, these new products reduce mounting area by about 21% compared to Toshiba’s prior offerings, aiding in the downsizing of motor drive circuit boards.
  • Sep-2023: Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (“Toshiba”) has launched two products for brushless DC (BLDC) motor drive applications including fan motors, ventilation fan, air conditioners, air cleaners, and pumps. The two devices (TPD4163F and TPD4164F) have an IGBT saturation voltage (VCEsat) of 2.6V and 3.0V respectively, while the Diode forward voltage (VF) is 2.0V and 2.5V
  • May-2023: Maxon Motor AG has collaborated with MassRobotics to explore motion control technologies in automation and manufacturing-related applications within the robotics innovation ecosystem. Leveraging Maxon's deep expertise in electric drives, this collaboration aims to support and propel advancements in motion control technologies, particularly within automation-focused companies in the robotics sector.
  • May-2023: AMETEK, Inc. finalized the acquisition of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp., a top-tier manufacturer of advanced motion control solutions across diverse markets and applications. Bison's integration into AMETEK enhances our motion control and automation solutions businesses, offering expanded capabilities and solution offerings in high-growth markets, thanks to Bison's strong engineering expertise and wide product portfolio.
  • Mar-2023: ABB Group unveiled the new Baldor-Reliance EC Titanium for pump, fan, and compressed air systems. This motor offers enhanced energy efficiency and optimized performance, catering to the demands of applications such as pumping, ventilation, and compressed air in industrial settings. ABB's innovation continues to address sustainability and operational efficiency challenges in diverse industries.

List of Key Companies Profiled

  • ABB Group
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Bühler Motor GmbH
  • Nidec Corporation
  • Maxon Motor Ag
  • Ametek, Inc.
  • Allient Inc.
  • Johnson Electric Holdings Limited
  • Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • ARC Systems, Inc.

Brushless DC Motor Market Report Segmentation

By Rotor Type

  • Inner Rotor
  • Outer Rotor

By Voltage Type (Volume, Thousand Units, USD Billion, 2019-2030)

  • 0-750 Watts
  • 750 Watts to 3 kW
  • 3 kW - 75 kW
  • Others

By End User (Volume, Thousand Units, USD Billion, 2019-2030)

  • Motor Vehicles
  • Industrial Machinery
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Household Appliances
  • Aerospace & Transportation
  • Others

By Geography (Volume, Thousand Units, USD Billion, 2019-2030)

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan
    • Malaysia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of LAMEA

Frequently Asked Questions About This Report

This Market size is expected to reach $30.5 billion by 2030.

E-mobility and micro-mobility solutions are driving the Market in coming years, however, Higher initial cost of BLDC motor restraints the growth of the Market.

ABB Group, Toshiba Corporation, Bühler Motor GmbH, Nidec Corporation, Maxon Motor Ag, Ametek, Inc., Allient Inc., Johnson Electric Holdings Limited, Rockwell Automation, Inc., ARC Systems, Inc.

In the year 2022, the market attained a volume of 31,726.9 thousand units, experiencing a growth of 6.9% (2019-2022).

The 0-750 Watts segment is leading the Market by Voltage Type in 2022; there by, achieving a market value of $12.8 billion by 2030.

The Asia Pacific region dominated the Market by Region in 2022, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2030; there by, achieving a market value of $12.2 billion by 2030.



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