Mass Flow Controller Market

Global Mass Flow Controller Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Material (Exotic Alloys, Stainless Steel, and Others), By Flow, By Media Type (Gas, Liquid, and Others), By Industry, By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2023 - 2030

Report Id: KBV-20868 Publication Date: March-2024 Number of Pages: 461
USD 1.6 Billion
USD 3 Billion
Historical Data
2019 to 2021

Market Report Description

The Global Mass Flow Controller Market size is expected to reach $3 billion by 2030, rising at a market growth of 8.3% CAGR during the forecast period. In the year 2022, the market attained a volume of 1980.6 thousand units, experiencing a growth of 8.1% (2019-2022).

In the oil and gas industry, mass flow controllers are of the utmost importance as they regulate gas and liquid fluxes in several midstream, upstream, and downstream applications with extreme accuracy and dependability. Consequently, the oil and gas segment would generate approximately 10.92 % share of the market by 2030. These instruments are essential in the oil and gas industry for optimizing manufacturing procedures, maintaining safety and environmental compliance, and increasing productivity due to their dependability, consistency, and interoperability with hazardous and corrosive fluids.

Mass Flow Controller Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2019-2030

Mass flow controllers (MFCs) play a pivotal role in semiconductor fabrication processes by precisely controlling the flow of gases used in various manufacturing steps. For instance, during chemical vapor deposition (CVD), MFCs regulate the flow of precursor gases to deposit thin films onto semiconductor wafers with high precision and uniformity. Therefore, the semiconductor industry's expansion is propelling the market's growth.

Additionally, Alternative energy sources often rely on precise gas flow control during production processes. For example, in solar cell manufacturing, MFCs regulate the flow of gases used in chemical vapor deposition (CVD) processes to deposit thin films of semiconductor materials onto substrates. Hence, the demand for alternative energy sources drives the market's growth.

However, The purchase price of mass flow controllers can be substantial, particularly for high-precision models, specialized configurations, or those designed for specific gases or flow rates. The cost of MFCs depends on factors such as flow range, accuracy, response time, materials of construction, and additional features such as digital communication interfaces. Thus, the high initial investment costs are impeding the market's growth.

Mass Flow Controller 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 Acquisitions, and Partnerships & Collaborations.

Driving and Restraining Factors
Mass Flow Controller Market
  • Increasing Demand For Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Rise In Demand For Alternative Energy Sources
  • Expansion Of The Healthcare And Pharmaceutical Industries
  • High Initial Investment Costs
  • Complexity Of Integration And Operation
  • Ongoing Technological Innovations And Miniaturization
  • Integration With Iot And Industry 4.0 Technologies
  • Limited Compatibility With Different Gases
  • Maintenance And Calibration Requirements

By Material Analysis

Based on material, the market is divided into exotic alloys, stainless steel, and others. The stainless-steel segment attained a 23.92 % revenue share in the market in 2022. Stainless steel is renowned for its excellent corrosion resistance properties, making it highly suitable for MFC applications where exposure to corrosive gases is common. Therefore, the corrosion-resistant properties of the segment are driving its growth.

Mass Flow Controller Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2022

By Flow Analysis

On the basis of flow, the market is segmented into low flow rate, medium flow rate, and high flow rate. In 2022, the low flow rate segment attained the 49 % revenue share in the market. In analytical chemistry, gas chromatography requires accurate and precise control of carrier gas flows at low rates to separate and analyze chemical compounds in samples. Hence, applying low flow rate in the research laboratories is driving the segment's growth.

By Media Type Analysis

Based on media type, the market is categorized into gas, liquid, and others.  The liquid segment witnessed a 29.85 % revenue share in the market in 2022. Liquid mass flow controllers are critical in the food and beverage industry in controlling liquid flows in mixing, blending, and bottling operations. Therefore, expanding the food and beverages industry propels the segment's growth.

By Industry Analysis

Based on industry, the market is divided into semiconductors, oil & gas, chemical, pharmaceuticals, food & beverages, water & wastewater treatment, metals & mining, and others. The semiconductors segment attained the 37.86 % revenue share in the market in 2022. MFCs regulate the flow rates of precursor gases, such as silane (SiH4), ammonia (NH3), and tungsten hexafluoride (WF6), used for depositing thin films onto silicon wafers. Mass flow controllers are indispensable tools in the semiconductor industry, providing precise and reliable control of gas flows essential for various manufacturing processes, device fabrication steps, and semiconductor material treatments.

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By Regional Analysis

Region-wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA. The North America region witnessed a 25.57 % revenue share in the market in 2022. North America is home to a significant portion of the global semiconductor industry, with prominent semiconductor fabrication facilities in the United States and Canada. As semiconductor manufacturing processes become more sophisticated and precise, the demand for MFCs to control the flow of gases in deposition, etching, and cleaning processes has increased.

Mass Flow Controller Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2022 USD 1.6 Billion
Market size forecast in 2030 USD 3 Billion
Base Year 2022
Historical Period 2019 to 2021
Forecast Period 2023 to 2030
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 8.3% from 2023 to 2030
Quantitative Data Volume in Thousand Units, Revenue in USD Billion, and CAGR from 2019 to 2030
Number of Pages 461
Number of Tables 970
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Market Share Analysis, Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis, Company Profiling, Companies Strategic Developments, SWOT Analysis, Winning Imperatives
Segments covered Material, Flow, Media Type, Industry, 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, Singapore, Malaysia, and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • LAMEA (Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria, and Rest of LAMEA)
Companies Included

Parker Hannifin Corporation, Sensirion AG, Halma PLC, MKS Instruments, Inc., Azbil Corporation, Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V., Brooks Instrument LLC (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), Sierra Instruments, Inc. (TASI Group), Tokyo Keiso Co., Ltd., Horiba Ltd.

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Recent Strategies Deployed in the Market

  • Jan-2024: Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V. expanded its gas flow meters and controllers' series by launching the MASS STREAM D-6400 Series Mass Flow Meter/Controller. The range extends to D-6300 models, which can be utilized in industries ranging from machinery and plant engineering to the chemical, process, and gas generation sectors, biotechnology, and food and beverage industries. Additionally, the D-6400 Series is equipped with familiar functionalities and ISO-1179-1 inlet threads, which facilitate any standard connector.
  • Sep-2023: Brooks Instrument LLC launched a new line of Quantim QMC Coriolis mass flow controllers (MFCs), made to accurately measure very small amounts of liquids and gases. The Quantim QMC Coriolis MFCs use a special stainless-steel sensor made by Brooks Instrument, and it can measure low flows accurately no matter what type of liquid or gas is being used. Additionally, it provides precise and stable control over mass flow, which means it can deliver consistent results every time it's used. Moreover, the accuracy of Quantim QMC Coriolis mass flow controllers is rated at 0.2 percent for liquids and 0.5 percent for gases.
  • Sep-2023: Brooks Instrument LLC expanded its footprints in Asia-Pacific by inaugurating a manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia, for manufacturing mass flow controllers (MFCs). As part of its expansion, its manufacturing facility includes Brooks Instrument’s Class 100 clean room manufacturing area, which will specialize in producing the GF100 series of mass flow controllers. Additionally, the company intends to address the increased demand from the semiconductor industry in the Asia-Pacific region through this manufacturing facility.
  • Jan-2023: Horiba Ltd. expanded its footprints in India with the inauguration of the Mass Flow Controller Calibration and Repair Facility at HORIBA India Technical Center, Pune. Through this expansion, the facility houses a calibration and repair facility for the complete MFC controller product line (E/N/Z series).
  • Apr-2022: Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V. unveiled the FLEXI-FLOW Compact, a mass flow controller product line. With FLEXI-FLOW Compact, users can measure and control gas flow and temperature, as well as measure and control upstream and downstream pressures, with one instrument.
  • Aug-2021: Brooks Instrument LLC unveiled the GP200 line, a fully pressure-insensitive pressure-based mass flow controller (P-MFC). The GP200 line is made specifically for etch and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) processes in semiconductor production. Furthermore, the GP200 Series can enhance etch process performance and broaden the application range to include CVD processes due to its wider operating range compared to conventional P-MFCs.

List of Key Companies Profiled

  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Sensirion AG
  • Halma PLC
  • MKS Instruments, Inc.
  • Azbil Corporation
  • Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V.
  • Brooks Instrument LLC (Illinois Tool Works Inc.)
  • Sierra Instruments, Inc. (TASI Group)
  • Tokyo Keiso Co., Ltd.
  • Horiba Ltd.

Mass Flow Controller Market Report Segmentation

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

  • Exotic Alloys
  • Stainless Steel
  • Others

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

  • Low Flow Rate
  • Medium Flow Rate
  • High Flow Rate

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

  • Gas
  • Liquid
  • Others

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

  • Semiconductors
  • Chemical
  • Oil & Gas
  • Food & Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Metals & Mining
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Others

By Geography l (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
    • Singapore
    • Malaysia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of LAMEA

Frequently Asked Questions About This Report

The Market size is projected to reach USD 3 billion by 2030.

Increasing Demand For Semiconductor Manufacturing are driving the Market in coming years, however, High Initial Investment Costs restraints the growth of the Market.

Parker Hannifin Corporation, Sensirion AG, Halma PLC, MKS Instruments, Inc., Azbil Corporation, Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V., Brooks Instrument LLC (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), Sierra Instruments, Inc. (TASI Group), Tokyo Keiso Co., Ltd., Horiba Ltd.

In the year 2022, the market attained a volume of 1980.6 thousand units, experiencing a growth of 8.1% (2019-2022).

The Gas segment is leading the Market by Media Type in 2022 there by, achieving a market value of $1.8 billion by 2030.

The Asia Pacific region dominated the Market by Region in 2022 there by, achieving a market value of $1.4 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 8.4 % during the forecast period.



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