Shape Measuring Devices Market

Global Shape Measuring Devices Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Type, By Sales Channel (In-store and Online), By Application (Cutting Edge, Cutting Tool and Others), By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2023 - 2029

Report Id: KBV-15226 Publication Date: April-2023 Number of Pages: 189
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Market Report Description

The Global Shape Measuring Devices Market size is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2029, rising at a market growth of 4.8% CAGR during the forecast period.

Shape measuring devices are measuring devices that measure an object's form. This can be done in a number of different ways depending on the type of device. While some systems rely on physical measurements like breadth, height, and depth to determine an object's outlines, others employ lasers or other physical factors like its width, depth, and dimensions. Instruments for measuring shapes are crucial because they offer a dependable measurement that may be used to make accurate adjustments or comparisons between objects.

Shape Measuring Devices Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2019-2029

The projection unit is an integral part of the shape-measuring device, a measuring instrument that employs a technique known as a light section. It is utilized for the purpose of measuring the various dimensional properties of things, including their roughness, thickness, length, and breadth, amongst others. The 3D and optical types of shape-measuring devices are gaining popularity due to the extensive number of applications they can perform, which is driving the expansion of the market for shape-measuring devices.

The market is anticipated to be driven by automation as well as improvements in shape measurement devices. In the manufacturing sector, shape measuring devices are an essential component since they are used to check the micro-level measurements of tools that are used in the fabrication of car parts. This makes them an important part of the manufacturing industry.

Thus, the most common use for these devices may be found in high-precision manufacturing sectors including the aerospace and defense industries as well as steel and metal production. In addition, the primary market participants have been concentrating their efforts on the introduction of new products in order to satisfy the growing demands of a variety of industries.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

During the pandemic, this has been a significant factor in slowing the expansion of the market for shape measurement devices. In addition, the coronavirus spread has stopped the demand for shape measurement devices, which had been in high demand earlier from huge industrial countries. However, the resumption of normal operations in the manufacturing sector at full capacity is anticipated which will likely contribute to the market for shape measuring devices regaining their growth in the post-pandemic period after facing significant losses in the initial phase of the pandemic.

Market Growth Factors

The rising growth of the automotive sector

The demand for technologically advanced freight trucks results from the rising demand for flyovers and bridges. E-commerce and digital transformation are crucial for enhancing the logistics and transportation industries. Increasing industrialization encourages the growth of infrastructure. These factors are contributing to the rising automotive industry, which increases the utilization of shape measuring devices to ensure precise measurement of the vehicles and thereby propelling the market growth.

The need for high tech devices with the growing construction sector

Green construction uses environmentally friendly building materials and construction techniques to produce energy-efficient structures with no negative impact on the environment. The adoption of environmentally friendly technologies has increased, which is one example of the industry's technological advances. Thus, the increasing constructional sector and the requirements for enhanced technologies to decrease the completion timings and attain higher accuracy are anticipated to surge the demand for shape measuring devices for new-age buildings and boost the market growth in the region.

Market Restraining Factors

Need for high initial capital

The setup of shape measuring device facilities and installing this equipment are both expensive processes. In addition, qualified personnel is necessary to run testing and measuring tools and conduct tests in compliance with the rules and guidelines that apply to the devices being evaluated. The budgets of many small- and medium-sized businesses are lower. They can't afford to spend so much on expert hires, expensive test and measurement equipment installations, and maintenance. The issues faced during the installation of these facilities and the need for high initial capital are expected to hinder the market growth.

Type Outlook

Based on type, the shape measuring devices market is segmented into optical, 3D and others. The optical segment dominated the shape measuring devices market with maximum revenue share in 2022. This is due to the fact that these instrument makes measurements based on optical principles. The majority of optical measurement equipment operates on the core working principle of triangulation. By measuring the angle between a light beam and a reference line that is pointed at the thing being measured, triangulation determines the position of the object, increasing their utilization in various industries and aiding segment's expansion during the projected period.

Shape Measuring Devices Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2022

Application Outlook

On the basis of application, the shape measuring devices market is divided into cutting edge, cutting tool and others. The cutting-edge segment held the highest revenue share in the shape measuring devices market in 2022. This is owing to the fact that the cutting edge, or edge of the tool's face, removes material from the workpiece. Also, shape measurement tools are utilized to assess cutting edge wear and tear. It is projected that the adoption of shape measuring equipment to measure cutting edge radius, clearance, and other characteristics will propel the expansion of the segment.

Sales Channel Outlook

By sales channel, the shape measuring devices market is classified into in store and online. The online segment garnered a prominent revenue share in the shape measuring devices market in 2022. This is due to the fact that an online store is a virtual store where products and services are sold online without needing a physical location. These online marketplaces are preferred for buying shape measuring equipment because of their wide accessibility and generous discounts & deals. Also, due to the widespread use of the internet, online shopping is currently a major trend.

Shape Measuring Devices Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2022 USD 1.3 Billion
Market size forecast in 2029 USD 1.9 Billion
Base Year 2022
Historical Period 2019 to 2021
Forecast Period 2023 to 2029
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 4.8% from 2023 to 2029
Number of Pages 189
Number of Table 340
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Companies Strategic Developments, Company Profiling
Segments covered Type, Sales Channel, Application, Region
Country scope US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria
Growth Drivers
  • The rising growth of the automotive sector
  • The need for high tech devices with the growing construction sector
  • Need for high initial capital

Regional Outlook

Region-wise, the shape measuring devices market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA. The Asia Pacific region registered the highest revenue share in the shape measuring devices market in 2022. The region's developing automotive and aerospace industries are expected to increase demand for shape measurement devices. Primarily due to the rising demand for optical coordinate measuring devices among emerging nations, the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to experience strong growth during the forecast period.

Free Valuable Insights: Global Shape Measuring Devices Market size to reach USD 1.9 Billion by 2029

The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Alicona Imaging GmbH (Bruker Corporation), Ametek, Inc., Horiba Ltd., Obishi Keiki Seisakusho Co., Ltd., Alpa Metrology S.r.l., QPT Innovative Technik Handels GmbH, Microtrac Retsch GmbH (Verder Scientific GmbH & Co. KG), SmartVision S.r.l, Clemex Technologies Inc. and Scantron Industrial Products Ltd.

Recent Strategies Deployed in Shape Measuring Devices Market

  • Mar-2023: Horiba unveiled SPCS-ONE, a solid particle counting system. With the introduction of SPCS-ONE users would be able to continuously count automotive engines and other solid particle emissions. The new product would support the continuous particle counting required in the brake dust*4 emissions.
  • Jan-2023: Bruker acquired Acquifer Imaging GmbH, a big-data management solutions provider for bioimaging and high-content microscopy. With this acquisition, Acquifier on-premise processing, secure storage, and networking technology would enable Bruker in the advancement of fluorescence microscopy imaging solutions including light-sheet and super-resolution microscopy offerings, enabling users to produce high information content.
  • Dec-2022: Bruker acquired Neurescence Inc., a supplier of ultralight fiber-bundle MultiscopesTM, to advance imaging modalities. Through this acquisition, Neurescence’s expertise in providing multi-region optical imaging would empower Bruker to offer freely behaving animal imaging and photostimulation, enabling Bruker to fulfill the requirements in research.
  • Nov-2022: Ametek acquired Navitar, Inc., an innovative optical components and solutions provider, and RTDS Technologies Inc., a provider of real-time power simulation systems. Through this acquisition, Navistar's optical solutions capabilities, and RTDS Technologies would be leveraged by Ametek to enhance highly efficient precision optics offerings and power test and measurement solutions.
  • Jul-2022: Horiba unveiled Yumizen H500 & H550 offerings in the hematology product line, the compact benchtop hematology analyzers with powerful performance. With the added features, Yumizen H500 & H550 would offer a quick and all-inclusive report with a throughput of 60 tests/hour, 40 tubes autonomy with continual loading, urgent manual mode, and run samples all over multi analysis modes and sampling, fulfilling the requirements of a wide range of clinical lab environments, satellites labs, emergency rooms, and physician labs.
  • Jun-2022: Horiba came into partnership with Sentronics, a supplier of advanced fluid flow measurement solutions, for the launching of HORIBA RealFlow, a next-gen Ultrasonic Fuel Consumption Measurement Sensor, powered by Sentronics, to serve the automotive industry. With this partnership, Sentronics' expertise in offering technologically advanced fluid flow measurement solutions to the automotive industry would be integrated with Horiba's capabilities in the manufacturing of precision instruments for measurement and analysis, to develop and launch powerful Horiba Real flow providing measuring accuracy of ±0.5% over an expanded turndown range of 1000:1.
  • May-2022: Bruker came into partnership with Tofwerk AG, chemical analysis solutions provider, to offer customers rapid, powerful sensitive solutions utilized by applied and industrial markets. Through this partnership, Bruker's IonSense DART technology would be combined with Tofwerk's Vocus CI-TOF-MS platform enabling Bruker to better serve applied and industrial market customers by providing them with advanced instrument offerings.
  • Apr-2022: Bruker completed the acquisition of Optimal Group, a producer, processor, and seller of solar frames, mounting systems, and related components, to serve customers better by providing them with improved comprehensive solutions. Through this acquisition, Optimal's automation system and software capabilities would be combined with Bruker's analytical instruments, life-science, and diagnostic solutions, to deliver customers improved comprehensive solutions covering small molecule, biologics, drug modalities, and other areas.
  • Apr-2022: Bruker Corporation acquired IonSense Inc., a provider of DART (Direct Analysis in Real Time) ionization technology, for the development of advanced mass spectrometers. Through this acquisition, Bringing the capabilities of IonSense technology in analytical instrumentation would enable Bruker to produce highly efficient mass spectrometers.
  • Apr-2022: Ametek Grabner Instruments, an Ametek subsidiary, announced a partnership with Compass Instruments, a provider of material testing equipment, for distribution, technical support, and service of MINIVAP, an On-Line Vapor Pressure analyzer used for determining vapor pressure of gasoline, crude oil, and LPG. With this partnership, Compass Instruments' expertise in sales and service in the United States would be leveraged by Ametek for the distribution and sale of MINIVAP vapor pressure analyzers, empowering Ametek to better serve US customers.
  • Jan-2022: Bruker acquired Prolab Instruments GmbH, a technological company offering low-flow, high-precision liquid chromatography technology, and systems, to advance Multiomics solutions. Through this acquisition, Prolabs Zirconium Qube autosampler's capabilities would empower Bruker's powerful high-sensitivity 4D proteomics, immunopeptidomics, and single-cell proteomics solutions facilitating Bruker to advance Multiomics offerings.
  • Jan-2022: AMETEK came into partnership with Sensory Analytics, SpecMetrix Systems provider delivering advanced technology for real-time coating thickness and film layer measurement. Through this partnership, Sensory Analytics' technological capabilities in offering coat weight and thickness measurement gauging would be leveraged by AMETEK facilitating the development of in-process thickness measurement and surface detection solutions.
  • Aug-2021: Horiba signed a partnership with Covalent Metrology, an analytical services provider, to advance chemical analysis instruments through powerful scientific and engineering technologies. With this partnership, Covalent capabilities in providing cutting-edge technologies in analytical and measuring instruments would support Horiba in the development of powerful spectroscopy solutions facilitating engineers and researchers to get insights into materials.
  • Apr-2021: AMETEK TMC, a unit of Ametek, Inc., signed a partnership with Lynx, a provider of instrumentation and services for optics, and spectroscopy, to expand its reach in the Brazilian market. With this partnership, Lynx's capabilities in offering instrumentation services in the Brazilian market would empower AMETEK to better deliver its portfolio of nanotechnology, photonics, and microscopy offerings in the Brazilian market.
  • Mar-2021: AMETEK, Inc. took over Magnetrol International, offering level and flow control solutions, Crank Software, providing embedded graphical user interface software and services, and EGS Automation, an automation solutions distributor offering customized robotic solutions. With this acquisition, Magnetrol would broaden AMETEK's level measurement offerings. Additionally, Crank's graphical user interface design capabilities, and EGS automation solutions would advance AMETEK Dunkermotoren's Automation Solutions suite.
  • Aug-2020: HORIBA, Ltd. and Shimadzu Corporation, a precision instruments manufacturer, signed an agreement for the production and sales of LC-Raman analytical and measuring instruments. With this agreement, Shimadzu’s highly efficient liquid chromatograph power would be integrated with HORIBA’s Raman spectrometer capabilities for the development of LC-Raman analytical and measuring instruments. Additionally, both companies would combine their cutting-edge technologies for new developments in medicine and health care, life sciences, materials research, the environment and new energy, and other fields.
  • Jan-2019: Horiba completed the acquisition of Manta Instruments, specialized in manufacturing and supplying of nanoparticle characterization technological systems. With this acquisition, Manta's production facility would facilitate Horiba in the generation of an advanced model by capitalizing on Horiba’s proprietary technologies. Moreover, Manta's image processing technology would be integrated with Horiba's optical technologies beneficial in in-vitro diagnostics, particle measurement, and the advancement of biopharmaceuticals.

Scope of the Study

Market Segments Covered in the Report:

By Type

  • Optical
  • 3D
  • Others

By Sales Channel

  • In-store
  • Online

By Application

  • Cutting Edge
  • Cutting Tool
  • Others

By Geography

  • 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

Key Market Players

List of Companies Profiled in the Report:

  • Alicona Imaging GmbH (Bruker Corporation)
  • Ametek, Inc.
  • Horiba Ltd.
  • Obishi Keiki Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
  • Alpa Metrology S.r.l.
  • QPT Innovative Technik Handels GmbH
  • Microtrac Retsch GmbH (Verder Scientific GmbH & Co. KG)
  • SmartVision S.r.l
  • Clemex Technologies Inc.
  • Scantron Industrial Products Ltd
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Frequently Asked Questions About This Report

The Market size is projected to reach USD 1.9 billion by 2029.

The need for high tech devices with the growing construction sector are driving the Market in coming years, however, Need for high initial capital restraints the growth of the Market.

Alicona Imaging GmbH (Bruker Corporation), Ametek, Inc., Horiba Ltd., Obishi Keiki Seisakusho Co., Ltd., Alpa Metrology S.r.l., QPT Innovative Technik Handels GmbH, Microtrac Retsch GmbH (Verder Scientific GmbH & Co. KG), SmartVision S.r.l, Clemex Technologies Inc. and Scantron Industrial Products Ltd.

The expected CAGR of this Market is 4.8% from 2023 to 2029.

The In-store segment acquired maximum revenue share in the Global Shape Measuring Devices Market by Sales Channel in 2022 thereby, achieving a market value of $1.4 billion by 2029.

The Asia Pacific market dominated the Market by Region in 2022, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2029; thereby, achieving a market value of $684.2 Million by 2029.



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