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Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Market Size - By Product (Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts), Type (Electric, Engine-powered), Application (Rental, Construction & Mining, Government, Transportation & Logistics, Utility), Platform Height & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI689
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
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Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Market Size

Aerial Work Platform Market size was valued at USD 9.3 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of 10.2% between 2023 and 2032. Construction and infrastructure development projects worldwide are driving the demand for aerial work platforms. The versatility and safety they offer have made them indispensable tools in the construction industry, contributing significantly to the business market growth.
 

Aerial Work Platform Market

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The proliferation of e-commerce companies has accelerated the construction of warehouses to meet the growing demand for online shopping and fast deliveries. These warehouses often feature high shelving and racking systems, requiring frequent maintenance & inventory management at elevated heights. AWPs have become essential for efficiently accessing and servicing these tall storage structures. As e-commerce continues to expand, the need for AWPs in warehouse construction and maintenance will also increase, thereby driving market growth.
 

The high maintenance costs associated with aerial work platforms pose a challenge to the aerial work platform market growth. Regular maintenance, inspections, and repairs are crucial to ensure the safe & efficient operation of these machines. These costs can add up significantly over time, affecting the overall ownership cost for businesses. Companies may hesitate to invest in AWPs or opt for shorter replacement cycles due to the financial burden of maintenance, impacting market expansion despite their many benefits.
 

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had mixed impacts on the aerial work platform business. Initially, there was a slowdown in construction & infrastructure projects due to lockdowns and supply chain disruptions. However, as the pandemic highlighted the need for social distancing and safety measures at job sites, the demand for AWPs surged. These platforms enabled workers to maintain distance while working at heights, making them essential tools for pandemic-resilient operations. Consequently, the market experienced a rebound in demand, driven by safety considerations.
 

Aerial Work Platform Market Trends

The increasing construction of logistics facilities is driving demand for aerial work platform. These facilities often feature tall storage racks & structures, necessitating regular maintenance and inspection at elevated heights. This facility will serve as a hub for storing and managing electric car batteries & their components, contributing to the battery production process. AWPs are essential for safe and efficient access to these areas, facilitating construction, maintenance, and operations. As the logistics industry expands globally to meet rising e-commerce demands, the need for AWPs in building and servicing these facilities will continue to propel, thereby boosting market growth.
 

Aerial Work Platform Market Analysis

Global AWP Market Size, By Product, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

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The boom lifts segment accounted for over 70% of the market share in 2022 and is projected to grow by 2032. The introduction of new hydraulic boom lifts is driving growth in the aerial work platform market. These innovative lifts offer versatility and efficiency for tasks that require reaching high or challenging locations. With enhanced features and capabilities, such as increased reach & improved safety measures, these boom lifts are in high demand across industries such as construction and maintenance.
 

Global AWP Revenue Market Share, By Type, 2022

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The electric segment accounted for over 70% of the market share in 2022 and is estomated to grow by 2032. The adoption of electric aerial work platforms is fostering lucrative growth in the AWP market. Electric AWPs offer numerous advantages including reduced emissions, quieter operation, and improved energy efficiency.
 

For instance, in February 2023, MEC Aerial Work Platforms launched the NANO10-XD, an electric scissor lift featuring a compact design. This innovative scissor lift addresses environmental concerns by eliminating the risk of oil leaks in environmentally sensitive applications. It achieves this by utilizing an all-electric system for lift, steering, and propulsion, thereby eliminating the need for hydraulic oil. As companies seek eco-friendly alternatives and cost-effective solutions, the demand for electric AWPs continues to rise, propelling the overall market growth.
 

U.S. AWP Market Size, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

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North America dominated the global aerial work platform market with a major share of over 35% in 2022. Infrastructure development in the U.S. is a major factor driving the market growth. The country's ongoing investment in infrastructure including road construction, bridge repair, and urban expansion demands the use of AWPs for various tasks at elevated heights. This includes maintenance, inspection, and construction work. The emphasis on infrastructure improvement aligns with the need for safe and efficient access to high places, making AWPs indispensable tools in the nation's development efforts.
 

Aerial Work Platform Market Share

Major players operating in the aerial work platform market are

  • Zhejiang Dingli Machinery Co., Ltd.
  • Aichi Corporation
  • Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Terex Corporation (Genie)
  • Haulotte Group SA
  • JLG Industries, Inc.
  • Skyjack, Inc.

     

Aerial Work Platform Industry News

  • In September 2023, Snorkel launched its inaugural lithium-ion-powered boom lift, the A46JRTE, which is the ninth addition to its range of rough terrain mobile elevating work platforms. This global launch was held at the Vertikal Days exhibition in the UK.
     

This aerial work platform market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) and shipment (Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Product

  • Boom Lifts
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Vertical Mass Lifts
  • Personal Portable Lifts

By Type

  • Electric
  • Engine-powered

By Platform Height

  • Below 10 Meters
  • 10 to 20 Meters
  • 20 to 25 Meters
  • Above 25 Meters

By Application

  • Rental
  • Construction & Mining
  • Government
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Utility

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia

 

Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of aerial work platform was worth USD 9.3 billion in 2022 and may witness 10.2% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the surge in construction and infrastructure development projects worldwide.
The electric type segment held over 70% of the aerial work platform market share in 2022 and is projected to grow by 2032, due to advantages, such as reduced emissions, quieter operation, and improved energy efficiency.
North America recorded over 35% of the AWP industry share in 2022 driven by the ongoing investment in infrastructure including road construction, bridge repair, and urban expansion.
Zhejiang Dingli Machinery Co., Ltd., Aichi Corporation, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co., Ltd., Terex Corporation (Genie), Haulotte Group SA, JLG Industries, Inc., and Skyjack, Inc.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 18
  • Tables & Figures: 299
  • Countries covered: 16
  • Pages: 200
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