Air Compressor Market Size By Product (Portable, Stationary), By Technology (Rotary [Screw, Scroll], Reciprocating, Centrifugal), By Lubrication (Oil Free, Oil Filled), By Application (Home Appliances, Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Energy, Semiconductors & Electronics, Manufacturing, Healthcare [Medical, Dental]), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 – 2024

Published Date: Nov 2018  |  Report ID: GMI377  |  Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Soumalya Chakraborty

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 240   |   Base Year: 2017

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Air Compressor Market Size was valued over USD 30 billion in 2017 and the industry will grow by a CAGR of more than 3.5% up to 2024.

Air Compressor Market

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Significant growth in the household appliances sector will spur the entire air compressor market demand in forecast timeframe. High GDP growth rate coupled with surge in disposable income are fueling the white goods demand in Asia Pacific, mostly in China and India. The product are extensively used in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. Asian region has the key household appliances market which is experiencing a significant demand growth and increased production. China is the largest refrigerator and freezer manufacturer with the total output exceeding 88 million units in 2016. The overall air-conditioner demand in China was more than 40 million units in 2017 and is likely to increase at a CAGR of 3.5% during the forecast timeframe. This will boost the compressor demand for use in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems in the coming years. Moreover, high economic growth is driving the household appliances demand in China. The country experienced a high GDP growth of 6.7% in 2017 while the disposable income per capita increased from USD 2,896.5 in 2010 to USD 5,095.3 in 2016. These factors coupled with rapid urbanization will increase the household appliances demand, which in turn will propel the air compressor market growth over the forecast period.

Positive industrial growth in the Asian countries will boost the overall market in future as the product is widely used in several industries including food & beverage, oil & gas, energy, electronics, manufacturing, etc. Asian region has been witnessing a healthy industrial development over past years, accounting for almost 40% of the global output. Automotive, general manufacturing, electronics, and mining activities have witnessed an optimistic growth in the last decade. Low labor cost, easy availability of raw materials, and positive commodities demand have transformed Asia Pacific into a manufacturing hub of the globe. These factors are said to bolster the global market demand by 2024.

Stringent government regulations regarding the noise levels of air compressors owing to sound pollution will be a major hurdle for the industry. Another restraining factor is the emission of greenhouse gases causing air pollution. Regulations and mandatory frameworks have been formed to reduce pollution caused by these machines to safeguard the ecology. These factors may result as restraints to the industry.

Air Compressor Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2017 Market Size in 2017: 30 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for: 2013 to 2017 Forecast Period: 2018 to 2024
Forecast Period 2018 to 2024 CAGR: 3.5% 2024 Value Projection: 40 Billion (USD)
Pages: 240 Tables, Charts & Figures: 404
Geographies covered (17): U.S., Europe, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, China, India, Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Latin, Brazil, Mexico
Segments covered: Product, Technology, Application and Region
Companies covered (25): Atlas Copco, Sullair, LLC, Gardner Denver, Inc., Kaeser Kompressoren SE, Ingersoll-Rand plc, Rolair Systems, Doosan Portable Power, Sullivan-Palatek, Inc., Hubei Teweite Power Technology Company Limited, Elgi Compressors USA, Inc., Heyner UK Ltd., Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co Ltd, Ciasons Industrial, Inc., Mat Holdings, Inc., Oasis Manufacturing, Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH (Aerzen), Quincy Compressor, Vanair Manufacturing, Inc., VMAC Company (VMAC Global Technology, Inc.), Zen Air Tech Pvt. Ltd., Boge Compressors, Bauer Compressors, Inc., Air Squared Inc, Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., Frank Technologies

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Air Compressor Market, By Product

On the basis of product, the air compressor market is segmented into portable and stationary. Oil & gas production and exploration activities have application of portable machineries mainly in upstream operations as they need to be moved from one place to another. Usage of portable machineries in various locations will drive wheel mounted air compressors market in near future.

Widespread application of stationary machineries in various end used industries such as automobile and manufacturing will augment the market in near future. The segment was valued more than USD 20 billion in 2017 and will grow at a decent rate in the forecast time spell.

Air Compressor Market, By Technology

On the basis of technology, the global air compressor market is categorized into rotary, centrifugal and reciprocating. The rotary segment is further segmented into screw, scroll and others. Low maintenance cost incurred along with higher efficiency of rotary air compressor will drive its market in coming years. This segment will show the significant annual growth rate considering the other segments.

Centrifugal air compressors was valued more than USD 10 billion in 2017 and is likely to expand its revenue share from 2018 to 2024. These are extensively used in heavy-duty industrial applications as they deliver high flow capacity per unit of installed space & weight, require significantly less maintenance than reciprocating compressors, and have better reliability.

Air Compressor Market, By Lubrication

Based on lubrication, the market is segmented into oil free and oil filled air compressor. Improving standards in the food & beverage industry related to contamination, infections and hazards will propel the demand of oil free compressor in coming years. This segment will grow with a positive growth rate due to its increasing application in food processing and packaging activities.

High pressure activities such as oil extraction, drilling and mining will drive the oil filled air compressor market demand. Recent decisions taken by governments of various countries in North America and Middle East to increase oil production will drive industry in next few years. in 2017, the segment was valued over USD 20 billion and will raise with a significant CAGR in forecast timeframe.

Air Compressor Market, By Application

Global air compressor market on the basis of application has been categorized into home appliances, food & beverage, oil & gas, energy, semiconductor & electronics, manufacturing and healthcare and others. The others segment includes waste water, agriculture, construction, entertainment, etc. Healthcare application segment has been sub divided into medical, dental & other healthcare applications.

The home appliance segment was valued over USD 7 billion in 2017 and is likely to spur its revenue share by 2024. The product has main application in air conditioners, refrigerators and also for tire inflation in household workshops. Rising demand for home appliances in most of the developing nations due to improving standard of living will bolster the entire air compressor market in future.

Air Compressor Industry, By Region

Asia Pacific air compressor market held share of around 55% in 2017 and will show an exceptional growth in near future. Rising population and increasing real income of population has catapulted the demand of various home appliance products, thus giving an up thrust to the air compressor market growth. In Europe the industry valued around USD 5 billion and it is expected to rise significantly as market is mature in this region.

Large presence of oil & gas sector in Latin America results as demand generating factor for air compressors in the region. Additionally, steps taken by governments to boost manufacturing sector in order to revive economies will further acts as a factor increasing overall product demand.

Competitive Market Share

Some of the key players operating in the global air compressor market are Gardner Denver, Rolair Systems, Atlas Copco, Sullair, Kaeser Kompressoren, Ingersoll-Rand, Doosan Portable Power, Bauer Compressors, Aerzener Maschinenfabrik, Elgi Compressors, Ciasons Industrial, Heyner, Sullivan-Palatek, Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems, Mat Holdings, Quincy Compressor, Emerson Climate Technologies and Frank Technologies.

Atlas Copco is one of the giant industry players which recently acquired a number of companies such as Glauber Equipment, Mobilaris MCE AB, Pressure Compressores and others in part or whole to enhance its market share and expand its portfolio.

Industry Background

Compressed air is required in almost every aspect of the industry for a variety of applications, ranging from sandblasting and painting to cleaning and operating automated instruments such as actuators, switches, etc. Air compressor market is driven by major end user industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, home appliances, oil & gas, and others. Increasing use of better quality and technologically updated products in appliances and other industrial machineries will propel the industry growth in coming years.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Geographically, Asia Pacific is the leading market for air compressors with 55% industry share and it is expected to continue the growth in the forecast timeframe.
Low maintenance costs along with higher efficiency of rotary air compressor will drive its market in coming years, says a GMI Report.
According to this report, the segment was valued more than USD 20 billion in 2017 and will grow at a decent rate in coming years, driven by widespread application of stationary machineries in various end used industries such as automobile and manufacturing.

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