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Construction Equipment Attachments Market Size - By Equipment (Earthmoving & Roadbuilding Equipment, Material Handling & Cranes, Concrete Equipment), By Sales Channel (OEM, Aftersales), Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6250
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
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Construction Equipment Attachments Market Size

Construction Equipment Attachments Market size was valued at USD 6 billion in 2022 and is poised to register a CAGR of over 4% between 2023 and 2032. As construction projects increase in number and scale, there is a higher demand for construction machinery attachments. Contractors and construction companies need equipment that can efficiently handle various tasks. Construction equipment attachments provide versatility and adaptability needed to tackle a wide range of construction activities, making them essential for meeting the growing equipment demands. Construction equipment attachments enable machinery to perform multiple functions, reducing downtime and maximizing productivity. This efficiency gain appeals to contractors looking to complete projects on time and within budget.

Construction Equipment Attachments Market

Purchasing specialized construction machinery for every specific task can be cost-prohibitive for many construction companies. Utilizing construction equipment attachments offers a cost-effective solution. Contractors can invest in a core set of machinery and complement them with various attachments to cater to different project needs, resulting in significant cost savings. As construction equipment ages or becomes obsolete, contractors will replace or upgrade their machinery. Investing in new construction machinery attachments can extend the life and improve functionalities of their existing equipment, providing cost-effective alternatives to purchasing entirely new machines.

The compatibility of the equipment attachments can hinder the construction machinery attachments market growth. Because very few construction equipment attachments are universally compatible with all construction machinery brands and models. Ensuring the right fit between attachments and equipment can be a challenge, and some contractors may be reluctant to invest in attachments that may not be compatible with their existing machinery. Different construction equipment brands and models use specific attachment mounting systems. Common mounting systems include quick couplers, pin-on systems, and hitches. Each system requires attachments to have compatible connection points to attach to the machinery securely and efficiently.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the construction equipment attachments market. The construction industry experienced disruptions, and challenges due to the pandemic's global spread and associated lockdowns and restrictions. As COVID-19 infection rates declined in various regions, governments started easing lockdown measures and restrictions. Construction activities were allowed to resume, leading to increased demand for construction equipment attachments.

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The ongoing trend of urbanization leads to increased construction activities, including residential and commercial building projects. Construction equipment attachments play a vital role in tasks like digging foundations, lifting heavy materials, and clearing debris, supporting the development of urban areas. In addition, urbanization often results in a demand for high-rise buildings and skyscrapers. Construction equipment attachments, such as tower crane attachments, are essential for lifting and maneuvering heavy materials to construct tall structures efficiently. Urbanization drives an overall growth in the construction equipment industry, leading to an increased demand for construction machinery and attachments. As cities expand and modernize, the construction equipment attachments market will grow.

Construction Equipment Attachments Market Analysis

Construction Equipment Attachments Market Size, By Equipment

Based on equipment segment the market is divided into earthmoving & roadbuilding equipment, material handling & cranes concrete equipment. The earthmoving & roadbuilding equipment attachments segment held around 40 % of the market share in 2022. Government investments in infrastructure projects, such as road construction, highways, and bridges, fuel the demand for earthmoving and roadbuilding equipment attachments. These attachments are essential for tasks like excavation, grading, and compacting to create a sturdy foundation for infrastructure projects. Moreover, rural development initiatives, like building and maintaining rural roads and highways, also drive the demand for earthmoving and roadbuilding equipment attachments.

Construction Equipment Attachments Market Share, By Sales Channel,

Based on sales channel, the construction machinery attachments market is categorized into OEM and aftermarket. The aftermarket segment captured nearly 55% of the revenue share in 2022 and is estimated to grow by 2032. Construction equipment requires regular maintenance and occasional replacement of parts to ensure optimal performance and longevity. The aftermarket segment provides a wide range of replacement parts, including wear parts like bucket teeth and cutting edges, which are essential for maintaining and extending the life of the attachments.

Additionally, Aftermarket parts and services are often more cost-effective than purchasing brand-new attachments or original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. Contractors can save on expenses by opting for high-quality construction equipment without compromising the performance of construction equipment, which is propelling demand for construction equipment aftermarket.

China Construction Equipment Attachments Market Size

Asia Pacific led the global construction equipment attachments market, accounting for a share of over 30% in 2022. The region is experiencing significant urbanization, with a large population shift from rural to urban areas. This urbanization drives the need for infrastructure development, including roads, bridges, buildings, and utilities, leading to a high demand for construction equipment attachments to support these projects.

Furthermore, many countries in the Asia Pacific region are investing heavily in infrastructure development to facilitate economic growth and improve connectivity. These investments create a robust market for construction equipment attachments as they are essential for efficiently executing large-scale infrastructure projects.

Construction Equipment Attachments Market Share

Some of the major players operating in the construction equipment attachments market are :

  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • John Deere
  • Kubota Corporation
  • Liebherr Group
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
  •  Sany Group.

These players are focused on strategic partnerships, new product launches, and commercialization efforts for market expansion. They are heavily investing in research to introduce innovative products and garner the maximum market revenue.

Construction Equipment Attachments Sales Industry News:

  • In July 2023, MB Crusher has released latest sorting grapples along with padding buckets. At Samoter 2023, Italy's largest construction trade show, MB Crusher unveiled five new models as part of their compact line, with the MB-G400 and MB-G500 among the new sorting grapples introduced.
  • In July 2023, Ignite Attachments, a company specializing in compact equipment attachments, expands its product range with the introduction of a new line of augers. This latest addition consists of four models that provide self-aligning vertical precision, ensuring accurate and exact vertical holes in various scenarios.

This market research report on construction equipment attachments includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, by equipment

  • Earthmoving & roadbuilding equipment
    • Backhoe
    • Excavator
    • Loader
    • Compact equipment
    • Others
  • Material handling & cranes 
  • Storage & handling equipment
  • Engineered systems
  • Industrial trucks
  • Bulk material handling equipment 
  • Concrete equipment
  • Concrete pump
  • Crusher
  • Transit mixer
  • Asphalt paver
  • Batching plant

Market, by sales channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

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

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


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of construction equipment attachments was valued at USD 6 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register more than 4% CAGR from 2023 to 2032 driven by the surging need to provide versatility and adaptability in a wide range of construction activities.

The aftermarket sales channel segment held 55% of the construction equipment attachments sales market share in 2022 and is poised to expand by 2032 owing to the rising need for wide range of replacement parts, including wear parts like bucket teeth and cutting edges.

Asia Pacific recorded over 30% of the global construction equipment attachments sales market share in 2022 led by the rising need for infrastructure development, including roads, bridges, buildings, and utilities.

Caterpillar Inc., John Deere, Kubota Corporation, Liebherr Group, Komatsu Ltd., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., and Sany Group are some of the main construction equipment attachments sales industry players.

Construction Equipment Attachments Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 228
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 300
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