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Loaders Market Size - By Product Type (Backhoe, Skid Steer, Crawler, Wheeled), By Payload Capacity (3-5 Tons, 6-10 Tons, 11-15 Tons, 15 Tons and above), By Application (Mining, Construction, Waste Management) & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6348
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Loaders Market Size

Loaders Market size was valued at USD 52.70 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5% between 2023 to 2032. This growth is attributed to the fast-paced infrastructure development across developed and developing economies. Consistent population growth and accelerated rate of urbanization, in line with the aging infrastructure, have prompted governments worldwide to invest significantly in their infrastructure.

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The expanding construction industry, driven by population growth, urbanization, and economic development, has created a consistent demand for loaders to support various construction activities. According to Eurostat, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector in both the euro area and the EU increased by 1.3% in October 2022 compared to September 2022. Production in construction grew by 0.3% in the EU and 0.5% in the euro area in September 2022.

The increasing use of loaders in agriculture for tasks like loading and transporting crops, in line with their growing application scope in material handling tasks in warehouses, logistics, and industrial settings, will augment the loaders market share by 2032. In addition, economic downturns and recessions can result in reduced construction and infrastructure development activities, leading to decreased demand for construction equipment, including loaders.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had mixed effects on the demand for loaders. In the initial stages, lockdowns and restrictions hampered construction activities, leading to a temporary decline in demand for loaders in some regions. However, as governments implemented stimulus packages and focused on infrastructure projects to revive economies, the demand for loaders rebounded. For instance, in the United States, the passing of the USD 1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in 2021 is expected to influence demand for loaders and other construction equipment, boosting the market's recovery post-COVID-19.

Loaders Market Trends

Supportive government policies and initiatives, especially those promoting infrastructure development and construction projects, have positively impacted the loaders business. In addition, the introduction of more advanced and efficient loaders, such as those with improved fuel efficiency, enhanced operator comfort, and better performance, has driven replacement and upgrade demand, thus, fostering product adoption.

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

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The demand for wheel loaders is impelled by their versatility and efficiency in various industries. Wheel loaders are essential equipment in the construction, mining, agriculture, and material handling sectors, where they excel at tasks like loading, transporting, and excavating materials. For example, wheel loaders play a crucial role in the construction industry for handling materials on job sites, contributing to increased productivity.

Similarly, wheel loaders are indispensable in mining operations for efficiently moving large quantities of materials, further fueling product demand. Companies in this space are also focusing on innovating novel products to gain a competitive edge.

Global Loaders Market Share, By Application (2022)

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The construction segment held around 42.80% share of the loaders market in 2022. The demand for loaders in construction applications is led by their indispensable role in handling various materials and enhancing efficiency on job sites. Loaders are essential for tasks such as moving earth, gravel, and construction debris, making them valuable equipment in construction projects. The development of infrastructure projects like roads, bridges, and buildings, loaders play a critical role in moving materials, improving construction timelines, and reducing manual labor requirements, thus driving their high demand in the construction industry.

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

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The North America loaders market size surpassed USD 10 billion in 2022. Loaders are becoming popular in North America due to the region's robust construction and infrastructure development activities. With increased investments in roadways, buildings, and urban expansion, the demand for loaders has surged. Additionally, advancements in loader technology, such as improved fuel efficiency and operator comfort, have garnered attention.

Telecom Expense Management Market Share

Major players operating in the loaders market are

  • ACE Construction Equipment
  • CASE
  • Caterpillar
  • CNH Industrial N.V.
  • Deere & Company
  • Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd
  • Hitachi Construction Equipment
  • J.C. Bramford Excavators Limited
  • Komatsu
  • Liebherr
  • Sany Group
  • Terex Corporation
  • Volvo Construction Equipment

These companies are prioritizing strategic partnerships, launching new products, and commercialization efforts to expand their market reach.

Telecom Expense Management Market News

  • In 2022, Caterpillar acquired the electric loader company Kalmar. This acquisition gives Caterpillar access to Kalmar's expertise in electric loaders, which is seen as a growth area in the construction industry.
  • In 2022, JCB announced plans to invest USD 110 million in its loader manufacturing facility in Uttoxeter, UK. This investment will help JCB increase its production capacity and meet the growing demand for its loaders.

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

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By Product Type

  • Backhoe Loader
  • Skid Steer Loader
  • Crawler Loader
  • Wheeled Loader

By Payload Capacity

  • 3-5 Tons
  • 6-10 Tons
  • 11-15 Tons
  • 15 Tons and above

By Application

  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Waste Management
  • Others

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
    • South Korea
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
Authors: Preeti Wadhwani, Anish Pathak

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of loaders was reached USD 52.7 billion in 2022 and is slated to grow at over 5% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, due to consistent population growth and accelerated rate of urbanization worldwide.
The construction sector held approximately 42.8% share of the loaders market in 2022 and is projected to witness robust growth through 2032, owing to increasing adoption in handling various materials and enhancing efficiency on job sites.
North America market for loaders crossed USD 10 billion in 2022 and is expected to gain traction through 2032, due to the robust construction and infrastructure development activities in the region.
ACE Construction Equipment, CASE, Caterpillar, CNH Industrial N.V., Deere & Company, Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd, Hitachi Construction Equipment and J.C. Bramford Excavators Limited.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 13
  • Tables & Figures: 267
  • Countries covered: 19
  • Pages: 200
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