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Pressure Switch Market - By Product Type (Electromechanical Pressure Switches, Solid-state Pressure Switches, Mercury Pressure Switches), By Pressure Range (Below 100 Bar, 100 Bar - 400 Bar, Above 400 Bar), By Application, By End-Use, By Distribution Channel, Forecast 2024 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI9089
  • Published Date: Apr 2024
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Pressure Switch Market Size

Pressure Switch Market size was valued at around USD 2.9 Billion in 2023 and is estimated to register a CAGR of around 5.1% between 2024 and 2032. The rising prevalence of industrial automation in sectors like manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace is fueling the need for pressure switches.

Pressure Switch Market

These switches are essential components within automated systems, responsible for overseeing and managing pressure levels in equipment and processes. Typically integrated into Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, pressure switches provide critical pressure data used to automate processes, monitor equipment conditions, and ensure smooth operations. Consequently, this trend is expected to boost demand within the business sector.

The pressure switch market is highly competitive, with numerous manufacturers offering a wide range of products. Intense competition can lead to price wars, reduced profit margins, and challenges in maintaining market share. Alternative technologies such as electronic sensors and transducers may pose a threat to traditional pressure switches. Electronic alternatives offer advantages such as higher accuracy, remote monitoring capabilities, and integration with digital control systems, potentially displacing traditional mechanical pressure switches in some applications, thus it will hamper business demand.

Pressure Switch Market Trends

Rigorous safety regulations and standards within industries such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, and food processing are propelling the demand for pressure switches. These switches are vital components within safety systems, guaranteeing the secure operation of equipment and averting accidents stemming from excessive or insufficient pressure. For example, in the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces workplace safety standards, including those concerning pressure equipment safety. Pressure switches employed in safety-critical scenarios must adhere to OSHA regulations to safeguard workers and prevent mishaps resulting from pressure extremes or equipment malfunctions, thus stimulating business expansion.

Pressure Switch Market Analysis

Global Pressure Switch Market Size, By Product Type, 2021 – 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on the product type, the market is segmented into electromechanical pressure switches, solid-state pressure switches, mercury pressure switches, and others. In 2023, the electromechanical pressure switches segment accounted for revenue of around USD 1.8 Billion in the year 2023 and is expected to reach USD 2.9 billion by 2032. Electromechanical pressure switches are known for their reliability and durability. They consist of mechanical components such as springs and diaphragms, which are less prone to electronic failures compared to purely electronic devices. This reliability makes them ideal for critical applications where consistent and accurate pressure monitoring is essential, which in turn drives business growth.

Global Pressure Switch Market Revenue Share, By End-Use, (2023)

Based on end-use the pressure switch market is segmented into waste-water treatment, automotive, oil & gas, food & beverage, semiconductor and electronics, aerospace and defense, power generation, chemicals & petrochemicals, and others. In 2023, the automotive segment emerged as the dominant, commanding a market share of around 25% and expected to reach 26% by 2032. The automotive industry is undergoing a significant transformation with the rise of electric and hybrid vehicles. Pressure switches are essential components in electric vehicle (EV) battery management systems, cooling systems, and HVAC systems, contributing to the electrification trend and driving market growth.

The integration of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technologies such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and autonomous emergency braking requires sophisticated sensor systems, including pressure switches. These switches are used in ADAS applications for monitoring fluid pressure in hydraulic brake systems, airbag deployment systems, and suspension systems, supporting vehicle safety and performance.

Asia Pacific Pressure Switch Market Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

The Asia Pacific pressure switch market held 43% industry share in 2023 and is reach USD 1.8 billion by 2032. The Asia Pacific region is undergoing substantial infrastructure expansion, encompassing the construction of various structures like buildings, roads, bridges, airports, and utility systems. Pressure switches play a critical role in the infrastructure landscape, particularly in systems like HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), water treatment facilities, and transportation networks.

This reliance fuels the demand for pressure switches. According to projections from the World Bank, East Asia and the Pacific region are poised for robust growth, expected to reach 5% in 2023. However, growth is expected to taper off in the latter part of the year, which will still stimulate business demand.

Pressure Switch Market Share

Global Pressure Switch Company Market Share Analysis (2023)

The market demonstrates a degree of fragmentation, characterized by the presence of multiple regional players on a global scale. In 2023, companies like Honeywell International Inc., Schneider Electric SE, Danfoss A/S, Siemens AG, Emerson Electric Co., ABB Ltd., expected to hold market share of 15%-20%. Leveraging their well-established distribution channels and resources, these entities frequently venture into new markets. They actively engage in strategic initiatives such as mergers, acquisitions, facility expansions, and partnerships to broaden their product offerings, expand their customer reach, and strengthen their foothold in the market.

Pressure Switch Market Companies

Major players operating in the pressure switch industry are:

  • ABB Ltd.
  • Ashcroft Inc.
  • Danfoss A/S
  • Eaton Corporation plc
  • Emerson Electric Co.
  • Endress+Hauser Group
  • Festo AG & Co. KG
  • Gems Sensors & Controls
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Hubbell Incorporated
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Siemens AG
  • SMC Corporation
  • WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG

Pressure Switch Market News

  • In October 2023, the Company Emerson Electric Co. acquired National Instruments Corporation ("NI") for $8.2 billion in equity value. NI specializes in software-connected automated test and measurement systems, facilitating expedited product launches and cost reductions for enterprises.
  • In August 2023, the Company Honeywell International Inc. acquired 100% of the outstanding equity interests of SCADAfence, a provider of operational technology and Internet of Things cybersecurity solutions for monitoring large scale networks, for total consideration of $52 million, net of cash acquired. The business is included in the Performance Materials and Technologies reportable business segment.

The Pressure Switch Market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecasts in terms of revenue (USD Billion) Volume (Million Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Product Type

  • Electromechanical Pressure Switches
  • Solid-state Pressure Switches
  • Mercury Pressure Switches
  • Others (Hydraulic Pressure Switches, Pneumatic Pressure Switches, etc)

Market, By Pressure Range

  • Below 100 Bar
  • 100 Bar - 400 Bar
  • Above 400 Bar

Market, By Application

  • HVAC and Building Automation
  • Process and Pipeline Monitoring
  • Safety and Alarm Systems
  • Compressors and Pumps
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • Others (medical equipment, marine systems, etc)

Market, By End-Use

  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Automotive
  • Oil & Gas
  • Food & Beverage
  • Semiconductor and Electronics
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Power Generation
  • Chemicals & Petrochemicals
  • Others (Pharmaceutical, etc)

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Direct Sales
  • Indirect Sales

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Indonesia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America 
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Pressure switch industry size recorded USD 2.9 billion in 2023 and is expected to depict 5.1% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, led by the rising prevalence of industrial automation in sectors like manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace.

Electromechanical pressure switch industry is projected to reach USD 2.9 billion by 2032, owing to their reliability and durability and less vulnerability to electronic failures.

Asia Pacific pressure switch industry is expected to be worth USD 1.8 billion by 2032, due to the infrastructure expansion and the construction of various structures like buildings, roads, bridges, airports, and utility systems.

ABB Ltd., Ashcroft Inc., Danfoss A/S, Eaton Corporation plc, Emerson Electric Co., Endress+Hauser Group, Festo AG & Co. KG, Gems Sensors & Controls, Honeywell International Inc., Hubbell Incorporated, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Schneider Electric SE, Siemens AG, SMC Corporation, and WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG

Pressure Switch Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 425
  • Countries covered: 23
  • Pages: 360
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