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Road Roller Market Size - By Type (Vibratory Rollers, Static Rollers, Tandem Rollers, Pneumatic Rollers), Application (Road Construction, Road Maintenance, Land Development, Industrial Construction), Regional Insights & Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6552
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Road Roller Market Size

Road Roller Market size was valued at USD 4.2 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 4.5% between 2023 and 2032. Driven by the surge in infrastructure development projects across the globe. As governments & private sectors invest in building new roads, highways, bridges, and airports, the role of road rollers becomes pivotal in ensuring the proper compaction of construction materials.

Road Roller Market

Urbanization is a key growth driver of the market growth. As cities expand, the construction and maintenance of urban infrastructure become paramount. Urbanization necessitates the development of new roadways, streets, and transportation networks to accommodate the growing population and economic activities. Road rollers play a critical role in compacting the layers of materials used in urban road construction, enabling proper load-bearing capacity, preventing premature deterioration, and ensuring smooth & safe travel within urban environments.

The substantial upfront investment required to acquire road rollers can pose a significant challenge for small and medium-sized construction firms. These companies may face constraints in securing the capital needed to purchase new equipment. As a result, they might opt for alternatives such as renting or purchasing used road rollers. The high initial cost can also extend to training operators and maintenance personnel, further adding to the financial burden for businesses entering the road roller market.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 had several significant effects on the road roller business. Lockdowns and restrictions temporarily halted construction activities, leading to reduced demand for road rollers. Supply chain disruptions caused manufacturing delays and shortages of components, impacting production schedules. The uncertainty about the economic outlook and project delays resulted in postponed equipment purchases. However, as construction activities resumed and infrastructure projects were prioritized, the market showed signs of recovery.

Road Roller Market Trends

Government initiatives aimed at the procurement and construction of highways are influence the road roller market. Increased investments in infrastructure projects, such as road expansion & development, lead to higher demand for road rollers to ensure proper compaction and quality of road surfaces. For instance, in August 2023, the foundation stone for the expansion and reinforcement of the road from Moter to Banner via Ladugaon in the Kalahandi district of Bhubaneswar was ceremoniously laid by the Union Minister of India and Chief Minister of Odisha.

Road Roller Market Analysis

Global Road Roller Market Size, By Type,

The vibratory rollers segment crossed USD 1.5 billion market revenue in 2022. The primary factor accelerating the growth of vibratory rollers in the road roller market is their exceptional compaction efficiency. Vibratory rollers employ a dynamic mechanism that generates vibrations while compacting soil. These vibrations enhance the penetration of the roller into the material, effectively displacing air voids and ensuring optimal density. This efficient compaction leads to improved load-bearing capacity, stability, and durability of road surfaces. As governments and construction companies prioritize durable infrastructure, the demand for vibratory rollers continues to rise due to their ability to deliver robust & long-lasting compaction results.

Global Road Roller Market Share, By Application

The road construction segment held approximately 35.1% share of the road roller market in 2022 and is likely to grow by 2032. Road construction holds a dominant position in the application segment. As governments and private sectors invest extensively in expanding & maintaining road networks, the demand for road rollers is expected to rise. These essential machines play a prominent role in ensuring proper compaction of soil & asphalt during road construction, resulting in durable, safe, and well-structured road surfaces. The rising need to enhance transportation infrastructure globally sets road construction as a primary growth driver of the market.

 U.S. Road Roller Market Size,

North America led the global road roller market with a revenue of over USD 900 million in 2022. In North America, the integration of advanced technologies with road rollers is a significant factor augmenting market growth. The incorporation of compaction measurement systems, telematics, and GPS technology enhances the efficiency & precision of road rollers. These innovations allow operators to monitor compaction levels in real time, ensuring uniform density across the road surface. The region's tech-savvy environment encourages the adoption of these advancements, promoting both construction accuracy and adherence to stringent quality standards for road projects across North America.

Road Roller Market Share

Some of the major players operating in the road roller market are

  • BOMAG GmbH
  • Wirtgen Group
  • Caterpillar
  • Speedcrafts Limited
  • Xiamen XGMA Machinery Co., Ltd.
  • JC Bamford Excavators Ltd.
  • Changlin Company Limited
  • SANY Group
  • Liugong Machinery Co. Ltd.
  • XCMG Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.
  • Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Wacker Neuson
  • MBW Inc.

Road Roller Industry News

  • In March 2023, Dynapac plans to commence the manufacturing of a fresh lineup of tandem rollers across its 6, 7, and 10-ton categories by the end of 2023. CC2200 VI, a tandem asphalt roller series, is tailored for optimal operational simplicity as well as driver comfort and safety. With drum widths spanning from 1,500 to 1,680mm, these rollers are available in split drum and combi variations, showcasing Dynapac's commitment to enhanced versatility & efficiency.
  • In November 2022, Ammann introduced the eARX 26-2 Light Tandem Roller designed for construction endeavors. This roller showcases a complete electric drive system capable of continuous operation for 18 hours or more before requiring a recharge.

This road roller 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 Type

  • Vibratory Rollers
  • Static Rollers
  • Tandem Rollers
  • Pneumatic Rollers

By Application

  • Road Construction
  • Road Maintenance
  • Land Development
  • Industrial Construction
  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for road roller was reached USD 4.2 billion in 2022 and will register over 4.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, says this GMI report.

The road construction segment held approximately 35% share of the road roller industry in 2022 and is estimated to grow through 2032 as governments and private sectors invest extensively in expanding & maintaining road networks.

North America road roller market size surpassed USD 900 million in 2022 and will observe significant growth through 2032, owing to the region’s integration of advanced technologies with road rollers.

BOMAG GmbH, Wirtgen Group, Caterpillar, Speedcrafts Limited, Xiamen XGMA Machinery Co., Ltd., JC Bamford Excavators Ltd., Changlin Company Limited, SANY Group, Liugong Machinery Co. Ltd., XCMG Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., Volvo Construction Equipment, Wacker Neuson, and MBW Inc.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 13
  • Tables & Figures: 210
  • Countries covered: 19
  • Pages: 200
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