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Soil Compaction Equipment Market Size - By Product (Rammers, Smooth Wheeled Rollers, Vibratory Plate Compactors, Sheepsfoot Rollers), Growth Drivers, Regional Insights & Global Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5213
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
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Soil Compaction Equipment Market Size

Soil Compaction Equipment Market size was valued at USD 3.6 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 4% between 2023 and 2032, driven by the continuous expansion of infrastructure projects globally. As countries invest in building robust transportation networks, modernizing urban areas, and constructing vital facilities, such as airports & ports, the need for properly compacted soil to create stable foundations becomes important. Soil compaction equipment ensures that the soil is adequately compressed, which prevents settling & enhances the durability of structures, thereby supporting the growth of infrastructure projects.


Soil Compaction Equipment Market

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Growth in the construction industry, especially in emerging economies, provides a substantial incentive to the soil compaction equipment industry. Rapid urbanization and population growth boost the demand for housing, commercial spaces, and public facilities. Proper soil compaction is integral to constructing safe and resilient structures. As the construction sector flourishes, the need for efficient soil compaction equipment to maintain construction quality, safety standards, and long-term durability increases.

One of the prominent challenges faced by the soil compaction equipment market is the requirement of a considerable upfront investment. Similarly, the initial costs of acquiring modern and efficient soil compaction equipment can be substantial. This financial barrier can dissuade smaller construction firms with limited capital from adopting advanced equipment. While these machines offer long-term benefits in terms of improved efficiency & quality, the initial financial burden can hinder their widespread adoption, particularly among budget-constrained enterprises.


COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impacts on the soil compaction equipment market. In the early pandemic stages, construction projects were disrupted due to lockdowns and supply chain interruptions. However, as governments introduced stimulus packages and resumed infrastructure projects, the market gradually recovered. Safety protocols and remote work practices influenced equipment usage and operator training. While the pandemic initially caused setbacks, the eventual resumption of construction activities contributed to the market revival.


Soil Compaction Equipment Market Trends

Massive government budgets allocated for urbanization projects are cultivating a highly promising growth trajectory for the soil compaction equipment market. According to the Observer Research Foundation, in March 2023, as per the budget allocation for the fiscal year 2023 - 24 in India, a total of USD 9,724.4 million has been designated for the enhancement of diverse urban sectors, encompassing housing, transportation, sanitation & other essential infrastructure. The sizable financial commitments to urbanization initiatives are propelling the demand for soil compaction equipment.


Soil Compaction Equipment Market Analysis

Global Soil Compaction Equipment Market Share, By Product, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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The vibratory plate compactors segment size surpassed USD 800 million in 2022 and is poised to witness more than 5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, Vibratory plate compactors are experiencing substantial growth in the soil compaction equipment market due to their efficiency in quickly achieving optimal soil compaction. Vibratory plate compactors excel in various applications including road construction, landscaping & trench backfilling, making them versatile solutions for diverse construction projects. Their ability to efficiently compact soil not only speeds up construction timelines but also ensures stable foundations. These benefits align with the demand for modern construction practices and drive product adoption.


U.S. Soil Compaction Equipment Market Share, 2021 - 2032 (USD Million)

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North America led the global soil compaction equipment market with a revenue 700 million in 2022. In North America. Substantial investments in expanding transportation networks, renovating aging infrastructure, and constructing new public facilities have created a significant demand for efficient soil compaction solutions. These initiatives emphasize the importance of stable and durable foundations, influencing the adoption of advanced soil compaction equipment to ensure the long-term structural integrity of roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure projects across the region.

Soil Compaction Equipment Market Share

Major players operating in the soil compaction equipment industry are:

  • Dynapac
  • Bomag GmbH
  • CASE Construction Equipment
  • Ammann Group
  • Hamm AG
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd
  • J C Bamford Excavators Ltd. (JCB)
  • Martin Trailer Company (Pty) Ltd
  • MBW, Inc.
  • Weber Maschinentechnik GmbH

Soil Compaction Equipment Industry News

  • In February 2023, Trimble introduced an innovative path-planning technology that aims to assist contractors & equipment manufacturers in automating the design of trajectories, speeds, and overall paths for heavy machinery.

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

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Market, By Type

  • Rammers
  • Smooth Wheeled Rollers
  • Vibratory Plate Compactors
  • Sheepsfoot Rollers
  • Others

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

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


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for soil compaction equipment was reached USD 3.6 billion in 2022 and is projected to expand at more than a 4% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, driven by the continuous expansion of infrastructure projects worldwide.

The vibratory plate compactors segment of soil compaction equipment market generated USD 800 million in 2022 and is estimated to grow at over a 5% CAGR during 2023 and 2032, owing to their high demand due to their efficiency in quickly achieving optimal soil compaction.

North America soil compaction equipment market size exceed USD 700 million in 2022 and is anticipated to record substantial CAGR through 2032, attributed to the robust infrastructure development initiatives surging the demand for soil compaction equipment.

Dynapac, Bomag GmbH, CASE Construction Equipment, Ammann Group, Hamm AG, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., J C Bamford Excavators Ltd. (JCB), Martin Trailer Company (Pty) Ltd., MBW Inc., and Weber Maschinentechnik GmbH.

Soil Compaction Equipment Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 12
  • Tables & Figures: 136
  • Countries covered: 16
  • Pages: 200
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