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Stone Processing Machine Market Size - By Product Type (Cutting Machine, Polishing Machine, Crushing Machine, Sawing Machine), By Stone Type (Marble, Granite, Limestone, Ceramic), By Power Source (Diesel, Electric, Hydraulic, Pneumatic), By End-Use & Forecast, 2024 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI8985
  • Published Date: Apr 2024
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Stone Processing Machine Market Size

Stone Processing Machine Market was valued at over USD 10.8 billion in 2023 and is estimated to register a CAGR of around 4.7% between 2024 and 2032. Growing construction activities worldwide, particularly in emerging economies, fuel the demand for stone processing machines as they are essential for processing various types of stones used in construction projects.

Stone Processing Machine Market

Based on the OEC report for 2022, Stone Processing Machines ranked as the 216th most traded product globally, boasting a total trade value of USD 20.5 billion. Over the span of 2021 to 2022, exports of Stone Processing Machines experienced a notable 8.69% increase, climbing from USD 18.8 billion to USD 20.5 billion. Notably, trade in Stone Processing Machines accounted for a mere 0.086% of the overall global trade volume, indicating potential for business growth in this sector.

Stone processing machines require significant initial investment, which may act as a barrier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to enter the market, thus limiting market growth. Further, Quarrying and stone processing activities can have adverse environmental impacts such as habitat destruction, air and water pollution, and depletion of natural resources, leading to regulatory restrictions and public opposition, thereby restraining market growth.

Stone Processing Machine Market Trends

Ongoing technological advancements in stone processing machinery lead to the development of more efficient and precise machines. Automation and advanced software integration enhance productivity, reduce labor costs, and improve the quality of finished stone products, thereby driving market growth. Expansion of mining activities, particularly in regions rich in natural stone resources, contributes to the market growth. These machines are used for extracting, cutting, and processing stones from quarries, supporting the supply chain for the construction industry.

Stone Processing Machine Market Analysis

Global Stone Processing Machine Market Size, By Product Type, 2021 – 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on the product type, the cutting machine segment accounted for revenue of around USD 4 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach USD 6.1 billion by 2032. Computer Numerical Control (CNC) cutting machines offer precise and automated cutting capabilities, making them increasingly popular in the stone processing industry. The demand for CNC cutting machines is driven by their ability to enhance productivity, accuracy, and efficiency in cutting various types of stones.

Waterjet cutting technology is gaining prominence in the stone processing industry due to its versatility and ability to cut a wide range of materials, including stones, with minimal heat-affected zones and superior edge quality. The integration of waterjet cutting technology into CNC cutting machines enhances their cutting capabilities and expands their applications, driving market growth.

Global Stone Processing Machine Market Revenue Share , By End-Use, (2023)

Based on end-use, the construction segment captured market share of around 55% and expected to reach 56% by 2032. Stone materials such as granite, marble, and limestone are widely used in architectural applications for their aesthetic appeal, durability, and versatility. Stone processing machines enable architects and designers to create custom-designed elements, intricate patterns, and unique finishes, catering to the growing demand for architectural stone products.

The trend towards prefabricated and modular construction methods drives demand for stone processing machines capable of fabricating pre-cut and pre-finished stone components. These machines enhance production efficiency, reduce construction time, and improve quality control in prefabricated construction projects, contributing to stone processing machine market growth.

Asia Pacific Stone Processing Machine Market Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific region currently holds the largest market share of around 40% in the year 2023 and is expected to reach around 42% by 2032. The Asia Pacific region is experiencing rapid urbanization, with governments investing heavily in infrastructure development projects such as transportation networks, utilities, and commercial centers. This drives significant demand for stone processing machines for construction applications such as roadways, bridges, buildings, and public spaces. This demand is further fueled by substantial investments in infrastructure projects by various countries, supported by initiatives like China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and India's Smart Cities Mission.

Stone Processing Machine Market Share

Global Stone Processing Machine Company Market Share Analysis, 2023

The stone processing machine industry exhibits a moderate level of fragmentation, featuring numerous regional players worldwide. In 2023, prominent market leaders included Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Volvo Group, Caterpillar Inc., Biesse Group, and Komatsu Ltd., among others. These entities frequently utilize their established distribution networks and resources to penetrate new markets. They actively pursue strategic endeavors like mergers, acquisitions, facility expansions, and partnerships to diversify their product portfolios, reach broader customer bases, and fortify their market positions.

Stone Processing Machine Market Companies

Major players operating in the stone processing machine industry are:

  • Achilli S.r.l.
  • Biesse Group
  • Breton S.p.A.
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • CMS Stone Technology
  • Donatoni Macchine S.r.l.
  • GMM S.p.A.
  • Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
  • Intermac
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Marmo Meccanica S.p.A.
  • Park Industries
  • Pedrini S.p.A.
  • Thibaut S.A.S.
  • Volvo Group

Stone Processing Machine Market News

  • In December 2022, IRVING, Texas – Caterpillar Inc. announced a partnership with Luck Stone, the largest family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand, and gravel in the nation. The collaboration aims to introduce Caterpillar’s autonomous solution to Luck Stone’s Bull Run Plant in Chantilly, Virginia. This initiative marks Caterpillar's inaugural autonomous deployment within the aggregates industry and extends its autonomous truck fleet to include the 100-ton-class (90-tonne-class) Cat® 777. Expanding beyond mining, Caterpillar will implement its existing Cat® MineStar™ Command for Hauling system at the Bull Run quarry, targeting a fleet of 777G trucks. This strategic move enables Caterpillar to enhance its understanding of quarry operations, facilitating the customization of the next generation of autonomous solutions tailored specifically for quarry and aggregate applications.
  • On December 20, 2022, Komatsu made an announcement regarding its agreement to acquire GHH Group GmbH (GHH), a prominent manufacturer of underground mining, tunnelling, and specialized civil engineering equipment based in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Through this acquisition, Komatsu aims to enhance its portfolio and provide increased support to customers involved in underground hard rock and industrial minerals operations.

This stone processing machine market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecasts in terms of revenue (USD Billion) Volume (Thousand Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Product Type

  • Cutting Machine
  • Polishing Machine
  • Crushing Machine
  • Sawing Machine
  • Others (Drilling, Material handling Machine, etc)

Market, By Stone Type

  • Marble
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Ceramic
  • Others (Sandstone, Lapitec, resins, clay, etc)

Market, By Power Source

  • Diesel
  • Electric
  • Hydraulic
  • Pneumatic
  • Others (Battery, Solar, etc)

Market, By End-Use

  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Architecture & Decoration
  • Infrastructure
  • Others (Monument & Memorial, Art & Sculpture, etc)

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Direct
  • Indirect

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) :

The market size of stone processing machine was worth USD 10.8 billion in 2023 and will exhibit 4.7% CAGR between 2024 and 2032, attributed to rise in renovation and remodeling activities in both residential and commercial sectors and advancements in technology, such as CNC-based machines.

The cutting machine segment in the stone processing machine market captured USD 4 billion in 2023 and will record USD 6.1 billion by 2032, owing to its crucial role in various applications, such as precision cutting, shaping, and sizing of stones for construction and artistic purposes.

Asia Pacific stone processing machine market registered 40% revenue share in 2023 and will grow at 42% share by 2032 due to rising urbanization and mining sector, coupled with rising investments in residential and commercial projects.

Breton S.p.A., Caterpillar Inc., CMS Stone Technology, Donatoni Macchine S.r.l., GMM S.p.A., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., Intermac, Komatsu Ltd., Marmo Meccanica S.p.A., Park Industries, Pedrini S.p.A., Thibaut S.A.S., Volvo Group among others.

Stone Processing Machine Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
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  • Countries covered: 23
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