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Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Size - By Product (Dishwashers, Glasswashers, Utensil Washers, Conveyor Dishwashers, Undercounter Dishwashers), By End User (Hotel & Resorts, Restaurants & Cafes, Catering Services), By Price & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Mar 2024
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Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Size

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market was valued at USD 5.2 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 4.7% between 2024 and 2032. As hygiene and sanitation regulations become increasingly stringent, there is a growing demand for advanced warewashing solutions that can ensure compliance and uphold high standards of cleanliness. This market is characterized by a focus on automation and technological advancements, with the integration of smart sensors and energy-efficient features to enhance operational efficiency.

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market

The rising awareness of food safety among consumers and businesses plays a pivotal role, encouraging the adoption of industrial-grade dishwashers and sanitization equipment. The hospitality sector, including hotels, resorts, and catering services, significantly contributes to the market's growth, as these establishments require reliable and high capacity warewashing solutions to handle large volumes of dishes. Additionally, the trend of outsourcing catering services and the expansion of quick-service restaurants contribute to the demand for compact and efficient warewashing equipment. As sustainability becomes a key consideration, there is also an emphasis on water and energy efficiency in the development of warewashing solutions, reflecting the broader industry trend towards environmental responsibility.

The high initial cost associated with purchasing and installation of commercial-grade warewashing equipment, can pose as a barrier for small and medium-sized businesses with limited capital budgets. Additionally, the ongoing operational expenses, including maintenance, repair, and consumables such as detergents and rinse aids, contribute to the total cost of ownership and may deter potential buyers. Another restraint is the space constraints in commercial kitchens, where limited floor space may restrict the installation of larger or multiple warewashing units, thereby limiting the capacity and efficiency of the overall operation.

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Trends

The integration of advanced technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning is revolutionizing warewashing equipment. Smart features allow for remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, and optimization of cleaning cycles, enhancing efficiency and reducing downtime. For instance, recently, ITW Food Equipment Group introduced SmartConnect365, an app to optimize performance and efficiency. SmartConnect365 is designed to connect end-users to various WiFi-enabled commercial kitchen equipment across ITW Food Equipment Group brands, such as Hobart, Baxter, Traulsen, Vulcan, Foster, and Bonnet.

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Analysis

Global Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Size, By Product, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

Based on product type, the dishwasher category captured approximately 57% of the market share in 2023 and expected to reach 58.3% by 2032. This prominence can be attributed to several factors, including the widespread adoption of dishwashers across various commercial settings such as restaurants, hotels, and catering services. Dishwashers offer versatility, efficiency, and high throughput capabilities, making them indispensable in busy kitchen environments where rapid dishwashing and sanitation are paramount.

In terms of end-user, warewashing professional equipment market is classified into hotel & resorts, restaurants & cafes, catering services, and others. Among these segments, hotels & resorts emerged as the dominant player, holding a substantial share of approximately 58% in the market 2023. This dominance can be attributed to several factors. Firstly, hotels and resorts typically handle a large volume of dishes, utensils, and glassware on a daily basis, necessitating the use of robust and efficient warewashing equipment to maintain cleanliness and uphold service standards.

Additionally, the diverse range of dining options within hotels, including restaurants, bars, banquet halls, and room service, contributes to the higher demand for warewashing solutions tailored to various kitchen setups and operational requirements.  

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Revenue Share (%), By Distribution Channel, (2023)

Based on the distribution channel, the offline channels segment dominated around 72% of the market share in 2023 and expected to generate revenue of USD 5.6 billion by 2032. As traditional offline channels such as dealerships, distributors, and brick-and-mortar stores offer established relationships and personalized customer service, which are valued by businesses seeking to make informed purchasing decisions and receive hands-on assistance with product selection and after-sales support. Additionally, the complexity and specialized nature of commercial-grade warewashing equipment often necessitate in-person demonstrations and consultations, favoring offline channels where customers can interact directly with knowledgeable sales representatives and assess product features and performance firsthand.

U.S. Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

In 2023, North America warewashing professional equipment market size crossed USD 2 billion and expected to reach USD 2.8 billion by 2032. This dominance is due to the presence of a mature and well-established foodservice industry characterized by a high demand for commercial grade warewashing equipment across diverse sectors such as restaurants, hotels, healthcare facilities, and institutional catering services.

Furthermore, stringent regulations and standards governing food safety and sanitation in North America necessitate the adoption of reliable and efficient warewashing solutions to ensure compliance and uphold hygiene standards. Its strong economy, coupled with high consumer spending on dining out and hospitality services, drives investments in modernizing and expanding commercial kitchen infrastructure, including the adoption of advanced warewashing technologies to enhance operational efficiency and productivity.

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Share

Global Company Market Share Analysis (%) (2023)

Key players such as Electrolux, Bisch, Whirlpool, Samsung, Haier, and LG are contributing about 30-35% share in 2023. These companies have global reach and offer a wide range of equipment.  The company is adopting organic growth strategies to expand its product line & range. Numerous players exist in this market, but larger companies are acquiring smaller ones and gaining market share.

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Share

Major players operating in the warewashing professional equipment industry include:

  • ADLER s.p.a.
  • Ali Group
  • Dover Corporation
  • Ecolab Inc.
  • Electrolux
  • Bisch
  • Haier
  • Hobart GmbH
  • Illinois Food Equipment Group
  • Jackson WWS
  • LG Electronics
  • MEIKO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
  • Miele & Cie. KG
  • Samsung
  • The Middleby Corporation
  • Whirlpool
  • Winterhalter Gastronom GmbH

Warewashing Professional Equipment Industry News

  • In July 2023, Bosch launched Bosch’s Innovative PowerControl™ Spray Arm Technology Dishwasher. The new technology allows the flexibility to place various items anywhere in the lower rack and program a dedicated wash intensity in each target area. This allows consumers to focus their intensive clean where they need it most from pots and large bowls to hard to clean casserole dishes.
  • In June 2023, Elista, a manufacturer of electronics, home appliances, IT and mobile accessories, launched their tabletop dishwasher which was priced at Rs. 10,000. This dishwasher is portable, so that consumers are able to move it. The dishwasher was manufactured to be affordable and feature-rich, to cater to the rural population.
  • In August 2022, global home maker appliance Gallanz, partnered with Flipkart to launch its range of washing machines, dishwashers, OTGs and microwaves in India in a phased manner. The dishwashers featured an intensive, rapid wash program. They came with salient features such as electronic control with big LED display with intensive, eco, light, quick, pre-rinse and delayed start abilities.

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

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Market, By Product

  • Dishwasher
  • Glasswasher
  • Rack conveyers
  • Booster heater
  • Others

Market, By Price

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Market, By End-User

  • Hotel & Resorts
  • Restaurants & Cafes
  • Catering Services
  • Others

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Online
    • E-Commerce Sites
    • Company Websites
  • Offline
    • Specialty Stores
    • Mega Retail Stores
    • Others

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

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


Authors: Avinash Singh , Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of warewashing professional equipment was reached USD 5.2 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 4.7% between 2024 and 2032, driven by growing demand for advanced warewashing solutions that can ensure compliance and uphold high standards of cleanliness.

The dishwasher segment accounted for 57% share of the warewashing professional equipment market and expected to reach 58.3% by 2032, attributed to the widespread product adoption across various commercial settings such as restaurants, hotels, and catering services.

In 2023, North America market accounted for USD 2 billion and is expected to reach USD 2.8 billion by 2032, due to the presence of a mature & well-established foodservice sector, alongside the stringent regulations & standards governing food safety and sanitation across the region.

ADLER s.p.a., Ali Group, Dover Corporation, Ecolab Inc, Electrolux, Bisch, Haier, Hobart GmbH, Illinois Food Equipment Group, Jackson WWS, LG Electronics, MEIKO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG, Miele & Cie. KG, Samsung, The Middleby Corporation, Whirlpool, and Winterhalter Gastronom GmbH.

Warewashing Professional Equipment Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 17
  • Tables & Figures: 247
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 310
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