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Woodworking Machinery Market Size - By Type (Lathe, Planer, Saw, Grinding Machines), By Application (Furniture, Construction), Growth Drivers, Regional Insights & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6633
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Woodworking Machinery Market Size

Woodworking Machinery Market size was valued at USD 4.9 billion in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of over 4.5% between 2023 and 2032. As the construction sector experiences growth, there is an increased demand for woodworking machinery to produce materials such as doors, windows, cabinets, and other wooden components used in building and interior design.

Woodworking Machinery Market

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According to Invest India, the construction sector in the country could reach an estimated $1.4 Tn by 2025. Urbanization and infrastructure development also play a role in driving this demand. As per government estimates, by the year 2030, it is anticipated that about 40% of India's population will be residing in urban areas, an increase from the current 33%. This urbanization trend is expected to generate a demand for an additional 25 million middle-range and affordable housing units.

Woodworking machinery, especially advanced and automated equipment like CNC routers and computer-controlled saws, can be expensive to purchase and install. Small and medium-sized woodworking businesses often face challenges in making these upfront investments. High initial costs can act as a barrier to entry for new woodworking businesses and may limit the ability of existing ones to upgrade their equipment. Finding workers with the necessary technical skills and knowledge to operate and maintain advanced woodworking equipment can be challenging. This shortage can lead to reduced productivity and efficiency, as well as increased labor costs due to higher wages for skilled workers.

Moreover, automation and technology have been transforming the woodworking industry. Advancements in CNC (Computer Numerical Control) technology and robotics have improved the precision, efficiency, and productivity of woodworking processes. Woodworking businesses are investing in modern machinery to remain competitive and meet the growing demand for customized, high-quality wood products.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the woodworking machinery market. Lockdowns and supply chain disruptions disrupted production, causing delays in machinery delivery and installation. Many woodworking businesses faced reduced demand due to economic uncertainties and lockdown measures, leading to postponed investments in new machinery. However, there were notable exceptions: some segments, like home renovation, saw increased demand, prompting businesses to invest in upgrading their equipment to meet surging orders. Overall, the pandemic underscored the need for resilience and flexibility in the woodworking machinery sector, prompting some companies to explore remote monitoring and automation solutions to mitigate future disruptions.

Woodworking Machinery Market Trends

Industry 4.0, which focuses on the integration of digital technologies into manufacturing processes, has been gradually making its way into the woodworking machinery sector. This trend involves the use of sensors, data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and automation to optimize production, enhance quality control, and reduce downtime. In the woodworking machinery market, this may result in smarter and more connected woodworking equipment that can monitor and adjust settings in real-time, leading to increased efficiency, reduced waste, and predictive maintenance capabilities.

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Global Woodworking Machinery Market Size, By Type,

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The lathe segment reached USD 1.5 billion in 2022 and will observe 4.5% growth rate between 20223 and 2032. This growth can be attributed to the growing interest in woodworking as a hobby, and individuals are increasingly seeking tools like lathes to craft their own custom wood pieces, from bowls to furniture legs. Furthermore, the demand for artisanal and handcrafted wood products is on the rise, especially in the context of a preference for unique and sustainable goods. For instance, the popularity of handmade wooden kitchenware and home decor items has driven the need for lathes to shape and refine these products, creating a market opportunity for woodworking lathe manufacturers.

Global Woodworking Machinery Market Share, By Application

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The furniture segment held approximately 62.1% share of the woodworking machinery market in 2022 and is predicted to surpass USD 4.5 billion by 2032. The demand for woodworking machinery is witnessing significant growth in furniture applications due to several factors. Firstly, the furniture industry is experiencing increased demand for custom and unique designs, which require advanced machinery for precision and efficiency. In Addition, automation and CNC technology are being increasingly integrated into furniture manufacturing to improve production speed and quality. As consumer preferences for customized and high-quality furniture continue to rise, the demand for woodworking machinery in the furniture sector is expected to remain robust.

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Europe dominated the global woodworking machinery market with a share of around 30% in 2022. One key driver is the region's strong focus on sustainability and environmental regulations, leading manufacturers to invest in modern machinery that reduces waste and energy consumption. European furniture makers are increasingly using state-of-the-art CNC machines for precision and efficiency while adhering to strict sustainability standards. Additionally, the growing demand for customized, high-quality wood products in sectors like interior design and construction has boosted the adoption of advanced woodworking machinery, contributing to the industry's growth in Europe.

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The major players operating in the woodworking machinery market are:

  • Homag Group
  • SCM Group
  •  Felder Group
  •  Martin Woodworking Machines
  •  Weinig Group
  •  MiniMax
  • Powermatic
  •  Robland
  • Biesse Group
  • Grizzly Industrial
  •  Altendorf Group
  •  JET Tools
  •  Laguna Tools
  •  Cantek America

Woodworking Machinery Industry News

  • In August 2023, Felder Group USA, a prominent woodworking machinery manufacturer, unveiled a fresh dealership program. This initiative is designed to offer opportunities to potential dealers across the United States, granting them access to market and sell Felder Group's premium woodworking machinery lineup.

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

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Market, By Type

  • Lathe
  • Planer
  • Saw
  • Grinding Machines
  • Others

Market, By Application

  • Furniture
  • Construction

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
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of woodworking machinery was reached USD 4.9 billion in 2022 and will register over 4.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the rapid development of the construction sector worldwide.
Woodworking machinery market from the lathe type segment recorded over USD 1.5 billion in 2022 and will witness over 4.5% CAGR through 2032, on account of the growing interest in woodworking as a hobby among consumers.
Europe registered over 30% share of the woodworking machinery market in 2022 and is expected to witness significant CAGR from 2023 to 2032, owing to the strong focus on sustainability and environmental regulations in the region.
Homag Group, SCM Group, Felder Group, Martin Woodworking Machines, Weinig Group, MiniMax, Powermatic, Robland, Biesse Group, Grizzly Industrial, Altendorf Group, JET Tools, Laguna Tools, and Cantek America are some of the major woodworking machinery companies worldwide.

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 14
  • Tables & Figures: 200
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 200
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