Conveyor Systems Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Conveyor Systems Market Overview:

The global Conveyor Systems Market size is estimated to reach $15 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period 2024-2031. The growing trend of automation in industries is the primary driving factor behind the conveyor systems market. Automated conveyors are well-suited for handling large volumes of goods and simplifying industrial tasks by reducing delivery time. As a result, there is an increasing adoption of automated solutions across various industries. 
Additionally, companies are implementing lean manufacturing systems to enhance productivity by minimizing waste in manufacturing operations. This approach helps reduce time, save costs, and improve the quality of services or products. By reducing labor costs and saving time, conveyor systems contribute to increased productivity and are consequently being adopted across industries. Conveyor systems find significant applications in the e-commerce industry, including fast and efficient parcel delivery, time reduction, and efficient packaging. These factors are driving the adoption of conveyor systems by e-commerce businesses. Therefore, the expanding e-commerce industry, coupled with the increasing emphasis on automation to enhance productivity, is creating opportunities for the conveyor systems market.

Market Snapshot:

Conveyor Systems market - Report Coverage:

The “Conveyor Systems market - Forecast (2024-2031)” by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments in the Conveyor Systems Market.



By Type

  • Belt

  • Roller

  • Pallet

  • Overhead

  • Floor

  • Cable

  • Tri-Planer

  • Others

By Operation

  • Manual

  • Semi Automatic

  • Automatic

By Component

  • Aluminum Profile

  • Driving Unit

  • Extremity Unit

By Capacity

  • Unit

  • Bulk

By Industry

  • Food & Beverages

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Transport & Logistics

  • Manufacturing

  • Automotive

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico)

  • Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe),

  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia & New Zealand and Rest of Asia-Pacific),

  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Rest of South America)

  • Rest of the World (Middle East and Africa).

COVID-19 / Ukraine Crisis - Impact Analysis:  

The pandemic has caused significant disruptions in global supply chains, affecting the production and delivery of conveyor systems components. Restrictions on international trade, factory closures, and logistical challenges have led to delays in manufacturing and distribution, impacting the overall market. The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the adoption of automation technologies across industries. To minimize human contact and ensure operational continuity during lockdowns and social distancing measures, companies have turned to automated solutions, including conveyor systems, to maintain productivity and efficiency. Despite the disruptions, the pandemic has also created increased demand for conveyor systems in sectors such as e-commerce, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare. As online shopping surged during lockdowns, there was a need for efficient sorting, packaging, and delivery systems, leading to a higher demand for conveyor systems.
The war may result in disruptions to supply chains, particularly if key manufacturing facilities or transportation routes are affected. This can lead to delays in the production and delivery of conveyor systems components, impacting the overall market. Certain industries, such as logistics, transportation, and manufacturing, may be more directly affected by the conflict. These industries often rely on conveyor systems for efficient operations, and any disruptions or changes in these sectors can have implications for the demand and adoption of conveyor systems.

Key Takeaways:

Fastest Growth of Asia Pacific Region
Asia Pacific is best positioned to lead the market. The greatest expansion is attributable to increased development in the FMCG, car, airport, and mining industries. Furthermore, the area is likely to have a substantial influence on growth due to a large concentration of industrial businesses attempting to automate their production facilities as human-resource costs continue to climb. Furthermore, with increased automation and Industry 4.0, these systems are likely to rise steadily even in rich countries. Furthermore, increased customer demand for items has become an urgent worry for the company. As a result, automation and an integrated manufacturing process have been implemented to improve output, which is boosting market growth.
Fast expansion of e-commerce
The rising popularity of online shopping is driving the growth of the e-commerce industry. Companies like Flipkart and Amazon are highly favored by online shoppers and require large warehouses to accommodate their extensive product inventory. To stay competitive, e-commerce companies aim to provide accurate orders, same-day or same-hour delivery, and hassle-free returns, leading them to seek cost-effective methods for faster delivery. Digitalization of material handling equipment, such as automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and automated conveyors, has emerged as a comprehensive solution. This technology has gained traction among e-commerce companies, enabling efficient handling of order fulfillment processes. As online purchasing continues to surge, the demand for conveyor systems in the e-commerce industry is expected to experience significant growth. Amazon's acquisition of Kiva Systems, a prominent innovator in material handling technology, has revolutionized robotics in the fulfillment centers of online retail companies. Given that conveyor systems are commonly used for sorting, the expansion of the e-commerce industry is anticipated to drive the conveyor systems market.
The rise in the number of Industry 4.0 techniques is also driving up the market.
As machine learning and the industrial internet of things are integrated with existing infrastructure to enhance production and boost efficiency, an increasing number of enterprises are implementing Industry 4.0 approaches to modernise their existing conveyor systems. Consumer preferences changing and the necessity to establish an adaptable environment to respond to these trends will have a beneficial impact on the industry in the next years. For their processing and manufacturing processes, industries are searching for compact, low-maintenance, and intelligent conveyor systems. The conveyor system market will be driven in the future years by rising industrialization in emerging nations and substantial research by industry participants to produce a multi-utility and flexible conveyor system.
The Circular Economy has emerged as a significant driving force in the Conveyor System market.
Manufacturers are being driven towards adopting the circular economy by stringent government regulations and industry initiatives aimed at reducing carbon footprint. In the conveyor system market, energy consumption is a significant concern, particularly for systems that utilize outdated electric motors. To address this issue, market players are actively developing more efficient products that can help minimize energy costs and consequently reduce carbon emissions. Collaboration among key market players is also taking place to advance the development of optimized machine drives and cooling systems. Additionally, there is a focus on replacing traditional conveyor belt materials with lighter and more durable alternatives. These efforts aim to enhance energy efficiency in conveyor systems and promote sustainability in the industry.
Concerns about safety and accident prevention may impede market expansion.
The increasing demand for enhanced productivity and material handling capacities raises safety concerns in conveyor systems. Mishandling can result in injuries, highlighting the importance of proper training for employees. These systems have multiple moving parts and are prone to minor issues that can escalate and disrupt work. Seized rollers, for example, can lead to defects and significant losses. Complex systems have higher chances of failure and continuous breakdowns, impacting their lifespan and incurring high maintenance costs. Conveyor accidents have caused severe losses, with over 40 workplace fatalities and 9,000 injuries reported in 2020 by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Conveyor Systems Market Share (%) By Region, 2023 

 Key Market Players: 

Product/Service launches, approvals, patents and events, acquisitions, partnerships and collaborations are key strategies adopted by players in Conveyor Systems Market. The top 10 companies in this industry are listed below:
1. Daifuku Co. Ltd. (Jervis B. Webb Company, Elite Line Services (ELS))
2. Continental AG (Continental Tires, VDO, ContiTech, ATE)
3. Siemens AG (Siemens Energy, Siemens Healthineers, Siemens Mobility)
4. Beumer Group (BEUMER, Crisplant)
5. Interroll Holding AG (Drum Motors, RollerDrive, Modular Conveyor Platform (MCP))
6. Durrr Group (EcoClean, ProFleet 200, ProFleet 800)
7. KION Group AG (Linde Material Handling, STILL, Dematic, Baoli)
8. ERIKS North America, Inc. (ERIKS Bearings, ERIKS Seals)
9. Taikisha Ltd. (Industrial HVAC Solutions, Cleanroom Solutions)
10. ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Inc. (ATS Automation, ATS Life Sciences, ATS Workholding, ATS Industrial)

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Market Size in 2031

$15 billion

Segments Covered

Type, By Operation, By Component, By Capacity, By Industry, By Geography

Geographies Covered

North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand and Rest of Asia-Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Rest of South America), Rest of the World (Middle East and Africa).

Key Market Players

  • Daifuku Co. Ltd.

  • Continental AG

  • Siemens AG

  • Beumer Group

  • Interroll Holding AG

  • Durrr Group

  • KION Group AG

  •  ERIKS North America, Inc.

  • Taikisha Ltd.

  • ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Inc.

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1. Conveyor Systems Market - Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Conveyor Systems Market - Executive Summary
3. Conveyor Systems Market - Comparative Analysis
    3.1 Company Benchmarking - Key Companies
    3.2 Global Financial Analysis - Key Companies
    3.3 Market Share Analysis - Key Companies
    3.4 Patent Analysis
    3.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Conveyor Systems Market - Start-up Companies Scenario (Premium)
    4.1 Key Start-up Company Analysis by
    4.1.1 Investment
    4.1.2 Revenue
    4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Conveyor Systems Market – Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
    5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Conveyor Systems Market - Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    6.3 Porter's Five Force Model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Conveyor Systems Market – Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Conveyor Systems Market – by Type (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
    8.1 Belt
    8.2 Roller
    8.3 Pallet
    8.4 Overhead
    8.5 Floor
    8.6 Cable
    8.7 Tri-Planer
    8.8 Others
9. Conveyor Systems Market – by Operation (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
    9.1 Manual
    9.2 Semi Automatic
    9.3 Automatic
10. Conveyor Systems Market – by Component (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
    10.1 Aluminium Profile
    10.2 Driving Unit
    10.3 Extremity Unit
    10.4 Others
11. Conveyor Systems Market – by Capacity (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
    11.1 Unit
    11.2 Bulk
13. Conveyor Systems Market – by Industry (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
    13.1 Food & Beverages
    13.2 Pharmaceuticals
    13.3 Transport & Logistics
    13.4  Manufacturing
    13.5 Automotive
    13.6 Others
13. Conveyor Systems Market – by Geography (Market Size – $Million/$Billion) 
    13.1. North America
        13.1.1 U.S.
        13.1.2 Canada
        13.1.3 Mexico
    13.2 Europe
        13.2.1 UK
        13.2.2 Germany
        13.2.3 France
        13.2.4 Italy
        13.2.5 Spain
        13.2.6 Russia
        13.2.7 Rest of Europe
    13.3 Asia-Pacific
        13.3.1 China
        13.3.2 India
        13.3.3 Japan
        13.3.4 South Korea
        13.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        13.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    13.4 South America
        13.4.1 Brazil
        13.4.2 Argentina
        13.4.3 Chile
        13.4.4 Colombia
        13.4.5 Rest of South America
    13.5 Rest of the World
        13.5.1 Middle East
        13.5.2 Africa
14. Conveyor Systems Market – Entropy
15. Conveyor Systems Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape Premium 
    15.1 Market Share Analysis
        15.1.1 Market Share by Region – Key Companies
        15.1.2 Market Share by Country – Key Companies
    15.2 Competition Matrix
    15.3 Best Practices for Companies
16. Conveyor Systems Market – Key Company List by Country Premium Premium 
17. Conveyor Systems Market - Company Analysis
17.1 Daifuku Co. Ltd.
17.2 Continental AG
17.3 Siemens AG
17.4 Beumer Group
17.5 Interroll Holding AG
17.6 Company 6
17.7 Company 7
17.8 Company 8
17.9 Company 9
17.10 Company 10

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The Conveyor Systems Market is projected to grow at 5.4% CAGR during the forecast period 2024-2031.

The global Conveyor Systems Market size is estimated to be $9 billion in 2024 and is projected to reach $15 billion by 2031.

The leading players in the Conveyor Systems market are Daifuku Co. Ltd., Continental AG, Siemens AG, Beumer Group, Interroll Holding AG Durrr Group, KION Group AG, ERIKS North America, Inc., Taikisha Ltd. and ATS Automation Tooling Systems, Inc.

Growing trend of automation in industries, Development of infrastructures, Modernization of Agriculture and Food and Beverage Industries are some major trends that will shape the market in future.

Growth in the E-commerce Industry, Application of Smart & Innovative Technologies, Growing Vehicle production, growing mining activities, increasing passenger handling capacities of airports & freights are some driving factors and opportunities for the Conveyor Systems market.