Leak Test Equipment Market - Snapshot

The global leak test equipment market is expected to reach US$ 778.5 Mn by 2026. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 7.46 % from 2018 to 2026. According to the report, the global leak test equipment market is expected to be influenced by a range of factors such as rising applications of the leak test equipment across automotive, packaging, industrial, and medical & pharmaceutical industries and stringent leak testing procedures that are specified by a variety of standard organizations. Asia Pacific is likely to be at the forefront of global demand, with the market in the region expanding at a CAGR of more than 8% through 2026.

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Services component segment is expected to be more lucrative for the global leak test equipment market

In terms of components, the global leak test equipment market is bifurcated into hardware, software, and services. The services segment is expected to surpass US$ 260 Mn, in terms of revenue, by 2026. The calibration sub-segment of the services segment is expected to expand at a significant CAGR of more than 9% during the forecast period. The leak test equipment must be calibrated, as it helps in determining the rate of leakage. Furthermore, calibration services are highly important, as they help leak test equipment to comply with required industry standards as well as leak tightness specification. Additionally, calibration also ensures that the leak test equipment is calibrated to the similar to factory standards. Several players operating in the leak test equipment market including Uson, L.P. have developed novel and technologically advanced “Leak Master and Transducer Calibration Laboratory” in order to provide effective and precise calibration services.

Portable equipment type segment is expected to dominate the leak test equipment market around the globe

Based on equipment type, the leak test equipment market is segmented into portable and fixed leak test equipment. The portable equipment type segment is expected to hold a higher share of the market share, owing to the rising demand for portable leak test equipment. The portable leak test equipment can be used for leak detection both, on-site, i.e., on the premises of the company, and across a variety of remote locations around the globe. Numerous well-established players are witnessing a rise in demand for the portable type leak test equipment. For instance, in 2017, leak test equipment provider named, Pfeiffer Vacuum, announced the sale of multiple ASM 310 portable helium-based leak detectors at the Vacuum Expo 2017.

Automotive & transportation end-use industry segment is expected to expand at a significant growth rate during the forecast period

In terms of end-use industry, the leak test equipment market is segmented into HVAC/R, automotive & transportation, medical & pharmaceutical, packaging, industrial, and others. The others end-use industry segment includes aerospace & defense and power & energy end-use industries. A large number of automotive manufacturers around the globe rely on higher quality leak test equipment to find out defects in the product or automotive components including power steering, engine blocks, brakes, and emission control. Manufacturing defective products can prove costly, as it results in increasing warranty claims and endangering safety of the consumer. The leak testing procedures for automotive are primarily defined by different standard organizations including the American Society for Testing and Materials and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

North America to hold a significant share in the overall market

North America is expected to hold a higher share of the leak test equipment market during the forecast period. The expansion is primarily due to the presence of well-established players across the region, especially across the U.S. and Canada. North America is home to several well-established players from the leak test equipment market including Uson, L.P., Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC, ATEQ Corp., InterTech Development Company, and LACO Technologies. Furthermore, North America is witnessing a higher rate of adoption of leak test equipment owing to the consistent expansion of the automotive industry in the region. Several companies across the U.S. are innovating technologically advanced new generation leak testing equipment in order to cater to the demand from various industries. In November 2017, Uson, L.P. announced the launch of a novel industrial-grade 628, disparity pressure decay leak tester. The new leak tester combines the registered disparity pressure measurement technology in a compressed industrial form factor to help users identify accurate defects in the product before the fabrication process.

The market in Europe is projected to expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast period. The expansion is attributed to the legal initiatives taken by the European Union to reduce the overall leakage. For instance, the HVAC/R industry in Europe needs to use leak test equipment due to the presence of European Fluorinated Gas (F Gas) Regulations. Under these regulations, all enterprises from the HVAC/R sector need to comply with stringent measures for leakage reduction. Additionally, numerous market players are entering into strategic M&A to improve their leak test equipment capabilities. For instance, in February 2017, Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH announced the acquisition of the supplier of an industrial leak and flow test product, named Advanced Test Concepts (ATC), Inc. This acquisition is expected to help both companies to enhance their leak testing capabilities and help provide superior quality products to customers. There is a legal obligation to reduce the leakage under the European F gas (Fluorinated gas) regulation. Additionally, the expansion of the market in the region is also due to the presence of a large number of experienced players from the leak test equipment market including Pfeiffer Vacuum GmbH.

Leak test equipment are gaining popularity across Asia Pacific, especially across economies such as China, Japan, and India. Increased government regulation to reduce environmental pollution and increase energy efficiency, increased quality standards and technology/process control, and general rise in demand for air conditioning are expected to fuel the leak test equipment market in this region. China is projected to hold a significant share of the market owing to the presence of a large number of leak test equipment manufacturing facilities of well-established players such as INFICON across the country along with the high usage of leak test equipment by predominant industries.

Uson, L.P., Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC, CETA TESTSYSTEME GmbH, ATEQ Corp., InterTech Development Company, LACO Technologies, and INFICON are some of the major players operating in the leak test equipment market profiled in this study. Details such as financials, SWOT analysis, business strategies, recent developments, and other such strategic information pertaining to these players has been duly provided as part of company profiling. Various players are providing novel leak test equipment in order to find out manufacturing defects, which helps validate the product’s integrity to improve safety of the consumer. Moreover, market players are establishing partnerships, entering into strategic M&As, and expanding in order to enhance their leak test equipment offerings worldwide.

The global leak test equipment market is segmented as follows:

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by Components

  • Hardware
    • Detectors
    • Sensors
    • Accessories
    • Others
  • Software
  • Services
    • Calibration
    • Training
    • Repair/Maintenance
    • Rental
    • Others

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by Equipment Type

  • Portable
  • Fixed

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by End-use Industry

  • HVAC/R
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Packaging
  • Industrial
  • Others

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • France
    • U.K
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • India
    • Japan
    • China
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America

Leak Test Equipment Market – Overview

Report provides analysis of the leak test equipment market for the period 2016 to 2026, wherein the years from 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is considered as the base year. Data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The report covers all the trends and technologies playing a major role in the expansion of the leak test equipment market during the forecast period. It highlights the drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the expansion of the market during this period. The study provides a holistic perspective on the expansion of the marketin terms of revenue and volume (in US$ Mn and Thousand Units) across different geographical regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. Report highlights the key trends affecting the market on a global scale. Furthermore, region-wise prominent countries/regions covered in the report include - The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., India, China, Japan, GCC countries, South Africa, and Brazil.

This report analyzes and forecasts the market for leak test equipment at the global and regional level. The market has been forecasted based on revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (thousand units) from 2018 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global leak test equipment market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints for leak test equipment during the forecast period.

The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global leak test equipment market. The Porter’s Five Forces model for the leak test equipment market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape in the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein, end-users are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Global Leak Test Equipment Market: Taxonomy

This research study . The hardware component segment is further bifurcated into detectors, sensors, accessories, and others. The services segment is further sub-segmented into calibration, training, repair/ maintenance, rental, and others. Additionally, based on equipment type, the market is divided into portable and fixed leak test equipment. Based on end-use industry, the market is segmented into HVAC/R, automotive & transportation, medical & pharmaceutical, packaging, industrial, and others.

Global Leak Test Equipment Market: Research Methodology

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, and SEC filings, internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases, national government documents, statistical databases, and market reports, news articles, press releases, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market, national government documents, statistical databases, and market reports, Factiva, etc.

Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews, and face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. We conduct primary interviews on an ongoing basis with industry participants and commentators in order to validate the data and analysis. Primary interviews provide firsthand information on the market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, and outlook, etc. These helps us to validate and strengthen secondary research findings. These also helps to develop the analysis team’s market expertise and understanding.

Global Leak Test Equipment Market: Competitive Dynamics

The report includes well-established players such as Uson, L.P., Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC, CETA TESTSYSTEME GmbH, ATEQ Corp., InterTech Development Company, LACO Technologies, and INFICON. These are some of the well-established players innovating novel leak test equipment and methods. For instance, in December 2017, LACO Technologies developed a novel “Force Decay” leak test method in order to detect leaks in sealed packaging products. The company designed a test chamber in order to check internal pressure on the package. If the package has a large leak, it is expected to deflate rapidly and for the smaller leaks, it is likely to deflate slowly. Further, In November 2017, Uson, L.P. announced the launch of a novel industrial-grade 628, a disparity pressure decay leak tester. The new leak tester combines the registered disparity pressure measurement technology in a compressed industrial form factor to help users identify defects in the product before the fabrication process.  

Global Leak Test Equipment Market

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by Component

  • Hardware
    • Detectors
    • Sensors
    • Accessories
    • Others
  • Software
  • Services
    • Calibration
    • Training
    • Repair/Maintenance
    • Rental
    • Others

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by Equipment Type

  • Portable
  • Fixed

Global Leak Test Equipment Market, by End-use Industry

  • HVAC/R
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Packaging
  • Industrial
  • Others

Global Leak Test Equipment market, by Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • France
    • U.K
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • India
    • Japan
    • China
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America
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