3D Metrology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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3D Metrology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : May, 2020 | Semiconductor & Electronics | PPT format

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3D Metrology Market – Introduction

With the increasing demand for quality control, virtual simulations, and reverse engineering in the manufacturing industry, there has been a significant rise in the demand for ‘state-of-the-art’ 3D metrology equipment in industries such as aerospace, defense, automotive, construction, power, electronics, etc. Owing to the surging demand of these equipment, sales of 3D metrology surpassed a value of US$ 9 Bn in 2018 and are anticipated to grow incessantly.

Increase in the research and development spending by key players with aforethought to diversify their portfolio and sustain their position in the 3D metrology market is expected to deliver promising growth opportunities to the market. However, hefty costs for the installation of 3D metrology facilities, coupled with lack of competency to operate 3D metrology equipment could cause a hesitance for the adoption of these devices among the end-users, which could impede the growth of the 3D metrology market.

3D Metrology Market – Novel Developments

  • In March 2018, Mitutoyo America Corporation, announced the launch of MCOSMOS V4.2 with an aforethought to integrate a number of consumer applications. The product offers a large number of extended functionalities like the measurement of the intersection of cone and cylinder and provides applications such as GEAR measurement, reverse engineering, airfoil analysis, and CAD integration with metrology.
  • In March 2017, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced the launch of camera-based measuring equipment – AICON MoveInspect XR8, to gauge the shop-floor measurements with utmost precision. The product is a stable, portable camera with two high resolution 8 pixels cameras, which have invisible flashes. Such a handheld camera makes an ideal probing device for obtaining the 3D coordinates of solid objects at any point in time.
  • In June 2017, Hexagon launched an Intergraph Smart Digital Asset Collaboration Module to serve the industrial facilities. Such an advanced facility will help the consumers enhance their efficiencies and result in saving significantly over the project and handover costs. The product is said to amplify the profit margins by reducing the cycle times and risks, thereby enhancing the overall project quality.
  • In September 2017, FARO® announced the launch of an innovative Visual Inspect™ that is competent of large, complex 3D CAD data to be transmitted to an iPAD and then leverage the same for mobile visualization and differentiation to the practical conditions. It underpins the option of intuitive mobile viewing by reducing the complexity of 3D data.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global 3D metrology market include –

  • Mitutoyo Corporation
  • Zygo Corporation
  • WENZEL Präzision GmbH
  • Keyence Corporation
  • Renishaw plc
  • Carl Zeiss AG
  • 3D Digital Corporation
  • Creaform Inc.
  • Perceptron Inc.
  • Nikon Metrology
  • GOM GmbH
  • Hexagon AB
  • FARO Technologies
  • Applied Materials
  • 3D System Corp
  • Automated Precision
  • GoM
  • Jenoptik
  • KLA-Tencor
  • Bruker Corporation
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Cyber Optics

3D Metrology Market – Dynamics

Automotive Applications to Generate Demand for 3D Metrology

With the innovation fueled in the automotive space, 3D metrology has been finding extensive applications for the inspection, measurement, and to conduct a quality check of numerous components. With the recognized limitations and drawbacks of customary strain gauges, high utilization of optical measurement systems and CMMs is witnessed in the automotive applications, which has fueled the growth of the 3D metrology market. Additionally, futuristic vehicles like electric vehicles and driverless cars are some of the emerging areas, where 3D metrology will find a huge scope, thereby, holding promising growth prospects for the 3D metrology market in the forthcoming years.

Industry 4.0 to Hold Lucrative Growth Opportunities for the 3D Metrology Market

Advent of industry 4.0 has unlocked avenues for the automation of processes and seamless data exchange, especially in the manufacturing technologies. As a result, 3D metrology has been finding

an impressive adoption rate in industries such as aerospace, defense, automotive, construction, architecture, electronics, medical, and power. With the incessantly growing market for CMM in the manufacturing industry, there has been a substantial increase in the sales of 3D metrology equipment for obtaining precise measurements, which is anticipated to keep the demand for the 3D metrology equipment surging even in the upcoming years.

Asia Pacific to Remain a Leading 3D Metrology Market

The 3D metrology market continues to grow at an accelerated pace in the Asia Pacific region, on the back of economic vigor boasted by China and Japan. Large demand for the equipment prevails from the electronics and automotive industry to conduct quality inspections during the production process. Since Asia Pacific enjoys its status as a significant automotive market with the presence of a large number of manufacturing plants, demand for 3D metrology is expected to grow consistently in the region.

3D Metrology Market – Segmentation

The 3D metrology market can be bifurcated on the basis of:

  • Offering
  • Product
  • Application
  • End-user Industry
  • Geography

3D Metrology Market Segmentation – By Offering

Depending on the offering, the 3D metrology market can be segmented into:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services
  • After-sales Services
  • Software As A Service
  • Storage As A Service
  • Measurement Service

3D Metrology Market Segmentation – By Product

  • Coordinate Measuring Machine
  • Bridge CMM
  • Gantry CMM
  • Horizontal Arm CMM
  • Cantilever CMM
  • Articulated Arm CMM
  • Optical Digitizer and Scanner
  • 3D Laser Scanner
  • Structured Light Scanner
  • Laser Tracker
  • Video Measuring System
  • Vision System
  • Measuring Microscope
  • Optical Comparator
  • Multisensor Measuring System
  • Automated Optical Inspection
  • Form Measurement

3D Metrology Market Segmentation – Application

Based on the application, the 3D metrology market can be classified into:

  • Quality Control and Inspection
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Virtual Simulation
  • Other Applications

3D Metrology Market Segmentation – End-User Industry

Depending on the end-user industry, the 3D metrology market can be segmented into:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Aircraft Components
  • Defense
  • Space Exploration
  • Automotive
  • Automotive Design and Styling
  • Pilot Plant Metrology
  • Automotive Component Inspection
  • Others
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Medical
  • Orthopedics and Prosthetics
  • Medical Devices
  • Dental
  • Electronics
  • Energy and Power
  • Turbines
  • Solar Panel
  • Heavy Machinery Industry
  • Mining
  • Others

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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