Vertical Lift Module Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Vertical Lift Module Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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

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Vertical Lift Module Market – Introduction

Advent of industrialization and the growing concerns pertaining to the safety of workers has been driving the demand for effective modules that bar the intervention of human. The VLMs are developed with advanced technology that improves productivity and offers excellent accuracy. As a result, vertical lift modules have been gaining popularity among the warehouse owners to achieve business automation and save amount by optimizing the warehouse space.

Sales of vertical lift module surpassed a value of US$ 1 Bn in 2018 and are estimated to grow at a consistent pace in the upcoming years. Significant factors delivering sustained growth to the vertical lift module market include high demand for warehouse floor space optimization in parallel to the surging warehouse rentals. With the rising realization pertaining to the ease offered by the vertical lift module, there has been a rise in the investment and refrigerated storage solutions, which holds promising growth prospects for the vertical lift module market in the forthcoming years.

Vertical Lift Module Market – Notable Developments

Manufacturers of automotive have been fostering innovation by leveraging novel technology. There is comparatively low competition from the new entrants of the market, on account of the hefty initial capital requirement for establishing the business. The established partakers operating in the vertical lift module market compete against each other in terms of portfolio expansion.

  • Recently, Kardex Ramstar announced the launch of VLM BOX with an aim to make optimum use of the space and install a one-tap connection between the VLM BOX and VLM BOX Spacer. The product is said to increase the storage volume by 6% and offer suitable option for the storage of small or long parts.
  • In October 2018, Ferretto Group entered into a strategic partnership with Spain-based TheSize Surfaces. TheSize surfaces functions in the ceramic industry. The aim of the transaction is to develop an automated sustainable storage system.
  • In June 2018, SSI SCHAFFER completed the acquisition of Incas, a leading solution provider for logistics, integrated systems, and production monitoring. The transaction will strengthen the footprints of the former in South West Europe in addition to becoming a leading player of the intralogistics market in Italy.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global vertical lift module market include –

  • Conveyor Handling Company
  • Weland Lagersystem
  • Lista
  • Green Automated Solutions
  • Stanley Vidmar
  • Dexion, Mecalux
  • Automha
  • Constructor Group
  • Modula
  • Autocrib
  • EffiMat Storage Technologies
  • Icam S.R.L.
  • Toyota Industries
  • System Spa
  • Kardex Remstar
  • Ferretto
  • Haenel


Automha was established in 1979 in Bergamo. The company offers a number of solutions and services pertaining to the automation of the warehouse. It consists of a rich product portfolio and software and operates with a mission to design and produce effective solutions for storage management.

Icam S.R.L.

Icam S.R.L. is headquartered at Italy and was incorporated in 1957. The purpose-driven company functions to offer reliable, safe, and technologically advanced solutions to its customers. It has been involved in research and innovation for fostering innovation in its products.


Mecalux is based in Illinois and was founded in 1966. The company enjoys a significant position in its domain in the world which can be attributed to its ambitious expansion plans.

Vertical Lift Module Market – Dynamics

Medical and Pharmaceutical Industries to Contribute to the Growing Size of the Vertical Lift Module Market

A notable demand for vertical lift module arises from the medical and pharmaceutical industry for the effective management of inventory and streamlining their logistic models. With the proper utilization of space, warehouses can incorporate lean inventory as a model to reduce the cost associated with the storage of medicines. Another significant boost to the growth of the vertical lift module market arises from the government mandates regarding the safety of the workers operating in the pharmaceutical industry, which is anticipated to fuel the adoption rate of vertical lift module.

Growth of Vertical Lift Module Market to Bolster With the Growing Demand for Storage from Automotive Industry

Challenges pertaining to the storage, distribution, and supply of automobiles have attracted the attention of numerous manufacturers of automotive, which has generated a demand for effective storage management modules. Automation in the automotive industry has further fueled the demand for advanced methods for the handling of warehouse activities without the intervention of human. This has popularized the automated systems among the warehouse owners, which is anticipated to deliver sustainable growth opportunities to the vertical lift module market in the upcoming years.

Vertical Lift Module Market – Segmentation

The vertical lift module market can be bifurcated on the basis of:

  • Delivery Type
  • Industry
  • Storage Type
  • Geography

Vertical Lift Module Market Segmentation – By Delivery Type

Depending on the delivery type, the vertical lift module market can be segmented into:

  • Single-level Delivery
  • Dual-level Delivery

Vertical Lift Module Market Segmentation – By Industry

Based on the industry, the vertical lift module market can be classified into:

  • Refrigerated Storage
  • Non-refrigerated Storage

Vertical Lift Module Market Segmentation – By Storage Type

On the basis of the storage type, the vertical lift module market can be divided into:

  • Metals and Machinery
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Food and Beverages
  • Semiconductor and Electronics
  • Healthcare
  • Aviation
  • eCommerce
  • Other Industries

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?

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