Precision Gearbox Market Size (By Product: Planetary, Harmonic, and Cycloidal; By Application: Military & Aerospace, Food, Beverage, & Tobacco, Machine Tools, Materials Handling, Packaging, Robotics, Medical, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2020 - 2028

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The global precision gearbox market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 10.0% from 2021 to 2028 and expected to reach the market value of around USD 5.0 Billion by 2028.

A precision gearbox is made up of spur gears, helical gears, bevel gears, worm gears, and an epicycle. Precision gearbox design is based on the types of gearbox used in field work specifications, which is arranged in a special manner to provide required gear or speed ratios to the eventual drive of vehicle, and a gearbox usually comes with the speed specification involving five speed transmission with a reverse, and an automatic transmission movement.

Precision Gearbox Market - CAGR 10.0% from 2021 to 2028

Market Dynamics

Machine manufacturers are working to streamline the gear making process for delivering more highly finished gear in fewer steps

According to the SME report, with rising demand for precision gears in both large and small growing industries, as well as the economy, new innovations in gear production technology are changing. Indeed, these new gear manufacturing methods, which aim to streamline processes of delivering high quality gears through the use of CNC programming and precision cutters, open up a lucrative opportunity for creative new gear designs in the future. Furthermore, the paradigm shift toward smart factories through the use of lean manufacturing and automation presents potential growth opportunities for the global precision gearbox market. Such factors have a positive impact on the global precision gearbox market growth.

Technology support for precision gearbox has gained significant attention in the global market

Manufacturers are increasing their focus on automation for the entire production cycle to reduce operational costs and improve total output, according to a report released by the Outdoor Industry Association. Industry automation and the use of gearboxes in surgical robots are two prominent application segments that are expected to provide significant growth opportunities for the precision gearbox market. In the industry, automated parts are intended to perform repetitive tasks at high frequencies as compared to labor work. Furthermore, the introduction of artificial intelligence and machine learning aids in the development of robots and machinery capable of performing operations with high accuracy and in less time. This benefits the manufacturer by lowering incremental costs through waste reduction, material optimization, and cost savings on labor expenses, scrap, and raw material claims.

Report coverage

Market Precision Gearbox Market
Analysis Period 2017 - 2028
Base Year 2020
Forecast Data 2021 - 2028
Segments Covered By Product, By Application and By Geography
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa
Key Companies Profiled

Nidec-Shimpo, Neugart GmbH, Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.P.A., Nabtesco, Parker-Hannifin Corporation (Parker Appliance Company), SEW-EURODRIVE GmbH & Co KG, Siemens, Dana Motion Systems Italia S.r.l. (a socio unico), and among others

Report Coverage
Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Regulation Analysis
Customization Scope 10 hrs of free customization and expert consultation

 

Precision gearbox has gained high importance in agriculture industry

Agricultural precision gearboxes and hygienic gearboxes are extremely durable and dependable. The agricultural industry has a harsh environment. These include remote, all-weather outdoor locations, constant moisture, and frequent cleaning. Due to tight deadlines and schedules, down time is not a viable option. During harvest season, the agriculture industry relies heavily on near-constant operation. As a result, agriculture precision gearboxes must be extremely durable and dependable. Furthermore, power transmission necessitates the need for robustness, dependability, and compatibility with the installation environment. Such factors possess dominating impact on the global growth of precision gearbox market in the forecast period.

Market Segmentation

The global precision gearbox market is segmented based on product and application. Product is segmented as planetary, harmonic, and cycloidal. Further, application is segmented as military & aerospace, food, beverage, & tobacco, machine tools, materials handling, packaging, robotics, medical, and others.

Based on product, the planetary precision gearbox segment accounts for the dominating share of market growth from the past and is expected to continue this trend till the forecast period. This is because planetary precision gearboxes are one of the most important transmission devices in industrial automation, as they reduce speed, increase torque, and reduce the load/motor inertia ratio under the premise of ensuring precision transmission. Furthermore, planetary precision gearboxes are required for improved transmission results and extended service life. The aforementioned factors have a positive impact on the overall growth of the precision gearbox market.

Based on application, the robotics segment will account for the dominating share of the overall growth of the precision gearbox market. According to the Frontiers Media S.A. report, robotics are the backbone of several large-scale, traditional manufacturing industries such as automotive or electronics. Currently, the majority of the world's regions see a realistic opportunity to resurrect the manufacturing industry through the use of robots in SMEs and assistive services. A new generation of robotic devices is also altering priorities in the selection of suitable gearboxes. Precision geared product sales to the robotics and machine tool industries accounted for approximately 39% of all precision geared products shipped and are expected to gain a significant market share throughout the forecast period. Instead of extreme precision at high speeds, this influences segmental growth, eventually contributing to the overall growth of the precision gearbox market.

Regional Landscape

Asia Pacific dominates precision gearbox market by recording considerable share

Asia Pacific currently holds the dominating share of the precision gearbox market and will do so for the foreseeable future. Among APAC provinces, China holds a sizable share of the precision gearbox market. Precision gearbox shipments accounted for more than 95% of total shipments in the past due to massive demand for servo-driven machinery and increased access to capital. In addition, significant investment was made in the automotive industry, where demand for industrial robots has been boosted by a sharp increase in precision planetary gearbox shipments. Apart from that, Chinese industrial robot manufacturers are still experimenting with the use of high precision geared products in robots. Such factors have a significant impact on the regional growth of the precision gearbox market.

Precision gearboxes will be in high demand in North America in the coming years. This is due to the presence of a well-established automobile industry, which has resulted in massive demand. Furthermore, increased demand for new luxury vehicles as a result of rising living standards has resulted in a rapid expansion of the country's automotive industry trends. Furthermore, rising automation demand from a variety of industry verticals such as food and beverage, packaging, material handling, manufacturing, and others is expected to drive the North American precision gearbox market in the coming years.

Competitive Landscape

The prominent players of the global precision gearbox market include Nidec-Shimpo, Neugart GmbH, Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.P.A., Nabtesco, Parker-Hannifin Corporation (Parker Appliance Company), SEW-EURODRIVE GmbH & Co KG, Siemens, Dana Motion Systems Italia S.r.l. (a socio unico), and among others

Market Segmentation

Market by Product

  • Planetary
  • Harmonic
  • Cycloidal

Market by Application

  • Military & Aerospace
  • Food, Beverage, & Tobacco
  • Machine Tools
  • Materials Handling
  • Packaging
  • Robotics
  • Medical
  • Others

Market By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil 
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa


Frequently Asked Questions

CAGR of around 10.0% from 2021 to 2028 and expected to reach the market value of around US$ 5.0 Bn by 2028

Asia Pacific accounted dominating share for the global precision gearbox market and North America is predicted to record fastest growing CAGR for the forecast period of 2021 to 2028.

Technology support, and precision gearbox has gained high importance in agriculture industry are the prominent factors responsible for the growth of overall precision gearbox market.

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