The global bearings market size is expected to Worth $186.9 Billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 9.7% over forecast period 2019 to 2026.
Bearings are essential in almost every application that involves motion and they help minimize friction between different mechanical components in several industrial machinery and equipment, resulting in reduced energy consumption. Hence, this machine element finds application in all industries, ranging from automobiles, household appliances, and aerospace to industrial machinery, using machinery or related motor-driven linkages.
Growing need to address energy efficiency in several application areas is expected to drive the bearings market. Technological advancements along with investments in R&D activities are also expected to drive market demand over the forecast period. Development of seal technologies, light weight elements in high performance bearings and lubrication technologies offer several market growth opportunities. The aforementioned technologies exhibit high energy efficiency characteristics. Bearings help reduce energy consumption by reducing friction between several mechanical components in a wide range of industrial equipments and machinery. For example, the new E2 bearings developed by SKF are reported to help reduce friction significantly.
Increasing bearings demand across railway and aerospace applications offer significant avenues for market growth. Surging demand for bearings and other precision components used in aircraft engines is also expected to favorably impact market growth over the next few years. Innovative material technologies and high bearing performance play an important role in aero-engine bearing developments.
The bearings market is estimated to witness a considerable growth in the forthcoming years, ascribed to the aim to achieve energy efficiency. Energy saving and bearings go hand-in-hand. The main objective of this element is saving energy by reducing friction, be it during the rotation of shafts of a transmission or the wheel of a vehicle. Additionally, rising demand for commercial vehicles is expected to catapult the demand from automotive sector across the world.
Technological advancements including smart bearings, development of advanced materials and lubricants, and integrating sensor units, are anticipated to provide high growth potential to the market. With the objective of enhancing performance, vendors are incorporating sensor units of the product. Sensor units help digital monitoring of rotation speed, axial movement, load carrying capacity acceleration, and deceleration. These units are presently being used in conveyors forklifts, road rollers, and electric motors. Furthermore, the integration of IoT capabilities facilitates manufacturers to monitor bearing operations constantly.
The market is mature with a dynamic demand closely related to the state of engineering industries and capital goods. Companies are offering integrated products that significantly decrease the number of bearings that go into an assembled product and reduce the overall cost of equipment. This in turn is also increasing the shelf-life and reliability of the product. Product manufacturers are increasingly investing in R&D to address the intensifying competition by providing innovative products.
The global bearing market is expected to observe a healthy growth in the coming few years. IN addition to this, the development of new products and the rising research and development activities are expected to accelerate the growth of the overall market in the next few years.
The report analyzes and forecasts the bearing market at global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on volume (Tons) and value (US$ Mn) from 2019 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global bearing market. The Porter’s Five Forces model has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein various applications have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.
The study provides a decisive view of the bearing market by segmenting it in terms of form and application. The segment has been analyzed based on the present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes the current and projected demand in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of bearing market for the base year 2018 and the forecast between 2019 and 2026. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
The main objective of this report is to aid the user in understanding the market as a whole, its definitions, segmentation, market potential, influential trends, and the barriers that it is facing. Meticulous research and analysis were an important part of the report preparation. Those reading the report will be able to get a detailed understanding about the market. Industry experts have verified and checked the data and information that have been taken from credible sources like websites, annual reports of companies, journals, and other resources. In order give the facts and data a pictorial form, diagrams, graphs, pie charts, and other representations have been used. That augments the visual appeal of the report and makes understanding it much easier.
Competitive Landscape is the most valuable part of this report
Key market players include NTN Corporation, Schaeffler Group, SKF, NSK Global, Timken and JTEKT. Manufacturers focus on providing specialized bearings often tailored to customer specification or application requirements. The process of product development relies heavily on the end-market.
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Primary research represents a bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents of key players operating in various application areas have been reviewed for competition analysis and market understanding.
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