Overview of the global industrial fasteners market
Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global industrial fasteners market will grow steadily during the next four years and post a CAGR of about 4% by 2020. This market research analysis identifies the emergence of self-clinching fasteners as one of the primary growth factors for this market. Self-clinching fasteners offer reusable and permanent load-bearing threads and come as the reliable solution for thin metal assemblies that involve thin sheet metals and require good pullout and torque loads, to provide safe fastening. Self-clinching fasteners come in a wide array of types and variations and since they require only a single mating piece to complete the assembling process, they significantly reduce the number of attachment hardware, such as lock washers, loose washers, and nuts. This makes the assembling process much easier and quick, which will aid in the growth of the market in the coming years.
One of the major trends that will gain traction in this market is the elimination of defective fasteners with 3D inspection. The adoption of lightweight materials in vehicle manufacturing reduces the overall weight and the cost of production. This led to the rise in demand for materials such as aluminum, magnesium, zinc, and plastics and has increased the need to ensure and maintain the production rate and quality of the fasteners associated with these lightweight materials. This will induce industrial fastener manufacturers to adopt high-resolution 3D inspection to effectively eliminate defective parts and ensure zero defect in the final output.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
Characterized by the presence of several large and small scale vendors, this market appears to be highly fragmented and is dominated by the international players. The market is
Overview of the global rupture disc market
Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global rupture disc market will grow steadily during the next four years and post an impressive revenue of more than USD 318 million by 2020. This market research analysis identifies the growing importance of the water and wastewater treatment industry as one of the primary growth factors for this market. It has been observed that only about one-fifth of the wastewater produced across the world undergoes effective treatment. The constantly growing population and rapid urbanization have resulted in increasing the demand for freshwater. Though several developed economies have well-developed water treatment infrastructure, they lack proper distribution facilities, which results in the water being contaminated in transit. The exploitation of groundwater resources and the lack of regulations for the disposal of industrial wastewater in several countries in APAC is also leading to the contamination of natural reservoirs. The growing awareness towards the need to reduce river water contamination has induced several governments across the globe to increase their investments in developing industrial and municipal water treatment infrastructure, which will in turn, drive the demand for rupture disks.
In terms of geographical regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the market throughout the forecast period. The rising urbanization that has resulted in increasing the demand for automobiles, housing, and electrical equipment that consequently drives the demand for power and the increase in the growth of several industries including oil and gas, power, chemical, and food and beverage, will
Overview of the global labeling equipment market
Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global labeling equipment market will grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of almost 4% by 2020. This market research analysis identifies the increase in number of retail outlets as one of the primary growth factors for the labeling machines market. The growth in disposable incomes and the rising awareness about hygiene have resulted in the increased demand for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) products that are mainly sold through retail outlets. Owing to the focus of the major retailers such as Carrefour, Metro, Tesco, IKEA, and Walmart in expanding their global presence in several countries in Africa and APAC, the retail industry will witness exponential growth in the coming years. This will increase the demand for more retail goods, which will subsequently drive the growth of the labeling equipment market.
One of the major trends that will gain traction in this market in the coming years is the growing demand for sustainable labels. Increasing environmental concerns among consumers in the developed regions such as EMEA and the Americas, will induce vendors to increase their investments in the development of eco-friendly labels and promote environmental sustainability. One of the major vendors, Avery Dennison has already launched recyclable and biodegradable label products, whereas another major vendor Spear, is connecting with customers through recycling groups that collect used release liners after application. Since the use of eco-friendly labeling products will also help product manufacturing companies to improve their brand image, the coming years will witness a rapid increase in their demand.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The market is characterized by the presence of several local and international
Global outlook of the valves market for power industry
Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global valves market for power industry to grow steadily during the next four years and post a CAGR of almost 4% by 2020. This industry research report identifies the increase in number of combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plants to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. Coal is the most commonly used fuel for power production. Though coal power plants are preferred over other power plants due to the cost factor, the increasing focus of governments and environmentalists in reducing the emission of greenhouse gases, has resulted in the rise in number of natural gas-based power plants. The increased production of natural gas, the decrease in its prices, and stringent emission norms implemented in several developed countries, will compel the power sector to transition from fossil fuel power generation to CCGT technology that also has benefits such as less emission of CO2, NOx, and SO₂ when compared to coal-powered plants. Since gas turbines use valves in several applications including fuel control, false start drain, intel guide vane actuation, air purge control, and reverse flow prevention, the expected increase in the number of CCGT gas turbines in the coming years, will drive the growth of this market.
The increasing adoption of 3D printing in valves industry is one of the major trends that will gain traction in this market in the next four years. Pump and valve manufacturers will start combining 3D printing
Overview of the global paper converting machine market
Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global paper converting machine market will grow steadily during the next four years and post a CAGR of more than 3% by 2020. This market research analysis identifies the use of transpromotional documents as one of the primary growth factors for this market. TransPromo is a document that consists of a well-positioned promotional message with all essential transactional information and helps marketers reach out to their customers in a more attractive way. The customization of messages to ensure that they are relevant as the transaction document on which the message is being incorporated, will increase the chances of positive response from customers. Advancements in digital printing technology, will drive the adoption of transactional documents, which in turn, bolsters the market’s growth prospects.
Paper-cutting is evolving as a predominant art all over the globe and companies will start focusing on producing innovative products to gain a competitive edge over their competitors. The adoption of laser technology will not only improve the company’s production process but also offer various other benefits such as reduced configuration costs, zero downtime, and ease of operation. As a result, the use of laser as a tool will be one of the major market trends in the coming years.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
Owing to the presence of several multinational, regional, and local vendors, the market appears to be fragmented. Though the regional and local vendors find it difficult to compete with established players in terms of product quality, features, and range of offerings, they offer innovative solutions at lower prices and offer a stiff competition to the established vendors. Due to the rise in e-commerce parcel distribution and growth of the consumer and
Global outlook of the leather tanning machinery market
Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global leather tanning machinery market to grow steadily in the next four years and post a CAGR of almost 4% by 2020. This industry research report identifies the use of anaerobic digesters to produce biogas from tannery wastes to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. Traditional leather tanning techniques produce large amounts of organic and chemical pollutants. Wastes generated during leather processing also pose a serious challenge to the environment, inducing countries to take initiatives to control the use of leather products. Anaerobic digestion is an attractive method that can be used to recover energy from tannery wastes. The method involves the degradation of the organic matter contained in the sludge and tannery solid wastes, resulting in the generation of biogas. The stabilized residue can then be used as a low-grade fertilizer. This reduces the adverse impacts of leather tanning process on the environment and propels the demand for leather, in turn, driving the demand for leather tanning machinery.
The rise in adoption of enzyme-assisted soaking will be one of the major trends that will gain traction in this market during the predicted period. Enzyme-assisted soaking processes improve the product's quality and also reduces production costs and the tanning process’ impact on the environment. Enzymes or alkaline proteases can also be used during leather processing and helps in the recovery of chromium and fatty material from waste such as cuttings, flesh waste, and shavings. This will drive the increased adoption of leather tanning process that consecutively fuels
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