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Headspace Gas Analyzers Market

Headspace Gas Analyzers Market by Product (Oxygen Headspace Analyzers, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Headspace Analyzers, Combination Headspace Analyzers, Pressure/Moisture Headspace Analyzers), Modality (Benchtop Systems, Handheld Headspace Analyzer), End User & Region - Forecast to 2021-2031

Headspace Gas Analyzers Market by Product (Oxygen Headspace Analyzers, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Headspace Analyzers, Combination Headspace Analyzers, Pressure/Moisture Headspace Analyzers), Modality (Benchtop Systems, Handheld Headspace Analyzer), End User & Region - Forecast to 2021-2031

Headspace Gas Analyzers Market - Analysis, Outlook, Growth, Trends, Forecasts

Headspace Gas Analyzers Market Snapshot

[372 pages] Global Headspace Gas Analyzers Market totaled US$ 60.8 Mn in 2020 and is expected to reach US$ 152.8 Mn by 2031. The market is expected to reflect a cumulative CAGR of 8.8% over the forecast period (2021-2031) according to Future Market Insights (FMI) study.

Increasing demand for rapid non-destructive moisture determination of sterile freeze-dried product is one of the primary factors boosting the headspace gas analyzers market. Advent of headspace gas analyzers allowed the replacement of time-consuming traditional methods with a quick, non-destructive method to streamline moisture analysis efforts.

These modern approaches can quantify water vapour amount in the headspace of freeze-dried vials with an optical method which helps improve the quality of the finished product. Hence, increasing demand for combination technologies is expected to create sales opportunities for sterile parenteral containers headspace gas analyzers in the forecast period. 

Key Points Covered in Headspace Gas Analyzers Market Study

  • Headspace Gas Analyzers Market Growth Projection for 2021-2031
  • Historical Sales Analysis for Headspace Gas Analyzer Market, 2016-2020
  • Segment-wise Assessment by Product, Modality, and End User
  • Competition Mapping and Market Share Analysis of Key Players
  • New Product Launches and Innovation Strategy
  • Pre and Post Pandemic Sales Growth in Headspace Gas Analyzers Market

2016-2020 Headspace Gas Analyzers (HGA) Demand Outlook Compared to 2021-2031 Forecast

According to Future Market Insights (FMI), sales of headspace gas analyzers grew at a healthy CAGR of nearly 7.3% between 2016 and 2020. Development of advanced solutions in the headspace gas analyzers (HAS) market and technological advancements are encouraging innovative product launches. This is anticipated to drive the sales of headspace gas analyzers in the coming years.

Higher focus on research and development will continue driving sales in the market in post-pandemic period. For instance, In June 2021 CS Analytical Laboratory installed LIGHTHOUSE’s instruments suite with laser-based headspace capabilities for container closure integrity testing.

Headspace gas analyzers can be combined with traditional technologies based on the vacuum/pressure decay method and automated visual inspection systems to offer maximum flexibility while handling products.

Combination technologies reduce time to analyze carbon dioxide and oxygen gas. These advancements are expected to boost the demand for headspace gas analyzers in the near future. For instance, in April 2019, Labthink Instruments Co., Ltd. officially became the first enterprise partner of the World Packaging Organization (WPO). Labthink has worked hand in hand with the WPO in the fields of packaging technology, science, engineering, and education.

Future Market Insights projects the global headspace gas analyzers to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% by 2031. Growth is attributed to rising number of R&D initiatives to offer innovative technologies.

Development of Advanced Solutions in the Headspace Gas Analyzers (HGA) Opening up New Growth Frontiers

HGA is non-destructive and can be used for both manual testing of individual samples and fully automated testing at production speeds. A new level of sensitivity has been achieved with the latest generation of lasers in comparison to the previous generation.

Standard deviations can be reduced by 50% in the latest generation of lasers, allowing for even more applications for low oxygen levels.

Several leading manufacturers have introduced  automated high-speed HGA systems and have continuously improved the technology to achieve faster measurements, higher sensitivity, robustness, and smaller footprints.

Some of these technological advancements, such as automation and headspace gas analyzer upgrades by key players, are effectively fueling the growth of the the market.

What are the Key Opportunities for Market Players?

Technological advancements, agreements, partnerships, and collaborations have emerged as key growth strategies adopted by the leading players in the global headspace gas analyzers market.

New product launches also will remain a preferred strategy adopted by the key players in this market for revenue generation. Companies are amining at the expansion of their product offerings in response to the increasing demand for headspace gas analyzers.

Furthermore, favorable regulations encouraging the use of  headspace gas analyzers in container closure integrity test (CCI) methods to gain deeper insights into the manufacturing process are expected to boost the growth of the headspace gas analyzers market in near future.

What is the Impact of the COVID-19 on the Market?

Unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19 had a negative impact on the market growth owing to the sharp reduction in demand. Production also was affected due to closed transnational borders and lengthy custom procedures together, which choked distribution channels and limited stock of supplies of raw materials.

However, ongoing advancements and change in the regulation for different applications will enable the market to recover in the coming years.

Country-wise Insights

Will the U.S. Remain a Key Market for Headspace Gas Analyzers?

In 2021, the U.S. is estimated to account for nearly 90% of value share in North America. Demand for headspace gas analyzers is rising in the U.S due to the increasing demand for safe packaging solutions for pharmaceutical products.

Additionally, rising living standards, health consciousness, and increasing disposable incomes are boosting the demand. As per Future Market Insights, the U.S. headspace gas analyzers market will grow by a little below 7% CAGR over the forecast period.

Why is Germany Considered a Lucrative Market within Europe?

Germany is expected to account for over 19% of the market in Europe by 2031. Rising demand for headspace gas analyzers in Germany is primarily attributed to increase in health awareness and growing demand for sterile drugs packaging.

Surging demand for nondestructive container to ensure product stability and sterility maintenance is also boosting the mrket growth across Germany. Furthermore, favorable policies encouraging the use of headspace gas analyzers and consumer acceptance of new technologies will provide impetus to the market in Germany.

What are the Factors Supporting Headspace Gas Analyzers Sales in China?

The China headspace gas analyzers market is expected to expand at around 9.4% CAGR. Increasing usage of headspace gas analyzer in the food packaging industry, pharmaceutical, and other related industries for restricting the growth of microorganisms is propelling market growth.

Rising adoption by manufacturers and extensive research and development activities to develop advanced technological solutions are driving the headspace gas analyzer market in China.

Regulatory change, favorable government policies, and growing funding will positively impact sales in the China headspace gas analyzer market.

Category-wise Insights

Will Demand for Oxygen Headspace Analyzers Continue Increasing?

In terms of product, the oxygen headspace analyzers will hold the maximum share of 45.7% in 2021. The segment will register healthy growth, expanding at 6.5% CAGR during the forecast period.

Demand for oxygen headspace analyzers is increasing as it is the only alternative to destructive sampling of random samples from the production batches and can provide quantitative information on Container Closure Integrity Test (CCI) by measuring oxygen ingress.

What are the Factors Supporting Benchtop Systems Sales?

In terms of modality, the benchtop system of headspace gas analyzers will account for 62.6% of the market share in 2021. Demand for benchtop systems is increasing as it offers extreme stability and accuracy in the inspection of overfilled containers with limited headspace.

It also has the ablility to monitor moisture levels and absolute pressure values. As it is compact, lightweight and easy to use system, manufacturers are adopting these systems. This trend is expected to continue during the forecast period as well.          

Why are Hospitals Considered as Primary End Users?

In terms of end user, hospitals will account for 42.5% of the market share in 2021. Growth in the segment can be attributed to the rising demand for sterile products and increasing percentage of health problems by unhygienic food packaging.

Competitive Landscape

Companies operating in the headspace gas analyzers market are focusing on strengthening their position through approval, collaborations, merger & acquisition, agreements with established as well as emerging market players.

Key players are focusing on product launches and expansion strategies to expand their market presence. Some of the recent instances include:

In April 2021, Bonfiglioli Engineering announced the release of LT-Pro Leak Tester which offers precise and consistent closed container integrity testing (CCIT) for stiff and flexible packaging.

In August 2019, XEPICS introduced its headspace gas analysis system at CPHI Worldwide 2019. XEPICS provides constant customer support which includes a large direct sales force and distributors to reach out to customers and form a large customer base.

In 2018, LIGHTHOUSE Instruments LLC introduced FMS headspace gas analyzer with measurement time of 0.5–5.0 seconds and 21 CFR Part 11 compliant software for rapid detection of gas.

Scope of the Report



Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

USD Million for Value.

Key Countries Covered

US, Canada, Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, GCC Countries, Turkey, South Africa

Key Segments Covered

Product, Modality, End User and Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • Quantek Instruments Inc.
  • Illinois Instruments Inc.
  • Labthink International Inc.
  • Xepics SA
  • Bonfiglioli Engineering S.r.l.

Report Coverage

Market Forecast, Competition Intelligence, DROT Analysis, Market Dynamics and Challenges, Strategic Growth Initiatives

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Headspace Gas Analyzers by Category


  • Oxygen Headspace Analyzers
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Headspace Analyzers
  • Combination Headspace Analyzers
  • Pressure/Moisture Headspace Analyzers


  • Benchtop Systems
  • Handheld Headspace Analyzer

End User:

  • Research & Development Facilities
  • Contract Manufacturing Organizations
  • Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing
  • Clinical Trials Agencies


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Key Questions Answered in the Report

What is the demand outlook for the global headspace gas analyzers market?

The global headspace gas analyzer market is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 8.8% owing to increasing demand for sensitive sterile pharmaceutical products, technological advancement, and new products launches.
North America currently holds the largest share in the headspace gas analyzers market. The markret currently accounts nearly 40% of global sales.
Technological advancements leading to innovative product launch and rising government initiatives to ensure safer packaging of pharmaceutical and food products are the primary factors driving the demand for headspace gas analyzers across the globe.
South Korea’s headspace gas analyzers market is expected to exhibit healthy growth at 9.3% CAGR, while Japan market is poised to expand at 8.3% CAGR during the forecast period.
The U.S., Germany, China, U.K, and France are the top 5 countries that are driving the demand for headspace gas analyzers
Leading companies of headspace gas analyzers market include WILCO AG, Quantek Instruments Inc., Illinois Instruments Inc., Labthink International Inc., LIGHTHOUSE, GASPOROX AB, Xepics SA, and Bonfiglioli Engineering S.r.l.

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