Moisture Analyzer – Near-Infrared Technique- Best Fit for Continues Analysis
Advancement in the field of calculating moisture levels has led to the use of near-infrared technique, measuring the reflectance and absorbance of light to determine the level of moisture. The use of near-infrared technology is widespread, appearing in the food processing, pharmaceuticals, packaging, chemical, and textile industry. Meanwhile, the huge demand from the food and beverage industry can be attributed to the strict regulations to maintain high quality of food products by maintaining the moisture content.
Moisture Analyzer Market - Global Industry Analysis (2013-2018) & Market Forecast (2019-2027)
Moisture analyzers, most commonly known as moisture meters, operate on the basis of infrared heating technology. Moisture analyzers are devices that are used to identify and measure the moisture content in solids, liquids, as well as pasty materials. Moisture analyzers find a wide range of applications in the food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, semiconductor, polymer, and other industries. Moisture content is often mistaken as the water content in materials. In reality, the moisture content in a material comprises of all of its volatile components such as organic solvents, fats, oils, and water content.
The food and beverages industry is expected to create substantial demand for the moisture analyzer in forecast period.
Moisture plays a vital role in influencing the quality and functioning of materials, hence, it is mandatory for the manufacturing industry to maintain the correct moisture content in raw materials as well as in its finished products to ensure their optimal performance and to meet the product standards & regulations. Food and beverage products are highly perishable and can be quickly affected by moisture, hence, it is important for the manufacturers of food and beverage products to maintain the accurate amount of moisture throughout the manufacturing process. Moisture content also needs to be monitored during the packaging and dispatch of food and beverage products to maintain the quality of these products throughout the supply chain. As a result, the food and beverage industry is among the largest consumers of moisture analyzers.
The moisture analyzer market is expected to witness high demand from the pharmaceuticals industry
The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most quality-centric industries as the chemical compositions and molecules used in pharmaceutical products are very sensitive and can be easily affected by variations in moisture. The pharmaceutical industry needs to ensure high accuracy in terms of the chemical composition due to the sensitivity of these products. Moreover, to meet the stringent government norms and standards related to chemical compositions, the pharmaceutical industry needs to take care of the moisture content in the manufacturing process to maintain quality. Hence, the pharmaceutical industry is the second-largest consumer of moisture analyzers.
- For instance, Mettler Toledo, a leading manufacturer of moisture analyzers, have reported substantial growth in its revenue from the pharmaceutical sector in the past few years.
The in-line moisture analyzer segment is expected to witness significant growth
On the basis of product type, the moisture analyzer market is segmented as desktop-mounted, handheld, and in-line. The demand for in-line moisture analyzers is expected to grow at highest rate among other moisture analyzers during the forecast period, due to the rapid growth of process automation in the manufacturing industry, as well as various other industries, which is eventually generating the demand for in-line moisture analyzers. In-line moisture analyzers can be installed on production lines for the continuous inspection of the level of moisture content in process material for quality checks, and to make possible changes based on the inspection to ensure high-quality end products.
- For instance, TEWS, a leading German manufacturer, stated in their annual news report 2017, that the In-line moisture analyzers with patented technology resulted in 300% efficiency of pharmaceutical production
- Increasing expenditure on the chemical sector boosting the demand for moisture analyzer market
Continuous growth in the chemical sector, as well as investments in the same, are among the major factors driving the moisture analyzer market. Moreover, high investments on chemical testing, drug discovery & development, and proteomics is also creating potential growth opportunities for the market. In addition, increase in the development activities carried out by the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in most of the developing and developed nations has a direct impact on the moisture analyzer market. Increasing government funding and research activities, driven by the development of large-scale chemical and pharmaceutical projects across the globe, is also driving the moisture analyzer market.
- For instance, World chemicals turnover was valued at €3,475 billion in 2017 according to CEFIC, the European chemical Industry Council.
In recent past, it has been observed that the governments of major economies, such as the U.S., Russia, the U.K., Germany, France, Japan, India, China, and others, are focusing on the development of commercial chemical facilities and strengthening their chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.
- Recently, India's largest agrochemical company, United Phosphorous, announced the acquisition of Arysta Life science for about USD 4.2 billion. This is expected to drive the demand for moisture analyzers worldwide.
APEJ is expected to increase its dominance in moisture analyzer market due to rapid growth in the chemical sector
Asia Pacific excluding Japan is expected to hold a significant market share in the global moisture analyzer market during the forecast period. Rapid developments in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries and significant growth in the food and beverages industry are creating high demand for moisture analyzers. Moreover, expanding investments in the chemical as well as food & beverages industries by governments of different countries in the region, such as India and China, are expected to drive the moisture analyzer market in APEJ.
- For instance, According to Economic Times report, India's chemical industry is estimated to grow at 9 % CAGR to reach USD 304 billion by FY25, from USD 163 billion in FY18.
- Furthermore, the increasing overall development and GDP growth in the countries of APEJ are also among factors supporting the demand for moisture analyzers in the region.
Measuring Moisture Content during Manufacturing Process- A Growing PracticeIncreasing number of companies across industry verticals are largely focusing on measuring the moisture content in the product during the manufacturing process. Measuring the moisture content during the production of baked products and snack food is on a rise as the excess moisture content during the product manufacturing stage can cause clumping and result in product deterioration. Currently, many moisture analyzing methods are used commercially, however, new methods are being introduced with a focus on reliability and cost-efficiency.
US to Lead the Moisture Analyzer Market Growth in North America
Presence of several moisture analyzer manufacturers in the country along with the industries such as pharmaceutical, food and beverages, and chemicals that are the major consumers of the moisture analyzing equipment. Owing to the stringent regulations in the food and beverages and pharmaceutical industries in the US to produce high quality products, manufacturers in these industries are increasingly focusing on using moisture analyzers to maintain product quality and increase the shelf life of food products. Meanwhile, in recent years, portable and handheld moisture analyzers featuring captive electrical resistance sensors or capacitance have also gained popularity in the US.
* This data is only a representation. Actual data may vary and will be available in report.
The Broader Perspective
Demand for inline moisture analyzers have grown owing to the adoption of automation across industries, however, desktop moisture analyzers are likely to witness increasing sales in the coming years for high degree of accuracy. Meanwhile, loss on drying analyzing technique offering good measure of the moisture content along with the detection of any volatile substances in both solid and semi-solid materials is likely to gain traction in the coming years.
Desktop moisture analyzers will remain top-selling category
Demand for inline moisture analyzers will witness considerable growth
Loss on drying analysis technique to sustain high demand
Infrared radiation likely to witness substantial growth
Manufacturing industry accounts for larger share of the moisture analyzer market
Gains from food and beverages industry will also remain significant
How Growth will Unfold
To offer stable production run leading to the high quality food product, food companies are extensively using moisture analyzers. Food and beverages companies have also started focusing on maintaining moisture content in raw materials used to produce final product. Measurement of moisture at several steps of food production is resulting in the demand for advanced moisture analyzers providing quick results.
Manufacturing | Pharmaceutical | Food & Beverages | Chemicals | Construction | Pulp & Paper | Others
* This data is only a representation. Actual data may vary and will be available in report.Click Here To Know How The Growth Will Unfold
Custom Market Research Services
FMI offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.
Moisture Analyzer Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2018 & Opportunity Assessment 2019-2027
A recent market study published by FMI “Moisture Analyzer Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2018 & Forecast 2019-2027” offers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting thorough research on the historic as well as current growth parameters of the Moisture Analyzer market, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.
Moisture Analyzer Market Taxonomy
The global Moisture Analyzer market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present a complete market intelligence approach to the reader.
- Loss on Drying
- Karl Fischer Titration
- Infrared Radiation
- Microwave Radiation
- Food & Beverages
- Pulp & Paper
- North America
- Latin America
The report commences with the executive summary of the Moisture Analyzer market, which includes a summary of the key findings and key statistics of the market. It also includes the market value (US$ million) estimates of the leading segments of the Moisture Analyzer market.
Readers can find the detailed taxonomy and the definition of the Moisture Analyzer market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the Moisture Analyzer market. This section also highlights the key inclusions and exclusions, which helps the reader understand the scope of the Moisture Analyzer market report.
The report provides the key trends that are expected to substantially impact the growth of the market during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are provided in this section, along with key market developments or product innovations, key competition mapping, which is likely to have a significant impact on Moisture Analyzer market.
This section includes the key inclusions of the report. It includes the product adoption & usage analysis, product timeline, regulatory assessment, reimbursement scenario, pipeline assessment & opportunity analysis, and manufactures’ strategies for market expansion.
This section explains the global market value analysis and forecast for the Moisture Analyzer market between the forecast period of 2013-2027. This chapter includes the detailed analysis of the historical Moisture Analyzer market, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the absolute opportunity for the current year (2019 – 2020), and an incremental opportunity for the forecast period (2019 – 2027).
This chapter explains the key macro-economic factors that are expected to influence the growth of the Moisture Analyzer market during the forecast period. Along with macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the opportunity analysis for the Moisture Analyzer market. This chapter also highlights the key dynamics of the Moisture Analyzer market, which include the drivers, restraints, and trends. Moreover, it will enable readers to understand the key trends followed by the leading manufacturers in the Moisture Analyzer market.
This section explain the global market penetration analysis for the Moisture Analyzer in 2018. The section also covers the key information about the applications of the moisture analyzer in various industries such as Food & Beverages, Chemicals, construction, Pulp & Paper and Others. The section also covers the key information about the adoption of Desktop, Handheld and Inline Moisture Analyzers. It also provides information on the penetration of the Moisture Analyzer market by emerging application areas.
Based on the Product Type, the Moisture Analyzer market is segmented into Desktop, Handheld and Inline. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the Moisture Analyzer market and market attractiveness analysis based on the Product Type.
Based on the Analysis Technique, the Moisture Analyzer market is segmented into Loss on Drying, Karl Fischer Titration, Infrared Radiation, Microwave Radiation, and Capacitance. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the Moisture Analyzer market and market attractiveness analysis based on the Analysis Technique.
This chapter provides details about the Moisture Analyzer market on the basis of Industry, based on which the market has been classified into Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverages, Chemicals, construction, Pulp & Paper and Others. In this chapter, readers can understand the market attractiveness analysis based on End Use.
This chapter explains how the Moisture Analyzer market will grow across various geographic regions, such as North America, Latin America, Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), and the Middle East & Africa (MEA).
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America Moisture Analyzer market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find the regional trends, regulations, and market growth based on the Analysis Technique, Product Type, End use industries, and countries in North America.
Readers can find detailed information about several factors, such as the pricing analysis and the regional trends, which are impacting the growth of the Latin America Moisture Analyzer market. This chapter also includes the growth prospects of the Moisture Analyzer market in the leading LATAM countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America.
Important growth prospects of the Moisture Analyzer market based on its end users in several countries, such as Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Italy, and the Rest of Europe, are included in this chapter.
Japan is the prominent country in the Asia Pacific market. Thus, Japan is the prime subject of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the Asia Pacific Moisture Analyzer market. In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the growth parameters of the Japan Moisture Analyzer market for the period 2018–2028
This chapter highlights the growth of the Moisture Analyzer market in the Asia Pacific Excluding Japan by focusing on India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and the Rest of APEJ. This section also helps readers understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the Moisture Analyzer market in APEJ.
This chapter provides information about how the Moisture Analyzer market will grow in the major countries in the MEA region, such as GCC Countries, South Africa, Israel, and the rest of MEA, during the forecast period 2019 - 2027.
In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the tier analysis and market concentration of the key players in the Moisture Analyzer market, along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio.
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the leading stakeholders in the Moisture Analyzer market, along with detailed information about each company, which includes the company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are METTLER TOLEDO, PCE Instruments, Adam Equipment, Sartorius AG, KERN & SOHN GmbH, A&D Co., Ltd., Ametek, Inc., Shimadzu Corp., Sinar Technology, Systech Illinois, Michell Instruments, Spectrasensors Inc., OHAUS Corporation, General Electric, CEM Corporation, Hach (Danaher Corporation), and Mitsubishi Chemical Analytech Co., Ltd.
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provide a base to the information and statistics included in the Moisture Analyzer market report.
This chapter helps readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain the various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the Moisture Analyzer market.
How the research was conducted?
Primary research interviews with Key opinion leaders and other participants were conducted for data collection and validation of the below information:
- Adoption of Moisture Analyzers
- Average Selling Price (US$) and Market Growth
- Key Developments
- Key Trends and Opportunities
- Regional wise Dynamics
- Market Share Information
- Key Brands
- Competition & Key Vendor Strategies
- Competition & Key Vendor Strategies
- American Society for Testing and Materials
- British Measurement & Testing Association
- International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
- International Association for Food Protection
- National Sanitation Foundation (NSF International)
- American Forest & Paper Association
- American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
- Food Safety and Inspection Service( USA)
- Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
- Food Standards Agency (FSA, UK)
Primary Interview Splits
Moisture Analyzer Market Reports - Table of Contents
1. Global Moisture Analyzer Market - Executive Summary
11. Research Methodology
12. Secondary and Primary Sources
13. Assumptions and Acronyms