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A Summary of the Welding Guns Market Developments (2023 to 2033)

According to the report published by Future Market Insights, the welding guns market is anticipated to attain a value pool of US$ 20 billion by 2023-end. Global demand for Welding Guns is expected to rise at a CAGR of 5.8% to US$ 35 billion in 2033.

Increasing Preference for Automated Welding Guns to Drive the Market Growth

  • Growing preference for automation: The welding industry is witnessing a shift towards automation to increase productivity, reduce errors, and enhance safety. Welding guns are being integrated with robotic systems to automate welding processes, which is expected to drive the demand for welding guns in the coming years.
  • Increasing focus on safety: With the growing emphasis on worker safety, the welding industry is paying more attention to safety features in welding equipment, including welding guns. The demand for welding guns that offer enhanced safety features, such as thermal overload protection and quick-release triggers, is on the rise.

Growing Demand for Portable and Compact Welding Guns

  • Increasing demand for welding guns in emerging economies: The demand for welding guns is increasing in emerging economies due to the growth of the manufacturing sector, particularly in countries such as China, India, and Brazil. The rise in construction activities and infrastructure development is also expected to drive the demand for welding guns in these regions.
  • Growing demand for lightweight and portable welding guns: There is an increasing demand for lightweight and portable welding guns due to the ease of handling and maneuverability they offer. Welding guns with advanced ergonomic features are also gaining popularity due to the comfort they provide to the operator during long hours of use.
  • Rising demand for high-performance welding guns: The demand for high-performance welding guns is increasing due to the need for greater welding efficiency and precision. Advanced welding guns with features such as multi-process capabilities, high-speed welding, and real-time monitoring are in high demand.

Increasing Adoption of Robotic Welding Guns in Industrial Applications

  • Integration with advanced welding technologies: Welding guns are increasingly being integrated with advanced welding technologies such as digital controls, sensors, and automatic wire-feeding systems. These features offer increased precision and accuracy in welding applications, resulting in improved weld quality and reduced rework.
  • Rise in the adoption of robotic welding systems: The use of robotic welding systems is on the rise, and welding guns are being designed to work in tandem with these systems. Robotic welding systems offer improved welding consistency and accuracy, as well as increased productivity
  • Advancements in Wireless and Remote Control Welding Technology: Advancements in wireless and remote control welding technology are a new trend in the welding gun market that is gaining momentum. This trend is driven by the increasing demand for improved safety, efficiency, and precision in welding processes. Wireless and remote control welding technology enables welders to operate welding guns from a distance, eliminating the need for them to be physically close to the welding machine. This technology allows welders to work in hazardous or hard-to-reach locations, improving safety and reducing the risk of injury. This technology enables multiple welders to work on the same project simultaneously, which can save time and increase efficiency. Welding guns can be controlled remotely from a single location, allowing for coordinated efforts and better workflow. As a result, the demand for welding guns with wireless and remote control technology is increasing, driving innovation and competition in the welding gun market.
Data Points Key Statistics
Expected Market Value in 2023 US$ 20 billion
Projected Market Value in 2033 US$ 35 billion
Growth Rate (2023 to 2033) 5.8% CAGR

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Welding Guns Market Overview

Insights revealed by the latest assessment on the welding guns market portray substantial gains, with the market expanding at over 5% CAGR from 2021 to 2031. Demand growth will witness a steady recovery in the short term, with an optimistic growth outlook in the long run. The surge in demand from the semiconductor industry will create opportunities in near future.

What are Dynamics for Welding Guns Market

Welding guns market is directly dependent on the requirement for welding process. Welding processes have substantial applications for metal fabrication in manufacturing industries including automotive, marine, aerospace, railways, general fabrication, energy, building, and construction, etc.

The demand is estimated to increase at a significant pace owing to increasing industrial production and manufacturing activities. Welding guns generally have tips and nozzles that are easier for cleaning and changing, this makes them suitable for high-volume welding operations. Some guns come with necks that have the ability to rotate or bend enabling the welder to reach difficult joint angles without causing wrist strain.

The demand for passenger cars is increasing and leading to growing automotive production and the automotive aftermarket as well. Automotive manufacturing requires welding operations to a remarkable extent which is likely to drive the demand for welding process and subsequently welding guns during the forecast period.

One of the challenging factors restraining the growth of welding guns market is the slow rate of adapting newer welding technologies. Cost sensitivity is the factor hampering investments in advanced welding technologies in developing countries.

Advanced welding technologies such as automated welding machines are getting commissioned in developed countries. However, employing these technologies in developing economies is remarkably lower due to the high costs of products and low investment availability.

Rapid urbanization is the crucial factor boosting the constructional requirements. Besides continuous innovation in welding technologies for welding complex and large structures in the construction industry is fuelling the growth of welding guns market.

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Sales to Recover Sharply Post the Containment of Pandemic

The ongoing crisis of COVID-19 has severely hit the global economy. The impact of pandemic has compelled results in national lockdowns causing the complete shutdown of production activities and supply chain networks across the globe consequently affecting the welding guns market severely.

However, the market is expected to witness a sharp recovery as economic activity resumes post the containment of the pandemic.

East Asia Welding Guns Market growth Outlook

With the blooming industrial sector, including manufacturing, construction, utilities, and oil & gas, demand for welding processes, subsequently Welding guns, in the global market is expected to rise during the forecast period. Countries in the East Asia region such as China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea are expected to witness high demand for welding processes in the upcoming years.

On account of the early adopters of robotic-based welding as well as conventional methods is projected to remain a dominant share in the global market. Moreover, the three countries being the prominent industrial production hubs also pose a favorable market for welding guns.

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Europe Demand Potential

Companies from East Asia, the USA, and domestic states are poised for shifting their production facilities in the region. Significant growth in the Eastern and Central Europe regions is also anticipated to witness significant growth in the demand for Welding processes, subsequently contributing to the global Welding guns market during the forecast period.

Who are the Key Manufacturers and Suppliers of Welding Guns

Some of the leading manufacturers and suppliers include

  • Lincoln Electric
  • Kent Welding guns
  • Panasonic
  • Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik GmbH
  • NIMAK GmbH
  • CM Industries
  • Milco Manufacturing
  • ARO Technologies
  • Miller Welding
  • Kemppi
  • Centerline among others.

Many leading manufacturers are focused on establishing their manufacturing facilities in the countries from the Asia Pacific such as India, China, Thailand, and Taiwan to cater to increasing demand in the region.

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessments by industry analysts, and inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides an in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators, and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments.

The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Key Segments

By Product Type:

  • Robotic Guns
  • Manual Guns
  • Innershield Guns
  • Specialty guns

By Welding Type:

  • Spot Welding
  • Arc Welding
    • Flux Cored Welding
    • MIG Welding
    • Shielded Metal Arc welding
    • Gas Metal Arc welding
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Others

By End Use Industry:

  • Transportation
    • Automotive
    • Marine
    • Aerospace
  • Shipbuilding
  • Energy
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Buildings and Construction
  • Oil and Gas 
  • Others

By Region:

  • North America
    • US & Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil, Mexico, and Others
  • Western Europe
    • EU5
    • Nordics
    • Benelux
  • Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Australia and New Zealand (ANZ)
    • Greater China
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • Other Middle East
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Other Africa

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