Air Bearings Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2027

Global Air Bearings Market Research Report: by Type (Hydrostatic/Aerostatic, Hydrodynamic/Aerodynamic), by Application (Precision Machinery Tools, High-speed Machines, Others), by End-user (Aviation, Automotive, Medical, Space, HVAC, Microturbine, Compressors, Semiconductor, Wastewater Management, Others), and Region - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/A&D/5689-CR | January 2019 | Region: Global | 183 pages

Market overview


The global air bearing market has a high growth rate; in 2017, it achieved USD 7,265.8 million. In the recent report of Market Research Future (MRFR), the air bearing market has aimed to grow its market size valuing USD 10,733 million by the forecast period of 2023. The global gap sensing air bearings provides the speed capacity of >60000 rpm, <1000 rpm, 1000 – 60000 rpm.


To give a layer of compressed air among the surfaces, air bearings are used to restrain tear and wear. The air bearing market is more in demand as it has advantages of frictionless operation, cost advantage, long durability, and environment-friendly nature. It provides high speed of applications as the air bearing market has predicted to expand its business 6.82% CAGR over the forecast period of 2018 to 2023 by taking care of its quality products.


In the air bearing industry, many new trends of application and technology have been introduced to reach the global market target on a large scale. There are various major factors, which influence the growth of the air bearing market.  


COVID-19 Analysis


During COVID-19, all the global markets were running financially loss; among these air bearing market is also the one to face loss in every region. The demand for the product has decreased due to this pandemic; so aerospace industries have taken initiatives and different new strategies to globally uplift the air-bearing market. The COVID-19 has reduced the production of its product and decreased its demand for the product. Following this trend, the supply chain has stopped somewhere for a limited period.


Hence, the development authorities and government has taken some strategies to develop the entire business field in a concise period. The market has developed its plans and strategy involving many key players to their businesses. The government and key players have supported the air-bearing market's critical strategy to develop their position. As a result, the air bearing market has balanced its position in the global market and trying to improve its sales across the world.


Market Dynamics



  • Main drivers of the air bearing market


The principal driver of the global market is the aerospace bearings market industry. Other end users like aviation, automotive, medical, semiconductor, wastewater management sectors, etc., are contributing their efforts to the air bearing market. After breaking the pandemic situation, the air bearing market has gained the support of these industries and tried to grow all over the world. The air bearings market has used progressive strategies in sales to ensure the increment in the production rate.


Hence, the report explains that the new strategies are adopted by the air bearing market is about to reach its goal by 2023. The constant support of these key drivers has made it possible to grow the air bearing market.



  • Important opportunities for the market


The increasing demand of this market has shown the public demand over the products. The air bearing market has reached USD 7,265.8 million in the year 2017 and has planning to achieve more by adopting various strategies. According to the public demand, the air bearing industry has to recruit more key players as an excellent strategy to spread their businesses worldwide.


As a result, the market for air bearing is exploring all the vast areas of planning. After a long break of COVID-19, the global market has more opportunities to increase its sales and manufacturer list.



  • Market restraints


In the marketing field, there are always ups downs in the businesses. In some of the developing countries, high installation cost holds the global market. The major restrain faced by the air bearing industry is the recent year 2020. The COVID-19 has brought many losses in their businesses as no one can travel outside; the marketing has faced a major financial loss for the year.


As a result, the air bearing market has done proper planning with the involvement of key drivers to develop their sales and production on a large scale. The key drivers have increased their sales by using different strategies to overcome this pandemic situation.  



  • Growth rate challenges in the market


The air bearing industry might face issues and threats in the marketing field to reach all the world's regions. To cover up the entire regional segment, the air bearing market needs more players to support it in work. The air bearing market has adopted beneficial strategies to employ more key players in the global market to uplift their businesses.


Therefore, market report says the air bearing market has proper stability in the global market, and it is trying to0 reach all the remote areas of the countries with the help of key players.



  • Cumulative Growth Analysis


The air bearing industry growth analysis is very important to know the growth and development in the global market. The air bearings market manufacturers have used various strategies to expand their business globally and have upgraded many new technologies in their managing system to do fast work. All the key players of the air-bearing market have adopted these strategies to overcome the pandemic's present situation.


The report explains that the global market strategies have given a proper understanding to the air bearing manufacturers to develop their businesses. Therefore, these strategies used by the worldwide market have made them overcome the COVID-19.


Value Chain Analysis


The market for air bearing has a high generation of market revenue in the global market in 2017. As the demand for the product is increasing day by day, the air bearing market has predicted to reach its market revenue size of USD 10,733 million for the forecast period of 2023. There are higher possibilities of the market to achieve its goal as the present growth rate is balanced.


Segment Overview



  • By Service


The air bearing market has provided their best products and services in keeping the needs of the customers. The new strategies adopted by the this market have included providing their best services.


The rotary air bearings have applications in precision metal tools, coordinate measuring machines, and high-speed machines. Due to these application features, its demand is increasing its value chain. The future prediction of the air bearing market can be accurate within its global area.


As a result, the air bearings design is more in demand, and providing services is most appreciated in the customer review.



  • By Type


According to the segmental classification, the market has divided into two types, i.e., Hydrostatic or Aerostatic and Hydrodynamic or Aerodynamic. The market manufacturers have more supplies of these two types.


As a result, the report explains that the distribution of these two types of air bearing market product demand is rising.


Regional Analysis


The regional classification of the air bearing market has a vast area as it is very famous and many people are aware of the air bearing products. Air bearing technology is more in demand in the countries like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and The Middle East & Africa. In a concise span period, the air bearing market has strengthened its position in the market. In the future, it has the aim to grow its base all across the world and planning to reach all the remote parts of these countries.


Therefore, the regional segmental study report has mentioned that the global market has maintained all of the regions, and the future prediction will also reach by 2023.


Competitive Landscape


The report talks about the key players such as:



  • APG-Neuros Inc.

  • Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc.

  • IBS Precision Engineering

  • Air Bearings Ltd.

  • Capstone Turbine Corporation

  • Leuven Air Bearings NV

  • Bladon Jets

  • Hot Air Systems, Inc.

  • Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON)

  • Many others


These major market players have contributed more to the market for air bearing and have more focus to improve theirs in businesses in this field. It has developed its competitive landscape and capacity. All the market players use air bearing strategies to promote their brands and expand their businesses.


Recent Developments



  • Recently, the air bearing industry has developed its capacity expansions.

  • Another development has been found in plant turnarounds.

  • The development also highlighted mergers and acquisitions.


Report Overview



  • Market Overview

  • Research analysis based upon COVID 19

  • The Market Dynamics

  • Value Chain Analysis

  • Market Segmentation

  • The Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Landscape Analysis

  • Recent Developments


The report has focused on the global air bearing market's growth potential and generates market revenue.


The market segmentation table is as follows:



  • The global market, by service

  • precision metal tools,

  • coordinate measuring machines

  • high-speed machines

  • The global market, by type

  • Hydrostatic or Aerostatic

  • Hydrodynamic or Aerodynamic



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The market size is estimated to be USD 10,733 million by 2023.

The market can expand at a rate of 6.82% in the future.

The market is expected to observe the highest growth in Asia Pacific.

The main types of air bearings are hydrostatic/aerostatic as well as hydrodynamic/aerodynamic.

Some of the key market end-users are semiconductor, HVAC, microturbine, aviation, wastewater management, space, automotive, compressors, medical, and more.

North America has always generated more market revenue in the regional segment and the highest growth in the air-bearing market.

The growth rate of the air bearing market is 6.82% CAGR, which is highly admirable.

1 Executive Summary


2 Market Introduction

2.1 Definition 20

2.2 Scope of the Study 20

2.3 List of Assumptions 21

2.4 Market Structure 21

2.5 Macro Factor Indicators Analysis 22

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process 24

3.2 Primary Research 25

3.3 Secondary Research 26

3.4 Market Size Estimation 27

3.5 Forecast Model 27

4 Market Dynamics

4.1 Introduction 29

4.2 Drivers 29

4.2.1 Increased applications in precision machine tools 29

4.2.2 High durability of air bearings 30

4.2.3 Growing potential of air bearings within industries 30

4.3 Restraint 31

4.3.1 Need for clean air to ensure proper functioning of air bearings 31

4.4 Cost Structure / Pricing Scenario 31

4.5 Supply Chain Analysis 31

4.5.1 Design and Development 32

4.5.2 Raw Material and Standard Component Supply 32

4.5.3 Bearing Manufacturing and Assembly 32

4.5.4 Supply and Distribution 32

4.5.5 End-Use 32

4.6 Porter's 5 Forces Analysis 33

4.6.1 Threat of New Entrants 33

4.6.2 Bargaining power of suppliers 33

4.6.3 Bargaining power of buyers 33

4.6.4 Threat of Substitutes 33

4.6.5 Rivalry 34

4.7 Air Bearing: Technological Trends 34

4.7.1 Development of air bearing for high-temperature applications 34

4.7.2 Reduction in motion errors and improvement of bearing performance under ultra-high-speed applications 34

4.7.3 Improve dynamic stability of air bearing 34

4.8 Air Bearing: Patent Trends 35

4.9 Regulatory Landscape for Air Bearing 37

4.10 Technology Lifecycle Analysis 39

4.11 Technological Development Roadmap 40

5 Global Air Bearings Market, By Type

5.1 Overview 42

5.1.1 Hydrostatic/Aerostatic 43

5.1.2 Hydrodynamic/Aerodynamic 43

6 Global Air Bearings Market, By Application

6.1 Overview 45

6.1.1 Precision Machinery Tools 46

6.1.2 High-Speed Machines 48

6.1.3 Others 49

7 Global Air Bearings Market, By End-User

7.1 Overview 53

7.1.1 Aviation 55

7.1.2 Medical 55

7.1.3 Space 56

7.1.4 HVAC 56

7.1.5 Automotive 56

7.1.6 Microturbine 56

7.1.7 Compressors 57

7.1.8 Semiconductor 57

7.1.9 Wastewater Management 57

7.1.10 Others 57

8 Global Air Bearings Market, By Region

8.1 Overview 59

8.2 Asia-Pacific 61

8.2.1 China 66

8.2.1.1 China by Type 67

8.2.1.2 China by Application 67

8.2.1.3 China by End-User 68

8.2.2 Japan 69

8.2.2.1 Japan by Type 69

8.2.2.2 Japan by Application 70

8.2.2.3 Japan by End-User 71

8.2.3 India 72

8.2.3.1 India by Type 72

8.2.3.2 India by Application 73

8.2.3.3 India by End-User 74

8.2.4 South Korea 75

8.2.4.1 South Korea by Type 75

8.2.4.2 South Korea by Application 76

8.2.4.3 South Korea by End-User 77

8.2.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific 78

8.2.5.1 Rest of Asia-Pacific by Type 78

8.2.5.2 Rest of Asia-Pacific by Application 79

8.2.5.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific by End-User 80

8.3 Europe 81

8.3.1 Germany 87

8.3.1.1 Germany by Type 87

8.3.1.2 Germany by Application 88

8.3.1.3 Germany by End-User 89

8.3.2 UK 90

8.3.2.1 UK by Type 90

8.3.2.2 UK by Application 91

8.3.2.3 UK by End-User 92

8.3.3 France 93

8.3.3.1 France by Type 93

8.3.3.2 France by Application 94

8.3.3.3 France by End-User 95

8.3.4 Italy 96

8.3.4.1 Italy by Type 96

8.3.4.2 Italy by Application 97

8.3.4.3 Italy by End-User 98

8.3.5 Rest of Europe 99

8.3.5.1 Rest of Europe by Type 99

8.3.5.2 Rest of Europe by Application 100

8.3.5.3 Rest of Europe by End-User 101

8.4 North America 102

8.4.1 US 107

8.4.1.1 US by Type 107

8.4.1.2 US by Application 108

8.4.1.3 US by End-User 109

8.4.2 Canada 110

8.4.2.1 Canada by Type 110

8.4.2.2 Canada by Application 111

8.4.2.3 Canada by End-User 112

8.5 Middle East & Africa 113

8.5.1 UAE 118

8.5.1.1 UAE by Type 118

8.5.1.2 UAE by Application 119

8.5.1.3 UAE by End-User 120

8.5.2 Saudi Arabia 121

8.5.2.1 Saudi Arabia by Type 121

8.5.2.2 Saudi Arabia by Application 122

8.5.2.3 Saudi Arabia by End-User 123

8.5.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa 124

8.5.3.1 Rest of Middle East & Africa by Type 124

8.5.3.2 Rest of Middle East & Africa by Application 125

8.5.3.3 Rest of Middle East & Africa by End-User 126

8.6 Latin America 127

8.6.1 Brazil 132

8.6.1.1 Brazil by Type 132

8.6.1.2 Brazil by Application 133

8.6.1.3 Brazil by End-User 134

8.6.2 Mexico 135

8.6.2.1 Mexico by Type 135

8.6.2.2 Mexico by Application 136

8.6.2.3 Mexico by End-User 137

8.6.3 Rest of Latin America 138

8.6.3.1 Rest of Latin America by Type 138

8.6.3.2 Rest of Latin America by Application 139

8.6.3.3 Rest of Latin America by End-User 140

9 Company Profiles

9.1 Specialty Components Inc. 143

9.1.1 Company Overview 143

9.1.2 Financial Overview 143

9.1.3 Product Offered 143

9.1.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 143

9.1.5 SWOT Analysis 144

9.1.6 Key Strategy 144

9.2 New Way Air Bearings 145

9.2.1 Company Overview 145

9.2.2 Financial Overview 145

9.2.3 Product Offered 145

9.2.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 145

9.2.5 SWOT Analysis 146

9.2.6 Key Strategy 146

9.3 Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. 147

9.3.1 Company Overview 147

9.3.2 Financial Overview 147

9.3.3 Product Offered 147

9.3.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 147

9.3.5 SWOT Analysis 148

9.3.6 Key Strategy 148

9.4 Xdot Engineering and Analysis, PLLC 149

9.4.1 Company Overview 149

9.4.2 Financial Overview 149

9.4.3 Product Offered 149

9.4.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 149

9.4.5 SWOT Analysis 149

9.4.6 Key Strategy 150

9.5 Westwind Air Bearings 151

9.5.1 Company Overview 151

9.5.2 Financial Overview 151

9.5.3 Products Offered 152

9.5.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 153

9.5.5 SWOT Analysis 153

9.5.6 Key Strategy 153

9.6 OAV AIR BEARINGS 154

9.6.1 Company Overview 154

9.6.2 Financial Overview 154

9.6.3 Products Offered 154

9.6.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 156

9.6.5 SWOT Analysis 156

9.6.6 Key Strategy 156

9.7 Dover Motion 157

9.7.1 Company Overview 157

9.7.2 Financial Overview 157

9.7.3 Products Offered 157

9.7.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 158

9.7.5 SWOT Analysis 158

9.7.6 Key Strategy 158

9.8 Air Bearings Ltd 159

9.8.1 Company Overview 159

9.8.2 Financial Overview 159

9.8.3 Products Offered 160

9.8.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 160

9.8.5 SWOT Analysis 160

9.8.6 Key Strategy 161

9.9 GAT Gesellschaft für Antriebstechnik mbH 162

9.9.1 Company Overview 162

9.9.2 Financial Overview 162

9.9.3 Products Offered 162

9.9.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 162

9.9.5 SWOT Analysis 162

9.9.6 Key Strategy 163

9.10 R&D Dynamics Corporation 164

9.10.1 Company Overview 164

9.10.2 Financial Overview 164

9.10.3 Products Offered 164

9.10.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 164

9.10.5 SWOT Analysis 164

9.10.6 Key Strategy 165

9.11 PI Nelson Air Corp 166

9.11.1 Company Overview 166

9.11.2 Financial Overview 166

9.11.3 Products Offered 166

9.11.4 Key Developments (2014–2020) 167

9.11.5 SWOT Analysis 167

9.11.6 Key Strategy 167

9.12 Aerolas 168

9.12.1 Products Offered 168

9.12.2 Financial Overview 171

9.13 Professional Instruments Company 172

9.13.1 Products Offered 172

9.13.2 Financial Overview 172

9.14 Canon Semiconductor Equipment Inc. 173

9.14.1 Products Offered 173

9.14.2 Financial Overview 173

9.15 loadpoint bearings Ltd. 174

9.15.1 Products Offered 174

9.15.2 Financial Overview 174

9.16 Aerotech Inc. 175

9.16.1 Products Offered 175

9.16.2 Financial Overview 176

9.17 Hovair Systems, Inc. 177

9.17.1 Products Offered 177

9.17.2 Financial Overview 178

9.18 MAGER S.r.l. 179

9.18.1 Products Offered 179

9.18.2 Financial Overview 179

9.19 Leuven Air Bearings NV 180

9.19.1 Products Offered 180

9.19.2 Financial Overview 180

9.20 Newport Corporation 181

9.20.1 Products Offered 181

9.20.2 Financial Overview 182


10 List of Tables

TABLE 1 MARKET SYNOPSIS 18

TABLE 2 LIST OF ASSUMPTIONS 21

TABLE 3 AIR BEARINGS MARKET: AVERAGE PRICE, BY REGION, 2015 - 2020 (USD/UNIT) 31

TABLE 4 MAJOR GRANTED PATENTS ON AIR BEARINGS (28TH SEPTEMBER 2013 – 28TH SEPTEMBER 2020) 35

TABLE 5 REGULATORY LANDSCAPE FOR AIR BEARING 37

TABLE 6 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016-2027 (USD MILLION) 42

TABLE 7 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 42

TABLE 8 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 9 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 45

TABLE 10 PRECISION MACHINERY TOOLS: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 (USD MILLION) 47

TABLE 11 PRECISION MACHINERY TOOLS: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 ('000 UNITS) 47

TABLE 12 HIGH-SPEED MACHINES: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 (USD MILLION) 48

TABLE 13 HIGH-SPEED MACHINES: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 ('000 UNITS) 49

TABLE 14 OTHERS: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 (USD MILLION) 50

TABLE 15 OTHERS: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 ('000 UNITS) 50

TABLE 16 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 (USD MILLION) 53

TABLE 17 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 54

TABLE 18 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY REGION, 2013-2025 (USD MILLION) 59

TABLE 19 GLOBAL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY REGION, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 60

TABLE 20 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 62

TABLE 21 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 63

TABLE 22 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 63

TABLE 23 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 64

TABLE 24 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 64

TABLE 25 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 65

TABLE 26 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 66

TABLE 27 CHINA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 67

TABLE 28 CHINA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 67

TABLE 29 CHINA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 67

TABLE 30 CHINA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 68

TABLE 31 CHINA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 68

TABLE 32 CHINA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 69

TABLE 33 JAPAN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 69

TABLE 34 JAPAN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 70

TABLE 35 JAPAN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 70

TABLE 36 JAPAN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 70

TABLE 37 JAPAN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 71

TABLE 38 JAPAN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 72

TABLE 39 INDIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 72

TABLE 40 INDIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 73

TABLE 41 INDIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 73

TABLE 42 INDIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 73

TABLE 43 INDIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 74

TABLE 44 INDIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 74

TABLE 45 SOUTH KOREA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 75

TABLE 46 SOUTH KOREA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 75

TABLE 47 SOUTH KOREA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 76

TABLE 48 SOUTH KOREA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 76

TABLE 49 SOUTH KOREA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 77

TABLE 50 SOUTH KOREA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 77

TABLE 51 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 78

TABLE 52 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 78

TABLE 53 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 79

TABLE 54 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 79

TABLE 55 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 80

TABLE 56 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 80

TABLE 57 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 82

TABLE 58 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 82

TABLE 59 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 83

TABLE 60 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 83

TABLE 61 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 84

TABLE 62 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 84

TABLE 63 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 86

TABLE 64 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 86

TABLE 65 GERMANY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 87

TABLE 66 GERMANY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 87

TABLE 67 GERMANY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 88

TABLE 68 GERMANY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 88

TABLE 69 GERMANY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 89

TABLE 70 GERMANY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 89

TABLE 71 UK: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 90

TABLE 72 UK: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 90

TABLE 73 UK: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 91

TABLE 74 UK: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 91

TABLE 75 UK: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 92

TABLE 76 UK: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 92

TABLE 77 FRANCE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 93

TABLE 78 FRANCE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 93

TABLE 79 FRANCE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 94

TABLE 80 FRANCE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 94

TABLE 81 FRANCE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 95

TABLE 82 FRANCE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 95

TABLE 83 ITALY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 96

TABLE 84 ITALY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 96

TABLE 85 ITALY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 97

TABLE 86 ITALY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 97

TABLE 87 ITALY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 98

TABLE 88 ITALY: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 98

TABLE 89 REST OF EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 99

TABLE 90 REST OF EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 99

TABLE 91 REST OF EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 100

TABLE 92 REST OF EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 100

TABLE 93 REST OF EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 101

TABLE 94 REST OF EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 101

TABLE 95 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 102

TABLE 96 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 103

TABLE 97 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 103

TABLE 98 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 104

TABLE 99 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 104

TABLE 100 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 105

TABLE 101 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 106

TABLE 102 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 106

TABLE 103 US: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 107

TABLE 104 US: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 107

TABLE 105 US: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 108

TABLE 106 US: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 108

TABLE 107 US: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 109

TABLE 108 US: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 109

TABLE 109 CANADA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 110

TABLE 110 CANADA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 110

TABLE 111 CANADA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 111

TABLE 112 CANADA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 111

TABLE 113 CANADA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 112

TABLE 114 CANADA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 112

TABLE 115 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 114

TABLE 116 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 114

TABLE 117 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 115

TABLE 118 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 115

TABLE 119 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 116

TABLE 120 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 116

TABLE 121 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 117

TABLE 122 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 118

TABLE 123 UAE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 118

TABLE 124 UAE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 119

TABLE 125 UAE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 119

TABLE 126 UAE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 119

TABLE 127 UAE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 120

TABLE 128 UAE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 120

TABLE 129 SAUDI ARABIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 121

TABLE 130 SAUDI ARABIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 121

TABLE 131 SAUDI ARABIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 122

TABLE 132 SAUDI ARABIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 122

TABLE 133 SAUDI ARABIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 123

TABLE 134 SAUDI ARABIA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 123

TABLE 135 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 124

TABLE 136 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 124

TABLE 137 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 125

TABLE 138 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 125

TABLE 139 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 126

TABLE 140 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 126

TABLE 141 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 128

TABLE 142 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 128

TABLE 143 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 129

TABLE 144 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 129

TABLE 145 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 130

TABLE 146 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 130

TABLE 147 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 131

TABLE 148 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 132

TABLE 149 BRAZIL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 132

TABLE 150 BRAZIL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 133

TABLE 151 BRAZIL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 133

TABLE 152 BRAZIL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 133

TABLE 153 BRAZIL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 134

TABLE 154 BRAZIL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 134

TABLE 155 MEXICO: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 135

TABLE 156 MEXICO: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 135

TABLE 157 MEXICO: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 136

TABLE 158 MEXICO: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 136

TABLE 159 MEXICO: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 137

TABLE 160 MEXICO: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 137

TABLE 161 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 138

TABLE 162 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 138

TABLE 163 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 139

TABLE 164 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (’000 UNITS) 139

TABLE 165 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 140

TABLE 166 REST OF LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 140



11 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET: MARKET STRUCTURE 21

FIGURE 2 RESEARCH PROCESS OF MRFR 24

FIGURE 3 TOP DOWN & BOTTOM UP APPROACH 27

FIGURE 4 DR ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET 29

FIGURE 5 SUPPLY CHAIN: AIR BEARINGS MARKET 31

FIGURE 6 PORTER'S 5 FORCES ANALYSIS 33

FIGURE 7 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 (% SHARE - VALUE) 42

FIGURE 8 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2016-2027 (VALUE) 43

FIGURE 9 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 (% SHARE - VALUE) 46

FIGURE 10 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2016-2027 (VALUE) 46

FIGURE 11 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 (% SHARE - VALUE) 54

FIGURE 12 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2016-2027 (VALUE) 55

FIGURE 13 GLOBAL AIR BEARINGS MARKET SHARE, BY REGION, 2020 (% SHARE) 59

FIGURE 14 GLOBAL: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 60

FIGURE 15 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (% SHARE) 61

FIGURE 16 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 61

FIGURE 17 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (‘000 UNITS) 62

FIGURE 18 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 63

FIGURE 19 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 64

FIGURE 20 ASIA-PACIFIC: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 65

FIGURE 21 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (% SHARE) 81

FIGURE 22 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 81

FIGURE 23 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 83

FIGURE 24 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 84

FIGURE 25 EUROPE: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 85

FIGURE 26 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (% SHARE) 102

FIGURE 27 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 102

FIGURE 28 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 103

FIGURE 29 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 104

FIGURE 30 NORTH AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 105

FIGURE 31 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (% SHARE) 113

FIGURE 32 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 113

FIGURE 33 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 114

FIGURE 34 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 115

FIGURE 35 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 117

FIGURE 36 LATIN AMERICA AIR BEARINGS MARKET SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (% SHARE) 127

FIGURE 37 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 127

FIGURE 38 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 128

FIGURE 39 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 129

FIGURE 40 LATIN AMERICA: AIR BEARINGS MARKET, BY END-USER, 2020 TO 2027 (USD MILLION) 131

FIGURE 41 WESTWIND AIR BEARINGS: TOTAL REVENUE, 2015–2020 (USD MILLION) 151

FIGURE 42 WESTWIND AIR BEARINGS: SEGMENTAL REVENUE, 2020 (%) 152

FIGURE 43 WESTWIND AIR BEARINGS: REGIONAL REVENUE, 2020 (%) 152

Global Air Bearings Market- Competitive Landscape

Market Research Future includes following key players for global air bearings market research study: Specialty Components Inc. (US), New Way Air Bearings (US), Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. (US), Xdot Engineering and Analysis, PLLC (US), Westwind Air Bearings (UK), OAV AIR BEARINGS (US Dover Motion (US), Air Bearings Ltd (UK), GAT - Gesellschaft für Antriebstechnik mbH (Germany), R&D Dynamics corporation (US), Nelson Air Corporation (US), and others.

Global market is highly fragmented with numerous regional players. The market share analysis is derived by considering various factors such as financial position, segmental R&D investment, product innovations, corporate strength, product portfolio, strategy analysis, and, key innovations in the market among other factors. The major players holding prominent position in the market are GAT - Gesellschaft für Antriebstechnik mbH (Germany), New Way Air Bearings (US), Westwind Air Bearings (UK) are among others.

According to MRFR analysis, GAT - Gesellschaft für Antriebstechnik mbH is currently leading the global air bearings market. GAT develops, manufactures, and markets rotary unions, torsion motors, slip rings, test rig components, and air bearings. It operates in various industrial applications including automation, automotive, hydropower, marine industry, medical industry, oil and gas, wind power, construction machinery and cranes, centrifuges, machine tools, and packaging machines. It operates in 3 business segments: rotary transmission solutions, components for economically efficient torsion test rigs, and aerostatic spindle and linear guide units. The company operates through 17 sales offices mainly in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States. It focuses on product development and enhancement of product quality. The company is constantly responding to the ever-increasing demands of cutting-edge technology for perfection and reliability in production processes.

New Way Air Bearings is the second largest company offering air bearings. New Way Air Bearings is one of the major manufacturers of air bearings. Its business segments are components, mounting components, and customized technologies. The components segment includes air bars, flat rectangular air bearings, flat round air bearings, radial air bearings, air bushings, bonded bearings, linear slides, spherical air bearings, "t" series air spindles, thrust bushings, and vacuum preloaded air bearings. The firm operates through a global network of distributors and suppliers in the US and other nations. The other nations include China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Netherlands. It focuses on mergers and acquisitions of small companies in order to enhance the revenue under the air bearing segments.

Westwind Air Bearings (UK) is the third largest company offering air bearings. Westwind Air Bearings is one of the leading manufacturers and designers of air bearing spindle systems. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Novanta, which is one of the leading global suppliers of core technology solutions. Novanta operates under three business segments, namely Photonics, Vision, and Precision Motion. Westwind air bearing spindles are offered under the precision motion segment. Its commitment to quality is the key strategy to the business. The company focuses on quality management standards, partnerships with customers and suppliers by enabling the quality to enhance design,