Linear Motor Market Research Report – Global Forecast till 2027

Linear Motor Market, by Type (Cylindrical Linear Motor, U-channel Linear Motor, Flat-type Linear Motor), by Application (Automotive, Electronics, Semiconductor, Packaging, Machine Tool, Robotics, Printing, Medical, Others) — Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/5683-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages

Linear Motor Market Overview

This global linear motor market was marked at USD 1140.3 million in 2017, and it is anticipated to grow at a higher CAGR of 5.74% in the global market during the forecasted period to account for a higher market share value of approximately USD 1.60 billion by the end of the forecasted period.

For producing high force at low speeds, linear motors are used. It has similar functioning as that of torque motors but has a different structure. The former is rolled out flat whereas the latter has a crystal structure type. Using various types of motor design helps in eliminating maintenance issues, wear issues, and backlash issues that are found in the belt, ball screw, and other opinion-based and rack motion control systems.

Covid 19 Analysis of Linear Motor Market

The global pandemic of COVID 19 has affected a major chunk of the population. Many people have lost their livelihood because of this global pandemic. It has affected the dynamics and growth of several industries. During the lockdown situation, operational activities of various end-user industries were halted which resulted in a demand shrink for the linear motor market which further leads to decreased sales revenue. The supply chain networks were also disrupted which lead to a decline in profit margin.

However, the linear motor market is expected to recover from this global pandemic by the end of the third quarter of the coming year by properly strategizing according to the needs of the market.

Linear Motor Market Dynamics

Drivers

Numerous factors drive the market demand for linear motors all across the globe. Application of this type of motors is increasing very rapidly in various industries like robotics, electronics, automotive, semiconductor, and many others drives the market demand in the global market during the forecasted period. Moreover, the increasing adoption of various motor types drives the market demand. Additionally, it eliminates the use of the rotation-to-translation mechanism, pulley, and belts which helps in converting rotary to linear motion. Maintenance cost is also low as fewer mechanical parts are used.

Opportunities

The rise in the demand for the linear motor market in the global market. Using this motor system provides fast response, zero backlashes, high precision coupled with speed provides various growth opportunities in the global market during the forecasted period. It has a wide variety of application areas like medical, electronics, and semiconductors which creates more growth opportunities during the review period.

Restraints

Though the linear motors market is increasing at an incredible rate in the global market, some factors restrict its growth. High costs associated with set-up, installation, and implementation cost hampers the market growth as it is not affordable by countries of various underdeveloped regions. Maintenance cost is also high. Lack of availability in various regions hinders the market growth. Lack of awareness among people regarding varied applications of linear meters restricts the market growth to a great extent.

Value Chain Analysis

The linear motor market is increasing tremendously in the global market owing to various benefits associated with it. It does not require any mechanical contact. Its structure is very small in size and simple. It can be used in various applications and end-user industries. It has large acceleration power. It has more reliability and accuracy.

Global Linear Motor Market, USD Millions

Source: MRFR Analysis

Linear Motor Market Segmentation

The linear motor market has been segregated all across the globe based on the type, application, and region.

Based on the Type

The market has been divided all across the globe based on the type into the flat-type linear motor, u-channel linear motor, and cylindrical linear motor. The largest market share in the global market is held by the flat-type linear motor and hence it dominates in the global market. A flat-type linear motor is further sub-divided into slotted iron, slotless iron, and slotless ironless.

Based on the Application

The market has been divided all across the globe based on the application into medical, printing, robotics, machine tool, packaging, semiconductor, electronics, automotive, and others. The largest market share in the application dividend is held by the semiconductor application as it generates the largest revenue and hence it dominates in the global market during the review period.

Based on the region

The market has been divided all across the globe based on the region into the North American region, European region, Asia-Pacific region, Latin American region, and the Middle East and African region.

Linear Motor Market Regional Analysis

The linear motor market has been divided all across the globe based on the region into North American region, European region, Asia-Pacific region, Latin American region, and the Middle East and African region. Being the fastest-growing region, the largest market share in the linear motor market all across the globe is held by the Asia-Pacific region owing to the use of this type of motor in various applications like control and test equipment, process control, lithography, wafer, and die-level packaging, and many others. The presence of countries like Taiwan, China, South Korea, and Japan drives the market demand.

The second-largest market share in the linear motor all across the globe is held by the European region owing to the presence of well-established advanced technology infrastructure. Moreover, this region is the largest contributor to linear motor components. High per capita disposable income is another driving factor.

The third-largest market share in the linear motor market all across the globe is held by the North American region owing to the presence of various giant manufacturers which drives the demand in this region. The presence of countries like the US, Canada, and Mexico is another contributing factor that drives the market demand in this region.

The least market share is held by the Latin American region and the Middle East and African region owing to the presence of low infrastructure in both these regions. Low per capita disposable income is another contributing factor that restricts the market growth in these regions.

Linear Motor Market Competitive Landscape

The most prominent major key players in the linear motor market all across the globe are mentioned below:



  • KML Linear Motion Technology GmbH (Austria)

  • Kollmorgen Corporation (US)

  • Sanyo Denki Co. Ltd. (Japan)

  • Yaskawa Electric Corporation (Japan)

  • H2W Technologies Inc. (US)

  • ESR Pollmeier GmbH (Germany)

  • Beckhoff Automation (Germany)

  • Moog Inc. (US)

  • ETEL S.A. (Switzerland)

  • Aerotech Inc. (US)

  • FANUC Corporation (Japan)

  • Oswald Elektromotoren GmbH (Germany)

  • NTI LinMot (Switzerland)

  • Jenny Science AG (Switzerland)

  • Sodick Co., Ltd. (Japan)



These major key players use various strategies to sustain their market position in the linear motor market in the global market by going for mergers, and acquisitions, by collaborating, establishing a partnership, developing a new production process, setting up a new joint venture, developing a new product line, innovation in the existing product, and many others to expand their customer base in the untapped market of the linear motor all across the globe.

Recent Developments



  • In November 2019, a new linear motor die-sinker EDM drive called AL400G / AL60G has been launched by Sodick Co., Ltd. This launch was successful in both precision component machining and precision molds machining.

  • In April 2019, a new tubular linear motor LinX M Series has been launched by ANCA Motion that will offer resolutions of 10um up to 1200N at a peak force. It continues to support automation applications as this is the latest addition.

  • All the major key players are highly investing in mergers and acquisitions, new product launches, and joint ventures.

  • Kollmorgen Corporation (US) is spending a huge sum of money on research and development to get an upper edge over its competitors. This will help the company in increasing its sales volume.



Report Overview

This global linear motor market research report consists of the following elements mentioned below:



  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamics

  • Value Chain Analysis

  • Market Segmentation

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Landscape

  • Recent Developments



This market research report contains factors that drive the growth of the linear motor market in the global market along with the factors that restrict its growth in the global market. The opportunities available for growth in the Linear motor market during the forecasted period are mentioned. The impact of COVID 19 on the linear motor market all across the globe is mentioned. The future growth rate in the linear motor market during the forecasted period is estimated and mentioned.

Intended Audience

Research organizations, government agencies, consulting companies, system integrators, investment houses, industry associations and experts, OEMs, linear motor suppliers and distributors, linear motor manufacturers, and others.



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 1.60 Billion
  CAGR   5.07%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors

  • Aerotech Inc. (US), ETEL S.A (Switzerland), Moog Inc. (US), Beckhoff Automation (Germany), ESR Pollmeier GmbH (Germany), H2W Technologies Inc. (US), Yaskawa Electric Corporation (Japan), Sanyo Denki Co. Ltd. (Japan), Kollmorgen Corporation (US), and KML Linear Motion Technology GmbH (Austria)
  • Sodick Co., Ltd. (Japan), Jenny Science AG (Switzerland), NTI AG LinMot (Switzerland) and Oswald Elektromotoren GmbH (Germany), FANUC Corporation (Japan) and others
  •   Key Market Opportunities   The increasing sales of lightweight vehicles and the growing automobile industry worldwide.
      Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing application of linear motors in various industries such as semiconductor, automotive, electronics, and robotics.
  • The growth of industrial automation across the globe.


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    In the report, the linear motor market is expected to register 5.74$ CAGR.

    The market value is expected to increase from USD 1,140.3 Mn in 2017 to USD 1,579.4 Mn by 2023 end.

    Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the maximum share of the linear motor market by 2023.

    China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea are the country-level markets assessed to drive growth of the regional market.

    The type-wise segmentation of the linear motor market covers cylindrical linear motor, flat-type linear motor, and u-channel linear motor.

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    1 Executive Summary

    2 Scope of the Report

    2.1 Market Definition

    2.2 Scope of the Study

    2.3 Research Objectives

    2.4 Markets Structure

    3 Market Research Methodology

    3.1 Research Process

    3.2 Secondary Research

    3.3 Primary Research

    3.4 Forecast Model

    4 Market Landscape

    4.1 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

    4.1.1 Threat of New Entrants

    4.1.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

    4.1.3 Threat of Substitutes

    4.1.4 Segment Rivalry

    4.1.5 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

    4.2 Value Chain/Supply Chain of Linear Motor

    5 Market Landscape

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Growth Drivers

    5.3 Impact Analysis

    5.4 Market Challenges

    6 Market Trends

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Growth Trends

    6.3 Impact Analysis

    7 Linear Motor Market by Type

    7.1 Introduction

    7.2 Cylindrical

    7.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    7.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    7.3 U-channel

    7.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    7.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    7.4 Flat-type

    7.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    7.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    7.4.3 Slotless Ironless

    7.4.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    7.4.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    7.4.4 Slotless Iron

    7.4.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    7.4.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    7.4.5 Slotted Iron

    7.4.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    7.4.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2 Linear Motor Market by Application

    2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Automotive

    2.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.3 Electronics

    2.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.4 Semiconductor

    2.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.5 Packaging

    2.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.6 Machine Tool

    2.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.7 Robotics

    2.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.8 Printing

    2.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.9 Medical

    2.9.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.9.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    2.10 Others

    2.10.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2020–2027

    2.10.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Region, 2020–2027

    3 Linear Motor Market by Region

    3.1 Introduction

    3.2 North America

    3.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Country, 2020–2027

    3.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.2.4 US

    3.2.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.2.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.2.5 Canada

    3.2.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.2.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.2.6 Mexico

    3.2.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.2.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.3 Europe

    3.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Country, 2020–2027

    3.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.3.4 Germany

    3.3.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.3.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.3.5 UK

    3.3.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.3.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.3.6 France

    3.3.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.3.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.3.7 Rest of Europe

    3.3.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.3.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.4 Asia-Pacific

    3.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Country, 2020–2027

    3.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.4.4 China

    3.4.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.4.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.4.5 India

    3.4.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.4.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.4.6 Japan

    3.4.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.4.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.4.7 Rest of Asia-Pacific

    3.4.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.4.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.5 Rest of the World

    3.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Country, 2020–2027

    3.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.5.4 Middle East & Africa

    3.5.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.5.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    3.5.5 Latin America

    3.5.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast by Type, 2020–2027

    3.5.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast by Application, 2020–2027

    4 Competitive Landscape

    5 Company Profiles

    5.1 Aerotech Inc.

    5.1.1 Company Overview

    5.1.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.1.3 Financial Updates

    5.1.4 Key Developments

    5.1.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.1.6 Key Strategy

    5.2 ETEL S.A

    5.2.1 Company Overview

    5.2.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.2.3 Financial Updates

    5.2.4 Key Developments

    5.2.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.2.6 Key Strategy

    5.3 Moog Inc.

    5.3.1 Company Overview

    5.3.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.3.3 Financial Updates

    5.3.4 Key Developments

    5.3.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.3.6 Key Strategy

    5.4 Beckhoff Automation

    5.4.1 Company Overview

    5.4.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.4.3 Financial Updates

    5.4.4 Key Developments

    5.4.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.4.6 Key Strategy

    5.5 ESR Pollmeier GmbH

    5.5.1 Company Overview

    5.5.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.5.3 Financial Updates

    5.5.4 Key Developments

    5.5.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.5.6 Key Strategy

    5.6 H2W Technologies Inc.

    5.6.1 Company Overview

    5.6.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.6.3 Financial Updates

    5.6.4 Key Developments

    5.6.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.6.6 Key Strategy

    5.7 Yaskawa Electric Corporation

    5.7.1 Company Overview

    5.7.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.7.3 Financial Updates

    5.7.4 Key Developments

    5.7.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.7.6 Key Strategy

    5.8 Sanyo Denki Co. Ltd.

    5.8.1 Company Overview

    5.8.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.8.3 Financial Updates

    5.8.4 Key Developments

    5.8.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.8.6 Key Strategy

    5.9 Kollmorgen Corporation

    5.9.1 Company Overview

    5.9.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.9.3 Financial Updates

    5.9.4 Key Developments

    5.9.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.9.6 Key Strategy

    5.10 KML Linear Motion Technology GmbH

    5.10.1 Company Overview

    5.10.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

    5.10.3 Financial Updates

    5.10.4 Key Developments

    5.10.5 SWOT Analysis

    5.10.6 Key Strategy

    6 Conclusion


    LIST OF TABLES

    Table 1 Linear Motor Market, by Region, 2020–2027

    Table 2 North America: Linear Motor Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 3 Europe: Linear Motor Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 4 Asia-Pacific: Linear Motor Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 5 Middle East & Africa: Linear Motor Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 6 Latin America: Linear Motor Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 7 Global Linear Motor Type Market, by Region, 2020–2027

    Table 8 North America: Linear Motor Type Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 9 Europe: Linear Motor Type Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 10 Asia-Pacific: Linear Motor Type Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 11 Middle East & Africa: Linear Motor Type Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 12 Latin America: Linear Motor Type Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 13 Global Linear Motor Application Market, by Region, 2020–2027

    Table 14 North America: Linear Motor Application Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 15 Europe: Linear Motor Application Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 16 Asia-Pacific: Linear Motor Application Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 17 Middle East & Africa: Linear Motor Application Market, by Country, 2020–2027

    Table 18 Latin America: Linear Motor Application Market, by Country, 2020–2027


    LIST OF FIGURES

    FIGURE 1 Global Linear Motor Market Segmentation

    FIGURE 2 Forecast Methodology

    FIGURE 3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of Global Linear Motor Market

    FIGURE 4 Value Chain of Global Linear Motor Market

    FIGURE 5 Share of Global Linear Motor Market in 2020, by Country (in %)

    FIGURE 6 Global Linear Motor Market, 2020–2027

    FIGURE 7 Global Linear Motor Market Size, by Type, 2020

    FIGURE 8 Global Linear Motor Market Size, by Application, 2020