Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers Market Research Report: by Type (Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB), Molded-case Circuit Breaker (MCCB), Air Circuit Breaker (ACB)), by Application (Energy Allocation, Shut-off Circuit, Others), and Region - Forecast to 2030

ID: MRFR/E&P/5462-CR | December, 2018 | Region : Global

1 Executive Summary

2 Market Introduction

2.1 Definition 15

2.2 Scope Of The Study 15

2.3 Market Structure 15

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process 17

3.2 Primary Research 18

3.3 Secondary Research 19

3.4 Market Size Estimation 20

3.5 List Of Assumptions 21

4 Market Dynamics

4.1 Drivers 23

4.1.1 Growing Residential And Small-Scale Commercial Construction 23

4.1.2 Increased Spending On Electric Distribution Systems In The US 24

4.1.3 Driver Impact Analysis 26

4.2 Restraint 26

4.2.1 Competition From The Unorganized Sector 26

4.3 Opportunity 27

4.3.1 Rising Demand For Electricity In Africa 27

4.4 Supply Chain Analysis 28

4.4.1 Design And Development 28

4.4.2 Raw Material Supply 28

4.4.3 Manufacturing And Assembly 28

4.4.4 Supply And Distribution 29

4.4.5 End Use 29

4.5 Porter’s Five Forces Model 29

4.5.1 Threat Of New Entrants 30

4.5.2 Bargaining Power Of Suppliers 30

4.5.3 Bargaining Power Of Buyers 30

4.5.4 Threat Of Substitutes 30

4.5.5 Intensity Of Rivalry 30

4.6 Market Positioning 30

4.6.1 Pricing Strategy 30

4.6.2 Brand Strategy 31

4.7 Market Effect Factor Analysis 32

4.7.1 Technology Progress/Risk 32

4.7.2 Consumer Needs/ Customer Preference Change 32

4.7.3 Economic & Environmental Change 32

4.8 Marketing Channel In The Global Low-Voltage Circuit Breaker Market 33

5 Manufacturing Process

5.1 Manufacturing Cost Structure 35

5.2 Manufacturing Process Analysis Of Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers 35

5.2.1 Low-Voltage Circuit Breaker Manufacturing Process 35

5.2.2 Prefabrication 36

5.2.3 Mounting And Wiring Work 36

5.2.4 Assembly 36

5.2.5 QA Testing 36

5.2.6 Finishing 36

6 Global Low Voltage Circuit Breaker Market, By Type

6.1 Overview 38

6.1.1 Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) 39

6.1.2 Molded-Case Circuit Breaker (MCCB) 39

6.1.3 Air Circuit Breaker (ACB) 39

7 Global Low Voltage Circuit Breaker Market, By Application

7.1 Overview 41

7.1.1 Energy Allocation 42

7.1.2 Shut-Off Circuit 42

7.1.3 Others 42

8 Global Low Voltage Circuit Breaker Market, By Region

8.1 Overview 44

8.2 North America 45

8.2.1 US 46

8.2.2 Canada 47

8.2.3 Mexico 48

8.3 Europe 50

8.3.1 Germany 52

8.3.2 France 53

8.3.3 Russia 54

8.3.4 Spain 55

8.3.5 UK 56

8.3.6 Italy 57

8.3.7 Rest Of Europe 58

8.4 Asia Pacific 59

8.4.1 China 61

8.4.2 Japan 62

8.4.3 Australia 63

8.4.4 South Korea 64

8.4.5 India 65

8.4.6 Rest Of Asia Pacific 66

8.5 Middle East & Africa 67

8.5.1 Saudi Arabia 69

8.5.2 Saudi Africa 70

8.5.3 Rest Of Middle East & Africa 71

8.6 Central & South America 72

8.6.1 Brazil 74

8.6.2 Argentina 75

8.6.3 Rest Of Central & South America 76

9 Competitive Landscape

9.1 Competitive Scenario 78

9.2 Market Share Analysis 78

10 Company Profiles

10.1 ABB 80

10.1.1 Products/Services Offered 81

10.1.2 Financial Overview 83

10.1.3 SWOT Analysis 83

10.1.4 Strategies 83

10.2 Schneider Electric 84

10.2.1 Products/Services Offered 85

10.2.2 Financial Overview 86

10.2.3 SWOT Analysis 86

10.2.4 Strategies 86

10.3 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 87

10.3.1 Product/Services Offered 88

10.3.2 Financial Overview 89

10.3.3 SWOT Analysis 89

10.3.4 Strategies 89

10.4 Siemens AG 90

10.4.1 Product/Services Offered 91

10.4.2 Financial Overview 91

10.4.3 SWOT Analysis 92

10.4.4 Strategies 92

10.4.5 Eaton 93

10.4.6 Products/Services Offered 94

10.4.7 Financial Overview 94

10.4.8 SWOT Analysis 94

10.4.9 Strategies 94

10.5 Shanghai Liangxin Electrical Co., Ltd 95

10.5.1 Products/Services Offered 96

10.5.2 Financial Overview 98

10.6 DELIXI 99

10.6.1 Products/Services Offered 100

10.6.2 Financial Overview 101

10.7 HangShen Electric 102

10.7.1 Products/Services Offered 103

10.7.2 Financial Overview 103

10.8 CHINT Group 104

10.8.1 Products/Services Offered 105

10.8.2 Financial Overview 105

10.9 Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co., Ltd 106

10.9.1 Product/Services Offered 107

10.9.2 Financial Overview 107

10.10 Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co., Ltd. 108

10.10.1 Product/Services Offered 109

10.10.2 Financial Overview 109

10.11 Changshu Switchgear Mfg Co., Ltd 110

10.11.1 Product/Services Offered 111

10.11.2 Financial Overview 111

10.12 Hager Group 112

10.12.1 Product/Services Offered 113

10.12.2 Financial Overview 114

10.13 Shanghai Electric Co., Ltd People's Electric Appliance Factory 115

10.13.1 Product/Services Offered 116

10.13.2 Financial Overview 116


11 List Of Tables

TABLE 1 MARKET SYNOPSIS 13

TABLE 2 LIST OF ASSUMPTIONS 21

TABLE 3 DISTRIBUTORS/TRADERS LIST 31

TABLE 4 MANUFACTURING COST STRUCTURE OF LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKERS 35

TABLE 5 GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET SHARE, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 38

TABLE 6 GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 41

TABLE 7 GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 44

TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 45

TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 46

TABLE 11 US: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 46

TABLE 12 US: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 47

TABLE 13 CANADA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 47

TABLE 14 CANADA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 48

TABLE 15 MEXICO: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 48

TABLE 16 MEXICO: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 49

TABLE 17 EUROPE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 50

TABLE 18 EUROPE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 51

TABLE 19 EUROPE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 51

TABLE 20 GERMANY: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 52

TABLE 21 GERMANY: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 52

TABLE 22 FRANCE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 53

TABLE 23 FRANCE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 53

TABLE 24 RUSSIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 54

TABLE 25 RUSSIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 54

TABLE 26 SPAIN: GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 55

TABLE 27 SPAIN: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 55

TABLE 28 UK: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 56

TABLE 29 UK: GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 56

TABLE 30 ITALY: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 57

TABLE 31 ITALY: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 57

TABLE 32 REST OF EUROPE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 58

TABLE 33 REST OF EUROPE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 58

TABLE 34 ASIA PACIFIC: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 59

TABLE 35 ASIA PACIFIC: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 60

TABLE 36 ASIA PACIFIC: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 60

TABLE 37 CHINA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 61

TABLE 38 CHINA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 61

TABLE 39 JAPAN: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 62

TABLE 40 JAPAN: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 62

TABLE 41 AUSTRALIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 63

TABLE 42 AUSTRALIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 63

TABLE 43 SOUTH KOREA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 64

TABLE 44 SOUTH KOREA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 64

TABLE 45 INDIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 65

TABLE 46 INDIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 65

TABLE 47 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 66

TABLE 48 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 66

TABLE 49 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 67

TABLE 50 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 68

TABLE 51 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 68

TABLE 52 SAUDI ARABIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 69

TABLE 53 SAUDI ARABIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 69

TABLE 54 SAUDI AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 70

TABLE 55 SAUDI ARABIA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 70

TABLE 56 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 71

TABLE 57 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 71

TABLE 58 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY COUNTRY, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 72

TABLE 59 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 73

TABLE 60 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 73

TABLE 61 BRAZIL: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 74

TABLE 62 BRAZIL: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 74

TABLE 63 ARGENTINA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 75

TABLE 64 ARGENTINA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 75

TABLE 65 REST OF CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY TYPE, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 76

TABLE 66 REST OF CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2020-2027 (USD MILLION) 76


12 List Of Figures

FIGURE 1 GLOBAL LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKERS MARKET: MARKET STRUCTURE 15

FIGURE 2 RESEARCH PROCESS OF MRFR 17

FIGURE 3 TOP-DOWN AND BOTTOM-UP APPROACHES 20

FIGURE 4 FORECAST MODEL 20

FIGURE 5 US CONSTRUCTION MARKET, (USD MILLION) 23

FIGURE 6 GROWTH OF TRANSMISSION LINES IN INDIA, (CIRCUIT KM) 24

FIGURE 7 US: ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM COSTS FOR MAJOR UTILITIES, 2011–2020 (USD BILLION) 25

FIGURE 8 DRIVER IMPACT ANALYSIS 26

FIGURE 9 RESTRAINT IMPACT ANALYSIS 27

FIGURE 10 SUPPLY CHAIN: GLOBAL LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET 28

FIGURE 11 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES MODEL: GLOBAL LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET 29

FIGURE 12 MARKETING CHANNEL OF THE GLOBAL LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET 33

FIGURE 13 MANUFACTURING PROCESS OF LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKERS 35

FIGURE 14 GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET SHARE, BY TYPE, 2020 (%) 38

FIGURE 15 GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET SHARE, BY APPLICATION, 2020 (%) 41

FIGURE 16 GLOBAL LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET SHARE, BY REGION, 2020 (IN %) 44

FIGURE 17 EUROPE: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (IN %) 50

FIGURE 18 ASIA PACIFIC: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER SHARE, BY COUNTRY, 2020 (IN %) 59

FIGURE 19 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET SHARE, BY REGION, 2020 (IN %) 67

FIGURE 20 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: LOW VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKER MARKET SHARE, BY REGION, 2020 (IN %) 72

FIGURE 21 GLOBAL LOW-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT BREAKERS MARKET SHARE, 2020 (%) 78

Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers Market

Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers Market share is expected to attain a CAGR of 4.54%, with a global market figure of USD 1.5 billion during forecast period.

Segmentation

By Type Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) Molded-case Circuit Breaker (MCCB) Air Circuit Breaker (ACB)
By Application Energy Allocation Shut-off Circuit Others

Key Players

  • ABB (Switzerland)
  • Schneider Electric (France)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Eaton Corporation (Ireland)
  • Shanghai Liangxin Electrical Co. Ltd. (China)
  • DELIXI (China)
  • HangShen Electric (China)
  • CHINT Group (China)
  • Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co. Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co. Ltd. (Japan)
  • Changshu Switchgear Mfg Co. Ltd. (China)
  • Hager Group (Germany)
  • China People Electric Appliance Group Shanghai Co Ltd (China)

Drivers

  • Electrification of rural areas
  • Rise of infrastructural projects
  • Growing residential and small scale commercial construction
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Global Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers Market: Competitive Landscape


ABB (Switzerland), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), Schneider Electric (France), Siemens AG (Germany), and Eaton (Ireland) are the major five players operating in the global low-voltage circuit breakers market. ABB held the largest share among top five players with a share of 16.5% in 2017, followed by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Schneider Electric with respective shares of 9.2%  and 5.4% repectively. These companies are adopting strategies such as contracts and expansion to improve their position in the market. Companies are competing based on cost, product quality, and reliability and its vital for them to offer cost-effective and superior technology to succeed in the competitive market.


ABB is the leading company in the low-voltage circuit breakers market, offers control room solutions, communication networks, drives, high-voltage products, low-voltage products and systems, measurement and analytics, mechanical power transmission, and medium-voltage products across the globe. The company focuses on expanding its high value-add solutions to regions like Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Europe, and America. As US and Middle East countries have witnessed increasing investments in the residential and commercial sector, in the recent years, these countries are actively involved in the development of high renewable energy generation projects.


Schneider Electric is primarily engaged in a wide range of products to customers in a variety of industries and customer segments. It focuses on continuous innovation; Schneider Electric has the capability to bring new technology high-quality products and solutions through research and development. Moreover, the company has involved in the digital transformation of energy management and automation in homes, buildings, data centres, infrastructure, and industries. Company primarily focusing on acquiring more contracts/customers from the emerging regions, such as the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.


Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is one of the global leaders that manufactures, distributes, and sells electrical and electronic equipment. It provides solutions for industrial automation and home automation. The company focuses on six business segments such as industrial automation systems, energy and electric systems, home appliances, information and communication systems, and electronic devices. Moreover, the rise in the number of contracts and partnerships with the governments and major players, indicates the company is focusing on obtaining a higher number of clients for its business growth.


Siemens AG Industries operates in the fields of electrification, automation, and digitalization across the world. The company mainly focuses on products which are used in energy and power industries. As most of the Asian countries are investing more on power distribution and renewable energy segments, the company is looking for an opportunity for new contracts to cater the developing countries such as China, Japan, and India particularly.


Eaton is global power management company which provides energy-efficient solutions to customers to manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power in an efficient, safe, and sustainable manner. Eaton focuses on increasing profitability by diversifying its business and developing innovative products and solutions to increase its market share. The company focuses on rapid advancements in research and development sector, it is looking for new opportunities in the Middle East. With the new development and support contracts for low-voltage circuit breakers, the company would increase its market share and the overall revenue.


The growth of the market vendors is dependent on market conditions, government support, and industry development. Players focus on strengthening their presence worldwide through partnership & collaboration followed by mergers & acquisitions during the forecast period. These strategies are widely adopted to increase their presence and the customer base. The competitive environment in the market is likely to intensify further due to the increase in new product developments and business expansions.