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Mechanical Hand Tools Market Research Report Information By Type (Hand Service Tools, Edge Tools, Hand Saw, and Others), By Application (Construction Industry, Decoration Industry, and Household Application), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2030


ID: MRFR/IA - E/2434-CR | 94 Pages | Author: Tejas Chaudhary| June 2017

Global Mechanical Hand Tools Market Overview


Mechanical Hand Tools Market Size was valued at USD 15,489.5 million in 2021. The mechanical hand tool industry is projected to grow from USD 16,127.67 million in 2022 to USD 21,394.92 million by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.12% during the forecast period (2024 - 2030). The growth in the construction industry and increased use of capital goods in households are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth of mechanical hand tool market.


Mechanical Hand Tools Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Mechanical Tools Market Trends




  • Growing Prevalence of multi-featured hand tools to boost market growth




Many firms are concentrating on producing multi-purpose mechanical hand tool to reduce the size, weight, and maintenance of mechanical hand tool kits while being able to be utilized for numerous applications across various industries. For instance, in 2014, JK Files (India) Limited introduced a brand-new Hammer Tough screwdriver that serves as a hammer. A new series of screwdrivers, including multi-bit screwdrivers and screwdrivers with built-in wire connector wrenches, was also introduced by Klein Tools in 2015. Consumers in the industrial sub-segment are more likely to buy mechanical tools kits than they are to buy individual hand tools. For instance, Channellock Inc. introduced 171-piece mechanical tools in 2014. Moreover, Bosch launched the Skil F002 mechanical hand tool kits in 2013, containing 81 tools, such as wrenches, clutches, and screwdrivers.


Additionally, the market for mechanical hand tool is expanding rapidly, which companies see as a significant opportunity. For instance, in March 2021, Great Star USA, a major player in mechanical set hand tools catering to professional home use (do it yourself) and industrial applications, announced the acquisition of SK Professional Tools. With the acquisition, the company is eying on strengthening U.S.-based manufacturing and widening its distribution and sales channel. Therefore, a significant rise in hand-operated tools has recently enhanced the mechanical tools market CAGR.


The demand for innovative mechanical hand tool has dramatically increased in developing and developed countries. For instance, in August 2022, Milwaukee Tool announced the opening a new production plant in Wisconsin, continuing an impressive growth track record nationwide. The company has invested US$ 55 million to build and equip the new 95,000-square-foot facility with advanced technology & equipment to manufacture new, innovative mechanical set hand tools. Therefore, technical advancements and increased marketing efforts by prominent mechanical hand tool manufacturers drive the growth of the mechanical hand tools market revenue.


Mechanical Hand Tools Market Segment Insights:


By Type Insights


The market segmentation, based on type, includes hand service tools, edge tools, hand saw, and others. The hand service tools segment held the majority share of the mechanical hand tool market revenue in 2021. Machines like hammers, cutters, and drills are frequently employed as mechanical set hand tools. These mechanical tools are readily available for low-end and high-end industries, assisting market expansion. The hammer is one of the key tools helping the mechanical hand tool expand.


By Application Insights


The market segmentation, based on application, includes construction industry, decoration industry, and household applications. The construction industry segment dominated the market of mechanical set hand tools in 2021 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2022-2030. The demand for residential and commercial facilities is rising along with the expansion of population and urbanization, which in turn fuels the demand for mechanical set hand tools. An increase in housing demand accompanies the growing construction industry demand. Hence, the demand for wooden furniture and the increase in construction projects positively impact the market growth of market.


Figure 2: Mechanical Hand Tools Market, by Application, 2021 & 2030 (USD Million)


Mechanical Hand Tools Market, by Application, 2021 & 2030


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Revie


Mechanical Hand Tools Market Regional Analysis


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. North America mechanical hand tools market accounted for USD 6,799.9 million in 2021 and is expected to exhibit a significant CAGR growth during the study period. The market revenues for mechanical set hand tools are supported by increasing demand from various sectors and technological advancements in manufacturing techniques. Canada and the US dominate the regional market, which is experiencing encouraging market growth and expansion.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are: The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 3: Mechanical Hand Tools Market Share By Region 2021 (%)


Mechanical Hand Tools Market Share By Region 2021


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe mechanical hand tools market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the developments in innovative tool-making technology. Numerous industries are flourishing in the area, indicating huge market prospects. Moreover, prominent players integrating cutting-edge production processes promote market expansion. Further, the Germany mechanical hand tools market held the largest market share, and the UK mechanical hand tools market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific Mechanical Hand Tools Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2022 to 2030. The market value is increased by factors such as the demand for high-quality mechanical tools, the expanding "do-it-yourself" trend, and quality-conscious consumers choosing sophisticated but affordable instruments. Regional manufacturers are launching more and more household tools kits and utility sets. Moreover, China mechanical hand tools market held the largest market share, and the India mechanical tools market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


For instance, India mechanical hand tools market is the favored destination for quality hand tools due to high-level technology and labor-intensive production processes. Hand tool manufacturing facilities require a modern machine and forge shop, heat treatment, polishing, and nickel chrome plating. Manufacturers work with companies offering cutting-edge tooling technologies. Moreover, they constantly work to enhance the tools' quality, functionality, appearance, and packing. For instance, in May 2022, Taparia Tools Ltd. (TTL - India), a leading manufacturer and exporter of premium quality tools, established a technological partnership to further diversify its broad product offering in the nation with a Swedish business. Hence, Asia-Pacific is anticipated to register the highest growth rate over the forecast period from 2022–2030.


Mechanical Hand Tools Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the mechanical hand tool market grow even more. Market participants in the market are also taking various strategic initiatives to grow their footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the mechanical tools industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


One of the primary business strategies manufacturers adopt in the mechanical hand tools industry to benefit clients and expand the market sector is manufacturing locally to reduce operating costs. In recent years, the mechanical set hand tools industry has provided innovative tools with some of the most significant benefits. The mechanical hand tools market major players such as Klein Tools, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc, Wurth Group, Hilti Corporation, Snap-on, Makita Corporation, and others are working on expanding the market demand by investing in research and development activities.


Klein Tools, an American manufacturer of mechanical hand tools, is situated in Lincolnshire, Illinois. The company is well-known for its popularity among employees in the electrical and telecommunications sectors. In the past, lineman's pliers were frequently referred to as "Kleins," an example of a genericized trademark. In addition to screwdrivers, nut drivers, wire pulling and stripping tools, crimping tools, scissors, snips and shears, cable and bolt cutters, electrical test and measure, conduit benders, personal protective equipment, and tool bags, Klein's line-up includes more than 5,000 different tools. Klein manufactures a premium line under the Journeyman brand. In February 2019, The Wattmaster and Alco brands, established in the Australian suburb of Carrum Downs, were acquired by Klein Tools, the leading brand among American electricians. ElMako Pty Ltd, the parent company of Wattmaster and Alco, would not disclose the details of the asset purchase, although Klein Tools essentially acquired all of its commercial assets.


Also, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is a Fortune 500 American company that produces industrial mechanical tools, hardware for the household, and security products. In December 2021, Securitas AB announced that it had agreed to acquire the electronic security business segment of Stanley Black & Decker for $3.2 billion.


List of the Key Companies in the mechanical hand tools market includes



  • Klein Tools (US)

  • Stanley Black & Decker, Inc (US)

  • Wurth Group (Germany)

  • Hilti Corporation (Liechtenstein)

  • Snap-on (US)

  • Makita Corporation (US)

  • TOYA SA (Poland)

  • Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd (Hong Kong)

  • Metabowerke GmbH (Germany), among others


Mechanical Hand Tools Industry Developments


July 2021: Initiated by McLaren Racing, the Decker & Stanley Black partnership brings together two emerging brands with complementary missions in technology and innovative advancement. By providing the Formula 1 team Mclaren with renowned Decker & Stanley Black tools, Decker & Stanley Black will enhance the team inside and outside the racetrack. The partnership will use publicity opportunities and experiences related to Decker and Stanley Black's lives to celebrate and market their "Making the World" effort.


June 2021: Bosch Power Tools has announced the availability of a brand-new, compact 18V Jig Saw Barrel Grip that features an easy-to-grip design for precise cutting. The newest GST18V-47N's barrel handle design gives users entire control of the hand-cutting app close to the task at hand and locks on the switch for added convenience, specifically when cutting down. Its automatic brake has a stroke that quickly ends after pulling the trigger to the closed position to maximize user safety. The blower's and LED light's simultaneous operations provide a clear view and a precise cutting line.


Mechanical Hand Tools Market Segmentation


By Type Outlook



  • Hand Service Tools

  • Edge Tools

  • Hand Saw

  • Others


By Application Outlook



  • Construction Industry

  • Decoration Industry

  • Household Application


By Regional Outlook




  • North America

    • US

    • Canada




  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe




  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific




  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2021 USD 15,489.5 million
Market Size 2022 USD 16,127.67 million
Market Size 2030 USD 21,394.92 million
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 4.12% (2024-2030)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2023
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Klein Tools (US), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc (US), Wurth Group (Germany), Hilti Corporation (Liechtenstein), Snap-on (US), Makita Corporation (US), TOYA SA (Poland), Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd (Hong Kong), and Metabowerke GmbH (Germany)
Key Market Opportunities New product launches and R&D amongst major key players
Key Market Dynamics Growth in the construction industry Increasing use of capital goods in households


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The  market size was valued at USD 15,489.5 Million in 2021.

The global market of is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.12% during the forecast period 2024-2030.

North America had the largest share in the market.

The key players in the market are Klein Tools (US), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc (US), Wurth Group (Germany), Hilti Corporation (Liechtenstein), Snap-on (US), Makita Corporation (US), TOYA SA (Poland), Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd (Hong Kong), and Metabowerke GmbH (Germany).

The hand service tools category dominated the market in 2021.

The construction industry had the largest share in the  market.

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