United States (USA) Welding Equipment Market Research Report, 2028

United States (USA) Welding Equipment Market Research Report, 2028

Actual Market Research 31-03-2023 68 Pages Figures : 7 Tables : 26 Region : North America Country : United Arab Emirates Category : Manufacturing & Industry Machinery, Parts & Equipment

The United States is the largest producer and consumer of welding equipment in the world. The use of welding for industrial applications began to rise in the 1900s, owing to the expansion of the United States' manufacturing sector. During this period, the first welding equipment, including the first arc welding machines, was developed. The market for welding equipment and consumables began to grow in the 1920s and 1930s, owing to increased demand for welding in the manufacturing, construction, and repair industries. During this time, the market was further expanded by the development of new welding technologies such as gas welding and submerged arc welding. Furthermore, the welding equipment and consumables market grew significantly during the 1940s and 1950s, owing to increased demand for welding in the defence industry during WWII and the post-war construction boom. During this time, the market was further expanded by the development of new welding processes such as gas metal arc welding and gas tungsten arc welding. In addition, the welding equipment and consumables market has continued to grow in the 1990s and beyond, driven by the demand for welding in a wide range of industries and applications. The market has also been shaped by technological advancements, including the development of new welding equipment, consumables, and automation technologies. According to the research report "United States (USA) Welding Equipment and Consumable Market Research Report, 2028," published by Actual Market Research, the United States Welding Equipment and Consumable market is expected to add USD 876.61 Million by 2028. The demand for welding equipment and consumables is driven by the growing demand from end-use industries such as automotive, construction, and manufacturing. These industries use welding extensively in their manufacturing and repair processes. Furthermore, the growing demand for electric vehicles is driving the demand for welding equipment and consumables in the United States. Welding is used extensively in the manufacturing of electric vehicles, including the welding of battery packs, frames, and other components. Moreover, the demand for welding equipment rental services is increasing in the United States, driven by factors such as the need for flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and the ability to access the latest technology. In addition, the government's investment in infrastructure projects such as bridges, roads, and buildings is driving the demand for welding equipment and consumables in the United States. These projects require extensive use of welding in their construction and repair. The market is divided into two sections based on product type: welding equipment and welding consumables. The welding equipment segment will hold a dominant position in this market in terms of market share during the forecast period, owing to the rising trend of automated machines used in various industries such as automotive and construction to join thermoplastics, metals, and others. The welding consumables segment has the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The high demand for customised solutions for joining dissimilar and non-metallic materials, as well as the rise in steel consumption, is all factors. Furthermore, this industry is now emphasising the use of simple and cost-effective solutions to protect the work piece from the outside environment. Consumables are gaining traction in this scenario because the raw materials used to manufacture them include copper, rutile, and aluminium, all of which have high tensile strength and antioxidant properties. According to consumable, the market is divided into Stick electrodes, Solid Wires, Flux-cored wires, SAW wires and Fluxes, and Others (gases, rods, etc.). Among them, In 2022, the stick electrodes product segment held the most market share. Stick electrodes are becoming increasingly popular for welding a diverse range of components due to their ability to increase welding strength as well as their high corrosion resistance and tensile strength. During the forecast period, flux-cored wires have the highest CAGR. Flux-cored wires have greater deposition rates than other welding consumables, making them ideal for high-speed welding applications. This makes them popular in industries where productivity and efficiency are critical, such as automotive, construction, and shipbuilding. Based on by Technology, the market is divided into Arc weldings and oxy-fuel welding. Arc welding is expected to gain prominence in the coming years due to the increasing adoption of fusion processes and the use of high-strength low-alloy (HSLA) across various industries because it is a flexible and cost-effective process. Oxy-fuel welding technology has the highest CAGR from 2023 to 2028. Its growing use in industrial manufacturing applications The welding equipment and products used in this technology are highly cost-efficient, which promotes their implementation in welding fillet, butt, and lap joints with object thicknesses up to 5mm. Based on end users, the automotive segment will hold a dominant position in this market in terms of market share during the forecast period as the automotive industry is focusing on reducing the weight of vehicles by replacing metal parts with plastic, which requires high precision. Based on equipment, electrodes and filler metal equipment have the largest market share. Electrodes and filler metal equipment are widely used in various industries, including automotive, construction, shipbuilding, and aerospace. They are essential for welding and joining different materials such as steel, aluminium, and stainless steel. The oxy-fuel welding industry has the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Oxy-fuel welding equipment is lightweight and portable, which makes it ideal for use in remote locations where electricity is not available. However, oxy-fuel welding produces a high heat input, which allows for quick welding and efficient fusion of the workpieces. This makes it suitable for welding thicker materials. In the United States, the growing awareness of the importance of sustainability and the need to reduce carbon emissions is driving demand for environmentally friendly welding products. Environmental regulations, the need to reduce waste, and consumers' growing awareness of sustainability are driving this trend. Furthermore, the increasing investments in research and development (R&D) are driving the development of new welding technologies and consumables in the United States. This trend is driven by factors such as the need to improve productivity, quality, and safety and to meet the evolving needs of end-use industries. Moreover, safety is always a top priority in welding, and there is a trend towards developing equipment and consumables that are safer to use. This includes the development of fume extraction systems, welding helmets with improved visibility and comfort, and welding gloves with improved dexterity and heat resistance. In the United States, several welding processes are commonly used, including GMAW, which can be used to weld a wide range of materials, including carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminium. This makes it a versatile process that can be used in a variety of industries and applications. Furthermore, GMAW is a relatively fast welding process, as the wire electrode is continuously fed into the weld pool. This makes it a good choice for high-volume production applications. Other processes, such as gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), and stick welding (SMAW), are also commonly used depending on the specific application and material being welded. Some of the welding schools and training programmes in the United States include Lincoln Electric Welding School, Welder Training and Testing Institute, Tulsa Welding School, Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, American Welding Society, and many more. There are several startups in the United States that are focused on developing innovative welding equipment and consumables. Some of them are Vention, Xpansion, Weld AI, Weld Robotics, Luvata, and many more. Some of the manufacturers are Hypertherm, Thermal Dynamics, Victor Technologies, Fronius USA, Bernard Welding, Kemppi USA, Airgas, The Harris Products Group, National Standard, AlcoTec Wire Corporation, Bohler Welding Group USA, and Arcos Industries LLC. Challenges: The welding equipment and consumables market in the United States faces several challenges, such as the shortage of skilled welders, the increasing demand for eco-friendly welding products, and the growing competition from low-cost manufacturers in developing countries. Opportunities: Despite the challenges, the welding equipment and consumables market in the United States offers several opportunities for growth, such as the increasing use of automation and robotics in welding, the growing demand for electric vehicles, and the development of new materials and technologies for welding. Additionally, the focus on diversity and inclusion in the industry offers an opportunity to attract a more diverse workforce and improve innovation and creativity. Restraints: Welding equipment and consumables can be expensive, which can limit their adoption by smaller businesses and individuals. This can be a significant barrier to entry, particularly in industries where margins are tight. Furthermore, welding can pose health risks to workers, particularly if proper safety equipment and precautions are not taken. These risks can include exposure to fumes, gases, and radiation, which can cause respiratory problems, skin irritation, and other health issues. While welding is a widely used manufacturing process, it faces competition from other technologies such as 3D printing, which can produce complex parts and structures with high precision and accuracy. Considered in this report • Geography: United States • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • United States Welding Equipment & Consumables market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation By Type: • Welding Equipments • Welding Consumables By Equipment: • Electrodes & Filler Metal Equipment • Oxy-fuel Gas Equipment • Other Equipment By Consumable: • Stick electrodes • Solid wires • Flux-cored wires • SAW wires and Fluxes • Others (gases, rods, etc.) By Technology: • Arc Welding • Oxy-fuel Welding • Others (Resistance welding, Laser beam welding, plasma arc welding, electron beam welding) By end- Users: • Automotive • Fabrication • Building & Construction • Marine • Power • Oil & Gas • Others (Shipbuilding, Maintenance & Repair, Offshore, Pipe Mill, Pipeline, Aerospace, etc.) The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary and secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list out the companies that are present in it. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual reports of companies, government-generated reports, and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources, primary research was conducted by making telephone interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this; we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting them in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us, we can start verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations and organizations related to the 3D printing industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing and presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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