Global Material Handling Equipment

This report forecasts to 2026 global demand for material handling equipment by product, market, and major world region in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Product segments include: industrial trucks and tractors; conveying equipment; cranes and monorails; hoists; automated storage and retrieval systems; and automated guided vehicles (AGVs), related equipment, and software. Reported markets encompass: manufacturing; mining; construction; trade and distribution; and other markets such as agriculture, forestry, and airports. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.

To illustrate historical trends, world, product, market, and regional demand (including product and market segments) are provided for 2011, 2016, and 2021. Finally, global production is segmented by major world region and provided for 2011, 2016, 2021, and 2026.

Excluded from the scope of this report are: aerial work platforms; construction-type cranes (mostly mobile and tower cranes), wrecker cranes, and similar items that could be considered material handling equipment; elevators; lift tables; related services, such as equipment maintenance; and spare parts.

For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in the applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate as that prevailing in 2021.

Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
333922 Conveyor and conveying equipment manufacturing
333923 Overhead traveling crane, hoist, and monorail system manufacturing
333924 Industrial truck, tractor, trailer, and stacker machinery manufacturing

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