The era automatic doors are here and is gulfing the full globe. The easy accessibility and safety are two of the important factors that is hindering its demand. Specialized applications in industrial settings and commercial buildings are driving the growth story of this market segment.
The scorching pace of industrialization in the country, along with the burgeoning growth of the commercial realty sector has been behind this growth story. With subsequent governments focusing on providing impetus to the manufacturing sector, the pace of industrialization has been relentless. From the various Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to industrial parks, textile parks, IT parks, etc., the country has been witnessing a quiet revolution. With such a huge market staring at them, it is not surprising that suppliers of specialized entrance automation systems have been keeping a close tab on the lucrative Indian market.
The automatic doors market size will grow over USD 633 million during 2018-2022.The surging rise in infrastructure projects from emerging economies including India and China is one of the critical factors that will fuel the automatic doors market growth in the forthcoming years. The consistent effort of the governments of these developing economies toward establishing smart cities is propelling the demand for high-quality smart doors including automatic doors. Furthermore, infrastructure developers are also focusing on using products with an aesthetic appeal. As a result, automatic doors have become a standard amenity for various buildings including shopping malls, hospitals, and office infrastructure. Consequently, the increasing focus on implementing smart cities in the public and private infrastructure sector of the emerging economies will drive the automatic doors market to register a CAGR of close to 6% during the forecast period.
The automatic doors market is moderately fragmented. Companies are focusing on leveraging advanced technologies to offer high-quality products to meet the evolving demands of the end-users. By providing a complete analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and with information on the products offered by the companies, this automatic doors industry analysis report will allow clients to assess the overall market potential and formulate new growth strategies to strengthen their position in the market.
A key driver for the global automatic doors market is the increase in infrastructure projects in emerging countries. The demand for automatic doors from emerging countries such as China and India is increasing, as the government and private sector players are taking initiatives to improve the infrastructure in the cities. For instance, consistent efforts are being made to improve the infrastructure in smart cities, where the focus is on using non-toxic, recycled, and environment-friendly materials.
Clean rooms necessitate the installation of automatic doors to ensure minimal microbial contamination and prevent external and cross contamination. Some of the commercial end-users, which require the use of clean rooms are laboratories and hospitals. The adoption of automatic doors in these spaces is expected to increase, with rising emphasis on the safety of people and products.
This automatic doors market analysis report segments the market by product -automatic sliding doors, automatic swing doors, automatic folding doors, automatic revolving doors, and others. The automatic sliding doors segment held the largest market share in 2017, accounting for over 38% of the market. This product segment is expected to dominate the global market throughout the forecast period. The APAC region led the market in 2017 with more than 43% of the market share, followed by EMEA and the Americas respectively. The APAC region is expected to dominate the market throughout the period 2018-2022.
Market Overview-Product Classification
- Automatic Doors
- Sliding Doors
- Revolving Doors
- Swing Doors
- Special Doors (Telescopic, Hermetic, Curved/ Semi-curved, Sectional, Folding)
Market Overview-End-user Classification
Application areas of automatic doors within end-user segments:
General applications: outdoor entrances and interior passage doors.
Specialized applications: clean room areas, operation theatres, conference rooms, and manufacturing units.
- Office complexes
- Industrial buildings
- Shopping malls
- Retail Outlets/Showrooms
- Research labs
- Airports, Metro railway stations
- Educational Institutions
- Public/Government buildings
Industries and Warehouses in Focus
Specially designed industrial doors help maintain optimum temperature in such settings as in the case of cold storage units or clean rooms. In the F&B and pharmaceutical sectors, they are additionally used to separate different areas. For instance, they are used to separate areas which require different atmospheric conditions. They are a familiar sight in the clean rooms that are usually part of these industries. They perform a key function in aggressive environments of the pharmaceutical industry, since they are the ones that help reduce the risk of airborne contamination. Wherever it is necessary, doors are also being made out of fire retardant materials.
Specialized doors in industrial and warehouse settings, where the speed of the door has a direct bearing on the logistics, temperature and pressure control are in demand. These high speed doors are designed to handle a high number of openings. Some of them for example, can handled a cycles of opening and closing as high as 100 cycles/day.
One of the most popular types of high performance doors used in industries and warehouses are the sectional overhead doors. The key feature that distinguishes sectional overhead industrial doors from conventional roller doors that are so commonly found in the country is ‘speed’. The specialized industrial doors are made using composite materials, that given them the high opening speeds. Operated by powerful motors, a guiding system allows for the smooth operation of the high performance industrial doors. In many instances these doors are also designed for easy docking of vehicles. The sectional overhead industrial doors are also usually designed to achieve sound insulation.
Sliding doors, both the horizontal and the top hung type are also popular in industrial environs these days. Depending on the type of industry they are used they can be designed in different forms. For example, while sliding doors made up of double skin insulated panels are ideally suited for heavy duty protection, there are also single skin doors that are available widely. In several industries telescopic sliding doors, with several panels are also becoming popular choices.
Another popular type in the industrial or laboratory environments are the automated swing doors. They are made of special material that helps keep the interior either cool or heated to a certain limit. They are usually the choice when it comes to indoor application in industries or laboratories.
Construction Growth Encourages Technology Upgrades of Automatic Doors to Target Niche Applications
Soaring investments flowing through hospitality, retail, commercial and healthcare sectors construction activities in India are opening up opportunities for smart entrance doors. Growing awareness about energy efficiency and environmental impact on using automatic doors have resulted in wide acceptance in residential sectors as well as educational institutions. Technology upgradation in the automatic doors market ensures cost savings in the long run despite the higher initial cost as compared to conventional doors.
Automatic doors were considered to be a luxury product in India until recent years. Since the inception of the ‘green building’ concept, automatic doors have become one of the key elements of saving energy.
The Indian automatic doors systems market is largely driven by the growing number of hospitality and commercial buildings across the nation. The market is expected to gain momentum and grow steadily by penetrating into the healthcare and residential sectors. However, India is entering into the green era, where people are concerned about the environmental impact of building materials and systems, and look for high standard products to showcase their brand value. This will drive the market for high priced but energy conserving products such as revolving doors and special doors.
In the next five years, the global consumption of High Speed Doors will show upward tendency further, consumption is expected to be about 228865 sets by 2022. Global High Speed Doors market size will reach to about 965.4 million USD by 2022, registering a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.05% during the analyzed period, 2017-2022. Despite the presence of fierce competition and the trend of price decrease, due to the stable demand and the fact that the downstream application types may broaden in the future, together with the development of the related industries. Investors are quite optimistic about this industry. There will be more new investors entering this field in the near future.
The global High Speed Doors market is valued at 760 million US$ in 2017 and will reach 1140 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 5.3% during 2018-2025.
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