Electronic Weighing Scales Market By Product Type (Crane Scales, Pallet Truck Scales, Platform Scales, Precision Scales, Table Top Scales, Others), By End-use Vertical (Healthcare, Industrial, Jewellery, Laboratory, Retail, Vet/Animal, Others) - Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026


Measurement techniques have been of great significance since the start of human civilization. In the 19th century, industrial revolution brought a rapid development in new measurement techniques and instruments to meet the needs of industrialized production techniques. The market for electronic weighing scales likely to witness a substantial growth owing to the constant need for determining exact weight. The global electronic weighing scales market was valued at US$ 4.85 Bn in 2017 and expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Weighing scales are used for determining the mass or weight of a substance. An electronic weighing scale is more durable, compact and accurate than other conventional scales such as spring scales or balances, which often wear out and gives erroneous readings over a period of time. Electronic weighing scales are commonly used in businesses and industries for segregating and weighing materials accurately for process sales. The electronic weighing scales work on a microchip and electronic response. As a result, risk of inaccurate results are minimal compared to the analog scales.

Accuracy is the linchpin of any electronic weighing scale. The precise measurements provided by the electronic weighing scales drives the demand from various sectors including healthcare, retail, industrial, etc. Moreover, advantages of electronic weighing scales such as ease of handling, compact size along with easy availability likely to drive the adoption of electronic weighing scales, thereby augmenting the market growth. In recent times, demand for electronic weighing scales has increased significantly as measuring weight has become user-friendly. Rising dependence on these scales in diverse areas like hospitals, pharmacies, labs, supermarkets, kitchen, industries, and factories is growing at a greater extent, thereby enhancing the growth of electronic weighing scales market during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.  

Market Snapshot

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"Table Top Scales Garnered the Largest Revenue in 2017"

The global electronic weighing scales market, on the basis of product type is segmented into crane scales, pallet truck scales, platform scales, precision scales, table top scales, and others. In terms of value contribution, the market was dominated by the table top scales in 2017. Table top scales are rugged, compact electronic weighing scales. These scales are ideal for use in laboratories, pharmacies, cafes, retail, restaurants, kitchens, offices, etc. Table top scales are light in weight, easy to operate and are cost effective. As a result, advantages associated with table top scales is augmenting its demand in the retail and industrial sectors.

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"Industrial Vertical Exhibits Largest Market Share"

In 2017, industrial vertical accounted for majority share in the global electronic weighing scales market. The dominance of this segment is largely credited to the industrial sector that depends on exporting and importing materials, shipments of manufactured goods, corrosive liquids and gases, etc. The electronic weighing scales have become a fixture in daily use within the industrial environment, thereby enhancing its growth in the overall market. It is a fact that the formulation of a substance is entirely dependent on a scale’s accuracy. Industrial scales are designed to perfectly adapt the environment and usage conditions. In the industrial applications, rugged industrial crane scales, platform scales, pallet truck scales, etc. are used widely.

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"Asia Pacific to Continue its Supremacy during the Forecast Period from 2018 to 2026"

The electronic weighing scales market, based on geography was led by Asia Pacific in 2017. The presence of prominent players such as A&D Company Limited, Contech Instruments Limited, The Essae Group, Tanita Corporation, etc. are providing varied business opportunities in the region. Asia Pacific considered as high growth market and projected to remain dominant during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Wide availability of sensors such as load sensors, which are one of the prime components of the electronic weighing scales poised to drive the growth prospects of electronic weighing scales market in the region.

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Competitive Insights

Major players in the electronic weighing scales market include Adam Equipment Co. Ltd., Avery Weigh Tronix Ltd., A&D Company, Limited, Aczet Pvt. Ltd., Atrax Group NZ, Arlyn Scales, Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Company, Contech Instruments Ltd., D Brash & Sons Ltd., Doran Scales, Inc., Fairbanks Scales, KERN & SOHN GmbH, Mettler-Toledo, LLC, Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Tanita Corporation, The Essae Group, and Weightron Bilanciai among others.

The global electronic weighing scales market appears to be highly fragmented in nature due to the presence of large number of international as well as regional players. Product innovation and new product development remains the key strategies adopted by the players in the market. The key players are mainly focusing on implementing new innovation strategies and are strengthening their product portfolio to reach potential customers in the emerging markets.

For instance, in May 2017, Rice Lake Weighing Systems launched a new series of digital bench scales – BenchPro.  The multi-purpose digital bench scales are ideal for many diverse markets and industries worldwide. As a general purpose scale, BenchPro provides multiple benefits such as ability to tare containers, zero and change units of measure. The BenchPro Series can be useful for many applications such as point of sale, retail, food service, manufacturing, etc. Each BenchPro digital bench scale comprises a tempered glass, scratch resistant keypad that withstands accidental drops as well as repels dust, water and oil.   

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Historical & Forecast Period


The research report presents the analysis of each segment from 2016 to 2026 considering 2017 as the base year for the research. Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for each respective segments are calculated for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Report Scope by Segments

Electronic weighing scales market report provides market size and estimates based on market dynamics and key trends observed in the industry. The report provides a holistic view of global electronic weighing scales market based on product type, end-use vertical and geography. Key segments covered in the report are as follows:

Research Period  2016-2026
Base Year 2017
Forecast Period  2018-2026
Historical Year  2016
Unit  USD Billion

 Product Type Segment (2016-2026; US$ Bn)
 • Crane Scales
 • Pallet Truck Scales
 • Platform Scales
 • Precision Scales
 • Table Top Scales
 • Others (Pocket Scales, Personnel Scales, etc.)

 End-use Vertical Segment (2016 – 2026; US$ Bn)
 • Healthcare
 • Industrial
 • Jewellery
 • Laboratory
 • Retail
 • Vet/Animal
 • Others (Education, Catering/Food Service and Production, etc.)

 Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Bn)
 • North America (U.S. and Rest of North America)
 • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, and Rest of Europe)
 • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, and Rest of Asia Pacific)
 • Rest of World (Middle East & Africa (MEA), Latin America)

Key questions answered in this report

  • What was the market size of electronic weighing scales in 2017 and forecast up to 2026?
  • What are the key factors driving the global electronic weighing scales market?
  • What are the key market trends observed in the electronic weighing scales market?
  • Which is the largest regional market for electronic weighing scales market?
  • Which is the most promising product type and end-use vertical in the electronic weighing scales market?
  • Which region or segment will drive the market growth? Why?
  • Which players are leading the electronic weighing scales market?
  • What are the sustainability strategies adopted by the key players operating in the market?
  • What are the challenges deterring the growth of electronic weighing scales market?

Unique data points of this report

  • Electronic weighing scales trends across different geographies and sub-geographies
  • Adoption rate of electronic weighing scales in various end-use verticals
  • Comprehensive mapping of the competitive landscape and the market participants’ behavior
  • Current and future scenario of electronic weighing scales across the globe
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Published Date:  Sep 2018
Category:  Semiconductor & Electronics
Report ID:   59344
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