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Outlook of the Global Analytical Instrumentation Industry, 2017 and 2018

Outlook of the Global Analytical Instrumentation Industry, 2017 and 2018

The total analytical instrumentation market generated $17,606.5 million in 2016. The pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and life sciences end-user sector captured 34.3% in the analytical instrumentation market in 2016. This end user is the largest end user for chromatographs, molecular and elemental analysis spectrometers, and analytical microscopes segment. Food testing, biopharmaceuticals, life sciences, and clinical markets will go through high growth in 2017 and 2018 driven by advancement in customer requirements.

This analytical instrumentation outlook study includes the following technologies:

• Chromatography: 1. Gas Chromatographs (Laboratory & Process) 2. Liquid Chromatographs (Laboratory) 3. Ion Chromatographs (Laboratory)
• Molecular Analysis Spectroscopy: 1. Infrared Spectrometer (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 2. Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrometer (Laboratory & Process) 3. Raman Spectrometer (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 4. Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy (TDLS) Analyzer
• Elemental Analysis Spectroscopy: 1. Atomic Absorption Spectrometer 2. Atomic Emission Spectrometer 3. Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometer
• Mass Spectrometry: 1. Single Quadrupole LC-MS 2. Tandem LC-MS 3. GC-MS 4. TOF LC-MS 5. MALDI-TOF MS 6. ICP-MS 7. Portable MS
• Analytical Microscopes: 1. Optical Microscopes 2. Electron Microscopes 3. Scanning Probe Microscopes
• Gas Analyzers: 1. Zirconia Analyzer 2. NDIR Analyzer 3. Paramagnetic Analyzer 4. Electrochemical Analyzer 5. Flame Ionization Detector 6. Thermal Conductivity Analyzer 7. Chemiluminescence Analyzer 8. Trace Oxygen Analyzer
• Liquid Analyzers: 1. Conductivity Analyzer (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 2. TOC (Total Organic Carbon) Analyzer (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 3. pH/ORP (pH/Dissolved Oxygen Analyzer ) (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 4. Turbidity Analyzer (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 5. Dissolved Oxygen Analyzer (Laboratory, Process & Portable) 6. Chlorine Analyzer (Laboratory, Process & Portable)
• Analytical X-ray Instrumentation: 1. X-ray Diffractometer (XRD - Laboratory & Portable) 2. Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (ED XRF) 3. Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (WD XRF) 4. X-ray Fluorescence (XRF - Portable)

Geographical Scope

• North America: Canada and the United States
• Europe: Western Europe, Central Europe, Russia, and Eastern Europe
• Asia Pacific: Western rim of the Pacific Ocean, the Indochina Peninsula, the Pacific Islands, and Central Asia
• Rest of the world: Central America, South America, Mexico, the Middle East, and Africa

Key End Users

• Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, and Life Sciences
• Government and academic research institutions and laboratories
• Environmental
• Industrial Sectors
• Applied Markets
• Life Sciences
• Material Sciences
• Nanotechnology
• Metals and Minerals
• Semiconductor
• Scientific Research
• Chemicals and Petrochemicals
• Food and Beverage
• Oil and Gas
• Water and Wastewater
• Metals and Mining
• Others (including end users such as power plants, electronics and other industrial applications, defense, homeland security, power generation, iron and steel, pulp and paper, electronics, and semiconductors)

Key predictions for 2017 and 2018

• Process / online / continuous analyzers will be in demand more than the laboratory analytical instruments as these instruments reduce additional analysis and improve customer’s productivity.
• Food testing, biopharmaceuticals, life sciences, and clinical markets will go through high growth in 2017 and 2018 driven by advancement in customer requirements.
• Multi-vendor and value-added services will be in demand, resulting in increase in revenue for manufacturers and third-party service providers.
• Laser-based analyzers will be in demand as it reduces the operational cost of customers.
• The need for automation of analytical processes will drive the demand for advanced analytical instrumentation without sample preparation.
• Emerging markets will be in need of analytical instruments to improve the quality of their goods and compete with international standards.
• Certain saturated product segments such as chromatography will limit the market growth in developed countries.
• 2017 and 2018 are likely to witness stronger collaborations between the customers and manufacturers, with manufacturers customizing solutions to the needs of the specific customer.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Highlights of 2016
    • Global Light Vehicle Sales by Region-A Snapshot
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Percent Revenue by Region, Global, 2015 and 2016
    • Top Predictions for 2017 and 2018
  • Research Scope and Segmentation
    • Research Scope
    • Research Scope-End Users by Segment
    • Market Segmentation
  • Key Trends to Watch-Analytical Instrumentation Market
    • Key 2017 Market Trends
    • 2017 and 2018 Outlook-Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL)
    • 2017 and 2018 Outlook-Chinese Analytical Market in Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Analytical Instrumentation Market Industry Outlook
    • Revenue Forecast-Analytical Instrumentation Market
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2016-2018
    • Analytical Instrumentation Market-Revenue Forecast by Geography
    • Global Analytical Instrumentation Market by Product-A Snapshot
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Percent Revenue by Segment and Product Type, Global, 2015 and 2016
  • Market Share Winners
    • Analytical Instrumentation Market-Market Share Winners
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Market Position Analysis, Global, 2016
    • Key Market Participant Insights-SWOT Analysis
    • Growth Opportunity-Key Participants
  • End-user Outlook 2017 and 2018
    • Chromatographs-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Chromatographs Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Chromatographs-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End User Prediction
    • Molecular Analysis Spectrometer-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Molecular Analysis Spectrometer Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Molecular Analysis Spectrometer-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End User Prediction
    • Elemental Analysis Spectrometer-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Elemental Analysis Spectrometer Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Elemental Analysis Spectrometer-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End-user Prediction
    • Mass Spectrometer-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Mass Spectrometer Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Mass Spectrometer-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End-user Prediction
    • Analytical Microscopes-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Analytical Microscopes Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Analytical Microscopes-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End-user Prediction
    • Gas Analyzer-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Gas Analyzer Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Gas Analyzer-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End-user Prediction
    • Liquid Analyzer-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Liquid Analyzer Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Liquid Analyzer-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End-user Prediction
    • Analytical X-ray Instrumentation-Revenue Forecast by End User
      • Table Analytical X-ray Instrumentation Segment: Revenue Forecast by End User, Global, 2016-2018
    • Analytical X-ray Instrumentation-Market Snapshot 2017 and 2018: End-user Prediction
  • Regional Hotspot
    • 2016 Analytical Instrumentation Segment: Revenue by Geography and Segment
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Revenue by Geography and Segment , Global, 2016
    • 2017 Analytical Instrumentation Segment: Revenue Forecast by Geography and Segment
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Revenue Forecast by Geography and Segment, Global, 2017
    • 2018 Analytical Instrumentation Segment: Revenue Forecast by Geography and Segment
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Revenue Forecast by Geography and Segment, Global, 2018
  • Potential Markets
    • United States-Key Vertical Markets: Growth Opportunity
    • United States-Chemical Industry: Key Analytical Technology
    • Russia-Implications to Analytical Instrumentation Market
    • Russian Pharmaceutical Market
      • Table Pharmaceutical Market: Revenue, Russia, 2010-2015
    • Europe-Key Pharmaceutical Markets: Growth Opportunity
    • India-Growth Opportunity
      • Table Mass Spectrometry Market: Revenue Forecast, India, 2015-2020
    • Southeast Asian Countries-Analytical Instrumentation Market Implications
    • Africa-Analytical Instrumentation Market Implications
      • Table Pharmaceutical Market: Market Implications, Africa, 2010, 2020
  • Segment Outlook
    • Analytical Instrumentation Segments-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Analytical Instrument Market: Revenue Forecast by Product, Global, 2016-2018
    • High Growth Segments-Revenue Forecast
      • Table Analytical Instrumentation Market: Revenue by Geography and Segment, Global, 2016
    • Scanning Probe Microscope Segment-Overview
    • TDLS-Market Highlights and Predictions
    • IR spectrometer-Segment Prediction, 2017 and 2018
    • Portable Raman Spectrometers-Growth Opportunity
    • Mass Spectrometry-Market Highlights
    • Mass Spectrometry-Market Predictions
  • Technology Outlook
    • Key Technology Trends-Market Highlights and Predictions
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity-Penetration in Emerging Economies
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Key Conclusions
    • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • Appendix
    • Abbreviations
    • Additional Sources of Information

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