Weighing scales have witnessed significant transformation in the past few decades. Digital weighing scales are more accurate and precise as compared to scales that have force sensors to measure the weight of any object. Digital weighing scales evolved with the advancement in technology.
The digital weighing scale market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years. High precision & accuracy and flexibility in weighing are the major factors contributing to the growth of the digital weighing scale market.
Moreover, rapid industrialization and increasing deployment in retail sector are fueling the demand for digital weighing scales globally. Demand for greater accuracy in the pharmaceutical industry is also driving the adoption of high precision digital weighing scales.
Technological advancements is leading to high efficiency, which in turn is offering lucrative opportunities to the digital weighing scale market
Cost of digital weighing scales is high as compared to its mechanical or traditional counterparts. This is restraining the market growth across the globe.
One of the latest trends gaining momentum in the global digital weighing scale market is the growing demand for automation. Advancements in technologies and increase in labor cost are leading to increased need for automation. Automated machines deliver result with high precision and zero errors. Hence, automation has a significant impact on digital weighing scale market.
The global digital weighing scale market can be segmented based on type, application, distribution channel, and region. In terms of type, the market can be classified into fixed and portable. Fixed digital weighing scale can be sub-divided into dormant scale, conveyor weighing system, crane weighing system, check weighing system, packing system, and others. Portable digital weighing scale can be sub-divided into platform scale, human scale, tabletop scale, bench scale, laboratory scale, and others.
In terms of application, the digital weighing scale market can be categorized into residential, commercial, and industrial. Commercial segment can be sub-divided into healthcare, jewelry, pharmaceutical, retail, grocery, airport, veterinary, and others.
Based on distribution channel, the digital weighing scale market can be bifurcated into offline channel and online channel. The online channel segment can be sub-divided into company-owned websites and e-Commerce websites. The offline channel segment can be sub-divided into hypermarkets & supermarkets, departmental stores, and specialty stores.
Based on region, the global digital weighing scale market can be divided into North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Europe. Furthermore, the regions are divided into countries such as the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, the U.K., GCC Countries, China, India, Japan, and Brazil. In terms of value, North America is expected to account for a major share of the global digital weighing scale market during the forecast period. Growing automation and advancements in technologies across North America have resulted in increased demand for digital weighing scales in the region.
The global digital weighing scale market is moderately fragmented in nature. The market is primarily dominated by major players. However, with increase in the number of new entrants across various geographies, competition among players is increasing. Manufacturers are increasingly focusing on geographical expansions, product innovation etc., to stay competitive in the market.
Key players operating in the global digital weighing scale market are Avery Weigh Tronix Ltd., A&D Company Limited, Adam Equipment Co. Ltd., Contech Instruments Ltd., D Brash & Sons Ltd., Fairbanks Scales, KERN & SOHN GmbH, Aczet Pvt. Ltd., Atrax Group NZ, Arlyn Scales, Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Company, Doran Scales Inc., Mettler Toledo LLC, Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Tanita Corporation, The Essae Group, and Weightron Bilanciai