An industrial humidifier forces moisture into the air, creating an invisible mist. It preserves material properties and eliminates static electricity. These humidifiers are most commonly used in big-sized buildings to ensure the right level of humidity in order to maintain a comfortable living environment. Industrial humidifiers are also utilized in operating rooms of hospitals, cold storage rooms, and semi-conductor manufacturing firms. According to research conducted by various research & development authorities, scientists recommend a range of around 45% to 55% of relatively humidity. If humidity level falls below 45%, friction is likely to cause sparks and static buildup, which can hamper information technology enabled devices.
The global industrial humidifiers market is expected to expand at a rapid pace in the next few years. Key factors driving the global market include low maintenance cost and ease of use, rise in research and development activities, and stringent rules and regulations related to manufacturing.
Moreover, rapid expansion of food & beverage, textile, and automotive industries is projected to drive the demand for industrial humidifiers in the next few years.
Additionally, expansion of the e-commerce industry offers significant opportunities to producers and suppliers of industrial humidifiers to sell their products through online portals. Producers and suppliers of industrial humidifiers are focusing on selling their products on various e-commerce portals in order to cater to a wide range of customers across the world.
Rise in the promotion of industrial humidifiers through various online channels is expected to offer significant opportunities to the global industrial humidifiers market in the next few years.
The global industrial humidifiers market can be segmented based on technology, application, distribution channel, and region.
Based on technology, the market can be divided into in-duct, mobile, and direct-space. The in-duct segment is expected to dominate the market in the near future.
Based on application, the market can be categorized into printing, packaging, plastic, paper, textiles, pharmaceuticals, foods & beverage, electrostatic, and automotive. The automotive segment is projected to dominate the global market in the near future. In terms of distribution channel, the market can be bifurcated into offline and online. The offline segment can be sub-segmented into dealerships and direct selling. The online segment can be sub-segmented into e-commerce portals and company-owned websites.
In terms of region, the global industrial humidifiers market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The market in North America is projected to expand at a considerable rate in the near future, due to an increase in the demand for industrial humidifiers in pharmaceuticals and foods & beverages industries in countries such as the U.S. and Canada. The market in Europe is anticipated to expand significantly during the forecast period, due to stringent regulations and norms imposed by governments in countries such as Germany, France, the U.K., and Italy. The industrial humidifiers market in Asia Pacific is projected to expand at a significant pace in the near future, as it provides ease of use and reduced maintenance cost in countries such as India, China, Japan, and Indonesia.
Prominent players operating in the global industrial humidifiers market include Condair Group, TrueFog-USA, SMART FOG MANUFACTURING, DriSteem, Sunpentown Inc., American Moistening Company, Idealin Fogging Systems, and American Moistening Company. These players are projected to face intense competition in the near future, due to the presence of a large number of local players in the market. Major manufacturers are focusing on product innovation through research and development activities. Companies are involved in carrying out mergers and acquisitions with local players to expand their product portfolios. Manufacturers in developing countries are focused on reduction of production costs and rising profitability in order to expand their businesses.