Global Construction Robot Market, By Robots Type (Articulated Robots, Exoskeleton, Cartesian Robot, Automated Guided Vehicle and Others), Payload Capacity (Less Than 500 Kg, 500-3000 Kg and 3001 Kg & Above), Axis Type (3 Axis, 4 Axis, 5 Axis and Others), Automation (Fully Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous), Function (Demolition, Structure Processes, Material Handling, Finishing & Assembling, 3D Printing, Quality Inspection, Layout and Others), Vertical (Commercial & Residential Infrastructure Public Infrastructure, Energy & Utility and Others), Product Type (On-Site Production Robot and Pre-Fab Construction Robot) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Construction Robot Market Analysis and Size
Major factors expected to boost the growth of the construction robot market in the forecast period are the rise in several industry applications, including aerospace, steel, power, chemical, and others. Furthermore, the increased resistance to load variations is the benefit of construction robot, which is further anticipated to propel the growth of the construction robot market.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that global construction robot market is expected to reach the value of USD 731,510.00 thousand by 2030, at a CAGR of 8.7% during the forecast period. The construction robot market report also covers pricing analysis, patent analysis, and technological advancements in depth.
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customisable to 2015-2020)
Revenue in USD Thousand, Pricing in USD
By Robots Type (Articulated Robots, Exoskeleton, Cartesian Robot, Automated guided Vehicle and Others), Payload Capacity (LESS THAN 500 KG, 500-3000 KG and 3001 KG & ABOVE), Axis Type (3 Axis, 4 Axis and 5 Axis), Automation (Fully Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous), Function (Demolition, Structure Processes, Material Handling, Finishing & Assembling,3D Printing, Quality Inspection, Layout and Others), VERTICAL (COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL Infrastructure Public Infrastructure. Energy & Utility and Others), Product Type (On-Site Production Robot and Pre-Fab Construction Robot)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland and Rest of Europe in Europe, Japan, China, South Korea, India, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Rest of Asia Pacific in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), South Africa, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel and Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
Market Players Covered
ABB, Husqvarna AB, Komatsu Ltd., Fujita Corporation, FBR Ltd, Conjet, Contour Crafting Corporation, MX3D, CyBe Construction, KEWAZO BROKK GLOBAL, RobotWorx, Built Robotics, ICON Technology, inc., Dusty Robotics, MUDBOTS 3D CONCRETE PRINTING, LLC, Advanced Construction Robotics, Inc., NASKA.AI, nLink AS, Okibo among others.
Construction robots are automated machines designed to assist with various tasks on construction sites. These robots are equipped with sensors, cameras, and other advanced technologies that enable them to perform tasks such as bricklaying, concrete pouring, welding, and demolition. The global construction robot market refers to the market for robotic technology used in the construction industry. This market includes a wide range of robot types, including traditional industrial robots, exoskeleton robots, and mobile robots designed specifically for construction applications. The construction robot market has been growing rapidly in recent years, as advances in robotics technology have made it possible for robots to perform a wider range of tasks on construction sites. These tasks include tasks such as demolition, bricklaying, welding, painting, and material handling.
Construction Robot Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail as below:
- Increase in Urbanization Across the Globe
Construction robots are automated machines designed to assist with various tasks on construction sites. These robots are equipped with sensors, cameras, and other advanced technologies that enable them to perform bricklaying, concrete pouring, welding, and demolition tasks. Construction robots come in many different forms, from autonomous vehicles that transport materials around the site to aerial drones that can survey the progress of a project from above. They can also be used to perform dangerous or difficult tasks for humans, such as working at heights or in hazardous environments. Construction robots are becoming increasingly popular in the construction industry, as they can help increase productivity, improve safety, and reduce labor costs. Urbanization refers to the growth of urban areas as people migrate from rural areas to cities in search of better opportunities. This rapid urbanization is expected to boost the global construction robot market as the demand for efficient, cost-effective, and safe construction methods increases.
- Added Productivity and Efficiency by Construction Robot
The construction robot has the potential to significantly reduce the time and costs involved in construction projects. Construction robots are designed to perform repetitive and time-consuming tasks faster and more accurately than human workers. They can work around the clock without getting tired or needing breaks. Construction robots are useful in a variety of construction tasks, including bricklaying, welding, painting, and demolition.
- Surging Demand and Usage in Automation at Construction Sites
In recent years, there has been a rising trend toward using robots on construction sites. Several factors, including technological advancements, growing labor costs, and a shortage of skilled labor in some areas can recognize this. Robots can be used for various tasks on construction sites, such as excavation, demolition, material handling, and 3D printing. They can work 24/7, without breaks, and can be programmed to perform tasks precisely and efficiently. This can lead to increased productivity, reduced labor costs, and improved safety on the job site. One major Instance of a construction robot is the autonomous robotic construction system (ARCS) which was developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). ARCS is a self-contained system that can construct structures autonomously without the need for human intervention.
- High Cost Associated with Construction Robots
Construction robots are generally more expensive than traditional construction equipment and require specialized training and maintenance. This can lead to higher initial costs for construction companies that want to adopt these technologies. Additionally, some construction companies may be hesitant to invest in new technologies due to concerns about the return on investment and the risks associated with implementing new processes and systems. One factor that could restrain the global construction robot market is the high cost associated with construction robots and the high initial investment required to adopt these technologies. The initial investment for implementing construction robots can be significant, and this can be a barrier for some companies, especially smaller ones. Additionally, the maintenance and repair costs for these robots can also be high, adding to the total cost of ownership.
Post COVID-19 Impact on Global Construction Robot Market
COVID-19 created a negative impact on the construction robot market due to lockdown regulations and rules at manufacturing facilities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the construction robot market to an extent in negative manner. However, increasing adoption of construction robot in aviation sector has helped the market to grow after the pandemic. Also, the growth has been high after the market has opened after COVID-19, and it is expected that there would be considerable growth in the sector.
Manufacturers are making various strategic decisions to bounce back post-COVID-19. The players are conducting multiple research and development activities to improve the technology involved in the construction robot. With this, the companies will bring advanced technologies to the market. In addition, government initiatives for use of automation technology has led to the market's growth
- In March 2023, FBR Ltd announced the strategic agreement with UK-based M & G Investment Management company, under which they will manufacture three Hadrian X robots of the newest generation for the U.S. Using the primary Dynamic Stabilization Technology of the company, these robots are made to work outside (DST). Such development helps the company to gain international recognition.
- In September 2022, Conjet and Doornbos Equipment BV entered into partnership with Doornbos Equipment BV, which acts as a distribution partner for Belgium, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands (BENELUX). Doornbos will take over the dealership from Overmat Industries. Such patnerships help the company to increase its footprint globally
Construction Robot Market Scope
The construction robot market is segmented on the basis robot type, payload capacity, axis type, automation, function, vertical and product type. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Articulated Robots
- Cartesian Robots
- Automated Guided Vehicle
On the basis of robot type, the construction robot market is segmented into articulated robots, cartesian robots, automated guided vehicle, exoskeleton and others.
- Less Than 500 Kg
- 500-3000 Kg
- 3001 Kg & Above
On the basis of payload capacity, the construction robot market is segmented into less than 500 kg, 500-3000 kg and 3001 kg & above.
- 3 Axis
- 4 Axis
- 5 Axis
On the basis of axis type, the construction robot market is segmented into 3 axis, 4 axis, 5 axis, and others.
- Fully Automated
On the basis of automation, the construction robot market is segmented into fully automated and semi-autonomous.
- Structural Process
- Material Handling
- Finsihing Processes
- Fabrication & Assembly
- 3d Printing
- Quality Inspection
On the basis of function, the construction robot market is segmented into demolition, structural process, material handling, finishing processes, fabrication & assembly, 3d printing, quality inspection, layout and others.
- Commercial & Residential Building
- Energy & Utilities
- Public Infrastructure
On the basis of vertical, the construction robot market is segmented into commercial & residential building, energy & utilities, public infrastructure and others.
Construction Robot Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The construction robot market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, robot type, payload capacity, axis type, automation, function, vertical and product type as referenced above.
The countries covered in the construction robot market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland and Rest of Europe in Europe, Japan, China, South Korea, India, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Rest of Asia Pacific in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), South Africa, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel and Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
North America dominates the construction robot market owing to growing adoption of urbanization across North America. The U.S. is a dominating country as it is home to many giant market players in construction robot market. Germany dominates in Europe region due to increasing research and development activities, along with technological advancements. China dominates in the Asia-Pacific region due to rising adoption of automation in manufacturing and industrial robotics.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Construction Robot Market Share Analysis
The construction robot market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to CONSTRUCTION ROBOT market.
Some of the major players operating in the market are ABB, Husqvarna AB, Komatsu Ltd., Fujita Corporation, FBR Ltd, Conjet, Contour Crafting Corporation, MX3D, CyBe Construction, KEWAZO BROKK GLOBAL, RobotWorx, Built Robotics, ICON Technology, inc., Dusty Robotics, MUDBOTS 3D CONCRETE PRINTING, LLC, Advanced Construction Robotics, Inc., NASKA.AI, nLink AS, Okibo among others.