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Hydroponics Market by Equipment (HVAC, LED Grow Light, Communication Technology, Irrigation Systems, Material Handling & Control Systems), Type (Aggregate & Liquid), Crop Type, & by Input Type - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020

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Publishing Date: February 2016
Report Code: AGI 4075

 

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The global hydroponics market is projected to reach USD 395.2 Million by 2020. In 2015, Europe is estimated to be the largest market for hydroponics. North America is projected to be the fastest-growing market for hydroponics during the forecast period. Greenhouses are places for growing plants in a controlled environment. It is an emerging application with high-growth potential, which uses several technologies such as HVAC systems, LED grow light, communication technology, irrigation systems, material handling, valves & pumps, and control systems. LED grow light and HVAC are the major shareholders in the hydroponics market. The increasing population and demand for food in developing regions such as Asia-Pacific are boosting the growth of the hydroponics market. There have been various factors which have played a major role in driving the hydroponics market across the globe. One of the major drivers is that hydroponics provides higher yield compared to traditional agricultural techniques. It also provides farmers the ability to grow crops in areas that cannot support crops in soil. The base year considered for this report is 2014 and the forecast period is from 2015 to 2020.

This research study involves the extensive usage of secondary sources to identify and collect information useful for this technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the hydroponics market. The primary sources are mainly several industry experts from core and related industries and preferred suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, service providers, reimbursement providers, technology developers, alliances, and standard and certification organizations related to all the segments of this industry’s value chain. In-depth interviews have been conducted with various primary respondents, including key industry participants, subject matter experts (SMEs), C-level executives of key market players, and industry consultants among other experts to obtain and verify critical qualitative and quantitative information as well as to assess future prospects.

Hydroponics Market

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The target audience for the report includes:

  • Raw material and manufacturing equipment suppliers
  • Semiconductor foundries
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Original Device Manufacturers (ODM) and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) technology solution providers
  • Horticulturists and floriculturists
  • Research institutes and organizations
  • Government bodies, venture capitalists, and private equity firms

Scope of the Report

This report categorizes the global market for hydroponics on the basis of equipment, type, crop type, input type, and region.

Market, by Equipment:

  • HVAC
  • LED grow light
  • Communication technology
  • Irrigation systems
  • Material handling
  • Control systems
  • Others

Market, by Type

  • Aggregate hydroponic systems
    • Closed systems
    • Open systems
  • Liquid hydroponic systems
    • Nutrient film technique
    • Floating hydroponics
    • Aeroponics

Market, by Crop Type:

  • Tomato
  • Lettuce & Leafy greens
  • Cucumber
  • Pepper
  • Strawberry
  • Others

Market, by Input Type:

  • Nutrients
    • Macronutrients
    • Micronutrients
  • Growth medium
    • Rockwool
    • Growrock
    • Perlite & vermiculite
    • Coco fiber
    • Others

Market, by Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • RoW

Available Customizations

With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations as per the client-specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Product Analysis

  • Product Matrix which gives a detailed comparison of the product portfolio of each company

Geographic Analysis

  • Further breakdown of the Rest of Asia-Pacific hydroponics market into Japan, New Zealand, and others
  • Further breakdown of the hydroponics market into Brazil, Argentina, and other Latin American countries

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to 5).

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 13)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Scope of the Study
           1.3.2 Years Considered
    1.4 Currency Considered
    1.5 Stakeholders
    1.6 Limitations

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 17)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
    2.2 Factor Analysis
           2.2.1 Introduction
           2.2.2 Overview of the Parent Industry
                    2.2.2.1 Key Segments in the Smart Greenhouse Sector
           2.2.3 Demand-Side Analysis
                    2.2.3.1 Rising Population
                    2.2.3.2 Decrease in Arable Land Per Capita
           2.2.4 Supply Side Analysis
                    2.2.4.1 Rising Trend of Rooftop Farming
                    2.2.4.2 Smart Greenhouse Equipment & Technologies
    2.3 Market Size Estimation
    2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.5 Research Assumptions & Limitations
           2.5.1 Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 31)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 36)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Hydroponics Market
    4.2 Hydroponics Market: By Equipment
    4.3 Hydroponics Market in North America
    4.4 Hydroponics Market Attractiveness
    4.5 Hydroponics Market, By Type
    4.6 Hydroponics Crop Market
    4.7 Hydroponics Market, By Growth Medium (2015 vs. 2020)
    4.8 Life Cycle Analysis: Hydroponics Market

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 42)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 Hydroponics Market, By Equipment
           5.2.2 Hydroponics Market, By Type
           5.2.3 Hydroponics Market, By Input Type
    5.3 Hydroponics Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 the Need for Hydroponics Due to Increasing Demand for Food
                    5.3.1.2 Higher Yields Compared to Traditional Soil-Based Agriculture
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 High Cost of Hydroponics System Setup
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Emergence of Vertical Farming in Urban Areas
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Integration of Technologies
    5.4 Evolution of Hydroponic Technologies

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 49)
    6.1 Value Chain
    6.2 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis: Hydroponics Market
           6.2.1 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
           6.2.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
           6.2.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
           6.2.4 Threat of Substitutes
           6.2.5 Threat of New Entrants

7 Hydroponics Market, By Equipment (Page No. - 54)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 HVAC
    7.3 LED Grow Light
    7.4 Communication Technology
    7.5 Irrigation Systems
    7.6 Material Handling
    7.7 Control Systems
    7.8 Other Equipment

8 Hydroponics Market, By Type (Page No. - 64)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Aggregate Hydroponic System
           8.2.1 Closed Systems
                    8.2.1.1 The Water Culture System
                    8.2.1.2 The EBB and Flow System
                    8.2.1.3 Drip Systems
                    8.2.1.4 The Wick System
           8.2.2 Open Systems
    8.3 Liquid Hydroponic Systems
           8.3.1 Nutrient Film Technique (NFT)
           8.3.2 Floating Hydroponics
           8.3.3 Aeroponics

9 Hydroponics Market, By Input (Page No. - 73)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Nutrients
    9.3 Growth Medium

10 Hydroponic Crop Market (Page No. - 77)
     10.1 Introduction
              10.1.1 Tomato
              10.1.2 Lettuce & Leafy Vegetables
              10.1.3 Cucumber
              10.1.4 Pepper
              10.1.5 Strawberry
              10.1.6 Other Crops

11 Hydroponics Market, By Region (Page No. - 80)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 North America
              11.2.1 U.S.
              11.2.2 Canada
              11.2.3 Mexico
     11.3 Europe
              11.3.1 Spain
              11.3.2 Turkey
              11.3.3 Israel
              11.3.4 The Netherlands
              11.3.5 France
              11.3.6 Rest of Europe
     11.4 Asia-Pacific
              11.4.1 China
              11.4.2 South Korea
              11.4.3 Australia
              11.4.4 India
              11.4.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
     11.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
              11.5.1 Middle East
              11.5.2 South America
              11.5.3 Africa

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 110)
     12.1 Overview
     12.2 Competitive Situation and Trends
     12.3 Agreements & Contracts
     12.4 Partnerships
     12.5 New Product Launches
     12.6 Expansions & Investments
     12.7 Mergers & Acquisitions

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 117)
(Company At A Glance, Business Overview, Products Offered, Key Strategy, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis & Mnm View)*
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Koninklijke Philips NV
     13.3 Argus Control Systems Ltd.
     13.4 Heliospectra AB
     13.5 Logiqs B.V.
     13.6 Lumigrow, Inc.
     13.7 General Hydroponics, Inc.
     13.8 American Hydroponics, Inc.
     13.9 Greentech Agro, Llc
     13.10 Hydrodynamics International, Inc.
     13.11 Hydrofarm, Inc.

*Details on Company At A Glance, Recent Financials, Products Offered, Strategies & Insights, & Recent Developments Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 137)
     14.1 Discussion Guide
     14.2 Recent Developments
     14.3 Agreements & Contracts
     14.4 Partnerships
     14.5 New Product Launches
     14.6 Expansions & Investments
     14.7 Mergers & Acquisitions
     14.8 Introducing Rt: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     14.9 Available Customizations
     14.10 Related Reports


List of Tables (82 Tables)

Table 1 Hydroponic Equipment & Their Descriptions
Table 2 Hydroponic Types, Sub-Types & Their Descriptions
Table 3 Hydroponic Input Types & Their Descriptions
Table 4 Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 5 HVAC in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 6 LED Grow Light in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 7 Communication Technology in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 Irrigation Systems in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 9 Material Handling in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 Control Systems in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 11 Other Equipment in Hydroponics Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 13 Aggregate Hydroponic Systems Market Size, By Sub-Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Aggregate Hydroponic Systems Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 15 Closed Systems Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 Open Systems Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 17 Liquid Hydroponic Systems Market Size, By Sub-Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Liquid Hydroponic Systems Market Size, By Region,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 19 Nutrient Film Technique Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Floating Hydroponics Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 21 Aeroponics Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 Hydroponics Market Size, By Input, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 23 Nutrients Market Size, By Sub-Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 Growth Medium Market Size, By Sub-Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 25 Hydroponic Crop Market Size, By Crop Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 Hydroponics Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 27 North America: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 North America: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 29 North America: Hydroponics Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 U.S.: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 31 U.S.: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Canada: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 33 Canada: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Mexico: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 35 Mexico: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Europe: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 37 Europe: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 Europe: Hydroponics Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 39 Spain: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Spain: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 41 Turkey: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 Turkey: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 43 Israel: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Israel: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 45 The Netherlands: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 The Netherlands: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 47 France: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 France: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 49 Rest of Europe: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 Rest of Europe: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 51 Asia-Pacific: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Asia-Pacific: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 53 Asia-Pacific: Hydroponics Market Size, By Country,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 China: Hydroponics Market, By Equipment Size, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 55 China: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 South Korea: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 57 South Korea: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Australia: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 59 Australia: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 India: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 61 India: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 63 Rest of Asia-Pacific: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 RoW: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 65 RoW: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 RoW: Hydroponics Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 67 Middle East: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 68 Middle East: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 69 South America: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 70 South America: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type,2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 71 Africa: Hydroponics Market Size, By Equipment, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 72 Africa: Hydroponics Market Size, By Type, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 73 Agreements & Contracts
Table 74 Partnerships
Table 75 New Product Launches
Table 76 Expansions & Investments
Table 77 Mergers & Acquisitions
Table 78 Agreements & Contracts
Table 79 Partnerships
Table 80 New Product Launches
Table 81 Expansions & Investments
Table 82 Mergers & Acquisitions
 
 
List of Figures (46 Figures)
 
Figure 1 Hydroponics Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Hydroponics Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Non-Hydroponics Accounted for ~71% of the Total Smart Greenhouse Sector in 2014
Figure 4 Impact of Key Factors Influencing the Parent Industry
Figure 5 Global Population is Projected to Reach ~9.5 Billion By 2050
Figure 6 Arable Land Per Capita
Figure 7 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 8 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 9 Hydroponics Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
Figure 10 Hydroponics Market Snapshot (2015 vs. 2020): LED Grow Light Segment to Exhibit Highest Growth From 2015 to 2020
Figure 11 LED Grow Light Segment is Projected to Be the Best Market for Investment During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Hydroponics Market Size (Value), By Region: Aggregate Hydroponic System Segment to Dominate (2015-2020)
Figure 13 Hydroponics Market Share (Value) in 2015: Europe is Expected to Dominate the Hydroponics Market
Figure 14 Advancements in Greenhouse & Urban Farming to Offer Attractive Opportunities in the Hydroponics Market
Figure 15 LED Grow Light is Expected to Be the Fastest Growing Equipment Segment During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 HVAC Segment to Capture the Largest Share in North America in 2015
Figure 17 U.S. is Projected to Be the Fastest Growing Hydroponics Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 18 Europe Dominated the Liquid and Aggregate Hydroponic Systems Market in 2014
Figure 19 Tomato to Dominate the Hydroponic Crop Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 20 Nutrients Segment Expected to Dominate the Hydroponics Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 21 Hydroponics Market in North America is Experiencing High Growth
Figure 22 Hydroponics Market Segmentation
Figure 23 Hydroponics Market Dynamics
Figure 24 Evolution of Hydroponic Technologies
Figure 25 Value Chain Analysis for Hydroponics Market
Figure 26 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis – Hydroponics Market
Figure 27 LED Grow Light to Exhibit Highest Growth Among Hydroponic Equipments During the Forecast Period
Figure 28 Europe is Projected to Dominate the HVAC Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 29 North America to Be the Fastest-Growing LED Grow Light Market From 2015 to 2020
Figure 30 Liquid Hydroponic System is Projected to Be the Fastest-Growing Market From 2015 to 2020
Figure 31 Nutrients to Dominate the Hydroponics Market During the Forecast Period (2015 vs. 2020)
Figure 32 Tomato to Dominate the Hydroponics Crop Market During the Forecast Period (2015 vs. 2020)
Figure 33 Hydroponics Market, Regional Snapshot, 2014
Figure 34 Attractive Growth Opportunities for Hydroponics in North America
Figure 35 North American Hydroponics Market Snapshot: the U.S. is Projected to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 36 European Hydroponics Market: Regional Snapshot, 2014
Figure 37 Companies Adopted Agreements & Contracts as the Key Growth Strategy Over the Last Five Years
Figure 38 Agreements & Contracts: the Key Strategies
Figure 39 Geographic Revenue Mix of Top Five Market Players
Figure 40 Koninklijke Philips NV: Company Snapshot
Figure 41 Koninklijke Philips NV: SWOT Analysis
Figure 42 Argus Control Systems Ltd.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 43 Heliospectra AB: SWOT Analysis
Figure 44 Logiqs B.V.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 45 Lumigrow, Inc.: SWOT Analysis
Figure 46 General Hydroponics: SWOT Analysis

The global hydroponics market is projected to reach USD 395.2 Million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 16.8% from 2015 to 2020. There have been various factors that have played a major role in driving the hydroponics market across the globe. One of the major drivers is that hydroponics provides higher yield compared to traditional agricultural techniques. It also provides farmers the ability to grow crops in areas that cannot support crops in soil. Furthermore, hydroponics eliminates the use of artificial ripening agents and pesticides, which helps in creating nutritionally superior vegetable products.

Hydroponic systems can either be liquid or aggregate. Liquid systems have no supporting medium for the plant roots, whereas aggregate systems have a solid medium for support. Aggregate hydroponic systems are further classified into closed aggregate hydroponic systems and open hydroponic systems; liquid hydroponic systems are classified into three types, namely, nutrient film technique, floating hydroponics, and aeroponics. In commercial hydroponic production, the primary hydroponic system used is the aggregate hydroponic system as most of the majorly used hydroponic growth techniques are a part of this system.

Hydroponic systems consist of various types of inputs, apart from the equipment used in the same. These inputs are categorized into two types, namely, nutrients and mediums. There are two major types of nutrients used in hydroponics: micronutrients and macronutrients. Macronutrients accounted for the majority of the share of nutrients used in hydroponic systems. Similarly, most hydroponic systems such as the water culture, ebb & flow system, the wick system, and the most popular drip system used various types of growth mediums to support the plant growth in hydroponic systems. These growth mediums include rockwool, growrock, perlite & vermiculite, coco fiber, oasis cubes, and floral foam. Rockwool is the most popularly used growth medium in hydroponics.

Europe has traditionally been at the forefront of implementing advanced techniques in hydroponic smart greenhouse horticulture. Countries such as The Netherlands, Spain, and France have large areas under greenhouse cultivation. However, in The Netherlands, growers mostly cultivate their plants in simple tunnel-like greenhouses without the use of climate control technologies. Hydroponics has flourished in Scandinavian countries where traditional agriculture is nearly impossible during the winter season.

Hydroponics Market

The key players in this market include Argus Control Systems (Canada), Koninklijke Philips NV (The Netherlands), Greentech Agro LLC (U.S.), Logiqs B.V. (The Netherlands), and Lumigrow, Inc. (U.S.). Koninklijke Philips NV mainly focuses on launching new products and facilities by improving its research & development activities. The company launched the new GreenPower toplight range of LEDs along with upgraded versions which are ideal for hydroponic smart greenhouses. The company also entered into partnerships and signed agreements with a host of companies across the globe in order to expand its global presence and cater to more customers from the hydroponics industry.

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