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Total Station Market by Component (EDM, Microprocessor, Theodolite), Offerings (Hardware, Services), Type (Robotic, Manual), Application (Construction, Transportation, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Mining, Agriculture), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: August 2017
Report Code: SE 5519

 

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The need for modernized construction plan, 3D modelling in surveying technology, and demand for fast and precise measurements in rail application are the key driving factors for the growth of the market. The total station market was valued at USD 1.33 Billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.3% between 2017 and 2023. The base year considered for the study is 2016 and the forecast period is between 2017 and 2023. The objective of the report is to provide a detailed analysis of the market based on offering, type, application, and geography. The report provides detailed information regarding the major factors influencing the growth of the total station market. The report also provides a detailed overview of the value chain of the market.

The research methodology used to estimate and forecast the total station market begins with obtaining data through secondary research such as Surveying and Mapping Association, Monitoring Association, International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Mechanical Contractors Association of America, International Journals,  Asian Surveying and Mapping, Geospatial World Magazine, Geospatial Industry Outlook, American Association of Geographers, Windsor Construction Association, Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, and the newsletters and white papers of the leading players in this market. The bottom-up procedure has been employed to arrive at the overall size of the total station market from the revenue of key players. After arriving at the overall market size, the total market has been split into several segments and subsegments, which have then been verified through primary research by conducting extensive interviews with people holding key positions in the industry such as CEOs, VPs, directors, and executives. The market breakdown and data triangulation procedures have been employed to complete the overall market engineering process and arrive at the exact statistics for all segments and subsegments. The breakdown of the profiles of primaries has been depicted in the following figure:

Total Station Market

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The total station ecosystem comprises raw material providers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers and rental service providers, and end-user industries. The players involved in the manufacturing include Changzhou Dadi Surveying Science & Technology Co. (China), Suzhou FOIF Co. (China), Hexagon (Sweden), Survey Instruments Services (Singapore), Hi-Target Surveying Instrument Co. (China), Guangdong Kolida Instrument Co. (China), Maple International Instrument (US), North Group (Spain), Trimble (US), Topcon Corporation (Japan).

Target audience of the report:

  • Total station manufacturers
  • Manufacturers of components such as actuators, prisms, and related accessories
  • Professional services/training providers
  • End users from the listed industries
  • Components suppliers, system integrators
  • Research institutes and organizations
  • Construction associations
  • Government bodies, venture capitalists, and private equity firms

This study answers several questions for the stakeholders, primarily which market segments to focus on in the next 2–5 years for prioritizing efforts and investments.

Scope of the Report:

This research report categorizes the overall total station market on the basis of offerings, type, application, and geography.

Total Station Market, by Offerings

  • Hardware
  • Services

Total Station Market, by Type

  • Manual
  • Robotic

Total Station Market, by Application

  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Others

Total Station Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of APAC
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • South America
    • Middle East
    • Africa

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Table of Contents

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

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 16)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 List of Major Secondary Sources
                    2.1.1.2 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Primary Interviews With Experts
                    2.1.2.2 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
           2.1.3 Secondary and Primary Research
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
    2.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 24)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 29)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Total Station Market
    4.2 Total Station Market, By Type
    4.3 Market, By Offering
    4.4 Market, By Application
    4.5 Market in APAC, By Application and Country (2017)
    4.6 Market, By Region

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 34)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Need for Modernized Construction Plan
                    5.2.1.2 3D Modelling in Surveying Technology
                    5.2.1.3 Demand for Fast and Precise Measurement in Rail Application
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 Environmental Conditions Affecting the Measurement
                    5.2.2.2 High Cost Associated With the Device
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 Enhancement in Accuracy and Improvement in Performance
                    5.2.3.2 Integration of Terrestrial Laser Scanners
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 Lack of Knowledge on Latest Instruments

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 38)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis

7 Components of the Total Station (Qualitative) (Page No. - 40)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Electronic Distance Measurement (EDM)
    7.3 Electronic Theodolite
    7.4 Microprocessor
    7.5 Storage Unit
    7.6 Others (Display, Prism, Accessories)

8 Market, By Offering (Page No. - 42)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Hardware
    8.3 Services

9 Market, By Type (Page No. - 46)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Manual Total Station
    9.3 Robotic Total Station

10 Market, By Application (Page No. - 59)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Construction
             10.2.1 Commercial Buildings
             10.2.2 Noncommercial Buildings
     10.3 Agriculture
     10.4 Oil & Gas
     10.5 Mining
     10.6 Transportation
             10.6.1 Highways
             10.6.2 Rails
             10.6.3 Tunnels
     10.7 Utilities
             10.7.1 Electricity
             10.7.2 Water
             10.7.3 Telecommunications
     10.8 Others

11 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 71)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 North America
             11.2.1 US
             11.2.2 Canada
             11.2.3 Mexico
     11.3 Europe
             11.3.1 UK
             11.3.2 Germany
             11.3.3 France
             11.3.4 Italy
             11.3.5 Spain
             11.3.6 Rest of Europe
     11.4 APAC
             11.4.1 China
             11.4.2 Japan
             11.4.3 India
             11.4.4 Australia
             11.4.5 Rest of APAC
     11.5 RoW
             11.5.1 South America
             11.5.2 Middle East
             11.5.3 Africa

12 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 93)
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 Market Rank Analysis: Total Station Market
     12.3 Competitive Leadership Mapping, 2017
             12.3.1 Visionary Leaders
             12.3.2 Innovators
             12.3.3 Dynamic Differentiators
             12.3.4 Emerging Companies
     12.4 Competitive Benchmarking
             12.4.1 Business Strategy Excellence(25 Players)
             12.4.2 Strength of Product Portfolio (25 Players)
Top 25 Companies analyzed for this study are - Beijing Bofei Instrument Co., Advanced Surveying Instruments India, Changzhou Dadi Surveying Science & Technology Co., Suzhou FOIF Co., Hexagon, Survey Instruments Services, Hi-Target Surveying Instrument Co., Guangdong Kolida Instrument Co., Maple International Instrument, North Group, Robert Bosch, South Surveying & Mapping Instrument Co., Stonex, TI Asahi Co., Topcon Corporation, Trimble, Geo-Allen Co., geo-Fennel, Hilti, Kara Company, Precision equipment Rental, Axis- GPS and Surveying Instruments, Northwest Lasers & Instruments, Kwipped, Celtic Surveys
     12.5 Competitive Situation and Trends

13 Company Profiles (Page No. - 100)
(Overview, Strength of Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Excellence, Recent Developments, Key Relationships)*
     13.1 Introduction
     13.2 Hexagon AB.
     13.3 Topcon Corporation
     13.4 Trimble Inc.
     13.5 Suzhou FOIF Co. Ltd.
     13.6 Stonex
     13.7 South Surveying & Mapping Instruments Co. Ltd.
     13.8 CST/Berger
     13.9 Changzhou Dadi Surveying Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
     13.10 Guangdong Kolida Instrument Co., Ltd.
     13.11 Hi-Target Surveying Instrument Co., Ltd.-
     13.12 Key Innovator
             13.12.1 Ti Asahi Co. Ltd.
             13.12.2 Maple International Instruments Inc.
             13.12.3 Horizon
             13.12.4 North Group Ltd
             13.12.5 Advanced Surveying Instruments India Pvt. Ltd.

*Details on Overview, Strength of Product Portfolio, Business Strategy Excellence, Recent Developments, Key Relationships Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

14 Appendix (Page No. - 129)
     14.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     14.2 Discussion Guide
     14.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     14.4 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     14.5 Available Customizations
     14.6 Related Report
     14.7 Author Details


List of Tables (61 Tables)

Table 1 Total Station Market, By Value and Volume, 2014–2023
Table 2 Total Station Market, By Offering, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 3 Market for Hardware, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 4 Market for Services, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 5 Total Station Market, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 6 Manual Total Station Market, By Offering, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 7 Manual Market, By Value and Volume, 2014–2023
Table 8 Manual Market, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 9 Manual Market, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 10 Manual Total Station Market for Construction, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 11 Manual Market for Agriculture, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 12 Manual Market for Oil & Gas, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 13 Manual Market for Transportation, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 14 Manual Market for Utilities, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 15 Manual Market for Mining, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 16 Manual Market for Others, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 17 Robotic Total Station Market, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 18 Robotic Market, By Offering, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 19 Robotic Market, By Value and Volume, 2014–2023
Table 20 Robotic Market, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 21 Robotic Market for Construction, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 22 Robotic Market for Agriculture, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 23 Robotic Total Station Market for Oil & Gas, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 24 Robotic Total Station Market for Transportation, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 25 Robotic Market for Utilities, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 26 Robotic Total Station Market for Mining, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 27 Robotic Market for Others, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 28 Market, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 29 Market for Construction, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 30 Market for Construction, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 31 Market for Agriculture, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 32 Market for Agriculture, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 33 Market for Oil & Gas, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 34 Market for Oil & Gas, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 35 Market for Mining, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 36 Market for Mining, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 37 Market for Transportation, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 38 Market for Transportation, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 39 Market for Utilities, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 40 Market for Utilities, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 41 Market for Others, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 42 Market for Others, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 43 Market, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 44 Market in North America, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 45 Market in North America, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 46 Market in North America, By Country, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 47 Market in US, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 48 Market in Canada, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 49 Market in Mexico, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 50 Market in Europe, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 51 Market in Europe, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 52 Market in Europe, By Country, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 53 Market in APAC, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 54 Market in APAC, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 55 Market in APAC, By Country, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 56 Market in RoW, By Type, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 57 Market in RoW, By Application, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 58 Market in RoW, By Region, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 59 Market in South America, By Country, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 60 Market in Middle East, By Country, 2014–2023 (USD Million)
Table 61 Ranking of Key Players in the Total Station Market, 2016


List of Figures (36 Figures)

Figure 1 Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Total Station Market: Research Design
Figure 3 Total Station Market: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Total Station Market: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Assumptions for the Research Study
Figure 7 Total Station Market Size, By Value and Volume
Figure 8 Hardware Segment to Dominate the Total Station Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 9 Robotic Total Station Market Expected to Hold the Largest Share During the Forecast Period
Figure 10 Transportation Application Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between 2017 and 2023
Figure 11 APAC Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR in Total Station Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 12 Demand for Fast and Precise Measurement in Rail Application to Drive Market Growth During the Forecast Period
Figure 13 Robotic Total Station to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 14 Hardware Segment Expected to Dominate the Total Station Market
Figure 15 Transportation Application to Grow at the Highest CAGR Between 2017 and 2023
Figure 16 Japan to Hold the Largest Share of the Total Station Market in APAC in 2017
Figure 17 Market in APAC to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 18 Market Dynamics
Figure 19 Value Chain Analysis: Major Value Added During Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) and System Integrators Phases
Figure 20 Total Station Market for Hardware Expected to Hold the Largest Size Between 2017 and 2023
Figure 21 Robotic Total Station Expected Holds the Largest Size Between 2017 and 2023
Figure 22 Construction Application Expected to Hold the Largest Size of the Total Station Market Between 2017 and 2023
Figure 23 Geographic Snapshot: Total Station Market
Figure 24 Snapshot of Market in North America
Figure 25 US Expected to Hold the Largest Market Size During the Forecast Period
Figure 26 Snapshot of Total Station Market in Europe
Figure 27 Spain Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 28 Snapshot of Total Station Market in APAC
Figure 29 China Expected to Grow at the Highest CAGR During the Forecast Period
Figure 30 Middle East Expected to Dominate the Total Station Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 31 Top Companies Adopted Product Development as the Key Growth Strategy Between 2014 and 2017
Figure 32 Competitive Leadership Mapping
Figure 33 Battle for Market Share: Product Launch Was the Key Strategy Between 2014 and 2017
Figure 34 Hexagon AB: Company Snapshot
Figure 35 Topcon Corporation: Company Snapshot
Figure 36 Trimble Inc.: Company Snapshot

The total station market is expected to be valued at USD 2.04 Billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 6.3% between 2017 and 2023. The growth of this market is propelled by the need for modernized construction plan, 3D modelling in construction technology, and demand for fast and precise measurements in rail application.

Robotic total station held the largest size of the total station market in 2016 and is expected to grow at a high rate between 2017 and 2023. The robotic total station can be operated by a single user and it automatically follows the prism. Each robotic total station has its own benefits and features. They have various specifications as defined by the manufacturer. Robotic are the most preferred total stations by surveyors to measure/survey land at large scale and for big commercial and noncommercial construction projects. They are used in the construction of tunnels, railways, bridges, dams, and other huge construction projects. They enhance the accuracy and improve the performance in construction and surveying projects. Thus, the demand for automated total stations provides an opportunity to drive this market.

Services market for total station is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period. Services such as calibration, rentals, repairs, and on-site training are provided by the suppliers. Manufacturers also provide on-site training to end users through suppliers and distributors. Lack of awareness and user knowledge, in turn, results in the on-site training of manual and robotic total stations. Once trained, it is easy to use robotic total stations and faster results can be expected.

The transportation application accounted for the highest growth rate of the total station market in 2016. The increasing urbanization and the rising demand for mobility-driven infrastructure as well as growing construction investments are driving the growth of the market. Surveying equipment plays a key role in developing underground railway system infrastructure by providing designers the spatial information of alignment, tunnels, platforms, drainages, and overhead lines. Highways require accurate horizontal and vertical alignments as well as cross-sectional elements. Horizontal alignment illustrates the location and orientation of plane surface while vertical alignment deals with its shape. They measure the coordinates of horizontal and vertical alignments. These help the surveyors to map the natural surface available for construction of highways and design a model through the CAD software.

Total Station Market

APAC is expected to be the fastest-growing region for the total station market. In this region, geospatial technologies are utilized for mining, rural, and agricultural development over the last decade. In APAC, companies across various sectors, such as engineering and construction, mining and manufacturing, transportation, and agriculture are using total station technologies to identify potential markets and are using geospatial information to make strategic decisions. Surveying and mapping technologies are widely used in APAC. In addition, the development of smart cities in China, India, and other countries in Southeast Asia has driven demand for total stations in this region. The use of total stations for transportation planning, highway and roadway management, forestry management, and precision farming is driving the growth of this market in the region. With the increasing infrastructural growth in various countries in this region, total stations are expected to be used for smart city planning and urban development programs.

Environmental conditions and high cost associated with the device are the restraining factors of the total station market. They are almost nonfunctional in areas with dense trees or buildings. During monsoons, the periodic losses of satellite signals can shutdown GPS systems, thereby affecting the measurements of GPS-enabled total stations. However, these signals are prone to failures due to electromagnetic pulse (EMP), radio interference, and satellite failure. As most of the total stations are deployed with GPS, these devices rely completely on receiving satellite signals. Therefore, environmental conditions affect the measurements taken by total stations.

Key market players such as Topcon Corporation (Japan) and Guandong Kolida Instruments Co. (China) are focusing on strategies such as product launches, expansions, contracts, and collaborations to enhance their product offerings and expand their business.

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