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Utility Locator Market by Technique (Electromagnetic Field, GPR), Offering ( Equipment and Services), Target (Metallic and Non-Metallic), Vertical (Oil & Gas, Electricity, Transportation, Water & Sewage, Telecom), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: May 2018
Report Code: SE 6328

 

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The utility locator market is expected to grow from USD 5.17 Billion in 2017 to USD 7.50 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.94% between 2018 and 2023. The utility locator market is mainly driven by the factors such as the concern for safety and protection of underground utilities, benefits of advanced utility locating technologies over traditional utility locating methods, and government initiatives toward implementation of utility locators. The base year considered for this study is 2017, and the forecast period is between 2018 and 2023.

The prime objectives of this report can be summarized as follows:

  • To define, describe, and forecast the global utility locator market, in terms of value, segmented on the basis of technique, offering, target, vertical, and geography
  • To forecast the market size, in terms of value, for the concerned segments with regard to 4 main regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW)
  • To strategically analyze the micromarkets with regard to individual growth trends, prospects, and contribution to the market
  • To describe the major factors (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges) influencing the growth of the market
  • To provide a detailed overview of the utility locator value chain
  • To analyze competitive developments such as acquisitions, expansions, and product launches, along with research and development (R&D) in themarket
  • To strategically profile the key players in the market and comprehensively analyze their ranking and core competencies in the market

The sizing of the utility locator market has been done using top-down and bottom-up approaches. The bottom-up approach has been employed to arrive at the overall size of the market from the revenues of key players (companies) and their shares in the market. Calculations are made on the basis of the total revenue generated by the sales of utility locators by the top players and the revenue generated by utility locating services provided by the key service providers. Finally, their market share has been analyzed to arrive at the overall market size. In the top-down approach, the overall market size has been used to estimate the size of the individual markets (mentioned in the market segmentation) through percentage splits from secondary research (including the study of associations, databases, and journals). Major secondary sources include the National Utility Locating Contractors Association, the Underground Utility and Leak Locators Association, the Canadian Association of Pipeline and Utility Locating Contractors, and the American Public Works Association. For the calculation of specific market segments, the most appropriate parent market size has been used to implement the top-down approach.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments obtained through secondary research, extensive primary interviews have been conducted with key opinion leaders. The breakup of the profiles of primary participants is given below.

Utility Locator Market

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Radiodetection (UK), Vivax-Metrotech (US), Guideline Geo (Sweden), Ridge Tool Company (US), THE CHARLES MACHINE WORKS (US), Sensors & Software (Canada), Leica Geosystem (Switzerland), and 3M (US) are the key equipment providers in the market. Major service providers in the utility locator market are USIC (US), multiVIEW (Canada), Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) (US), On Target Utility Services (US), and Maverick Inspection (Canada).

Most of these companies have robust R&D facilities and extensive sales offices and distribution channels. The report provides the competitive landscape of the key players, which indicates their growth strategies in the market.

Target Audience:

  • Raw material suppliers
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Technology and solution providers
  • Suppliers and distributors
  • System integrators
  • Rental service providers
  • Government and other regulatory bodies
  • Technology investors
  • Research institutes and organizations
  • Market research and consulting firms

 “The 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 Report:

The market covered in this report has been segmented as follows:

  • Utility Locator Market, by Technique
    • Electromagnetic Field
    • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
    • Others
  • Utility Locator Market, by Offering
    • Equipment
    • Services
  • Utility Locator Market, by Target
    • Metallic
    • Non-Metallic
  • Utility Locator Market, by Vertical
    • Oil & Gas
    • Electricity
    • Transportation
    • Water & Sewage
    • Telecommunications
    • Others
  • Utility Locator Market, by Region
    • North America
    • Europe
    • APAC
    • RoW

Available Customizations:

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players on the basis of various blocks of the value chain

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 14)
    1.1 Objectives of Study
    1.2 Definition
    1.3 Scope of Study
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Geographic Scope
           1.3.3 Years Considered for Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Limitations
    1.6 Market Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 18)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 List of Major Secondary Sources
                    2.1.1.2 Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Primary Interviews With Experts
                    2.1.2.2 Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.3 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.4 Breakdown of Primaries
           2.1.3 Secondary and Primary Research
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
           2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
                    2.2.1.1 Approach for Capturing the Market Share By Bottom-Up Analysis (Demand Side)
           2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
                    2.2.2.1 Approach for Capturing the Market Share By Top-Down Analysis (Supply Side)
    2.3 Market Player Ranking Estimation
    2.4 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation
    2.5 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 29)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 34)
    4.1 Attractive Opportunities in Utility Locator Market
    4.2 Market, By Technique
    4.3 Utility Locator Market in APAC, By Vertical and Country
    4.4 Market, By Target
    4.5 Market, By Vertical
    4.6 Country-Wise Analysis of Utility Locator Market

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 37)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Dynamics
           5.2.1 Drivers
                    5.2.1.1 Concern for Safety and Protection of Underground Utilities
                    5.2.1.2 Benefits of Advanced Utility Locating Technologies Over Traditional Utility Locating Methods
                    5.2.1.3 Government Initiatives Toward Implementation of Utility Locators
           5.2.2 Restraints
                    5.2.2.1 High Ownership and Maintenance Costs of Utility Locators
           5.2.3 Opportunities
                    5.2.3.1 High Demand for Real-Time Utility Locating Services
                    5.2.3.2 Aging Infrastructure and the Increasing Need for Maintenance
           5.2.4 Challenges
                    5.2.4.1 Lack of Expertise and Skillset
    5.3 Value Chain Analysis

6 Utility Locator Market, By Technique (Page No. - 43)
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Electromagnetic Field
    6.3 Ground Penetrating Radar
    6.4 Others

7 Utility Locator Market, By Offering (Page No. - 53)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Equipment
    7.3 Services

8 Utility Locator Market, By Target (Page No. - 59)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Metallic Utilities
    8.3 Non-Metallic Utilities

9 Utility Locator Market, By Vertical (Page No. - 63)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Oil & Gas
    9.3 Electricity
    9.4 Transportation
    9.5 Water and Sewage
    9.6 Telecommunications
    9.7 Others

10 Geographic Analysis (Page No. - 75)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 North America
             10.2.1 US
             10.2.2 Canada
             10.2.3 Mexico
     10.3 Europe
             10.3.1 UK
             10.3.2 Germany
             10.3.3 France
             10.3.4 Rest of Europe
     10.4 Asia Pacific
             10.4.1 China
             10.4.2 Japan
             10.4.3 India
             10.4.4 Rest of APAC
     10.5 Rest of the World
             10.5.1 Middle East
             10.5.2 Africa
             10.5.3 South America

11 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 94)
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 Market Player Ranking Analysis
     11.3 Competitive Scenario
             11.3.1 Product Launches
             11.3.2 Acquisitions and Expansions

12 Company Profiles (Page No. - 99)
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View)*
     12.1 Introduction
     12.2 Key Players
             12.2.1 Radiodetection
             12.2.2 Vivax-Metrotech
             12.2.3 Guideline Geo
             12.2.4 Ridge Tool Company
             12.2.5 The Charles Machine Works
             12.2.6 Sensors & Software
             12.2.7 Leica Geosystems
             12.2.8 3M
             12.2.9 USIC
             12.2.10 Multiview
     12.3 Other Key Players
             12.3.1 Ground Penetrating Radar Systems
             12.3.2 on Target Utility Services
             12.3.3 Geophysical Survey Systems
             12.3.4 Mclaughlin
             12.3.5 Utility Tool Company
             12.3.6 Maverick Inspection
             12.3.7 Detection Services
             12.3.8 Rhd Services
             12.3.9 One Vision Utility Services
             12.3.10 Utilities Plus

*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

13 Appendix (Page No. - 123)
     13.1 Discussion Guide
     13.2 Introducing RT: Real-Time Market Intelligence
     13.3 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
     13.4 Available Customizations
     13.5 Related Reports
     13.6 Author Details


List of Tables (63 Tables)

Table 1 Utility Locator Market, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 2 Utility Locator Market for Electromagnetic Field Technique, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 3 Market for Electromagnetic Field Technique, By Target, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 4 Market for Electromagnetic Field Technique, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 5 Market for Electromagnetic Field Technique, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 6 Utility Locator Market for Gpr Technique, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 7 Market for Gpr Technique, By Target, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 8 Market for Gpr Technique, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 9 Market for Gpr Technique, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 10 Utility Locator Market for Other Techniques, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 11 Market for Other Techniques, By Target, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 12 Market for Other Techniques, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 13 Market for Other Techniques, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 14 Utility Locator Market, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 15 Market for Equipment, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 16 Market for Equipment, By Technique, 2015–2023 (Thousand Units)
Table 17 Market for Equipment, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 18 Market for Equipment, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 19 Utility Locator Market for Services, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 20 Market for Services, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 21 Market for Services, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 22 Market, By Target, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 23 Market for Metallic Utilities, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 24 Market for Non-Metallic Utilities, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 25 Utility Locator Market, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 26 Market for Oil & Gas, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 27 Market for Oil & Gas, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 28 Market for Oil & Gas, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 29 Market for Electricity, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 30 Market for Electricity, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 31 Market for Electricity, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 32 Market for Transportation, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 33 Market for Transportation, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 34 Market for Transportation, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 35 Market for Water and Sewage, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 36 Market for Water and Sewage, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 37 Market for Water and Sewage, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 38 Market for Telecommunications, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 39 Market for Telecommunications, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 40 Market for Telecommunications, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 41 Market for Other Verticals, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 42 Market for Other Verticals, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 43 Market for Other Verticals, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 44 Utility Locator Market, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 45 Market in North America, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 46 Market in North America, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 47 Market in North America, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 48 Market in North America, By Country, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 49 Utility Locator Market in Europe, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 50 Market in Europe, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 51 Market in Europe, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 52 Market in Europe, By Country, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 53 Market in APAC, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 54 Market in APAC, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 55 Market in APAC, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 56 Market in APAC, By Country, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 57 Utility Locator Market in RoW, By Technique, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 58 Market in RoW, By Offering, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 59 Market in RoW, By Vertical, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 60 Utility Locator in RoW, By Region, 2015–2023 (USD Million)
Table 61 Top 5 Equipment Manufacturers in market, 2017
Table 62 10 Most Recent Product Launches in market
Table 63 5 Most Recent Acquisitions and Expansions in market


List of Figures (32 Figures)

Figure 1 Utility Locator Market: Research Design
Figure 2 Process Flow
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Electromagnetic Field Locators to Hold Largest Share of the market, Based on Technique, in 2018
Figure 6 Utility Locating Equipment and Metallic Utility Locators Expected to Hold Significant Share During Forecast Period
Figure 7 Utility Locator Market for Water and Sewage Vertical to Grow at Highest CAGR During Forecast Period
Figure 8 APAC Likely to Be Fastest-Growing Region in the market During Forecast Period
Figure 9 Concern for Safety and Protection of Underground Utilities Driving the market
Figure 10 Electromagnetic Field Technique to Dominate Utility Locator Market During Forecast Period
Figure 11 Telecommunications Vertical Expected to Account for Largest Share of market in APAC in 2018
Figure 12 Metallic Utility Locators Expected to Hold Larger Share During Forecast Period
Figure 13 Utility Locator Market for Water and Sewage Vertical to Grow at Highest CAGR During Forecast Period
Figure 14 US Expected to Account for Largest Share of Overall market in 2018
Figure 15 Concern for Safety and Protection of Underground Utilities is Driving the market
Figure 16 Value Chain Analysis: Major Value Added By Original Equipment Manufacturers
Figure 17 GPR Technique to Witness Highest CAGR in Utility Locator Market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 18 Market for Utility Locating Services to Grow at Higher CAGR Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 19 Non-Metallic Utilities to Exhibit Higher CAGR in the market Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 20 Market for the Water and Sewage Vertical to Grow at Highest CAGR Between 2018 and 2023
Figure 21 Market: Geographic Snapshot
Figure 22 Overview of market in North America
Figure 23 Overview of market in Europe
Figure 24 Overview of Utility Locators Market in APAC
Figure 25 Overview of Utility Locator Market in RoW
Figure 26 Key Growth Strategies Adopted By Top Companies Between January 2015 and December 2017
Figure 27 Utility Locator Market Evaluation Framework
Figure 28 Radiodetection: Company Snapshot
Figure 29 Guideline Geo: Company Snapshot
Figure 30 Ridge Tool Company: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 Leica Geosystems: Company Snapshot
Figure 32 3M: Company Snapshot

The utility locator market is expected to reach USD 7.50 Billion by 2023 from USD 5.62 Billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 5.94%. The utility locator market is mainly driven by factors such as the concern for safety and protection of underground utilities, benefits of advanced utility locating technologies over traditional utility locating methods, and government initiatives toward implementation of utility locators.

The utility locator market is segmented on the basis of technique into electromagnetic field locators, ground penetrating radar (GPR), and others. Other techniques include acoustic pipe locators, magnetic locators, and hydro or vacuum excavators. The electromagnetic field technique is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. The applicability of this technique to locate metallic utilities and the lower cost of the electromagnetic field technique compared to other techniques can be attributed to the largest share of this segment. The market for GPR technique is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

The utility locator market based on offering is segmented into equipment and services. The equipment segment is expected to hold a larger market share during the forecast period, while the services market is expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period. The high cost of ownership and maintenance of equipment, constant innovation pertaining to utility locating devices, and stringent government policies to locate underground utilities before digging and construction activities contribute to the higher growth of this market.

On the basis of target, the utility locator market has been segmented into metallic and non-metallic. The market for metallic utilities is expected to hold a larger share of the market in 2018. The market for non-metallic utilities is expected to grow at the higher CAGR during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand for utility locators for the detection of water and sewage pipelines and oil & gas pipelines, and for mapping various non-metallic utilities made up of fiberglass reinforced plastic, concrete, asbestos cement, and plastics.

On the basis of vertical, the utility locator market is segmented into oil & gas, electricity, transportation, water & sewage, telecommunications, and other verticals including real estate, construction, nuclear power plant, and mining. The telecommunications vertical is expected to account for the largest share of the market in 2018. This can be attributed to the high repair cost of telephone lines, adoption of utility locators to avoid disturbances in the communication system, and establishment of 5G technology infrastructure. The market for water & sewage is expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2018 and 2023.

The utility locator market is broadly classified on the basis of geographic regions into North America, Europe, APAC, and RoW. North America is expected to account for the largest share of the overall market in 2018. The increasing concern for public safety and security and government efforts to avoid damage to pipelines and other utilities during the implementation of remodeling and infrastructure development initiatives facilitate the implementation of utility locating equipment and adopt utility locating services, which, in turn, propels the market growth in North America. The market in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. APAC is likely to witness a high adoption of utility locators owing to the rapid infrastructural developments and construction activities and adoption of 5G technology in countries such as India and China.

Utility Locator Market

The concern for safety and protection of underground utilities inhibits the utility locator market growth. Furthermore, the high ownership and maintenance costs and lack of expertise and skill set have been the key challenges faced by the market. However, factors such as high demand for real-time utility locating services and aging infrastructure and the increasing need for maintenance can generate significant opportunities for this market.

Some of the key equipment providers in the utility locator market are Radiodetection (UK), Vivax-Metrotech (US), Guideline Geo (Sweden), Ridge Tool Company (US), THE CHARLES MACHINE WORKS (US), Sensors & Software (Canada), Leica Geosystem (Switzerland), and 3M (US). Major service providers in the market are USIC (US), multiVIEW (Canada), Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) (US), On Target Utility Services (US), and Maverick Inspection (Canada).

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