GVR Report cover Australia Industrial Barrier Systems Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Australia Industrial Barrier Systems Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Bollards, Safety Fences, Safety Gates, Guardrails, Barriers For Machinery), And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68040-109-9
  • Number of Report Pages: 100
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2021
  • Forecast Period: 2023 - 2030 
  • Industry: Technology

Report Overview

The Australia industrial barrier systems market size was evaluated at USD 59.8 million in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.9% from 2023 to 2030. The growth of the market can be attributed to the rapid industrial expansion in Australia in line with the growth of e-commerce and rising international trade, which has necessitated the demand for industrial barriers to control access, protect assets, safeguard workers, and improve overall workplace safety in distribution facilities and warehouses, among other industrial establishments. The demand for smart barriers supporting predictive maintenance, radio frequency identification, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based video analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity is expected to gain traction over the forecast period as enterprises in Australia seek more efficient and effective industrial barrier solutions.

Australia industrial barrier systems Market size, by type, 2020 - 2030 (USD Million)

Companies in the industrial barrier systems market are focusing on adopting the latest technologies to enhance their products and product designs as per the requirements of end users. Moreover, a few companies offer customization services to ensure manufacturing and industrial plant safety. Leading companies are investing significantly in Research & Development (R&D) activities to focus on increasing pixel density and capturing longer ranges through industrial barrier systems with integrated features. In industrial barrier systems, cameras are used to detect employees and machinery. With high pixel density, it is easier for floor managers to monitor the premises and maintain the safety and security. Manufacturers should also act in accordance with the safety norms set by the region they are operating in. For instance, Australian Standard (AS) 1657-2013 sets out requirement for the design, selection, construction, and deployment of fixed platforms, stairways, walkways, and ladders, which provide safe access in manufacturing units by operating, inspecting, maintaining, and servicing personnel.

Australia is also witnessing continued infrastructure development, including new construction, mining, warehousing, and other industrial sites, where the installation of various industrial barriers, such as crash barriers, guardrails, bollards, and mezzanine gates, would be of paramount importance. Unabated economic growth, the infrastructure development initiatives being pursued, and the subsequent industrial growth are driving the growth of the Australia industrial barriers systems market. However, while both multinational and regional market players may find the global market to be more diverse and highly competitive; the market in Australia can be described as a concentrated market characterized by the presence of local vendors, such as Barrier Group, Verge Safety Barriers, and Australian Bollards.

The continued industrial development in Australia has triggered the need for rolling out adequate security measures and solutions to protect workers, equipment, and property from any potential threats. Australia is known for the stringent security regulations drafted for various industries and industry verticals, including building, manufacturing, and logistics. Using industrial barrier systems is one of the several measures that allow enterprises to ensure the safety of their employees and assets and comply with these regulations. Industrial barrier systems provide reliable protection from accidents. They can serve as physical barriers to keep pedestrians away from operating machinery, regulate vehicular traffic, and prevent accidents involving falling from heights, thereby reducing all sorts of workplace accidents, preventing any potential downtime stemming from accidents and asset losses, and lowering operating expenses.

Continued urbanization leaves limited space to be allocated for industrial infrastructure, thereby driving the need for adaptable industrial barrier solutions. Advances in the latest technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality (AR), and Virtual Reality (VR), are allowing market players to develop modular barrier systems that can be customized and adapted to evolving needs. For instance, traffic volumes in urban areas tend to be relatively higher and hence call for efficient traffic control systems. At this juncture, advanced industrial barrier systems can interact with traffic management systems to facilitate real-time alterations in the traffic flow to offer a more seamless mobility experience for citizens. As such, the continued urbanization and advances in technology are playing a potent role in driving the growth of the market as market players strive to leverage cutting-edge technology to ensure regulatory compliance by incorporating various safety measures into their respective industrial barrier systems.

Some SMEs perceive industrial barrier systems as highly sophisticated or expensive solutions and decide against investing in industrial barrier systems rather than seeking adequate information about their benefits and the potent role they can play in mitigating various threats and preventing accidents involving workers and the general public. Similarly, some end-user enterprises often have limited resources to actively investigate and stay updated on the latest market developments. These enterprises prefer investing in other segments of their business rather than investing in industrial barrier systems.

However, to improve safety and optimize operations at various manufacturing, construction, and other industrial sites, the city administration has been putting a strong emphasis on integrating advanced technologies, such as IoT, predictive maintenance, and data analytics, into industrial barrier systems. Furthermore, advances in digital twin technology are also allowing market players to virtualize industrial barrier systems, test those for different scenarios and configurations, and verify their efficiency prior to actual implementation. All such developments are expected to open new opportunities for the growth of the market.

Type Insights

The barriers for machinery segment accounted for the largest market share of 29.99% in 2022 in the Australia industrial barrier systems industry. Machinery barriers help prevent accidents by restricting access to potentially hazardous places. They function as a visual and tangible warning to workers, alerting them to remain at an appropriate distance from the machinery and avoid unintentional contact. The Australian government has mandated the installation of machinery barriers in industrial environments. Adhering to these standards is critical for avoiding penalties and legal claims, thus creating a secure environment for employees, and enabling companies to safeguard their reputation.

Australia industrial barrier systems Market share, by type, 2021 (%)

The guardrails segment is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 10.0% during the forecast period.Guardrails are a form of protective barrier that is used to avoid accidents and keep pedestrians, workers, and industrial vehicles safe. They are often used in highways, bridges, building sites, industrial sites, and public spaces. They are installed to avoid accidental falls and safeguard workers from potential risks on elevated platforms, walkways, mezzanines, and staircases. They are made of strong materials such as aluminum, heavy gauge ribbed steel, or concrete substances. Guardrails provide emergency vehicles with easy access to certain regions during urgent situations, offering an immediate response. They can be tailored to each industrial site's particular requirements and layout, fitting a variety of climate and physical settings.

Australia Industrial Barrier Systems Market Share Insights

The key players operating in the Australia industrial barrier systems market include A-Safe; Barrier Group; Sitecraft; Verge Safety Barriers; and Arbon Equipment Corporation to broaden their product offering, companies utilize a variety of inorganic growth tactics, such as regular mergers acquisitions, and partnerships. In June 2023, A-Safe launched a new traffic gate to enhance efficiency and safety in logistics and warehouse centers. This traffic gate facilitated protection for the workers by separating them from moving vehicles in a high-traffic environment. The advanced polymer traffic gate protects loading docks, allowing the docks to operate effortlessly. Some prominent players dominating the Australia industrial barrier systems market include:

  • A-Safe

  • Area Safe

  • Barrier Group

  • Safe Direction

  • WPS

  • Premier Workplace Solutions

  • Sitecraft

  • Verge Safety Barriers

  • Arbon Equipment Corporation

  • Safetech

  • e-Safety Supplies

  • Australian Bollards

  • Proactive Group Australia

  • Safetysure

Australia Industrial Barrier Systems Market Report Scope 

Report Attribute


Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 108.8 million

Growth Rate

CAGR of 7.9% from 2023 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2018 - 2021

Forecast period

2023 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2023 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company market share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered


Key companies profiled

A-Safe; Area Safe; Barrier Group; Safe Direction; WPS; Premier Workplace Solutions; Sitecraft; Verge Safety Barriers; Arbon Equipment Corporation; Safetech; e-Safety Supplies; Australian Bollards; Proactive Group Australia; Safetysure

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Australia Industrial Barrier Systems Market Report Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at regional and country levels and provides an analysis on the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the Australia industrial barrier systems market based on type:

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Bollards

    • Safety Fences

    • Safety Gates

    • Guardrails

    • Barriers for Machinery

    • Others

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