Excavator Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Excavator Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Vehicle Weight (< 10, 46 >), By Engine Capacity (Up To 250 HP, More Than 500 HP), By Type (Wheel, Crawler), By Drive Type (Electric, ICE), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-537-3
  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2022
  • Industry: Technology

Research Methodology

A three-pronged approach was followed for deducing the excavator market estimates and forecasts. The process has three steps: information procurement, analysis, and validation. The whole process is cyclical, and steps repeat until the estimates are validated. The three steps are explained in detail below:

Information procurement: Information procurement is one of the most extensive and important stages in our research process, and quality data is critical for accurate analysis. We followed a multi-channel data collection process for excavator market to gather the most reliable and current information possible.

  • We buy access to paid databases such as Hoover’s and Factiva for company financials, industry information, white papers, industry journals, SME journals, and more.
  • We tap into Grand View’s proprietary database of data points and insights from active and archived monitoring and reporting.
  • We conduct primary research with industry experts through questionnaires and one-on-one phone interviews.
  • We pull from reliable secondary sources such as white papers and government statistics, published by organizations like WHO, NGOs, World Bank, etc., Key Opinion Leaders (KoL) publications, company filings, investor documents, and more.
  • We purchase and review investor analyst reports, broker reports, academic commentary, government quotes, and wealth management publications for insightful third-party perspectives.

Analysis: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilized different methods of excavator market data depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Research Efforts: Bottom-up Approach for estimating and forecasting demand size and opportunity, top-down Approach for new product forecasting and penetration, and combined approach of both Bottom-up and Top-down for full coverage analysis.

  • Value-Chain-Based Sizing & Forecasting: Supply-side estimates for understanding potential revenue through competitive benchmarking, forecasting, and penetration modeling.

  • Demand-side estimates for identifying parent and ancillary markets, segment modeling, and heuristic forecasting.

  • Qualitative Functional Deployment (QFD) Modelling for market share assessment.

Market formulation and validation: We mine the data collected to establish baselines for forecasting, identify trends and opportunities, gain insight into consumer demographics and drivers, and so much more. We utilize different methods of data analysis depending on the type of information we’re trying to uncover in our research.

  • Market Formulation: This step involves the finalization of market numbers. This step on an internal level is designed to manage outputs from the Data Analysis step.

  • Data Normalization: The final market estimates and forecasts are then aligned and sent to industry experts, in-panel quality control managers for validation.

  • This step also entails the finalization of the report scope and data representation pattern.

  • Validation: The process entails multiple levels of validation. All these steps run in parallel, and the study is forwarded for publishing only if all three levels render validated results.

Excavator Market Categorization:

The excavator market was categorized into five segments, namely vehicle weight (<10, 11 to 45, 46>), engine capacity (Up to 250 HP, 250-500 HP, More than 500 HP), type (Wheel, Crawler), drive type (Electric, ICE), and regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa).

Segment Market Methodology:

The excavator market was segmented into vehicle weight, engine capacity, type , drive type, and regions. The demand at a segment level was deduced using a funnel method. Concepts like the TAM, SAM, SOM, etc., were put into practice to understand the demand. We at GVR deploy three methods to deduce market estimates and determine forecasts. These methods are explained below:

Market research approaches: Bottom-up

  • Demand estimation of each product across countries/regions summed up to from the total market.

  • Variable analysis for demand forecast.

  • Demand estimation via analyzing paid database, and company financials either via annual reports or paid database.

  • Primary interviews for data revalidation and insight collection.

Market research approaches: Top-down

  • Used extensively for new product forecasting or analyzing penetration levels.

  • Tool used invoice product flow and penetration models Use of regression multi-variant analysis for forecasting Involves extensive use of paid and public databases.

  • Primary interviews and vendor-based primary research for variable impact analysis.

Market research approaches: Combined

  • This is the most common method. We apply concepts from both the top-down and bottom-up approaches to arrive at a viable conclusion.

Regional Market Methodology:

The excavator market was analyzed at a regional level. The global was divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, keeping in focus variables like consumption patterns, export-import regulations, consumer expectations, etc. These regions were further divided into fifteen countries, namely, the U.S.; Canada; the UK; Germany; France; China; India; Japan; Australia; South Korea; Brazil; Mexico; UAE; Saudi Arabia; South Africa.

All three above-mentioned market research methodologies were applied to arrive at regional-level conclusions. The regions were then summed up to form the global market.

Excavator market companies & financials:

The excavator market was analyzed via companies operating in the sector. Analyzing these companies and cross-referencing them to the demand equation helped us validate our assumptions and conclusions. Key market players analyzed include:

  • Atlas Copco - Atlas Copco is a supplier of sustainable productivity solutions. The company serves vacuum solutions, innovative compressors, air treatment systems, construction & mining equipment, power tools, and assembly systems. Atlas Copco provides products and services focused on productivity, safety, energy efficiency and ergonomics. The company was established in 1873 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with a global reach covering more than 180 countries.

  • Caterpillar Inc. - Caterpillar Inc. is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel and natural gas engines. The company offers its products through two different divisions, namely, Machinery and Power System and Financial Services. The company’s machinery and equipment segment designs, manufacturers, sells, and markets construction, mining and forestry machinery. The company has expanded into financial services, which offers different financing alternatives to their customers and business partners.

  • CNH Global NV - CNH Global NV is a global leader in the capital goods section. It deals with construction equipment, agricultural equipment, trucks, buses, specialty vehicles, and commercial vehicles, among others. The company was established in 1999 and is headquartered at Amsterdam, the Netherlands. CNH products are marketed globally under two brands, namely cash IH and New Holland for the agricultural brand family and case and New Holland Construction for the construction brand family.

  • Doosan Corporation - Doosan Corporation operates in machinery manufacturing, heavy industry, and service industry. The company provides casting and forging equipment for marine vessels, power plants, iron and steel forging, and other industrial equipment. The company was established in 1896 and is headquarters at Seoul, South Korea.

  • Escorts Group - Escorts Group deals in the construction and material handling equipment, agricultural machinery, and railway materials, and auto-components sectors. It has been a major player in the railway equipment business in India for nearly five decades. The company is headquartered at Faridabad, Haryana, and was established in 1960.

  • Hitachi Construction Machinery -Hitachi Construction Machinery is a manufacturing company that mainly focuses on the product line of excavators. The company is a leader in the area of construction machinery and has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. It was established in 1951 and is headquartered at Tokyo, Japan.

  • Hyundai Heavy Industries Ltd. - Hyundai Heavy Industries Ltd. is a shipbuilding company for military and commercial applications. It has four business divisions: offshore & engineering, industrial plant & engineering, engine & machinery, and ship building. It has a subsidiary called Hyundai Construction Equipment, which focuses on manufacturing excavators, loaders, compaction equipment, and forklifts. The company is headquartered at Ulsan, South Korea and was established in 1985.

  • J C Bamford Excavators Ltd. - JC Bamford Excavators Ltd. is a manufacturer and seller of construction equipment. It offers products under various categories, such as loaders & excavators, forklifts, defense products, compaction & light equipment, and others. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered at Rochester, UK.

  • Deere and Company - Deere and Company focuses on assisting people involved in land and agriculture, such as farmers, landowners, builders, and loggers with equipment. It mainly serves six regions, namely the U.S. and Canada, Europe, Brazil, Russia, India, and China, which are considered as highly growing regions and provide major revenue to the industry. In addition to agricultural equipment and parts, the company also serves areas including residential, construction, landscaping, sports, and engines.

  • Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Lt d. - Kobelco Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. is engaged in the development, manufacture, sales, and service of construction and transportation machinery. The company has an enhanced dealer network. The company has two factories in Japan located at Okubo and Ogaki. The company has two headquarters based out in Tokyo and Hiroshima.

Value chain-based sizing & forecasting

Supply Side Estimates

  • Company revenue estimation via referring to annual reports, investor presentations, and Hoover’s.

  • Segment revenue determination via variable analysis and penetration modeling.

  • Competitive benchmarking to identify market leaders and their collective revenue shares.

  • Forecasting via analyzing commercialization rates, pipelines, market initiatives, distribution networks, etc.

Demand side estimates

  • Identifying parent markets and ancillary markets

  • Segment penetration analysis to obtain pertinent

  • revenue/volume

  • Heuristic forecasting with the help of subject matter experts

  • Forecasting via variable analysis

Excavator Market Report Objectives:

  • Understanding market dynamics (in terms of drivers, restraints, & opportunities) in the countries.

  • Understanding trends & variables in the individual countries & their impact on growth and using analytical tools to provide high-level insights into the market dynamics and the associated growth pattern.

  • Understanding market estimates and forecasts (with the base year as 2023, historic information from 2018 to 2022, and forecast from 2024 to 2030). Regional estimates & forecasts for each category are available and are summed up to form the global market estimates.

Excavator Market Report Assumptions:

  • The report provides market value for the base year 2023 and a yearly forecast till 2030 in terms of revenue/volume or both. The market for each of the segment outlooks has been provided on region & country basis for the above-mentioned forecast period.

  • The key industry dynamics, major technological trends, and application markets are evaluated to understand their impact on the demand for the forecast period. The growth rates were estimated using correlation, regression, and time-series analysis.

  • We have used the bottom-up approach for market sizing, analyzing key regional markets, dynamics, & trends for various products and end-users. The total market has been estimated by integrating the country markets.

  • All market estimates and forecasts have been validated through primary interviews with the key industry participants.

  • Inflation has not been accounted for to estimate and forecast the market.

  • Numbers may not add up due to rounding off.

  • Europe consists of EU-8, Central & Eastern Europe, along with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

  • Asia Pacific includes South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

  • Latin America includes Central American countries and the South American continent

  • Middle East includes Western Asia (as assigned by the UN Statistics Division) and the African continent.

Primary Research

GVR strives to procure the latest and unique information for reports directly from industry experts, which gives it a competitive edge. Quality is of utmost importance to us, therefore every year we focus on increasing our experts’ panel. Primary interviews are one of the critical steps in identifying recent market trends and scenarios. This process enables us to justify and validate our market estimates and forecasts to our clients. With more than 8,000 reports in our database, we have connected with some key opinion leaders across various domains, including healthcare, technology, consumer goods, and the chemical sector. Our process starts with identifying the right platform for a particular type of report, i.e., emails, LinkedIn, seminars, or telephonic conversation, as every report is unique and requires a differentiated approach.

We send out questionnaires to different experts from various regions/ countries, which is dependent on the following factors:

  • Report/Market scope: If the market study is global, we send questionnaires to industry experts across various regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and MEA.

  • Market Penetration: If the market is driven by technological advancements, population density, disease prevalence, or other factors, we identify experts and send out questionnaires based on region or country dominance.

The time to start receiving responses from industry experts varies based on how niche or well-penetrated the market is. Our reports include a detailed chapter on the KoL opinion section, which helps our clients understand the perspective of experts already in the market space.

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