GVR Report cover U.S. Industrial Barrier Systems Market Size, Share & Trends Report

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

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68040-106-7
  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2021
  • Industry: Technology

Report Overview

The U.S. industrial barrier systems market size was estimated at USD 606.3 million in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8% from 2023 to 2030. The growth can be attributed to increased workplace safety awareness, stringent EHS regulations, improved digital infrastructure, rising business spending, and improved supply chain networks. Technological advancement, including the integration of smart sensors and automation, has helped improve the efficiency of industrial barrier systems resulting in increased adoption of industrial barrier systems in the U.S. Leading market players have been involved in strategic initiatives such as partnerships and mergers to gain new consumers.

U.S. industrial barrier systems Market size, by type, 2020 - 2030 (USD Million)

For instance, in December 2020, ATG Access Ltd, a U.S.-based residential and commercial solution provider, partnered with ESCO Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based security solution provider, to strengthen its position in vehicle mitigation solutions across Asia. Both companies had signed a three-year agreement granting ESCO Pte. Ltd. rights for manufacturing, supplying, installing, and maintaining Haydock-based ATG access equipment. Such initiatives are expected to help bring new products to the industrial barrier market, which, in turn, could attract new consumers to the market.

Market players are also increasingly focusing on developing advanced systems in terms of technology, the material used, and product design, among others, to gain better traction in the highly competitive market. For instance, in March 2022, OTW Safety, a U.S.-based manufacturer of barrier systems, announced the launch of its new barricade fence panel made of galvanized steel pipe that can be easily installed. Moreover, these fence panels can be integrated with JSS-42×72, OTW42x72 LCD, and JSS-32×72 barricades. The presence of several leading industrial barrier system manufacturers in the U.S., improving regulations, and growing safety concerns across the globe together contribute to the growth of the U.S. market for industrial barrier systems.

The integration of IoT and connectivity has been revolutionizing the U.S. industrial barrier systems market. Introducing smart sensors, cloud computing, and wireless communications into the barriers has enabled real-time remote monitoring. The connectivity enables industrial processes and systems for automated responses and predictive maintenance. Additionally, the real-time collected data from barrier systems helps analyze the patterns, optimize operations, and improve safety and efficiency across the industrial facility.

The ongoing advancements in technologies and their integration into industrial barrier systems offer new possibilities, enhanced functionality, and increased efficiency in ensuring safety, security, and operational excellence. The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technologies allows for real-time monitoring, data collection, and automated responses within the industrial environment. Industrial barriers can be equipped with sensors, such as proximity sensors, motion detectors, or video analytics, to provide real-time information about potential threats, unauthorized access attempts, or anomalies in traffic patterns. These factors would further supplement the growth of the U.S. market for industrial barrier systems during the forecast period.

The growing adoption of industrial barrier systems in the U.S. can be attributed to the growing need for risk mitigation and rising security concerns in various industries. An increasing number of businesses across industries are recognizing the importance of implementing robust physical barriers to protect their assets, employees, and sensitive information from threats like terrorism, theft, vandalism, and unauthorized access. Airports, government buildings, industrial facilities, and critical infrastructure sites require effective perimeter protection to restrict unauthorized entry and security breaches.

Industrial barrier systems, including fences, drop arms, and bollards, act as physical deterrents, limiting access to designated areas and providing a visible and formidable barrier against intrusion. These barriers help control pedestrian and vehicular traffic, ensuring that only authorized personnel can access restricted areas and the risk of unauthorized entry or malicious activities is reduced. These factors would further supplement the growth of the U.S. industrial barrier systems industry during the forecast period.

Industrial barrier systems also play a vital role in traffic management and accident prevention. In environments with heavy vehicular traffic, such as parking lots, warehouses, and distribution centers, barriers like bollards, guardrails, and drop arms help regulate traffic flow, prevent accidents, and protect pedestrians and infrastructure. These barriers provide a physical separation between vehicles and pedestrians, guiding traffic in designated areas and minimizing the risk of collisions or vehicle-related incidents.

Leading vendors in the U.S. industrial barrier have been introducing industrial barrier systems with enhanced capabilities, such as increased ability to withstand impact. For instance, in December 2021, McCue Corporation, a U.S.-based provider of industrial safety solutions, announced the release of SafeStop Bollard 15, an impact-absorbing bollard designed to stop heavy equipment and ensure a safe working environment. The SafeStop Bollard 15 uses a blend of high-strength steel and synthetic elastomer making it capable of withstanding an impact of up to 15,000 J.

Type Insights

The safety fences segment dominated the market with the largest revenue share of 23.44% in 2022. The growth of the safety fences segment can be attributed to the increasing number of companies offering innovative safety fences designed for multiple purposes. For instance, in March 2023, Mezzanine Safety-Gates, Inc., a U.S.-based protection equipment provider, announced a new design of the Roly safety gate, which protects both people and products. The roly confinement design incorporates a high strength, high visibility netting system on the safety gate to prevent employees from reaching into the loading zone with their hands. Such initiatives for product launches are expected to drive the growth of the safety fences segment.

U.S. industrial barrier systems Market share, by type, 2021 (%)

The guardrails segment is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period. The growth can be attributed to the rising number of companies offering guardrails with enhanced capabilities. For instance, in March 2022, Diamon-Fusion International, Inc., a U.S.-based restoration and protection products provider, announced a partnership with Q-railing, a German railing system provider, to provide Diamon-Fusion Protective coating on Q-railing glass guardrail systems. These systems are designed for light commercial, commercial, and residential applications and offer benefits such as the prevention of staining, repelling of water, and low-cost maintenance. Such initiatives for product launches are expected to drive the growth of the guardrails segment.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The key players operating in the market adopt various inorganic growth tactics, such as mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships to broaden their product offerings. For instance, in March 2023, Mezzanine Safety-Gates, Inc. launched a new design of the Roly safety gate to facilitate fall protection for distribution centers, manufacturing, material handling, and warehouse. This design aimed to provide a high-visibility netting system on the ledge side gate, which prevented objects from falling from an elevated storage structure. Some prominent players in the U.S. industrial barrier systems market include:

  • A-Safe


  • Ritehite

  • Fabenco by Tractel

  • Wildeck

  • McCue

  • Barrier1

  • Betafence

  • Mezzanine Safety-Gates, Inc.

  • Saferack

  • CAI Safety Systems, Inc.

  • PS Safety Access

  • TrafFix Devices, Inc.

  • Innoplast

  • B.I.G. Enterprises

U.S. Industrial Barrier Systems Market Report Scope 

Report Attribute


Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 942.3 million

Growth rate

CAGR of 5.8% 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; BOPLAN; Ritehite; Fabenco by Tractel; Wildeck; McCue; Barrier1; Betafence; Mezzanine Safety-Gates, Inc.; Saferack; CAI Safety Systems, Inc.; PS Safety Access; TrafFix Devices, Inc.; Innoplast; B.I.G. Enterprises

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U.S. Industrial Barrier Systems Market Report Segmentation

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

  • U.S. Industrial Barrier Systems Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Bollards

    • Safety Fences

    • Safety Gates

    • Guardrails

    • Barriers For Machinery

    • Others

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