Industrial Endoscope Market to Cross USD 50.37 Billion by 2030 Driven by Surge in Demand for Remote Inspection Solutions | Research by SNS Insider


According to SNS Insider’s research, the industrial endoscope market is poised for sustained growth, driven by a confluence of technological innovations, the increasing adoption of non-destructive testing, the demand for remote inspection solutions, global industrialization trends, and a heightened focus on preventive maintenance

Pune, Jan. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Industrial Endoscope Market, as indicated by the SNS Insider report, achieved a valuation of USD 29.1 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to reach USD 50.37 billion by 2030, with a projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.1% during the forecast period spanning from 2023 to 2030.

Market Overview
An industrial endoscope is a specialized optical instrument designed for non-destructive visual inspection of hard-to-reach or challenging environments within industrial settings. Unlike conventional inspection methods, such as disassembly or manual examination, industrial endoscopes provide real-time imaging and video capabilities, allowing professionals to inspect areas that would otherwise remain hidden. Industrial endoscopes play a pivotal role in manufacturing processes by allowing inspectors to examine intricate machinery, welds, and components for defects or irregularities without the need for disassembly.


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Market Analysis
One of the primary catalysts behind the surge in the industrial endoscope market is the continuous evolution of technology. Advances in optics, camera sensors, and image processing have significantly enhanced the capabilities of industrial endoscopes. High-resolution imaging, improved flexibility, and the integration of features such as 3D imaging and augmented reality have elevated the utility of industrial endoscopes across diverse industrial applications. Non-destructive testing has become a cornerstone in ensuring the integrity and reliability of industrial assets. Industrial endoscopes play a pivotal role in NDT by enabling inspectors and engineers to visually assess the condition of components and structures without causing any damage. The rising awareness of the benefits of NDT in preventing unforeseen equipment failures and minimizing downtime has fueled the demand for industrial endoscopes.

Industrial Endoscope Market Report Scope:

Report Attributes Details
Market Size in 2022 USD 29.1 billion
Market Size by 2030 USD 50.37 billion
CAGR CAGR of 7.1% by 2023-2030
Market Drivers
  • Growing worldwide population, especially the elderly demographics
  • Demand for Efficient Gadgets
Market Opportunity
  • Increase in demand for minimally invasive surgical techniques and, endoscopic instruments
  • Increasing global prevalence of disorders requiring endoscopic operations
Major Market Players JOHNSON & JOHNSON (US), Olympus Corporation (Japan), KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG (Germany), Hoya Corporation (Japan), Stryker Corporation (US), Boston Scientific Corporation (US), Fujifilm Holdings Corporation (Japan), Medtronic Inc. (Ireland), Nipro Corporation (Japan), ConMed Corporation (US), Smith & Nephew Plc (UK), Richard Wolf GmbH (Germany), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (US)and other key players.

Key Takeaway from Industrial Endoscope Market Study

  • Endoscopes, equipped with high-resolution cameras and advanced imaging capabilities, are instrumental in providing visual access to inaccessible areas within machinery, pipelines, and other complex structures. This capability is particularly crucial in industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, and automotive, where the early detection of defects or anomalies can prevent costly downtime and enhance overall operational reliability.
  • The healthcare sector has been a longstanding beneficiary of endoscope technology, with hospitals serving as key stakeholders in the market. The medical endoscope segment has witnessed continuous innovation, enabling healthcare professionals to conduct minimally invasive procedures with enhanced precision.

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Recent Developments

  • Pentax, a renowned medical equipment manufacturer, has recently established a state-of-the-art endoscope manufacturing facility in China. This development is set to bolster Pentax’s capabilities in producing cutting-edge medical devices, particularly in the field of endoscopy.
  • Zsquare, a pioneering medical technology company, has received FDA clearance to market its revolutionary single-use ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) endoscope. This clearance marks a significant achievement for Zsquare, positioning the company at the forefront of innovation in the medical device industry.

Market Dynamics Analysis
The industrial endoscope market is undergoing significant dynamics shaped by a combination of drivers, restraints, challenges, and threats that collectively influence its trajectory. On the driver’s side, technological advancements stand out as a key catalyst propelling market growth. The relentless pursuit of innovation has resulted in the development of high-resolution imaging systems, compact and versatile designs, and enhanced connectivity features, thereby expanding the scope and applications of industrial endoscopes across diverse industries. Moreover, the rising emphasis on preventive maintenance and inspection activities in sectors such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and aerospace has heightened the demand for reliable and efficient endoscopic solutions.

However, this growth is not without its restraints. Cost considerations and the initial investment required for implementing advanced endoscopic technologies pose a challenge, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises. Additionally, the lack of standardized regulations across different regions adds a layer of complexity for endoscope manufacturers, influencing their market penetration strategies. The industrial endoscope market also faces challenges related to the integration of artificial intelligence and data analytics into endoscope systems, requiring substantial investment in research and development to ensure seamless compatibility and optimal performance.

Key Regional Developments
In North America, the industrial endoscope market is propelled by the robust manufacturing sector and the widespread adoption of cutting-edge inspection technologies. The stringent regulatory framework emphasizing workplace safety and quality control further fuels the demand for industrial endoscopes in this region. The European industrial endoscope market is characterized by a strong focus on innovation and the integration of advanced technologies. Countries like Germany and the United Kingdom are at the forefront of adopting industrial endoscopes for applications in automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industries.  Asia-Pacific stands as a prominent player in the global market, with countries like China, Japan, and South Korea leading the way. The flourishing manufacturing sectors, rapid industrialization, and a surge in infrastructure development projects drive the demand for inspection and maintenance tools.

Impact of Recession
The industrial endoscope market, a crucial sector in the realm of inspection and maintenance tools, has been significantly affected by the persistent global economic recession. Companies across industries are reevaluating their priorities amidst economic uncertainties, leading to a shift in focus from capital-intensive investments to cost-cutting measures. While industrial endoscopes are instrumental in detecting defects and ensuring product quality, the emphasis on immediate financial stability has temporarily dampened the demand for such high-tech inspection tools.

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1. Introduction
1.1 Market Definition
1.2 Scope
1.3 Research Assumptions

2. Research Methodology

3. Market Dynamics
3.1 Drivers
3.2 Restraints
3.3 Opportunities
3.4 Challenges

4. Impact Analysis
4.1 Impact of the Russia-Ukraine War
4.2 Impact of Ongoing Recession
4.2.1 Introduction
4.2.2 Impact on major economies US Canada Germany France United Kingdom China Japan South Korea Rest of the World

5. Value Chain Analysis

6. Porter’s 5 Forces Model

7. PEST Analysis

8. Industrial Endoscope Market Segmentation, By Product
8.1 Endoscope
8.2 Visualization System
8.3 Other Endoscope Equipment
8.4 Accessories

9. Industrial Endoscope Market Segmentation, By Application
9.1 Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
9.2 Laparoscopy
9.3 Obstetrics/ Gynecology Endoscopy
9.4 Arthroscopy
9.5 Urology Endoscopy (Cystoscopy)
9.6 Bronchoscopy
9.7 Ent Endoscopy
9.8 Mediastinoscopy
9.9 Other Applications

10. Industrial Endoscope Market Segmentation, By End User
10.1 Hospitals
10.2 Ambulatory Surgery centers/Clinics
10.3 Other End Users

11. Regional Analysis
11.1 Introduction
11.2 North America
11.2.5 USA
11.2.6 Canada
11.2.7 Mexico
11.3 Europe
11.3.1 Eastern Europe Poland Romania Turkey Rest of Eastern Europe
11.3.2 Western Europe Germany France UK Italy Spain Netherlands Switzerland Austria Rest of Western Europe
11.4 Asia-Pacific
11.4.5 China
11.4.6 India
11.4.7 Japan
11.4.8 South Korea
11.4.9 Vietnam
11.4.10 Singapore
11.4.11 Australia
11.4.12 Rest of Asia-Pacific
11.5 Middle East & Africa
11.5.1 Middle East UAE Egypt Saudi Arabia Qatar Rest of Middle East
11.5.2 Africa Nigeria South Africa Rest of Africa
11.6 Latin America
11.6.5 Brazil
11.6.6 Argentina
11.6.7 Colombia
11.6.8 Rest of Latin America

12.Company profile
12.1 Olympus Corporation (Japan)
12.1.1 Company Overview
12.1.2 Financial
12.1.3 Products/ Services Offered
12.1.4 SWOT Analysis
12.1.5 The SNS View
12.2 KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG (Germany)
12.3 Stryker Corporation (US)
12.4 Boston Scientific Corporation (US)
12.6 Fujifilm Holdings Corporation (Japan)
12.7 Medtronic Inc. (Ireland)
12.8 Nipro Corporation (Japan),
12.9 Hoya Corporation (Japan)
12.10 Smith & Nephew Plc (UK)
12.11 Richard Wolf GmbH (Germany)
12.12 ConMed Corporation (US)
12.13 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (US)

13. Competitive Landscape
13.1 Competitive Bench marking
13.2 Market Share Analysis
13.3 Recent Developments
13.3.1 Industry News
13.3.2 Company News
13.3.3 Mergers & Acquisitions

14. Use Case and Best Practices

15. Conclusion

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