Inspection Machines Market Size & Share Analysis 2032
Inspection Machines Market Size & Share Global Analysis Report, 2024-2032

Inspection Machines Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (Vision Inspection System, X-Ray Inspection System, Leak Detection System, Metal Detectors, Other); By Type (Fully-Automated, Semi-Automated, Manual); By End Use; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Published Date:Jan-2024
  • Pages: 115
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM3233
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Historical Data: 2019-2022

Report Outlook

The size of the inspection machines market size and share was estimated at USD 889.42 million in 2023, and it is anticipated to develop at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5%. The market expansion will be aided by manufacturers' approach to automation in order to satisfy shifting consumer demands about product quality due to fast industrialization. Inspection Machines offer a number of advantages, such as reduced costs, improved accuracy, and a reduction in errors, all of which help producers enhance profits while retaining high-quality products.

Quality and safety are of paramount importance in various industries, especially in critical sectors such as pharmaceuticals and medicine. Along with the purity of active ingredients and adherence to stringent regulations, the health of patients depends on the quality of packaging and storage products like vials, bottles, and ampoules. Inspection machines are machines that are primarily used to ensure the quality of packaging items in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturing industries. These machines rely on state-of-the-art technology and special configurations to determine whether the products meet the standards and regulations.

Along with evaluating the products for regulation requirements, inspection machines also work to detect faults, impurities, and other irregularities in syringes, catheters, and tablets. These machines make use of several technologies, with the major ones being the vision inspection system, x-ray inspection system, conductive metal detection, and check weighing. Based on type, inspection machines can be categorized as fully automated, semi-automated, and manual inspection machines. The active efforts of local governments and industry players to develop novel solutions are primarily driving the inspection machines market sales.

The market research report offers an in-depth analysis of the industry to support informed decision-making. It offers a meticulous breakdown of various market niches and keeps readers updated on the latest industry developments. Along with tracking the inspection machines market on the basis of SWOT and Porter’s Five Forces models, the research report includes graphs, tables, charts, and other pictorial representations to help readers understand the key insights and important data easily. 

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Manufacturers may keep an eye on production processes with the aid of cameras, which also offer trustworthy inspection outcomes and high standards of control for manufactured goods. Manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and semiconductors are incorporating higher-resolution cameras with greater picture quality for visual inspection to assist them reduce quality faults. Production facilities utilize cameras to read serial numbers, spot faults, count products, and other tasks.

The need for surface vision & inspection solutions that assist them in identifying flawed goods of any size & shape is thus anticipated to rise as a result of the need to meet the demanding quality requirements and achieve more efficiency without sacrificing quality. For instance, the pharmaceutical business uses cameras from the Danish camera manufacturer JAI A/S to keep quality control high by spotting missing tablets, damaged blister sealing, etc. The cameras have a 3-sensor imaging system built in that offers exact spatial resolution and reliable edge detection, which aids in addressing and resolving more minor issues.

When customers reject a product for even minor scratches, body paint flaws, mirrors, or curved screens, manufacturers must deal with pricey complaints. Hence, the need for surface vision & inspection solutions that aid in producing final goods free from errors is growing as it becomes easier to detect minor flaws in produced goods that elude manual visual inspection. For instance, the German business ISRA VISION GmbH offers Inspection Machines systems that may find flaws in parts, exterior and interior paints, automotive interiors, and mirror surfaces that are faultless, among other things.

However, the expansion of the inspection machines market is anticipated to be constrained by factors such as the rise in cyberattacks on robots and industrial equipment, as well as the high complexity linked to system integration.

Globally, the COVID-19 epidemic had a detrimental effect on the industry verticals. Strict lockdowns were imposed by the governments of rich and developing nations, which stopped production at the sites. A halt in production sites reduced the market for this system.

Manufacturers from the automotive, semiconductor, and food and beverage industries are the majority of users of Inspection Machines systems. The target market's growth was adversely affected by this. Nonetheless, manufacturers began operating factories after the second quarter of 2022 with a minimal workforce. Inspection Machines systems are in demand due to the labor shortage scenario in order to reduce production errors and improve operational efficiency.

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers
Designers and engineers can sort syringes, blister packs, catheters, tablets, and other items as well as perform high-speed examination with the help of inspection machines. These devices include systems for metal detection, oxygen detection, pressure/moisture inspection, and leak detection.

Local governments and manufacturers are both actively looking for novel solutions to the problem of constantly rising medicine and vaccination demand. Several biopharmaceutical firms, academic institutions, contract research organizations (CROs), and contract development and manufacturing firms (CDMOs) are automating their laboratory procedures to achieve high precision and quick turnaround in order to close the demand-supply gap. Automated inspection equipment can give businesses an advantage over rivals by enhancing overall product quality while reducing manufacturing expenses.

Major industry players launch new products along with various research studies. For instance, the VT-X750-V3 system from OMRON Corporation, which is regarded as the quickest CT-type X-ray inspection device, was released in November 2021. Advanced, real 3-D examination of electronic substrates is provided by the VT-X750-V3.

Like this, the Nordson Corporation's Nordson TEST & INSPECTION division introduced its OEM product line for pre-clinical & industrial X-ray imaging systems in September 2021. Such new introductions increase the availability of more cutting-edge and effective items, which boosts the segment's growth.

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Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on product, type, end use and region.

By Product

By Type

By End Use

By Region

  • Vision Inspection System
  • X-ray Inspection System
  • Leak Detection System
  • Metal Detectors
  • Others
  • Fully Automated
  • Semi-Automated
  • Manual
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies
  • Medical Device Manufacturer
  • Others


  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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X-ray Inspection System is expected to hold a significant market share over the forecast period.

The segment in the studied inspection machines market is likely to expand as a result of a number of research studies as well as key market players' product launches and development. In September 2021, the Nordson TEST & INSPECTION division, part of the Nordson Corporation launched X-ray Technologies OEM product range for industrial & pre-clinical X-ray imaging systems. Such product launches increase the presence of more advanced and efficient products which increases the growth of the segment.

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The demand in North America is expected to witness significant growth.

The expansion can be attributable to rising demand from pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies. The government has adopted a sophisticated inspection system as a result of its severe product quality standards. The use of machine vision technology is becoming standard practice in the food and beverage sector and is assisting producers in improving productivity, product quality, and worker safety. Furthermore, it is projected that the need for surface vision & inspection systems would increase as a result of the need for quality and regulatory compliance, propelling industry expansion in the area

In Asia Pacific, growth is anticipated with a high CAGR throughout the forecast period. The demand for surface vision & inspection systems is being driven by the quick industrialization of developing nations, the existence of significant semiconductor, electronics, and automotive manufacturers, and the establishment of quality standards regulations. Also, growing assembly line investment together with the industry's approach to factory automation to achieve high efficiency & minimize human error is supporting industry growth in the area.

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Competitive Insight

Some of the major players operating in the global inspection machines market include Baumer Inspection, Adept Technology, Inc, Cognex Corporation, Edmund Optics Inc, ETS SuperVision BV, Industrial Vision Systems Ltd, Microscan Systems Inc, Matrox Imaging, etc.

Recent Developments

  • In January 2022, Ishida launched an x-ray inspection system for enhanced sensitivity. The Ishida IX-G2-F incorporates a new line sensor that provides a high-quality x-ray image through an enhanced signal-to-noise ratio.

Inspection Machines Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 936.38 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 1,437.59 million


5.5% from 2024 - 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019- 2022

Forecast period

2024 - 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Product, By Type, By End Use, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Baumer Inspection, Adept Technology, Inc, Cognex Corporation, Edmund Optics Inc, ETS SuperVision BV, Industrial Vision Systems Ltd, Microscan Systems Inc.


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The global inspection machines market size is expected to reach USD 1,437.59 million by 2032.

Key players in the inspection machines market are Baumer Inspection, Adept Technology, Inc, Cognex Corporation, Edmund Optics Inc, ETS SuperVision BV, Industrial Vision Systems Ltd, Microscan Systems Inc, Matrox Imaging.

North America contribute notably towards the global inspection machines market.

The inspection machines market anticipated to develop at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5%.

The inspection machines market report covering key segments are product, type, end use and region.