Gas Detection Equipment Market to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2010, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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Driven by growing demand for personnel protection in both developed and developing countries and the advent of complex work process, world market for gas detection equipment is projected to reach $1.5 billion by 2010.

Gas Detection Equipment: A Global Strategic Business Report

Gas detection equipment, a highly fragmented market, focuses mainly on enclosed and work environments where hazardous gas levels cause a serious concern for human health. The market is segregated into two segments that include fixed and portable instruments. Portable gas detection segment sales dominate the fixed equipment in terms of volume.

With the evolving wireless gas monitoring system, competition seems to be intense with players concentrating heavily on differentiating their products via technology, service, product quality, cost, and sales techniques.

Global Handheld/Portable Gas Detection Equipment market is estimated at US$599 million for 2007. United States and Europe collectively account for a share of 65% of the global gas detection equipment market as stated by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. The US gas detection equipment market is extremely competitive with high degree of fragmentation. Fixed gas detection equipment market in the United States is estimated US$191 million for 2007.

Germany represents the largest market in Europe for gas detection equipment with sales estimated at US$75 million for 2007. The market for gas detection equipment in Asia Pacific is projected to reach US$129 million by 2010. China represents the key gas detection equipment market in Asia-Pacific.

Demand for gas detection equipment, by large, depends on the dynamics of major end-use industries such as oil and gas, power, and chemicals. Leading international manufacturers of gas detection equipment are focusing efforts on the growing and lucrative Eastern European markets. Recently opened economies, changing lifestyles and inner drive of many East European countries to catch up with Western Europe are primarily encouraging manufacturers to consider this region as a potential market for gas detection equipment.

Market for gas detection equipment is expected to witness positive growth in the future owing to formulation of stringent safety policies and consequent rise in adoption of policies. Other factors that are expected to drive the industry include rapid industrialization in the emerging world. Demand for gas detection equipment is likely to be high in new construction plants as compared to replacement market, as the existing plants are well equipped with advanced detection systems.

Major players involved in the market include Airtest Technologies Inc, Autronica Fire and Security, Bacharach Inc., Biosystems, Dräger Safety AG & Co, Honeywell International Inc., Industrial Scientific Corporation, Mine Safety Appliances Company, RAE Systems, Inc., Tyco International, Sensidyne, Sierra Monitor, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

"Gas Detection Equipment: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., explores, investigates, and analyzes opportunities, challenges, and changing business equations in the global marketplace. The report offers incisive insights on the industry structure, major end-use industries, market drivers, issues, competition, and trends. Regulatory Framework & ATEX Standards are also discussed in the report. Product segments analyzed include Fixed Gas Detection Equipment, Handheld/Portable Gas Detection Equipment and Detector Tubes. End-use segments analyzed include Oil & Gas Extraction, Power, Chemical, and Other End-Use markets.

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