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Utility Markers Market Witness High Growth Owing To Increasing Infrastructure and Renovation Projects

Anjali CMI
Utility Markers Market Witness High Growth Owing To Increasing Infrastructure and Renovation Projects

The Utility Markers Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 4.53 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.9% over the forecast period 2023 - 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Overview:

Utility markers are used to mark the location of underground utilities like pipes, cables and other infrastructure lines. They help protect buried utilities from damage during excavation work. Utility markers comes with advantages such as corrosion resistance, durability and easy identification of buried lines which makes them ideal for marking utilities. With growing infrastructure projects and renovation works across regions, the demand for utility markers is increasing.

Market key trends:

One of the key trends in the utility markers market is growing focus on safety during excavation work. Accidental damages to buried utilities during excavation can cause injuries, disruption of services and high repair costs. To prevent such accidents, government in many countries have made it compulsory to accurately mark utility lines before any excavation or digging work. This has boosted adoption of professional grade utility markers which clearly identify buried lines and ensure safety of workers. Furthermore, innovations like GPS enabled smart utility markers are helping utilities map out underground lines more precisely which is another major trend driving market growth.

Porter’s Analysis

Threat of new entrants: Low fixed costs required to enter into the utility markers market and availability of raw materials pose threats to existing players.

Bargaining power of buyers: Buyers have moderate bargaining power due to availability of various branded and generic marker tape or paint options in the market.

Bargaining power of suppliers: Suppliers have moderate bargaining power as they provide raw materials like resins, pigments etc used to manufacture marker tapes and paints.

Threat of new substitutes: Low as utility markers have well-established uses and no cost-effective substitute products available in the market.

Competitive rivalry: High among the established players to increase their market presence through product innovation.

SWOT Analysis

Strength: Wide product portfolio and strong brand presence of top players. Effective distribution networks of key manufacturers.

Weakness: Capital intensive manufacturing processes. Dependency on raw material price fluctuations.

Opportunity: Growth in utility infrastructure projects globally. Rising installation of underground cables and pipelines offers new opportunities.

Threats: stringent regulations regarding usage of environmentally sustainable products. Intense competition from local and regional players.

Key Takeaways

The global Utility Markers Market Growth is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 7.9% over the forecast period, due to increasing investments in utility infrastructure development. The US market holds the highest share currently owing to vast existing utility networks and planned infrastructure upgrades. Players are focusing on product innovations to suit specific identification needs across diverse utility application areas.

Regional analysis: North America dominates currently, accounting for over 35% share of the global market revenue in 2023. Rapid infrastructural spending in the US drive demand. Asia Pacific is growing at the fastest pace due to increasing electrification initiatives and infra projects undertaken by governments in India, China etc.

Key players: Key players operating in the utility markers market are 3M, Utility Marking Services Inc., Gecko Group, Raychem RPG, SAE Systems, Subsite Electronics, Tempo Communications, Cable Detection Ltd., Rhino Marking & Protection Systems, Radiodetection Ltd., Ridgid, Leica Geosystem, USIC, Crafco Inc., Seba Dynatrac, Berntsen International, Musco Lighting, Cooper Industries, H.D. Electric Company, Streamlight. These top brands account for over 60% share globally.

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Anjali CMI
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