Automatic Barriers and Bollards Market

Automatic Barriers and Bollards Market Analysis By Device (Automatic Boom Barriers, Automatic Bollards, Automatic Barrier Gates), By Material (Aluminium, Steel, Iron), By Application (Railway Crossings, Toll Plazas, Airports), By End User & By Region - Global Market Insights till 2032

Analysis of Automatic Barriers and Bollards Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Automatic Barriers and Bollards Market Outlook (2022-2032)

The global arcade for automatic barriers and bollards is valued at USD 1.46 Billion at present in 2022. The market is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 4.3% in the forecast period. The market is likely to cross a value of USD 2.22 Billion by end of 2032.

According to a market analysis of automatic barriers, global demand for 1,484,000 units, or 4.4% YoY growth, in 2021. While demand for automatic bollards increased at a rate of 4.6% to 142,000 units, boom barriers showed positive growth of 4.3% to a total of 1,085,000 units.

When compared to manual barriers, automatic barriers are around 60% more effective and also simpler to employ in operations. These characteristics result from automation and quick functioning. The main cause of the high demand is growing public safety concerns brought on by rising crime rates around the world.

Over the previous ten years, criminal activity has increased, including significant traffic offenses, gang activity, assaults, and drug-related activity. In order to stop these activities, automatic steel, iron, and aluminum barriers can be installed in high-traffic areas. This effectively increases the sales of these barriers.

Report Attributes


Market size (2022 A)

USD 1.46 Billion

Base Year for Estimation


Forecast duration for this research


Forecasted Market value (2032 F)

USD 2.22 Billion

Global Market Growth rate (2022-2032 E)

CAGR of 4.3%

Key Companies Profiled

  • Valmont Industries
  • Avon Barriers
  • Hill & Smith Holdings
  • Nice, Came
  • FAAC
  • Newgate
  • Tiso Turnstiles
  • Heald

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What drives demand for this market?

During the projection period, an increase in the number of civil projects and the establishment of regional safety policies are anticipated to fuel demand for automatic barriers.

Parking systems will continue to improve as a result of technological improvements. While IOT-based automatic barriers are gaining popularity, the past few years have seen a gradual integration of cutting-edge features like ANPR cameras, push buttons, RFID readers, and remote controls.

Additionally, a lot of suppliers are actively involved in buying automatic barriers for gated communities and other housing societies, which is helping to meet the growing demand for automatic barriers.

How is COVID-19 Impacting the Demand Outlook for Automatic Barriers?

COVID-19 has had a negative influence on the automatic barrier industry from a commercial viewpoint. North America is one of the leading regions for automatic barriers and is experiencing an adverse effect on demand as it is the largest affected region by the virus. The market dropped 10.8% in 2020, which has tarnished its market value to the lower side.

On analysis of the global threat caused by the coronavirus, there has been an itemization in the market for automatic barriers due to the imposition of lockdowns by governments across numerous regions. The tier-2 key is strategizing a comeback to manufacture and network the product in the market, owing to higher peripheral loss and fractional demand.

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Segment wise Insights

“Boom barriers are anticipated to witness high demand.”

Boom barriers have the largest market share in terms of both volume and value. Due to the steadily growing demand for parking and vehicle security, this market sector is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is home to several developing countries that are undergoing tremendous development and change. Along with the building of toll booths, the infrastructure for highways has grown significantly. The demand for vehicles has been steadily increasing over the last few years, and as a result, toll booth technology has advanced quickly. Either more existing lanes will be added or new toll lanes will be added to satisfy this demand. The placement of new toll booths has increased demand for automatic boom barriers as well.

“The commercial sector in end users dominates over other segments.”

The commercial sector is growing rapidly and holds more than 40% market share, owing to myriad benefits such as tracing parked vehicle records and accurately redirecting vehicles over proper routes.

Boom barriers and bollards are mostly used in the commercial sector. Automatic barriers are widely adopted in the commercial sector to ensure the safety of employees, and reduce vehicle crashes and collisions. They ensure optimized traffic flow and separate vehicle traffic from corporate office zones.

Also, prominent players are focusing on manufacturing check barriers, which are intended to offer ground-level protection for walls, buildings, and equipment in commercial infrastructures. As a whole, the growing commercial sector has increased the deployment of automatic barriers, thus reflecting increasing overall revenue and sales volume.

Competitive Landscape

According to market research analysis by Fact.MR, Lindsay Corporation, A-Safe, Valmont Industries, Avon Barriers, Hill & Smith Holdings, Nice, Came, FAAC, Newgate, Tiso Turnstiles, Heald, and Gandhi Automation Pvt. Ltd. are identified as key players manufacturing automatic barriers. The majority of companies discussed in the report have focused on expansion, investments, acquisitions, delivery focus, portfolio expansion, and brand development.

Recent developments :

  • In 2021, A-Safe entered into a partnership with DSV to provide the protection of automatic barriers for its new distribution centers in the Netherlands. DSV started its new centers in the Netherlands spanning 94,000 square meters. A-Safe installed various barrier products such as automatic bollards, pedestrian barriers, and rack protection.
  • In 2020, Faac group launched a new product - FAAC 844 3PH electronic control boards, which can be used in gate barriers. This newly launched operator allows control of magnetic encoders via a control board, which helps achieve the functions necessary in today’s installations.
  • In 2018, Tiso Turnstiles developed and launched a Sweeper-S speed barrier gate with the slimmest footprint. The mechanism, which rotates the wings, looks like an additional extension to make the turnstile wider. Whereas, the cabinet is only 110 mm wider, which allows it to fit in small spaces.
  • In 2018, Newgate partnered with Clerk Fencing as a distributor in Ireland. Clerk Fencing is a manufacturer of security products such as railings, gates, and automated bollards. This partnership will lead them to grow the business of fencing gates in Ireland.

Automatic Barriers and Bollards Market: Segmentation

  • By Device :

    • Automatic Boom Barriers
    • Automatic Bollards
    • Automatic Barrier Gates
    • Automatic Height Restrictor Barriers
  • By Material :

    • Automatic Aluminium Barriers
    • Automatic Steel Barriers
    • Automatic Iron Barriers
  • By Application :

    • Railway Crossings
    • Toll Plazas
    • Airports
    • Perimeter Security
    • Others
  • By End User :

    • Residential Automatic Barriers
    • Commercial Automatic Barriers
      • Retail Sector
      • Corporate & Commercial Building / Parks
      • Education & Research Institutes
      • Hospitality Sector
      • Healthcare Facilities
      • Sports Stadiums / Arenas
      • Industrial & Manufacturing
      • Warehouses & Distribution
      • Others
    • Automatic Barriers for Government
  • By Region :

    • North America
      • U.S.
      • Canada
    • Latin America
      • Mexico
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Chile
      • Peru
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • Italy
      • France
      • U.K
      • Spain
      • BENELUX
      • Nordic
      • Russia
    • East Asia
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
    • South Asia
      • India
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Malaysia
    • Oceania
    • Middle East and Africa
      • GCC Countries
      • South Africa
      • Turkey
      • Iran
      • Israel

- FAQs -

How much is the present market worth for this sector?

The global arcade for automatic barriers is valued at USD 1.46 Billion at present in 2022.

What is the future market outlook for this segment?

The market is likely to cross a value of USD 2.22 Billion by end of 2032.

What is the growth rate anticipated for this industry?

The market is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of 4.3% in the forecast period.

What are the factors of demand for this industry?

Growing demand for parking security stands is the core driver for the market.

Who are the key players in this market?

The key companies are- Avon Barriers, Hill & Smith Holdings, Nice, Came, FAAC, Newgate, Tiso Turnstiles, Heald, and Gandhi Automation Pvt. Ltd.

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