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Waterjet Cutting Machine Market

Waterjet Cutting Machine Market

Waterjet Cutting Machine Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking: Global Market Insights 2021-2031

Waterjet Cutting Machine Market
  • Sep-2021
  • List of Tables : 130
  • List of Figures : 271
  • 170 Pages
  • Industrial Goods

Market Snapshot

A new forecast by Fact.MR estimates that waterjet cutting machine revenues will expand nearly 1.6x between 2021 and 2031, surpassing US$ 1.5 Bn in 2031 with a 10 year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 5%.

Automotive segment will reinforce demand for waterjet cutting machines on the back of swelling production of electric cars in early adopter regions. Strict standards related to manufacturing of automotive along with soaring need to deliver high quality products has propelled the adoption of waterjet cutting in the automotive industry.

Key Points Covered in Waterjet Cutting Machine Industry Survey

  • Market Estimates and Forecasts 2016-2031
  • Key drivers and restraints shaping market growth
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  • Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Market Share Analysis
  • Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  • COVID-19 Impact on Waterjet Cutting Machine Market and How to Navigate
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

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Sales Analysis of Waterjet Cutting Machines from 2016-2020 Vs Outlook 2021-2031

The global market for waterjet cutting machines flourished to surpass US$ 900 Mn in 2020, registering a CAGR of 4% throughout the historical period. Rising inclination towards adopting environment-friendly cutting processes and practices are key factors impelling growth.

Owing to its versatility in cutting different materials like iron and glass, witnessed spur demand in end-use industries like aerospace, automotive and electronics sector, the market is likely is grow at a CAGR of 5%. It is estimated to touch US$ 1.5 Bn by the end of 2031.

North America is anticipated to be the leading revenue contributor to the global market during the forecast period, anticipated to lead global sales of waterjet cutting machines with a significant market share exceeding 1/3rd of the total value.

How is Demand for Precision-based Cutting Spurring Waterjet Cutting Machines Adoption?

Cohesive manufacturing trends that lay emphasis on energy efficiency and increased precision in cutting processes is one of the primary reasons for increased waterjet cutting machines uptake. Another factor that impels demand is the rising need for engaging form factors such as edges, bevels, holes, and shapes.

Besides, the waterjet cutting machine offers immediate high cutting quality ensures an accurate result, avoiding an additional finishing process. This significantly accelerates the cutting process and saves time, increasing the overall efficiency. This translates into upward need of waterjet cutting machines for precision cutting of products to enhance their aesthetic appeal.

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How are Technological Advancements Spurring Developments in Waterjet Cutting Machines Design?

Key end use industries are looking to leverage efficiency in designing and cutting hard metals such as steel and titanium, glass. This trend is evident in the defense and aerospace segment.

For instance, micro waterjet cutting is increasingly being used in the defense & aerospace sector for obtaining higher cutting speeds, and precision while manufacturing aircraft components.

Fathom Digital Manufacturing, a prominent player, offers the MicrocutTM micro waterjet cutting technology, deploying an abrasive technology developed to machine flat parts in thicknesses ranging from 0.001 to 0.125 inches with incredible accuracy. A cold-cutting method, it produces finished products without burr, deformations or discolorations.

Which other Technologies are Widening Waterjet Cutting Machines Prospects?

The advent of advanced technologies, such as multi axis waterjet cutting alongside 3D cutting, would affluence the waterjet cutting process to upsurge its penetration, worldwide. Significant innovations, such as micro waterjet cutting and nanojet cutting are gaining high traction in the Asia-Pacific region, owing to their automation and universal compatibility.

For instance, WARDJet, an Ohio based waterjet cutting manufacturer offers robotic waterjet cutting automation solutions to industries such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, and textiles to produce weld test samples. Prominent players have developed waterjet cutting machines at low prices to cater to the needs of a wider customer base.

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Country-wise Analysis

Why is the U.S Fuelling Demand for Waterjet Cutting Machines?

The U.S is estimated to dominate the global waterjet cutting machine landscape, accounting for a revenue share of 36% from 2021 to 2031. Early are leveraging waterjet cutting machines to curtail the energy consumption and maximize precision of corners, bevels, holes, and shapes.

Demand for pure waterjet cutting machines is expected to be dominant across the U.S until 2031. Applications abound across robotics, food & beverage and tobacco packaging, which is anticipated to propel the regional market over the forecast period.

Why are Waterjet Cutting Machine Sales Booming in China? 

China is likely to emerge as an opportunistic market. Owing to increasing investment in automotive and manufacturing sectors as well as consistent advent of new technologies, waterjet cutting machine market in China has outpaced other countries.

Mounting industrialization as well as the manufacturing sector will also generate significant growth opportunities in the waterjet cutting machine consumables market. Fact.MR expects the East Asian giant to expand at over 6% CAGR through 2031.

Moreover, the waterjet cutting machine consumables market is backed by growth in construction and metal fabrication industries, thereby the market is likely to gain high traction in the country.

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Why are Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Machines witnessing High Demand?

Abrasive waterjet cutting machines dominated the market in 2019 and is anticipated to retain its dominance over the forecast period. According to Fact.MR, the segment is expected to grow 1.6x until 2031.

Emerging demand for precise automotive performance parts and other cut out materials such as brake types, wings, turbine, gears in aerospace and defense, electronics, mining, textiles, food, and beverage industries is attributing to segmental growth.

Besides, it uses abrasive particles such as garnet with a high-pressure water stream that assists to accelerate the cutting process by eroding material such as metals, composites, and stones with high speed and precision. Therefore, abrasive waterjets are typically used to cut high strength material.

Why is Aerospace & Defence the Core Application Area?

According to Fact.MR, the aerospace & defence segment is anticipated to extensively deploy waterjet cutting machines, registering an impressive 7% CAGR until 2031. Mounting defence budgets to strengthen nation security is stimulating major demand.

Governments worldwide are augmenting spending on renewing and upgrading defence utilities, including land vehicles, aircraft and military equipment, besides purchasing new assets.

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Competitive Landscape

Prominent players are embracing innovative approaches such as ground-breaking marketing tactics, technological advancements, mergers, and acquisitions.  

  • In March 2018, Bystronic, Inc. announced the full acquisition of their strategic partner TTM Laser S.p.A., a successful Italian technology company that specializes in the development of 2D and 3D laser systems for the cutting of tubes and profiles, and for the welding of large-format metal sheets.
  • In 2018, Bystronic has significantly expanded its existing portfolio of sheet metal fabricating technologies with new solutions for automation, warehouse integration, and digital networking.
  • In November 2020, Colfax Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary DJO, LLC, completed the acquisition of extremity product lines from Stryker Corporation at US$ 15 Mn. The announcement is welcoming Colfax’s entry into the foot and ankle market.

Report Scope:



Market size value in 2020

USD 969 Million

Market forecast value in 2031

USD 1.5 Billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 5% from 2021 to 2031

Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value & ‘000 Units for Volume

Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • U.S
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Germany
  • U.K
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • GCC
  • Egypt
  • Turkey
  • South Africa

Key Market Segments Covered

  • Type
  • Application
  • Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • Dardi International Corporation
  • ESAB
  • Flow International Corporation
  • Hypertherm Inc.
  • Jet Edge Inc.
  • Koike Aronson Inc.
  • OMAX Corporation
  • Resato International
  • WARDJet
  • KMT Waterjet Systems Inc.
  • Zilog Inc.


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Key Segments Covered

  • Type

    • Pure Waterjet Cutting Machine
    • Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Machine
  • Application

    • Waterjet Cutting Machines for Automotive
    • Waterjet Cutting Machines for Electronics
    • Waterjet Cutting Machines for Aerospace & Defense
    • Waterjet Cutting Machines for Mining
    • Waterjet Cutting Machines for Metal Fabrication

Waterjet Cutting Machine Market- Scope of Report

A recent study by Fact.MR on the waterjet cutting machine market offers a 10-year forecast for 2021 to 2031. The study analyzes crucial trends that are currently determining the growth of the market. This report explicates vital dynamics, such as the drivers, restraints, and opportunities for key market players along with key stakeholders as well as emerging associated with the manufacturing of waterjet cutting machines.

The study also provides the dynamics responsible for influencing the future status of the Waterjet cutting machine market over the forecast period. A detailed assessment of value chain analysis, business execution, and supply chain analysis across regional markets has been covered in the report.

A list of prominent companies operating in the waterjet cutting machine market, along with their product portfolios, enhances the reliability of this comprehensive research study.

Report Summary

The study offers a comprehensive analysis of diverse features, including production capacities, demand, product developments, revenue generation, and sales of the Waterjet cutting machine Market across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate of the market has been provided through an optimistic as well as a conservative scenario, taking into account the sales of the Waterjet cutting machine Market during the forecast period. Price point comparison by region with the global average price is also considered in the study.

Key Questions Answered in Report

  • Which is the most lucrative waterjet cutting machine markets?
  •  Which factors will impact the growth of the waterjet cutting machine market?
  • How will changing trends impact the strategies of market players?
  • How can market players capture the low-hanging opportunities across regions?
  • Which companies are leading the waterjet cutting machine industry?
  • What are the winning strategies of stakeholders in the market?

Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

The market has been analyzed for each segment in terms of volume (‘000 Units) and value (US$ Mn).

Estimates at global and regional levels for the waterjet cutting machine market are available in terms of “US$ Mn” for value and in “‘000 Units” for volume. A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent market segments, along with market attractiveness evaluation, has been incorporated in the report. Furthermore, absolute dollar opportunity analysis of all the segments adds prominence to the report.

Absolute dollar opportunity plays a crucial role in assessing the level of opportunity that a manufacturer/distributor can look to achieve, along with identifying potential resources, considering the sales and distribution perspective in the global Waterjet cutting machine market

Inspected Assessment on Regional Segments

Key sections have been elaborated in the report, which has helped deliver projections on regional markets. These chapters include regional macros (political, economic, and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a momentous influence on the growth of the waterjet cutting machine market during the forecast period.

Country-specific valuation on demand for waterjet cutting machines has been offered for each region, along with market scope estimates and forecasts, price index, and impact analysis of the dynamics of prominence in regions ad countries. For all regional markets, Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Detailed breakup in terms of value & volume for emerging countries has also been included in the report.

In-depth Analysis on Competition Analysis

The report sheds light on leading manufacturers of waterjet cutting machines, along with their detailed profiles. Essential and up-to-date data related to market performers who are principally engaged in developing games have been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permit report readers to take preemptive steps in advancing their businesses.

Company profiles have been included in the report, which includes essentials such as product portfolios and key strategies, along with an all-inclusive SWOT analysis on each player. Company presence is mapped and presented through a matrix for all the prominent players, thus providing readers with actionable insights, which helps in thoughtfully presenting the market status, and predicting the competition level in the Waterjet cutting machine market domain. 

Research Methodology

In Fact.MR’s study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the Waterjet cutting machine market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the draw conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the preparation of the market study include statistics from governmental organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of the research report as a primary resource.

- FAQs -

As of 2020, sales of waterjet cutting machines were estimated to surpass US$ 900 Mn

From 2016 to 2020, sales of waterjet cutting machines expanded at approximately 4% CAGR

From 2021 to 2031, the waterjet cutting machine market will expand at nearly 5% CAGR

As per Fact.MR, waterjet cutting machines demand will expand 1.6x from 2021 to 2031

Rising demand for micro-waterjet cutting technologies will open new expansion frontiers for the market

Demand for environment-friendly and precise cutting technologies are presently fueling adoption of waterjet cutting machines

Fact.MR expects waterjet cutting machines sales in the U.S to capture 36% revenue until 2031

China is anticipated to register strong growth, recording a CAGR of 6% until 2031

Dardi International Corporation, WARDJet, Inc, Bystronic Laser AG, Colfax Corporation, and OMAX Corporation are some prominent manufacturers of waterjet cutting machines

Abrasive waterjet cutting machines are likely to hold major sway, accounting for 85% market share

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Yes, the report has been compiled by expert analysts of Fact.MR, through a combination of primary and secondary research. To know more about how the research was conducted, you can speak to a research analyst.

What research methodology is followed by Fact.MR?

Fact.MR follows a methodology that encompasses the demand-side assessment of the market, and triangulates the same through a supply-side analysis. This methodology is based on the use of standard market structure, methods, and definitions.

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