Europe Aluminium Can Crusher Market

Europe Aluminium Can Crusher Market Size, Share & Forecast Analysis, By Operation Type (Manual, Semi-automatic, Automatic), By Placement Type (Horizontal, Vertical, Multi position), and Country - Market Insights 2023-2033

Analysis of Europe Aluminium Can Crusher Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Aluminium Can Crusher Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The Europe Aluminium Can Crusher Market size is set to reach US$ 250.6 million in 2023 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% to reach US$ 380.6 million by the end of 2033.

The aluminium can crusher market is becoming increasingly competitive as more companies focus on niche consumer markets. Since the pandemic began, the majority of businesses have opted for their own recovery strategies based on local market conditions. For instance, most European customers continue to focus on brands with strong purpose and value, while several economies in the Asia-Pacific region are seeing a sea change in key items.

Aluminium cans that are empty, full, half-full, line rejects, or contain date items are crushed with can crushers to make recycling them easier. The cost of garbage transport can be reduced by using an aluminium can crusher to minimize waste material capacity. Additionally, recycling may be done efficiently with a can crusher, protecting the environment and natural resources.

Report Attributes


Market Size (2022A)

US$ 204.3 Million

Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 250.6 Million

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 380.6 Million

Europe CAGR (2023-2033)


Germany Market Size (2033)

US$ 98.9 Million

Germany Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)


United Kingdom Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~3.0% CAGR

France Market Size (2033)

US$ 68.5 Million

Key Companies Profiled

  • McKay
  • Teswic technologies
  • Austropressen
  • Pioneer Group
  • Basic Industries International

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Historic Impact (2018-22) Vs Future Trends (2023-33)

The aluminium can crusher is used to crush empty, full, half-full, discarded, and expired aluminium cans for easy recycling. A can crusher can save a lot of time and space. Using a can crusher to reduce the volume of waste leads to lower waste transportation costs.

  • Short Term Viewpoint (2023 to 2026): Food & beverages industry will impact the market growth for aluminium can crushers in the short term, as the increasing consumption of cokes, juices, and other kinds of beverages is fueling up the demand for aluminium cans which in turn will boost the aluminium can crusher market growth
  • Medium Term Aspect (2026-2029): Innovative technologies like the introduction of electric crushers are likely to translate into considerable growth of the aluminium can crusher market during the forecast years
  • Long-Term Panorama (2029-2033): Rising environmental concerns will provide a different outlook to the market by the end of FY2033.

Over the historical period of 2018-23, the global aluminium can crusher market registered a CAGR of 3.1%, and according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at 4.3% CAGR between 2023 and 2033.

Aluminium canc crussher market forecast by Fact.MR

Market share analysis of aluminium can crushers based on operations type and European countries are provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the operations type segment, semi-automatic crushers are dominating the market in 2023 with a market share of 47.0%.

Which factor is driving the demand for aluminium can crushers?

The emerging use of aluminium cans in the food and beverages industry is driving the demand for aluminium can crushers. Aluminium can crushers can be used not only to compress soda cans but also for other types of aluminium cans. Each can crusher has size limits of cans it can compose, which is indicated when you buy a crusher. The usual can size that a crusher can compose is 8, 12, and 16 oz. Hence, customization can be done as per clients’ requirement which in turn propel the market's growth.

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What is the major challenge for this market?

Factors such as other metal cans and contaminated cans due to improper sorting effects the performance of the aluminium can crusher, thus, hampering its market's growth. The high cost of establishing infrastructure for the aluminium can crusher and waste material collection again acts as a barrier to the market's growth.

Country-wise Insights

Why Germany is being the most prominent market for aluminium can crushers?

In Germany, there is a high demand seen for aluminium can crushers and the market is expected to reach US$ 98.95 Mn by the forecast year 2033.

Germany is determined as a country with effective waste management policies and guidelines effectively followed. Germany has also implemented various laws to control the use of cans as it is baleful to the environment. Further, the government is establishing effective waste management infrastructure which fuels the demand for the market.

Also, awareness among individuals propel them to discard cans in collection machine installed at various public places, this, in turn, speed up the recycling process and positively influence the market’s growth.

What are the opportunities for market growth in other countries?

The UK has prominent growth opportunities for the aluminium can crushers market. As public welfare organizations, local governing bodies, and other concerned regulatory bodies increasingly taking initiatives to ensure cleaner environments in urban areas. Manufacturers of can crushers in the UK are intensifying their efforts to increase the adoption of their products.

Category-wise Insight

Why manual can crusher is the most popular operation type for aluminium can crushers?

Manual can crushers are those devices that need to be emptied by hand and you can only crush one can at a time. Basically, these are the simplest versions of aluminium can crushers and they are also the cheapest but one has to manually insert a new can and take out the crushed can shell every time. Because one has to manually pull the lever with their own force and also insert, and take out the cans oneself these models are called manual crushers.

How do the vertical crushers lead the overall market?

Vertical crushers are available in a variety of materials, from standard plastic crushers to stainless steel models and intricate woodwork creations, giving customers a wide range of options from which to pick.

Because crushing cans from the top down requires more effort than breaking them horizontally, vertical can crushers must be piled in place. If these crushers are not correctly screwed in place, they can break and even remove wall anchors if you drill them in too shallowly. The demand for vertical crushers by placement type is expected to boost at a CAGR of 4.3% by the end of the forecast period 2033.

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Manufacturers Approach and Prospectus

Key players in this global market include McKay, Teswic technologies, Austropressen, Pioneer Group, and Basic Industries International Some prime players working for this target market are focused on their regional expansion through merger and acquisition activities.

Market titans are adopting various key strategies to stay in competition in the highly fragmented aluminium can crushers market. The company focus on enhancing its market footprints by collaborating or acquiring regional or local players to cover huge catchment areas and gain high-profit margins.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of aluminium can crushers positioned across European countries, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of Aluminium Can Crusher Market

  • By Operation Type

    • Manual
    • Semi-automatic
    • Automatic
  • By Placement Type

    • Horizontal
    • Vertical
    • Multi-Position
  • By Country

    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • NORDIC
    • Portugal
    • Rest of Europe

- FAQs -

How big is the Europe aluminium can crusher market?

The Europes aluminium can crusher market is value at US$ 250.6 Million in 2023 and is anticipated to reach US$ 380.6 Million by 20323.

Which operations type segment is largely dominating the market?

Semi-automatic operated aluminium can crushers are dominating the market with a CAGR of over 4.4% during the forecast period.

How did the market perform over the last few years?

During 2018-2023, sales of aluminium can crushers increased at 3.1% CAGR.

Who are the key players in the aluminium can crusher market?

MasterCrush, McKay, and Teswic technologies are the key players in aluminium crush can market.

Europe Aluminium Can Crusher Market

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