Europe Reel Cutters Market

Europe Reel Cutters Market by Maximum Width (Up to 2500 mm, up to 3000 mm), by Use Case (Aluminum Foil Processing, Carton Roll Processing, Paper Roll Processing, Cling Film Splitter, Textile Processing), & by Country - Global Insights 2023 to 2033

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

Reel Cutters Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The Europe reel cutters market is set to enjoy a valuation of US$ 128 Million in 2023 and further expand at a CAGR of 4.3% to reach US$ 195 Million by the end of 2033.

Reel cutters are one commonly used machinery across the European Fast-moving customer goods industry. Investment in research and development from manufacturers end has instantaneously benefitted the market. For instance, development of laser cutters by replacing sharp knives and blades has staged plethora of opportunities for the growth of overall reel cutters market in Europe.

Report Attributes


Reel Cutters Market Size (2022A)

US$ 125 Million

Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 128 Million

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 195 Million

Europe Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~4.3% CAGR

Germany Market Share (2022)

~ 26%

United Kingdom Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~ 3.1% CAGR

Market Share of Top 5 Companies

~ 22.7%

Key Companies Profiled

  • Auto reel
  • Sward man
  • Einhell Germany AG
  • WOLF-Garten
  • Bosch
  • Gardena
  • Metabo
  • Makita Corporation

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Sales Analysis of Reel Cutters (2018-2022) Vs. Market Forecast Outlook (2023-2033)

The expanding economies and increasing population along with their needs have resulted in a significant rise in diurnal object industries such as fabrics, paper, plastics, and so on. Over the period of time, innovative and time reducing automatic manufacturing processes have been adopted by key players to increase their productivity and minimize the production cost.

During the historical period, adoption of industrial reel cutters remained fragile in the European market due to its minimal popularity. However, increasing use of paper products owing to its biodegradable property is one of the major reason behind the growth of market in the historical period. The reel cutters market experienced a significant compound annual growth rate of 3.2% over the years 2018-2022.

In the current scenario, the European reel cutters market will experience incremental growth opportunities due to its diverse applications, such as minimal raw material wastage efficiencies and rising demand for eco sustainable and recyclable products.

Furthermore, the region's growing paper and cardboard packaging industry is driving up demand for reel cutting products. Besides that, rising per capita spending on packaged and ready-to-eat foods is expected to increase the use of reel cutters for packaging which is anticipated to drive the market growth during the forecast period.

Additionally, innovative and cutting edge product offered from manufacturer’s end is anticipated to swing the market towards inclined growth. Further, the market is uplifted by the accelerated use of aluminum foils in various industries like eateries, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and electrical. Due to the obvious pertinent parameters, the market is expected to grow positively over the forecast period of 2023-2033, at a CAGR of 4.3%.

  • Short Term (2023 Q2 to 2026): To ensure sustainability, the region's population is increasing the use of recycled paper and related products, which will drive demand for paper reel cutting products in the near future.
  • Medium Term (2026-2029): Increasing demand and per capita spending on fashionable cloths is anticipated to rise the demand for textile reel cutters in the medium term forecast period over 2026-2029.
  • Long Term (2029-2033): Product sales of reel cutters are expected to increase over the long term forecast period of 2029-2033, owing to rising use of cling films in the food and beverage, healthcare and customer goods industry.

Over the 2018-2022 historical period, the reel cutters market registered a CAGR of 3.2% and according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at of 4.3% CAGR between 2023 and 2033.

Europe reels cutter market forecast by Fact.MR

Market share analysis of reel cutters based on maximum width and country is provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the use case segment, paper processing sub-segment dominates with 44% market share in 2022.

“Growth in Aluminum Foil and Textile Industry to Increase the Demand and Use of Reel Cutters.”

Reel cutters are usually used for precise unidimensional cutting of paper, clothes, aluminum foils, cardboards etc. which are further processed by various industries for specified end uses. Continuous growing demand for aluminum foils owing to its vicious advantages in fast-moving consumer goods sector like cosmetics, food and beverage, toiletries, pharmaceuticals etc. is propelling the use of reel cutters at the mentioned industries in Europe. Additionally, government initiatives that promote sustainably stable packaging and utility products is further accelerating the demand of reel cutters.

Furthermore, reel cutters are attaining a healthy popularity in the textile industry, since clothes being the basic essential entity for survival. Additionally, increasing per capita spending on home decorative textiles would stage opportunities for the growth of market over the years.

“Technologically Advanced Products to Drive Market Growth.”

The market for reel cutters in Europe is driven by increasing demand of several technologically advanced products from various end use industries. To meet customer requirements, major players are constantly looking to redesign and introduce cutting-edge products. Additionally, companies are making significant investments in R&D to launch products that are performance efficient. For instance, the manufacturers are improvising the cutting frequency, width size, cutting blade size and material along with cutting length alternatives options to gravitate customer’s attraction.

Moreover, cutters with advanced digital control panels, fitted with high sensitivity sensors and digital connectivity is increasing the product sales at region level. Additionally, customizations provided by key players to suit customer’s individual requirements is staging opportunities for future growth.

What Reel Cutters Manufacturers Need to Watch Out for?

“Expensive and Substantial Human Resource Incorporation Limits Market Growth.”

Reel cutters are gaining a traction of popularity in almost every industry in the present scenario. However, the product's purchase price is significantly increasing as a result of the incorporation of various advancements, which is deterring customers' attention.

Additionally, reel cutters are huge in size and requires a continuous massive amount of electricity connection. Due to the aforementioned factor, new small-scale product producers still favor manual cutting techniques to reduce their production and sales costs.

Additionally, regular servicing by highly skilled and experienced mechanics is necessary for the machinery to operate smoothly and perform better, which is adding customers to pay extra costs. Moreover, due to involvement of digitalization and software, highly skilled and trained professionals are required to operate the machines for efficient performances which is restraining the product’s presence in the market.

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Country wise

Will Germany Lead the Europe Reel Cutters Market?

Germany being one of the most developed country in Europe, is incorporating and encouraging the use of biodegradable and sustainable products. For that, the government of Germany has stringently mandated the use of paper and paper based products for daily needs packaging.

The country has many new emerging manufacturers which are continuously incorporating reel cutters in their production processes. Moreover, the country stands at number one position in terms of manufacturing and exporting machines and spare parts across the world, and is home to many key players of the industry which is one of the reason for the growth of this sector.

Category-wise Insights

What is Lifting the Demand for Reel Cutters in Paper Processing Industry?

Paper is one of the most recyclable and environmental friendly material, and it is used extensively in the packaging industry worldwide. In order to fulfil their commitments towards sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions, a number of industries, including those in the food, FMCG, and cosmetics, are continuously adopting advanced paper or carton-based packaging for their products.

For instance, in order to lessen the likelihood of plastic pollution, the multinational coffee company and coffee shop chain "Starbucks" is promoting the use of hard paper cups and straws when serving beverages to their customers. Additionally, expanding paper mills brought on by a high demand for paper are creating opportunities for reel cutter expansion and development in Europe.

Owing to the aforementioned reasons, the paper processing industry under the segment use case is attributed to account a value share of 44% by the end of year 2023.

Why Up to 2500 mm Width Model in the Reel Cutters Industry is Offering Rewarding Growth?

By the end of 2023, the sub-segment "up to 2500 mm" is anticipated to hold a value share of 67%. Due to their low cost and high productivity, reel cutters with a width of up to 2500 mm are predicted to grow profitably over the forecast period. Due to their reliable functionality, these machines are also frequently used by printing companies for newspapers, magazines, stationary books, and novel production.

The popularity of the sub-segment is also being attributed to additional cutting edge innovations provided by manufacturers, such as double transversal cutting systems, high speed cutting of 180 m/min, and 4 and above tons of reel load. Over the years 2023-2033, up to 2500 mm is anticipated to offer a compound annual growth rate of 4.1%.

Competitive Landscape

Auto reel, AMERICAN EXTRUSION INTERNATIONAL, BARONESS, Swardman, Einhell Germany AG, WOLF-Garten, Bosch, STIHL, Gardena, Metabo, Makita Corporation are the vital companies in Europe reel cutters market.

To achieve high profit margins, manufacturers are focusing on efficiently managing their value chain. Long-term business relationships with suppliers and distributors help market participants survive in unfavorable trade conditions.

A digital platform is critical to sustaining revenue growth over the forecast period therefore the key players are investing ample on updating their social media advertisement and brand websites. Additionally, to reduce the manufacturing cost and transport costs, major players are expanding their manufacturing units in various countries.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of reel cutters positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of Reel Cutters Industry Research

  • By Maximum Width :

    • Up to 2500 mm
    • up to 3000 mm
  • By Use Case :

    • Aluminum Foil Processing
    • Carton Roll Processing
    • Paper Roll Processing
    • Cling Film Splitter
    • Textile Processing
  • By Country :

    • Germany
    • France
    • UK
    • Nordics
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe

- FAQs -

What is the Europe reel cutters market size?

The Europe reel cutters market is anticipated to be valued at US$ 128 Million in 2023.

How is the market for reel cutters expected to fare going forward?

Europe demand for Reel cutters is anticipated to reach US$ 195 Million by 2033-end.

How did the market perform over the last few years?

During 2018-2022, sales of reel cutters increased at 3.2% CAGR.

Which country level reel cutters market accounts for a leading market share?

Germany tops the Europe reel cutters market and will account for more than 26% market share in 2033.

Which use case holds the highest market share?

Paper Processing use case will account for roughly 44% share of Europe sales by the end of 2023.

Europe Reel Cutters Market