Robotic Trimmer Market

Robotic Trimmer Market Analysis By Axis Robotic Arm (5 to and 8 to 9), By Target Material Type (Resin Plate, Decorative Film, Carbon Fiber (CFRP), Others), By End-User (Thermoformers, Injection Molders, Blowmolders, Rational Molders, Others), and Region - Global Market Insights 2023-2033

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

Robotic Trimmer Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The global robotic trimmer market is estimated to reach at valuation of US$ 631.3 Million in 2023 and it is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% to reach US$ 2,100.4 million by the end of 2033.

The major application of robotic trimmers such as uneven edge trimming and 3D shape cutting increases the demand for the robotic trimmer. Additionally, the robotic trimmer are widely use in the thermoforming process.

Report Attributes


Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 631.3 Million

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 2,100.0 Million

Global Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~12.8% CAGR

North America Market Share (2023)


East Asia Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~14.6% CAGR

Europe Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~13.1% CAGR

East Asia Market Share (2023)


Key Companies Profiled

  • Ray Products Co. Inc
  • Stiles Machinery Inc.
  • Productive Plastics, Inc
  • Hampel Corp.
  • Yaskawa
  • Evatech
  • Frontmatec

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Historic and Future Path for Robotic Trimmer Market

With the continuous evolution in robotic technology, the growing demand from the various end-use industries increases the sales of the robotic trimmer. The flourishing thermoformed plastic industry across the globe further expands the growth of the robotic trimmer market. The advantageous features of the robotic trimmer to enhance the appearance of the finished product increases the demand for the product.

  • Growth Factors for Short Term (2023-2026): Developed region such as North America is expected to have a higher demand for the robotic trimmer in the short term.
  • Factors for Medium-Term Growth (2026-2029): Growing demand for electric vehicles and their light body parts will drive the market for robotic trimmers in medium term.
  • Long Term Growth Opportunities (2029-2033): With the rising artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithm, the demand for the robotic trimmer will grow at a faster pace over a long run.

Over the 2018-2022 historical period, the global robotic trimmer market registered a CAGR of 8.1%, according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at 12.8% CAGR between 2023 and 2033.

Robotic trimmer market forecast by Fact.MR

Market share analysis of robotic trimmers based on axis robotic arm and region is provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the axis robotic arm segment, the 5 to 7 sub-segment dominates with a 72.3% market share in 2023.

“Automotive Industry Increases the Demand for the Robotic Trimmer”

Nowadays, the automotive industry is growing at an exponential rate due to which the demand for the plastic finished products utilized as various automobile parts is also rising which in turn creates the demand for robotic trimmers.

Moreover, the robotic trimmer is programmed to complete the finished products and achieve a high level of precision during the manufacturing process which is not possible while doing it manually. Robotic trimmer increases productivity by using a skilled workforce in more efficient ways while lowering the number of errors and their associated costs.

In addition, robotic trimming provides customers with more affordable prices and a higher-quality product in less time. Robots can operate on a variety of cuts and materials. further, this device eliminates the possibility of operator error and perform repeatable task.

Furthermore, the high-quality finishing product is gaining traction and the rising awareness of the efficiency of the robotic trimmer further boosts the growth of the market. It is assumed that incorporating a robotic trimmer in manufacturing plants increases the sales of the robotic trimmer.

“High capital investment and skilled worker constraint the market growth”

The expansion of the market is constrained by requirement of high initial capital investment considering all costs including installation, configuration and manufacturing process. Further, operating the robotic equipment required highly skilled workers to perform a specific task as well as proper industrial training.

Further, malfunctioning in the robotic trimmer as a result of poor programming is a common cause of poor performance, and errors in electrical, and hydraulics equipment can damage the robotic trimmer and are expensive to repair.

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Country-wise Insights

Why Demand for Robotic Trimmer in China is growing rapidly ?

Plastic sheets are the raw material required for the thermoforming process and China is the world leading producer and exporter of plastic parts to the world. Since robotic trimmer is used in the thermoforming process. As a result, the demand for the robotic trimmer significantly increases in the upcoming year.

China’s robotics industry is one of the fastest-growing in the world and the Chinese government launched the Robotic Industry Development in 2016 which include subsidies for robot manufacturers, low interest loans, tax relief, and land rental incentives. As a result, the Chinese regulation imposed by the government favor the growth of the robotic trimmer market during the forecast period.

Pertaining to above factors, the demand for robotic trimmers in china is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.1% during the forecast period 2023-2033.

What Role does Germany Play in the Expansion of the Robotic Trimmer Market?

Germany is the largest automotive manufacturers and exporter in the world. Plastic is utilized to manufacture different parts and components of the automobile to make it light weights and attractive.

Growing demand of light weight parts majorly in making of electric vehicles will inturn create the demand for robotic trimmers used in making of various automobile components with accuracy and cutting edge technology. The plastic used in the automobile needs to be molded into the required shapes. The molding process requires a robotic trimmer for cutting the edges and giving the required 3D shape.

The growing automotive industry in Germany will increase the demand for plastic required during the manufacturing process which in turn will supplement the robotic trimmer’s market growth.

Pertaining to above factors, the demand for robotic trimmers in Germany is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.1% during the forecast period 2023-2033.

Category-wise Insights

Why Thermoformed Plastics Increases the Demand for Robotic Trimmer?

Robotic trimmer successfully trims parts with a variety of sizes, materials, and tolerance requirements to high standards with unmatched consistency. Robotic trimmer can fit slots, holes, and perimeter trims at almost any angle.

Thermoformed plastics are widely used for thermoformed packaging, and bottle production as well as it is used to create pipes, flooring, electric cables, and other products. The products that are formed as a result of the thermoforming process need to be in required shape and it require robotic trimmer to give the final shape of the material.

The growing thermoformed plastics market will expand the growth of the robotic trimmer in the near future.

The demand from thermoformers for robotic trimmers is expected to grow from US$ 203.9 Mn in 2023 to US$ 691.0 Mn in 2033.

Will Market Growth Be Led by the 5 to 7 Axis Robotic Arm ?

The robotic axis arms can handle the majority of trimming requirements. The 5 to 7-axis robotic arm makes it easier to trim the ends of the materials. Further, a significant advantage of using a robotic axis arm is the ability to enhance the finished product.

In addition, the 5 to 7-axis robotic arm allows it to move in a wide range of directions and it is typically used in manufacturing applications. Thousands of multi-axis robotic cells are currently in use throughout the world in various high-production settings.

Furthermore, the 5 to 7-axis robot arm has numerous benefits and It can be used to produce goods that would otherwise be challenging or impossible to make using conventional techniques because it is quicker and more accurate. The axis robotic arm is also significantly safer than conventional techniques because it does not require workers to be close to potentially harmful equipment.

The demand from 5 to 7 axis robotic trimmers is expected to grow from US$ 449.5 Mn in 2023 to US$ 1,518.6 Mn in 2033.

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Market Titans Key Strategies

Prominent robotic trimmer manufacturers are Ray Products Co. Inc, Stiles Machinery Inc, Productive Plastics, Inc, Hampel Corp., Yaskawa Evatech, and Frontmatec.

Manufacturers are focusing on product innovation as a key differentiating strategy and have developed advanced systems equipped with the latest software, IoT that can be deployed for real-time diagnostics and painting applications. Manufacturers are providing products with integrated services, installation, and training packages, time diagnostics and painting applications.

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

Segmentation of Robotic Trimmer Industry Research

  • By Axis Robotic Arm :

    • 5 to 7
    • 8 to 9
  • By Target Material Type :

    • Glass fiber (GFRP) Formed
    • Resin Plate
    • Decorative Film
    • Carbon Fiber (CFRP)
    • Aluminum Foil Composites
    • Other Material
  • By End-User :

    • Thermoformers
    • Injection Molders
    • Blowmolders
    • Rational Molders
    • Others
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • MEA

- FAQs -

What is the global robotic trimmer market size?

The global robotic trimmer market is valued at US$ 631.3 million in 2023.

How will the market perform over the forecast period?

During 2023-2033, sales of robotic trimmers increased at 12.8% CAGR.

Which sub-segment of end-user holds the highest market share?

Thermoformers sub-segment accounts for an 32.3% share of global sales.

Which segment holds the highest market share?

By axis robotic arm segment, 5 to 7 account for 72.3% share of global sales.

Which regional robotic trimmer market accounts for a leading market share?

North America tops the global robotic trimmer market accounting for 34.1% market share.

Who are the Major Players in the Robotic Trimming Market?

Market players include Ray Products Co. Inc., Ltd, Stiles Machinery Inc., and Productive Plastics, Inc, Hampel Corp. are majorly operating and dominating in the market.

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