The global compost turning machine market size reached US$ 120 Million in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 148 Million by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 3.55% during 2023-2028. The rising need for sustainable waste management and recycling, stringent government policies, increasing focus on soil health, and rapid technological advancements in compost turning machines are some of the major factors propelling the market.
|Market Size in 2022
||US$ 120 Million
|Market Forecast in 2028
||US$ 148 Million
|Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
Compost turning machines, also known as windrow turners, refer to equipment designed to convert, mix, and decompose raw materials to produce compound and organic fertilizers. They are widely used across manufacturing plants to manage waste effectively. They assist in speeding up the composting process of farm fertilizers and all types of organic waste materials. They perform the fermentation and decay of such raw materials by supplying oxygen and turning the pile, thus providing value for the waste. As a result, compost turning machines find extensive applications across the manufacturing, agriculture, and construction industries.
The rising emphasis on waste management across numerous sectors owing to supportive government initiatives and elevating pollution levels worldwide will stimulate the growth of the compost turning machine market during the forecast period. A surge in awareness about the importance of soil health has accelerated the adoption of compost turning machines across the agriculture industry to enhance soil quality. Since compost turning machines are useful in reducing the utilization of fuel-consuming land preparation processes due to improvement in soil health, the growing use of compost for maintaining the organic carbon content and improving the nutrient uptake of the soil represents the main factor that is driving the market expansion. Moreover, the rise in penetration of novel technologies and agricultural methods, increasing research and development (R&D) efforts, and surging concerns regarding food wastage and recycling are other factors contributing to the market expansion.
Compost Turning Machine Market Trends/Drivers:
Rise in the focus toward waste management
Waste management has great importance in the current economic scenario. Due to the huge volumes of waste generated, especially in urban regions, various government and non-governmental organizations are taking favorable initiatives to spread awareness about efficient waste management processes. All types of waste, such as food waste, are being converted to recycle materials and turn them into usable products. Therefore, a rise in strategic collaborations among public and private organizations to ensure proper sanitation and waste management is anticipated to fuel the growth of the compost turning machine market during the forecast period. Additionally, the increasing concerns about food wastage and the implementation of stringent policies by governing agencies across the globe are propelling the expansion of the compost turning machine market.
Surge in awareness about the maintenance of soil health
A high incidence of soil contamination has become a major concern across the globe as it is leading to a reduction in cultivatable landmass. As a result, various governing agencies and non-profit organizations are launching programs to raise awareness about soil health. The shifting focus toward soil health management is contributing to the surging popularity of compost turning in the agriculture industry to improve soil quality and yield. This is predicted to support the growth of the compost turning machine market during the forecast period. Furthermore, a rise in biogas production from compost coupled with rapid industrialization is providing a positive thrust to the market growth.
Increase in research-related activities and product innovations
Numerous key players are focusing on research-related activities to develop novel product variants that cater to the evolving demands of customers and end use sectors. For instance, the growing interest of individuals in home gardening activities has led to a surge in the sales of garden supplies and yard equipment, resulting in a higher demand for compact and lightweight compost turning machines. Also, the growing popularity of elevating face technology that facilitates the production of up to three times more compost per acre as it introduces the maximum amount of oxygen into the compost pile and employs continuous windrow stack instead of traditional windrow has catalyzed the expansion of the compost turning machine market. Moreover, rapid technological advancements in compost turning machines are also expected to impel market growth.
Compost Turning Machine Industry Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global compost turning machine market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, output capacity, and end user.
Breakup by Product Type:
- Drum Compost Turning Machine
- Elevating Face Compost Turning Machine
Drum compost turning machine dominates the market
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the compost turning machine market based on the product type. This includes drum compost turning machine and elevating face compost turning machine. According to the report, drum compost turning machine represented the largest segment.
Drum-style turners are widely adopted by compost sites as they have a simple design and provide an efficient way to manufacture high-quality compost. They employ a smaller-diameter drum that rotates at a higher speed, which is believed to enable a better mixing action. They are highly preferred in dry environments where water might need to be added to the compost pile to facilitate the decomposition process, as it is easier to add water to a windrow than a continuous windrow stack. Moreover, drum-style turners can be equipped to add water during the turning process. Due to their ability to cut and size material, drum compost turning machines are widely utilized in large-scale composting sites where the raw material is stacked along with yard clippings, green waste, and manure. This is expected to drive the growth of the drum compost turning machine segment.
Breakup by Output Capacity:
- < 500 Cubic Meters Per Hour
- 500-1000 Cubic Meter Per Hour
- >1000 Cubic Meter Per Hour
500-1000 cubic meter per hour represents the largest output capacity segment
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the compost turning machine market based on the output capacity. This includes < 500 cubic meters per hour, 500-1000 cubic meter per hour, and >1000 cubic meter per hour. According to the report, 500-1000 cubic meter per hour accounted for the largest market share.
Compost turning machines with an output capacity of 500-1000 cubic meters per hour are powerful equipment that can stir and treat large volumes of organic compost every hour. Owing to their high turning capacity, excellent productivity, reliable performance, and strong adaptability to the site, they are usually preferred in large-scale composting facilities. In addition to this, they are easy to control and maintain, which is further accelerating their adoption across various end use sectors. Besides this, the rapid expansion of composting facilities and inflating volumes of waste generated across the globe due to elevated levels of urbanization and industrialization is augmenting the growth of this segment. Furthermore, the integration of novel features, such as automated controls, remote monitoring, and energy efficiency, is also anticipated to fuel the segment growth during the forecast period.
Breakup by End User:
Agriculture holds the majority of the overall market share
A detailed breakup and analysis of the compost turning machine market based on the end user has also been provided in the report. This includes construction, agriculture, manufacturing, and others. According to the report, agriculture accounted for the largest market share.
The agriculture sector employs compost turning machines to produce organic fertilizers to help farmers and gardeners achieve higher yields at lower input costs by improving soil quality and fertility, resulting in enhanced crop quality and quantity. One of the main factors driving the growth of this segment is the rising demand for compost for the maintenance of the organic carbon content of the soil, eventually improving the uptake of nutrients by soil. Since compost eliminates the need for fuel-consuming land preparation processes, they are witnessing a surge in demand from the agriculture industry. Along with this, the escalating adoption of modern farming practices and the increasing food security concerns worldwide due to the expanding global population is further expected to stimulate the growth of this segment during the forecast period.
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
North America exhibits a clear dominance, accounting for the largest compost turning machine market share
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa.
North America held the biggest market share owing to the rapid growth in the end use industries, including agriculture and construction, across the region. Another contributing aspect is the use of organic fertilizers and biogas produced from compost. Besides this, the increasing applications of compost-turning machines in the food processing sector due to the surging environmental concerns among the masses are propelling the growth of the market in this region. Moreover, the introduction of stringent government regulations regarding sustainable and efficient waste management and recycling has generated the need for compost turning machines. In line with this, the presence of well-established composting facilities in the region and technological advancements in compost turning machines are also predicted to augment the market growth during the forecast period.
The global compost turning machine market is experiencing steady growth due to the rising focus of key players on product development, strategic partnerships, and technological advancements to strengthen their position in the industry. The market is also witnessing a substantial rise in research and development initiatives as well as investments resulting in improved technology for manufacturing high-quality compost in large volumes at a lower cost. Manufacturers are continuously introducing novel product variants with advanced features to meet the evolving demands and needs of users. They are focusing on improving the efficiency and automation control of compost turning machines to eliminate the need for skilled operators. We expect the market to witness new entrants, consolidation of portfolios, and an increase in the adoption of strategic initiatives to drive healthy competition within the domain.
The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global compost turning machine market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:
- BDP Industries
- Eggersmann Anlagenbau GmbH
- EYS Metal
- EZ Machinery
- HCL Machine Works
- IWK Metall und Maschinenbau GmbH
- Komptech GmbH
- Midwest Bio Systems
- SCARAB International
- Vermeer Corporation
- In May 2023, Vermeer Corporation announced the opening of a 312,000 sqft state-of-the-art Global Parts Distribution Center to support the critical work customers and dealers around the world. This investment is expected to help drive efficiency by centralizing parts storage.
- In July 2022, Eggersmann Anlagenbau officially inaugurated its newly built composting plant in Monnerich, Luxembourg, for the client syndicate Minett-Kompost. The plant processes a large part of Luxembourg's organic and green waste, with its throughput amounting to 20,000 tons per year.
- In June 2022, Komptech GmbH presented a number of innovations at IFAT in Munich. The company introduced high-performance shredder Terminator 5200 direct SL, Lacero 8010, and the latest generation star screen Multistar L3 as innovations.
Compost Turning Machine Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Product Type
- Output Capacity
- End User
|Product Types Covered
||Drum Compost Turning Machine, Elevating Face Compost Turning Machine
|Output Capacities Covered
||< 500 Cubic Meters Per Hour, 500-1000 Cubic Meter Per Hour, >1000 Cubic Meter Per Hour
|End Users Covered
||Construction, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Others
||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||BDP Industries, Eggersmann Anlagenbau GmbH, EYS Metal, EZ Machinery, HCL Machine Works, IWK Metall und Maschinenbau GmbH, Komptech GmbH, Midwest Bio Systems, SCARAB International, Vermeer Corporation, etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global compost turning machine market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global compost turning machine market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global compost turning machine market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive compost turning machine market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
- Which is the most attractive product type in the compost turning machine market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the output capacity?
- Which is the most attractive output capacity in the compost turning machine market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the end user?
- Which is the most attractive end user in the compost turning machine market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global compost turning machine market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global compost turning machine market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the compost turning machine market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global compost turning machine market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the compost turning machine industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.