Global Footwear Manufacturing Machines Market to Reach US$ 31.0 Billion by 2032, Propelled by Rising Demand for Premium Footwear

May 01, 2023 | Heavy Industry

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Footwear Manufacturing Machines Market Report by Solutions (Product, Services), Machine Type (Manual, Automatic, Semi-Automatic), End User (Designer, Commercial), and Region 2024-2032”, the global footwear manufacturing machines market size reached US$ 21.6 Billion in 2023. Footwear manufacturing machines are specialized equipment that are utilized in the production of shoes and other footwear products. Designed to automate different stages of the footwear production process, these machines perform cutting and shaping raw materials, sewing the parts, applying adhesives, dyes, finishing the final product, and packaging. The machines mainly consist of a steel or cast-iron body to endure the rigorous demands of uninterrupted usage in a production setting, also equipped with sophisticated electronic controls and sensors that enhance precision, velocity, and efficacy. Some of the advantages of footwear manufacturing machines include higher efficiency, improved product quality and consistency, reduced manual labor and higher product to market ratio. 

Global Footwear Manufacturing Machines Market Trends:

The global market is majorly driven by the escalating demand for high-quality and customized footwear among the masses. This can be attributed to the rapidly changing fashion trends across the globe. In line with this, the rising automation of the footwear industry, along with the incorporation of advanced technologies, including 3D printing, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI), is providing an impetus to the market. Moreover, the growing labor costs are leading to the higher uptake of footwear manufacturing machines to reduce labor costs and enhance productivity. Additionally, favorable government initiatives promoting the production of footwear by providing incentives and subsidies to manufacturers are also positively impacting the market. Besides this, the increasing environmental concerns among individuals are resulting in an augmented demand for sustainable and eco-friendly footwear, which is also acting as a significant growth-inducing factor for the market. Some of the other factors contributing to the market include rapid urbanization, considerable growth in the fashion industry, easy product availability across online and offline organized retail channels, and extensive research and development (R&D) activities conducted by key players. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market is anticipated to reach a value of US$ 31.0 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 4% during 2024-2032. 

Market Summary:

  • Based on the solutions, the market has been segmented into product [cutting machine, lasting machine, shoe stitching machine, closing machines (upper assembly), bottoming machines, finishing machines and others] and services [maintenance and repair]. Among these, product represents the largest market segment. 
  • On the basis of the machine type, the market has been divided into manual, automatic, and semi-automatic. Among these, semi-automatic accounts for the dominant market share. 
  • Based on the end user, the market has been categorized into designer and commercial (athletic, casual, military, and others). Between these, commercial accounts for the biggest segment in the market. 
  • On the geographical front, the market has been segregated into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and others), and Middle East and Africa. At present, Asia Pacific holds the leading position in the market. 
  • The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players. Some of these players include ALC Tecnologie Adesive S.r.l., Atom S.p.A, Brustia Alfameccanica S.r.l., Comelz Spa, Dongguan Kingstone Shoe-making Machinery Co. Ltd., Gusbi SpA, Kou Yi Iron Works Co. Ltd., Orisol Taiwan Ltd., and True Ten Industrial Co. Ltd.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Solutions Covered
  • Product: Cutting Machine, Lasting Machine, Shoe Stitching Machine, Closing Machines (Upper Assembly), Bottoming Machines, Finishing Machines, Others
  • Services: Maintenance, Repair
Machine Types Covered Manual, Automatic, Semi-Automatic
End Users Covered
  • Designer
  • Commercial: Athletic, Casual, Military, Others 
Regions Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered ALC Tecnologie Adesive S.r.l., Atom S.p.A, Brustia Alfameccanica S.r.l., Comelz Spa, Dongguan Kingstone Shoe-making Machinery Co. Ltd., Gusbi SpA, Kou Yi Iron Works Co. Ltd., Orisol Taiwan Ltd., True Ten Industrial Co. Ltd., etc.
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