According to the latest report by IMARC Group, “UAE Electric Motor Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022”, the UAE electric motor market reached a value of around US$ 185 Million in 2016. An electric motor runs on the basic principle of electromagnetic induction and converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. Electric motors are classified into two types, typically AC motors and DC motors. These motors are extensively used in industrial, residential, commercial and other (transportation, agriculture) end-use sectors for varied applications. This can be attributed to the various benefits offered by electric motors such as low initial cost and maintenance requirement, long operating life, high efficiency, etc.
Highlights of the UAE electric motor market:
- Rising energy consumption in the UAE represents the key growth inducing factor.
- HVAC represents the largest end-use segment, accounting for majority of the total share.
- The market is expected to reach a volume of US$ 265 million by 2022.
The UAE electric motor market is driven by the rising energy consumption in the UAE, due to which the government is actively planning to increase its power generation. Apart from this, the market is driven by the rising demand from the paper and pulp, cement, desalination, water and wastewater sectors, wherein electric motors are used in pumps and compressors. Additionally, growing popularity of electric vehicles on account of rising environment concerns in the region has facilitated the market growth. The thriving food and beverage industry has also contributed to the demand for electric motors since they are found in equipment such as dishwashers, coffee grinders, microwaves, electric can openers, and others. Some of the other factors contributing to the demand for electric motors include rising automation in various industrial sectors, massive investments and technological advancements in the region. Owing to the aforementioned factors, the market is expected to reach a value of US$ 265 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of around 6.2% during 2017-2022.
The UAE electric motor market has been segmented on the basis of application. Some of its major applications are found in pumps and fans, compressors and others. The market is also segmented on the basis of end-use, covering HVAC, oil and gas, food and beverage, mining, water and utilities, and others. Based on efficiency, the market is segmented into IE2, IE3, IE1 and IE4. On analyzing the competitive landscape of the market, it is found that ABB, Siemens, WEG Industries, NIDEC Corporation and TECO Middle East Electrical & Machinery Co. Ltd. are the key players operative in the market.
The report by IMARC Group has examined the UAE electric motor market on the basis of:
- Pumps and fans
- Oil and gas
- Food and beverage
- Water and utilities
- ABB, Siemens
- WEG Industries
- NIDEC Corporation
- TECO Middle East Electrical & Machinery Co. Ltd.
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