Testing and Commissioning Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

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The global testing and commissioning market reached a value of more than US$ 178 Billion in 2017. The market is further projected to cross US$ 241 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of more than 5% during 2018-2023. Testing and commissioning are a set of processes performed for determining if a product follows universal regulatory standards. The certified regulations are related to the quality, performance, and technical safety of the product. Testing and commissioning are conducted in the best interest of the consumers as they offer them assistance for a safe purchase. This process is required at every step of the supply chain, and generally uses analytical instruments and equipment (IES) which are helpful in measuring as well as detecting electrical signals, biological interaction and physical properties. Some of the most common testing and commissioning equipment include product simulation systems, analytical laboratory instruments, diagnostic equipment, and sensors and data acquisition instruments.

Global Testing and Commissioning Market: Drivers

  • Over the past few years, there has been an increase in the demand for testing and commissioning on account of rising outsourcing of testing, inspection and certification services.
  • The regulatory standards which concern the health, environment and quality safety of a product have become strict during recent years owing to which manufacturers have become aware about risks and started seeking third party approvals.
  • Owing to rapid globalisation, there has been a significant rise in trade activities between countries which has, in turn, boosted the requirement for enhanced testing, inspection, and certification services.


Service Type Insights:

On the basis of service type, the market has been segmented into testing, certification and commissioning. Currently, testing represents the largest segment owing to rising concerns regarding the   overall quality of the product.

Sourcing Type Insights:

Based on types of sourcing, the global testing and commissioning market has been segregated into in-house and outsourced. In-house sourcing is currently the most common type of sourcing.

Commissioning Type Insights:

The market has been analysed according to the types of commissioning which mainly include initial commissioning, retro commissioning and monitor-based commissioning. Amongst these, initial commissioning represents the most popular commissioning type as it is the basic step which is required for satisfying a product specification.

End-Use Insights:

Currently, there are numerous end-use sectors of testing and commissioning which include construction, industrial, consumer products, life sciences, oil and gas, food and agriculture, marine and offshore, transport and aerospace, energy and power, and chemicals industries. Construction industry dominates the end-use segment, holding the majority of the market share.

Regional Insights:

On a geographical front, Europe represents the biggest market for testing and commissioning, followed by North America and Asia Pacific. This can be accredited to the presence of strict guidelines and regulations in numerous end-use industries including infrastructure and construction, oil and gas, cosmetics, water and wastewater management, and food and beverages. Some of the other major markets include Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.

Competitive Landscape:

The testing and commissioning market consists of numerous small and large manufacturers. Some of the leading players operating in the market are:

  • SGS
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Intertek
  • Dekra
  • TUV SUD


This report provides a deep insight into the global testing and commissioning market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the testing and commissioning market in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global testing and commissioning market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regions in the global testing and commissioning market?
  • Which are the popular service types in the global testing and commissioning market?
  • What are the key sourcing types in the global testing and commissioning market?
  • What are the key commissioning types in the global testing and commissioning market?
  • What are the major end-use sectors in the global testing and commissioning market?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global testing and commissioning market?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global testing and commissioning market?
  • What is the structure of the global testing and commissioning market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global testing and commissioning market?

1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    Global Testing and Commissioning Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
    5.3    Market Breakup by Service Type
    5.4    Market Breakup by Commissioning Type
    5.5    Market Breakup by Sourcing Type
    5.6    Market Breakup by End-Use
    5.7    Market Breakup by Region
    5.8    Market Forecast
    5.9    SWOT Analysis
        5.9.1    Overview
        5.9.2    Strengths
        5.9.3    Weaknesses
        5.9.4    Opportunities
        5.9.5    Threats
    5.10    Value Chain Analysis
    5.11    Porters Five Forces Analysis
        5.11.1    Overview
        5.11.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
        5.11.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        5.11.4    Degree of Competition
        5.11.5    Threat of New Entrants
        5.11.6    Threat of Substitutes
    5.12    Price Analysis
6    Market Breakup by Service Type
    6.1    Testing
    6.2    Certification
    6.3    Commissioning
7    Market Breakup by Commissioning Type
    7.1    Initial Commissioning
    7.2    Retro Commissioning
    7.3    Monitor-Based Commissioning
8    Market Breakup by Sourcing Type
    8.1    Inhouse
    8.2    Outsourced
9    Market Breakup by End-Use Sector
    9.1    Construction
    9.2    Industrial
    9.3    Consumer Products
    9.4    Life Sciences
    9.5    Oil and Gas
    9.6    Food and Agriculture
    9.7    Marine and Offshore
    9.8    Transport and Aerospace
    9.9    Energy and Power
    9.10    Chemicals
    9.11    Others
10    Market Breakup by Region
    10.1    Europe
    10.2    Asia Pacific
    10.3    North America
    10.4    Middle East and Africa
    10.5    Latin America
11    Competitive Landscape
    11.1    Market Structure
    11.2    Key Players
    11.3    Profiles of Key Players
        11.3.1    SGS
            11.3.1.1    Company Overview
            11.3.1.2    Description
            11.3.1.3    Product Portfolio
            11.3.1.4    Financials
            11.3.1.5    SWOT Analysis
        11.3.2    Bureau Veritas
            11.3.2.1    Company Overview
            11.3.2.2    Description
            11.3.2.3    Product Portfolio
            11.3.2.4    Financials
            11.3.2.5    SWOT Analysis
        11.3.3    Intertek
            11.3.3.1    Company Overview
            11.3.3.2    Description
            11.3.3.3    Product Portfolio
            11.3.3.4    Financials
            11.3.3.5    SWOT Analysis
        11.3.4    Dekra
            11.3.4.1    Company Overview
            11.3.4.2    Description
            11.3.4.3    Product Portfolio
            11.3.4.4    Financials
        11.3.5    TUV SUD
            11.3.5.1    Company Overview
            11.3.5.2    Description
            11.3.5.3    Product Portfolio
            11.3.5.4    Financials


List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 3: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Breakup by Service Type (in %), 2017
Figure 4: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Breakup by Commissioning Type (in %), 2017
Figure 5: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Breakup by Sourcing Type (in %), 2017
Figure 6: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2017
Figure 7: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 8: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 9: Global: Testing and Commissioning Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 10: Global: Testing and Commissioning Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 11: Global: Testing and Commissioning Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Testing and Commissioning (Testing) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 13: Global: Testing and Commissioning (Certification) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 14: Global: Testing and Commissioning (Commissioning) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15: Global: Testing and Commissioning (Initial Commissioning) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16: Global: Testing and Commissioning (Retro Commissioning) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Global: Testing and Commissioning (Monitor-Based Commissioning) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: Global:  Testing and Commissioning (Inhouse) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: Global:  Testing and Commissioning (Outsourced) Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 20: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Construction sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 21: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Industrial sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 22: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Consumer Products): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 23: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Life Sciences): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 24: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Oil and Gas Sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 25: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Food and Agriculture Sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 26: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Marine and Offshore Sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 27: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Transport and Aerospace Sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 28: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Energy and Power Sector): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 29: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Application in Chemicals): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 30: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market (Other Application): Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 31: Europe: Testing and Commissioning Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 32: Asia Pacific: Testing and Commissioning Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 33: North America: Testing and Commissioning Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 34: Middle East and Africa: Testing and Commissioning Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 35: Latin America: Testing and Commissioning Market: Sales Value (in Billion US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023


List of Tables

Table 1: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Forecast: Breakup by Service Type (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 3: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Forecast: Breakup by Commissioning Type (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 4: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Forecast: Breakup by Sourcing Type (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Forecast: Breakup by End-Use Sector (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 6: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Table 7: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market Structure
Table 8: Global: Testing and Commissioning Market: Key Players


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