The global gas chromatography market is expected to reach USD 3.67 billion by 2022 from USD 2.64 billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 6.2%.
In this report, the gas chromatography market is segmented on the basis of instruments, consumables and accessories, end users, and regions.
The systems segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
The growth of this segment can primarily be attributed to factors such as technological advancements and increased capability of the systems to analyze complex compounds.
The accessories and consumables market is segmented into columns, column accessories, autosampler accessories, flow management consumables & accessories, fittings & tubing, pressure regulators, gas generators, and other accessories. The columns segment is projected to register the highest CAGR in the forecast period. The growth of this segment can primarily be attributed to factors such as availability of improved gas chromatography columns for the petroleum industry and the discovery of new oil fields.
By end user, the gas chromatography market is segmented into oil & gas industry, environmental agencies, food & beverage industry, pharma & biotech, academic & government institutes and cosmetic industry. The environmental agencies segment is projected to be the fastest-growing segment of the global gas chromatography market in the forecast period. Various policies and initiatives to reduce environmental pollution levels and the increasing importance of waste water treatment are driving the growth of this end-user segment.
Product launches was the most widely adopted growth strategy by key market players between 2014 and 2017 to increase their market shares and cater to unmet needs. The prominent players in the market are Agilent Technologies, Inc. (U.S.), Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (U.S.), Shimadzu Corporation (Japan), PerkinElmer, Inc. (U.S.), Danaher Corporation (U.S.), Scion Instruments (Techcomp USA Inc.), LECO Corporation (U.S.), Merck KgaA (Germany), Falcon Analytical Systems &Technology, LLC (U.S.), Restek Corporation (U.S.), Dani Instruments S.p.A. (Italy), and Chromatotec (France).