Light Curtain Sensors Market Segmentation by Component (InfraRed Transmitter, Receiver, and Others); by Application (Personnel Safety, Large Object Safety, and Others); and by End-User (Electronics, Food & Beverages, Manufacturing, Automotive, Defense, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical, and Others) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2030

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Global Light Curtain Sensors Market Regional Synopsis

On the basis of geographical analysis, the global light curtain sensors market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in Asia Pacific region is estimated to witness noteworthy growth over the forecast period on the back of presence of large share of manufacturing industries in the developing countries, backed by the low cost of raw material and cheap labor in these countries. Moreover, growing industrial development in India, China, Singapore, and Vietnam, is estimated to fuel the market growth.

The market in the North America region is anticipated to gain the largest market share throughout the forecast period owing to the growing adoption of advanced technologies, and government concerns regarding the safety of workers. Moreover, presence of stringent labor laws in the region are estimated to boost the market growth.

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The global light curtain sensors market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

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Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

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The never-ending growth in internet accessibility around the world along with numerous technological advancements comprising 5G, blockchain, cloud services, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) among others have significantly boosted the economic growth in the last two decades. As of April 2021, there were more than 4.5 billion users that were actively using the internet globally. Moreover, the growth in ICT sector has significantly contributed towards GDP growth, labor productivity, and R&D spending among other transformations of economies in different nations of the globe. Furthermore, the production of goods and services in the ICT sector is also contributing to the economic growth and development. As per the statistics in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s database, the ICT good exports (% of total good exports) globally grew from 10.816 in 2015 to 11.536 in 2019. In 2019, these exports in Hong Kong SAR, China amounted to 56.65%, 25.23% in East Asia & Pacific, 26.50% in China, 25.77% in Korea, Rep., 8.74% in the United States, and 35.01% in Vietnam. These are some of the important factors that are boosting the growth of the market.

Market Segmentation


Our in-depth analysis of the global light curtain sensors market includes the following segments:

By Component

  • InfraRed Transmitter
  • Receivers 
  • Others

By Application

  • Personnel Safety
  • Large Object Safety
  • Others

By End-User

  • Electronics
  • Food & Beverages
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Defense
  • Aerospace
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Cases of Industrial Accidents
  • Increasing Adoption of Advanced Technology in Industries


  • Requirement of Apt Maintenance
  • High Cost of Equipment

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Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

    • Omron Corporation
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Keyence Corporation
    • Sick AG
    • Panasonic Corporation
    • Leuze electronic Pvt. Ltd.
    • Rockwell Automation, Inc.
    • Pepperl+Fuchs SE
    • Banner Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
    • Schneider Electric SE
    • Datalogic S.p.A.


In The News

  • February 2021: Datalogic S.p.A. announced the acquisition of M.D. Micro Detectors S.p.A. to expand its portfolio in sensors and detectors globally.

  • November 2020: Leuze electronic Pvt. Ltd. announced as the top producer of optical sensors in 2020, by the WML index.


Global Economic Impact

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Despite Inflation & Fearing Recession, Businesses Across the Globe Expected to Do Better in 2023:

In 2023, market players might incur losses due to huge gap in currency translation followed by contracting revenues, shrinking profit margins & cost pressure on logistics and supply chain.
Controlling Inflation has become the first priority for global economies from last quarter of 2022 and to be followed in 2023. With skewed economic situations, rise in interest rate by governments to control spending and inflation, spiked oil and gas prices, high inflation, geo-political issues including U.S. & China trade war, Russia-Ukraine conflict to intensify the global economic issues.
The interest rates in the U.S. may be less sensitive in 2023 as compared to 2022; sigh of relief for businesses. Positive business sentiments, healthy business balance sheets, growth in construction spending (private construction value in 2022 stood at $1,429.2 billion, 11.7 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $1,279.5 billion spent in 2021, Residential construction in 2022 was $899.1 billion, up by 13.3 percent (±2.1 percent) from $793.7 billion in 2021, non-residential construction touched $530.1 billion, 9.1 percent (±1.0 percent) above the $485.8 billion in 2021.) showcases minimal impact of recession in the country.
Similarly, spiked spending in the European and major Asia economics including, India, China & Japan to showcase less impact on the global demand.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

Key Questions Answered in the Report

1) What are the major factors driving the growth of the light curtain sensors market?

Ans: The growing cases of industrial accidents are estimated to boost the market growth.

2) What would be the CAGR of light curtain sensors market over the forecast period?

Ans: The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~5.5% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2030.

3) What are the challenges affecting the light curtain sensors market growth?

Ans: The need for constant maintenance, and high cost are estimated to hamper the market growth.

4) Which region will provide more business opportunities for growth of light curtain sensors market in future?

Ans: The market in the Asia Pacific region to provide more business opportunities for growth owing to the presence of major manufacturing companies in the region.

5) Who are the major players dominating the light curtain sensors market?

Ans: The major players in the market are Keyence Corporation, Sick AG, Panasonic Corporation, Leuze electronic Pvt. Ltd., Rockwell Automation, Inc., Pepperl+Fuchs SE, and others.

6) How are the company profiles selected?

Ans: The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.

7) What are the segments in the light curtain sensors market?

Ans: The market is segmented by component, application, end-user, and by region.

8) Which segment captures the largest market size in application segment in the light curtain sensors market?

Ans: The personal safety segment is anticipated to hold largest market size over the forecast period and display significant growth opportunities.

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