Reed Sensor Market Size & Share, by Mounting Type (Panel Mount, Surface Mount, Thread Mount, Screw Mount); Contact Position (Form A, Form B, Form C); End-user (Automotive, Electronics & Communication, Healthcare, Industrial, Construction & Security) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: Jul 15, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2035

Reed Sensor Market size is poised to cross USD 4 Billion by the end of 2035, growing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of reed sensor was around USD 2 Billion. The major element influencing the market growth is a surge in the trend of smart homes. Currently, about 299 million smart homes are estimated to be there all across the globe. Hence, the adoption of reed sensors is also on boost, as they are extensively used for security purposes in homes. However, reed sensors could also be advantageous in a home automation system that includes home automation sensors in addition to being frequently utilized in home alarm systems. 

Additionally, there has been growing technology development in industries which is further expected to increase adoption of reed sensors. For instance, governments of various countries are working on adopting reed sensors for manholes on roads. Manholes are prone to blockage; treating this could be difficult and risky. Accidents might occur during overhauls which would result in injuries and occasionally fatalities since workers might think it is safe to open a manhole whereas, in fact, hazardous vapors are still there.

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Reed Sensor Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Growth in Demand for Automotive

Nearly 66 million automobiles were sold worldwide in 2022. Reed switches are often implemented in sensor applications for automobiles. The reed switch utilizes a magnetic float that customizes to the liquid surface for fluid readings, for instance, fuel tank level sensing, and activates a hermetically sealed switching in the stem.

  • Rise in Utilization of Reed Sensor in the Medical Sector

Applications including pacemakers and neuro-stimulators use reed sensors with a high degree of dependability. Additionally, non-critical gadgets including hearing aids and pill cameras as well as diagnostic tools such as scanners and X-ray machines all use the same components.

  • Surge in Application of Reed Sensor in Marine

Since non-ferrous materials may be used to activate magnetic reed switches, this makes them perfect to work with submersible machinery, mechanisms, and the vehicle in the marine and watercraft interior industry. The external on or off management of lights, devices, power, and safety tethers are instances of common use cases. In such instances, the magnetic actuator is installed externally, however, the magnetic reed switch sensor is kept sealed in a watertight environment.


  • High Cost of Reed Sensors – The cost of manufacturing reed sensors is estimated to be high. Also, the demand for the overall product also increases. As a result, the demand for hall-effect sensors is growing which is further hindering the reed sensor market expansion. Moreover, hall effect sensors, in contrast with reed switches, are sensitive to magnetic fields and may identify the strength and direction of the field. As a result, a sensor may produce a positive analog signal for one magnetic orientation and an opposing analog signal for the opposite orientation.
  • Lack of Skilled Workers
  • Inefficiency of Reed Sensors  

Reed Sensor Market: Key Insights

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Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 2 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 4 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Reed Sensor Segmentation

Industry Vertical (Automotive, Electronics & Communication, Healthcare, Industrial, Construction & Security)

The automotive segment in the reed sensor market is expected to garner significant revenue of 37 percent by the end of 2035. The primary element influencing segment growth is the growing focus of key players of automotive manufacturers on deploying reed sensors in their automobiles. These manufacturers try making an effort to safeguard drivers and passengers by installing safety features such as airbag deployment, tire pressure monitoring systems, and seat belt sensing which requires reed sensors.

Contact Position (Form A, Form B, Form C)

The form A segment is set to hold 51% share of the global reed sensor market by 2035. The usually open (NO) arrangement, sometimes referred to as the Form A contact position, has specific advantages in terms of dependability, sensitivity, and response time. With this setup, the contact points on the reed sensor are guaranteed to be open in the absence of a magnetic field and to shut when one is found.

The Form A contact position segment's prominence may be ascribed to the vast range of industries it is used, including consumer electronics, and automation in factories. The section is a crucial part of many safety, control, and security systems due to its ability to deliver accurate and real-time magnetic field sensing.

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

         Mounting Type

  • Panel Mount
  • Surface Mount
  • Thread Mount
  • Screw Mount

        Contact Position

  • Form A
  • Form B
  • Form C

         Industry Vertical

  • Automotive
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • Construction & Security

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Reed Sensor Industry - Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

The market in North America for reed sensor is anticipated to gather the largest share of 30 percent by the end of 2035. This is backed by growing AI in IoT-connected devices in this region. It is predicted that, in North America, there are about 4 billion connected IoT devices.

Furthermore, there has been growing technological improvement in the United States which is also influencing the adoption of reed sensor in this region. Also, the disposable income of people in this region is growing. Hence, a large number of people are focusing on making their houses smart for home security systems.

APAC Market Analysis

The Asia Pacific reed sensor market is predicted to have substantial growth of 25% in the upcoming years. The region is experiencing a rise in demand for reed sensor switches due to the region’s substantial market for electric vehicles and evolving buyer tastes for safe vehicles.

Also, as the region's pollution levels rise, governments are spending extensively in increasing demand for environmentally conscious electric vehicles by providing financial rewards to EV customers, further affecting market growth. Additionally, this region is facing increased levels of water pollution, thus, the government is launching various strict regulations and focusing on ways to reduce water pollution.

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Companies Dominating the Reed Sensor Landscape

    • Littelfuse, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • HSI Sensing
    • Ryazan Metal Ceramics Instrumentation Plant JSC (RMCIP)
    • Standex Electronics, Inc.
    • PIC Proximity Instrumentation Controls Kontaktbauelemente GmbH
    • Coto Technology
    • Pickering Electronics, Ltd.
    • Aleph America
    • Stg Germany GmbH
    • Zhejiang Xurui Electronic Co, Ltd.

In the News

  • Ryazan Metal Ceramics Instrumentation Plant JSC (RMCIP) announced the availability of molded miniature reed switches for МКА-10110MS surface mounting which are put together into the continuous tape (in accordance with K 60286-3-2013) for automatic handling while mounting.
  • Pickering Electronics, Ltd. introduces the Series 100HV high voltage SIL/SIP reed relays, featuring more than twice the coil resistance of earlier models and rated for up to 3kV stand-off voltage. This is suitable for applications requiring high voltages but minimal coil power consumption, such as a transformer or cable testing, or any other automatic test equipment.

Author Credits:  Abhishek Verma, Hetal Singh

  • Report ID: 5089
  • Published Date: Jul 15, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The major factors driving the growth of the market are growth in demand for automotive, rise in utilization of reed sensor in medical sector, and surge in application of reed sensor in marine.

The market size of reed sensors is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~6% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035.

The major players in the market are Littelfuse, Inc., HSI Sensing, Ryazan Metal Ceramics Instrumentation Plant JSC (RMCIP), Standex Electronics, Inc., and others.

The form A segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the North American region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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