Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size & Share, by Service Type (Testing, Inspection, Certification); Sourcing Type (In-House, Outsource); End-user (Consumer Goods & Retail, Agriculture & Food, Healthcare & Medical Sciences, Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: Mar 20, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023-2035

Testing, Inspection, And Certification Market size is estimated to surpass USD 420 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 testing, inspection, and certification was over USD 240 Billion.The growth of the market can be attributed to the growing trends of digital transformation across companies. The digital transformation has led to the innovation of various new technologies and faster production and delivery of goods and services, which in turn also boosts the demand for testing, inspection, and certification services. New business models have been developed by 60% of organizations that are based on digital transformation. Moreover, the leading industries that have undergone digital transformation are bank and financial services, healthcare, and services.

 In addition to these, factors that are believed to fuel the market growth of testing, inspection, and certification include the rise in the number of TIC services for various industries. The major companies are launching new testing, inspection, and certification for different types of products that sit well with the standards. For instance, Dekra introduces cybersecurity services for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem into their portfolio. This service provides evaluation and certification in accordance with ETSI EN 303 64 IoT cybersecurity standards.


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Testing, Inspection, and Certification Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Trade Between Countries – With the help of TIC, corporate entities can test and certify a product in accordance with requirements from different locations, thus enabling global trade. According to the U.S. Department of State, overall bilateral commerce in goods and services between the United States and India hit a record USD 157 billion in 2021. India's top export destination and commercial partner is the United States.
  • Digital Transformation of Customer Services– Customer services has been quicker since digitization, along with this digital transformation is propelling the demand for testing, inspection, and certification. As TIC promotes consumer protection and the dependability of goods and services.  According to around 35% of corporate leaders, digital transformation helps them better satisfy consumer expectations and increase operational efficiency. While nearly 38% of executives plan to increase their investment in technology to gain a competitive edge.
  • Increasing Facilities for Testing and Inspection – For instance, in March 2023, UL solution announced to develop the testing laboratory for batteries in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The brand-new facility will offer testing and certification services for the performance and safety of industrial and electric car batteries.
  • Growing Concern Regarding Food Safety and Quality – TIC is widely used in the food industry to assess the products and the management system and to obtain a standard certification. Around 51% of people have expressed concerns with plant-based meat and concerns of nearly 49% of people are associated with dairy substitutes food items in the North America region.
  • Rising Need for Predictive Maintenance – Predictive maintenance is also known as predictive inspection and testing, that Predictive maintenance for manufacturing industry has become crucial for reducing the cost of maintenance and downtime. The annual average productivity loss for large factories is 323 hours. It costs USD 532,000 per hour, or USD 172 million per facility annually, to lose sales, pay fines, keep workers from working, and restart manufacturing lines.

Challenges

  • High cost of testing, inspection, and certification services -The certification standards for every country are different, and the ways of exporting and importing are also different. The market for testing, inspection, and certification is principally constrained by lax import- and export-related regulations. Furthermore, the number of certifications in various sectors is different for various countries which might hinder the market growth.
  • Small enterprises face difficulties in receiving accreditation
  • Lack of global standards for the TIC services

Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market: Key Insights

Base Year

2022

Forecast Year

2023-2035

CAGR

~6%

Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 240 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 420 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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Testing, Inspection, and Certification Segmentation

End-user (Consumer Goods & Retail, Agriculture & Food, Healthcare & Medical Sciences, Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing)

The global testing, inspection, and certification market is segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by industry into consumer goods & retail, agriculture & food, healthcare & medical sciences, chemicals, oil & gas, manufacturing, and others. Out of the seven industries using testing, inspection, and certification, the healthcare & medical sciences segment is estimated to gain the largest market share in the year 2035. The growth of the segment can be attributed to the rising need for bioanalytical testing services and for ensuring the safety of medical devices and equipment. Companies are collaborating to enhance the launching of testing, inspection, and certification services for medical equipment and pharmaceutical. To increase its capacity for biopharmaceutical analytical testing, SGS SA bought Quay Pharma, a pharmaceutical R&D organization, in December 2021. Moreover, the segment growth was further boosted by the onset of COVID-19, and demand for equipment was propelled.

Service Type (Testing, Inspection, Certification)

The global testing, inspection, and certification market is also segmented and analyzed for demand and supply by service type into testing, inspection, and certification. Amongst these three segments, the certification segment is expected to garner a significant share in the year 2035. Organizations can display a mark of recognition on their product or issue a certificate showing the product's compliance with predetermined standards by applying for product certificates or licenses from certification bodies. The growth of the segment growth is primarily ascribed to the launch of various certifications by private companies. For instance, in August 2020, SGS introduction of remote FSMA certification audits, the certification enables sustainability in the world's food supply chain and expands the company's portfolio of compliance services that are ready for remote COVID situations. SGS has used modern information and communications technology in the FSMA certification.

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

            By Service Type

  • Testing
  • Inspection
  • Certification

          By Sourcing Type

  • In-House
  • Outsource

          By Industry

  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Agriculture & Food
  • Healthcare & Medical Sciences
  • Chemicals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

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Testing, Inspection, and Certification Industry - Regional Synopsis

APAC Market Statistics

The Asia Pacific testing, inspection, and certification market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the rising production and demand for autonomous vehicles. Testing, certification and inspection are important for testing the various codes of the vehicle and the safety of the self-driving vehicles. Around 35% of the 100 million lines of code for the driverless car are being written by Indian engineers. Moreover, in an effort to hasten the commercialization of self-driving technology, China revised its restrictions on testing driverless cars in August 2021. Qualified companies are now permitted to undertake trials of autonomous vehicles used to transport people and products on motorways and city streets.

North American Market Forecast

The North American testing, inspection, and certification market, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold the second largest share during the forecast period. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the rising trade of the United States with other countries. According to the U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, the entire value of American exports in January 2023 was USD 257.5 billion, which is USD 8.5 billion greater than in December. The number of imports in January was USD 325.8 billion, USD 9.6 billion more than in December. On the other hand, market growth in the region is also expected on the account of the launch of new testing, inspection, and certification services for various industries. For instance, the CSA Group launched an accredited, specialized laboratory for testing and verifying the safety of medical-grade PPE. The new facility is to be set up in Toronto, Canada.

Europe Market Forecast

Further, the market in Europe, amongst the market in all the other regions, is projected to hold a significant share by the end of 2035. The growth of the market can be attributed majorly to the rise in the volume of export and import in the region. Consumer electronics, food & beverages, and, automotives are the three main areas of trade in Europe. According to Eurostat, 2021 witnessed a growth in imports and export since the pandemic, in comparison to 2020, the volume of imports and exports increased by 23% and 13%, respectively.

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Companies Dominating the Testing, Inspection, and Certification Landscape

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    • Mistras Group Inc.
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      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
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      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance SA
    • Bureau Veritas
    • Dekra Certification B.V.
    • Intertek Group plc
    • Eurofins Scientific Group
    • TUV SUD AG
    • DNV GL
    • UL LLC
    • Applus+

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In The News

  •  DEKRA announces the launch of UKCA certification services in the market of the United Kingdom for explosion-proof gear. The existing DEKRA explosion protection portfolio, which consists of IECEx, ATEX, JPEx, INMETRO, and NRTL, is enhanced by the UKCA capabilities.

  • TUV SUD Product Service GmbH announces the launch of the world's first CDx certificate has been issued in compliance with IVDR (EU) 2017/746, the EU Regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

Author Credits:  Anil Kumar, Ipsheeta Dash


  • Report ID: 4738
  • Published Date: Mar 20, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Rising global trade, growing concerns about food safety, and rising demand for predictive maintenance are the major factors driving the market growth.

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

Lack of global standards for the TIC services, high cost of employing the service, and hardships faced by small industries getting accreditation are estimated to be the growth hindering factors for the market expansion.

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

The major players in the market are SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance SA, Bureau Veritas, Dekra Certification B.V., Intertek Group plc, Eurofins Scientific Group, TUV SUD AG, DNV GL, UL LLC, Applus+, and Mistras Group Inc.

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

The market is segmented by service type, sourcing type, industry, and by region.

The healthcare & medical sciences segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.
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