Welding Guns Market Size & Share, by Type (Manual, Innershield, Automatic or Robotic, Specialty); Application (Arc Welding, Resistance Welding, Oxy-Fuel Welding, Steel Welding, Aluminium Welding); End-user (Heavy Equipment, Automotive & Transportation, Energy & Power, Aerospace, Construction) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

  • Report ID: 5031
  • Published Date: Jun 14, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2035

Welding Guns Market size is slated to surpass USD 40 Billion by the end of 2035, growing at a 6% CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of welding guns was USD 20 Billion. The increasing demand for the safety of workers is estimated to drive the market growth in the coming years. The growing need for productivity and reduction of errors is propelling the market growth.

The rising demand for welding automation to enhance thermal and overload protection is expected to increase the welding guns market size. Escalating the adoption of portable and compact welding guns is driving market growth during the forecast period. The increase in the economic standards of the countries which rises the production of industrial steel around the world is set to hike the market value. The increasing building of ships, aircraft, and automobiles and the need for general fabrication and maintenance of machinery in end-user sectors is driving the expansion of the market.

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Welding Guns Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Increased Use in Construction Industry – The rising number of construction works across the world that use metal rods for the building of roofs is estimated to propel the welding guns market growth. The growing construction sector owing to rising demand for own houses and the aging of old houses is driving the market size in the coming years.
  • Growing Steel and Iron Sector Owing to Infrastructure Development – The rising art and crafts using scarp from automobiles in many cities to enhance the local beauty is expected to hike the welding guns market expansion. Also, the increasing iron industry is augmenting the market size.
  • Rise in the Demand for Automated Welding Guns – Automation technology is gaining traction in many sectors as it reduces the work pressure on the employees and prevents the risk of accidents which is estimated to drive the welding guns market growth.


  • High Cost of Investment – The price of welding guns differs by model and type of guns required. The highly advanced welding gun with different functions will cost more compared to a single-use welding gun is estimated to hamper the welding guns market growth. Welding guns with automation function also increase the cost of the product hindering the market growth in the coming years.
  • Increased Price of Raw Materials and Other Components
  • Less Adoption Rate of New Welding Technologies

Welding Guns Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 20 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 40 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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Welding Guns Segmentation

Type (Manual Welding Guns, Innershield Welding Guns, Automatic or Robotic Welding Guns, Specialty Guns)

The manual welding segment is slated to hold 30% share of the global welding guns market during the forecast timeline. The increase in the use of manual welding guns as they are easy to control and the conventional method of welding used for years is estimated to propel the market segment size. The high adoption of welding guns that are manually operated is estimated to impact the market segment expansion owing to the flexibility to handle in any position. The growing manual welding gun applications are estimated to augment the market size as they are affordable and less expensive than automated systems considering the small and middle-class enterprises.

End-user Industry (Heavy Equipment, Automotive & Transportation, Energy & Power, Aerospace, Construction)

The heavy equipment segment in the welding guns market is set to generate a noteworthy growth rate with a revenue share of 25%. The increased use of heavy equipment in the construction and manufacturing sector is estimated to fuel the market size. The rising demand for new welding techniques and advanced equipment to improve the efficiency of work is expected to influence the market segment growth. The growth of the market segment is accounted for by the rising use of heavy equipment in industries that require maintenance and repair with age and functioning. The increasing development of more efficient and high-quality heavy-duty welding tasks is influencing the market size expansion.

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


  • Manual Welding Guns
  • Innershield Welding Guns
  • Automatic or Robotic Welding Guns
  • Specialty Guns


  • Arc Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Oxy-Fuel Welding
  • Steel Welding
  • Aluminium Welding

   End-user Industry

  • Heavy Equipment
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Energy & Power
  • Aerospace
  • Construction

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Welding Guns Industry - Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

North America welding guns market is expected to account for 35% of the revenue share through 2035. The increasing construction activities in the region owing to the development of numerous infrastructures are anticipated to drive the market share. The growing demand for passenger cars among people in the region owing to high disposable income and the development of economic standards is poised to rise growth opportunities in the market. The rise in companies investing in the development of innovative and efficient product strategies to serve the demand from the end-user sectors of the region is stated to drive the market value during the forecast period.

APAC Market Statistics

Asia Pacific region is slated to garner lucrative growth in the welding guns market with a revenue share of 27% owing to the rapid urbanization in the region. The rising industrial count in the region with a growing number of manufacturing, utility, oil & gas industries is expected to have a positive impact on the market expansion. The increasing demand for automated welding guns in the end-user industry to enhance the safety of the employees working in the danger zones of the construction sector and to operate the welding work remotely is predicted to rise the demand for welding guns in the region. The growing number of renovation works going on in the region is augmenting the growth of the market. The demand for commercial vehicles and heavy-duty vehicles with rising imports and exports of equipment is fueling the market growth.

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Companies Dominating the Welding Guns Landscape

    • Lincoln Electric
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • TAYOR
    • Kent Welding Guns
    • Panasonic
    • Illinois Tool Works
    • NIMAK GmbH CM Industries
    • Milco Manufacturing
    • ARO Technologies
    • Miller Welding
    • Kemppi
    • Centerline


In The News

  • Lincoln Electric revealed the POWER MIG 211i which was a MIG Welder that works with a straightforward and dependable 200-amp machine. The MIG welder was portable and can be used for various applications including small shops, farms, maintenance, and repair work. The duty cycle of POWER MIG 211i was 175@30% and was operated on 120V or 230V input voltage built to power as per the necessity.
  • Miller Welding, Hobart Filler Metals, and Tregaskiss together declared the release of the automated MIG welding system with single-wire, and high deposition named Hercules System. The Hercules system was estimated to enhance productivity along with a reduction of prices and provided automation, competitive, and profitable features. It was the best option for medium to large manufacturing functions with the use of robotic welding.

Author Credits:  Rushikesh, Richa Gupta

  • Report ID: 5031
  • Published Date: Jun 14, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Increasing demand for robotic welding guns and the rise in the manufacturing sector are the major factors driving the market growth.

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

The major players in the market are TAYOR, Kent Welding Guns, Panasonic, Illinois Tool Works, NIMAK GmbH CM Industries, Milco Manufacturing, ARO Technologies, Miller Welding, Kemppi, Centerline, and others.

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 type, application, end-user industry, and region.

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

High cost of welding guns and increased prices of raw materials are estimated to be the growth hindering factors for the market expansion.

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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