Reed Sensor Market

Reed Sensor Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Type (Dry Reed Sensor, Mercury-Wetted Reed Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Level Sensor and Other Types), Sensing Type (High Voltage Reed Sensor, High Temperature Reed Sensor and Metal Detection Reed Sensor), Mount Type (Surface Mount Reed Sensor, Thread Mount Reed Sensor and Other Mount Types), Contact Position, Application and By Geography

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Published: 2023 ID: SMRC23518

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Reed Sensor Market is accounted for $2.55 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach $4.79 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 9.4% during the forecast period. Reed switches frequently use reed sensors as their switching mechanisms. The operating voltage for these sensors is 3.3V–5V. It uses an LM393 comparator with a wide voltage range and LED indicator power. A crystal rectifier must first be attached externally to digital pin 12 before the reed sensor program can function. Anytime a field of force is picked up by the reed sensors, it serves as a pointer. Once it has the connections, upload the program provided below to the Uno board. The crystal rectifier can mechanically turn off and on multiple times depending on how close or how far the magnet is located from the reed sensors.

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Market Dynamics:


Industrial 4.0 and rising industrial automation

Industrial 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the rising trend of industrial automation have significantly contributed to the growth and demand for Reed sensors in the market. Reed sensors are magnetic proximity sensors that play a crucial role in detecting and measuring the presence or absence of magnetic fields. They consist of two ferromagnetic reed switch contacts enclosed within a glass tube filled with inert gas, and they are used in various industrial applications due to their reliability, simplicity, and cost-effectiveness.


Size of reed sensors

Reed sensors are easy to use and reliable, but their size makes them difficult to integrate into contemporary space- and miniaturization-restricted applications. They are considerably larger in comparison to other sensing technologies because of the conventional glass tube construction, which contains two reed switch contacts. Their inclusion into wearables, IoT devices, compact electronic devices, and high-density electronic assemblies is hampered by this size restriction. Manufacturers might choose different technologies that better meet the space requirements as industries continue to demand smaller and more compact sensor solutions, which could have an influence on the market demand for conventional reed sensors in some applications.


Increasing adoption of industrial automation

Reed sensors are widely used in industrial automation applications to detect and monitor the position, movement, and proximity of objects. They provide reliable and precise sensing capabilities, making them suitable for applications such as conveyor systems, robotics, automotive manufacturing, and HVAC systems. The demand for automation solutions is driven by factors such as improved productivity, operational efficiency, and cost reduction. As industries increasingly automate their processes, the need for accurate and responsive sensing technologies like Reed sensors grows, thereby driving the growth of the Reed Sensor market.


Competition from alternative sensor technologies

There are other sensor technologies that might provide equivalent or even better performance qualities than Reed sensors, despite the fact that reed sensors have a number of benefits, including low power consumption, compact size, and high dependability. Because they operate without contact, have a longer lifespan, and are resistant to external variables, solid-state sensors like Hall Effect sensors and optical sensors, for instance, are becoming more and more common. Compared to Reed sensors, these substitute sensor technologies have strong sensing capabilities and may be more appropriate for particular applications. Reed Sensor producers are forced to continuously innovate and improve the performance and features of Reed Sensors in order to remain competitive in the market as a result of the competition from these other sensor technologies.

Covid-19 Impact:

The Covid-19 pandemic had a notable impact on the Reed Sensor Market. As various industries faced disruptions due to lockdowns, supply chain challenges, and reduced consumer spending, the demand for reed sensors experienced fluctuations. However, the medical and healthcare industry witnessed increased demand for medical equipment, including ventilators and monitoring devices, which further drove the demand for reed sensors. Additionally, as economies gradually recovered and adapted to new norms, the implementation of contactless technologies in response to health and safety concerns boosted the adoption of reed sensors in touch less applications.

The proximity sensor segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

The proximity sensor segment held the largest share in the market owing to the increasing demand. Proximity sensors are designed to detect the presence or absence of objects within a certain range without the need for physical contact. These sensors utilize the reed switch technology to sense changes in magnetic fields when an object enters or leaves the sensing zone. They are widely used in industrial automation, consumer electronics, automotive, and other applications where non-contact sensing is essential. Additionally, proximity sensors offer numerous benefits, including high reliability, durability, and fast response times. Their ability to operate in harsh environments, coupled with low power consumption, makes them suitable for various challenging industrial settings.

The consumer electronics & appliances segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

During the projection period, the consumer electronics & appliances segment is expected to have the greatest CAGR. In consumer electronics, reed sensors are used for proximity detection in smartphones, laptops, and tablets, enabling features like automatic screen activation and gesture recognition. In appliances such as washing machines, refrigerators, and microwave ovens, reed sensors are utilized for position sensing, door and lid detection, and water level monitoring, enhancing overall functionality and safety. Their ability to operate effectively in harsh conditions and their long operational life make them a preferred choice in the consumer electronics and appliances sector.

Region with largest share:

The Asia Pacific region market is estimated to witness the highest share of the global Reed Sensor market during the forecast period. The region's expanding industrial sector, increasing investments in automation and manufacturing, and growing consumer electronics market have driven the demand for reed sensors. Countries like China, Japan, India, South Korea, and Taiwan are prominent players in the electronics and automotive industries, where reed sensors find extensive applications. Additionally, the rise of smart home technologies and IoT adoption in the region further boosts the demand for reed sensors for various home automation and security applications.

Region with highest CAGR:

The North America region is expected to have the highest growth rate over the forecast period. The region's advanced industrial landscape, particularly in sectors like automotive, aerospace, and consumer electronics, creates a robust demand for reed sensors. These sensors are widely used in automotive applications for position sensing, speed detection, and safety features. Additionally, the region's thriving IoT and smart home markets drive the adoption of reed sensors in various connected devices and home automation systems.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Reed Sensor market include Airtac International Group, Aleph America Corporation, BERNSTEIN AG, Bimba Manufacturing Company, Coto Technology, GEMÜ Group, HNC Group, HSI Sensing, ifm electronic gmbh, KEMET Corporation, Littelfuse Inc., Madison Company, Inc., NTE Electronics, Inc., PIC GmbH, Pickering Electronics Ltd, Reed Switch Developments Corp., RMCIP, SMC Corporation, Soway Tech Limited, Standex Electronics Inc., STG-Germany Group, Switch Technology Günther, Vernexx, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Zhejiang Xurui Electronic Co. Ltd.

Key Developments:

In February 2023, PIC GmbH, a prominent Reed Sensor manufacturer, announced the development of a new generation of ultra-miniature Reed Sensors. The new sensors feature compact size, improved sensitivity, and low power consumption, making them suitable for space-constrained applications in industries such as automotive, consumer electronics, and industrial automation.

In December 2022 Littelfuse, Inc., a manufacturer of technologies in circuit protection, power control, and sensing, launched a reed relay product range that supports AC & DC loads up to 300 Vdc, also extends voltage capabilities to encompass AC ratings, and offers input/output isolation voltage of 2500 VRMS.

In April 2021, Zhejiang Xurui Electronic Co. Ltd launched its small microswitch XZ-15GW3-B, specially crafted for Adopt thermostable phenolic plastic crust, Small contact gap, snap action, high sensitivity and small operating travel

Types Covered:
• Dry Reed Sensor
• Mercury-Wetted Reed Sensor
• Proximity Sensor
• Level Sensor
• Speed Sensor
• Flow Sensor
• Other Types

Sensing Types Covered:
• High Voltage Reed Sensor
• High Temperature Reed Sensor
• Metal Detection Reed Sensor

Mount Types Covered:
• Surface Mount Reed Sensor
• Thread Mount Reed Sensor
• Panel Mount Reed Sensor
• Other Mount Types

Contact Positions Covered:
• Form A
• Form B
• Form C
• Form D

Applications Covered:
• Telecommunications
• Automotive & Transportation
• Consumer Electronics & Appliances
• Safety & Security
• Healthcare
• Construction
• Robotics & Automation
• Other Applications

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan
o China
o India
o Australia
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Preface
2.1 Abstract
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
2.5.3 Assumptions

3 Market Trend Analysis
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers
3.3 Restraints
3.4 Opportunities
3.5 Threats
3.6 Application Analysis
3.7 Emerging Markets
3.8 Impact of Covid-19

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Global Reed Sensor Market, By Type
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Dry Reed Sensor
5.3 Mercury-Wetted Reed Sensor
5.4 Proximity Sensor
5.5 Level Sensor
5.6 Speed Sensor
5.7 Flow Sensor
5.8 Other Types

6 Global Reed Sensor Market, By Sensing Type
6.1 Introduction
6.2 High Voltage Reed Sensor
6.3 High Temperature Reed Sensor
6.4 Metal Detection Reed Sensor

7 Global Reed Sensor Market, By Mount Type
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Surface Mount Reed Sensor
7.3 Thread Mount Reed Sensor
7.4 Panel Mount Reed Sensor
7.5 Other Mount Types

8 Global Reed Sensor Market, By Contact Position
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Form A
8.3 Form B
8.4 Form C
8.5 Form D

9 Global Reed Sensor Market, By Application
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Telecommunications
9.3 Automotive & Transportation
9.4 Consumer Electronics & Appliances
9.5 Safety & Security
9.6 Healthcare
9.7 Construction
9.8 Robotics & Automation
9.9 Other Applications

10 Global Reed Sensor Market, By Geography
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 US
10.2.2 Canada
10.2.3 Mexico
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Germany
10.3.2 UK
10.3.3 Italy
10.3.4 France
10.3.5 Spain
10.3.6 Rest of Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.1 Japan
10.4.2 China
10.4.3 India
10.4.4 Australia
10.4.5 New Zealand
10.4.6 South Korea
10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
10.5 South America
10.5.1 Argentina
10.5.2 Brazil
10.5.3 Chile
10.5.4 Rest of South America
10.6 Middle East & Africa
10.6.1 Saudi Arabia
10.6.2 UAE
10.6.3 Qatar
10.6.4 South Africa
10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa

11 Key Developments
11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
11.3 New Product Launch
11.4 Expansions
11.5 Other Key Strategies

12 Company Profiling
12.1 Airtac International Group
12.2 Aleph America Corporation
12.4 Bimba Manufacturing Company
12.5 Coto Technology
12.6 GEMÜ Group
12.7 HNC Group
12.8 HSI Sensing
12.9 ifm electronic gmbh
12.10 KEMET Corporation
12.11 Littelfuse Inc.
12.12 Madison Company, Inc.
12.13 NTE Electronics, Inc.
12.14 PIC GmbH
12.15 Pickering Electronics Ltd
12.16 Reed Switch Developments Corp.
12.17 RMCIP
12.18 SMC Corporation
12.19 Soway Tech Limited
12.20 Standex Electronics Inc.
12.21 STG-Germany Group
12.22 Switch Technology Günther
12.23 Vernexx
12.24 ZF Friedrichshafen AG
12.25 Zhejiang Xurui Electronic Co. Ltd

List of Tables
1 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Region (2021-2030) ($MN)
2 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
3 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Dry Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
4 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Mercury-Wetted Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
5 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Proximity Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
6 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Level Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
7 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Speed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
8 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Flow Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
9 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Other Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
10 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Sensing Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
11 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By High Voltage Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
12 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By High Temperature Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
13 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Metal Detection Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
14 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Mount Type (2021-2030) ($MN)
15 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Surface Mount Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
16 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Thread Mount Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
17 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Panel Mount Reed Sensor (2021-2030) ($MN)
18 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Other Mount Types (2021-2030) ($MN)
19 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Contact Position (2021-2030) ($MN)
20 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Form A (2021-2030) ($MN)
21 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Form B (2021-2030) ($MN)
22 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Form C (2021-2030) ($MN)
23 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Form D (2021-2030) ($MN)
24 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Application (2021-2030) ($MN)
25 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Telecommunications (2021-2030) ($MN)
26 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Automotive & Transportation (2021-2030) ($MN)
27 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Consumer Electronics & Appliances (2021-2030) ($MN)
28 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Safety & Security (2021-2030) ($MN)
29 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Healthcare (2021-2030) ($MN)
30 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Construction (2021-2030) ($MN)
31 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Robotics & Automation (2021-2030) ($MN)
32 Global Reed Sensor Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2021-2030) ($MN)

Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.

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