|Base Year Market Size
|USD 5.83 Billion
|Forecast Year Market Size
|USD 9.85 Billion
|Fastest Growing Market
The global Industrial Burner Market size was valued at USD 5.83 billion in 2022. It is estimated to reach USD 9.85 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period (2023–2031). The rising deployment of natural gas-based industrial burners, particularly in Europe, is driving the industrial burner market growth.
Industrial burners are devices used in various industrial applications to generate and control flames for heat-intensive processes such as heating, drying, and chemical reactions. These burners are critical components of industrial furnaces, boilers, ovens, and heating systems. Different types and configurations of industrial burners are available to handle various fuels and specialized industrial requirements.
The increased demand for industrial burners in various applications, such as heat exchangers, hot water boilers, steam boilers, or air heaters, as well as certain process applications, will likely impact the industrial burner market share. Furthermore, the increasing usage of industrial burners on heavy-duty boilers, capable of overcoming high combustion chamber resistances, is driving demand. Furthermore, the rising demand for industrial heating devices for various applications is related to the increased necessity of equipment purchasers and machinery manufacturers for good, trustworthy, more efficient, low-emission industrial heating devices.
Emission standards differ by location and can substantially impact industrial operations. For example, the European Union (EU) has imposed stringent emission requirements for industrial processes and combustion equipment, such as burners. The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED), which establishes emission limitations for several pollutants, is one of the most visible laws. The EU had limited NOx, SOx, dust, and other pollutants emitted by industrial combustion processes. For example, NOx emission limitations for big combustion plants were set at 200 mg/Nm3 (milligrams per normal cubic meter). Emissions standards are not limited to Europe. Countries worldwide have adopted higher emissions standards for industrial operations to alleviate environmental concerns. China, for example, developed the "Ultra-low Emissions" strategy to reduce emissions from industrial sources such as combustion.
Many firms opt to retrofit older burners to meet new emission limits. Retrofitting might include replacing outdated equipment with more efficient and cleaner-burning systems or upgrading burners with emission control technologies. Compliance with pollution regulations frequently goes hand in hand with increased energy efficiency. Optimized combustion burners can minimize both fuel usage and emissions. Industries are increasingly concerned with decreasing their environmental effect and meeting regional emission limits, which impacts the industrial burner market trend.
Industrial burners can be expensive, particularly those with modern emissions control and efficiency systems. This may put off smaller enterprises or industries with minimal resources. The price of an industrial burner can vary greatly based on its size, type, and features. Although basic burners have lower initial costs, complex burners with emission control and energy efficiency technology are typically more expensive. An industrial gas burner, for example, can range in price from a few thousand dollars to tens of thousands of dollars.
In addition to the burner unit cost, installation, and retrofitting fees exist. Engineering, workforce, piping, and other components required to integrate the burner into existing systems or install it in new facilities may be included in these expenses. While the high initial costs of modern industrial burners can be a barrier, tactics and finance structures are in place to address this issue. Businesses that carefully analyze the total cost of ownership, long-term savings, and financing choices can make informed decisions about burner investments and benefit from increased efficiency and environmental performance.
A biomass power plant, for example, is trying to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels to reduce its carbon impact and meet renewable energy standards. It decided to invest in industrial burners capable of burning biomass feedstock efficiently. Biomass and Biogas are sources of sustainable energy obtained from organic resources such as wood, crop residues, and organic waste. They can be used in industrial burners as fuel substitutes. Global biomass and biogas sectors have been gradually expanding. Global biomass power capacity reached 126 gigatonnes (GW) in 2019, with an additional 12 GW expected in 2020, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The use of biomass and Biogas in industrial operations is increasing.
Furthermore, hydrogen production and consumption are increasing. The European Commission, for example, has set a target of installing 40 GW of electrolyzers for hydrogen production in the European Union by 2030. Environmental restrictions and pricing mechanisms motivate industries to lower their carbon footprint through greener fuels. Governments and regulatory organizations worldwide are implementing carbon pricing and emissions trading systems. For example, the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) places a carbon price on emissions, encouraging companies to switch to low-carbon fuels.
The global industrial burner market analysis is conducted in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.
Asia-Pacific is the most significant global industrial burner market shareholder. Factors such as fast industrialization, population growth, increased power consumption, and the economic advantage of cheap labor costs are projected to boost the region's industry's growth over the forecast period. Furthermore, the market's demand is increasing due to improved technological developments, rising electricity consumption, and the growing presence of various regional manufacturers.
Additionally, the growing manufacturing industry in Japan, which includes automotive, electronics, and chemicals, has increased demand for high-temperature industrial burners. The Japanese government has put rigorous environmental rules in place. This encourages using sophisticated and efficient burners that reduce emissions while increasing energy efficiency. Energy conservation and environmental programs have been aggressively promoted in Japan. Industrial burners with higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions are critical to meeting these targets. Japan has long stressed energy efficiency because of its limited domestic energy resources. As Japan seeks to minimize its reliance on fossil fuels, there is increased interest in renewable and sustainable fuel alternatives for industrial burners.
North America is anticipated to Grow over the forecast period. The industrial burners market in North American countries is growing due to ongoing investments in mining, LNG, chemicals, and other industries and the rise of local manufacturing. Regulatory standards in the United States have significantly improved burner designs and performance, encouraging manufacturers to focus more on producing low-emission and high-efficiency industrial burners. Furthermore, the rise of the power generation and metals and mining industries would fuel demand in the United States.
Furthermore, over the last few years, the market for high-temperature industrial burners in the United States has risen substantially. Increased industrialization, manufacturing sector expansion, and demand for energy-efficient burners have contributed to market growth. The United States recently saw a shale gas boom, producing abundant and cost-effective natural gas resources. Because of its low emissions and cost-effectiveness, natural gas is a favored fuel for high-temperature industrial burners. The availability of low-cost natural gas has boosted market expansion, with many companies preferring gas-fired burners over older fuel options.
The European region is expected to exhibit significant growth in the future. The industrial burner market in Europe is distinguished by various sectors that rely on burners for heating, combustion, and process applications. Manufacturing, energy generation, chemicals, food processing, and other industries are among them. Energy efficiency requirements, sustainability initiatives, and technological breakthroughs in burner technology all impact the industry. Germany has a thriving industrial sector includes businesses such as automotive, chemicals, and manufacturing. Germany has been a strong advocate for the adoption of low-carbon technologies in industry. In Germany, the market is shifting toward cleaner-burning technology, such as natural gas burners and burners with improved combustion control systems.
In addition, the German market is expected to expand significantly in the next years. Factors such as industrial sector expansion, severe environmental laws, and technological improvements are projected to drive market demand in the future. The market's future is expected to be shaped by the transition to low-carbon solutions, increased adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies, and a growing emphasis on energy efficiency.
|By Fuel Type
|By Operating Temperature
|By End-Use Industry
|Ariston Group N. V. Alzeta Corporation Andritz Group Selas Heat Technology Company Baltur S.P.A. Bloom Engineering Fives Honeywell International Inc. Nibe Group Oilon Group OY Oxilon Pvt Ltd Riello S. P. A. Weishaupt Ebico Zeeco.
|U.K. Germany France Spain Italy Russia Nordic Benelux Rest of Europe
|China Korea Japan India Australia Singapore Taiwan South East Asia Rest of Asia-Pacific
|Middle East and Africa
|UAE Turkey Saudi Arabia South Africa Egypt Nigeria Rest of MEA
|Brazil Mexico Argentina Chile Colombia Rest of LATAM
|Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends
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The global industrial burner market is segmented based on type, fuel type, automation, operating Temperature, application, end-use industry, and region.
Type is further segmented into Regenerative Burner, High-Velocity Burner, Thermal Radiation, Radiant Burner, Customized (Burner Boiler), Flat Flame Burner, and Line Burner.
Regenerative Burner accounts for the largest share of the market.
Waste heat from flue gases is recovered and reused by regenerative burners. They have two combustion chambers and employ ceramic medium to transfer heat from exhaust gases to incoming air. High-temperature applications include glass making, ceramics manufacturing, and metal heat treatment.
The market is sub-segmented into Oil-based, Gas-based, and Dual Fuel based on fuel type.
Dual Fuel is the highest contributor to the market.
Dual fuel burners allow you to use both liquid and gaseous fuels. These burners are outfitted with technologies that allow them to transition between fuel sources based on availability, cost, or operating needs. Dual fuel burners are advantageous in businesses where fuel availability varies, or backup fuel sources are required for continuous operations. Backup power generators and boiler systems in remote places are two examples.
Based on automation, the market is classified into Monoblock and Duoblock.
Monoblock holds the major market share.
Monoblock burners are single-unit burners that combine the combustion head and the control system into a single enclosure. These burners are compact and self-contained. Monoblock allows for simple installation and configuration. Furthermore, Monoblock burners are widely utilized in home heating systems, small to medium-sized boilers, and some industrial applications with low automation requirements.
Based on operating Temperature, the market is fragmented into High Temperature (>1,400°F) and low Temperature (<1,400°F).
High Temperature (>1,400°F) occupies the largest share of the market.
High Temperature (>1,400°F)
High-temperature burners are designed to produce and maintain extremely high temperatures, generally over 1,400°F (760°C). These burners are built to withstand the high temperatures required for specialized industrial applications. High-temperature burners are used in industries that demand tremendous heat, such as melting metals, annealing glass, and sintering ceramics.
The segment can be bifurcated by application into Boilers, Furnace/Ovens/Kiln, and Air Heating/Drying.
Boilers are the major income generator in the market.
Burners in industrial boilers heat water or generate steam, which is subsequently used for various operations such as power generation, heating, and industrial uses. Boilers are critical in electricity generation, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, and food processing, where steam or hot water is needed for heating, process heating, and power generation.
Based on the end-use industry, the market is divided into Food and Beverages, Power Generation, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Metals and Mining, and Automotive.
Power Generation influenced the market growth.
Burners are used in the power generation sector to generate steam for electricity generation. Power plants rely on industrial boilers outfitted with burners. Burners are key components in power plants that use fossil fuels and renewable energy.