Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Market

Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Market Research Report Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis, and Forecast 2024-2032: By Product (Mobile Units, Stationary Units, and Large Centralized Systems), By Industry (Aerospace, Automotive, Building & Construction, Energy, Oil & Gas, Marine, and Others), By Application (Arc Welding, Resistance Welding, Laser Beam Welding, and Oxy-fuel Welding), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World)

Chemical & Material | February 2024 | Report ID: EMR00574 | Pages: 301

The global welding fume extraction equipment market was valued at USD 2.54 billion in 2023 and is estimated to reach approximately USD 4.34 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2024 to 2032.

The market for welding fume extraction equipment is made up of several systems intended to extract toxic fumes and particles produced by welding operations. By collecting and eliminating dangerous airborne particles, these systems often make use of a variety of techniques like filtration, ventilation, and extraction to guarantee a safer working environment for welders. The welding fume extraction equipment market is continuing to grow steadily in response to the needs of industries where welding operations are common. This growth is being fueled by rising awareness of occupational health and safety regulations as well as technological advancements aimed at improving extraction efficiency and user convenience.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

2.54 Bn

Projected Market Value (2032)

4.34 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2024 - 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Product, By Industry, By Application, & Region

Segments Covered

By Product, By Industry, By Application, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and the Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Dynamics

The need for efficient fume extraction systems is driven by strict workplace safety standards. Growth in the market is further aided by growing industry and worker knowledge of the health risks linked to welding fumes. Innovations in technology, like the creation of lightweight and effective extraction equipment, meet a variety of operating requirements. Furthermore, the growth of sectors dependent on welding techniques, such as manufacturing, construction, and automotive, drives market expansion. Moreover, the market for welding fume extraction equipment is changing as a result of the focus on sustainability and environmental issues, which promotes the adoption of eco-friendly extraction solutions.


Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Drivers

  • Increasing Awareness of Health Risks Among Workers

Employers and employees alike prioritize developing efficient fume extraction technologies as awareness of the health dangers connected with welding fume exposure rises. Welders frequently suffer from respiratory conditions like lung cancer and respiratory tract infections as a result of their extended exposure to dangerous pollutants. Welding fume extraction equipment is in high demand across a range of industrial sectors as a result of enterprises making investments in appropriate ventilation and filtration systems to protect workers' health.

  • Technological Advancements in Extraction Systems

The extraction process is improved by innovations including sensor integration, better airflow control, and advanced filtration materials, which guarantee greater capture and removal of hazardous gasses. Furthermore, more accurate operation and monitoring of extraction equipment is made possible by advancements in automation and control systems. These developments not only promote worker safety by lowering exposure to welding fumes but also encourage the use of cutting-edge extraction techniques in a variety of industries.



  • Challenges in Retrofitting Existing Facilities

The installation of extraction systems may be hampered by existing infrastructure and layouts, which would raise expenses and create logistical challenges. Integration with outdated hardware and software can often be difficult, necessitating changes that impair functionality and add to costs. Moreover, the retrofitting procedure is made more difficult by space constraints and regulatory compliance requirements, which makes it difficult for businesses to install efficient fume extraction systems in their current buildings.

  • High Maintenance and Operational Costs

Particularly for larger industrial settings, routine maintenance can be costly and time-consuming and includes filter replacements and system service. The entire cost burden is also influenced by energy usage and operating costs related to maintaining extraction systems. These exorbitant expenses can discourage certain businesses from making the necessary investments in fume extraction systems, endangering worker safety and adherence to health and safety laws.



  • Growing Demand for Portable and Flexible Extraction Solutions

Extraction systems need to be flexible enough to adjust to changing work locations and configurations, especially in industries with dynamic work environments like construction and shipbuilding. Regardless of the demands of the project, businesses may maintain high standards of worker safety and regulatory compliance by using flexible and portable extraction devices, which are convenient and versatile. This increasing need spurs innovation and expands the market for these flexible extraction methods.

  • Integration of IoT and Data Analytics for Smart Extraction Systems

Extraction equipment can collect data in real time on operational parameters, equipment performance, and air quality by utilizing Internet of Things sensors and connection. Next, data analytics offer information for proactive decision-making, extraction process optimization, and predictive maintenance. By guaranteeing prompt maintenance and efficient fume extraction, this clever integration increases productivity, decreases downtime, and improves worker safety—thus propelling the market for cutting-edge extraction systems.


Segment Overview

  • By Product

Based on product, the global welding fume extraction equipment market is divided into mobile units, stationary units, and large centralized systems. The mobile unit category dominates the market with the largest revenue share in 2023. Because of their flexibility and mobility, these portable extraction machines are perfect for temporary work sites or welding applications that require on-the-go performance. They are ideal for small-scale activities or situations where mobility is crucial, and they usually have compact designs with wheels or handles for simple transporting. Stationary extraction systems are installed permanently in a manufacturing plant or workshop. They can be extracted continuously and are appropriate for larger-scale operations with specialized workstations. Huge centralized systems can use a single centralized extraction unit to service a large number of workstations or the entire facility. They use sophisticated filtration and ductwork to efficiently collect and eliminate welding fumes across wide distances.

  • By Industry

Based on the industry, the global welding fume extraction equipment market is categorized into aerospace, automotive, building & construction, energy, oil & gas, marine, and others. The aerospace category leads the global welding fume extraction equipment market with the largest revenue share in 2023. Welding techniques are employed in aerospace production to fabricate parts for aircraft, spacecraft, and associated systems. In aerospace facilities, efficient fume extraction is essential to upholding high air quality standards and guaranteeing worker and sensitive equipment safety. In the automotive industry, welding is often used to attach metal parts during car assembly. Architectural metalwork, infrastructure development, and structural fabrication are all areas in which welding is used in construction.  Welding operations in nuclear, fossil fuel, and renewable energy plants are included in the energy sector.

  • By Application

Based on application, the global welding fume extraction equipment market is segmented into arc welding, resistance welding, laser beam welding, and oxy-fuel welding. The arc welding segment dominates the welding fume extraction equipment market. Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) are just a few of the techniques that fall under the umbrella of arc welding. These procedures use an electric arc to melt and fuse metal workpieces, producing welding fumes as a byproduct.  Spot, seam, and projection welding are examples of resistance welding techniques that use heat and pressure to fuse metal parts together.  A concentrated laser beam is used in laser beam welding to fuse metal components together. Compared to conventional welding techniques, the high-energy laser beam produces fewer fumes; however, fume extraction equipment might still be required to get rid of any leftover fumes or airborne contaminants that are created during the process.


Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Overview by Region

The global welding fume extraction equipment market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific emerged as the leading region, capturing the largest market share in 2023. The surge in industrialization, especially in China and India, has resulted in a rise in welding operations in diverse industries like manufacturing, construction, and automotive. Effective fume extraction solutions are also in high demand due to strict laws pertaining to environmental protection and worker safety. Market expansion is further accelerated by the region's rising awareness of the risks to occupational health posed by welding fumes.

North America is anticipated to post a significant CAGR throughout the forecast period. Adherence to strict occupational health and safety requirements requires all industries to employ efficient fume extraction technologies. Market demand is also driven by employers' and workers' increased knowledge of the health dangers connected with welding emissions. Growth in the market is also fueled by technological developments in extraction equipment and rising investments in industrial and infrastructure projects.



Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Competitive Landscape

In the global welding fume extraction equipment market, a few major players exert significant market dominance and have established a strong regional presence. These leading companies remain committed to continuous research and development endeavors and actively engage in strategic growth initiatives, including product development, launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. By pursuing these strategies, these companies aim to strengthen their market position, expand their customer base, and capture a substantial share of the market.

Some of the prominent players in the global welding fume extraction equipment market include,

  • Miller Electric Mfg. LLC
  • Lincoln Electric
  • Donaldson Company, Inc.
  • Kemper GmbH
  • Bomaksan Industrial Air Filtration Systems San. Tic. A.S.
  • Sentry Air Systems, Inc.
  • Filcar, and various others.


Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Recent Developments

  • In July 2022, Modern laser equipment will be supplied by TRUMPF, a dependable manufacturing partner, to Vitesco Technologies. With the creation of the new green laser equipment for copper welded connections, Vitesco Technologies was one of the pioneers in the serial use of this innovative technology.
  • In February 2021, The Torit Downflo Ambient weld fume extractor was introduced by US-based vertically integrated filtration manufacturer Donaldson Co. Inc. Fabricators may weld in several workstation configurations thanks to the new welding fume extraction equipment.


Scope of the Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Report

Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Market Report Segmentation



By Product

  • Mobile Units
  • Stationary Units
  • Large Centralized Systems

By Industry

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Building & Construction
  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Marine
  • Others

By Application

  • Arc Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Laser Beam Welding
  • Oxy-fuel Welding

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global Welding Fume Extraction Equipment Market Size and Forecast: To identify and estimate the market size for the global welding fume extraction equipment market segmented by product, by industry, by application, region and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of welding fume extraction equipment between 2019 and 2032.
  • Market Landscape and Trends: To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global welding fume extraction equipment market
  • Market Influencing Factors: To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of welding fume extraction equipment among consumers
  • Impact of COVID-19: To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global welding fume extraction equipment market affected by the pandemic
  • Company Profiling:  To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.


Intended Audience

  • Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Industrial End-Users
  • Occupational Health and Safety Professionals
  • Government and Regulatory Bodies
  • Research and Development Organizations

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Frequently Asked Questions

On the basis of Geography, the welding fume extraction equipment market is classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the world
According to welding fume extraction equipment market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~6.1% over the coming years.
North America is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2024 - 2032.
Asia-Pacific held the largest share in 2023
The major players operating in the global market include Miller Electric Mfg. LLC; Lincoln Electric; Donaldson Company, Inc.; Kemper GmbH; Bomaksan Industrial Air Filtration Systems San. Tic. A.S.; Sentry Air Systems, Inc.; Filcar, and various others.

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