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Germany Mobile Crane Market - Outlook and Forecast 2021-2027
The increasing emphasis on port infrastructure has resulted in a rise in applications for mobile cranes. Additionally, the growing demand for solar heating system installations in Germany is expected to drive sales of mobile cranes.
According to the 2018 European Attractiveness Survey report, Germany is recognized as one of the most attractive business destinations globally and holds the top rank among European Union countries.
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4.3 thousand units in 2019
Type, Gross Power, and Application
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Transportation improvements between Frankfurt and Mannheim in the state of Hesse will receive a substantial investment of Euro 4.4 billion (USD 5.1 billion). This investment will further enhance the mobility and transportation sector.
The government of Germany is actively taking initiatives to develop the exploration and extraction of mineral resources within the country. The opening of new mines will lead to an increased demand for mobile cranes utilized in mining operations.
Over the next two decades, there will be a shift towards retrofitting and refurbishment of existing infrastructure in both residential and commercial construction projects. This change will consequently impact the equipment requirements on construction sites.
In 2020, mobile cranes with a lifting capacity ranging from 20 to 100 tons accounted for more than half of the market share, highlighting their significance in various industries.
The German government has announced an investment plan of EUR 86.0 billion (USD 100.8 billion) in national rail infrastructure, aimed at stimulating economic recovery. This investment is expected to have a positive impact on the mobile crane market in the coming years.
The market is segmented based on various factors, including type, gross power, and application.
Segmentation by Type
Rough Terrain Cranes
Truck Mounted Cranes
Segmentation by Gross Power
Less than 20 Tons
Greater than 201 Tons
Segmentation by Application
The crawler crane market in Germany is projected to reach 712 units by 2027, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.42%. Crawler cranes, which can lift over 2,756 tons and are the largest among mobile cranes, accounted for 13.2% of the overall mobile crane market in 2020.
In terms of the construction crane market in Germany, it is expected to reach 4,151 units by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.40%. Construction cranes held a significant market share of 71.7% in the overall mobile crane market in 2020. The country is actively promoting retrofitting and refurbishment of existing infrastructure, which will drive the demand for crawler cranes in the forecast period.
The German market for cranes with a lifting capacity of less than 20 tons anticipates reaching 1,540 units by 2027, with a CAGR of 4.39% during the forecast period. These cranes find extensive use in landscaping, excavating, demolishing, disaster management, and material handling in urban areas and farms.
The government initiatives in Germany are providing benefits to all vendors in the mobile crane market. Tadano, for instance, has recently introduced the AR-7000N, an All-Terrain Crane with the highest lifting capacity. Kobelco is also actively involved in the development of products and services that integrate excavator and crane technologies with IT solutions. Furthermore, Konecranes is addressing the increasing demand for carbon-neutral products by assisting and supporting customers in transitioning to a low-carbon future. They achieve this by offering eco-efficient products and service solutions that help reduce environmental impact.
Key companies profiled in this report include XCMG Group, SANY Group, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co. Ltd, Manitex International, Inc, Tadano Ltd, Manitowoc Cranes, Kobelco Construction Machinery, Konecranes, Liebherr Group, Terex Corporation, Mammoet, Sarens, Ormig SpA, Link-Belt Cranes, Kato Works Co Ltd.
Key Questions Answered
What is the size of the mobile crane market in Germany?
The mobile crane market in Germany is projected to be valued at USD 2,027 million and is expected to reach a volume of 5693 units by 2027.
What are the latest trends in the mobile crane market in Germany?
Government initiatives, a thriving rental industry, and innovations in the mobile crane market are among the factors driving the mobile crane market in Germany.
Who are the major players in the German mobile crane industry?
The key players in the mobile crane market in Germany include XCMG Group, SANY Group, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology, Manitex International, Tadano, Manitowoc, Kobelco Construction Machinery, Konecranes, Liebherr, and Terex Corporation.
What are the key opportunities in the mobile crane industry in Germany?
Opportunities in the mobile crane industry in Germany include the adoption of new technologies and innovations, the shift to renewable energy sources, and government initiatives for infrastructure development.
What are the different types of mobile cranes covered in the research report?
The research report covers various types of mobile cranes, including crawler cranes, rough terrain cranes, all-terrain cranes, truck-mounted cranes, and others.
What factors are driving the mobile crane market in Germany?
Factors driving the mobile crane market in Germany include increased focus on port infrastructure, government initiatives for infrastructure development, and a flourishing rental industry for cranes.