Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market SIZE AND SHARE ANALYSIS - GROWTH TRENDS AND FORECASTS (2023 - 2030)

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market is Segmented By Type (Oil-free Rotary Screw Compressors, Oil-free Reciprocating Compressors, Oil-free Centrifugal Compressors, Others), By End-use Industry (Power Generation, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Home Appliances, Textile, Oil & Gas, Others, By Power Rating (0-50 HP, 51-250 HP, 251-500 HP, Above 500 HP), By Pressure (0-20 Bar, 21-100 Bar, 101-350 Bar, Above 350 Bar), By Geography (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa). The report offers the value (in USD Billion) for the above-mentioned segments.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Size

Market Size in USD Bn

CAGR7.5%

Study Period2023 - 2030
Base Year of Estimation2022
CAGR7.5%
Fastest Growing MarketAsia Pacific
Largest MarketNorth America
Market ConcentrationHigh
Major PlayersFushen, Kobelco, General Electric, Aerzen, Atlas Copco and Among Others.
*Disclaimer: Major players are listed in no particular order.
*Source: Coherent Market Insights
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Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Analysis

The Oil Free Air Compressor Market size is expected to be valued at US$ 20 Billion in 2023 and is expected to reach US$ 33.17 Billion by 2030, grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5% from 2023 to 2030.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Analysis

Oil free air compressors use technologies such as dynamic, centrifugal compression and do not require lubricating oil to compress air. They provide 100% clean, oil-free air for critical applications across industries. The advantages of oil-free air compressors include lower maintenance costs, eco-friendly operation and suitability for food, pharmaceutical and healthcare applications. The key drivers of the market include rising energy efficiency regulations, growing adoption of green buildings and increasing demand from end-use industries such as food & beverage, pharmaceuticals and power generation.

Key drivers include Increasing adoption in critical applications, Advantages over conventional compressors, Focus on improving energy efficiency, The Oil Free Air Compressor Market is segmented by type, end-use industry, power rating, pressure and region. By type, the oil-free rotary screw compressors segment accounted for the largest market share in 2022. Oil-free rotary screw compressors are highly energy efficient and suitable for continuous duty applications across industries.

  • Increasing adoption in critical applications: Oil free air compressors are witnessing increasing adoption in critical applications where contamination-free compressed air is essential. Industries such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, healthcare, and electronics require high quality compressed air without any traces of oil for their manufacturing processes. For instance, in pharmaceutical manufacturing, oil lubricated compressors can lead to product contamination. Similarly, the food and beverage industry relies on oil-free compressed air for packaging applications. The growing production volumes and stringent regulatory standards in these industries is, therefore, driving the adoption of oil-free compressors. Moreover, the rapid growth of the electronics industry and critical electronics manufacturing such as semiconductor fabrication provides significant opportunities for oil-free compressor vendors.
  • Advantages over conventional compressors: Oil free compressors offer various advantages over conventional lubricated compressors that is propelling their utilization across industries. Oil free compressors require less maintenance because there is no oil to change or associated filters to clean. Their life span is higher due to reduced wear and tear. Oil free compressed air also eliminates any risk of product contamination and reduces the safety risks associated with oil fumes and leaks. Oil free compressors have lower noise levels and vibration. Furthermore, they can operate efficiently in harsh environments and offer steady performance even at varying demand cycles. The lower operational costs and higher reliability offered by oil-free compressors is thus driving their adoption.
  • Focus on improving energy efficiency: There is an increased focus on improving energy efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of manufacturing operations across industries. This is encouraging end users to transition from conventional lubricated compressors to advanced oil free compressors that offer higher energy efficiency. Regulatory authorities are also mandating the use of energy efficient equipment. Oil free screw and centrifugal compressors utilize technologies such as variable frequency drives (VFD), permanent magnet motors and advanced system controls to deliver up to 35% more energy savings compared to conventional compressors. The emphasis on sustainable manufacturing is therefore fueling the utilization of energy efficient oil free air
  • Rapid industrialization in emerging economies: Rapid industrialization and steady economic growth across emerging economies such as China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, etc. is driving substantial demand for oil free air compressors. Industries such as oil and gas, energy, chemicals, food processing, pharmaceuticals, water treatment, electronics, etc. are expanding significantly in these countries. There is high demand for reliable, premium quality and energy efficient oil free air compressors from process industries in these regions. Local and international compressor vendors are increasing their production capacities, manufacturing facilities and distribution networks in emerging economies to cater to the high demand, thereby driving market growth.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Trends

  • Product innovations for energy efficiency: Oil free air compressor vendors are focusing on product innovations to enhance energy efficiency, lower operational costs and reduce emissions. Key trends include the incorporation of high efficiency motors such as PMAC and IE4 efficiency class motors, optimization of airend design, advanced system controllers, hybrid drives, heat recovery integration, etc. Atlas Copco’s ZR oil-free centrifugal compressors feature built-in heat recovery and PMAC IE5 or equivalent efficiency motors with PACE technology. such product innovations that improve efficiency are defining technology trends in the oil free compressors market.
  • Development of compressors specifically for wastewater treatment applications: Manufacturers are developing specialized oil free compressors designed to withstand the humid, saline and corrosive environments prevalent in wastewater treatment plants. Ingersoll Rand has introduced its R-Series 90-160 kW centrifugal compressors built with coating protection and stainless steel components optimized for wastewater aeration systems with minimum downtime. Such compressors will witness increased demand as governments increase investments in water infrastructure and enhancing wastewater treatment capacities.
  • Strategic collaborations and acquisitions: The oil free air compressor market is witnessing a rising number of collaborations, partnerships and acquisitions between manufacturers, distributors and technology providers. Atlas Copco recently acquired Airflow Compressors and Pneumatics to strengthen its Irish presence. Ingersoll Rand partnered with Trane Technologies to develop sustainable climate systems. Such strategic moves allow companies to expand their distribution networks, enter new markets, enhance service capabilities and access innovative technologies. This trend will continue as established vendors and new entrants aim to increase market shares.
  • Launch of compressors specifically for railways: Major manufacturers are introducing oil free compressors designed for railway applications as train networks expand globally. Railways require compressors that can handle demanding environmental conditions. Atlas Copco has unveiled its GHS VSD+ range of compressors which are compact, have extremely low noise levels and are suitable for train maintenance applications. Sullair launched compressors purpose-built for train brake systems. Demand for such specialized compressors will be driven by the need for compressed air of the highest quality for railway operations.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Regional Insights:

  • North America: North America is expected to be the largest market for Oil Free Air Compressor Market during the forecast period, accounting for over 38.5% of the market share in 2022. The growth of the market in North America is attributed to increasing manufacturing activity, stringent regulations regarding emissions and the presence of major manufacturers in the region.
  • Europe: The Europe market is expected to be the second-largest market for Oil Free Air Compressor Market, accounting for over 28.7% of the market share in 2022. The growth of the market in is attributed to high demand from the food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries and the introduction of supportive government regulations in the region.
  • Asia-Pacific: The Asia Pacific market is expected to be the fastest-growing market for Oil Free Air Compressor Market, with a CAGR of over 7.8% during the forecast period. The growth of the market in Asia Pacific is attributed to rapid industrialization, growing food & beverage production and increasing adoption across industries such as oil & gas, power generation, etc.

 Figure 1. Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Share (%), By Region, 2023

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market

Competitive overview of Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market

Major Players operating in the Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Fusheng, Kobelco, General Electric, Aerzen, Atlas Copco, Sullair, Mitsui, Hitachi, Anest Iwata, Nanjing Compressor, Boge, Fusheng, Shenyang Yuanda Compressor, Johnson Controls,  Oasis Manufacturing, Elgi, KAESER, Gardner Denver, Ingersoll Rand.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Leaders

  • Fushen
  • Kobelco
  • General Electric
  • Aerzen
  • Atlas Copco
*Disclaimer: Major players are listed in no particular order.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market - Competitive Rivalry, 2023

Market Concentration Graph

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market

Market Consolidated
(Dominated by major players)
Market Fragmented
(Highly competitive with lots of players.)
*Source: Coherent Market Insights

Recent Developments in Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market

The oil-free air compressor market refers to the market for air compressors that operate without the use of oil for lubrication, thus providing clean, oil-free air. These compressors are widely used in industries where air quality is critical such as food and beverage, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare.The global oil-free air compressor market has been experiencing significant growth over the past few years.

The growth of the oil-free air compressor market is driven by several factors. Firstly, the increasing demand for oil-free air in various industries due to its benefits such as reduced contamination risk and lower maintenance costs. Secondly, the growing environmental concerns and stringent regulations regarding air quality are also contributing to the market growth.

The market is also witnessing technological advancements such as the development of energy-efficient oil-free air compressors, which is expected to further drive the market growth.

  • In November 2021, Hitachi announced the launch of its oil-free centrifugal chillers compliant with ASHRAE regulations to meet sustainability goals.
  • In April 2022, Kaeser Compressors introduced its DSDX 175-500 series of ultra-quiet direct drive rotary screw compressors for optimum reliability and energy efficiency.

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Oil Free Air Compressor, By Type
      • Market Oil Free Air Compressor, By End-use Industry
      • Market Oil Free Air Compressor, By Power Rating
      • Market Oil Free Air Compressor, By Pressure
      • Market Oil Free Air Compressor, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
        • Increasing internet penetration
      • Restraints
        • Copyright and piracy issues
      • Opportunities
        • Evolving Monetization Pathways
    • Impact Analysis 
    • Key Highlights
    • Regulatory Scenario
    • Product launch/Approvals
    • PEST Analysis
    • PORTER’s Analysis
    • Merger and Acquisition Scenario
  4. Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market – Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
    • COVID-19 Epidemiology
    • Supply Side and Demand Side Analysis
    • Economic Impact
  5. Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market , By Type, 2018-2030, (US$ Bn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2023 and 2030 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019 – 2030
      • Segment Trends
    • Oil-free Rotary Screw Compressors
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Oil-free Reciprocating Compressors
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Oil-free Centrifugal Compressors
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
  6. Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market , By End Use Industry, 2018-2030, (US$ Bn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2023 and 2030 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019– 2030
      • Country Trends
    • Power Generation
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Food & Beverage
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Pharmaceuticals
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Home Appliances
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Textile
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Oil & Gas
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
  7. Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market , By Power Rating, 2018-2030, (US$ Bn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2023 and 2030 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019– 2030
      • Segment Trends
    • 0-50 HP
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • 51-250 HP
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • 251-500 HP
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Above 500 HP
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
  8. Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market , By Pressure, 2018-2030, (US$ Bn)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2023 and 2030 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2019– 2030
      • Segment Trends
    • 0-20 Bar
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • 21-100 Bar
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • 101-350 Bar
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
    • Above 350 Bar
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
  9. Oil Free Air Compressor Market , By Region, 2018-2030, (US$ Bn )
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2023 and 2030 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, For Country 2019 –2030
      • Country Trends
    • North America
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Type of Oil Free Air Compressor 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By End Use Industry, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Power Rating, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Pressure, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Country, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)                 
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Type of Oil Free Air Compressor, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn)
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By End Use Industry, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Power Rating, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Pressure, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Country, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
        • Brazil
        • Argentina
        • Mexico
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Asia Pacific
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Type of Oil Free Air Compressor, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By End Use Industry, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Power Rating, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Pressure, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Country, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • Spain
        • France
        • Italy
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Latin America
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Type of Oil Free Air Compressor, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By End Use Industry, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Power Rating, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Pressure, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Country, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Type of Oil Free Air Compressor, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By End Use Industry, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Power Rating, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Pressure, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, By Country, 2018-2030,(US$ Bn )
        • GCC Countries
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  10. Competitive Landscape
    • Fusheng
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Developments
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Kobelco
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • General Electric
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Aerzen
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Atlas Copco
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Sullair
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Mitsui
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Hitachi
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Anest Iwata
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Nanjing Compressor
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Boge
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Fusheng
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Shenyang Yuanda Compressor
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Johnson Controls
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Oasis Manufacturing
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Elgi
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • KAESER
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Gardner Denver
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies
    • Ingersoll Rand
      • Company Highlights
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Performance
      • Strategies

Global Oil Free Air Compressor Market Segmentation

  • By Type
    • Oil-free Rotary Screw Compressors
    • Oil-free Reciprocating Compressors
    • Oil-free Centrifugal Compressors
    • Others
  • By End-use Industry
    • Power Generation
    • Food & Beverage
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Home Appliances
    • Textile
    • Oil & Gas
    • Others
  • By Power Rating
    • 0-50 HP
    • 51-250 HP
    • 251-500 HP
    • Above 500 HP
  • By Pressure
    • 0-20 Bar
    • 21-100 Bar
    • 101-350 Bar
    • Above 350 Bar
  • By Region:
    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
    • Middle East & Africa
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