Surveillance and Monitoring of Explosive, Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Hazards
The global market for ECBN hazard monitoring, decontamination and personal protective equipment was valued at $148.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to increase to $193.7 billion in 2014 and then to $387.9 billion in 2019, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.9% over the five-year period from 2014 to 2019.
- An overview of the global market for the surveillance and monitoring of explosive, chemical, biological, and nuclear hazards.
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013 and 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019.
- Discussion of how hazards due to industrial accidents, nuclear plant accidents, or accidental releases of biological agents from a laboratory can be prevented or minimized if precautionary measures are set up in advance and necessary equipment and trained personnel are available to respond.
- A breakdown of the global and regional markets for technologies involved in the manufacture of different types of ECBN hazard monitoring equipment and the markets for applications in which such monitoring equipment will be utilized, as well as the basic technologies involved in the manufacture of such equipment.
- Comprehensive company profiles of manufacturers, their market shares, and their research and development (R&D) efforts to cultivate new technologies and equipment for better monitoring of ECBN hazards.
This report concentrates on the global and regional markets for technologies involved in the manufacture of different types of ECBN hazard monitoring equipment and the markets for applications in which such monitoring equipment will be utilized, as well as the basic technologies involved in the manufacture of such equipment. The report also provides profiles of various manufacturers of such monitoring equipment, their market-shares and their research and development (R&D) efforts to cultivate new technologies and equipment for better monitoring of ECBN hazards. The report also provides information concerning different patents on the technologies and monitoring equipment, along with a patent analysis.
Srinivasa Rajaram is a mechanical engineer with more than 40 years of experience in designing factory layouts and setting up factories. He was senior vice president of M/S Schenck Avery Ltd., an Indo-German joint venture and has authored several technology market research reports for BCC Research.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Global market for Explosion, chemical, biological, and nuclear (ECBN) hazard monitoring and auxiliary equipment reached $89.6 billion in 2008. This market increased to $98.3 billion in 2009. It is projected to reach to $191.1 billion in 2014 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.2%
- Personal protective equipment market was nearly $6.3 billion in 2008; this further increased to $6.7 billion in 2009, this is projected to reach $12.4 billion in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 13.1%.
- Decontamination equipment market was $6.1 billion in 2008; this further increased to approx $7.3 billion in 2009, this is projected to reach $12.5 billion in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 11.4%.
The global market for NBC and explosive device detection increases from $1.7 billion in 2006 to an estimated $2.0 billion by the end of 2007. It should reach $3.5 billion by 2012, a compound annual growth rate of 11.3%.
Between the public and private sectors, nearly $58 billion was spent on security equipment in 2006. This market will generate approximately $82 billion in annual revenues by 2012.
Many governments now have laws requiring the use of biometric markers in passports and other identification papers. Passage of these laws and other forces are driving increased activity in the biometric safety market.
The total worldwide market for NBC and explosives detection is estimated to be $1.2 billion in 2003. Rising at an AAGR (average annual growth rate) of 21.4%, thismarket is expected to reach nearly $3.2 billion in 2008.
ICAO regulations to be effective globally in 2006 will spur growth.
Following investment in 2002 of more than $1 billion, the 2003 market in the U.S. isestimated at $125 million, and is expected to climb to $143 million in 2008.
Expenditures in the U.S. in 2002 were designed to give U.S. airports 100% baggage screening capability.
Explosive detectors for aviation accounted for nearly 90% of the monies spent in 2002 and will continue to account for about 56% of the funds spent in 2008.
Developments include efficient, low-cost nuclear radiation and biological agent detectors that make these technologies practical for use in numerous applications.