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Global External Micrometers Market by Type (Standard Micrometers, Special Micrometers), By Application (Automotive, Defense & Aerospace, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Construction, Other) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global External Micrometers Market by Type (Standard Micrometers, Special Micrometers), By Application (Automotive, Defense & Aerospace, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Construction, Other) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

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Market Overview:

The global external micrometers market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The growth in this market can be attributed to the increasing demand for precision measurement instruments in various industries such as automotive, defense & aerospace, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals & healthcare and construction. In addition, the growing demand for external micrometers in emerging countries such as China and India is also contributing to the growth of this market. On the basis of type, standard micrometers are expected to account for a larger share of the global external micrometers market than special micrometers during the forecast period. Standard external micrometers are used for general purpose measurements while special externalmicormetes are used for specific applications that require high accuracy and precision measurements.

Global External Micrometers Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

External micrometers are accurate tools used to measure the thickness or diameter of an object with precision. They are often used in manufacturing and quality assurance to ensure products meet specific dimensions.

Standard Micrometers:

The global standard micrometers market size was valued at USD 4.0 billion in 2015 and is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to its increasing usage in measuring external parameters such as thickness of coatings, linings, and barriers; surface area of wafers; volume of containers; length & width of tubes & pipes. The growing demand for process monitoring equipment is also anticipated to drive the industry growth over the next seven years.

Special Micrometers:

Special micrometers are used in external micrometers market for measuring the thickness of non-ferrous and ferrous metal sheets, aluminum foil, glass, plastic films and other transparent materials. The special function of this device is to measure the thickness with high accuracy even at slow speeds.

Application Insights:

The manufacturing segment accounted for the largest revenue share in 2017 and is projected to continue its dominance over the forecast period. This can be attributed to increasing demand for advanced products and services from various industries, including automotive, aerospace & defense, electronics & semiconductor, medical devices & pharmaceuticals. The manufacturing sector has been witnessing significant growth due to technological advancements coupled with an increase in production levels of high-end goods.

External micrometers are used extensively across several applications in the manufacturing industry owing to their wide range of applications such as precision measurement of dimensional tolerances; surface finish evaluation; material identification; part identification; process monitoring and control at every stage of product life cycle from raw materials procurement through final assembly/disassembly processes. These tools also provide critical dimensional accuracy during each step within a production process thereby ensuring quality output which is likely drive their demand across this industry vertical over the forecast period.

Regional Analysis:

Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing regional market over the forecast period. The growth can be attributed to increasing product demand from various end-use industries, such as manufacturing, automotive, and construction. In addition, rising investments in R&D activities for advanced technologies are anticipated to fuel market growth in this region.

The Asia Pacific held a significant share of global revenue owing to high production volume of semiconductors and electronic devices in China and Japan respectively. Moreover, favorable government policies encouraging domestic manufacturing are estimated to drive industry expansion over the coming years.

Europe accounted for a major share of revenue due to stringent regulations by regulatory bodies pertaining micrometer accuracy requirement that drives innovation among manufacturers operating within Europe’s borders resulting into increased product adoption across several sectors including aerospace & defense and medical device industry resulting into increased regional market growth during the forecast period  (2018 - 2030).

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing demand from the automotive and aerospace industries for accurate measurement of small parts
  • Growing popularity of micrometers in educational institutions for training students in metrology
  • Rising demand from medical device manufacturers for calibration and inspection of micro-devices
  • Proliferation of nanotechnology and miniaturization in various end-use industries
  • Technological advancements that have led to the development of new types of micrometers, such as digital micrometers

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

External Micrometers Market Research Report

By Type

Standard Micrometers, Special Micrometers

By Application

Automotive, Defense & Aerospace, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Construction, Other

By Companies

Grainger, Mitutoyo, Accusize Industrial Tools, Hexagon, Fowler High Precision, Inc., Anytime Tools, Walfront, Starrett, Cutwel Limited, Toto, Alpa Srl, Shanghai Don Cero, S-T Industries, Central Tools, Mahr GmbH, INSIZE CO., LTD.

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global External Micrometers Market Report Segments:

The global External Micrometers market is segmented on the basis of:


Standard Micrometers, Special Micrometers

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Automotive, Defense & Aerospace, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare, Construction, Other

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. Grainger
  2. Mitutoyo
  3. Accusize Industrial Tools
  4. Hexagon
  5. Fowler High Precision, Inc.
  6. Anytime Tools
  7. Walfront
  8. Starrett
  9. Cutwel Limited
  10. Toto
  11. Alpa Srl
  12. Shanghai Don Cero
  13. S-T Industries
  14. Central Tools
  15. Mahr GmbH
  16. INSIZE CO., LTD.

Global External Micrometers Market Overview

Highlights of The External Micrometers Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. Standard Micrometers
    2. Special Micrometers
  1. By Application:

    1. Automotive
    2. Defense & Aerospace
    3. Manufacturing
    4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
    5. Construction
    6. Other
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the External Micrometers Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global External Micrometers Market Statistics

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  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

External micrometers are a type of precision measuring instrument that is used to measure the size and shape of objects.

Some of the key players operating in the external micrometers market are Grainger, Mitutoyo, Accusize Industrial Tools, Hexagon, Fowler High Precision, Inc., Anytime Tools, Walfront, Starrett, Cutwel Limited, Toto, Alpa Srl, Shanghai Don Cero, S-T Industries, Central Tools, Mahr GmbH, INSIZE CO., LTD..

The external micrometers market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.8%.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. External Micrometers Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. External Micrometers Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. External Micrometers Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global External Micrometers Market Forecast
      4.5.1. External Micrometers Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. External Micrometers Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. External Micrometers Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. Standard Micrometers
      5.3.2. Special Micrometers
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Automotive
      6.3.2. Defense & Aerospace
      6.3.3. Manufacturing
      6.3.4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
      6.3.5. Construction
      6.3.6. Other
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global External Micrometers Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

9. North America External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Automotive
      9.4.2. Defense & Aerospace
      9.4.3. Manufacturing
      9.4.4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
      9.4.5. Construction
      9.4.6. Other
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. Standard Micrometers
      9.7.2. Special Micrometers
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America External Micrometers Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

10. Latin America External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Automotive
      10.4.2. Defense & Aerospace
      10.4.3. Manufacturing
      10.4.4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
      10.4.5. Construction
      10.4.6. Other
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. Standard Micrometers
      10.7.2. Special Micrometers
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America External Micrometers Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

11. Europe External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Automotive
      11.4.2. Defense & Aerospace
      11.4.3. Manufacturing
      11.4.4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
      11.4.5. Construction
      11.4.6. Other
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. Standard Micrometers
      11.7.2. Special Micrometers
   11.8.Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Product Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe External Micrometers Demand Share, 2019-2029

12. Asia Pacific External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Automotive
      12.4.2. Defense & Aerospace
      12.4.3. Manufacturing
      12.4.4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
      12.4.5. Construction
      12.4.6. Other
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. Standard Micrometers
      12.7.2. Special Micrometers
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific External Micrometers Demand Share, 2019-2029

13. Middle East & Africa External Micrometers Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Automotive
      13.4.2. Defense & Aerospace
      13.4.3. Manufacturing
      13.4.4. Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
      13.4.5. Construction
      13.4.6. Other
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa External Micrometers Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. Standard Micrometers
      13.7.2. Special Micrometers
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa External Micrometers Demand Share, 2019-2029

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global External Micrometers Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. External Micrometers Distributors and Customers
   14.3. External Micrometers Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. Grainger Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. Mitutoyo Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. Accusize Industrial Tools Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. Hexagon Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. Fowler High Precision, Inc. Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Anytime Tools Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. Walfront Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. Starrett Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. Cutwel Limited Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. Toto Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. Alpa Srl Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. Shanghai Don Cero Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. S-T Industries Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. Central Tools Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. Mahr GmbH Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. INSIZE CO., LTD. Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.17. COMPANY 17 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.18. COMPANY 18 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.19. COMPANY 19 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.20. COMPANY 20 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook

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