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Global Linear Slide Units Market by Type (Ball Bearing Slide Units, Roller Slide Units), By Application (Food & Beverage, Packaging, Retail, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Others) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Linear Slide Units Market by Type (Ball Bearing Slide Units, Roller Slide Units), By Application (Food & Beverage, Packaging, Retail, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Others) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

Report ID: 157423 3300 Machinery & Equipment 377 235 Pages 4.7 (40)

Market Overview:

The global linear slide units market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The growth in the market can be attributed to the increasing demand for linear slide units in various applications such as food & beverage, packaging, retail, automotive, pharmaceuticals and others. Additionally, the growing industrialization and urbanization are also contributing to the growth of this market.

Global Linear Slide Units Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

Linear slide units are devices that allow motion in a straight line. They are typically used in industrial applications to move objects or materials from one place to another. Linear slide units are important because they provide a reliable and efficient way to move objects or materials.

Ball Bearing Slide Units:

The global ball bearing slide units, it's usage and growth factor in the linear slide units market is expected to grow at a significant rate over the forecast period. The demand for ball bearings is increasing owing to their application in various industries such as automotive, construction equipment, consumer electronics and others. Moreover, they are used as a replacement for conventional bearings owing to their advantages such as low maintenance cost and high durability among others.

Roller Slide Units:

The roller slide units are used in linear slide units. The roller slides on a cylindrical surface and is used to transfer material in packaging applications. It has various advantages such as it can be used for both vertical and horizontal movement, it provides improved accuracy when using the same equipment for both long-distance and short-distance movements, reduces the risk of damage to fragile products during handling or shipping, etc.

Application Insights:

The food and beverage application segment led the global linear slide units market in 2017. The segment is projected to expand at a CAGR of XX% over the forecast period owing to an increase in demand for packaged foods, such as ready-to-eat meals, frozen meals, snack foods and bakery products.

The packaging segment is also expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period on account of increasing demand for corrugated boxes from various industries including pharmaceuticals and food & beverages among others. Moreover, manufacturers are increasingly using these boxes due to their low cost which further boosts product demand globally.

Regional Analysis:

Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing market for global linear slide units at a CAGR of XX% from 2018 to 2030 owing to increasing industrialization and rapid urbanization in the region. The growth can be attributed to rising investments in infrastructure development, which has led to an increase in construction activities across various sectors including automotive, packaging, and food & beverage sector. This factor is projected to drive demand for linear slides over the forecast period.

The Asia Pacific was followed by Europe that accounted for 26% of total revenue share in 2017 owing with high product penetration across several applications such as pharmaceuticals and electronics among others. The presence of major players along with well-established distribution network will continue driving demand over next eight years especially during economic downturns when other equipment becomes less attractive due towards slowdown or halt in manufacturing operations or shipments etc.

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing demand from the automotive and electronics industries for linear slide units is expected to drive the market growth.
  • Growing demand for miniaturization and automation in various industrial applications is also projected to fuel the market growth over the forecast period.
  • Rising adoption of linear slide units in medical devices and laboratory equipment is another key factor that would propel the market expansion during the forecast period.
  • Increasing investments by manufacturers in research and development activities to develop new products is anticipated to create lucrative opportunities for players operating in this market over the next few years.

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Linear Slide Units Market Research Report

By Type

Ball Bearing Slide Units, Roller Slide Units

By Application

Food & Beverage, Packaging, Retail, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Others

By Companies

Festo Group, SKF Group, Bosch Rexroth, SMC Corporation, THK, Parker Hannifin, Igus GmbH, Phoenix Mecano, Hiwin Corporation, Thomson Industries

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 Linear Slide Units Market Report Segments:

The global Linear Slide Units market is segmented on the basis of:


Ball Bearing Slide Units, Roller Slide Units

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.


Food & Beverage, Packaging, Retail, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Others

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. Festo Group
  2. SKF Group
  3. Bosch Rexroth
  4. SMC Corporation
  5. THK
  6. Parker Hannifin
  7. Igus GmbH
  8. Phoenix Mecano
  9. Hiwin Corporation
  10. Thomson Industries

Global Linear Slide Units Market Overview

Highlights of The Linear Slide Units 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. Ball Bearing Slide Units
    2. Roller Slide Units
  1. By Application:

    1. Food & Beverage
    2. Packaging
    3. Retail
    4. Automotive
    5. Pharmaceutical
    6. Others
  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 Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Market Statistics

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  1. Includes a Chapter on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic On the Market
  2. Report Prepared After Conducting Interviews with Industry Experts & Top Designates of the Companies in the Market
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  7. In-depth Insights On the Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats
  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

Linear Slide Units is a measurement system for measuring the linear movement of objects. It uses the SI unit meter.

Some of the key players operating in the linear slide units market are Festo Group, SKF Group, Bosch Rexroth, SMC Corporation, THK, Parker Hannifin, Igus GmbH, Phoenix Mecano, Hiwin Corporation, Thomson Industries.

The linear slide units market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.5%.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. Linear Slide Units 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. Linear Slide Units Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. Linear Slide Units Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global Linear Slide Units Market Forecast
      4.5.1. Linear Slide Units Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. Linear Slide Units Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. Linear Slide Units Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global Linear Slide Units 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. Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. Ball Bearing Slide Units
      5.3.2. Roller Slide Units
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global Linear Slide Units 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. Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Food & Beverage
      6.3.2. Packaging
      6.3.3. Retail
      6.3.4. Automotive
      6.3.5. Pharmaceutical
      6.3.6. Others
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global Linear Slide Units 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. Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units 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. Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

9. North America Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Food & Beverage
      9.4.2. Packaging
      9.4.3. Retail
      9.4.4. Automotive
      9.4.5. Pharmaceutical
      9.4.6. Others
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. Ball Bearing Slide Units
      9.7.2. Roller Slide Units
   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 Linear Slide Units Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

10. Latin America Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Food & Beverage
      10.4.2. Packaging
      10.4.3. Retail
      10.4.4. Automotive
      10.4.5. Pharmaceutical
      10.4.6. Others
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. Ball Bearing Slide Units
      10.7.2. Roller Slide Units
   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 Linear Slide Units Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

11. Europe Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Food & Beverage
      11.4.2. Packaging
      11.4.3. Retail
      11.4.4. Automotive
      11.4.5. Pharmaceutical
      11.4.6. Others
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. Ball Bearing Slide Units
      11.7.2. Roller Slide Units
   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 Linear Slide Units Demand Share, 2019-2026

12. Asia Pacific Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Food & Beverage
      12.4.2. Packaging
      12.4.3. Retail
      12.4.4. Automotive
      12.4.5. Pharmaceutical
      12.4.6. Others
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. Ball Bearing Slide Units
      12.7.2. Roller Slide Units
   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 Linear Slide Units Demand Share, 2019-2026

13. Middle East & Africa Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units 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 Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Food & Beverage
      13.4.2. Packaging
      13.4.3. Retail
      13.4.4. Automotive
      13.4.5. Pharmaceutical
      13.4.6. Others
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa Linear Slide Units Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. Ball Bearing Slide Units
      13.7.2. Roller Slide Units
   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 Linear Slide Units Demand Share, 2019-2026

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global Linear Slide Units Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. Linear Slide Units Distributors and Customers
   14.3. Linear Slide Units Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. Festo Group Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. SKF Group Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. Bosch Rexroth Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. SMC Corporation Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. THK Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Parker Hannifin Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. Igus GmbH Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. Phoenix Mecano Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. Hiwin Corporation Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. Thomson Industries Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. COMPANY 11 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. COMPANY 12 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. COMPANY 13 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. COMPANY 14 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. COMPANY 15 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. COMPANY 16 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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