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Optical Sorter Market Segmentation By Type (Cameras, Lasers, NIR Sorters, Hyperspectral Cameras & Combined Sorters), By Platform (Belt, Free-Fall, Lane, and Hybrid), and By Application (Food, Recycling, and Mining) Industry Forecast | 2021 to 2026

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 9897
Pages: 175

Market Overview

The Global Optical Sorter Market is anticipated to progress in a remarkable manner during the outlook period. It is predicted that the target market will expand up to USD 3.43 Billion by 2026 from USD 1.89 Billion in 2021, registering a CAGR of 9.24% over the period of 2021 to 2026.

Optical sorting is an automated process of sorting solid products by utilizing the cameras and/or lasers. These optical sorters are able to recognize the color, size, shape, structural properties, and chemical composition of an object, depending on a type of sensor and the software-driven intelligence of the image processing system that is employed.

The major factor that was influencing the growth of the Global Optical Sorter Market is the expansion of the food industry, which is led by productivity, economic, efficiency, and environmental pressures because of the growing demand that was leading to food supply complex and multifaceted. Also, numerous vendors are developing the enhancements, continuous, with the lenses & cameras and building systems, which are quicker and better at picking & recovering the materials.

Recent Developments

  • Swiss Bühler Group, one of the major players of the Global Optical Sorter Market, has announced that it are going to extend its collaboration and a global partnership with the Premier Tech, for bulk packaging, and their joint venture in China.
  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling, a Norwegian multinational corporation that is known for manufacturing the advanced solutions of collection and sorting for the optimization of resource, has announced that they are going to hold their first live digital launch event, under the motto "Symphony of all Sorts" for presenting their new complementary products for sorting all types of waste with high accuracy. (

Drivers and Restraints of Optical Sorter Market

The high demand for the optical sorters from the developed regions such as the US and European food industries are the major factor that is driving the growth of the Global Optical Sorter Market.

Also, the growing implementations of stringent rules & regulations for food safety and the growing cost of labor in the regions like Europe and Asia-Pacific are making the various industries to adopt these optical sorters, which are turning into boost the growth of the target market, all around the world. Further, the rising adoption of the advanced technologies in waste recycling plants is another key factor that was further fuelling the growth of the Optical Sorter Market.

However, the involvement of expensive initial investments in capital and the high maintenance costs are the major restraints that are becoming the challenges for the growth of the Optical Sorter Market, all around the world. In addition, the complexities that are in sorting plastic waste is another major factor that was hampering the growth of the target market

Nonetheless, increasing the adoption of technologies of digital sorting in numerous industries is creating lucrative opportunities for the expansion of the key players in the Global Optical Sorter Market.

Market Segmentation of Optical Sorter Market

Based on the type of device, the global Optical Sorter market is segmented into Cameras, Lasers, NIR Sorters, and Hyperspectral Cameras & Combined Sorters.

And based on the type of platform, the global Optical Sorter market is segmented into Belt, Freefall, Lane, and Hybrid.

On the application segmentation, the global Optical Sorter market is segmented as Food, Recycling, and Mining.

Optical Sorter Market Region wise analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South America
  • Middle East & Africa

In the regional analysis of the Global Optical Sorter Market, North America held the significant share of the global market, in the revenue aspect. North America was the first region to introduce automated equipment in the food industry. Due to this, the food companies in this region are more inclined and are open to adopting the equipment that is automated such as the optical sorters for increasing productivity and maximizing the yield. This openness of the food industry and growing technological advancements are the major factors that are driving the growth of the North American optical sorter market. And the other key factor that was boosting the growth of the target market is the implementation of stringent regulations for food safety in the US and Canada. The food companies in this area need to comply with these regulations & standards which more achievable through the automation of the industry.

The Asia-Pacific optical sorter market is another regional business that accounted for the second-largest share of the global market with around 20% of the revenue share. It is estimated that the target market in this region is going to witness the highest growth rate over the forecast period.  The major factors that were driving the growth of the Optical Sorter Market in the Asia-Pacific region are the rising adoption of intelligent solutions and the rapid growth of digitalization in the region. Also, the growing integration of AI technologies in the equipment is providing the companies to feature the advanced analytics, monitoring, and automation of various processes. Thus the manufacturers are the ones that are developing the sorting technologies that are AI-based for providing effective & intelligent solutions for the operations & processes of industrial processes.

Key Players of Optical Sorter Market

The key players of the Global Optical Sorter Market include TOMRA (Norway), Buhler (Switzerland), Key Technology (US), Binder (Austria), Satake (US), Allgaier Werke (Germany), Cimbria (Denmark), CP Manufacturing (US), GREEFA (Netherlands), NEWTEC (Denmark), National Recovery Technologies (US), Pellenc ST (France), Raytec Vision (Italy), Sesotec (Germany), STEINERT (Germany), ASM SRL (Italy).

1. Introduction                            

          1.1 Market Definition                  

          1.2 Scope of the report               

          1.3 Study Assumptions               

          1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods              

2. Research Methodology                      

          2.1 Analysis Design          

          2.2 Research Phases                   

                    2.2.1 Secondary Research 

                    2.2.2 Primary Research     

                    2.2.3 Data Modelling        

                    2.2.4 Expert Validation     

          2.3 Study Timeline            

3. Report Overview                     

          3.1 Executive Summary               

          3.2 Key Inferencees          

4. Market Dynamics                    

          4.1 Impact Analysis           

                    4.1.1 Drivers

                    4.1.2 Restaints       

                    4.1.3 Opportunities 

          4.2 Regulatory Environment                  

          4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends                  

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                        

          5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                 

                    5.1.1 Market share analysis         

                    5.1.2 Products/Service      

                    5.1.3 Regional Presence    

          5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape               

          5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                 

6. Market Segmentation                        

          6.1 Optical Sorter Market, By Type                   

                    6.1.1 Cameras        

                    6.1.2 Lasers 

                    6.1.3 NIR Sorters    

                    6.1.4 Hyperspectral Cameras      

                    6.1.5 Combined Sorters    

                    6.1.6 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)        

                    6.1.7 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis         

                    6.1.8 Market Attractiveness Index         

          6.2 Optical Sorter Market, By Platform             

                    6.2.1 Belt     

                    6.2.2 Free-Fall        

                    6.2.3 Lane    

                    6.2.4 Hybrid 

                    6.2.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)        

                    6.2.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis         

                    6.2.7 Market Attractiveness Index         

          6.3 Optical Sorter Market, By Application                   

                    6.3.1 Food   

                    6.3.2 Recycling       

                    6.3.3 Mining 

                    6.3.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)        

                    6.3.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis         

                    6.3.6 Market Attractiveness Index         

7. Geographical Landscape                    

          7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region                   

          7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2018 - 2024)             

                    7.2.1 By Country     



                    7.2.2 By Type         

                    7.2.3 By Platform    

                    7.2.4 By Application

          7.3 Europe             

                    7.3.1 By Country     






                     Rest of Europe

                    7.3.2 By Type         

                    7.3.3 By Platform    

                    7.3.4 By Application

          7.4 Asia Pacific                 

                    7.4.1 By Country     




                     South Korea

                     South East Asia

                     Australia & NZ

                     Rest of Asia-Pacific

                    7.4.2 By Type         

                    7.4.3 By Platform    

                    7.4.4 By Application

          7.5 Latin America             

                    7.5.1 By Country     




                     Rest of Latin America

                    7.5.2 By Type         

                    7.5.3 By Platform    

                    7.5.4 By Application

          7.6 Middle East and Africa          

                    7.6.1 By Country     

                     Middle East


                    7.6.2 By Type         

                    7.6.3 By Platform    

                    7.6.4 By Application

8. Key Player Analysis                           

          8.1 TOMRA             

                    8.1.1 Business Description

                    8.1.2 Products/Service      

                    8.1.3 Financials      

                    8.1.4 SWOT Analysis         

                    8.1.5 Recent Developments         

                    8.1.6 Analyst Overview      

          8.2 Buhler              

          8.3 Key Technology          

          8.4 Binder              

          8.5 Satake              

          8.6 Allgaier Werke            

          8.7 Cimbria            

          8.8 CP Manufacturing                 

          8.9 Pellenc ST                  

          8.10 Raytec Vision            

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                     


          List of Tables          

          List of Figures                  

  • Global, Regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • The segment-level analysis in terms of by type, by application, by end-user, along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographics, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the microenvironment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analyzing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis, and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market
  1. Global Optical Sorter Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  2. Global Optical Sorter Market By Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  3. Global Cameras Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  4. Global Lasers Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  5. Global NIR Sorters Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  6. Global Hyperspectral Cameras Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  7. Global Combined Sorters Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  8. Global Optical Sorter Market By Platform, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  9. Global Belt Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  10. Global Free-Fall Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  11. Global Lane Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  12. Global Hybrid Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  13. Global Optical Sorter Market By Application, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  14. Global Food Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  15. Global Recycling Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  16. Global Mining Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

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