Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Sourcing Type (In-house services and Outsourced services), Service Type (Testing, Inspection, Certification, and Others), Application, Geography – Global Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecast up to 2026

  • September, 2020
  • Domain: Electronics & Semiconductors - Electronics & Semiconductors
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Tables: 71
Charts: 111
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The testing, inspection, and certification is rendering services to the companies employed across various industrial verticals to enhance the activities such as productivity, the efficient production process for manufacturers to achieve the globally acknowledged standards and policies implemented by the government to stimulate the quality of the product. These services can be implemented for any product and service. The factors impelling the testing, inspection, and certification market growth are the rising illegal trade activities such as forged products and infringe the copyright of the products and the growing tendency of outsourcing the testing, inspection, and certification services. Anyhow, the different rules, regulations, and policies amidst many different countries are impeding market growth. The market for testing, inspection, and certification is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4% with a value expecting to reach $252.60 billion by 2026.

Research Methodology:

The testing, inspection, and certification market has been analyzed by utilizing the optimum combination of secondary sources and in-house methodology, along with an irreplaceable blend of primary insights. The real-time assessment of the market is an integral part of our market sizing and forecasting methodology. Our industry experts and panel of primary participants have helped in compiling relevant aspects with realistic parametric estimations for a comprehensive study. The participation share of different categories of primary participants is given below:

Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market

The scope of testing, inspection, and certification market can be defined by the following segmentation.

Sourcing Type: Market Size & Analysis

  • In-house services
  • Outsourced services

Service Type: Market Size & Analysis

  • Testing
  • Inspection
  • Certification
  • Others

Application: Market Size & Analysis

  • Consumer Goods and Retail
  • Agriculture and Food
  • Chemicals
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Energy and Power
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Medical and Life Sciences
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas and Petroleum
  • Public Sector
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Marine
  • Railways
  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • IT and Telecommunications
  • Sports & Entertainment

Geography: Market Size & Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World

Based on the sourcing type, the market would be segmented into in-house services and outsourced services. Usually, the companies opt for the in-house services creating a high demand for this segment. The in-house services come up with the company’s overall control in the complete process, and manufacturers can instantaneously manage the testing, inspection, and certification process without approaching other services providers in case of in-house services.

In terms of service type, the certificate services are happening to surge the market growth due to the assured product or service safety and operation aspects, soaring demand for attaining mandatory certificates, and also emerging discretionary certificates for products include pollution-free products. The key objective of this service is to improve the overall performance of the business.

As observed in the market based on application, the agriculture and food application projected to depict the high growth in the market share. The agriculture & food sector based on the safety and validity of the products is very significant. The testing, inspection, and certification plays a prominent role in the agriculture and food sector and also in the trading agricultural and food products by obtaining an international certificate.

In the regional market, the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to represent the highest growth share in the market. Due to the high population density with improved purchasing quality products, growing preference for consumer electronics, rising consciousness regarding quality, and surging imports and exports to boost the market growth in the Asia Pacific.

Expeditious globalization is accelerating the market growth owing to the growth in the number of global trade agreements among countries. Globalization has enhanced the trade among developing countries leading to the growth of testing, inspection, and certification services for manufacturers since the imports from developing countries need to clear restricted tests to respect international standards. Additionally, the surging product diversifications in various nations are driving market growth.  

The companies which are anticipated to lead the testing, inspection, and certification market include-ASTM International, TUV SUD AG, AsureQuality Ltd, Dekra SE, TÜV Rheinland Group, Intertek Group Plc, SGS Group, Bureau Veritas SA, ALS Ltd, DNV GL Group AS, Underwriters Laboratories Inc, Lloyd’s Register Group Limited, APPLUS+, TUV Nord group.

Overall, the testing, inspection, and certification market are significantly dependent on the quality of the product or service which is provided by the firms. This is the major attribute in this market. The market report gives other key trends in the market.

  • The market report gives the evaluation of testing, inspection, and certification market perspective by analyzing the growth rate according to source type, service type, application, and geography.
  • This study gives the overall perspective of different dynamics influencing the testing, inspection, and certification market by major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities. 
  • This report also presents a comprehensive analysis of the testing, inspection, and certification market competitor performance by their strategies, capabilities, and mergers & acquisitions.


1. Executive Summary

2. Industry Outlook

2.1. Industry Overview

2.2. Industry Trends

3. Market Snapshot

3.1. Market Definition

3.2. Market Outlook

3.3. PEST Analysis

3.4. Porter Five Forces

3.5. Related Markets

4. Market characteristics

4.1. Market Evolution

4.2. Market Trends and Impact

4.3. Advantages/Disadvantages of Market

4.4. Regulatory Impact

4.5. Market Offerings

4.6. Market Segmentation

4.7. Market Dynamics

4.7.1. Drivers

4.7.2. Restraints

4.7.3. Opportunities

4.8. DRO - Impact Analysis

5. Sourcing Type: Market Size & Analysis

5.1. Overview

5.2. In-house services

5.3. Outsourced services

6. Service Type: Market Size & Analysis

6.1. Overview

6.2. Testing

6.3. Inspection

6.4. Certification

6.5. Others

7. Application: Market Size & Analysis

7.1. Overview

7.2. Consumer Goods and Retail

7.3. Agriculture and Food

7.4. Chemicals

7.5. Construction and Infrastructure

7.6. Energy and Power

7.7. Industrial manufacturing

7.8. Medical and Life Sciences

7.9. Mining

7.10. Oil & Gas and Petroleum

7.11. Public Sector

7.12. Automotive

7.13. Aerospace

7.14. Marine

7.15. Railways

7.16. Supply Chain and Logistics

7.17. IT and Telecommunications

7.18. Sports & Entertainment

8. Geography: Market Size & Analysis

8.1. Overview

8.2. North America

8.3. Europe

8.4. Asia Pacific

8.5. Rest of the World

9. Competitive Landscape

9.1. Competitor Comparison Analysis

9.2. Market Developments

9.2.1. Mergers and Acquisitions, Legal, Awards, Partnerships

9.2.2. Product Launches and execution

10. Vendor Profiles

10.1. ASTM International

10.1.1. Overview

10.1.2. Product Offerings

10.1.3. Geographic Revenue

10.1.4. Business Units

10.1.5. Developments

10.1.6. Business Strategy

10.2. TUV SUD AG

10.2.1. Overview

10.2.2. Product Offerings

10.2.3. Geographic Revenue

10.2.4. Business Units

10.2.5. Developments

10.2.6. Business Strategy

10.3. AsureQuality Ltd

10.3.1. Overview

10.3.2. Product Offerings

10.3.3. Geographic Revenue

10.3.4. Business Units

10.3.5. Developments

10.3.6. Business Strategy

10.4. Dekra SE

10.4.1. Overview

10.4.2. Product Offerings

10.4.3. Geographic Revenue

10.4.4. Business Units

10.4.5. Developments

10.4.6. Business Strategy

10.5. TÜV Rheinland Group

10.5.1. Overview

10.5.2. Product Offerings

10.5.3. Geographic Revenue

10.5.4. Business Units

10.5.5. Developments

10.5.6. Business Strategy

10.6. Intertek

10.6.1. Overview

10.6.2. Product Offerings

10.6.3. Geographic Revenue

10.6.4. Business Units

10.6.5. Developments

10.6.6. Business Strategy

10.7. SGS Group

10.7.1. Overview

10.7.2. Product Offerings

10.7.3. Geographic Revenue

10.7.4. Business Units

10.7.5. Developments

10.7.6. Business Strategy

10.8. Bureau Veritas SA

10.8.1. Overview

10.8.2. Product Offerings

10.8.3. Geographic Revenue

10.8.4. Business Units

10.8.5. Developments

10.8.6. Business Strategy

10.9. ALS Ltd

10.9.1. Overview

10.9.2. Product Offerings

10.9.3. Geographic Revenue

10.9.4. Business Units

10.9.5. Developments

10.9.6. Business Strategy

10.10. DNV GL Group AS

10.10.1. Overview

10.10.2. Product Offerings

10.10.3. Geographic Revenue

10.10.4. Business Units

10.10.5. Developments

10.10.6. Business Strategy

11. Companies to Watch

11.1. Underwriters Laboratories Inc

11.1.1. Overview

11.1.2. Market

11.1.3. Business Strategy

11.2. Lloyd's Register Group Limited

11.2.1. Overview

11.2.2. Market

11.2.3. Business Strategy

11.3. APPLUS+

11.3.1. Overview

11.3.2. Market

11.3.3. Business Strategy

11.4. TUV Nord group

11.4.1. Overview

11.4.2. Market

11.4.3. Business Strategy

12. Analyst Opinion

13. Annexure

13.1. Report Scope

13.2. Market Definitions

13.3. Research Methodology

13.3.1. Data Collation and In-house Estimation

13.3.2. Market Triangulation

13.3.3. Forecasting

13.4. Report Assumptions

13.5. Declarations

13.6. Stakeholders

13.7. Abbreviations


Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

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