Report : US Workbench/Workstation Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis by Type (Linear Workstations, Cluster Workstations, Single Seater Workstations, Screen Systems, and Others), Material (Metal, Wood, and Others), and End User (Residential, Institutional, and Industrial)
Rising Demand for Home Office to Escalate Growth of US Workbench/Workstation Market during 2020–2028
According to our latest market study on “US Workbench/Workstation Market Forecast to 2028 – COVID-19 Impact and Analysis – by Type (Linear Workstations, Cluster Workstations, Single Seater Workstations, Screen Systems, and Others), Material (Metal, Wood, and Others), and End User (Residential, Institutional, and Industrial),” the market was valued at US$ 5,946.08 million in 2020 and is projected to reach US$ 10,509.34 million by 2028; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% from 2021 to 2028. The report highlights key factors driving the market growth and prominent players along with their developments in the market.
Workbench/workstation is a sturdy table system used to work and improve work efficiency. These types of workbenches are available in a wide range, from simple flat surfaces to a complex design with multipurpose functionality. Workstations and workbenches are significantly used across diverse application bases, such as general-purpose woodworking, electronic industrial set-up, laboratory purposes, industrial, art and sculpture, and jewelry and watchmaking. Product innovations and technological advancements in the workbenches/workstations industry are providing lucrative growth opportunity for the US workbench/workstation market. Through effective research and development activities to understand consumer preference, along with rise in investments by emerging and innovative players, paradigm shift have been observed in the technology associated with workstations and workbenches.
In pre-pandemic time, work from home (WFH) was not considered as a permanent option and the organizations were focused toward building culture, connectivity, and community at workplaces. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the industry requirements and accelerated the paradigm shift toward home office. As per a survey conducted by CBRE’s Global Occupier Sentiment in June 2020, a movement toward flexible work culture is expected in the near future. In the survey, almost 70% of respondents represented that some portion of their workforce should be allowed to work remotely on full-time basis; however, 61% of respondents reported that all employees should be asked to work from outside the office or home at least some time in a month. Due to the remotely operated work, there is a need for home workstations/workbenches. Further, the increasing health issues that come with inappropriate work set-ups have significantly motivated the consumers to look for a workstation as per their ergonomic as well as aesthetic requirements. The home office workstation set up predominantly involves products such as workbenches and chairs, sofas, tables, and drawers. Also, at IKEA, a rise in sales of work desks and ergonomic chairs utilized for work from home set-up has been observed. Further, consumers are looking for products that offer better comfort and raise their overall productivity in the home office set-up.
RDM Industrial Products, Inc.; BenchPro; OnePointe Solutions; Steel Sentry, Inc.; Formaspace; Treston Limited; Workstation Industries; BostonTec; Herman Miller, Inc.; and IAC Industries, Inc. are among the well-established players operating in the US workbench/workstation market.
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on US Workbench/Workstation Market
The US workbenches and workstations market is affected by the sudden deterrent conditions prevailing due to lockdown across the US and shutdown of manufacturing and trading capabilities. However, as the economies started to revive their operations, an increase in the demand for such workstation and workbenches is observed in the country owing to shift in work structure. The COVID-19 pandemic transformed the industry requirements and have accelerated the focus toward home office set-up. As the industries are adopting a flexible work structure, workers need specific workstation set-up at home to meet their ergonomic requirements and comfortability. This have spurred the demand for workstation/workbenches. Additionally, amid lockdown, customers have shifted their focus toward online purchase due to rising health and safety concerns along with better online experiences and speedy delivery. Therefore, e-commerce channels witnessed more sales of home furniture than conventional furniture stores. The rising preference toward the use of such workstation and workbenches in diversified application bases facilities along with significant investment by prominent manufacturers during COVID-19 pandemic, would promote the growth of the US workbenches/workstations market post pandemic.
The report includes the segmentation of the US workbench/workstation market as follows:
US Workbench/Workstation Market, by Type
- Linear Workstations
- Cluster Workstations
- Single Seater Workstations
- Screen Systems
US Workbench/Workstation Market, by Material
US Workbench/Workstation Market, by End User
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