Automotive and Transportation

Piston Rings Market is Expected to Reach USD 2.49 billion by 2030

Aug 2023

Automotive and Transportation

As per the recent report published by Kings Research, the global Piston Rings Market was valued at USD 1.76 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach USD 2.49 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4.92% from 2023 to 2030.

The demand for lightweight pistons along with the increasing sales and production of vehicles are the key factors contributing to the growth of the piston rings market. Lightweight pistons are becoming increasingly popular as they can improve the performance and efficiency of automotive engines, while also reducing their environmental impact by lowering fuel consumption and emissions. With the increasing production and sales of automobiles, particularly in expanding markets like Asia and Europe, the demand for key engine components is on the rise.

Technological advancements are also contributing to the growth and development of the piston rings market. As engines and vehicles become more advanced, there is an increased need for piston rings that can meet these evolving demands. Manufacturers are investing in R&D activities to introduce new materials, coatings, and designs to improve the performance, durability, and efficiency of piston rings. For instance, reduced-friction materials and coatings are becoming increasingly popular as they can help engines run more smoothly and with less wear and tear.

Key Insights

  • On the basis of product, the Gray Cast Iron segment accounted for the largest market share of 41.67% in 2022.
  • Based on application, the Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) segment is anticipated to register a significant CAGR of 6.06% during the forecast period from 2023 to 2030.
  • On the basis of region, the Europe segment is anticipated to emerge as the 2nd fastest-growing segment with a CAGR of 4.59% during the forecast period.

Rising Awareness Regarding Carbon Emissions is a Vital Trend

The rising awareness concerning the importance of curbing carbon footprints is driving advancements in the automotive industry, including the development of piston rings. Piston rings are a critical component of internal combustion engines (ICEs) and play a significant role in reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency. Manufacturers are developing piston rings using lightweight materials, such as titanium and carbon fiber, to reduce weight and improve performance. There is also a growing focus on developing piston rings that can reduce oil consumption and improve combustion efficiency, which can contribute to reducing carbon footprints. Overall, the automotive industry is adapting to the challenges posed by emissions regulations and working to develop innovative solutions, such as improved piston rings, to reduce carbon footprints and improve engine performance.

Gaining Traction of Alternative Fuels to Drive Market Growth

The growing popularity of alternative fuels, such as electric and hybrid vehicles, is also driving the growth of the piston ring manufacturing industry. The emergence of new vehicle technologies requires distinct piston ring solutions that differ from conventional gasoline-powered engines. As a result, there is a burgeoning requirement for piston rings that are adaptable to these advanced technologies. Moreover, the global demand for fuel-efficient engines is increasing, as consumers are looking for ways to reduce their fuel costs, and as a result, the demand for piston rings is increasing.

Europe is Anticipated to be the 2nd Fastest Growing Region with a CAGR of 4.59% over the Forecasted Period

The significant number of piston ring manufacturers and suppliers in the region, range from small businesses to large corporations with global reach. Some of the companies that are based or have a significant presence in Germany include Race Winning Brands Europe, KORI Piston Rings, and MAHLE, which is one of the world’s largest automotive parts suppliers. These companies have noteworthy sales figures for piston rings in Germany and worldwide, given their provision of a diverse range of piston ring specifications and techniques, aimed at boosting the efficiency, durability, and overall performance of automotive engines.

Market Players Concentrating on Innovative Product Launches to Drive Market Development

The global piston rings market is fragmented with key players such as Riken Corporation, IP Rings Ltd., MAHLE GmbH, Grover Corporation, Nippon Piston Ring Co., Ltd., TPR CO., LTD, Precision Products Ltd., Tenneco Inc., Hastings Manufacturing Company, Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd. Companies employ a variety of strategic measures such as acquisitions, mergers, partnerships, product introductions, and collaborations to expand their business globally and enhance their competitive position. 

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