According to a recent market study published by Growth Market Reports, titled, “Global Industrial Cooling Market by Technologies, by End Use, and by Region: Size, Share, Trends and Opportunity Analysis, 2016-2031”, the market was valued at US$ 25,689.4 Million in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a growth rate 5.3 % by the year 2031.

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Industrial cooling systems are products or equipment that are installed in the working facility for cooling air. These systems are widely utilized in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, automotive, and chemicals. Cooling equipment is used to maintain the optimum temperature, prevent industrial equipment from overheating, increase productivity, and lower maintenance costs.

The demand for cooling equipment is increasing significantly across nuclear and thermal power facilities. Industrial cooling systems use different cooling techniques such as air-cooling systems and water-cooling systems, based on requirements. The air-cooling system is a common method, which involves using fans, blowers, or ventilation systems to circulate air to help in the transfer of heat to the surrounding environment. The air-cooling system approach is effective when the surrounding air temperature is lower than the desired operating temperature.

Industrial cooling systems are essential for managing heat and maintaining optimal operating conditions in industrial environments. By effectively reducing temperature, these cooling systems ensure the smooth operation, productivity, and reliability of machinery and industrial processes, and also provide energy efficiency and safety. Industrial cooling systems are often designed as comprehensive solutions that involve multiple components and systems, including chillers, cooling towers, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, condensers, and control systems.

These components work to remove heat from the industrial process or equipment and maintain the desired temperature range. The selection of an appropriate industrial cooling system depends on various factors, including the heat load, cooling requirements, energy efficiency goals, and the needs of the industrial application.

The increasing demand for energy-efficient and cooling solutions, especially in offices and commercial buildings, with growing usage of heat-release technical equipment, are the driving forces behind the shifting interest towards industrial cooling systems. Manufacturers increasingly focus on economical cooling methods. Energy-efficient cooling systems provide cost savings and offer long-term benefits. These systems are more reliable, require less maintenance, and have a longer lifespan compared to traditional cooling systems.

Industries are focusing on such advantages and are motivated to invest in energy-efficient solutions to enhance operational efficiency and overall productivity. Industries are keen on reducing their energy consumption to achieve cost savings, due to growing industrialization. Energy-efficient cooling systems are in demand in developing countries such as India and China.

Growing awareness of environmental sustainability is driving the adoption of energy-efficient solutions in emerging economies. Industries are actively seeking and adopting to minimize their carbon footprint, as these industries are looking for energy-efficient cooling systems to contribute to this goal by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Industrial cooling systems require high initial investment and installation costs. Organizations need to allocate a significant portion of their budget or secure additional funding to cover the expenses involved in acquiring and installing the desired cooling solution. The high initial costs of cooling systems result in a long payback period or return on investment. It takes a considerable amount of time for the savings, benefits, or revenue generated from the adopted solution or system to offset the initial investment.

The outbreak of coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19) restrained the global economy, created global interdependence, and challenged the governments of various nations. The pandemic raised concerns among economies and businesses by shifting focus to the online supply of consumer electronic gadgets, thereby creating manufacturing issues. The COVID-19 outbreak affected almost every industry. The long-term effects of the pandemic are expected to affect the growth of various industries during the forecast period, especially in, the US, and across Eastern Europe, European Union, and Eastern & Central Asia.

Key Takeaways from the Study:

  • Key players operating in the market are Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd., Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc, Baltimore Aircoil Company, Brentwood Industries, Inc, Carrier, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, Ltd, ENEXIO MANAGEMENT GMBH, EVAPCO Inc., Johnson Controls, Lennox International Inc, Schneider Electric, SPX Cooling Tech, LLC, and Star Cooling Tower Pvt Ltd. These companies are considered key manufacturers of metal stamping based on their revenue, research development (R&D) activities, Gauge Type offerings, regional presence, and supply chain management system.

  • Based on technology, the Global Industrial Cooling Systems Market is segmented into Air Cooling, Evaporative Cooling, Adiabatic Cooling, Refrigeration Cooling, Absorption Cooling, Hybrid Cooling, and Others. The air-cooling segment is expected to expand in the coming years, as air-cooling systems offer cost-effectiveness that makes them an attractive choice for industrial applications. Air cooling systems require less complex infrastructure, few components, and low installation & maintenance costs, compared to other cooling methods such as water-based or refrigeration-based systems. The refrigeration cooling segment is growing, owing to the increasing demand for refrigeration cooling systems. These systems offer precise temperature control, which makes them suitable for industries that require specific temperature ranges for their processes and products. Industries such as pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, and chemical manufacturing rely on refrigeration cooling to maintain the freshness, quality, and stability of their products.

  • Based on End Use, the Global Industrial Cooling Systems Market is segmented into Energy and Power, Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas, Food and Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Datacenters, and Others. The energy & power segment is expected to grow during the forecast period, as global energy consumption continues to rise driven by population growth, urbanization, and industrialization. The energy & power industry, including power generation plants and transmission facilities, requires effective cooling systems to ensure the efficient and reliable operation of critical equipment. The oil & gas segment is expanding, owing to the increasing demand in the oil & gas industry that involves various processes that generate significant heat, such as drilling, refining, and petrochemical operations. Effective cooling systems are essential to maintain the optimal operating temperatures of critical equipment, ensuring their reliability and efficiency. The need for efficient cooling solutions is increasing to support the industry operations, as the demand for oil and gas continues to rise globally.

Scope of the Industrial Cooling Market Report:

Report Metric


Market Value in 2022

US$ 25,689.4 Million

Market Growth Rate (from 2016 to 2031)

5.3 %

Historical Data

2016 – 2021

Base Year


Forecast Period

2023 - 2031

Units Considered

Value (US$ Million)

Market Segments

By Technology, By End Use

Key Companies Profiled

Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd., Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc, Baltimore Aircoil Company, Brentwood Industries, Inc, Carrier, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, Ltd, ENEXIO MANAGEMENT GMBH, EVAPCO Inc., Johnson Controls, Lennox International Inc, Schneider Electric, SPX Cooling Tech, LLC, and Star Cooling Tower Pvt Ltd

Customization Scope

Report customization available on request

Pricing and Purchase Options

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Target Audience:

  • Supply-side: Metals, Plastics, Refrigerants, Heat Exchangers, Compressors, Fans

  • Demand Side: Energy & Power, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, and Datacentres