Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market

Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Service Types (Inspection, Certification, and Testing), Sourcing Types (In-house and Outsource), End-users (Healthcare, Automotive, Consumer Goods & Retail, Government, Mining, Transportation, Power Generation, Chemicals, Oil & Gas Marine, Construction, Machinery, Agriculture & Food, Financial Institutions, and Others), Applications (Industrial Inspection, System Certification, Quality & Safety, Production Evaluation, and Others), and Regions (Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa) Forecasts, 2021-2028

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The testing, inspection, and certification market size was valued at USD 357 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 419 billion by 2030, expanding at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 4% during the forecast period, 2022 – 2030. The growth of the market is attributed to the high demand for high-quality goods and the growing requirement to ensure that the manufactured goods comply with national and international safety and quality-related regulations.


Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Summary

The introduction of new technology increased health safety measures, and rigorous environmental requirements have completely altered the overall industrial view in terms of compliance with norms and regulations that assure the safety of individuals, equipment, and buildings. Testing, inspection, and certification services are useful in oil & gas, automotive, consumer electronics, and other industries, which is increasing demand for the testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) industry internationally. TIC plays an important role in ensuring that products, infrastructure, and services meet the specified safety and quality standards and regulations. Services for testing, inspection, and certification aid producers in increasing productivity, achieving international laws, quality assurance and improving the quality of their goods and services. The testing, inspection, and certification market is spread across the world with the presence of numerous local and regional competitors.

The growth of the Testing, Inspection, and Certification (TIC) market is attributed to the increasing need for safe and effective testing, inspection, and certification methods among companies and corporations. Secure and efficient testing and inspection procedures ensure organizations retain the best possible quality standards as well as maximum efficiency and high productivity. Utilizing TIC techniques enables businesses to simplify business procedures by customizing their supply chain activities to meet their needs and preferences. The market growth is attributed to increasing adoption of advanced technologies in the consumer electronics, healthcare, and industrial sectors as well as the introduction of novel products and services such as remote auditing, visual inspections, and virtual inspections in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, in January 2022, PreScience Corporation, a U.S. company that offers construction management services for transportation infrastructure projects was acquired by Bureau Veritas, one of the prominent players in testing, inspection, and certification services. in November 2021, Lloyd's Register (LR) introduced standardized certification solutions powered by AI for maritime and international trade.

Covid-19 Impact

Lockdown across the globe and oscillating supply of raw materials forced manufacturers to shut down production leading to an unfortunate decline in market growth. Several industries globally were affected due to the covid-19 pandemic. The TIC market has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has decreased production and manufacturing operations in several regions due to the implementation of lockdowns by several national governments. Launch of vaccines to combat the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to drive the market growth during the forecast period. The healthcare segment experienced substantial TIC practices due to the growing demand for healthcare services and related items, such as medication supplies. The consumer goods sector also adopted TIC techniques throughout the pandemic due to people's growing demand to access suitable, safe, and quality food products. For instance, in January 2022, MEDCERT, a German-based notified body was acquired by DNV, global risk management, assurance, and certification company, to increase its assurance capabilities for medical and healthcare devices. The acquisition will significantly increase DNV's ability to offer further medical device notification services.

Market Dynamics

The market research report on the testing, inspection, and certification market provides a detailed analysis by focusing on revenue growth, facts, figures, historical data, existing restraints, major drivers, key opportunities, and competitive analysis with recent developments that can shape the overall performance or outcome of the market during the forecast period, 2022 to 2030.


Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market DROs

Major Drivers: Strict government regulations imposed for product environment safety

Increasing risk to human life and effects on the environment are the major concerns encouraging consumers to use high-quality and reliable products. Companies all over the world are concentrating on integrating safety testing services to handle product safety and quality issues by abiding to legal requirements. These regulations are intended to guarantee product safety and reduce negative environmental effects. For instance, to reduce CO2 emissions in the automotive industry, governments have imposed strict environmental rules on original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Similar recommendations were made in the US by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the use of collision avoidance technology. As a result, the need for testing, inspection, and certification services is projected to increase in the coming years due to the extensive standards and strict government laws that are being enforced to guarantee passenger safety and security. The recovery and expansion of the testing, inspection, and certification market are anticipated to be aided by government programs and incentives intended to boost a number of industries affected due to COVID-19 including the automotive industry. The market for testing, inspection, and certification is expanding as a result of stringent government regulations governing food and consumer product testing, compulsory inspection regulations, and increasing trade of retail goods as a result of digital transformation.

Existing Restraints: Lack of awareness about certification hinders the market growth

Testing, inspection, and certification standards for end-user industries and applications vary from country to country. Thus, lack of international standards hinders market growth. Small and medium-sized TIC companies face challenges while receiving accreditation due to the high cost of initial investment. Moreover, each country has its own certification requirements. For electronics, the US and China have strict certification requirements, while the automotive industry in Europe has high number of certification requirements. 

Middle East and Europe have a significant number of certification requirements for the oil and gas industry. This frequently results in a disagreement between national and international standards, which hampers market growth. Many companies claim to be global, yet the definition of "global" they use depends on the requirements for compliance. One company may promote its goods in Canada, the US, and the European Union, while another may be launching new goods in more than 150 nations. Depending on the product and the country, there may be certain guidelines about the testing's location or the tests that will be allowed in place of in-country testing. Product manufacturer needs to conduct product testing domestically or submit product compliance reports from an approved lab, both of which need significant financial investment.

Key Opportunities: Increasing adoption of digitization

Manufacturing companies are focusing on digitization which helps them satisfy customers by understanding, empathizing, and addressing all key points in which they interact with clients daily. Consumers preferred transitioning to the digital world in virtually all organizations, including marketing, customer relationship management (CRM) projects, automation, business process optimization efforts, and social collaboration initiatives. Data can constantly be monitored and tracked for learning purposes. Countries are enforcing a number of strict restrictions since the data collected from the public needs to be secure and dependable. Early in 2019, China enhanced its e-commerce laws to prevent online fraud and protect customers. Similar to this, new rules for e-commerce and digital marketing applications are estimated to standardize the processes for platforms that host vendors and products to be verified and validated.

E-commerce companies are expected to need consulting and assistance from testing, inspection, and certification service providers to address issues like automation, trade, and data privacy. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a shift toward digital technology. Every industry tried to shift its job virtually. Before the pandemic, consumers were less aware of and showed little to no interest in virtual inspection and certification. However, the pandemic has driven major players and clients to digitally exchange inspection and certification services. Digital inspections allow customers and senior members of companies to verify the information and participate in the inspection process from anywhere in the world. Additionally, owing to digital transformation, it is simple for businesses to provide certifications that are digitally signed. As a result, companies in testing, inspection, and certification are expected to create significant growth opportunities due to digital transformation of services.

Scope of the Report

The report on the global testing, inspection, and certification market includes an assessment of the market trends, segments, and regional markets. Overview and dynamics have also been included in the report.

Attributes

Details

Report Title

Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market - Global Industry Analysis, Growth, Share, Size, Trends, and Forecast

Base Year

2021

Historic Data

2019–2020

Forecast Period

2022 – 2030

Segmentation

Service Types (Certification Services, Inspection Services, and Testing Services), Sourcing Types (Outsourced and In-house Sourcing), End-users (Sports & Entertainment, IT & Telecommunication, Supply Chain & Logistics, Rail, Marine, Aerospace, Automotive, Public Sector, Oil & Gas and Petroleum, Mining, Industrial & Manufacturing, Energy & Power, Construction & Infrastructure, Chemical, Agriculture & Food, Consumer Goods & Retail, and Medical & Life Science), and Applications (Industrial Inspection, System Certification, Quality & Safety, Production Evaluation, and Others)

Regional Scope

Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa

Report Coverage

Company Share, Market Analysis and Size, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends, and Revenue Forecast

Key Players Covered in the Report

SGS Group; Bureau Veritas; Intertek; KIWA NV; TÜV NORD; TÜV SÜD; Eurofins Scientific; TÜV Rheinland; DEKRA SE; ASTM International; DNV GL; Applus+; ALS Limited; ATRAC Group; Lloyd’s Register Group; MISTRAS; Element Materials Technology; Apave International; UL LLC; IRClass; QR Testing; TIC Sera; Hohenstein; ALS Global; Standardization and Certification NYCE, SC; Compoende Beneficiamento De Pecas Ltda.; Genesis Group; Cugnier; OIL TEST INTERNACIONAL; OPUS Group AB; Lloyd's Register; Element Materials & Technology; and Favareto SA

Market Segment Insights

The certification services segment to expand at a high CAGR

Based on service types, the global testing, inspection, and certification market is segregated into certification services, inspection services, and testing services. The certification services segment is anticipated to expand at a high CAGR during the projected period. Organizations are granted product certifications or licenses by certification bodies, which allow them to display a mark of conformity on their products or provide certificates attesting to the product’s compliance with predetermined standards. Customers are thus guaranteed that the goods they are buying adhere to the rules. Product certification provides organizations with a formal certification that the goods they sell have been tested by qualified individuals and abide by codes or standards. Those who want to get their products certified must show that they have sufficient quality control mechanisms in place to preserve their products in compliance with the standards. Applications related to food, IT, and telecommunications offer immense growth opportunities for the market players. SGS introduced FSMA certification audit services for modern information and communications technology (ICT) in order to duplicate the entire onsite audit experience while also retaining the efficacy and quality of the audit process.

The testing segment accounted for a market share of around 71% in 2021 owing to increasing use of testing practices in manufacturing industries, oil & gas & petroleum, energy & utilities, and automotive. Product testing in the real world helps companies maintain high standards and satisfy client demands. As a result, companies from a variety of sectors are being encouraged to invest more in operational expenses for testing equipment, thus driving market expansion. For instance, in November 2021, Wallace Instruments, one of the leading brands of testing equipment, declared the launch of the WAC11 Mk5 compression stress relaxometer, the new model of the company's compression stress relaxometer. CSR is an relevant standard that is applied in sectors such as energy & utilities, aerospace, construction, and automotive to demonstrate the resilience of an elastomer seal when held in compression over time and in various conditions.

The inspection services segment is estimated to provide immense growth opportunities during the projected period owing to increasing supply chain activities in nations such as Norway, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland, which made the deployment of inspection procedures possible. Additionally, the consumer goods industry assists the growth of the inspection segment. Major companies have been able to implement an efficient inspection ecosystem due to the strict regulations set by national governments and international organizations regarding the quality of footwear, textiles, sports & athleisure wear, electrical and electronic products, and cosmetics. For instance, in October 2021, IDEA TESTS Group, a significant provider of in-vitro, clinical, microbiological testing, and regulatory operations to the French personal care and cosmetics sectors was acquired by SGS SA, a testing, inspection, and certification company. Through this acquisition, the company would be able to improve its microbiological, clinical, and in-vitro testing capabilities in France and extend service offerings to the strategic core industries of hygiene and cosmetics.


Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Service Types

The in-house sourcing segment accounted for a key market share in 2021

On the basis of sourcing types, the global testing, inspection, and certification market is bifurcated into outsourced and in-house sourcing. The in-house sourcing segment accounted for a market share of around 57% in 2021. Companies can undertake real TIC operations due to the use of in-house testing and inspection methods since they can hire personnel on-site and create specialized procedures that suit their specific needs. Deploying internal TIC teams also enables better control and a deeper comprehension of company procedures, which could be advantageous from an organizational viewpoint.

The outsourced segment is expected to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period. Companies are encouraged to adopt cost-effectiveness and concentrate on short-term commitments by the outsourcing segment. Additionally, it aids companies in implementing TIC practices through several engagement models, such as the hourly model, time & materials model, and committed team model, thereby increasing the effectiveness of the system. Modern technology is being installed in the food and beverage industries, and novel solutions are being introduced that help to increase productivity, improve food quality & safety, manage risks, comply with their products and services, and meet international standards. The demand for outsourced TIC services has also increased as a result of the complex supply chains that have resulted in increased urbanization and globalization. Privatization of laboratories has also increased efficiency standards and raised the bar for lab operation, all of which have contributed to the demand for the TIC market.


Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Sourcing Types

The medical & life science segment to expand at a significant growth rate

In terms of end-users, the global testing, inspection, and certification market is fragmented into sports & entertainment, IT & telecommunication, supply chain & logistics, rail, marine, aerospace, automotive, public sector, petroleum, oil & gas, mining, industrial & manufacturing, energy & power, construction & infrastructure, chemical, agriculture & food, consumer goods & retail, and medical & life science. The medical & life science segment is projected to expand at a high CAGR during the forecast period owing to high demand for medical PPE kits, sterilizers, gloves, gowns, masks, ventilators, and oxygen cylinders due to covid-19.

Countries all over the world had imposed restrictions that had impacted almost all industries. The production cycles in several domains were disrupted by the lockdowns. However, the pandemic has made medical and life sciences, as well as the agriculture & food sector, the most significant end-user of testing, inspection, and certification services. It is essential to provide testing, inspection, and certification services for medical devices like vascular medical devices, orthopedic and dental devices, ophthalmic devices, in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices, active/non-active medical devices, and active implant medical devices to guarantee the security and wellbeing of patients. These services assist manufacturers in marketing and selling medical gadgets by obtaining international certificates. Manufacturers are adopting testing, inspection, and certification services due to changing laws, particularly for medical equipment.


The construction & infrastructure segment held around 15% of the total market share in 2021. High adoption rates of TIC services and products are due to expanding infrastructure in countries such as India, China, and various European countries, which is driving the segment growth. In December 2020, 80% shares of Ryobi Geotechnique International Pte Ltd. a company that focuses on geoengineering operations for activities including geotechnics, instrumentation, and soil investigation for infrastructure & construction sectors was acquired by SGS SA, one of the leading TIC companies. The acquisition intends to increase exposure to significant TIC megatrends and customer demand.

The consumer goods & retail segment held a significant share of the total market share owing to growing inspection activities conducted by companies in the sector. Consumer goods companies must adhere to a number of quality norms and requirements. This makes it essential to implement comprehensive inspection systems that are extensive and effective, which is projected to create lucrative growth opportunities. Additionally, companies in the retail industry have to make sure that customers have access to the best customer experiences and products, which is estimated to increase the penetration of TIC services and technologies and drive the market. For instance, AET, a France-based laboratory testing company that offers industry project management, product development, and user experience testing services to the consumer products sector was purchased by Bureau Veritas (BV), among the leading companies offering testing, inspection, and certification services. This acquisition improves BV's presence in the European consumer goods retail sector.


Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by End-users

The production evaluation segment to account for a large market share

On the basis of applications, the market is segregated into industrial inspection, system certification, quality & safety, production evaluation, and others. The production evaluation segment is projected to expand at a high CAGR during the projected period owing to reduced product development time, increased customer confidence, product quality & reliability, forecast life expectancy, reduced costs, increased profitability, and reduced after-sales service.

Asia Pacific to dominate the global market

On the basis of regions, the global market for testing, inspection, and certification is classified as Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific held around 30% of the global testing, inspection, and certification market share in 2021. High reliance of several European and American nations on companies operating in the Asia Pacific for medical devices for pharmaceuticals, personal protection equipment (PPE) kits, medical devices, Improved lifestyles, and increasing R&D in the field of connected and autonomous vehicles are some of the important factors boosting the global testing, inspection, and certification market. Asia Pacific is anticipated to account for a major share of the market during the forecast period owing to extensive production and export capacity. The market in the region was affected due to partial or complete lockdown during the covid-19 pandemic, especially in India and China. On the other hand, low spending patterns initially resulted in a decline in the demand for consumer goods and retail products, but are now anticipated to create immense growth opportunities due to improvement in regional consumer spending patterns.

Within the region, China is a key destination in the market and is anticipated to account for more than one-third of the total market share during the projected period. The growth of the global TIC market in the region is attributed to increasing foreign investment. The Chinese government has implemented laws that make it simpler for foreign companies to establish a presence in the area in order to achieve progressive liberalization. The Chinese government has implemented laws that make it simpler for foreign companies to establish a presence in the area in order to achieve progressive liberalization. The Chinese government has implemented laws that make it easy for foreign companies to establish a presence in the country in order to achieve progressive liberalization. International TIC operators plan to increase their presence in emerging markets, primarily by new acquisitions, with China being their main focus. In addition, the development and implementation of alternative fuel vehicles such as electric and hybrid cars are anticipated to boost testing and inspection activities, thus driving the market in China during the projected period. For instance, in February 2022, Applus+, one of the major testing, inspection, and certification Companies, increased its footprint in Indonesia with ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) certification.


The market in Europe is estimated to expand at a substantial rate during the projected period. Germany and France both have significant number of automobile industries, which makes it necessary for both countries to implement effective testing and inspection ecosystems. Furthermore, the development and expansion of the TIC market in the region is attributed to the existence of several fashion brands, consumer goods companies, and retail organizations in countries such as the U.K. and Italy. For instance, in July 2021, Method Park, a Germany-based company that specializes in software solutions, training, process engineering, and consulting for medical, aerospace, and automotive industries was acquired by UL LLC, a prominent player in global safety certification services. The acquisition is estimated to improve UL LLC’s capacity to assist customers in regulatory & standards compliance, business transformation, and advancing innovative safety. The presence of key players such as DEKRA Certification and TUV SUD Group in Germany is projected to drive the market in the region.

The market in Latin America is anticipated to grow at a rapid pace in the coming years. The medical & life science segment is projected to propel the market in the region. Demand for TIC services in the region is driven by the implementation of new rules in industries including the automobile, agriculture, and mining sector. The introduction of new technology, increased health safety precautions, and strict environmental laws have changed the outlook for compliance with standards and regulations in the region. The demand for TIC services from the industrial sector in Brazil increasing. For in-house testing, inspection, and certification, Brazil is one of the major service providers in Latin America. Technology created using the specific profitable method is used to deliver goods and services in Brazil, which is creating a significant demand for TIC services in the region.

The market in the U.S. is projected to expand at a high CAGR during the forecast period. The rising demand for routine inspection and testing procedures across sectors, including oil & gas, is estimated to drive the market in the U.S. The U.S. government has announced a number of development initiatives and advancements to certification standards that are expected to increase demand for TIC in the region. Furthermore, the country is engaged in extensive mining operations, which is fueling the demand for TIC service providers in the United States.


Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Regions

Segments

The global testing, inspection, and certification market has been segmented on the basis of

Service Types
  • Certification Service
  • Inspection Service
  • Testing Service
Sourcing Types
  • Outsourced
  • In-house Sourcing
End-users
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Rail
  • Marine
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Public Sector
  • Oil & Gas & Petroleum
  • Mining
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Energy & Power
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Chemical
  • Agriculture & Food
  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Medical & Life Science
Applications
  • Industrial Inspection
  • System Certification
  • Quality & Safety
  • Production Evaluation
  • Others
Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
Key Players
  • SGS Group
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Intertek
  • KIWA NV
  • TÜV NORD
  • TÜV SÜD
  • Eurofins Scientific
  • TÜV Rheinland
  • DEKRA SE
  • ASTM International
  • DNV GL
  • Applus+
  • ALS Limited
  • ATRAC Group
  • Lloyd’s Register Group
  • MISTRAS
  • Element Materials Technology
  • Apave International
  • UL LLC
  • IRClass
  • QR Testing
  • TIC Sera
  • Hohenstein
  • ALS Global
  • Standardization and Certification NYCE, SC
  • Compoende Beneficiamento De Pecas Ltda.
  • Genesis Group
  • Cugnier
  • OIL TEST INTERNACIONAL
  • OPUS Group AB
  • Lloyd's Register
  • Element Materials & Technology
  • Favareto SA

Competitive Landscape

Key players competing in the global market for testing, inspection, and certification include SGS Group; Bureau Veritas; Intertek; KIWA NV; TÜV NORD; TÜV SÜD; Eurofins Scientific; TÜV Rheinland; DEKRA SE; ASTM International; DNV GL; Applus+; ALS Limited; ATRAC Group; Lloyd’s Register Group; MISTRAS; Element Materials Technology; Apave International; UL LLC; IRClass; QR Testing; TIC Sera; Hohenstein; ALS Global; Standardization and Certification NYCE, SC; Compoende Beneficiamento De Pecas Ltda.; Genesis Group; Cugnier; OIL TEST INTERNACIONAL; OPUS Group AB; Lloyd's Register; Element Materials & Technology; and Favareto SA. Some of these players are using several market strategies such as acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, partnerships, capacity expansion, and product launches to enhance their market shares, generate revenue, and raise their production line of business in the coming years. For instance,

  • In February 2022, Lightship Security, Inc. a well-known product certification services provider in North America was acquired by Applus+, international testing, certification, and inspection company. The strategic goal of the acquisition is to strengthen its position in key technologies and competencies to support clients during the worldwide technological change brought on by electrification, energy transition, and connectivity.
  • In November 2021, SGS established a new lab in Qingdao to improve its chemical testing capabilities in China. The 1,500 M2 lab, which just gained ISO 17025 certification, can offer a variety of services, including pharmaceuticals & raw materials testing, extractable & leachable testing, medical consumable testing, medical device testing, and drug packaging material testing.
  • In September 2021, DEKRA added new Testing and certification services in accordance with the ETSI EN 303 645 standards, expanding its portfolio of cybersecurity services. ETSI, a member of the European Standards Organization, developed this cybersecurity standard. It is the first cybersecurity standard for consumer IoT devices that is universally applicable and creates a baseline for security and privacy best practices.
  • In September 2021, SAI Global Assurance, one of the top quality assurance service providers was acquired by Intertek Group plc. The acquisition improved Intertek's offering by extending its global reach. Moreover, this acquisition strengthened Intertek's market position in countries such as China, the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, and Australia.
  • In August 2021, The Sattvik (Vegetarian) Food Certification Scheme was launched by Bureau Veritas India, bringing world-class competence to its evaluation of food safety and quality.
  • In June 2021, SGS developed online alpaca fleece testing services targeted at meeting the unique requirements of breeders and farmers in New Zealand.

Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market by Key Players

1. Executive Summary
2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Overview
  4.1. Introduction
     4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
     4.1.2. Market Definition
  4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
     4.2.1. Industry Outlook
  4.3. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Dynamics
     4.3.1. Market Drivers
     4.3.2. Market Restraints
     4.3.3. Opportunity
     4.3.4. Market Trends
  4.4. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market - Supply Chain
  4.5. Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Forecast
     4.5.1. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.2. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
     4.5.3. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Absolute $ Opportunity
5. Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast by Applications
  5.1. Market Trends
  5.2. Introduction
     5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
     5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Applications
  5.3. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Applications
     5.3.1. Industrial Inspection
     5.3.2. System Certification
     5.3.3. Quality & Safety
     5.3.4. Production Evaluation
     5.3.5. Others
  5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications
  5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Applications
6. Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast by End Users
  6.1. Market Trends
  6.2. Introduction
     6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
     6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  6.3. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     6.3.1. Sports & Entertainment
     6.3.2. IT & Telecommunication
     6.3.3. Supply Chain & Logistics
     6.3.4. Rail
     6.3.5. Marine
     6.3.6. Aerospace
     6.3.7. Automotive
     6.3.8. Public Sector
  6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by End Users
  6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by End Users
7. Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
  7.1. Market Trends
  7.2. Introduction
     7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
     7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
  7.3. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
     7.3.1. North America
     7.3.2. Latin America
     7.3.3. Europe
     7.3.4. Asia Pacific
     7.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
  7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
  7.6. Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
8. North America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast
  8.1. Introduction
     8.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     8.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
  8.2. North America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     8.2.1. U.S.
     8.2.2. Canada
  8.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  8.4. North America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Applications
     8.4.1. Industrial Inspection
     8.4.2. System Certification
     8.4.3. Quality & Safety
     8.4.4. Production Evaluation
     8.4.5. Others
  8.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
  8.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Applications
  8.7. North America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     8.7.1. Sports & Entertainment
     8.7.2. IT & Telecommunication
     8.7.3. Supply Chain & Logistics
     8.7.4. Rail
     8.7.5. Marine
     8.7.6. Aerospace
     8.7.7. Automotive
     8.7.8. Public Sector
  8.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  8.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  8.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     8.10.1. By Country
     8.10.2. By Product Type
     8.10.3. By Application
  8.11. North America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
9. Latin America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast
  9.1. Introduction
     9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     9.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
  9.2. Latin America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. Brazil
      9.2.2. Mexico
      9.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  9.4. Latin America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Applications
     9.4.1. Industrial Inspection
     9.4.2. System Certification
     9.4.3. Quality & Safety
     9.4.4. Production Evaluation
     9.4.5. Others
  9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
  9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Applications
  9.7. Latin America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     9.7.1. Sports & Entertainment
     9.7.2. IT & Telecommunication
     9.7.3. Supply Chain & Logistics
     9.7.4. Rail
     9.7.5. Marine
     9.7.6. Aerospace
     9.7.7. Automotive
     9.7.8. Public Sector
  9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     9.10.1. By Country
     9.10.2. By Product Type
     9.10.3. By Application
  9.11. Latin America Testing, Inspection, and Certification Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
10. Europe Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast
  10.1. Introduction
     10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     10.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
  10.2. Europe Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     10.2.1. Germany
     10.2.2. France
     10.2.3. Italy
     10.2.4. U.K.
     10.2.5. Spain
     10.2.6. Russia
     10.2.7. Rest of Europe
  10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  10.4. Europe Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Applications
     10.4.1. Industrial Inspection
     10.4.2. System Certification
     10.4.3. Quality & Safety
     10.4.4. Production Evaluation
     10.4.5. Others
  10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
  10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Applications
  10.7. Europe Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     10.7.1. Sports & Entertainment
     10.7.2. IT & Telecommunication
     10.7.3. Supply Chain & Logistics
     10.7.4. Rail
     10.7.5. Marine
     10.7.6. Aerospace
     10.7.7. Automotive
     10.7.8. Public Sector
  10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     10.10.1. By Country
     10.10.2. By Product Type
     10.10.3. By Application
  10.11. Europe Testing, Inspection, and Certification Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
11. Asia Pacific Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast
  11.1. Introduction
     11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     11.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
  11.2. Asia Pacific Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     11.2.1. China
     11.2.2. Japan
     11.2.3. South Korea
     11.2.4. India
     11.2.5. Australia
     11.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
  11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  11.4. Asia Pacific Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Applications
     11.4.1. Industrial Inspection
     11.4.2. System Certification
     11.4.3. Quality & Safety
     11.4.4. Production Evaluation
     11.4.5. Others
  11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
  11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Applications
  11.7. Asia Pacific Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     11.7.1. Sports & Entertainment
     11.7.2. IT & Telecommunication
     11.7.3. Supply Chain & Logistics
     11.7.4. Rail
     11.7.5. Marine
     11.7.6. Aerospace
     11.7.7. Automotive
     11.7.8. Public Sector
  11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     11.10.1. By Country
     11.10.2. By Product Type
     11.10.3. By Application
  11.11. Asia Pacific Testing, Inspection, and Certification Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
12. Middle East & Africa Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Analysis and Forecast
  12.1. Introduction
     12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
     12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
     12.1.3. Middle East & Africa Average Pricing Analysis
  12.2. Middle East & Africa Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
     12.2.1. Saudi Arabia
     12.2.2. South Africa
     12.2.3. UAE
     12.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
  12.4. Middle East & Africa Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by Applications
     12.4.1. Industrial Inspection
     12.4.2. System Certification
     12.4.3. Quality & Safety
     12.4.4. Production Evaluation
     12.4.5. Others
  12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
  12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Applications
  12.7. Middle East & Africa Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market Size and Volume Forecast by End Users
     12.7.1. Sports & Entertainment
     12.7.2. IT & Telecommunication
     12.7.3. Supply Chain & Logistics
     12.7.4. Rail
     12.7.5. Marine
     12.7.6. Aerospace
     12.7.7. Automotive
     12.7.8. Public Sector
  12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by End Users
  12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by End Users
  12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
     12.10.1. By Country
     12.10.2. By Product Type
     12.10.3. By Application
  12.11. Middle East & Africa Testing, Inspection, and Certification Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026
13. Competition Landscape
  13.1. Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market: Market Share Analysis
  13.2. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Distributors and Customers
  13.3. Testing, Inspection, and Certification Market: Competitive Dashboard
  13.4. Company Profiles (Details: Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy)
     13.4.1. SGS Group
     13.4.2. Bureau Veritas
     13.4.3. Intertek
     13.4.4. KIWA NV
     13.4.5. TÜV NORD
     13.4.6. TÜV SÜD
     13.4.7. Eurofins Scientific
     13.4.8. TÜV Rheinland&

The global testing, inspection, and certification market has been segmented on the basis of

Service Types
  • Certification Service
  • Inspection Service
  • Testing Service
Sourcing Types
  • Outsourced
  • In-house Sourcing
End-users
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Rail
  • Marine
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Public Sector
  • Oil & Gas & Petroleum
  • Mining
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Energy & Power
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Chemical
  • Agriculture & Food
  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Medical & Life Science
Applications
  • Industrial Inspection
  • System Certification
  • Quality & Safety
  • Production Evaluation
  • Others
Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa
Key Players
  • SGS Group
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Intertek
  • KIWA NV
  • TÜV NORD
  • TÜV SÜD
  • Eurofins Scientific
  • TÜV Rheinland
  • DEKRA SE
  • ASTM International
  • DNV GL
  • Applus+
  • ALS Limited
  • ATRAC Group
  • Lloyd’s Register Group
  • MISTRAS
  • Element Materials Technology
  • Apave International
  • UL LLC
  • IRClass
  • QR Testing
  • TIC Sera
  • Hohenstein
  • ALS Global
  • Standardization and Certification NYCE, SC
  • Compoende Beneficiamento De Pecas Ltda.
  • Genesis Group
  • Cugnier
  • OIL TEST INTERNACIONAL
  • OPUS Group AB
  • Lloyd's Register
  • Element Materials & Technology
  • Favareto SA

Key players competing in the global market for testing, inspection, and certification include SGS Group; Bureau Veritas; Intertek; KIWA NV; TÜV NORD; TÜV SÜD; Eurofins Scientific; TÜV Rheinland; DEKRA SE; ASTM International; DNV GL; Applus+; ALS Limited; ATRAC Group; Lloyd’s Register Group; MISTRAS; Element Materials Technology; Apave International; UL LLC; IRClass; QR Testing; TIC Sera; Hohenstein; ALS Global; Standardization and Certification NYCE, SC; Compoende Beneficiamento De Pecas Ltda.; Genesis Group; Cugnier; OIL TEST INTERNACIONAL; OPUS Group AB; Lloyd's Register; Element Materials & Technology; and Favareto SA. Some of these players are using several market strategies such as acquisitions, mergers, collaborations, partnerships, capacity expansion, and product launches to enhance their market shares, generate revenue, and raise their production line of business in the coming years. For instance,

  • In February 2022, Lightship Security, Inc. a well-known product certification services provider in North America was acquired by Applus+, international testing, certification, and inspection company. The strategic goal of the acquisition is to strengthen its position in key technologies and competencies to support clients during the worldwide technological change brought on by electrification, energy transition, and connectivity.
  • In November 2021, SGS established a new lab in Qingdao to improve its chemical testing capabilities in China. The 1,500 M2 lab, which just gained ISO 17025 certification, can offer a variety of services, including pharmaceuticals & raw materials testing, extractable & leachable testing, medical consumable testing, medical device testing, and drug packaging material testing.
  • In September 2021, DEKRA added new Testing and certification services in accordance with the ETSI EN 303 645 standards, expanding its portfolio of cybersecurity services. ETSI, a member of the European Standards Organization, developed this cybersecurity standard. It is the first cybersecurity standard for consumer IoT devices that is universally applicable and creates a baseline for security and privacy best practices.
  • In September 2021, SAI Global Assurance, one of the top quality assurance service providers was acquired by Intertek Group plc. The acquisition improved Intertek's offering by extending its global reach. Moreover, this acquisition strengthened Intertek's market position in countries such as China, the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, and Australia.
  • In August 2021, The Sattvik (Vegetarian) Food Certification Scheme was launched by Bureau Veritas India, bringing world-class competence to its evaluation of food safety and quality.
  • In June 2021, SGS developed online alpaca fleece testing services targeted at meeting the unique requirements of breeders and farmers in New Zealand.

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Some frequently asked quetions about this report!

Service types, sourcing types, end-users, and applications are the key segments provided in the testing, inspection, and certification market.

The testing, inspection, and certification market is anticipated to expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of around 4% during the projected period, 2022 – 2030.

The testing, inspection, and certification market is projected to reach USD 419 billion by 2030.

The testing, inspection, and certification market size was valued at USD 357 billion in 2021.

Asia Pacific dominated the global testing, inspection, and certification market in 2021.

Sports & entertainment, IT & telecommunication, supply chain & logistics, rail, marine, aerospace, automotive, public sector, oil & gas and petroleum, mining, industrial & manufacturing, energy & power, construction & infrastructure, chemical, agriculture & food, consumer goods & retail, and medical & life science are some of the end-users of testing, inspection, and certification market.

Genesis Group; Cugnier; OIL TEST INTERNACIONAL; OPUS Group AB; Lloyd's Register; Element Materials & Technology; and Favareto SA are among the leading players in the testing, inspection, and certification market.