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Sprinkler Irrigation Market will Reach USD 2.91 Billion by 2027; High Application Efficiency Offered by Sprinkler Irrigation Systems to Bolster Growth

May 13, 2020 | Agriculture

The global sprinkler irrigation market size is projected to reach USD 2.91 billion by 2027 on account of the growing efforts by the government for encouraging farmers to opt for sprinkler systems for irrigating their lands. Sprinkler irrigation is similar to that of rainfall and it uses just the required amount of water used by crops without wasting water. As per the report by Fortune Business Insights™ titled,  “Sprinkler Irrigation Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Type (Center Pivot, Lateral Move, Solid Sets, and Others), Mobility (Stationary and Towable), Application (Field Crops, Orchard Crops, Landscape & Turf, and Others), and Regional Forecast, 2020 – 2027,” the market value stood at USD 2.57 billion in 2019 and will exhibit a CAGR of 1.67% in the forecast duration of 2020 and 2027.

Majority Stake of Torrent Engineering & Equipment Acquired by Valmont

The Indiana-based Torrent Engineering & Equipment was acquired in February 2018 by Valmont Industries Inc., the leading provider of engineered services and products for mechanized irrigation equipment and services and infrastructure development for agriculture. As per this acquisition, Torrent will deliver and design high-pressure compressed and water processed systems throughout the world. The founders of Torrent namely Mark Meadows and Joe Cousins will continue to lead the company as Co-Presidents and continue efficient on-site deployments and turn-key fabrication in their recent facility of 25,000 sq. in Warsaw, Indiana in the coming years.

 Meadows says, “We are proud to be a part of the ongoing complex irrigation systems. Our designs include mining, municipal, irrigation, and snowmaking sectors. We also deployed artificial snow for the last three Winter Olympics as a part of our high-profile projects including the 2018 games held in South Korea and some world-famous ski resorts. We are looking forward to collaborative efforts with Torrent.”

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Increasing Need to Feed Growing Population will Augment Growth

The increasing population and the need to feed the growing population is the major factor boosting the sprinkler irrigation market growth. In addition to this, governments of various nations are educating farmers and creating awareness about the importance of water conservation on account of the increasing concern for water depletion levels. This, coupled with the propulsion to use sprinklers with low annual operating costs are likely to aid in the expansion of the market in the coming years. However, the high cost of installation and maintenance of sprinkler systems may cause hindrance to the market in the forecast period. Nevertheless, heavy investments by players on the design, development, and production of innovative irrigation sprinklers are expected to create lucrative growth opportunities for the market in the coming years.

Market led by Lindsay Corporation, Netafim Limited and Jain Irrigation Systems Inc. with Joint Ventures

The market is consolidated in nature with a handful of players holding the dominant position. These include companies such as Netafim Limited, Valmont Industries, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., and Lindsay Corporation. This is attributed to their collaborative efforts such as partnerships, contracts and agreements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and others. Other players are investing in designing and development of new sprinkler systems for attracting more revenue to the market.

Notable Industry Developments of Market include:

  • February 2019 –  Global leader, Reinke Irrigation announced the expansion of its distribution base by inaugurating a new center in Georgia. The main objective is to serve growers and farmers based on the southeast and northeast areas of the U.S.

List of Significant Market Manufacturers are:

  • Reinke Manufacturing Co. Inc.

  • Rain Bird Corporation

  • Netafim Limited

  • Rivulis Irrigation Ltd.

  • Valmont Industries

  • The Toro Company

  • Nelson Irrigation Corporation

  • Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.

  • Lindsay Corporation

  • Hunter Industries

  • Other Vendors

Further Report Findings

  • North America held the dominant sprinkler irrigation market share with a revenue of USD 930.85 million in 2019 owing to the presence of large areas for farming and agricultural production, coupled with the presence of major companies such as Lindsay Corporation.

  • With respect to segmentation by type, the market is dominated by the center pivot segment with a 52.21% share in 2019. This is attributed to the high uniformity of water application in fields that increases its preference as compared to other sprinkler types.

  • The current pandemic of COVID19 has had major impacts on the net agricultural production of various nations especially the developing ones such as India, South Korea, and others. Despite the lockdown followed by the entire world, agricultural practices must continue to feed the population. The use of advanced sprinkler irrigation systems has proved to be a boon at this time of crisis as a farming practice now requires less manual labor.

The Global Sprinkler Irrigation Market is segmented into:



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  Value (USD Million)


By Type

  • Center Pivot

  • Lateral Move

  • Solid Sets

  • Others

By Mobility

  • Stationary

  • Towable

By Application

  • Field Crops

  • Orchard Crops

  • Landscape & Turf

  • Others (Forest Crops, Vegetables, Nursery, and others)

By Region

  • North America (the U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

  • Europe (Spain, Italy, Greece, France, Russia, and the Rest of Europe)

  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Australia, and the Rest of Asia- Pacific)

  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, and the Rest of South America)

  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and the Rest of the MEA)

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