Security of medical supplies helps drive baggage scanning market

Newark, De (USA)

The baggage scanners market is predicted to be valued at US$ 2,166.1 million in 2024 and US$ 2,692.70 million by 2034. Over the projection period, the baggage scanners market is expected to surge at a CAGR of 2.60%. A pivotal driver is the rapid expansion of the pharmaceutical industry, creating a pressing need for enhanced security measures in the transportation of medical supplies and pharmaceutical products.

This surge necessitates advanced scanners capable of identifying and mitigating potential risks to ensure the safe transit of these sensitive materials. The evolving nature of terrorism and smuggling tactics has led to increased demand for sophisticated scanning technologies. As criminal methods become more complex, market players are compelled to innovate and incorporate cutting-edge features into scanners, such as AI-driven threat detection algorithms and multi-layered scanning capabilities.

The growth of smart cities and infrastructural developments worldwide has intensified the need for efficient logistics and security systems. Baggage scanners are not only confined to airports but are also in demand in transport hubs, commercial centres, and public spaces to fortify security measures. The Covid-19 pandemic has amplified concerns about health and safety, prompting the development of contactless and hygienic scanning solutions. Manufacturers are focusing on touchless technologies to offer safer and more user-friendly scanning experiences.

The Future Market Insights analysts team came up with the following key predictions for the sector: 

  • China spearheads the baggage scanners market with a 3.30% projected CAGR until 2034.
  • United States leads with an estimated 2.20% CAGR by 2034.
  • The United Kingdom anticipates a 2.20% CAGR by 2034.
  • The transit stations category is forecasted to retain a dominant 21.00% market share until 2023.
  • X-ray scanners segment to reach a 35.00% market share by 2023.

“Expanding global travel demands drive innovation in baggage scanners, fostering heightened security and efficiency across diverse transit sectors,”-Says Nikhil Kaitwade, Associate Vice President at Future Market Insights, Inc.

How key players are revolutionising the baggage scanners market

Key players are revolutionising the baggage scanner market through ground-breaking innovations and technological advancements. They are introducing state-of-the-art x-ray systems with enhanced imaging capabilities, enabling more accurate threat detection while streamlining security checkpoints. These players prioritise efficiency, offering scalable solutions tailored to diverse operational needs in airports, transportation hubs, and high-security facilities.

Their focus on integrating AI and machine learning augments the scanning process, improving identification accuracy and reducing false alarms. With a commitment to sustainability, these leaders also develop eco-friendly scanners, marking a significant shift towards greener, energy-efficient technologies. Through continuous research and development, partnerships, and customer-centric approaches, key players reshape the baggage scanner market, setting new standards for safety and efficiency.

Some key players and their product portfolio 

  • With cutting-edge solutions in automated material handling, Crisplant offers innovative conveyor systems, baggage handling, and warehouse logistics. Their technology streamlines operations, enhancing efficiency and reliability across industries worldwide.
  • Astrophysics Inc. pioneers x-ray screening systems, ensuring high-security standards in diverse sectors. Their advanced technology detects threats accurately, providing robust solutions for airports, border control, and critical infrastructure.
  • Glidepath specialises in bespoke baggage handling solutions. Their custom-designed systems optimise airport operations, delivering seamless luggage movement and passenger satisfaction. With a focus on innovation, reliability, and efficiency, Glidepath transforms travel experiences globally.


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