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Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Industry Trends, Outlook, Growth Opportunities and Market Forecast 2023 - 2030

Published: 2023 September 11
SKU : MD3821
180 pages
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Global Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market is segmented By Type (Vertical Laminar Airflow Cabinets, Horizontal Laminar Airflow Cabinets), By End-User (Hospitals and Diagnostics Centers, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry, Others), By Region (North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) – Share, Size, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2023-2030


Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Overview

The global laminar airflow cabinets market reached USD 175.6 million in 2022 and is projected to witness lucrative growth by reaching up to USD 236.3 million by 2030 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.8% during the forecast period (2023-2030). The laminar airflow cabinets market is driven by various factors like technological advancements, a rise in R & D expenditure, a rise in demand for cleanroom technology, and expansion of the semiconductor industry.


A laminar airflow cabinet keeps a controlled work surface for applications requiring a sterile workspace whereas contaminant access is prevented by a constant filtered airflow across the surface. The working of laminar airflow depends on the high-efficiency particulate airflow system, eliminating all the air-borne contaminants to maintain a sterile environment. So, it is important in microbiological studies or experiments, as it provides an aseptic workstation.


Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Scope





Size Available for Years


Forecast Period


Data Availability

Value (US$)

Segments Covered

Type, End User

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Middle East & Africa

Fastest Growing Region


Largest Region

North America

Report Insights Covered

Competitive Landscape Analysis, Company Profile Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Demand, Recent Developments, Mergers and Acquisitions, Product Launches, Growth Strategies, Revenue Analysis, Porter’s Analysis, Pricing Analysis, Regulatory Analysis, Supply-Chain Analysis and Other key Insights.


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Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Dynamics

Rise in Technological Advancements

The rise in technological advancements is one of the significant key driver that helps the market to grow during the forecast period. Technological advancements play a crucial role in shaping and driving the laminar airflow cabinet market. These advancements have a significant impact on various aspects of laminar airflow cabinets, from their performance and efficiency to user experience and safety.

For instance, in June 2023,  Healforce launched a new product called  AlphaClean 1800H Horizontal Laminar Flow Clean Bench. This clean bench is easy to use and maintain, with a user-friendly interface and a simple cleaning process. AlphaClean 1800H Horizontal Laminar Flow Clean Bench is the perfect solution for those who need a clean and efficient workspace.

Rise in Infectious Diseases 

The rise in infectious diseases is one of the key drivers that helps to drive the market to grow during the forecast period. Diseases such as tuberculosis, SARS, Zika, Ebola, and COVID-19 have contributed to a rise in infectious diseases. Zoonotic infectious agents, which are animal illnesses that develop to infect human hosts, accounted for around 60% of known human pathogens and up to 75% of new infections.

By generating a clean, sterile atmosphere within a laboratory or healthcare setting, laminar airflow cabinets serve an important role in infection prevention. Laminar airflow cabinets assist to limit the danger of cross-contamination and the transmission of infectious diseases by eliminating particles, germs, and other pollutants from the air. 

For instance, according to WHO updated factsheet 2023, a total of 1.6 million people died from TB in 2021 (including 187 000 people with HIV). Worldwide, TB is the 13th leading cause of death and the second leading infectious killer after COVID-19 (above HIV and AIDS). In 2021, an estimated 10.6 million people fell ill with tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. Six million men, 3.4 million women and 1.2 million children. 

With the rise of infectious diseases and the need for the safe handling of pathogens, microbiological workstations with laminar airflow cabinets are becoming more prevalent in research laboratories and healthcare settings. Thus the above factors will help to drive the maret growth.

High Energy Consumption and Limited Workspace Access 

Laminar airflow cabinets require powerful fans and filters to maintain the laminar airflow, which can result in high energy consumption, especially in larger cabinets. This result in increased operational expenditures. Furthermore, the design of laminar flow cabinets, especially vertical flow models, might restrict workstation access. Working with larger equipment or doing procedures that need a more open area may be challenging. As a result, the aforementioned limitations limit market expansion.

Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Segmentation Analysis

The global laminar airflow cabinets market is segmented based on type, end user and region.

The Vertical Laminar Airflow Cabinets from Type Segment Accounted for Approximately 57.1 % of the Laminar Airflow Cabinets Share

The vertical laminar airflow cabinet from the type segment with around 57.1% is expected to dominate during the forecast period. Vertical air movement occurs through the HEPA filter, moving downward through the working area and leaving the hood through holes in the base. The interruption in airflow between the filter and sterile air due to materials creates a zone of turbulence, contaminating the critical area. Contaminants are carried to the sterile area, ensuring no contaminants pass above the sterile object.

For instance, as per the report titled "The Role of Multi-Zone ART Vertical Laminar Flow Workstations in Assisted Reproductive Treatment or In Vitro Fertilization" published in June 2022, vertical laminar flow workstations can have an optional integrated MIRI chamber for assisted reproductive treatment. It also stated that Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) or In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Vertical Laminar Flow Workstations are commonly used for ART procedures and they also play a significant role in the medical and biotechnology industry.

Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Geographical Share

North America Accounted for Approximately 38.4% of the Market Share in 2023

North America is estimated to hold about 38.4% of the total market share throughout the forecast period due to the presence of large pharmaceutical companies in the world along with huge funding given by governments to universities and colleges for research and development.

For instance, according to the Congressional Research Service report of June 2022, in the United States, federal funding for research and development requested to USD 204.9 billion for 2023 from USD 2.8 billion in 1953. Thus, due to their rising R&D expenses, the region may witness rapid growth in the future.

Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market Major Key Players

The major global players in laminar airflow cabinets include Esco Micro Pte. Ltd, Telstar (Azbil Corporation), Biobase Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lamsystem, Airclean Systems, Airscience, Bigneat, Germfree, Monmouth Scientific and among others. 

COVID-19 Impact On Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market

The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the overall health equipments market in 2020, causing significant loss of capital and labour due to global lockdowns. This led to the increased use of laminar cabinets in biological laboratories, increased frequency of microbiological tests, and increased comorbidities due to infection.

Russia Ukraine Conflict Analysis

The Russia-Ukraine conflict is estimated to have a moderate impact on the global laminar airflow cabinets market, owing to the low prevalence and absence of key market players in this region. However, the impact of the import and export of devices is expected to have little influence over the global airflow cabinets growth over the forecast period.

By Type

  • Vertical Laminar Airflow Cabinets
  • Horizontal Laminar Airflow Cabinets

By End User

  • Hospitals and Diagnostics Centers
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry
  • Others

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

Key Developments

  • In August 2022, ATA Medical published that the company is innovating a new solution to fight more efficiently against nosocomial infection with a hybrid laminar airflow ceiling.
  • In May 2022, ARTAL Smart Agriculture launched a brand new laboratory. The laboratory features a fume hood for product development, a laminar flow hood for microbiological analysis, and an electronic density meter for improved precision and accuracy. These tools contribute to safer, sustainable, and highly productive agriculture.
  • In February 2021, Technical Safety Services acquired East Coast Laboratory Services. Technical Safety Services announced its latest acquisition of East Coast Laboratory Services, LLC (ECLS), a company specializing in testing and certification of cleanrooms, biological safety cabinets, fume hoods, and laminar flow units.
  • In July 2020, Esco introduced a vertical laminar airflow cabinet Esco OptiMair with SentinelTM silver microprocessor controller for improved monitoring and control.

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  • To visualize the global laminar airflow cabinets market segmentation based on type, end user and region, as well as understand key commercial assets and players.
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  • PDF report consists of a comprehensive analysis after exhaustive qualitative interviews and an in-depth study.
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The global laminar airflow cabinets report would provide approximately 53 tables, 54 figures and 195 pages.

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What is the Projected CAGR value of the Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market ?
Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% during the forecast period 2023-2030
How does a laminar airflow cabinet work?
The cabinet has a HEPA filter that removes airborne contaminants from the air that enters the cabinet. The air is then blown across the work surface in a single direction, preventing contaminants from settling on the surface.
Which region controlled the global market during 2023-2030?
North America region Controls the Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market during 2023-2030
Who are the Key Players of Laminar Airflow Cabinets Market ?
The major global players in laminar airflow cabinets include Esco Micro Pte. Ltd, Telstar (Azbil Corporation), Biobase Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lamsystem, Airclean Systems, Airscience, Bigneat, Germfree, Monmouth Scientific and among others. 
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