Modular Container Market Size, Industry Analysis Report By Type (Mobile Modular Containers, Fixed Modular Containers), By Revenue (New Product Sales, Rental), Usage (Office Container, Sanitary Container, Locker Container, Showroom Containers, Accommodation Containers, Storage Containers), By Application (Construction, Industrial, Education, Healthcare, Automotive) & Region – Forecast

  • 15/12/2022
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  • Automotive & Transportation
The Modular Container Market: Overview
The Modular Container Market is valued at around USD 2 Billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 3.8 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.6% over the forecast period. Prefabricated steel buildings called modular containers are utilised as workplaces, hospitals, labs, schools, worker camps on construction sites, and overnight accommodations. Numerous advantages of modular containers include ease of installation, financial effectiveness, and environmental friendliness. Customers can add windows, doors, and off-grid electrical generating to their containers to make them more unique

The Modular Container Market - Growth Factor
The market is anticipated to benefit from the increase in demand from different end users to lower construction costs. Globally, manufacturers are concentrating on creating energy-efficient modular containers that are sustainable. The emphasis on sustainability will keep growing as these certifications demand less pollution and emission impact during project lifecycle. As a result, ecological, low-emission, and user-friendly materials are already being produced for modular containers. Getting the necessary permits to build a modular container-based home can be time-consuming and need additional work because the demand for prefabricated homes is still relatively young. Modular container homes are permitted in a number of states in the US, nevertheless, including Texas, California, Colorado, and Oregon. Construction is hampered by improper permissions or building rules, which has a negative impact on market expansion. The difficulties in obtaining utility authorizations could prevent containers from being used as homes.

The Modular Container Market – Market Trends
• The expanding demand for environmentally friendly building presents profitable potential for the target market. Manufacturers are refocusing their efforts on creating environmentally friendly, energy-efficient buildings in an effort to reduce pollution and the project's overall carbon footprint.
• Manufacturers are working harder to create energy-efficient modular containers for a variety of markets, including agricultural, industry, government, manufacturing, education, and retail.
• The market's expansion is being held back by difficulties in acquiring the required licences to erect modular homes made of shipping containers.

The Modular Container Market – Segmentation
The Modular Container Market fragrance concentrates market has been sub-classified into type, revenue source, usage, container, size, application.

On the basis of type, the Modular Container Market is bifurcated into:
• Mobile modular containers
• Fixed modular containers
• others

On the basis of revenue, the market is segmented into:
• new product sales
• rental
• others

on the basis of usage, the market is segmented into:
• office container
• sanitary container
• locker container
• showroom containers
• accommodation containers
• storage containers
• others

On the basis of container size, the market segmented into:
• below 10 feet
• 10-20 feet
• 21-40 feet
• Above 40 feet
• Others

On the basis of application, the market segmented into:
• Construction
• Industrial
• Education
• Healthcare
• Automotive
• Others

The Modular Container Market –Regional Analysis
North America dominated the global Modular Container Market, is anticipated to rule the market for the foreseeable future. Due to the tremendous expansion of infrastructure and industries, modular construction is becoming more and more common in the United States. Currently, 4% of the nation's housing market is made up of modular construction. However, according to industry analysts, modular construction would likely be used in at least half of the future projects over the course of the next three years.

The Modular Container Market – Key Market players
Global key players of Modular Container Market include MODULE-T PREFABRIK SYSTEMS DIS TIC LTD STI; Prefabex; McGrath RentCorp; Prefabricated Modular Steel Structures - MODSTEEL; HENAN K-HOME STEEL STRUCTURE CO., LTD.; Kwikspace; Falcon Structures; Truston; WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp.; PODS Enterprises LLC, and others.

Report scope
Global Modular Container Market: Historical Years- 2018-2021
Global Modular Container Market: Forecast Years- 2022-2030
Global Modular Container Market 2022- USD 2 Billion
Global Modular Container Market 2030- USD 3.8 billion
Global Modular Container Market CAGR- 5.6%

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In the final stage of the study, market forecasts for the electric utility were derived using multiple market engineering approaches. This data helped the client to get an overview of the market and accelerate the process of investment.

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