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San Francisco, 9 May 2019 –  “Reference Thermometer Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Device Type (Handheld, Desktop), By Application (Industrial, Medical, R&D), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, [2018 – 2025]”

The global reference thermometer market size is expected to reach USD 12.91 million by 2025 at a 5.4% CAGR during the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.Increasing manufacturing activities in developing and developed nations such as China and India are expected to bolster market growth over the forecast period.

A reference thermometer can be used as a temperature sensor as its resistance value changes with variations in temperature. These thermometers have been in use for a long period and find application in a host of industrial and laboratory temperature measurement processes such as petroleum lab, pharmaceutical lab, test facility, calibration lab, and pipeline flowmeter calibration. They are able to efficiently meet the need for accuracy, stability, repeatability, and reliability of measurement. Owing to the aforementioned features, the reference thermometer market is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period.


By device type, the handheld segment is expected to register the fastest growth owing to benefits such as portability. Furthermore, these devices are less expensive as compared to desktop devices, which are primarily used in the field of scientific research and development due to their enhanced accuracy.

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Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The global reference thermometer market was valued at USD 8.59 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 12.91 million by 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 5.4% over the forecast period
  • Increasing manufacturing activities in developing and developed nations is a prominent factor anticipated to drive the market through 2025
  • By device, the desk-top segment is anticipated to witness considerable growth, registering a CAGR of more than 4.5% over the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to their precise calibration capability and provision of detailed analytical reports, which is a primary requirement in research processes
  • The handheld segment is driven by the feature of portability offered by these high-tech devices. This is anticipated to boost demand for the same over the forecast period
  • On the basis of application, the industrial segment generated the highest revenue in 2017 and is expected to register a CAGR of over 6.0% over the forecast period. Rise in manufacturing activities due to increased foreign investments in this sector, especially in Asia Pacific, has primarily fueled this segment
  • North America accounted for over 35.0% of the market in 2017 and is expected to register a CAGR of over 5.0% over the forecast period. This is owing to extensive manufacturing, power generation, and construction projects in the region and anticipated penetration of reference thermometers in these applications
  • Key players such as Wika Instruments Ltd., Fluke Corporation, and Dostmann Electronic GmbH dominated the market in 2017 owing to their emphasis on expanding their market presence through mergers and acquisitions.

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Grand View Research has segmented the global reference thermometer market based on device type, application, and region:

Reference Thermometer Device Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Thousand, 2014 – 2025)

  • Handheld
  • Desk-top

Reference Thermometer Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Thousand, 2014 – 2025)

  • Industrial
  • Medical
  • R&D
  • Others

Reference Thermometer Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Thousand, 2014 – 2025)

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa

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About Grand View Research

Grand View Research, Inc. is a U.S. based market research and consulting company, registered in the State of California and headquartered in San Francisco. The company provides syndicated research reports, customized research reports, and consulting services. To help clients make informed business decisions, we offer market intelligence studies ensuring relevant and fact-based research across a range of industries, from technology to chemicals, materials and healthcare.

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