These handy contraptions have been moving objects up and down floors for centuries. The simple design has been improved on with new technologies and has evolved with the times into a fully integrated system, present in domestic and commercial settings.
The global market for dumbwaiters is fragmented into; product type (which covers window and floor types), door type and application.
The material type used in dumbwaiter construction is split into stainless steel, powder coated steel, baked enamel coatings, and others. With door type segregated into bi-parting, slide-up, collapsible gate, swing and other.
On the basis of application, the market is divided into restaurants, homes, manufacturing facilities, retail stores, hotels, hospitals, financial institutions, and others.
The combination of different technologies developed through innovation, growing lift industries, and the ever-increasing demand for configuration of dumbwaiters for commercial and residential purposes, has all contributed to a continued increase in the market.
If the market for dumbwaiters is to continue to grow way into the future, industries are expected to advance features such as fire resistant, long life, energy efficient, high durability, and minimal.
Expected features that may hold back the increased growth of the dumbwaiter market are the use of substitute machines such as geared machines, stricter government regulations to be implemented, and growing quality standards.
North America is now the region dominating the dumbwaiter market, closely followed by European Countries. Dumbwaiter market growth is recorded across diversified areas of Western and Easter Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
Trends across these areas influence the market sizes through customer awareness, high utilisation of dumbwaiters in different applications, the presence of prominent market players, and the increased advancements in research and development coupled with increasing production facilities.
With further predicted growth in 2018 after a positive 2017, the evidence of dumbwaiters importance to the economy as well as homes and businesses is clearly evident.