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Technical Testing & Analysis in the UK: Market Research Report

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Technical Testing & Analysis Market Research Report | SIC M71.200 | Apr 2016

Less testing times: Rising demand from the energy sector should support revenue expansion

IBISWorld’s Technical Testing & Analysis market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Lloyd's Register Group Lloyd's Register Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the industry offer a wide range of services to assure consumers, companies and government institutions that products, services and processes meet regulatory requirements and relevant industry standards. The industry is highly fragmented, with many small players. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 5.7% over the five years through 2016-17. Industrial production activity was weak during the past five years, which hindered demand for industry services, as industrial and manufacturing firms are the most important market for the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entering the Technical Testing and Analysis industry are moderate. The large number of small firms participating in the industry would point to few barriers to entry, but of the high level of competition makes it slightly more difficult for new firms to enter.

The most significant barrier to entry into the Technical Testing and Analysis industry is the accreditation and authorisation process that needs to be fulfilled in order to be able to provide testing and analysis services. Receiving accreditation usually involves a large amount of time and a significant financial effort because skilled specialist and qualified staff must be attracted, hired and retained. Rec.. purchase to read more


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What is the Technical Testing & Analysis Industry?

This industry includes organisations that conduct physical, chemical and other analytical tests on materials and products. This includes the certification of consumer goods, motor vehicles, aircraft, pressurised containers, food hygiene and nuclear plants by using models or mock-ups. Animal and medical testing are not covered.

Industry Products
Materials and equipment testing and analysisAgriculture and food testing and analysisProduct testing and analysisTesting and analysis of processes and systems
Industry Activities
Acoustics and vibration testingTesting the composition and purity of mineralsFood hygiene testingTesting the physical characteristics and performance of materialsConducting performance tests on machineryUsing radiographic testing to assess welds and jointsTesting and measuring environmental indicators like air and water pollution

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