Global Laboratory Glassware Washers Market Forecast Report 2023-2028, Featuring Profiles of Key Players ATS, Belimed, Getinge, LABINDIA, Smeg, Steelco and STERIS

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The global laboratory glassware washers market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.43% from 2022-2028.

The global laboratory glassware washers market is an evolving market landscape that caters to the diverse needs of scientific research, experimentation, and industrial processes. As laboratories and industries seek to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and data integrity, the demand for advanced cleaning and sterilization solutions has driven the growth of this market. However, this growth has also fueled competition among manufacturers vying to offer innovative products, exceptional quality, and unparalleled customer support.


Increasing Adoption of Automated Cleaning Solutions

In the domain of laboratory equipment and workflows, cleanliness and precision are vital. The laboratory glassware washers market has witnessed a significant evolution with the adoption of automated cleaning solutions. Laboratories across various industries, from research and healthcare to pharmaceuticals and academics, are increasingly turning to automation to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and safety in cleaning laboratory glassware. This trend emphasizes the transformative impact of technology on laboratory operations. Industries such as pharmaceuticals and healthcare require adherence to rigorous quality and safety standards.

Automated cleaning solutions provide a reliable means of achieving compliance and maintaining consistent results. Laboratories dealing with high sample volumes or numerous experiments benefit from automation as it enables parallel cleaning processes, reducing backlogs and bottlenecks. Many automated systems come equipped with data recording and monitoring capabilities. This provides valuable insights into cleaning cycles, usage patterns, and maintenance needs, enabling informed decision-making.

Rising R&D Activities in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Sectors

The increasing R&D activities in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors have significantly impacted the laboratory glassware washers market. As research efforts intensify, the demand for efficient, reliable, and compliant cleaning and sterilization solutions for glassware used in drug development, quality control, and experimentation has surged. This trend has spurred the adoption of technologically advanced laboratory glassware washers that offer customization, automation, and data integration features, thus driving market growth and innovation to cater to the specific needs of these critical sectors.

Furthermore, the rising R&D activities in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors serve as a market catalyst. As these sectors push the boundaries of scientific knowledge and innovation, the demand for precise and efficient glassware cleaning solutions becomes paramount.

A Shift from Manual to Automation in Laboratories

The manual to laboratory automation shift has significantly impacted the laboratory glassware washers market. Automation streamlines cleaning processes, reduces human error, and enhances efficiency, making laboratory glassware washers essential tools in modern labs. One of the key areas where automation is making a profound impact is glassware handling and maintenance. Laboratory glassware, ranging from delicate test tubes to intricate reaction vessels, requires meticulous cleaning and decontamination to ensure reliable experimental outcomes. The importance of clean and sterile glassware cannot be overstated in an automated laboratory setting, where instruments and systems are interconnected to execute tasks seamlessly.

Furthermore, integrating laboratory glassware washers with automated laboratory systems aligns perfectly with the pursuit of efficiency and reliability. These washers offer a range of benefits that complement the growing shift toward automation, like time efficiency, data integrity, adaptability, and more.


The global laboratory glassware washers market by product type is segmented into freestanding and underbench/undercounter/compact. The freestanding segment dominated the segmental share in 2022. Freestanding washers are standalone units that can be placed independently in laboratories. They offer flexibility in placement and can accommodate larger quantities of glassware. These washers often come with advanced features such as automation, connectivity, and customizable cycles, catering to the needs of diverse industries. Also, the freestanding segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Further, underbench/undercounter/compact are ideal for laboratories with limited space and offer efficient cleaning and decontamination for various glassware types. Undercounter washers are known for their convenience, user-friendly interfaces, and customizable cleaning cycles.


The global laboratory glassware washers market by capacity is segmented into high and medium capacity. In 2022, the high-capacity segment accounted for a significant market share. High-capacity washers cater to laboratories with high-volume glassware cleaning needs. These units are commonly found in pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies, research facilities, and industrial labs. They offer advanced automation, multiple washing cycles, and features for compliance with stringent regulations. High-capacity washers streamline operations by handling a substantial workload, ensuring efficient cleaning and sterilization processes for a wide range of glassware.


Healthcare & clinical laboratories end-user segment accounted for the largest share of the global laboratory glassware washers market in 2022. Hospitals, clinics, and clinical laboratories utilize laboratory glassware washers to uphold cleanliness standards for glassware used in patient diagnostics and healthcare procedures. Ensuring sterility and accurate results are crucial in healthcare settings, making these washers integral to patient care. Moreover, the healthcare & clinical laboratories segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Also, healthcare laboratories process many patient samples, including blood, urine, and tissues. Glassware washers ensure that sample collection containers, such as test tubes and pipettes, are thoroughly cleaned and decontaminated between uses, preventing any residual material from affecting subsequent analyses.


North America held the most prominent global laboratory glassware washers market share in 2022 and exhibited robust growth due to well-funded research institutions, universities, and pharmaceutical companies. The U.S. and Canada lead the region in adopting cutting-edge technologies, including automation and advanced cleaning systems. Stringent regulatory standards and the emphasis on data integrity further drive the demand for laboratory glassware washers. Furthermore, automation, connectivity, and smart features have become essential components of modern laboratory glassware washers. Manufacturers in North America are embracing these advancements to meet the demand for precision, efficiency, and data integration.

Key Company Profiles

  • ATS Corporation
  • Belimed
  • Getinge
  • Smeg
  • Steelco

Other Prominent Vendors

  • AT-OS S.r.l.
  • Avantor
  • Biobase
  • Bioevopeak
  • Biometer
  • DE LAMA S.P.A.
  • Fedegari Autoclavi S.p.A.
  • Labconco
  • Labstac
  • Labtron Equipment
  • MRC Laboratory Instruments
  • Niagara Systems
  • Rhima
  • Spire Integrated Solutions
  • Tuttnauer
  • Yamato Scientific

Market Opportunities & Trends

  • Increase in Adoption of Automated Cleaning Solutions
  • Emergence of Smart Laboratory Glassware Washers
  • Advances in Cleaning Technology
  • Rise in R&D Activities in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Sectors

Market Growth Enablers

  • Increase in Volume of Tests in Clinical & Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Stringent Laboratory Standards & Regulations
  • Shift from Manual to Automation in Laboratories

Market Restraints

  • High Cost of Deployment & Maintenance
  • Surge in Use of Disposable/Single-Use Products
  • Customization Complexity & Limited Awareness

Key Attributes:

Report AttributeDetails
No. of Pages296
Forecast Period2022 - 2028
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022$350 Million
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2028$453.89 Million
Compound Annual Growth Rate4.4%
Regions CoveredGlobal

Report Segmentation:

Segmentation by Product Type

  • Freestanding
  • Underbench/Undercunter/Compact

Segmentation by Capacity

  • High Capacity
  • Small & Medium Capacity

Segmentation by End-user

  • Healthcare & Clinical Laboratories
  • Research Facilities & Academic Institutes
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
  • Others

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