Infignos Media -- buyersUSA Consulting
15 Radio Streams
Click Here
buyersUSA Consulting
Advertise Here

From Entertainment and Media - Publishing / Information Services

Brought to you by Signature In Home Care

Our mission is to help seniors remain independent in their homes as long as possible by offering quality, affordable care. We can also provide a helping hand with activities of daily living. Call 1-877-777-1822 or 256-831-3250

Body Image

Frost & Sullivan Projects Wireless NVH Test Solutions to Offset Growing Clout of Second-Hand Test Equipment Market

Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:01:02 EST

LONDON - The economic downturn of 2008-2009 had a significant impact on the global noise, vibration, harshness (NVH) test equipment market revenues, with the market experiencing considerable decline in 2009.

The major contributor to this decline was the automotive market - the largest end-user for NVH test equipment. However, going forward, the automotive industry is once again anticipated to provide growth opportunities.

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (, Analysis of the NVH Test Equipment Market, finds that the market earned revenues of $809.3 million in 2010 and estimates this to reach $1,053.8 million in 2015.

Environmental noise applications are expected to drive the market over the next 5 years.

"Limiting environmental noise has grown in importance over the past decade, especially in Europe," notes Frost & Sullivan Research Associate Nikhil Jain. "With extensive research published on the harmful effects of environmental noise on people, government agencies globally have introduced legislations regulating the amount of environmental noise, supporting continued growth in this segment."

Although the Asia Pacific NVH test equipment market is mature, it is relatively less mature than North America and Europe. There is still significant growth potential in this region. China and India accommodate the two largest populations in the world. Their expanding population has triggered demand for key consumer electronics such as mobile phones, washing machines and refrigerators, among others. It has also boosted demand for automobiles.

"This demand will translate into significant investment in R&D from consumer electronics and automotive industries to develop innovative products that capture the market," elaborates Nikhil. "These R&D projects require investment in NVH test equipment as well."

The biggest restraint to market expansion is expected to be the ever-increasing second-hand market for test equipment. This restraint is expected to have a significant impact on the global NVH test equipment market in the short-term.

"The second-hand test equipment market received a huge boost during the economic downturn as there were significant budget cuts and end users grew increasingly price conscious," explains Nikhil. "With NVH being a key test criterion in most product development lifecycles, end users invested in relatively low-priced second-hand equipment."

With advancement in technology and the projected reduction in the price of NVH test equipment over the long-term, this restraint will have a progressively lower impact.

"The advent of wireless NVH test solutions is set to change the outlook of the industry," concludes Nikhil. "The investment being made by NVH test solutions vendors to develop feasible wireless NVH test solutions is enormous and the adoption of these wireless solutions is set to offset the second-hand market."

If you are interested in more information on this study, please send an email with your contact details to Anna Zanchi, Corporate Communications, at

Analysis of the NVH Test Equipment Market is part of the Test & Measurement Growth Partnership Service program, which also includes research in the following markets: Digital X-ray Technology: The Future of Industrial X-ray Inspection, Renewable Energy Opportunity: Wind Testing, World Non destructive Test (NDT) Inspection Services Markets and Chinese Mechanical Test Equipment Markets. All research included in subscriptions provide detailed market opportunities and industry trends that have been evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents. To join our Growth Partnership, please visit

Source: WebWire

From Our Blogs

Naked Man Plus Home for Sale Equals Lots of Views

Adorable funny video featuring local actors...

Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget

To make the back-to-school season easier and more affordable, do get your game plan together.

How to Network Your Way to a Great New Job

Social media is not a substitute for face-to-face communication.

This School Year, Raise Grades with Online Learning Tools

There are great ways you can help make this school year the best one yet.

Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Our Website Sponsors

Sunny King Ford

We offer new Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers online at Call 256-831-5300.

Valley Heating and Cooling

It's hard to stop a Trane. Your local heating and cooling company. Located in Saks at 521 Post Oak Road. Call us at 256-820-3369.

Sunny King Toyota

Sunny King Toyota has received almost as many accolades as our Toyotas,including more than 25 prestigious industry awards from Toyota and Southeast Toyota. Stop by to see how all of this can benefit you! 2570 US Hwy 78 E, Anniston.1-800-365-3001

Allstate Insurance- Jerry McCullers

As a Personal Financial Representative in Anniston, I know many local families and can help with all of your insurance needs. Call me at 256-237-1100.

Sunny King Honda

Come in for special pricing and financing. Special APR as low as 0.9%. 2580 US Highway 78 East, Anniston. 256-343-4216.