Scissor Lifts Market Market Research Report, Analysis, Size, Share, Growth | Research Report by Regional and Forecast  to 2031

The global scissor lifts market is expected to grow at a 3.5 % CAGR through 2031. Scissor lifts are an aerial work platform access equipment that is used for safe and efficient elevated material handling in a variety of industries.

With a shift from mature, saturated markets like North America and Western Europe to emerging economies like China, ASEAN, and other South East Asia & Pacific countries, the global scissor lifts market is going through a significant transformation. The booming construction industry across developing nations is a major factor supporting this expansion.

In its new study, ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm Future Market Insights (FMI) offers insights into key factors fuelling the demand for scissor lifts. The report tracks the global sales of scissor lifts in 20+ high-growth markets, along with analyzing the impact COVID-19 has had on the end-use industry in general, and scissor lifts in particular.

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With rental companies playing a pivotal role in the scissor lifts market, organization in the rental industry are expected to focus on expanding their network across developing countries, creating new growth prospects for manufacturers.

Key Takeaways from Scissor Lifts Market Study

  • Scissor lift market will expand at a steady pace, exhibiting 3.5% CAGR between 2021 and 2031
  • The U.S. is expected to account for over 40% sales of scissor lifts
  • U.K. will remain key market in Western Europe
  • Germany and France will continue exhibiting high demand backed by rising construction activities
  • Sales in Japan and South Korea to increase at a positive pace

“In addition to keeping long-term alliance with their key buyers, companies are offering training courses for operators and focusing on expanding their product range by including electric, hybrid or bi-energy scissor lifts to cater the growing demand for aerial work platforms across the world” said a lead FMI analyst.

What’s the Future Outlook?

Growing shift towards hybrid lift development which help rental fleet owners to leverage the flexibility of scissor lift performance for higher utilization and longer term rentals is set to be remain as prominent force in shaping the scissor lifts market.

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Who is winning?

Some of the leading companies operating in the scissor lifts market are Terex Corporation (Genie), JLG Industries, Inc., Linamar Corporation (Skyjack), Snorkel International, Haulotte Group, and Zhejiang Dingli Machinery Co, Ltd. These companies are incorporating new environmental-conscious technologies. Along with this, they are fine-tuning their expansion strategies to gain competitive edge.

For instance, Haulotte announced launching two new mobile elevating work platforms that have fully electric architecture to offer excellent performance, while reinforcing direction taken by the company towards environmentally friendly alternative energies.

Scissor Lifts Market Key Segments

Platform Height

  • Up to 30′
  • 30′ – 50′
  • More than 50′


  • AWP Rental Service Providers
  • End-Use Industries
    • Construction
    • Entertainment
    • Commercial
    • Manufacturing
    • Others


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • China
  • Japan
  • SEA
  • MEA