1 INTRODUCTION 18
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 18
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 18
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 18
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 19
1.4 CURRENCY 20
1.5 STAKEHOLDERS 20

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 21
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 21
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 22
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 22
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 23
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 23
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary interviews 24
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 25
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 27
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS 28
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 28
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 33
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 33
4.2 APAC: CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY TEST AND COUNTRY 34
4.3 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY COUNTRY 34
4.4 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY TEST 35
4.5 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY END USER 35

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 36
5.1 INTRODUCTION 36
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 36
5.2.1 DRIVERS 37
5.2.1.1 Increasing use of cables due to the rise in electricity generation
in the OECD and non-OECD countries 37
5.2.1.2 Growth in the global electronics and IT industries 37
5.2.1.3 Growth in industrialization and urbanization 38
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5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 38
5.2.2.1 High cost of cable testing and certification 38
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 38
5.2.3.1 Growing use of cables in the construction and automotive industries 38
5.2.3.2 Rise in renewable energy production 38
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 39
5.2.4.1 Harmful effects caused while conducting a few cable tests 39
5.2.4.2 High testing and certification lead time 39
5.3 MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW 40
5.3.1 INTRODUCTION 40
5.3.2 GDP GROWTH RATE AND FORECAST OF MAJOR ECONOMIES 40
5.4 OVERVIEW OF APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS 41
5.4.1 INTRODUCTION 41
5.4.2 IEC (INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL COMMISSION) STANDARD 41
5.4.3 EUROPEAN (EN) STANDARDS 44
5.4.4 BRITISH STANDARD (BS) 45
5.4.5 UL (UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES) 46
5.4.6 INSULATED CABLE ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION (ICEA) 48
5.4.7 INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS (IEEE) 50
5.4.8 CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION (CSA) 52
5.5 OVERVIEW OF REGULATIONS 52
5.5.1 CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS REGULATION (CPR) 52
5.5.2 CE MARKING 53
5.5.3 LOW VOLTAGE DIRECTIVE (LVD) 53
5.5.4 RESTRICTION OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (ROHS) 53
5.5.5 REGISTRATION, EVALUATION, AUTHORISATION AND RESTRICTION
OF CHEMICALS (REACH) 54
5.5.6 WASTE FROM ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT (WEEE) 54

6 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY VOLTAGE TYPE 55
6.1 INTRODUCTION 56
6.2 LOW VOLTAGE 57
6.2.1 RISING DEMAND FROM APAC TO DRIVE THE LOW-VOLTAGE
CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 57
6.3 MEDIUM VOLTAGE 58
6.3.1 POWER DISTRIBUTION APPLICATION TO DRIVE THE MEDIUM-VOLTAGE
CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 58
6.4 HIGH VOLTAGE 59
6.4.1 HIGH-VOLTAGE TO BE THE LARGEST SEGMENT OF THE CABLE TESTING
AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 59
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7 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY TEST 61
7.1 INTRODUCTION 62
7.2 ROUTINE TEST 64
7.2.1 ROUTINE TEST TO REMAIN THE LARGEST SEGMENT OF THE CABLE
TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 64
7.3 SAMPLE TEST 65
7.3.1 APAC TO REMAIN THE LARGEST REGION FOR THE SAMPLE TEST SEGMENT
IN THE CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 65
7.4 TYPE TEST 66
7.4.1 RISING DEMAND FOR FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES TO DRIVE THE TYPE TEST SEGMENT IN THE CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 66

8 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY END USER 68
8.1 INTRODUCTION 69
8.2 CABLE MANUFACTURERS 69
8.2.1 CABLE MANUFACTURERS TO REMAIN THE LARGEST END USER
SEGMENT OF THE CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 69
8.3 UTILITY PROVIDERS 71
8.3.1 APAC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGION FOR UTILITY PROVIDERS
IN THE CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET 71

9 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION MARKET, BY REGION 72
9.1 INTRODUCTION 73
9.2 APAC 74
9.2.1 CHINA 77
9.2.1.1 China to be the fastest-growing market for cable testing
and certification in APAC 77
9.2.2 JAPAN 79
9.2.2.1 Rising cables demand in the transportation application to
drive the cable testing and certification in Japan 79
9.2.3 INDIA 80
9.2.3.1 Growing demand for cables in the electricity generation & distribution application to drive the cable testing and
certification in India 80
9.2.4 SOUTH KOREA 82
9.2.4.1 High voltage type to remain the largest segment of the cable
testing and certification market in South Korea 82
9.2.5 AUSTRALIA 83
9.2.5.1 Routine test to remain the largest segment of the cable
testing and certification market in Australia 83
9.2.6 REST OF APAC 84
9.2.6.1 Rising demand for cables in the electrical & electronics application to drive the cable testing and certification market in Rest of APAC 84
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9.3 EUROPE 85
9.3.1 GERMANY 88
9.3.1.1 Germany to be the largest market for cable testing and
certification in Europe 88
9.3.2 FRANCE 89
9.3.2.1 High voltage type to remain the largest segment of the
cable testing and certification market in France 89
9.3.3 UK 90
9.3.3.1 Rising demand for cables in the electrical & electronics application to drive the cable testing and certification market in the UK 90
9.3.4 RUSSIA 92
9.3.4.1 Growing cables demand in electricity generation & distribution application to drive the cable testing and certification in Russia 92
9.3.5 ITALY 93
9.3.5.1 Routine test to remain the largest segment of the cable
testing and certification market in Italy 93
9.3.6 SPAIN 94
9.3.6.1 Rising cables demand in the electricity generation & distribution application to drive the cable testing and certification in Spain 94
9.3.7 REST OF EUROPE 96
9.3.7.1 High voltage type to remain the largest segment of the cable
testing and certification market in Rest of Europe 96
9.4 NORTH AMERICA 97
9.4.1 US 98
9.4.1.1 US to be the fastest-growing market for cable testing and certification in North America 98
9.4.2 CANADA 100
9.4.2.1 Growing cables demand in the electricity generation & distribution application to drive the cable testing and certification in Canada 100
9.4.3 MEXICO 101
9.4.3.1 Routine test to remain the largest segment of the cable testing
and certification market in Mexico 101
9.5 SOUTH AMERICA 102
9.5.1 BRAZIL 104
9.5.1.1 Brazil to be the largest market for cable testing and
certification in South America 104
9.5.2 ARGENTINA 105
9.5.2.1 Growing demand for cables in the electricity generation & distribution application to drive the cable testing and certification
in Argentina 105
9.5.3 REST OF SOUTH AMERICA 107
9.5.3.1 Routine test to remain the largest segment of the cable testing
and certification market in Rest of South America 107
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9.6 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 108
9.6.1 SAUDI ARABIA 111
9.6.1.1 Saudi Arabia to be the fastest-growing market for cable testing
and certification in the Middle East & Africa 111
9.6.2 UAE 112
9.6.2.1 Growing demand for cables in the electricity generation & distribution application to drive the cable testing and certification in UAE 112
9.6.3 REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 113
9.6.3.1 Routine test to remain the largest segment of the cable testing and certification market in Rest of Middle East & Africa 113
10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 115
10.1 OVERVIEW 115
10.2 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 116
10.2.1 EXPANSIONS 116
10.2.2 ACQUISITIONS 116
10.2.3 AGREEMENTS/COLLABORATIONS/PARTNERSHIPS 117
11 COMPANY PROFILES 118
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
11.1 UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES (UL) 118
11.2 DEKRA 120
11.3 BRITISH APPROVALS SERVICE FOR CABLES (BASEC) 122
11.4 SGS 124
11.5 T?V RHEINLAND 126
11.6 BUREAU VERITAS 128
11.7 INTERTEK 130
11.8 DNV GL (KEMA LABORATORIES) 132
11.9 KINECTRICS 134
11.10 CESI 135
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
11.11 OTHER PLAYERS 136
11.11.1 BRE GROUP 136
11.11.2 ELAND CABLES 136
11.11.3 EUROFINS SCIENTIFIC 136
11.11.4 T?V S?D 136
11.11.5 APPLUS 137
11.11.6 ALS 137
11.11.7 T?V NORD 137
11.11.8 INDUSTRIAL TESTS 137
11.11.9 NORTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC 137
11.11.10 RN ELECTRONICS 138
11.11.11 CENTRAL POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CPRI) 138
11.11.12 JAPAN ELECTRIC CABLE TECHNOLOGY CENTER (JECTEC) 138
12 APPENDIX 139
12.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 139
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 140
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 143
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 145
12.5 RELATED REPORTS 145
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 146