1 INTRODUCTION 18
1.1 STUDY OBJECTIVES 18
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION AND SCOPE 18
1.2.1 INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS 19
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 19
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 19
1.3.2 GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE 20
1.3.3 YEARS CONSIDERED 20
1.4 CURRENCY 21
1.5 LIMITATIONS 21
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 21

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 22
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 22
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 23
2.1.1.1 List of major secondary sources 23
2.1.1.2 Key data from secondary sources 24
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 24
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 25
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 25
2.1.2.3 Breakdown of primaries 26
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 26
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 27
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 28
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 35
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN FIRE TESTING MARKET 35
4.2 FIRE TESTING MARKET, BY SOURCING TYPE 35
4.3 FIRE TESTING MARKET IN APAC, BY APPLICATION 36
4.4 FIRE TESTING MARKET, BY APPLICATION 36
4.5 FIRE TESTING MARKET, BY REGION 37

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 38
5.1 INTRODUCTION 38
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 38
5.2.1 DRIVERS 39
5.2.1.1 Increasing adoption of safety systems in industries 39
5.2.1.2 Growing automation in buildings 39
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 40
5.2.2.1 Fire legislation requirements and international regulations
for fire testing services 40
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 41
5.2.3.1 Increasing adoption of smart city concept 41
5.2.3.2 Stringent government norms 42
5.2.3.3 Increasing demand for construction equipment 42
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 43
5.2.4.1 Lack of awareness on fire safety in developing countries 44

6 FIRE TESTING MARKET, BY SERVICE 45
6.1 INTRODUCTION 46
6.2 TESTING 47
6.2.1 FIRE TESTING ALLOWS MANUFACTURERS TO UNDERSTAND
BEHAVIOR OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS 47
6.3 INSPECTION 47
6.3.1 FIRE INSPECTIONS ARE CONDUCTED YEARLY OR ON DEMAND AS REQUIRED 47
6.4 CERTIFICATION 48
6.4.1 CERTIFICATION STANDARDS DIFFER FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY
FOR DIFFERENT SECTORS 48
6.5 OTHERS 49

7 FIRE TESTING MARKET, BY SOURCING TYPE 50
7.1 INTRODUCTION 51
7.2 IN-HOUSE 52
7.2.1 IN-HOUSE FIRE TESTING MARKET IN APAC EXPECTED TO GROW OWING TO GROWTH OF MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING HUBS 52
7.3 OUTSOURCED 53
7.3.1 PRIVATIZATION OF STATE-OWNED LABORATORIES WILL DRIVE GROWTH OF OUTSOURCED FIRE TESTING SERVICES 53

8 FIRE TESTING MARKET, BY APPLICATION 54
8.1 INTRODUCTION 55
8.2 CONSUMER GOODS AND RETAIL 57
8.2.1 FIRE TESTING SERVICES HELP DETERMINE HOW DEVICES REACT TO EXTREME HEAT OR FIRE TO ENSURE SAFETY OF CONSUMERS IN CASE OF FIRE 57
8.3 AGRICULTURE AND FOOD 60
8.3.1 STRINGENT CODES FOR USE OF EQUIPMENT TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING MARKET IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD INDUSTRY 60
8.4 CHEMICALS 63
8.4.1 FIRE TESTING SERVICES HELP COMPANIES UNDERSTAND POTENTIAL RISKS RELATED TO FIRE HAZARDS 63
8.5 CONSTRUCTION AND INFRASTRUCTURE 65
8.5.1 CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL TESTING TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING MARKET IN CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET 65
8.6 ENERGY & POWER 69
8.6.1 DEMAND FOR FIRE SUPPRESSION EQUIPMENT IN POWER GENERATING PLANTS TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING MARKET IN ENERGY & POWER SECTOR 69
8.7 INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING 72
8.7.1 GROWING NUMBER OF FIRE INCIDENTS TO INCREASE DEMAND FOR FIRE TESTING SERVICES IN MANUFACTURING SECTOR 72
8.8 MEDICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES 75
8.8.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR MEDICAL DEVICES TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING MARKET FOR MEDICAL & LIFE SCIENCES SECTOR 75
8.9 MINING 77
8.9.1 NEED FOR SAFETY IN MINING INDUSTRY WILL DRIVE
FIRE TESTING SERVICES IN FUTURE 77
8.10 OIL & GAS AND PETROLEUM 80
8.10.1 DEMAND FOR FIRE SAFETY FOSTERS GROWTH OF
FIRE TESTING SERVICES IN FUTURE 80
8.11 PUBLIC SECTOR 82
8.11.1 REVISED FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY CODES BY GOVERNMENTS TO
BOOST FIRE TESTING SERVICE MARKET IN PUBLIC SECTOR 82
8.12 AUTOMOTIVE 85
8.12.1 COMPONENT FIRE TESTING TO FOSTER GROWTH OF FIRE TESTING SERVICES IN AUTOMOTIVE SEGMENT 85
8.13 AEROSPACE 87
8.13.1 STRINGENT REGULATIONS, STANDARDS, AND LEGISLATION TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING MARKET IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SECTOR 87
8.14 MARINE & RAILWAY 90
8.14.1 WIDE RANGE OF STANDARDS, REGULATIONS, AND
LOGISTICAL COMPLEXITIES TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING MARKET IN MARINE & RAILWAY SECTOR 90
8.15 SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS 93
8.15.1 INCREASING NUMBER OF WAREHOUSE FIRES TO BOOST FIRE TESTING MARKET IN SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS SECTOR 93
8.16 OTHERS 95
8.16.1 NEED TO ENSURE SAFETY OF SPORTS AND LEISURE EQUIPMENT TO DRIVE FIRE TESTING SERVICES MARKET IN FUTURE 95

9 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 98
9.1 INTRODUCTION 99
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 100
9.2.1 US 101
9.2.1.1 Booming building and construction industry in the US to
drive the need for fire testing services 101
9.2.2 CANADA 102
9.2.2.1 Investments in oil sands, LNG, and energy infrastructure drives fire testing market in Canada 102
9.2.3 MEXICO 103
9.2.3.1 Automotive & medical industries to increase demand for
fire testing in Mexico 103
9.3 EUROPE 104
9.3.1 GERMANY 105
9.3.1.1 Demand for renewable energy will drive
fire testing market in Germany 105
9.3.2 UK 106
9.3.2.1 Construction industry to substantially increase demand for
fire testing in UK 106
9.3.3 FRANCE 107
9.3.3.1 Energy sector in France to boost fire testing market growth 107
9.3.4 SPAIN 108
9.3.4.1 Growing pharmaceutical and automobile industries to drive the demand for fire testing services in Spain 108
9.3.5 ITALY 109
9.3.5.1 Adoption of advanced manufacturing techniques to drive demand for fire testing services in Italy 109
9.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 111
9.4 APAC 112
9.4.1 CHINA 113
9.4.1.1 Construction industry to increase demand for
fire testing market in APAC 113
9.4.2 JAPAN 114
9.4.2.1 Smart city projects drive fire testing market in Japan 114
9.4.3 INDIA 115
9.4.3.1 Growing fire equipment services drives fire testing market in India 115
9.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 116
9.4.4.1 Mining & automotive sector to drive the market for fire testing in South Korea 116
9.4.5 AUSTRALIA 117
9.4.5.1 Consumer segment to boost the fire testing market in Australia 117
9.4.6 REST OF APAC 118
9.5 ROW 120
9.5.1 SOUTH AMERICA 121
9.5.1.1 Growth in mining industry will drive fire testing market in
South American countries 121
9.5.2 MIDDLE EAST 122
9.5.2.1 Construction industry in Middle East will lead to increasing demand for fire testing 122
9.5.3 AFRICA 123
9.5.3.1 Mining and infrastructure development will boost fire testing services in Africa 123

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 124
10.1 OVERVIEW 124
10.2 MARKET RANK ANALYSIS, 2018 125
10.3 COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS 125
10.3.1 SERVICE LAUNCHES 125
10.3.2 OTHERS 128
10.4 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 129
10.4.1 VISIONARY LEADERS 129
10.4.2 INNOVATORS 129
10.4.3 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 129
10.4.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 129
10.5 STRENGTH OF SERVICE PORTFOLIO (FOR ALL 25 PLAYERS) 131
10.6 BUSINESS STRATEGY EXCELLENCE (FOR ALL 25 PLAYERS) 132
11 COMPANY PROFILE 133
11.1 KEY PLAYERS 133
(Business Overview, Services Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View)*
11.1.1 SGS GROUP 133
11.1.2 BUREAU VERITAS SA 136
11.1.3 UL LLC 139
11.1.4 INTERTEK 143
11.1.5 DEKRA SE 146
11.1.6 TV SD 149
11.1.7 QIMA 152
11.1.8 APPLUS+ 153
11.1.9 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES 155
11.1.10 ELEMENT MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY 157
11.1.11 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CONSULTANTS GROUP 159
* Business Overview, Services Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
11.2 RIGHT-TO WIN 160
11.3 OTHER PLAYERS 161
11.3.1 DNV GL 161
11.3.2 BRE GROUP 161
11.3.3 TV RHEINLAND 162
11.3.4 RINA 163
11.3.5 MISTRAS GROUP, INC 163
11.3.6 PREMIER TECHNICAL SERVICE GROUP PLC (PTSG) 164
11.3.7 F.E. MORAN FIRE PROTECTION 164
11.3.8 STC GROUP 165
11.3.9 KIWA 165
11.3.10 FIREFLOW SERVICES, INC 166
11.3.11 J. MEADOWS FIRE & SPRINKLER 167
11.3.12 GEYER FIRE 167
11.3.13 IMPACT FIRE SERVICES 168
12 APPENDIX 169
12.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 169
12.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 170
12.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE 173
12.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 175
12.5 RELATED REPORT 175
12.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 176