Suspension Insulators Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Type (Cap & Pin Insulator, Interlink Insulator), By Material (Glass, Ceramic, Polymer), By Application (Transmission Lines, Distribution Lines, Utility Poles), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Jan 2024
  • Report Code : KSI061615218
  • Pages : 140

The suspension insulators market was valued at US$133.636 billion in 2021.

Suspension insulators are used in high-voltage power transmission systems to support the overhead power lines and provide electrical insulation. Suspension insulators consist of a string of ceramic or glass discs, each separated by a metal or fiberglass rod and held together by steel or aluminum end fittings. Suspension insulators can be used in transmission lines, distribution lines, and utility poles applications as they provide a high level of electrical insulation and mechanical support, which helps to ensure reliable and safe delivery of electricity. High electricity demand, growing installation of high-voltage power transmission lines, the modernization of existing power infrastructure, and the development of new power generation projects drive the demand for suspension insulators, thereby positively impacting the market growth.

The growing investments in transmission lines are augmenting the suspension insulators market growth.

Transmission lines are a critical component of the power grid system, and they play a crucial role in transmitting high-voltage electricity over long distances, typically from power generation stations to substations. Suspension insulators are essential to these transmission lines as they provide electrical insulation and mechanical support to the power lines. The expansion of transmission networks requires the installation of new transmission lines, which in turn involves suspension insulators. The increasing electricity demand, coupled with the expansion of transmission networks, is driving the need for suspension insulators to propel their overall market growth. According to the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), as of October 2022, India is the third-largest producer and consumer of electricity and has an installed power capacity of 408.71 GW. According to the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Global Energy Review 2021, electricity demand increased by nearly 5% in 2021, the largest annual increase since 2010. The Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) reported in 2020 that the global investment required for electricity infrastructure over the next 25 years is estimated to be $55 trillion, with $16 trillion needed for transmission and distribution networks alone; this investment is necessary to meet the growing electricity demand.

The increasing adoption of utility poles in electrical distribution systems is positively impacting the suspension insulators market growth.

Utility poles are a critical component of the electrical distribution system, and they play an essential role in supporting power lines and distributing electricity to homes, businesses, and other end-users. The power lines are attached to the utility poles using suspension insulators designed to withstand electrical stresses and provide electrical insulation and mechanical support to the power lines. Suspension insulators used on utility poles are typically made of porcelain, glass, or polymer materials. The increasing demand for electricity and the need to improve the reliability and safety of the electrical distribution system will boost the demand for suspension insulators. In 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released an "Energy Technology Perspectives" report. It noted that the global electricity distribution network, which needs utility poles, is expected to grow from 64 million km in 2019 to around 74 million km by 2040, with much of the growth expected in developing economies.

The Asia Pacific region is expected to hold a significant market share.

Asia Pacific is expected to hold a significant market share due to increased electricity demand, the expansion of transmission and distribution networks, and the growing construction of new power plants in India and China. The "New Infrastructure" program, launched in 2020 by the Chinese government, has set a target to install 1,200 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, which will require significant investments in transmission and distribution infrastructure, including suspension insulators. Atal Distribution System Improvement Yojana" launched in May 2020, aims to strengthen the power distribution infrastructure in urban and rural areas, improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply, and reduce the AT&C losses of distribution companies. The increase in power transmission and distribution infrastructure boosts the demand for suspension insulators.


  • 69KV composite dead-end insulator: Orient power made this product consisting of silicone rubber, fiberglass rod, and material hardware and plays a main role in high voltage distribution and transmission lines of power field
  • Sediver toughened glass insulators: Such suspension insulator product by Sediver has long-term electrical and mechanical reliability, reduced inspection and maintenance costs, high residual mechanical strength, and a mechanical rating from 70 kN up to 840 kN
  • S1 - 25 KIP MX01: The product made by MacLean has silicone housing, ANSI 52-5 socket & ball end fittings, and 82% Lighter weight compared to porcelain and, eliminates brittle fracture concerns, and has lower installation costs.

Suspension Insulators Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Market Size Value in 2021
US$133.636 billion
Growth Rate CAGR during the forecast period
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2023 – 2028
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered Type, Material, Application, and Geography
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Companies Covered Aditya Birla Insulator (Aditya Birla Group), Elsewedy Electric Co S.A.E., Hubbell, Jiangxi Johnson Electric Co., Ltd, MacLean Power Systems, NGK Insulator Ltd., Orient Group, PPC Insulators, Sediver, TE Connectivity
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase


Market Segmentation:

  • By Type
    • Cap & Pin Insulator
    • Interlink Insulator
  • By Material
    • Glass
    • Ceramic
    • Polymer
  • By Application
    • Transmission Lines
    • Distribution Lines
    • Utility Poles
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Other

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Suspension Insulators Market was valued at US$133.636 billion in 2021.
Prominent key market players in the suspension insulators market include Aditya Birla Insulator (Aditya Birla Group), Elsewedy Electric Co S.A.E., Hubbell, Jiangxi Johnson Electric Co., Ltd, and MacLean Power Systems, among others.
The global suspension insulators market has been segmented by type, material, application, and geography.
The growing usage of transmission lines in power grids will boost the suspension insulators market growth.
Asia Pacific is expected to hold a significant share of the suspension insulators market due to an increase in electricity demand and the growing construction of new power plants in the region.


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Research Process


3.1. Research Highlights


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Cap & Pin Insulator

5.3. Interlink Insulator


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Glass

6.3. Ceramic

6.4. Polymer


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Transmission Lines

7.3. Distribution Lines

7.4. Utility Poles


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. United States

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1. Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. United Kingdom

8.4.2. Germany

8.4.3. France

8.4.4. Spain

8.4.5. Others

8.5. The Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. UAE

8.5.3. Israel

8.5.4. Others

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. Japan

8.6.2. China

8.6.3. India

8.6.4. South Korea

8.6.5. Others


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

9.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix


10.1. Aditya Birla Insulator (Aditya Birla Group)

10.2. Elsewedy Electric Co S.A.E.

10.3. Hubbell

10.4. Jiangxi Johnson Electric Co., Ltd

10.5. MacLean Power Systems

10.6. NGK Insulator Ltd.

10.7. Orient Group

10.8. PPC Insulators

10.9. Sediver

10.10. TE Connectivity

Aditya Birla Insulator (Aditya Birla Group)

Elsewedy Electric Co S.A.E.


Jiangxi Johnson Electric Co., Ltd

MacLean Power Systems

NGK Insulator Ltd.

Orient Group

PPC Insulators


TE Connectivity