Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market

Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market Size by Type (Walk-behind Scrubbers, Ride-on Scrubbers, and Robotic Scrubbers), End-User (Transportation, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Government, Education, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Retail, and Others), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2023 to 2032

Base Year: 2022 Historical Data: 2019-21
  • Report ID: TBI-14011
  • Published Date: Jan, 2024
  • Pages: 237
  • Category: Machinery & Equipment
  • Format: PDF
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The global industrial floor scrubbers market was valued at USD 4 billion in 2022 and grew at a CAGR of 10% from 2023 to 2032. The market is expected to reach USD 10.37 billion by 2032. The increasing demand for industrial floor scrubbers, given the rising awareness about workplace hygiene and safety, will drive the growth of the global industrial floor scrubbers market.

Market Introduction:

As the term suggests, industrial floor scrubbers are designed to be used in commercial and industrial environments. They are essential tools in these spaces as they help maintain optimal cleanliness, hygiene, and safety standards. The machines are built for these spaces, which are much harder to clean with household equipment, and thereby have a combination of brushes, water, and cleaning solutions. The design of these devices enables them to efficiently remove dirt, grime, and contaminants from any flooring surfaces. They are automated, powerful, and fast and offer higher efficiency than traditional manual cleaning methods. They save time, enhance cleanliness, and contribute to safety protocols. They reduce labour and maintenance costs. Their effectiveness in cleaning and maintaining hygiene offers a clean, hazard and risk-free environment for people operating in that space. They also extend the longevity and quality of the floors. They are used in warehouses, manufacturing facilities, retail spaces, airports, transportation hubs, and healthcare facilities. Industrial floor scrubbers are pivotal in upholding cleanliness, safety, and operational efficiency across diverse industrial and commercial settings.

Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market Size

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Recent Development
  • Glad Group, an integrated property services firm, introduced robotics bearing the Tennant brand into the Australian retail sector. It committed to going above and beyond for clients when it came to cleaning services, and as part of that promise, it unveiled two new T7AMRs at the well-known Sydney shopping complexes, Westpoint and Castle Towers. Tennant and Glad Group have been partners for thirty years. The robotic floor scrubbers were purchased as part of a larger investment of over $1 million in new Tennant equipment. Via its Technical Assistance Centre, Tennant provides specialised robotics technical support in close collaboration with customers of its robotic solutions.

Market Dynamics:


The increasing awareness about workplace safety – increasing awareness about workplace safety and regulatory control and monitoring of occupational safety has contributed to the increasing demand for industrial floor scrubbers. Additionally, Businesses are also increasingly prioritizing workplace safety. Industrial floor scrubbers are highly efficient in achieving optimal cleanliness and hygiene, which contributes to improved safety. Cost savings over time, coupled with increased awareness of the benefits, such as enhanced cleanliness and operational efficiency, further fuel the demand. The versatility of these machines is widening the scope of their applications across diverse industries. The emphasis on cleanliness during the COVID-19 pandemic has positively contributed to the market's growth. Therefore, increasing awareness about workplace safety and regulatory stringency will contribute to the growth of the global industrial floor scrubber market.

  • Godfrey Commercial redefines the culture of cleanliness by providing high-quality cleaning products that improve people's lives and make them healthier, cleaner, and more hygienic. Cormac's Innova line of ride-on floor scrubbers consists of three simple models ideal for large-scale cleaning tasks requiring mobility in even the busiest spaces. Because of their small size and exceptional mobility, all Innova floor scrubbers are ideal for maintenance cleaning floors up to 6,000 square metres, even in very crowded spaces. Both in-house and contract cleaning teams in the retail, healthcare, hotel, sports, industrial, automotive, public transportation, and handicraft industries employ them.

Industrial floor scrubbers are expensive The cost of acquiring industrial floor scrubbers is capital-intensive. The main device or machine, accessories, attachments, and disposable raw materials that need to be used regularly add to the cost of operating floor scrubbers. The energy consumption of these machines is also high, which adds to the working capital of the companies or businesses. Maintenance and training costs and retribution to employees operating them add to the cost. The depreciating cost of these machines is also another heavy expense. All these expenses make them capital-intensive and, therefore, will limit the market's growth.


The growing innovations and advancements Technological advancements have significantly expanded applications of industrial floor scrubbers, thereby driving increased adoption across industries. These machines now have automated smart sensor technologies, enabling autonomous navigation, obstacle avoidance, and optimized cleaning patterns. Data analytics and connectivity features provide real-time monitoring, remote diagnostics, and predictive maintenance. Similarly, Advanced battery technology, Eco-friendly features, including water recycling systems and energy-efficient components, and Multi-functionality and customization options have contributed to the market expansion and will offer lucrative opportunities for industry players during the forecast period.

  • The next-generation SC50 autonomous floor scrubber and the well-known and highly regarded Advance line of floor cleaning machines are just two of the high-performance products that Nilfisk, one of the top producers of professional cleaning equipment in the world, announced it will be showcasing at ISSA after an absence of three years. Furthermore, Nilfisk is set to launch the next-generation SC50 autonomous floor scrubber with an enhanced interface that allows for cutting-edge cleaning and an easy-to-use interface. Programming a cleaning path is now more simple than in the past. The SC50 autonomous floor scrubber has the longest autonomous runtime in the industry when powered by a lithium-ion battery from Nilfisk, resulting in increased productivity and return on investment.
Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. North America emerged as the most significant global industrial floor scrubbers market, with a 42% market revenue share in 2022.

The region's expansive and diverse industrial sector contributes significantly to the increasing demand for industrial floor scrubbers. Stringent regulations and safety standards in the region require businesses to maintain high levels of cleanliness, thereby increasing the adoption of industrial floor scrubbers by businesses to meet these requirements. The awareness of worker safety has led businesses to invest in equipment that minimizes the risk of accidents. Continuous technological advancements, including automation and smart sensors, will also grow the market.

North America Region Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market Share in 2022 - 42%

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  • To revolutionise the way the world cleans, Tennant Company, a global leader in creating, producing, and marketing solutions, announced the addition of lithium-ion technology to their line of AMR machines, which includes the T380AMR, T7AMR, and T16AMR. Customers in the cleaning sector worldwide can benefit from additional advantages offered by this new and advanced battery technology. Tennant Company has developed a line of self-cleaning floor scrubbers in collaboration with Brain Corp, a prominent player in the robotics industry. The Tennant T380AMR is a 20-inch floor scrubber perfect for retail establishments, medical facilities, and educational institutions. While the T16AMR is the first robotic scrubber, the T7AMR is a mid-size 26" scrubber perfect for mid-to-large places, including larger retail stores, warehouse clubs, education, and certain warehouses and logistic operations.
Type Segment Analysis

The type segment is divided into walk-behind scrubbers, ride-on scrubbers, and robotic scrubbers. The walk-behind scrubbers segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 47% in 2022. Walk-behind scrubbers are compact machines. They have a smaller and more maneuverable design. They are equipped with scrubbing brushes or pads, solution and recovery tanks. They also come with adjustable squeegees. Their manoeuvrability allows them to navigate tight spaces and narrow aisles, making them versatile for various environments such as retail spaces, schools, and industrial settings. Walk-behind scrubbers are cost-effective, with a lower upfront cost and reduced maintenance expenses. They offer ease of use, making them suitable for many users. They offer quick deployment, given the minimal training required for operators. The flexibility, affordability, ease of use, and adaptability of walk-behind scrubbers contribute to its dominance in the market.

  • German company Kärcher, which makes industrial floor cleaners, pressure washers and Hoover cleaners, has an agreement with Deutsche Telekom to provide its "autonomous robot scrubber drier" devices with worldwide Internet of Things connectivity. The family-run business is equipping new robot scrubbers with an international LTE SIM card from the operator in Germany to send data to the cloud for fleet management needs. To give building service providers and facility managers access to information about their machine fleets, such as deployment locations, work schedules, activation status, fill levels and battery health, Kärcher is integrating its new Kira B 50 scrubber drier with a cloud-based fleet management system.
End-user Segment Analysis

The end-user segment is divided into transportation, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, government, education, hospitality, manufacturing, warehousing, retail, and others. The manufacturing segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 34% in 2022. The manufacturing sector encompasses industries involved in the production of goods. Industrial scrubbers play a pivotal role in Maintaining cleanliness and compliance with safety regulations in the manufacturing facilities. It also contributes to Enhancing workplace safety by mitigating risks like the likelihood of slips and falls. The efficiency of industrial scrubbers offers a time and cost-effective alternative to manual cleaning methods. These machines contribute to the preservation of infrastructure. The adaptability of industrial scrubbers to various manufacturing environments contributes to their increasing demand in the sectors.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • Amano Corporation
  • Diversey, Inc
  • Dulevo International S.P.A.
  • Hako GmbH
  • Hefei Gaomei Cleaning Equipment Co., Ltd
  • Nilfisk Group
  • Numatic International
  • Powr-Flite
  • Tennant Company

Report Description:

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Billion)
Market size value in 2022 USD 4 Billion
Market size value in 2032 USD 10.37 Billion
CAGR (2023 to 2032) 10%
Historical data 2019-2021
Base Year 2022
Forecast 2023-2032
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East and Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments Type and End User

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the global industrial floor scrubbers market was valued at USD 4 billion in 2022 to USD 10.37 billion by 2032.

Global industrial floor scrubbers market is growing at a CAGR of 10% during the forecast period 2023-2032.

The market's growth will be influenced by the increasing awareness about workplace safety.

The high cost of industrial floor scrubbers could hamper the market growth.

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This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global industrial floor scrubbers market based on below mentioned segments:

Global Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market by Type:

  • Walk-behind Scrubbers
  • Ride-on Scrubbers
  • Robotic Scrubbers

Global Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market by End User:

  • Transportation
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Government
  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing
  • Retail
  • Others

Global Industrial Floor Scrubbers Market by Region:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa  
    • UAE
    • South Africa


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