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2024 TDA Industry Outlook Report


Published February 2024, 28 pages


Track information and trends that are driving the performance of the analytical instrument industry. Forecasts, growth estimates and unit shipments are provided for over 60 analytical instrument technologies.

This report provides key strategic information to plan for the year, tying in macroeconomic trends, R&D funding and other insights that are expected to impact the industry.

Market Coverage

Laboratory Instruments & Equipment


Analytical high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), prep HPLC, MPLC, and LPLC, ion chromatography, gas chromatography (GC), flash chromatography

Mass Spectrometry

Triple quad liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS), single quad LC/MS, U/HRMS LC/MS, MALDI-TOF, GC/MS

Molecular Spectroscopy

UV/Vis, color measurement, fluorescence & luminescence, near infrared (NIR), infrared (IR), Raman spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)

Atomic Spectroscopy

Inductively coupled plasma (ICP), ICP-MS, elemental analyzers, x-ray fluorescence (XRF), X-ray diffraction (XRD), arc/spark OES, atomic absorption (AA) spectroscopy

Life Science

Cell analysis, label-free detection, electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis, genetic analysis


Liquid handling, robotics, microplate readers, N-plex ELISA


Surface analyzers, scanning probe microscopy (SPM), electron microscopy, confocal microscopy, wide-field microscopy.

Materials Analysis

Calorimetry, particle characterization, petroleum, physical properties testing, thermal analysis, viscometry and rheometry, density meters


Lab balances, lab bioreactors, electrochemistry and titration, extraction techniques, lab centrifuges, concentrators and evaporators, incubators, microwave-assisted chemistry, lab water purification system

Laboratory Furniture and Process Analytical Instruments (PAI)

Laboratory Furniture

Casework/work surfaces/fixtures, fume hoods, clean benches & biological safety cabinets


Liquid analyzers, spectroscopy, oxygen-combustibles, chromatography, moisture, industrial mass spectrometers, advanced analyzers, other PAI, OAR