United States plant factory market is bound to experience impressive growth with anticipated CAGR in the forecast period, 2022-2026, on the account of surge in the demand of organic plants and vegetables crop higher yield. Moreover, the rapidly increasing demand for feeding the world population along with the rapidly increasing world population is further substantiating the growth of the United States plant factory market in the upcoming five years. Additionally, increasing demand for the possibility to grow food locally and consistent requirement for the space for increasing agricultural yield is aiding the growth of the United States plant factory market in the next five years. Agriculture practices were strictly restricted to only sub-urbs and smaller towns, though the farming practices in the cities have increased and the demand for indoor practices of agriculture is also expanding and thereby supporting the growth of the United States plant factory market in the future five years. Furthermore, government is actively taking initiatives and encouraging the plant factory practices improving the agricultural productions meanwhile maintain the environmental condition is potentially supporting the robust growth of the United States plant factory market in the forecast period, until 2026.

Plant factories are a closed agriculture crop and fruits & vegetable growing system that enables the grower to grow crops round the year. These infrastructures utilize the resources like artificial lights, temperature, moisture, and carbon dioxide concentrations. Technological advancements like modeling 3D vegetation requires plant factories. The plant factory enables systematic, stable production of safe, high quality, crops without being affected by seasonal changes and weather conditions. The environmental conditions are exceptionally controlled for the higher yielding plant growth in accurate and artificial ways.

The global plant factory market is segmented by facility type, light, growing system, crop type, competitional landscape, and regional distribution. Based on facility type, the market is further bifurcated into green houses, indoor farms, and others. Green houses are anticipated to dominate the market segment and generate maximum revenue shares of the market in the upcoming five years on the account of rapidly increasing number of the green houses in the States. Moreover, the advancing practices of the indoor crops and growing popularity of the greenhouse farms is further substantiating the growth of the global plant factory market in the future five years.

A partial list of market player in the United States plant factory market includes AeroFarms, LLC, BrigthFarms Inc., Gotham Greens Farms LLC, Bowery Farming Inc., AppHarvest, Inc., Plenty Unlimited Inc., Iron Ox, Inc., Vertical Harvest Farms, Dream Harvest Farming LLC, among others. These market players hold larger shares of the market than the new market players. With the evolving technology, it is appropriate to say that the effective research and development of the technologically advanced instruments and methods to satisfy consumer demands would support the market growth and benefit the market players as well as the consumers. New market players may focus on the research and development to provide such products and services that satisfies the consumer demand as well as benefits the market players in building their brand value. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016 – 2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022 – 2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth of the market size of United States plant factory market from 2016 to 2019.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of United States plant factory market from 2020 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026. 
  • To classify and forecast United States plant factory market based on facility type, light, growing system, crop type, competitional landscape, and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the United States plant factory market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for United States plant factory market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in United States plant factory market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in United States plant factory market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in United States plant factory market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers across the country. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufactures which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufactures, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of United States plant factory market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Plant factory manufacturers, end users, and other stakeholders
  • Distributors and suppliers of the products and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums, and alliances related to plant factory
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, United States plant factory market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • United States Plant Factory Market, By Facility Type:

o   Greenhouses

o   Indoor Farms

o   Others

  • United States Plant Factory Market, By Light:
    • Sunlight
    • Artificial Light
  • United States Plant Factory Market, By Growing Systems:
    • Non-Soil-Based
    • Soil-Based
    • Hybrid
  • United States Plant Factory Market, By Crop Type:
    • Fruits & Vegetables
    • Ornamental Plants & Flowers
    • Others
  • United States Plant Factory Market, By Region:
    • South-West
    • Mid-West
    • North-East

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in United States plant factory market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on United States Plant Factory Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    United States Plant Factory Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Facility Type (Greenhouses, Indoor Farms, Others)

6.2.2.     By Light (Sunlight v/s Artificial Light)

6.2.3.     By Growing System (Non-Soil-Based, Soil-Based, Hybrid)

6.2.4.     By Crop Type (Fruits & Vegetables, Ornamental Plants & Flowers, Others)

6.2.5.     By Company (2020)

6.2.6.     By Region

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    United States Non-Soil-Based Plant Factory Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Facility Type

7.2.2.     By Light

7.2.3.     By Crop Type

8.    United States Soil-Based Plant Factory Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Facility Type

8.2.2.     By Light

8.2.3.     By Crop Type

9.    United States Hybrid Plant Factory Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Facility Type

9.2.2.     By Light

9.2.3.     By Crop Type

10.  Market Dynamics

10.1.              Drivers

10.2.              Challenges

11.  Market Trends & Developments

12.  Competitive Landscape

12.1.              Competition Outlook

12.2.              Company Profiles (SWOT Analysis of Top 5 Players Profiled)

12.2.1.  AeroFarms, LLC

12.2.2.  BrigthFarms Inc.

12.2.3.  Gotham Greens Farms LLC

12.2.4.  Bowery Farming Inc.

12.2.5.  AppHarvest, Inc.

12.2.6.  Plenty Unlimited Inc.

12.2.7.  Iron Ox, Inc.

12.2.8.  Vertical Harvest Farms

12.2.9.  Dream Harvest Farming LLC

13.  Strategic Recommendations

14. About Us & Disclaimer