Global Automation Industry Outlook, 2017

Digital Transformation Reshapes Every Industrial Market and Creates New Pivots of Growth for Automation Solution Providers

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This research study provides key trends and predictions for the global automation industry in 2017. The automation market experienced a decline in 2016 as a result of a weak investment climate. The research service analyzes the trends across the end-user industries and provides an outlook of the automation market for 2017. The automation market is set for a paradigm shift due to the digitalization in the end-user industries, and the study analyzes the impact of the shift on the market in 2017. The study captures the impact of trends that are expected to transpire over the upcoming year as organizations shift to prepare for the future. The study highlights the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform offerings of the major automation companies and provides a comparison among them. The study also highlights the role of start-ups, with niche capabilities in the operational and information technologies in 2017, as they are expected to emerge as the cornerstone to unlock value. This automation outlook provides a detailed market landscape analysis of the key participants in both process automation and discrete automation markets. It offers an in-depth outlook of key trends across end-user verticals that affect the global automation market along with use-cases.

Scope of the study:
•     Market Type—Process industries, discrete industries
Process industries: Oil and gas, power, chemicals and petrochemicals, metals and mining, life sciences, food and beverages, Water and
wastewater, pulp and paper, cement and glass, textile, rubber and plastic, and metal fabrication
Discrete industries: Automotive, machinery, semiconductor and electronics, aerospace and defense, printing, medical devices, and
packaging
•     Product Types—Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
System (SCADA), Process Safety System, Machine Safety Systems, Human-machine Interface (HMI), Variable Frequency Drive (VFD),
Operator Training Simulators (OTS), General Motion Control (GMC), Sensors and Transmitters, Flowmeters, Manufacturing Execution
Systems (MES), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
•     Region—North America (NA), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Latin America (LA)
•     Base Year—2016
•     Forecast Year—2017

Key questions this study will answer:
•     What are the key factors that will influence the global automation market in 2017?
•     What are the key projections for the automation market segments?
•     What are the key trends in the end-user industries that will impact the automation market in 2017?
•     What are the key automation trends to watch for in 2017?
•     What are the growth opportunities in the automation market in 2017?

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
Key Highlights of 2016
Top 17 Trends in 2017—Short Term
Top 17 Trends in 2017—Mid Term
Top 17 Trends in 2017—Long Term
Market Impact Analysis of Top 17 Trends
Bold Predictions for 2017
Global Automation Outlook for 2017—Regional Revenue Snapshot
Market Share Analysis
Total Industrial Automation Landscape—Process and Discrete
2. Research Scope and Segmentation
Research Scope
Market Segmentation—Process Automation
Market Segmentation—Discrete Automation
Definitions
3. Global Economic Outlook for 2017
Top Economic Trends—2017
Top Economic Predictions—2017
Top Predictions in 2017—Advanced Economies
Top Predictions in 2017—BRICS Nations
World’s 20 Largest Economies in 2016
World’s 20 Fastest Growing Economies in 2016 and 2017
World Economic Snapshot—2015–2017
Other Macro-economic Highlights—2017
4. Key Automation Trends to Watch
Key Automation Trends to Watch
IT-OT Convergence
Harmonization of IT and OT
Digital Transformation
Digitalization—Creative Destruction and Expansion of Business Models
Platformization of Automation
Race to Become the Next Anchor for Industrial Markets
Race to Become the Next Anchor for Industrial Markets (continued)
Transformation—Tectonic Shifts Affecting Industries and Markets for Next Decade
Co-innovation is the Future as New Business Models Emerge
New Business Models
Imperative Start-ups—Major Areas of Innovation
Automation Start-up Ecosystem
5. End-user Trends—Process Industries
Oil & Gas—Key Trends
Investments—Upstream Oil & Gas
Case Study—Oil & Gas
Power—Key Trends
Investment—Power
Case Study—Power
Food & Beverage—Key Trends
Investments—Food & Beverage
Case Study—Food & Beverage
Life Sciences—Key Trends
Investments—Life Sciences
Case Study—Life Sciences
Water and Wastewater—Key Trends
Investments—Water and Wastewater
Case Study—Water and Wastewater
Chemical and Petrochemical—Key Trends
Investments—Chemical and Petrochemical
Case Study—Chemical and Petrochemical
Mining & Metals—Key Trends
Investments—Mining & Metals
Case Study—Mining & Metals
6. End-user Trends—Discrete Industries
Automotive & Transportation—Key Trends
Investments—Automotive & Transportation
Case Study—Automotive & Transportation
Aerospace & Defense—Key Trends
Investments—Aerospace & Defense
Case Study—Aerospace & Defense
Semiconductor and Electronics—Key Trends
Investments—Semiconductor and Electronics
Case Study—Semiconductor and Electronics
Machinery—Key Trends
Investments—Machinery
Case Study—Machinery
7. Process Automation Outlook for 2017
Process Automation—End-user Industry Outlook
Process Automation—Regional Outlook
Process Automation—Product Outlook
Process Automation—Competition Analysis
8. Discrete Automation Outlook for 2017
Discrete Automation—End-user Industry Outlook
Discrete Automation—Regional Outlook
Discrete Automation—Product/Solution Outlook
Discrete Automation—Competition Analysis
9. Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
Growth Opportunity 1—Rise of Digital Economy
Growth Opportunity 2—Changing Market Dynamics
Growth Opportunity 3—Value Shift from Hardware to Software
10. Key Conclusions
Key Conclusions
Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
11. Appendix
Partial List of Other Key Industry Participants
Legal Disclaimer
Market Engineering Methodology


List of Figures & Charts

1. Automation Market: Digital Platform Comparison by Vendor, Global, 2016
2. Process Automation Market: Revenues by End-user Segment, Global, 2015–2017
3. Discrete Automation Market: Revenues by End-user Segment, Global, 2015–2017
4. Automation Market: Key Conclusions, Global, 2015–2017
5. Automation Market: Platformization of Automation, Global, 2016 and Beyond


1. Automation Market: Impact of Top 17 Trends, Global, 2017
2. Automation Market: Revenue Forecast by Region, Global, 2016–2017
3. Automation Market: Major Market Participants, Global, 2015 and 2016
4. Automation Market: Total Industrial Automation Landscape, Global, 2016
5. 20 Largest Economies, Global, 2016
6. GDP Growth—Top 20 Fastest Growing Economies, Global, 2016–2017
7. GDP Growth of Selected Countries, Global, 2015–2017
8. Oil & Gas Market: Upstream Offshore Oil & Gas Capital Spending, Global, 2015–2016
9. Oil & Gas Market: Upstream Onshore Oil & Gas Capital Spending, Global, 2015–2016
10. Power Generation Market: CAPEX in Power Generation, Global, 2015–2016
11. Food and Beverage Processing Software Market: Capital Spending, Global, 2015–2016
12. Life Sciences Market: Total Pharmaceuticals R&D Spending, Global, 2015–2016
13. Water and Wastewater Market: Capital Expenditure in Municipal and Industrial Water Market, Global, 2015–2016
14. Chemical and Petrochemical Market: Chemical and Petrochemical CAPEX, Global, 2015–2016
15. Chemical and Petrochemical Market: New Projects by Region, Global, 2016-2020
16. Mining & Metals Industry: PP&E* and Exploration CAPEX, Global, 2015–2016
17. Mining & Metals Industry: Percentage CAPEX by Region, Global, 2016
18. Automotive & Transportation Market: IT Spending, Global, 2015–2017
19. Automotive & Transportation Market: IIoT Software spending, Global, 2015–2016
20. Aerospace & Defense Market: Onboard Internet of Things Capital Spending, Global, 2015–2016
21. Semiconductors and Electronics Market: Semiconductor Capital Spending, Global, 2015–2016
22. Semiconductors and Electronics Market: New Facilities to Start Operation Between 2017 and 2020, Global
23. Machine Tools Market: Capital Spending, Global, 2015–2016
24. Process Automation Market: Revenue Trends by Region, Global, 2015–2017
25. Process Automation Market: Revenues by Product Segment, Global, 2015-2017
26. Process Automation Segment: Market Share Trends of Top 5 Companies, Global, 2015 and 2016
27. Discrete Automation Market: Revenue Trends by Region, Global, 2015–2017
28. Discrete Automation Market: Revenues by Product Segment, Global, 2015–2017
29. Discrete Automation Segment: Market Share Trends of Top 5 Companies, Global, 2015 and 2016



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