Automation has been an intrinsic component for manufacturing ever since the launch of the first programmable logic controller in 1970. The market of automation has, since then, seen a number of new product introductions that has significantly altered the way end-users pursue product design, engineering, production and services.
Frost & Sullivan's automation research and consulting programs entails a dedicated approach to understand and foresee the future of diverse automation products across various geographies. Our market focus includes factory automation, process automation, industrial software, product lifecycle management, besides others. A list of key focus areas have been identified below.
1. Factory Automation
2. Process Automation
3. MES & Advanced Process Control
4. Industrial Services
Our work is founded on close and regular interactions with leading multi-nationals and emerging companies operating in the world of industrial automation. The objectives of our research involves from the most basic elements of market intelligence to advanced strategic work for new product introductions and Go-To market strategies, and advisory work for mergers and acquisitions.
18 May 2020  |  Global
Benchmarking Future Growth Potential
Manufacturing companies are constantly looking for new ways to streamline their operations, increase the productivity and profitability of operations. They now seek to optimize one of their own most valuable assets—data. New data grows exponentially because of the increase in the level of networking and connectivity among people and machines/devi...
05 May 2020  |  Global
Landscape and Opportunities Assessment in Industrial Operations
5G with low latency and greater bandwidth accelerates the rate of data download, enabling the of use real-time data in the industrial operations. Images and data can be downloaded much faster with 5G integrated IIoT devices. As the result, data can be easily shared remotely. Connected factories: High speed data sharing is achieved using 5G integra...
16 Apr 2020  |  Global
Benchmarking Future Growth Potential
In the age of rising digitalization and Industry 4.0 initiatives, the quest to maintain the highest security possible is ongoing. The global ICS cybersecurity market is witnessing steady growth, with companies focused on enhancing the security and resilience of critical industrial assets. Industrial companies seek to secure and optimize their Oper...
30 Mar 2020  |  Global
Autonomous Delivery Robots will Provide the Warehouse Industry the Opportunity to Achieve Efficient Material Management
Autonomous robotics technology has been undergoing a major technological growth in the recent years. This novel technology is playing a crucial role in the transformation of many key industries like automotive, aerospace, warehouse, and logistics. With the advent of Industry 4.0 and smart factories, all industries across the spectrum are adopting a...
28 Feb 2020  |  Europe
Sustainability and Reduced Carbon Footprint are Key Themes as the Revenue Share of HVAC and Refrigeration Continues to Increase while that of Traditional Process Industries Decreases
The European heat exchangers market recorded steady growth in 2019, following a period of economic downturn over the past few years. The market witnessed strong demand from end users, with a positive investment climate across key end-use industries such as chemicals and petrochemicals; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and power ge...
26 Dec 2019  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Proliferation of Industrialization in India Driven by Government, Corporate, and Private Investment
The manufacturing sector is one of the foundations of the Indian economy. It is imperative that India invests in emerging technologies and research for the growth of the factories of the future. The Indian government has been prompt in realizing the importance and value addition of manufacturing to India and have unlocked several investments to sus...
02 Dec 2019  |  Global
Demand for IIoT-based Solutions Increasing Due to Regulatory Requirements and Need to Limit Downtime and Leakage Loss
This research service presents the opportunities for monitoring solutions based on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) across the upstream, midstream, and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry. The study presents information on the various market trends with respect to sensing, monitoring, and emerging IIoT-based solutions in several...
12 Nov 2019  |  Global
Strategic Analysis of the Global Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Market, Forecast to 2023
High Growth Potential in the APAC Region is Set to Drive the Overall Revenue Till 2023
The global Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) market is a well-established market and is witnessing a period of medium-to-low growth. It was valued at $5.29 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $5.76 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 1.7% from 2018 to 2023. The market has been holistically analyzed through 3 main segments, in...
27 Sep 2019  |  Global
In-line Operation to Reduce Production Bottlenecks and Improve Productivity
Industrial production lines are undergoing transformation to adapt to the competitive market. As factory of the future becomes real, inter-connected devices autonomously enable flow of data, allowing automated analysis. Automation requires machines that are highly technologically advanced to derive reliable results. With manufacturing shop floors ...
24 Sep 2019  |  Global
Opportunities for Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Operations
Intelligent automation is driven by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. In industrial operations, AI acts as the catalyst to increase the productivity in the operations. Three types of artificial technology are identified as a game-changer in industrial operations in which these technologies are digitalizing and streamlining the value chain ...