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.
13 Mar 2013  |  North America
Norms, Regulation, and Government Stimulus Driving the Market
This research service identifies the major industry challenges, market drivers and restraints, and key trends in technology, pricing, and distribution for the North American substation automation and integration market. This research service provides comprehensive forecasts across the three products segments: hardware, such as RTU, BCU, PLC, and IE...
14 Mar 2013  |  Global
Downstream Refining Boom from Shale Gas and the European Economic Slowdown Balances Market Growth
This research study covers the market scenario for distributive control system solutions commonly known as DCS solutions. The markets future architecture (hardware, software, and services) will be used for data acquisition, control, database storage, communications, and network software. Market drivers, restraints, and forecasts for different geog...
15 Mar 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Increasing Investment Opportunities Spur Demand for Automation
The automation and control in emerging sectors in Southeast Asia and Australia New Zealand. Smart grids, alternate energy sources, and pharmaceuticals have been identified as emerging sectors in Southeast Asia and Australia New Zealand. Total automation and control market forecast by product is explained along with forecast assumptions. The end-use...
19 Mar 2013  |  Global
Growth of Biosimilars and Generic Drugs Drives the ACS Market
This research service identifies the major challenges in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and discusses the automation and control system (ACS) market drivers and restraints, along with key trends in the technology and distribution of the automation control systems. The research service is a global study covering North America, Europe, Asia ...
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20 Mar 2013  |  Europe
Discerning the Significance of a Multifaceted Convergence Approach in Industrial Production
Manufacturing has evolved to become highly competitive, with competitive pressures from factors that were not traditionally taken into consideration. In this regard, manufacturing optimisation has begun to adopt a new meaning, and multiple pursuits are in place within industries to achieve sustenance and profitability in a highly-competitive consum...
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20 Mar 2013  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Renewed Investments in Key Sectors is Expected to Fuel Growth
The consistent need to improve operational efficiency and resource utilization drives the demand for distributed control systems across process industries. This research service provides market segmentation by the type of end users in India. Market dynamics such as drivers and restraints have been discussed in this study, along with the total marke...
26 Mar 2013  |  Europe
Increased Investment in Infrastructure Development in China and India is Expected to Bolster Growth
This RS analyses the trends in the global machine tools and cutting tools market, particularly the trend of increased investment in automobile, aerospace and defence, and civil construction sectors in Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC). The driving forces, such as the exploration of new oil and gas fields and the expansion of the mining indust...
02 Apr 2013  |  North America
Higher Productivity of Flux Cored Wires Drives Market Growth
This research service analyses the global flux cored wires market during a study period spanning from 2009 to 2017. It analyses market drivers and restraints, and provides revenue forecast by region. The study also includes the competitive structure of leading market participants, and provides strategic insights into the total market trends. It pro...
08 Apr 2013  |  Europe
Aging Transmission Substation Retrofits and New Smart Grids Drive Demand for Substation Automation
This research service assesses the trends in the European substation automation market. The economic recession of 2009 led to a shortage of investment funds in virtually all markets, so that most planned projects were either stalled or completely shelved. This study analyses and determines the impact of the economic recession on the substation auto...
24 Apr 2013  |  Europe
Compliance of Safety Regulations to Drive Demand for Certified Systems
This study provides an analysis of the safety instrumented systems (SIS) market in Europe. Despite being affected by the economic recession, the market has rebounded. This indicates the growth opportunities that are available during the forecast period. This research services also covers the drivers and restraints of the market and divides it into ...