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.
28 Aug 2013  |  Africa
Exploration of the Sub-region's Top 3 Country Markets
This research service provides the production and investment forecasts for the cement industry within Southern Africa for the years 2009 to 2018. Three Southern African countriesSouth Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwewere selected for in-depth analysis based on their cement production capacity. The above mentioned countries have announced plans to spe...
15 Oct 2013  |  Africa
Analysis of the Automation and Control Solutions Market within Sub-Saharan Africa's Beverages Industry
Analysis of the Sub-region's Top 3 Countries
This research service provides an analysis of the automation and control solutions market for the beverages industry within Sub-Saharan Africa for 2009 to 2019. Three Southern African countriesNigeria, Angola, and Mozambiquewere selected for in-depth analysis based on their beverages production capacity and market growth rates. In addition, these...
24 Apr 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Safety Stands Out as the Most Important Factor in the Design and Use of Mining Equipment
This study provides an understanding of the customer satisfaction in Australia's Mining Equipment Industry. It discusses the major criteria that companies look at during purchase decisions. It also identifies the major factors affecting the industry (drivers and restraints). It covers products such as underground mining equipment and drilling equip...
19 Sep 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Industrial Manufacturing to Undergo a Paradigm Shift in the Long Term With the Proliferation of 3D Printing Technologies
This study provides information on the 3D printing market in Asia-Pacific. It talks of the key developments in the region and the drivers and restraints in the industry. Of late, 3D printing technology is being used to not only produce product prototypes but also functional components, which is helping Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in twe...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...