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.
09 May 2019  |  Global
The Rise of Industry 4.0 has Created Enhanced Digitalisation, Driving Increased Manufacturing Flexibility, Speed, High Quality Control, Precise Customisation, and Improved Productivity
In today’s competitive environment, companies are striving to use cutting-edge technology to stay ahead of the competition. Digital manufacturing is a subset of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and is an integrated approach to use computer technology for simulation, 3D visualization, and analytics to support manufacturing processes and improve ...
08 May 2019  |  North America
Volatile Oil Prices, Industrial Internet of Things, and Focus on Emerging Markets Open Up Exciting New Opportunities
This research service analyzes current and future trends in the global compressor market across various industries. This analysis is in an Excel format. Analysis is based on end users (chemicals, construction and mining, food and beverage, general manufacturing, life sciences, oil and gas, power generation and others), within the industrial air com...
06 May 2019  |  Global
Additive Manufacturing for Series Production has High Adoption Potential in the Automotive & Aerospace Industries
Additive manufacturing is becoming increasingly integrated in various industries due to its ability to produce items of complex shape and geometry, to eliminate the need for expensive manufacturing tools, and its energy efficient features. Manufacturers are looking to adopt additive manufacturing for series production. Series production is distinct...
29 Apr 2019  |  Global
Evolution of Distributed Manufacturing
The industrial revolution begun in the early 18th century and since then manufacturing has exponentially risen with complex supply chains, increased demand, and lesser requirement for manual labor to meet the escalating needs of customers. To stay on top of the value chain one must continue to innovate and be informed with the global technological ...
08 Mar 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Investment in Key Infrastructure Vital for Attracting Global Manufacturing Companies
This research service provides information about the industrial automation and process control market in the growing countries of Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. All 3 countries face numerous problems in their efforts toward industrialization. It discusses the major trends and the prevailing scenario across the 3 countries. It also explains the major ...
31 Dec 2018  |  Global
Physical Rehabilitation Drive Growth Opportunities
Increased awareness and research initiatives of robotics technologies improving human life and intelligence have created opportunities for robotic exoskeleton manufacturers’ to discover a wide range of applications across various industry sectors. Efficient human-robot interaction, reduced footprint, ease of integration, reprogramming ability, an...
28 Dec 2018  |  Global
Industrialization of Powder Bed Fusion and its Production Applications Drive Growth of Metal Additive Manufacturing
Metal 3D printing has experienced increased demand in the additive manufacturing market. However, the high cost of printers, slow speed, and limited part size have somewhat limited the volume opportunities for metal 3D printers in industrial applications. The rapidly evolving manufacturing industry has recognized the significance of additive manufa...
26 Dec 2018  |  Global
Automotive, Aerospace, Consumer, and Building and Construction Sectors Drive Growth Opportunities
Additive manufacturing (AM) techniques have become more popular in the recent times due to its ability to enable low cost objects, leading to saving considerable amount of time, labor, and material. The advent of large-scale additive manufacturing techniques, has further led to the development of more advanced technologies such as big area additive...
22 Oct 2018  |  Global
Opportunities Come from Market Partnerships for Integrated IT/OT Solutions
Industrial cybersecurity market has been experiencing rapid growth and gaining widespread significance in recent years. High penetration of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology in critical infrastructure industries (power utilities, oil & gas etc.) and the manufacturing sector has resulted in increased threat attack surfaces. Cyber attac...
28 Sep 2018  |  Global
Growth Opportunities in the Commercial and Industrial Sectors with Advanced Printing
Printing technologies and equipment are witnessing a surge despite the shift towards green and paperless environments. Electronic paper and digitization have not hampered the development of technological innovations in the printing industry. A majority of the printing technologies have been commercialized and used in the market for over a decade n...