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.
14 Feb 2018  |  Global
Cloud-based Integration of MES and ERP is Likely to Boost Adoption
Manufacturing execution systems (MES) are the integrated software applications that provide companies the means to plan and schedule, track, direct and implement their operations. The MES market is growing due to the rapid adoption of cloud computing and data analytics in distinct industry applications around the world. The market is likely to grow...
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10 Jan 2018  |  Global
Integration of IIoT Technologies to Ease Asset Maintenance, Establish Connected Environments and Promote Steady Growth
The objective of this study is to identify and evaluate various growth opportunities for enterprise asset management (EAM) vendors in the present business scenario which is challenged by uncertain economic conditions and the emergence of a new wave of digital manufacturing. There is a pressing need for end-users, particularly in asset-intensive ind...
29 Dec 2017  |  Global
Intelligent Manufacturing Technologies Enable Cognitive Factories
Information technology has been largely impacting the manufacturing industry. With the increase in the number of IIoT solutions and real-time data processing, predictive analytics is enabling processing of large volumes of data captured from the connected machines. The current scenario includes involvement of humans in making logical decisions alon...
20 Dec 2017  |  North America
Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, and Sensors 4.0 are the Most Adopted Trends for Start-ups
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has created a new wave of transformation for manufacturers over the past decade. IIoT brings together brilliant machines, advanced analytics, and people at work. A growing number of industrial facilities are exploring the power of IIoT to optimize their business performance. In a highly competitive global ma...
12 Dec 2017  |  North America
Unlock the Vast Potential
The agriculture industry will undoubtedly become more important than ever before in the near future. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the world will need to produce 70% more food in 2050 than currently, in order to feed the growing population. Factors such as climate change, limited arable land, water scarcity, lab...
04 Dec 2017  |  Global
Impact of IIoT–PLCs in the Current Form to Remain the Choice of Future Machine-builders
Programmable logic controller (PLC) as a digitally operating electronic system, designed for use in an industrial environment, is used to control different types of machines or processes. The global PLC market, which comprises of Nano PLC, Small PLC, Medium PLC, Large PLC, Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), Software, and Services, is expect...
25 Oct 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Revival of Key Indian Industries and the Infrastructure Sector to Boost Demand for Electric Motors
This research service presents a comprehensive analysis of the Indian Electric Motor Market. The objective of the research service is to assess the Indian Electric Motor Market in terms of overall market opportunity for FHP and IHP Motors. The subsegments, IHP electric motors and FHP electric motors are discussed in detail. IHP and FHP motors are f...
28 Sep 2017  |  Asia Pacific
Expansion in Manufacturing across Industrial Sectors to Stimulate Growth in Technology Adoption
This research service discusses revenues generated by various machine tool suppliers in Asia Pacific in 2016. The companies included in this study are all major vendors. Research Scope The objective is to identify the major end users, the distribution channel for each product segment, and the major suppliers of machine tools in Asia Pacific. The s...
22 Sep 2017  |  Global
Artificial intelligence, cloud manufacturing, internet security, cyber physical systems, smart sensors drive factories of the future
With cyber physical system advancements transforming the manufacturing sector, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to create a high impact in the near future. Internet of Things (IoT) has garnered increased interest from various industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, aerospace, utilities, oil and gas, metals and mining, retail, trans...
21 Sep 2017  |  Global
Automation is Driving Growth Opportunities for Robots in Ensuring Safety of Marine Vessels
Unmanned autonomous robots are gaining prominence in the marine sector. Key trending applications include: autonomous surface vessels, unmanned underwater vehicle/robots, and shipboard robots. Automation in the marine industry largely enhances the efficiency of shipping goods. Presently, research community is increasingly focussing in autonomous ...