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.
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...
30 Jun 2019  |  Global
Improvement in Productivity and enhanced human-machine interaction encourage adoption
Awareness and research initiatives of robotics technologies improving human life and intelligence have created opportunities for robotic technology developers to discover a wide range of applications across various sectors. Efficient human-robot interaction, reduced footprint, ease of integration, reprogram ability and creation of flexible environm...
27 Jun 2019  |  Global
Multimaterial 3D Printing will Provide the Manufacturing Industry the Opportunity to Design and Manufacture Multifunctional Components
Additive Manufacturing is one of the rapidly growing technologies being adopted for designing, rapid prototyping and manufacturing of new components. With the advent of smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0, the technological advantages enabled by additive manufacturing have allowed it to be adopted by diverse sectors across the manufacturing indust...
25 Jun 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Moving beyond Trials to Real-world Implementations Across Diverse Applications
The commercial drone market in Australia, while at a nascent stage, has seen a surge of activity in recent years, particularly in service provider businesses. Drone applications are emerging in various sectors such as agriculture, mining, oil and gas (O&G), construction, utilities, and environmental conservation. Technological advancements are ma...
07 Jun 2019  |  Global
Miniaturized products with multiple capabilities enables innovations in nanomanufacturing
An increasing number of organizations are interested in harnessing the extraordinary properties of microscopic nanoparticle, which can enable a thread that is smaller than steel or smart phones to be flexible and cognitive re-creating existing products with enhanced features. With every object and species in the surroundings made up of atoms and ...
06 Jun 2019  |  Global
Automotive, Aerospace, Manufacturing and Healthcare industries drive opportunities
The study “Light-based Manufacturing: Application and Opportunity Assessment” analyzes the key technologies and applications of light-based applications in industries that will help manufacturers to solve problems by reducing cost, space, and simplifying manufacturing processes while increasing the quality of products and meeting end-user needs...
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 ...