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 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...
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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...
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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 ...
12 Sep 2017  |  Asia Pacific
Consulting Services for New Technologies and Maintenance Services for Existing Projects will be Vital to Automation Service Revenue
The study analyses the different kinds of automation services across SEA and ANZ. Services is one of the major sources of revenue but in order to achieve higher manufacturing standards, the quality of the workforce needs to improve as well. With new technologies such as Big Data analytics and the Cloud offering limitless opportunities, manufacturer...
12 Sep 2017  |  Global
Collaboration Bubble in IoT Ecosystem to Create Niche Business Use-cases in Industries
Industrial IoT (IIoT) has transitioned from being a trending buzzword to becoming a close reality, as organisations are stepping into the actual implementation phase. The progressive improvement in computer prowess, simultaneously backed by electronic advances in sensor technology, has led to an era of convergence by creating innumerable data point...
06 Sep 2017  |  Global
Strategic Repositioning as Manufacturers Invest in Advanced Technologies to Explore New Revenue Streams
The objective of this Growth Insight is to identify and assess Industrial IoT (IIoT)-based technologies and its implication toward transforming the manufacturing sector. In the light of rapidly changing end-user requirement and economic uncertainty, manufacturers are required to revisit and formulate their business strategies that enable to enhance...
10 Aug 2017  |  North America
Increased Safety and Regulations Spur Demand for Branded Enclosures
The aim of this private market insight is to evaluate the opportunities for enclosures and cabinets across several industry sectors in North America, assessing the trends across the region during the study period. The market for enclosures and cabinets is highly fragmented and highly influenced by regional vendors due to price competitiveness. Incr...
31 Jul 2017  |  Asia Pacific
Risks from Cybersecurity are Significantly Higher and Call for Collaboration between Governments and Private Sector
The study provides information on cybersecurity and the initiatives taken by governments and private organizations in Southeast Asia (SEA) and Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) to improve security in an industrial setting. It also considers the developments in the manufacturing space and technologies that will affect cybersecurity, besides focusing on ...
05 Jul 2017  |  Asia Pacific
Harnessing IIoT to Create Sustainable Manufacturing Growth
The pervasiveness of digital technologies has reached a state of ubiquity in consumer products. Digitisation is gradually penetrating the manufacturing sector in order to produce cheaper and better consumer products. At times of uncertain and volatile economic conditions, manufacturers are seeking competitive advantages by modernising and upgrading...
16 Jun 2017  |  Global
Automation Opportunity, 2017
Increasing local manufacturing of smartphones in India will make India a net exporter of phones by 2020. Automation is an enabler to local manufacturing and assembling of smartphones, and is a growing opportunity for automation vendors in India. This document lists the potential opportunities available in the smartphone manufacturing segment for a...