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.
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...
01 Jun 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Growing Need to Reduce Energy Consumption and to Create Higher Awareness on Benefits of VFDs will Drive the Growth of Electric Drives in India
The study focuses on analysing the Indian AC electric drives (Low Voltage electric drives and Medium Voltage electric drives) market outlook for CY 2016 and forecast the market for CY 2017–CY 2021. Research Scope: • Analysis by product segment, power rating, voltage rating, OEMs and end-users segment, distribution channel, major participants ...
19 May 2017  |  Global
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE identifies key innovations and advancements in 3D printing of high-strength composites or other materials that are strong in the Z axis and in the X and Y axes, 3D printing of large-scale parts/structures, real-time asset tracking and location solutions, and bio-inspired anti-vibration technology. The Advan...
12 May 2017  |  Global
Innovations in Extrusion-based 3D Printing, Integrated Digital Manufacturing, and Automated Harvesting
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights advancements in extrusion-based 3D printing (including 3D printing of metals and glass), digital manufacturing and collaborative robots, and robotic harvesting of fruit. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufact...
05 May 2017  |  Global
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE profiles innovations in 3D printing, robotics, and material handling, including combined robotic and 3D printing solutions, modular material handling technology, monitoring of automation devices, inkjet-based 3D printing for improved production of multi-colored products and greater speed. The Advanced Man...
28 Apr 2017  |  Global
Innovations in Garment Manufacturing, Digital Light Processing and Fused Filament Fabrication 3D Printing, and Nanomaterials Manufacturing
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights innovations in digital garment manufacturing, 3D printing using digital light processing and fused filament fabrication, robot programming, and fabrication of nanomaterials. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manuf...