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.
07 Apr 2017  |  Global
Advancements in 3D Printed Metals and Non-metals, 3D Printed Body Armor, Collaborative Robots, and Laser Technology
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights key innovations and developments in 3D printing of metals, non-metals, and body armor. It also depicts developments in collaborative robots for logistics and material transport, and combined laser and waterjet technology. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers globa...
04 Apr 2017  |  Global
Rise of Progressive Analytic Techniques Expected to Induce New Business Models in Manufacturing
Analytics have been around for a long time in different forms. Starting with manual data collection, it has progressed to reporting systems and then to statistical-based modelling systems. The progressive improvement in computer prowess simultaneously backed by electronic advancement in sensor technology has led to an era of convergence. This has c...
31 Mar 2017  |  Global
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights advancements in additive manufacturing( including metal 3D printing, smaller 3D printers), robotic exoskeletons, and wearable goggles for industrial applications . The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing an...
24 Mar 2017  |  Global
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE highlights innovations in 3D printing of glass, metals, and buildings; painting and cleaning robots for commercial applications; and voice recognition technology for handheld or wearable devices. The Advanced Manufacturing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers global innovations and developments relate...
17 Mar 2017  |  Global
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE covers recent developments in 3D printing, collaborative robots, and structural electronics. Innovations profiled include advanced processing of metals and non-ferrous alloys using plasma cutting by Hypertherm Inc.; an innovative 3D printer to print lightweight, complex ceramic parts by Xjet Ltd.; improved s...
14 Mar 2017  |  Asia Pacific
Energy Management in a Volatile Business Climate to Yield Lasting Benefits for Suppliers as Governments Look to Identify Infrastructure Gaps, Improve
This outlook study provides an understanding of the motors and drives market in Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines) and Australia-New Zealand for 2017. It discusses the current market scenario and expected changes by analyzing the key trends impacting demand and use of motors and drives, including use of ...
10 Mar 2017  |  Global
This issue of Advanced Manufacturing TOE covers recent developments in three-dimensional (3D) printing for medial applications. Innovations profiled include 3D printing through two-photon polymerization by Nanoscribe GmbH, rapid 3D prototyping in the microfluidic industry by The Dolomite Centre Ltd., 3D bioprinting in tissue engineering by the Univ...
06 Mar 2017  |  North America
Companies Need to Capitalize on Growth Opportunities that are Driven by Oil Price Rebound
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), and technology types (industr...
20 Feb 2017  |  North America
Moderate Manufacturing Growth Expected Under the New Administration
This study explores President Trump’s economic, manufacturing, trade, corporate tax, and environmental policy direction, while evaluating attached benefits and risks for US manufacturing. The study delves into the United States’ overall manufacturing growth outlook while also examining industry-specific outlooks. Key questions this study wi...
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13 Feb 2017  |  Europe
Energy Efficiency Regulations to Drive Sales for European Manufacturers
The research service provides the estimated market size of welding equipment and consumables in Europe for base year 2016 and the growth rate prediction for the forecast period 2017 to 2021. Market drivers and restraints and their impact over the forecast period are also discussed. The study also analyzes the competitive structure for the base year...