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 market 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.
- Factory Automation
- Process Automation
- MES & Advanced Process Control
- 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.
31 Mar 2021  |  Global
Autonomous Mobile Robots are Finding Wide-range of Applications in Warehouse Management, Last-mile Delivery, Healthcare, Hospitality and Security
The need for automation in logistics and warehouses is being driven by the increasing popularity of e-commerce which has experienced a further boost, same-day delivery demands, shortage of labor, and the time wasted by labor in travelling long distances and carrying out monotonous tasks and lastly the incapability to scale existing solutions such a...
05 Mar 2021  |  Global
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS, METAL 3D PRINTING, AND REMOTE MONITORING IN MANUFACTURING
The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Opportunity Engine for March 2021 covers innovations in collaborative robots, metal 3D printing, and remote monitoring in manufacturing. Some of the profiles include artificial intelligence-based cobots and automatic tool changer cobots, SLM and PBF advancements in metal 3D printing, remote monitoring, and main...
01 Mar 2021  |  Global
Industry Convergence to Accelerate Adoption of Smart Solutions in the Global Industrial Equipment Industry
IIoT and Leasing Models Enhance Future Growth Potential of Industrial Equipment
Industry 4.0 revolves around integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) with near-real-time connectivity to provide actionable intelligence to decision makers. This research focuses on the adoption of digital technologies and smart devices in the industrial equipment industry. Industrial tools are the leading industry ...
05 Feb 2021  |  Global
The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Opportunity Engine for February 2021 covers innovations in robotic exoskeletons, laser scanning for optical weld seam tracking, scaffolding robots for construction logistics, a cloud platform suitable for entire manufacturing supply chain, 3D printing, edge computing, and IoT. The Advanced Manufacturing TOE co...
02 Feb 2021  |  North America
Innovative Business Models Focused on Digital Solutions Offer New Opportunities in the North American Positive Displacement Pumps Market
Energy-efficient Solutions and Digital Services such as Pumps-as-a-Service to Present Growth Opportunities
The main objective of this growth opportunity analysis is to assess the impact of market trends and challenges influencing growth prospects for positive displacement (PD) pump original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the next 5 years. As business uncertainty becomes an inevitable factor, end users across industry verticals are revisiting their st...
22 Jan 2021  |  Global
Future Growth Opportunities and the 2020 Class of Top 50 Supplier Best Practitioners
The world is facing unrelenting swings that are causing severe uncertainties, volatility, and complexity. As organizations look to cut operational costs and preserve their bottom line, digital transformation is a much sought after aspect to sustain performance. Frost & Sullivan has identified that the digital journey for customers is not a case of ...
08 Jan 2021  |  Global
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS, ROBOTIC GRIPPERS, SURGICAL ROBOTS, AND DIGITAL MANUFACTURING
The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Opportunity Engine for January 2021 covers innovations in autonomous mobile robots, robotic gripper, surgical robots and digital manufacturing. Some of the innovations profiled include AI-based autonomous mobile robots for material handling applications, omnidirectional autonomous mobile robots for logistics, p...
30 Dec 2020  |  Global
Advanced Sensors, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning encourage AGV Development
AGVS streamlines tasks in order fulfillment in logistics centers as well as improve safety in production lines. AGVs can perform more than material handling such as scanning barcodes and transferring the scanned data to the central cloud system. AGVs automate all the material handling tasks and remove the need for having workers to move materials w...
28 Dec 2020  |  Global
Data Communications and connectivity between devices encouraging adoption of IIoT
IIoT (Industrial Internet-of-Things), came into reality during the advent of Industry 4.0. The technology provided immense data communications and connectivity between all devices. The fourth industrial revolution changed the whole manufacturing spectrum. The technology helped manufacturers to tremendously increase their efficiency and productivity...
23 Dec 2020  |  North America
A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action - Innovation That Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
The rapid growth of the eCommerce industry around the world and the pursuit of automation in warehousing and logistics management are fueling the demand for autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). Lockdowns in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, ongoing social distancing practices, and recurring stay-at-home orders and restrictions on busi...