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.
18 Sep 2020  |  Global
Value-added Services Backed by Industry 4.0 to Propel the Global Oil & Gas Refinery MRO Services Market, 2020–2024
Leveraging Cloud, Big Data and Analytics will Improve Accessibility for Customers and Enable MRO Service Providers to Generate New Revenue Streams
Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services catering to the oil & gas refinery market will be adversely impacted by the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) induced economics slump, alongside the oversupply of oil and lack of storage capacities 2016 to 2024 (the study period of this research). This market is currently (2019) valued at $15.40 billion and...
15 Sep 2020  |  North America
Benchmarking Future Growth Potential
Asset performance management software solutions use asset-related data, predictive analytics, and Industry 4.0 technologies to anticipate failure or life of an asset and to recommend a maintenance solution that will improve the reliability of the asset. End users in the process industries acknowledge the effectiveness of deploying an APM suite of s...
04 Sep 2020  |  Global
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN AUTOMATED GUIDED VEHICLES, ROBOTIC PLATFORMS, EXOSKELETONS, AND INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS
This Advanced Manufacturing Technology Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers innovations in automated guided vehicles, robotic platforms, exoskeletons and IIoT. Some of the key innovations profiled include robotic grippers based on static electricity, automated guided vehicle positioning technology, robot platform for indoor application, metal 3D printin...
01 Sep 2020  |  Asia Pacific
Benchmarking Future Growth Potential
Frost & Sullivan has independently analyzed and profiled 12 automation and process control system suppliers and plotted them on its Frost Radar™. It compares the performance of these companies and positions them on its Frost Radar™ based on their scores on the Growth and the Innovation axes. Suppliers most recent innovations and their key growt...
06 Aug 2020  |  Global
Integration of Big Data, IIoT, Cloud Platform, Artificial Intelligence, and Digital Twin for Digital Factories
This research service focuses on the convergence of technologies in industrial operations. Various digital technologies are emerging from startup and leading companies worldwide over the last 5 years to leverage and streamline workflow in industrial operations. Some of the digital technologies have been converged through new product innovations, pa...
31 Jul 2020  |  Global
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN WAREHOUSE ROBOTS, LASER SINTERING, SELF-HEALING ROBOTS, AND SMART MANUFACTURING
This Advanced Manufacturing Technology Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers innovations in warehouse robots, laser sintering, self-healing robots, and smart manufacturing. Some of the key advancements profiled include autonomous warehouse robots and enabling solutions, 3D printing of tiny heart pumps, self-repairing robots, AI-based platform for advance...
20 Jul 2020  |  Global
Collaborative Business Models Set to Catalyze Growth in the Global Belt and Chain Drives Market, 2020–2024
New Product Development Aimed at Improving Efficiency will Drive Growth Opportunities
This study provides information on the global belt and chain drives market. It lists the major trends and the prevailing scenario across all regions and discusses the major drivers and challenges that will impact the market in the future. While improvements in belt design and the use of lubrication for chains has improved the life of these products...
17 Jul 2020  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Digital Transformation Reshapes the Industrial Market and Creates New Pivots of Growth for Automation Solution Providers in the Region
This outlook study provides information on the key trends and predictions for the automation market in the Middle East and Africa in 2020, analysing developments across end-user industries. Demand for automation solutions in this region experienced a steady growth in 2019, aided by the moderate investment climate. The automation market across the r...
03 Jul 2020  |  Global
This Advanced Manufacturing Technology Opportunity Engine (TOE) covers growth opportunities in robotics and additive manufacturing. Some of the key innovations profiled include quality assurance robots, robots for warehouse maintenance, robots enabling factory automation, commercial robots for sanitation and disinfection, 3D printing for pharmaceut...
12 Jun 2020  |  Global
Innovative Business Models Centered Around Services are Expected to Unlock New Revenue Streams for the Pumps Industry
This study forecasts the future of the pumps industry amidst the onset of a new wave of digitalization and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The changing market conditions influenced by demand-supply shock, oil price volatility, political tension, and shift in customer preferences are making pump manufacturers revisit their value propositio...