Hardware constitutes a very critical part of manufacturing and process production. Innovations in hardware are a prerequisite for complementing and fulfilling any major technological development in the industry. Industrial hardware is beginning to witness new innovations to accommodate the growing needs for less complexity, connectivity, besides requirements for low energy consumption, safety, security, etc.
Frost & Sullivan’s industrial hardware research is aimed at scanning the complete spectrum of all industrial hardware across all major industry verticals and providing insights on disruptive trends, macroeconomic analysis, regional trends, besides overall market intelligence.
Our key focus areas include
- Control Systems
- Industrial Machinery
- Process Control Equipment
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.
17 Jul 2013  |  North America
The Evolving World of Automation Security Due to Advanced Persistent Threats
The study analyzes the automation security trends in North America and the changing landscape of various technologies and strategies in the market. Key go-to-market strategies followed by various solution providers are critically examined. A security strategy model is developed to provide insights for security and automation solution providers. Apa...
06 Sep 2013  |  North America
The Key to Sustain the Shale Boom is through Optimized Production
The United States is at the cusp of an energy revolution triggered first by the shale gas boom and now intensified by the tight oil boom. Increased production of tight oil in the US attracts more investments. In turn, as operators position themselves regarding focus, geography, land acquisitions, first oil, and compliance to regulations, they progr...
23 Jan 2014  |  North America
Varying Crude Oil Grades to Bolster Growth for Refinery Retrofits
An incremental rise in domestic crude oil production in the United States along with the potential inflow of Canadian heavier crude is poised to disrupt the dynamics of the oil and gas downstream market. As end users invest in upgrades, retrofits, and new greenfield refinery projects, there is ample opportunity for automation vendors to enhance the...
17 Feb 2014  |
Analysis of Global Automation and Control Systems (ACS) Market in the Upstream Oil and Gas (O&G) Industry
Decline in “Easy Oil” Production Drives Growth in Smart Oil Field Solutions
Abundant offshore reserves, regional requirements for energy independence, and high depletion rates in existing fields led to a growing investment climate for automation systems amongst end users in the upstream oil and gas (O&G) market. While traditional systems that facilitate control and safety across the upstream value chain continue to evolve ...
13 Mar 2014  |  Global
Changing Tides in Offshore Oil and Gas Production: Subsea Automation Opportunities at the Ocean Floor
Future Vision of a Subsea Factory Bolstering Growth
The abundance of global offshore oil and gas reserves encourages end users to expand exploration and production activities at deep-water and ultra-deep-water levels to ensure sustained profitability. As solution providers aim to provide integrated packaged solutions such as separation, compression, boosting, and water reinjection at the ocean floor...
31 Dec 2014  |  North America
Automated Pipeline Interventions to Ensure Preventive Maintenance
This Micro Boom evaluates short term (20142016) opportunities across the midstream oil and gas value chain in North America (i.e., Canada and the United States) organized by business, growth, and profit opportunities. Key focal points of the research include investment climate for transportation and storage infrastructure and its impact for automa...
01 Mar 2013  |  Global
A Shale Gas Boom and the European Economic Slow Down Balance the Global Market
This research service covers the market scenario for the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. Moreover, the service analyzes the SCADA architecture (hardware, software, and services) that is used for data acquisition, control, database storage, HMI (human-machine interface) or MMI (man-machine interface), communication software,...
19 Mar 2013  |  Global
Growth of Biosimilars and Generic Drugs Drives the ACS Market
This research service identifies the major challenges in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and discusses the automation and control system (ACS) market drivers and restraints, along with key trends in the technology and distribution of the automation control systems. The research service is a global study covering North America, Europe, Asia ...
11 Jun 2014  |  Global
Shale Gas and Tight Oil Revolution in North America and Emerging APAC Regions Drives Growth
The declining availability of skilled work force forces end-users in process industries to outsource operation and maintenance services to third-party service providers. This enables end-users to concentrate on core competence of producing more and simultaneously maintain profitability and expected growth rate. This becomes an opportunity for sever...
23 Sep 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Water and Mining Industries will Fuel Competition Among Automation Vendors
This study provides information on the SCADA market across Australia and New Zealand. It discusses the major end users, the main participants who define the SCADA market and the trends influencing the industry (Drivers and Restraints). It also attempts to forecast the revenue by each end user until 2018 besides providing information on the latest d...