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.
30 Sep 2014  |  Global
ISA 100 vs. WirelessHART: Convergence or Encapsulation?
Wireless sensors are scalable and offer easy integration into planned networks for process diagnostics and optimization. However, the ecosystem is highly influenced by communication protocol developers in the industrial market segment. This study covers the global wireless sensor networks market including challenges, drivers and restraints, and for...
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25 Sep 2014  |  Africa
Rapidly Expanding Production and Rising Imports will Bridge the Gap Between Demand and Supply
This research service provides an informed analysis of the East African cement industry for the period 2009 to 2018. The analysis comprises key industry drivers and restraints, demand and production trends, and forecasts for the total East African cement industry. In addition, a detailed analysis of the 6 top cement-producing countries in East Afri...
26 Aug 2014  |  North America
Contrasting Business Models to Drive Strategic Partnerships across Value Chain Participants
Large CAPEX investments in the chemicals market are poised to create new greenfield and brownfield opportunities for solution providers across the value chain. Considering diverse project requirements have left end users seeking expertise and technical know-how, solution providers must develop unique go-to-market strategies to meet diverse needs. T...
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31 Jul 2014  |  Africa
Automation and Control Solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa's Oil and Gas IndustryAn Analysis of 3 Leading Countries
Opportunities will Emerge in Deep Sea E&P, Gas, and East Africa
Sub-Saharan Africas oil and gas industry is growing rapidly, producing significant opportunities for automation and control solution (ACS) suppliers. An expansion of ACS revenue will be driven by investments in industry-supporting infrastructure, an increasing focus on improving industry efficiencies, and rising exploration and production (E&P), w...
29 Jul 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Mandatory Regulations Will Drive the Uptake of Safety Systems
This research service analyzes the safety systems used in process industries in Southeast Asia and AustraliaNew Zealand. End users include oil and gas, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, refining, and others including metals and mining, water and wastewater, and pulp and paper. The product segments are emergency shutdown systems, fire and gas sy...
17 Jul 2014  |  Europe
Glass Lined Agitators are Expected to Increase Demand in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry
The research study assesses the trends in the European process mixing equipment market. The economic recession of 2009 led to a shortage of investment funds in the process mixing equipment market and most end-user purchases were either stalled or completely shelved. This study analyses and determines the impact of economic recession on the process ...
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...
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27 May 2014  |  North America
Infrastructure Investments Stemming from the Shale Revolution Spurs Growth
Increased oil and gas production and its lost-cost feedstock derivative in the chemicals industry will create new opportunities in the North American terminal automation market. While the market is expected to see greater traction from modernization projects, capacity expansions, and retrofit additions, automation requirements from diverse terminal...
05 May 2014  |  Global
Manufacturing has Revived and Increased Investment in Automation Technologies Drives its Efficiency
This market factbook covers the market scenario for global automation hardware products like distributed control systems (DCS), supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA), human machine interface (HMI), programmable logic controller (PLC), and software products such as manufacturing exectuion systems (MES), advanced process control an...
25 Mar 2014  |  Global
Need for Process Optimisation Likely to Spur Demand in Emerging Economies
This research service analyses future trends in the global Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) market. It determines the impact of maturing North American and European markets towards the growth dynamics of this market. Revenue forecasts for different geographic and end user segments have been provided till 2018. The study also analyses the market...