Analysis of the Sub-region’s Top 3 Countries

This research service provides an analysis of the automation and control solutions market for the beverages industry within Sub-Saharan Africa for 2009 to 2019. Three Southern African countries—Nigeria, Angola, and Mozambique—were selected for in-depth analysis based on their beverages production capacity and market growth rates. In addition, these countries have announced plans to spend significantly on expansion and upgrade projects during 2013 to 2018. The study provides key market drivers and restraints for each country and an overview of the central participants. The product scope for this analysis consists of DCS, PLC, SCADA, MES, and HMI segments.

Executive Summary

• This research service provides an exploratory analysis of the automation and control solutions (ACS) market within Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry for the period 2009 to 2019.
• Between 2012 and 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) economy is forecast to grow at an annual average growth rate of just over X%. Growth of the sub-region’s economy is expected to result in a subsequent rise in per capita incomes and household consumption expenditures.
• A rise in the sub-continent’s household consumption expenditure is expected to result in a rise in beverage commodity demand. A growing urban population is also expected to boost regional beverage commodity demand.
• Based on the above, the sub-continent’s leading beverage manufacturers have committed to expanding respective production capacities to meet the anticipated rise in beverage demand. In turn, expansion of Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverage manufacturing and bottling capacity is expected to contribute to a rise in demand for beverage manufacturing equipment, including ACS systems.
• ACS systems contribute to operational efficiency, a factor that is being prioritised by all of the industry’s beverage manufacturers planning to expand, refurbish, and modernise respective production capacities.
• With this in mind, this study provides a high-level analysis of the ACS market within Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry. The analysis profiles country markets, namely South Africa, Angola, Nigeria, and Mozambique with strong beverage demand growth potential over the next few years.

CEO’s Perspective

1. The ACS market within Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry is forecast to grow at a CAGR of X%.
2. Expenditure on expanding the sub continent’s beverage manufacturing capacity is a factor expected to boost ACS demand.
3. Key country markets from a market revenue perspective include South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, and Mozambique, respectively.
4. PLC, DCS, and SCADA purchases will account for the bulk of the profiled countries’ beverage industry ACS purchases during the forecast period.
5. Partnering with leading beverage manufacturers is a strategy that regional ACS suppliers should adopt to fully benefit from potential supply opportunities.

Market Overview

• Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry is poised for strong growth driven by a steady rise of the sub-region’s annual household consumption expenditure.
• The Sub-Saharan African economy is expected to continue to witness strong growth, driven by a rise in demand for the sub-region’s mineral commodities and the sub-continent’s rapid urbanisation and industrialisation.
• Growth of the sub-continent’s economy is also expected to boost manufacturing sector growth, including the region’s beverage manufacturing industry.
• South Africa is Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest beverage manufacturing country followed by Nigeria, Kenya, and Angola who rank second, third, and fourth, respectively.
• Growth of Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry is expected to result in a subsequent rise of the sector’s automation and control solutions (ACS). With this in mind, Frost & Sullivan has conducted an exploratory analysis of the ACS market within Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry.
• The country scope will be limited toX nations: South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, and Mozambique.
• Frost & Sullivan’s understanding of the ACS market within the South African beverages industry will be leveraged to explain industry trends within the other profiled country markets. Although Mozambique does not rank within the top X, the country market was selected based on its strong growth potential during the forecast period.

Country Scope

Southern Africa
• South Africa
• Mozambique
West Africa
• Nigeria
Central Africa
• Angola

Product Scope

• The product scope for this analysis consists of:
oDCS
oPLC
oSCADA
oMES
oHMI

Application Industry Scope

• The industry application scope for this analysis will be limited to the beverage manufacturers of:
oAlcoholic beverages
oNon-alcoholic beverages

• Detailed analysis is given for the following countries, which were selected on the basis of market growth and potential: Angola, Mozambique, and Nigeria.
• South Africa is one of the largest and most mature markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, and therefore forms a reference point for the comparison of the other countries’ markets.

Research Aim:

To conduct an exploratory analysis of the ACS market within Sub-Saharan Africa’s beverages industry, which will provide visibility on the shape, size, and direction of the industry

The Core Objectives of the Study are as Follows:

Highlight the key market drivers and restraints of the ACS market within SSA’s beverages industry
To provide an estimate of the size of the ACS market within SSA’s beverages industry, including a breakdown by the different product types
To provide detailed profiles for of the region’s key beverages industries: Angola, Mozambique, and Nigeria
Provide forecasts for the ACS market within SSA’s beverages industry from 2012 to 2019
Highlight key opportunities including an overview of key purchasing trends over the years 2012 to 2019

Key Questions This Study Will Answer

Is ACS demand within SSA’s beverages sector growing and at what rate will it continue to grow between 2012 and 2019?
From a supplier perspective, what are the region’s demand trends and key end-user countries?
Which factors are driving growth and progression of the ACS market within SSA’s beverages industry?
Are the products/services offered today meeting customer needs or is additional development needed?
Between 2012 and 2019, will the ACS market within SSA’s beverages industry be exposed to the risk of greater consolidation through mergers and acquisitions?
What strategies should existing and potential suppliers adopt to sustain a market success between 2012 and 2019?

Table Of Contents

Table Of Contents

1. Executive Summary
2. Market Overview
3. Total ACS Market within Beverages Industry
o External Challenges: Drivers and Restraints
o Forecast and Trends
o Market Share and Competitive Analysis
4. Angola Breakdown
5. Nigeria Breakdown
6. Mozambique Breakdown
7. The Last Word (Conclusions and Implications)
8. Appendix

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