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Force Sensors are abounding in robotics, industrial automation equipment, automobile safety devices, medical systems and many others. The most well-known sensors for measuring force are load cells. They can use different technologies to sense loads. Strain gages, piezoelectric elements, and variable capacitance are among the methods in wide use.

In medical devices industry miniaturization has been a focus these days, sensor manufacturers have been responding to these innovations by providing variety of options in sensors with flexible mounting, small in sizes, and also have been adding new features to make sensors feasible with new applications by integrating multiple sensors in single package.

The increasing demand for force sensors in different platforms has set demand for force sensors; the market for the same is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.49% with total revenue of $2.36 Billion by 2020.

Recent developments in prominent industries such as Aerospace and Defense, Medical and Pharmaceuticals, Robotics, Manufacturing, Agriculture and others will shape up the Force Sensors Market by 2020. The market growth is estimated to observe a positive slope in Americas and Europe by 2020 end.

This market has been analyzed by product type such as capacitive sensors, strain gauges, piezoresistive sensors, pyroelectric sensors and others. In this report, the Force Sensors Market is further segmented into Applications and Geography. Applications include Aerospace and Defense, Medical and Pharmaceuticals, Printing and Packaging, Robotics, Automotive and others.

Competitive landscape for industry and market players are profiled with attributes of company overview, financial overview, business strategies, product portfolio and recent developments.

The market is dominated by major companies, namely:
TE Connectivity Ltd,
Tekscan, Inc.,
Measurement Specialties,
Texas Instruments,
Omron Corporation,
GE Measurement,
Control Systems and many more.

Table Of Contents

Force Sensors Market: By Application (Automotive, Medical, Industrial); By Type (Capacitive Force Sensors, Strain Gauges, Piezo-resistive Force Sensors) and By Geography - Forecast (2015-2020)
1. Force Sensors - Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Force Sensors - Market Landscape

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Comparative Analysis

3.2.1. Product Benchmarking

3.2.2. End user profiling

3.2.3. Top 5 Financials Analysis

4. Force Sensors - Market Forces

4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Constraints

4.3. Market Challenges

4.4. Attractiveness of the Force Sensors Industry

4.4.1. Power of Suppliers

4.4.2. Power of Customers

4.4.3. Threat of New entrants

4.4.4. Threat of Substitution

4.4.5. Degree of Competition

5. Force Sensors - Strategic Analysis

5.1. Value Chain Analysis

5.2. Pricing Analysis

5.3. Opportunities Analysis

5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis

5.5. Suppliers and Distributors

6. Force Sensors Market - By Application

6.1. Aerospace and Defense

6.2. Medical and Pharmaceutical Sector

6.3. Robotics

6.4. Manufacturing

6.5. Agriculture

6.6. Printing and Packaging

6.7. Industrial

6.8. Automotive

6.9. Others

7. Force Sensors Market - By Type

7.1. Capacitive Force Sensors

7.2. Strain Gauges

7.2.1. Metal Strain Gauges

7.2.2. Semiconductor Strain Gauges

7.3. Piezo-resistive Force Sensors

7.4. Pyro-electric Force Sensors

7.5. Optical Force Sensors

7.5.1. Frustrated Internal Reflection

7.5.2. Opto-Mechanical

7.5.3. Fiber-Optic

7.5.4. Photoelasticity

7.5.5. Tracking of Optical Markers

7.6. Magnetic Force Sensors

7.6.1. Hall Effect and Magnetoresistance

7.6.2. Magnetoelastic

7.7. Ultrasonic Force Sensor

7.8. Electrochemical Force Sensor

7.9. Load Cell Sensors

7.9.1. Beam Style

7.9.2. S Beam

7.9.3. Canister

7.9.4. Pancake/Low Profile

7.9.5. Button and Washer

8. Force Sensors Market -Geographic Analysis

8.1. Introduction

8.2. Americas

8.2.1. North America

8.2.2. Brazil

8.2.3. Argentina

8.2.4. Mexico

8.3. Europe

8.3.1. UK

8.3.2. France

8.3.3. Germany

8.4. APAC

8.4.1. China

8.4.2. South Korea

8.4.3. Japan

8.4.4. Australia

8.5. ROW

9. Market Entropy

9.1. New Product Launches

9.2. MandAs, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships

10. Company Profiles (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

10.1. TE Connectivity Ltd.

10.2. Tekscan Inc.

10.3. Innovative Sensor Technology

10.4. Measurement Specialities

10.5. Sensata Technologies

10.6. GE Measurement and Control Solutions

10.7. Freescale Semiconductor

10.8. ATI Industrial Automation

10.9. Infineon Technologies AG

10.10. Gentech International Ltd.

10.11. Siemens AG

10.12. Omron

10.13. Texas Instrumrnts

10.14. Custom Sensors and Technologies, Inc.

10.15. Futek Advanced Sensor Technology Inc.

10.16. GE Measurement and Control

10.17. Macro Sensors

"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

11. Appendix

11.1. Abbreviations

11.2. Sources

11.3. Research Methodology

11.4. Bibliography

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