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Industrial and specifically factory automation is the use of different control systems, software and other technologies for automation of the factory. The day to day technological advancements are helping the manufacturing process and other such tasks perform a lot faster and cost effective. The use of these technologies increases productivity, quality, almost negates wastage, faster interaction with different departments within the company and other such perks.

The challenges for this market are reduced security and high installation and maintenance costs. The biggest market for this industry exists in china which is the primary hub of global manufacturing industry. China for example accounts for more than 60% of Siemens control systems manufacturing. The need for automation is due to growing need for better quality products with increased production rates and also to reduce the labor costs.

The Industrial Automation equipment and services market is slated to grow at 7.05% CAGR for the next five years. The market is estimated to reach $283.2bn by 2018.

Control systems have the largest market in factories with M2M interaction making the process completely automated. Software’s like ERP gives business management solutions, PAC aids with M2M interaction in control systems. Sensors help in differentiating, error control and production management.

Innovative products and services are gradually capturing the Industrial Automation market. Companies such as Sick AG are offering better miniature sensors to which are affordable and productive. Siemens who already have strong market in Asia are increasing production due to demand for automation in emerging countries like India.

The report is segmented based product types, end use verticals and geographic regions. The market share analysis, strategies and future opportunities are also discussed in the report. The service market has been aiding the market in earning significant revenues apart from the hardware and software sales, with an augmented segment of the end-users, preferring the maintenance and outsourcing services instead of the in-house purchase and the subsequent maintenance.

This report on the Global Industrial Automation Market identifies many such insights and M&A opportunities, besides providing a detailed analysis of the Industrial Automation services and equipment market. Competitive landscape for each of the product types is highlighted and market players are profiled with attributes of company overview, financial overview, business strategies, product portfolio and recent developments. Market shares of the key players for 2012 are provided.

The prominent players profiled in this report are:
ABB, Schneider Electric,
Rockwell Automation,
Honeywell International and others.

Table Of Contents

Industrial and Factory Automation Market: By System Types (Control Systems, Software, Machine Vision and Others); By Hardware (Human Machine Interface, Remote Terminal Unit, Connectivity and Others); By Verticals (Energy, Automotive, Chemicals and Others)
1. Global Industrial and Factory Automation Industry - Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Global Industrial and Factory Automation Industry - 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. Patent Analysis

3.2.4. Top 5 Financials Analysis

4. Global Industrial and Factory Automation Industry - Market Forces

4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Constraints

4.3. Market Challenges

4.4. Attractiveness of the Industrial and Factory Automation 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. Global Industrial and Factory Automation Market - 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. Industrial and Factory Automation Market by System Types

6.1. Introduction

6.2. Control Systems

6.2.1. PAC

6.2.2. DCS

6.2.3. SCADA

6.2.4. PLC

6.3. Software

6.3.1. MES

6.3.2. HRM

6.3.3. CRM

6.3.4. Supply Chain Management

6.3.5. ERP

6.4. Machine Vision

6.5. Instrumentation

6.6. Sensors

6.6.1. Temperature

6.6.2. Pressure

6.6.3. Position

6.6.4. Image

6.7. Power Backup

6.8. Services

6.9. Others

7. Industrial and Factory Automation Market by Hardware

7.1. Human Machine Interface (HMI)

7.2. Remote Terminal Unit (RTU)

7.3. Field Instruments

7.4. Connectivity

7.5. Robotics

7.6. Others

8. Industrial and Factory Automation Market by Industry Verticals

8.1. Introduction

8.2. Energy

8.3. Automotive

8.4. Food and Beverage

8.5. Textiles

8.6. Chemicals

8.7. Pharmaceutical

8.8. Others

9. Industrial and Factory Automation Market - Geographic Analysis

9.1. Introduction

9.2. Americas

9.2.1. North America

9.2.2. Brazil

9.2.3. Argentina

9.2.4. Mexico

9.3. Europe

9.3.1. UK

9.3.2. France

9.3.3. Germany

9.4. APAC

9.4.1. China

9.4.2. South Korea

9.4.3. Japan

9.4.4. Australia

9.5. ROW

10. Market Entropy

10.1.New Product Launches

10.2.MandAs, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships

11. Investment Opportunities - Analysis by Target companies/customers, Capital Investments, ROI, Payback Period and Source of Funds.
12. Company Profiles (Overview, Financials, SWOT Analysis, Developments, Product Portfolio)

12.1. ABB Ltd

12.2. Schneider Electric

12.3. Rockwell Automation

12.4. Beckhoff Automation

12.5. General Electric

12.6. Honeywell International

12.7. Mitsubishi Electric Corp

12.8. Sick AG

12.9. Siemens AG

12.10. Invensys Plc

12.11. Yokogawa Electric Corp

12.12. Danaher Corp

12.13. Omron Corp

12.14. Weidmuller Holding AG

12.15. Teledyne

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

13. Appendix

13.1. Abbreviations

13.2. Sources

13.3. Research Methodology

13.4. Bibliography

13.5. Compilation of Expert Insights

13.6. Disclaimer

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