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Global Industrial Automation Market Outlook 2018 Featuring ABB, Emerson, Honeywell, Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, Siemens & Yokogawa -


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The automation market experienced steady growth in 2017, as a result of
a moderate investment climate. This research service provides key trends
and predictions for the global automation industry in 2018, analyzing
developments across end-user industries. The automation market is set
for a paradigm shift due to digitalization in the end-user industries,
as the verticals step up their investment patterns to concentrate on
expanding existing plant capacity with modular equipment and digital
technologies. Focus on portfolio consolidation through mergers and
acquisitions (M&As) and partnerships will also gain prominence in 2018.

The effect of such changes on the market has been analyzed in detail,
along with other trends that are expected to transpire over the upcoming
year, as organizations set to prepare for the future. The study
highlights the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform offerings
of major automation companies and provides a comprehensive comparison of
the products and services. This automation outlook provides a detailed
market landscape analysis of the key participants in process automation,
hybrid automation, and discrete automation markets. It offers an
in-depth outlook of key trends across end-user verticals that affect the
global automation market with relevant use cases.

Research Scope

  • Market Type - Process industries, hybrid industries, and discrete
  • Product Type - Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic
    Controller (PLC), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System
    (SCADA), Process Safety System, Machine Safety Systems, Human-machine
    Interface (HMI), Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), Operator Training
    Simulators (OTS), Electric Motors, Sensors and Transmitters,
    Flowmeters, Valves, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Asset
    Performance management (APM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Region - North America (NA), Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
    (EMEA), Asia-Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LA)
  • Base Year - 2017
  • Forecast Year - 2018

Key Issues Addressed

  • What are the key factors that will influence the global automation
    market in 2018?
  • What are the key projections for the automation market segments?
  • What are the key trends in the end-user industries that will impact
    the automation market in 2018?
  • What are the key automation trends to watch for in 2018?
  • What are the growth opportunities in the automation market in 2018?

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Research Scope And Segmentation

3. Global Economic Outlook For 2018

4. Key Automation Trends To Watch

5. End-User Trends - Process Industries

6. End-User Trends - Hybrid Industries

7. End-User Trends - Discrete Industries

8. Process Automation Outlook For 2018

9. Hybrid Automation Outlook For 2018

10. Discrete Automation Outlook For 2018

11. Market Competition - Key Strategies Of Top Automation Companies

12. Growth Opportunities And Companies To Action

13. Key Conclusions

14. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • ABB
  • Emerson
  • Honeywell
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Yokogawa

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