Emerging Economies and Energy Cost Savings Drive Growth
The Automation Expenditures in the Automotive Industry Global
Market Research Study quantifies, analyzes, and forecasts worldwide automation
systems and services for manufacturing processes in the automotive industry. A
base year market size, forecast for each segment, and top leading suppliers for
the overall market are presented.
Market data in this study is for industrial automation products which
include PLC and PLC-based PAC, AC Drives, General Motion Control, CNC, HMI,
Collaborative Production Management, Enterprise Asset Management, and Machine
Demand for automation equipment for manufacturing processes in the
automotive industry remained strong due to demand for energy efficient solutions
and to improve productivity.
The globalization environment drives
manufacturers and other industrial operations to address initiatives for energy
cost savings and reducing energy consumption, as well as for safety and
sustainability needs. This environment created tremendous growth opportunities
for automation equipment for automotive companies in 2011.
The rapidly expanding middle class in Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin
America is creating huge consumer demand. This offers enormous promise for
industries that provide their products and services to the burgeoning ranks of
With global financial stability being
restored, the market is expected to grow moderately due to investments in the
manufacturing and infrastructure industries worldwide, creating competitive
pressures among the suppliers. In addition to quantitative assessment, this
report also discusses key strategic issues, which will have substantial impact
on this market such as:
• Market potential and size for automation products and
• Market size in the various world regions
• Which regions are
• What are regional scenarios that impact growth?
• What are the market trends impacting automation
• Strategic issues facing suppliers and manufacturers