Macro-trends to Drive Continued Growth in Discrete Automation & Software Investments

New ARC Advisory Group research on Automation & Software Expenditures for Discrete Industries reveals that the future outlook remains positive for capital investments in automation products and software in discrete industries.  This is because the macro-trends that underlie the growth in this market remain in place.

“Globalization, infrastructure expansion, emerging economies, and an increasing middle class in Asia; plus the ongoing need to improve production and process controllability and reduce energy consumption will drive the growth of automation and software investments in discrete industries,” according to Himanshu Shah, Senior Analyst at ARC Advisory Group and key author of ARC’s Automation & Software Expenditures for Discrete Industries Global Market Research 2017-2022 report.

“The industrial automation and software for discrete industries embraces the emerging technology trends, such as Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, and digitalization to support the market demand for unscheduled downtime prevention, higher productivity, and energy efficiency,” added Shah.

About the Automation & Software Expenditures for Discrete Industries Research

Automation & Software Expenditures for Discrete IndustriesThis ARC research explores current and historical market performance and related technology and business trends, identifies leading technology suppliers, and provides five-year global forecasts for the automation & software expenditures for discrete industries market.  This new research is based on ARC’s industry-leading market research database, extensive primary and secondary research, and proprietary economic modeling techniques.  The research includes competitive analysis, plus five-year market forecasts by region, industry, and product categories (PLC, CNC, GMC, HMI, MES, EAM, low and medium voltage AC drives, machine safeguarding, etc.). 

This new research is available in a variety of formats to meet the specific research and budgetary requirements of a wide variety of organizations.  These include a:

  • Market Intelligence Workbook (Excel) – personalized spreadsheet includes up to five years of historical data in addition to the current base year market data and five-year market forecast.  This workbook enables licensed users to freely manipulate the data to make it easier to analyze the latest data for business intelligence and generate custom reports.
  • Concise Market Analysis Report (PDF) – provides an executive-level summary of the current market dynamics, market forecasts, and competitive analysis, plus an overview of strategic issues.  The PDF is available with or without detailed charts.

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