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Proximity and Displacement Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 2531238
  • April 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 285 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Proximity and Displacement Sensors in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 119 companies including many key and niche players such as -

- Balluff GmbH
- Continental AG
- Eaton Corporation
- IFM Efector GMBH
- Kaman Precision Products

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PROXIMITY AND DISPLACEMENT SENSORS

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. SENSOR INDUSTRY: AN INTRODUCTORY PRELUDE
Table 1: Global Sensors Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Sensor Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Market Structure
Industry Consolidation: A Perennial Trend
Competitive Structure
Distribution Plays a Pivotal Role
E-Commerce and Sensor Distribution
Advanced Technologies Involved in Sensors Market
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
Fiber Optic Technology
Magnetic Sensors
Electromechanical Sensor Technology
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Sensors
Key Statistical Findings
Table 2: World 7-Year Perspective for Sensors by End-Use Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile Applications, Process & Manufacturing Industries, Machine Tools & General Machinery, HVAC & Building Control, Office Automation & Communication and Others Markets for 2014, 2016, 2018 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. PROXIMITY & DISPLACEMENT SENSORS: MARKET OVERVIEW & TRENDS
A Prelude
Market Dynamics
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect
Market Growth Recovers in 2010
Market Tested Once Again Between 2012 & 2013
Demand for Proximity & Displacement Sensors in European & US Markets Comes Under Pressure Between 2012 & 2013 Period
Table 3: Select Economic Indicators for US in 2012 & 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Select Economic Indicators for Europe in 2012 & 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
After Recovery in 2012, Japanese Market Once Again Stumbles in 2013
Growth in Demand for Proximity & Displacement Sensors Slows Down in Developing Markets in 2013 & 2014
After Cautious Improvement in 2014, Market Set to Witness Acceleration in Growth Momentum in 2015 & Beyond
Key Economic Indicators
Table 5: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2012 through 2015F): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: EU Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 & 2015): Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the Euro Area: Breakdown of Quarterly PMI Data for Select Countries for the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Key Business Indicators in the Euro Area for the First 3 Quarters of the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the US: Breakdown of Quarterly PMI Data for Select Countries for the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: Key Business Indicators in the US for the First 2 Quarters of the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Outlook
Miniaturized Proximity & Displacement Sensors Grow in Popularity
Smart Proximity & Displacement Sensors Gain Market Acceptance
The Trend towards Non-Contact Sensing Drives Demand for Proximity & Capacitive Displacement Sensors
Innovations in Laser Technology Expands Application Possibilities of Displacement Sensor
Automobile Applications
Major Revenue Generator for Proximity Sensors
Opportunity Indicators
Table 11: Intelligent Parking Assistance (IPA) Systems Market in the United States (2012 & 2015E): Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Blind Spot Detection & Lane Departure Warning System/Intelligent Parking Assistance (IPA) Systems in Asia-Pacific, Latin America & Middle East: Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 & 2015E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strong Automotive Production to Benefit Growth of Proximity Sensors
Opportunity Indicator
Table 13: World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000’ Units for Years 2014 & 2018 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World Production of Commercial Vehicles: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in ‘000’ Units for Years 2014 & 2018 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World Automotive Sensor Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Application Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Factory Automation to Drive Demand for Proximity Sensors in Industries
Process Industries Offer Plenty of Opportunities for Proximity and Displacement Sensors
Proximity/Displacement Sensors Find Robust Demand in Elevators & Escalators
Opportunity Indicator
Table 16: World Market for Elevators & Escalators: Annual Sales Figures in Units for Years 2013, 2015 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Emerging Opportunities in Consumer Electronics to Spur Growth
Opportunity Indicators
Table 17: Global Market for Consumer Electronics (2012 & 2015): Breakdown of Annual Revenue (in US$ Billion) by Region/Country
US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Continued Rise in Demand for Smartphones to Boost Revenue Prospects for Proximity Sensors
Table 18: Global Market for Smartphones (2011, 2013, 2015 & 2018): Breakdown of Volume Sales in Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growing Focus on Machine Condition Monitoring to Benefit Proximity Sensors Market
Opportunity Indicator
Table 19: World Market for Machine Conditioning Monitoring Equipment (2012 & 2017E): Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Despite Volatility in 2014 & Early 2015, Oil & Gas Industry Continues to be a Major End-Use Market
Strong Replacement Demand to Fuel Growth in the Market
Developing Markets to Lend Traction
Challenges
Intense Competition & Falling Prices Erode Profit Margins of Manufacturers
Low Level of Innovation & Lethargic Product Development Activity
A Major Challenge
Competitive Scenario

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Sensor: A Generic Definition
Proximity & Displacement Sensors: A Definition
Types of Proximity and Displacement sensors
Inductive and Photoelectric Sensors
Capacitive Proximity Sensors
Photoelectric Sensors
Ultrasonic Proximity Sensors
Magnetic displacement, position and proximity sensors

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS
Lion Precision Launches CPL490 Capacitive Displacement Sensor
Micro-Hybrid to Unveil its Sensors in the UK
Micro-Epsilon Launches optoNCDT 1700LL Laser Line Displacement Sensor
SICK Unveils Miniature Capacitive Proximity Sensor
STMicroelectronics Unveils a New Proximity Sensor
TURCK Unveils Proximity Sensors for Tight Spaces
Rechner Sensors Launches Capacitive AC/DC Sensor with Programmable NO or NC Function
Rechner Sensors Launches Inductive Analogue Proximity Sensors
Panasonic Unveils New Proximity Sensors
Micro-Epsilon Unveils New Series of Analogue Laser Displacement Sensors
Neonode® Unveils Bluetooth Proximity Sensing Reference Designs for Major Phone Brands
ZMDI Unveils New RGB/Ambient Light and Proximity Sensor IC
Omron Unveils New E2B Proximity Sensors
Attocube Unveils Displacement Sensor
Blue Level Introduces Model VHS
Maxim Launches MAX44000
ifm Launches New Magnetic Inductive Proximity Sensors
element14 Unveils Omron Cylindrical Proximity Sensors
MEDER Introduces MK20 Chain of Proximity Sensors
Maxim Integrated Products Introduces Four Digital Optical Sensors
ifm Electronic Introduces OG-Cube Photoelectric Sensor
Blue Level Introduces Pipe Extended Version of Model VHS
Micro-Epsilon Launches High Speed Laser Displacement Sensor
Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Proximity Sensor Model VCNL4020
IFM Efector Launches Magnetic Inductive Product Line of Proximity Sensors
Element14 Unveils Omron E2A Cylindrical Proximity Sensor Series
Optex FA Sensors Unveils UQ1 Control Unit
Balluff Introduces Factor 1+ Inductive Proximity Sensors
Maxim Launches MAX44000 Proximity Sensor
Omron Launches Confocal Fiber Displacement Sensor ZW
Lion Precision Launches ECL150 Eddy-Current Displacement Sensor
Saelig Unveils PS25203 EPIC Sensor
Semtech Releases SX9300 Proximity Sensor
MEYLE Launches Myprox Programmable Inductive Proximity Sensor
Fairchild Launches Proximity Sensors and Ambient Light Sensors Range
Micro-Epsilon Launches capaNCDT Series of Sensors
Azoteq Launches IQS259

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
TE Connectivity to Take Over Measurement Specialties
Micro-Epsilon and McLaren Applied Technologies Jointly Develop Position Sensor Electronics
SICK Establishes New Subsidiary in Malaysia
Lion Precision Augments Presence in China
ATK Secures Contract to Supply DSU-33D/B Proximity Sensor
Standex International Acquires Merder Electronic Group

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
Balluff GmbH (Germany)
Continental AG (Germany)
Eaton Corporation (US)
IFM Efector GMBH (Germany)
Kaman Precision Products (US)
Keyence Corporation (Japan)
Lion Precision Inc (US)
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (US)
Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd (UK)
Micron Optics, Inc. (US)
OMRON (Japan)
Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
Pepperl+Fuchs (Germany)
Schneider Electric (France)
SICK AG (Germany)
Sharp Corporation (Japan)
Standex-Meder Electronics Inc (US)
Turck Inc (US)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: World Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: World 14-Year Perspective for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Improving Industrial Activity Bodes Well for Proximity & Displacement Sensors
North American Aviation Industry to Stimulate Huge Demand for Proximity Sensors
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: US Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 25: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: Canadian Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Market Snapshot
Product Launches
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 27: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: Japanese Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: European Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: European 14-Year Perspective for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 32: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: French Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Automotive Market Extends Opportunities for Proximity & Displacement Sensors
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 34: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: German Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 36: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: Italian Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 38: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: UK Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 40: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: Spanish Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 42: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: Russian Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 44: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Sensors Market in Asia-Pacific
A Review
Asia-Pacific
Fastest Growing Sensors Market Worldwide
Diffusion Rates Differ with Technology Adoption
The High Dependence upon Exports
B.Market Analytics
Table 46: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for the Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Huge Industrial Set Up Augurs Well for Proximity & Displacement Sensors Market
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 49: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: Chinese Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launches
B.Market Analytics
Table 51: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: Indian Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. SOUTH KOREA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 53: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: South Korean Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5d. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic Corporate Development
B.Market Analytics
Table 55: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 57: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: Latin American Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for the Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6a. BRAZIL
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 60: Brazil Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: Brazil Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
B.Market Analytics
Table 62: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REST OF WORLD
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Middle East & Africa
Product Launch
B.Market Analytics
Table 64: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: Rest of World Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 119 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 167)

The United States (48)
Canada (2)
Japan (9)
Europe (95)
- France (5)
- Germany (35)
- The United Kingdom (17)
- Italy (6)
- Spain (2)
- Rest of Europe (30)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (10)
Africa (2)
Middle East (1)

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