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Proximity and Displacement Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Proximity and Displacement Sensors - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: March 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 711 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 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 117 companies including many key and niche players such as Balluff GMBH, Continental AG, DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, Eaton Corporation, IFM Efector GMBH, Kaman Precision Products, Keyence Corporation, Lion Precision Inc., Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd., Micron Optics, Inc., OMRON, Panasonic Corporation, Pepperl+Fuchs, Schneider Electric, SICK AG, Sharp Corporation, Standex-Meder Electronics Inc., and Turck Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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PROXIMITY AND DISPLACEMENT SENSORS

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. SENSOR INDUSTRY: AN INTRODUCTORY PRELUDE II-1
Table 1: Global Market for Sensors by Product Segment (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Sales By Product Type
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2
Market Structure II-2
Industry Consolidation: A Perennial Trend II-3
Competitive Structure II-3
Distribution Plays a Pivotal Role II-4
e-Commerce and Sensor Distribution II-4
Advanced Technologies Involved in Sensors Market II-5
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) II-6
Fiber Optic Technology II-7
Magnetic Sensors II-7
Electromechanical Sensor Technology II-8
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Sensors II-8
Key Statistical Findings II-9
Table 2: World Recent, Past Current & Future Analysis for
Sensors by End Use Segment - Automobile Applications, Process &
Manufacturing Industries, Machine Tools & General
Machinery, HVAC & Building Control, Office Automation &
Communication and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 3: World Historic Review for Sensors by End Use Segment -
Automobile Applications, Process & Manufacturing
Industries, Machine Tools & General Machinery, HVAC &
Building Control, Office Automation & Communication and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 4: World 15-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 the Years
2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

2. PROXIMITY & DISPLACEMENT SENSORS: MARKET OVERVIEW & TRENDS II-12
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market: A Curtain Raiser II-12
Miniaturized Proximity & Displacement Sensors Grow in Popularity II-13
Smart Proximity & Displacement Sensors Gain Market Acceptance II-13
Emerging Opportunities in Consumer Electronics to Spur Growth II-14
Opportunity Indicators II-15
Table 5: World Market for Android Operating System Platform
(2012): Breakdown of Sales of Smartphones and Media Tablets
Based on the Android platform (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15
The Trend Towards Non-Contact Sensing Drives Demand for
Proximity & Capacitive Displacement Sensors II-15
Expanding Applications in Automobiles Promises to Drive Growth
of Proximity Sensors II-16
Opportunity Indicators II-16
Table 6: Intelligent Parking Assistance (IPA) Systems Market
in the United States (2012 & 2015E): Breakdown of Sales in
US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 7: 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) II-17
Strong Automotive Production to Benefit Growth of Proximity
Sensors II-17
Opportunity Indicator II-18
Table 8: Global Production of Commercial Vehicles &
Passenger Cars for Years 2012, 2015 & 2017 by Geographic
Region (In 000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Growing Focus On Machine Condition Monitoring to Benefit
Proximity Sensors Market II-18
Opportunity Indicator II-19
Table 9: World Market for Machine Conditioning Monitoring
Equipment (2012 & 2017E): Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million
by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Factory Automation to Drive Demand for Proximity Sensors II-20
Innovations in Laser Technology Expands Application
Possibilities of Displacement Sensor II-20
Strong Urbanization to Drive Demand for Displacement/Proximity
Sensorsin Elevator Systems II-21
Opportunity Indicator II-21
Table 10: World Market for Elevators (2012 & 2018E):
Breakdown of Sales in Units by Geographic Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
Untapped Opportunities for Proximity and Displacement Sensors
in the Oil & Gas Industry II-21
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect II-22
Market Outlook Juxtaposed With Current Macro Economic Conditions II-23
World Economic Outlook: A Curtain Raiser II-23
The Current State of Europe's Debt Crisis: At Bursting Point? II-25
Table 11: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of
GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-27
Impact of the Festering Crisis on the Proximity &
Displacement Sensors Market in Europe II-27
Table 12: Declining Automobile Plant Capacity Utilization: A
Dampener for Automotive Proximity & Displacement Sensor:
Percentage Breakdown of % Capacity Utilization in Europe for
Years 2007, 2010, 2011 & 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-28
Budget Sequestration in the United States: The Clock Continues
to Tick . II-29
Fragile Manufacturing PMI Has Demand for Industrial Proximity
& Displacement Sensors Walking the Tight Rope II-29
A Mixed Bag for Automotive Proximity & Displacement Sensors II-30
Market Outlook Looking Into the Crystal Ball II-30

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-31
Sensor: A Generic Definition II-31
Proximity & Displacement Sensors: A Definition II-31
Types of Proximity and Displacement sensors II-32

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-34
Standex International Acquires Merder Electronic Group II-34
Inductive Displacement Sensors Facilitates Thread Detection II-34
Aero-Instruments Acquires SpaceAge Controls Air Data Product
Line II-35
Meggitt Inks Two-year Contract with Andritz Hydro II-35
Aero-Instruments Takes Over Air Data Product Line of SpaceAge II-35
Silicon Laboratories Takes Over ChipSensors II-36
Pepperl+Fuchs Inks Agreement Acquiring Siemens Proximity
Sensor Business II-36

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-37
Sharp Launches GP2AP020A00F Proximity Sensor II-37
Maxim Launches MAX44000 II-37
ifm Launches New Magnetic Inductive Proximity Sensors II-37
element14 Unveils Omron Cylindrical Proximity Sensors II-38
MEDER Introduces MK20 Chain of Proximity Sensors II-38
Maxim Integrated Products Introduces Four Digital Optical Sensors II-38
Blue Level Introduces Model VHS II-39
ifm Electronic Introduces OG-Cube Photoelectric Sensor II-39
Blue Level Introduces Pipe Extended Versionof Model VHS II-39
Azote Releases High Sensitivity Capacitive Touch and Proximity
Sensor II-40
Industrial Leaders Introduces New Sensors Directory II-40
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Launches Can-stack Linear
Actuator with Proximity Sensor II-41
Micro-Epsilon Launches High Speed Laser Displacement Sensor II-41
Micron Optics Releases Displacement Gage with Fiber Bragg
Grating Technology II-42
Austriamicrosystems Bags Order for Delivering Proximity and
Light Sensors for Samsung Galaxy Smartphones II-42
Balluff Launches Global.CProx Series of Economical Capacitive
Proximity Sensors II-43
Taos Launches TCS3x72 and TCS3x71 Range of Digital Color Sensors II-43
Capella Microsystems Launches All-In-OneCM3663 Optical Sensor II-43
Sharp to Launch Newly Developed GP2AP020A00F: a Proximity
Sensor Integrated with Ambient Light Sensor II-44
Vishay Intertechnology Introduces Proximity Sensor Model VCNL4020 II-44
Carlo Gavazzi Launches New Additions to ICB Series of
Environment Friendly Inductive Proximity Sensors II-45
IFM Efector Launches Magnetic Inductive Product Line of
Proximity Sensors II-45
Element14 Unveils Omron E2A Cylindrical Proximity Sensor Series II-46
Optex FA Sensors Unveils UQ1 Control Unit II-46
Balluff Introduces Factor 1+ Inductive Proximity Sensors II-47
Maxim Launches MAX44000 Proximity Sensors II-47
Element14 Unveils Omron E2A Cylindrical Proximity Sensors II-48
Omron Launches Confocal Fiber Displacement Sensor ZW II-48
Lion Precision Launches ECL150 Eddy-Current Displacement Sensor II-48
Saelig Announces Availability of PS25203 EPIC Sensor for
Contactless Movement, ECG Sensing in Automotive Applications II-49
Semtech Releases SX9300 Proximity Sensor with SAR Engine to
Detect Human Presence II-49
Semtech Introduces Proximity Sensor for Detection of Human
Presence II-50
MEYLE Launches Myprox Programmable Inductive Proximity Sensor II-50
Fairchild Launches Proximity Sensors and Ambient Light Sensors
Range II-51
OMRON Launches ZW Series of Confocal Fiber Displacement Sensors II-51
Lion Precision Releases ECL-150 II-51
BlueLevel Unveils Model IPH Inductive Proximity Sensor II-52
Micro-Epsilon Launches capaNCDT Series of Sensors II-52
Azoteq Launches IQS259 II-52

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-54
Balluff GMBH (Germany) II-54
Continental AG (Germany) II-54
DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH (Germany) II-54
Eaton Corporation (USA) II-55
IFM Efector GMBH (Germany) II-56
Kaman Precision Products (USA) II-56
Keyence Corporation (Japan) II-57
Lion Precision Inc (USA) II-57
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (USA) II-57
Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd (UK) II-58
Micron Optics, Inc. (USA) II-58
OMRON (Japan) II-58
Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-59
Pepperl+Fuchs (Germany) II-59
Schneider Electric (France) II-60
SICK AG (Germany) II-60
Sharp Corporation (Japan) II-60
Standex-Meder Electronics Inc (USA) II-61
Turck Inc (USA) II-61

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-62
Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic
Region/Country - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 14: World Historic Review for Proximity and Displacement
Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - United States, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Sensors by Geographic
Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years
2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Recent Industry Activity III-1
Product Introductions/Innovations III-2
Select Players III-8
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 16: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 17: US Historic Review for Pressure Proximity and
Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

2. CANADA III-13
A.Market Analysis III-13
Outlook III-13
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 18: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 19: Canadian Historic Review for Pressure Proximity
and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

3. JAPAN III-15
A.Market Analysis III-15
Outlook III-15
Product Introductions/Innovations III-15
Key Players III-16
B.Market Analytics III-18
Table 20: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 21: Japanese Historic Review for Pressure Proximity
and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4. EUROPE III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
Outlook III-20
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 22: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic
Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 23: European Historic Review for Pressure Proximity
and Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country -
France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 24: European 15-Year Perspective for Proximity and
Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany,
Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for years 2004, 2012 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4a. FRANCE III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 25: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 26: French Historic Review for Pressure Proximity and
Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

4b. GERMANY III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Outlook III-25
Recent Industry Activity III-25
Product Launches III-26
Select Players III-27
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 27: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 28: German Historic Review for Pressure Proximity and
Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4c. ITALY III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Outlook III-32
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 29: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 30: Italian Historic Review for Pressure Proximity
and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Outlook III-34
Product Introduction/Innovation III-34
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 31: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 32: UK Historic Review for Pressure Proximity and
Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Outlook III-37
Product Introduction/Innovation III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 33: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 34: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Outlook III-40
Strategic Corporate Development III-40
Product Launches III-40
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 35: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors by
Geographic Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 36: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic
Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 37: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Proximity and
Displacement Sensors by Geographic Region/Country -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, South Korea
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

5a. CHINA III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Outlook III-46
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 38: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 39: Chinese Historic Review for Pressure Proximity and
Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

5b. SOUTH KOREA III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Outlook III-48
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 40: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 41: South Korean Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

5c. REST OF ASIA PACIFIC III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Outlook III-50
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 42: 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 43: Rest of Asia Pacific Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

6. LATIN AMERICA III-52
A.Market Analysis III-52
Outlook III-52
B.Market Analytics III-52
Table 44: 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 Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 45: Latin American Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors by Geographic
Region/Country - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 46: Latin American 15-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 Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

6a. BRAZIL III-55
A.Market Analysis III-55
Outlook III-55
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 47: Brazil Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 48: Brazil Historic Review for Pressure Proximity and
Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Outlook III-57
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 49: 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 50: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

7. REST OF WORLD III-59
A.Market Analysis III-59
Outlook III-59
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 51: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 52: Rest of World Historic Review for Pressure
Proximity and Displacement Sensors Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 117 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 192)

The United States (48)
Canada (2)
Japan (10)
Europe (118)
- France (14)
- Germany (35)
- The United Kingdom (21)
- Italy (7)
- Spain (3)
- Rest of Europe (38)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (11)
Middle East (1)
Africa (2)

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