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Automation 101 - The Coming U.S Manufacturing Renaissance, Global Markets, Competitors And Opportunities: 2016-2021 Analysis And Forecasts

  • ID: 4061091
  • Report
  • February 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 206 Pages
  • Amadee & Company, Inc
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  • ABB Ltd.
  • Emerson Electric Co
  • Festo
  • KROHNE Messtechnik GmbH
  • NextNine
  • Schneider Electric SE
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Automation is defined by Merriam-Webster as “automatically controlled operation…that takes the place of human labor.” While the headlines focus on the loss of human jobs, leading to the idea that Automation’s primary role is to eliminate human labor, history shows that is not the case. As Automation substitutes for labor across the entire economy, the net displacement of workers by machines can increase the gap between returns to capital and returns to labor. However, the displacement of workers by technology also can result in a net increase in higher paying and rewarding jobs. Ultimately, Automation increases the value of labor per dollar output and adds trillions to overall real gross domestic product. This added value to real GDP, in turn, fuels progress, allows for new jobs to emerge, and ensures a positive restructuring of the workforce, and increase overall living standards.

The premise of this report is that the President Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative will spark a renaissance in U.S. manufacturing activity, which has been in decline for more than 35 years. This, in turn, will lead to a large increase in demand for Automation equipment and services both in the U.S. and worldwide. In fact, this has already started to happen. Companies that already have announced plans to increase their manufacturing operations in the U.S. include: Alibaba, Boeing, Carrier, Ford, Foxconn, GM, Hyundai, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Samsonite, Samsung, Softbank and Toyota among others.

Specifically, this report examines:

  • Automation: history, impact on workforce, increase in GDP, robotics, new industries, spending by sector and the main beneficiaries.
  • Automation Industry: segmentation, Process vs. Discrete vs. Hybrid, systems, networks, controllers, HMI, drives, servomotors, sensors, key drivers, Capex, business optimization, convergence of IT and OT.
  • Automation Market: size, segments, regions, industries, market shares, consolidation trends, drivers and exports.
  • Companies: leading global and specialist players including Siemens, Emerson, ABB, Rockwell, Schneider, Yokogawa, Mitsubishi and Honeywell among others.
  • In addition, the report contains 87 figures and 49 tables.
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  • ABB Ltd.
  • Emerson Electric Co
  • Festo
  • KROHNE Messtechnik GmbH
  • NextNine
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • MORE

1. Introduction

  • Report Objectives
  • Methodology and Sources
  • Statistical Notes

2. Automation

  • Definition
  • Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Short-Term Dislocations
  • History and Impact of Automation
  • Impact on Workforce
  • Increase in GDP per Worker
  • Increase in Real GDP
  • Robotics and New Industries
  • GDP Gains by Industry
  • Spending on Automation
  • Spending by Sector
  • Main Beneficiaries

3. Automation Industry

  • Industry Segmentation
  • Process (Continuou. Automation
  • Discrete Automation
  • Hybrid Automation
  • Automation Systems
  • Networks, Controllers, Devices Machines
  • Control System
  • HMI, Drives, Servomotors, Sensors
  • Human Machine Interface
  • Drives
  • Servomotors
  • Sensors
  • How the Systems Function
  • Key Drivers
  • Capital Expenditures
  • Automation as Means to Achieve Total Business Optimization
  • Convergence of Information Technology and Operational Technology

4. Global Automation Market

  • Market Size
  • Process Market Segment
  • Process Automation Market by System
  • Global Process Automation Market by Region
  • Global Process Automation Market by Industry
  • Oil & Gas Becoming More Automated
  • Process Automation Market Shares
  • Distributed Control Systems Market Shares
  • Discrete Market Segment
  • Global Discrete Automation Market by Category
  • Global Discrete Automation Market by System
  • Global Discrete Automation Market by Region
  • Global Discrete Automation by Industry
  • Discrete Control Systems Market Shares
  • Industry Consolidation
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Industry Drivers
  • U.S. Automation Equipment Exports

5. Company Profiles:

  • ABB Ltd. (Company Overview, Industrial Automation, Key Products, Rankings, Strengths, Challenges, End Markets, Oil & Gas Capex Recovery in 2018, Strategy)
  • Bosch Rexroth AG (Company Overview, Products, End Markets, Industry 4.0)
  • Eaton Corp PLC (Company Overview, Major Portfolio Transformation, Offerings, Company Drivers, Strengths, Performance, Electrical Platforms, Electrical Products and Electrical Systems and Services, Control & Automation, Control & Automation Drivers, Services and Project Management, New Electrical Opportunities, End Markets, Electrical Sales by End Markets and Geography, Utility Automation, Oil & Gas, Channels, Electrical Value Chain, Electrical Drivers, Hydraulics, Mobile Hydraulics, Stationary Hydraulics, Hydraulic Drivers, Hydraulics Competitive Landscape, Electrical and Hydraulics Synergies, Financial)
  • Emerson Electric Co (Company Overview, Strengths, Challenges, Process Management, Process Management Brands, Process Management Revenue by Region, Industrial Automation, Industrial Automation Brands, Industrial Automation Revenue by Region)
  • Endress+Hauser AG (Company Overview, Endress+Hauser Maulburg, Endress+Hauser Flowtec, Endress+Hauser Conducta, Endress+Hauser Wetzer, Endress+Hauser Process Solutions)
  • FANUC Corp (Company Overview, FA Division, Cost Advantages)
  • Festo (Company Overview, Products, End Markets, Services, Festo Didactic)
  • General Electric Company (Company Overview, Key Products, Strengths, Challenges)
  • Honeywell International Inc. (Company Overview, Automation, Key Products, Strengths, Challenges, Business Segments, Automation and Control Solutions, Energy, Safety & Security, ESS Market Positions, Performance Materials and Technologies, Process Solutions, Secular Tailwinds for HPS, HPS Growth Drivers, Upstream Oil & Gas, Expansion in Field Products, Software and Aftermarket Services, Intelligrated, Warehouse Automation Market)
  • IMI plc (Company Overview, IMI Critical Engineering, IMI Precision Engineering, IMI Hydronic Engineering)
  • KROHNE Messtechnik GmbH (Company Overview, Products, End Markets, Operations)
  • KUKA (Company Overview, Competitive Position, KUKA Robotics, KUKA Systems, Industry 4.0, Swisslog, KUKA Systems North America, Customers, Strategy, Trends, Financial, Medea Takeover)
  • Magnetrol International (Company Overview, Products, End Markets)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Company Overview, Industrial Automation Systems, Products)
  • NextNine (Company Overview, Operational Technology, Industrial Control Systems, Need for Secure Connectivity, ICS Shield, Partners)
  • OMRON Corporation (Company Overview, Industrial Automation Business, Delta Tau Acquisition, Strengths, Strategy)
  • Rockwell Automation, Inc. (Company Overview, Strengths, Architecture & Software, Architecture & Software Revenue by Division, Architecture & Software Key Brands, Control Products & Solutions, Control Products & Solutions Revenue by Division, Control Products & Solutions Key Brands, Operational Technology vs Information Technology Software Sales, Served Market, Revenue by End Market, Revenue by Region, Marketing)
  • Schneider Electric SE (Company Overview, Rankings, Customers, Installed Base, Key Products, Strengths, Challenges, MWPowerlab Acquisition)
  • Siemens AG (Company Overview, Energy Management Division, Digital Factory Division, Process Industries and Drives Division, Rankings, Products, Key Products, End Markets, Strengths, Challenges, Energy Management, Digitalization, Sinalytics, Vision 2020, CD-adapco Acquisition, Digital Factory Division)
  • SMC Corporation (Company Overview, Products)
  • Toshiba Machine Co Ltd (Company Overview, Factory Automation Controllers, TCmini)
  • Voith GmbH (Company Overview, Voith Digital Solutions, End Markets, KUKA Sale)
  • Yaskawa Electric Corp (Company Overview, Motion Control, System Engineering)
  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Company Overview, Industrial Automation and Control, Products, Services, Solutions, Production Data, DCS, Strengths, Strategy, KBC Advanced Technologies, FogHorn Systems, Soteica Visual Mesa)
  • Zebra Technologies Corporation (Company Overview, Segments, Enterprise, Mobile Computing, Data Capture and RFID, WLAN, Services, Legacy, Barcode and Card Printing, Location Solutions, Supplies, Services, Growth Drivers, End Markets, Manufacturing, Customers, Evolution of Enterprise Asset Intelligence, Competition, Mobile Computing, Data Capture & RFID, WLAN, Barcode and Card Printing, Location Solutions, Financial)

List of Figures:
1. Projected Full-Time Jobs Automated in the U.S.: 2015-2035
2. Projected Number of Employees Replaced with Automation by Industry (Millions)
3. Total US Job Openings, Seasonally Adjusted (Thousands): 2001-2016
4. Cost of Friction in the U.S. Job Market by Class ($ Millions)
5. Projected Percent Gain in GDP Per Worker with Automation ($ Thousands): 2014-2035
6. Projected Increase in GDP with Automation ($ Thousands): 2015-2035
7. Projected Percent Gain in GDP per Worker with Automation by Industry: 2025-2035
8. Projected Annual Investment in Automation $ Billions): 2015-2035
9. Projected Investment in Automation in 2035 by Sector ($ Billion)
10. How Automation Systems Fit into the Business Organization
11. Networks, Controllers, Devices, Machines
12. Controller Networks: Automated Factory
13. Control System
14. Discrete Automation Example
15. Process Automation Example
16. Hybrid Automation Example
17. Convergence of IT and OT
18. Automation Competitor Comparisons by Selected Criteria
19. Automation Platform Comparisons by Company
20. World GDP ($ Trillion): 1980-2016
21. World GDP by U.S., European Union, BRICS, Japan ($ Trillion): 1980-2016
22. Global Composite, Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMI Indexes: 2011-2017
23. U.S., U.K., Eurozone, Japan PMI Indexes: 2011-2017
24. U.S. Production of Consumer Goods by Class (2012=100): 2000-2016
25. U.S. Production of Business Equipment by Class (2012=100): 2000-2016
26. U.S. Production of Industrial Materials-Energy and Non-Energy (2012=100): 2000-2016
27. U.S. Production of Defense and Space Equipment (2012=100): 2000-2016
28. U.S. Capacity Utilization by Class (%): 2000-2016
29. ABB Industrial Automation Offering, Customers, Geography: 2016
30. ABB Industrial Automation Main Offerings, Competitive Position, Major Competitors: 2016
31. Oil & Gas Capex Outlook (US$ Billio. vs Brent Oil Price (US$/bbl): 2001-2018
32. Oil & Gas Capex Outlook by Vertical: 2014-2018
33. Eaton Revenue by Segment (%): 2016
34. Eaton Electrical and Industrial Offerings ($ Billion): 2016
35. Eaton Sales and Margins by Segment ($ Billion, %): 2000-2015
36. Eaton Electrical Core Platforms
37. Eaton Key Electrical Customer Segments
38. Eaton Variable Speed Starter Opportunities
39. Eaton Electrical Service Opportunities
40. Eaton Electrical Revenue by End Market and Geography
41. Eaton Utility Automation Applications
42. Eaton’s Electrical Portfolio for a Major Liquefied Natural Gas (LN. Facility in North America
43. Eaton North America Electrical Value Chain
44. Eaton Hydraulic Offering
45. Eaton Hydraulic Sales by End Market (%): 2016
46. Eaton Hydraulics Opportunities
47. FANUC Cumulative Production of CNC and Servo Motors (Units): 1957-2016
48. GE Revenue by Segment (%): 2016
49. Honeywell Energy, Safety & Security Products Product Portfolio
50. KUKA Organization
51. KUKA Competitive Positions
52. KUKA Robotics Portfolio
53. KUKA Robotics Development History
54. KUKA Products and Solutions
55. KUKA Systems Portfolio
56. KUKA Industry 4.0 Offerings and Partners
57. Evolution of KUKA’s Product Portfolio
58. Swisslog Solutions for Complex Automation Tasks
59. KUKA Revenue Share by Segment and End Market: 2016
60. KUKA Toledo Production Operations
61. KUKA Selected Customers by Industry
62. KUKA’s Systems Strategy
63. Global Robot Sales (Unit. and Automotive Industry Capex (EUR Billion): 2015-2019
64. KUKA Revenue Growth (EUR Billion): 2015-2020
65. China Robot Market (Units), Robot Density Compared to Europe (. and Demographic Changes: 2011-2019
66. Global Robot Market by Type (Thousand Units): 2009-2020
67. Robotics Growth Potential in Automotive by Application
68. Outlook for Swisslog Sales (EUR billion): 2006-2020
69. Automotive Car Type Trends
70. Global Megatrends in the Automotive Industry
71. NextNine at a Glance
72. Rationale for ICS OT Security Management
73. High-Level Challenges for ICS OT Security Management
74. Grassroots-Level Issues with Multi-Vendor Access
75. Customer Specs: Security Essentials They Require
76. NextNine Partners
77. OMRON Business by Segment (%): 2016
78. OMRON Revenue by Region (%): 2016
79. OMRON Industrial Automation Revenue by Segment (%): 2016
80. OMRON Industrial Automation Products
81. OMRON SINIC Theory
82. SMC Corporation Sales by Geography (JPY Million): 2010-2015
83. Yokogawa Industrial Automation & Control Revenue by End Market (%): 2016
84. Zebra Enterprise Asset Intelligence
85. Zebra Growth Drivers
86. Zebra Revenue by End Market
87. Zebra Customers

List of Tables:
1. Industries Utilizing Process Automation
2. Industries Utilizing Discrete Automation
3. Industries Utilizing Hybrid Automation
4. U.S. Capital Expenditures for Plant, Equipment and Software ($ Million): 2002-2022
5. Global Automation Market ($ Billion): 2016, 2017, 2021
6. Global Process Automation Market ($ Billion): 2016, 2017, 2021
7. Global Process Automation Market by System ($ Billion): 2016
8. Global Process Automation Market by Region ($ Billion): 2016
9. Global Process Automation Market by Industry ($ Billion): 2016
10. Process Automation Revenue and Market Shares by Company ($ Billion): 2016
11. Distributed Control Systems Revenue and Market Shares by Company ($ Billion): 2016
12. Global Discrete Automation Market ($ Billion): 2016, 2017, 2021
13. Global Discrete Automation Market by Category ($ Billion): 2016
14. Global Discrete Automation Market by System ($ Billion): 2016
15. Global Discrete Automation Market by Region ($ Billion): 2016
16. Global Discrete Automation Market by Industry ($ Billion): 2016
17. Discrete Automation Equipment Revenue and Market Shares by Supplier ($ Billion): 2016
18. Process and Discrete Automation Revenues and Market Shares by Top 10 Companies ($ Billion): 2016
19. Top 35 Export Markets for U.S. Automation Equipment: 2016-2017
20. ABB Company Overview by Division
21. ABB Revenue by Division ($ Million): 2016-2017
22. ABB Industrial Automation Revenue by End Market (%): 2016
23. Eaton Operating Synergies
24. How Eaton’s Technology Platforms Sell into Its Key Customer Segments
25. Eaton Income Statement by Segment ($ Million): 2013-2018
26. Emerson Revenue by Segment ($ Million): 2014-2016
27. Emerson Process Management Revenue by Region (%): 2016
28. Emerson Industrial Automation Revenue by Region (%): 2016
29. Honeywell Revenue by Segment ($ Million): 2013-2015
30. Honeywell Energy, Safety & Security Units, Products and Addressable Markets
31. Honeywell Energy, Safety & Security Products, Market Position, Competitors
32. Honeywell Process Solutions Offerings and Addressable Markets
33. SWOT Analysis for Honeywell Process Solutions
34. KUKA Group Key Financials: 2008-2015
35. KUKA Robotics Key Financials: 2008-2015
36. KUKA Systems Key Financials: 2008-2015
37. KUKA Group Key Financials: 2015 vs 2016
38. KUKA Robotics Key Financials: 2015 vs 2016
39. KUKA Systems Financials: 2015 vs 2016
40. Mitsubishi Electric Revenue by Segment (JPY Million): 2007-2016
41. OMRON Industrial Automation Segment Snapshot (JPY Billion): 2011-2016
42. Rockwell Revenue by Segment ($Million): 2014-2016
43. Operational Technology vs Information Technology Software Revenue for Main Industrial Automation Vendors: 2014
44. Rockwell Revenue by End Market (%): 2016
45. Rockwell Revenue by Region (%): 2016
46. Yaskawa Revenue by Segment (JPY Million): 2015
47. Yokogawa Industrial Automation & Control Revenue (JPY Billion): 2014-2016
48. Zebra Income Statement by Segment and Geography: 2013-2015
49. Zebra Income Statement: Nine Months 2016 vs. 2015

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  • ABB Ltd.
  • Bosch Rexroth AG
  • Eaton Corp PLC
  • Emerson Electric Co
  • Endress+Hauser AG
  • FANUC Corp
  • Festo
  • General Electric Company
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • IMI plc
  • KROHNE Messtechnik GmbH
  • KUKA
  • Magnetrol International
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • NextNine
  • OMRON Corporation
  • Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • SMC Corporation
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Siemens AG
  • Toshiba Machine Co Ltd
  • Voith GmbH
  • Yaskawa Electric Corp
  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation
  • Zebra Technologies Corporation
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