Global PC-Based Automation Market– Industry Trends and Forecast to 2025

Market Analysis: Global PC-Based Automation Market

The global PC-based automation market is expected to reach USD 27.2 billion by 2025, from USD 39.28 billion in 2017, growing at a CAGR of 4.70% during the forecast period of 2018 to 2025. The upcoming market report contains data for historic year 2016, the base year of calculation is 2017 and the forecast period is 2018 to 2025.

Market Definition: Global PC-based Automation Market 

PC-based automation provides various advantages to industries such as transferring data of automation to other PC, maintaining networking of different controllers, generating different graphs along with visualization of reports and others. PC-based automation permits high-performance improvement of the PLC functionality with PC properties namely hardware or software. In PC-based automation there are four major parts namely industrial PC, PC-based controller, embedded controller and software package.

Growth in evolution of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) is one of the factors which drives the PC-based automation market. Companies such as Siemens AG provides IIoT in PC-based automation technologies namely SIMATIC IOT2000 IO-Shield and SIMATIC IOT2000. SIMATIC IOT2000 is preferred for collecting, processing and transferring data in the production environment. It is also used in transfering analysed data from the cloud to production control. While SIMATIC IOT2000 IO-Shield provides direct connection of non-time-critical sensor data and the temperature  ranges between 0 °C to 50° C

Therefore, companies such as Siemens AG deals in PC based automation and provides various advantages to its end users which , in turn , will affect the growth of market in future.

Major Market Drivers and Restraints:

Evolution of IIOT(Industrial Internet of Things) and growing demand for smart automation solutions
Growing emphasis on regulatory compliances
Increasing need for efficient monitoring in manufacturing plants
High investment costs pertaining to the implementation of pc-based automation solutions
Fluctuating crude oil prices

Market Segmentation: Global PC-based Automation Market 

The global PC-based automation market is segmented based on offering, component, sales channel, industry and geographical segments.
Based on offering, the market is segmented into hardware and software
On the basis of component, the market segmented into IPCs, HMIs, PLCs, SCADA
On the basis of sales channel, the global PC-based automation market segmented into direct sales and indirect sales
On the basis of industry, the market segmented into process and discrete
Based on geography, the global PC-based automation market report covers data points for 28 countries across multiple geographies namely North America & South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and, Middle East & Africa. Some of the major countries covered in this report are U.S., Canada, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, China, India, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and, Brazil among others.

Competitive Analysis: Global PC-based Automation Market 

The global PC-based automation market is highly fragmented and the major players have used various strategies such as new product launches, expansions, agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, acquisitions, and others to increase their footprints in this market. The report includes market shares of PC-based automation market for global, Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and South America.

Major Market Competitors/Players: Global PC-based Automation Market 

Some of the major players operating in the global PC-based automation market are ABB (Switzerland), Advantech Co., Ltd. (Japan), Beckhoff Automation (Germany), Emerson Electric Co. (US), General Electric (US), Honeywell International Inc. (US), IDEC Corporation (japan), Kontron S&T AG (Germany), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), OMRON Corporation (Japan), Robert Bosch (Germany), Rockwell Automation, Inc (US), Schneider Electric (France), Siemens AG (Germany), and Yokogawa Electric (Japan), among others.

Research Methodology: Global PC-based Automation Market 

Data collection and base year analysis is done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analysed and forecasted using market statistical and coherent models. Also market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. 

Global PC-Based Automation Market– Industry Trends and Forecast to 2025