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Industrial Automation Market to Hit USD 326.14 Billion by 2027; Forged Partnership between Emerson and Quantum Reservoir to Augment Growth

August 11, 2020 | Information & Technology

The global industrial automation market size is expected to witness exponential growth by reaching USD 326.14 billion by 2027. This is attributable to the growing demand for advanced wireless technologies such as 5G to increase productivity and accuracy in industrial applications across the globe. This information is published by Fortune Business Insights, in its latest report, titled “Industrial Automation Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Component (Hardware, and Software), By Industry (Discrete Industry, and Process Industry), and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027.” The report further mentions that the market was worth USD 168.81 billion in 2019 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 8.9% between 2020 and 2027.

Emerson Collaborates with QRI to Develop Next-Gen AI-based Analytics

In March 2020, Emerson, a technological solutions provider, announced its collaboration with Quantum Reservoir Impact (QRI) to develop and commercialize the next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) enabled tools and applications for oil and gas exploration industry. The collaboration between the two software companies is aimed at facilitating the oil and gas industry with the latest digital transforming technologies to optimize large amounts of data and enable efficient data management strategies. Steve Santy, Emerson President for E&P software, said, “The collaboration with QRI is expected to enhance our capabilities to provide our clients with superior analytics that helps them in maximizing capital and production efficiency while maintaining an optimum reserve assessment.”

Adoption of advanced computational technologies by major companies such as Emerson and QRI will help them consolidate their position and thus contribute to the growth of the global industrial automation market during the forecast period.

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Growing Adoption of 5G Technology in Industrial Applications to Augur Growth

Intense competition and fast-paced evolution of technology are enabling the companies to adopt a high-speed network. Besides this, rapid urbanization is propelling the demand for smart infrastructures and automation technology across the globe. Owing to the instantaneous connectivity and low latency provided by the 5G network, the industrial companies are embracing the technology to expedite automation services in their operations. Increasing focus on high productivity, while minimizing operational costs, is driving the industrial applications to adopt modern technologies such as 5G that will bode well for the growth of the global market during the forecast period.

Major Companies Focusing on R&D Activities to Strengthen Position

Fortune Business Insights observes that the competition in the global industrial automation is characterized by the growing focus of major companies such as ABB Ltd, and Rockwell Automation, to develop innovative digital solutions to enhance the automation experience. These companies are investing heavily in research and development activities to cement their position in the fiercely competitive global marketplace during the forecast period. Furthermore, the proactive stance by the key players in adopting strategies such as collaboration, merger and acquisition, and partnership is expected to contribute to the growth of the market in the forthcoming years.

List of the Companies Operating in the Market:

  • ABB Ltd. (Zürich, Switzerland)

  • Emerson Electric Co. (Missouri, United States)

  • General Electric Company (Massachusetts, United States)

  • Honeywell International Inc. (North Carolina, United States)

  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Tokyo, Japan)

  • Omron Corporation (Kyoto, Japan)

  • Rockwell Automation Inc. (Wisconsin, United States)

  • Schneider Electric SE (Rueil-Malmaison, France)

  • Siemens AG (Munich, Germany)

  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Tokyo, Japan)

Further Report Findings:

  • Europe is anticipated to dominate the global industrial automation market and hold the highest position in terms of revenue during the forecast period. This is attributable to the increasing manufacturing of robots for industrial applications. The region is expected to have about 114 units of robots per 10,000 employees.

  • The market for industrial automation in Asia-Pacific will witness significant growth owing to the growing manufacturing of components such as sensors, and microchips, and others that play a pivotal role in facilitating the adoption of advanced technologies such as the internet of things (IoT).

  • The software segment based on the by component analysis will witness considerable growth backed by increasing adoption of automation software such as supervisory control, and data acquisition, among others, that aid in efficiently streamlining manufacturing process.

Table of Segmentation:



Study Period


Base Year


Forecast Period


Historical Period



  Value (USD Billion)


By Component

  • Hardware

    • Sensors

      • Photoelectric

      • Laser

      • Inductive

      • Others

    • PLC

    • HMI

    • Servo

      • Motor

        • AC

        • DC

      • Drive

    • Laser Markers

    • Safety Light Curtain

    • Robots

  • Software

By Industry

  • Discrete Industry

    • Automotive

    • Electronics

    • Heavy Manufacturing

    • Packaging

    • Others (Aerospace and Defense, High Tech and Others)

  • Process Industry

    • Oil & Gas

    • Chemicals

    • Pulp & Paper

    • Mining and Metals

    • HealthCare

    • Others (Pharmaceuticals, Petroleum, and Others)

By Geography

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

Industrial Automation Market
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  • 2019
  • 2016-2018
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