Global Industrial Panel PC Market 2017-20212017-06-01
Technavio’s research report has ranked AAEON in the top 5 global industrial panel PC market vendors for 2017
News Release by Technavio Report(Issue Date: Apr 2017)
This market research report identifies AAEON, Advantech, Beckhoff Automation, Kontron, and Siemens as the key vendors in the global industrial panel PC market. This report also presents a detailed analysis of the market by product (fan-enabled industrial panel PC and fan-less industrial panel PC), by end-user (manufacturing industry and non-manufacturing industry) and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).
Overview of the global industrial panel PC market
Technavio’s market research report predicts that the global industrial panel PC market will post a CAGR of nearly 6% during the forecast period. The rising adoption of technology in manufacturing sectors is one of the primary drivers for market growth. The increase in complex processes in the manufacturing sectors drives the need for dependable industrial panel PCs for improved performance and trouble free services. Constant advancements in technology due to continuous innovations has given rise to faster substitution of industrial panel PCs. Most of these improvements are in terms of connectivity, touch capabilities and harsh environment handling abilities. Also, the industrial panel PCs are IP65 rated which are waterproof and rugged and designed for hazardous locations. Hence, the frequently obsoleting technology has paved the way for manufacturers to serve the replacement market.
In terms of geography, APAC led the global industrial panel PC market during 2016 and is expected to continue the domination during the forecast period. The growth of the region is attributed to the advancements in the power sector, rising automotive investments, and growth in industrial automation. Moreover, the rising industrialization, growth of the automotive industry, and the increasing level of automation in countries such as China, India, South Korea, Japan, and Philippines will also drive the growth of the market over the next four years.
Competitive analysis and key vendors
The industrial panel PC market is largely fragmented due to the presence of several small and medium-sized manufacturers. Most of the international manufacturers use both direct sale channels and distributor channels to reach out to their customers. The market is likely to witness growth by international vendors through a series of mergers and acquisitions with regional players expanding their presence across regions.
Key vendors in the market are:
★ Beckhoff Automation
Other prominent vendors include Arista, Axiomtek, Barco, Computer Dynamics, Litemax, National Instruments, Pepperl+Fuchs, RGB Spectrum, Rockwell Automation, Sparton, and Teguar Computers.
Segmentation by product and analysis of the industrial panel PC market
▲ Fan-enabled industrial panel PC
▲ Fan-less industrial panel PC
During 2016, the fan-enabled industrial panel PC segment dominated industrial panel PC market. However, due to properties such as noise-free operation and enhanced reliability, the fan-less industrial panel PC segment will dominate the market by the end of the forecast period. Moreover, the higher energy efficiency and flexible form factors of the fan-less industrial panel PCs, will also add to the growth of this market segment.
Segmentation by end-user and analysis of the industrial panel PC market
▲ Manufacturing industry
▲ Non-manufacturing industry
As per this market research report, the manufacturing industry led the end-user segment of the global industrial panel PC market during 2016 and is anticipated to continue its dominance during the forecast period as well. The rise in demand for industrial panel PC for large industrial applications from both the process and discrete industries will be the major factor driving the growth of this market segment.
Key questions answered in the report include
► What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
► What are the key factors driving the global industrial panel PC market?
► What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global industrial panel PC market?
► What are the challenges to market growth?
► Who are the key vendors in the global industrial panel PC market?
► What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global industrial panel PC market?
► Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
► What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global industrial panel PC market?
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