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Reversing several years of contraction, the industrial automation equipment market is poised to begin growing again. In particular, discrete safety equipment and computer numeric controls are expected to grow significantly faster than the industry average due in part to the rise of industrial IoT as well as to rapid growth in robotics.

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  • Edition Year: 2018-2019
    Alex West, Susanne Cumberland, Syed Mohsin Ali | December 21, 2018
    IHS Markit Technology presents a new, highly detailed report on the world market for industrial Communication technologies. This report analyzes the market for the industrial Ethernet, fieldbus, and wireless technologies used within the industrial space.
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    Brian Arbuckle | November 28, 2018
    The goal of this report is to . Considerable emphasis is placed on providing the reader with the latest information on how present economic conditions will affect the industrial PC market in the future.
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  • Syed Mohsin Ali | October 11, 2018
    This is a series of three editions delivered throughout the year to subscribers of the “Industrial Ethernet Infrastructure Components Intelligence Service - Annual."
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  • Sam Lucero | December 12, 2018
    Market forecasts of the cumulative volume of devices under management by IoT platforms and the resulting annual platform service revenue. These forecasts are global in scope, segmented by region, platform type, and device type, and cover the period from 2015 to 2030.
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    Comprehensive list of hundreds of IoT platform vendors, filterable by numerous criteria, including platform type, platform introduction (year), funding type, headquarters location, number of employees, and more.
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    Greg Johnson | May 18, 2018
    The Process Instrumentation Research Package provides forecasts and analysis of the market for four instrumentation types: flowmeters, level measurement devices, pressure transmitters, and temperature transmitters. For each database, the market is segmented to provide a tertiary level of analysis, presenting market sizes and forecasts by product, region, industry sector, communication type, and other technical segmentations. Data is presented using a base year of 2017 and forecast market growth through to 2022.
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  • Icon Senior Research Manager, Manufacturing Technology
    Within the Manufacturing Technology Group at IHS Markit, Mark manages a team of analysts producing highly detailed annual market statistics for discrete automation, capital equipment, industrial communications, smart manufacturing, switchgear, industrial robotics and vertical machinery markets.

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