Global Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Market


Programmable logic controller is a digital computer which is used to control manufacturing processes like robotic devices or activities which require ease of program fault diagnosis. They have been mainly adopted as automation controller which is able to produce output when provided with input within a limited time.


Nano or Micro PLCs can be used to increase efficiency of complex tasks in industrial processes. However, some downtime is needed for setup before it becomes operational.

Market Dynamics

• Increased adoption of building automation is fueling the growth of this market

• Reduction of machine downtime is one of the benefits of PLC due to which, its demand may increase

Challenges faced by this market are as follows

• Due to high investment required for installation and maintenance, small companies may not invest in PLCs

Market Segmentation

The laboratory chemicals market can be segmented in terms of product segments and end users.

On the basis of product segment, it can be segmented into

• Unitary PLCs
• Modular PLCs
• Rackmount PLCs

On the basis of end user segment, it can be segmented into
• Discrete industry
• Process industry
• Building automation
• Water and wastewater
• Food and beverages industry

Regional/Geographic Analysis

APAC region accounts for the largest market share and is expected to grow at an increasing rate. This can be mainly traced back to large-scale investments in India, Japan, South Korea, and China. But in terms of growth, North America is the fastest with US being a major contributor to this growth.

Key Players

Some of the major players include OMRON, Siemens, Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, GE, Beckhoff Automation, ABB, Hitachi, Delta Electronics etc.

Report ContentsRegional AnalysisReport Highlights
  • Market segments
  • Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities
  • Market Size & Forecast 2016 to 2022
  • Supply & Demand Value Chain
  • Market – Current Trends
  • Competition & Major Companies
  • Technology and R&D Status
  • Porters Five Force Analysis
  • Strategic and Critical Success Factor Analysis of Key Players
  • North America
    • US and Canada
  • Latin America
    • Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Rest of Latin America
  • Western Europe
    • EU5 (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, U.K.)
    • Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden)
    • Benelux (Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
    • Rest of Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Poland
    • Rest of Eastern Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia and New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE and Kuwait)
    • South Africa
    • North Africa
    • Rest of Middle East and Africa

This report is an elaborate aggregation of primary inputs from industry experts and participants across the supply chain. It provides details on market segmentation which is derived from several product mapping exercises, macroeconomic parameters and other qualitative and quantitative insights. The impact of all such factors is delivered across multiple market segments and geographies.

  • Detailed Historical Overview (Market Origins, Product Launch Timeline, etc.)
  • Consumer and Pricing Analysis
  • Market dynamics of the industry
  • Market Segmentation
  • Estimated Market Sizing in terms of volume and value
  • Recent trends in Market and impact
  • Research Status and Technology Overview
  • Extensive Industry Structure Coverage

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Global Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Market


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