Global Assembly Line Robots Market 2016-2020
- Published: Dec 2015
- Pages: 54
- SKU: IRTNTR8233
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The global assembly line robots market research report provides a detailed analysis of the market by end-users (automotive and non-automotive), and geography (the Americas, APAC and EMEA). The report also provides an analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and offers information on several assembly line robot manufacturers including ABB, Fanuc, Kuka, and Yaskawa.
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Global assembly line robots market outlook
The global assembly line robots market report predicts the market to grow steadily at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period. The need for flexibility in plant operations is one of the primary assembly line robots market drivers. As most industries now serve their customers 24/7, employees are required to work round the clock. The adoption of robots has reduced the employee workload drastically. Monotonous jobs such as assembling are now carried out by robots in the production line with high productivity and consistent quality. With the use of robots, employees can focus more on supervising and decision-making roles. The use of collaborative robots has helped the automotive industry to a great extent. For example, BMW introduced collaborative robots in its human production lines in September 2013.
The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that include contract manufacturers of auto components and machine tools are reluctant in making heavy investments on robots, but this trend is witnessing a change owing to the challenges they face in handling manual labor. This has led them to increasingly adopt collaborative robots that are easy and safe to operate on the assembly lines. For instance, Rethink robots offer robotics solutions for small industries starting at $25,000.
End-user segmentation and analysis of the global assembly line robots market
The automotive segment accounted for nearly half of the assembly line robots market demand owing to their increased application in assembling heavy components like chassis, powertrain, and so on. All major companies such as BMW, Ford, and GM have adopted assembly line robots in their production lines to enhance and improve their production efficiency and to maintain consistent quality of their finished products.
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Assembly line robots market segmentation by geography
APAC accounted for nearly 62% of the overall assembly line robots market share in 2015 but the fastest growth is expected to be seen from EMEA during the forecast period. This rapid growth in EMEA can be attributed to the monetary stimulus package announced by the European Central Bank and investments that are planned by the automotive majors in the region.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The assembly line robots market is facing stiff competition due to innovations in products and marketing strategies. Also, all major vendors are focusing on providing complete industrial robotic solutions. They are developing innovative technologies to provide better support services and superior quality robots enabled with IoT services. Technavio’s analysts expect the competitive environment in this market to intensify further with an increase in R&D investments and M&A during the forecast period.
According to the assembly line robots market research report, the leading vendors in the market are -
Other prominent vendors in the market include Apex Automation and Robotics, Denso Robotics, Epson Robotics, Kawasaki Robotics, Mitsubishi Electric, Nachi Robotic Systems, Rethink Robotics, TM Robotics, and Universal Robots.
Key highlights of the global assembly line robots market for the forecast years 2016-2020:
- CAGR of the market during the forecast period 2016-2020
- Detailed information on factors that will accelerate the growth of the assembly line robots market during the next five years
- Precise estimation of the global assembly line robots market size and its contribution to the parent market
- Accurate predictions on upcoming trends and changes in consumer behaviour
- Growth of the assembly line robots industry across the Americas, APAC, and EMEA
- A thorough analysis of the market’s competitive landscape and detailed information on several vendors
- Comprehensive information about factors that will challenge the growth of assembly line robots companies
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Table of Contents
PART 01: Executive summary
PART 02: Scope of the report
- Market overview
- Top-vendor offerings
PART 03: Market research methodology
- Research methodology
- Economic indicators
PART 04: Introduction
- Key market highlights
PART 05: Market landscape
- Market overview
- Five forces analysis
PART 06: Market segmentation by end-user
- Global assembly line robots market in automotive industry
- Global assembly line robots market in non-automotive industries
PART 07: Geographical segmentation
- Assembly line robots market in geography
- Assembly line robots market in APAC
- Assembly line robots market in the Americas
- Assembly line robots market in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)
PART 08: Market drivers
PART 09: Impact of drivers
PART 10: Market challenges
PART 11: Impact of drivers and challenges
PART 12: Market trends
PART 13: Vendor landscape
- Competitive scenario
- Other prominent vendors
PART 14: Key vendor analysis
- Yaskawa Electric
PART 15: Appendix
- List of abbreviations
PART 16: Explore Technavio
Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.
- Market size and forecast
- Market segmentation
- Geographical insights
- Competitive landscape
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