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Frost & Sullivan

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Are we ready for Industry 4.0? 13/10/2015
Do end-users really care about Industry 4.0? Suzanne Gill reports on a recent Frost & Sullivan webinar.  Full Story...

Multiple end-use industries help rejuvenate PLC market 27/01/2015
The global PLC market saw a slow down in growth in 2012 due to the uncertain economic scenario in the developed world, most notably in the USA and Europe. However, 2013 saw more positive growth across all regions. In particular, emerging regions such as Asia-Pacific are displaying uptrends due to increased activity in the construction, water and wastewater, and power industries. Full Story...

Touchless sensing technology: the next HMI paradigm 02/12/2014
According to Frost & Sullivan, touchless sensing technology is set to transform industries ranging from consumer electronics to gaming. Full Story...

Technology advances require functionality upgrades in test instrumentation software 21/10/2014
The demand for simple and easy-to-use solutions is growing in the instrumentation software market, to meet the rapid emergence of new technologies. Instrumentation software companies are now focusing on simplifying complicated technical tasks and processes as well as adding new functionalities, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Wireless technology leads to a need for enhanced EMC tests and services 23/05/2014
The wider integration of wireless technology into products has caused a shift in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) test services from classic or non-wireless testing to wireless testing. This has resulted in a higher number of new frequency bands which, in turn, has created a need for noise and emission reduction, making a strong case for enhanced EMC tests and services.  Full Story...

Yokogawa receives Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its wireless solutions 25/02/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the wireless solutions category. The award is presented to companies around the world that are best-in-class in a specific category. Full Story...

Anybus NP40 network processor rated best in class by Frost & Sullivan 11/06/2013
Frost & Sullivan has presented HMS Industrial Networks with the 2013 European Industrial Communication Processors New Product Innovation Award in recognition of its new network processor, the Anybus NP40. Full Story...

Digital manufacturing market offers growth potential 17/04/2013
Frost & Sullivan has released new findings that affect the global digital manufacturing market. Full Story...

Boost expected for oil and gas automation and control solutions 23/11/2012
The automation and control solutions (ACS) market in the European oil and gas industries will witness moderate growth over the next three to four years, according to analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Drives make headway in the packaging industry 18/08/2011
The profit margins associated with the implementation of electric drives will see them experience widespread acceptance in the European packaging industry over the next seven years, according to recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Test equipment market in recovery across Europe 19/07/2011
The European general-purpose test equipment market is now recovering from the economic recession, according to the results of recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Reporting on process safety requirements 24/01/2011
As the deployment of automation in the process industry increases, companies need to focus on the use of strong safety systems to prevent adverse occurrences, says a recent report from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Secure SCADA set to prosper in the future 20/12/2010
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan indicates that the SCADA market is among the most rapidly growing control systems markets in the world. Full Story...

SCADAs popularity is increasing across Europe 05/10/2010
Recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan has revealed that the European supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) market earned revenues of $1,325.2 million in 2009. It estimates that this figure will reach $1,902.1 million in 2016. The research covered the areas of oil and gas, power, water and wastewater and others, including plant-level SCADA (food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and pulp and paper) and automotive and transportation. Full Story...

Conference explores uptake of AC integral horsepower motors 22/06/2010
As the economy starts to recover Frost & Sullivan has noted a shift towards energy efficient products and integrated solutions, thereby increasing the demand for Alternating Current (AC) Integral Horsepower (IHP) motors in Europe. The trend will be discussed in the research body’s next quarterly analyst briefing on June 30, 2010. Full Story...

Opportunities grow in European water industry 25/05/2010
Control and automation sectors should look to the European water and wastewater (W&WW) industry, which represents a lucrative business according to research from Frost & Sullivan. The analysis suggests that supportive legislation, stringent regulations and intervention from private participants have all served to bolster the market. Full Story...

Frost and Sullivan forecasts growth in MES market 04/05/2010
Rising competition among end users is driving growth in the European MES (Manufacturing Execution System) market, according to a recent report by Frost and Sullivan. The market analysis firm says end users from both process and discrete industries are going to invest in MES to boost productivity. Full Story...

Green push spells good news for pumps 17/03/2010
As interest mounts in green fuels the European pumps market looks set to reap the benefits, according to Ram Ravi, research analyst of industrial automation and process control at Frost and Sullivan. In the following article Ravi explores the multiple growth potentials across the region. Full Story...

Energy harvesting materials draw interest in industry 16/02/2010
Frost & Sullivan research reports that new technical advances and rising energy prices are driving new research into energy scavenging solutions. Full Story...

Control and automation should set sights on Eastern Europe 21/12/2009
The control and automation market should look to opportunities in Eastern Europe as the Western European market reaches maturity, according to recent analysis by Frost and Sullivan. The report says European Union accession has generated investments in the new Eastern European member states, since the end users are obliged to accomplish new European standards. Full Story...

Process industries generate Ethernet boom 14/12/2009
The European industrial Ethernet market is set to reach $307.12 million (€209.38 million) by 2015 according to a recent report by Frost & Sullivan. The analysis suggests that the market will grow as process industries turn to centralised networks. Full Story...

Frost and Sullivan report on European pumps market 02/11/2009
The pumps market in Europe enjoyed consistent growth, driven by high oil prices and the process industry boom, until the events of 2008 shook the market. Ram Ravi, research analyst of Industrial Automation and Process Control for Frost and Sullivan explores the opportunities the market holds today. Full Story...

Maximising returns during a recession 10/06/2009
Khadambari Shangabaraman, research analyst from Frost & Sullivan Industrial Automation and Process Control group explores ways to remain competitive during testing times in an article titled ‘Ability to Maximise Returns From, and Lifecyle of, Industrial Assets to Promote Uptake of Automation Services Amidst Recession’. Full Story...

Government Incentives Driving the Energy-Efficient Pump Market in Europe 05/03/2009
Syed Tauseef Ahmad, Frost and Sullivan research analyst for Industrial Automation and Process Control in Europe reports on the energy-efficient pump market in Europe. Full Story...

Wireless power set to take off – Frost and Sullivan 24/02/2009
Wireless power has tremendous potential and scientists are considering several technologies, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Food industry cuts its wires 30/01/2009
The food and beverage industry is increasingly a major purchaser of wireless technology, according to a recent report by Frost and Sullivan. Khadambari Shanbagaraman, research analyst for the company’s Industrial Automation and Process Control Group, reports. Full Story...

Wireless under discussion as Frost & Sullivan announce workshop 24/11/2008
Frost & Sullivan will host a one-day event on the Adoption of Wireless in Industrial Automation to discuss the latest trends in the industry. The workshop will be held on February 5, 2009 at the Moevenpick Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany. Full Story...

Why is lack of interoperability in wireless a concern in industrial applications? 17/10/2008
Syed Tauseef Ahmad, Frost and Sullivan’s research analyst for Industrial Automation and Process Control, Europe argues that suppliers need to offer wireless products that communicate with each other for the market to take off. Full Story...

Wonderware claims business benefits after win 23/04/2008
Wonderware has won the Frost & Sullivan ‘Product of the Year’, in the HMI category. It is the fifth consecutive year the company has been honoured and this year Frost and Sullivan recognised Wonderware's ‘ability to assist manufacturers in achieving operational excellence’. Full Story...