Top Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation 2017: Metal 3D Printing and Robotics Drive Opportunities in Multiple Industries - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Top Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation, 2017" report to their offering.

The technology and innovation research report covers the top 10 Advanced Manufacturing and Automation technologies that will have highest impact in the near-to medium-term. Key technologies in the Advanced Manufacturing and Automation cluster were evaluated to arrive at the top 10 technologies for 2017. The technologies were selected after critical evaluation of an exhaustive list of technologies using TechVision's proprietary selection methodology. The research service assesses technologies from various aspects such as nature of disruption, key technology drivers, market potential, patents, funding, applications and megatrends impacted.

The top 10 technologies covered in this research service are Robotic Exoskeletons, Metal 3D printing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Nano 3D printing, Collaborative Industrial Robots, Friction Stir Welding/Solid State Joining, Magnetic Levitation (Maglev), Composite 3D printing, Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing and Agile Robots.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Technology Deep Dive Robotic Exoskeletons

  • R&D Efforts are Geared toward Integrating Artificial and Human Intelligence with Exoskeletons
  • Improvements in Functionality, Physical Strength, and Integration Drive Innovations
  • Military, Healthcare, and Manufacturing are Key Attractive Markets
  • Key Innovators

3. Metal 3D Printing

  • Developments in Inks, Materials, and Equipment Can Propel Adoption
  • China Leads in Patent Publications Followed by the US
  • Increased Growth with Developments in Aerospace and Healthcare Markets

4. Computer Integrated Manufacturing

  • North America Continues to Lead the CIM Market, Followed by European Region with the Potential to Gain Market Share
  • US Emerges as a Hotspot for CIM and Majority of the Funding is Focused Toward Developing User-friendly Software Platforms

5. Nano 3D Printing

  • Nano 3D Printing Enables Miniaturization and Reduces Scrap Rate
  • High Funding Observed in Europe with Nanomaterials and Nanostructures as Key Focus Areas
  • Consumer Electronics is a Major Market Driving Growth
  • Companies to Watch

6. Collaborative Industrial Robots

  • Safety, Collaboration, and Economical Factors Drive the Developments in Cobots
  • North America Leads the Patent Filing Trend
  • Healthcare and Aerospace Will Become Promising Markets in the Future
  • Companies to Action

7. Friction Stir Welding

  • Improved Functionalities and Eco-friendly attribute Driving Growth Opportunities
  • High Investments are attributed to Welding Institutes
  • Automotive, Aerospace, Railways, and Ship Building are Key Trending Markets
  • Companies to Watch in the FSW Space

8. Magnetic Levitation

  • Reduced Carbon Footprint, Enhanced Efficiency, and Improved Reliability are key attractive aspects
  • Government Funding in APAC Region is Very High
  • Transportation is the Main Market for Maglev
  • Companies to Action

9. Multi Material 3D Printing

  • Multi-material 3D Printing Reduces Operational Costs
  • Increased Funding Observed from the Public Sector and Government
  • High Impact on Industrial and Electronics Sectors
  • Companies to Watch

10. Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing

  • Low Manufacturing Cost and Continuous Mass Production of Flexible Devices Drive Market Growth
  • North America Leads in IP Trends and Funding Support from Government Encourages Technology Development
  • Need for Rapid Production Drives Adoption in the Consumer Electronics, Automotive, and Energy Sectors
  • Research University and Companies to Watch

11. Agile Robots

  • Improved Efficiency and Reduced Downtime Favoring Advancement
  • US Leads the World in Advancements of Agile Robots
  • Military and Defense and Homeland Security are High Impact Sectors
  • Research Institutes across the Globe Exploring the Potential of Agile Robots

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Advanced Materials, Industrial Automation