2016 Top Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2016 Top Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation" report to their offering.

The top 10 technologies covered in this report are additive manufacturing, digital manufacturing, collaborative industrial robots, agile robots, robotic exoskeletons, micromanufacturing, multi material joining, composites manufacturing, unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), and magnetic levitation (maglev).

An array of new technologies driven by the digitalization trend will empower manufacturers to set foot into the digital era in 2016. This year will progress as a strategic year when most manufacturing companies will engage in information gathering and drawing strategies to make best use of new technologies into their operations.

In the forthcoming years, manufacturing companies will undergo a gradual transformation in their organizational structures and operation patterns influenced by digital technologies. The technology and innovation report covers the top 10 advanced manufacturing and automation technologies that will have highest impact in the near- and medium-term.

Key technologies in the cluster were evaluated to arrive at the top 10 technologies for 2016. The technologies were selected after critical evaluation of an exhaustive list of technologies using our proprietary selection methodology. The report assesses technologies from various aspects such as patents, funding, applications, megatrend impact, disruptiveness and market potential.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

- Research Scope

- Selection Methodology

- Top 10 Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation Cluster

- Key Current Trends

- Key Findings

2. Technology Deep DiveAdditive Manufacturing

- Additive Manufacturing is Destined to Penetrate Traditional Technologies

- European Developments Cater to Specific Applications in the Automotive Sector

- The Impact of Faster and Rapid Manufacturing Process is High Across Major Sectors

- Automotive Sector has High Impact in Europe

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

3. Digital Manufacturing

- Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

- Patent Activity Drives Trends in Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

- Key Sectors Across the Globe are Preparing for Digital Expansion

- Europe is Initiating Major Steps to Drive Industry 4.0 and Smart Factories

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

4. Collaborative Industrial Robots

- Cobots Will Replace Humans by Implementing Repetitive Tasks, Driving Steady Market Growth

- America is Investing in Product Development, While Europe is Focused on Technology Development

- Safety and Versatility: A Hallmark of Cobots

- APAC is a Growing Market Aiding Mass Electronics Manufacturing

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

5. Agile Robots

- By 2022, Agile Robotics Will Hold a Significant Share of the Industrial Robots Market

- IP and Funding Intensity Drives Growth in US Agile Robot Market

- Automotive Industry Presents Most Opportunities for Agile Robots

- Agile Robots are Progressively Replacing Humans where Work Conditions are Dangerous for People, Japan Drives Production

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

6. Robotic Exoskeletons

- Robotic Exoskeletons: The Iron-man Technology is Here

- The US Superheads Innovation

- Increasing Human Capabilities Increases Productivity

- Spending is Increasing in the United States and Europe

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

7. Micromanufacturing

- Rapid Growth in Consumer Electronics, Automotive, and Healthcare drive the Need for Microscale Devices

- APAC Leads the Patent Filing Trend

- Transformational Impact Across Different Industries

- Automotive and Aerospace Drives Innovation in Europe

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

8. Multi Material Joining

- Advancement in Materials has Lead to Immense Market Growth

- North America leads Patent Publication Trend

- Light Weighting Trend Opens Up Multiple Opportunities in Different Industries

- Automotive Drives Increased Adoption in Europe

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

9. Composites Manufacturing

- High Quality Manufacturing Drives Market Growth

- Highest IP Activity in North America

- Technology Impact Across Different Industries

- Automotive and Aerospace Sectors has High Impact

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

10. Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)

- Increased Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration will Help Drive a Steady Market Growth

- America is Investing in Technology and Product Development

- Robustness and Operational Autonomy are Driving Market Attraction

- Latin America and Africa are Among the Regions with Key Growth Potential

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

11. Magnetic Levitation (Maglev)

- Maglev Impacts Diverse Industrial and Transportation Applications

- Japan is a Pioneer in Maglev Technology

- Faster and Cleaner Transportation Medium Driving Growth

- US Projects Indicate Region's Interest in Exploring New Applications

- Companies to Watch

- Key Questions for Strategy Planning

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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
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Sector: Advanced Materials, Industrial Automation