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Global DC Drives Market 2015-2019

About DC drives

A drive is an adjustable device that regulates the speed and torque of motors by varying electrical frequency and voltage. Drives are broadly classified into two: AC drives and DC drives. AC drives are used to control the speed of AC electric motors while DC drives are used to control the speed of DC electric motors. DC drives consist of thyristor-based controllers that help in controlling the speed/torque of DC motors. Armature control and field control techniques are used to control speed in DC drives. DC drives are preferred in locomotive applications because of high-power thyristors and simple design.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global DC drives market to grow at a CAGR of 9.33% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global DC drives market for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from products and end-user industries.

Technavio's report, Global DC Drives Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, APAC, and EMEA; it also covers the landscape of the global DC drives market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key regions

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Key vendors
  • ABB
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
Other prominent vendors
  • Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technologies
  • Danfoss Group
  • Emerson Electric
  • Fuji Electric Holdings
  • Hiconics Drive Technology
  • Hitachi
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Toshiba
  • Yaskawa America
Market driver
  • Increasing demand from electric vehicles
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Issues of harmonic distortions with DC drives
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Replacement of DC systems with AC systems
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global DC Drives Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global DC Drives Market: ABB, Schneider and Siemens

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric, Danfoss, Emerson, Fuji Electric, Hiconics Drive, Hitachi, Mitsubishi, Rockwell Automation, Toshiba and Yaskawa America

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The global DC drives market is negatively affected by the growing trend of manufacturers in industries such as F&B, power, automotive, metal processing and textiles industries replacing DC motors with more efficient AC motors. Globally, the market for AC motors is six to seven times larger than the market for DC motors. The growth of more affordable AC technology and the rising use of inverters in industries have prompted end-users to replace their existing DC systems with AC systems.”

According to the report, DC motors are widely used in electric vehicles across the world, especially in the US, Japan, Europe, South Africa, China, and India, which is boosting the demand for DC drives.

Further, the report states that factors such as harmonic distortion created by DC drives into the power line and their need for regular servicing and repair are affecting market growth.

Companies Mentioned

ABB, Schneider, Siemens, Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric, Danfoss, Emerson, Fuji Electric, Hiconics Drive, Hitachi, Mitsubishi, Rockwell Automation, Toshiba, Yaskawa America

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global electric drives market 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Segmentation of electric drives by type
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global DC drives market 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Market overview
      • Table Major product segments of DC drives
      • Table Global DC drives market by level of voltage 2014 and 2019
    • Global low-voltage DC drives market
      • Table Global low-voltage DC drives market 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global medium-voltage DC drives market
      • Table Global medium-voltage DC drives market 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Market overview
      • Table Main segments of DC drives by end-user
      • Table Global DC drives market by end-user 2014
      • Table Global DC drives market by end-user 2019
    • Global DC drives market in F&B industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in F&B industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in water and wastewater treatment industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in water and wastewater treatment industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in HVAC industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in HVAC industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in power industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in power industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in metal processing industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in metal processing industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in textile industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in textile industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in conveyors industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in conveyors industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Global DC drives market in automotive industry
      • Table Global DC drives market in automotive industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Geographical segmentation of global DC drives market 2014
    • Table Geographical segmentation of global DC drives market 2019
    • DC drives market in APAC
      • Table DC drives market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • DC drives market in EMEA
      • Table DC drives market in EMEA 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • DC drives market in Americas
      • Table DC drives market in the Americas 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • ABB
    • Schneider Electric
    • Siemens
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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