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Global Industrial Ethernet Cables Market 2016-2020

About Ethernet Cables

Cabling is the passive infrastructure of industrial Ethernet. It is vital to maintaining reliable transmission of critical data over industrial networks for most manufacturing processes. As a wide variety of industrial Ethernet cables are now available, the choice of cable depends on environmental conditions and system life expectancy. Ethernet-based protocols like PROFINET and Ethernet/IP are being increasingly incorporated in automation technologies, such as a programmable logic controller (PLC) communication and industrial robots.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global industrial Ethernet cables market to grow at a CAGR of 17.31% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global industrial Ethernet cables market for 2016-2020. The report also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top five vendors operating in the market.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Industrial Ethernet Cables Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Belden
  • General Cable
  • Nexans
  • SAB Brockskes
  • Siemon
Other prominent vendors
  • Alpha Wire
  • Anixter
  • B&B Electronics
  • Biadi
  • Datafield India
  • Fastlink
  • Gore
  • Harting
  • Hitachi Cable
  • L-com
  • Panduit
  • Polycab
  • Premium-Line Systems
  • Prysmian Group
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries
  • TE Connectivity
  • Teldor Cables an
Market driver
  • Need for single cabling for both power and data transmission
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Market challenge
  • Increased preference for wireless technology
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Market trend
  • Increased availability of industrial Ethernet cable testers
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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 Industrial Ethernet Cables Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global industrial ethernet cables market: Belden, General Cable, Nexans, SAB Brockskes, and Siemon.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alpha Wire, Anixter, B&B Electronics, Biadi, Datafield India, Fastlink, Gore, Harting, Hitachi Cable, L-com, Panduit, Polycab, Premium-Line Systems, Prysmian, Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Sumitomo Electric Industries, TE Connectivity, and Teldor Cables and systems.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One of the key trends will be increasing availability of industrial Ethernet cable testers. The uses of cable testers in industrial Ethernet cable testing enhance cable longevity, utility, and efficiency, which acts as a good support system. This should inspire confidence among cable manufacturers and end-users, promoting increased incorporation of industrial Ethernet cables.”

According to the report, one of the key drivers will be increasing incorporation of Ethernet network redundancy. Network redundancy implies creating additional multiple data paths between multiple locations within a single network. In the event of an unprecedented router switch or industrial Ethernet cable failure, the other data path will be able to maintain communication and data flow. Hence, redundant system act as an efficient prompt backup system that maintains network operations without any compromise due to unforeseen failures. It prevents scrap wastage, spoilage, or product damage due to plant process interruptions. In discrete manufacturing plants, some select areas have more need for redundancy and can rely on a single point redundancy protocol.

Further, the report states that increased preference for wireless technology will be a challenge for the market. High installation costs and difficulty operating in hazardous and corrosive environments are some problems pertaining to industrial Ethernet cables. Hence, wireless technologies are now being preferred over industrial Ethernet cables, especially in non-critical industrial applications. These applications include mobile worker operations and applications, relaying remote data, and machine condition monitoring.



Companies Mentioned

Belden, General Cable, Nexans, SAB Brockskes, Siemon, Alpha Wire, Anixter, B&B Electronics, Biadi, Datafield India, Fastlink, Gore, Harting, Hitachi Cable, L-com, Panduit, Polycab, Premium-Line Systems, Prysmian, Rockwell Automation, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Sumitomo Electric Industries, TE Connectivity, and Teldor Cables systems.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Market definition
    • Market segmentation
      • Table Market segmentation
    • Report assumptions
      • Table Report assumptions
    • Key vendors in the market
      • Table Key vendors
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Environmental challenges faced by industrial Ethernet cables
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Wired industrial Ethernet deployment strategy: Market share 2015
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by protocol
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for Ethernet/IP
      • Table Details of Ethernet/IP
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for Ethernet/IP 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Advantages of Ethernet/IP network protocol
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for PROFINET
      • Table Details of PROFINET
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for PROFINET 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Types of industrial Ethernet cable used for PROFINET
      • Table Oil and gas processes and their adoption of PROFINET technology
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for EtherCAT
      • Table Details of EtherCAT
      • Table Advantages of EtherCAT network protocol
      • Table EtherCAT cabling requirements
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for EtherCAT 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for Modbus TCP/IP
      • Table Details of Modbus TCP/IP
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market by Modbus TCP/IP 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for Powerlink
      • Table Details of Powerlink
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for Powerlink 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Advantages of Powerlink network protocol
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for SERCOS III
      • Table Details of SERCOS III
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for SERCOS III 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Advantages of SERCOS III
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for factory floor
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for factory floor 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for machines
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for machines 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market for control rooms
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market for control rooms 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Market overview
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet market: Segmentation by type 2015 and 2020
      • Table Comparison of CAT 6 and CAT 6a:
      • Table Types of fiber optic cables for industrial Ethernet application
      • Table Advantages and disadvantages of fiber optic cables compared with copper cables
  • Market segmentation by data transmission rate
    • Market overview
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market by data transmission rates 2015-2020
      • Table CAGR (2015-2020) for global industrial Ethernet cables market by data transmission rate
      • Table Commonly used copper industrial Ethernet cables with their data transmission rates
      • Table Commonly used fiber optic industrial Ethernet cables with their data transmission rates
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Market overview
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market in process industries
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market in process industries 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Global industrial Ethernet cables market in discrete industries
      • Table Global industrial Ethernet cables market in discrete industries 2015-2020 ($ millions)
      • Table Planned investments in automotive industry
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Industrial Ethernet cables market by geography
      • Table Industrial Ethernet cables market: Geographical segmentation 2015 and 2020
      • Table Preference for Ethernet protocols according to region
    • Industrial Ethernet cables market in EMEA
      • Table Industrial Ethernet cables market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Industrial Ethernet cables market in Americas
      • Table Industrial Ethernet cables market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Industrial Ethernet cables market in APAC
      • Table Industrial Ethernet cables market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ 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 landscape
      • Table Industrial Ethernet cables market: Value chain analysis
    • Key stakeholder responsibilities
    • Belden
      • Table Product portfolio
    • General Cable
      • Table Product portfolio
    • Nexans
    • SAB Brockskes
      • Table Products offered
    • Siemon
      • Table Copper cabling solutions
      • Table Fiber optic cabling solutions
  • Key vendor analysis
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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