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Global Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Market 2018-2022

Global Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Market 2018-2022

About Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

A PLC is a controller facilitating automation and mechanical processes in manufacturing plants and buildings. The PLC is often directly incorporated with different field devices including sensors, transmitters, and actuators for providing seamless automation.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global programmable logic controller (PLC) market to grow at a CAGR of 5.68% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global programmable logic controller (PLC) market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of PLCs across several end-user industries.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Market 2018-2022, 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
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • OMRON
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
Market driver
  • Demand for PLCs in renewable power generation
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Security concern for PLCs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of field logic controllers (FLCs)
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global industrial automation control market segmentation
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global PLC market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global PLC market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Segmentation by product
      • Table Product - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by product
      • Table Comparison by product
    • Unitary PLC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Unitary PLC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Unitary PLC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Modular PLC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Modular PLC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Modular PLC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Rackmount PLC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Rackmount PLC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Rackmount PLC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by product
      • Table Market opportunity by product
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table End-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Process industry - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Process industry - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Process industry - Year over year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Discrete industry - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Discrete industry - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Discrete industry - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Building automation - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Building automation - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Building automation - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Top 3 countries in EMEA
    • Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Top 3 countries in Americas
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Top 3 countries in APAC
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Technological advances in PLCs
    • Introduction of SoC FPGAs in PLC architecture
    • Introduction of FLCs
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive landscape
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Mitsubishi Electric
      • Table Mitsubishi Electric - Overview
      • Table Mitsubishi Electric - Business segments
      • Table Mitsubishi Electric - Organizational developments
      • Table Mitsubishi Electric - Geographic focus
      • Table Mitsubishi Electric - Segment focus
      • Table Mitsubishi Electric - Key offerings
    • OMRON
      • Table OMRON - Overview
      • Table OMRON - Business Segments
      • Table OMRON - Organizational developments
      • Table OMRON - Geographic focus
      • Table OMRON - Segment focus
      • Table OMRON - Key offerings
    • Rockwell Automation
      • Table Rockwell Automation - Overview
      • Table Rockwell Automation - Business segments
      • Table Rockwell Automation - Organizational developments
      • Table Rockwell Automation - Geographic focus
      • Table Rockwell Automation - Segment focus
      • Table Rockwell Automation - Key offerings
    • Schneider Electric
      • Table Schneider Electric - Overview
      • Table Schneider Electric - Business segments
      • Table Schneider Electric - Organizational developments
      • Table Schneider Electric - Geographic focus
      • Table Schneider Electric - Segment focus
      • Table Schneider Electric - Key offerings
    • Siemens
      • Table Siemens - Overview
      • Table Siemens - Business segments
      • Table Siemens - Organizational developments
      • Table Siemens - Geographic focus
      • Table Siemens - Segment focus
      • Table Siemens - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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