Global Safety Light Curtains Market 2017-2021
About Safety Light Curtains
Safety light curtains are usually installed away from the points of hazardous operation. These curtains are mainly deployed to prevent injuries and other occupational hazards in industrial settings. These light curtains detect the entry of people or workers into a hazardous area and automatically trigger the shut down the machinery. Safety light curtains are of two types, namely, type-2 safety curtains and type-4 safety curtains. These curtains are specially designed to keep workers and machinery safe while enhancing industrial productivity.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global safety light curtains market to grow at a CAGR of 3.27% during the period 2017-2021.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global safety light curtains market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sales of different type of safety light curtains across the various end-users.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Safety Light Curtains Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global safety light curtains market: OMRON, Panasonic Electric Works, Rockwell Automation, KEYENCE, SICK, and Pepperl+Fuchs.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Banner Engineering, Carlo Gavazzi Holding, Datalogic, ISB, K.A. Schmersal Holding,Leuze electronic, Orbital Systems, Pinnacle Systems, and ReeR.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Use of PSDI. Safeguarding the employees in the workplace is an important task, as there are many hazards that are associated with the operation of machines. The technique of presence-sensing device initiation (PSDI) is one of the prevailing trends in the industry as it allows a high rate of production without ignoring the safety aspect. In PSDI applications, when a machine operator reaches through the safety light current to load the part into a machine, the machine stops functioning as the safety light curtain prevents the functioning of the machine.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Rise in industrial automation. The increase in industrial automation will drive the market for light curtains. Industrial automation can result in reducing the manufacturing time dramatically. The level of industrial automation will be affected by the demand for automation equipment, which is seen in the developed economies that are heading toward commodity production. Industrial automation facilitates the performance of monotonous tasks, better allocation of resources, and improves the quality of the products manufactured. Industrial automation is directly linked to the performance of end-users, especially those that rely on high-volume output and process repeatability. These end-user industries, which have a high reliance on automation include the metal and materials, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, oil and gas, automotive, and packaging industries.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Intense competition. The market for light curtains is marked by fierce competition as the vendors in the market try to outperform their rivals to grab a greater share. Vendors in the market compete on the basis of product differentiation and innovation. The market consists of several globally diverse, local, and regional players and is moving toward a fragmented market, with the presence of several players offering safety light curtains.
OMRON, Panasonic Electric Works, Rockwell Automation, KEYENCE, SICK, Pepperl+Fuchs, Banner Engineering, Carlo Gavazzi Holding, Datalogic, ISB, K.A. Schmersal Holding, Leuze electronic, Orbital Systems, Pinnacle Systems, and ReeR.