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PLC Market in Europe 2015-2019

PLC Market in Europe 2015-2019

About PLC

PLC is a product that regulates various automation and mechanical processes in manufacturing plants through ladder diagrams, functional block diagrams, and instruction lists. PLC systems control diverse automation applications by maintaining connectivity via field devices such as sensors, transmitters, and actuators through a control system communication protocol. These systems control and manage the entire plant by providing operators with complete visibility of the production processes.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the PLC market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 7.44 percent over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this Report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the PLC market in Europe for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report covers the revenue generated from various end-user industries.

TechNavio's report, PLC Market in Europe 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the primary vendors in the PLC market in Europe. In addition, it discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the market. It also outlines the challenges faced by vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends that are emerging in the market.Key Countries

  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • UK
Key Vendors
  • ABB
  • GE
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Yokogawa Electric
Other Prominent Vendors
  • Beckhoff
  • Bosch Rexroth
  • Honeywell International
  • Idec
  • Keyence
  • Omron
  • Panasonic
  • Toshiba
Market Driver
  • Rise in sales of automobiles
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Challenge
  • Stagnant industrial investments
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market Trend
  • ECB stimulus package
  • 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 – PLC Market in Europe 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the PLC market in Europe: ABB Ltd., GE Co., Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Rockwell Automation Inc., Schneider Electric Co., Siemens AG and Yokogawa Electric Corp.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Beckhoff, Bosch Rexroth, Honeywell International, Idec, Keyence, Omron, Panasonic and Toshiba

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increased demand for cyber-secure PLCs is one of the major trends being witnessed in the market. With increased industrial automation, a pressing need has emerged to continuously monitor processes and connect the system with a company's enterprise network and Ethernet.”

According to the report, the rise in automotive sales is a key factor fueling the PLC market in Europe. In 2014, the sales of cars and commercial vehicles increased for the first time since the 2008-2009 GFC due to growing consumer confidence towards the economy, and this resulted in increased investments in the automotive industry leading to higher demand for automation systems such as PLCs.

Further, the report states that slow economic recovery in Europe has negatively affected companies and investors' confidence, resulting in deferred investments. Companies in the region are minimizing expenditure to overcome the lingering unfavorable economic conditions.

Companies Mentioned

ABB Ltd, GE Co, Mitsubishi Electric Corp, Rockwell Automation Inc, Schneider Electric Co, Siemens AG, Yokogawa Electric Corp, Beckhoff, Bosch Rexroth, Honeywell International, Idec, Keyence, Omron, Panasonic, Toshiba

  • Executive Summary
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Scope of the Report
    • Market Overview
      • Table PLC Market in Europe by End-user Segmentation
    • Product Offerings
  • Market Research Methodology
    • Market Research Process
    • Research Methodology
      • Table Market Research Methodology
  • Introduction
  • PLC Overview
    • Structure of PLC
      • Table Basic Structure of PLC
      • Hardware of PLC
        • Table Hardware of PLC
        • Table Comparison of PLC with Other Control Systems
      • Product Segmentation
        • Table Product Segmentation
      • Nano PLC
      • Small PLC
      • Medium PLC
      • Large PLC
  • Market Landscape
    • Market Size and Forecast
      • Table PLC Market in Europe 2015-2019 ($ millions)
      • Table Euro-Dollar Exchange Rate October 2014-March 2015
      • Table Private Consumption Growth Rate in Europe
    • Five Forces Analysis
  • Market Segmentation by End-users
    • PLC Market in Europe by End-users
      • Table PLC Market in Europe by End-users 2015 and 2019
    • PLC Market in Europe in Automotive Industry
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in Europe in Automotive Industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • PLC Market in Europe in W&WT Industry
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in Europe by W&WT Industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • PLC Market in Europe in Power Industry
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in Europe in Power Industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • PLC Market in Europe in Oil and Gas Industry
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in Europe in Oil and Gas Industry 2014-2019 ($ millions)
        • Table PLC Market in Europe by End-users 2014-2019
  • Key Leading Countries
    • PLC Market in Germany
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in Germany 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • PLC Market in France
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in France 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • PLC Market in Italy
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in Italy 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • PLC Market in UK
      • Market Size and Forecast
        • Table PLC Market in UK 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Buying Criteria
    • Table Automotive Industry
    • Table W&WT Industry
    • Table Power Industry
    • Table Oil and Gas Industry
    • Parameters
      • Compatibility
      • Reliability
      • Maintenance and Support
      • Programmability
      • Total Cost of Ownership
  • Market Growth Drivers
    • Table PLC Market in Europe: Drivers
    • Table New Passenger Cars Registration in Major European Countries
    • Table New Light Commercial Vehicles Registration in Major European Countries
  • Drivers and their Impact
  • Market Challenges
    • Table PLC Market in US: Challenges
  • Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  • Market Trends
    • Table PLC Market in Europe: Trends
  • Trends and their Impact
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Competitive Scenario
      • Key News
      • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Other Prominent Vendors
  • Key Vendor Analysis
    • ABB
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table ABB: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2011-2013
        • Table ABB: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2011-2013 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table ABB: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • GE
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table GE: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table GE: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table GE: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Mitsubishi Electric
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Mitsubishi Electric: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Mitsubishi Electric: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Mitsubishi Electric: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Rockwell Automation
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Rockwell Automation: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Rockwell Automation: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ millions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Rockwell Automation: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Schneider Electric
      • Key Facts
      • Key Information
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Schneider Electric: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Schneider Electric : Business Segmentation by Revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ millions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
        • Table Schneider Electric: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Siemens
      • Key Facts
      • Business Description
      • Business Segmentation
        • Table Siemens: Business Segmentation 2013
      • Revenue by Business Segmentation
        • Table Siemens: Revenue by Business Segmentation 2013
      • Revenue Comparison by Business Segmentation 2012 and 2013
        • Table Siemens: Revenue by Business Segmentation 2012 and 2013 ($ billions)
      • Sales by Geography
        • Table Siemens: Revenue by Geographical Segmentation 2013
      • Business Strategy
      • Recent Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Yokogawa Electric
      • Key Facts
      • Business Overview
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Table Yokogawa Electric: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014
        • Table Yokogawa Electric: Business Segmentation by Revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
        • Table Yokogawa Electric: Geographical Segmentation by Revenue 2014
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Developments
      • SWOT Analysis
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