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Globalization Keeps Automation in Overdrive

Posted August 24, 2006 10:00 AM

Can industry growth in the automation market continue its upward trend? According to a recent report by the ARC Advisory Group, its analysts anticipate a $7B motion control market by 2010. Globalization in the general motion control market (GMC) is kicking the growth with a compounded annual growth rate of 6.1% over the next four years. Seamless integration, new mechatronic solutions, software, and Ethernet systems are all contributing to the desire of manufacturers worldwide to operate in flexible and economical ways while maintaining agility to adapt to the ever-changing marketplace. The drive for ever better manufacturing productivity, flexibility, and agility is addresses in a Manufacturing.Net article.

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