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Material Handling Robots Global Market Structure, Size, Trends, Analysis and Outlook 2016-2022

May 6, 2016
By PRN NewsWire

PUNE, India, May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — ACCESS REPORT

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Industrial robotics for material handling purpose represents the largest application segment among all the industrial robots sales and operational stock. Unit shipment as well as sales revenue in this sector are expected to see two-digit CAGRs over the coming duration of 2016-2022. With advantages of increasing productivity and reducing the occurrence of accident at works, material handling industrial robots have been replacing human workforce and keeping manufacturers competitive in the global markets.

Global Material Handling Robots Market – Structure, Size, Trends, Analysis and Outlook 2016-2022 examines the worldwide market of industrial material handling robotics through a comprehensive summary and analysis of premium information sources. On the basis of reviewing global economic environments and trends of various manufacturing industries (as they are end-users of industrial robots), this report provides an in-depth and detailed analysis of market structure, market trends, market forces, and market segments (by end-user, by application field, by robotics type, and by region). In most analysis, historical statistics together with market outlook cover the 2014-2022 period in terms of unit shipment as well as sales revenue generated from hardware and software of material handling industrial robots. The report also includes current competitive scenario and profiles of major vendors/players.

Qualitative market analyses include identification and discussion of market structure, market overview, growth drivers, restraints and challenges, emerging market trends/opportunities, Porter’s Fiver Forces as well as M&A landscape and fundraising trend (IPO and VCI). On basis of end-user, the market is broadly segmented into automotive industry, electrical and electronics industry, metal, machinery, chemical, rubber & plastics, food & beverage, and other industrial sectors. The automotive industry consumes most of newly ordered material handling robots.

On basis of application, the market is segmented into pick & place, palletizing/de-palletizing, packing & packaging, product/part transfer, machine tending, etc. Pick and place represents the largest application among all the usage of material handling robots in industrial manufacture. On basis of product type, the market is segmented into articulated robots, Cartesian robots, SCARA robots, and other robots (cylindrical robots, delta robots, polar robots, etc.). Geographically, the global market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific region, Latin America and the rest of world (RoW). Specific analysis and forecast over 2014-2022 have been covered for important national markets such as U.S., China, Japan, Germany, South Korea, and Mexico. APAC region leads the global material handling industrial robots market in terms of sales volume as well as annual revenue. Strongest growth potential also exists in the vast APAC market in the future with China and Southeast Asian countries expected to be the main driving engines for the growth. Highlighted by 5 tables and 119 figures, this 217-page report saves clients a lot of time on researching global market, and provides valuable information and a thorough understanding of the market’s emerging trends, which are needed to successfully derive critical business decisions, identify and expand business opportunities in the global industry.


1 Introduction 8

1.1 Industry Definition and Report Scope 8 1.2 Research Methodology 10 1.3 Executive Summary 12

2 Market Environment 15

2.1 Prospects for the World Economy in 2015-2016 15 2.2 Outlook of the World Economy to 2030 18

3 Market Overview and Qualitative Analysis 19

3.1 Market Structure 19 3.2 Market Overview 20 3.3 Major Growth Drivers 23 3.4 Market Restraints and Challenges 27 3.5 Emerging Opportunities and Market Trends 30 3.6 Porter’s Fiver Forces Analysis 33 3.7 Key M&A Trends and Strategic Partnerships 36 3.8 IPO and VCI in Global Industrial Robot Market 40

4 Segmentation of Global Market by End-user 42

4.1 Market Overview by End-user 42 4.2.1 Outlook of the Global Automotive Industry 47 4.2.2 Material Handling Robots Market in Automotive Industry 49 4.3.1 Outlook of the Global Chemical, Rubber and Plastics Market 52 4.3.2 Material Handling Robots Market in Chemical, Rubber & Plastics Industry 59 4.4.1 Outlook of the Global Electrical and Electronics Industry 63 4.4.2 Material Handling Robots Market in Electrical & Electronics Industry 66 4.5.1 Outlook of the Global Machinery Industry 69 4.5.2 Material Handling Robots Market in Machinery Industry 71 4.6.1 Outlook of the Global Metal Industry 74 4.6.2 Material Handling Robots Market in Metal Industry 77 4.7.1 Outlook of the Global Food & Beverage Industry 80 4.7.2 Material Handling Robots Market in Food & Beverage Industry 82 4.8 Material Handling Robots Market in Other Industries 85

5 Segmentation of Global Market by Application 87

5.1 Market Overview by Application 87 5.2 Pick & Place 92 5.3 Palletizing 95 5.4 Packing & Packaging 99 5.5 Other Applications 103

6 Segmentation of Global Market by Product Type 106

6.1 Market Overview by Robot Type 106 6.2 Articulated Robots 111 6.3 Cartesian Robots 115 6.4 SCARA Robots 118 6.5 Other Types of Industrial Robots 121

7 Segmentation of Global Market by Region 125

7.1 Geographic Market Overview by Region 2015-2022 125 7.2 North America Market 2014-2022 131 7.2.1 Overview of North America Market 131 7.2.2 U.S. Market 134 7.2.3 Canadian Market 138 7.3 European Market 2014-2022 139 7.3.1 Overview of European Market 139 7.3.2 Germany 143 7.3.3 Rest of European Market 146 7.4 Asia-Pacific Market 2014-2022 148 7.4.1 Overview of Asia-Pacific Market 148 7.4.2 Japan Market 151 7.4.3 China 154 7.4.4 South Korea 158 7.4.5 Rest of APAC Region 161 7.5 Latin America Market 2014-2022 162 7.5.1 Overview of Latin America Market 162 7.5.2 Mexico 165 7.5.3 Rest of Latin America 168 7.6 Rest of World Market 2014-2022 169 7.7 Relative Availability of Industrial Robots by Country 2013-2014 172

8 Manufacturing Landscape 174

8.1 Overview of Global Manufacture 174 8.2 Company Profiles 177


Table 1. Market Trend of Global Material Handling Robots, 2015-2022 12 Table 2. Average Annual Growth Rates of Global Real GDP, Outlook to 2030 18 Table 3. Major M&A Deals of Industrial Robot Industry in 2015 38 Table 4. Market Trend of Global Food & Beverage Retail Revenue, 2004-2024, $ trillion 80



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