Complete Guide to the Manufacturing, Factory Automation, 3D Printing & Robotics Industry From Plunkett Research 2017

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Manufacturing & Robotics Industry Almanac, 2017 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

The manufacturing and robotics sectors have become tightly intertwined in recent years, thanks to the rapidly growing importance of factory automation.  On factory floors ranging from relatively small machine shops to giant automobile plants and electronics factories, computer-driven equipment plays a vital role in manufacturing worldwide.  The sophistication of the equipment ranges from simple computer-aided machinery that cuts fabric prior to it being sewn into final garments, to robots that make highly accurate and sophisticated welds in car factories, to robots that can rapidly assemble tiny electronics components and solder them in place with blazing speed and great accuracy.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in the Manufacturing & Robotics Industry and names the top trends changing for the mid term.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-417-5 (Available Now)

  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-742-8 (Available Now)

  • Online Subscription


Key Features Include:

  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence

  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics

  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List

  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies

  • Industry Glossary

  • Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online

  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 693             

Statistical Tables Provided: 29

Companies Profiled: 503

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $349.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • How is the industry evolving? 

  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? 

  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?

  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?

  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?

  • What are the names and titles of top executives?

  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the manufacturing & robotics business including:

  1. Introduction to the Manufacturing and Robotics Industry

  2. Industrial Robots and Factory Automation

  3. Service Robots in a Variety of Industries

  4. U.S. Automobile Sales Soar

  5. Global Growth in Manufacturing and Trade Requires Investment by Emerging Nations

  6. Regional Trade Centers Will Evolve to Boost Manufacturing and Logistics

  7. Introduction to the Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry

  8. Pros and Cons of Outsourcing & Offshoring

  9. Nearshoring and Reshoring Keep Operations Closer to Home

  10. Upswing in U.S. Apparel and Textile Jobs as Firms Restore

  11. Wages Rise in China and Vietnam/Cambodia and Other Countries Gain Manufacturing

Manufacturing & Robotics Industry Statistics

I. Overview of the Manufacturing Industry

  1. Manufacturing & Robotics Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview

  2. Quarterly After-Tax Profits, U.S. Manufacturing Corporations: 2010-1st Quarter 2016

II. Output & Employment

  1. Value Added to U.S. Economy by Manufacturing Sector, as a Percentage of GDP: 1948-2015

  2. All Manufacturing Employees, U.S.: Monthly, January 1939-July 2016

  3. Employment in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector, as a Percentage of all Private Industry Employment: 1948-2015

III. Shipments

  1. Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for All Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Monthly, January 1992-June 2016

  2. Annual Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for Industry Groups, U.S.: 2009-2015

  3. Monthly Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for Industry Groups, U.S.: 2015-2016

IV. Exports

  1. Value of Exports of All Manufactured Goods, U.S.: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016

  2. Exports of Durable & Nondurable Manufactured Goods, U.S.: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016

  3. Value of Exports of U.S. Vehicles: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • 3M Company

  • AutoAlliance International Inc

  • Molson Coors Brewing Company

  • ArthroCare Corporation

  • Agfa-Gevaert NV

  • Automobili Lamborghini Holding SpA

  • Clayton Homes Inc

  • Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc

  • Benchmark Electronics Inc

  • Vericel Corporation