Complete Guide to the Manufacturing, Factory Automation, 3D Printing & Robotics Industry From Plunkett Research 2018

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Manufacturing & Robotics Industry Almanac, 2018 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 978-1-62831-452-6 (Available Now)

  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-792-3 (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: 688

Statistical Tables Provided: 29

Companies Profiled: 497

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

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. Industrial Robots and Factory Automation

  2. Service Robots in a Variety of Industries

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

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

  5. Introduction to the Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry

  6. Nearshoring and Reshoring Keep Operations Closer to Home

  7. Upswing in U.S. Apparel and Textile Jobs as Firms Reshore

  8. Wage Rise Slows in China/Vietnam and Other Countries Gain Manufacturing Market Share

  9. 3-D Printing and Robotics Revolutionize Manufacture of Shoes and Fabrics

  10. 3PL Logistics Services and Supply Chain Management Services

  11. Manufacturers Focus on High Performance Plastics and Specialty Chemicals

  12. Computer and Smartphone Markets in India and China Targeted by Manufacturers/
    Domestic Manufacturing and Investment Grow

  13. Telecom Equipment Makers Face Intense Competition from Manufacturers in China

  14. Boeing and Airbus Face Waning Orders/Major Aircraft Market in China

  15. U.S. Auto Manufacturers Ford, Chrysler and GM Compete Head-On with Volkswagen,
    Toyota and Honda

  16. India Sees Automobile Export Growth

  17. Mexico Grows Rapidly as a Major Automotive Maker and Exporter

  18. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics

Manufacturing & Robotics Industry Statistics

  1. 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 2017

  3. Selected Financial Data, U.S. Manufacturing Corporations: 1st Quarter 2016-1st Quarter 2017

  4. Net Sales & Net Income After-Tax, U.S. Manufacturing Corporations: 2006-1st Quarter 2017

  5. Sales & Operating Profits, U.S. Manufacturing Corporations, by Industry: 1st Quarter 2016-1st Quarter 2017

  1. Output & Employment

  1. Value Added to U.S. Economy by Manufacturing Sector, as a Percentage of GDP: 1948-2016

  2. All Manufacturing Employees, U.S.: Monthly, January 1939- May 2017

  3. Employment in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector, as a Percentage of all Private Industry
    Employment: 1948-2016

  4. Employment in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector, by Industry: 2011-May 2017

  5. Manufacturing Output vs. Employment, U.S.: 1980-2017

  6. Gross Output in the Wood & Nonmetallic Mineral Products Manufacturing Industries:
    Selected Years, 2010-2015

  7. Gross Output in the Primary Metals & Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  8. Gross Output in the Machinery Manufacturing Industry, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  9. Gross Output in the Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing Industries:
    Selected Years, 2010-2015

  10. Gross Output in the Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  11. Gross Output in the Motor Vehicles & Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industries: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  12. Gross Output in the Food, Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  13. Gross Output in the Textile & Apparel Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  14. Gross Output in the Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015

  1. Shipments

  1. Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for All Manufacturing Industries, U.S.: Monthly, January 1992- April 2017

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

  3. Monthly Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for Industry Groups, U.S.: 2016-2017

  1. Exports

  1. Value of Exports of All Manufactured Goods, U.S.: 2011-1st Quarter 2017

  2. Exports of Durable & Nondurable Manufactured Goods, U.S.: 2011-1st Quarter 2017

  3. Value of Exports of U.S. Vehicles: 2011-1st Quarter 2017

  4. Exports, Imports & Trade Balance of Computers & Electronic Products, U.S.:
    2011-1st Quarter 2017

  5. Exports, Imports & Trade Balance of Chemicals, U.S.: 2011-1st Quarter 2017

  6. Top 50 Destinations of U.S. Textiles & Apparel Exports: 2015-2016

  7. Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2011-1st Quarter 2017

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