Significant growth in world distributed control systems market is attributed to the technological advancements in hardware, software, and services and increased adoption in emerging economies. Furthermore, integration with cloud computing technology and increase in demand from energy and power sectors drive the growth of DCS market. However, sluggish industrial growth in developed economies hampers the growth of global DCS market to a certain extent.
Global Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Market is expected to reach $24,609 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period 2016 – 2022.
Distributed control systems have been increasingly deployed in Asia-Pacific, followed by North America, Europe, and LAMEA. Asia-Pacific occupied the highest market share owing to the increasing adoption in the emerging economies in the region.
Software is the dominant segment due to rise in the adoption of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and cloud computing. The oil & gas industry also dominated the market owing to the requirement of advanced safety in oil & gas plants on the basis of environmental regulations.
Manufacturers in the market focus on product innovation with exceptional product offerings to lead the market. General Electric, Siemens, and Honeywell International Inc. are the leading market players that occupy a prominent revenue share. These players adopt expansion, R&D, product launch, and acquisition as their key strategies to sustain in the market.
Asia-Pacific is the most lucrative market for DCS and leads in process automation & controls pertaining to service opportunities in greenfield projects paired with increasing manufacturing activities in the emerging economies of Asia-Pacific.
Key Findings of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Market Study:
- Software interface segment is expected to exhibit a remarkable growth during the forecast period, due to growth in cloud computing technology and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology.
- Oil & gas industry contributes the highest market share pertaining to the requirement of increased safety in manufacturing plants and environmental policies.
- Asia-Pacific is expected to exhibit a promising growth during the forecast period.
- Industry participants focus on expansion to innovate their product offerings and to improve their market share.
The distributed control systems market comprises dominant players such as General Electric, Siemens, Honeywell International Inc., Schneider Electric SE, and others. These market players focus on expansion, product launch, R&D, and acquisition as their key strategies to establish their market position.