Industry 4.0 Market is Expected to Reach USD 298.1 Bn by 2027 Driven by Adoption of Advance Technologies in Manufacturing Sector

The industry 4.0 market is forecasted to grow at a high rate owing to the accelerating demand for AI and ML from the manufacturing industry

The Global Industry 4.0 Market was valued at USD 81.7 Bn in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 298.1 Bn by 2027, with a growing CAGR of 20.3% during the forecast period.

The global industry 4.0 market is expected to grow at a remarkable growth rate primarily owing to the rising adoption of technology by enterprises worldwide. In addition, the increasing trend of Internet penetration and digitalization driven by the increasing demand for efficiency and cost-effective productivity in various industries is driving the Industry 4.0 market.

As per the global Industry 4.0 survey by PwC, digitalization in the production process can help in increasing annual revenue by 2.9% and reduce the overall cost by 3.6% per annum for end-use industries. Digitalization in industry can benefit with increased productivity, enhanced flexibility, and better consumer experience among others.

Digitalization and automation in the industry is creating a huge data and knowledge, which is in need to be stored efficiently. Researchers at Cornell University are focused on building the Robobrain, a cloud-based, large-scale knowledge repository. Robobrain can be utilized over the Internet to facilitate collaborative learning for robots such as Baxter. It can be used to teach a robot to sense their environments and quickly manage and handle new tasks. Hence, increasing focus on enhanced efficiency and reduced production costs is expected to drive the growth of the Industry 4.0 market during the forecast period.

Global Industry 4.0 Market by Region Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2021-2027)

  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East & Africa

In terms of geography, the Asia Pacific region held the largest market share in the year 2020 and is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period owing to accelerating adoption of advancements in technology such as, robotics, artificial intelligence and IoT in Asia pacific countries like India, China, and Japan. For instance, in December 2019, Plus Automation, a logistics and supply chain technology startup won its first robotics-as-a-service contract with Jun Co, a Japanese-owned company with diversified businesses, including food, fitness products, and fashion. According to International Federation of Robotics (IFR) report 2019, India is expected to witness a rapid increase of 6000 industrial robotics till 2020. The development of automation in India is comparatively low from that of rest of the world but the development of Indian region is observed to be growing with a significant pace in the forecast period.

The Global Industry 4.0 Market Segmentation:

  • Global Industry 4.0 Market by Technology Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2021-2027)
    • AI and ML
    • Extended Reality
    • Industrial Robotics
    • 3D Printing
    • Industrial IoT
    • Digital Twin
    • Blockchain
    • Machine Condition Monitoring
    • Others (Industrial Sensor, HMI, Machine Vision)
  • Global Industry 4.0 Market by End User Industry Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2021-2027)
    • Aerospace and Defense
    • Oil and Gas
    • Electronics and Foundry
    • Manufacturing
    • Food and Beverage
    • Automotive
    • Energy and Utilities
    • Other 

Key Findings:

  • Based on the technology, the industrial IoT segment held the largest market share in 2020
  • Based on end user industry, the manufacturing industry accounted for the largest market share in 2020 followed by electronics and foundry industry
  • Based on regions, the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to hold the dominating market share in the year 2027 in the industry 4.0 market analysis

Company Profiles and Competitive Intelligence

The key players operating in the industry 4.0 market are:

  1. General Electric Co.
  2. Cognex Corporation
  3. Siemens AG
  4. Daifuku
  5. Honeywell International
  6. International Business Machines Corporation
  7. ABB Ltd.
  8. Intel Corporation
  9. Emerson Electric
  10. John Bean Technologies Corporation
  11. 3D Systems
  12. Nvidia Corporation
  13. Microsoft Corporation
  14. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  15. Alphabet Inc. 
  16. Techman Robot
  17. Cisco Systems, Inc.
  18. Schneider Electric SE
  19. The Yaskawa Electric Corporation
  20. Swisslog Holding AG (Kuka AG)
  21. Universal Robots
  22. Beckhoff Automation
  23. Addverb Technologies
  24. BigchainDB GmbH

Recent News:

  • In November 2020, Ansys, Inc., an American software company, announced a strategic technological partnership with LG Electronics, Inc., a South Korean multinational electronics company. The partnership is primarily aimed to develop a virtual learning portal created by Ansys, Inc.
  • In October 2020, Cisco Systems, Inc., an American multinational networking hardware company, announced a successful acquisition over BabbleLabs Technology, Inc., a California-based startup that uses AI to separate human voices from other unwanted noises in video conferencing. The acquisition is aimed to enhance the video meeting experience with speech enhancement and noise removal technology.

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