Industrial automation and robotics enable large-scale manufacturing at a lower cost. It enables an increase in productivity and product quality. There are many industrial automation service providers around the globe. Here is the list of the top 10 industrial automation companies in the world.
Top 10 Industrial Automation companies
- Siemens AG – Germany
- ABB – Switzerland
- Emerson – USA
- Rockwell Automation (Allen Bradley) – USA
- Yokogawa Electric -Japan
- Honeywell – USA
- Schneider Electric – France
- Mitsubishi Electric – Japan
- Fuji Electric – Japan
- Omron – Japan
All the above-listed companies offer a wide range of industrial automation products, which includes PLC, SCADA, DCS, HMI, MES, Industrial Safety, Industrial Robots, etc. to almost all segments of industries.
Based in Germany, Siemens is the global leader in the industrial automation industry. It offers automation solutions to almost all sectors. Siemens has a huge workforce across the globe and a wide range of industrial automation products, that includes SIMATIC WinCC SCADA, SIMATIC S7 programmable logic controllers, PCS7 DCS and sensors, field instruments, and motor controls systems.
Based in Zürich, Switzerland, ABB’s process automation provides a range of services for process and hybrid industries, including its industry-specific integrated automation, electrification, and digital services, control technologies, software, and advanced services, as well as measurement & analytics, marine, and turbocharging offerings. Also, ABB is a pioneer in robotics technologies.
Emerson is one of the top 10 Industrial Automation companies that offer automation solutions to almost all industrial sectors. It is one of the fortune 500 companies and is based in Missouri, United States. Its major products are DCS, industrial valves, sensors, transducers, and actuators. In 2009, it has acquired GE Intelligent Platforms (GE Fanuc). Currently, it serves Industries served manufacturing, food and beverage, life sciences, power, oil and gas, mining and metals, water and wastewater, and specialty machinery industries.
Allen Bradley claims themselves as the inverters on PLC. It was initially based in Ontario, Canada. In February 1985, Rockwell International took over Allen Bradley. At present, Rockwell Automation is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. and employs over 24000 people around the world. It offers products for safety, sensing, industrial control, power control, and motion control.
Yokogawa is a Tokyo-based automation giant, that offers industrial automation solutions for Oil & Gas, Chemical industries, Power plants, Renewable Energy, Mining & Metal, pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverage, Pulp & Paper, Iron & Steel, Water & Wastewater management. In addition to DCS, PLC, and SCADA it also offers Pressure Transmitters, Flowmeters, analyzers, controllers, recorders, and data acquisition equipment.
Honeywell is one of the key players in the industrial automation industry. It offers a wide range of automation products that include: PLC, SCADA, DCS, variable frequency drives, HMI, and safety systems. Also, it is one of the most trusted manufacturers of industrial sensors and transducers.
Schneider Electric is a French Electrical and Automation company. It emerged as an industrial automation market player by acquiring several other organizations such as Modicon, Invensys, Citect, Foxboro, and Larsen and Toubro Automation. In 2016 Schneider Electric launched the next generation of EcoStruxure – an IoT-enabled architecture.
Mitsubishi Electric is one of the pioneers in industrial automation based in Tokyo, Japan. They offer PLCs, HMIs, Servo, Industrial Network, Computerized Numerical Controllers (CNC) and Industrial Robots to various industry segments.
Mitsubishi Electric is also a Tokyo, Japan based industrial automation service provider that PLCs, HMIs, variable frequency drives, HMI, SCADA, Computerized Numerical Controllers (CNC) and Industrial Robots to various industry segments. It is one of the major service provider to the steel industries across the globe.
Based in Kyoto, Japan, industrial automation products of OMRON includes: PLCs, HMI, Robots, and motion control solutions.
The industrial automation market is growing at a rate of 6.5% every year. The companies listed above are the major industrial automation companies in the global market. Apart from those, there are atleast 20 more companies and their partners in the market.