Industrial Control and Factory Automation Market: Overview
Industrial control and factory automation system may consist of equipment, computers, and IT software that reduce human interaction in carrying out different processes in any industry. The automation system helps in streamlining the processes, eliminating errors, increasing productivity, and enhancing the overall operational efficiency. Increasing focus toward cost reduction and the soaring need for precision in various processes have led to the intensive demand of these equipment. The industrial control and factory automation systems include distributed control systems (DCS), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), conveyer belts, programmable logic controllers (PLC), robotic arms, conveyance systems, manufacturing execution systems (MES), and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.