June 22, 2024

Industrial Control Systems ICS Is Expected To Be Flourished By Increasing Adoption Of Iot-Based Technologies

Industrial control systems (ICS) are network-enabled devices used to monitor and control industrial processes in various industries including manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and critical infrastructures. ICS include supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, distributed control systems (DCS), and other control system configurations used to control industrial processes. Modern ICS rely on networking and use protocols that allow interfacing between control systems. Common ICS networks include general purpose IT networks like Ethernet and wireless technologies as well as controller level networks using fieldbus protocols like Modbus and Profibus.

The global Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Market is estimated to be valued at Us$ 161141.22 Bn in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR Of 9.6% over the forecast period 2024 To 2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

The growing adoption of IoT-based technologies has enabled industries to connect control systems over IP-based networks which has further pushed the adoption of ICS across various industries. IoT connectivity allows remote monitoring of industrial devices and processes and issuing control commands from any location. This has improved process efficiency and reduced downtime in industrial operations.

Market Dynamics:

One of the key drivers for the growth of ICS market is the increasing adoption of IoT-based technologies in industrial operations. Modern industrial environments are embracing IoT as it allows seamless integration of automation systems, machinary and systems over a common network. This enables remote monitoring and management of industrial assets and processes. IoT connected control systems provide real-time synchronization of information and remote access capabilities. They also facilitate predictive maintenance of systems which improves operational efficiency. Growing focus on leveraging IoT technologies is pushing the adoption of newer generation ICS solutions compatible with IP-based networking standards.


Segment Analysis

The global industrial control systems (ICS) market is segmented on the basis of components, solutions, verticals and regions. On the basis of components, the market is divided into industrial robotics, machine vision, Industrial 3d printing, sensors, industrial networks, industrial PCs, control valves and pumps and HMI. Programmable logic controller (PLC) segment holds the largest share in the industrial control systems market owing to wide-scale adoption of PLCs for monitoring and controlling industrial processes and equipment’s across various industries. PLCs help in improving productivity, quality and reducing operating costs.

PEST Analysis

Political: Governments across the globe are increasingly emphasizing on technological advancement and digitization of industries which is driving investments industrial automation and control systems. Stringent regulations regarding workplace safety are also pushing industrial facility operators to adopt advanced ICS solutions.

Economic: Growing industrialization coupled with rising need for productivity and quality improvement is driving demand for ICS. Organizations are investing significantly in industrial automation to gain competitive edge. Lower operating costs associated with automated systems also encourages adoption.

Social: Population growth is increasing global energy demand. ICS help optimize energy consumption through real-time monitoring of industrial processes. Also, automated systems enhance workplace safety by reducing human intervention in potentially hazardous industrial operations.

Technological: Advancements in technologies like IoT, AI, cloud computing, edge computing and 5G networks are enabling development of next-gen smart and connected ICS. Integration of these technologies helps improve operational efficiency, enhance productivity and reduce downtime of industrial assets through predictive maintenance.

Key Takeaways

The Global Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Market Demand is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period.

North America dominated the market in 2019 owing to early adoption of automation technologies across industries in the US and Canada. However, Asia Pacific is expected to the fastest growing region driven by industrial expansion and rising investments in manufacturing sector countries like China and India.

Key players operating in the industrial control systems market are 3M Company, nThrive (Precyse Solutions LLC), Talix, Oracle Corporation, Optum Inc., Nuance Communications Inc., Dolbey Systems Inc., Aviacode Inc., MRA Health Information Services, The Coding Network, L.L.C, and Maxim Health Information Services, among others. These leading players are focusing on partnerships, new product innovations and mergers & acquisitions to enhance their market presence.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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