Demand for industrial controls in China will expand 13 percent annually through 2013. Advanced controls will continue to outpace conventional types, benefiting from their superior precision, reliability, durability and cost-effectiveness. Software and control systems integration services will be the fastest growing segments.
This study analyzes the 114 billion yuan industrial controls industry in China. It presents historical demand data for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008, and forecasts for 2013 and 2018 by control type (e.g., adjustable speed drive, computer numerical, programmable logic, proximity and positioning sensors, general-purpose conventional controls, special-purpose conventional controls) and market (e.g., durable goods, nondurable goods, nonmanufacturing).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 37 industry participants, including Schneider Electric, People Electric Appliances Group and Tengen Group.