2015 Top Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (Technical Insights) 

2015 Top Technologies in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (Technical Insights) 

  • May 2015 •
  • 167 pages •
  • Report ID: 2978031 •
  • Format: PDF

The research service delves deeper into advanced manufacturing and automation technologies from various technology and market attractiveness metrics such as patent, funding, market potential, applications impact, regional adoption, innovation landscape, roadmap and disruptiveness potential. Technologies covered in this report include: 3D printing, multi material joining technologies, composites manufacturing, micro- and nano- manufacturing, atomic layer deposition, digital manufacturing, agile robots, advanced lithography and magnetic levitation.

Key Findings

Agile Robots are set to be adopted on a large scale
Agile robots will have a high adoption rate in different industries as they help increase productivity. The rapid development of automated shop floors will boost their uptake.

3D Printing will continue to grow
3D Printing has been receiving a lot of attention in terms of innovations for the last couple of years. There has been a lot of innovation in this space and more market sectors are seen to adopt this novel technology.

Multi Material Joining Technologies will be seen as one of the key technologies
With the growing standards and regulations across the globe for the reduction of the carbon foot print, this technology is seen as key in order to achieve the same.

Digital Manufacturing is seen as key innovation
Digital manufacturing is seen as one of the most important innovations in the manufacturing sector. With a large number of ICT and sensor technologies converging in the manufacturing industry, digital manufacturing has the potential to be adopted on a large scale.

Increase in Government Funding
Government agencies such as DARPA, EU CORDIS, NASA, DOD and DOE are funding on a large scale for various manufacturing technologies.