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Industry 4.0 Market Size - By Technology (Internet of Things (IoT), Digital Twin, Big Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, Robotics & Automation, Augmented Reality (AR)), End-user, Growth Potential, Regional Analysis & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6808
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry 4.0 Market Size

Industry 4.0 Market size was valued at USD 103.9 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 19% between 2023 and 2032. The increasing adoption of automated equipment and tools is fueling the market size. Automation enhances efficiency, reduces production costs, and minimizes human errors, making manufacturing processes more streamlined and competitive. Additionally, automated systems generate vast amounts of data that can be leveraged for real-time decision-making and predictive maintenance, further optimizing operations.

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For instance, in September 2023, Panasonic launched new NPM-G series SMT machines in India for a fully automated production line. This heightened level of automation boosts productivity, positioning companies to thrive in the digital age.

Government support, such as financial incentives, regulatory frameworks, and infrastructure development, is accelerating industry 4.0 market growth. For instance, Singapore has designed a range of fiscal & non-fiscal incentives to promote the growth of high-value economic activities and incentivize businesses to enhance their capabilities and broaden their operations in the industry 4.0 era. The Pioneer Certificate Incentive (PC) and the Development and Expansion Incentive (DEI) are initiatives aimed at motivating companies to enhance their capabilities and engage in either new economic activities or expansion of the existing ones within Singapore.

Moreover, governments create conducive environments for innovations and collaborations among industries and academia. This support fosters technological advancements, job creation, and economic growth, fueling the adoption of Industry 4.0 solutions and bolstering the market expansion.

High implementation costs pose a significant challenge in the industry 4.0 market. The integration of advanced technologies, such as IoT, digital twin, and automation, often requires substantial investments in equipment, software, and skilled personnel. Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) may find these costs prohibitive, limiting technology adoption.

Additionally, the need for infrastructure upgrades and cybersecurity measures further escalates expenses. To address this, businesses can explore phased implementations, starting with key processes, and gradually expanding. Collaborative ventures and partnerships can also help share the cost burden. Additionally, advancements in technology may lead to cost reductions over time, making Industry 4.0 solutions more accessible to a broader range of businesses.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic positively impacted the industry 4.0 market owing to accelerated digital transformation. Companies swiftly adopted automation, remote monitoring, and data analytics to maintain operations amidst lockdowns and social distancing. This crisis highlighted the value of Industry 4.0 technologies in ensuring business continuity and resilience. Increased investments in smart manufacturing, supply chain optimization, and remote work solutions will proliferate the industry growth.

Industry 4.0 Market Trends

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is an emerging trend in the market, which is attracting rising investments. This technology enables on-demand, cost-effective production of complex & customized components, aligning with Industry 4.0's focus on flexibility and efficiency. As companies invest more in 3D printing capabilities, they can reduce lead times, minimize wastes, and enhance the product design. This trend accelerates the adoption of Industry 4.0 principles while fostering innovations and competitiveness in manufacturing industries.

For instance, in August 2023, the UK Consortium launched the Evo One LFAM project to transform industrial additive manufacturing, backed by Innovate UK grant. The project aims to create an advanced 3D printer system that could elevate the UK's manufacturing capabilities with innovative high-value component production.

Industry 4.0 Market Analysis

 Industry 4.0 Market Size, By Technology, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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The IoT segment accounted for around 20% of the industry 4.0 market share in 2022, due to its pivotal role in connecting and enhancing industrial processes. IoT in manufacturing collect real-time data, enabling enhanced decision-making, predictive maintenance, and resource optimization. As companies seek to improve operational efficiency and responsiveness, the demand for IoT solutions continues to rise.

Additionally, the integration of IoT with other Industry 4.0 technologies including digital twin, cyber security, and cloud computing further fuels its growth, creating a more interconnected & intelligent industrial ecosystem. For instance, in April 2023, Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced Novus mini, a compact network test platform catering to network engineers deploying automotive and industrial IoT devices, thereby expanding the Novus portfolio.

Industry 4.0 Market Share, By End-user, 2022

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The manufacturing segment held over 20% of the industry 4.0 market share in 2022, as industries increasingly adopt advanced technologies. For instance, in February 2023, Siemens launched its first industry-ready 5G routers in India. In the manufacturing industry, private industrial 5G networks will serve as the foundational connectivity infrastructure necessary to facilitate and drive digital transformation.

Automation, IoT, data analytics, and AI-driven robotics are transforming traditional manufacturing processes, making them more efficient, flexible, and cost-effective. This shift toward smart factories and digital manufacturing enhances productivity and allows for greater customization and responsiveness to market demands. The ongoing integration of Industry 4.0 technologies is poised to revolutionize the manufacturing sector and augment its expansion.

U.S. Industry 4.0 Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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North America Industry 4.0 market recorded more than 30% of revenue share in 2022. The region has a robust technological infrastructure and a strong focus on innovation, making it conducive to the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies. For instance, in April 2023, Logicalis US launched private network services with Cisco. The region witnessed accelerated digital transformation during the pandemic, with companies in North America increasingly investing in automation, IoT, AI, and data analytics to improve efficiency and competitiveness. Government initiatives and industry collaborations further support the market revenue.

Industry 4.0 Market Share

Major companies operating in the industry 4.0 market are

  • Siemens AG
  • General Electric Company
  •  Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  •  Schneider Electric
  • Oracle Corporation.


Siemens AG and General Electric Company are dominant players in the industry 4.0 market, holding around 10% of the revenue share. Siemens is renowned for its comprehensive industrial automation and digitalization solutions, while General Electric excels in providing industrial IoT and data analytics services. Both companies have extensive experience and a vast portfolio of products and services that cater to the evolving needs of the manufacturing and industrial sectors. Their strong market positions reflect their innovative technologies, deep industry partnerships, and commitment to driving the transformation of traditional industries into smart, efficient, and connected ecosystems.

Industry 4.0 Industry News

  • In September 2023, SSAFE introduced a comprehensive guide outlining the practical implementation of Industry 4.0 within the food supply chain, covering the journey from farms to consumers. Utilizing real-world case studies, the guide illustrates the advantages achievable by deploying Industry 4.0 technologies. The benefits encompass improved traceability and transparency, process assurance, parametric release of food products, enhanced predictive capabilities for food safety concerns, and increased resilience in food processes.

This industry 4.0 market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Technology

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Digital twin
  • Big data analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud computing
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Others

Market, By End-user

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Healthcare
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Food & Beverage
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of industry 4.0 reached USD 103.9 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at 19% CAGR from 2023 to 2032.

The manufacturing segment held around 20% market share in 2022, as the manufacturing industries are increasingly adopting advanced technologies.

North America market accounted for 30% of revenue share in 2022, as region has a robust technological infrastructure and a strong focus on innovation, making it conducive to the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies.

Siemens AG, General Electric Company, Cisco Systems Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Schneider Electric, and Oracle Corporation.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 230
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 300
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