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Machine Control Systems Market - By Equipment (Excavators, Loaders, Graders, Dozers, Scrapers), By Control System Type (2D, 3D), By Component (Global Navigation Satellite System, Sensors, Total Stations, Laser Scanners), By End-use Industry & Forecast 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6895
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Machine Control Systems Market Size

Machine Control Systems Market was valued at over USD 4.6 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7.2% between 2023 and 2032. Growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of automation and industrial IoT technologies across various industries. For instance, the government of India is taking initiatives to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0 through National Manufacturing policy and SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0 which will positively influence the nation’s adoption of factory automation. With considerable investments in India's manufacturing sector, the demand for machine control systems is expected to increase.
 

 

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Moreover, rapid urbanization and infrastructure development projects worldwide fuel the demand for machine control systems in construction. These systems optimize heavy machinery, ensuring precise grading, digging & paving. Faster project completion, cost savings, and improved quality are the direct outcomes of using these systems in construction projects.
 

Machine control systems are advanced technologies that enable automated control and precise guidance of heavy machinery & equipment used in the construction, agriculture, mining, and manufacturing sectors. They integrate GPS, sensors, and software to enhance efficiency, accuracy & safety in various industrial applications, leading to improved productivity and reduced operational costs.
 

The high upfront costs associated with implementing machine control systems encompass various expenses including the costs of hardware, software licenses, and employee training programs. For smaller businesses or startups with limited capital, these investments can strain financial resources, making it challenging to embrace advanced automation technologies.
 

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impacts on the machine control systems market. The pandemic disrupted global supply chains, causing delays in the production and delivery of components essential for machine control systems. Manufacturing slowdowns and transportation restrictions affected the timely availability of parts, impacting production schedules. Economic uncertainties during the pandemic led to fluctuations in the demand for machine control systems. Some industries, such as healthcare and agriculture, experienced increased demand for automation solutions while others, especially the construction & manufacturing sectors, faced reduced investments and postponed projects, leading to decreased product demand.
 

Machine Control Systems Market Trends

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms into machine control systems revolutionized automation. These technologies empower systems to analyze vast datasets, predict equipment failures, optimize processes in real time, and learn from patterns. Predictive maintenance, driven by AI, has become a cornerstone, enabling companies to reduce downtime and maintenance costs significantly.
 

Moreover, cloud-based machine control systems allow businesses to store and process data remotely. This approach facilitates seamless collaborations, central data management, and accessibility from anywhere. Cloud solutions enable real-time updates, ensuring that businesses always operate with the latest software versions, enhancing system reliability and security.
 

Machine Control Systems Market Analysis

Machine Control System Market, By End-use Industry, 2021-2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on end-use industry, the market is divided into construction, mining, agriculture, oil & gas, manufacturing, and others. The mining segment held a dominant market share in 2022 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 8% till 2032. the mining segment is expected to grow owing to several factors:
 

  • Mining is a high-risk industry, and safety is of utmost concern. Machine control systems provide real-time feedback to operators, helping them avoid hazardous areas, unstable terrains, and potential accidents. They help reduce accidents, injuries, and fatalities as well as optimize material handling processes in mining operations. Whether it is the excavation, loading, or transporting of materials, these systems ensure accurate & efficient handling, leading to reduced material wastage and improved material utilization.
     
  • Machine control systems often come with remote monitoring capabilities. This allows mining companies to remotely monitor and control their equipment, ensuring optimal performance even in remote or challenging locations. Remote monitoring enhances operational efficiency and reduces the need for onsite personnel.

 

Control System Market Size, By Equipment, 2022

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Based on equipment, the market is segmented into excavators, loaders, graders, dozers, scrapers, and others. The excavators segment held a market share of around 30% in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace through 2032. The segment is expected to grow due to several factors that enhance efficiency, accuracy, and safety in the excavation processes. Machine control systems enable excavators to operate with unparalleled precision. These systems offer real-time feedback, ensuring that excavation activities are accurate & efficient and providing operators with information about the terrains & potential hazards. They also offer precise digging, grading, low material wastage, and reduced need for rework, increasing overall productivity. Moreover, they prevent excavators from operating on unstable grounds, steep slopes, or hazardous areas, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries. Enhanced safety compliance often leads to the preferential adoption of machine control systems, boosting market growth.
 

China Machine Control System Market Size, 2021-2032 (USD Million)

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Asia Pacific machine control systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% up to 2032. The growing urbanization rates in the region have led to an increased demand for residential, commercial, and public infrastructures. Machine control systems play a crucial role in urban construction projects, supporting efficient excavation, grading, and other construction activities. Many Asia Pacific countries are investing heavily in infrastructure development projects including roads, bridges, railways, airports, and smart cities. Machine control systems are vital in these projects, optimizing the performance of heavy machinery and ensuring the efficient completion of the projects.
 

Machine Control Systems Market Share

Major players operating in the machine control systems industry are

  • AB Volvo 
  • ANDRITZ AG
  • Carlson Software
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • EOS Positioning Systems
  • Hemisphere GNSS, Inc.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Leica Geosystems AG (Hexagon)
  • Liebherr-International Deutschland GmbH
  • MOBA Mobile Automation AG
  • Prolec Ltd
  • RIB Software AG
  • Topcon Corporation
  • Trimble Inc.

These players focus on strategic partnerships, new model launches, and commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, they are heavily investing in R&D to introduce innovative products and technologies and garner maximum revenue in the market.
 

Machine Control Systems Industry News

  • In March 2023, Topcon Positioning Systems launched global navigation satellite system (GNSS) option for its MC-Mobile compact machine control solution. Contractors can easily incorporate their small machines into fleets of GNSS-equipped vehicles using this GNSS option. The Sitelink3D connectivity platform, support for a variety of elevation sensors, IMUs, and GNSS receivers are just a few of the communication technologies that the MC-X architecture combines in order to create solutions that are specifically tailored to a contractor's workflow.
     

The machine control systems market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Equipment

  • Excavators
  • Loaders
  • Graders
  • Dozers
  • Scrapers
  • Others

By Control System Type

  • 2D
  • 3D

By Component

  • Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)
  • Sensors
  • Total Stations
  • Laser Scanners
  • Others

By End-use Industry

  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

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

 

Authors: Suraj Gujar, Deeksha Vishwakarma

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for machine control systems was valued at over USD 4.6 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7.2% between 2023 and 2032, attributed to the increasing adoption of automation and industrial IoT technologies across various industries.
The excavators segment held a market share of around 30% in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace through 2032, owing to focus on enhancing efficiency, accuracy, and safety in the excavation processes.
Asia Pacific market for machine control systems is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% through 2032 as the growing urbanization rates in the region have led to an increased demand for residential, commercial, and public infrastructures.
AB Volvo, ANDRITZ AG, Carlson Software, Caterpillar Inc., EOS Positioning Systems, Hemisphere GNSS, Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Komatsu Ltd., Leica Geosystems AG (Hexagon), and Liebherr-International Deutschland GmbH.

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 316
  • Countries covered: 22
  • Pages: 200
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