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Industrial Ethernet Market worth over $72bn by 2024

Industrial Ethernet Market size is set to exceed USD 72 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

The Industrial Ethernet market growth is attributed to the growing popularity of industrial IoT (IIoT) to improve the efficiency of supply chain and production processes in industrial settings. Large-scale adoption of Industrial Ethernet products, such as switches, gateways, connectors, processors, and controllers for structuring industrial networks, is expected to boost the market growth over the forecast timeline. While Industrial Ethernet operates on the same protocols used for Ethernet implementation in office-automation, the use in industrial setting requires consideration of the environment in which the technology needs to function. Some of the advantages of Industrial Ethernet include improved interoperability, increased network distance, and the ability to have multiple nodes on links. The value proposition of Industrial Ethernet aligns well with that of Industry 4.0 and IIoT. As industrial devices are increasingly required to feed data to enterprise-level cloud-based applications, the demand for Ethernet-enabled end devices in industrial networks is increasing consistently from all the end-use sectors.


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Browse key industry insights spread across  230 pages with 173 market data tables & 29 figures & charts from the report, “Industrial Ethernet Market Size By Component (Hardware [Switches, Hubs, Router & Gateways, Connectors, Communication Interface, Controller & Processors], Software, Service [Integration & Testing Service, Maintenance Service]) By Protocol (Ethernet TCP/IP, Gigabit, PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, Powerlink, EtherCAT, Sercos III, HSE), By Application (Automotive & Transport, Aerospace & Defense, Electrical & Electronics, Oil & Gas, Energy & Power, Chemical), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Australia & New Zealand, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, GCC, South Africa), Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2017 – 2024in detail along with the table of contents:


The hardware segment is expected to hold a major share of the Industrial Ethernet market by 2024 owing to the extensive adoption of Ethernet switches, hubs, gateways, and connectors to enable industrial automation functions. The service segment is projected to exhibit the fastest growth between 2017 and 2024 reporting a CAGR of around 27% owing to the need for effective installation, testing, and maintenance of the network infrastructure to ensure a long-term stability.

The installation and testing service segment held a major share of the Industrial Ethernet market in 2016 and is expected to maintain this dominance over the forecast period. As different hardware and software components of the infrastructure need to be integrated with the legacy systems used in industrial settings, the demand for effective functional testing and the implementation of such components will witness a steady growth over the forecast timeline.

The oil & gas segment is expected to witness an accelerated growth throughout the forecast timeline as Industrial Ethernet market solutions enable mission-critical communications in harsh conditions in oil and natural gas extraction environments. Due to the capabilities such as reliability, ruggedness, and remote access, the technology proves to be advantageous over office-grade ethernet equipment for operating in the harshest environmental conditions.

Ethernet TCP/IP protocol is projected to witness an extensive adoption throughout the forecast period for facilitating connections between various devices such as robots, sensors, PLCs, and other industrial machines. As the protocol enables effective real-time communication of time-sensitive factory/floor data in the industrial environment, it is expected to witness a large-scale adoption between 2017 and 2024.

North America will hold the majority share of the Industrial Ethernet market by 2024, accounting for over 50% due to the rapid growth of manufacturing automation applications in the region supported by Industry 4.0. The supportive government initiatives and policies for driving the adoption of industrial automation among the manufacturing and automotive industry are also estimated to have a significant impact on the market growth throughout the forecast timeline.

The players operating in the Industrial Ethernet market are aggressively focusing on developing sophisticated Ethernet switches for harsh environmental applications. For instance, in August 2017, Rockwell Automation introduced the Allen-Bradley Stratix 2500 lightly managed switch. The switch exceeds the capabilities of unmanaged switches by providing diagnostic information and by monitoring and optimizing traffic flow. Some of the key players operating in the market are, ABB Ltd., Advanced Motion Control, ACS Motion Control Ltd., Alta Industrial Motion, Beckhoff Automation, B&R Automation, Belden, Inc. (Hirschmann), Cisco Systems, Inc., Bosch Rexroth AG, Honeywell International, Inc., Eaton Corporation, Moxa, Inc., Innovasic, Inc., Omron Corporation, Schneider Electric SE, Rockwell Automation, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Yaskawa Electric Corporation, Siemens AG, and Yokogawa Electric Corporation.

Industrial Ethernet market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2013 to 2024, for the following segments:

By Component

  • Hardware
    • Switches
    • Hubs, routers, and gateways
    • Connectors
    • Communication Interface
    • Controllers and processors
  • Software
  • Service
    • Installation and testing service
    • Maintenance service

By Application

  • Oil & gas
  • Aerospace & defense
  • Energy & power
  • Electrical & electronics
  • Automotive & transport
  • Chemical

By Protocol

  • Ethernet TCP/IP
  • Gigabit Wi-Fi
  • Ethernet/IP
  • Modbus TCP/IP
  • Powerlink
  • EtherCAT
  • Sercos III
  • HSE

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Netherlands
  • APAC
    • China
    • Japan
    • ANZ
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Singapore
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • GCC
    • South Africa