Robot Market Overview, Growth, Trends, Analysis, Research Report (2021-2031)

Coverage: Robot Market covers analysis By Type [Industrial (Articulated, Cartesian, and Others) and Service (Aerial, Ground, and Marine)], Organization Size (SMEs and Large Enterprises), and Vertical (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Electronics & Semiconductor, Healthcare, IT & Telecom, Manufacturing, Retail & e-Commerce, Transportation & Logistics, and Others), and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPRE00030123
  • Category : Electronics and Semiconductor
  • No. of Pages : 150
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The robot market size is projected to reach US$ 266.86 billion by 2031 from US$ 85.44 billion in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 15.3% during 2023–2031.  Integration of technologies such as AI and ML are likely to remain key trends in the market.

Robot Market Analysis

The market has witnessed a steady rise over the past few years, primarily fueled by the rising adoption of Industry 4.0 and digital transformation across verticals. Extrinsic factors, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical turmoil, and supply chain disruptions, have positively impacted the adoption of service and industrial robots in recent years. Similarly, intrinsic factors, such as usability and technological advancements, have positively impacted robot development and adoption. The pandemic augmented both automation acceptance and digital transformation across the various sectors. It also includes software for remote monitoring and those that enable the adoption of industrial automation.

Robot Market Overview

A robot can be termed an autonomous or semi-autonomous mechanical device programmed to perform tasks. It often can interact with its surroundings and accurately follow the programmed instructions. Robots' design, construction, application, and operation fall under robotics, a branch of technology. Robots can range from simple single-purpose devices to articulate machines programmed to perform several complex tasks simultaneously. Presently, different types and forms are available in the market and are often customized by the manufacturer based on their intended application. For several applications, which are repetitive, limit the application of humans, and can be dangerous, humans have been replaced with humanoid robots.

Strategic Insights

Robot Market Drivers and Opportunities

Strong Adoption of Industry 4.0 to Favor Market

Industry 4.0 refers to the growth in automation of traditional industries through technical breakthroughs such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and cyber-physical technologies to make factories smarter. Robotics has been fundamental in advancing Industry 4.0, resulting in heightened productivity and proficiency in manufacturing operations. Productivity has risen significantly due to robot's usage for various manufacturing processes. Robots can perform repetitive jobs faster and more precisely, resulting in faster manufacturing. The robots have eliminated the requirement for human workers to perform hazardous activities through the automation of manufacturing processes, resulting in a reduction in workplace accidents.

Consumer Robotics

The consumer robotics market has a bright future, however, it also confronts substantial difficulties that will necessitate new solutions and strong tactics to ensure its continued growth and general acceptance in society. The growing need for convenience, as well as greater purchasing power among customers in industrialized countries, drives demand for robotic devices for home and entertainment.

Robot Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the robot market analysis are type, organization size, and vertical.

  • Based on type, the robot market is divided into industrial and services. Articulated, cartesian and others are two prominent subsegments under the industrial segment. The industrial segment held a larger market share in 2023.
  • By organization size, the market is segmented into SMEs and large enterprises.
  • By vertical, the market is segmented into aerospace and defense, automotive, electronics and semiconductor, healthcare, IT and telecom, manufacturing, retail and e-commerce, transportation and logistics, and others.

Robot Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the Robot market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America.

North America holds a prominent share in the market. Industry 4.0 is widely adopted in the region and has a higher acceptance of advanced technology. Additionally, the region is a pioneer in developing and deploying robotic technologies. Furthermore, the US and Canada have witnessed a significant rise in digital transformation amongst enterprises and industries across various sectors. E-commerce is one such vertical that has significantly surged in the past few years. The usage in warehouses of e-commerce players has spiked during the pandemic and continues to grow to date.

Robot Market Report Scope

Robot Market News and Recent Developments

The robot market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. A few of the developments in the robot market are listed below:

  • OSARO, a global leader in machine-learning-enabled robotics for e-commerce, is partnering with FANUC America, the leading supplier of CNCs, robotics, and ROBOMACHINEs, to expand the capabilities of FANUC’s robotic automation solutions optimized for warehousing and e-commerce fulfillment. The two companies will collaborate on go-to-market strategies, commencing with the installation of an advanced piece-picking demonstration robot at FANUC’s Innovation Center in Rochester Hills, Michigan. (Source: OSARO, Newsletter, 2023)
  • ABB Robotics is expanding its large robot range with four new models and 22 variants, offering more choice, increased coverage, and greater performance. The next generation models include the IRB 6710, IRB 6720, IRB 6730, and IRB 6740, suitable for payloads ranging from 150kg to 310kg, with a reach from 2.5m to 3.2m, offering customers greater choice and significant performance and energy efficiency improvements. (Source: ABB, Newsletter, 2023)

Robot Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

The “Robot Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031)” report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering below areas:

  • Robot market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Robot market trends as well as market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
  • Detailed PEST/Porter’s Five Forces and SWOT analysis
  • Robot market analysis covering key market trends, global and regional framework, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
  • Industry landscape and competition analysis covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments for the Robot market
  • Detailed company profiles
REGIONAL FRAMEWORK

Robot Market Report Analysis

Robot Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
    15.3%
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 85.44 Billion
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 266.86 Billion

Report Coverage

  • Market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
  • Key future trends
  • Detailed PEST/Porter’s Five Forces and SWOT analysis
  • Industry landscape and competition analysis & recent developments
  • Detailed company profiles
  • Global and regional market analysis covering key market trends, major players, regulations, and recent market developments

Key Players

  • ABB Lt
  • Daifuku Co Ltd
  • Denso Corporation
  • Fanuc Corporation
  • Intuitive Surgical Inc.
  • Kuka AG
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Universal Robots AS
  • Yaskawa Electric Corporation

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

By Type
  • Industrial
By Organization Size
  • SMEs and Large Enterprises
By Vertical
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Electronics & Semiconductor
  • Healthcare
  • IT & Telecom
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail & e-Commerce
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Sample PDF showcases the content structure and the nature of the information with qualitative and quantitative analysis.
MARKET PLAYERS

Robot Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 85.44 Billion
Market Size by 2031 US$ 266.86 Billion
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 15.3%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2024-2031
Segments Covered By Type
  • Industrial
By Organization Size
  • SMEs and Large Enterprises
By Vertical
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Electronics & Semiconductor
  • Healthcare
  • IT & Telecom
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail & e-Commerce
  • Transportation & Logistics
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
Europe
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • ABB Lt
  • Daifuku Co Ltd
  • Denso Corporation
  • Fanuc Corporation
  • Intuitive Surgical Inc.
  • Kuka AG
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Universal Robots AS
  • Yaskawa Electric Corporation
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    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Type, Organization Size, and Vertical

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
    Country Scope

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    to country scope.

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Which region dominated the robot market in 2023?

    The global robot market was dominated by North America in 2023.

    What are the driving factors impacting the robot market?

    Technological advancements and increasing focus on safety and regulations are expected to drive the robot market.

    What are the future trends of the robot market?

    Integration of technologies such as AI and ML are likely to remain key trends in the market.

    Which are the leading players operating in the robot market?

    ABB Lt, Daifuku Co Ltd, Denso Corporation, Fanuc Corporation, Intuitive Surgical Inc., Kuka AG, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Stryker Corporation, Universal Robots AS, Yaskawa Electric Corporation, iRobot, Mitsubishi, Anduril Industries, Epson Robtos, Gridbots, Omron, Midea Group, Vecna Robotics, Nachi, Kawasaki, Scythe Robotics and among the leading payers operating in the robot market.

    What would be the estimated value of the robot market by 2031?

    The robot market size is projected to reach US$ 266.86 billion by 2031

    What is the expected CAGR of the robot market?

    The market is expected to register a CAGR of 15.3% during 2023–2031

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