Terminal automation systems actually a special combination of hardware and software Terminal automation systems uses for efficient and improved safety of several types of terminals. Terminal usually refers to those offering storage facilities which are used to oil store gas and toxic and reactive chemicals among others. Terminal may also refer to the distinct distribution centers from where the equipment and offerings are sent for sales locations. Oil terminals are generally installed in the vicinity of refineries or in proximity of docks which makes the discharge of petroleum offerings easier especially by the marine tankers. Similarly, chemicals and petrochemicals terminals are also employed for efficient and safe storage of chemicals before their transportation to the desired locations.
The rising investments for normalizing and upgrading terminal infrastructure especially in North America coupled with the increasing adoption of natural gas due to the increased efficiency as well as rapid adoption of environmentally friendly fuels are some key factors bolstering the growth of the global terminal automation market. In addition, tank loading areas include pipelines, trucks, roads, railways, river navigation, tankers, rail tankers, barges, and tanker trucks among others. The key aspect fueling the demand for automated trucks in the terminal automation market is the rising requirement of cost efficient operations and overall reduction in dependency on human labor. The major element contributing to the considerable growth of the chemical industry in the terminal automation market is the increasing the demand for potential development especially in digital technologies for capitalization and value creation.
The global terminal automation market is segmented on the basis of offering, vertical, project type and geography. based on offering, the market can be classified into SCADA, Security System , PLC,Tank Loading Area and Field Devices . based on the project type, the global terminal automation market can be bifurcated into greenfield and brownfield . On the basis of vertical, the market can be segmented into chemicals, oil & gas, and others. On the basis of geography, the global terminal automation market can be classified into Asia-Pacific , North America, Europe and rest of world. Countries such as China , Brazil and India are expected to score for the largest share in the global market and are expected to maintain this trend throughout the forecast period. This considerable growth can be accounted to swiftly rising industrialization and burgeoning urbanization coupled with rising in consumer spending capabilities and increasing investments by the governments.
Key players tend to accumulate and consolidate their overall production capacities in order to lower the costs and strengthen their competitive goodwill by efficiently increasing the production. For those industries where gain margins are relatively low, it is crucial to optimize their resources and lower waste. This is anticipated to an increased demand in the global market. Some of the key players in the global market include Yokogawa Electric Corporation,Emerson Electric Co,Honeywell International Inc,Rockwell Automation, Inc., ABB Group,Siemens AG,FMC Technologies, Inc,Larsen & Toubro, Ltd,Schneider Electric SEand Implico GmbH among others.
The global terminal automation market is segmented
• Security System
• Field Devices
• Tank Loading Area
By Project Type:
• Oil & gas
• North America
• Rest of world