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Rugged Electronics Market (Product Type - Industrial Computing and Handheld Devices, Tracking Devices, and Hardware Components; End User - Mining and Metal, Power, Chemical, Transportation, Healthcare, Defense, Aerospace, and Adventure Sports) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Rugged Electronics Market: Snapshot

Rugged electronics are a specific class of electronics designed to work in harsh environments; they can withstand dust, drops, vibrations, and extreme temperatures. Growth in the usage of rugged electronic devices in the defense sector worldwide and their widened application areas are some of the reasons that are expected to drive the global rugged electronics market in the coming years. The additional value they provide in the form of their durability and low downtime is expected to enhance the market’s growth prospects. However, the market is anticipated to be hindered by the low order quantity from individual end users. Moreover, the high cost of rugged electronics in comparison to the benefits of client customization is also expected to be a major restraint to the growth of the global rugged electronics market.

According to Transparency Market Research, the global rugged electronics market is expected to reach US$17.46 bn and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 8.1 % during the period from 2017 to 2025. The market was valued at US$9.4 bn in 2017.

 

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Industrial Computing and Handheld Devices Lead Demand for Rugged Electronics

The global rugged electronics market is segmented on the basis of product type and end user. On the basis of product type, the global rugged electronics market is segmented into industrial computing and handheld devices, tracking devices, hardware components, and others (security cameras, rugged drones, and rugged sensors). The industrial computing and handheld devices segment is expected to contribute a major share in the global rugged electronics market owing to their increasing adoption in an array of industries such as defense, power, transportation, and adventure sports. This segment is also expected to surface as the fastest growing segment based on product type. Industrial computing and handheld devices is expected to be followed by hardware components segment in the global rugged electronics market.

On the basis of end user, the global rugged electronics market is segmented into mining and metal, power, chemical, transportation, healthcare, defense, aerospace, adventure sports and others (agriculture construction, field services forestry, and public safety). Based on end user, the defense segment is expected to hold the major share in the global rugged electronics market owing the growth in adoption of the rugged electronics market by the defense sector, as these devices can handle mission-critical applications in rough battle conditions. The defense segment is also projected to be the fastest growing segment of the rugged electronics market based on end use. This segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.1 % during the period from 2017 to 2025.  The defense sector is expected to be followed by the power sector in terms of market share in the rugged electronics market due to the increased application of such devices in power generation and distribution.

Growing Need in the U.S. Drives North America Rugged Electronics Market

The global rugged electronics market is expected to be driven by the North America region. North America is estimated to contribute a major share in the overall rugged electronics market with the U.S. providing most of the revenue. The presence of major industry players, along with the adoption of rugged electronics solutions by various industry verticals, is expected to drive the market in the region. The region is also expected to emerge as the fastest growing among all regions. The North America rugged electronics market, valued at close to US$3.5 bn in 2017, is likely to rise to close to US$7.2 bn by 2025 at a robust 9.6% CAGR therein.

Europe is expected to follow North America in terms of market share owing to growing awareness and presence of local industry players. Europe is expected to be followed by Asia Pacific in terms of market share. Growth of the Asia Pacific rugged electronics market is accountable to countries such as China, Japan, and India, while South East Asian countries have also contributed substantially to the region’s growth. The region is expected to overtake Europe based on market share in the later years of the forecast, with the Asia Pacific rugged electronics market’s 8.5% CAGR projected to lead it to a revenue valuation of US$3.93 bn by 2025. The Europe market for rugged electronics, valued marginally higher than APAC in 2017, is likely to end up at close to US$3.8 bn by 2025, exhibiting a solid 7.2% CAGR therein.

Key players in the rugged electronics market include AdLink Technology Inc., Artesyn Embedded Technologies, Chassis Plans LLC, Comark Corporation, Core Systems, Crystal Group Inc., Curtiss Wright Controls Electronic Systems, Inc. , General Dynamics Corporation, General Micro Systems, Germane Systems, Kontron AG, Leonardo DRS, Mountain Secure Systems , NCS Technologies, Inc., Rave Computer , Rugged Science, Schneider Electric SE, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL), Siemens AG, Systel, Inc., Themis Computer, Inc., Trenton Systems Inc., Westek Technology Ltd., XES (Extreme Engineering Solutions), Inc., ZMicro, Inc.

Rugged Electronics Market: Overview

This report on the global rugged electronics market provides analysis for the period 2015 – 2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers factors which are ought to affect the rugged electronics market. It also covers drivers, restraints and opportunities which support for the growth of rugged electronics market. The regional trends covered in the scope of the study is expected to influence the market growth during the said period. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of revenue estimates (in US$ Bn) across geographies.

Rugged Electronics Market: Research Methodology

The global rugged electronics market is segmented on the basis of product type and end-user. On the basis of product type, it can be further bifurcated as industrial computing and handheld devices, tracking devices, hardware components and others. Moreover, the end–user segmented is further segmented as mining & metal, power, chemical, transportation, healthcare, defense, aerospace, adventure sports and others. Additionally, the end user segments were further sub segmented for better understanding of the sub segments playing key role in rugged electronics market. The mining & metal segment was further segmented as extraction and exploration. Power segment was studied by subdividing as generation, transmission and distribution. Furthermore, the transportation segment was bifurcated as private and public segments. Defense segment was bifurcated on a narrow cross segmentation as army, navy, marines, air force, coast guard, and other services. This other services segment was further segmented as NASA, homeland security and services.

Rugged Electronics Market: Geographical Dynamics

Geographically, the report classifies the global rugged electronics market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America; the regions are analyzed in terms of revenue and also included analysis of countries such as U.S., Canada, U.K, France, Germany, China, India, Japan, Australia, UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Argentina. The market size and forecast for each region and country has been provided for the period from 2015 to 2025 along with the CAGR (%) for the forecast period from 2017 to 2025.

Rugged Electronics Market: Competitive Dynamics

The report also includes key industry developments, porter five forces analysis and ecosystem analysis. Furthermore, the study also covers market indicator which provide supporting factor for the growth of the rugged electronics market.

 

The rugged electronics market study covers market attractiveness analysis for all the segments and regions which identifies and compares segments market on the basis of CAGR and market share index.

The report also includes competition landscape which include competition matrix, market share analysis of major players based on their 2016 revenues. Of these, major players are profiled in these market which plays the prominent role in the entire ecosystem. Competition matrix benchmarks leading players on the basis of their capabilities and potential to grow. Factors responsible for benchmarking the players are market position, offerings and Research & Development and others factors includes top line growth, market share, segment growth, infrastructure facilities and future outlook that are attributed to company’s potential to grow. This section also identifies various recent developments carried out by the leading players.

Key Players profiled under rugged electronics market are AdLink Technology Inc., Aqeri Holding AB, Artesyn Embedded Technologies, Chassis Plans LLC, Comark Corporation, Core Systems, Crystal Group Inc., Curtiss Wright Controls Electronic Systems, Inc. , General Dynamics Corporation, General Micro Systems, Germane Systems, Kontron AG, Leonardo DRS, Mountain Secure Systems , NCS Technologies, Inc., Rave Computer , Rugged Science, Schneider Electric SE, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL), Siemens AG, Systel, Inc., Themis Computer, Inc., Trenton Systems Inc., Westek Technology Ltd., XES (Extreme Engineering Solutions), Inc., ZMicro, Inc.

The global rugged electronics market is segmented as below:

Global Rugged Electronics Market, By Product Type

  • Rugged Industrial Computing and Hand held Devices
  • Rugged Tracking Devices
  • Rugged Hardware Components
  • Others (Security Cameras, Rugged Drones and Rugged Sensors)

Global Rugged Electronics Market, By End User

  • Mining and Metal
    • Exploration
    • Extraction
  • Power
    • Generation
    • Transmission
    • Distribution
  • Chemical
  • Transportation
    • Public
    • Private
  • Healthcare
    • Defense
    • Army
    • Navy
    • Marines
    • Air Force
    • Coast Guard
    • Other Govt. Sectors
      • NASA
      • Homeland Security
      • TSA
  • Aerospace
  • Adventure Sports
  • Others(Agriculture Construction, Field Services Forestry and Public Safety)

Global Rugged Electronics Market, By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • India
    • China
    • Japan
    • Australia
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America


 
 
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