Robotics in Consumer – Thematic Research

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The robotics market has grown due to the greater adoption of industrial robots within many sectors including consumer goods, for manufacturing, distribution, and logistical purposes. The overwhelming majority of large consumer goods companies have implemented some level of robotics within their supply chain as they are having to continually evolve to match the speed of adoption within their product space. Industrial robotics use within the consumer sector will continue to grow in the coming years, as companies will continue to look towards striking the balance between low costs and maximum efficiency.

The robotics in consumer thematic intelligence report assesses how robotics, combined with other emerging technologies, can be used across the consumer value chain. It provides an overview of the current landscape, as well as key players, while also highlighting opportunities for the use of robotics in the future. The report provides an industry-specific analysis based on GlobalData databases and surveys, as well as several case studies.

Robotics in Consumer – Industry Analysis

The robotics industry was worth $130.7 billion in 2020 and is expected to achieve a CAGR of more than 15% during 2020-2025. The growth within the robotics industry is likely to be driven by declining productivity growth. While labor costs rise, automation costs are falling, and robot capabilities are continuing to advance.

The robotics in consumer industry analysis also covers:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Robotics timeline

Robot Market Revenues, by End User Market

Robot Market Revenues, by End User Market

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Robotics in Consumer - Value Chain Analysis

There are three core segments in the robotics value chain which are robot manufacturers, robot brains, and robotic components.

Robot Manufacturers: The different types of robot manufacturers are industrial (caged) robots, co-bots, logistics robots, medical robots, consumer robots, autonomous vehicles, military drones, and commercial drones. Industrial robots are typically housed in safety cages as they lack sensory intelligence, making them too dangerous to be placed near workers for fear of injury. China is the key growth driver for the industrial robot sector and the automotive industry remains the biggest user of industrial robots.

Robotics Value Chain Analysis

Robotics Value Chain Analysis

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Leading Robotics Adopters in the Consumer Industry

Some of the leading consumer companies that are currently deploying robotics:

  • Kraft Heinz
  • Mondelēz International
  • Nestlé

Leading Robotics Vendors in the Consumer Industry

Some of the leading vendors associated with the robotics theme:

  • Auris Health
  • Brain Corp
  • Cognex

Specialist Robotics Vendors in the Consumer Industry

Some of the specialist robotics vendors within the consumer sector:

  • Siasun Robot & Automation
  • Kuka
  • Fanuc

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Robotics in Consumer Market Overview

Report Pages 33
Regions Covered Global
Market Size (2020) $130.7 billion
CAGR (2020-2025) >15%
Value Chains Robot Manufacturers, Robot Brains, and Robotic Components
Leading Robotics Adopters Kraft Heinz, Mondelēz International, and Nestlé
Leading Robotics Vendors Auris Health, Brain Corp, and Cognex
Specialist Robotics Vendors Siasun Robot & Automation, Kuka, and Fanuc


This report provides:

  • An in-depth look at robotics in the FMCG space, and presents related technology, macro-economic, regulatory, and consumer products trends.
  • Industry analysis highlighting the market size and mergers and acquisitions for this respective theme.
  • Assessment of the impact of robotics on consumer brands outlining specific case studies, assessing how individual companies from various consumer goods industries are focused on robotics and presenting key recommendations for FMCG firms looking to implement robotics.

Reasons to Buy

  • Understand the impact of robotics on various FMCG industries using key trends and examples to help companies understand how they can adapt and understand this theme.
  • Discover key recommendations on how to utilize and invest in robotics to maximize operational efficiency.
  • GlobalData’s thematic research ecosystem is a single, integrated global research platform that provides an easy-to-use framework for tracking all themes across all companies in all sectors. It has a proven track record of identifying important themes early, enabling companies to make the right investments ahead of the competition, and securing that all-important competitive advantage.

Proctor & Gamble
Kraft Heinz
Mondelez International
Tyson Foods
Japan Tobacco International
Coca-Cola Co
Pernod Ricard
J.M Smucker Co.

Table of Contents

| Contents

Executive summary

Robotics value chain

Robot manufacturers

Software components – the brains

Hardware components

Consumer challenges

The impact of robotics on consumer

Case studies

Market size and growth forecasts

Mergers and acquisitions

Robotics timeline


Leading robotics adopters in consumer

Leading robotics vendors

Specialist robotics vendors in consumer


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