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Food Robotics Market Analysis Report By Type of Robot, By Application, By Payload, By Region And Segment Forecasts From 2017 To 2025

Report ID: MN17614880  |  Published: July 2020  |  No of Pages: 90
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Robotics

Industry Insights

The global food robotics market size was accounted for USD 1,172.9 million in 2016. It is projected to witness growth with a 13.1% CAGR from 2017 to 2025. The increasing need for boosting the operational efficiency of manufacturing plants and rising demand for packed and processed foods across the globe is expected to fuel the market growth for technologies like food robotics.

Rapid advances are being carried out in the robotics industry for implementing automation technology in production facilities. Several major players have started developing innovative and advanced automation solutions as per the client's customized requirements. Moreover, their features like less dependency on skilled workers, more efficiency, and good output quality in stipulated time are anticipated to drive the market demand in the upcoming years.

North America Food Robotics MarketSeveral initiatives are being undertaken by statutory governing bodies for ensuring food safety. The rules and regulations imposed for the same are anticipated to drive the demand for food robotics. This technology helps in aiding the food processing and production industries. It also enhances and maintains the quality of food products.

These technologies help in catering to the food industry for applications like placing, packaging, heavy material handling, and processing. Thus, the players are developing customized robotics solutions as per the industry requirements.

Type of Robots Insights

Based on the types, the food robotics market is segmented into parallel, articulated, cylindrical, SCARA, and others. These types have a varied range of payload capacities. They can also be customized and designed as per the required industrial operations to be carried out.

The segments of parallel, cylindrical, and SCARA are anticipated to register substantial growth during the forecasted period, 2017 to 2025. Among them, the segment of articulated robotics dominated the global market, in 2016 on account of their surging usage for material handling and palletizing.

Payload Insights

The food robotics market can be segmented into low, medium, and heavy segments depending on the weight that can be lifted by the robotic arm. These low, medium & heavy systems are having 0 to 10 kg, 10 kg to 100 kg, & above 100 kg payload capacities respectively.

North America Food Robotics market, by

The payload segments of low and medium are anticipated to witness faster growth in the upcoming years. This can be attributed to their wide usage for carrying out activities like placing, packaging, picking, and repackaging across the food industry. Also, shifting trends towards the usage of automated solutions across the manufacturing sector are expected to drive market growth in the upcoming years.

Application Insights

The packaging application segment is anticipated to register the highest CAGR during the forecasted period, 2017 to 2025. This growth can be associated with the surging demand for packaged foods prevailing among the millennial population across the globe. Moreover, additional features of packaging like enhanced production capacity, packaging uniformity, and low waste creation are expected to drive market growth in the upcoming years.

Other segments include repackaging, picking, processing, and palletizing. Among them, the segments of processing and repackaging are expected to witness significant growth in the upcoming years on account of the prevailing usage of automated solutions across the food-producing and processing industries.

Regional Insights

In 2016, Europe dominated the global market with the highest share. This can be attributed to rising food safety concerns and regulations. Moreover, the ever-increasing labor costs and overheads are also expected to positively impact the market growth for food robotics in the upcoming years.

The Asia Pacific is anticipated to register the fastest growth across the globe during the forecasted period, 2017 to 2025. This can be associated with the rising disposable income among the millennial population which is creating demand for processed and packed food. Thus, several food manufacturing units are adopting automation technologies like robotics for enhancing the process of mass production.

Food Robotics Market Share Insights

The key players in the market are Fanuc Corporation, Rockwell Automation Incorporated, Mistubishi Electric Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., and ABB Group. They are engaged in product development and innovation to gain a competitive advantage over other players.

The rising adoption of automation technologies across the food production and processing sectors is generating the demand for robotics. Further, the number of emerging players across this market is increasing which is creating stiff competition among them. Moreover, these players have also started investing in R&Ds to widen their product reach and expand their product portfolio.

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2015

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2017 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Rest of the World

Country Scope

U.S., Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea

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Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, and growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends from 2014 to 2025 in each of the sub-segments. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global food robotics market report based on types, payload, applications, and regions:

• Types of Robots Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
    • Articulated
    • Parallel
    • SCARA
    • Cylindrical
    • Other

• Payload Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
    • Low
    • Medium
    • Heavy

• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
    • Packaging
    • Repackaging
    • Palletizing
    • Picking
    • Processing
    • Other

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • Italy
    • the Asia Pacific
        • Japan
        • China
        • Republic of Korea
    • Rest of the World

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