AGV and Conveyance Robot Market 2020
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AGVs and Conveyance Robots
AGV and conveyance robot makers
I Current Status of AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle)/Conveyance Robot Market
- Number of market players are on the rise, which is increasing the new products and new ideas.
- The product form of AGVs differs by makers. Conveyance robots are offered in the form of finished products.
- The market size expected to expand until FY2020. It is unable to determine how COVID-19 pandemics affect the market.
II AGV Market Trends
- Expansion of the market size continues until FY2019. No future outlook can be determined for FY2020 due to COVID-19 pandemics.
- Aichikikai techno system co.,ltd. expanded the market share. Shintec Hozumi Co.,Ltd and ZMP Inc. have also expanded the share.
- Most of AGVs are guided by magnetic tapes, but diversified methods are to emerge, in order to acquire advantage.
- New demands and new ideas for using AGVs that go beyond the conventional use and functions are attracting attention.
- The types of AGV makers may change according to new applications of AGVs.
III Conveyance Robot Market Trends
- While many AGV makers have entered the conveyance robot market, there also are many makers specializing in conveyance robots. Most of conveyance robots are guided through lasers and not much difference among makers.
- Though the market is under developed, the market size is likely to expand. New and existing applications are expected to expand further.
- Although the market share is still unstable, Shintec Hozumi Co.,Ltd. has rapidly increased its market share.
- New ideas are drawing attention, such as dish-serving robots that have been differentiated from AGVs, and delivery robots.
- Obstruction avoidance functions are the keys for new application in conveyance robots. There is difference by makers for adoption.
IV Attempts by Leading Market Players
- Aichikikai techno system co.,ltd.
- Okura Yusoki Co., Ltd.
- GROUND Inc.
- Justware Corporation
- Sharp Corporation
- Shintec Hozumi Co.,Ltd.
- ZMP Inc.
- TANABE ENGINEERING CORPORATION
- Doog Inc.
- Panasonic Corporation, Connected Solutions Company
V Future Outlook of AGV/Conveyance Robot Market
- GTP (Goods To Person)-types of conveyance robots are promising, but there also are some concerns.
- Dish-serving robots, mainly those imported, are continuously being under consideration for practical application and acceptance by users
- There are many ideas with limited application and therefore, limited functions. Expectations are high due to unexplored applications.
- New applications suppose coexistence with the humans. It is inevitable to have highly completed conveyance-robot control software and to secure safety.
- The market size is forecasted to expand, driven by conveyance robots. covID-19 pandemics are the concerns toward market expansion.