The Global SCARA Robot Market To Grow At A CAGR Of 4.15 Percent Over The Period 2012-2016

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Dublin, Oct. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global SCARA Robot Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased adoption in the assembly process. The Global SCARA Robot market has also been witnessing the emergence of next-generation SCARA robots. However the increasing threat of cross industry vendors could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

Key vendors dominating this market space include Seiko Epson Corp., Denso Wave Inc., Toshiba Machine Co. Ltd., KUKA AG and Staubli Corp.

Other vendors mentioned in the report are Yamaha Robotics, Omron Corp., Adept Technology Inc., Fanuc Corp., Yaskawa Electric Corp., and Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's Engineering team said: ''Several market vendors are developing advanced robotic systems with improved features and functionalities as a means to face off competition. This strategy will help them solidify their position in the market and create a competitive edge. As part of the strategy, the market vendors are researching on developing independent robotic systems with artificial intelligence. Such advanced robots can help improve their efficiency and decrease production errors. Complementing this trend are the technological advancements in the market, such as the emergence of beltless and ceiling-mounted SCARA robots.''

According to the report, optimal use of SCARA robots in industrial assembly processes can help enhance the efficiency and productivity of manufacturing operations. Hence, the Global SCARA Robot market is witnessing many growth drivers such as the need for increased productivity and the growing need to minimize labor costs.

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