L.E.K. continually monitors industry trends and identifies attractive opportunities for private equity and corporate investors. Recently, there has been a strong increase in industrial automation investments that will favor automation integration service providers, as well as automation equipment suppliers. However, several factors hinge upon the increase including:
- Greater willingness to consider manufacturing in the U.S.
- Enhancements in automation technology
- Operational efficiencies and cost advantages that address project delays and high rates
Technology integrators and equipment suppliers (e.g., automation equipment, sub-assemblies, components and controls) directly benefit from advances in industrial automation. Learn more in "Spotlight on Industrial Automation," the first installment in our new Executive Insights' "Investment Spotlight" series.