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POSITION SENSORS - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Position Sensors in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 102 companies including many key and niche players such as -

ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH
Balluff Gmbh
Bourns Inc.
CTS Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation

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Code: MCP-8141
Price: $4950
Companies: 102
Pages: 317
Date: May 2017
Market Data Tables: 52
  Status: * New Report



TABLE OF CONTENTS


  POSITION SENSORS (Complete Report) Pages : 317   | $4950

   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Table 1: World Market for Sensors (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2
Market Structure.....II-2
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   Industry Consolidation: A Perennial Trend.....II-3
Competitive Structure.....II-3
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   Distribution Plays a Pivotal Role.....II-4
e-Commerce and Sensor Distribution.....II-4
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   Advanced Technologies Involved in Sensors Market.....II-5
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS).....II-5
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   Fiber Optic Technology.....II-61$100
   Magnetic Sensors.....II-7
Electromechanical Sensor Technology.....II-7
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   Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Sensors.....II-8
Key Statistical Finding.....II-8
Table 2: World Sensors Market by End-Use Segment (2016 & 2020): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Automobile Applications, Process & Manufacturing Industries, Machine Tools & General Machinery, HVAC & Building Control, Office Automation & Communication and Other Markets (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
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   Position Sensors Market: A Curtain Raiser.....II-91$100
   Key Measures to Achieve Accurate and Reliable Position Sensors.....II-10
Saving Costs without Compromising Quality.....II-10
Identifying Accurate Measurement Performance.....II-10
Selecting Non-Contact Sensors.....II-10
Adopting Safety Measures.....II-10
Minimizing Calibration of Individual Sensor.....II-10
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   Inductive or Magnetic Encoders for Wet Environments.....II-11
Improvement in Global GDP Performance to Benefit Market Growth.....II-11
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   Table 3: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2014 through 2017F): Breakdown by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-121$350
   Table 4: World GDP (2014 & 2015): Percentage Breakdown of Nominal GDP Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-131$350
   Table 5: Global Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): Breakdown of Monthly PMI Data by Country for the Period November 2015 to November 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-141$350
   Current Eurozone Economic Outlook.....II-15 1$100
   Table 6: Key Business Indicators in the Euro Area for the Period Q3/2016 to Q2/2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16

Table 7: Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in the US: Breakdown of PMI Data for the Period April 2016 to March 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
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   Table 8: Key Business Indicators in the US for Years 2014, 2015 & 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
Market Outlook.....II-17
Advanced Functions Drive Adoption in End-Use Industries.....II-17
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   Position Sensors: Competitive Landscape.....II-181$100
   Improving Automotive Production to Benefit Automotive Position Sensors.....II-19
Table 9: World Position Sensors Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Automotive Applications (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-19
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   Opportunity Indicators.....II-20
Table 10: World Production of Passenger Cars: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in 000 Units for Years 2017 & 2020 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
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   Table 11: World Production of Commercial Vehicles: Breakdown of Annual Production Figures in 000 Units for Years 2017 & 2020 by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-21
Linear Position Sensor Market Continues to Post Consistent Growth.....II-21
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   Healthy Commercial Aerospace Outlook & Aircraft Production Provides Strong
  Opportunities for Growth.....II-22
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   Opportunity Indicators.....II-23
Table 12: Global Air Traffic Flow (in Billion Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) for the Years 2013, 2015E & 2030P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23

Table 13: Average Age of Aircraft Fleet (2017): Fleet Age in Years by Geographic Regions - Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-23
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   Table 14: World Market for Aircraft, Engines, Parts and Equipment (2017) - Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-24
Automation of Industrial Processes to Benefit Industrial Position Sensors.....II-24
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   Developments in IoRT Fuelling Magnetic Position Sensors Market.....II-251$100
   Growing Use of Industrial Robotics As an Automation Production Strategy Bodes Well for
  Position Sensors.....II-26
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   Table 15: Global Market for Industrial Automation Equipment (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2013, 2015 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-27

Table 16: Global Industrial Automation Market (2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-27
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   Table 17: Global Industrial Automation Market (2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments by End-Use Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28

Table 18: World Market for Multipurpose Industrial Robots (2017 & 2020): Annual Robot Shipments in Units by Country/Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28
Position Sensors in Machine Tools to Witness Growth.....II-28
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   Opportunity Indicators.....II-30
Table 19: Global Machine Tools Market (2017): Breakdown of Sales in US$ Million and Percentage Share by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-30

Table 20: Global Machine Tools Market: Compound Annual Growth Rate (% CAGR) for Dollar Sales by Region/Country for Period 2015-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-30
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   Table 21: Global Machine Tools Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by End-Use Industry (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31
Rapid Uptake in Smartphones and Other Consumer Electronics Drives Growth.....II-31
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   Table 22: World Smartphones Market by Region/ Country (2015 & 2020): Breakdown of Annual Unit Shipments (in Millions) for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-32

Table 23: Global Shipments (in Million Units) of Tablets, Laptops and Desktop PCs: 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-32
Steady Growth in Oil & Gas Industry to Sustain Demand for Position Sensors
  Market.....II-32
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   Rising Focus on Wind Energy to Benefit Position Sensors Used in Wind Turbines.....II-34 1$100
   Table 24: World Installed Base of Wind Energy (in Megawatts) by Geographic Region: 2013, 2015E & 2017F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-35
Building & Home Automation: Another Potential Vertical for Position Sensors.....II-35
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   Elevator Systems: An Important Area for Position Sensors in Building/Home
  Automation.....II-36
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   Opportunity Indicator.....II-37
Table 25: Global Elevators and Escalators Market (2017 & 2022): Breakdown of Unit Sales by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-37
Prices of Sensors to Decline in the Medium to Long-Term – Drive Volume Gains.....II-37
Non-Contact Position Sensors Wax in Popularity.....II-37
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   Smart Position Sensors Gain Market Acceptance.....II-38
Table 26: Global Smart Sensors Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Product Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-38
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   Table 27: World Smart Position Sensors Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-39
Optical Position Sensors Poised to Further Widen their Market Footprint.....II-39
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   Automotive and Consumer Electronics Applications Fuel Demand.....II-40
Consumer Electronics – The Leading Application Category.....II-40
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   Table 28: World Optical Position Sensors Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-41
Key Growth Drivers and Challenges.....II-41
Angular Position Sensors Gathering Steam.....II-41
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   Use in Critical Environments Drives Angular Position Sensor Demand.....II-421$100
   On-Chip Position Sensors Grow in Popularity.....II-43 1$100
   Table 29: World Market for Angular Position Sensors On-a-Chip (2015): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by End-Use Segments (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-441$350
   iC-Haus Introduces Reflexive EncoderBlue Position Sensor .....II-45
Guidance Marine’s RangeGuard Position Reference Sensor Enhances Navigation.....II-45
1$100
   Hall-based 3D Magnetic Sensors Enable Novel Applications.....II-46
3D Magnetic Sensors and Applications.....II-46
1$100
   Electric Meters.....II-47
Joystick.....II-47
Consumer White Goods.....II-47
Advanced Sensor Systems to Improve Braking Systems.....II-47
1$100
   HELLA’s CIPOS® Technology.....II-481$100
   Advancements in Position Feedback Sensors.....II-491$100
   Sensor: A Generic Definition.....II-50
Position Sensor: A Definition.....II-50
Types of Position Sensors and their Applications.....II-50
i) Mirror Position Sensor.....II-50
ii) Exhaust Gas Recirculation/EGR Valve Position Sensors.....II-50
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   iii) Potentiometric Position Sensors.....II-51
Precision Potentiometer.....II-51
iv) Hall Effect based Magnetic Position Sensors.....II-51
v) Magnetic Field Sensors.....II-51
vi) Magnetostrictive Position Sensors.....II-51
vii) Position-compensation Sensors.....II-51
viii) Optical Position Sensors.....II-51
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   Fiber-Optic Position Sensor.....II-52
IX) Eddy Current based Position Sensors.....II-52
X) Select Linear Position Sensors.....II-52
Inductive Linear Position Sensors.....II-52
Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT) Position Sensor.....II-52
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   Capacitive Linear Position Sensors.....II-53
Ultrasonic Linear Position Sensors.....II-53
Types of Position Sensors Based on Functioning.....II-53
Contact Position Sensors.....II-53
Non-Contact Position Sensors.....II-53
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   Select Key End-Use Applications.....II-54
Automotive Industry.....II-54
General Machinery/Machine Tools/ Process and Manufacturing Industries.....II-54
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   Integrated Device Technology Launches New Family of High-Performance Inductive
  Position Sensors.....II-55
Roll-2-Roll Introduces 440mm IR Web Positioning Sensor .....II-55
Parker Introduces Intellinder Integrated Absolute Position Sensor for Mobile and
  Industrial Sectors.....II-55
Zygo Launches High-Precision ZPS™ Absolute Optical Position Sensor.....II-55
Control Products Introduces SL2000 Linear Position Sensor .....II-55
Novotechnik Launches Vert-X 2800 Series Position Sensors.....II-55
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   Rota Engineering Unveils New Position Sensor Features for Hydraulic Cylinders.....II-56
Alliance Sensors Group Launches LR-19 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors with
  LVIT Technology.....II-56
Curtiss-Wright Introduces First Commercial Off-the-shelf VPT351 Valve-Position
  Sensor.....II-56
Curtiss-Wright Launches SRH301 and SRH302 Rotary Position Sensors.....II-56
Zettlex Introduces Accurate Position Sensor for Harsh Conditions.....II-56
VectorNav Technologies Introduces VN-360 GPS-Compass Heading and Position Sensor for
  OEM Segment.....II-56
Curtiss-Wright Introduces Non-Contact WM-830 Rotary Position Sensor.....II-56
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   Curtiss-Wright Launches Non-Contact NRH300DP Rotary Position Sensor.....II-57
Allegro Introduces 360° Contactless High-Resolution Programmable Magnetic Angle
  Position Sensor for Automobile Applications.....II-57
Hoffmann + Krippner Introduces Miniature Inductive Displacement Inelta IZAL Series
  Sensors.....II-57
Penny and Giles Launches NRH275DR Rotary Position Sensor for Specialist Vehicle
  Applications in Harsh Environments.....II-57
Curtiss-Wright Launches New Family of Non-Contact NRH271 and NRH272 Rotary Position
  Sensors.....II-57
Allegro MicroSystems Launches Contactless Dual-Die A1331 and A1334 Angle Sensor
  ICs.....II-57
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   MTS Sensors Introduces High Performance Magnetostrictive Position Sensor with
  Temposonics Technology.....II-58
Murata Introduces World’s Smallest SVM4 Series Rotary Position Sensor.....II-58
ams Introduces High Performance AS5047P New Version of 47 Series Magnetic Rotary
  Position Sensors.....II-58
Opto Diode Launches ODD-SXUV-DLPSD.....II-58
MTS Systems Rolls Out Temposonics® A-Series “Duo” Linear Encoder.....II-58
Novotechnik, U.S. Unveils PTP Series of Open Housing Position Sensors.....II-58
Novotechnik Launches LWX-002 Series Shaft Protected Position Sensors.....II-58
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   Reventec Develops AD-015 Linear Position Sensor.....II-59
ams Rolls Out “47 Series” Magnetic Position Sensors.....II-59
STMicroelectronics Unveils LSM9DS1 Module.....II-59
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   MTS Systems Acquires PCB Group.....II-60
Sensata Acquires Sensing Portfolio of Custom Sensors & Technologies.....II-60
ZF Friedrichshafen Acquires TRW Automotive.....II-60
GSC Expands Non-Contacting Position Sensors Line into North America.....II-60
Murata Introduces SVK3 Series Rotary Position Sensors for Automotive Sector.....II-60
TE Connectivity Takes Over American Sensor Technologies.....II-60
Alliance Sensors Group Inks Distribution Partnership with Cooper Instruments &
  Systems.....II-60
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   ASM Automation Sensorik Messtechnik GmbH (Germany).....II-61
Balluff Gmbh (Germany).....II-61
1$100
   Bourns Inc. (USA).....II-62
CTS Corporation (USA).....II-62
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (USA).....II-62
1$100
   Honeywell International Inc. (USA).....II-63
IFM Electronic Gmbh (Germany).....II-63
1$100
   Infineon Technologies AG (Germany).....II-64
Melexis Microelectronic Integrated Systems N.V. (Belgium).....II-64
Micro-Epsilon (USA).....II-64
1$100
   MTS Systems Corporation (USA).....II-65
Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (Japan).....II-65
Novotechnik (Germany).....II-65
1$100
   Panasonic Corporation (Japan).....II-66
Piher Sensors & Controls SA (Spain).....II-66
Sensata Technologies, Inc. (USA).....II-66
1$100
   SICK AG (Germany).....II-67
Siemens AG (Germany).....II-67
1$100
   Stoneridge Inc. (USA).....II-68
TE Connectivity (Switzerland).....II-68
Turck Inc. (USA).....II-68
1$100
   Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (USA).....II-69
ZF Friedrichshafen AG (Germany).....II-69
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   Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-701$350
   Table 31: World Historic Review for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-711$350
   Table 32: World 14-Year Perspective for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-721$350
   Market by Application.....II-73
Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors by Application - Military & Aerospace, Electronics & Semiconductors, Automotive, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-73
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   Table 34: World Historic Review for Position Sensors by Application - Military & Aerospace, Electronics & Semiconductors, Automotive, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-741$350
   Table 35: World 14-Year Perspective for Position Sensors by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Military & Aerospace, Electronics & Semiconductors, Automotive, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-751$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Outlook.....III-1
Improving Industrial Activity Bodes Well for Position Sensors.....III-1
Growing Focus on Building and Home Automation Bodes Well for Position
  Sensors.....III-1
1$75
   Proximity Position Sensors Lead the Market.....III-2
Optical Position Sensors – Key Applications Fueling Demand.....III-2
Growing Automobile Sector Influencing Demand.....III-2
1$75
   Rising Application in Consumer Electronics Driving Market Growth.....III-3
Automotive and Aerospace – Key Application Segments.....III-3
Product Introductions/Launches.....III-3
4$300
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-71$75
   Select Players.....III-84$300
   B. Market Analytics.....III-12
Table 36: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
1$200
   Table 37: US Historic Review for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131$200
   Market Analysis.....III-14
Table 38: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$200
   Table 39: Canadian Historic Review for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-151$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-16
Outlook.....III-16
Product Launch.....III-16
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-16
Select Players.....III-16
2$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-18
Table 40: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$200
   Table 41: Japanese Historic Review for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-191$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-20
Outlook.....III-20
Stable Demand from End-Use Industries.....III-20
1$75
   Huge Industrial Base Makes Germany the Largest Regional Market for Position
  Sensors.....III-21
Companies Investing in R&D for Technological Breakthroughs.....III-21
Product Introductions/Launches.....III-21
2$150
   Key Players.....III-235$375
   B. Market Analytics.....III-28
Table 42: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$200
   Table 43: European Historic Review for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/ Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   Table 44: European 14-Year Perspective for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-301$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-31
Outlook.....III-31
Outsourced Manufacturing Activity Spurs Demand in Developing Markets.....III-31
1$75
   Huge Industrial/Manufacturing Base Makes China a Lucrative Market for Position
  Sensors.....III-32
Increasing Automotive Applications Influencing Demand.....III-32
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-33
Table 45: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33
1$200
   Table 46: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/ Country - China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-341$200
   Table 47: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   Market Analysis.....III-36
Table 48: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
1$200
   Table 49: Latin American Historic Review for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   Table 50: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for Position Sensors by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-381$200
   Market Analysis.....III-39
Table 51: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$200
   Table 52: Rest of World Historic Review for Position Sensors Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 102 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 135)

Region/Country Players

The United States 50 Canada 3 Japan 9 Europe 63 France 4 Germany 23 The United Kingdom 17 Italy 3 Spain 3 Rest of Europe 13 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 10
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