Consumer Goods

Global KIOSK Market Segment and Forecasts Up to 2020

A kiosk or an electronic kiosk has a built-in computer terminal that employs software coded to function while simultaneously preventing unauthorized users from accessing the system functions. Computerized kiosks store their data locally or retrieve it from a local computer network. Some computer kiosks provide a free public service providing important information while others serve a commercial purpose. They are used as industrial appliances, eliminating paper, improving efficiency and service.

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There are different types of kiosks depending upon the applications such as: ATM and banking kiosks for carrying out banking transactions, ticketing kiosks found at bus terminals, parking lots, movie theatres, railway stations, etc. which enable the prospective customers to purchase tickets for a movie or may be for a fun-ride. Check-in-kiosks are the kiosks that are found in lodging for serving the traveler in place of a receptionist that authorizes their identity. Once authorized, the kiosk terminal provides the room key. These kiosks are a kind of second contact devices because the customer has already contacted the hotel before and made the payments. Another type of kiosks is a self-checkout kiosk that is installed at retail outlets along with some security measures like cameras, to permit shoppers in purchasing tangible products unassisted. Food ordering kiosks are installed at dining places that allow consumers to place orders related to food items.

In the U.S., post offices one can also come across postal kiosks that permit customers to carry out their daily mailing tasks without the need for postal workers. Such kiosks are different from vending machines that are used to dispense stamps and are found at certain locations. There are also other types of kiosks installed for general purposes, which include information kiosks, way finding kiosks, DVD rental kiosks, etc.

In today’s fast-paced world, our society is become dependent on tea and coffee to keep the wheels turning. One always expects it to be available whether it is hospital cafeteria or airport lounge, a late night session at a university or at work. Therefore in such a scenario, such services in daily life need to be automated without negotiating on quality of such beverages.

Since transactions are expected to grow by millions every year, the kiosk market is expected to boom in huge numbers. In a country like U.S., the demand of interactive kiosks is huge and occupies more than half of the market share, globally. However, lack of technology could be a major roadblock in the growth of this technology driven market. The reason for this being that these kiosks cannot offer personalized solutions to their prospective customers. For e.g. if there is any current offer on a product, a representative can easily explain the offers to prospective customers along with the necessary finance options. This gap could result in an inferior customer service and the company may incur a huge loss. This challenge needs to be overcome at the earliest.

Some of the key players in the KIOSK market are Vend-Rite, which is majorly into soap vending headquartered in the U.S. Other players include Westomatic, headquartered in UK, Maas International headquartered in Netherlands, Coin Acceptors, Inc. headquartered in Missouri, U.S., Crane Merchandising Systems headquartered in U.S, Fuji Electric Retail Systems having head office at Tokyo, Japan and Glory Ltd located at Hyogo, Japan. 

This research report analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. Geographies analyzed under this research report include 

  • North America 

  • Asia Pacific 

  • Europe

  • Rest of the World  

This report provides comprehensive analysis of 

  • Market growth drivers 

  • Factors limiting market growth

  • Current market trends 

  • Market structure

  • Market projections for upcoming years 

This report is a complete study of current trends in the market, industry growth drivers, and restraints. It provides market projections for the coming years. It includes analysis of recent developments in technology, Porter’s five force model analysis and detailed profiles of top industry players. The report also includes a review of micro and macro factors essential for the existing market players and new entrants along with detailed value chain analysis. 

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Packaging Machinery Market – Global Industry Analysis, Trends And Forecast, 2014 – 2020

Packaging refers to the technology of enclosing and protecting goods for various purposes like storage, distribution or sale. A bottle containing soft drink is called primary packaging because the bottle is in direct contact with the contents whereas a pack of bottles shrink wrapped for the purpose of transportation within the distribution chain is called secondary packaging. Packaging machine is a device that is used for primary or secondary packaging depending on various situations like the availability of floor space, costs, technology used by the machine and integrating capability with other available machines. It is the final step in manufacturing process and first step in the transportation process.

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These machines can be automatic or semiautomatic depending upon the dimensions and properties of the goods. The unit load consists of a group of individual items that have been stacked in accordance with the load sorting plan and determines the relative position of the items with respect to each other. The development of packaging machines is based on the dimensions of the unit loads and makes possible to opt for optimal industrial methods in machine packaging. They can be set up to handle items within the same range of standard sizes or of a given standard size with the necessary adjustments made automatically or manually. Some of these machines only assemble loads whereas some machines assemble as well as break up loads.

These machines are of numerous types and are segmented depending on their type and task performed. The first type is cartooning machines which are used for erecting, filling and closing carton blanks or side seaming sealed carton blanks. These machines are particularly useful in the non-carbonated beverages industry. Coding and marking machines are used to apply barcodes, dates or any unique information on the package. Conveyors are a type of packaging machines which are primarily used to carry products, ingredients or packaging components from one site in a manufacturing plant to another. Filling and dosing machines are packaging machines which measures out a product from a bulk supply with some predetermined value like volume or level in a container. These machines are largely influenced by the nature of product like liquids, powder or sticky paste. Tasks like wrapping a flexible packaging material like aluminum or paper around a particular product or group of products is performed by wrapping machines. Each of these tasks performed by various packaging machines can be customized and expanded depending on the current industrial demands.

Rising health awareness among consumers is influencing the growth of innovative packaging methods that promise fresh food products possessing nutritive value. Long working hours and long commuting time results in increased incidence of snacking during the day. Therefore out of home consumption and greater reliance on ready to eat foods has risen without negotiating on the nutritive value of the food. Another driver that contributes to the growth of innovative methods in packaging machinery is the increased availability of packaged foods that are affordable, quick to prepare and easy to store, saving a lot of time in the process.

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Animal Nutrition Chemicals Market Segment Forecast 2019

Animal nutrition chemicals are products which focus on the dietary requirements of domesticated animals, which majorly involve food production and agriculture. Different macronutrients such as amino acids provide structural material and energy to the animals. Vitamins, carotenoids, enzymes, organic acids, and vacuum salts are some of the products manufactured in the animal nutrition chemicals industry. These products are used in certain animal feed industries such as poultry, aquaculture and domestic animal feeds.

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The market for animal nutrition chemicals has been changing drastically and is becoming strongly competitive owing to its major share in the pet care industry. Consumer demand for performance and nutrition solutions has been increasing on account of growing pet population and cattle, particularly in North America. Various manufacturers along the supply chain are investing significantly in these pivotal growth areas thereby driving the industry. In addition, growing concerns about animals, new trends and changing demographics have resulted in rise on consumer expenditure on pets.

Augmenting demand for safe and healthy pet foods, enhanced care and growing concerns of pet owners about their pets’ health are some of the major factors boosting the demand for animal nutrition chemicals. Moreover, industrialization of meat production coupled with significant growth in global meat consumption has also contributed to the growth of the market. However, increasing prices of the raw materials for the chemicals are expected to slow down the growth of the market. As bio-chemicals are becoming increasingly popular as pro-environmental solutions, focus towards developing bio-based animal nutrition chemicals are expected to provide new opportunities to the growth of the market. North America was the largest consumer for animal nutrition chemicals market, followed by Europe owing to the presence of a vast pet population in the industry.

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Nutricosmetics Market Trends and Industry Segment Forecasts

Nutricosmetics are oral based health products representing combining targeted nutrition products with cosmetic applications that can have a preventive or treatment effect on the skin, hair or nails. These products have been evolved from nutraceuticals and cosmetic products and were first introduced by Ake Dahlgreen, a Swedish biochemist. Initially, thought of as a marketing ploy, the demand of these products increased steadily with a better understanding and positive clinical data, the market for nutricosmetics has surged in the past decade. The global market for nutricosmetics is expected to rise in the coming years as people are increasingly turning towards these products for their personal care problems. The topical cosmetic products have dominated the market for past several years but are facing fierce competition from recently launched products in nutricosmetics arena.

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The nutricosmetics products are available in different formulations such as tablets, capsules, pills, drinks and jellies. The nutricosmetics contain natural ingredients which makes them readily acceptable in the market as people believe that natural products superior than the synthetic or chemical based products. For instance, bioactive collagen peptides used in the products helps in regaining tonicity and firmness to the skin and are in more demand from nutricosmetics manufacturers due to its ‘natural origin’ tag. The main segments in market are primary endogenous antioxidants and secondary dietary antioxidant supplements. Certain factors impeding the growth of market are the high familiarity of topical formulations among people which may resist them to adopt nutricosmetics when effects have to be realized immediately. However, the combination of topical cosmetics and oral nutricosmetics as a part of a daily beauty regimen is gaining popularity these days thereby expanding the market for nutricosmetic products.

Geographically, the global nutricosmetics market is segmented into four major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The market for nutricosmetics is very small in the U.S. where these products are categorized as dietary supplements while US FDA has no clear definition for nutricosmetics. Presently, the major demand for nutricosmetics stems from Asia-Pacific region which largely contributes in the global nutricosmetics market. Japan is the largest market among Asia-Pacific while China and India are expected to grow rapidly in the coming years. The countries in the rest of world such as Brazil, South Africa, UAE, etc are untapped market and will offer substantial growth opportunity for manufacturers in this market.

The recent development in the global nutricosmetics market includes Coca-Cola teaming up with French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi to produce nutricosmetics by leveraging their domain expertise in beverage and pharmaceutical industry. The launched a new brand Oenobiol Beautific in 2013 which is expected to boost the global market for nutricosmetics. The other significant driver for this market is the rising proportion of people aged 60 years and above. The number of geriatric people in the world is estimated to be more than double in the next forty years that will provide a large consumer base for the companies in this market. The nutrocosmetics market is highly dynamic and the manufacturers in the market are required to resonate with the consumer requirements to stay in the market.

Global Rigless Intervention Systems Market Segment Forecasts up to 2020

A rapidly growing oil and gas exploration and production industry is likely to be one of the major drivers for Rigless intervention systems. These Rigless intervention systems encompass services such as coiled tubing, wireline and hydraulic workover. The speciality of Rigless intervention systems is that they do not require any conventional workover rig to be used. Additionally these Rigless intervention systems are capable of performing downhole activities in wells that are currently producing. Mostly, Rigless intervention systems are used for carrying out remedial activities on producing oil wells. These intervention activities are carried out to either restore production to original levels or to increase the level of production. One of the major application areas of Rigless Intervention Systems is in the pre-installation of conductors. These are generally required in wellsite preparation activities.

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Rigless Intervention Systems are being used to install multiple conductors before the actual drilling rig is brought to the site. Since the per day rent of a rig is significantly high, these Rigless Intervention Systems are valued as they are capable of saving almost 20 days of a rigs time. Apart from pre-installation of conductors, these Rigless Intervention Systems can also be utilized for workover activities. These systems are especially useful for workovers in tension leg platforms and spar platforms where weight is a major concern. The Rigless Intervention Systems is also utilized for a variety of other functions such as pulling tubing strings and in production risers. These Rigless Intervention Systems have numerous advantages over conventional workover rig methods and casing jacks. The Rigless Intervention System improves efficiency, generates higher cost savings, guarantees more safety and improves the response time to a large extent.

Generally these Rigless Intervention Systems come in modular designs which allow them to be erected briskly without much cutting and welding activities required. These systems can also be easily transported and installed on site without requiring support from a derrick barge. These Rigless Intervention Systems also come equipped with large work areas which enhance safety. Rigless Intervention Systems are gradually finding increasing applications in subsea environments. They are especially being used for well abandonments. The Rigless Intervention Systems market can broadly be segmented as offshore and onshore. With exploration activities moving from shallow to ultra deepwater environments, the costs of rigs are increasing exponentially. The demand for Rigless Intervention Systems is likely to increase significantly in the future, especially in offshore environments. In terms of applications, Rigless Intervention Systems can be segmented as pre installation services, abandonment services and wireline services. As a large number of existing oil producing wells are gradually drying up, an increasing demand for abandonment services are likely to be required in the future.

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Semiconductor Packaging Material Market Segment Forecasts up to 2020

Semiconductor packaging material consists of material used for protecting electronic components such as ICs and semiconductors from external impact, corrosion and other similar factors. These materials are used in conjunction with various other advanced packaging technologies for packaging of integrated circuits and semiconductors.

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Semiconductor packaging material can be classified in eight sub-types which include bonding wires, organic substrates, encapsulation resins, leadframes, die attach materials, ceramic packages, solder balls and thermal interface materials amongst others. The organic substrates accounts for the largest market share in semiconductor packaging material. Organic substrates are extensively used as base materials for semiconductor packaging. Bonding wires have been used widely as packaging material for semiconductors, but recently there has been a shift towards copper bonding wires for semiconductor packaging. The market for encapsulation resins is expected to witness strong growth in the next few years since encapsulation resins are relatively novel packaging materials. The semiconductor packaging materials are application specific and available across the globe. The various packaging technologies include GA, SOP, QFN, DFN, QFA and similar others which generally depends on the end-use.

The market for semiconductor packaging material is expected to witness strong growth in the next few years on account of explosive growth in communication and mobile computing devices such as tablets and smartphones across the globe. Growth in mobile devices is also anticipated to drive the demand for wafer level packages. With the continued growth in the mobile devices market the market for semiconductor packaging materials is expected to witness strong growth in the next few years. The increase in demand for semiconductor packaging material is expected to be in line with the growth in the electronics industry across the globe. The semiconductor packaging material market is currently concentrated in Asia Pacific due to vast electronic industry present in the region. With growing demand for electronics and mobile communication devices the demand for semiconductor packaging materials is also expected to witness robust growth in the next few years.

Owing to the growing electronics industry in Asia-Pacific region and increased demand for mobile computing devices particularly in countries such as China, India Indonesia etc. the demand for semiconductor packaging material is anticipated to witness strong growth in these regions. Asia Pacific was the dominant market for semiconductor packaging material followed by Europe and North America. In North America, U.S was one of the largest markets for semiconductor packaging material. U.S economy has been recently recovered and has been close to pre-recession levels. Looking forward, the packaging industry in North America is expected to show stable growth in the next few years, which in turn is anticipated to drive the semiconductor packaging material market in this region. 

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Automotive Steering Systems Market Research Report till 2020

Automotive steering system is one of the most important components in vehicles as it is the direct line of communication and control between the driver and the vehicle. Steering system is used to control the direction of motion of a vehicle. A steering system comprises various functional parts such as steering wheel, steering box, linkage equipment connecting the steering box and front wheels and other front suspension parts to enable the assemblies to pivot. In recent years, automotive steering systems have evolved, replacing the strenuous and rigid conventional manual steering systems with more sophisticated, reliable and easy to use assisted steering systems. These advanced steering systems utilize assistance systems using sensors to provide improved directional control and agility to a vehicle. Automotive steering systems are equipped with several safety measures such as Electronic Stability Program (ESP) that prevent the vehicle from skidding by automatic braking. Automotive steering wheels are equipped with controls such as turn indicators, horn, music player control, Bluetooth, wipers, lights and other controls. Moreover, due to increasing fuel prices, there has been increasing development in steering systems to provide better fuel efficiency.

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Automotive steering systems can be segmented based on type of vehicles, steering system types and geographic regions. Automotive steering systems can be categorized based on type of vehicles such as passenger cars, Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCV). Further, automotive steering systems can be classified based on the type of technology such as manual steering, electronic power steering, hydraulic power steering and electro-hydraulic power steering systems. Manual steering systems include steering of wheels using manual force whereas electronic power steering systems operate on electric motor and eliminate the use of manual force for steering control. Hydraulic steering systems function on hydraulic pressure coming from a rotary vane pump or gerotor operating on the engine. The more torque/force the driver applies to steering wheel, the more fluid flows through the hydraulic cylinder causing corresponding displacement of the wheels. Similar to hydraulic power steering systems, the electro-hydraulic power steering systems also operate on hydraulic pressure. However, the pump that generates hydraulic pressure for steering control is driven by an electric motor which facilitates easy steering of wheels.

Geographically, the automotive steering systems market is dominated by Asia Pacific region due to high consumption of automobiles in the region. Moreover, increasing production of automobiles in countries such as China, Japan, South Korea and India is another factor contributing to the demand for automotive steering systems in these regions. Furthermore, growing adoption of advanced steering systems coupled with safety features such as anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability program (ESP) is expected boost the demand for automotive steering systems. Additionally, low cost of production, easy raw material availability and reduced transportation cost are factors boosting the automotive steering systems market. North America and Europe follow Asia Pacific in terms of demand for automotive steering systems. Due to better fuel efficiency and fuel economy regulations, these regions pose high demand for advanced steering systems such as electronic power steering systems. Furthermore, automotive steering systems market is expected to boom with increasing R&D and manufacturing of advanced steering systems by companies such as Volkswagen Group in Europe.

Some of the key players in automotive steering systems are JTEKT Corporation, TRW Automotive Holdings, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, NSK Ltd., ZF Lenksysteme GmBH, Nexteer Automotive, Thyssenkrupp Presta AG Aktiengesellschaft, China Automotive Systems Inc., Mando Corporation and others.

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