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Global distributed control systems market was valued at USD 16.65 billion in 2017 according to new research report

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Global Distributed Control Systems Market - Segmented by Components (Software, Hardware, Services), End-User Vertical (Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Refining, Mining and Metals, Paper and Pulp) and Region - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 - 2023)


The global distributed control systems market was valued at USD 16.65 billion in 2017, and is expected to witness a CAGR of 3.86%, over the forecast period (2018 - 2023). In the current competitive scenario, it has become imperative for manufacturers in the process industry to deploy the best possible automation technology to gain a competitive edge.

Although the concept of DCS is slightly dated, it remains the most popular form of design control system, especially for complex systems where redundancy is considered to be one of the most important pre-requisites. DCS allows for controllers to be distributed throughout an entire plant area by directly connecting sensors and actuates to I/O modules through a communication bus.