A new study by the ARC Advisory Group provides an in-depth analysis of the global production machinery automation market. It contains data and information about twelve automation products that are applied in production machinery. The study also provides trends and market dynamics of 22 machinery segments. The study covers competitive analysis, product offerings, forecasts, as well as strategic issues that will influence the market throughout the forecast period. In 2012, the market for production machinery automation was weak and ARC Advisory Group sees 2013 to slowly regain momentum with a peak in 2014. A strong growth driver is the demand for more flexible machinery due to shorter product lifecycles and changing customer demands. The market for production machinery automation hosts a large number of diverse players as several automation products are applied in the machines. The study examines various trends and dynamics impacting the market. ARC expects the market for machinery automation to grow at a healthy level along the overall machine market development.