In 2017, the top 10 Manufacturing software vendors accounted for nearly 57% of the global Manufacturing applications market which declined -1.3% to approach nearly $21.4 billion in license, maintenance and subscription revenues.
We ask the simple question: Who’s buying Manufacturing applications from whom and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. (Sample from our Apps Database)
Through our forecast period, the Manufacturing applications market is expected to reach $22 billion by 2022, compared with $21.4 billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 0.5%.
|Exhibit 2: Worldwide Manufacturing Software Market 2017-2022 Forecast, $M|
|Year||2017||2022||2017-2022 CAGR, %|
Source: Apps Run The World, January 2019
Top 10 Manufacturing Software vendors
Manufacturing (Discrete, high-tech, process manufacturing) – Production Planning, Maintenance Management, Quality Management, CAD/CAM software, Manufacturing ERP, Manufacturing Execution System, Product lifecycle management, Financials, HR, Procurement
A loss of talents could rise as current managers retire in droves, prompting manufacturers to invest in systems for capturing and retaining domain expertise and tribal knowledge.
Here are the rankings of the top 10 Manufacturing software vendors in 2017 and their market shares.
|Rank||Vendor||2016 Manufacturing Apps Revenues, $M||2017 Manufacturing Apps Revenues, $M||YoY Growth||2017 Manufacturing Market Share, %||Recent Developments|
|1||SAP||Subscribe||Subscribe||6.4%||Subscribe||SAP was on track to sign more than 10,000 customers including many listed below for its next-generation ERP S/4HANA by end of 2018 with 40% of the latest additions being considered net new wins for the vendor.|
|2||Synopsys||Subscribe||Subscribe||12.4%||Subscribe||Synopsys acquired PhoeniX B.V. for photonic chip design solutions.|
|3||Cadence Design Systems||Subscribe||Subscribe||6.9%||Subscribe||Cadence is beginning to migrate its engineering customers to Cadence Cloud with fully managed and self-managed options.|
|4||Dassault Systemes||Subscribe||Subscribe||5.6%||Subscribe||Dassault Systemes acquired majority stake in Centric Software for its PLM apps for CP and apparel verticals. Dassault also picked up IQMS for its manufacturing ERP apps.|
|5||Oracle||Subscribe||Subscribe||3.4%||Subscribe||Oracle has signed more than 22,000 Cloud ERP customers including many listed below. The number of Oracle Cloud ERP customers totals nearly 6,000 for Oracle ERP Cloud and 16,000 for NetSuite. Each quarter Oracle is migrating at least 200 customers of its on-premise ERP systems like E-Business Suite to the Cloud.|
|6||Microsoft||Subscribe||Subscribe||1.1%||Subscribe||Migrating legacy AX, C5, GP, NAV, and SL to Dynamics 365 for the Cloud remains the top priority for Microsoft’s evolving enterprise apps strategy, whose success will depend on strengthening ties with ISV partners in strategic verticals.|
|7||Siemens PLM Software||Subscribe||Subscribe||6.3%||Subscribe||Simens acquired COMSA Computer und Software GmbH, a Munich-based firm that develops electrical systems design and wire harness engineering apps.|
|8||Salesforce||Subscribe||Subscribe||23.2%||Subscribe||The recent buy of MuleSoft will be instrumental for Cloud integration, especially in helping customers extend into non-Salesforce systems for key verticals as well as those that Salesforce is still playing catch-up.|
|9||Autodesk||Subscribe||Subscribe||1.3%||Subscribe||Autodesk acquired PlanGrid for its construction productivity apps.|
|10||Infor||Subscribe||Subscribe||7.2%||Subscribe||Received $1.5 billion in additional investment from existing investors and planned to go public in 2019 or 2020.|
Source: Apps Run The World, January, 2019
Custom data cuts related to the Manufacturing Applications market are available:
- Top 800 Manufacturing Applications Vendors and Market Forecast 2017-2022
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Functional Market (16 Markets)
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Country (USA + 45 countries)
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Region (Americas, EMEA, APAC)
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Revenue Type (License, Services, Hardware, Support and Maintenance, Cloud)
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Customer Size (revenue, employee count, asset)
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Channel (Direct vs Direct)
- 2017 Manufacturing Applications Market By Product
Exhibit 4 shows our projections for the enterprise applications market by vertical segment, based on the buying preferences and the customer propensity to invest in new software within those industries as they continue to upgrade and replace many legacy industry-specific applications that have been identified and tracked in our Buyer Insight Database.
Manufacturing Software Purchases Win/Loss Analysis As Part Of Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database
On the buyer side, customers are investing in Manufacturing applications based on new features and capabilities that are expected to replace their existing legacy systems. In many cases, competitive upgrades and replacements that could have a profound impact on future market-share changes will become more widespread.
Since 2010, our global team of researchers have been studying the patterns of the latest Manufacturing software purchases by customers around the world, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions and perhaps the rise and fall of certain vendors and their products on a quarterly basis.
Updated continuously, our database features extensive win/loss analysis. Each year our research team identifies tens of thousands of these Manufacturing customer wins and losses from public and proprietary sources.
The research results are being incorporated into regular updates in our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database. You can access the Quarterly Win/Loss Analysis Scoreboard and our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database by becoming a subscriber.
|Helly Hansen||Manufacturing||750||$298.0M||Norway||Adobe Systems||Magento Commerce||eCommerce|
|Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG||Manufacturing||12300||$2.87B||Germany||Dassault Systemes||3DEXPERIENCE Platform||Project Portfolio Management|
|CJT Koolcarb, Inc||Manufacturing||120||$10.0M||United States||Epicor||Epicor Cloud ERP||ERP|
|TASI Group||Manufacturing||800||$120.0M||United States||Epicor||Epicor Cloud ERP||ERP|
|ACDC Express||Manufacturing||415||$50.0M||South Africa||G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work)||Collaboration|
|Whirlpool||Manufacturing||92000||$21.25B||United States||G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work)||Collaboration|
|DFS||Manufacturing||4200||$1.19B||United Kingdom||IBM||IBM WebSphere Platform||eCommerce|
|Mattex Group||Manufacturing||800||$120.0M||United Arab Emirates||Infor||Infor CloudSuite Fashion||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Xometry||Manufacturing||140||$20.0M||United States||Infor||Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline)||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|AMD||Manufacturing||8900||$5.33B||United States||Kinaxis||Kinaxis RapidResponse||Supply Chain Concurrent Planning Platform|
|Power Integrations||Manufacturing||646||$432.0M||United States||Kinaxis||Kinaxis RapidResponse||Supply Chain Concurrent Planning Platform|
|Samsung Electronics||Manufacturing||392000||$205.00B||South Korea||Kinaxis||Kinaxis RapidResponse||Supply Chain Concurrent Planning Platform|
|WhiteWater||Manufacturing||650||$70.0M||Canada||Microsoft||Microsoft Project Online||Project Portfolio Management|
|WhiteWater||Manufacturing||650||$70.0M||Canada||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics CRM||Customer Relationship Management|
|WhiteWater||Manufacturing||650||$70.0M||Canada||Microsoft||Microsoft Power BI||Business Intelligence|
|Alectra Utilities||Manufacturing||1600||$300.0M||Canada||Oracle||Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management||Project Portfolio Management|
|Alpha Industries, Inc||Manufacturing||500||$180.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle Commerce Cloud||Commerce Platform|
|Corporate Synergies (CSG)||Manufacturing||300||$80.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle CX Cloud||Customer Experience|
|Mack Trucks||Manufacturing||2200||$300.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle CX Cloud||Customer Experience|
|Sinfonia Technology Co., Ltd||Manufacturing||3700||$90.0M||Japan||PTC||PTC Windchill||Product Lifecycle Management|
|Atlas Copco||Manufacturing||36536||$11.60B||Sweden||SAP||SAP Cloud for Customer||Customer Relationship Management|
|HMD Global Oy||Manufacturing||600||$2.06B||Finland||SAP||SAP Business ByDesign||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|JFE Steel Corporation||Manufacturing||43874||$30.00B||Japan||SAP||SAP S/4 HANA||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Signify N.V.||Manufacturing||32000||$7.98B||Netherlands||SAP||SAP Cloud for Customer||Customer Relationship Management|
|Terumo BCT||Manufacturing||6000||$839.0M||United States||SAP||SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central||Human Capital Management|
|Whirlpool||Manufacturing||92000||$21.25B||United States||SAP||SAP Ariba||Source-to-Pay Procurement and Supply Chain Cloud|
|Biesse Group||Manufacturing||4100||$790.0M||Italy||Siemens PLM Software||Siemens Teamcenter||Product Lifecycle Management|
|Ferretti Group||Manufacturing||2000||$623.0M||Italy||Siemens PLM Software||Siemens Teamcenter||Product Lifecycle Management|
|Bosch||Manufacturing||400500||$89.47B||Germany||SmartRecruiters||SmartRecruiters Talent Acquisition Suite||Application Tracking System|
|Bosch||Manufacturing||400500||$89.47B||Germany||SAP||SAP Leonardo||IoT Platform|
|Kaeser Compressors||Manufacturing||5000||$116.0M||Germany||SAP||SAP Leonardo||IoT Platform|
|Whirlpool||Manufacturing||92000||$21.25B||United States||Avaya||Avaya Aura||Customer Service and Support|
|Olympus||Manufacturing||33336||$6.67B||Japan||Five9||Five9 Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|RJR Technology||Manufacturing||50||$5.0M||United States||Five9||Five9 Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|JFE Steel Corporation||Manufacturing||43874||$30.00B||Japan||IBM||IBM Sterling Order Management||Order Management Software|
|Whirlpool||Manufacturing||92000||$21.25B||United States||IBM||IBM Kenexa Talent Acquisition Suite||Talent Acquisition|
|Mattex Group||Manufacturing||800||$120.0M||United Arab Emirates||Infor||Infor CloudSuite HCM||Human Resource Management|
|Mattex Group||Manufacturing||800||$120.0M||United Arab Emirates||Infor||Birst Business Intelligence||Analytics Cloud|
|Sony||Manufacturing||125300||$78.54B||Japan||Interactive Intelligence||PureCloud||Customer Engagement Platform|
|Volvo Aero||Manufacturing||99500||$34.80B||Sweden||Interactive Intelligence||PureCloud||Customer Engagement Platform|
|Avon||Manufacturing||31000||$60.00B||United States||JDA Software Group||JDA Supply Chain Software||Supply Chain Management|
|Snap-on Tools||Manufacturing||11500||$3.35B||United States||LiveOps||LiveOps||Cloud Contact Center|
|Burr Oak Tool||Manufacturing||400||$100.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Celldex Therapeutics, Inc||Manufacturing||192||$12.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Comfort Revolution||Manufacturing||250||$25.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|GSE Environmental||Manufacturing||928||$172.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|International Flavors & Fragrances||Manufacturing||6700||$3.00B||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Power BI||Business Intelligence|
|Intertech Security LLC||Manufacturing||200||$20.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Keymark Corporation||Manufacturing||200||$20.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Konecranes USA||Manufacturing||2704||$922.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Luxtera, Inc||Manufacturing||200||$15.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Nixon Power Services||Manufacturing||250||$30.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)||Manufacturing||3800||$500.0M||United States||Microsoft||Microsoft Dynamics GP||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Hamamatsu||Manufacturing||4482||$1.01B||Japan||NetSuite||NetSuite CRM+||Customer Relationship Management|
|Xplore Technologies||Manufacturing||100||$87.0M||United States||NetSuite||NetSuite CRM+||Customer Relationship Management|
|Canon Global||Manufacturing||195000||$36.90B||Japan||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|Graco||Manufacturing||2005||$200.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|Linksys||Manufacturing||800||$125.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|NETGEAR||Manufacturing||944||$1.30B||United States||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|Photobucket||Manufacturing||111||$10.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|Samsung Electronics||Manufacturing||392000||$205.00B||South Korea||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|Targus||Manufacturing||700||$130.0M||United States||Oracle||Oracle Service Cloud (ex RightNow)||Customer Experience Platform|
|Alcan Cable||Manufacturing||12000||$3.90B||United States||Salesforce||Service Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|Avon||Manufacturing||31000||$60.00B||United States||Salesforce||Service Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|Barco||Manufacturing||3300||$940.0M||Belgium||Salesforce||Service Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|Broadcom||Manufacturing||15235||$4.60B||United States||Salesforce||Service Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|AB SKF Group||Manufacturing||47000||$8.80B||Sweden||SAP||SAP Ariba||Source-to-Pay Procurement and Supply Chain Cloud|
|AB SKF Group||Manufacturing||47000||$8.80B||Sweden||SAP||SAP Cloud for Customer||Customer Relationship Management|
|AB SKF Group||Manufacturing||47000||$8.80B||Sweden||SAP||SAP Service Cloud||Customer Service and Support|
|Arizona Chemical||Manufacturing||1000||$1.50B||United States||SAP||SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central||Human Capital Management|
|Gtech||Manufacturing||600||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Commerce Cloud||eCommerce & Omni-Channel Commerce Solution|
|Gtech||Manufacturing||600||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Cloud for Customer||Customer Relationship Management|
|Gtech||Manufacturing||600||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Marketing Cloud||Marketing Automation|
|Gtech||Manufacturing||600||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Business One||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Kaeser Compressors||Manufacturing||5000||$116.0M||Germany||SAP||SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management)||Warehouse Management|
|Nufarm||Manufacturing||3400||$2.79B||Australia||SAP||SAP Ariba||Source-to-Pay Procurement and Supply Chain Cloud|
|Peak Scientific||Manufacturing||500||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Business One||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Peak Scientific||Manufacturing||500||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Cloud for Customer||Customer Relationship Management|
|Peak Scientific||Manufacturing||500||$100.0M||United Kingdom||SAP||SAP Concur||Travel & Expense|
|Terumo BCT||Manufacturing||6000||$839.0M||United States||SAP||SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management||Recruiting|
|Terumo BCT||Manufacturing||6000||$839.0M||United States||SAP||SAP SuccessFactors Onboarding||Onboarding|
|Terumo BCT||Manufacturing||6000||$839.0M||United States||SAP||SAP Success Factors LMS||Learning Management System|
|Whirlpool||Manufacturing||92000||$21.25B||United States||SAP||SAP ERP ECC 6.0||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Ferretti Group||Manufacturing||2000||$623.0M||Italy||Siemens PLM Software||Siemens NX||Product Lifecycle Management|
|Glencore||Manufacturing||110378||$170.50B||Switzerland||Thunderhead||Thunderhead ONE Engagement Hub||Customer Engagement Platform|
|District Photo||Manufacturing||1200||$160.0M||United States||Ultimate Software||UltiPro||Human Capital Management|
|Postbox||Manufacturing||10||$1.0M||United States||Zendesk||Zendesk||Customer Service and Support|
Source: Apps Run The World, January 2019
An expanded version of this report covers the top 800+ Manufacturing Software Vendors, offering in-depth analysis of the market dynamics, vendors’ Strengths, Customers, Opportunities, Risks and Ecosystems as well as their ability to gain Shares (SCORES) within their respective space. We also offer win-loss analysis of the quarterly wins of these top vendors and whether incumbents and upstarts pose any real threat to their standing amid shifting market requirements and user preferences.
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Each year our global team of researchers conduct an annual survey of thousands of enterprise software vendors by contacting them directly on their latest quarterly and annual revenues by country, functional area, and vertical market. We supplement their written responses with our own primary research to determine quarterly and yearly growth rates, In addition to customer wins to ascertain whether these are net new purchases or expansions of existing implementations.
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