EMVA Sales Report 2018: Machine vision economic climate remains intact

EMVA Quarterly Market Data Survey

A key indicator of the economic climate in the European machine vision industry is the EMVA quarterly machine vision sales report as part of the EMVA market research activities. The recently concluded survey of sales in the fourth quarter 2018 indicates that total machine vision sales went up slightly by three percent compared to Q3-2018. Throughout 2018 the 2nd and 4th quarters showed quite weak growth rates while 1st and 3rd quarter over-performed.  Overall, the report results in a yearly growth rate of the European machine vision sales of 9.5 percent compared to 2017. In addition, the evaluation of the quarterly sentiment which gathers industry predictions about future machine vision sales growth revealed that the machine vision suppliers keep being carefully positive.

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