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A note from the President

I've been part of the Process Instrumentation and Automation Industry for about 30 years. As a Founder and Managing Partner of Global Automation Research LLC, I've had the privilege to work with 80+ clients on over 500 proprietary projects with our principals and associates, worldwide. We have developed a set of unique services and products that address the very special market, technical and industry planning needs of our PI&A supplier clients. It has been a pleasure to know and work with so many people in the industry over the years. And, our association with MCAA and its members have been a source of unique business opportunities combined with many good friends. Please call or email anytime,

Paul Rasmusson, 952-920-2660     prasmusson@globalautomationresearch.com

Research is the core of Global Automation Research LLC. We've developed research techniques, technical expertise, and in-house databases that provide our Process Automation clients with services to address their most critical marketing and planning needs.

Concentration in the Process Instrumentation and Automation (PI&A) Industry. With this focus, our depth of market data is deeper, our consulting and research is more comprehensive, and the understanding of PI&A Client planning challenges better understood. 

Investment in bringing the most effective, modern market research methods to the PI&A Industry. PI&A industry business research requires unique combinations of research techniques, process industry understanding, and product and system technology know-how.


Research Associates with rich experience in sales, marketing, and planning gained from previous positions with major PI&A suppliers. All associates are degreed engineers, capable of dealing confidently with PI&A technology as well as business subjects.

Research and Analysis

Market Opportunity Briefing

Worldwide perspective on the Process Instrumentation & automation industry with a focus on your products and markets. More.....


Market Assessments

Most often, Clients require more detailed, very specific information to make a business decision.  More....

Acquisition Strategic Services

Are acquisitions a part of your current strategic planning process? Let us show you how we can help add clear and thorough assessment of acquisition opportunities and candidates, More....

Sales Channel Assessments

You need to follow the money! Where does the value-added occur in your sales channel path to an end user?  More...

Annual Planning

Annual planning event on the Horizon?  Get a jump start on the market information you will need and get ahead of your planning deadline using the no-cost Market Information Preparation Session.  More...

Custom Projects

Global Automation Research LLC has provided a number of custom projects, outside our services described above, to address our Clients unique market research and analysis requirements.


Our ReMaP™, Regional Market Potential, assessment provides market demand data down to the 3 digit zip code level, by Product, by Industry, and similar data for Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. Visit our ReMaP Sales Planning LLC website for complete information on our ReMaP(tm) program. 

Mexico process automation markets by industry and by State

Exploiting Mexico's Growth...

Needs a State-Level Plan!

The 2017 Mexico Process Instrumentation & Automation (PI&A) market totaled $1.4B, forecast to grow to $1.7B by 2021.

Successful market and sales plans in Mexico depend on a State Level approach.


Mexico process automation markets by industry and by State

Brazilian Process Automation Market Recovering - Will Reach $2B by 2021

2017 Process Automation Market Update


The Value of the Global Market for Process Instrumentation and Automation (PI&A) in 2016 equaled $63 Billion.

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2016 global process automation market update
ReMaP Process automationmarket demand data by 3 digit zip code

Regional Market Potential, ReMaP™,

provides market demand data down to the 3 digit zip code level and now to the US County level, by Product, by Industry, and similar data for Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. See a new slideshow showing you an example of what ReMaP can do for you.


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