Manufacturing Outlook for 2020: A Slow Start But Picking Up Steam

We recently co-hosted a webinar with our economic forecasting partner, ITR Economics. If you missed the webinar, here is a brief summary of the key...

/ December 12, 2019

The Low Voltage AC Motor Drive Market – 2019

The trend of decentralization in manufacturing continues to manifest in the low voltage AC motor drive market. Limited cabinet space, increased demand for modularity, and...

/ December 12, 2019

General Motors and LG Chem Joint Venture – How Does This Differ From Tesla and Panasonic?

On December 5th, General Motors announced that it will work with LG Chem to produce battery cells on a large scale for use in the...

/ December 10, 2019

SPS Review – Decentralisation; Multi-Axis Servos; new DC Drives; and the Rise of Industrial Software

We recently returned from the annual SPS exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany full of confidence at what we’d seen. Now in its 30th year, SPS marks...

/ December 4, 2019

Cobot Sales Will Reach $5.6bn by 2027, Driven by Growth in Non-Manufacturing Applications

As demand has grown for equipment automation and production flexibility, so too has the desire to find new technologies which can help achieve these aims....

/ December 3, 2019

We’ve featured in a new report from Microsoft, ‘Driving Growth in Small Businesses”

The report examines how SMBs can transform communications and culture through technology to maximise their competitive edge. The report offers practical advice on how businesses...

/ December 3, 2019

Is The South Korea and Japan Trade Dispute Hindering Industrial Output?

One of the most important factors considered when creating the Interact Analysis APAC machinery and industrial output forecast is the current Japan-South Korea trade dispute....

/ November 21, 2019

Why Are Robotic Palletizers Winning in North America?

Demand for palletizers in North America has surged in recent years. We estimate that market revenues grew by 12.3% in 2018 to reach nearly $340...

/ November 13, 2019

Who Are the Leading Warehouse Automation System Integrators?

Dematic (acquired by KION in 2016), was the largest warehouse automation provider in 2018 according to our new report on this market. The report showed...

/ November 6, 2019