The Global Forklift Market – 2020

The current forklift truck market is split roughly 60-40 between electric and diesel trucks. Electric trucks powered by lead-acid cells have been on the scene...

/ June 1, 2020

COVID-19 To Reduce 2020 Industrial Robot Revenue By >8%, Followed By A Rapid Growth To Return From 2021

After a weak 2019, we originally expected the 2020 robot market to recover strongly, but COVID-19 changed the market revenue growth forecast from 4.8% to...

/ May 29, 2020

COVID-19: Motion Control Market Being Hit Hard, But CNC To Fare Far Worse Than GMC

In November 2019, Interact Analysis published its report which analysed prospects for the motion control market. This report gave reasons for optimism within the sector,...

/ May 27, 2020

The Rise of Ocado: An In-depth Assessment of the Grocery Warehouse Automation Market

“During the gold rush it’s a good time to be in the pick and shovel business” – Mark Twain COVID-19 is causing a seismic shift in the...

/ May 26, 2020

$6bn Could Be Wiped From Warehouse Automation Market in 2020 by COVID-19, But Net Gains in Long Run

Warehouse automation revenues could take a major hit in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to our recent research. Our latest analysis...

/ May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Will Eliminate $0.5bn Mobile Robot Revenues in 2020, but Market Predicted to Nearly Double in 2021

Delays in both new project signoffs and also project commissioning due to social distancing measures will eliminate $450m of AGV & AMR revenues that could...

/ May 19, 2020

7 Future Trends for Commercial Vehicles

Connectivity Consolidation The challenge for the commercial vehicle market is one of scale – because it represents a far smaller number of assets than the...

/ May 15, 2020

COVID-19 – How Much Will Manufacturing Output Contract in 2020?

After an exhaustive effort, we have finalized our assessment of the impact COVID-19 has had on manufacturing output around the world. In this insight I...

/ May 14, 2020

COVID-19: Changing the Face of Retail and Fulfilment Automation Strategies

The internet has most likely never been more important to us in our daily lives than it has during the COVID-19 lockdown. For many of...

/ May 13, 2020