All posts by Adrian Lloyd

Adrian has been conducting research on, and managing teams of analysts covering, the technology industry for over 20 years. He has pioneered many data analysis techniques and methods that are used widely by analysts today, as well as having created frameworks for measuring numerous technology markets from industrial automation products to semiconductors.

COVID-19 – How Will Global Manufacturing Output be Impacted?

Our latest Insight presents some interesting, and perhaps mildly cheering, predictions for the global manufacturing sector post COVID-19. The article takes the following issues into...

/ March 27, 2020

Could Glass Bottles Shatter the Plastics Market’s Grip on the Packaging Sector?

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Saabira Chaudhuri highlighted that several major industry players in the food and beverage market are considering moving to glass...

/ March 10, 2020

Infographic on Manufacturing Industry by Region

The Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) Tracker offers the most complete and unified analysis of the manufacturing industry globally. It quantifies the total value of manufacturing...

/ March 10, 2020

Thyssenkrupp elevator unit: Kone withdraws bid, private equity groups in the running

German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp has been struggling significantly in recent months. CEO Martina Marz has had to take emergency measures due to several profit warnings...

/ February 13, 2020
Manufacturing Industry Outlook - 2017

Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) Tracker

The most complete and unified analysis of the manufacturing industry globally. Quantifying the total value of manufacturing production with deep granularity for over 35 industries...

/ February 6, 2020

Our Top 5 Industrial Trends in 2020

A version of this article was originally published in Manufacturing Automation magazine – Jan 2020. It’s a new decade – read on for what our...

/ February 6, 2020

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

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