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.

The Economic Landscape in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Prospects for Some Key Sectors

Our Research Methods The traditional approach of Interact Analysis’s Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) tracker has been to use a wide spectrum of historical data to...

/ June 3, 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

China Manufacturing Output in 2020 Amidst a Global Pandemic – Chasing the Forecast

How quickly things change. About this time last week, I had just finished putting (electronic) pen to paper describing Interact Analysis’ position on how we...

/ April 3, 2020

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

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