All posts by Blake Griffin

Blake has worked as a Market Analyst at Interact Analysis since 2017. Covering the markets for low voltage AC motor drives, predictive maintenance, and mobile hydraulics, Blake has developed expertise in automation systems, industrial digitalization, and off highway-electrification.

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

Inovance Expanding Internationally with BST Acquisition

On the 15th October 2019, China-based automation equipment manufacturer Inovance announced the acquisition of elevator component vendor BST. Inovance plans to merge BST with its...

/ November 4, 2019

Sumitomo’s Acquisition of Invertek Should Raise a Few Eyebrows of Intralogistics Specialists

On September 27th, Sumitomo Heavy Industries announced it will be acquiring Invertek Drives for around £100m. This announcement comes nearly one year after the company...

/ October 4, 2019

Innovative New Forecasting Approach Greatly Improves Accuracy of AC Motor Drive Demand Model

Big data model from Interact Analysis used to improve sophistication of market model dynamics Extensive primary research used to train and enhance model Motor drive...

/ September 11, 2019

Motor Drive Market: Three New Products and the Trends They Are Capitalizing On

The market for low voltage motor drives continued to grow in 2018. A bullish industrial sector, encroaching energy efficiency regulations, and the continued development of...

/ July 10, 2019

The Mobile Hydraulics Market

The winds are shifting in the mobile hydraulics market. An increased focus on electrification, changing geographic landscape, and a shrinking captive market are opening new...

/ May 1, 2019

Bucher’s New AX Pump and The Future of Electrification in the Hydraulics Market

At Bauma 2019 in Munich, Bucher Hydraulics announced its new AX Pump. This announcement has come at a pivotal time for hydraulic vendors and should...

/ April 29, 2019

Mobile Hydraulics Market – 2019

Interviews with over 40 industry insiders helped piece together the size and growth profiles for hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, and cylinders for each of the...

/ April 1, 2019

Who are the Leading Vendors of Mobile Hydraulics?

Global sales of hydraulics used in mobile applications saw strong growth in 2017 and reached nearly $14.8bn. Early indicators for 2018 suggest that the upward...

/ February 18, 2019