All posts by Jan Zhang

Jan has more than 10 years of experience in industrial automation and manufacturing research. Jan is leading Interact Analysis' APAC operations and is also research director for our industrial automation and robotics research. Read More

Off-Highway Vehicles Will Face Electrification Trend

To stay ahead of the curve, off-highway machine builders and vendors should set electrification plans in place now. As ever-stricter emissions standards come in around...

/ July 1, 2019

Have we seen the end of the Industrial Robot Market Slow-Down?

In the 2nd half of 2018 demand for industrial robots slowed significantly. This followed the 20% increase in industry revenues in 2017. Demand in the...

/ May 9, 2019

Bauma Show Review – Positive Winds From The East

Trade shows are, in a sense,  a barometer of industry. The Bauma CHINA 2018 and Bauma CONEXPO INDIA 2018 that Interact Analysis analysts have attended...

/ January 10, 2019

Automotive – A Key Segment for Industrial Robots

Automotive accounted for 11.3% of global manufacturing production in 2017, remaining as the largest end-industry for industrial robots and forecast to be the key segment...

/ July 17, 2018

The Industrial Robot Market

The industrial robot market underwent dramatic changes in 2017. To capture all the recent changes and to help you understand how these will affect the...

/ July 6, 2018

“Made in China” Increasingly Means “Made by Robots”

By 2022, the industrial robot market will be worth over $15bn globally. China’s share of the global industrial robot market will increase from 30% currently,...

/ June 15, 2018

Will the Manufacturing Growth Cycle Continue in China? Part 2

Part 2 – Is this growth sustainable and what is the fundamental advantage of China’s manufacturing industry? In this, the second of two analyst insights...

/ November 28, 2017

Will the Manufacturing Growth Cycle Continue in China? Part 1

Part 1 – What has been driving the recent growth in China’s manufacturing sector? In this first of two analyst insights examining the China manufacturing...

/ November 14, 2017

What’s behind the robust growth in industrial robots?

Recent industry figures for industrial robots have once again put the market in the spotlight. So much so, the topic has remained a key theme...

/ September 18, 2017