Category: Industrial Automation

Industrial Controls & Remote I/O – A focus on the PLC market

The most important factor driving demand for PLCs is the continued growth in machine building sectors and manufacturing in general. Despite some futurists predicting their...

/ March 27, 2019

Insight Into the Swedish Market for Low Voltage AC Drives

Our recently published LV motor drive research comprises unprecedented country-level detail. To showcase this capability, we decided to examine the market for LV drives within...

/ March 22, 2019

Trends in Lithium-Ion Batteries Highlighted by Japan Battery Show

We recently attended the 10th International Rechargeable Battery Expo (Japan Battery Show) in Tokyo, which saw many companies from across the whole industry chain come...

/ March 11, 2019

How will the PLC Market be Impacted by the Manufacturing Slowdown?

With the manufacturing sector facing a bleak outlook in 2019, we thought it prudent to share our projections for the growth and development of the...

/ March 6, 2019

Robust UK Manufacturing Economy Challenged by Brexit Uncertainty

Up until now, we’ve resisted writing on the topic of Brexit, largely because the media is flooded with commentary about it. However, with numerous customers...

/ March 1, 2019

Low Voltage AC Motor Drive Market – 2018

Low Voltage AC Motor Drive Market – 2018 was last modified: March 14th, 2019 by Adrian Lloyd

/ February 21, 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

China Manufacturing Industry Output Tracker

The development of China's manufacturing industry has always been given great attention. However, it's not easy to interpret market movements and truly understand the changes...

/ February 13, 2019

Industrial Controls on Growth Path Despite Manufacturing Slowdown

We predict that global PLC, DCS and remote I/O revenues will maintain positive growth in 2019 (growing by 0.6%), despite being negatively impacted by the...

/ February 12, 2019