Category: Industrial Automation

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

The Future of Motor & Drive Systems in the North American HVACR Industry

Opportunities for drive and motor energy efficiency enhancements but unique challenges encountered deploying to end-users. I recently moderated a panel at the Motor & Drive...

/ February 12, 2019

Bright Spots for China’s Manufacturing Industry

We recently wrote about the sudden slowdown in growth from China’s manufacturing sector in 2018 and 2019. Fresh economic data released by China’s National Bureau...

/ January 29, 2019

Global manufacturing economy to stall in 2019; Europe dipping into the red…

2019 Manufacturing Downturn – A Forecast Revisited  Early last year, we predicted (with help from our friends at ITR Economics) a 2019 manufacturing industry downcycle....

/ January 23, 2019

China’s Manufacturing Slowdown – Are There Synergies With 2009?

Interact Analysis predicts China’s manufacturing industry output growth in 2019 will be just 1.9%, the lowest since 2008. China’s GDP grew just 6.5% in Q3...

/ January 16, 2019