Category: Industrial Automation

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

The Low Voltage AC Motor Drive Market – 2019

The trend of decentralization in manufacturing continues to manifest in the low voltage AC motor drive market. Limited cabinet space, increased demand for modularity, and...

/ December 12, 2019

General Motors and LG Chem Joint Venture – How Does This Differ From Tesla and Panasonic?

On December 5th, General Motors announced that it will work with LG Chem to produce battery cells on a large scale for use in the...

/ December 10, 2019

SPS Review – Decentralisation; Multi-Axis Servos; new DC Drives; and the Rise of Industrial Software

We recently returned from the annual SPS exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany full of confidence at what we’d seen. Now in its 30th year, SPS marks...

/ December 4, 2019

Is The South Korea and Japan Trade Dispute Hindering Industrial Output?

One of the most important factors considered when creating the Interact Analysis APAC machinery and industrial output forecast is the current Japan-South Korea trade dispute....

/ November 21, 2019

The Motion Controls Market – 2019

The most in-depth dataset on the market for servo motors, servo drives and position control hardware ever produced.

/ November 18, 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

The Low Voltage AC Motor Drives Market – 2019

The most in depth data set on the market for motor drives ever produced, with market share analysis and a written report discussing ongoing trends...

/ October 29, 2019

Motion Control Market to Exceed $15bn by 2023 Despite Dip in 2019

Our recent report predicts that despite a small decline in 2019 (-3.8%) the market for motion control products will grow strongly for the next four...

/ October 24, 2019