Category: Industrial Automation

COVID-19 – How Will Global Manufacturing Output be Impacted?

Our latest Insight presents some interesting, and perhaps mildly cheering, predictions for the global manufacturing sector post COVID-19. The article takes the following issues into...

/ March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Could Force Quicker Adoption of New Predictive Maintenance Service Models

The methods for performing predictive maintenance on motor driven systems are evolving. As these methods evolve, so should the business model of service providers offering...

/ March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Will Force Manufacturers to Improve Resilience Via Increased Automation & Digitalization

The COVID-19 outbreak is becoming a global stress test. As the number of people infected with the virus continues to rise around the world, uncertainties...

/ March 13, 2020

Could Glass Bottles Shatter the Plastics Market’s Grip on the Packaging Sector?

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Saabira Chaudhuri highlighted that several major industry players in the food and beverage market are considering moving to glass...

/ March 10, 2020

Infographic on Manufacturing Industry by Region

The Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) Tracker offers the most complete and unified analysis of the manufacturing industry globally. It quantifies the total value of manufacturing...

/ March 10, 2020

Predictive Maintenance: Primed for Growth

Modern predictive maintenance systems provide a vast amount of analytical data, upon which critical actions can be carried out before they actually become critical. Here...

/ March 6, 2020

Thyssenkrupp elevator unit: Kone withdraws bid, private equity groups in the running

German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp has been struggling significantly in recent months. CEO Martina Marz has had to take emergency measures due to several profit warnings...

/ February 13, 2020

Coronavirus Gives Chinese Manufacturing Market a Chill

The Chinese economy, which experienced a difficult 2019 due to slowing domestic consumption and the impact of the Sino-US trade war, is once again facing...

/ February 12, 2020

Our Top 5 Industrial Trends in 2020

A version of this article was originally published in Manufacturing Automation magazine – Jan 2020. It’s a new decade – read on for what our...

/ February 6, 2020