Category: Industrial Automation

How Can You Accurately Forecast the Global Manufacturing Industry?

If you dig around the internet trying to evaluate this question you will likely struggle to find a meaningful answer. There are many anecdotes or...

/ June 5, 2018

Industrial Down Cycle Predicted for 2019

Forecasts from our recently released Manufacturing Industry Output Tracker show that global manufacturing output value will dip in 2019, driven by contractions in both the...

/ May 30, 2018

Interact Analysis Announces Partnership with ITR Economics

We are very excited to announce a new partnership between Interact Analysis and ITR Economics. ITR is the oldest privately-held, continuously operating economic research and...

/ May 29, 2018

The Mobile Robot Market in 2022 – Our Predictions

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have been around for decades, but recently demand for them and the newer, autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) has exploded. This market...

/ May 18, 2018

Manufacturing Sector Creating Huge Demand for AGVs & AMRs

AGVs (automated guided vehicles) have been used in manufacturing environments for decades, yet currently demand for them and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) is exploding with...

/ May 15, 2018
Manufacturing Industry Outlook - 2017

New Report shows Manufacturing Output Hit $35 Trillion in 2017

We are excited to share some findings from our first Manufacturing Industry  Output Tracker  relating to manufacturing output, the sliding growth of machinery production, and...

/ March 27, 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
Siemens Autonomous Car

Siemens’ Autonomous Vehicle Strategy

Following Siemens’ recent announcement to acquire Tass International we examine what it means for the industrial giant’s strategy.

/ October 5, 2017