Category: Intelligent Automation

Electrification of Off-Highway Vehicles: An Opportunity To Be Grasped – Executive Whitepaper

  Emissions legislation is a significant factor in the drive towards the electrification of both on- and off-highway vehicles. The large increase in the market...

/ October 24, 2019

Teradyne Doubles Down on Mobile Robots with AutoGuide Acquisition

Teradyne this week announced that it would be acquiring mobile robot vendor AutoGuide for $165m. This announcement comes 18 months after it acquired AMR vendor...

/ October 23, 2019

Bleak Global Manufacturing Outlook – Machine Tools Market on Crash Course

Sluggish economic activity in multiple major economies exacerbated by the US-Sino trade war, Brexit, and trade difficulties between Japan and South Korea is taking a...

/ October 21, 2019
Manufacturing Industry Outlook - 2017

Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) Tracker

The most complete and unified analysis of the manufacturing industry globally. Quantifying the total value of manufacturing production with deep granularity for over 35 industries...

/ October 21, 2019

Micro-Fulfilment Re-inventing Online Grocery Distribution

With the rapid growth of ecommerce and the consumer demands for next- and same-day delivery options, micro-fulfilment is gaining momentum as a feasible distribution strategy,...

/ October 16, 2019

Fleet Electrification: Who’s Leading the Charge?

Passenger electric vehicles attract much of the limelight; however, it’s likely that the commercial vehicle market will transition to electrification at a faster rate. This...

/ October 9, 2019

Sumitomo’s Acquisition of Invertek Should Raise a Few Eyebrows of Intralogistics Specialists

On September 27th, Sumitomo Heavy Industries announced it will be acquiring Invertek Drives for around £100m. This announcement comes nearly one year after the company...

/ October 4, 2019

UK Warehouse Automation Market: Boom or Bust?

UK Warehouse Automation Market: Boom or Bust? With the IMHX show upon us next week, we thought it would be good timing to take a...

/ September 19, 2019

The Future of Warehouse Automation – 2019

With the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel retail, retailers and manufacturers alike are redesigning their supply chains in order to cope with the increasing logistical...

/ September 17, 2019