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

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

The Trend for Electrification of Logistics Vehicles Fleets – Executive Whitepaper

  Electrification generally is gaining traction around the world for a variety of reasons including government legislation and incentives; rapidly improving total cost of ownership...

/ October 24, 2019

The Lithium-Ion Battery and the Electric Vehicle – Executive Whitepaper

  Markets in batteries for electric buses and private passenger electric vehicles will see the most significant growth, whilst the off-highway vehicle sector will lag...

/ October 24, 2019

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

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