Will COVID-19 PLM Product Trials Lead to Boost for Design Tools and the Next Generation of Unicorns?

Given the scale to which COVID-19 has impacted both businesses and individuals, it is unsurprising to see a multitude of corporations finding ways to help....

/ April 17, 2020

The Forklift Truck Market Now and Moving Forward

Our post-COVID-19 neutral scenario (we posit 3 scenarios – positive, neutral and negative) sees global forklift shipments in 2020 growing by just 1.4%, as compared...

/ April 16, 2020

Re-shoring, Robotics, Automation and Globalisation. Likely Impacts on Industrial Strategies of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Manufacturing and Globalisation. Are we standing at a crossroads?  In 2020, the world changed. The Coronavirus pandemic has had such an impact on societies and...

/ April 8, 2020

BYD reveals strategy to dominate the EV market

As an industrial giant that straddles the key areas of new energy vehicles and lithium-ion batteries, BYD revealed two major pieces of news in March:...

/ April 7, 2020

China Manufacturing Output in 2020 Amidst a Global Pandemic – Chasing the Forecast

How quickly things change. About this time last week, I had just finished putting (electronic) pen to paper describing Interact Analysis’ position on how we...

/ April 3, 2020

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 Cause Long-term Behavioural Shift in Consumer Habits – With Strong Implications for Warehouse Automation Providers

Not all sectors of the economy will be damaged by the current Coronavirus pandemic. As in wartime, some industries will benefit. And we aren’t just...

/ March 18, 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