COVID-19 – How Much Will Manufacturing Output Contract in 2020?

After an exhaustive effort, we have finalized our assessment of the impact COVID-19 has had on manufacturing output around the world. In this insight I...

/ May 14, 2020

COVID-19: Changing the Face of Retail and Fulfilment Automation Strategies

The internet has most likely never been more important to us in our daily lives than it has during the COVID-19 lockdown. For many of...

/ May 13, 2020

Three Key Points in Understanding Why Predictive Maintenance is Growing Exponentially

Interact Analysis has just published a report titled The Market for Predictive Maintenance in Motor Driven Systems and is currently scheduling briefings with companies interested...

/ May 4, 2020

Post Covid-19. Looking Forward: What Does The Future Hold For The Commercial Vehicle Sector?

Recent pictures coming out of Delhi portray a city transformed. Renowned for having the dirtiest air in the world, the total lockdown in India has...

/ April 23, 2020

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