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LATEST INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION INSIGHTS

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Industrial Automation

Siemens’ cooperation with robot vendors targets integrated robot control

Just before Hanover Messe, Siemens announced its cooperation with two collaborative robot vendors, UR and…
May 2024
Industrial Automation

Battery storage market remains robust in Q1, with multiple emerging markets blooming

The global energy storage market remained robust in Q1 2024, with increasing deployments in emerging…
May 2024
Industrial Automation

How will Indonesia build up its closed-loop new energy industry chain?

Boasting the largest GDP in ASEAN, Indonesia stands out as one of the region's most…
May 2024
Industrial Automation

SFAW 2024: South Korea’s pressing demand for automation and robotics

Smart Factory Expo + Automation World (SFAW) is one of the most influential industrial automation…
April 2024
Industrial Automation

Large machine vision companies acquire and partner to grow portfolios

The global machine vision market is expected to return to growth in 2024, expanding by…
April 2024
Industrial Automation

Siemens’ recent acquisition takes advantage of surging market

If you've been following manufacturing news, Siemens has been making big waves in its divestitures…
April 2024
Industrial Automation

InterBattery Korea: Embracing a diversified battery industry

InterBattery 2024, held in Korea from March 6th to 8th, attracted nearly 580 exhibitors across…
April 2024
Industrial Automation

Indian battery market: Soaring demand and inadequate production capacity indicate urgent need for active solutions

The rapid expansion of the electric vehicle and energy storage markets in India is driving…
March 2024
Industrial Automation

Expect a challenging 2024 for manufacturing, but it could be much worse

There are few indicators of a manufacturing recovery in any tri-region at present, as the…
March 2024
Industrial Automation

Collaborative robots + AI + machine vision boost agricultural and manufacturing capabilities

The combination of AI and machine vision is generating more practical applications for collaborative robots…
March 2024
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Industrial Automation

Driving Innovation: The evolution of low voltage AC Drives towards compact, multi-axis, integrated solutions

The low voltage AC drive market is currently undergoing a profound shift. Traditionally, drives have…
February 2024
Industrial Automation

Triple challenge for China’s manufacturing industry in 2024

The ongoing housing market crisis, weak domestic demand and nearshoring trend pose a triple threat…
February 2024
LATEST ROBOTICS & WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION INSIGHTS

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Why do international warehouse automation vendors fail in China?

The majority of Western warehouse automation vendors that have entered the Chinese market haven’t been…
January 2024
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

Will Santa Be Investing in Warehouse Automation? (2019 re-publish)

This insight is a re-publish from 2019, and as such, contains data that may no…
December 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

Mobile Robot Market Grew by 33% in 2022 – Over 120,000 AGVs and AMRs Sold

The mobile robot industry continued to defy the global economic slowdown and grew by 33%…
November 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

The Warehouse Automation Industry Structure is Changing: Are You Ready for Disruption?

The industry value chain is changing. We’re seeing a shift away from highly customized fixed…
November 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

Warehouses may be the first industry to adopt humanoid robot workers

With the news that Amazon is testing a humanoid robot - Agility Robotics’ Digit -…
October 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

3 Growth Opportunities During a Warehouse Automation Industry Downcycle

The global warehouse automation market has witnessed a contraction, with orders expected to remain sluggish…
October 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

Maximizing Margins: 5 Strategies for Boosting Warehouse Automation Software Profitability

To maintain high margins software is becoming increasingly important, but in order for warehouse automation…
August 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

Warehouse Construction and Automation Spend: Light at the end of the Tunnel?

We are seeing the first shoots of recovery for warehouse construction and investment in warehouse…
July 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

Latest Forecast Updates for Warehouse Construction, Automation and Mobile Robots

We are excited to announce our mid-year forecast updates for warehouse construction, warehouse automation and…
May 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

26% of Warehouses to be Automated by 2027

More than a quarter (26%) of warehouses are expected to be automated by 2027, from…
May 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

The Automation Industry Sentiment – A Tale of Two Halves

The industry sentiment for material handling and logistic over the course of 2023 looks to…
April 2023
Robotics & Warehouse Automation

150k Picking Robots to be Installed by 2030… And We’re Only Scratching the Surface

Substantial and accelerating growth is predicted for the robotic picking sector over the coming years,…
April 2023
LATEST COMMERCIAL VEHICLES INSIGHTS

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Challenging 2024 for US construction industry, but reasons for optimism in 2025

This is the first of a series of insights examining the state of the construction…
May 2024
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Are hybrid commercial vehicles gaining momentum in China?

Battery electric and fuel cell are continually under the spotlight when it comes to new…
May 2024
Commercial Vehicles

Is hydrogen fuel cell technology development turning away from passenger vehicles towards commercial vehicles?

Passenger vehicle has been the main vehicle type adopting hydrogen fuel cell technologies in major…
May 2024
Commercial Vehicles

Petrochemical giants speed up “go green” by exploiting hydrogen technology

Governments are becoming increasingly concerned with the transition to greener forms of energy. Under the…
April 2024
Commercial Vehicles

Why We Are Making Our Truck and Bus TCO Data Available for Free

Why we are making our TCO data available We’ve decided to make our truck and…
April 2024
Commercial Vehicles

Will the collapse of the Baltimore Bridge have a significant impact on the supply of agricultural and construction machinery into the US?

The Port of Baltimore is a major roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) port for construction and agricultural…
April 2024
Commercial Vehicles

Booming new orders and falling backlogs push up 2023/2024 forklift market forecast

In the “Forklifts - 2023” report published in November 2023, Interact Analysis stated that "compared…
March 2024
Commercial Vehicles

HRS construction in China lags behind 2025 target with just 30% built

Increasing deployments of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are propelling demand for hydrogen refueling stations (HRS)…
March 2024
Commercial Vehicles

The dynamic market landscape of new energy commercial vehicles in China

Over 220 OEMs sold new energy buses and trucks in China during 2023, with the…
February 2024
Commercial Vehicles

China’s new energy commercial vehicle sales up 30% to surpass 300k units in 2023

Despite the phase-out of national subsidies, registrations of new energy commercial vehicles in China maintained…
February 2024
Commercial Vehicles

China plans to build more than 1,200 hydrogen refueling stations by 2025, more than the current total worldwide

China’s boom in the promotion of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles is generating increasing demand for…
February 2024
Commercial Vehicles

Battery Swapping: the key to Off-Highway Electrification?

Emerging solutions for off-highway machines. Possible to drive electrification in hard-to-electrify applications like agriculture. Supports…
January 2024