Insights from BCC Research

Trends in the Manufacturing Industry

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Manufacturing Industry TrendsIn advanced economies, the manufacturing industry has largely concentrated on promoting innovation, productivity and trade more than growth and employment.

This focus on innovation has led companies to explore new opportunities, such as machine learning, internet of things (IoT) technology, augmented reality, virtual reality and others that have transformed their operations and increased efficiencies.

Most recently, manufacturers have adopted emerging technologies and have pursued this digital transformation to compete and gain a foothold in the marketplace.

In our full report, “2018 Manufacturing Research Review,” we explain in depth what’s happening in many markets within the manufacturing industry, including, but not limited to the following:

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Topics: Manufacturing

Smart Robotics in Manufacturing: More Human Than Machine?

Written by BCC Research Editorial on May 22, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Smart Robotics

Exciting innovations within the Internet of Things (IoT) are accelerating the market for the manufacturing of smart robotics to new heights, according to a recent webinar led by our senior editor Michael Sullivan. For example, Industry 4.0 initiatives such as simulation, cloud computing, augmented reality and cybersecurity are all playing a significant role in transforming industrial plants, processes and robots.

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Topics: Manufacturing

Digitization in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Advancements in technology continue to benefit the motor vehicle engine manufacturing industry. New technologies such as advanced combustion methods, integration of drive systems and controlled valve operation systems to optimize fuel economy are also challenging manufacturers to contain costs.

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Topics: Manufacturing

New Permanent Magnet Generator Tech Set for Commercialization

Written by Clayton Luz on Jan 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Wind_Turbine-1.jpgA new topology of a direct-drive permanent magnet generator edged closer to commercialization. VertAx Wind Ltd and the University of Edinburgh, which developed the technology, have signed the first commercial licensing agreement for the C-Gen Permanent Magnet Generator. Announced in December, the agreement enables VertAx to build the technology into its multi-megawatt vertical axis wind turbine currently under development.
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Topics: Manufacturing