Research May 11, 2012

2015 legislation impacts variable speed drives market now

After watching the initial adoption of the ErP directive in the motors market, the question arises “how will the traditionally strong variable speed drives market be affected as these products are introduced in the 2015 phase of this legislation?”

By Jenalea Howell, IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research May 7, 2012

Getting a fix on indoor location

With companies looking to replicate what GPS for an indoor environment, IMS Research believes that several methods are likely to be successful as research and development heats up among many companies.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research May 7, 2012

Growth in EMEA EV charging station market will shake-up supplier base

Revenues in the EMEA market are expected to increase to over $10 billion by 2021 thanks to charging standards and utility companies playing a large role, particularly in Europe.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research May 2, 2012

ADAS raw data driving up demand for MCUs

The microcontroller market is expected to grow from $70 million to over $150 million by 2019 thanks to growing demand for raw data processing from associated driver assistance sensors.

By Ben Scott – Market Analyst, IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research April 20, 2012

Chinese medium voltage drive market will exceed $1.3 billion by 2015

Sales of medium-voltage drives in the Chinese market are forecast to grow at an average of 16.6% per year from 2010 to 2015, according to a recent IMS Research report The Chinese Market for Medium Voltage Motor Drives – 2012 Edition.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research April 20, 2012

Chinese machinery production will continue to grow steadily and relatively fast from 2012 to 2016

According to a recent IMS Research study, The China Machinery Production Yearbook - 2012 Edition, after growing rapidly 28.2% in 2010, the annual growth rate of production of industrial machinery in China will fall to 17.6% in 2011, to reach more than $335 billion. Revenues are forecast to reach more than $627 billion in 2016, with an average annual growth rate of more than 13% from 2012 to 2016.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research April 17, 2012

PV module suppliers switch tactics as wafer prices fall 70%

The average price of photovoltaic wafers in the first quarter of 2012 fell by more than 70% due to a global oversupply leading companies to buy in their wafer supply according to the latest research released by IMS Research.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Research March 22, 2012

IHS acquires IMS Research

IHS Inc., a global source of information and analytics, has acquired IMS Research, an independent provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.

By Source: IMS Research
Research March 2, 2012

Medium voltage drives growth in Brazil to outpace China

High growth in Brazil is predominately driven by oil and gas and mining expansion, as well as projects for infrastructure improvement

By IMS Research (acquired by IHS)
Research November 14, 2011

Frost, Sullivan report finds industrial automation ‘is at a crossroad’

With market at saturation, new “megatrends” are emerging, report finds.

By Source: Frost and Sullivan