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Press Releases from Quest Trend Magazine (54 total)

China, the USA increase market share in world car production, Japan, Germany los …

The new Quest Trend Report establishes the ranking of the world market shares of the automotive countries and lists their market shares for 2018 and in comparison to 2010. In the ranking of the ten largest automotive countries in the period from 2010 to 2018, only first place, China, and tenth place, France, remained unchanged. The eight other automotive countries changed their position among the ten largest automotive countries. The world's

Global automobile production has been stagnating since the global economic crisi …

The new Quest Trend Report analyzes global auto production since the global economic crisis of 2007 to 2018 and the contribution of China and its market share to global auto production. World car production plunged to its crisis low in 2009. But one year later it had not only left this crisis low behind it, it had even surpassed its pre-crisis level! The jump in world car production was not primarily

Automobile production in Germany: Trend change from growth to decline – new Qu …

The change in trend has been taking place in the German automotive industry since mid-2018, as the updated economic report in the Quest Trend Magazine shows. The monthly updated economic report covers the period from 2008 to 2019 May. The trend in production and sales in the German automotive industry is methodically determined as the average of the last twelve months. The trend in automobile production in Germany surpassed its pre-crisis

Germany's industrial production growing at 2% p.a., stagnation likely for 2019

The new Quest Economic Report examines the trend growth of industrial production in Germany and combines the current situation with a trend forecast. The new Quest Economic Report examines the trend growth of industrial production in Germany. The trend is defined as the moving average of the last 12 months. The report divides the trend in industrial production into two phases since 2008. Only at the end of 2015 the trend

Growth trend in German machinery industry’s sales on new record level in Octob …

The new record of the growth trend is €20.8bn. In October 2018, the trend growth in production also increased compared with the previous month. The new Quest economic report determines the trend growth of production in the German machinery industry. The trend is considered to be the average of the last 12 months. Since March 2017, a production growth trend has developed with a growth rate of 3.5% per year until

The industry profile for the automation of packaging machines - new Quest study

The intensity of automation technology at packaging machines continues to rise. The new Quest industry profile provides the key figures and correlations. The new industry profile shows the market shares to 2020 of the various types of controller among the packaging machine manufacturers themselves and the associated machine potential. It shows the trends in the ratio of centralized and decentralized control intelligence up to 2020 as well as the position of

Growth trends of production and sales of the German automotive industry at 1.8% …

The slight growth trend in production and sales in the automotive industry in Germany is continuing in September, although at a somewhat slower pace and with increased fluctuation range. The new Quest Report covers the current trend in the automotive industry. This trend is a growth trend that began at the beginning of 2014 and is shaping both automobile production in Germany and its sales development. The trend is methodically

Growth trends of production and sales in German machinery industry at 2.9% resp. …

The trend growth of production and sales has slightly weakened in September 2ß18 compared to one month ago. The new Quest Economic Report determines the trend growth of production of the German machinery industry. The trend is set to be the average of the last 12 months. Since March 2017, a production growth trend has developed with a growth rate of 2.9% per year until September 2018. In August 2018 the

Production of wood processing machines significantly lower since 2008, sales sli …

The production of wood processing machines has been declining continuously since 2012, while its sales has been rising and falling alternately. The Quest industry report compares production and sales in the wood processing machinery sector with those in the German machinery industry. The data are provided by the Federal Statistical Office, indexed by Quest Research. The industry report indexes both production and sales at 100 for the pre-crisis year 2008. So

Growth expectations for the wood processing machinery sector slightly higher tha …

The growth expectations of the machine builders of wood processing machines are based on a difficult economic situation. The Quest industry report compares the growth expectations of the woodworking machinery sector with those of the mechanical engineering industry. The data on this comes from a market survey by Quest TechnoMarketing, which examined the use of servo drives on the machines until 2020. The growth expectations up to 2020 in the German

Growth expectations up to 2020 of the sector conveyor slightly higher than in Ge …

Machine-building companies in the sector conveyor show differentiated growth expectations to 2020. The Quest Industry Report compares growth expectations of the sector conveyor with those of the German machinery industry. The data come from a market survey conducted by Quest TechnoMarketing, which examined the use of servo drives at machines up to 2020. The market survey focused on the ten automation-relevant mechanical engineering sectors which, according to Quest TechnoMarketing’s estimate, use

The sector conveyor is growing by 3% faster than German machinery industry - Que …

Nine years after the global economic crisis, the production level of conveyor and mechanical engineering industry is at the same level - just below the pre-crisis level of 2008. The Quest industry report compares production and sales of the sector conveyor with the entire machinery industry from 2008 to 2017. This long-term comparison clearly reveals the special features of the industry. In the global economic crisis, the decline in production of conveyor

The printing and paper-handling machine sector grew by 11% faster than the Germa …

However, production growth of printing and paper-handling machines started on a low absolute basis. As a result, this sector is not one of the dynamic growth sectors of the German mechanical engineering industry. The Quest Industry Report compares the production and sales of printing and paper machines with the German machinery industry since the global economic crisis of 2008 to 2017. This long-term comparison clearly shows the special features of the

The rubber and plastics machinery sector is growing by around 10% faster than th …

Rubber and plastics machinery are once again among the dynamic growth sectors of the machinery industry. The Quest Industry Report compares the production and sales of rubber and plastics machinery with the mechanical engineering industry since the global economic crisis from 2008 to 2017. This long-term comparison clearly shows the special features of the sector. The production of rubber and plastics machinery initially stagnated for several years after the crisis had bottomed

Five of the ten product segments shaping production and sales of machine tool se …

The diversity of the ten product segments of machine tools is associated with stronger and weaker positions in the industry in regard to unit numbers and sales. The new Quest Industry Report differentiates the ten product segments of the machine tool sector according to their unit and value shares at the total unit and value volume of the sector in 2017. The basic data comes from the Federal Statistical Office. This results

Growth trends in production and sales in the automotive industry weakened slight …

The current growth trend in car production in Germany started at the beginning of 2014 and has been continuing since then. From the beginning of 2014 to August 2018, this growth trend is 2.1% per year. This is lower than the 2.8% annual growth in world automobile production between 2007 and 2017. The Quest Trend Magazine records the trend as an average of the monthly production indices of the last

Fluctuation range of production and sales in German machiner yindustry significa …

The new Quest Trend Report examines the course of production and sales in mechanical engineering industry and quantifies timing and extent of the larger fluctuation range. The trend report applies Bollinger Bands to the development of production and sales since the year 2000. This statistical measure, which is widespread in the financial world, covers 67% of all values deviating from the average of the last 12 months. Thus, at a glance,

Are export shares of German machines synchronous with the industrial production …

The new Quest Export Report examines the extent to which export shares of German machines to China, the USA, the EU, Russia and Turkey are synchronized to industrial production in these countries. These countries accounted for 75% of machine exports from Germany in 2017. The comparison of machine exports and industrial production is useful as industrial production is an important economic indicator for the demand for machines. The Quest Export Report identifies

World car production has been growing since 2007 only with China - new Quest Tre …

World car production overcame the world economic crises of 2001 and 2008 after only one year. Since the last world economic crisis, however, world auto production has been stagnating when China’s impact is excluded. World car production rose by 66% between 2000 and 2017. This rapid growth is helping to hide the structural changes in the course of global industrial production - a finding that another Quest Trend Report has examined

Ranking of the ten most attractive EU countries for machine exports from Germany

49% of all German machinery exports go to the EU. Of these, 80% go to ten EU countries alone. The new Quest Report forms the ranking of the most export-attractive EU countries. Industrial production is the most important economic indicator for the demand for machinery. So the new Quest Report compares the development of industrial production in the ten EU countries that alone account for 80% of German machinery exports to

Machine exports to China again ahead of the USA - for the first time since 2014

In the second quarter of 2018, machine exports exceeded those to the USA. The new Quest Report provides an up-to-date overview of the global machinery export markets. Machine exports to China saved the German mechanical engineering industry from a sudden crash in the global economic crisis of 2008/2009. The export ratio to China climbed from 6.6% to 9% in the crisis, then 10.7% and reached its previous peak of 11.5% in

Slightly declining market shares of packaging machines from Germany in the EU 20 …

The Quest sector report highlights the market shares of German packaging machine manufacturers in the three product segments compared to 2017 and 2016. In the EU, sales of packaging machines increased by 7% from 2016 to 2017. Sales of outer packaging machines, which account for the lion's share, rose by 10%, filling and sealing machines fell by 3% and sales of cleaning machines increased disproportionately by 12%. The latter, however, only

Growth trends in production and sales in the German mechanical engineering in Ju …

The trending growth of production and sales in July 2018 is at the same level and at a ten-year high. Since March 2017, production in the German mechanical engineering sector showed a growth trend of 3.2% per annum until July 2018. This growth trend has replaced a five-year stagnation phase during which production increased by only 0.7% per year. The Quest Trend Magazine records the growth trend as a moving annual average

Trade war of the US with China: Trump's reasons for protective tariffs are misle …

The new Quest Report is based on a recent study by Deutsche Bank Research. This study estimates that there is currently even a surplus in sales of the US to China. According to Trump, the protective tariffs are intended to eliminate the "unfair" US trade deficit with China, protect jobs in the US and prevent further "theft" of intellectual property and American technology. The fact is that the numbers of the

Growth trends in production and sales of the German automotive industry at new t …

The ongoing growth trend has led to a new ten-year high in July 2018 according to current figures from the Federal Statistical Office in Germany. The growth trend in car production is 2.4% per year from the beginning of 2014 to July 2018. This is almost on par with the 2.6% annual growth in world automobile production from 2007 to 2017. This July the growth trend in production reached a

The growth rates of industrial production for 82% of German machinery industry …

"America is experiencing an economic boom" headlines the FAZ on 11 September 2018, "the economy is booming". Really? The facts, the growth rates in the USA and worldwide speak a different, much more differentiated language. The new report in the Quest Trend Magazine identifies the yearly growth rates of the global industrial production, the most important economic indicator for machinery industry and automation technology. The new report covers countries that

The degree of realization of Industry 4.0 in the sectors of the German machinery …

With all the technological solutions for Industry 4.0 presented at trade fairs and in trade journals, there is no systematic overview of the state of the realization of Industry 4.0 in the mechanical engineering. The Quest study provides it. The new report in the Quest Trend Magazine publishes from the study the degrees of realization of Industry 4.0 in machine automation in ten sectors of mechanical engineering. The "degrees of realization" correspond

Exports of rubber and plastics machines more strongly focused on growth markets …

Compared to mechanical engineering, the export markets for rubber and plastics machinery are more strongly focused on growth. However, this growth orientation has weakened. A new industry report in the Quest Trend Magazine compares the export markets for rubber and plastics machinery with those of mechanical engineering and shows the comparatively stronger focus on growth markets. Only 37% of the industry's exports go to the low-growing EU, while the share for

In May 2018 growth trend of production and sales in German machinery industry at …

In May 2018, the growth trend in production in the German machinery industry, which has been developing since the beginning of 2017, stands at 2.8% per year. This growth trend replaced five years of stagnation in production. During this period, production had only increased by 0.7% per year. In April 2018, the slight growth trend in production reached 105.3 index points, its highest value since the onset of the global economic

The growth trends of production and sales of the German automotive industry in f …

The current figures from the Federal Statistical Office confirm for May 2018 that the slight growth trend in production and sales in the automotive industry in Germany is continuing. The new Quest Report in the Quest Trend Magazine builds on the analysis of production and sales of the automotive industry in Germany since 2008. The new report covers the current trend in the automotive industry. This trend is a growth

Growth expectations to 2020 for textile machines lower than in machinery industr …

The low growth expectations in the textile machinery sector reflect stagnation in production and sales. Production in the textile machinery sector grew by 3.5% weaker than in mechanical engineering in recent years from 2014 to 2017 as a related industry report indicates in the Quest Trend Magazine about production and sales of this sector. In the same period, sales also developed 2.5% weaker than in machinery industry. This situation naturally

Growth expectations up to 2020 for building, glass and ceramic machines signific …

The higher growth expectations in the building, glass and ceramic machinery sector reflect the recent sharp rise in production growth. Production in the building, glass and ceramic machinery sector grew by 75% in the last two years as a related industry report to production and sales in this sector highlights in the Quest Trend Magazine. This positive development naturally influenced the growth expectations of machine manufacturers in this sector. Manufacturers of building,

Three new trends with the world's largest car manufacturers internationalizing t …

The Quest Trend Magazine uses the latest OICA figures for 2016 to track the internationalization of world market leaders' car production compared 2016 to 2000. The report identifies three trends. More than half of the world market leaders now produce more cars abroad than in their homeland. This is combined with a mutual penetration of markets. Finally, the weakened position of US carmakers among the world market leaders becomes apparent, an

Growth trend in production of German machinery industry on ten-year peak after l …

Production in the German mechanical engineering industry has shown a slight growth trend of 3.6% per year since the beginning of 2017 up to April 2018. This growth trend replaced a five-year period of stagnation during which production only increased by 0.7% per year. The slight growth trend of production marked with 105.5 index points in April 2018 its highest value since the outbreak of the global economic crisis ten years

Growth expectations to 2020 in Robotics and Automation twice as high as in machi …

The high growth expectations in Robotics and Automation reflect the above-average growth of the sector. Production in the sector Robotics and Automation grew by 30% more strongly than that of machinery industry from 2014 to 2017. This positive development naturally influences the growth expectations of machine-builders in this sector. Manufacturers of robotics and automation expect their machine production to grow by 11% per year to 2020. This expectation is twice as

The Robotics and Automation industry is growing extremely dynamically - new Ques …

The Robotics and Automation sector of the German mechanical engineering has proven itself to be a dynamic driver for higher efficiency, particularly in the last two years. This applies both with regard to its economic position in machinery industry and with regard to the application of their products by machine-builders. Quest TechnoMarketing investigated both aspects. The economic situation of the industry is examined in a current industry report, published in the

Crisis indicator in German machinery industry above pre-crisis level for the fir …

The new Quest report specifies the crisis indicator, analyzes its course since the world economic crisis and applies it for six company size classes. Its results are different as obvious suggestions. The machine-builders have been hard struggling to overcome the impact of the world economic crisis. The report uses the turnover per employee in machinery industry as code number to measure the conditions of the crisis overcoming. The employees in the

The dramatic internationalization of automobile production – new Quest report

The new report in the Quest Trend Magazine proves how the leading carmakers have been internationalizing their production since the year 2000 and which level is currently achieved. Meanwhile each third VOLKSWAGEN rolls from the assembly belts in China, only each fourth in Germany. Also GM produces more cars in China than in its homeland. The new report unveils the production shares of the ten largest carmakers in the ten most

Automobile production in Germany rebounded from its peak and the outlook

The automobile production in Germany had reached its peak since the world economic crisis in March 2015. However, in April production rebounded again. The new Quest report puts these facts into the long-term context since 2008. In March 2015 automobile production reached with 136.4 index points its peak since the outbreak of the world economic crisis according to data from the Federal Statistical Office. In April production rebounded again to 121.5

Difficult Economic Outlook for German Machinery Industry - New Report

The new report on basis of the current numbers of the Federal Statistical Office put the outlook for the German machinery industry into the context with its worldwide export markets. In December 2014 production of the German machinery industry had exceeded its pre-crisis level for the first time - six years after the crisis outbreak! In January and February 2015 production and sales again clearly returrned back in their sideways range

Latest Feedback of the German Machinery Industry on Industry 4.0 - New Report in …

Along the market survey from Quest TechnoMarketing about the engineering of the machine automation until 2017 the machine-builders also assessed “what Industry 4.0 is supposed to mean for the engineering of the machine until 2017”. 80% of the investigated machine-builders in the ten sectors of the German machinery industry provided their feedback to this question. The following numbers refer to these machine-builders. The open question without further specifications invited to a

The role of software solutions as competitive advantage for the German machinery …

The new report in the Quest Trend Magazine reveals the differentiated role software solutions as competitive advantage are playing for the machinery industry. The results are based on the new market study from Quest TechnoMarketing. In the market survey machine-builders evaluate, in what respect software solutions at their machines have really become a competitive advantage that is important for them. For 92% of the machine-builders software solutions at the machines act

The dramatic internationalization of the locations of worldwide automobile produ …

Dramatic shifts in the market shares of the individual countries have been determining the worldwide automobile production since 2000. The new report in the Quest Trend Magazine makes this visible using up-to-date data. The report analyses the period from 2000 to 2013 using the data from the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d`Automobile, Paris, having been recently published for the year 2013. The whole drama is expressed in these numbers: In 2000

Sales in German Machinery Industry Slightly Above Multi-Year Average In July 201 …

The report puts sales in July into the context of the six-year-old development since 2008. This long-term analysis identifies structures and prospects that may disappear in comparisons with previous years. Domestic and foreign sales of the German machinery industry (data from the Federal Statistical Office) achieved their crisis lows in 2009. Then a dynamic catching up hunt started lasting until 2012. Foreign sales could clearly exceed their pre-crisis level in

Structural Changes Determining the Outlook for the Worldwide Industrial Producti …

Quest Trend Magazine’s new report puts the worldwide industrial production in the first half-year 2014 into the context of structural changes that emerged in the last 15 years. The industrial production in the industrialized countries Germany, the 28 European Union countries, the USA and Japan offers a non-uniform picture in the first half-year: In Germany the industrial production had already slightly exceeded the pre-crisis level in 2011, however dropped again back

Current trends and outlook for production and sales of the German machinery indu …

The Quest Trend Magazine has recently published an analysis how production and sales of the German machinery industry in the first half-year are to evaluate and which outlook can be expected. The analysis arranges the new half-year data from the Federal Statistical Office rather in the six-year-lasting period since the world economic crisis 2008/2009 than to compare them with the previous year or quarter as it is common approach. Trend

How The Use of IO-Link In The German Machinery Industry Will Develop Until 2016 …

Most machine-builders using IO-Link are really content with it. The use of IO-Link will boost until 2016. These are some results of the new Quest study, represented in the Quest Trend Magazine. In 2007 1% of the machine-builders used IO-Link and 13% at the end of 2013. By 2016 47% of the machine-builders intending to use IO-Link, i.e. nearly each second one! That means almost a triple increase in the

Packaging machines - dynamic use of electronic drives until 2016

To the Interpack 2014 the Quest Trend Magazine publishes how the use of electronic drives at packaging machines will develop until 2016 according to a market survey from Quest TechnoMarketing. The growth expectations of the packaging machine-builders indicate a plus of 9% per year until 2016. This value lies clearly about the average expectancy in the German machinery industry of 2.7% - according to the market survey of the Quest study. The

Concentration and variety - 15 years of market shares of servo suppliers in the …

A new survey made by Quest TechnoMarketing shows how servo suppliers’ market shares in the German machinery industry developed from 1999 to 2013. The results of this survey are currently published in the Quest Trend Magazine. They are based on three representative market surveys regarding the use of servo drives in the German mechanical engineering industry carried out by Quest TechnoMarketing in the years 1999, 2006 and 2013. The results

The market shares of Ethernet and real time Ethernet until 2015 in the German ma …

The Quest Trend Magazine has published the market shares of real time Ethernet from 2005 to 2012 and the planning of the machine-builders until 2015. This concerns EtherCat, Ethernet IP, Modbus TCP, Powerlink, ProfiNet, Sercos III and VARAN. The publication in the Quest Trend Magazine is based on four representative market surveys from Quest TechnoMarketing in the years 2005 to 2012. 2005 each second machine-builder implemented Ethernet, eight years later in 2012

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