Industrials & Electronics Insights


Lessons from transformers: How some distributors reset and won

– In an exceptionally challenging marketplace, a few distributors are outperforming others by wide margins. Here’s what they do differently.

Aftermarket sales and service are vital to manufacturers’ strategies

– The most successful aftermarket offerings are fully integrated into a manufacturer’s core business processes.

Imperatives for photonics companies in the next wave of growth

– Being in the right vertical segments and deftly using M&A will help photonics companies to succeed in the future.

Battery 2030: Resilient, sustainable, and circular

– Battery demand is growing—and so is the need for better solutions along the value chain.

The future is now: Unlocking the promise of AI in industrials

– Five proven use cases show how artificial intelligence is creating value for advanced industrial companies.

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The Titanium Economy

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McKinsey on Semiconductors

This issue of McKinsey on Semiconductors explores the repercussions of the continuing chip shortage and looks ahead to... a post-pandemic future in which semiconductor companies will encounter even greater challenges and opportunities.

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Battery recycling takes the driver’s seat

– Electric-vehicle demand is accelerating rapidly and so is the need for EV batteries. As these batteries reach end-of-life, significant... growth opportunities in the recycling space are emerging.

Net-zero heat: Long-duration energy storage to accelerate energy system decarbonization

– Thermal energy storage has the potential to greatly contribute to decarbonizing global heat and power, while helping to ensure... the energy system operates affordably, reliably, and efficiently.

Europe’s EV opportunity—and the charging infrastructure needed to meet it

– To go carbon neutral by 2050, Europe needs more electric vehicles on the road—and many more EV chargers too. What will this... build-out look like and what might it cost?

The Titanium Economy: Capturing opportunities in the energy transition

– Industrial technology companies have a key role in the sustainability marketplace.

Giga-scaling low-carbon batteries: A chat with Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson

– As global demand for low-carbon batteries accelerates, Northvolt’s CEO plans to scale a sustainable and profitable business... at record speed.

Power spike: How battery makers can respond to surging demand from EVs

– As the auto market embraces electric vehicles, battery demand is soaring. Bold moves in gigafactory construction, supply chain... strategy, and talent acquisition can help industry players get ahead.

Five charts on hydrogen’s role in a net-zero future

– Hydrogen has great potential as a carbon-free energy carrier. Here’s a look at the momentum behind this widely applicable technology.

Smartphones on wheels: New rules for automotive-product development

– Software-driven cars need new agile, customer-centric processes along the entire product life cycle, with a software- and data-focused... architecture, to bring product development into the 21st century.

The Titanium Economy: An introduction

– Meet the US industrial-technology companies that are driving innovation and sustainable and inclusive growth.

The future of automotive computing: Cloud and edge

– The rise of 5G and edge computing will create new opportunities along the automotive supply chain. How can semiconductor companies... and other stakeholders capture it?

Logistics Disruptors: Motive’s Shoaib Makani on AI and automation

– Motive has expanded beyond its roots in trucking to serve a panoply of industries. How does it use AI-driven automation to solve... problems ranging from driver safety to building security?
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