AtlasTrend’s investment team explore an often-overlooked element of clean disruption through the lens of a fibre laser manufacturer.

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Exponentially improving green technologies such as solar, electric vehicles, lithium batteries and autonomous cars will disrupt traditional energy and transportation industries as we know it as they strive to build a cleaner, more sustainable future for all.

Although it may be clear how renewable energy sources can reduce our reliance on hazardous fossil fuels, an often-overlooked area is how technological developments in manufacturing processes and materials processing can also assist in building a greener future.

Manufacturing accounts for around one sixth of World GDP annually, and is therefore a crucial component of economic growth.

Unfortunately, manufacturing processes introduce production externalities which are a by-product of inefficient and outdated practices.

Production externalities are usually unintended but can have negative economic, social and/or environmental side effects.

If technology can improve the efficiency of a manufacturing process, it can not only reduce costs and improve profitability, but also reduce waste and time.


In this member exclusive, we examine one part of the manufacturing sector that is undergoing significant technological advancements, and one company taking advantage of such changes. Access the full article plus more investment insights, sign up to AtlasTrend today.

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About Kevin Hua

Kevin Hua is a Co-Founder of AtlasTrend, an investment platform that makes it easy for anyone to learn and invest in trends impacting our world. Kevin has over 20 years experience in financial markets including as Senior Portfolio Manager at Atrium Investment Management and Stark Investments.