Category Archives: Market Reports

NFPA Customer Market Survey
NFPA is collecting 2017 U.S. hydraulic and pneumatic sales figures from manufacturer members in a continued effort to create a more complete information source about fluid power customer markets. NFPA’s Customer Market Survey (CMS) results, displayed in both dollar and percentage, will allow participants to properly measure industry sales by customer market, which is a critical...

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IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 – 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Everyone planning on attending the...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Thursday, May 24, 10:00 am CST There is still time to register for next week's Economic Update Webinar featuring Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics. The webinar is set to help members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. This...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
To register, please click HERE. Chris Steele, ITR Economics Thursday, May 24, 10:00 am CST Chris Steele, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. This webinar will provide insights into the latest economic developments and future trends for...

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New Market Information Website Launched
You don't have to wait until the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference to get the best Market Information Resources for the industry. Analyze the latest industry trends, determine industry size and industry segmentation, define customer markets, develop industry outlooks, and make overall better business decisions, all for FREE with your NFPA membership and on your time from...

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IEOC
2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) August 13 - 15, 2018 Westin Chicago North Shore Wheeling, Illinois The 2018 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference schedule is packed with an outstanding lineup of industry experts, and, as always, registration is open to everyone in the fluid power supply chain—NFPA members and non-members alike. Register for the conference here,...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Changing Nature of Ocean Traffic After Panama Canal Enlargement The 2016 Panama Canal expansion added a third set of locks while doubling its shipping capacity. With the physical enlargement came a new transit booking system and...

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Oxford Economics recently published a special report covering Trump's announcement of possible tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports. According to Oxford, the proposed 25 percent tariff on steel imports and ten percent tariff on aluminum imports indicate movement toward a more protectionist stance. The announcement came after a trade investigation founded on national security...

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