Tag Archives: market reports

MAPI Economic Roundtable
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief The Perplexing Pot Puzzle A developing issue for employers this year is drug policy. More pointedly, the issue is whether current policies achieve the overall company goals without impeding personal rights. The Slow March Forward In...

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Imports and exports of fluid power
The U.S. International Trade Commission recently posted full 2017 trade data to its website.  The data is made available in a huge searchable database, but fluid power products are scattered across a series of NAICS codes. To get all the fluid power products in one place, take a look at NFPA’s Annual Fluid Power Import-Export...

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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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New Market Information Website Launched
Use the Best Data and Tools for Your Business Decision Making with NFPA Market Information Resources 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. Our most popular programs and reports include: Market Information Executive Summary...

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MAPI April
NFPA and Oxford Economics have partnered for some time now to supply NFPA members with the latest global economic trends and forecasts through a variety of different reports. On occasion, Oxford Economics also produces special reports that offer additional analysis and opinions surrounding global economic events that could possibly reshape global trends and projections. Oxford...

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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 A New Normal for U.S. Manufacturing Growth? No one should be concerned that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) pulled back from an unrealistic 60.8% in September to a still strong 58.7% in October. The September reading...

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NFPA's Economic Update Webinar
There is still time to register for the next NFPA Economic Update Webinar, taking place October 26 at 10am CST. Chris Steele, an economist with ITR Economics, returns to help NFPA members better understand the latest economic risks and opportunities their companies are facing in the current economic climate. The webinar is free to NFPA...

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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 The GDPR is Coming, What Does It Mean for My Organization? Over the past few years, we have witnessed significant changes in the regulatory landscape for manufacturers doing business in Europe. One of the biggest changes...

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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 Pneumatic...

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MAPI_weekly_update
A round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA's membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Troubling Signs Amidst Persistent Strength in Employment Numbers Employment remains a star in an otherwise lackluster economic expansion. U.S. employer payrolls swelled by a strong 209,000 in July, and the unemployment rate fell a tick to...

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