Data from Key Industries

Aerospace Industry Data
The Aerospace Industries Association website has a wealth of information, including:

Statistics for production, orders, trade, backlogs, capacity, employment, price deflators… http://www.aia-aerospace.org/stats/aero_stats/aero_stats.cfm

A year-end industry review with statistical analysis and forecast… http://www.aia-aerospace.org/stats/yr_ender/yr_ender.cfm

Economic indicators for the aerospace industry… http://www.aia-aerospace.org/stats/indicators/indicators.cfm

Additional facts and figures available on a subscription basis at… http://www.aia-aerospace.org/stats/facts_figures/facts_figures.cfm

Automotive Industry Data

Ward’s Auto reports weekly automotive production summaries for U.S., Canada and Mexico, with data as recent as two weeks prior, and broken down by car, light truck, and heavy/medium truck categories.http://wardsauto.com/reference_sample/

Automobile production, import and export for Japan… www.japanauto.com/statistics/

Automobile production for the European Union… http://www.acea.be/ACEA/auto_data.html

Agricultural Machinery and Market Indicators

The Association for Equipment Manufacturers produces U.S. and Canadian Ag Flash Reports with trend information for tractors and combines, and Business Outlook Reports with manufacturers’ predictions for overall business volume…
U.S. Report    http://www.aem.org/MarketInfo/Stats/Reports/AgTCR-US/
Canadian Report   http://www.aem.org/MarketInfo/Stats/Reports/AgTCR-Canada/
Russian Report    http://www.aem.org/MarketInfo/Stats/Reports/AgTCR-Russia/
Business Outlook Reports     http://www.aem.org/MarketInfo/MarketIntel/ABO/

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a wealth of information on several web sites that can be used as indicators for the future direction of markets for agricultural machinery. The USDA’s Economic Research Service provides data sets that include agricultural baseline projections for U.S. exports and farm income, several key markets and agricultural exchange rates…   http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has several databases that provides worldwide export sales reporting, agricultural trade data, as well as production, supply, and distribution broken out by commodity and country     http://www.fas.usda.gov/data.asp

Aluminum Industry Data

The Aluminum Association’s statistical programs provide industry information on primary aluminum production, new orders of mill products, industry shipments, end use market estimates, inventories, recycling and foreign trade on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Special surveys provide data on specific subjects such as primary capacity, flat roll capacity, inventories and castings shipments. Custom reports are available on a for-fee basis
http://www.aluminum.org/Content/NavigationMenu/NewsStatistics/StatisticsReports/default.htm

Construction Machinery Market Data

The Association for Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) offers a number of surveys and reports to assist in anticipating the industry’s future and to identify current trends     http://www.aem.org/MarketInfo/MarketIntel/ProductGuide/

Annual Business Outlook Reports for Construction and Agricultural Equipment shows equipment manufacturers’ predictions for overall business volume in the United States, Canada and worldwide markets    http://www.aem.org/MarketInfo/MarketIntel/ABO/

Mining Machinery Data

The National Mining Association (NMA) offers industry statistics on everything from coal, minerals, gold and silver to employment and safety… http://www.nma.org/statistics/default.asp

NMA’s Fast Facts can be extremely helpful in quickly identifying answers to simple mining industry questions     http://www.nma.org/statistics/fast_facts.asp

Material Handling Industry Data

The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) is the largest U.S. material handling & logistics association representing the leading providers of material handling & logistics solutions.

Market Research & Benchmarking – http://www.mhia.org/learning/marketresearch

Global Resources – http://www.mhia.org/learning/globalresources

Metal Working and Machine Tool Market Data

The American Machine Tool Distributors Association offers a host of statistical and topic based research to both members and non-members.
http://www.amtda.org/website/article.asp?id=132

As well as trend information on U.S. machine tool consumption, with regional breakouts, on its web site.
http://www.amtda.org/website/article.asp?id=492

Gardner Publications tracks the machine tool industry worldwide and has an online industry overview and analysis application covering multiple aspects of the industry.
http://www.gardnerweb.com/consump/produce.html

Packaging Machinery Market Data

The Packaging Machinery Manufacturer’s Institute (PMMI) offers a large selection of “Research and Trends” information through economic reports, benchmarking reports, international research, and industry reports.  A good portion of this information is only available to PMMI members.
http://www.pmmi.org/Research/?navItemNumber=496

Semiconductor Industry Data

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), serves as a resource for industry statistics and repository for key data points on market drivers and end-use statistics to create a reliable data analysis resources for those with industry interest.  This includes global sales, historical billings, capacity utilization, and even more for SIA members.
http://www.sia-online.org/industry-statistics/industry-statistics/