Fluid Power Hiring Activity Expected to Remain Strong

The latest results from NFPA’s State of the Fluid Power Industry survey give insight into members hiring plans and more. The graph below shows the monthly diffusion index for the question “what best describes your hiring plans over the next 3 months?”. The 3 answer options given to survey participants are: Hire Employees Keep Employment…

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New! NFPA Stats Dashboard

NFPA’s Stats Dashboard is now live! This interactive tool is available to all members. The dashboard highlights data from NFPA’s variety of reports creating a summary of the state of the industry. See the latest trends in shipments, forecasts, and markets all in one location. The dashboard makes it easy to find source data by…

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Latest Industry Trends Data Now Available

The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Plan Your Next Move NFPA’s industry reports, outlook surveys, forecasts, and data sources allow our members to understand trends and anticipate change with a variety of trend graphs and data analysis for fluid power products, customer markets, and economic…

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Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report Updated

Regional Demand Estimates Report

The U.S. Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report has been updated with 2021 estimates and is now available for download. This Excel-based report is prepared for NFPA by Oxford Economics and profiles the geographic distribution of fluid power products to end-use industries by state, including fluid power sales dollars, fluid power sales percentage, and number of establishments…

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Econ and Stats Committee Updates

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NFPA’s Econ and Stats Committee met in September following the IEOC to discuss the conference, future speakers, and the state of current programs. Results from the IEOC evaluation survey were shared with the committee and helped drive conversations about future speakers, topics, and more. As a result of the meeting, NFPA has confirmed a new…

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New Fluid Power Forecasts, Industry Forecasts, and Country Forecasts from Oxford Economics

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The Fall 2022 Global Fluid Power Report and Forecast is now available on the member hub. This report contains hydraulic and pneumatic demand growth forecasts for over 20 different countries along with macro summaries. Oxford Economics has also updated their quarterly country and industry forecasts. These reports are packed with information including: Forecast highlights Upside…

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Spots Still Available for the 2022 November Economic Update Event

The November 9th Economic Update Event is quickly approaching, but there are still spots available for you to attend. This event is featuring Eric Post (Director of Research and Development, ITR Economics.) and it will take place virtually. This event will provide insights into the latest economic developments & future trends for the U.S. and…

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New! NFPA Stats Dashboard

NFPA’s Stats Dashboard is now live! This interactive tool is available to all members. The dashboard highlights data from NFPA’s variety of reports creating a summary of the state of the industry. See the latest trends in shipments, forecasts, and markets all in one location. The dashboard makes it easy to find source data by…

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NFPA’s Econ and Market Indicators (EMI)

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NFPA’s Customer Market File and Trends in Capacity Utilization reports have been combined to create Econ and Market Indicators (EMI). This report contains public data in the forms of shipments, orders, industrial production, capacity utilization, and producer price indexes for a variety of popular fluid power customer markets. The EMI can be downloaded as an…

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