Fall 2023 Economic Update Webinar – Recording Available

The most recent NFPA Economic Update Webinar featured Patrick Luce of ITR Economics. Learn what to expect from a number of our industry’s most popular customer markets, while also getting the answers you need to the short-term outlook for the fluid power industry. These insights and more are available to NFPA members in the archived recording of the webinar.

More about the speaker:

Patrick Luce is a vital member of ITR Economics’ team of expert economists. He lends his expertise to client reports, forecast reviews, research, and frequent communications with clients.

Patrick double-majored in finance and economics at the University of Tampa and went on to earn a master’s degree in economics from the University of South Florida. His accomplishments include serving as a panel member and moderator for Institute of Strategic Policy Solutions events, serving as a contributor to the American Water Works Association Manual M1, presenting at AWWA Utility Management Conferences, and publishing insights in the Florida Water Resources Journal.

Prior to joining the ITR Economics team, Patrick worked as a management consultant, specializing in financial and economic modeling for local government agencies. Additionally, Patrick is an adjunct professor at his undergraduate alma mater, where he teaches courses in macroeconomics.

Recent Posts

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ADVANCED HYDRAULICS CONFERENCE at iVT EXPO USA

The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has entered into a partnership agreement with UKI Media & Events to convene and co-locate an advanced hydraulics conference for off-highway vehicle and fluid power engineers at iVT EXPO, to be held August 21-22, 2024, in Chicago, IL. iVT EXPO is an annual exposition for the off-highway vehicle design…

Read More about CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ADVANCED HYDRAULICS CONFERENCE at iVT EXPO USA

Sign Up Now to Attend the 2024 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competitions

There is still time to register for April’s Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competitions. We need industry attendees to judge all aspects of the final competitions: the races, final presentations and vehicle design reviews. Industry attendees also participate in exclusive networking opportunities to recruit the next generation of talented engineers. Please register by March 1st.…

Read More about Sign Up Now to Attend the 2024 Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competitions

New Global Fluid Power Report and Forecast Available

A new series of quarterly forecast updates from Oxford Economics is now available on the NFPA website at Global Industry Forecasts.  These reports cover the global economy, as well as regional and country developments, and some detailed global industry forecasts.  Oxford predicts a slow first half of 2024 with US industrial output being particularly stagnate.…

Read More about New Global Fluid Power Report and Forecast Available