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Fluid Power Industry Growth Trend
The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows the 12 month moving
average of shipments for pneumatics, hydraulics, and total fluid power continue to grow. The year-
to-date % change for total fluid power shipments in January 2023 is 21.1%. Mobile hydraulic orders
received from February 2022 to January 2023 are currently 102.3% of the orders received from
February 2021 to January 2022. When looking at raw index data, pneumatic, mobile hydraulic, and
industrial hydraulic shipments increased when compared to last month. These charts are drawn from
data collected from more than 70 manufacturers of fluid power products by NFPA’s Confidential
Shipment Statistics (CSS) program. Much more information is available to NFPA members, which
allows them to better understand trends and anticipate change in their market and the customer
markets they serve. Contact NFPA at 414-778-3344 for more info.
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…
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.…
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.…