Market Information Resources Help Members Navigate Uncertain Times

Despite the current uncertainty across the economy, a number of forecasting webinars and resources are available to help members get clarity on where the industry is and get insights into where it’s going in the months ahead.

Currently Available

  • Newly released Oxford Economic forecast & market reports, special reports, and special webinar recordings are now available to NFPA members. These resources cover trends in the entire industry as well as the specific effects of COVID-19. Member login required. >> Access the Oxford reports and recordings

Coming Soon

  • April 15, 2PM ET | Alan Beaulieu – Managing Uncertainty: How to Handle Black Swans in the Economy | Webinar Hosted by WTWH Media
    Examine the latest weekly retail sales data, stock market indications, and the leading indicator dashboard, and go through changes in macroeconomic forecasts to get perspective of the scope of the current economic damage as well as how to manage uncertain times. This webinar is free to attend. >> Learn more and register for the webinar
  • Mid-April Release: NFPA’s Global Fluid Power Report and Forecast (including COVID-19 economic effects)
    This quarterly report from Oxford Economics is useful to everyone in the fluid power supply chain and includes a global macro summary, by-country market forecasts & analysis, and by-country fluid power forecast. Member login required. >> Watch your inbox for updates on this report
  • Early-May Release: NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets (including COVID-19 economic effects)
    This quarterly report from ITR Economics includes an annual outlook with ITR phase identifiers for the current year and next two years ahead for 30 of fluid power’s most popular customer markets, as well as hydraulics, pneumatics, and the overall fluid power industry; a quarterly outlook with ITR phase identifiers for those same markets; and detailed fluid power outlooks with supporting evidence, management objectives, ITR phase identifiers, and amplitudes. Member login required. >> Watch your inbox for updates on this report
  • May 28, 10am CT | Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy | NFPA’s Economic Update Webinar 
    Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members gain critical insight into the economic risks and opportunities facing their organization in an economy feeling the effects of COVID-19. The webinar will provide insights into the latest economic developments & future trends for the U.S. and global economy and its effects on the fluid power industry. This webinar is free for NFPA members. >> Learn more and register for the webinar

Get Insights Year-Round
NFPA’s full library of Market Information resources provide NFPA members insights year-round, no matter the economic climate. Contact Eric Armstrong at with questions about any of the programs.

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