Author Archives: Eric Armstrong

industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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Economic Update Webinar
NFPA’s Webinar Archives feature valuable presentations from experts in various fields that NFPA members can view whenever they wish, without leaving the office. The following NFPA webinar recording is now available for viewing by all NFPA members. NFPA’s Economic Update Webinar – Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Recorded Thursday,...

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Stats Deep Dive
What you should know: DGNO data is a strong economic indicator for fluid power DGNO has an 88% correlation with Total Fluid Power Shipments DGNO, excluding Transportation has an 92.8% correlation with Total Fluid Power Shipments NFPA and that Stats Toolkit make it easy for you to use DGNO as a possible leading indicator for...

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Regional Demand Estimates Report
Updated Report Now Available for Download The U.S. Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report has recently been updated 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,...

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Economic Update Webinar
NFPA Economic Update Webinar: Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy Featuring Catherine Putney of ITR Economics Thursday, October 29, 10:00 am Central Registration Open NO CHARGE to NFPA Members! Next week, Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members gain critical insight into the economic risks and opportunities facing their organizations in a...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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Economic Update Webinar
NFPA Economic Update Webinar: Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy Featuring Catherine Putney of ITR Economics Thursday, October 29, 10:00 am Central Registration Open NO CHARGE to NFPA Members! Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members gain critical insight into the economic risks and opportunities facing their organizations in a world affected...

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Stats Deep Dive
Industrial Production Index (IP) is a measure of output of the industrial sector of the economy and includes manufacturing, mining and utilities. It accounts for the bulk of the variation in national output over the course of the business cycle, making it an important tool for forecasting economic performance and a popular economic indicator for...

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Economic Update Webinar
NFPA Economic Update Webinar: Risks and Opportunities in a COVID-19 Economy Featuring Catherine Putney of ITR Economics Thursday, October 29, 10:00 am Central Registration Open NO CHARGE to NFPA Members!   Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will help members gain critical insight into the economic risks and opportunities facing their organizations in a world...

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industry trends, industry update
As many of you may know, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) is the leading source of hydraulic and pneumatic industry data. Members get and use our data in a variety of ways to run their businesses. Part of our market information services is providing overall industry trends. Here is the latest update: Hydraulic and...

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