Author Archives: Eric Armstrong

Leading Indicator Consultative Service
Leading indicators are key pieces of information in any company’s strategic planning process. A reliable leading indicator helps you anticipate changes in the industry before they actually occur, giving you the competitive advantage. Identifying dependable leading indicators can be a complicated process that requires a great deal of time and resources, but NFPA can help...

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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 Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Thursday, May 28, 10:00 am Central The upcoming NFPA Economic Update Webinar featuring Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will provide members critical insights into the economic risks and opportunities facing the fluid power industry in a COVID-19 economy. Learn about: The latest economic developments and future trends for...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Deloitte, a global consulting firm, offers a variety of economic reports and webinars surrounding the impact of COVID-19 on the global and U.S. economy. Its work provides insights into a variety of sectors critical to the well-being of the general economy on their “Economic Insights” webpage. Deloitte’s “Weekly Global Economic Update” is an excellent resource...

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Stats Deep Dive
The fluid power industry is in a challenging global economic environment with the COVID-19 pandemic, and now more than ever, NFPA members need proper resources to evaluate challenges and anticipate economic trends. For the last couple months, NFPA has alerted members to a variety of COVID-19 economic impact resources. The most deepest and most relevant...

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Economic Update Webinar
NFPA Economic Update Webinar featuring Catherine Putney, ITR Economics Thursday, May 28, 10:00 am Central In the upcoming NFPA Economic Update Webinar, Catherine Putney, an economist with ITR Economics, will provide members critical insights into the economic risks and opportunities facing the fluid power industry in a COVID-19 economy. Learn about: The latest economic developments and future...

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Stats Fact of the Week
IBIS World, a global leader in industry market research, hosts a variety of economic impact reports, webinars, and analysis insights and tools. These resources not only address the economic impact of COVID-19 on the global and domestic economy, but also go further with industry and sectorial analysis resources on its “Coronavirus Impact on Industries &...

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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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Stats Fact of the Week
Wells Fargo, a provider of banking, mortgage, investing, credit card, and personal, small business, and commercial financial services, hosts a large selection of macro-economic reports, video recordings, and PPTs that provide domestic and international economic commentary addressing the economic impact of COVID-19 within its “Economic Commentary” resource page. One of the resources that is particularly...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Consulting firm McKinsey & Company hosts resources related to the economic impact of COVID-19. “COVID-19: Implications for Business” is an ongoing series of briefing notes outlining critical issues for strategic planning and business management during the COVID-19 pandemic, with suggested actions. More detail is included in a “Full Briefing Materials PPT” download. Slide 26 of...

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