Category Archives: Market Reports

Stats Deep Dive
NFPA’s Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) delivers a variety of industry expert-identified indicators for the fluid power industry every year. Whether short-term leading indicators, long-term leading indicators, or coincident indicators, attendees always walk away from this event with quite a few options. But before attendees apply these new resources back at the office, I...

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New Market Information Website Launched
The annual Industry & Economic Outlook Conference is now over and left attendees with many actionable insights to guide them through the coming months, but several NFPA Market Reports can help take those insights a step further for an even stronger ending to 2019. Reports and programs to pay special attention to as we move into the...

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IEOC
More than 320 attendees from over 193 companies in the fluid power industry attended the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort. NFPA’s commitment to the Internet of Things and other key technology trends affecting the industry came through in conference content in addition to overall industry forecasts from conference favorites...

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Stats Fact of the Week
NFPA’s June 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, displayed the first signs of inventory liquidation in the U.S. fluid power marketplace. A declining orders trend combined with numerous order cancellations resulted in large negative trend analysis indicators, year-to-year...

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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
Foreign trade policies and tariffs have created a great deal of economic uncertainty not only in the U.S., but also globally. Connor Lokar of ITR Economics recently released a very insightful article in the latest NFPA Forecast Report that examines the effect foreign trade conditions are having on the U.S. and global economy, and what they may...

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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
NFPA’s May 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, continues to point to a downturn in the U.S. fluid power marketplace. All three trend analysis indicators (year-to-year percent change, month-to-month percent change, and year-to-date percent change) displayed declining conditions,...

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Stats Deep Dive
As the leading source of fluid power market information in the U.S., NFPA offers a variety of industry analysis and hard data to assist members in planning their next move. While offering such a range of resources can be extremely helpful to most members, for some, it can create the daunting task of pulling together...

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