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The Trends in Capacity Utilization Report is a valuable indicator that predicts turning points for various economic factors to help prepare your company for future changes in manufacturing, employment and more. Recent report updates have shown bounce backs in almost all areas except for energy, including a more dramatic bounce back in capacity utilization for machinery industries,...

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Stats Deep Dive
What you should know: CU data can predict turning points in general manufacturing trends, anticipate price inflation and foresee supply bottlenecks. CU data is included in NFPA’s Trends in Capacity Utilization. CU data is a strong economic indicator for fluid power. CU has an 91.8% correlation with Total Fluid Power Shipments. Capacity utilization index (CU),...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of November 19, 2018 Today’s fluid power marketplace is more competitive than ever. Developing different methods of identifying new opportunities is a continuous effort, and these methods typically revolve around different measures of potential customer product shipments and consumption. Tracking potential customer market activity outside of the plant is...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of November 14, 2018 Capacity utilization, an important economic indicator, identifies how engaged different industries are by measuring the relationship between the actual output produced with their installed equipment and the potential output which could be produced with it at full capacity. The relationship is expressed as a percentage to...

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