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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of June 17, 2019 NFPA’s April 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, again highlighted the slowdown taking place in the U.S. fluid power marketplace. While year-to-year shipment percentages barely remained positive in...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of June 10, 2019 Timing and accuracy of industry and economic data resources is important when conducting any type of analysis. So, when government agencies and economic firms release new resources that present aged data or rely on older data sources to deliver their results, it's natural to question...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of May 20, 2019 In today's fast-paced business environment, technological advances shorten life cycles of products, business models change, and new competitors appear from outside the industry. Reliable methods of identifying emerging markets for new business opportunities are necessary for a business to survive. Customer segmentation, purchasing decisions, direct...

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Stats Fact of the Week: Week of May 6, 2019 NFPA and Oxford Economics have partnered for some time now to supply NFPA members with the latest global economic trends and forecasts through a variety of different reports available on NFPA’s Market Information website. This collection of monthly and quarterly reports is an exclusive benefit...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of April 29, 2019 NFPA’s March 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends that help benchmark company performance, highlighted the impact of increasing prices and declining orders on industry shipments by showing a slowdown in March. Don’t let month-to-month...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of April 15, 2019 NFPA recently released the 2018 U.S. Foreign Trade Data for Fluid Power Products, an annual report containing summarized foreign trade data with a focus on fluid power products that is collected by the United States International Trade Commission. It provides U.S. fluid power foreign trade...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of April 8, 2019 NFPA’s February 2019 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a monthly source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, highlights a positive start to 2019 industry shipments with growth in January/February. However, the industry orders data, which is a...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of April 1, 2019 Despite the unpredictability of tariffs, trade policies, and inflation, U.S. fluid power product exports reached a record high of 6.5 billion dollars in 2018. This goes hand-in-hand with the record high production of U.S. fluid power products, which reached an estimated 23.8 billion dollars. Although...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of March 18, 2019 The companies that make the most of their NFPA market information benefits have a strong grasp of which reports are available to their companies. In most cases, the menu of available reports is dependent on a company's membership type, i.e. manufacturer, distributor, supplier, etc. There...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of February 18, 2019 Anyone that has visited NFPA’s Market Information Resource Menu has probably noticed something a bit counter intuitive: there is an area for global market reports & forecasts and another area for international data. So, what’s the difference between these two areas? Primarily, the difference is...

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