NFPA’s Market Information resources provide NFPA members insights year-round but can be particularly useful as companies plan their next steps.
Reports and programs to pay special attention to as we navigate current economic conditions include:
- NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets – (Available free to all members)
Look three years into the future of the industry as well as 29 customer markets. Updated quarterly.
- NFPA’s Global Market Reports and Forecasts – (Available free to all members)
Delivers a clear picture of our current global economy and the outlook ahead. Most of these reports are updated monthly or quarterly.
- U.S. Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates – (Available free to all members)
Better benchmark sales performance, determine sales targets and goals, and determine specific end-use market demand, all by state.
- Customer Market File – (Available free to all members)
Get key customer market data, leading economic indicators, and producer pricing statistics to get a full understanding of the fluid power supply chain. Updated quarterly.
In addition to reports that are automatically available to all members, with a little participation, you can get deeper insights into what’s happening in the industry:
- Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) Program – (Participation is required)
Use aggregated data to analyze industry trends and benchmark performance for shipments and orders.
- State of the Fluid Power Industry – Manufacturer (SOFP-M) & Distributor (SOFP-D) – (Participation is required)
See what your peers are expecting regarding distribution channels and more.
Explore these reports and more on the NFPA Market Information website.
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