Economic Update Event

Date: Novemeber 15, 2023 - 10a CST

Platform: Zoom

Join NFPA and Patrick Luce on November 15 for an update on the latest macroeconomic trends and insights. This one-hour webinar is free to NFPA members and will be available to rewatch afterward. In addition to macro updates, Patrick will speak on important end use markets for fluid power and updated hydraulic and pneumatic forecasts.

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More about Patrick Luce:

Patrick Luce is a vital member of ITR Economics’ team of expert economists. He lends his expertise to client reports, forecast reviews, research, and frequent communications with clients.

Patrick double-majored in finance and economics at the University of Tampa and went on to earn a master’s degree in economics from the University of South Florida. His accomplishments include serving as a panel member and moderator for Institute of Strategic Policy Solutions events, serving as a contributor to the American Water Works Association Manual M1, presenting at AWWA Utility Management Conferences, and publishing insights in the Florida Water Resources Journal.

Prior to joining the ITR Economics team, Patrick worked as a management consultant, specializing in financial and economic modeling for local government agencies. Additionally, Patrick is an adjunct professor at his undergraduate alma mater, where he teaches courses in macroeconomics.


Links for NFPA members:

Access the latest ITR Forecast Report here:

Compare 3/12 and 12/12 rates of change for fluid power in the Stats Dashboard:

View previous NFPA Economic Update Webinar recordings here!

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Diedrich at (414) 778-3372 or