August Hydraulic and Pneumatic Industry Update

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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 Pneumatic…

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July Hydraulic and Pneumatic Industry Trends Update

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: Pneumatic, Mobile and…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — 8 Positive Outlook Trends and More

MAPI Economic Roundtable

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief 8 Positive Trends in the Economic Outlook Chief Economist Dan Meckstroth identifies some encouraging factors in the five-year global economic outlook that will help counteract tighter financial conditions, diverse geopolitical risks and protracted slowdowns in…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Virtual Reality in the Future of Manufacturing and More

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A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief Infographic: A New Model for Manufacturing’s Multiplier Effect While traditional measurement methods suggest that manufacturing is responsible for only 11% of U.S. GDP, my recent research reveals this is not the case. Virtual Reality and…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Manufacturing Strategy Survey and More

MAPI Economic Roundtable

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief Manufacturing Strategy Survey MAPI recently polled members of the Manufacturing Council to understand what other manufacturers perceive as the current state and future needs of their manufacturing processes to ensure competitiveness over the next five…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Productivity Dynamics in U.S. Manufacturing and More

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A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. Issues in the Brief ISM Report: Still Below 50% but New Orders, Production Growing “The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reports that the February 2016 index was 49.5%, up from 48.2% in January,” noted Meckstroth. “With the dividing line…

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February Hydraulic and Pneumatic Industry Trends Update

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: Pneumatic, Mobile and…

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CSS Monthly Shipments: Despite September Uptick, Industry Decline Accelerates

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NFPA’s September 2015 Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) report, a source of fluid power shipment and order data trends often used to benchmark company performance, shows a continued decline in our industry. Preliminary September 2015 shipments of fluid power products increased 1.7% when compared to last month yet decreased 14.4% compared to September 2014.  When compared…

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