NFPA Market Information Site Includes Updated ITR Forecast

The latest fluid power forecasts from ITR are now available. Examine anticipated change in over 30 different markets with forecasts through 2024. Plan ahead with ITR’s latest economic opportunities, economic risks, and management objectives. Highlights from the latest report include: Highlights from the latest report include: Material Handling Equipment New Orders is expected to end…

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New Reports from Oxford Economics

NFPA’s member hub has recently been updated with dozens of new monthly and quarterly market reports from Oxford Economics. These global briefs and forecasts can be viewed by-country or by-industry. NFPA’s Global Fluid Power Report and Forecast has also been updated with the latest on supply chain disruption, Russia/Ukraine impacts, and more. Make sure to…

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New Import-Export Market Information Report Now Available

In a constantly evolving global economy, information on U.S. imports and exports is becoming increasingly valuable. NFPA’s 2021 Foreign Trade Report, based on U.S. International Trade Commission data, is now available for member download. Companies shipping fluid power products into and out of the U.S. use a standard set of codes for reporting the value…

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NFPA Uploads Dozens of New Market Information Reports

A new year means new market information reports from NFPA. The Member Hub has recently been updated with dozens of new forecasts and briefs from Oxford Economics. Content covered in these reports includes the impact of supply chain disruptions on forecasted GDP growth, fiscal outlook as a result of the Omicron variant and highlights of…

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NFPA Market Information Site Includes Updated ITR Forecast and New Business Intelligence Resources

NFPA’s Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets by ITR includes an annual outlook with phase identifiers for the current year and next two years ahead for 30 of fluid power’s most popular customer markets, as well as hydraulics, pneumatics and the overall fluid power industry. Highlights from the Q4 report include: Economic opportunities for NFPA members: 15 of…

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U.S. Fluid Power Product Exports Decline $1 Billion in 2020

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U.S. fluid power product exports dropped 14.3% when compared to last year, reaching 5.6 billion dollars in 2020. Declining nearly one billion dollars since 2019, U.S. fluid power exports faced several challenges, including a recessionary economy brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as an uncertain foreign trade environment due to unstable trade policies,…

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Fast Stats Feature: NFPA’s Trends in Capacity Utilization

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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NFPA Market Reports Cover Your New Year Data Needs

NFPA’s Market Information resources provide NFPA members insights year-round but can be particularly useful as companies start the year and plan their next steps. Reports and programs to pay special attention to as we move into 2021 include:  NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets – (Available free to all members) Look three years into the future…

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Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report Updated for 2020

Regional Demand Estimates Report

Updated Report Now Available for Download The U.S. Fluid Power Regional Demand Estimates Report has recently been updated and is now available for download. This Excel-based report is prepared for NFPA by Oxford Economics and profiles the geographic distribution of fluid power products to end-use industries by state, including fluid power sales dollars, fluid power sales percentage,…

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Discovering the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Resources

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Many individuals engaged in the fluid power supply chain rely on the insights that the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) offers as a top leading indicator of fluid power industry activity. This measure of economic trends in manufacturing, based on a monthly survey of purchasing managers, can provide current and future insights for decision makers concerning…

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