April 2011 Issue
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Look Ahead with NFPA’s All New Monthly Forecast Report for U.S. Customer Markets

NFPA offers a variety of market information reports aimed at assessing the current state and size of the fluid power industry, and the market and macroeconomic factors driving industry growth and contraction. But one key report helps members look into the future with forecasts for the industry and most popular customer markets…the new NFPA Forecast Report: U.S. Customer Markets. This new subscription-based service has forecasts supplied by Alan Beaulieu and the Institute for Trend Research (ITR). Alan Beaulieu is a long-standing favorite presenter at the NFPA Industry & Economic Outlook Conference, and ITR is the only economic trend forecaster with a 96% accuracy rate. Subscribers to this new service will receive monthly reports including forecasts of 31 customer markets, plus a forecast for the fluid power industry. The forecasts will predict market and industry growth for the current year, plus the subsequent four years. An additional report from NFPA with a more deta...

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