Annual Report on US Fluid Power Industry

Fluid power is a workhorse of the U.S. economy—a cross-cutting technology of choice for dozens of industries and hundreds of applications. That’s one of the many conclusions in the new Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry, published by the National Fluid Power Association. The report reviews both the size and economic impact of the industry, as well as explores the energy consumption, best practices and current R&D directions of fluid power technology.

The information provided in the report is useful to fluid power professionals, customers, and prospects alike. Key conclusions include:

  • U.S. manufacturing of ­fluid power components reached a record-high $21.7 billion in 2017
  • Fluid power exports continue to increase since recession-era lows, reaching customers around the globe
  • The supply, manufacturing, and distribution of fluid power products directly employs more than 67,000 people and indirectly supports jobs for 775,000 more
  • And many more...

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