NFPA Releases Latest Market Study
October 10, 2012—The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for August 2012 decreased 0.5% compared to August 2011, and increased 8.4% compared to last month. Mobile hydraulics and pneumatics declined slightly, while industrial hydraulics increased in August 2012 when compared to August 2011. All three market segments showed increased when compared to last month. Much more information is available to NFPA members, which allows them to better understand trends and anticipate change in their market and the customer markets they serve.