NFPA Publishes Fluid Power Market Trends
July 12, 2013—The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for May 2013 decreased 7.6% compared to May 2012, and decreased 1.6% compared to last month. Mobile hydraulic, industrial hydraulic, and pneumatic shipments decreased in May 2013 when compared to May 2012. All three market segments decreased when compared to last month. These charts are drawn from data collected from more than 80 manufacturers of fluid power products by NFPA’s Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program. 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.