Fluid Power Industry Growth Trend - August 2014
Pneumatic, Mobile and Industrial Hydraulic Orders Index. Each point on the graph represents the most recent 12 months of orders compared to the previous 12 months of orders.
Total Hydraulic and Pneumatic Shipments. This graph of 12.month moving averages shows that in August 2014, both hydraulic and pneumatic shipments increased.
The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for August 2014 increased 4.0% compared to August 2013, and decreased 4.7% when compared to last month. Industrial hydraulic and pneumatic shipments increased, while mobile hydraulic shipments decreased in August 2014 when compared to August 2013. Pneumatic shipments increased, while mobile hydraulic and industrial hydraulic shipments 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. Contact NFPA at 414‐778‐3344 for more info.
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