Fluid Power Industry Stats Show Continued Growth
November 10, 2014—The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for September 2014 increased 9.4% compared to September 2013, and increased 1.6% when compared to last month. Mobile hydraulic, industrial hydraulic, and pneumatic shipments increased in September 2014 when compared to September 2013. Mobile hydraulic shipments increased, while industrial hydraulic and pneumatic 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.
This graph of 12‐month moving averages shows that in September 2014, both hydraulic shipments and pneumatic shipments increased. (Base Year 2013 = 100)
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