Tempered Enthusiasm for U.S. Fluid Power Industry in 2013

National Fluid Power Association LogoIn January and July of each year, the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) conducts its Industry & Market Outlook Survey. The July 2012 survey was sent to marketing representatives of NFPA manufacturing and distributor members.

Whereas the results are prepared as a service to members, we do not feel it appropriate to share all of the results. However, the results of the following question piqued our interest:

What are you expectations for 2013?

 

Major Decrease

Moderate Decrease

Little or No Change

Moderate Increase

Major Increase

Overall U.S. Economy

2%

22%

35%

40%

1%

U.S. Fluid Power Industry

2%

17%

36%

42%

3%

At Your Company

1%

6%

29%

22%

9%

The mission of the NFPA is to strengthen the fluid power industry and their members by:

  • Building and connecting members to an educated fluid power workforce
  • Promoting the technological advancement of fluid power
  • Serving as a forum where all fluid power channel partners work together

We would love to hear from you. What are your expectations for 2013?