3 Tech Trends Powering Adoption of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

3 Tech Trends Powering Adoption of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

Each technology possesses comparative advantages and disadvantages, such as differences in vehicle range capabilities and the degree to which they depend on charging infrastructure.

  Automotive & Transport      Consumer Goods      Energy & Petroleum      Industry Studies    

4 Innovations Boosting the Global Pumps Market

4 Innovations Boosting the Global Pumps Market

Intelligent and internet-enabled devices and sensors represent the fastest growing product area in the global pump industry and are poised for wide adoption in countries of high economic development.


4 Consumer Trends Driving the Behind-the-Wall Plumbing Market

The behind-the-wall plumbing market is benefitting from increases in the number of bathrooms installed per home.


4 Technology Trends in the Global Security Services Market

4 Technology Trends in the Global Security Services Market

The Freedonia Group forecasts global security services revenues to increase 4.4% per year to $295 billion in 2026.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Services    

5 Smart Technology Trends in the Global Off-Road Equipment Market

5 Smart Technology Trends in the Global Off-Road Equipment Market

As driverless consumer vehicles become a growing focus of the auto industry, off-road equipment manufacturers are looking to incorporate similar technologies in products such as tractors, excavators, and haulers.


3 Key Areas of Focus in Packaging Machinery Innovation

3 Key Areas of Focus in Packaging Machinery Innovation

Suppliers of packaging machinery often use technological innovation to address problems that operators face.

  Machinery & Equipment      Packaging    

In the Packaging Industry, It’s Not Easy Going Green

In the Packaging Industry, It’s Not Easy Going Green

Packaging end users are increasingly focused on source material – both to meet growing consumer demand for sustainable packaging and to fulfill their own corporate sustainability goals.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Packaging    

Market Forecast for Roofing Accessories to Remain Bright

Market Forecast for Roofing Accessories to Remain Bright

Roofing underlayment – the material applied to a roof deck prior to the installation of roofing materials – is expected to see above-average demand growth through 2025.


It’s a Stretch: 3 Reasons Why Men’s Underwear May No Longer Be a Strong Economic Indicator

It’s a Stretch: 3 Reasons Why Men’s Underwear May No Longer Be a Strong Economic Indicator

This is not the first time that Alan Greenspan’s theory of men’s underpants sales – as an economic indicator in general and predictor of tough times in particular – has entered the public discourse.

  Consumer Goods      Freedonia Focus      Textiles & Nonwovens    

The Sustainable Food Packaging Features Consumers Seek Most

The Sustainable Food Packaging Features Consumers Seek Most

Compared to total households, a significantly higher percentage of vegetarians and vegans place a high or medium priority on recyclability, recycled content, and packaging with little or no plastic. The gap between the share of vegetarians and vegans and total households that place a high or medium priority on compostability and reusability in food packaging is even larger.

  Consumer Goods      Food & Beverage      Industry Studies      Packaging