Demand in the OEM motor vehicle market is expected to remain weak through 2020 and into 2021. Most manufacturers expect things to mostly return to normal well before the end of 2020, however, the negative demand shock caused by the crisis will likely linger.

The Freedonia Group expects the US market to return to pre-virus levels of growth by 2024.

The stretch and shrink film market, like the manufacturing sector overall, is seeing a major short-term impact from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, both in sales and production.

Declines in economic activity will hurt sales of outdoor furniture and grills in the short term.

Uncertainties about the long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic further complicates the outlook.

Manufacturers continue to develop highly specialized packaging to meet increasing demand for carryout and delivery food service.

Consumers increasingly interested in outdoor products that are compatible with smart technologies

Chicken remains the poultry product of choice for US households.

Global demand for off-road equipment to increase 4.2% annually to $486 billion by the end of 2020.

China will account for over 50% of global refractory demand in 2023.